A dredge barge rests in the narrows of the Metedeconk River on Oct. 15, 2019. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Lavallette Channel Dredging to Begin Next Week, State Says

A dredge project that includes Sloop Creek and the Lavallette Channel in Barnegat Bay is set to begin next week, state officials confirmed to...
Ortley Beach during the Oct. 10, 2019 nor'easter. (Photo: Daniel Nee)video

High Tide Shock: Ortley Beach Oceanfront Completely Submerged in Nor’Easter

The recently-replenished beaches in Ortley Beach are completely underwater as waves from the nor'easter offshore pound the New Jersey coast. Water was knee-deep at beach...
In a photo from Jan. 2014, Sheriff Michael Mastronardy sits at a communication desk at the Ocean County Sheriff’s Department. (File Photo: OCSD)

Ocean County Police, Communications Radio Upgrade Nearly Complete

A plan to replace emergency and public service radio towers around Ocean County and begin implementing a federally-mandated change to a new frequency is...
An area of Ortley Beach that is seeking to become part of Lavallette, Oct. 2019. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Portion of Ortley Beach Asks to Become Part of Lavallette

Lavallette officials are considering a request by homeowners on several blocks of the northermost portion of Toms River's Ortley Beach section to secede from...
Rocky Granata and a supporter next to his Trump Re-Election RV parked in Brick, Oct. 2019. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Meet the Man Behind the Trump RV That’s Been Setting Up Around Ocean County

Rocky Granata, a 59-year-old Edison man, started out supporting Bernie Sanders for president in 2016, but little did he know the political journey –...
Checks presented to local organizations from the Bum Rogers annual block party, 2019. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

South Seaside Park ‘Block Party’ Raises More than $11K for Local Organizations

Bum Rogers Crabhouse in South Seaside Park, as well as a number of partnering restaurants and businesses, recently donated $11,200 to four local organizations...
103 Magee Avenue in 2014 (Credit: Google Maps)

Lavallette Council Declines to Settle Lawsuit by Rental Property Owner

The Lavallette borough council on Monday night effectively turned down a settlement hatched between the borough attorney and a township property owner that sued...

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A dredge barge rests in the narrows of the Metedeconk River on Oct. 15, 2019. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

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In a photo from Jan. 2014, Sheriff Michael Mastronardy sits at a communication desk at the Ocean County Sheriff’s Department. (File Photo: OCSD)

Ocean County Police, Communications Radio Upgrade Nearly Complete

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