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Ocean County measles cases rise to 19; health officials urge vaccinations
The number of confirmed measles cases in Ocean County has risen to 19, and the outbreak continues to generate reports of potential exposure, officials said Friday. It prompted health department officials to urge families to get vaccinated.
Evacuation At Ocean County College As National Bomb Hoax Goes On
A building at Ocean County College was evacuated on Thursday as a rash of bomb hoaxes were reported across the country. Because of suspicious activity at The Grunin Center in Building #11, Ocean County College reported that it was "necessary to evacuate the building immediately."
Whiting Pharmacy Named Best Pharmacy In Ocean County
WHITING – A local favorite, Whiting Pharmacy was recently named the #1 best pharmacy in Ocean and Monmouth County by the Asbury Park Press for going above and beyond to meet and exceed customer needs.
New Starbucks is Coming to Ocean County
Coffee lovers rejoice, a brand new Starbucks is coming to Ocean County!. “It’s in a prominent location, there is a lot of traffic on Brick Boulevard and it will provide an aesthetically-pleasing upgrade to the site” ~ Jilian McLeer, the attorney representing Starbucks.
Southern Regional Man Is Ocean County Teacher Of The Year
The New Jersey Department of Education recognized 21 teachers as the 2018-19 County Teachers of the Year in an awards ceremony at Jackson Memorial High School, Jackson. One of them was Bill Smith, a teacher at Southern Regional Middle School, who was honored for Ocean County.
Ocean County is Losing Some Heart
As a citizen of Ocean County there was a period of years that my wife and I attended each and every Freeholders meeting. I think that gives us a perspective most people in Ocean County do not have. We feel that this is a letter that must be written.
Homeless Vet In GoFundMe Scam Released From Jail: Reports
BURLINGTON COUNTY, NJ – Homeless veteran Johnny Bobbitt who was implicated in a GoFundMe scam with a New Jersey couple was released from jail Friday, according to reports. A Burlington County judge ordered 35-year-old Bobbitt, of Philadelphia, to be released on bail pending his trial, according to C
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
Cops respond to ‘Jersey Shore’ star’s home after fight in front of kids
It looks like “Jersey Shore” star Jenni “JWoww” Farley’s public split with Roger Mathews isn’t getting any better. Toms River police responded to the couple’s home Friday around 1 a.m. for a “civil matter,” police spokeswoman Jillian Messina said in an email.
Measles outbreak: 16th case reported in Ocean County
Another case of measles has been confirmed in Ocean County, bringing the total there to 16 cases, according to the county health department. An additional three cases are affecting a family in Passaic County, but those cases stemmed from the Lakewood outbreak.
5 Barnegat-Manahawkin Area Open Houses Coming Up Soon
BARNEGAT-MANAHAWKIN, NJ — Shopping around for a new home online can be a somewhat inefficient process. To get a true feeling for a house, you really have to see it it yourself. That's why open houses are so handy: No more bumbling around in the dark!
Cash falls out of armored truck onto New Jersey highway during rush hour [video]
It might be a Christmas miracle. An armored truck lost some of its cash as bills rained down on a New Jersey highway Thursday morning, according to NJ.com. A tweet from @JessBuchBrohm indicated a Brinks truck had been involved in an accident on Route 3 West.
Ocean County teacher snorted morphine in elementary school class, cops say
EAGLESWOOD — An elementary school teacher has been charged with snorting morphine off his desk in front of students and another teacher in a classroom. According to a complaint obtained by Townsquare Media, Michael Palladino, 43, of Barnegat took a plastic bag containing three beige pills with ABG-6
Ocean County Freeholder John C. Bartlett Jr. Dies At 71
PINE BEACH, NJ — Ocean County Freeholder John J. Bartlett Jr., the driving force behind of much of the county's park system and its longest-serving member, has died, according to reports. He was 71.
Ginny Haines, First Woman to Lead Ocean County in Over 40 Years
TOMS RIVER, NJ-Ginny Haines is about to become the first woman to lead Ocean County in over 40 years, but you won’t hear too much about that from the mainstream media or the women’s movement in America. That’s because Haines is a longtime Republican and also serves on New Jersey’s Republican Nationa
Ocean County Still Investigating After 86 More Exposed To Measles
TOMS RIVER, NJ — Health officials are continuing to investigate the exposure of 86 Ocean County residents to someone with the measles as they work to try to contain the spread of the illness.
Rest in Peace, Ocean County Freeholder Bartlett
Ocean County Freeholder John C. Bartlett Jr. has died at 71. The Asbury Park Press has the story here.
"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.
5 New Barnegat-Manahawkin Area Properties For Sale
BARNEGAT-MANAHAWKIN, NJ — When you're looking for a new place, keeping tabs on all the latest listings can take hours of tedious hunting online. That's why we here at Patch have stepped in and done the initial work for you.
Measles outbreak: Private party in New York exposes 86 from Ocean County
Health officials said Monday that a "private event" during which 86 Ocean County residents may have been exposed to the measles was held in New York state. The possible exposure, first reported publicly over the weekend, means residents should remain vigilant because the outbreak is ongoing, said Br