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Fly Shots Available at Ocean County Library Branches in October

By Pat Omandam, Shore News Network OCEAN COUNTY – The Ocean County Health Department will offer seasonal influenza (flu) and pneumonia vaccinations at Ocean County libraries starting in October.   There is a $20 fee for each vaccination, which may be waived depending on your current insurance status. The clinic is from 5:30 to 7:30… Keep Reading

Blood donor at donation with a bouncy ball holding in hand.

Westlake to Host Public Blood Drive

JACKSON– Since 2002, the Westlake Active Adult Community’s Men’s Club has conducted an annual blood drive that has become one of the largest such events in New Jersey. This year’s event will be held at the Westlake Golf and Country Club clubhouse from 9:00 am – 7:00 pm on Monday, September 21, 2015. More than… Keep Reading


Jackson Day September 19

Jackson Day 2015 kicks off on Sept. 19 By Pat Omandam, Shore News Network JACKSON – Jackson Day 2015 will be held Sept. 19 at Johnson Park in the Township. Opening ceremonies begin at 2:30 p.m. Activities include free rides and entertainment, food booths, information, giveaways and more. Performing are the Screaming Broccoli and the… Keep Reading


Jackson Officials Apologize for Delay in Field of Dreams Repairs

By Pat Omandam JTOWN Magazine JACKSON – Director Fred Rasiewicz of the Jackson Public Works Department apologized on Aug. 25 for the temporary closure of the Field of Dreams Playground.   In a Facebook post on the Township’s official page, Rasiewicz says that vandalism has resulted in extensive damage and deplorable conditions at playgrounds throughout… Keep Reading


Jackson Recreation Basketball Registration Begins

By Pat Omandam, Shore News Network JACKSON – The Jackson Township is now accepting registration for its Winter Basketball League. Organizers are also looking for adults to coach these teams. There will be three leagues. The co-ed Training League is for children ages 7and 8. It holds weeknight practices with Saturday games. The Boys League… Keep Reading

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Three in Critical Condition in Jackson Crash

JACKSON-On Saturday August 15, 2015 at 10:11 am, Jackson Police Officers and emergency personnel responded to Cassville Road (CR 571) in the area between Leesville Road and Reed Road on the report of a head on motor vehicle crash.  It was also reported that flames were showing from one vehicle. Arriving officers were advised that… Keep Reading

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