OCC Continues To Serve As COVID-19 Test Center

  OCEAN COUNTY – The COVID-19 drive thru test site at Ocean County College in Toms River will continue to provide testing...

Crash Flips Car At Least Three Times

  MANCHESTER – Driver error and inexperience are believed to be the cause of a crash that sent three people to the...

Richter Wins Bitter 3rd District Primary

  OCEAN COUNTY – After months of infighting, Republicans have chosen David Richter to take on Congressman Andy Kim in November.

Sergeant Returns Home After COVID-19 Recovery

  MANCHESTER – Township Police Sgt. Antonio Ellis is used to fighting crime but for 102 days he was fighting for his...

Internet Seminar On Police Issues Open To Public

OCEAN COUNTY – The New Jersey Attorney General’s Office asked every county prosecutor to have public events to discuss social justice, use...

Student Honored For Essay On Lakehurst

  LAKEHURST – Mayor Harry Robbins presented high school senior Jazmin Dolor a certificate of participation in the Louis Bay 2nd Municipal...

Worker Accused Of Sexual Assault Of Senior Gets License Suspended

  NEWARK – The state reviewed reports of several people in positions of trust and suspended their licenses to do their job....

Man’s Body Recovered From A Manchester Lake

MANCHESTER – The body of a 23-year-old Plainfield man was discovered on July 4 on the Heritage Mineral property where he was...

Council Discusses Two Redevelopment Projects

  MANCHESTER – Council members approved the introduction of ordinances concerning two redevelopment projects recently.   The first ordinance...

New Safety Rules As Salons, Barbershops Reopen

  NEW JERSEY – Barbershops, hair salons and wax bars among others finally reopened their doors and took customers after months of...

COVID-19 OCC Testing Center Opening To Asymptomatic Residents

  OCEAN COUNTY – The COVID-19 testing center at Ocean County College in Toms River will accept residents who are not showing...

Home Hit By Lightning, Destroyed By Massive Fire

MANCHESTER - A fast moving fire caused by a lightning strike destroyed a Whiting home, killing several pets inside. 

Local Officials Cautious About Virus, But Eager To Reopen

  MANCHESTER – Township officials are urging to residents to remain cautious noting that the COVID-19 pandemic is not over yet despite...

With Baseball Cancelled, BlueClaws Discuss What Could Have Been

 LAKEWOOD - It was far from the 20th season the Lakewood BlueClaws had in mind.  The Philadelphia Phillies' low...

Doctors Warn Against Waiting For Medical Care

  OCEAN COUNTY – News of COVID-19 can be really frightening, but doctors are telling the public that they shouldn’t let that...

How To Help Local Businesses

  OCEAN COUNTY – We’re not quite there yet, but local businesses are welcoming the easing of restrictions to help summer get...

Second Annual Rain Barrel Workshop Announced

  MANCHESTER – A recent torrential rain storm that hit Ocean County reminded township’s Environmental Commission Chairwoman Peggy Middaugh of two words:...

Police Nab Armed Robbery Suspect

LAKEHURST – Borough police charged a Toms River man with armed robbery at the Travel Inn and Suites   Daniel...

Local Woman Shares Story About Heart Procedures During COVID-19

  MANCHESTER – Township resident Dani-Lynn Andrulonis Damasco is no stranger to hospital beds.   When she was 2...

Black Lives Matter Protest Led By Teen Draws Crowd

  MANCHESTER – A teen’s passion for the hurt she has observed around the nation and strong inspiration by her sister, led...

Manchester Homes Issued Watering Restrictions

  MANCHESTER – Township Mayor Kenneth Palmer said that due to recent record level increases in water caused by lawn irrigation, steps...

“Chalk It Up” Draws Fun To Lakehurst

  LAKEHURST – Just “Chalk It Up” to a fun filled, artistic event that was designed to keep young people active during...

Thousands Lose Power Following Storm

OCEAN COUNTY - Thousands of homes and businesses were left without power around different areas of the county - more than 5,000...

Signs Bring Awareness To Ride Share Safety

  MANCHESTER – Some new signs have been popping up around the township. Township Police Capt. Todd Malland issued a department statement...

Manchester Budget Waiting On State

  MANCHESTER – Mayor Kenneth Palmer told residents during a recent Township Council meeting that “we won’t know what the new tax...

Woman Charged After Banging On Windows With Piece Of Wood

  LAKEHURST – Police said a woman was banging on windows with a large piece of wood. She was later charged with...

Worker Charged With Sexually Assaulting Senior Resident

  JACKSON – Police responded to Sunrise Senior Living on North County Line Road on the report of an employee inappropriately touching...

Four-Vehicle Collision Includes One Boat

  MANCHESTER - A truck struck a truck and a boat hit a jeep during an unusual collision that township police responded...

8,716 Total Cases Of COVID-19 In Ocean County

TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Health Department (OCHD) website at www.ochd.org has just been updated with the newest COVID-19 case count...

New Hours For OCC Coronavirus Drive Thru Test Center

  OCEAN COUNTY – Testing hours will be reduced starting on the first week of June at the Ocean County College’s test...

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