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Parkway’s Exact Change Lanes to Disappear from Major Toll Plazas Before End of Year

September 14, 2018

BARNEGAT, NJ — Exact change lanes on the Garden State Parkway’s major toll plazas are soon to be a memory. But they will remain at all but one of the toll road’s 23 entrance and exit ramps.

The automatic coin machines at all 11 “mainland barrier” plazas, including Asbury Park in Monmouth County and Toms River and Barnegat in Ocean County, will be removed and ...

19th Century Baseball Game in South Orange, Saturday, September 15

The South Orange Department of Recreation is presenting a 19th century baseball game on Saturday, September 15, starting at noon on Cameron Field in South Orange.

Part game, part show, part history lesson and all fun, the Flemington, NJ Neshanock team will play against local volunteers in bare-handed baseball, wearing period uniforms and using rules from 1864 or 1873. The event will also ...

Four Healthy Sea Turtles to be Released at Point Pleasant Beach Tomorrow

POINT PLEASANT BEACH, NJ — Four sea turtles, including a 250-pound loggerhead, will be returned to the ocean from the Point Pleasant beach at 7 a.m. tomorrow, September 5.

Sea Turtle Recovery (STR), the nonprofit hospital located inside the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo, will be conducting the release of “Tammie,” the large adult loggerhead rescued more than a year ago off the ...

Third Annual Newton Fall Festival to Include Classic Car Show

NEWTON, NJ – The Town of Newton will be hosting their third Annual Fall Festival.  This year, in addition to activities for young and old, vendors, live music and blacksmith demonstration the event will feature a classic car show.

Children can enjoy a hay bale maze and face painting.  There will be a scarecrow making contest, pie eating contest and 50’s costume ...

Essex County Zoo Opens Leopard Exhibit Featuring Two Species

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Snow leopards and Amur leopards are the centerpiece of the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo’s newly reopened leopard exhibit, which officially reopened on Monday.

Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr. was on hand Monday afternoon to cut the ribbon at the exhibit as part of his initiative to provide the highest standard of care and first-class conditions for ...

Belmar Lifeguard Rescues Beached Shark and Returns It to Surf on His Board

BELMAR, NJ — Before heading back to college, Belmar lifeguard Tyler Daniskas ended his summer with quite an eventful week.

After he was among a handful of Belmar beach patrol members who got their chance to test a done-assisted lifesaving system along the beachfront on August 22, the next day he helped a small shark who was stranded on the sand get back into the surf. He placed the ...

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