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Brick Township WaWa surveillance image (Brick Township PD)
Brick Township WaWa surveillance image (Brick Township PD)
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Suspect Sought in Brick Township Debit Card Probe

A debit card reported lost on November 22 in Brick Township got quite a workout afterward in Brick and in Toms River, but not by the owner. Brick Township police have established a possible suspect and want to know if you recognize him.

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More fall out from a Weather Channel report naming Ocean County among the worst places to live in the U-S

In addition to Ocean County officials blasting the Weather Channel's report listing Ocean  as the sixth worst place in the U-S to own a home, a longtime resident and realtor also disputes the assessment. 

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Ocean County Health Officials Urge residents to get Flu Shots

It's flu season and during National Influenza Vaccination Awareness Week from December 7 - 13, officials with the Ocean County Health Department are urging residents to take precautions, especially the elderly and children. 

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"Be A Santa" Participants, Waretown, 2013
"Be A Santa" Participants, Waretown, 2013
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One Small Gesture Means Big Holiday Lift for Lonely Ocean County Seniors

Holidays are festive when there are people to share them. Many elderly folks living alone in Ocean County don't feel the joy. A firm in Waretown that provides non-medical care to the aged seeks your help to spread cheer where it will do a world of good.

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Sandra Mueller, appointed to be Ocean County's Warden in 2015, by Tom Mongelli Townsquare Media
Sandra Mueller, appointed to be Ocean County's Warden in 2015, by Tom Mongelli Townsquare Media
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New County Warden

Not many people can say they feel like they belong behind the steel-enforced doors of a county jail but that's the assertion of Ocean County's newly appointed warden.

Sandra Mueller said on the first day of her interview for a job as a penal counselor, she just had the feeling that that's were she belonged when she walked into the old Ocean County Jail facility in Toms River

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Uncollected Bet Spurred Lakewood Gunshot Murder, Investigators Say

The probe of a late August death at the end of a gun in Lakewood ends with the arrest of a township 20-year-old.

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Ocean Countyans Admit Roles in Heroin-by-Mail Ring

Two Ocean County men are among three defendants who today admitted roles in what prosecutors describe as a a widespread heroin ring that used the U.S. Postal Service to infiltrate Ocean, Monmouth and other counties in New Jersey.

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Gustavo Miranda (Toms River Police Department)
Gustavo Miranda (Toms River Police Department)
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New Charges Against Suspected Flasher

The Berkeley Township 73-year-old accused of exposing himself to an eight-year-old girl in a Toms River store in early November now faces similar additional charges filed by township police.

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Photo courtesy of The Lakewood Scoop
Photo courtesy of The Lakewood Scoop
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Pedestrian Killed by SUV in Lakewood

A New York man was killed by a motorist Wednesday night while trying to cross Route 9 in Lakewood, according to officials with the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office.

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Dave Nicola & Committeeman Ray Coles, by Tom Mongelli Townsquare Media
Dave Nicola & Committeeman Ray Coles, by Tom Mongelli Townsquare Media
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Lakewood the Answer to Ocean County’s Success?

Listen to Townsquare Tonight:

Lakewood officials see themselves as a key player in the future economic success of the entire county. On WOBM-AM's Townsquare Tonight, Lakewood Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Dave Nicola believes the anticipated population growth of the township will drive the transformation

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