The township of Jackson is the 4th most populous municipality in Ocean County and the 28th most populous in New Jersey with more than 54,800 residents. The mayor in 2021 is Michael Reina. Jackson is home to Six Flags Great Adventure.
Jackson NJ news
Jackson woman slashed in face after road rage, NJ cops say
Michael Mahan followed a woman to her home in Jackson and slashed her across the face, police said. He was accused of other crimes that day.
Six Flags Hurricane Harbor set to have a spring preview on May 15
The park fully opens on Memorial Day weekend.
NJ says Jackson officials tried to stop Jews from moving in
New Jersey prosecutors say municipal officials enacted laws to appease bigots who wanted to keep Orthodox Jewish families from moving into the township.
Jackson house fire: Victim jumps from 2nd floor, woman dies
A fatal house fire Thursday evening on Lehigh Boulevard.
Fugitive fled to Mexico after crash that killed Howell woman
Roberto Alcazar-Sanchez will have to quarantine before he can be returned to New Jersey.
Jackson man held dirt bikers at gunpoint near home, police say
The dirt bike riders said they were held at gunpoint, while the township man said he had only carried his loaded rifle when he confronted the duo, according to police.
Six Flags Great Adventure workers get a raise to $15 per hour
Food and beverage operations, custodial services, security, shuttle drivers, and lifeguards will get even higher wage increases.
Cash not welcome at Six Flags Great Adventure this season
Only credit cards and mobile payment will be accepted for purchases at restaurants, retail stores, games, ticket windows and parking toll booths.
Hit-run driver in fatal holiday crash in Jackson still on the run
Roberto Alcazar-Sanchez, 27, left the scene of the crash that left Norman Shtab,83, with 8 broken ribs and killed wife Phyllis Shtab.
Runaway dog reunited with survivor of fatal Christmas Eve crash
A dog that ran away after surviving a hit-and-run crash that killed one of its owners on Christmas Eve has been found.