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Big Joe Henry hosts his variety show in Seaside Heights, N.J. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Livin’ Large: Why ‘Big Joe’ Henry Loves Seaside Heights

With a voice that booms loud enough to be heard from High Point to Cape May, "Big Joe" Henry is as much a part...
A liquor store employee holds a sign on Route 35 advertising the business. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Lavallette Consulting With DOT to Ban Liquor Store ‘Sign Guy’ From Route 35

Last month, Lavallette residents and elected officials aired complaints about a liquor store employee who is paid to stand beside a state highway with...
Gavel (Credit: Brian Turner/Flickr)

Lavallette Hires New Municipal Court Judge

Lavallette has replaced its longtime municipal judge following his retirement earlier this year. The borough council voted this week to hire Arnaldo V. Maestrey as its...

Meet Wally the Sloth, The Jersey Shore’s Newest Resident

Meet the Jersey Shore's newest resident – his name is Wally, and he fits in just fine! He lives right off the beach, sleeps...
A Seaside Heights Beach Patrol vehicle. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Woman Impaled by Flying Umbrella on Seaside Heights Beach, Saved by Fire Chief

A visitor from abroad was hospitalized Monday after she was struck with an umbrella that had gotten loose from the sand. The 67-year-old woman from...
Police Lights (Photo: Jason Rojas/Flickr)

Search Underway for Man Who Fell Off Jet-Ski in Barnegat Bay Sunday Night

Rescuers were searching for a man who apparently fell off a jet-ski in Barnegat Bay around sunset Sunday night. State Police Sgt. Lawrence Peele confirmed...
Sunset over Barnegat Bay, July 15, 2018. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

A 4K Sunset Cruise Through Lavallette and Ortley Beach

A cloudy day on Sunday gave way to a beautiful sunset on Barnegat Bay, and we couldn't resist a bit of boat time to close out the weekend...
Peat washed up in Ortley Beach. (Credit: News12 New Jersey)

Pieces From Submerged Layer of Peat Washed Up in Ortley Beach

It wasn't a tarball or anything dangerous, but it made for some unsightly beaches and discolored bathing suits. Officials from the U.S. Army Corps of...
Ocean County Sheriff's officers with Gertrude, a department K9. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Trailblazing Ocean County Sheriff’s K9s Retiring, Two New Pups in Training

The Ocean County freeholder board gives out many resolutions to residents who have served their county each year, but this week, two four-legged residents...

WATCH: Ortley Beach Replenishment Project Begins With a Roar

Just feet away from boardwalk visitors and beachgoers is a roaring construction project that will reshape the oceanfront of one of the communities most...

BOATING & FISHING

West Point Island Bridge, Lavallette, July 2018. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Boaters Cautioned About Shallow Spots in Lavallette

Lavallette officials are still hopeful that the state will dredge the channel under the West Point Island bridge, but in the mean time, boaters...
Locations clinging jellyfish have been in northern Ocean County during June 2018 surveys. (Credit: NJDEP/ Montclair State University)

Dangerous Jellyfish Species Found in 17 Locations in Bay and River,...

The state Department of Environmental Protection on Friday released data gathered over the last week that showed dangerous clinging jellyfish were found in 17...

THINGS TO DO

Big Joe Henry hosts his variety show in Seaside Heights, N.J. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Livin’ Large: Why ‘Big Joe’ Henry Loves Seaside Heights

With a voice that booms loud enough to be heard from High Point to Cape May, "Big Joe" Henry is as much a part...
Dirty Heads (Credit: Facebook Video)

Reggae Group: ‘Come Hang With Us’ in Seaside Heights

The reggae band Dirty Heads is hoping to score a big crowd on the sand in Seaside Heights...