The Coast Star is a direct descendant of The Sea Side, first published in 1877. This weekly newspaper eventually became The Manasquan Sea Side, then The Coast Democrat, and finally, The Coast Star. In 1998, The Ocean Star was created to cover news and sports in northern Ocean County. This archive contains 193 individual PDF files, dating from 1970 through 1979. Note that these PDFs are composed of images scanned from our original microfilm and microfiche records, and as such not all pages from all editions may be fully intact. To view these files. Windows users may need to download the free Adobe Reader program. Mac users can simply use the built-in Preview app. Most smartphones and tablets have built-in PDF readers. If you do encounter any difficulties accessing or viewing these files, please contact us for assistance.