Toms River Schools Go All Virtual

  TOMS RIVER – All of the schools in the Toms River Regional School System will be 100% virtual starting Tuesday, November...

Fundraising Walk Held For At-Risk Kids

TOMS RIVER – The year 2020 has been rough for a lot of us. This article doesn’t need to go into detail...

Drunk Driver Pleads Guilty To Death By Auto

  JACKSON – A rear-end collision became a charge for death by auto for a man already accused of driving drunk.

Hours Increased At OCC COVID-19 Drive Thru Testing Site

  TOMS RIVER – With COVID-19 seeming to increase swiftly throughout the state, Ocean County will be extending the hours of testing...

Grocery Truck Overturns On Parkway

  TOMS RIVER – A grocery truck overturned while trying to make an exit off the Parkway, but fortunately no one was...

New Sculpture Honors Anniversary Of Women’s Right To Vote

  LINCROFT – The well-known Toms River artist Brian Hanlon recently unveiled his newest sculpture that will be on display at Brookdale...

Toms River: No Garbage Or Recycling On Thanksgiving

  TOMS RIVER – The Toms River Department of Public Works is reminding residents that they will be closed on Thanksgiving, November...

Craft A Lasting Legacy

  MANCHESTER – Sometimes it takes an easy-going setting to get answers to hard questions.   At Anderson &...

$1.9M Awarded In Projects Around Bases

  OCEAN COUNTY – Several local towns will host wildfire and shoreline projects funded by the Department of Defense to protect the...

Suspect Arrested In Berkeley Stabbing

  BERKELEY – A local man with a string of run-ins with the law was arrested and charged with attempted murder.

Car Vs. ATV Crash On Route 37, Teen Injured

MANCHESTER - Township police were called to the scene of a motor vehicle crash Saturday night involving a car and an ATV...

Water Main Replacement Scheduled For Toms River

  TOMS RIVER – A 70-year-old water main will be replaced in downtown Toms River, and the hope is that it will...

Caution Urged As COVID-19 Numbers Increase

  OCEAN COUNTY – Positive COVID-19 tests have come in at a higher rate recently, causing medical professionals to urge caution. However,...

Local Veteran Shows Inner Strength In Recovering From Health Issues

  TOMS RIVER – Being in the Army taught Kenneth Pickell how to fight. Decades later, his resilience is helping him recover.

Operation BBQ Relief To Serve Hot Meals To Those In Need

  TOMS RIVER – Operation Barbeque Relief will be in Toms River on November 14 to serve 1,000 hot meals to residents...

Local WWII Vet Tells His Story

TOMS RIVER – He may be 95, but his drive is strong, his memories are vivid and his quips are sharp and...

Bon Jovi Soul Kitchen’s Chili Cook-Off Launches

  TOMS RIVER – The Bon Jovi Soul Kitchen's 6th Annual Chili Cook-Off has begun, which honors local first responders for their...

All Pet Valu Stores Closing, Including Two In Toms River

  TOMS RIVER – The pet store chain Pet Valu announced it is closing all of its locations in the United States,...

Community Comes Together For Vest-A-Cop Fundraiser

  TOMS RIVER – After a few months of election season, with a nation bitterly divided, it’s nice to think about a...

COVID Testing Labs Opening In Malls

NEW JERSEY – A new lab site will open in various popular locations offering COVID-19 test results within 24 hours.

Toms River School Board Election Finished

*Editor’s note: This story was updated to add comments from the county clerk about outstanding ballots.   TOMS RIVER...

Freeholder: JCP&L’s Rate Hike Postponement Falls Short

  TOMS RIVER – While helpful, postponing a rate hike until next year isn’t quite what Freeholder Director Joseph H. Vicari had...

Marijuana Referendum Passes In Jersey

NEW JERSEY - The question on the ballot was “Do you approve amending the Constitution to legalize a controlled form of marijuana...

Ocean County Health Officials: Continue COVID-19 Precautions

  OCEAN COUNTY – Although a possible pending vaccine may be on its way for COVID-19, the Ocean County Health Department is...

Trump Supporters May Be Charged For Blocking Parkway

  NEW JERSEY – State law enforcement representatives are seeking to identify and charge drivers who participated in Sunday’s Trump support caravan...

Yes, New Jersey, Santa Claus Will Be At The Mall

  TOMS RIVER – Finally, some good news.   Sandwiched between the spooky Halloween season and the potentially terrifying...

Ballots, Books And Drop Boxes: Please Keep Them Straight

  MANCHESTER – To say this year’s election has been confusing, emotional and unique would be a bit of an understatement.

Miss Liberty Statue Adorns Artist’s Home

  TOMS RIVER – Art imitates life, at least that’s the case with Toms River icon Sondra Fortunato, who is well known...

No Injuries When Car Enters Lagoon

  TOMS RIVER – Police said weather was a factor in how a car wound up in the water.

Trump Supporters Hold Rallies, Slow Traffic As Election Day Looms

  NEW JERSEY – With just a few days to go before the November 3 general election, supporters of President Donald J....

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