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Jackson, NJ – As we all know by now, the rumors that Hurricane Irene damaged attractions at Great Adventure were nothing but rumors. Today, however there’s some real news to report about Great Adventure. The park is planning to announce new attractions for next season. That’s good news. The better news is Kindga Ka, [...]
Local area AYF Football teams had a great start to the season in week 0 with most teams coming up with wins. Jackson had two key wins as the Jags beat the Brick Dragons 6-0 in midget play and a come from behind win against a tough Colts Neck team 14-12. The Toms River North [...]
OCEAN COUNTY Road and Engineering Department crews are working to reopen bridges, culverts and roads throughout the county damaged by Hurricane Irene. “We anticipate that many of the roads and bridges affected by rising waters could be opened by this weekend,” said Freeholder Director Joseph H. Vicari. Today, Ocean County reopened Thompson’s Bridge Road in Jackson [...]
FREEHOLDER DIRECTOR Joseph H. Vicari spoke directly with Jersey Central Power & Light officials today and urged them to do everything possible to restore electricity to thousands of county residents left in dark following Hurricane Irene. “We have more than 32,000 households in Ocean County, many of them senior citizens, who still do not have [...]
Being the person responsible for the safety of a community of 91,000 residents is no easy task, even on an average day. However, for Toms River Police Chief Michael Mastronardy, Saturday, August 27th was anything but a normal day for the town’s top police officer. Yet, despite the ongoing logistical problems and Hurricane Irene [...]
The Toms River Fire Company has a full photo album online with pictures from Hurricane Irene’s aftermath and cleanup. Visit their flickr gallery here. The Fire Company provides a great service to both residents and the media by documenting their exploits around the township in good times and in bad.
Toms River police chief Michael Mastronardy reports tonight that continued flooding will keep two major roadways closed until at least Tuesday afternoon. Oakridge Parkway between Cardinal Drive and Whitesville Road and Route 571 between Whitesville Road and Commonwealth Boulevard in Manchester Township will remain closed until floodwaters subside.
A message from the Toms River Regional Schools The Jersey Shore experienced Hurricane Irene this past weekend. Over 600 people, who had been required to evacuate their homes, sought refuge in three Toms River Regional schools that had been designated as official public shelters. Over three hundred people sought refuge in the Arena at High [...]
OCEAN COUNTY Road Department crews have been working since the first bands of Hurricane Irene arrived in the county checking on roads and bridges affected by the storm and removing toppled trees and branches from Ocean County’s 620 miles of roadway. Ocean County Freeholder Director Joseph H. Vicari urged caution and patience while getting around [...]
Check out the before and after photos of Hurricane Irene in Toms River. We’re not storm chasers or glory hounds, so we didn’t send out a mass of bloggers to take pictures, but we welcome anyone with photos who want to share them to send them to email@example.com. We’ll choose 10 photos to be published [...]