Ocean County

“Ocean county is located close to the center of New Jersey. Ocean county has 628.78 square miles of land area and 286.62 square miles of water area. As of 2010, the total Ocean county population is 576,567, which has grown 12.85% since 2000.” USA.com

MANTOLOKING — Access to beaches in Mantoloking may be improving as the Shore town, awaiting beach replenishment after being battered by Hurricane Sandy, considers lifting or easing parking restrictions. On the cusp of getting sand pumped onto its narrow beaches through a massive federal project, Mantoloking …

TOMS RIVER — An ordinance introduced by the township council earlier this month that would heavily regulate citizen drone use was tabled at a council meeting Tuesday evening, after more than a handful of drone hobbyists and professionals spoke out against it. The ordinance, which was introduced because of …

POINT PLEASANT BEACH — The temporary patch on a Manasquan Inlet bulkhead wall failed to survive the rough weather on Tuesday and officials are working to come up with a new plan to repair the breach. Construction workers noticed that the temporary patch was destroyed Tuesday afternoon, …

TOMS RIVER — A beached whale washed ashore in the Chadwick Beach section of Toms River Wednesday morning. A News 12 New Jersey reporter tweeted a photo just after 9:30 a.m. of the massive mammal on its side in the surf. The condition of the …

LAKEHURST — Amid the rubble and the wreckage, the dogs were on the hunt. Specially trained to charge into ground zero of the worst imaginable disasters, they leapt over concrete and mangled rebar, beckoning the two-legged first responders when they found what they were after.  …

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