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HS lacrosse player who collapsed on field died of heart condition

HOLMDEL -- The family of the Holmdel High School lacrosse player who collapsed and died on Sunday during a scrimmage at Rutgers said the 16-year-old had a undetected genetic heart condition. In a letter shared on the Holmdel High School lacrosse team's Facebook page, the family of Jack Dowd explaine

NJ.COM - 2017-09-21 12:06:18

Fallen Holmdel athlete Jack Dowd remembered as 'superman'

HOLMDEL - Jack Dowd liked to throw parties - for other people. He threw one for his neighbor, Alok Malhotra, for no other reason than Malhotra was struggling in school when both were in the eighth grade. "He called everybody together and he told them he just wanted to cheer me up - it was a really r

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-09-21 21:01:50

Remarkable colonial mansion in Holmdel

Driving up to 4 Boxwood Terrace in Holmdel, your expectations build as you notice the wonderfully crafted resort-like grounds and white columns of the estate's exterior. This five-bedroom, six-bathroom home, priced at $1.8 million, offers more than 4,500 square feet of living space. The design is s

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-09-21 14:37:14

Preventing youth suicide, Monmouth U. takes the lead

Marlboro Middle School psychologist Dr. Nancy Asher-Shultz discusses the Netflix show '13 Reasons Why' and its take on teen suicide, rape, and depression. STAFF VIDEO BY THOMAS P. COSTELLO THOMAS P. COSTELLO EATONTOWN - Tens of thousands of people take their own lives each year, so when Monmouth Un

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-09-21 20:29:06

Central Jersey best bets for family weekend fun Sept. 22-24

This guide to Central Jersey's 10 best fall entertainment events includes Montgomery FunFest, Central Jersey Jazz Festival, Raritan River Festival, NJ Horror Con, John Basilone Parade, and Far Hills Race Meeting. STAFF VIDEO BY BOB MAKIN Raritan River Fest, Rock the Wall, NJ Horror Con, Rahway Film

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-21 12:14:55

Old Bridge creating townwide program to fight opioid addiction

OLD BRIDGE - The Old Bridge School District, township and Hackensack Meridian Health Raritan Bay Medical Center in Old Bridge are joining forces to tackle the local opioid epidemic. Superintendent of Schools David Cittadino said the township asked if the school district could partner with the Munici

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-21 17:19:09

Orange County jury convicts Middletown man in death of infant son

GOSHEN >> A Middletown man was convicted by an Orange County jury Thursday of second-degree murder and manslaughter in the 2016 death of his infant son. Michael Heil, 27, of Middletown, had been accused by prosecutors of slamming, severely shaking or throwing the seven-month-old baby, Zachary Heil,

DAILY FREEMAN - 2017-09-21 04:00:00

Central Jersey competition heats up for Amazon headquarters

Opportunity NJ's Affordability Summit 2017 on Sept. 18 at First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens discussed workforce development, infrastructure and tax and regulation reform. STAFF VIDEO BY BOB MAKIN MIDDLESEX COUNTY - Competition is fierce as Amazon continues its search for the perfect location

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-21 17:39:11

Law-enforcement personnel to be honored at 16th Annual Blue Mass

METUCHEN - Hundreds of local, county, state and federal law-enforcement personnel of all faiths will be recognized for their faithful commitment and self-sacrifice at the Diocese of Metuchen's 16th Annual Blue Mass on Oct. 12 at 10:30 a.m. at the Cathedral of St. Francis of Assisi, 32 Elm Ave. Peopl

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-21 16:00:03

Count Basie Theater breaks ground on $23M PAC expansion

Red Bank's Count Basie Theater recently announced it broke ground on a $23 million expansion to transform the historic theater into a regional performing arts center. The theater was also awarded a $2 million gift from the Jay and Linda Grunin Foundation at the ceremony. "We are excited to play our

NJBIZ - 2017-09-21 18:38:00

Coming Sunday in the Courier News, Home News Tribune

Farm to tap: Staff Writer Mike Deak brews up a story on a Central Jersey business using local hops to create a truly Jersey fresh beer. In News A rewarding ride: Hundreds of bike riders are getting ready to pedal their way through Central Jersey to help the Rutgers Cancer Institute. In News Working

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-21 17:14:15

Truck stuck on boardwalk, baby horseshoe crabs get head start and more on Thursday

Rutgers research assistants Shannon Jones (left) and Katelyn Sernandi, prepare buckets containing the horseshoe crab hatchlings for release by the students. Marine biology students from Lower Cape May Regional High School, took part in a release of 10,000 baby horseshoe crabs into the Delaware Bay a

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2017-09-21 10:30:00

Thieves make off with thousands of dollars' worth of scotch

RIVER EDGE, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey police are searching for the six thieves who broke into a River Edge liquor store and stole high-end scotch worth tens of thousands of dollars. Latest Video The heist took place on Friday, when video shows the suspects using shopping carts to block an aisle while

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2017-09-21 10:00:00

East Brunswick: Wal-Mart Confrontation Leads to Aggravated Assault

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - On September 15, 2017, patrol units responded to the Wal-Mart parking lot on Route 18 North for a motor vehicle accident resulting from a road rage incident. The investigation revealed that the victim and suspect were involved in a verbal dispute inside of Wal-Mart which later c

TAPINTO.NET - 2017-09-21 12:10:00

HomeGoods to open in East Brunswick on Oct. 8

EAST BRUNSWICK - Another new business is set to open in the township. HomeGoods will open at 8 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 8, at Summerhill Square, 585 Route 18 South. The 26,079 square-foot store is the 21st in the New York City market, according to a statement. Special Grand Opening Day hours will be from 8

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-21 16:03:41

Robeson Institute gives first-generation Rutgers students a boost

Highlights from the 2017 Commencement of Rutgers University, New Brunswick, at the High Point Solutions Stadium in Piscataway, including remarks by Steve Van Zandt, musician, activist, actor, writer. Pamela MacKenzie/Staff Video Juan Ariza knew he had the brains and energy to succeed in college. Ve

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-21 16:00:03

Educational Opportunity Fund retreat aims to set students up for college success

As colleges increasingly tackle stress among students, Rutgers School of Health Professions has started offering a wellness retreat to a group who rarely makes time for themselves - students in the Educational Opportunity Fund program. "This population has so many stressors. Many are first generatio

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-21 14:00:05

N.J. has near universal access to arts education, participation growing

Students in New Jersey schools have more access to arts education than ever before. According to a study conducted by Arts Ed NJ, 99 percent of New Jersey Schools provided arts education. Only 26 schools did not offer an arts education. As access to arts education reaches near universal levels, part

NJBIZ - 2017-09-21 22:31:00

Camden approves Amazon HQ2 proposal

Amazon's second headquarters is seemingly the prize everyone wants to win, but Camden said it believes it has a genuine shot at attracting the multibillion dollar e-commerce company. This week Camden's freeholder board voted unanimously to work with the state's Economic Development Agency to create

NJBIZ - 2017-09-21 20:55:00

MYOS RENS Technology Inc. appoints CEO

MYOS RENS Technology Inc., a Cedar Knoll-based biotherapeutics and bionutrition company, announced it has appointed Joseph Mannello its new CEO. As part of his employment agreement, Mannello agreed to forgo an annual salary and instead receive a stock option to purchase 300,000 shares of the company

NJBIZ - 2017-09-21 20:18:00