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Driving while pregnant: expecting Lakewood couple heading to hospital ticketed in Howell

Watch the video to know what's breaking in your backyard and around the nation. A Lakewood man rushing his expecting wife to the hospital passed through Howell. The result: a speeding ticket. The delay made for a close call. The baby entered the world shortly after the couple arrived at Monmouth Med


Snowy owl sighted in Lakewood, mark birds' return to Jersey Shore

Who comes to the Jersey Shore for the winter? A literal snowbird, the snowy owl. The snowy owl, with its striking white plumage and bright yellow eyes, ventures to New Jersey in the winter or during part of their annual migrations from northern Canada. They can be found making appearances up and dow

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-11-22 22:25:19

LETTER: Moving to Lakewood was major mistake

I have made my share of mistakes in my 64 years, but none bigger than moving to Lakewood. I moved to a senior community. I love my home but not the high taxes. I didn't know about the ongoing money troubles with the school system. The out-of-control construction is a disgrace, not to mention the tra

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-11-22 19:57:46

Asbury Park shooting leaves one dead on Thanksgiving Eve: reports

ASBURY PARK - Police are investigating a homicide late Wednesday that left one person shot dead. According to News 12 New Jersey, the victim - whose identity has not been released - was killed around 11 p.m. at the 100 block of Prospect Avenue. Representatives for the Monmouth County Prosecutor's

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-11-23 12:55:54

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

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

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

City officials urge Gov. Cuomo to OK bill for pre-K school in Queens

City officials want to build a $50 million Pre-K Center at the Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, but it needs Gov. Cuomo's approval.(Jefferson Siegel/New York Daily News) It could become a pre-K, but for now it's a civics lesson. Top city officials are calling on Gov. Cuomo to sign a bill allowing the

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-24 02:37:30

Hit-and-run driver slams into 71-year-old man, leaving him in critical condition in Queens

Police investigate a hit-and-run crash at Murray St. and 17th Road in Flushing, Queens on Thursday. A hit-and-run driver mowed down and critically injured an elderly man as he crossed a Queens street Thursday night, cops said. The 71-year-old man was on his way to meet the pastor of his church, wh

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-24 04:24:05

Driver critically injures 71-year-old man in Queens hit-and-run

A hit-and-run driver left a 71-year-old man in critical condition after he plowed into him in Queens on Thursday night, officials said. The elderly man was crossing Murray Street at 17th Avenue in Flushing when he was struck by a white SUV at about 6:50 p.m., police said. The SUV fled the scene, acc

NEW YORK POST - 2017-11-24 05:06:08

71-year-old man critically injured in Queens hit-and-run on Thanksgiving

FLUSHING, Queens - A 71-year-old man was critically injured in a Thanksgiving night hit-and-run incident, police said. A vehicle slammed into a man, critically injuring him, before speeding away. He was on Murray Street when he was hit by a vehicle that fled the scene just before 7 p.m., police said

PIX11.COM - 2017-11-24 01:50:19

Macy's Thanksgiving parade revels on amid tight security

NEW YORK (AP) - The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade featured balloons, bands, stars and heavy security in a year marked by attacks on outdoor gathering spots. With new faces and old favorites in the lineup, the Americana extravaganza made its way through 2 miles (3.22 kilometers) of Manhattan on a co

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-23 20:19:30

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2017 Live Stream, Road Closures, Best Viewing Spots

The 2017 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade will begin early Thursday at 9:00 a.m. EST from 77th Street and Central Park West with an estimated 3.2 million spectators. More than 8,000 people, including Macy's employees along with their friends and families, celebrities, recording artists, athletes, Broa


Police search for man in connection with attempted rape

Police are seeking the public's help Thursday identifying a suspect wanted for questioning in connection to an attempted rape in Brooklyn. They say the incident happened around 3 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15. Authorities say a man snuck up behind a 36-year-old woman, pushed her to the ground and attempte

NEWS 12 - 2017-11-23 15:48:00

71-Year-Old Man Struck By Hit-And-Run Driver In Flushing, Queens

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - A 71-year-old man was in critical condition after being struck by a hit-and-run driver on Thanksgiving. Police said the man was hit shortly before 7 p.m. on Murray Street in Flushing, Queens. He was rushed to Flushing Hospital in critical condition. Police said they were sear

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-24 00:16:50

Snocross takes stock in its future

When longtime snocross team owner Steve Scheuring emptied out his race trailer from last year, there wasn't a lot worth keeping. "There were three parts that fit from last year's sled onto this year's," Scheuring explained. "One was a track, one was a ball joint and one was a little oil tank, and th

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE - 2017-11-24 03:35:50

'A Night of Memories' at the Eveleth Mayor's Ball in December

EVELETH - "A Night of Memories" can be danced away during the Eveleth Mayor's Ball on Dec. 2. "Join us for the rebirth of community activities with the grand reopening of the city auditorium," said Mayor Robert Vlaisavljevich over email. This semi-formal event will celebrate the grand re-opening of

MESABI DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-23 03:00:00

Best bets: Mason, Snakes and Johansen

Mason Jennings returns to Duluth A Minnesota singer-songwriter who has earned a four-star review from Rolling Stone with an album he created on GarageBand ("Blood of Man," 2009, and he played the instruments himself) returns to Duluth. Mason Jennings plays a show at 8 p.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart M

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE - 2017-11-23 08:52:00

United Way nets large, private donation

CHISHOLM - A generous donation from a couple of Iron Range natives is helping to get United Way of Northeastern Minnesota's (UWNEMN) new digs a running start. The nonprofit recently acquired office space in the former Minnesota Power Service Center located in the Chisholm Industrial Park. Al and Eri