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Bottles by Sickles opens in Red Bank; gourmet food market coming soon
News 7 hours ago
Bottles by Sickles opens in Red Bank; gourmet food market coming soon

RED BANK - Retailer Bob Sickles has collected wine for decades. Now he sells wine too. Sickles, the owner of Little Silver's landmark Sickles...

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NJ will remove aggressive wild turkeys from Toms River's Holiday City community
News 1 week ago
NJ will remove aggressive wild turkeys from Toms River's Holiday City community

TOMS RIVER - State wildlife officials will remove "aggressive" wild turkeys from a section of the Holiday City Silverton adult community within a...

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Manalapan officials ask state to shut down mental health facility
News 1 week ago
Manalapan officials ask state to shut down mental health facility

MANALAPAN - Manalapan Manor health care facility, beset by a raft of problems, including inoperable toilets, cockroach and bedbug infestations and...

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Ocean County retirement community terrorized by 'aggressive' wild turkeys
News 2 weeks ago
Ocean County retirement community terrorized by 'aggressive' wild turkeys

In what sounds like a plot-line from a D-list Thanksgiving horror movie, residents of an Ocean County 55-and-up community are being attacked by a...

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Long Branch vacant beachfront apartment towers have possible buyer, could be torn down
News 3 weeks ago
Long Branch vacant beachfront apartment towers have possible buyer, could be torn down

LONG BRANCH - Is there a buyer for Sea View Towers, a pair of vacant apartment buildings on Ocean Avenue across from the beach? At the Oct. 23 City...

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Will Route 33 choke with noisy, traffic-clogging trucks?
News 1 month ago
Will Route 33 choke with noisy, traffic-clogging trucks?

MANALAPAN - A proposed 600,000-square-foot warehouse project along Route 33 is drawing numerous objections - from residents who live across the...

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Toms River planners approve solar farm for Superfund site
News 1 month ago
Toms River planners approve solar farm for Superfund site

TOMS RIVER - Construction of New Jersey's largest solar farm on the former Ciba Geigy Superfund site could start as early as the first quarter of...

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Dead Toms River Kmart getting replaced by a floor store
News 1 month ago
Dead Toms River Kmart getting replaced by a floor store

TOMS RIVER - Floor & Decor, a specialty retailer of flooring, has signed a lease to take over the former Kmart store on Route 37. The company,...

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Brielle man's 65-foot golf net rejected by planning board, but it's not gone yet
News 1 month ago
Brielle man's 65-foot golf net rejected by planning board, but it's not gone yet

BRIELLE - A neighbor of the Manasquan River Golf Club who built a 65-foot high net to keep flying golf balls off his land was ordered to remove the...

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Will Howell warehouse proposal create traffic nightmare?
News 1 month ago
Will Howell warehouse proposal create traffic nightmare?

HOWELL - A 1.2-million-square-foot warehouse proposal would change traffic patterns at Randolph and Oak Glen roads, and neighbors are worried that...

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Manchester Wawa closing for a month, with $1M renovation planned
News 1 month ago
Manchester Wawa closing for a month, with $1M renovation planned

MANCHESTER - The Wawa at the corner of Route 70 and Route 539 is getting a makeover. The convenience store and fuel station at 1180 Route 70 in the...

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Bed Bath & Beyond closing stores, but has dramatic plans in Brick
News 1 month ago
Bed Bath & Beyond closing stores, but has dramatic plans in Brick

BRICK - Embattled retailer Bed Bath & Beyond is making its Brick store part of its effort to turn around the company. "Big changes coming soon!"...

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Toms River planners delay decision on solar farm at Superfund site
News 2 months ago
Toms River planners delay decision on solar farm at Superfund site

TOMS RIVER - Questions about environmental impact, site security and response times in the event of an emergency dominated Wednesday's public...

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New Jersey's largest solar farm could be built on Toms River Superfund site
News 2 months ago
New Jersey's largest solar farm could be built on Toms River Superfund site

TOMS RIVER - The former Ciba-Geigy Superfund site could soon be home to a massive solar farm that could generate up to 35 megawatts of electricity....

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Toms River battered buildings could become downtown restaurant, parking deck
News 2 months ago
Toms River battered buildings could become downtown restaurant, parking deck

TOMS RIVER - Two dilapidated downtown buildings that were flooded by superstorm Sandy could eventually become a parking deck, with retail stores...

