Eagleswood School District attempts second referendum next month
Voters in the Eagleswood School District again will be asked to decide on a nearly $4.4 million referendum on March 8, six months after rejecting the same two-part measure seeking funding for facility upgrades and an addition to Eagleswood Elementary on Route 9.
MacArthur-sponsored 9/11 security bill advances
Private donations currently pay for security and operations outside the 9/11 Memorial at the World Trade Center, but a bill sponsored by Shore Congressman Tom MacArthur (R-3) to dedicate federal funds instead, passed a floor vote in the House of Representatives Tuesday.
One person critically injured in Neptune shooting
A shooting in Neptune Monday night has left a man in critical condition, according to Township police.
Planning continues for Toms River’s 250th Anniversary
Toms River, formerly known as Dover Township, is older than the United States--fun, lesser known facts like that will be included in a commemorative calendar being put together this year, ahead of the big Semiquincentennial birthday on June 24, 2017, according to municipal clerk and historian J. Mar…
Seaside Heights still pushing for a sea wall instead of a protective storm dune
Seaside Heights continues seeking special consideration to opt out of the Army Corps of Engineers one-size-fits-all planned dune project along the Jersey Coast to instead build a protection storm wall.
Firefighter burned battling Lakewood house blaze
A flash over from a house fire on Ridge Avenue in Lakewood Wednesday afternoon burned a firefighter and displaced 16 people, according to The Lakewood Scoop.
NJ state Senator Jim Holzapfel discusses public safety measures on “Ask the Senator”
Proposed legislation and laws recently enacted to protect children, adults and animals were discussed by New Jersey state Senator Jim Holzapfel (R-10) during "Ask the Senator" on News Talk 1160 and 1310 WOBM-AM with host Tom Mongelli.
Howell police officer injured responding to suspected overdose call
A Howell Township police officer is recovering from a fractured hand after colliding with another vehicle Monday night while rushing to a call for a suspected overdose, according to authorities.
Toms River Police seek armed robber in Dollar Tree hold-up
Toms River police are hoping clues from the public will help them identify and arrest a suspect wanted for allegedly holding up the Dollar Tree store at 1354 Hooper Avenue with a knife Friday night.
Fundraising efforts underway for Point Pleasant fire victims
A GoFundMe page is set-up online, seeking donations for a Point Pleasant family who lost nearly everything when their Miller Road home caught fire Saturday morning.