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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

NJ.COM - 2018-08-14 07:51:00

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

NJ1015.COM - 2018-08-14 15:51:11

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.

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-08-14 18:36:00

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.

PATCH - 2018-08-14 14:51:13

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

PATCH - 2018-08-14 13:15:22

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.

SHOREBEAT.COM - 2018-08-14 16:06:37

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.

6ABC.COM - 2018-08-14 15:36:15

Manalapan Police Blotter, Aug. 6 - Aug. 12

MANALAPAN, NJ — Released by Manalapan police and unedited by Patch, all the arrests in the past week:

PATCH - 2018-08-14 14:13:13

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.

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-08-14 15:39:00

Greenbriar residents take stock of flood damage as governor declares state of emergency

“There were tears, I just moved here June of 2017 and the house had been completely renovated,” said Audrey Zeltman, of Vaughn Court, which is a cul-de-sac off Markham Road where the worst of the flooding occurred.

STARNEWSGROUP.COM - 2018-08-14 14:48:26

Residents of 105 homes in flooded N.J. town remain evacuated

By Jeff Goldman | NJ Advance Media for NJ.comThe residents of 105 homes in Brick who were forced to evacuate Monday due to flooding whennearly 8 inches of rain fellwon't be able to return to their homes until inspections are completed, officials said Tuesday.A meeting will be held at the Greenbriar

NJ.COM - 2018-08-14 11:27:00

Ramtown Detours In Place After Flooding Damages Howell Bridges

HOWELL, NJ — Motorists will be forced to take other routes after one bridge collapsed and a second was compromised by flash flooding from Monday's heavy storms, Howell Township police said.

PATCH - 2018-08-14 05:37:29

Howell zoning board approves warehouse-office buildings on Okerson Road

HOWELL – The Howell Zoning Board of Adjustment has approved an applicant’s plan to construct two office-warehouse buildings on Okerson Road.The applicant, Associate Business Park, sought a use variance and preliminary and final major site plan approval to construct two office-warehouse buildings. Ea

PACKET ONLINE - 2018-08-14 18:04:04

5 Jersey Shore Beaches Shut As More Storms Possible After Floods

Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. West wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.Tuesday night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before m

PATCH - 2018-08-14 13:35:52

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

PATCH - 2018-08-13 18:52:32

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.

NEW YORK POST - 2018-08-13 18:02:19

Heavy Rain Flooding Lakewood Roads, Route 9 Closed: Report

LAKEWOOD, NJ — Heavy rain overnight has caused flooding of some streets in Lakewood, according to a report, and more is possible as the rain continues to fall Monday morning.

PATCH - 2018-08-13 13:02:15

Overturned truck leaking chemicals closes Route 18 in Monmouth County

The truck flipped over near exit 22 (Route 537) in Colts Neck, according to 511nj.org, the state department of transportation's traffic website.

NJ.COM - 2018-08-13 12:03:00

Water Rescue Vehicle Helps Howell Police Aid Patient

HOWELL, NJ — Howell Township police had to rely on their water rescue truck on Monday to assist a resident who was having a medical emergency, the department said on Facebook.

PATCH - 2018-08-13 20:50:42

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.

PATCH - 2018-08-13 21:37:58