Ocean County Man Charged, Didn’t Register As Sex Offender

TOMS RIVER – A Lakewood man was charged with failing to register as sex offender. David McBride, 55, moved to...

Brick Officials Against Flood Insurance Changes

  BRICK - Townships like Brick who have done the hard work needed to get into FEMA’s Community Ratings System (CRS) should be exempt...
It was a crowded meeting as the Board of Adjustment discussed the proposed banquet hall. (Photo by Judy Smestad-Nunn)

Lawyers Wrangle Over Banquet Hall Plan

  BRICK - Is a banquet hall the same as a restaurant?   It took 10 attorneys and three city planners...
Brick Board of Education president Stephanie Wohlrab. (Photo courtesy Brick Township School District)

Was It An Election Law Violation – Or A Mistake?

  BRICK – Just how important are the charges the state brought against four Board of Education candidates from four years ago? Is it...

Heat Wave Postpones Summer Concert

  BRICK – Change of plans for those who are headed to the Brick Township Summerfest tonight – the concert has been postponed.
Weathervane temporarily on table with barn on left and Lizzie Herbert Gift Shop on right at Havens Homestead Museum property, 521 Herbertsville Rd., Brick. (Photo courtesy Brick Historical Society)

Historical Society Purchases Laurelton School Weathervane For Preservation

  BRICK – After years of petitioning, the Brick Historical Society has finally gained ownership of the historic weathervane that sat atop of the...
(File photo)

Smoke Shop Employee Busted For Selling To Underage Customers

POINT PLEASANT BEACH – A smoke shop employee was charged with selling nicotine products to under persons. Point Pleasant Beach...
(Courtesy Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office)

Drug Ring Mom Will Stay In Jail While She Awaits Trial

FREEHOLD -- The woman accused of running a drug trafficking ring will stay jailed while she awaits trial. Mechelle Distaulo,...
There was a record-breaking crowd, where police scanned concertgoers for outside alcohol and weapons. (Photo by Judy Smestad-Nunn)

Estimated 18,000 People At First Summerfest

  BRICK - A crowd estimated at 18,000 attended the season’s first Summerfest concert at Windward Beach Park on July 4, which featured the...
(Photo courtesy Lakewood Police Department)

Police Pull Unconscious Driver From Burning Vehicle

LAKEWOOD – An unconscious driver was pulled from a burning vehicle with a head injury, and police are still seeking information about the crash.
The packed house at First Energy Park in Lakewood for Military Appreciation Night. (Photo courtesy Think Media Communications)

Rain Dampens Game But Not Spirits At BlueClaws’ Military Appreciation Night

  LAKEWOOD – The stadium was packed with soldiers and their families for the Lakewood BlueClaws’ annual Military Appreciation Night on July 11.

Man Settles For $4.35M After Losing Leg In Accident

  POINT PLEASANT – A Point Pleasant sanitation worker who lost his leg to a commercial vehicle has agreed to a $4.35 million settlement.

BlueClaws Fireworks Cause Brush Fire

  LAKEWOOD — The post-game fireworks at the Lakewood BlueClaws stadium caused a small brush fire behind the stadium on Saturday night.

Another Potential Measles Exposure In Ocean County

  LAKEWOOD – Health department officials are warning residents of yet another confirmed case of measles in an Ocean County resident. Anyone who visited...

Brick Argues Against Asphalt Plant Proposal

  BRICK - Stavola Industries, which operates an asphalt plant on Chambers Bridge Road near a Garden State Parkway overpass, has submitted an application...
Erin Wheeler, left, and Eileen Della Volle. (Photo courtesy Facebook)

Assembly Candidates Hold Town Halls

  BRICK – Two candidates hoping to secure seats on the State Assembly in November will be holding town hall meetings.
Coffee with a Cop. (Photo courtesy Brick Police)

Coffee With A Cop

  BRICK – Brick Officers had a wonderful time at Jersey Shore Bagels for the second Coffee with a Cop of the year on...

Roofing, Other Capital Projects To Be Done This Summer

  BRICK - As the director of facilities for the school district, William Kolibas Jr. always has a list of maintenance projects that vary...
Mayor John G. Ducey honored Brick resident of over 30 years, Tom Kaczmarek, with a key to the city and a proclamation. Kaczmarek has served as a boxing judge for many notable fights, including Sugar Ray Leonard vs. Tommy Hearns II, Evander Holyfield vs. George Foreman, Lennox Lewis vs. Vitaly Klitschko and Oscar De La Hoya vs. Floyd Mayweather. He was also inducted into the NJ Boxing Hall of Fame recently in Atlantic City, which the mayor attended. (Photo by Judy Smestad-Nunn)

Fees Continue To Be Waived For Flood Victims

  BRICK - The administration has a bit of good news for the victims of the August 13, 2018 flood. Caused when 8.5 inches...

Lakewood Schools Reopened After Budget-Induced Shutdown

  LAKEWOOD – After a brief shutdown, the Lakewood Public School District has reopened its doors after a $36 million loan was...

Brick Township Bonds For Vehicles, Roads, Safety Improvements

  BRICK - The governing body recently approved bond ordinances with a 5-, 7-, 10-, and 15-year life for various purchases and acquisitions included...

Lakewood District Closed For Budget Hole

  LAKEWOOD – A funding hole stopped Lakewood schools from operating on July 1, and officials hope they will open the next day.

Ocean County Massage Therapist Charged With Sexual Assault

  BRICK – A Toms River man has been charged after sexually assaulting a female customer at his place of work.
The Beach Diner in Point Pleasant Beach. (Photo courtesy Point Pleasant Beach Police)

Police Charge Monmouth County Man In Local Burglary

POINT PLEASANT BEACH – Police on Friday charged a Belmar resident in connection with a local business break-in from June 21.
Robert Camp. (Photo courtesy Ocean County Jail)

Two Arrested In HVAC Thefts

BRICK – Two men were arrested after police departments in Berkeley, Ocean Gate, Lacey and Brick investigated a rash of burglaries in Berkeley and...
Kadeem Evans and Michael Trotman. (Photos courtesy Ocean County Prosecutor's Office)

Two Month Investigation Leads To Two Arrests

TOMS RIVER – Two men were charged with numerous drug-related offenses after a two-month, multi-agency investigation led authorities to four locations in Toms River,...
The Township Council listened to residents during the meeting. (Photo by Judy Smestad-Nunn)

Plan To Help Small Businesses Renewed

BRICK - The governing body voted to renew an ordinance that gives “Mom and Pop” business owners a break by waiving permitting and inspection...
Dune grass plantings are complete, and will grow in over time. (Photo by Judy Smestad-Nunn)

Ready For The Beach? So Are The Lifeguards

BRICK - Township beaches are fully staffed with lifeguards and badge checkers, and they’re wider than ever, due to the Army Corps of Engineers...
(Courtesy Point Pleasant Police)

Police: These Are Legal. These Are Not. Know The Difference.

POINT PLEASANT - "The Point Pleasant Point Pleasant Police officers will actively confiscate all illegal fireworks and individuals may be charged criminally. ...
(Photo courtesy of Nina Colagiovanni)

Endangered Species Use Jersey Shore As Safe Haven

POINT PLEASANT BEACH – A few endangered species are making a home for themselves on the Jersey Shore, with the help of Jenkinson’s...

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