The IAATO has the privilege of recognizing a very special individual. Each year, we do our best to single out a member of our association who exemplifies what the Italian American Association of the Township of Ocean truly stands for.   That is, brotherhood, volunteerism, and a positive example and concern for our association, italian cultur...

OCEAN TOWNSHIP — Organizing and presenting the 36th Annual Township of Ocean Italian Festival is a labor of love for the Italian American Association of the Township of Ocean (IAATO), whose members are the driving force behind the celebration of Italian culture. "Without our membership, which is now over 340 strong, we would not be able to pull th...

The Italian-American Association of the Township of Ocean (IAATO) awarded 16 scholarships to high school students during a ceremony on June 12. Scholarships are awarded in four categories. Scholarships for students who excelled for four years in the Italian Studies program at Ocean Township High School were awarded to Kim Alexis Kallok, M...

by Francesca Cocchi   The Italian American Association of the Township of Ocean awarded a total of nearly $27,000 in scholarships to 14 high school students June 11. This year the IAATO awarded scholarships in four categories with two additional donations from the families of deceased IAATO members Gavin J. Siciliano and Jerry Tesoriero...

The 2013 Italia American Association of Oceans Township had one of the "best ever" events this year, according to Joe Delano, who chaired the 5-day festival. The Grand 50-50 raffle took in $35,000. The net of $17,500 was divided three ways, with 35% going to top first winner, 10% to second and 5% to third place.   Pizza eating and hot dog co...