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Jackson will auction off surplus items

JACKSON - The Jackson Township Council has authorized the sale of surplus motor vehicles and other miscellaneous property that is no longer needed for public use. The auction of the items will be conducted online. According to a resolution passed by the council, Jackson was previously approved to pa

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

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

No. 3 Southern Regional 2, Jackson Memorial 0

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ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2017-09-18 20:00:00

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

Senate approves defense bill without McCain amendment to permit base closures

The U.S. Senate has approved its version of an annual defense policy bill, and it left out a controversial amendment that aimed to begin a new round of base closures as early as 2019. The proposed amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act of 2018 was penned by influential Sens. John McCain


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

President-Trooper Trump; badge number 45?

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MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-19 18:29:33

Why Roosevelt residents say state didn't give them proper notice for council applications

Kevin Balon has been cited 14 times this year alone on suspicion of running an illegal scrapping business in his property, among other code enforcement violations. Balon denies those charges. He says he's repurposing and recycling. Wochit ROOSEVELT - In the tiny borough of 854 residents, the bigges

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-09-20 09:00:09

Man Dies in Midday Shooting in Lehigh Valley

A midday shooting on a Lehigh Valley street left a man dead. Gunfire rang out around 1:20 p.m. near Monroe Street and North 6th Street in Allentown, city police said. Officers found 37-year-old Paris Graves suffering from gunshot wounds. Graves died a short time later at the hospital. No word yet on

NBC PHILADELPHIA - 2017-09-20 14:52:27

Pleasant Plains fire department to host wine tasting

The Features Team looks at new food items from healthy chocolate (yes, really) to dried cherries to pumpkin swirl toasting bread and more! Volunteer firefighters work hard to keep us safe, so let's toast their dedication with a drink. The Pleasant Plains Volunteer Fire Department will host a fundr

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-09-20 12:02:01

Freeholder candidate from Chatham to visit four diners Wednesday

Clyde, a retired educator and Chatham resident who also ran for freeholder in 2016, faces Republican Heather Darling in the Nov. 7 election. She will be at the East Hanover Diner, 275 Route 10, from 9 to 9:40 a.m.; Randolph Diner, 517 Route 10, from 10 to 10:40 a.m.; Red Hut Diner, 152 Route 46 East

NEWJERSEYHILLS.COM - 2017-09-19 18:52:00

Food Notes: Italian American Festival is fun for all

If everyone is a little bit Irish on St. Patrick's Day, then everyone can be a little bit Italian for this weekend's Mercer County Italian American Festival. Italian American pride will be on display Friday through Sunday at Mercer County Park Festival Grounds in West Windsor, with an Italian market

NJ.COM - 2017-09-20 11:00:00

2 tractor trailers catch fire on NJ Turnpike

EAST WINDSOR, N.J. (AP) - Authorities say two lanes are blocked on the New Jersey Turnpike after two tractor trailers caught fire. NJ101.5 FM reports (http://bit.ly/2fi47cv ) that the lanes are closed near Exit 8 on the outer lanes of the southbound side of the highway in East Windsor. Police say th

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2017-09-20 07:01:00

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

Train-surfing teen seriously injured after getting knocked onto tracks

A 13-year-old boy was seriously injured while train surfing in Coney Island, police said. The teen, who boarded a southbound F train at Neptune Ave. and W. 6th St. with some pals, walked between two cars and clung to the side of one of them around 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, cops said. As the train was leavi

NEW YORK POST - 2017-09-20 14:18:35

Get your Irish on with Birmingham Six this weekend

To most, North Wildwood is known for being a shore town, complete with beaches, boardwalks, surf and sand. This weekend, however, we celebrate North Wildwood's other identity - as host of the largest Irish Festival on the East Coast. With that designation comes performances by a lineup of stellar Ir

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2017-09-20 16:19:00

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

Healing medium to visit various branches of the Ocean County Library

SURF CITY - Medium and author Anysia Marcell Kiel will visit the LBI Branch of the Ocean County Library, 217 S. Central Avenue, Surf City, to promote her new book, "Discovering the Healer Within," on Wednesday, Oct. 4. The program starts at 7 p.m. Kiel, an Ocean County resident, is a "healing medium

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-09-18 20:06:12

6 Shore restaurants that are closing for the season

So many restaurants, so little time! Each summer, I make a list of eateries to visit. Some are brand new, some are new to me, but I am excited to try them all. There is plenty of time, I think. I never make it to the bottom of the list. Summer days just fly by, and when the seasons begin to change,

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-09-18 16:43:17