Police chief urges churches to boost security

POINT PLEASANT BEACH — Local church leaders are mulling a question they thought they would never need to consider: How to keep their flocks...

Beach mulls preemptive ban on pot dispensaries

POINT PLEASANT BEACH — New Jersey will have a new governor in January and the borough council has launched a preemptive strike on one...

Final easement secured for Mantoloking beach fill

MANTOLOKING — The Department of Environmental Protection has secured the easement to the final property necessary to proceed with the US Army Corps of Engineers ...

Borough will celebrate tree lighting Dec. 1

SEA GIRT — Holiday music, live entertainment, a bonfire and hot chocolate are just a few treats in store for guests this year at...

Woman’s Club of Brielle set to celebrate 50 years

BRIELLE — The Woman’s Club of Brielle will mark 50 year of service to the community on Dec. 14 with a noon celebration at...

Jingle Bell Run returns to Lake Como Dec. 2

LAKE COMO — The Arthritis Foundation Jingle Bell Run will be returning to Lake Como this December for a day of festive fun and...

Avon Pond ice skating rink will open for eighth season

AVON-BY-THE-SEA — Avon Pond will be open at the conclusion of December for the eighth consecutive winter season and will remain open as long...

Bradley Food Pantry rolls out holiday toy drive

BRADLEY BEACH - The Bradley Food Pantry will take their duties an extra step in the spirit of the holidays, and rather than just feeding...

Groundbreaking and update for high school project

MANASQUAN - Manasquan High School hosted a groundbreaking ceremony Nov. 17 to celebrate work already underway on six new science labs, a new heating...

Aldi, Ulta, TJ Maxx all coming soon to Wall

WALL TOWNSHIP — New retail stores are coming to Wall Township, officials have confirmed. The site of a former Lowe’s Express, located in the Whole Foods...