Toms River

Watchdog Group: Proposed Howell Recycling Facility Stinks

HOWELL-This afternoon, the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders is expected to hold a hearing on a proposed recycling facility to be built on...

The Leonard Affair: Toms River School Board Member Ups the Ante on Boorish Bullying...

TOMS RIVER-When the Toms River School board voted against awarding a contract to the politically connected campaign donor of newly elected board member Daniel Leonard back...

Todd Frazier Returns Home! Acquired in Trade by Yankees

The New York Yankees added third baseman Todd Frazier and right-handed relievers David Robertson and Tommy Kahnle to the active roster prior to Wednesday...

Report: Second Toms River School Board Official Facing Harassment Charges

School board member admits to driveby of opponent's home. TOMS RIVER-After a story was published Tuesday by Ocean County Politics, a political news website covering...

Car Stolen Out of S. Toms River Found at Jackson Outlets

On July 10th, at approximately 10 am, Jackson Police Officer Baranyay responded to the Jackson Premium Outlets regarding a stolen automobile. Jackson Police received...

Berkeley

Parkway Fire Snarls Sunday Evening Shore Traffic

By Beachwood VFD, BEACHWOOD-At approximately 3:30pm on Sunday, the Beachwood and Pinewald Fire Departments responded to a motor vehicle fire at 78.8 south on the...

Heat wave takes aim at N.J. for July 4th weekend

New Jersey could be on the brink of its third heat wave of the year -- with temperatures soaring to the 90-degree mark and...

Pro BMX, Scooter Riders Will Be At Berkeley Skate Park Grand Opening

BERKELEY TWP-Berkeley Township Mayor Carmen Amato has announced the grand opening of the township's new skate park and said a handful of professional BMX...

$126,853 Grant Allows Berkeley Township to Help Fund Local Charities

Submitted by Berkeley Township Mayor Carmen Amato Mayor Amato Seeks Berkeley Groups to participate. BERKELEY - Mayor Carmen F. Amato, Jr., is pleased to announce the...

Barnegat Bay Blitz Helps to Beautify Berkeley Township

Submitted by Mayor Carmen Amato, Berkeley Township The annual Barnegat Bay Blitz was held this week, with two clean-up sites in Berkeley Township. A very special "Thank...

Brick

Woman found dead in 7-Eleven parking lot

BRICK -- A woman was found dead in a car parked in a 7-Eleven parking lot Wednesday, according to a report. She was found...

Holbrook Wins District 18 Little League Championship

TOMS RIVER- The Holbrook Little League All-Stars defeated Manchester Little League 18 - 5 after losing their opening game to Manchester 7-6.   Holbrook blew...

District 18 Road to Williamsport Little League World Series Down to Final Four

TOMS RIVER-The Toms River Little League All-Stars (5-1) defeated Brick Little League 8-3 in Berkeley while the previously undefeated Holbrook All-Stars (5-1) lost a 7-6...

Heat wave takes aim at N.J. for July 4th weekend

New Jersey could be on the brink of its third heat wave of the year -- with temperatures soaring to the 90-degree mark and...

Freeholder: Democrats’ School Funding Bill Hurts Sandy Stricken Communities

From the Desk of Freeholder Joseph Vicari TOMS RIVER- Ocean County Freeholder Director Joseph H. Vicari is calling upon state leaders to produce a funding...

Jackson

Jackson Police Seeking to ID Illegal Off Road Riders Who Vandalized Property

JACKSON-Finding a good spot to ride in the woods in Ocean County has become hard to find over the years.  Finding a good spot...

Watchdog Group: Proposed Howell Recycling Facility Stinks

HOWELL-This afternoon, the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders is expected to hold a hearing on a proposed recycling facility to be built on...

Jackson Township Road Construction Updates

Currently there are a few road closures and detours around town as a result of Township, County and Municipal Utilities Authority projects. Residents that...

Public Invited to Apply for Vacant Board of Education Seat in Jackson

JACKSON - The Board of Education is inviting residents to apply for appointment to a board seat that is available following the resignation of...

