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Freehold Area Schools Announce Delayed Opening For Thursday

FREEHOLD, NJ - The Freehold Regional High School District and both the Freehold Borough and Freehold Township school districts are operating on delayed openings for Thursday, March 22, officials announced Wednesday evening. District officials said they will continue to monitor and reevaluate the wea

PATCH - 2018-03-21 23:50:29

Heavy Snow Brings Down Power Lines, Shuts Schools In Ocean County

Nearly 2,300 homes were without power as of 10 p.m.; some towns have as much as 9.5 inches of snow with more to come. TOMS RIVER, NJ - The second round of a nor'easter has dropped more than 6 inches of heavy, wet snow on Ocean County is bringing down wires and making roadways treacherous on Wednesd

PATCH - 2018-03-22 02:11:03

Brick Police Seek ID Of Bar Patron

BRICK, NJ - Brick Township police are seeking the public's help in identifying a woman in connection with an investigation they are conducting. The woman was at the River Rock restaurant and bar on Route 70 in Brick on Saturday, March 3, from late in the evening until about 2 a.m. on Sunday, March

PATCH - 2018-03-21 21:48:48

Mom, Kids Arrested In Franklin Drug Dealing Bust

FRANKLIN, NJ - A New Brunswick mother and her two children were arrested following a month-long investigation into drug dealing within Franklin Township and New Brunswick, Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson announced. Monique R. Walker, 28; Ronda Walker, 49; and Dymarkis T. Walker, 27,

PATCH - 2018-03-21 12:55:11

Ocean County Mall owner will redevelop Sears building

Embed x Share CLOSE WHAT'S GOING THERE IN MONMOUTH AND OCEAN? Applebee's tries to fight back with redesign | 0:41 Applebee's unveiled a redesign at its Toms River restaurant, part of a strategy by the chain to fight off competition. MICHAEL L. DIAMOND 1 of 17 Skip in Skip x Embed x Share CLOSE WHAT

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-03-21 18:05:18

Here are the new snowfall totals for Monmouth, Ocean

The snow got off to a slow start - at least for some parts of New Jersey. But by evening, the snow had kicked in. Here's snowfall totals, recorded over the last eight hours, the National Weather Service said around 6 p.m. Wednesday. These numbers aren't official, according to the NWS. Nor are they

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-03-21 23:00:42

New Jersey snow totals - Thursday, March 22

The worst of it is behind us. As of early Thursday morning, snow was slowing and even stopping in some parts of New Jersey, after the fourth nor'eastern in a month walloped some parts of the state with a foot or more of snow. Commercial trucks were being allowed back onto New Jersey highways, NJ Tra

NJ1015.COM - 2018-03-22 10:35:34

UPDATE: South Jersey school delays, closings for March 22

The following schools have announced delayed openings and closings for March 22 as a powerful Nor'easter continues to move through the region. Several districts, including Galloway Township and Ocean City, announced they will make a decision Thursday morning. (These are posted in the order they were

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2018-03-22 01:30:00

NJ weather: Snowy nor'easter set to bury the Shore

It was a mere 24 hours ago that the Jersey Shore was wringing its collective hands over the prospect of 3 to 6 inches of snow from yet another nor'easter. Those were simpler times. The latest forecast has now essentially maxed out snow totals as a direct hit seems inevitable. Freehold, for example,

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-03-20 12:45:30

HERE WE SNOW AGAIN: Dangerous storm threatens heavy accumulations of wind driven sleet and snow

BUCKS COUNTY >> The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch from Tuesday afternoon to Wednesday evening for Lower Bucks County, Berks County and western Montgomery County in Pennsylvania, and Mercer County and western Monmouth counties in New Jersey, including the towns of Freehold,


Freehold Toys R Us Liquidation Sale Not Announced Yet

FREEHOLD, NJ - If you're wondering when you will be able to get in on the liquidation sale deals expected to occur as Toys R Us prepares to close or sell all of its locations around the country, the answer for the Freehold store is, "not yet." The toy retailer last week confirmed reports it will sel


'I have gun, will shoot to kill,' 7-time bank robber's note said

A man who pleaded guilty to robbing seven banks, attempting to rob another and attempting multiple carjackings carried a note with him, federal prosecutors said Monday. The note, which Plainfield man Marlon Peek handed to a teller at the TD Bank in Edison on March 17, 2015, read in part: "I have gun

NJ.COM - 2018-03-20 14:24:54

Cynthia Nixon officially announces she will challenge Gov. Cuomo in Democratic primary

ALBANY - Actress Cynthia Nixon on Monday made it official - she is challenging Gov. Cuomo in this year's Democratic primary. "I love New York, and today I'm announcing my candidacy for governor," Nixon said on Twitter. The message was accompanied by a more-than-two-minute video. "Something has t


Skeletal remains discovered by forest fire workers

State Forest Fire workers setting fires for a controlled burn in a wooded area in Ocean County found skeletal remains Monday afternoon, authorities said. An autopsy is planned to determine the identity of the remains and the cause and manner of death, the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office said in a s

NJ.COM - 2018-03-20 13:52:30

Part of Princeton University Evacuated as Police Surround Armed Man in Restaurant

Police are responding to a report of a man with a gun inside Panera Bread by Princeton University. (Published 49 minutes ago) Police are responding to a report of a man with a gun inside at a chain eatery by Princeton University, forcing the evacuation of two campus buildings during spring break.

NBC PHILADELPHIA - 2018-03-20 16:13:02

Lakewood party fight puts one man in hospital

LAKEWOOD - A township man was hospitalized after getting into an early morning argument outside a party Sunday, police said. The other combatant hit him in the head with a landscape rock. Police Officer Caitlyn Kicki went to a Cross Street home around 3:20 a.m. Sunday "in reference to an assault tha


Package Explodes At FedEx Facility Near San Antonio, Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (CBSNewYork/AP) - Authorities say a package exploded at a FedEx distribution center in Schertz, Texas, hurting one person. The package exploded shortly after midnight on Tuesday. A FedEx employee apparently suffered a non-life-threatening "percussion-type" injury from the blast. "We ca


Woman, 29, Found Dead After Roaring NYC Fire: Officials

A woman died after a raging fire engulfed her Staten Island home late Monday that also injured four firefighters, officials say. The 29-year-old woman who has not yet been identified was found unconscious and not responding after the massive flames broke out around 11:30 p.m. on Morningstar Road, ne


15 great N.J. food towns that no one knows about

Look, we all know the heavy hitters when it comes to N.J. dining destinations: Montclair, Newark, Red Bank, Jersey City, Morristown, Cape May, Ridgewood, Asbury Park, Hoboken, Princeton, Atlantic City, Collingswood, New Brunswick. Did we miss anyone? But what about the cities and towns that never ge


Gunfire erupted on a busy N.J. highway, leaving a man in critical condition

A shooting erupted along a busy stretch of an Elizabeth highway early Saturday morning leaving one man in critical condition, authorities said. The 28-year-old, from Elizabeth, has not been identified. Gunfire began after 5 a.m. Saturday along U.S. routes 1 & 9, acting Union County Prosecutor Micha