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Councilman Mike Jackson Launches RAP Program to Clean Up First Ward

PATERSON, NJ - Councilman Mike Jackson is taking his efforts to clean up the City’s First Ward to the streets, in a van. Speaking to TAPinto Paterson on Thursday Jackson said he has launched the Residence Assistance Program (RAP) to help “do the little extras” that make a big difference in the neigh


25th Anniversary Celebration for the Ocean County Emerald Society Pipes and Drums on Saturday, March 2

WARETOWN - The Ocean County Emerald Society Pipes and Drums and the Ocean County Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh will be hosting a 25th Anniversary celebraton for the Emerald Society on Saturday, March 2, at 2 p.m. at Breakers Pub, located on Route 9 in Waretown.


Rabbi Moshe Zev Weisberg: Thank You Ocean County Freeholders

After the Resolution was passed, a parade of diverse community leaders rose to publicly thank the Freeholders for their clarity and resolve in declaring that haters, anti-Semites and racists have no safe haven, sympathy or support among the vast majority of Ocean County residents.


Queen Latifah to Build Affordable Housing in New Jersey: Report

Actress and hip hop artist Queen Latifah is headed back to her New Jersey roots, according to a published report. The artist plans to build a new affordable housing complex in Newark, but the project comes with a pricey cost.


Video shows alleged drunk driver going out of control and onto sidewalk in New Jersey

JERSEY CITY, N.J. -- Newly released video shows an alleged drunk driver going out of control and onto a sidewalk in New Jersey, narrowly missing a man. The incident happened the night of Feb. 9 in Jersey City.


MAILBAG: Plea From Jackson Resident to Those Considering Moving to Towns Surrounding Lakewood

I’m hoping this letter will serve as an eye opener to all of our frum brothers and sisters out there looking to relocate to any of Lakewood’s neighboring towns. I’m only publicizing this this disturbing chillul Hashem I just witnessed, in hopes to avoid any kind of recurrence chas v’shalom.


Here’s Your Chance to Sing The National Anthem in Ocean County

Is it your dream to sing at the Lakewood BlueClaws? Here's your chance!. Applications are being taken now for singers for The National Anthem at a Lakewood BlueClaws Game this season!


From furloughed to flush: Federal Staten Island park ranger wins New Jersey lottery

A furloughed national park ranger who had to suffer through the longest government shutdown in history has been reimbursed — and then some. Judith Smith, a National Park Service ranger assigned to Fort Wadsworth in Staten Island won a massive $29.5 million lottery jackpot, according to Northjersey.c


Testimony Ends in NJ Trial of Man Charged With Strangling Former Classmate Sarah Stern

Testimony has concluded in the murder trial of a man accused of strangling former high school classmate Sarah Stern during a robbery and throwing her body off a New Jersey bridge.


Predator stalked N.J. women, tailing them home from stores armed with a blade, and now he’s going to prison for it

A Howell man admitted Tuesday that he followed women home from stores last year with the intention of robbing them at knifepoint. Tristan Reyes, 20, plead guilty to two counts of attempted armed robbery and one count of attempted burglary, and faces a 15 years in state prison, according to a release


Scabies Outbreak At Lakewood Nursing Home: Report

LAKEWOOD, NJ — Authorities are investigating an outbreak of scabies at Lakewood nursing home, according to a report. Multiple cases of the skin disease have been reported at Fountain View Care Center, the Asbury Park Press reported, citing the Ocean County and state health departments. The total num


Toms River Man Facing Drug Charges After Traffic Stop

EAST BRUNSWICK — A Toms River man was arrested after police discovered heroin and cocaine in his vehicle during a traffic stop in East Brunswick, police stated. Benjamin Buczek, 30, is facing charges after the traffic stop that occurred on Jan. 10 on Main Street in East Brunswick. Buczek’s passenger


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.


Princeton ice hockey headed to quarterfinal round

MONMOUTH JCT. — Senior Scott Mayers made the most of his first start in a state tournament game. Mayers was up to the challenge of sending the Princeton High ice hockey team into the quarterfinal round.


'Real Housewives of New Jersey' Star Danielle Staub Finalizes Divorce With Marty Caffrey

Danielle Staub and Marty Caffrey's marriage is officially a thing of the past. The Real Housewives of New Jersey star and her husband of less than a year finalized their divorce on Thursday, according to Us Weekly.


The Route 166 Construction Project in Toms River Will NOT Make the Record Books!

The Route 166 Construction Project in Toms River Will NOT Make the Record Books!. Originally it was more of a joke, but officials at the Guinness Book of World Records has turned down an attempt by a local business owner to get the Route 166 road project into the world famous record book.


Can We Thank The Polar Vortex For Wiping Out NJ Stink Bugs?

Spring brings the return of a lot of things here in Ocean County; plant life, professional baseball, and yes, even stink bugs. According to researchers, though, the stink bug invasion this spring may not be what it has been in years past thanks to Mother Nature.


Ocean County Government Condemns “Rise Up” Group

The board that forms Ocean County’s government voted unanimously to formally condemn Rise Up Ocean County, a group that has been widely labeled as anti-Semitic. The vote comes less than a week after Jackson’s town council declined the take up the same resolution.


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


New Jersey Democrats move forward with plan to get Trump’s tax returns

TRENTON — New Jersey state lawmakers moved forward Thursday with a bill that could force President Donald Trump to disclose his tax returns. The Democrat-controlled state Senate voted along partisan lines, 23-11, to advance the measure to the General Assembly. One Democrat did not vote.