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Ocean County Press Releases
11/30/2020 : Make This Holiday Season a Safe One
11/30/2020 : Ocean County to Increase Hours and Include Saturdays at Ocean County College COVID-19 Drive Thru Testing Site
11/30/2020 : Freeholder Director Vicari Urges Shoppers to Keep the Trend Going - Shop Small, Shop Local
11/23/2020 : Freeholders Support State Bill that Would Study the Impact of COVID-19 Restrictions on Students
11/19/2020 : Ocean County to Increase Hours at Ocean County College COVID-19 Drive Thru Testing Site
11/16/2020 : Help Now Available for Small Businesses in Ocean County Struggling with Rent Due to COVID-19
11/16/2020 : Freeholder Director Vicari Meets with JCP&L Officials to Address Rate Hike and Other Concerns
11/10/2020 : Residents Encouraged To Do Research Before Donating
11/5/2020 : Freeholders Ask Residents to Remember Veterans Day, Wednesday Novemeber 11
10/29/2020 : Freeholder Director Vicari Says JCP&L Decision to Delay Rate Increase Doesn't Go Far Enough
10/28/2020 : Pumpout Boat Service Increases Dramatically in 2020 as People Took to the Water to Spend Time Outdoors Safely
10/28/2020 : Ocean County Library To Expand Operating Hours
10/26/2020 : Ocean County Offers Vote-By-Mail Help with Extended Hours and Additional Location for Assistance
10/26/2020 : Freeholder Vicari Reminds Residents to Fall Back One Hour on Sunday, November 1
10/23/2020 : Ocean County Freeholders Support Proposed Federal Legislation That Will Help the Elderly on Social Security
10/23/2020 : Ocean County Vo-Tech Apprenticeship Program Draws Hundreds from Across the State
10/22/2020 : Ocean County Partners with New Jersey Redevelopment Authority to Help Small Businesses
10/19/2020 : Freeholder Vicari Announces State Fishing Industry Grants are now Available
10/15/2020 : Freeholder Director Vicari Gets Promising Response from Congressman Smith Over Social Security Increase
10/13/2020 : Freeholder Director Vicari "Furious" Over "Paltry" 1.3 Percent Social Security Cost-of-Living Increase for 2021
10/13/2020 : "MASH" Unit Coming to Serve Ocean County's Senior Citizens, Freeholder Director Vicari Announced
10/9/2020 : Ocean County Sheriff Reconvenes Sheriff's Sales in Parking Garage - Meeting Safety Requirements for COVID-19
10/9/2020 : Traffic Flows Over Newly Constructed Ridgeway Boulevard Bridge; Corridor Upgrade Completed
10/9/2020 : Vote-By-Mail Assistance Available In Person and Online as Questions Arise to Help Ocean County Voters
10/8/2020 : Freeholder Director Vicari Announces $1.5 Million Federal CARES Grant to Help Seniors
10/5/2020 : Concert to Commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the End of World War II
10/5/2020 : Vote By Mail Frequently Asked Questions
10/1/2020 : Final Days for 2020 Census Count; Freeholder Vicari Urges Residents to Fill It Out
9/30/2020 : Ocean County Honors End of World War II with Ceremonial Tree Planting
9/30/2020 : Ocean County Energy Master Plan Triggers Savings Over $1 Million So Far
9/29/2020 : Vote by Mail Secure Ballot Drop Off Box Locations in Ocean County Announced
9/25/2020 : Freeholder Vicari Warns Consumers About Water-Damaged Vehicles Flooding the Market
9/22/2020 : 38th Annual Decoy and Gunning Show to Go Virtual This Year
9/21/2020 : Freeholder Director Vicari's Request for a Shore-Area BPU Member is now State Legislation
9/18/2020 : Ocean County Recognizes U.S. Air Force on 73rd Birthday
9/18/2020 : Freeholder Director Vicari Calls For E-Z Pass Discount to Counter Toll and Gasoline Tax Hikes
9/17/2020 : 2020 Census Mobile Questionnaire Assistance Centers Available; Everyone Urged to Fill Out Census
9/17/2020 : Freeholder Vicari Applauds Ocean County Office of Senior Services Help During Coronavirus Pandemic
9/17/2020 : Freeholders Mark POW-MIA Day; Director Vicari to Speak at Seaside Heights Ceremony
9/14/2020 : Important Information from the Ocean County Board of Social Services During the Coronavirus Outbreak
