A discarded Christmas tree. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Toms River Christmas Tree Pickup Begins Next Week; Recycling Collection Points Open

Toms River's annual curbside Christmas tree pickup service will start next week, officials said. Residents should place their Christmas trees on the curb, and pickup...
U.S. Rep. Andy Kim addresses a town hall meeting in Berkeley Township, Feb. 2019. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Rep. Andy Kim to Host Town Hall Meeting in Ocean Gate

U.S. Rep. Andy Kim (D-3) will host his next town hall meeting in Ocean County and take questions from constituents, his office announced this...
Toms River municipal building. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

New Toms River Mayor Retains Most of The Township’s 44 ‘Confidential’ Employees

Mayor Maurice "Mo" Hill, who made headlines after his re-election when notices were sent to 44 non-union town hall employees asking them to resubmit...
Edgar Diaz (Photo: OCPO)

Prosecutors: Teen Murdered His Mother in Toms River Parking Lot

A Manchester teen is charged with stabbing his own mother and beating her head against the pavement of a Toms River office parking lot,...
Toms River, Brick and students from 70 other districts across New Jersey attend a rally in Trenton over school funding cuts, March 5, 2019. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Murphy Vetoes Bill That Would Allow Toms River BOE to Exceed Tax Hike Cap

What some saw as a fix for an underfunded school district was seen by others as the proverbial straw that would break the camel's...

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