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Lavallette Beach Replenishment in the Home Stretch: Here’s How It Looks

Beach replenishment is moving along rapidly in Lavallette, where crews have just a small portion of the town remaining yet-to-be-completed. Work now centers on President...
The Dock Outfitters, Seaside Heights, Sept. 2018. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Seaside Heights Inks New Deal With Dock Outfitters Owner

Seaside Heights has finalized a deal to keep a popular tackle shop, fishing pier, restaurant and boat rental business in town for several years...
Robert Hudson (Photo: Ocean County Jail)

Prosecutor: Seaside Heights Man Failed to Register Address Under Megan’s Law

A sex offender is behind bars after allegedly failing to register a change of address, the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office said Monday. Robert Hudson, 40,...
A Seaside Heights fire truck capable of fighting fires from the beach. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Seaside Heights Fire Department, Tri-Boro First Aid to be Featured in TV Pilot

The Seaside Heights Fire Department and the island's Tri-Boro First Aid squad both have roles in a television pilot under development for NBC, officials...
A beach entrance in Ortley Beach following the completion of replenishment work, Dec. 1, 2018. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Toms River, Ortley Beach Badges to Go On Sale April 1

Beach badges for the 2019 summer season will go on sale April 1 in Toms River, officials said this week. Prices for beach badges will...

Murphy Signs ‘Rain Tax’ Into Law, But It’s Unlikely to Affect Ocean County

Gov. Phil Murphy signed a controversial bill derided as a "rain tax" into law Monday, but Ocean County officials said they doubt an effort...
Pill bottle. (File Photo)

Seaside Heights Looks to Join Lawsuit Against Opioid Manufacturers

Seaside Heights may soon become the latest New Jersey town to sue the manufacturers of opiate-derived medications to make up for the cost of...
Docksider Marina, Ortley Beach, March 2019. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Toms River to Build Kayak Launch, Storage in Ortley Beach

Toms River officials are planning to build kayak launches in numerous locations around town as well as racks where they can be stored by...

Former Surf Club Property Could Become Public Beach, Recreation Center

The property that once housed the famed Joey Harrison's Surf Club in the Ortley Beach section of Toms River may have a future as...
Dune grass grows in Brick, N.J., March 10, 2019. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Dune Grass Sprouts Across the Island as Beaches Ready for Prime Time

Across the barrier island, dune grass is quickly sprouting after being planted by construction crews working on the ongoing beach replenishment project. As the March...

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

Docksider Marina, Ortley Beach, March 2019. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Toms River to Build Kayak Launch, Storage in Ortley Beach

Toms River officials are planning to build kayak launches in numerous locations around town as well as racks where they can be stored by...
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...