9/10/2020 : OCHD Health Unveils 2020 Flu/Pneumonia Clinics Schedule
9/9/2020 : Still Some Time Left To Be Counted in the 2020 Census; Don't Wait - Fill It Out Now
9/9/2020 : Ocean County Remembers Sept. 11, 2001
9/4/2020 : Ocean County COVID-19 Drive Thru Test Site Changes Hours Week of Sept. 7
9/3/2020 : Labor Day Doesn't Mean the Summer is Over, Freeholder Director Vicari said
9/2/2020 : New Hangar to be Built at Ocean County Airpark
8/31/2020 : Freeholder Director Vicari Opposes Planned Gasoline Tax Hike
8/31/2020 : Freeholders Remember Decorated Army Staff Sergeant Vicent P. Marketta of Brick
8/28/2020 : Ocean County Officials Call for Reopening of Indoor Dining
8/25/2020 : Census Billboard Truck to Stop at Tuckerton Seaport
8/17/2020 : Surrogate and County Clerk Records Just a Mouse Click Away
8/14/2020 : Freeholders to Request Meeting with Power Companies Leaders Regarding Power Outages
8/13/2020 : Fighting for Seniors in the Age of COVID-19 By Freeholder Director Joseph H. Vicari
8/11/2020 : Monmouth, Ocean Freeholders Call for Jersey Shore Representation on the State Board of Public Utilities
8/7/2020 : Power Companies Should Pay for Food Spoiled by Power Outages
8/6/2020 : Ocean County Voters Should Have Choice in How to Cast a Ballot in November Election
8/5/2020 : Cleanup Continues in Ocean County After Tropical Storm Isaias Leaves a Mess
8/5/2020 : Freeholder Vicari Urges Safety First As Power Outages Create Concern About Food Spoilage
8/5/2020 : Two Ocean County Parks Closed for Storm Cleanup
8/4/2020 : Keep Storm Drains Free of Debris
8/3/2020 : Residents Urged to Get Prepared for Tropical Storm Isaias
7/29/2020 : Freeholder Director Vicari Urges Residents Who Haven't Filled Out Census Form To Get it Done Now
7/28/2020 : Ocean County Ready to Deal with any Approaching Hurricane in These COVID-19 Times
7/23/2020 : As COVID-19 Continues to Impact New Jersey, Ocean County Offices Remain Open Helping Our Most Vulnerable Residents, Vicari Said
7/22/2020 : County Connection to Begin Taking Passport Applications Aug. 3
7/17/2020 : County Connection at Ocean County Mall Scheduled to Reopen July 20
7/17/2020 : Police Departments Across NJ Launch Summer Pedestrian Safety Campaigns
7/17/2020 : A Letter to the Ocean County Class of 2020 from Freeholder Director Vicari
7/17/2020 : Mosquito Commission Works to Control Mosquitoes
7/16/2020 : Filing Deadline for School Board Candidates is July 27
7/10/2020 : Ocean County COVID 19 Drive Thru Test Site Changes Hours Week of July 13; Open to Asymptomatic County Residents
7/10/2020 : Application Deadline Extended for Ocean County Non-Profits Eligible for Grants to Address Public Health Crisis
7/8/2020 : Ocean County Provides Helpful Environmental Protection Information to Boaters
7/8/2020 : Ocean County Reopens Its Nature/Visitor Centers July 9; Restrictions in Place
7/2/2020 : Ocean County COVID-19 Drive Thru Test Site to Open to Asymptomatic County Residents
7/2/2020 : Trenton Must Reinstate Senior Tax Aid, Vicari Says
7/1/2020 : Ocean County Non-Profits Eligible For Grants to Address Public Health Crisis
6/29/2020 : Ocean County Small Business and Non-Profit Grant Deadline Extended to July 8
6/29/2020 : Ocean County Prepares to Reopen Spray Park and Playgrounds
6/29/2020 : Extended Hours for County Clerk and Election Board for Primary Election Assistance; Drop Boxes Now Available
6/26/2020 : 2020 Resource Directory for Seniors Now Available
6/24/2020 : Ocean County's Free Document Shredding Program to Begin in July
6/23/2020 : Ocean County Ayudará a Pequeñas Empresas con Subsidios Mediante Una Sociedad con la NJEDA (Spanish Version)
6/22/2020 : Ocean County to Help Small Businesses with Grants Under Partnership With NJEDA
6/19/2020 : COVID-19 Testing Continues at Ocean County College During Week of June 22
6/18/2020 : Ocean County Prepares to Build New Social Services Building; Anticipates Savings and Improved Conditions
6/17/2020 : Ocean County Freeholders Say Route 9 Widening From Toms River to Lakewood Needs to Move Forward