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Toms River still trying to buy Ortley Beach surf club property
News 2 months ago
Toms River still trying to buy Ortley Beach surf club property

TOMS RIVER - The township is still negotiating to purchase the former Joey Harrison's Surf Club property, but so far there has been no agreement...

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The Royal Pines Hotel and Berkeley's city that never was
News 2 months ago
The Royal Pines Hotel and Berkeley's city that never was

A century-old gray castle looms high over the pine trees of Berkeley, a monument to a time that existed so briefly in this Ocean County...

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Jackson zoners, planners quit after appearing at anti-development meeting
News 2 months ago
Jackson zoners, planners quit after appearing at anti-development meeting

JACKSON - What were they doing there in the first place? That's the question reverberating through Jackson following the resignation of three land...

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Lidl moves up Ocean County opening date
News 3 months ago
Lidl moves up Ocean County opening date

LACEY - Not to beaten by its competitor Aldi, German discount grocer Lidl has moved up the opening date for its Route 9 store. Lidl will now open...

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Developer proposes $31.5 million research, office park at Fort Monmouth
News 3 months ago
Developer proposes $31.5 million research, office park at Fort Monmouth

OCEANPORT - A real estate developer is under contract to buy the former post office and warehouse district at decommissioned Fort Monmouth and...

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Here's a look at Monmouth County's biggest taxpayers
News 3 months ago
Here's a look at Monmouth County's biggest taxpayers

Monmouth County's average property tax bill came in at $8,975 during 2017, a bill that was about $300 higher than the state average. Let's face it....

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Planners haven't made up their minds, but they want more trees
News 3 months ago
Planners haven't made up their minds, but they want more trees

OCEAN TOWNSHIP - A vote on the Ocean Town Center will have to wait until September, at the earliest. But in the meantime, the developer has already...

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Wall Stadium speedway to close next year, replaced by affordable housing, townhouses
News 3 months ago
Wall Stadium speedway to close next year, replaced by affordable housing, townhouses

WALL - The checkered flag will wave for the final time at the Wall Stadium speedway next year, track owners announced Wednesday. The 2020 racing...

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Toms River Country Club has not been sold, so don't believe the rumors
News 4 months ago
Toms River Country Club has not been sold, so don't believe the rumors

TOMS RIVER - Toms River Country Club is most definitely not for sale. That's the message the club's board of directors put out earlier this week,...

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Brielle man built 65-foot net to stop golf balls; neighbors aren't happy
News 4 months ago
Brielle man built 65-foot net to stop golf balls; neighbors aren't happy

BRIELLE - For nearly 100 years, Manasquan River Golf Club has boasted pristine greens, lush fairways and a view of the river second to none....

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Toms River downtown could get more than 500 apartments, stores, restaurant
News 4 months ago
Toms River downtown could get more than 500 apartments, stores, restaurant

TOMS RIVER - More than 500 apartments, retail space and a restaurant are part of an ambitious redevelopment plan for two parking lots in the...

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Oyster Creek shutdown in NJ could leave high taxes, giant casks of dangerous radioactive waste
News 5 months ago
Oyster Creek shutdown in NJ could leave high taxes, giant casks of dangerous radioactive waste

For the foreseeable future, this Jersey Shore town will be left with their nuclear plant's dangerous legacy - canisters containing radioactive...

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NJ OKs 332 residential units at Route 70 flea market
News 5 months ago
NJ OKs 332 residential units at Route 70 flea market

LAKEWOOD - Plans to turn Lakewood's longtime flea market into a 166-townhouse complex are a leap closer to reality. Earlier this month...

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Wawa everywhere! Multiple stores coming to Monmouth, Ocean
News 5 months ago
Wawa everywhere! Multiple stores coming to Monmouth, Ocean

With the recent approval to replace an old convenience store on Lanes Mill Road in Brick, Wawa Food Market is in the midst of an expansion at the...

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Can NJ teachers afford to live here on their salaries?
News 5 months ago
Can NJ teachers afford to live here on their salaries?

Is New Jersey an affordable place for teachers to live and work? The answer may depend upon where you look in the Garden State. A recent USA TODAY...

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