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.
Breaded chicken tenders distributed in NJ recalled
Check the chicken tenders in the fridge. If they're labeled Meal Mart and you bought them within the past month, they might contain plastic and, if so, they're under recall.
Toms River police officer undergoing post-crash surgery, fundraising for family begins
Toms River police rally around a young brother in blue whose life hangs in the balance of a series of surgeries, following a crash on the Garden State Parkway in the earliest hour of this past Wednesday. A crowdfunding effort is under way to assist his family.
BREAKING: Fire ravages Toms River house
Flames enveloping a house in the Silverton section of Toms River, are being battled by firefighters from several sections of the township.
Philadelphia pair accused of pushing Fentanyl in Toms River
A trail of Fentanyl streaming from a Toms River hotel takes investigators to a pair of suspects from Philadelphia.
Nearly-simultaneous threats hit two Ocean County schools
Phone threats that arrived within a matter of minutes at schools in two disparate parts of Ocean County prompt swift action by district officials and police.
Toms River robbery suspect threatened violence in bank, say police
The man who allegedly threatened to shoot up a Toms River bank unless he was given money, five days before Christmas, awaits court proceedings while being held in the Ocean County Jail on $100,000 bail.
Santa brightens ailing children’s holiday, with help from Toms River police
Youngsters with no choice but to experience the magic of Christmas and Hannukah in a hospital setting get a big wish fulfilled - a visit from Santa, courtesy of the Toms River Police Department.
Barnegat man charged with strict liability for Stafford overdose death
The probe of a November drug death in Stafford leads to the arrest of a suspected fentanyl dealer in Barnegat.