6/16/2020 : Manahawkin Lake at A. Paul King County Park Opens to Swimmers Friday June 19
6/15/2020 : Freeholder Vicari Encourages Support of Local Businesses
6/15/2020 : More Dates Added to Ocean County's Free Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program
6/15/2020 : If You Want to Vote in the Primary Election It's Important to Check Your Mailbox
6/12/2020 : COVID-19 Testing Continues at Ocean County College During Week of June 15
6/12/2020 : Freeholder Vicari to State - Don't Take Away Senior Freeze and Homestead Rebate Property Tax Relief Programs
6/12/2020 : Ocean County Lends a Helping Hand to Towns With the Approach of Outside Dining
6/11/2020 : Ocean County Library System Undergoes Maintenance
6/11/2020 : Ocean County Receives the State's Largest Clean Community Grant
6/9/2020 : Freeholder Director Vicari Asks Residents to Remember Flag Day June 14
6/5/2020 : Freeholder Vicari Announces More Seniors Receiving Home Delivered Meals; Additional Funds Help Increase Service
6/4/2020 : Ocean County Freeholders Call for Representation on the Turnpike Authority and a Commuter Credit
6/4/2020 : Freeholders Pass Resolution Calling for New Veterans Clinic
6/1/2020 : Ocean County's Free Household Hazardous Waste Collection Scheduled for June 13
5/29/2020 : Covid 19 Testing Continues at Ocean County College During the Week of June 1; Testing Site Hours Will Be Reduced
5/26/2020 : Freeholders Join Congressional Fight to Bring a New Veteran’s Clinic to Ocean County
5/22/2020 : Ocean County Freeholders Support Reopening of Small Businesses Stressing They Can Operate Within Guidelines
5/20/2020 : With Restrictions in Place, Ocean County Completes Its Gradual Reopening of Parks on May 22
5/19/2020 : Ocean Beaches from Point Pleasant Beach to Holgate are Open for the Start of Summer (Updated)
5/15/2020 : COVID-19 Testing Continues at Ocean County College During Week of May 18
5/14/2020 : Morris Boulevard Bridge Replacement in Stafford Township Completed Ahead of Schedule
5/13/2020 : Ocean County Pumpout Boat Program Gets Ready to Sail for 2020 Season
5/13/2020 : Freeholders Ask Residents to Remember Memorial Day and Our Fallen Veterans, Despite COVID-19 Shutdowns
5/13/2020 : Ocean County Remembers Its Fallen Peace Officers
5/12/2020 : Ocean County Opens More Parks May 14; Continues Its Gradual Reopening Plan
5/11/2020 : Residents Urged to Fill Out Census Forms
5/8/2020 : Ocean County Freeholders Remember Victory in Europe Day May 8, 1945
5/8/2020 : Covid 19 Testing Continues at Ocean County College; Change of Hours Starts Week of May 11
5/8/2020 : Ocean County Sees 4.1 Percent Increase in 2019 Tourism Revenue
5/6/2020 : Ocean County Continues Its Gradual Reopening of Parks
5/5/2020 : Residents Who Receive Stimulus Checks for Deceased Relatives Should "Check the Box" and Return the Funds - UPDATED
5/4/2020 : Freeholder Director Vicari Asks Residents to Remember Teachers and the Work They Are Doing During Teacher Appreciation Week
5/1/2020 : Ocean County Continues Drive Thru Testing for COVID 19 at Ocean County College
4/30/2020 : Ocean County Gradually Begins to Reopen Its Parks with Restrictions in Place to Promote Social Distancing
4/29/2020 : Ocean County to Discuss CARES Act Funding with Mayors
4/28/2020 : County Clerk's "My County" Poster Contest Moves Online
4/27/2020 : Small Business Administration Opens Paycheck Protection Program for Applications Again
4/23/2020 : COVID 19 Testing for Ocean County Residents Continues at Ocean County College Drive Thru Testing Site
4/22/2020 : National Library Week Celebrated Virtually with Online Resources
4/21/2020 : New Jersey Primaries Set for July 7; Deadlines to Register to Vote and Apply for Vote-By-Mail Ballot Also Changed
4/17/2020 : Ocean County Continues Testing for COVID-19; Test Site to Remain at Ocean County College
4/17/2020 : Freeholder Director Vicari Marks Earth Day
4/16/2020 : Ocean County Recycling Events Postponed Until Further Notice (Updated)
4/16/2020 : Ocean County Seniors Given a Helping Hand with Food Shopping
