Whether you've rebuilt your Superstorm-ravaged home, are still struggling, or have questions or ideas about planning against future catastrophes, your participation is sought at a town hall-type meeting tonight in Toms River. Sierra Club New Jersey brings coastal engineering experts and the New Jersey Resource Project to the Ocean County Administration Building at 7 PM.

Convention Hall in Asbury Park (Bud McCormick)

Toms River North high schoolers transform the physical and emotional cost of the Superstorm into a stage presentation, this Saturday in the school. "Stronger Than The Storm" is based on actual dialogue with survivors.
Environmental activists mark Sandy's fifth anniversary with a strident call for climate change. The Hands-Across-The-Boards rally takes place Sunday in Asbury Park, outside Convention Hall.

A 61-year-old woman is in trauma center care after being run over by a pickup truck in a parking lot in Stafford. Police have not determined whether charges will be filed against the driver from Manahawkin.

One more winter of lane restrictions between Toms River and Seaside over Barnegat Bay begin Friday. The third and final phase of Mathis Bridge reconstruction is scheduled for completion by Spring 2018. Until then, the adjoining Tunney Bridge handles traffic in both directions.

Thursday night, Neptune Township voters can learn where their Township Committee candidates stand on the issues. Kevin McMillan, John Snowden and Michael Puliano debate at Martin Luther King Jr. Presbyterian Church.

Owning a stun gun will soon be legal in New Jersey. State officials ended a ban against personal ownership to settle a lawsuit. People with criminal records and histories of mental illness still face restrictions.

The Burlington City man accused of stabbing his stepfather to death in his house last August appears headed for a murder trial. Stephen Paul was indicted Tuesday in Mount Holly, where he's incarcerated through his November 13 arraignment.

Sign Up For The WOBM Newsletter