School Taxes, Class Sizes Increasing With Aid Cuts

  JACKSON – Members of the Jackson Board of Education voted to approve the district’s annual spending plan which includes a tax increase.

Road Closed For Paving & Milling

  JACKSON – Motorists take note: beginning on or after May 15, Woodlane Road will be closed for paving and milling work.

Jackson Memorial Bands Win Big At International Festival

Story by Marybeth Learn Photo by Pia Robbins The Jackson Memorial High School Symphonic and Marching...

Former Ocean County Man Indicted On Child Porn Charges

  TRENTON – A former New Egypt resident was indicted today on child pornography charges for sexually abusing two minors abroad, recording it, and...

Jackson Council Adopts 2019 Budget

  JACKSON – Members of the Township Council unanimously adopted Jackson’s 2019 municipal budget during a recent public hearing. The $44.79 million budget includes...

Mayor Hosts Forum, Notes Rova Farm Purchase Problem

  JACKSON – “Come by and chat with Mayor Michael Reina,” was how it was billed. The periodic “Meet the Mayor” forum was designed...

Police Save 15 Year Old Girl From Cardiac Episode

JACKSON – Jackson Police are celebrating the miraculous recovery of a 15 year old girl who suffered a cardiac episode...

Jackson Condemns Hate After Swastika Vandalism

  JACKSON – The township issued a condemnation of any hate and bias intimidation after anti-Semitic graffiti was found in a residential area.

Jackson Dentist Recognized For Solea Laser

  JACKSON – Dr. Louis Napolitano of Jackson was named the first Solea Laser case winner of the year by over 300 doctors at...

Fourth Case Of Whooping Cough Confirmed In Jackson

JACKSON – A fourth case of pertussis—whooping cough—has been confirmed in the Jackson Township School District, this time at Jackson Liberty High...

Six Flags Great Adventure Announces May Events

JACKSON – Join Six Flags Great Adventure for fun and family events throughout the month of May, beginning with the Fast Tracks and...

Bartley Healthcare Achieves Advisory Standards

JACKSON – Bartley Healthcare Nursing and Rehabilitation has once again received recognition for their skilled nursing. Bartley achieved Advisory Standards recognition from the New...
An abandoned nightclub which once featured such entertainment as singer Bruce Springsteen in the early 1970s, is seen on the parcel of Rova Farm property that the township is purchasing for preservation purposes. (Photo by Bob Vosseller)

Council Set To Purchase Landmark Property

JACKSON – On Dec. 23, 1973, a young singer by the name of Bruce Springsteen appeared at what was then the Rova Farm...

Bartley Healthcare Announces Remodeled Memory Care Unit

  JACKSON – May 2019 marks the opening of Bartley Healthcare’s newly renovated skilled nursing memory care unit. With more quiet, open space, residents...

Glory’s Market Reopens After Crash

  JACKSON – Running a business is tough enough for most independent owners but when you have a devastating event beyond your control that...

Vehicle Crashes Into Townhouse, Driver Arrested

JACKSON - Police are investigating how a car ended up crashing into a townhome in Jackson in the wee hours of the...

Jackson Recognizes Rabbi For National Education And Sharing Day

JACKSON – For the second year in a row, the Township Council presented a proclamation to Rabbi Shmuel Naparstek of...

Resident Seeks Flooding Relief

  JACKSON – The term “property underwater” is used in situations where a homeowner’s property value exceeds what it’s really worth. For Robert Kirchhofer...
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Police Investigate Death At Local Garage

  JACKSON – Police continue to investigate the death of a Jackson man who sustained fatal injuries after being trapped under heavy equipment at...

Autism Day at Six Flags Great Adventure

  JACKSON – Six Flags Great Adventure is hosting a sensory-friendly Autism Day to accommodate families with members on the autism spectrum on May...

Ocean County GOP Leader Resigns From Election Board

  TOMS RIVER – George Gilmore, head of the county Republicans, has resigned this week from the Board of Elections, according to officials.

GOP Leader Resigns From Political Action Committee

  TOMS RIVER – County Republican Chairman George Gilmore resigned from the GOPAC political action committee amid his convictions in charges related to tax...

Man Sentenced To 15 Years For Attempted Armed Robbery

  FREEHOLD – A Howell man will spend 15 years in state prison on attempted armed robbery and attempted burglary charges after following women...

State AG Wants GOP Chair Gilmore To Resign 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...
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Man Calls 911, But Later Succumbs To Injuries

  JACKSON – A man called police after being pinned beneath equipment, and succumbed to injuries after being found.   The...
Parking lot. (File photo)

Parking Lot Closed For Downtown Improvements

PLUMSTED – Police are warning motorists of a parking lot closure at 10 Evergreen Road near Main Street in Plumsted Township.
Children were encouraged to write letters to state decision makers. (Photo courtesy Toms River Regional School District)

Governor Invited To Toms River To Talk School Budget Cuts

TOMS RIVER – School district representatives have met with state officials several times over the past few months, but now they also want 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,...
Pills. (File photo)

County Man Busted In Dark Web, Fake Xanax Scheme

NEW YORK - A Jackson Township man has been arrested in connection with one of the largest counterfeit pill seizure operations in...
Anthony Lewis. (Photo courtesy Ocean County Jail)

Man Accused Of Throwing Objects At Moving Vehicles Arrested

MANCHESTER – A Chesterfield (Burlington County) man has been arrested in connection throwing objects at vehicles on Route 539 back in February.

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