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PHOTOS: Vehicle Lands On Top of Another in 4-Car Accident in Lakewood
Police have shut down the area of Route 70 and New Hampshire in Lakewood following a four-vehicle accident, with one of the vehicles coming to a rest on top of another. The accident happened approximately 1:10 PM. No serious injuries are being reported.
Fatal Workplace Accident at C-P Flexible Packaging Spurs OSHA Investigation
A tragic incident at the C-P Flexible Packaging facility in Manchester Township has resulted in the untimely death of a 30-year-old male employee after a forklift and a tractor-trailer collided on the morning of November 30. The local emergency services were alerted at 11:09 a.m., and upon their arrival at 15 Grumbacher Road, they found the worker unresponsive. Despite rapid medical intervention, the employee was declared deceased at WellSpan York Hospital by 12:40 p.m. on the same day.
See it: Deer runs through New Jersey elementary school
TOMS RIVER, N.J. -- There was a wild intruder at a New Jersey elementary school this week.Toms River Police posted a video on Facebook showing a deer running through the hallways at Cedar Grove Elementary.They say a resident witnessed the animal breaking through a glass window.School was not in session at the time.At one point, the deer got inside a classroom and jumped on top of a teacher's desk.Officers eventually opened a back door and the deer ran out.It was not injured.
VIDEO: Driver Passing School Bus on Shoulder Nearly Runs Over Lakewood Student Walking Off Bus
A young student getting off a school bus in Lakewood was nearly struck by a vehicle passing the bus on the shoulder. The incident happened yesterday evening on Squankum Road. The dashcam video obtained by TLS shows the school bus driver turn on his lights and stop sticks, but as the student makers her way off the bus, a car can be seen using to shoulder to go around the bus, coming within inches of the student.
Buoy marker for sunken fishing boat lost, then replaced
POINT PLEASANT BEACH — The U.S. Coast Guard has confirmed the replacement of a buoy denoting the location of the sunken fishing boat Susan Rose, that disconnected from its tether last week. According to the Coast Guard, there are now two buoys marking the sunken ship instead of one. The buoys are intended to deter boaters from hazards such as tangling.
Belmar Seafood Festival: A Culinary Celebration by the Jersey Shore
This May, the tranquil Silver Lake Park in Belmar, New Jersey, transforms into a paradise for seafood enthusiasts with the 35th Annual Belmar Seafood Festival. Scheduled from May 19th to 21st, 2023, this storied event welcomes visitors to revel in a rich tapestry of maritime flavors. Over 40 vendors, including beloved local eateries like Ragin' Cajun and Klein's, will showcase their finest oceanic fare, with the festival re-embracing its local heritage and New Jersey's esteemed seafood tradition.
NJ men accused of setting fire at park bathroom
Two young men from Lacey Township were facing criminal charges, stemming from a destructive string of events in their town over a week. As of Tuesday, 19-year-old Alexander Gerber and 20-year-old Connor Dougherty were charged with arson and four counts of criminal mischief, according to Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley Billhimer.
High school senior wins Brielle school board seat
BRIELLE — A Manasquan High School senior has won a seat on the Brielle Board of Education [BOE] as a write-in candidate. Liam Starkey, 18, a Brielle resident, won the seat weeks after his mother, Sharon Caniglia Starkey, announced publicly on Nov. 7 that Mr. Starkey would be running as a write-in candidate.
Local Asbury Park Resident Convicted for Major Drug Distribution
Tyheim McGhee, a resident of Asbury Park, has admitted to distributing narcotics. The 28-year-old was convicted for selling more than half an ounce of cocaine to an undercover officer multiple times. Monmouth County Prosecutor Raymond S. Santiago announced this.
Evan Feldman sworn in as full-time police officer
POINT PLEASANT — Evan Feldman was sworn in to become a full-time police officer in Point Pleasant at the council meeting on Monday, surrounded by fellow officers and members of his family. Mayor Robert Sabosik said before the swearing-in, “One of the greatest pleasures as council and mayor is when we get to hire a new individual to a higher grade position than he or she previously had.”
