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Beach replenishment for northern Ocean County could be near, mayors told

BRICK TOWNSHIP — A beach replenishment project for the northern Ocean County peninsula will be broken up into at least two phases and is expected to go out to bid the end of this summer, officials said. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has told the state that enough of the long-standing property issues should be…

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Guy told to “sit down and shut up” by Christie is running for Congress

OCEAN - The man Chris Christie told to "sit down and shut up" during an event commemorating the 2nd anniversary of Hurricane Sandy is running for Congress.  Jim Keady, an activist, is running to represent New Jersey’s 3rd Congressional District.  He was heckling Christie over the handling of the Sandy recovery efforts when the governor yelled at

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Keyport Fire Linked to Ocean County Man Facing Animal Cruelty Charges

TOMS RIVER - Andrew Mayor, 28 of Toms River, was working without a permit Tuesday on the roof of a Keyport building when a massive fire broke out.  Mayor is the same man facing animal cruelty charges after a series of donuts on ice resulted in his truck sinking into the water and his dog, Rolo, dying

By |April 12th, 2016|Keyport, Monmouth County, Toms River|0 Comments
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Toms River Rutgers Student Shot and Killed

NEWARK -  The Essex County Prosecutor's Office revealed a Rutgers student was shot and killed Sunday night in what may have been a drug-related dispute.  The dead student was identified as Shani Patel, 22, of Toms River. Patel was an economics major and belonged to the class of 2016. Patch's Tom Davis reported a considerable

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Toms River Drug Bust

OCEAN COUNTY- Toms River Police executed a search warrant last week that led to a drug bust of 33 grams of cocaine, marijuana, oxycodone and clonazepam, two handguns and $10,944 in cash. Ralph Stocco, spokesman for the Toms River Police Department, informed NJ Patch the arrest was part of a month long investigation. According to Stocco, Fejon

By |March 20th, 2016|Ocean County, Toms River|2 Comments
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DEFENDANT SENTENCED FOR IGNORING REGISTRATION REQUIREMENT

Press Release from Ocean County Prosecutor's Office TOMS RIVER- (3/17), the Honorable Melanie S. Appleyby, J.S.C., sentenced David Earl McBride, 52, having a last known address in the Township of Toms River, to a period of three (3) years in New Jersey State Prison as a result of a guilty plea he entered before the Honorable

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STRIKE IS OFF: NJTRANSIT and Railroad Unions Reach Deal

A deal has been reached between NJTransit and the railroad unions to avoid a strike that would've had devastating result for people traveling along the NJ coastline. About 4,000 railroad workers would've potentially stopped working and effectively shut down operations.  Negotiations had been ongoing since 2011. The APP is reporting a final sticking point was

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Spread the Word- Help a Vet!

The GI Go Fund is hosting a job fair for Veterans on Tuesday, April 12th.  This will be their 8th annual Newark Veterans Job Fair at NJ Performance Arts Center.  The job fair provides jobs, college opportunities, and benefits to military personnel, veterans, and their families.  The event will be held from 10 AM to 2 PM. Click

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NJ Transit Strike Creates Uncertainty for Commuters

A looming strike by railroad workers continues to bring uncertainty on how commuters will get to work.  March 13 at 12:01 am marks the deadline for a deal to get to done.  If a deal isn't reached up to 4,000 railroad workers are expected to strike and 65,000 people will have to find a new way to

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Ocean County Planning Road Construction for Spring 2016

PRESS RELEASE TOMS RIVER – Portions of Ocean County roads in three municipalities are expected to get improvements under the county's first road overlay contract of 2016. The Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders is scheduled to authorize the county engineer to advertise the project during its Feb. 17 regular meeting. The proposed work was

By |February 23rd, 2016|Brick, Jackson, Ocean County, Toms River|0 Comments