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Solar Eclipse (Photo: NASA)

Eclipse Day: When It Occurs and How Much Coverage the Shore Will See

While a swath of the United States will see a total solar eclipse Monday afternoon, Shore residents will experience about 73 percent of the...
Ocean County Freeholder Director Joseph H. Vicari and Ocean County Library Director Susan Quinn check out the “Eclipse Shades” that were distributed by the Ocean County Library. (Photo: Ocean County)

Local Libraries to Host Eclipse Viewing Events

A number of Ocean County Library system branches will host events where attendees can safely view Monday's solar eclipse. The libraries will provide "eclipse shades"...
Local resident Mick Martino and his doormat fluke, caught off Lavallette, Aug. 2017. (Photo: Mick Martino)

Fishing Friday: Fluke, Sea Bass Remain Steady in Local Waters

After getting off to a somewhat later start than usual, fluke fishing in the ocean continues to be steady, with local party and charter...
Handcuffs (Shorebeat File Photo/ banspy/ Flickr)

T.R. Man Nicknamed ‘Brim Reaper’ Among Group Charged With Drug Trafficking

A Toms River man who earned the nickname "Brim Reaper" was among a dozen people – including other Shore locals – charged this week...
Technology being used by federal officials during the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound. (Photo: OCPO)

Technology Used in Bin Laden Raid to be Tested by Ocean County Law Enforcement

Ocean County law enforcement will draw on the raid that led to the capture of former al-Quaida leader Osama bin Laden to hone their...
Fluke caught the first week of August on board the Gambler party boat. (Photo: Gambler Crew)

Fishing Friday: Fluke Fishing Finally Hits its Stride

With less than a month to go for the 2017 fluke season, the fishery began to produce some of its most consistent catches of...
The area covered by a newly-proposed traffic pattern along Hooper Avenue. (Credit: Google Maps)

New Hooper Ave. Traffic Pattern Will Eliminate Need for U-Turn at Popular Shopping Centers

New traffic signals along Hooper Avenue in Toms River will eliminate the need for drivers to make U-turns to access two popular shopping centers,...