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Tanker truck crash with fuel spill closes Route 9, causes major delays in Monmouth County

A tanker truck crash involving a fuel spill forced the closure of Route 9 in both directions in Marlboro on Friday morning, authorities said. Both the northbound and southbound lanes were blocked and traffic is being detoured around the crash at the intersection with Route 520 (Robertsville Road) ne


Belmar Elementary Special Guest Jumps into Healthy Fun with Pre-K Students

BELMAR, NJ — Learning to eat healthy was a barrel of fun this week for Belmar Elementary School’s prekindergarten students, thanks to a visit by a special guest. BES graduate Jade Glab — and recently crowned Miss Central Jersey Beaches — led the students in a lesson that included story reading, game


New Jersey Senate approves bill that could keep Trump off state’s 2020 ballot

The Democrat-controlled New Jersey Senate approved a bill that would keep presidential candidates off the state’s 2020 ballot unless they release their tax returns. The bill — which was passed Thursday in a 23-11 vote largely along party lines — needs the approval of an Assembly committee and the fu


Enhance your writing skills while checking out the cats at Catsbury Park at Project Write Now’s event on March 9th

What’s better than an event that’ll help to fine-tune your writing skills? How about hosting it at a cafe with cats around? You read that right! Project Write Now will be hosting a writing class event on Saturday, March 9th, over at Catsbury Park in Asbury Park!


Belmar Police: Pair Arrested on Heroin, Crack Cocaine Trafficking Charges

BELMAR, NJ — A raid by Belmar Police today resulted in the arrest of two persons at the Belmar Motor Lodge on multiple drug charges, including possession and distribution of heroin and crack cocaine.


NYC's Economic Chief: Amazon 'Never Hired A Single New Yorker' To Boost The Deal

The post-Amazon blame game continues. The latest player was James Patchett, president and CEO of the city’s Economic Development Corporation, who told the audience at Thursday’s Crain’s New York Business breakfast that he was proud of the way his agency had handled the botched deal. “It’s actually a


Belmar Finds Itself in ‘Catch 22’ Predicament to Close Out Millions of Dollars in Projects

BELMAR, NJ — There are 10 grant-funded projects totaling millions of dollars nearing completion in Belmar. But for the borough to collect those state or federal funds, these projects need to be closed out — and that will take money the borough does not have in its coffers, according to officials.


Defense rests in Sarah Stern murder trial as accused killer declines to testify

The defense rested its case in the Sarah Stern murder trial Thursday morning after calling a total of three witnesses and informing a judge that Liam McAtasney would not be taking the stand in his own defense.


Young Man from Ocean Township Hit by Train

A fundraiser tonight at Porta in Asbury Park and a GoFundMe are ways to help support Shaun Chenoweth after this tragedy. 23-year old Shaun Chenoweth was tragically struck by a train last month in Long Island and was rushed to a trauma center with extreme life-threatening injuries. He has been fighti


Disbarment recommended for former municipal judge

BRADLEY BEACH — A former municipal court judge is being reviewed for possible disbarment. The New Jersey Office of Attorney Ethics [OAE] disciplinary Review Board has made a recommendation to the New Jersey Supreme Court that former Bradley Beach municipal Judge Richard Thompson, who pleaded guilty


Woman, 20, admits she was drunk in Garden State Parkway crash that killed 18-year-old friend

A Monmouth County woman is expected to be sentenced 10 years in prison after admitting she was driving drunk in a Garden State Parkway crash last fall that left one of her friends dead and another seriously injured.


Man Gets 40 Years for Beating Sleeping Girlfriend to Death With Hammer in New Jersey Home

A man who used a hammer to fatally beat his sleeping girlfriend at her South Jersey home has been sentenced to 40 years in state prison. Lashaun Smith had pleaded guilty last month to murder in the November 2017 death of 28-year-old Sarah Phillips. The prison sentence was handed down Friday. He must


Authorities: Serial cat killer on the loose in Monmouth County

Law enforcement officials in Monmouth County say that a serial cat killer is on the loose. “We are talking two horrific deaths of two innocent cats that we found with extraordinarily horrific, horrific injuries,” says Monmouth County Chief SPCA Officer Ross Licitra.


Raccoon In Belmar Tested Positive For Rabies: Police

A raccoon that had attacked and killed a pet cat on 13th Avenue in Belmar earlier in February has tested positive for rabies, according to police. It was the second rabid raccoon captured in Belmar this year.


Shop for Furniture at this Special Shore Store

I finally had a chance to stop by The ReStore in Asbury Park. If you are looking for a kitchen table, sofa, appliance, or any number of other things for your home, you'd be surprised at what you can find at The ReStore -- the Coastal Habitat for Humanity store.


Here Are The Jersey Shore’s 2019 St. Patrick’s Day Parades

The festivities are right around the corner, with the first St. Patrick's Day parade of the year already coming up on Sunday, March 3rd, with a different St. Pat's celebration every weekend in March.


Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Being Charged With Soliciting Prostitute

Police in Florida are charging New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft with misdemeanor solicitation of prostitution, saying they have videotape of him paying for a sex act inside an illicit massage parlor.


Ocean Grove Man To Star in TV Episode

You may have seen Bob Ellis while walking the Jersey Shore boardwalks!. Our Emmy award-winning friend, executive producer Steve Rogers is at it again. He can always be counted on to find the most interesting people and stories about life at the Jersey Shore (and all around our great state) and turn


Odell Beckham, Jr.'s Puppies Up For Adoption In Monmouth County

MILLSTONE TOWNSHIP, NJ — Where better to begin your life as a young pup than rural Monmouth County, New Jersey? Perhaps that's why New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham, Jr. chose a Millstone-based pet resort as the locale where his female Presa Canario (Canary Mastiff) delivered her litter of


Suspect arrested in spree of more than 50 New Jersey burglaries

MONTCLAIR, New Jersey (WABC) -- A New Jersey man was under arrest in connection with a burglary spree involving more than 50 homes since last year. Saveon Hayles, 29, formerly of Montclair, was arrested Monday in Jersey City.