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Jackson Brightens Season With Two Menorah Lightings
JACKSON – The Jewish holiday of Hanukah was observed in the township with joy and celebration through two public events in early December. The first was held at the Chabad of Jackson on Dec. 2 where a 9-foot Hanukkah menorah erected at The White Butterfly was lit on the first night of the eight-day
Opinions take shape on Trophy Park application in Jackson
JACKSON – The director of the New Jersey Sierra Club has expressed concern about the impact on the environment if a proposed multipurpose athletic complex is constructed at Route 537 and Hawkin Road in Jackson.
Trophy Park sports complex makes initial presentation to Jackson planners
JACKSON – Testimony is expected to resume before the Jackson Planning Board on Feb. 4 on an application that proposes the construction of Trophy Park, a multipurpose athletic complex on a 194-acre parcel at the corner of Route 537 and Hawkin Road in Jackson.
Tri-Town News Datebook, Dec. 19
• The Jackson Library, 2 Jackson Drive, will host the following programs: An “Afternoon Film” will be shown at 2:30 p.m. Jan. 11. Free. Call 732-928-4400 for film information (PG-13, 110 minutes); “Coloring for Adults” will be held at 10 a.m. Jan. 15. Rediscover the joy of coloring. Coloring sheets
Cop gets demoted after leaving retired police dog at shelter
A cold-hearted cop from Mississippi has been demoted after his department learned he dumped his retired police dog at an animal shelter, according to new reports. Dog trainer Randy Hare was stunned to learn that Ringo, a drug-sniffing Labrador retriever who worked for nine years at the Jackson Polic
LOST DOG - “Jackson” (Black Lab mix)
Jackson was last seen Saturday (12/15) night around the Harvey Avenue neighborhood in Lincroft. Also reported to have been possibly seen by the Parkway in the Exit 109 area. He is a black lab mix with grey on his snout, a white spot on his chest, white spotted paws and a white tip on his tail. He is
Big Holiday Cheer At Big Brothers, Big Sisters Party
TOMS RIVER – It was held at a new location but things were just as festive and fun during the 18th annual Holiday Party of the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ocean County. More than 200 people enjoyed the celebration held on Dec. 16 at the Days Hotel and while Santa Claus may have been the big star in
Warming up your cold car may cost you in New Jersey
Cherry Hill, N.J. (WTXF) - Warming up your cold car on a chilly day may cost you in New Jersey. FOX 29's Dave Kinchen reports. Jamil Atkinson was shocked to learn of a New Jersey state law that limits vehicle idling to three minutes in most cases. Otherwise, you could be hit with a $100 ticket.
Ocean County Man Sentenced For Distribution Of Child Pornography
TOMS RIVER – A Manchester man was sentenced to jail for trading child pornography with others online, according to the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office. Lawrence Fascia, 64, was sentenced on one count of Distribution of Child Pornography, a second degree crime that carries with it 10 years of jail a
No Injuries In Vehicle's 'High-Wire' Act In Howell: Police
HOWELL, NJ — No one was injured Sunday in a single-vehicle accident in Howell where the vehice wound up on the guide wire of a utility pole, authorities said. Howell Police Lt. John Yurgel said the crash, at Route 547 and Alexander Avenue, happened when the driver did not notice the vehicle in front
All The January 2019 Activities In Monmouth County Parks
RUMSON, NJ – Don't hibernate this January; head out to your county parks! It's never been easier thanks to all the great family-friendly activities the Monmouth County Park System has planned for January 2019. Here's the schedule:
Brick police search for robbery suspect
BRICK TOWNSHIP– Township police are on the lookout for a suspect wanted in connection with a robbery earlier today at Lepore’s Service Center on Herbertsville Road. According to a statement from the department, police responded to the business, located at 380 Herbertsville Road, after receiving a re
5 New Properties For Sale In The Williamsburg-Greenpoint Area
WILLIAMSBURG-GREENPOINT, NY — On the hunt for a new home, and want the latest listings on what's available near you? Perhaps you could use some assistance in your search? Not to worry! To save you some time, we've compiled the latest batch of new listings nearby.
Plum-Oakmont: 5 Newest Homes To Hit The Market
PLUM-OAKMONT, PA — On the hunt for a new home nearby, but getting tired of seeing the same old property listings every time you search online? Fear not! To save you some time, we here at Patch have compiled the latest batch of new listings nearby.
Gunman Robs Local Store, Flees On Foot
BRICK – Police are looking for a burglary suspect who reportedly robbed Lepore’s Service Center before 11 a.m. on Dec. 17. Brick officers responded to Lepore’s at 380 Herbertsville Rd. for a report of a robbery. According to the store clerk, the suspect is a black male, approximately 5’ 8” or 5’ 9”,
Manchester Sex Offender Gets 10-Year Sentence For Child Porn
MANCHESTER, NJ — A registered sex offender from Manchester Township has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for distributing child pornography, Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer announced Monday.
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.
Officer Resigns Job To Avoid Prosecution
TOMS RIVER – A Jackson police officer avoided prosecution by resigning from the department. Eric Prosniewski, 48, a Jackson resident and 12-year veteran of the Jackson Township Police Department, resigned as part of his entry into Ocean County’s pretrial intervention program.
NJ Weather: Storm Expected To Disrupt Holiday Travel This Week
A strong storm is expected to disrupt holiday travel in New Jersey this week, forecasters say. The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for a storm that forecasters say is supposed to resemble a nor'easter, packing strong winds and heavy rains that could cause flooding.
Starbucks And A Sports Complex Approved: Brick Week In Review
BRICK, NJ — A sports complex and a Starbucks received approvals. The case against former superintendent Walter Uszenski approval to move forward, and a social media challenge and a national spate of bomb threats got people's attention locally.