State AG Seeks To Remove GOP Chair Gilmore 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...

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,...
Road. (File photo)

Route 70 Down To One Lane Thursday Night For Ongoing Roadwork

TRENTON – Route 70 between Pemberton and Manchester townships will be reduced to alternating one lane overnight Thursday into Friday, NJDOT officials said.

VIDEO: Downed Wires Erupt Into Flames, No Injuries

MANCHESTER – Manchester Township Police caught some amazing footage during the storms that ripped through the area Monday morning.
Traffic lights were out on Route 37 in Manchester Monday morning. (Photo by Jason Allentoff)

Most Power Restored After Morning Storm In Ocean County

  MANCHESTER – The wind and rain blasted through Ocean County this morning, tearing down branches and wreaking havoc.  ...
Power outages reported by JCP&L as of 10:15 a.m. Monday. (Graphic courtesy JCP&L)

Powerful Storms Tear Through Area Monday Morning

OCEAN COUNTY – A powerful line of thunderstorms that tore through the area Monday morning left behind a mess of downed wires and...

Woman Dies While Crossing Route 37 In Toms River

TOMS RIVER - A township woman is dead after being hit by a car while she was crossing Route 37 Saturday night.
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.
Bowker Memorial Field will be renovated. (Photo by Jennifer Peacock)

Bowker Field To Be Renovated

MANCHESTER – Another township park is getting some much-needed improvements. The township will next provide a facelift to Bowker Field...
He was described as being about 6 feet tall, average build. He was wearing a black mask, black gloves, sunglasses, black baseball cap and dark colored sweatshirt. (Photo courtesy Manchester Township Police)

Police Continue To Search For Bank Robbery Suspect

MANCHESTER – Police are asking Whiting residents who live near the Wells Fargo Bank on Route 530 to review and share any home surveillance...
Major General John Gordy II, Commander, U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center, JBMDL, visited the students at Manchester Township Elementary School March 21. (Photo courtesy Manchester Township School District)

Students Meet The Model Of A Modern Major General

MANCHESTER – Elementary school students were recently treated to a visit from a local major general, who shared stories from his career.
Dina Nagy’s sixth grade class poses beneath their new flag with Bob and Darlene Scheiderman and Superintendent Loren Fuhring. (Photo by Chris Lundy)

New Flags Complete Lakehurst’s Redone Classrooms

LAKEHURST – After a widespread mold problem last summer, Lakehurst Elementary School needed new ceilings, new supplies, and a whole lot more. Now that...

Manchester & Lakehurst Receive State Grants For Improvements

MANCHESTER – Manchester Township and the Borough of Lakehurst have each received grants from the New Jersey Department of Transportation to improve local roadways...

Radium Treatment Plan Started For Two Wells

  MANCHESTER – The township has awarded a 3-year contract of $370,560 to Water Treatment Technology, based in Westminster, Colorado, for radium removal at...
The map shows the lot where a cell tower will soon be constructed. (Map courtesy Manchester Township)

Cell Tower Planned For Low Service Area In Whiting

MANCHESTER – The contracts are signed. Now officials are in talks to agree on the right location. Its construction is...

Fire At Joint Base Under Investigation

  LAKEHURST – The cause of a 660-acre fire that broke out on the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst yesterday is still under investigation.
Volunteers helped bring thousands of books to the school. (Photo by Chris Lundy)

Lakehurst’s Huge Book Donation Replaces Those Lost To Mold

LAKEHURST – Bibliophiles, be jealous. More than 10,000 books, donated by people across the country, were delivered to Lakehurst Elementary School March 12.

Gas Leak Causes Major Road Closure

MANCHESTER - Township police are urging all drivers to avoid Route 547 between Ridgeway Road and Route 70 at this hour.

Manchester Provides County With Land For Park

  MANCHESTER – Plans to build a county park in Manchester Township are moving forward.   The Manchester Township Council...

$50K Powerball Ticket Sold In Manchester

MANCHESTER — One of nine $50,000 winning tickets for Wednesday night’s Powerball was sold in Manchester, New Jersey Lottery officials said.
The students collected nearly 500 books. (Photo courtesy Manchester Township School District)

MTMS Donates Books To Lakehurst Elementary

MANCHESTER – When mold forced the shutdown of the Lakehurst Elementary School, it did more than displace students and staff. The mold destroyed every...

Manchester Hydrant Flushing – April & May

MANCHESTER – The Manchester Township Department of Utilities Western Service Area will be flushing fire hydrants for the month of April &...

$1M Mega Millions Ticket Sold In Lakehurst

  LAKEHURST — A $1 million Mega Millions winning ticket was sold in Lakehurst over the weekend. Check your tickets; you could be a...

Residents Can Stream From Phones To Police

  MANCHESTER – Anyone with a smartphone calling into 911 can now provide dispatchers in Manchester Township a live view of what they’re seeing.

Four Ocean County Residents Arrested After Traffic Stop Yields Drugs

MANCHESTER - A rendezvous between the occupants of two vehicles leads to the apprehension of four Ocean County residents on various drug...
Andrew Dodd with his parents and VFW representatives. (Photo courtesy Manchester Township School District)

VFW Presents Awards at BOE Meeting

MANCHESTER - Representatives of VFW Post 10061 presented awards to national Voice of Democracy winner Andrew Dodd and the VFW Teachers of...
Winners (L-R) William Ashton, Brian Kutch, Grace Hallock with BOE President Jackie Bermudez, Teacher Rob Morris, Superintendent Trethaway. (Photo courtesy Manchester Township School District)

Middle School Geography Bee Winners Announced

MANCHESTER -- Winners of the Manchester Township Middle School National Geographic Geography Bee were recognized at the March 20 Board of Education...
Money. (File photo)

Man Steals From Bank To Pay Back Other Alleged Stolen Money

BERKELEY – A Manchester man was arrested in connection with a bank robbery in Berkeley. Michael Walters, 52, was charged...
Demolition training. (Photo courtesy JBMDL)

Demolition Training On Base Today

JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST -- It's been a loud morning around the joint base. Demolition training is taking place all...

Prescribed Burns Around Whiting March 20

MANCHESTER - The New Jersey State Forestry will be performing prescribed burns in Whiting by Wranglebrook and Schoolhouse Road Wednesday.

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