Man Injured After Being Pulled Under Street Sweeper

JACKSON-On Thursday, at approximately 10am, Officer Stybe responded to a business on Faraday Avenue for an injured employee. The 19 year old victim was servicing...

Lakewood

Watchdog Group: Proposed Howell Recycling Facility Stinks

HOWELL-This afternoon, the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders is expected to hold a hearing on a proposed recycling facility to be built on...

Opponent Blasts State Senator Singer’s Silence on Lakewood’s Troubles

LAKEWOOD – The Democratic opponent of State Senator Bob Singer (R – Island Heights) is taking Singer to task over his silence on the...

Stranger chases girl down street in Lakewood, police say

LAKEWOOD -- Police are investigating a report that a man pulled up to a Lakewood house and chased a 10-year-old girl down the street...

Lakewood’s lesson on democracy: Don’t waste your votes | Mulshine

"This is on background." That is the expression I hear from politicians of all stripes when it comes to discussing Lakewood. The booming township,...

Yeshiva sued over huge fire at allegedly illegal dorm

LAKEWOOD - An insurance company based in Bergen County has filed suit against a Yeshiva, alleging the Jewish study institution was to blame for...

Manchester

Holbrook Wins District 18 Little League Championship

TOMS RIVER- The Holbrook Little League All-Stars defeated Manchester Little League 18 - 5 after losing their opening game to Manchester 7-6.   Holbrook blew...

District 18 Road to Williamsport Little League World Series Down to Final Four

TOMS RIVER-The Toms River Little League All-Stars (5-1) defeated Brick Little League 8-3 in Berkeley while the previously undefeated Holbrook All-Stars (5-1) lost a 7-6...

Heat wave takes aim at N.J. for July 4th weekend

New Jersey could be on the brink of its third heat wave of the year -- with temperatures soaring to the 90-degree mark and...

Freeholder: Democrats’ School Funding Bill Hurts Sandy Stricken Communities

From the Desk of Freeholder Joseph Vicari TOMS RIVER- Ocean County Freeholder Director Joseph H. Vicari is calling upon state leaders to produce a funding...

Letting Go Of A Balloon Could Soon be a $500 Fine in NJ

TRENTON-Imagine the scenario...  You're walking along the boardwalk with your child and she accidentally lets go of the big pink balloon she just received...

Lacey

One Dog Dead, One Recovering After Being Chained to Highway Median by Drug Crazed...

NEWARK-Two dogs were chained to a highway median on Route 280 in Newark and abandoned by their owner, according to the Associated Humane Society....

Heat wave takes aim at N.J. for July 4th weekend

New Jersey could be on the brink of its third heat wave of the year -- with temperatures soaring to the 90-degree mark and...

Report: Lacey Elected Officials Give Themselves 40% Pay Raise

FORKED RIVER – Elected officials in all-Republican Lacey Township just quietly voted themselves a salary increase in excess of 40%, public records obtained this...

Lacey Speedball Competition A Success for the Community

by Michael DiBella Chief, Lacey PD LACEY--May 12, 2017, was a night of intense and competitive games of speedball at the Lacey Township Middle School. Over one-hundred 7th and 8th grade...

DUI Suspect hits two vehicles; flees scene

On Monday, April 17, 2017, at 9:10 p.m., Officers Martin Julian and Andrew Slota responded to the area of Beach Boulevard and Route 9...

Shore Points

WATCH: Man snags shark barehanded on Jersey Shore beach

BEACH HAVEN -- A man pulled a sand shark out of the waves with his bare hands on Sunday afternoon and returned it to...

Is This New Jersey’s Future? Chronic Flooding from Sea-Level Rise

By the end of the century, up to 131 communities in New Jersey will face chronic flooding from high tides - once every other...

Arrest made in killing of 11-year-old Keansburg girl

KEANSBURG-- Authorities have arrested a suspect in connection with the death of a young girl found dead at an apartment complex Thursday morning. Andreas...

Seaside Sand Sculptors win Belmar Competition

Seaside Heights' own Bikini Boys won this year's Belmar Sandcastle competition. "In a fiery blaze we we soared above our competition and won the Belmar...

