Pre-Season Beach Badges On Sale April 1

  TOMS RIVER – Beachgoers will be happy to hear that beach badges for Ortley Beach and Shelter Cove in Toms River...

Hawks End Season With Town Cheering Them On

  TOMS RIVER – The Manchester Township High School girls basketball team filed out of its locker room to cheers from its fans.
NJTransit bus. (Photo courtesy

New Bus Stops Proposed For Toms River

TOMS RIVER - Bus stops have been proposed by state entities along highways in Toms River. A representative from NJTransit...
These photos show the state of disrepair in the hotel. (Photo courtesy Toms River Township)

Hotel Closed, Residents Relocated

TOMS RIVER – Township officials said they closed down another hotel, this time because it was uninhabitable, and the people living there had to...

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....

Toms River Green Team Continues Poseidon Speaker Series

TOMS RIVER – The Poseidon Academy TRUST Speak Series will host Zack Royle, the Habitat for Humanity Restoration Coordinator for the American Littoral Society, 7...
Encompass Health Logo.

HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital Unveils New Name

TOMS RIVER – HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Toms River has officially rebranded itself. As of Jan. 1, the local rehabilitation hospital will...

No Injuries After Smoke On School Bus

  TOMS RIVER – A school official said that a township school bus had to be evacuated after smoke was coming inside the vehicle.

Condo Fire Under Investigation In Toms River

TOMS RIVER - An early morning fire in a Silverton condominium causes significant damage to three units but the family was able...
(Photo courtesy Ocean County Scanner News)

Local Motel Deemed “Uninhabitable”

TOMS RIVER - Township officials have moved out residents of the former Americana Motel, now Parkway Motel, on Route 166.

Ocean County Parking Garage Death Confirmed Suicide

TOMS RIVER – A 38-year-old Toms River man jumped to his death from the Ocean County parking garage Thursday. The...
Megan Franzoso, center, with her mother, Deborah, and her uncle, Brian Geoghegan. (Photo by Patricia A. Miller)

Lifesaver Has A Long Road Ahead

TOMS RIVER - It would not be an understatement to describe Megan Franzoso's life before early last September as a whirlwind of activity.

Spring Ahead: Daylight Savings A Good Time For Safety Check

  TOMS RIVER – The Toms River Fire Bureau expects that most people will be changing those clocks in time for daylight savings at...

One Dead In Ocean County Parking Garage Incident

TOMS RIVER - Multiple law enforcement agencies in Ocean County are on the scene in Downtown Toms River at the county’s parking...

American Legion Hosts Gift Auction

  TOMS RIVER – Join the American Legion for a Gift Auction on April 7, 2019! The auction will be held from 12-5 p.m....

Police Seize Pot, Cash, Raw Heroin In Ocean County Drug Bust

TOMS RIVER – A suspicious vehicle investigation led police to 2 grams marijuana, $580, and over 20 grams of raw heroin. 
Students, parents and staff rallied at the State House annex March 5 to protest school aid cuts around the same time Governor Murphy presented his $38.6 billion budget for FY2020. (Photo by Jennifer Peacock)

Protesters: Cuts In Aid Mean Cuts In Staff, Programs

TRENTON – From Calhoun Street, walking east toward the State House on West State Street, a rushing sound of cheering in unison hits...
The county has declared a Code Blue. (Photo courtesy Paul Hulse)

Freezing Weather Opens Overnight Shelters

  OCEAN COUNTY – Three shelters will be made available overnight Monday through Wednesday nights as part of the Code Blue program that helps...

Two Arrested In Ocean County Drug Bust

  TOMS RIVER – Two Toms River residents were arrested on drug charges at their Walnut Street apartment over the weekend, where police also...

Writer Reminisces On Jersey Shore Girlhood In New Book

  The first line of Kathy Curto’s book says it all:   “When I was growing up in southern...

Car Crash Causes Fire In Toms River

TOMS RIVER - A 17-year-old Beachwood resident was issued a careless driving summons after causing an accident in the township Friday night.
Michael Morgan. (Photo courtesy Toms River Police)

Pair Arrested For Stealing Lottery Tickets, Cigarettes

TOMS RIVER - Two suspects were arrested in connection with a burglary at Bombay Food and International Grocery that happened Feb. 27,...

Parkway Exit Closed Due To Water Main Break In Downtown Toms...

TOMS RIVER – A water main break occurred at 340 West Water Street in downtown Toms River, near the Municipal...
The county has declared a Code Blue. (Photo courtesy Paul Hulse)

Freezing Weather Means Shelters Will Be Open Wednesday And Thursday

  TOMS RIVER – The three county homeless shelters will open on Wednesday and Thursday night due to the cold weather. They are:

Toms River Condemns Hate Websites

  TOMS RIVER – The Township Council passed a resolution “condemning all forms of expression that promote hatred, bigotry, and prejudice,” which led to...
The Toms River First Aid Squad is coming together to help the Golembeski family after their house was destroyed by an accidental fire on Dec. 13, 2018. (Photo courtesy GoFundMe)

First Aid Squad Hosting Hockey Fundraiser For House Fire Victims

TOMS RIVER – The Toms River First Aid Squad is coming together to help the Golembeski family after their house was destroyed...
Peter K. Paul. (Photo courtesy Ocean County Prosecutor's Office)

County Man Charged In Drug Overdose Death

TOMS RIVER – More charges were brought against a county resident in the drug overdose death of a Toms River man.

Ocean County Man Killed In Parkway Accident

TOMS RIVER - A Beachwood man was killed overnight on the Garden State Parkway. William Swenson, 55, was reportedly...

House Fire Caused By Cigarette

  TOMS RIVER – A Toms River home caught fire yesterday due to improperly discarded smoking materials, according to Chief Fire Inspector Kevin Esposito.

Winning Ticket Sold In Toms River

TOMS RIVER – Someone is $65,595 richer. A winning Jersey Cash 5 ticket was sold Feb. 23 at the...

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