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Noelle Smart and Anthony Getchius. (Photos: Ocean County Jail)

Cops: Couple Had Sex Outside Seaside Heights Church

A couple was caught by a priest engaging in sexual activity outside the Our Lady of Perpetual Help church in Seaside Heights. The couple, identified...
Beachgoers relax at the Webster Avenue Beach in Seaside Heights, May 26, 2016. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Tourism Continues to Grow in Ocean County, Data Shows

Ocean County officials say the county's tourism industry is continuing to grow, injecting $4.76 billion into the state and local areas' economies. The county saw...
Local resident Mick Martino and his doormat fluke, caught off Lavallette, Aug. 2017. (Photo: Mick Martino)

2018 Fluke Regulations Set As Lawmakers Press Feds for Larger Quota

Anglers will face an uphill battle in the quest to find keeper summer flounder this season, with the New Jersey maintaining its historically high...
A group on board the Asbury Pedacycle attraction in Asbury Park. (Credit: Asbury Pedacycle/Instagram)

Pedacycle Rides, Boardwalk Train Approved in Seaside Heights

Two new attractions are looking likely to greet visitors to Seaside Heights this summer. The borough council, at its meeting Wednesday, voted in favor of...
The Bay Boulevard parking lot in Seaside Heights. (Credit: Google Earth)

Seaside Heights Lot to Offer Free Parking Again

After several years of paying the piper – well, the meter – visitors to Seaside Heights will have the opportunity to park for free...
The Ortley Beach water tower. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Many Island Residents to See Water Rate Increase

Customers of New Jersey American Water will see a rate increase beginning next month, the company announced. The company will introduce a 12 percent increase,...
A section of Brick Township experiences flooding. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Island’s Toms River Portion to See Reduction In Flood Insurance Premiums

Toms River officials announced Monday that the federal government will provide additional relief for flood insurance policyholders in the township – including Ortley Beach...
Rain (Photo: solarisgirl/ Flickr)

Clouds, Rain Threat to Linger All Week Long

The coming week will bring a tease or two, but no solidly fair weather is on the horizon. There is a chance of rain every...
No smoking sign at a local beach.

Bill to Ban Smoking on N.J. Beaches Resurfaces

Free from the threat posed by former Gov. Chris Christie's veto pen, a bill to prohibit smoking on public beaches throughout New Jersey has...

Watch: Beach Replenishment Project Underway at Busy Public Beach

The ongoing beach replenishment and dune-building project continues to move along on Ocean County's northern barrier island. Work this week is focused primarily on the...

BOATING & FISHING

Local resident Mick Martino and his doormat fluke, caught off Lavallette, Aug. 2017. (Photo: Mick Martino)

2018 Fluke Regulations Set As Lawmakers Press Feds for Larger Quota

Anglers will face an uphill battle in the quest to find keeper summer flounder this season, with the New Jersey maintaining its historically high...
The Coast Guard medevaced a 51-year-old man approximately 65 miles of Atlantic City, New Jersey, Sunday. The man was reported to be experiencing difficulty breathing. (US Coast Guard video)

Watch: Coast Guard Medevacs Fisherman off N.J. Coast

The Coast Guard medevaced a 51-year-old man approximately 65 miles off Atlantic City on Sunday. A crew member aboard the fishing vessel Settler notified watchstanders...

THINGS TO DO

Seaside Pub Tour To Benefit TR Food Pantry

For the third year, a pub crawl will help fundraise for People’s Pantry, in a fun day out on the Seaside boardwalk. Called the “Seaside...
Granger Smith (Credit: Facebook/ Granger Smith)

Seaside Heights to Kick off Summer With Free Country Concert Featuring...

Seaside Heights will partner with a New York City country music station to kick off summer, bringing a bit of Nashville to the Jersey...