Most Viewed Stories on Matawan-Aberdeen Patch in August

Take a look at what topped news last month.


What appeared to be at least 13 NJ Transit police officers were patrolling the Aberdeen-Matawan train station Wednesday morning, some holding their weapons and watching the trains. Officers were also present at the Hazlet train station.


A Matawan man received a life sentence yesterday for being the “Leader of a Narcotics Trafficking Network,” which is the official title of New Jersey’s drug kingpin statute, according to a press release from the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office.


Several businesses and properties zoned for commercial use are on sale in Matawan, Aberdeen, and Keyport. Click through our gallery to see which ones. Prices are included in the captions.


Aberdeen and Matawan Police are investigating the burglaries of two occupied residents in recent months, according to a press release issued jointly by both departments.


It was a hot afternoon on July 12, 1916 when six Matawan boys ran down to Wyckoff Dock for an afternoon of swimming in Matawan Creek and one was attacked by a shark, explained local history buff Al Savolaine.


The Matawan Aberdeen Regional School District Board of Education appointed a principal and an assistant principal for Lloyd Road School and a K-12 director of instruction and evaluation at a special action meeting Monday night.


A Connecticut man was charged with the armed robbery of CVS on South Atlanctic Avenue by Aberdeen Township Police on Aug. 3.


A section of Route 34 in Aberdeen Township was closed shortly after 10:30 p.m. Aug. 1 due to a car accident at the entrance of Regent Shopping Center near the Kentucky Fried Chicken.


The Matawan Borough Police Department arrested two men believed responsible for several dozen burglaries across New Jersey early Aug. 22 following an extensive investigation that was launched after the July 25 burglary of Wine Nation.


Police officers and ambulances were on hand at the Aberdeen-Matawan Train Station Aug. 2 to deal with crowd control of PNC Bank Arts Center concertgoers.


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