The Top-10 most read, watched Jersey Shore News stories of 2020: #8
We are continuing our simultaneous countdowns of the Top-10 Most Read Jersey Shore News Stories and Most Watched Jersey Shore News Stories of 2020.
Here is the 8th most read article followed by the 8th most watched video on our social media platforms of Facebook and YouTube across 92.7 WOBM, 94.3ThePoint, 105.7TheHawk, the new Beach 104.1 FM and the Shore Sports Network.
8th Most Read Article...10 homes in Toms River deemed unsafe following Tuesday storm. (23,426 page views), Story Date: April 22, 2020.
It came and went in a flash but the storm on this particular Tuesday afternoon left a lot of people without power and a lot of damage.
There were 10 particular houses that sustained significant enough damage in Tuesday's storm that were declared unsafe, Toms River Fire Board Administrator Brian Kubiel told 92.7 WOBM News the day following the storm.
Kubiel said that at that point they were considering the storm to be a wind event.
He said they received several calls including for poles down, trees down and fire alarms that went off because of the storm.
Other calls Tuesday included for structure fires and large trees that fell down on vehicles with people trapped inside the cars.
Toms River Police Chief Mitch Little told 92.7 WOBM News at the time that there were trees and wires down east of the Ocean County Mall.
In Toms River, there were over 100 calls were received by police regarding fallen trees on houses and cars, wires down, traffic signals out and destroyed property.
8th Most Watched Video....Ask The Chief with Marlboro Police Chief Peter Pezzullo. (3,217 Video Views), Show Date: March 11, 2020.
On the 5th episode of Townsquare Media Jersey Shore's 'Ask The Chief' Marlboro Township Police Chief Peter Pezzullo discussed their participation in a pilot program launched in late in 2019 by the Monmouth County Prosecutors Office as well as helping the youth with an interest in Law Enforcement, the art of pursuit driving and much more.
Our 'Ask The Chief' show is special digital video series you can watch on our website, Facebook page and FREE Mobile App and it's where Police Chiefs from Monmouth and Ocean Counties join me for a discussion on current events, safety procedures, community programs, the state of police in today's society and much more.
Check back here on our website and app for #7 in our countdown of the Top-10 Most Read Jersey Shore News Articles and Most Watched Jersey Shore News Videos of 2020.
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9th Most Watched Video....Lacey High School Football Coach Lou Vircillo enters 40th Season coaching the Lions.