Traditional parade kicks off Manasquan holiday season
MANASQUAN — Led by the borough’s mayor and council members, a long line of school and community groups marched down Main Street on Nov. 22 in the annual Thanksgiving Eve parade, a tradition that marks the start of the holiday season in Manasquan. The marchers were cheered on by large crowds of onlookers who gathered along the sides of the entire route.
Authorities Investigating Shooting in Lakewood
Authorities are investigating an overnight shooting in Lakewood, TLS has learned. Shortly after midnight, police responded to a block on the south end of Lakewood for the reports of shots fired. Upon arrival, police had learned that a shooter had reportedly fired multiple shots from a vehicle toward a house.
Three Charged In Ocean County Drug Overdose Death
BERKELEY – Three people have been criminally charged after giving drugs to a man which resulted in his death, officials said. Michael Wormann, 38, of Toms River, Ryan Thompson, 35, of Trenton, and Tina Martinez, 61, also of Trenton, have been charged with Strict Liability Drug Induced Death, in connection with the death of a 55-year-old man in Berkeley Township on September 29.
Is It Finally Time For Cracker Barrel To Come To Ocean County, New Jersey?
"All I Want For Christmas Is An Ocean County Cracker Barrel" Would this be a perfect Christmas stocking stuffer? A brand new delicious Cracker Barrel restaurant for us here in Ocean County. Now before you dismiss it and say "They won't come to Ocean County" I say why not? Let's look at some numbers for Ocean County!
Pileup on Route 70
A significant accident snarled traffic for hours at the intersection of Route 70 and New Hampshire Avenue in Lakewood today. Four vehicles were involved in the pileup, with one literally coming to rest partially on another. Image and drone footage:. Separately, LNN continues to receive a constant flow of footage...
It’s The Big Winter Wonderland Weekend Coming Up In Toms River, NJ
It is going to be a fun-filled weekend coming up in Downtown Toms River as we get set for Christmas in Ocean County. According to the Downtown Toms River website, "Join The Downtown Toms River Business Improvement District at our Winter Wonderland. The weekend will kick off with the Annual Tree Lighting on Friday and on the first two Saturdays in December, the courtyard will be transformed into a Winter Wonderland."
BOE approves two new hires to high school staff
WALL TOWNSHIP — The Wall Board of Education [BOE] approved the hiring of an assistant principal and military science instructor to the high school staff at its special meeting Wednesday, Nov. 29. The 5:30 p.m. meeting in the Wall High School [WHS] cafeteria saw David Bender hired as assistant principal and Col.
Middle school counselor recognized as 2023 NJ Exemplary Educator
POINT PLEASANT — The Point Pleasant Borough School District announced Memorial Middle School counselor Jennifer Kelly as a recipient of the 2023 New Jersey Exemplary Educator Award. The Exemplary Educator Recognition Program identifies educators who demonstrate strong knowledge and skills, serve as an inspiration and are valued by their school and community.
Council approves promotion of police patrolman to sergeant
BRIELLE — The Brielle Borough Mayor and Council approved the promotion of a patrolman to the rank of sergeant Monday night as part of its consent agenda to commence its bi-montly meeting. Brett Barilari, an officer in the police department since January 2016, was sworn-in with family and friends [which totaled a few dozen] in attendance–accompanied by the entirety of the department, including Police Chief Gary Olsen.
RED BANK: YES, IT’S STILL COMING
Four years after winning borough approval, Jack Manousos still plans to open a restaurant at 3-5 Broad Street. When? Not ready to disclose, he tells redbankgreen. Partyline is an experimental way to let readers text message news stories to redbankgreen to get posted (after editorial review) — for all of the fun things that would otherwise get missed. More to come when it's ready. Invented at redbankgreen.