A hidden gem in the Highlands

Step inside the waterfront Bay Pointe Inn in the Highlands and you’ll step inside award-winning restaurateur Joe Amiel’s latest venture and fourteenth restaurant in...

Get your HA HA HA on for the Holidays

‘Tis the season to be merry, bright and full of laughter courtesy of “A Tommy Cheeseballs Christmas,” featuring some of the Jersey Shore’s top...

William Hoffman succeeds brother as Bay Head Police Chief

BAY HEAD — Another Hoffman has taken the reins of the Bay Head Police Department. On Monday evening, Capt. William A. Hoffman took the oath...

Lake Como looks to Belmar for fire, first aid services

LAKE COMO — Borough officials, who outsourced police services to Belmar last year, have decided to consider doing the same with Lake Como’s firefighting...

New Jersey files suit against Risden’s Beach

POINT PLEASANT BEACH — After a string of wins against beachfront homeowners, the state is taking the owners of Risden’s Beach to court next...

Borough crafts measure to keep marijuana dispensaries out

POINT PLEASANT BEACH — The borough council believes they have found a way to keep marijuana dispensaries out of the borough should the governor-elect...

Revised Wawa plan wins board of adjustment approval

BRICK TOWNSHIP — A controversial and highly contested plan to construct a Wawa convenience store, gas station and quick service restaurant at the corner of...

And Ring in the New Year

MCLOONE'S PIER HOUSE  Enjoy live entertainment and dancing beginning at 9:30 p.m. with DNA in the main dining room. From 8:30 p.m. to closing there will...

Light Up the Holidays

  The month of December brings a touch of magic to the air, twinkle to the holiday lights and spirit to the season. Mark your...

Shop Local this Holiday Season

This week's editions of The Coast Star and The Ocean Star have you covered for local shopping.  Shopping pages highlight area towns including Belmar, Manasquan,...