In Heated Meeting, Toms River Council Passes Ordinance To Cut Police Captains

In a contentious session on Wednesday afternoon, the Toms River Township Council approved an ordinance 5-2 to eliminate two captain positions from the police...

President’s Day Garbage Pickup Schedule For Toms River

The Toms River Township Public Works Department and the Recycling Convenience Center will be closed on Presidents Day, Monday, February 19, 2024.  All sanitation...

Senators Blast New Jersey Natural Gas Plan To Raise Rates By Nearly 24%

Senator Carmen Amato and Assemblymen Brian Rumpf and Greg Myhre are calling on the Board of Public Utilities (BPU) to reject a recent petition...

WATCH: Jackson Councilman Steve Chisolm Rips Local Students As Being Math-Illiterate

Jackson Councilman Steve Chisolm on Tuesday night ruffled some feathers after telling the Jackson School District that it should spend money recently received from...

Authorities Bust 4 Criminals Who Would “Re-VIN” Stolen Vehicles

Four individuals were charged for their roles in a conspiracy to receive, retitle, and “re-VIN” stolen vehicles, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced today. Nathaniel...

Yahalom Holds Its First Ever Brothers Event [PHOTOS]

Last week, YahalomNJ hosted an event at SkyZone in Lakewood, New Jersey, for boys who have a sibling with special needs. The event was...

Jackson Approves Ordinance Prohibiting Parking Near Intersections

The Jackson Township Council voted to approve a traffic safety ordinance on a first reading on Tuesday. The ordinance (10-24) will further enhance pedestrian...

Ocean County Screening Committee Endorses Manchester Mayor Rob Arace For Commissioner Over Incumbents

In a huge political shake-up within the Ocean County Republican Party, Manchester Mayor Rob Arace and Berkeley Township GOP Municipal Chair Jennifer Bacchione have been...

WATCH: Pro-Palestinian Protestor Forced Out By Security After Attacking Gov. Murphy

A protestor used an invite-only event celebrating the Lunar New Year holiday at the governor's mansion to attack Gov. Murphy for his support of...

This Is Why Holocaust Denial Exists | Rav Avigdor Miller Zt”l

Q: To what does the Rav attribute the recent spread of revisionist history where many try to deny the Holocaust or at least deny...

New Legislation Would Suspend Tolls for Motorists Impacted by Road Closure

Senator Vince Polistina introduced legislation to suspend tolls for motorists diverted to the Atlantic City Expressway when U.S. Route 40 is closed. "This bill...

Jackson Twp. Economic Development Council Meets For First Time In 5 Years

After 5 years of inactivity, the Jackson Township Economic Development Council has met to discuss the future of Jackson's business and commercial landscape.  The...

Accents – Your One-Stop Shop for Hosiery, Accessories, Jewelry, & More!

https://youtu.be/jmkHKMsLEiA Check out Behind the Scenes of Accents in Lakewood, where hosiery shopping becomes a breeze. Discovering the perfect hosiery can often feel like a...

Assemblyman Sauickie Slams Passage Of New Affordable Housing Bill

Assemblymen Rob Clifton and Alex Sauickie voted against the bill changing the affordable housing system and increasing towns’ construction obligations for the next decade...

FBI And ADL Data Show Bullying, Antisemitism Rising At New Jersey Schools

New Jersey is experiencing a worrying uptick in hate crimes and incidents of harassment, intimidation, and bullying within its schools, according to new data...

Rabbanim, Poskim Gather For Kav Halacha Network Summit [PHOTOS]

Dozens of Rabbonim and poskim gathered Sunday night, joined by many more via livestream, to network, gain chizuk and further their yediyos and skills...

WATCH: 2 Juveniles Arrested After Wild Police Chase Near George Washington Bridge

Two juveniles who eluded police while driving a vehicle that rammed multiple police and commuter vehicles at the entrance to the George Washington Bridge...

In Win For Lakewood Mothers, NJ Assembly Votes To Expand Access To Family Leave Benefits

Legislation that would provide over 700,000 workers access to the Garden State’s Family Leave Act passed the New Jersey General Assembly today. Currently, employers with...

Mike Reina Ineligible To Become Jackson’s Public Safety Director

Rumors have spread across social media in recent days claiming that Jackson Mayor Mike Reina plans to be appointed Public Safety Director, with Councilwoman...

Toms River Man Facing 10 Years In Prison After Guilty Plea

Zachary Lockwood, 25, of Toms River, has pled guilty in connection with crimes that occurred between July and August 2023 in Toms River and...