Monday, December 31, 2012
Early season wrestling tournament held at Brick Memorial High School
Isiah DeGuzman of Timber Creek was named the Outstanding Wrestler at the Mustang Classic tournament after defeating Conner Burkert of St. Peter's Prep, 4-1, in the final at 132 pounds. Earlier he had defeated Ocean's Zack Hertling who was third in the state last year. Also winning his finals match at 126 pounds was Kris Lindemann of Howell. He pinned Sonny Simonetti of St. Peter's Prep in the third period. Lindemann, who was not seeded, is a freshman.
Saturday, April 21, 2012
Howell fire departments and New Jersey Forest Fire Service battling blaze
A brush fire is currently burning on Brook Road in Howell, near its border with Lakewood. Howell Fire Department authorities and the New Jersey Forest Fire Service (NJFFS) are currently on scene fighting the fire, as NJFFS water planes making drops on the area seek to refuel at Allaire Airport. Updates on this story will be provided as they are made available.
Friday, December 17, 2010
Suspects may also have been behind auto burglaries in a number of other communities
Two adults and a juvenile have been charged with several offenses related to a rash of auto burglaries, and more charges are pending, Brick police said. After seeing her photograph in the media, Courtney Murphy, 19, of Jackson turned herself into Brick detectives Dec. 14, according to Capt. John Rein. A second suspect in the burglaries, Francisco Chadwick, 22, of New Egypt, was nabbed by police after being found hiding in a crawl space in the home of a 16 year old juvenile from Brick who has also been charged in the case. Surveillance photographs from a Hess gas station on Rt. 37 in Toms River that showed Murphy and Chadwick purchasing items with credit cards stolen from the burglarized vehicles were distributed to the media Dec. 13 by …
Wednesday, December 15, 2010
Improvement project will reconstruct lanes, add shoulders and improve access to the highway
Engineers are in the final design stage of a $250 million Garden State Parkway improvement project that is set to begin in 2012, officials announced Monday. Representatives from the New Jersey Turnpike Authority were in Brick on Monday, showing off their plans for a large-scale roadway improvement project that will increase shoulder width, remove obstructions, improve sight distance and reconstruct the roadway between mile markers 83 and 100 in both directions. The state will work with Ocean County officials to reconstruct three interchanges – 83, 88-89 and 91 – while also improving Route 70 and Burnt Tavern Rd. in Brick to better accommodate Parkway traffic. "This is an area of roadway that is more than 50 years old, and we finally have …