Rained Out Parrot Beach Concert Rescheduled in Seaside Heights

SEASIDE HEIGHTS-Last night's Parrot Beach concert was rained out, but it has been rescheduled. "Parrotbeach concert has been rescheduled from tonight to July 26th. Hello...

Southern Ocean County

N.J.’s newest Walmart to open Wednesday

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP -- New Jersey's latest Walmart store is set to open on Wednesday in Atlantic County. Activities, contests and giveaways will coincide...

One Dog Dead, One Recovering After Being Chained to Highway Median by Drug Crazed...

NEWARK-Two dogs were chained to a highway median on Route 280 in Newark and abandoned by their owner, according to the Associated Humane Society....

Father of star pitcher Jason Groome arrested on drug, weapon charges in Barnegat

TOMS RIVER — The father of Boston Red Sox minor league pitcher Jason Groome was arrested on drug and weapons charges on July 10...

5 alleged crack cocaine, heroin dealers arrested

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP -- Three men and two woman were arrested Tuesday on a slew of drug dealing charges after authorities raided a condominium...

Parkway Fire Snarls Sunday Evening Shore Traffic

By Beachwood VFD, BEACHWOOD-At approximately 3:30pm on Sunday, the Beachwood and Pinewald Fire Departments responded to a motor vehicle fire at 78.8 south on the...

Monmouth County

Watchdog Group: Proposed Howell Recycling Facility Stinks

HOWELL-This afternoon, the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders is expected to hold a hearing on a proposed recycling facility to be built on...

Proposed Howell Solid Waste Facility to Process 1,500 Tons of Waste Daily; Hearing Thursday

HOWELL-A notice of public hearing has been published regarding the construction of a new facility in Howell Township to process 1,500 tons of solid...

Howell Police Seek Help to ID Motorcyclist Who Got Away

The Howell Police Department is seeking the public's assistance identifying the rider of a green motorcycle who eluded police.  A photo was released.  Police...

2-car crash damages historic building in Monmouth County

SHREWBURY BOROUGH -- The front steps and fence of a a historic building in Shrewbury were damaged after being struck by a car following...

WATCH: Man snags shark barehanded on Jersey Shore beach

BEACH HAVEN -- A man pulled a sand shark out of the waves with his bare hands on Sunday afternoon and returned it to...

Atlantic County

WATCH: Man snags shark barehanded on Jersey Shore beach

BEACH HAVEN -- A man pulled a sand shark out of the waves with his bare hands on Sunday afternoon and returned it to...

Fantasy sports gambling launches at 1st Atlantic City casino

ATLANTIC CITY -- New Jersey's first casino has become the first in Atlantic City to let patrons play daily fantasy sports contests for money....

Watercraft launch fail leaves pickup stuck in surf (VIDEO)

BRIGANTINE -- A pickup truck became stuck in the surf while attempting to launch a personal watercraft at a Brigantine beach on Monday and...

Family robbed at gunpoint as they return home from casino

TENAFLY -- Police are investigating the armed robbery of a family who were returning home from a Yonkers casino. The parents and their sons,...

Shore cop shown in punching video reportedly says he was hit first

WILDWOOD --The Wildwood part-time police officer placed on desk duty last month after a video surfaced showing him punch a man in the face...

Cape May County

WATCH: Man snags shark barehanded on Jersey Shore beach

BEACH HAVEN -- A man pulled a sand shark out of the waves with his bare hands on Sunday afternoon and returned it to...

6-year-old girl drowned in Wildwood motel pool, police say

WILDWOOD -- A 6-year-old girl drowned in a motel swimming pool while vacationing with her family on Saturday, police reported Sunday. The incident happened...

Court administrator accused of stealing $3K in cash from town

LOWER TWP. - A municipal court worker in Cape May County has been charged with stealing more than $3,000 paid to the court by...

Man charged with sharing explicit photos of ex-girlfriend

LOWER TOWNSHIP -- A Cape May County man has been charged with sharing explicit photos of his ex-girlfriend and pointing a shotgun at her...

Watercraft launch fail leaves pickup stuck in surf (VIDEO)

BRIGANTINE -- A pickup truck became stuck in the surf while attempting to launch a personal watercraft at a Brigantine beach on Monday and...

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