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Murphy: Avoid travel to countries where COVID variants are rising

TRENTON — As cases of COVID-19 variants overseas have begun to spread throughout the U.S., Gov. Phil Murphy Wednesday warned residents not to travel...

State to slash $5.2 million in school aid, this budget cycle

BRICK TOWNSHIP — The Brick Township Public School District must tighten its belt in the face of an impending $5.2 million reduction in state...

NJ announces $1.2B funding package for schools hit hard by pandemic

TRENTON — Using some funds from the federal COVID-19 stimulus package, state officials said Friday that more than $1 billion dollars will be made...

Monmouth County COVID vaccinations delayed again

FREEHOLD — Appointments for COVID-19 vaccinations at Monmouth County-run facilities were canceled Monday and rescheduled for March 1, due to continuing delays in vaccine...

Drug arrest follows search at River Ridge Apartments

BELMAR — The borough's police department on Monday announced the arrest of Robert Clayton, 37, on 40 counts of narcotics-related offenses, following the execution...

Sports dome ‘ever so close,’ mayor says

BRICK TOWNSHIP — The long-awaited sports dome intended for the former Foodtown site on Route 70 is one step closer to reality, Mayor John...

Delivery delay causes Monmouth County to reschedule vaccinations

FREEHOLD — A delay in vaccine deliveries has forced Monmouth County to reschedule vaccine appointments originally slated for Friday and Saturday.  In a statement released...

Parents now permitted to attend high school sports events

TRENTON — Two parents or guardians per participating athlete may now attend indoor and outdoor high school sports competitions in New Jersey, Gov. Phil...

Most schools remain all-remote on Friday

As of Friday morning, the region's latest snowstorm had most schools in the Star News Group coverage area either on all-virtual instruction or closed...

Parents seek clarity as Belmar summer camp plans remain on hold

BELMAR — The borough’s mayor, trying to address residents’ fears that summer camp may be canceled this year, said the decision will hinge on...

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