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State appeals court overturns 2012 Ketchikan murder conviction

Devin Rossiter, then 19, is seen during his January, 2012, trial. The Alaska Court of Appeals has overturned Rossiter's murder conviction. (KRBD file photo) Citing improper arguments by the prosecution, the Alaska Court of Appeals on Friday overturned the murder conviction of a 25-year-old Ketchikan

KRBD.ORG - 2017-09-18 22:17:28

Southeast leaders gather in Haines to chart ferries' fate

HAINES - They've come from Hoonah and Petersburg, Juneau, Ketchikan, Sitka, and more. On Tuesday, community, government and business leaders gathered at the fairgrounds here for a meeting that may shape the future of Alaska Marine Highway System. Southeast Conference is an organization of business,

JUNEAU EMPIRE - 2017-09-19 23:59:59

Nino's Coal Fired Pizza in Toms River closes its doors

Nino's Coal Fired Pizza, a decade-old Italian restaurant at Route 9 and Cox Cro Road in Toms River, has closed. The restaurant, which closed last week, was owned by Anthony Schifilliti. The reason for the closure, he said, was that the lease on the space was set to expire and he wanted to turn his a

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-09-19 16:51:37

Toms River mayor: Our cops don't show favoritism to Jews

A wave of home sales in neighborhoods in Jackson and Toms River targeted by Orthodox Jewish real estate agents spurs complaints of blockbusting and anti-Semitism. Video by Ryan Ross. TOMS RIVER - A letter township police sent to Toms River's Jewish community last week urging residents to inform po

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-09-19 20:22:54

Is a backpack injuring your child? 5 safety tips from an expert

Each weekday morning, millions of kids strap on backpacks before they head to school. Is this ritual putting your child at risk for injury? "We see that a lot," Raymond Howard said. Howard is regional director of rehab services for two RWJBarnabas Health facilities: Community Medical Center in Toms

DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 09:00:09

Marina manager stole $2M by selling boats he didn't own, authorities say

PHILADELPHIA -- A convicted felon who managed a Jersey Shore marina stole more than $2 million from 13 people by illegally selling their boats, authorities said. Denis Kelliher, 47, of Toms River, was indicted on counts of wire fraud, the U.S. Attorney's Office for Pennsylvania's Eastern District sa

NJ.COM - 2017-09-19 18:25:46

Phillies top-5 minor league position players of 2017

Rhys Hoskins led the International League in home runs, RBIs, slugging percentage, OPS and was tied for first in walks at the time of his Aug. 10 major-league call-up. The IronPigs first baseman then made major league history several times with a streak of 18 home runs and 39 RBIs in his first 34 ga

ALLENTOWN MORNING CALL - 2017-09-20 02:50:00

Lakewood Department of Public Works announces new days for bulk and trash pickup, starting January 1

Mark your calendars for two important changes, starting January 1, 2018! First, your bulk trash pickup day is now Friday (not Wednesdays), every week according to your zone*. Bulk trash are items, such as brush, metal, leaves, e-waste, and sanitation bulk. The second change: All normal trash (green

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-09-19 23:07:54

Undefeated Patriots field hockey team still seeks improvement

Freehold Township High School's field hockey team secured a 4-0 victory against Howell High School, its Shore Conference A North Division foe, to move to 2-0-1 on the season. But coach Kara Moceri still sees room for improvement for her Patriots. "They stepped it up in the second half when they need

PACKET ONLINE - 2017-09-19 18:04:03

Clara Barton Neighborhood Watch meeting Sept. 21

The next meeting of the Clara Barton Neighborhood Watch will be held at 7 p.m. on Sept. 21 at the Clara Barton First Aid Squad, 1079 Amboy Avenue, Edison. ArticlesPRINCETON: Rider lays foundation for transferring control of Westminster Choir CollegeFirst class of North Brunswick Middle School is jus

PACKET ONLINE - 2017-09-19 18:04:03

Board upholds zoning officer's ruling on noise from theater

HOWELL - By a margin of one vote, the Howell Zoning Board of Adjustment has upheld the township zoning officer's determination that the Xscape movie theater is not causing a noise disturbance at a neighboring residence. The movie theater is in a shopping center on Route 9 north near Lanes Mill Road

PACKET ONLINE - 2017-09-19 18:04:03

K-9 unit assists in multi-agency weapons bust

BRADLEY BEACH - The Bradley Beach Police Department's K-9 unit participated with multiple law enforcement agencies in the seizure of 30 guns, a flamethrower, thousands of rounds of ammunition and bomb-making materials in Freehold and Howell, according to the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office. The

STARNEWSGROUP.COM - 2017-09-19 11:06:18

Zoners approve 16 homes in Cassville neighborhood

JACKSON - The Jackson Zoning Board of Adjustment has unanimously approved an application that proposed the construction of 16 single-family homes on a 48-acre tract in the Cassville section of the municipality. Attorney Benjamin Mabie and engineer Matt Wilder represented the applicant, Pushkin Estat

PACKET ONLINE - 2017-09-19 18:04:03

Parade will honor local veterans

JACKSON - The community's 10th annual Wounded Warrior parade will take place at 9 a.m. Oct. 7. For 10 years, Jackson Mayor Michael Reina has honored wounded veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, along with veterans from Vietnam, Korea and World War II, according to a press release from the town

PACKET ONLINE - 2017-09-19 18:04:03

Man accused of offering 11-year-old wine cooler, candy if she lifted her shirt 

Buzz off, creep! A 35-year-old New Jersey man has been arrested for offering an 11-year-old girl a wine cooler and candy if she lifted her shirt, police told NJ.com. The girl reportedly refused Jesse Christiansen's advances and told her mother about the incident. According to the outlet, Christi

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 16:49:51

Howell woman joins Brookdale board

Suzanne Brennan of Howell was sworn in as the newest member of the Brookdale Community College Board of Trustees on Sept. 12 during the board's monthly public meeting at the college's Wall Township campus. Brennan, who is a practicing attorney and a lifelong resident of Monmouth County, currently se

PACKET ONLINE - 2017-09-19 18:04:03

Howell debuts new Emergency Operations Center

HOWELL - Municipal officials have opened a new Emergency Operations Center (EOC) at town hall on Route 9, Howell. The EOC will serve as "the brain of the operation" during a disaster or a time of need. Multiple township departments have designated work stations in the EOC that have been outfitted wi

PACKET ONLINE - 2017-09-19 18:04:03

Howell Day guests will learn about Green Team

HOWELL - Members of the Howell Green Team will present a Green Fair at this year's Howell Day community celebration. Howell Day will be held on Sept. 23 at Soldier Memorial Park, 793 Lakewood-Farmingdale Road. Residents are invited to enjoy a day of activities and to meet vendors and representatives

PACKET ONLINE - 2017-09-19 18:04:03

Philip DeFusco from Weichert, Realtors' Howell office recognized for regional awards

Christopher Anthony, regional vice president of Weichert, Realtors, announced that sales associate Philip DeFusco of the Howell office was recognized for industry success in August. A top producer, DeFusco led his Weichert sales region, which is comprised of locations throughout Monmouth and Ocean c

PACKET ONLINE - 2017-09-19 18:04:00

Jackson council updates code dealing with obstructions

JACKSON - The Jackson Township Council has adopted an amended version of an existing ordinance that restricts obstructions from being placed in the right of way throughout the municipality. The original ordinance stated that "no person shall encumber or obstruct any street or public place with any a

PACKET ONLINE - 2017-09-19 18:04:03