OCEAN TOWNSHIP, NJ – During the Township of Ocean Council Meeting on Feb. 21, Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon made a special presentation to the Mayor and Council to commemorate the Township’s 170th Anniversary. Clerk Hanlon gave the Mayor and Council a digital reproduction of the first recorded map of the Township which was filed in the Office of the Monmouth County Clerk, 170 years ago, on Feb. 21, 1849.admin | Filed under: Christine Hanlon, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News, Ocean Township | Tags: Christine Hanlon, Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon, Monmouth County News, Ocean Township, Ocean Township's 170th Anniversary, Press Release | No Comments »
Ocean Township Councilman Rob Acerra announced today that he is running for a second four year term on the non-partisan Township Council. The election will be held on May 14.
In his announcement, Acerra said that he is an independent voice for Ocean residents who has been fighting against higher taxes, over-development and for local government transparency.
“For four years, fighting for Ocean Township Residents has been my top priority, and if reelected on May 14, it will continue to be,” Acerra said. “With all the burdensome taxes and regulations coming from the politicians in Trenton, Ocean Township must continue fighting to keep local taxes stable and bring down the cost of doing business. It is imperative that we fight to make Ocean Township more affordable for our seniors and families.”admin | Filed under: 2019 elections, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, News, Ocean Township | Tags: 2019 elections, Monmouth County News, Ocean Township, Rob Acerra | 1 Comment »
Yesterday afternoon Officer Thomas Rant responded to a West Park Avenue residence for a woman in labor. The woman was full term and having contractions one minute apart, according to a statement by Det. Lt. Timothy Torchia.
The Oakhurst First Aid arrived along with Officers Kevin Donohoe, Phil Jackson and Sergeant Paul Flammia who assisted with the delivery of a baby girl. Both mom and baby were transported to Monmouth Medical Center for further medical care.Posted: May 17th, 2017 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Ocean Township | Tags: Baby Delivery, Det Lt Timothy Torchia, Monmouth County News, Oakhurst First Aid, Ocean Township, Ocean Township Police Department | Comments Off on Ocean Township Police And First Aid Squad Deliver A Baby Girl
OCEAN TWP. — Officials struck down on Monday night a controversial application for a 96-student boarding school specializing in Jewish studies — for a second time. The seven-member Zoning Board of Adjustment unanimously ruled to deny the application after a nearly two-hour public hearing held inside the Ocean Township High School gymnasium, as it had done… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: April 26th, 2016 | Author: admin | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Ocean Township | Tags: Jewish studies, Monmouth County News, Ocean Township, Rabbi Shlomo Lessin, Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act, U.S. Judge Freda Wolfson, Warren Goode, Yeshiva Gedola Na'os Yaakov | 1 Comment »
Detective Lt. Tim Torchia wouldn’t say what the man is wanted for because it’s an ongoing investigation and perps who know what their wanted for tend not to be cooperative.
Torchia said that the photo is from a retail establishment on Route 35 in the Township.Posted: March 2nd, 2016 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Ocean Township | Tags: Det Jesse Orbach, Det Lt Timothy Torchia, Monmouth County News, Ocean Township, Ocean Township Police Department | Comments Off on Do you know this guy?
OCEAN TOWNSHIP — A township police officer who alleges she was discriminated against during her pregnancy will receive a $51,000 judgment from the township. Kathleen J. Delanoy, an officer on the Ocean Township force for 13 years, said in a lawsuit the department wrote a set of guidelines after her pregnancy in July 2011 barring her… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: February 1st, 2016 | Author: admin | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Ocean Township | Tags: Kate Delanoy, Monmouth County News, Ocean Township, Officer Kathleen Delanoy | 1 Comment »
OCEAN TOWNSHIP — An off-duty Deal police captain was killed Saturday morning when he lost control of his car and crashed into a utility pole in Ocean Township, authorities said. Capt. Earl B. Alexander 4 th died from his injuries in the single-car crash at Route 71 near Perrine Avenue at 12:38 a.m., said Ocean Township… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: January 3rd, 2016 | Author: admin | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Ocean Township | Tags: Capt Earl B. Alexander IV, Deal Police, Monmouth County News, Ocean Township | Comments Off on Deal police captain killed in off-duty car crash
OCEAN TOWNSHIP, N.J. – Alfred Caponigro of Ocean Township would not accept the medals he earned in combat during World War II because of all of the other Americans who didn’t make it back, or who lost limbs and other injuries. Caponigro lost his hearing in the war and was discharged with a 100 percent disability rating by the Navy.
On Tuesday Caponigro, 90, joined by his family and friends, accepted his medals from Congressman Chris Smith, 73 years after he earned them.admin | Filed under: Chris Smith, Monmouth County News, Ocean Township, Veterans | Tags: Alfred Caponigro, Chris Smith, Congressman Chris Smith, Ocean Township, Veterans, World War II | 1 Comment »
The Ocean Township Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating James Florio, a suspect in a burglary earlier this month.
There is a warrant for Florio’s arrest and he has refused to cooperate with the OTPD. Anyone with information regarding Florio’s whereabouts is asked to call 732-531-1800, 732-531-1428 (Dectectives) or 732-531-3323.
The Case Detective is Michael Melody.
Melody refused to give Florio’s age, last known residence or the location of the alleged burglary when MMM called for additional information.Posted: November 30th, 2015 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Ocean Township | Tags: James Florio, Michael Melody, Monmouth County News, Ocean Township Police Department | Comments Off on Ocean Township Police Seek Help in Locating Alleged Burglar
OCEAN TOWNSHIP — Two men have been charged with having 118 bags of heroin in a car that was riddled with bullet holes in Ocean Township, authorities said. Police are still looking for one of those suspects, Robinson Marvilus, 26, of Elizabeth, who along with Lesly Valentin, 30, of Asbury Park, were stopped on Nov. 4… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: November 21st, 2015 | Author: admin | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Ocean Township | Tags: Crime, Lesly Valentin, Monmouth County News, Ocean Township, Ocean Township Police Department, Robinson Marvilus | Comments Off on 2 men charged when Ocean Township Police find 118 bags of heroin in bullet-riddled car