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Route 35 South in Lavallette. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Lavallette Requests Seven Crosswalks Along Route 35 South

Lavallette's borough council on Tuesday night made a formal request to the state Department of Transportation for seven crosswalks to be marked along Route...
Dune grass plantings and progress on building access on replenished beaches island-wide, Feb. 2019. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Across the Fruited Dune: Acres of Dune Grass Planted in Days Across Island

Without dune grass, it's just not a dune – literally. Dune grass is what converts a mound of sand to a marvel of nature that...
Snow expected across the region, Feb. 20, 2019. (Credit: NWS)

State of Emergency, Winter Weather Advisory for 2-4 Inches of Snow Declared

Forecasters were predicting the Shore would receive between 2-4 inches of snow during a winter storm Wednesday, with periods of heavy snow eventually mixing...
Seaside Heights police car. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Child Suffers Minor Injury After School Bus, Seaside Heights Garbage Truck Collide

Police are investigating an early morning accident involving a school bus and garbage truck in which one young child suffered a minor injury. According to...
U.S. Rep. Andy Kim addresses a town hall meeting in Berkeley Township, Feb. 2019. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Andy Kim Talks VA, Healthcare, Environment in First Ocean County Town Hall

Freshman U.S. Rep. Andy Kim, a Democrat, faced his first audience in the majority-Republican portion of his district Saturday afternoon, pledging to rise above...
Central Avenue in Seaside Heights, Feb. 2019. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

County to Resurface Main Roads in Seaside Heights, Seaside Park

Ocean County will award a bid that will lead to the resurfacing of one  Seaside Heights and Seaside Park's major thoroughfares, as well as...

Ocean County Tax Rate to Drop for 2019 After $3B Increase in Ratables

Ocean County officials said the tax rate would drop slightly in 2019, reflecting the continued recovery of the region from the crushing blow to...
U.S. Rep. Andy Kim (D-3) (File Photo)

Andy Kim to Host Ocean County Town Hall Meeting This Weekend

U.S. Rep. Andy Kim (D-3) will host his first town hall meeting in Ocean County this weekend since being sworn in as the third...
A pole-mounted 5G node. (Photo: Sports Video Group)

Lavallette Targets 5G Wireless ‘Nodes’ With Proposed Ordinance; Seaside Heights Concerned, Too

The ongoing effort in Lavallette to oppose the deployment of wireless "nodes," small antennas that will carry ultra high-speed data and compete with wired...
The Grant Avenue vehicle access site in Seaside Heights, Feb. 2019. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

New Signage, Flood Wall Coming to Seaside Heights Beachfront

Seaside Heights' beach replenishment project – now completed except for new beach entrances, which are under construction – will come with a few changes...

BOATING & FISHING

The Miss Kathleen fishing boat sunk inside Manasquan Inlet. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Fishing Boat Strikes Rocks, Sinks Inside Manasquan Inlet

A commercial fishing boat allided with the the rocks of the northern jetty of Manasquan Inlet over the weekend, eventually ending up sunk in...
U.S. Coast Guard Station Manasquan Inlet members practice in heavy surf off Point Pleasant Beach. (Photo: USCG)

Local Coast Guardsmen Practice With Rough Surf, Certify New Heavy Weather...

Seas that roared up to 20-feet kept most boaters off the water Friday, but the rough conditions presented the perfect opportunity for local U.S....

THINGS TO DO

Parrotbeach (Credit: Band Website)

Variety Show, Fireworks and Jimmy Buffett Tribute Band Will be in...

There may only be a few weeks of summer remaining, but on the Seaside Heights boardwalk, there's plenty of heat to go around. Radio personality...
Visitors on the Seaside Heights boardwalk on a summer night. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Seaside Heights Fireworks Rescheduled (And A Bunch of Other Boardwalk Events)

Wednesday night's fireworks, rained out in Seaside Heights, have been rescheduled for Friday, officials said. As usual, the fireworks start at about 9:20 p.m. There are...