The search got underway around 5:30 p.m. on Friday after a boater reported he tried to help an unconscious male wearing a harness attached to a kite in Horseshoe Cove in the Gateway National Recreational Area,
Swim water quality appears to be fine at New Jersey beaches inspected by the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). However, five beaches are temporarily off-limits for issues that have nothing to do with bacteria levels.
The first use of electroshock technology by Monmouth County law enforcement since conductive energy devices were approved in New Jersey ends a 12-hour pursuit and standoff involving an alleged scofflaw in Highlands.
Almost three years after Super storm Sandy completely destroyed the Sandy Hook Bay Marina in Highlands, construction is underway to rebuild it bigger and better than before, according to owner Jim Bollerman.
Public housing authorities in Asbury Park, Middletown, Highlands, Keansburg and Long Branch are among 12 in Representative Frank Pallone's (D-6) district sharing in $1.29 million of federal funds for operating and management costs.