In addition to starnewsgroup.com, Star News Group publishes two weekly paid newspapers—The Coast Star, published every Thursday, and The Ocean Star, published each Friday. Both papers are available by mailed subscription and are also sold on the newsstand. The single-copy price for The Coast Star is 75 cents and the single-copy price for The Ocean Star is 50 cents.
The history of The Coast Star is one of consistency. The newspaper has been located at its current location, 13 Broad Street, Manasquan, since 1909, and has served the southern Monmouth County area since 1877. The paper currently sells more than 13,000 copies each week, which translates into 39,000 readers every week.
The Ocean Star, located at 421 River Ave., Point Pleasant Beach, was launched in 1998 and serves the northern Ocean County area. In its ninth year of operation, the paper boasts a paid circulation in excess of 5,900, reaching 17,000 readers every week.
starnewsgroup.com, launched in March 2007, combined the previous web sites for each of these publications into one local news source for The Coast Star and The Ocean Star readers. The extensive news coverage found each week on the pages of these two newspapers, is now also found online at starnewsgroup.com in full for subscribers and in part for non-subscribers. Additional web features enhance each week’s news, including a photo and video gallery, a restaurant guide, an interactive forum, and much, much more. starnewsnroup.com is truly the companion piece for readers of The Coast Star and The Ocean Star.