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Toms River, New Jersey is located in Ocean County. Zip codes in Toms River, NJ include 08754, 08753, and 08755. The median home price in Toms River is $259,900 which is roughly $153/per square foot. More Toms River information.

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2 hrs ago | Asbury Park Press

Lacey woman dies in Waretown crash

A Lacey Township woman died this week after police said she drove her vehicle past a stop sign and collided with a van.

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6 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West

N.J. Residents Providing Valuable Storm-Proofing Ideas for Post-Sandy Rebuilding Efforts

While scientists, politicians and engineers ponder ways to better protect New Jersey from storms like Superstorm Sandy, some of the best ideas are coming from those who suffered the most.

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10 hrs ago | Patch.com

Toms River-based Ocean County Hunger Relief Gets Shocking News, Report Says

On the same day that Ocean County Hunger Relief announced a new plan to help the area's homeless, the nonprofit organization learned that at least part of its operation could soon be out on the street without a home, according to a report in the Asbury Park Press.

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11 hrs ago | Patch.com

Berkeley Man Charged With Robbing Toms River Walmart After Struggle

A 35-year-old Berkeley man was charged with robbery Monday after allegedly getting into a tussle with a security officer at Walmart, police said.

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14 hrs ago | Patch.com

OPINION: Toms River Compensatory-Time Controversy Costing Taxpayers

I came on to Patch hoping to find some follow up to the report on overtime corruption in Toms River which has been rooted out by the Republican Christie appointed Office of the State Comptroller .

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Patch.com

Aberdeen Novelist, Playwright Gives Reading At Literary Showcase April 27

Playwrights Theatre has partnered with the New Jersey State Council on the Arts for prose and poetry readings for the Literary Artist Fellowship Showcases in Long Branch.

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Patch.com

Toms River Organization to Receive Funds Seized From Phony Sandy Charity

Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman today announced Tuesday that donations previously made to the Hurricane Sandy Relief Foundation , an unregistered charity whose founders allegedly misled donors in violation of the law, have been distributed to legitimate charitable organizations for the aid of Superstorm Sandy victims.

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Patch.com

Toms River Man, 22, Dies in Single Car Crash on Route 9

A Toms River man died after his car left the roadway on Route 9 Monday night and crashed into a tree.

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Patch.com

Book On Toms River Cancer Cluster Wins Pulitzer Prize

A book on the Toms River cancer cluster has been awarded the prestigious Pulitzer Prize.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Patch.com

Toms River Man Charged With Careless Driving After Accident in Galloway

Two Little Egg Harbor residents were hospitalized with head and chest injuries following an accident on South New York Road in Galloway Sunday night.

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The Jersey Journal

In which N.J. cities do drivers have the cheapest car insurance rates?

Motorists drive along Rt. 206, which runs through Hillsborough. Hillsborough was ranked as one of the cities in New Jersey with the lowest annual auto insurance premiums.

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Asbury Park Press

TR library Friends sponsor Lancaster bus trip

The Friends of the Toms River Library will sponsor a tour of an original 1800's Amish farm and house and a one-room schoolhouse Wednesday May 21. The bus trip will include a tour of Lancaster county and a family-style luncheon at the "Good 'n Plenty Restaurant" featuring authentic Pennsylvania Dutch cooking.

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Patch.com

Business Owners: Free Parking Would Rejuvenate Toms River's Downtown

Downtown Toms River is dying, business owners say, and some have started lobbying the township council to get rid of parking meters in the area.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Asbury Park Press

String of crashes snarls southbound Parkway in South Toms River

A Chevy Cavalier broke down Sunday in the southbound Garden State Parkway lanes near exit 80 and spurred two crashes involving five additional cars, the State Police said.

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Asbury Park Press

Casino: 'Net gamblers mostly within hour's drive

Three of the five municipalities where people are spending the most time logged on to some Internet gambling websites are within an hour's drive of Atlantic City, but operators say these gamblers are not the same clientele who frequent the resort's casinos.

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Rutgers Scarlet Knights

Men's Track: Spec Towns and Princeton Quad Meet Results

ATHENS, Ga. The Rutgers men's track and field team spilt the squad with the Scarlet Knights' 4x400 relay team and long jumper redshirt junior Corey Crawford bringing home titles from the Spec Towns Invitational, while also capturing a pair of IC4A qualifying marks at the Princeton Quad Meet.

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Bellingham Herald

Sandy stormproofing ideas coming from residents

In this March 18, 2014 photo, Jeff Coley, left, and Jo-Ann Herbst, right, review maps of Toms River N.J. showing flooding damage from Superstorm Sandy.

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Bellingham Herald

Sandy stormproofing ideas coming from residents

In this March 18, 2014 photo, Jeff Coley, left, and Jo-Ann Herbst, right, review maps of Toms River N.J. showing flooding damage from Superstorm Sandy.

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Asbury Park Press

State must overhaul employee compensation

The latest article in the Asbury Park Press on April 10, "Report: Toms River violated own policy," regarding the state comptroller's report on compensatory time pay for management employees in Toms River and other municipalities is only the latest of many reports citing local government lack of controls and pay abuses.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Asbury Park Press

Seaside's Casino Pier opens, delighting kids and business owners

Alan Lovas sat on a bench, holding a large doll with pink hair as he watched his daughter ride the swings.

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