Monmouth County Fifth Grader Targets School In Mass Casualty Plot, Police Say

Headlines you may have missed this week on Matawan-Aberdeen Patch.

Monmouth County Fifth Grader Targets School In Mass Casualty Plot, Police Say

Juvenile charges are pending for a fifth grade Wall Township Schools student whose “elaborate plan” to inflict mass casualties at a township intermediate school was thwarted by school officials and police, authorities said Friday. Full story -->

More Probable Mumps Cases Found, Most Tied To D'Jais Bar

The probable outbreak of mumps has increased to 22 cases, and the majority of those affected are tied to D'Jais bar in Belmar, county health officials said Thursday. Full story -->

Matawan Man Charged with Burglary of Two Hazlet Businesses

A Matawan man recently charged with the burglaries of businesses in Matawan, Old Bridge and Middletown now faces similar charges in Hazlet, according to court documents. Full story -->

Matawan Police Watching for Distracted Drivers

Need to send a text, put on mascara or eat breakfast? Make sure not to do it behind the wheel. Full story -->

Night Out at MJ's Buttonwood to Benefit Matawan First Aid and Rescue Squad

Attend the "Life-Saving Cash & Cocktail Night" this December at MJ's Buttonwood to help support the Matawan First Aid and Rescue Squad. Tickets cost $100 each and are now on sale. Full story -->

A Map of Farmers Markets in Monmouth County

Looking to buy some fresh produce this week? Check out Patch's interactive map of the closest farmers markets to you. By clicking on the check marks on the right, you can see which markets are open on each day of the week. Full story -->

School Supplies: Thinking Outside of the Big Box

Savvy Patch Facebook readers know there is more than one place to buy colored-ink pens, three-ring binders and stylish pocketed folders. Here are some local merchants Patch readers recommended Wednesday for unique or well-priced school supplies. Full story -->


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