Finest of the finest: Stafford patrolmen win department’s highest awards
Dedication, professionalism, and community involvement earn prestigious departmental honors for two patrolmen in the Stafford Township Police Department.
What kind of torpedoes did demolition workers in So. Toms River find?
Razing old properties is sometimes like rediscovering history. A demolition team in South Toms River got more than it bargained for, when they scraped away soil from a pair of torpedoes.
Missing Springsteen carving found in Asbury drug and weapons raid
The unique wood-and-metal likeness of Bruce Springsteen that was reported stolen from an Asbury Park housefront last November resurfaces...amid a stash of weapons. crack, opiates, electronics and jewelry in a city apartment, according to police.
Overnight Howell fire deemed suspicious
The predawn fire that enveloped stacks of wood fencing components at a Howell company is being pursued as suspicious, township police revealed today.
Search for Sarah Stern’s body re-starts following murder arrests
If Sarah Stern's remains had their final destination in the Shark River, invesigators are now doubly intent on finding it. A renewed search of the waterway began today and continues into the weekend.
Protect yourself: KI distributions in southern Ocean County through mid-March
Life, for folks who live and work within 10 miles of the Oyster Creek nuclear power plant in Lacey Township, is like life anywhere else. A nuclear accident would change that in a second. The small tablets that buy 24 hours of vital protection will be distributed, free of charge, through mid-March, b…
Happy century, Minnie! Manahawkin woman marks 101 with family & friends
In the year that Minnie Majkowicz entered the world, the Chicago Cubs played their first game at Wrigley Field. The Boy Scouts of America and the National Park Service formed. The Red Baron won his first aerial dogfight. All that is history, but Minnie is still very much a "today" …
Lakewood Blueclaws offer summer jobs galore Saturday
Take yourself out to the ball game - and get paid for it! The Lakewood Blueclaws hope to welcome new seasonal hired hands at their preseason Job Fair, Saturday, February 4 at First Energy Park in Lakewood.
What the fluke: DEP chief, fishing advocates protest summer flounder limit plans
When the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) conducts hearings this week about its proposed summer flounder quota revisions, it can expect an earful from fishing advocates from New Jersey and elsewhere, as well as state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Bob Ma…
Two weeks of defense maneuvers at NWS Earle begin January 30
If you encounter traffic delays near Naval Weapons Station Earle between January 30 and February 10, that's national defense preparation in action.
Storm pounds the coast with winds, flooding, power outages
The heart of the storm bears down on the coast today, as powerful winds and pelting rain combine with high tide cycles to impact the ocean and back bay shorelines.
Rebuild of northern Ocean County’s Sandy-strapped beaches has Spring start date
The news that land and home owners in Ocean County's most Superstorm-ravaged section have waited more than four years to hear, finally arrives.