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Valarie Saunders, 34, and Joshua Saunders, 30, both of Toms River were arrested and charged with drug offenses this week, police said Thursday.
If Toms River Regional School District hopes to see the $4.3 million in restitution owed by former Superintendent Michael Ritacco, it can't count on his pension for part of it.
Kyle Stybe, Jackson, has been named the Personal Training Manager for Retro Fitness in Lacey, a new facility that opened recently at 410 South Main Street, Forked River, N.J. Stybe will be overseeing all personal trainers, including personal training production and sales, hiring new trainers, and maintaining the quality of the gym and the staff.
Concrete structures called "beach prisms" are being installed along the shore of one N.J. beach to help save the beach from further erosion during storms.
Mark F. King, 34, of Toms River and Christopher M. Cetinich, 28, of East Rutherford were charged with burglary after a black Honda Civic and over $15,000 worth of tools were taken from Robinson's Garage on Drumpoint Avenue last week, police said.
As volunteers at the St. Joseph's Food Pantry scurried to unload its delivery from the Foodbank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties on Wednesday morning, state Adjutant General Michael L. Cunniff was there to lend a helping hand.
Teltech Systems, whose "SpoofCard Service" lets its customers disguise their phone numbers and voices, aids and abets crime, claims a woman who says in court that she was verbally assaulted by a couple using the device.
TOMS RIVER - Police in all 33 towns in Ocean County early next year will begin carrying an antidote that can revive people who overdose on heroin.
Toms River Mayor Thomas Kelaher participated in a flag-raising ceremony at the township's Goddard School preschool on Tuesday.
On Tuesday night, Lee police Sgt. Jeffrey Roosa was named to lead the Lee Police Department, replacing former Police Chief Joseph Buffis, who was fired three months ago by the Board of Selectmen.
The effects of Hurricane Sandy are still being felt throughout Toms River. While it has been over a year since the storm, many individuals and families are still recovering from the disaster and are faced with the difficulty of cleaning up their homes and neighborhoods.
Silverton Pharmacy, 1824 Hooper Ave., is where one winning Jersey Cash 5 ticket worth $59,695 was sold in Ocean County during the weekend.
A piece of metal in a construction zone on the Garden State Parkway just north of the Toms River Toll Plaza acted like a can opener this morning, slashing tires and stranding more than a dozen motorists.
A 23-year-old Toms River woman was arrested for DWI after she was seen driving erratically, and then found slumped in her seat, police said.