Kevin’s Kids Toy Drive Needs You To Be A Child’s Santa

  MANCHESTER – Nearly 40 years ago, a township first grade teacher unknowingly sparked a Christmas tradition when she simply asked her...

Firefighters Seek Support During Pandemic

  LAKEHURST – Members of the borough’s Fire Department now have a new hose to use and an updated nozzle to distribute...

Incumbents Win Re-Election In Manchester

  MANCHESTER – Township Council President Sam F. Fusaro Jr. and Councilmen James Vaccaro Sr. and Robert A. Hudak won new terms...

Hours Increased At OCC COVID-19 Drive Thru Testing Site

  TOMS RIVER – With COVID-19 seeming to increase swiftly throughout the state, Ocean County will be extending the hours of testing...

Craft A Lasting Legacy

  MANCHESTER – Sometimes it takes an easy-going setting to get answers to hard questions.   At Anderson &...

Lakehurst Land Use Board Denies Site Plan For Three B’s Parking

  LAKEHURST – While an application for an employee parking lot for Three B's Restaurant on Route 70 was approved, its preliminary...

$1.9M Awarded In Projects Around Bases

  OCEAN COUNTY – Several local towns will host wildfire and shoreline projects funded by the Department of Defense to protect the...

Manchester Police: Lock Your Doors And Windows

  MANCHESTER – Local police are urging homeowners to lock their doors and close their windows because they have seen an increase...

Car Vs. ATV Crash On Route 37, Teen Injured

MANCHESTER - Township police were called to the scene of a motor vehicle crash Saturday night involving a car and an ATV...

Lakehurst Police Promotes Longtime Officer

  LAKEHURST – In recent months the borough’s police department have come together to watch new officers be sworn in and to...

Ocean County Man Arrested On Child Porn Charges

BERKELEY – An Ocean County man has been arrested and charged for allegedly downloading images of child pornography.  ...

Caution Urged As COVID-19 Numbers Increase

  OCEAN COUNTY – Positive COVID-19 tests have come in at a higher rate recently, causing medical professionals to urge caution. However,...

Local Author’s New Book Looks At Lakehurst’s Past

  LAKEHURST – Cedric Derecho is still just a college student but the book he co-wrote with Eric San Juan focuses on...

Wanted By Police: Alleged Credit Card Fraudster

MANCHESTER - Township police are hoping the public can help identify a man accused of credit card fraud down in Southern Ocean...

Report Lists All Natural Resources In Town

  MANCHESTER – Members of the Township Environmental Commission recently discussed their first glimpse at a document outlining Manchester’s many natural resources.

Driver Dead In One-Car Crash

  MANCHESTER – In the early hours of November 5, a vehicle veered off of the road and struck a utility pole...

Artillery Drills Scheduled At Joint Base This Month

 LAKEHURST – Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst released its schedule for artillery training for the month.   That means that area...

A Frightmare Of Fun On Union Avenue

  LAKEHURST – It was a frightmare of fun on Union Avenue as children and several adults and even some dogs donned...

Sewers, Trees, And A Vacant Building On Agenda

  LAKEHURST – Borough officials discussed sewer line work, tree plantings and the status of a vacant building during a recent council...

Marijuana Referendum Passes In Jersey

NEW JERSEY - The question on the ballot was “Do you approve amending the Constitution to legalize a controlled form of marijuana...

Four Compete For Council Seats In Manchester Township

  MANCHESTER – Four candidates are seeking three seats on the Township Council.   Voters will choose between three...

Ocean County Health Officials: Continue COVID-19 Precautions

  OCEAN COUNTY – Although a possible pending vaccine may be on its way for COVID-19, the Ocean County Health Department is...

Trump Supporters May Be Charged For Blocking Parkway

  NEW JERSEY – State law enforcement representatives are seeking to identify and charge drivers who participated in Sunday’s Trump support caravan...

Ballots, Books And Drop Boxes: Please Keep Them Straight

  MANCHESTER – To say this year’s election has been confusing, emotional and unique would be a bit of an understatement.

Fall Festival Provides Fun For Families

  LAKEHURST – Pumpkin picking, pumpkin tic-tac-toe, pumpkin bingo, pumpkin bowling and a few non pumpkin-related activities were a fun part of...

Trump Supporters Hold Rallies, Slow Traffic As Election Day Looms

  NEW JERSEY – With just a few days to go before the November 3 general election, supporters of President Donald J....

Ocean County Man Busted On Drugs And Weapons Charges

MANCHESTER – A two-week probe by township police and several Ocean County law enforcement agencies led to the arrest of a man...

Prosecutor: 29 Arrested In Shore Area Gang Bust

  JERSEY SHORE – After an eight month investigation, 29 people from Monmouth and Ocean counties face charges for racketeering, conspiracy, attempted murder,...

Voters Give Voice To This Year’s Unique Election Process

TOMS RIVER – Recently, the township’s branch of the Ocean County Library saw a continuing cycle of voters going inside, picking up...
The Ridgeway Boulevard Bridge is scheduled to be replaced. (Photo by Chris Lundy)

Ridgeway Boulevard Bridge Replaced

  MANCHESTER – A bridge by a busy intersection was replaced recently since it was starting to show its age.

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