A Look Inside Ocean County's Machinery Of Government

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Ted Cruz Survives NJ Eligibility Challenge

Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz will remain on the June primary ballot statewide, a New Jersey administrative law judge ruled Tuesday. A group calling themselves the “South Jersey Concerned Citizens Fellowship,” led by out of...

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Manchester Backs Down From Drone Ban

Reason prevailed in Manchester at Monday’s council meeting, as after hearing the concerns of citizens, the Manchester Township Council unanimously voted to table an all-out ban on drones over the skies of Manchester. An ill-conceived and...

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Attorney: Use Of Barnegat Open Space Funds Was Illegal

BARNEGAT – The use of township open space funds to pay for football uniforms was not a permissible use of taxpayer money, according to township attorney Christopher Connors. When confronted by concerned resident Jake Taylor at...

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Lakewood – Toms River Feud Continues

There’s still no love lost between Toms River mayor Tom Kelaher and Lakewood mayor Menashe Miller, as the Lakewood GOP doubles down on anti-semitism accusations against Toms River’s 3-term Republican mayor. Despite both of them...

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Berkeley MUA Commissioners Are Getting A Raise

BERKELEY – Ratepayers, can you spare a dime? Politically appointed Berkeley MUA and Sewerage Authority commissioners are about to see their compensation doubled. Like other municipalities, Berkeley’s commisioners are appointed by the township council and oversee the operation...

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Gilmore Stumps For Trump

The eyebrows of the Republican establishment have been collectively raised with the news that Ocean County Republican Boss George Gilmore is running as an at-large delegate for Donald Trump to the Republican National Convention. The...

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Beach Haven West Residents Balk At Stafford Spending

MANAHAWKIN – Did Mayor Spodofora and the Stafford Township Council give residents of Beach Haven West the raw end of the deal, by buying a new recreation building on Pine Street, and financing most of the purchase...

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End of an Era in Waretown?

 With Tredy In Trouble, Insiders Predict Demise Of Tredy-Wetter Era WARETOWN – With one spot on the township committee up for grabs in 2016, the Ocean Township Republican club held its endorsement vote last week –...