It's Mo vs Petro! The Race for Mayor in Toms River is ON! Primary Day is over and we now know who will face off in the race for Mayor in Toms River. As outgoing Mayor Thomas Kelaher steps down (Kelaher chose not to seek reelection) it will be Mo vs Petro in November!
A showdown is on the horizon as Toms River officials refuse to accept the state's map designating three areas in the Township for likely affordable housing construction to meet third-round obligations.
Businessman Tom Macarthur receives the endorsement from the Ocean County Republican Party for Congress and will be listed on the party’s line come the primary, but it came down to a hard fought battle till the end.
With little fanfare during a sparsely attended council meeting Tuesday, Toms River Councilman Mo Hill announced plans to run for the 3rd District Congressional office being vacated by Rep. Jon Runyan in 2014.