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Music mecca The Record Store to close in Howell
The Record Store, one of the few remaining independent record shops left at the Jersey Shore, is closing at the end of January. Owner Jeff Laga, 60, opened The Record Store 30 years ago on Route 9 in Howell. Laga said he's no longer interested in the business.
5 Open Houses For You In The Howell Area
HOWELL, NJ — Browsing houses for sale on the internet can be a somewhat inefficient experience. Photos don't always do a house justice, and they can sometimes make a run-down property look quite a bit cuter than it really is. That's where open houses come in handy: No more bumbling around in the dar
Man who fled after aiming a gun at Asbury Park police now in custody
ASBURY PARK - A Brick man who allegedly pointed a gun at an officer during an investigative stop and later fled from police who were trying to arrest him is now behind bars, according to jail records.
Multiple bomb threats reported in Monmouth and Ocean counties
A wave of bomb threats made across the United States on Thursday, included several to schools and businesses in Monmouth and Ocean counties, as part of a hoax to extort bitcoins.
Howell homeless camp in limbo, as residents wait to be relocated
HOWELL - As residents of Howell's homeless camp gear up for another winter on the wooded parcel off Route 9 they've called home for nearly three years, one question lingers: How long will they be able to stay?
Armored Truck Spills Cash in New Jersey, and Somehow, $6,000 Is Returned
A door on a Brink’s armored truck malfunctioned and opened on Route 3 in East Rutherford, N.J. The chaos that ensued caused two accidents.Published OnDec. 13, 2018. Thursday’s forecast called for snow in New Jersey, but on one section of highway, something else was swirling through the air: cold, ha
Monmouth County Prep School Bans Cell Phones During Lunch
LINCROFT, NJ — At a time when many parents are concerned about screen time and how much access their children have to the Internet, a Monmouth County boys' private high school is taking an unusual step: Banning cell phones and laptops during lunchtime.
Howell Making Moves To Address Affordable Housing
HOWELL – Howell Township Council recently passed five resolutions that could allow for the township to begin fulfilling its affordable housing obligation. At the Nov. 20 meeting, the council passed four resolutions which authorize developer’s agreements with Howell Family Apartments, LLC, Kenneth Za
Democrats Sink $50,000 into Losing Campaign in Jackson
JACKSON TOWNSHIP,NJ-In a failed attempt to take over Jackson Township, state Democrats sunk over $50,000 into the campaign of Tracie Yostpille, the Vice President of the Monmouth County branch of the NJEA. $3,000 in donations to Yostpille in her campaign against Republican incumbent Mayor Michael Re
‘He wanted people to see him as a person.’ Man who inspired law to protect disabled dies at 22.
He spent only 22 years on this earth, but Parker Drake left a lasting legacy. Drake — who was known throughout New Jersey as the brave young man on the autism spectrum, who testified against his bullies — inspired a law designed to protect adults with developmental disabilities. He died on Nov. 28 i
Man Admits Stabbing 22-Year-Old, Dumping Him In Jackson Woods
TOMS RIVER, NJ — A Pemberton Township man has admitted he stabbed another man and dumped him in the woods in Jackson Township in 2017 in a dispute over a woman, the Ocean County prosecutor's office announced.
"I have a body in the trunk' - man admits murder of romantic rival
TOMS RIVER – A Pemberton man, who drove around one night last year looking for a shovel with which to bury a body, on Monday admitted killing a romantic rival whose corpse was concealed in the trunk of his car, authorities said.
Colts Neck murders: Illinois man says Paul Caneiro once threatened his life over a joke
When Mark Bostrom saw the news that Paul Caneiro's brother Keith and his family were murdered in Colts Neck, it took the Illinois man back to the early 1990s when he said Paul Caneiro once threatened his life.
Wanted: Man pointed a gun at Monmouth County cops, police say
ASBURY PARK — A search is underway for a man police say pointed a weapon at officers before fleeing a vehicle that was being investigated. The man was identified as Aamir Morris, 20, of Brick, according to police.
Colts Neck killings: Who will inherit Keith Caneiro’s estate?
Who will inherit the estate of Keith Caneiro, the Colts Neck man who authorities say was killed, along with his wife and two children, by his brother last month?. It may take a court decision to settle that question now that his will is being contested.
Lawmakers call for New Jersey to reinstate the death penalty after brutal killing of family found dead inside their burning mansion
Lawmakers are calling for the death penalty to be restored in New Jersey after the horrific murder of a family whose bodies were found inside their burning mansion. Keith Caneiro, his wife Jennifer and their two young children, Jesse and Sophia, were found dead at their sleek $1.5 million mansion in
Teenage boy charged with threatening high school in Monmouth County
A teenage boy was arrested and his parents voluntarily handed over to police legally-owned weapons after the boy made threats about Holmdel High School, authorities said. The teen was charged with making terroristic threats and released to his parents, Holmdel police said in a statement Sunday.
Changes To Make Echo Lake Cleaner, Accessible
HOWELL – Howell Township has made improvements to accessibility and cleanliness at Alfred C. Sauer Park at Echo Lake, recently completing sidewalk and curb work and adding more receptacles.
Crash Closes Route 547 In Manchester: Police
MANCHESTER, NJ — Motorists are being urged to avoid the area of Route 547 at Route 571 on Tuesday morning due to a motor vehicle crash, Manchester police said. Route 547 — South Hope Chapel Road — is closed from Route 571 north toward Jackson, Manchester police said in a Nixle alert.
Prosecution of former Brick school's chief, daughter and other ex-officials can proceed, judge rules
TOMS RIVER – A judge has refused to dismiss a criminal indictment against the former Brick schools superintendent, his daughter and another former school official, after a different judge last year threw out most of an earlier indictment charging them in a scheme to get unwarranted special services