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Fights break out on Seaside boardwalk after social-media planned party draws thousands

Last weekend, Ocean City police announced they were increasing enforcement after learning of a party dubbed #BeachSeries2K18 being advertised for the resort town through Twitter and . After, police reported no increased presence in the town.

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2018-06-18 13:49:00

Good News: Wunder Wiener Owner is Off Ventilator, Out Of ICU

Gerry LaCrosse, the owner of the Wunder Wiener, is off the ventilator and has been moved out of the intensive care unit at Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune.

PATCH - 2018-06-18 21:30:41

Lakewood July 4th Fireworks, Parades and More: 2018 Guide

LAKEWOOD, NJ — If you're wondering what's happening to celebrate the Fourth of July in Lakewood and around the area, here's when and where you can expect to see fireworks in the area (weather permitting, of course).

PATCH - 2018-06-18 04:32:51

Jersey Shore liquor store burned by fire

The Ocean County Scanner News Facebook page reported fire companies from Barnegat, Lanoka Harbor, Stafford, and Toms River assisted Waretown.

NJ1015.COM - 2018-06-18 06:51:57

Video Shows Wild Crowds, Fights In Seaside Heights Area

As many as 5,000 to 10,000 people reported filled the Seaside Heights and Seaside Park beaches and boardwalks over the weekend after seeing a phony ad on Instagram about a party that apparently didn't happen.

PATCH - 2018-06-18 19:34:40

Asbury Park murder: more details could unfold at hearings in Thanksgiving Eve slaying

Detention hearings Monday in Superior Court, Freehold for two of the defendants, Asbury Park brothers 36-year-old Steven and 33-year-old Michael Taylor, were adjourned until Wednesday.

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-06-18 22:41:00

NJ teen's duct tape prom tuxedo could win him $10K scholarship

BRICK, N.J. --A New Jersey teenager is a finalist for a $10,000 scholarship because of a prom tuxedo he constructed entirely from duct tape.Nicholas Matawa says his prom tuxedo cost about $90 and was made from 29 rolls of red, white and blue duct tape - creating an American flag-themed tuxedo comple

6ABC.COM - 2018-06-18 15:09:08

Sandy fraud: Contractor wants to renege on guilty plea, frustrating victims in court

Now, a group of Sandy victims are frustrated and angry after going to court Monday expecting to see contractor Jamie Lawson sentenced to prison for ripping them off, only to learn that the 43-year-old Brick man is now seeking to retract his guilty plea.

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-06-18 21:37:00

Waretown Buy Rite fire damages Route 9 liquor store

Buy Photo(Photo: Alex Gecan/Staff photo)WARETOWN -- An overnight fire at a Route 9 liquor store left visible damage on the building Monday morning.There was significant damage visible on the the roof of the Buy Rite when an Asbury Park Press reporter visited the scene at daybreak Monday. Find photos

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-06-18 12:32:00

Cops: Social media post about a party brings 15,000 to Seaside Park

SEASIDE PARK – Spurred by a social media post to come to a party in the borough that went viral, an estimated 15,000 revelers showed up on the Boardwalk and beachfront Saturday evening, according to authorities.


School Aid Fight; Background Check Rule Shelved: Brick Headlines

BRICK, NJ — As the state budget deadline nears, the fight over how to fix New Jersey's school funding mess is becoming more and more heated. A bill introduced by state Senate President Stephen Sweeney would create a seven-year withdrawal of so-called "adjustment aid" that some say constitutes excess

PATCH - 2018-06-18 03:50:03

Are malls dying? Not Freehold Raceway Mall, which is fighting off the internet

FREEHOLD TOWNSHIP — Nino Zangari was scouting locations to open his first virtual reality and gaming store, Saber VR, when he found out Brookstone had closed at the Freehold Raceway Mall.

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-06-18 16:08:00

$24 billion in New Jersey coastal real estate at risk of chronic flooding

The study found New Jersey is second only to Florida nationally for at-risk real estate. More than 62,000 residential properties in the state with a value of about $22 billion, and 2,600 commercial properties with a value of $2.1 billion, would face street flooding at least 26 times a year by 2045,

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2018-06-18 12:38:00

9 New Jersey Homes Your Dad Would Love

Happy Father's Day to all the dads out there. Most likely, you won't be buying him a house to celebrate the occasion. But if you wanted to, here are nine homes for sale in New Jersey with features we know dad would probably love:

PATCH - 2018-06-17 12:59:42

Miss New Jersey 2018 crowned and says she's 'over the moon'

"I feel over the moon right now, I'm on cloud nine, this is the most surreal experience in the world," Gialloreto said, shortly after being crowed Saturday night.


Brick July 4th Fireworks, Parades and More: 2018 Guide

BRICK, NJ — If you're wondering what's happening to celebrate the Fourth of July in Brick and around the area, here's when and where you can expect to see fireworks in the area (weather permitting, of course).


Avoid Herbertsville Road Following Car-Pole Crash: Brick Police

In a Nixle alert sent about 3:30 p.m., police said a car had hit a utility pole, forcing the pole to be replaced. They estimate traffic in the area will be disrupted until sometime after 6 p.m.


Ocean County drug bust: 8 arrested, 650 heroin folds seized

Authorities made a series of arrests Thursday evening after surveilling a meeting between the eight suspects at a home on Greenwood Loop in Brick. After the meeting broke up, police searched the home and pulled over four vehicles across the county — resulting in eight arrests, according to a news re


Jones, Duran spur Lakewood to 4-2 win over Hickory

LAKEWOOD, N.J. (AP) -- Rodolfo Duran doubled and singled, and Damon Jones struck out nine hitters over six innings as the Lakewood BlueClaws beat the Hickory Crawdads 4-2 on Saturday.Addison Russ allowed a run, but struck Tyler Ratliff out with a runner on first to end the game for his 13th save of


Man's body found under New Jersey beach town boardwalk

Mayor Brian Magovern says the man, whose name and hometown hasn't been released, died of an apparent overdose where Ninth Avenue meets the beach.