News for Lakewood, NJ. The township of Lakewood is the 7th most populous municipality in the state and the most populous municipality in Ocean County with more than 102,000 residents. The mayor in 2021 is Raymond Coles.
School bus with 15 on board crashes into car in Lakewood, NJ
Witnesses to the crash said that the driver of the bus tried to cut off a driver making a left turn around 8 a.m.
NJ driver survives after his car goes airborne and overturns
A Lakewood man is being treated for non-life threatening injuries including head trauma at Jersey Shore University Medical Center after his car overturned on Thursday in Whiting.
Lakewood police warn residents to keep cars in driveways
The police chief has even recommended people who are leaving for a Jewish holiday to ask neighbors to put one of their cars in their driveway.
Lakewood, Newark, Jersey City fueled NJ's 2010s population growth
The 2020 Census shows cities in northeast New Jersey grew significantly, while Lakewood grew 45%. More remote counties saw their populations shrink.
Lakewood woman sold counterfeit designer goods, authorities say
Courtney C. Michaels was arrested after a search of her home found various counterfeit items.
Man in wheelchair killed crossing Route 9 in Lakewood
The Lakewood Scoop, which was first to report the crash, reported security video shows the impact threw the man 20 feet away.
Scooter catches fire in Lakewood, NJ garbage truck — report
The body of the truck hit power lines as it was lifted to dump its load on the street.
Car slams into Lakewood, NJ house, killing teen passenger
A teen driver was speeding on Cedarbridge Road and swerved into the house trying to avoid a car making a left turn ahead of them.