Detective Mary Ann Cirulli was sworn in as Sergeant. (Photo courtesy Barnegat Township Police)

Barnegat Police Gets First Female Sergeant

BARNEGAT – Barnegat Police Department added some new members to the force at the March 5 committee meeting. Police Chief Keith Germain also promoted...

Walters Clears Site For Cornerstone At Grassy Hollow

New Premium Income-Restricted Housing Coming to Manahawkin STAFFORD –Walters has begun site work on a new 60-unit income-restricted apartment...

Jersey Shore Native To Be Featured On “Truck Night In America”

BARNEGAT – One of Barnegat’s very own will be making a special appearance on The History Channel this week. Rachel...

Apartment Blaze Injures Two Firefighters, Cause Unknown

BARNEGAT - A fast moving two-alarm fire at an apartment complex in town sends two firefighters to the hospital with injuries.

Bank Robbery Under Probe, Police Seek Suspect

STAFFORD - Police In Stafford Township are searching for the man who allegedly robbed the Wells Fargo Bank Saturday morning.
The Jeep appears to have a diamond plate around the driver’s front wheel well, and black wheels without fender flares. (Photo courtesy Barnegat Township Police)

Police Want Info On Jeep Involved In Hit-and-run

BARNEGAT – Barnegat Township Police are continuing to investigate a hit-and-run that occurred around 6 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Wawa on West Bay...

Thieves Removed Doorknobs To Enter Home, Police Said

FORKED RIVER – Police are investigating a burglary at an 800-block Pensacola Road home recently. The resident reported the burglary...

Woman Airlifted To Hospital After Attempt To Stop Dog Fight

LACEY – A 63-year-old woman was airlifted to Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune after sustaining multiple dog bites Thursday.
File photo.

Police Amp Up DUI Enforcement for Saint Patrick’s Day Weekend

LACEY – Whether you’re out having a few rounds with your friends or at home celebrating with the family, police are reminding you...

Superintendent: No Ulterior Motives Driving Barnegat Reconfiguration

BARNEGAT – It seems that rumors are spreading far and wide across the social media front about why and when the reconfiguration of...

Police Search For Best Buy Shoplifting Suspect

STAFFORD - Police In Stafford Township are looking for a man who allegedly shoplifted from the Manahawkin Best Buy earlier today.

Vacant CVS Could Become Second Fantasy Island

SHIP BOTTOM – The big, empty CVS on the corner of Long Beach Boulevard and 8th Street in Ship Bottom might be getting...

Shore Area Man Dies In Florida Vehicle Crash

FLORIDA - A Manahawkin man is dead after a motor vehicle accident in Florida. It happened on Sunday morning in Titusville.

OCHD Open House Scheduled

TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Health Department will conduct comprehensive health services and screenings at its open house 10 a.m. to 2 p.m....
The Hammer Family. (Photo courtesy GoFundMe)

Fundraiser Started For Father Who Accidentally Shot Self

BARNEGAT – The daughter of the father of six who accidentally shot himself while disassembling a firearm has started a GoFundMe to...

Chamber Hosts Annual Town Wide Yard Sale

BARNEGAT – Barnegat residents are invited to participate in a Town Wide Yard Sale hosted by the Barnegat Waretown Chamber of Commerce on April...
In Stafford, the bridge will be one on Morris Boulevard that crosses a lagoon on the way to the Barnegat Bay. (Photo by Chris Lundy)

Old Bridges Being Replaced

OCEAN COUNTY – Two old bridges, one in Stafford and one in Manchester, will be replaced soon, officials said. Ordinances...

Loaded Handgun, Drugs Found During Traffic Stop

BARNEGAT - A routine motor vehicle stop leads to drugs and weapons charges for a West Creek man. Barnegat...

Two Teens Arrested For Tossing Bottles Off Overpass Onto Parkway

BARNEGAT - Two fourteen year olds were arrested in the township Sunday afternoon, after a report came in that they were throwing...

Police: Man Shoots Self While Disassembling Gun

BARNEGAT – Police said that the death of a local man was the result of the man accidentally shooting himself.

The Chicken Or The Egg Pays All Labor Violations

BEACH HAVEN – The Chicken or the Egg restaurant has paid its dues following a $768,548 fine from the US...

Chick-Fil-A, Panera Approved For Stafford

  STAFFORD – Many residents will be happy to see two new popular eateries in Stafford Township. At the March 6 meeting, the township...

Is Barnegat Redistricting A Good Idea?

  BARNEGAT – As most people know by now, the Barnegat Township School District is embracing the idea of reconfiguration. The district will be...

Ocean County Man Busted In Child Porn Probe

OCEAN TOWNSHIP – A Waretown man was arrested today on child pornography charges after a four-month long investigation, announced Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D....

Vehicle Fire At Parkway Rest Area, No Injuries

FORKED RIVER – New Jersey State Police responded to a vehicle fire early this morning at the Forked River Service...

Stafford Votes Down Free Preschool Program

  STAFFORD – Although the Stafford School District previously jumped at the opportunity to apply for the state’s free preschool program grant,...

Help Police Identify A Suspect

  WARETOWN – Ocean Township Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a suspicious person.   Police took to social media...

Victims Sustain Minor Injuries In Route 72 Collision

  STAFFORD – Victims of Saturday’s motor vehicle crash on Route 72 at Nautilus Drive sustained only minor injuries, police said.

Domino’s Pizza Burglary Under Investigation

BARNEGAT - Police are investigating a burglary at Domino's Pizza on South Main Street. Barnegat Police Chief Keith Germain...

Local Woman Charged With DUI, Reckless Driving

LANOKA HARBOR – A Seaside Heights woman was arrested for drunk driving after being stopped in the Walmart parking lot at 3:06 a.m....

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