Ocean County News Top Stories

September 9, 2020

Ocean County, NJ - The Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders  will mark the 19TH Anniversary of the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 during a Day of Remembrance and wreath-laying ceremony at the county’s September 11 Memorial Monument on Hooper Avenue,  The ceremony will begin at 8:30 a.m., Friday, ...

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SOUTHERN OCEAN COUNTY, NJ – The Lacey Planning Board’s denial of an application in conjunction with the decommissioning of the Oyster Creek Nuclear Plan last month raised some concerns. Local authorities and area residents wanted answers regarding who oversees the work done by Holtec International, ...

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OCEAN COUNTY, NJ – The number of newly confirmed coronavirus cases in Ocean County increased by seven percent from the beginning of August according to the Ocean County Health Department. A total of 11,151 individuals came back with positive COVID-19 test results since the county health department ...

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Ocean County, NJ - The Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders are calling for indoor dining and would like to see it before Labor Day. “Our restaurant owners and their workers have waited long enough and have suffered the greatest economic harm during this pandemic,” said Ocean County Freeholder ...

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TUCKERTON, NJ - The 38th Annual Old Time Barnegat Bay Decoy and Gunning Show, hosted by the Ocean County Department of Parks and Recreation and the Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders will be going virtual on September 27. In a Press Release from the Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders, ...

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OCEAN COUNTY, NJ- Look for Ocean County  Road Department crews as they continue to cover miles of county roads this week for downed trees and broken branches from damage left by Tropical Storm Isaias. Also called to assist was the Ocean County Sheriff's officers who were deployed to municipalities ...

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LIttle Egg Harbor/Tuckerton NJ - The National Weather Service has issued a Tropical Storm Warning that remains in effect for our area. The latest local forecast shows wind equivalent to Tropical Storm Force with peak forecast 40- 50 mph with gust to 70 mph happening Tuesday, Aug 4 throughout the ...

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OCEAN COUNTY, NJ - The National Hurricane Center operated through National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) issued an advisory this morning as the once Tropical Storm Isaias is now a Hurricane Category 1 and is expected to hit portions of Florida's east coast late tonight. With ...

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Ocean County, NJ-   THE 2020 CENSUS is entering the home stretch and Freeholder Director Joseph H. Vicari reminded everyone to please complete their census questionnaire.             “An accurate Census count is incredibly important to Ocean County and will help determine the amount of federal ...

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TOMS RIVER, NJ With a record eight named storms already created in the Atlantic, Ocean County Emergency Management officials are ready if a major tropical system approaches our coast, even during the COVID 19 Pandemic. In a release issued today, Ocean County stands ready on several fronts.

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Welcome from the Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders Home to 600,000 year-round residents and a vacation spot that doubles that number in the summertime, Ocean County offers bucolic farmland settings in the west and picture perfect coastlines in the east. Southern Ocean County continues to ...

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