Drunk Driver Causes Multiple Outages in Toms River
Shortly after 11:30 PM on Monday night, multiple police units and Toms River fire companies were dispatched to the intersection of Church and Silverton Roads for a reported traffic crash with a pole and wires down, as well as a wooded area nearby on fire. The initial investigation revealed Deborah J Camiscoli-Spedick, 70 of Toms River, was traveling west on Church Road when she failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway and struck a utility pole. The pole cracked at the base which resulted in the power lines falling to the ground and subsequently causing three different sections of brush on the side of the.
This Jersey Shore restaurant has been named among the best new spots in America
Esquire magazine has released its Best New Restaurants in America list, and one in New Jersey made the cut. Food writers Jeff Gordinier, Joshua David Stein, Omar Mamoon, and Esquire's lifestyle and culture director, Kevin Sintumuang, ranked 50 of their favorite restaurants from California to Maine. In the Garden State, the nod went to Lita in Aberdeen. ...
NJ Man Receives 20-Year Sentence for Major Drug and Firearm Offenses
TRENTON, NJ - In a case that highlights the ongoing battle against drug trafficking and gun crime, Dyshawn Moss, a resident of Manchester, Ocean County, faced justice in Trenton federal court. U.S. District Judge Michael A. Shipp sentenced Moss to 240 months in prison on five counts, including the distribution of fentanyl, heroin, and cocaine, and illegal firearm possession.
Retired SI firefighter, 56, advocate, dies at home due to 9/11-related cancer
A retired Staten Island firefighter died inside his home on Saturday following a long battle with a 9/11-related illness. Michael W. Daly, 56, was a member of the Great Kills community and joined the FDNY in 1999.
Pallone calls Coast Guard to investigate source of tar balls at Long Branch, Monmouth Beach
LONG BRANCH — Following reports of tar balls and oil on the beach here, U.S. Congressman Frank Pallone D-N.J. said the Coast Guard will conduct a fly over of the stretch of ocean from here to Monmouth Beach to investigate. "I am concerned about reports of oil and tar balls off...
Flyover near Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge planned for Wednesday
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Three F-18 aircraft will fly over the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge on Wednesday, the city’s Notify NYC alert system announced. At 10 a.m., three F-18 aircraft will fly at a height of approximately 2,500 feet while conducting a Hudson River flyover near the bridge. F-18s are...
When did we vote in Princeton to become a city?
Did we vote to become a city? By increasing the allowable density over a very broad area of town, and by reducing and eliminating restrictions to development, the proposed Master Plan would allow many of the existing buildings that create the particular feel of this place to be demolished and replaced by new structures containing more units. More often than not, these are grossly out of keeping in scale and design with the neighborhood in which they’re situated. Could this Home Replacement Therapy, despite the good intentions of its advocates, be the cure that kills the patient?
Murphy Reaffirms Commitment to Sunset CBT Surtax
Gov. Phil Murphy reaffirmed his commitment to sunsetting a temporary Corporation Business Tax surcharge at the end of the year, pleasing the audience at NJBIA’s 2023 Public Policy Forum today in Woodbridge. The temporary 2.5% surcharge is levied on top of the 9% corporate business tax. Murphy, who announced...
NJ investigating: Beachgoers, sand covered in disgusting gunk
💧The tar and oil balls were first reported Monday to Clean Ocean Action. 💧People on the beach had tar on their shoes and on their pets. 💧The U.S. Coast Guard is conducting a flyover to find the source. Three agencies are investigating oil and tar balls that...
Rutgers Basketball: Defense continues to show improvement
Rutgers basketball had its most effective defensive performance of the season in Monday night’s 71-40 win over St. Peter’s. The win saw Rutgers allow its lowest scoring total of the season, as the Scarlet Knights held the Peacocks to 23.6 percent shooting while forcing 23 turnovers. “Every game...
New Jersey man convicted in fatal 2022 Northway DWI crash
Driver was traveling more than 150 MPH on Northway, drunk and making Snapchat Video COLONIE – A 24-year-old New Jersey man will spend years behind bars in causing the death […]
4 Magical Santa Meet and Greets at these Toms River Events
We all love seeing Santa and it doesn't matter how old you are. There are so many fun Christmas events through-out Ocean County and New Jersey. I thought I'd try to make it easier for Toms River residents and surrounding areas of the events close by. Thanks to patch.com. Where...
Local Lewis Center for the Arts Honored with 2023 Best of District II Award for Innovative 'Athens, Georgia' Project
The Lewis Center for the Arts received the 2023 Best of District II Award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). This award recognized a video project led by Jon Sweeney, the Center's web & multimedia strategist. The video documented the creation of the original rock musical, 'Athens, Georgia'. This project was a collaboration between students from the Princeton Atelier, Tony Award-winning composer Stew, and Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Paul Muldoon.
Trenton Resident Survives Roadway Mishap in Princeton, Prompting Safety Reminder
On the chilly morning of November 27, 2023, Princeton, Missouri's quiet atmosphere was disturbed by a traffic incident on Highway 136. Gerald J. Hostetler, a 76-year-old Trenton resident, found himself in a perilous situation when his 2015 Mack dump truck unexpectedly veered off the roadway. The truck struck a highway sign, crossed over Highway 65, and descended an embankment, coming to a halt facing northward.
NJ Devils Legend Ken Daneyko Spreads Holiday Cheer at Somerville Hospital
• New Jersey Devils players, alumni, and staff, including legend Ken Daneyko, made their annual visits to all RWJBarnabas Health hospitals on November 27th to spread holiday cheer.
Local School Activities Update: Yoga, Softball, Animal Shelter Club, and More on Nov 28th
Greetings. It's Tuesday, November 28th, 2023, and here are the day's updates. The Yoga Club will convene tomorrow, November 29th, in Room 517 after school. The session will focus on relaxation techniques, stretching, and breathing improvement.
Local Residents: How to Apply for 2024 On-Campus Undergraduate Admission
The undergraduate on-campus admission process consists of three steps. First, applicants complete an online form. Next, they submit test scores, either SAT or ACT, which can be sent by the College Board if not immediately available. Finally, transcripts are required. High schools should submit final transcripts for incoming freshmen, while transfer students must provide transcripts from all previous colleges.