Jackson Responds To Enterovirus Concerns

The growing problem continues to spread around the Garden State. More »

Jackson’s Jaguar Band Celebrates 50 Years

Decades of alumni attend the special celebration. More »

Community Garden Coming To Howell

The Howell Organic Community Garden should be ready for planting next year. More »

Brick Council Meeting Wrap-Up

An update after the most recent Brick Township Council Meeting. More »

Halloween Fun In Barnegat

Barnegat gears up for their annual Fall Festival. More »

Sandy Housing Assistance Seminars

There are assistance seminars available for victims of Superstorm Sandy. More »

New Principal At The Helm Of A Toms River School

East Dover Elementary School welcomed a new principal this year. More »

Annual Toms River Festival Celebrates Mother Nature

Visitors experienced nature at its best at Nature Festival. More »

Future Educators Build Leadership Skills At Conference

Manchester High School students attend the NJFEA leadership conference at TCNJ. More »


Two Candidates Face Off For Council Seat in Brick


By Judy Smestad-Nunn BRICK – There is one council seat up for grabs in November’s General Election: Democratic incumbent Andrea Zapcic is running against former Republican councilman Domenick Brando. The term is only for one year; when then-Democratic Councilman John

Freeholders Seek To Raise Awareness Of Breast Cancer


MONMOUTH COUNTY – Breast Cancer Awareness Month began in 1985 with the mission of raising public awareness of the importance of mammograms as the most effective tool in the detection of breast cancers. To support this mission, the Monmouth County

Howell Announces Leaf Pickup Schedule


HOWELL – Leaf collection will now be provided simultaneously to all sections of the township. Please place your leaves to the curb no later than November 30. The township will make only one pass down each street after December 1.

Four Face Off For Barnegat Committee Seats

Barnegat Town Hall (courtesy of Patch.com)

By Bill Miller BARNEGAT – November 4’s General Election will see four candidates seeking two seats on the Township Committee. Democrat incumbent Leonard Morano and newcomer Carrie Diona will square off against Republican incumbent Marin Lisella and John Novak. Carrie

New Jersey Run For The Fallen Includes Lacey Stop

The New Jersey Run For The Fallen on September 27 made its way through Lacey. Runners stopped at each Hero Marker along the route to show respect to the fallen and their families.

LACEY – Lacey Lodge #2518 of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks participated in the New Jersey Run For The Fallen (NJRFTF) on September 27. The NJRFTF, whose motto is “One Mile – One Flag – One Hero,” is

Supermarket Voluntarily Recalls Store-Made Ground Meat

The Shop-Rite in Manchester (Photo courtesy of loopnet.com)

MANCHESTER – The ShopRite of Manchester, located at 1001 Route 70 West in Manchester, has initiated a voluntary recall of all store-made ground meat produced and sold on Friday, October 3, 2014. The packages have a “sell by” date of

Recreation Department Offers Children’s Born To Play Events


OCEAN COUNTY – The Ocean County Parks and Recreation Department is conducting a new program called Born to Play. Children will enjoy indoor bowling, basketball and parachute games. The cost is $6 per child, ages 3 to 5 years. The

Toms River Shrub Collection Begins


TOMS RIVER – The township has announced its schedule for shrub and tree trimming collection this fall. Shrub, brush, tree trimmings and branch collection schedule will start the week of October 13 and continue through October 24. Please cut items