Ocean County will seek funds from the state Department of Transportation to assist in the construction of the sixth phase of the Ocean County Barnegat Branch Trail – a linear park that will run from Barnegat Township to Toms River Township when completed. “We have been successful in securing funding from the DOT to continue [...]
Ocean County is getting ready to embark on extensive renovations and upgrades to eight existing stormwater detention basins in order to remove nutrients before they can enter the Barnegat Bay. “We are closely working with the state to continue efforts to improve the water quality of Barnegat Bay,” said Freeholder Director Joseph H. Vicari, who [...]
Work on the 1.3-mile project to build a new connector road, which is expected to alleviate traffic backups in the Pleasant Plains area of Toms River Township is expected to get under way within the month. “This is great news for the motorists that use the area of Routes 571 and 9 on a daily [...]
On September 26th, Toms River police officers put away their uniforms and served pizza and food to diners at the Route 37 Pizza Hut to raise money to purchase bullet proof vests. All of the tips and donations, along with money donated by Pizza Hut for every pizza pie sold, went towards buying life saving [...]
On September 24, members of High School North’s Habitat for Humanity Club spent the day working on a project site in Beachwood. Students installed vinyl siding and roof shingles and had a great time helping out in the community! By Toms River Schools. Visit www.trschools.com for more school district news.
Some of the worst case scenarios for residents were played out at the Toms River Fire Academy on Sunday, September 25th as members of the Toms River Fire Department’s Technical Rescue Task Force honed their emergency response skills in a drill to designed for coordinated emergency response efforts. In August, many of the area’s local [...]
Most people don’t write their own eulogy. But Army Sergeant James W. Harvey II isn’t most people. James “Jimmy” Harvey died on June 20th in the Ghazni province of Afghanistan. According to the Department of Defense, Harvey died from wounds when his unit was attacked with small-arms fire. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, [...]
Deputy Tax Assessor Vicky Mickiewicz reached a milestone that no one else has been able to accomplish. Mickiewicz is the first Toms River Township employee to be employed for 50 years. What began as a career as the Addressograph Operator, meant that Vicky used metal plates to print tax duplicates for township residents. This was [...]
If you asked the pundits who was going to win Class A South in 2011, most would have said Toms River High School North prior to this weekend. After all, North has the quarterback, defense and back field to show for it. Today, most are back tracking on their predictions and putting the Jackson Memorial [...]
The Class-A South match up between the Toms River North Mariners and Jackson Memorial Jaguars has been rescheduled to Saturday, September 24th at 3pm. The game will be hosted at Toms River High School North.