Ocean County Officials Say Structure Fire Was Arson

MANCHESTER  – Officials have confirmed that the structure fire on Ridgeway Road from Sunday was intentionally set.   The Manchester Township Police and Fire Departments responded to...

Joint Base Releases Noise Calendar For December

  LAKEHURST – It’s not thunder, firecrackers, or a car backfiring. That noise you’re hearing is the soldiers at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst.   The base...

Lakehurst Schedules Holiday Events

  LAKEHURST – The holiday season has begun and in the spirit of the season, the borough has planned several special festivities.   Members of...

Police Officer Thanks Hospital For His COVID Care

  CAMDEN – A Manchester police officer who recovered from a coma returned to Cooper University Hospital to thank those who took care of...

Driver Ejected From Vehicle, Airlifted To Hospital

  MANCHESTER – Police are investigating a one-car crash in which the driver was seriously injured.   Robert Casper, 64, of Whiting, was driving a...

How To Avoid A Crash During Deer Season

  NEW JERSEY – During the months of October, November and until mid-December, deer mating season is in full effect and many are out...

Man Busted In Ocean County Armed Robbery, Carjacking

TOMS RIVER - A Lumberton man remains behind bars after an alleged armed robbery and carjacking that took place on Black Friday in the...

Students Cooking Meals For Those In Need: Another Thing To Be...

  BRICK - Chef Gary Lesniak picked up 400 frozen turkeys on November 8, which marked the first step in the annual “Feed the...

Manchester Woman Seeks Kidney Donor

  MANCHESTER – Township resident and retired educator Camille Licandro is battling a debilitating disease and needs help.   The 67-year-old mother and grandmother is...

Concerns Rise Over Bank Closures In Ocean County

  TOMS RIVER – With many Ocean County residents, especially senior citizens, concerned about the increase in brick-and-mortar bank branch closures, officials have passed...

Kevin’s Kids Drive Returns To Help Santa Visit Manchester Children

  MANCHESTER – Nearly four decades have gone by since a township first grade teacher unknowingly began what has become a wonderful and much...

Strained Relations Remain Between Volunteers, Former Officials

  MANCHESTER – A fractured relationship remains between former township officials and current members of the Whiting Volunteer Fire Department.   The first meeting -...

Expect Abundant Noise From Joint Base

  LAKEHURST – For the next five days, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst (JBMDL) is scheduled for “abundant noise” training. So if you hear loud explosions,...

Manchester Township Now Hiring

MANCHESTER – Needed for immediate opening: Maintenance Worker, DPW Buildings and Grounds - Full-Time. The position of Maintenance Worker performs a variety of work,...

Museum To Host Eagle Scout Project, Flag Retirement

  LAKEHURST – November 21 will be a big day at the Old St. John's Church Museum, 300 Center St, Lakehurst. Sean Becker, of...

Royalty Visits Lakehurst Base

  LAKEHURST – Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex visited Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in honor of Veterans Day and Remembrance...

Manchester Remembers Vets, Especially Those Who Made Their Home Here

  MANCHESTER – Amid a large audience of residents, parents, students, public officials and staff, was a senior couple who rarely miss the annual...

Lakehurst’s First Police Chief Mourned

  LAKEHURST – The borough is mourning the loss of its first police chief, Richard Chinery, who died in his Delaware home on November 1.  ...

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