News for Toms River, NJ. The township of Toms River is the 2nd most populous municipality in Ocean County and the 8th most populous in New Jersey with more than 93,000 residents. The mayor in 2021 is Maurice "Mo" Hill Jr.
You'll recognize these NJ locations in classic Amityville Horror
You may be driving past places where this classic was filmed each day.
Toms River woman sentenced for abandoning three dogs that died
Allissa DeStefano, 30, is barred for life from owning animals, and must perform 60 days of community service in addition to a two-year probation term.
Married couple killed in crash under Parkway in Tinton Falls, NJ
The driver of the pickup truck that went off the Garden State Parkway and onto Asbury Avenue was also named but has not been charged.
Man with knife, bat brings police to Toms River, NJ neighborhood
Police got the man's family out of the house and formed a perimeter around the house upon their arrival on Tuesday afternoon.
Two killed in crash near Garden State Parkway in Tinton Falls, NJ
A Toms River man driving a pickup northbound on the Garden State Parkway lost control, went down an embankment and struck a car traveling on a road underneath the highway.
Millions of dollars saved — government forgives Sandy loans to NJ towns
Without this move, according to New Jersey's congressional delegation, 18 New Jersey municipalities would still owe more than $25 million.
NJ 'open' for Halloween, says Murphy: Toms River parade returns
The second-largest Halloween parade in the world is back in Ocean County amid COVID, as Gov. Phil Murphy says the biggest concern will be "common sense" at indoor gatherings.
Masks optional in Toms River schools? Here are the facts
As the weather cools masks have been mandatory in all buildings since Sept. 20.
Toms River, NJ schools have 900 in quarantine, even with masks
A district spokesman called reports that the district started the school year mask optional as "misleading and unfounded."