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Lakewood party fight puts one man in hospital

LAKEWOOD - A township man was hospitalized after getting into an early morning argument outside a party Sunday, police said. The other combatant hit him in the head with a landscape rock. Police Officer Caitlyn Kicki went to a Cross Street home around 3:20 a.m. Sunday "in reference to an assault tha

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-03-19 16:19:32

Lakewood Begins Pedestrian Safety Campaign

LAKEWOOD, NJ - In the wake of a string of pedestrian deaths and injuries over the last year, Lakewood police and a number of groups are kicking off a campaign to remind pedestrians of what they can do to stay safe. There were two pedestrians killed in accidents in Lakewood in January, deaths that fo

PATCH - 2018-03-19 14:50:52

No Going Out Of Business Sales At Eatontown Toys R Us Store, Yet

EATONTOWN, NJ - Hold your horses. If you were planning on heading down to the Toys R Us store here at 137 Route 35 North for some liquidation sales deals, you'll have to wait, for now. The manager at the store, who gave her name only as Susan, said the only sales going on at the store right now are

PATCH - 2018-03-19 19:14:15

Which towns receive more federal aid than Lakewood? There are more than you think

LAKEWOOD - Carol Walker said her incessant office visits and phone calls eventually got her off an interminable waiting list and into a Section 8 government-funded housing voucher program in 2015. The 57-year-old also credits "the grace of God" that rental assistance checks began coming in - at just

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-03-20 09:18:25

HERE WE SNOW AGAIN: Dangerous storm threatens heavy accumulations of wind driven sleet and snow

BUCKS COUNTY >> The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch from Tuesday afternoon to Wednesday evening for Lower Bucks County, Berks County and western Montgomery County in Pennsylvania, and Mercer County and western Monmouth counties in New Jersey, including the towns of Freehold,

BUCKSLOCALNEWS.COM - 2018-03-19 20:18:00

Can Toms River and Orthodox Jews get along? Community Council hopes so

The Toms River Jewish Community Council hopes to improve relations between the township's growing Orthodox Jewish community and tensions between long-time Toms River residents. Ryan Ross TOMS RIVER - Michael Waldner remembers the black-and-white signs. Nearly two years ago, they dotted the North Do

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-03-19 09:00:03

Cynthia Nixon officially announces she will challenge Gov. Cuomo in Democratic primary

ALBANY - Actress Cynthia Nixon on Monday made it official - she is challenging Gov. Cuomo in this year's Democratic primary. "I love New York, and today I'm announcing my candidacy for governor," Nixon said on Twitter. The message was accompanied by a more-than-two-minute video. "Something has t

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-20 00:25:09

Stafford Police Charge Manahawkin Woman With Vehicle Thefts

STAFFORD TOWNSHIP, NJ - Police recently arrested a Manahawkin woman for stealing a unlocked Hyundi Elantra and a Honda Accord on two separate days from homes in the Ocean Acres section of the township, Lt. James R. Vaughn said. Police responded to a report of a stolen motor vehicle in the area of Le

PATCH - 2018-03-19 19:45:54

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


2 FDNY members among 7 soldiers killed in Iraq helicopter crash

Two FDNY members -- a lieutenant and a fire marshal - are among the seven soldiers killed in a helicopter crash in Iraq. They are among the four members of the 106th Rescue Wing of the New York Air National Guard, based in Westhampton Beach, killed in the crash. One of the firefighters, Christopher


7 DWI Arrests, 127 Tickets, 290 Stops: Route 35/37 Traffic Tally

TOMS RIVER, NJ - Seven people were charged with driving under the influence and there were 46 tickets issued for other moving violations last weekend during an intensive traffic enforcement detail along Routes 35 and 37, Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph D. Coronato announced Thursday. The traffic enfo


Fire near LIRR tracks causes service suspensions

A fire near train tracks in Queens caused Long Island Railroad service suspension on four branches. The FDNY said the fire started at 1:10 p.m. and is up to a fourth alarm. More than 160 firefighters are responding to the scene at Royal Waste Services, a recycling plant on Hollis Avenue in the Holli


Pair Are Charged as Dealers

Two women were charged with felony possession of cocaine with intent to sell and drug paraphernalia on March 6, following an East Hampton Town police traffic stop on Route 114, near Toilsome Lane. According to police, Joseline Lizano-Mairena, 25, of Sag Harbor was behind the wheel of a 2006 BMW whe


Brick Hit and Run Suspect Found to be 75 Year Old Man

BRICK-On 03/14/18 at 5:15am Officers responded to Herbertsville Rd two hundred and fifty feet north of Maple Ave for a reported pedestrian that was struck by a vehicle. On scene Officers determined that the vehicle that struck the pedestrian had fled the scene. The victim/pedestrian, Tyrone Staffor


Brick Schools May See $750K State Aid Bump For 2018-19

BRICK, NJ - The Brick Township School District would receive an increase of more than $750,000 in state aid under the 2018-19 budget proposed by Gov. Phil Murphy. Overall, state aid to schools would increase 3.5 percent under a budget that still must be approved by the state Legislature. Brick woul


Seaside Heights Police Vehicle Struck Bicyclist...What Happened Next Was Bizarre and Criminal

Seaside School Board Member, Parking Enforcement Supervisor Hit Bicyclist, Yelled, Cussed, Later Gave Bike Out of Police Evidence Storage in Return Genty also serves as President of the Seaside Heights Board of Education by Al DellaFave, OCPO SEASIDE HEIGHTS-Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph D. Coronat


Brick Man Charged in Herbertsville Road Hit-and-Run

Brick Twp. Police car. (Photo: Daniel Nee) A Brick Township man has been charged in the hit-and-run incident early Wednesday morning that resulted in serious injuries to another township man who was a pedestrian. Michael Beilis, 75, of Brick, was charged in the 5:15 a.m. accident at the corner of He


Crash With Car Sends School Bus Into Tree In Lakewood: Police

LAKEWOOD, NJ - A school bus skidded off the road into a tree following an accident in Lakewood on Tuesday morning, Lakewood police said. Detective Sgt. LeRoy Marshall said there were four students on the bus at the time of the accident, which happened about 8:30 a.m. near New Central Avenue and Mill


Asbury Park's luxury high rise on Esperanza ashes more than halfway up

The new 1101 Ocean Avenue building will be the premier destination to live in Asbury Park when complete. Check out what it will look like when completed. Wochit||Austin Bogues ASBURY PARK - The race to the top is past the halfway point at 1101 Ocean Avenue, the city's next big thing to brag about.


Why I walked out: Because in every classroom I've ever sat, I've had a plan to flee a gunman

Embed x Share CLOSE NATIONAL STUDENT WALKOUT: NJ STUDENTS HONOR PARKLAND SHOOTING VICTIMS National School Walkout: Jersey Shore students show support | 1:30 Students around the Shore participated in walkouts and other demonstrations on the one-month anniversary of the Parkland school shooting. Ryan