4/15/2020 : Freeholder Director Vicari Asks Residents to Not Throw Used Plastic Gloves on the Ground
4/9/2020 : Appointments Being Taken For Week of April 13 at OCC Drive Thru COVID-19 Test Site
4/7/2020 : Small Businesses Need Everyone's Help to Survive; Freeholder Vicari Offers Suggestions
4/7/2020 : Residents Encouraged to Buy Local If Possible
4/6/2020 : In Ocean County, Donations Given; Donations Received During Coronavirus Pandemic
4/2/2020 : Appointments Being Taken for Week of April 6 at OCC Drive Thru COVID-19 Test Site
4/2/2020 : NJEDA to Launch COVID-19 Economic Relief Package for Small Business Emergency Assistance Grant Program
4/2/2020 : Freeholder Director Vicari Reassures Seniors That Do Not File Federal Tax Returns That They Will Receive a Stimulus Check
4/2/2020 : Shore Towns Announce Beach and Boardwalk Bans and Other Restrictions - Updated
4/1/2020 : Ocean County Teams Up With Some Car Dealerships and Senior Meal Provider to Collect Donations for Homebound Seniors
4/1/2020 : Residents Strongly Encouraged to Fill Out Census Forms
4/1/2020 : Freeholder Director Vicari Asks Gov. Phil Murphy to Postpone Any Vote on Controversial Parkway and Turnpike Toll Increases
3/31/2020 : Ocean County Increases Daily Appointments at Drive Thru Coronavirus Testing Site
3/31/2020 : Ocean County Parks and Natural Lands Closed to the Public Until Further Notice
3/30/2020 : First Day at Ocean County College Drive Thru Testing Site Goes Smoothly; Reopens Tomorrow
3/27/2020 : Registration Under Way for Drive Thru Ocean County Coronavirus Testing Center
3/27/2020 : Ocean County Provides Decontamination Site for Emergency Response Vehicles
3/26/2020 : Ocean County College Coronavirus Testing Site Scheduled to Open March 30; Registration Required
3/25/2020 : Once Opened, Doctor's Prescription for Coronavirus Test Needed for Ocean County College Testing Site
3/24/2020 : Ocean County Recycling Events Postponed Until Further Notice
3/24/2020 : Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders Meetings Update
3/19/2020 : Ocean County Delivers Nature and Education To Your Home Via Social Media
3/19/2020 : Many County Clerk Services Still Available Online; Staff Ready to Answer Phone Calls
3/18/2020 : Director Vicari Says Coronavirus May Cause Changes with Business in Ocean County but Government Still Working to Assist
3/17/2020 : Ocean County Connection Closed until Further Notice
3/17/2020 : Veterans Service Bureau Still Taking Phone Calls During County Building Shutdown
3/16/2020 : Ocean County Signs Emergency Proclamation; County Buildings Will be Closed to Public for Non-Essential County Business
3/16/2020 : Ocean County Seniors Continue to Receive Home Delivered Meals During Coronavirus Outbreak
3/16/2020 : Important Information from the Ocean County Board of Social Services
3/12/2020 : Ocean County Takes Precautions for Coronavirus
3/11/2020 : Freeholder Director Vicari Warns Against Price Gouging as Coronavirus Fears Grow
3/5/2020 : Freeholders Oppose Possible Toll Hikes; Director Vicari Calls for Representation on Turnpike Authority
3/3/2020 : Ocean County Health Department Closely Monitors Coronavirus: Prepares for All Potential Scenarios
3/3/2020 : Freeholder Vicari Reminds Everyone to "Spring Ahead" for Daylight Saving Time
3/3/2020 : Lots of Employment Opportunities at Summer Job Fairs Getting Underway in Ocean County
2/18/2020 : 170 Years Have Passed Since Ocean County was Created
2/14/2020 : Freeholder Vicari Advises Seniors to Be Aware of New Social Security Scam
1/30/2020 : State Restores Funds to Crucial Senior Program Following Effort Led by Freeholder Vicari
1/29/2020 : Ocean County Continues Preparation for 2020 Census
1/27/2020 : Ocean County Sheriff Working to Assure Transition to New Advance Life Support Service Goes Smoothly
1/27/2020 : Ocean County Celebrates 100th Anniversary of A Women's Right to Vote at Feb. 11 Ceremony
1/16/2020 : Ocean County Approves Contracts for Senior Programs and Services