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

POINT PLEASANT BEACH — A popular fishing spot in Point Pleasant Beach is off limits after high tides in Tuesday’s nor’easter blasted a gaping hole in the cement bulkhead at the Manasquan Inlet. Borough officials made small repairs to that section of the wall in the …

POINT PLEASANT BEACH – The borough paid $90,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a former borough employee who alleged she was retaliated against after reporting a colleague had falsified water meter readings in 2012. The lawsuit filed in 2014 by Sandra Petersen, who was the water …

TOMS RIVER – Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Toms River, an official confirmed. A spokesman for the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office, Al Della Fave, said he could confirm the shooting involved a Toms River police officer but did not have any additional information. Police had …

Due to the nor’easter that is expected to severely impact New Jersey, school districts throughout Ocean County have announced closings for Tuesday, March 14. Below is our list of the school districts that are affected:  Berkeley Township – Closed  Brick Township – Closed Central Regional – …

EAGLESWOOD — Two people were hospitalized Sunday night after a sport utility vehicle overturned on the side of the Garden State Parkway, police said. A Jeep Liberty was heading southbound on the Parkway when the driver lost control around milepost 60.7 in Eagleswood shortly before 11 …

SEASIDE HEIGHTS — People clad in green shirts and shamrock hats lined Boulevard in Seaside Heights on Saturday for Ocean County’s annual St. Patrick’s Day parade, despite wind and below-freezing temperatures.  As bagpipe bands and decorated floats got in formation for the early afternoon parade, Chelsea Heller, of …

LAKEWOOD – A 61-year-old township man was struck and killed by a vehicle while walking on Route 528 on Thursday evening, authorities said. Perets Schinerman was hit by a 205 Kia Sportage around 7:45 p.m. just east of the Hillside Boulevard crosswalk, the Ocean County Prosecutor’s …

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