County-owned building in Lakewood being evaluated for future capital projects
Ocean County's satellite location in Lakewood offering social services and programs for seniors, is getting a closer look as officials evaluate all government-owned buildings to determine funding for future capital projects.
Lake Como police force to be axed after voters reject budget proposal
Lake Como voters Tuesday overwhelmingly rejected a budget referendum that would have raised municipal taxes by more than 22 percent and kept the police department in tact.
Ocean County steps up DWI enforcement during prom season, summer
With prom season approaching and summer around the corner, the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office is warning motorists about its annual DWI checkpoint program.
Former 9/11NYC Police Commissioner to headline fundraiser for Toms River charity
Former New York City Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik will be the the special guest at a fundraiser next month for the Toms River-based charity Hometown Heroes.
Is your child addicted to video games? NJ therapist’s advice for parents
Parents trying to break their children from the addiction of video games and other electronics should first consider how much time they themselves spend on Facebook or a smart phone.
Granddaughter pleads guilty to manslaughter in the death of Brick woman
A woman who had been living with her grandmother in a Brick Township adult community for two weeks after graduating from a drug rehabilitation program, admitted Thursday to beating the 94-year-old two times within days while drunk, causing her death.
In Ocean County dune fight, homeowners want assurance from state
Funding for future beach replenishment remains a big concern for some Jersey Shore oceanfront property owners opposed to the state’s protective dune project, which continues to be delayed by litigation over eminent domain proceedings.
As NJ’s heroin epidemic is explored, a look at Ocean’s efforts to get addicts help
Finding solutions to the opioid abuse epidemic takes center stage Friday at New Jersey’s first comprehensive forum on the issue, being held by The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey.
New tactics circumvent No Knock law in Toms River
Toms River police have been receiving complaints about violations to the Township's No Knock law, recently implemented to prevent unsolicited real estate agents from allegedly harassing residents in the North Dover section.
Sandy-damaged Long Branch Boardwalk reopens
Almost three and a half years after Hurricane Sandy destroyed it, the reconstructed Long Branch boardwalk officially reopened to the public Monday, making it the last of the storm damaged Jersey Shore boardwalks to be completed.