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Lakewood Drug Kingpin Fugitive Convicted of Running Distribution Network

A Lakewood man who authorities accused of running a large scale narcotics  distribution network was convicted of numerous charges by an Ocean County jury...
Plans for a Wawa and quick-serve restaurant off Route 70 in Brick. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

DENIED: Proposed Wawa, Restaurant for Route 70 Nixed by Brick Zoning Board

After more than three hours of testimony by residents - nearly all of whom were opposed to the construction of a Wawa and quick-serve...
The Brick Township skate park at Drum Point. (Credit: YouTube/ABF Skate Shop)

Brick to Close Skateboard Park, Reopen at New Location

Skateboarders in Brick will soon be in for a treat, officials say...
The Laurelton Mobile Home Park, off Route 88 in Brick. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Route 88 Wawa Hearing Rescheduled to Late March

A hearing on a proposed Wawa near the corner of Route 88 and Jack Martin Boulevard in Brick has been rescheduled after the meeting...

Another Empty Storefront Coming in Brick

The decline of traditional brick-and-mortar retail will be heading to Brick once again. The Brick Boulevard RadioShack store was one of 552 that will be...

Local Teens Star in Powerful Video Warning of Consequences of ‘Sexting’

Students from across Ocean County star in a new video in the "Right Turns" series, this time focusing on the consequences of "sexting..."

Just Get Out

My husband Jeff and I have two sons, an almost fourteen-year-old and a ten-year-old, both with autism. My eldest is on the more severe...

OUR SCHOOLS

Legendary Player Returns to Coach Dragons Hoops

Brick Township High School head boys basketball coach Mike Gawronski enjoys coaching and teaching at the school. Photo credit: Luna Ortega
Mike Gawronski is proof that you can go home again. Once upon a time Gawronski was a pretty fair player on the Brick Township High...

BMHS to Present ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’

Brick Township Memorial High School (Photo: Daniel Nee)
The Brick Memorial Drama Club, known as The Mustang Players, will be presenting Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat last this month...

Brick BOE Policy Will Allow Students to Use Medical Marijuana in...

Marijuana (Photo: Katheirne Hitt/Flickr)
Students whose disabilities qualify them to use medical marijuana will soon be allowed to do so in Brick Township school, buses and school-sponsored events. The Board...

Brick School Board Takes First Step in Tackling Vets Complex Parking...

The Veterans Complex in the Brick school district. (Credit: Google Maps)
It will likely take more than a million dollars to complete a project to completely rebuild the parking lots at the Veterans complex, which...