2 Years After Sandy: Governor Highlights RREM Progress

Governor Christie was recently in Toms River days before the Sandy anniversary. More »

Stop FEMA Now Holds RREM Q&A

The grassroots organization continues their efforts by hosting a forum. More »

Jackson To Explore Impact Of Full-Day Kindergarten

The school district discusses this popular option. More »

Bricktoberfest Serves Up Plenty Of Family Fun

The first annual event is set to become a township staple. More »

Tea Time At Newbury School

The Howell school recently celebrated an annual tradition. More »

Halloween Fun Abounds In Jackson

There is no shortage of Halloween fun in the Township. More »

Repairs Coming To Mathis Bridge

Construction could begin next year. More »


Upgrades Coming To County Public Safety Communications


OCEAN COUNTY – The Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders on September 17 adopted a funding ordinance that appropriates $22.8 million to upgrade the communications network to 700 MHz and also includes improving six communication towers, construction of five additional

Ocean County Long Term Recovery Group Focuses On Second Year After Hurricane Sandy


OCEAN COUNTY – Though many positive milestones have been reached as the second year since Superstorm Sandy hit Ocean County, there is still much work yet to be done. Ocean County Long Term Recovery Group has been working with struggling

Four Face Off For Three BOE Spots


By Chris Lundy BERKELEY – Four Board of Education veterans are facing off for three, three-year terms in the local school district. Board members Sal Ferlise and James Fulcomer are not running for re-election. Thomas Guarascio, Noriko Kowalewski and David

Race For Manchester Mayor Heats Up


By Chris Lundy MANCHESTER – Next Tuesday, voters will have the opportunity to cast their ballots for the mayor and two council seats, as well as spots on the local Board of Education. Two seats are up for election on

Second Grade Career Day Held At Ridgeway School

2014-10-29-MT-Career Day1

MANCHESTER – Miss Greenstein and Mrs. Policastro’s second grade classes at Ridgeway Elementary School had a Career Day. Parents came in as part of their Social Studies unit about community. Among the presenters was a commercial diver, CAT scan technician,

Ocean Gate Candidates Gearing Up For Election Day

Christos Theodos (courtesy Christos Theodos)

By Chris Lundy OCEAN GATE – Next Tuesday, voters will cast their ballots for a number of public offices. Locally, Ocean Gate residents will be able to weigh in on who they would like to see as mayor, as well

Change Alarm Batteries On Daylight Savings Time


OCEAN COUNTY – When changing the clocks for November 2’s end of daylight saving time, also take a few minutes to change the smoke alarm batteries in your home, officials said. Smoke alarms are one of the easiest and most

Performing Arts Academy To Perform “55 Days”


OCEAN COUNTY – Students from the Ocean County Vocational Technical School’s Performing Arts Academy will present “55Days” by Howard Benton at the Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College, Toms River. The time is December