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Dr. King Week Celebrations Begin In Long Branch

LONG BRANCH: With the MLK Holiday the third Monday of January, the excitement in the community, the look back and looking ahead to the life and accomplishments of Dr. Martin Luther King began in the city. First among the annual customs was the prayer service on Thursday at Trinity AME on Liberty Str

WORDONTHESHORE.COM - 2018-01-14 15:35:30

Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the era of Trump

With his arm draped across Rev. Eric Dobson, Rabbi Marc Kline talks about a path forward during the end of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day program at Pilgrim Baptist Church in Red Bank. Russ Zimmer President Donald Trump's name was never uttered, not once, during the Martin Luther King Jr. Day celeb

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-01-15 22:21:15

Asbury Park sets out on ambitious program to improve health

The Cold War surf contest was held at Asbury Avenue Beach behind the Casino building in Asbury Park in cold, clean conditions. Professional surfers from up and down the east coast compete against each other divided into two teams, winner take all. Doug Hood The teens gathered at the Boys and Girls

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-01-16 11:00:01

Search of Shark River at Belmar Marina Continues for Missing Lake Como Man

BELMAR, NJ - The search continues for a 56-year-old Lake Como man who was reported missing by family members on January 14 after his vehicle was found at the Belmar Marina, according to Belmar police. For the past two days, borough and state police, as well as local and county first responders, have

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-01-15 21:06:00

Editor's picks: Three things you must see today, Jan. 15

The Asbury Park Press reports from all corners of Monmouth and Ocean County each day, but every day there are a few special selections that everyone should see. The editors at the APP will make three recommendations for you each day in this space. Check them out and then go to Facebook, Twitter or

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-01-15 11:22:08

Pat DiNizio Smithereens tribute: Music, tears and burgers at the Basie

There were a lot of love, rock stars and White Castle hamburgers at the sold-out Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank on Saturday. The "Time and Time Again: A Celebration of the Life of Pat DiNizio" show, which featured numerous guests vocalists singing Smithereens classics with the band, had a burger b

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-01-14 19:16:46

BERGMANN: Dear Gov.-elect Murphy:

On Tuesday, it will become your turn to take a stab at trying to fix New Jersey's problems. There's a long list of problems from which to choose. It's essential that you grapple with the biggest ones first, head-on. What's No. 1? Property taxes. Property taxes. Property taxes. A close runnerup? The

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-01-14 15:03:40

Yoga and puppies come to Brix City Brewery for animal rescue fundraiser

LITTLE FERRY - Almost two dozen people came to Brix City Brewery on Saturday morning ready to exercise for a fundraising event to benefit a Parsippany-based animal rescue group. Yoga mats were set up on the floor inside where tables are usually located, and when the class began, yoga instructor Kath


Taxpayer seeks tactic for Dallas School Board to gain advantage on teachers

DALLAS TWP. - Clarke Bittner wanted to know why if the Dallas School District does not have a contract with its teachers is their health care paid when they go on strike. Bittner asked the question at Monday's school board meeting. He was fishing for a way the district could gain some leverage on th

TIMES-LEADER - 2018-01-16 04:09:53

Finances tight amid negotiations with Dallas teachers

DALLAS TWP. - Dallas School District teachers are planning to go back on strike next week, and the school board will only accept a labor deal the district can afford, district chief negotiator and Solicitor Vito DeLuca said at Monday's board meeting. "We have told them time is not on their side,"

CITIZEN'S VOICE - 2018-01-16 09:20:54

No agreement in Dallas School District negotiations - strike date looming

Before picketing the Dallas School District in September, the Dallas Education Association met in a dirt lot across from Wycallis Elementary School. DALLAS TWP. - The Dallas School Board and the Dallas Education Association are not close to a contract agreement, school district attorney Vito DeLuc

TIMES-LEADER - 2018-01-16 01:23:22

Only Yesterday: Dr. Henry M. Laing Fire Co. pumped 60,000 gallons of water for Dallas Skating Rink

The Dallas High School Soccer Club gave junior players letterman jackets and gave the freshman players sweatshirts. David Keating, Soccer Club president, said money to pay for the items comes from fund raisers held throughout the year. Juniors receiving jackets are John Kertesz, Mike Clearly, Matt K

MYDALLASPOST.COM - 2018-01-15 22:59:47

Dallas teachers union, district close to deal on unused sick days

Negotiators for the Dallas School District and the teachers union go back to the bargaining table Tuesday, and officials say they appear to be close to an agreement on at least one issue - increasing the pay to retiring teachers for unused sick days. It's currently $23 for each unused sick day. Th


Anonymous survey part of Wilkes-Barre Police Department review

WILKES-BARRE - Just as the city police union conducted an anonymous survey to assess the morale of members under the leadership of Chief Marcella Lendacky, so too is the outside agency hired to recommend ways to improve working conditions in the department. The Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Associat

TIMES-LEADER - 2018-01-15 22:40:16

CASA announces auditions for NEPA Sings!

CASA of Luzerne County announced that auditions for the NEPA Sings! competition will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 3 at the Kirby Center for the Creative Arts on Wyoming Seminary School's upper campus in Kingston. Twelve performers will be selected to compete in the finals at 6:30 p.m. April

STANDARD SPEAKER - 2018-01-16 09:16:53

Family sought of Nanticoke soldier killed in France in World War II

NANTICOKE - After more than 73 years, there is renewed hope of determining the fate of a Nanticoke soldier believed to have been killed during World War II. Private Anthony Laskowski and 32 other men were thought to have been killed in a horrific explosion and inferno on Oct. 10, 1944 near Ajincou

CITIZEN'S VOICE - 2018-01-16 09:29:40

Speakers at West Orange's Martin Luther King Day Event Decry "Racism" in the White House

Event honorees and program participants come together with Mayor Parisi (far right). Pilot Carole Hopson encourages parents to think out-of-the-box when discussing professions with their children. West Orange's Unique Performing Arts Center troupe presented a dance interpretation of "Stronger Than

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-01-16 06:00:00

West Orange Preschool Fair to be Held Jan. 22

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Area residents are invited to learn about preschool and day-care options offered within the Township of West Orange on Monday, Jan. 22 at the West Orange Public Library from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. The West Orange Preschool Fair is free and open to the public. The rain date is Jan. 29.

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-01-15 20:34:00

Winter weather advisory; snow expected

The region is under a winter weather advisory through Wednesday. It currently is set to expire at 5 a.m. Wednesday in Sullivan County, 3 p.m. Wednesday in Ulster County and 4 p.m. Wednesday in Orange County. In Orange County, 2 to 4 inches is possible by tonight and another 1 to 2 inches tomorrow. I

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2018-01-16 11:20:48

South Orange Police Blotter - Two Arrests Reported

Adult Arrest CDS - Benjamin Orgera, an 18 year old South Orange resident was arrested on Sunday, Jan. 7, at approximately 10:20 p.m. for possession of CDS (marijuana). Officers stopped an auto for a motor vehicle violation near the intersection of Ridgewood Rd & Redmond Rd. During the traffic stop,