Toms River Police Searching For Woman With Gun

*** UPDATE 1:00 AM 8/3/2021*** The female has been safely located and transported to the hospital for treatment.  The shelter in place is now lifted.  As...

Library Seeks New Café For Historic Church

  TOMS RIVER – A historic Presbyterian church has gone from house of worship to coffee house in its lifetime, and it is looking...

Forthcoming Book Co-Authored By Toms River Teacher

  TOMS RIVER – Intermediate East grade six English language arts (ELA) teacher Melissa Malland is about to become a published author.   Malland has...

Houses Left Damaged After Suspected Tornadoes Spotted

  OCEAN COUNTY – Officials from the National Weather Service are still investigating last night’s storm after there were multiple sightings of tornadoes in...

Kite Night Cancelled

  ORTLEY BEACH – Due to inclement weather, tonight’s Kite Night along the 3rd Avenue ocean beach has been cancelled.   The new date is...

Fire Company Launches Recruitment, Awareness Drive

  TOMS RIVER – Usually, residents are calling the fire department with emergencies. Now, Toms River Fire District No.1 has announced that it will...

Toms River Residents To Vote On Open Space Tax Again

By Sydney Kennedy and Chris Lundy   TOMS RIVER – When Toms River voters take to the polls this November, they will decide whether to...

Exit 82 Presents: HAIR At Outdoor Venue

  TOMS RIVER – The Exit 82 Theater Company presents their summer production HAIR, playing July 29 through August 7.   “The message of this...

Winning $10K Lottery Ticket Sold In Ocean County

  TOMS RIVER – There were two winning tickets from the most recent Mega Millions Jackpot drawing, with one ticket being sold in Toms...

Locals Enjoy “Summer In The Streets” Of Downtown Toms River

  TOMS RIVER – Summer in the Streets returned to Washington Street after a one-year hiatus - like many of Toms River’s special events,...

Water Mains To Be Replaced In Toms River Neighborhood

  TOMS RIVER – SUEZ officials recently announced a $400,000 water main replacement project in Toms River will improve water service and resiliency.   As...

Ocean County Woman Pleads Guilty To Animal Cruelty, Three Dogs Died

  TOMS RIVER – A Toms River woman has pled guilty to Animal Cruelty after she abandoned three dogs, which led to their deaths.  ...
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Multiple Fire Companies Battle Toms River Apartment Fire

  TOMS RIVER -Toms River Bureau of Fire Prevention Chief Inspector John Novak noted a two alarm fire at the Jamestown Village Apartment Complex...

Former Jackson Superintendent Will Head Toms River Schools, Interim Basis

  TOMS RIVER –  A little over a year ago, Stephen Genco retired as superintendent of Jackson Township’s School District. He’ll be coming out...

Toms River Addresses Illegal Pool Rentals

  TOMS RIVER – The Township is reminding residents that it’s illegal for property owners to rent out any “amenities” such as pools.   Now...

Cat Adoption Center Open In Toms River

  TOMS RIVER – An adoption center with a free roaming cat playroom is open in Downtown Toms River on Sundays from 1-4 p.m....

Bank Robber Pleads Guilty

  TOMS RIVER – A man who robbed a bank on New Years Eve, 2019, has pleaded guilty and faces seven years in prison,...

New Restaurants Coming Soon To Ocean County Mall

 TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Mall has announced that two new restaurants will be opening soon in the Lifestyle Center.   Turning Point is slated...

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