Repairs Coming To Mathis Bridge

Construction could start next year. More »

Merit Bonuses: An Incentive Or Just Another Raise?

Merit bonuses have become common in superintendents’ contracts. More »

Berkeley Meeting Wrap-Up

A wrap-up of the latest Berkeley Township Council meeting. More »

Manchester Hosts Justice And Safety Professionals

Police take part in a high impact supervision program. More »

Toms River Halloween Parade

The annual tradition returns on October 25th! More »

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 »


Candidates Discuss Biggest Issues Facing Barnegat

Barnegat Town Hall (courtesy of

By Bill Miller BARNEGAT – The four candidates for Township Committee in Barnegat spoke about their goals if elected on November 4. The Barnegat race pits incumbent Democrat Leonard Morano and his running mate Carrie Diona against incumbent Republican Martin

Lacey Candidates Talk Taxes, Drug Issue


By Bill Miller LACEY – Voters will choose between Republican Nick Juliano and Democrat Gregory Pancza on Election Day as the two vie for the open seat on the Lacey Township Committee. This week, the candidates were given the chance

Brick Candidates Weigh In


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

Jackson Program Can Help Parents Help Their Kids

Dr. Stephen Genco Superintendent of Schools (Courtesy of the Jackson School District)

JACKSON – “They didn’t do math this way when I was a kid!” “When I was in school, we just read – we didn’t have to worry about all this other stuff.” The Jackson School District wants parents who find

Middle School Students Experience Day Of Science At The Beach

More than 400 Ocean County students participated in a day of science learning at Island Beach State Park.

OCEAN COUNTY – On October 9, Clean Ocean Action (COA) brought together hundreds of middle school students and teachers for the 26th Annual Fall Student Summit. The event was held at Island Beach State Park, Seaside Park, Bathing Pavilion #1.

Vote By Mail Deadline Approaches


MONMOUTH COUNTY – Monmouth County Clerk M. Claire French reminds registered voters that time is running out to apply to vote by mail. Registered voters who wish to vote by mail need to complete an application for Vote By Mail

Teachers Become The Students At “Hawkscape 2014”


MANCHESTER – While students were off for Columbus Day, teachers throughout the Manchester Township School District came in for an exciting day of professional learning. This year, they did something a little different at Manchester Township High School. Modeled after

Berkeley Resident Takes Issue With Dilapidated Homes

Berkeley Town Hall

By Chris Lundy BERKELEY – A resident urged the governing body to be more diligent in enforcing codes throughout the township, bringing photos of homes that he said are falling apart. Bob Nunn, a vice president in the Berkeley Shores