News for Jackson, NJ. 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.
El Toro wooden coaster 'structurally compromised' at Six Flags NJ
The roller coaster at the Ocean County theme park has been shutdown since an August incident that left a number of riders hurt. State officials say support columns remain damaged.
Beloved Jackson NJ skating rink shutting down after 44 years
If you grew up in northern Ocean County, New Jersey, you probably attended a birthday party at Jackson Skating Center; the roller skating magic ends in October.
Six Flags Great Adventure revamps meal deal exploited on TikTok
After Six Flags' CEO Selim Bassoul said earlier this month that the parks had collectively become "a daycare center for teenagers," New Jersey's location announced a "re-launched" version of its Seasonal Dining Pass.
After NJ closes roller coaster, Six Flags experts eye repairs
El Toro has been closed at Six Flags Great Adventure since Thursday night when 19 people required medical attention after a rough ride including five hospitalizations.
NJ shuts roller coaster at Six Flags after 19 injured during ride
Five people were hospitalized for a variety of injuries and another 14 were treated at Six Flags Great Adventure after a rough ride on the El Toro roller coaster.
These great 'Jersey' subs are just outside Great Adventure, NJ
Check out Hot Shot Subs the next time you want a great sandwich, close to the amusement park in Jackson.
Six Flags cuts discounts, no longer 'cheap daycare center'
Six Flags parks are sacrificing long time discounts to create premium experiences for its visitors.
Lakewood man was drunk and doing 90MPH in deadly crash, cops say
Prosecutors said 20-year-old Mordechai Berkowitz faces charges, including aggravated manslaughter and DWI, stemming from the crash that killed a 44-year-old woman.
Six Flags Great Adventure closed during power outage
Hurricane Harbor and Wild Safari are operating as scheduled, according to a Six Flags spokeswoman.
Cops: Woman tried to bite officers at Hurricane Harbor in Jackson
Kameron Serrano, of Elizabeth, continued to be uncooperative after arriving at the police station, authorities said.