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Upcoming Bulk Trash Pick-up Dates

Bulk Pick-up will be collected TOWN-WIDE on every 3rd Thursday of the month. The dates are as follows: April 16 May 21 June 18 August 20 September 17 October 15 November 19 December 17 Please call Borough Hall at-least 1…

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Governor Chris Christie Orders Flags Lowered to Half-Staff in Honor of United States Marine Captain Stanford H. Shaw III

It is an honor to reflect on such a brave American, and proud to say this request came from our Borough’s municipal office. We thank those who assisted in this Executive Order. Governor Chris Christie Orders Flags Lowered to Half-Staff in…

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New Bulk Pick-up guidelines start next month!  Residents may  request a pick-up through the South Toms River smartphone application (http://SouthTomsRiver.mobapp.at) or call Borough Hall at 732.349.0403 (Municipal Clerk’s Office). Requests must be at-least a week before the scheduled date.  Bulk Pick-up…

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2015 Document Shredding Program

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Special Events Meeting

Special Events Meeting Over the next two weeks there will be two (2) Special Events Meetings for the Borough of South Toms River: Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 6:00 PM and Tuesday March 17, 2015 at 7:00PM. The first meeting…

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Snow approaching. Please remove vehicles from the road & clear sidewalks after snowfall for safe travel.

Snow approaching. Please remove vehicles from the road & clear sidewalks after snowfall for safe travel. The National Weather Service anticipates our area to receive snow accumulation of 6 to 10 inches, with a Winter Storm Warning in effect from…

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$500 College Scholarship

The South Toms River Area Optimist Club is offering a chance to win a $500 college scholarship. Applicant must be a college-bound senior student and either attend Toms River South High School or  reside in Manitou Park in Berkeley Township….

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Please Vote Now & Share!

We are extremely pleased to announce that our Borough Clerk/Administrator is 1 of 14 Government Officials IN THE ENTIRE COUNTRY that is being considered for a Golden Post Award, in the award category of TOP GOVERNMENT SOCIAL MEDIA LEADER (NON-ELECTED). It would…

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Section 1 & 3 Garbage Pick-up THIS FRIDAY

Due to the recent snowfall, Section 1 & 3 will have a Garbage pick-up this Friday, February 20. Please find the normal pick-up schedule at this link. If you need to find your District, they are organized as follows: 1ST…

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Flags at Half-staff today

Gov. Chris Christie has ordered all state buildings to fly at half-staff on Friday to honor Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Detective John Scott Stevens, according to an executive order issued by his office

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Boro Hall Closed

Municipal Offices will be closed on Tuesday, January 27. Offices plan to resume normal operating hours on Wednesday. Section 1 & 3 Trash Collection will be picked up on Friday, and all other scheduled pickups will continue as normal.

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Council & Land Use Board Meeting rescheduled for Friday

Due to the weather, tonight’s meetings of the Council (7pm) and the Land Use Board (6pm) are rescheduled for this coming Friday, January 30th. The Land Use Board will be scheduled to meet at 6:30pm at Borough Hall, and the…

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Section 1&3 trash collection moved to Friday

Please be advised that due to the impending snowstorm, the Borough is anticipating that Section 1 & 3 trash collection pick up will be moved to this Friday, January 30. Wednesday and Thursday pick up schedules will continue as normal.

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Snow approaching, please remove vehicles from the street.

The National Weather Service late this afternoon upgraded its earlier blizzard watch to a blizzard warning for much of Ocean County. The NWS is now calling for 18 to 28 inches of snow, with high winds and occasional whiteout conditions….

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JCP&L weather message

This is an important message from your electric company, Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L). The company is monitoring developing weather conditions for the forecast heavy snow that is expected across the JCP&L service area. JCP&L has activated its storm…

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Snow Storm Alert

Incoming SNOW STORM ALERT Starting late afternoon Monday till Tuesday . Our area is scheduled to receive 2 to 3 ” per hour with a possible total of 8-12″. Will post as updates come in.”

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Vaccination Clinic is on!

Thanks to our public works who have done an excellent job with the snow , the vaccination clinic is on today! From 1 to 3 PM at the public works yard located at 1 Drew Ln.

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Santa’s Coming to town !

Residents of Manitou Park & South Toms River, Santa will be making his annual visit to the streets of town atop the Manitou Park Fire Company engine on December 20th. We will be starting in the Manitou Park neighborhood at…

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Sign-up for Community Notifications and Smartphone App

As the Winter season approaches, be sure to sign up for Community Notifications through http://www.Nixle.com. Additionally, the Borough has launched a smartphone application for Borough news and resources. With your smartphone, open your app store and search “South Toms River”….

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Happy Thanksgiving

Greetings families, I pray this short message arrives to you in the best of health and spirit. Thanksgiving day has differing meaning to so many historically and traditionally. Two common inescapable meanings this day has had in the US is…

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Energy-saving tips from JCP&L

Before you know it, Jack Frost will be nipping at your nose, but he doesn’t have to be nipping at your wallet, too.  Taking steps now can help prevent high energy usage in the coming months.   üMake certain that your…

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TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY W/ SPECIAL JOLLY GUEST

TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY W/ SPECIAL JOLLY GUEST Date: MONDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2014 Time: 7:00 PM Location: Borough Hall. 144 Mill Street. South Toms River LIGHT REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED

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2014 FALL Heartbeat Newsletter now available!

Please following the following link to read the online version of the 2014 Fall Heartbeat. This has valuable news for the entire community. Enjoy Reading!! https://boroughofsouthtomsriver.com/310-2/the-heartbeat-newsletter/

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Thank you Veterans

The Borough recognizes all active members of our Armed Forces, those who served, and those yet to serve. We remember and thank you for all that you do for our families. Happy Veterans Day. Please attend a Veterans Ceremony today…

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Vitalboards Save Lives – Pick yours up today!

South Toms River First Aid Squad 37 has an extremely valuable, and free, giveaway called Vitalboards. This is placed on your refrigerator (with a decal placed on your front door), and lists your medical information for EMT/Fire/Police in emergencies. Vitalboards are…

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Fall Festival this Saturday!

Come and join the South Toms River Special Events Committee and Recreation Commission for a Fall Festival this Saturday. From Noon to 4pm, enjoy crafts and vendors, a pumpkin patch, food and music!  This is a family festival and we…

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Become a Master Gardener Volunteer

You are invited! “Fall into Winter” Program Thursday, October 30, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm at Rutgers Cooperative Extension Auditorium, 1623 Whitesville Road, Toms River NJ 08755 Join your county Master Gardeners for a morning of gardening information. You will enjoy…

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Halloween and Trick or Treat Information

Please be advised that the Borough of South Toms River will have Trick or Treat on October 31. The Toms River Halloween Parade will be on October 25, 2014, and will start at 7pm. Participants must be in place by 6pm!…

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New South Toms River Smartphone Application !

The Borough of South Toms River is proud to announce that community information is now available in the palm of your hand! The Borough of South Toms River officially launched its smartphone application to provide residents with direct access to…

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Community Heroes event Tomorrow

On Wednesday, October 15, 2014 from 6:30 pm to 9:00pm, the Borough of South Toms River will host a ceremony honoring those who went above and beyond to assist our community. This event, honoring “Community Heroes,” will take place at…

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