Letter from Fire Commissioner candidate Larry Loigman

Elections are this Saturday, February 16th, between 2-10pm at the Municipal Auditorium, 231 3rd street. Read more ›

Tonight: Atzeres Tefilla in Skulen Lakewood

See the flyer below. Read more ›

BREAKING – PHOTOS: Lakewood High School placed on brief lockdown after report of student with gun

The Lakewood high school was placed on a brief lockdown this afternoon after Police received a report of a student possibly armed with a gun, Read more ›

HUD Awards $1.8 Million in Family Self-Sufficiency Grants; Lakewood receives over $100,000

U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today awarded $1.8 million to dozens of public housing authorities in New Jersey Read more ›

Surveillance Video captures overturn accident in Lakewood

Video surveillance by Advanced Networking Group for TLS. Read more ›

Vehicle flips on East 7th Street (PHOTOS)

Luckily there were no serious injuries. Read more ›

Lakewood Mayor Ray Coles responds to your ‘Ask The Mayor’ questions: Raintree/Ridge

The following is an ‘Ask The Mayor’ question submitted to TLS, and the Mayor’s response. Email your questions for the Mayor to Read more ›

Assemblyman Sean Kean urges Jackson Township Council to stand with Lakewood in opposing anti-Semitism and intolerance

See the letter below issued to the Jackson Township Council. Read more ›

Family Moved to Israel, And Their Lives Fell Apart

[COMMUNICATED]Many Jews around the world dream of a better life in Eretz Yisroel. For some however, the dream is complicated. Read more ›

FULL VIDEO & PHOTOS: Press conference denouncing local hate group held in Jackson; Township Council fails to place resolution on agenda, but some agree group should be condemned

Numerous officials this evening gathered inside the Jackson Municipal building ahead of the Counil meeting to denounce local anti-Semitic hate group Rise Up Ocean County. Read more ›

Assemblyman Thomson: New Jersey taxpayers are already tiring of Governor Murphy’s tax and spend policies

Assemblyman Edward H. “Ned” Thomson said he hopes a recent poll showing Gov. Phil Murphy’s poll numbers dropping will cause him to rethink Read more ›

PHOTOS: Bais Medrash Chelek Levi & Kollel Vasikin of Lakewood makes trip to Morocco

Bais Medrash Chelek Levi and Kollel Vasikin recently made a group trip to Morocco, in honor of the Yahrtzeit of Rebbe Yitschak Abuchatzeira Zatzal, the son and Mamshich of the Avir Yakov, Read more ›

PHOTOS: Lakewood BOE meeting attendees walk through metal detector in response to recent stabbing attack

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Board of Education meeting attendees walking through metal detectors. This is in response to last week’s stabbing at Town Hall.

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Governors Murphy, Carney Announce Agreement on DRBA Toll Increase, Infrastructure

On Wednesday, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy and Delaware Governor John Carney announced a resolution related to the proposed Delaware Memorial Bridge toll rate increase, Read more ›

Accident witness remembers Lakewood Hatzolah’s number – by singing the song

Letter: Hi, I was in Lakewood on January 8 and I saw a girl crash into a pole at the entrance of the Co-op on Rt 88 as I was driving by. Read more ›

JUST IN: Senator Representing Jackson, Samuel D. Thompson, calls on Jackson Township Council to pass resolution condemning anti-Semitic group

See the letter below. Read more ›

TEHILLIM: Rav Shmuel Zalman Stein, Rosh Yeshiva Birchas Chaim of Lakewood, undergoing surgery following accident

Rav Shmuel Zalman Stein, the Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshivas Birchas Chaim of Lakewood, was involved in an accident, and will be undergoing surgery this afternoon. Read more ›

Governor Murphy, Amtrak and NJ Transit Announce Financial Settlement, Enhancements for Commuters In and Out of New York Penn Station

At a press conference in New York Penn Station, Governor Murphy, Amtrak Board Chairman Tony Coscia, and NJ Transit Read more ›

Letter: Anti-Semitism in Ocean County | Carol Hafner, Recent Congressional Candidate

Dear Editor, During my career at Brookdale Community College (New Jersey), I played an active role in promoting Holocaust, Genocide, and World War II educational and memorial programs. Read more ›

Letter from Lakewood Volunteer Firefighter Chaim “Motty” Moerman

[COMMUNICATED] To the Residents of Lakewood: I, Chaim “Motty” Moerman, am requesting Read more ›