Senior Couple Seriously Injured In Crash

  MANCHESTER – An elderly couple sustained serious injuries during an accident on July 27.   The accident occurred around 12:30 p.m. on July 27...

Lakehurst To Allow Cannabis Businesses

  LAKEHURST – Unlike many Ocean County communities, the borough is looking to establish a zone for commercial sales of marijuana in the community.  ...

New Electricity Contract Approved

  MANCHESTER – Some towns have had difficulty in securing better rates for electric power service to the point of rejecting bids and starting...

Jeep Vs. Tree Crash, Man Injured

MANCHESTER - A 49-year-old man had to be airlifted to a shore area trauma center after his vehicle ran off the road and crashed...

Baton Passed To New Police Chief

  MANCHESTER – When she became police chief in March of 2015, Lisa Parker called the Township Police Department “one of the most well-regarded...

Dump Truck Collides With SUV, Injuries

MANCHESTER – A dump truck collided with a sport utility vehicle on July 22 resulting in one driver being airlifted to a shore area...
Chief Lisa Parker discusses her findings about the township’s two first aid squads Feb. 11. (Photo by Jennifer Peacock)

Former Police Chief Reflects On Career

  MANCHESTER – Lisa Parker spent part of her first day of retirement watching a good friend and fellow officer being sworn in to...

Teen Charged With Stealing Packages Off Porches

  MANCHESTER –A township teenager has been charged with stealing packages from the porches of homes in the community.   Patrolman Keith Craig responded to...

Lakehurst Naval Base Turns 100

  LAKEHURST – Sailor Govea Celestine, a logistics specialist seaman recruit, began her Navy career eight months ago, moving from Fort Worth, Texas to...

Lakehurst Looking For Lifeguards

  LAKEHURST – The borough needs some lifeguards for Horicon Lake. During a recent Borough Council meeting officials discussed the lack of applicants for...

VIDEO: Officer Saves Girl’s Life With Heimlich Maneuver

  MANCHESTER – A Township detective was on duty eating lunch when he rescued a young girl who was choking.   A family was eating...

New Leadership Comes To Joint Base

  JOINT BASE-MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST – New leadership has come to the 99th Readiness Division headquarters at the Joint Base following the retirement of outgoing commander...

8th Graders Move Up To High School

  MANCHESTER – Teachers, administrators and staff bid goodbye to middle school students during a recently held graduation ceremony.   Manchester Middle School Principal Nancy...

Manchester Police Need Your Help Identifying Suspect

  MANCHESTER – Township Police need some help in identifying this person pictured who is accused of fraudulently using a debit card without the...

Ridgeway Teacher, Nurse Honored

  MANCHESTER – Ridgeway Elementary School Principal Nikki Mazur shared her thoughts and memories during a recent School Board meeting where teacher Crystal Policastro...

Police Need Help Finding Package Thief

MANCHESTER - Township Police are looking for information regarding a man with sticky fingers, stealing packages off a porch. Police posted on their Facebook page...

Manchester Bans Marijuana Sales

  MANCHESTER – The governing body approved an ordinance prohibiting the operation of any cannabis businesses in town.   Manchester is among a large number...

Senior Clubhouses Can Reopen

  BERKELEY – Public property in senior communities can reopen without fear of lawsuits now that the governor has signed a bill providing them...

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