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Fireworks moved to protect nesting birds

POINT PLEASANT BEACH — Jenkinson’s “Fireworks at Dark” took place south of its original location on July 4 to ensure the safety of the endangered birds nesting on the beach. The Thursday night fireworks were...

Plans for a bikeable, walkable Brick

BRICK TOWNSHIP — Long known as a traffic nightmare of converging highways and busy roads, Brick Township is working toward the goal of creating a more pedestrian and bicycle-friendly place with the adoption of...

All Saints Church honors 130 years as a beacon of faith

BAY HEAD — For more than a century All Saints Church has been a beacon of the Episcopal faith in this shore community, strengthened by its unique character of fellowship and resilience. On Sunday, July...

Woman in critical condition after car accident

BELMAR– A 64-year-old female pedestrian was struck by a car while crossing the road on 8th Avenue, near the borough's senior center, according to the Belmar Police Department in a statement on July 2.  The...

Massage therapist arrested for alleged sexual assault

BRICK TOWNSHIP — A massage therapist working at a spa has been arrested for alleged sexual assault following an investigation, the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office announced today. Jonathan Higgins, age 28, of Toms River, was...

Endangered birds make a home on the beach

POINT PLEASANT BEACH — Pairs of Least Terns and Black Skimmers, birds considered an endangered species in New Jersey, can be found building their summer homes north of Jenkinson’s Aquarium. The New Jersey Division of...

Plant, weed, water …. repeat

POINT PLEASANT BEACH- The Beautification Committee wouldn’t mind if you judge the town based on its looks.  That’s because the committee, as its name suggests, is in charge of beautifying Point Pleasant Beach. For the past...

Quick response from police helps save child’s life

BRICK TOWNSHIP — Brick Police officers helped a mother save her 21-month-old son after responding to a 9-1-1 phone call from the terrified mother reporting that her baby was choking. The toddler’s mother, Melissa Travers,...

Bay Head to host inaugural bike parade July 4

BAY HEAD — Strap on your helmet and celebrate In- dependence Day with a leisurely ride through this quaint Jersey Shore community. On Thursday, July 4, the first annual Family Fourth of July Bike Parade...

Point Boro grads stroll down memory lane

POINT PLEASANT — Before earning their diplomas, the senior class of Point Pleasant Borough High School took a trip down memory lane, heading to their old stomping grounds for a morning visit filled with...

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