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Asbury Park stabbing not related to homicide, cops say

A stabbing that occurred in Asbury Park Wednesday night is not connected to the death of a man found dead in his car the same night, police said. The stabbing happened at 10:38 p.m. Wednesday at a residence on Sewall Avenue in Asbury Park, Sgt. Michael Casey said. When police arrived at the residenc

NJ.COM - 2017-11-24 15:56:10

PICCOLLELA: Property tax burden inequitable

The rate of tax growth has slowed during Republican Gov. Chris Christie's administration -- but half of voters still named New Jersey's highest-in-the-nation property taxes as their most pressing concern. Bob Jordan New Jersey apparently believes that real estate taxes are the best way to fund expe

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-11-24 17:37:41

Small Business Saturday: Shore businesses offer alternative to Black Friday mania

SPRING LAKE - Alison Maccoine, the owner of Barefoot, an "athleisure" boutique on Third Avenue in Spring Lake, will spend this Saturday working her usual hours (10 a.m. to 6 p.m.) with the usual number of employees (one) and a couple of vendors she invited to the store to sell their wares. But don't

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-11-24 10:00:00

LETTER: Don't build fence to keep out homeless

which was about a proposed six foot fence to prevent the homeless from entering the Washington Street Elementary School in Toms River. The Toms River Board of Education is not only cruel, but similar to Trump's proposals to build a wall blocking undocumented people from entering the United States. I

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-11-24 13:02:45

Cyber Monday 2017: 5 ways to shop safely

When it comes to holiday shopping, one Ocean County mom would rather not deal with the crowds. "I don't like dealing with so many people fighting for things," Toms River resident Selena Pereira said. "I'd rather be able to shop from home and you get great deals." With the malls and shops crowded thi

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-11-24 10:00:00

Monmouth County drug deaths drop

Steven Molok spent six days in Monmouth County jail following a violation of probation arrest, sitting in a cell 21 hours a day staring at the ceiling and writhing. Molok, 26, addicted to heroin for five years, was detoxing cold turkey, he said. As soon as he got out, he made an unlikely call - to t

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-11-24 19:11:24

Toms River school board member abruptly resigns

The Ohana Grill in Lavallette prepares 44 Thanksgiving dinners, that will serve about 300 people, for delivery by Toms River High School South National Honor Society members. THOMAS P. COSTELLO TOMS RIVER - Board of Education member Dan Leonard abruptly resigned on Thanksgiving Day, less than 48 ho

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-11-24 18:07:17

Asbury Park hip-hop: Poca depicts her growth on new 'Apocalypto' EP

Music maker Poca, aka Amadi Hill of Asbury Park, is going through some changes. That's a good thing for music fans. "I'm growing and transforming into some type of force and not understanding what but I know I'm evolving. I'm creating a hunter," said Poca, a 23-year old whose transformation is exami

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-11-24 17:39:32

Newnan teen charged with molestation of three children

CCSO Brandon Michael Kinder A Newnan teenager is being held without bond on multiple charges involving the sexual molestation of three victims under 7 years old, authorities said. Brandon Michael Kinder, 18, faces charges including child molestation and sexual battery. Chief Deputy James Yarbrou


Newnan police seek man wanted for shooting victim in car

NEWNAN, Ga. -- Police in Newnan and the CrimeStoppers tip network are on the lookout for a man connected to a shooting earlier Tuesday. The Newnan Police Department released an alert on social media in the early evening warning that 32-year-old Roylondo Jamorio Cook is still on the run after alleged


Proposed noise ordinance change would affect restaurants, construction, landscaping in Newnan

Clay Neely / The Newnan Times-Herald Friday night at RPM often sees the patio filled with customers. Live music is performed inside the venue via open bay doors to the outdoor seating area. However, at 10 p.m. the bay doors close in an effort to help reduce the noise. The pub sits less than 100 y


Woman accused of hitting kindergartener to remain out on bond

CCSO Gloria Blevins is accused of striking five-year-old Delainey "Lulu" Pedrick with her Hummer as the little girl got off a school bus in the Avery Park subdivision on Oct. 30. Gloria Blevins, 43, will spend the holidays at home surrounded by her family and friends. Coweta County Chief Magist

NEWNAN TIMES-HERALD - 2017-11-24 17:10:00

November a time for churches to honor veterans

The Newnan Times-Herald Veterans Day was on a Saturday this year, and the following day offered an exceptional opportunity to recognize veterans. Coweta congregations recognized military personnel - past and present - at services during November. Some of the services also featured patriotic music.

NEWNAN TIMES-HERALD - 2017-11-24 16:29:00

Grab your cans, boxes, bags and wallet - Can-A-Thon is Tuesday

The Newnan Times-Herald Dr. David Gregory is gearing up for his first Can-A-Thon as director of the Coweta Community Food Pantry and One Roof. Thanksgiving has passed, and now folks at the Coweta Community Food Pantry and the Newnan Junior Service League are gearing up for the final stage of the

NEWNAN TIMES-HERALD - 2017-11-24 16:13:00

Thankful for my work family

The Newnan Times-Herald This year, I am thankful that I have a work family I am thankful for. I've spent years on jobs where I hated everything about everything, and a lot of things about everyone. So to be lucky enough to have found a job I love to do, working with and for people I love working w

NEWNAN TIMES-HERALD - 2017-11-24 16:03:00

McIntosh descendant visits as stone moves back to Whitesburg park

Photos courtesy Gary Leftwich, University of West Georgia Daryl Johnson, McIntosh Reserve park manager, left, talks with Gary McIntosh, a descendant of Chief William McIntosh. Beyond them is the recreation of Chief McIntosh's 1820s residence. The stepping stone used by Chief William McIntosh and

NEWNAN TIMES-HERALD - 2017-11-24 16:35:00

Hamptons and North Fork Kids Events This Weekend: November 25-29

Enrich your kids' lives with these great events in the Hamptons and North Fork this weekend, November 25-27, 2017. Find more events at Events.DansPapers.com. THEATER The Three Little Pigs Build a Better House When: November 25, 11 a.m. Where: Bay Street Theater, 1 Bay Street, Sag Harbor What: The th

DANSPAPERS.COM - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Carvel manager fights would-be robber in failed attempt, cops say

The Ronkonkoma Carvel store manager was still working hours after the robbery attempt. After the police came, "I felt OK," she said. An employee at a Ronkonkoma Carvel store refused to cooperate with a gunman who ordered her to hand over money Friday, Suffolk police said. The robber showed a black h

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-25 01:39:54

MTA: LIRR Ronkonkoma branch delays after train hits car in Medford

A car on the tracks in Medford was struck by a train Friday night, MTA officials said. The Long Island Rail Road warned of delays on the Ronkonkoma branch after a westbound train hit the vehicle about 6:15 p.m., at a crossing just west of the LIRR station, officials said. So far, that train, the 6 p

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-25 00:08:03

Shelter was warned about resident accused in attack, ex-employees say

Former manager and a caseworker wrote that they were concerned about veteran's mental health before he allegedly assaulted another resident in Yaphank. Michael Hunter is led out of the Sixth Precinct in Selden for arraignment in July 2017. Photo Credit: James Carbone Administrators of the Suffolk

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-24 18:36:00