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

EAGLESWOOD— A plane crashed Tuesday night in the 100 block of Laurel Hill Lane, Sgt. Jeff Flynn of the New Jersey State Police said.  The 1947 Stinson fixed-wing aircraft went down around 8:30 p.m., Flynn said. The pilot was “O.K.,” he added.  Flynn did not …

BRICK TOWNSHIP – A suspended Brick Township Public Schools superintendent and his daughter plan to sue the school district, township and the county prosecutor for $20 million each in damages, the Asbury Park Press reported. An attorney representing Walter Uszenski, 65, of Manasquan, his daughter Jacqueline …

TOMS RIVER — A 27-year-old Manchester man died Monday afternoon after his motorcycle collided with a car, police said. Shawn Bowles was riding a 2015 Honda motorcycle southbound on Fischer Boulevard when a 2014 Hyundai Sonata pulled out from a strip mall and in front of …

TOMS RIVER— A motorcyclist suffered life-threatening injuries after colliding with a car Monday afternoon, police said. The crash occurred on Fischer Boulevard near Glasgow Avenue around 2:20 p.m. The other vehicle involved is a 2014 Hyundai Sonata, police said. Police were conducting an investigation that …

Merrill C. Spencer, 35, of Lakewood. (Photo courtesy of the Ocean County Jail) TOMS RIVER — A Lakewood man has been indicted on charges he shot and killed a township man on the street last year. The grand jury indictment in Ocean County charged Merrill Spencer, …

TOMS RIVER – Voters in Toms River overwhelmingly decided Saturday they don’t want to spend $14 million for a new firehouse. District 1 voters 554 to 306 against building a 33,000-square-foot building on the site of a municipal lot on Irons Street, APP.com said. The district has …

The body of a New Jersey man was pulled from a waterway in Massachusetts on Sunday morning, authorities said. Peter Benya, 59, of Little Egg Harbor was found floating in Saquatucket Harbor off Harwich around 11 a.m., the Cape & Islands District Attorneys Office said in a …

LAKEWOOD — A 49-year-old Seaside Heights man died Saturday morning in a car crash on the Garden State Parkway, police said. Robert McGary was driving a 2008 Honda at 5:51 a.m. northbound on the parkway when his car ran off the left side of the highway, …

STAFFORD — Hundreds of Southern Regional High School students braved a nor’easter Saturday evening for the junior prom.  The students came decked out in formal attire and danced the night away in the gymnasium, which was decorated to mimic scenery from “Beauty and the Beast.” NJ.com was there to …

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