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

MANCHESTER – A 69-year-old New York man was transported to an area hospital Sunday after crashing his motorcycle on Route 530. Shortly after 12:15 p.m. on Sunday, Thomas Pelletier, 69, of Nanuet, N.Y., was riding a 1999 Harley Davidson FLS westbound on Route 530 when he attempted …

MANCHESTER — Police say a 23-year-old Maryland resident is in critical condition at Jersey Shore University Medical Center after a two-vehicle crash Saturday that also caused non life-threatening injuries to two other people. Police said three people were injured, one of them critically, when this Chevy …

LOWER ALLOWAYS CREEK TWP. — The Salem 2 reactor — one of four nuclear plants in New Jersey — has been shut down for refueling and maintenance, officials said. The reactor was taken off line around 8 p.m. Friday, according to Joe Delmar, a spokesman …

TOMS RIVER — The township council introduced an ordinance Tuesday night that would ban drones from flying below 400 feet. Under the ordinance, state agencies and law enforcement will still be able to use the drones in an official capacity. Drones can be flown for educational, …

MANCHESTER — A 65-year-old township resident died Wednesday night after he was ejected from his motorcycle, police said. John Rolick was riding his 2004 Harley Davidson motorcycle westbound on Route 70 and preparing to make a left turn onto Roosevelt City Road when he was hit …

BERKELEY — A 31-year-old man has been arrested and charged in an altercation with McDonald’s workers over an incorrect drive-thru order, police said. Kwasi MayweatherOcean County jail  Kwasi Mayweather, 31, of the Bayville section of the township, was charged with disorderly conduct, according to a statement …

MANCHESTER – Five dogs were killed in a Friday evening blaze that destroyed a house and sent the homeowner to the hospital, police said. The fire started around 9:30 p.m. in 3 Kingfisher Way in the Pine Ridge section of town, police said. The home was …

BRICK — Puppy sales at an Ocean County pet shop have been halted by the department of health after an investigation determined a dog sold by the store died from the highly-contagious parvovirus, authorities said Friday. The Breeders Association of America store in Brick was placed …

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