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Parking Lot Becomes Water Ski Course During Brick Flood (Video)
BRICK, NJ — The flooding that caused significant problems for many residents in Brick on Monday also created an opportunity for fun for one group of Brick residents.The flooding from the North Branch of the Metedeconk River and the Beaver Dam Creek put several inches of water in the parking lot at t
Man left romantic rival's dog to die in bay, prosecutor says
The man charged with leaving a pit bull in a cage to drown in the Sandy Hook Bay was trying to get payback against a romantic rival, authorities said Monday.Aaron Davis, 34, is being held without bail pending trial on third-degree and disorderly persons charges of animal cruelty.The dog was discover
105 Homes Still Evacuated As Brick Flooding Cleanup Starts
BRICK, NJ — As water levels start to recede, Brick Township police say 105 homes are still affected by the flooding that forced evacuations in the Greenbriar I senior community.
Lakewood fire that displaced 37 intentionally set: Prosecutor
LAKEWOOD - An Aug. 2 fire that ripped through a Lexington Avenue rooming house, displacing dozens of residents, was set intentionally, the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office announced Tuesday.
Flooding Forces Evacuations In Brick's Greenbriar 1
Boats are being used to assist residents in evacuating from their homes, with Brick Township personnel being assisted by personnel from Point Pleasant and Lakewood, according to radio transmissions. TowBoat US also responded with boat.
Gov. Murphy declares state of emergency in Bergen, Essex, Monmouth, Ocean, and Passaic
Gov. Murphy has signed an executive order declaring a state of emergency in Bergen, Essex, Monmouth, Ocean, and Passaic to allow state resources to deploy to communities heavily impacted by this weekend's devastating flooding.
Road collapse, bridge damage force indefinite closures in Howell
By Matt Dowling | NJ Advance Media for NJ.comThe deluge of rain and flash floods that swamped roads in Monmouth and Ocean counties on Monday have forced the indefinite closure of two main roads in Howell Township, police said.After flood water covered the bridge on Allenwood-Lakewood Road in the Ram
Flood Hell in Brick Senior Community: 104 Still Displaced, Dam Busted, Roads Closed
More than 100 residents of the Greenbriar I adult community in Brick remained out of their homes Tuesday, following an 8-inch torrent of rain that burst open a dam, partially collapsed a culvert over a roadway and backed up sewers.
7.83 Inches Of Rain, 100 Evacuations In Brick
Lanes Mill Road remained closed from Burnt Tavern Road to Herbertsville Road as of 5 p.m., police said, and astate of emergencydeclared by Police Chief James Riccio remained in effect, telling drivers to stay off the roads due to the flooding and predictions of further rain Monday evening.
Brick seniors 'devastated,' assess damage to their flooded homes
BRICK — Areti Vardas, 78, had tears in her eyes as her family moved damp furniture and cut soaked carpeting from her home in the Greenbriar age-restricted community, a neighborhood that was inundated with about 3 feet of water on Monday.
Gov. Murphy issues state of emergency in Ocean County, N.J.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has declared a state of emergency in Ocean County, as well as Bergen, Essex, Monmouth, and Passaic counties, following damaging flash flooding over the past few days.
State Of Emergency Declared In Brick Due To Flooding
BRICK, NJ — A state of emergency has been declared in Brick Towship on Monday by Police Chief James Riccio as the township continues to deal with severe flooding caused by the morning's storms.There were more than 100 people evacuated from their homes in Greenbriar 1 as a result of the flooding, and
Strong storm brings a waterspout, flooding rains to South Jersey Monday
Ocean County was the hot spot for weather on Monday morning. Two water spouts, one near Ship Bottom and another near Seaside Heights, occurred as nearly 8 inches of rain fell near Brick township.
N.J. weather update: Nearly 8 inches of rain pounds N.J., flooding roads, creating a waterspout
As of early Monday afternoon, a whopping 7.83 inches of rain was reported in Brick, nearly 5.6 inches of rain was reported in Howell Township and almost 5 inches was registered in Wall Township.
Flooding Closes Parkway Ramps At Exit 90 In Brick
BRICK, NJ — Flooding from Monday's rainfall has forced authorities to close the ranps at Exit 90 on the Garden State Parkway in Brick, according to the state's traffic website.
Black girls told to leave aquarium gift store after being ‘racially profiled’: camp leader
According to a Facebook post by leader, Attiya Barrett, a group of seven campers had entered the Jenkinson’s Aquarium boardwalk gift shop at Point Pleasant Beach in New Jersey during a field trip on Friday when they were turned away.
'Severe Flooding' Closing Some Brick Roads: Police
BRICK, NJ — Heavy rain overnight has caused flooding of some streets in Brick, township police said Monday morning, and more is possible as the rain continues to fall,
Overturned Vehicle On Parkway In Toms River: Sheriff
TOMS RIVER, NJ — There is an accident with n overturned vehicle in the southbound lanes of the Garden State Parkway near the Toms River toll plaza, authorities said Monday morning.
Exclusive Video: Torrential Rainstorm Traps Drivers, Floods Streets in Brick
The northern half of Brick Township was hit especially hard by hours of rainfall Monday morning, which trapped drivers in their vehicles, left dozens of cars disabled on the side of roads and flooded almost every major thoroughfare in the Herbertsville section.
Floods turn roads into rivers, waterspout seen at Jersey Shore
BRICK — Slow-moving, heavy bands of rain dropped inches of rain along the Jersey Shore on Monday morning, flooding roads and homes.Ocean County was epicenter of messy weather iMonday because of a "very slow moving area of very heavy rain," according to Townsquare Meteorologist Dan Zarrow.More than 3