State AG Seeks To Remove GOP Chair Gilmore From Public Positions

TOMS RIVER – In the wake of guilty verdicts on three out of six charges relating to tax evasion, the office of the...

Ocean County GOP Leader Found Guilty On Three Charges

  TRENTON – A jury found prominent local attorney George Gilmore guilty of three of the six charges he was facing in court today,...
The Capitol. (File photo)

Central Regional Rescues Toms River’s Trip To The Capitol

TOMS RIVER – School officials had to scramble to secure transportation for students on their way to the nation’s capital when their tour...

Berkeley Joins ‘Neighbors’ App To Keep Communities Safe

  BERKELEY – Berkeley Township Police Department is following along with some other local municipalities by joining the Neighbors app by Ring. The app...
Two parking spaces at Town Hall have been set aside for veterans and the combat wounded. (Photo courtesy Carmen Amato)

Berkeley Designates Parking For Veterans, Combat Wounded

BERKELEY – Two parking spaces at Town Hall have been set aside for veterans and the combat wounded. "Our...
Berkeley Shores is known for its lagoons and beautiful views. (Photo by Patricia A. Miller)

Civic Group in Danger of Dissolving

BERKELEY - A longtime homeowners' group in Berkeley is in danger of collapsing unless more residents step up to help run it, the organization's...
An Air Tractor 802F. (Photo courtesy

Fire-Fighting Air Tanker Returns To Ocean County

BERKELEY – An air tanker capable of dumping water on forest fires will be using the local airport as its base of operations...
Ocean wave at sunset. (File photo)

Preseason Beach Badges For South Seaside Park

BERKELEY – Beach badges for White Sands Beach, on the 20th through 23rd avenues in the South Seaside Park section of Berkeley, will be...

Drunk Allegedly Spits On Cop At ShopRite

BERKELEY – A drunk man was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and throwing bodily fluids at an officer after an incident in the...
Kayla Jennings-Rivera is one of 14 recipients to be honored with the 2019 New York Women in Communications scholarship.

Central Regional Alumni To Receive Prestigious Award

BAYVILLE — A Central Regional High School alumni will be honored with the 2019 New York Women in Communications scholarship on May 6....

Republicans, Democrats Square Off For Campaign Season

NOTE: This is updated from an earlier version. BERKELEY - The Republican and Democratic candidates for the mayoral...

Ocean County Pair Nabbed For Marijuana, Mushrooms

  BERKELEY – Two Bayville residents were arrested and charged with dealing drugs out of a Berkeley home. ...
The homemade "mailbox fishing" device found in the Pine Beach Post Office blue collection box. (Photo courtesy Pine Beach Police)

Residents Warned Against ‘Mailbox Fishing’

PINE BEACH – Residents should use caution when dropping their mail in curbside collection boxes. Pine Beach Police were called to...

Iconic Family Continues Tradition

  BERKELEY - Mildred Moore gently weaves the tiny red pepper seedling into the pot filled with composted garden soil.  ...
Volunteers have been getting the Wrangle Brook Community Garden ready for planting. (Photo by Patricia A. Miller)

Spring Is Here, And So Are Community Gardens

BERKELEY - The Wrangle Brook Community Garden may not look like much in late March. But wait a few months, when the tomatoes,...

Berkeley Mayor Honored By Vets

  BERKELEY - The Veterans of Foreign Wars Silver Ridge Park Westerly Memorial Post 8352 recently honored Mayor Carmen F. Amato, Jr. for his...
Six and a half years after Superstorm Sandy blasted the waterfront sections of the township, Berkeley's ratable base has finally recovered. (Photo by Patricia A. Miller)

No Municipal Tax Increase For Berkeley

BERKELEY - Six and a half years after Superstorm Sandy blasted the waterfront sections of the township, Berkeley's ratable base has finally recovered, Mayor...

SUEZ To Perform Emergency Water Main Work Wednesday

SOUTH TOMS RIVER – Residents will experience a temporary loss of water service Wednesday. Emergency water main work will be...

The Intergalactic Food Festival Cooks Up Some Fun

SEASIDE HEIGHTS – Greetings, earthlings! Come try some “out of this world” food, to be served up on April 7 at the Seaside...

Local Family Honoring Life-Saving Organ Donor With Fundraiser

  SEASIDE HEIGHTS – Mike Mania was diagnosed with sarcoidosis in the early 1990s. It wasn’t until 2013 that this diagnosis would change his...

Four Ocean County Residents Arrested After Traffic Stop Yields Drugs

MANCHESTER - A rendezvous between the occupants of two vehicles leads to the apprehension of four Ocean County residents on various drug...
Money. (File photo)

Man Steals From Bank To Pay Back Other Alleged Stolen Money

BERKELEY – A Manchester man was arrested in connection with a bank robbery in Berkeley. Michael Walters, 52, was charged...
The Central Regional team came in first out of 11 Ocean County high schools that competed and came in fifth in the New Jersey State Bar Foundation’s Mock Trial competition quarterfinals in New Brunswick recently. (Photo courtesy Central Regional)

Central Mock Trial Team Makes It To State

BERKELEY - Think it's easy being a member of the Central Regional High School Mock Trial team? Think again.
High School North students, donning their Save Our Schools t-shirts, gather outside the statehouse annex prior to the March 20, 2019 Assembly Budget Committee Hearing. (Photo courtesy Toms River Regional School District)

80 Staff Cuts Loom As Toms River Schools Intro Budget

TOMS RIVER – The Toms River Board of Education introduced a tentative budget and sent it to the Ocean County superintendent for approval, while...
Demolition training. (Photo courtesy JBMDL)

Demolition Training On Base Today

JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST -- It's been a loud morning around the joint base. Demolition training is taking place all...
Aqua Water.

Aqua Water Proposes Rate Increase

BERKELEY - Bayville residents and businesses who use Aqua New Jersey water will be paying more by September if the state Board of...
Dairy Queen. (File photo)

Celebrate Spring With Free Ice Cream

NEW JERSEY - Participating Dairy Queens will be giving away free small vanilla soft-serve cones--limit one per customer while supplies last--for its...
Amanda Howland. (Photo courtesy Ocean County Prosecutor's Office)

Authorities Arrest Borough Woman On Cocaine Charges

TOMS RIVER – An Ocean Gate woman was arrested March 15 on drug charges, the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office said.
The diner’s dino does not yet have a name. (Photo by Patricia A. Miller)

Route 9 To Get Another Dinosaur

BEACHWOOD - Mark Stanfield and his work crew don't usually get honks from drivers when they are working on a job. But this...

OCHD Open House Scheduled

TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Health Department will conduct comprehensive health services and screenings at its open house 10 a.m. to 2 p.m....

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