Toms River BID trying to change perception of downtown on the weekends
"The biggest challenge I think is convincing people to come downtown on Saturdays," said Alizar "Nick" Zorojew, Executive Director of the Toms River Business Improvement District, but he's hoping to end the perception that it's a ghost town outside of the work week...
Funeral mass today for former Barnegat Mayor
Family and friends say a final goodbye to former Barnegat Mayor Leonard Morano, Jr., at a funeral mass at 9:30 a.m. today at St. Mary's in the Township. Morano died on Thanksgiving at age 75. The 40-year Barnegat resident worked for the Township Board of Education...
Who stole the Boss?
Artwork depicting Jersey native Bruce Springsteen torch cut into a piece of metal attached to wood has been stolen, and Asbury Park Police are seeking the public’s help in finding it. The art was stolen from a property on Washington Avenue sometime between Tuesday night and Thursday morning, according to authorities...
Do you recognize these shoplifting suspects?
Eatontown Police need help identifying two men shown in the photo, accused of stealing $11,500 worth of merchandise from the Best Buy store on Route 36. // The duo was in the store on October 22, 2016 and November 4, 2016 and made off with Apple MacBooks, Apple iPads and Microsoft Surface Pro computers, according to police...
Howell cops rescue suicidal man hanging from a tree
A man reported missing and possibly suicidal is alive after being rescued by three Howell Township police officers who found him hanging from a tree in woods near an elementary school, according to authorities. Officers Richard Robertiello, Nicholas Austin and Daniel Bozza found the 21-year-old man's vehicle around 9 p...
Suspected drug dealer and buyer arrested in Brick Township
Brick Township Police arrested two men on drug-related charges Thursday after members of the Department's Selective Enforcement Team observed them allegedly making a transaction in the area of Herbertsville and Millbrook Roads. 31-year-old Derek Brian of Howell admitted buying $50 worth of heroin after police pulled stopped his vehicle near Herbertsville Road and Maple Avenue, according to Brick P
Convicted sex offender from Jackson accused of lewd act in a park
54-year-old Miguel Flores of Jackson was arrested Tuesday afternoon in Allentown after allegedly engaging in a sex act at Pete Sensi Park off South Main Street as people were walking by, according to Borough Police. Flores is charged with two counts each of criminal sexual contact and lewdness...
Pair accused in Brick Township 7-Eleven attack surrenders
Two people who thought they were shortchanged $20, are accused of beating a 7-Eleven clerk in Brick Township Saturday morning, and assaulting an employee who tried to help, according to authorities. 22-year-old Shamil Hawkins of Brick and 18-year-old Gianna Bozza of Jackson surrendered to Brick Police on Sunday, where they were charged with aggravated assault, endangering an injured victim and cri
3 swimmers rescued from rip current in Harvey Cedars
Members of the Harvey Cedars Beach Patrol and Police Department on Long Beach Island pulled three swimmers from a large rip current off 77th Street Sunday afternoon, according to a Facebook post by the Borough's Beach Patrol.
8 people rescued from burning boat off Sandy Hook
Eight people are safe after being rescued from a burning boat off the coast of Sandy Hook by a Good Samaritan Sunday afternoon, according to the Coast Guard.