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Jul 20, 2018 - Fri
Toms River US
Wind 3 mph, SE
Pressure 14.79 psi
71°F
clear sky
Humidity 82%
Clouds 1%
Day Cond. Temp. Wind Humidity PressurePres.
fri jul 20
71°F /62°F 8 mph, SE 62% 14.94 psi
sat jul 21
73°F /71°F 14 mph, E 65% 14.89 psi
sun jul 22
80°F /72°F 10 mph, S 81% 14.82 psi
mon jul 23
77°F /75°F 14 mph, SE - 14.95 psi
tue jul 24
78°F /75°F 15 mph, SE - 14.99 psi

Contractor Sentenced For Defrauding Superstorm Sandy Victims

Contractor Sentenced For Defrauding Superstorm Sandy Victims

Jamie Lawson (Photo courtesy Ocean County Authorities) TOMS RIVER – A crooked Sandy contractor was finally sentenced Friday after months of delays. Ocean County Superior Court Judge Wendel E. Daniels sentenced Jamie Lawson, 43, of Brick, to 10 years in state prison...

State wants to move funds to Sandy victims’ housing assistance

State wants to move funds to Sandy victims’ housing assistance

The state wants to transfer $6.1 million from other programs into housing counseling and rental assistance for people still struggling in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs announced Friday that its Sandy Recovery Division...

Scammed Sandy victims out of $2M but could be out of prison in 2 years

Scammed Sandy victims out of $2M but could be out of prison in 2 years

TOMS RIVER — A cheating contractor who scammed Jersey Shore homeowners out of nearly $2 million was sentenced to prison Friday but could spend less time behind bars than it has taken his victims to rebuild the homes he left in ruins. Jamie Lawson was sentenced as a...

Millville Police for July 20

Millville Police for July 20

Katrina Lister, 31, of Fordville Road in Fairton, was arrested July 6 on South High Street on a $501 Millville warrant. She was released after posting $60 bail. John Abello, 43, of Toms River, was arrested July 6 on East Broad Street and charged with driving while...

Police: Serial Burglar Arrested Again In Berkeley

Police: Serial Burglar Arrested Again In Berkeley

Photo courtesy Berkeley Township Police BERKELEY – A serial burglar was arrested once again for a forced-entry burglary of an Eton Road home July 18. Robert Meloni, 52, of Berkeley, was arrested and charged with conspiracy to commit burglary, conspiracy to commit...

Toms River First Aiders Thank Woman Who Paid Breakfast Bill

Toms River First Aiders Thank Woman Who Paid Breakfast Bill

TOMS RIVER, NJ — A group of Toms River First Aid Squad members have a message to deliver to a woman who paid their breakfast tab at IHOP on Friday morning: Thank you. Alyssa Golembeski and five other volunteers — Keri Murphy, Michael Dolch, Robert Tully, Patrick...

Crooked contractor sentenced to 10 years for ripping off Sandy victims

Crooked contractor sentenced to 10 years for ripping off Sandy victims

Crooked Sandy contractor Jamie Lawson's victims get their chance to speaks to the court during his sentencing in State Superior Court in Toms River. Thomas P. Costello and Kathleen Hopkins, Asbury Park Press Buy Photo TOMS RIVER - Months of legal maneuvering came to...

Police Debunk Online Claims Of Sex Trafficking At NJ Malls

Police Debunk Online Claims Of Sex Trafficking At NJ Malls

ROCKAWAY, NJ — You might have seen this Facebook post circulating around New Jersey before: women shopping at local malls or big box retailers are approached by a seemingly normal looking person, only to notice a group of men waiting to snatch them up. It's sex...