GCU in Lakewood offers incentive to help boost enrollment
In a bold initiative, Georgian Court University in Lakewood is joining a small number of New Jersey Colleges and Universities now offering a two-year guarantee on grants, loans and scholarships as way of attracting more students to the private institution.
Toms River traffic stop uncovers more than 1,000 heroin wax folds
1,192 wax folds of heroin and more than $27,000 is uncovered by Toms River police during a motor vehicle stop, according to Township authorities.
Lakewood house fire exposes possible illegal dorm
27 beds were found in a single-family Lakewood home that caught fire from a space heater Monday morning, according to Ocean County investigators.
Non-Profits petition state to extend Sandy rental assistance
The Ocean County Long Term Recovery Group is among some 2 dozen organizations that have signed and were expected to deliver a letter this week to the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) seeking an extension of the Rental Assistance Program for Sandy-impacted homeowners still trying to r…
Drugs were being manufactured and sold from a Berkeley home, police say
Reports of suspicious activity by concerned Berkeley Township residents leads to investigators searching a home in the Bayville section that allegedly was being used to manufacture and distribute drugs, according to authorities.
Point Borough kicks off rebate program
Who wouldn't want to reduce their property tax bill or get money back just for shopping locally? Point Pleasant Borough is giving homeowners, renters and tourists that opportunity through a new rewards card program it kicked off this month.
Toms River sets special meeting date on Chabad application
Thursday, April 14, 2016 is the new special meeting date the Toms River Zoning Board has set to hear the Chabad Jewish Center's use variance application to operate on a residential street. The meeting will take place in the Auditorium of High School North at 7:30 p.m. to accommodate the la…
Arrest is made in Little Egg harbor throat-slashing
A man is lucky to be alive after having his throat slashed with a knife by another man during an argument outside a Little Egg Harbor drug store Wednesday afternoon, according to police.
Brick Township couple charged with home break-ins
37-year-old James Donegan and 35-year-old Amiko Donegan of Brick Township have been arrested in connected with a string of residential burglaries in the Green Briar Woodlands Retirement Community, according to Toms River Police Department spokesman Ralph Stocco.
Toms River police arrest suspected commercial burglar
A Berkeley Township man has been arrested in connection with a string of commercial burglaries this month at businesses along the Route 37 corridor, according to Toms River police.