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Jackson Death Confirmed A Suicide

JACKSON – The death of a 39-year-old township man was ruled a suicide, police said. Jackson Township Police received a...

Budget Being Crafted After State Aid Cuts

JACKSON – The School District will introduce its budget this week. This will be the first spending plan to be crafted under the...
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Authorities Search For Man Who Escaped Police Pursuit

  JACKSON – Police are looking for a man wanted from a vehicular pursuit after evading Jackson Officers at 100 mph on March 16.
Multi-Agency Traffic Enforcement Detail. (Photo courtesy Jackson Township Police)

Traffic Enforcement Detail Yields Tickets, Arrest

JACKSON – Jackson and Manchester townships police officers conducted a traffic enforcement detail along Route 571, which stretches through both municipalities.
Light bulb. (File photo)

Co-op Members To Revert To JCP&L July 1

MANCHESTER – Nobody can beat Jersey Central Power & Light’s prices. For now. The township went out to bid for a...

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....
St. Aloysius Church Pastor John Bambrick is pictured at a recent press conference held in Jackson Township where he spoke out against anti-Semitism. (Photo by Bob Vosseller)

Priest Dispels Rumors Surrounding Future Use of Church Property

JACKSON - Catholic schools at St. Aloysius Church in Jackson and St. Veronica Church in Howell Township will merge into one large catholic academy....

Gunshot Victim Aided In Ocean County

PLUMSTED - Emergency crews were called to Lakewood Road in New Egypt early Friday morning for a reported gunshot wound victim.

Jackson To Hire Religious Law Advisor

JACKSON – Council members voted to hire a special advisor to help the township with its legal challenges involving religious rights.

New Areas To Be Acquired For Open Space

OCEAN COUNTY – A few more portions of land in Berkeley and Plumsted townships will be added to the county’s open space inventory.

Jackson Hosts Kindergarten Registration Week March 18-22

JACKSON – Jackson School District will hold Kindergarten Roundup Registration on March 18-22. School officials are urging parents to...
Students, parents and staff rallied at the State House annex March 5 to protest school aid cuts around the same time Governor Murphy presented his $38.6 billion budget for FY2020. (Photo by Jennifer Peacock)

Protesters: Cuts In Aid Mean Cuts In Staff, Programs

TRENTON – From Calhoun Street, walking east toward the State House on West State Street, a rushing sound of cheering in unison hits...

Trophy Park Receives Planning Board Approval

  JACKSON – Members of the Township Planning Board recently approved an application for Trophy Park - which is one of two sports complex...
Jackson School Board members assemble during a recent Board of Education meeting. Board member Thomas Colucci, left, standing, Board President John Burnetsky, Michael Walsh, Gus Acevedo, sitting from left are Vicki Grasso, Vice Board President Sharon Dey, and Tara Rivera.

Superintendent Calls On Parental Help For State Aid

JACKSON – District officials are lobbying the state to reverse cuts that have left them with a $1.35 million shortfall this year....

Police Warn Against “JCP&L” Phone Scam

  JACKSON – Police are warning residents to be wary of a new phone scam where the caller claims to be from Jersey Central...
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Man Arrested For Wielding Rifle Around Police

  JACKSON – A 55-year old man was arrested and charged after reaching for a .22 caliber rifle during a police encounter, according to...
Jackson Liberty’s Jazz Band came out on top in the first competition of the 2019 season! (Photo courtesy Jackson Liberty Jazz Band)

Jackson Liberty Jazz Starts 2019 Season With A Big Win

JACKSON – Jackson Liberty’s Jazz Band came out on top in the first competition of the 2019 season!

Dog Dies In Jackson Home Fire, Residents Not Injured

  JACKSON – A fire at a Jackson home has claimed the life of one dog, while another dog and the owner made it...

Social Media Group Responds To Accusations Of Anti-Semitism

  JACKSON – A social media group responded to accusations by a Jewish human rights organization, several local officials and multi-faith leaders to being...
A crowded audience is seen listening to one of many speakers on the subject of anti-Semitism during a Township Council meeting. (Photo by Bob Vosseller)

Council Urged To Denounce Facebook Group

JACKSON – The mayor and council made it clear, anti-Semitism has no place in Jackson or the rest of the world as...
From left to right: Anne Marie Peracchio, chairperson, Sustainable Jersey Board of Trustees; Steve Beatty, secretary treasurer, New Jersey Education Association; High School North teacher Jennifer Huey; Michael Rollins, field representative in the Organizational Development Unit, New Jersey Education Association; HSN teacher Kyle Seiverd; TREA President Scott Campbell; and Randall Solomon, director, Sustainable Jersey. (Photo courtesy of Sustainable Jersey for Schools)

Local Schools Earn Environmental Grants

Several local schools won grants to teach children about sustainability, to change habits in order to prevent natural resources from being depleted.

Jackson Schools Urge Parents To Stand Against State Aid Cuts

JACKSON – Jackson School District is urging parents to get up and take action to help restore state aid funding for Jackson...

Police Probe Incidents Of Flying Objects Damaging Vehicles

PLUMSTED - Someone is throwing objects at moving cars on Route 539. That's what police are now probing after receiving over a...

Documentary Called Anti-Semitic During Jackson Press Conference

  JACKSON – A documentary - and the website of its creators - was denounced during a recent press conference held at...

Woman Charged With Attempted Murder In Stabbing Incident

  JACKSON – A woman was arrested and charged with attempted murder after stabbing another woman in the chest at a residence on Brookfield...

Ocean County Schools Increased Security In Year Since Parkland

By Chris Lundy, Jennifer Peacock and Kimberly Bosco OCEAN COUNTY – Security has always been on the minds of...
John Swisher of the auditing firm Suplee, Clooney and Company, Westfield, addresses the Jackson Board of Education about its finances and audit during a recent meeting of the school board. (Photo by Bob Vosseller)

School Budget To Be Introduced

JACKSON – Board of Education members are anxious to learn whether New Jersey will modify its state aid funding, which left the...
Cardinale Enterprises drafted renderings of what the finished project might look like. (Drawing courtesy Cardinale Enterprises)

Adventure Crossing Sports Complex Clears Two Hurdles

JACKSON – Adventure Crossing USA, a sports/recreation complex that is expected to help lead the community into a new era of tourism...
Six Flags Great Adventure is looking for 4,000 employees for its 2019 season. (Photo courtesy Six Flags Great Adventure)

Six Flags Great Adventure To Fill 4,000 Positions In 2019

JACKSON – Six Flags Great Adventure is hiring for its 2019 season. They are looking to fill 4,000 positions that...
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Jackson Police Investigating Car Break-ins & Thefts

JACKSON – Jackson Police are investigating a series of motor vehicle burglaries and thefts in the Hampshire Hills neighborhood that occurred early...

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