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Toms River South students deliver Thanksgiving meals

The Ohana Grill in Lavallette prepares 44 Thanksgiving dinners, that will serve about 300 people, for delivery by Toms River High School South National Honor Society members. THOMAS P. COSTELLO LAVALLETTE - This Thanksgiving, 44 families within the Toms River High School South community will be abl

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-11-22 13:37:47

Toms River Dreamer pushes for path to citizenship, legislative fix to DACA

TOMS RIVER - Adriana Gonzalez said her classmates at Toms River High School East knew her as the flute player, the student ambassador and the girl who would play soccer with special needs children. They didn't know she was living in town without legal status. Gonzalez, who was brought to the U.S. fr

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-11-22 21:31:18

Bittersweet farewell for Toms River police sergeant

TOMS RIVER - It was a night of transition for the township's police department, as officers said goodbye to a 17-year veteran, while welcoming two brand new patrolmen and a newly sworn-in sergeant. Sgt. Timothy Sysol, who joined the department in January 2000, retired as an emotional Chief Mitch Lit

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-11-22 10:15:03

How much affordable housing is planned for Toms River?

Roberts Mobile Home Park residents were once surrounded by woodlands but now find themselves surrounded by construction equipment as approximately 1,400 news housing units are added to their area. STAFF PHOTO BY PETER ACKERMAN Peter Ackerman TOMS RIVER - Residents' anger about development here, par


Bayville man had more than $3,400 in heroin in Manchester, police say

Agents arrest James F. Smith III, aka 'Brim Reaper,' at his family's Manchester home. He is one of 12 people charged in a drug trafficking organization that distributed large quantities of heroin at the Shore. STAFF VIDEO BY THOMAS P. COSTELLO Thomas P. Costello Manchester narcotics officers found

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-11-22 17:52:03

Opioid lawsuits: Berkeley hires attorney to sue pill makers

Berkeley is the latest town to join the legal fray to fight opioid manufacturers. The township council this week hired the Washington D.C.-based firm Motley Rice LLC to represent Berkeley in a lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies. More: Is the opioid epidemic slowing? "Opioids are addictive. Th

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-11-22 23:15:36

Autism can make holidays hard to handle

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COURIER-POST - 2017-11-22 20:29:36

Were police right to ticket a man driving his pregnant wife to the hospital?

The story is one many expectant fathers wonder about: "If I have to rush my wife to the hospital to give birth and a cop sees me, will he give me an escort with all the bells and whistles - lights flashing, siren screeching?" The answer, at least in Howell Township, is, "No, we don't do that. That's

NJ.COM - 2017-11-23 11:45:39

'Drinksgiving' DUI Checkpoint Planned In Montgomery County

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MD - If you're planning to start your Thanksgiving celebration on Wednesday night, or "Drinksgiving," take heed: The Montgomery County Police Alcohol Holiday Task Force will be conducting a checkpoint looking for drivers who are under the influence of alcohol or drugs, authorities

PATCH - 2017-11-22 17:56:49

Thanksgiving day fire damages church in Newark

Firefighters battled a fire that damaged a church in Newark Thanksgiving morning. The fire broke out in the First Way of the Cross Church, a one-story building on Clinton Place just before 7:30 a.m. The church was unoccupied at the time, and no one was injured. City officials say there was moderate

ABC7NY.COM - 2017-11-23 13:39:05

New Brunswick man charged in fatal Friday evening shooting near local park

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A New Brunswick man is sitting in the Middlesex County jail, following his arrest in connection with a fatal shooting Friday evening, authorities announced on November 22. Kim Carter, 37 of New Brunswick, faces charges of murder and unlawful possession of a weapon, following an i

TAPINTO.NET - 2017-11-22 16:43:00

Photos: Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, security

Subscribed, but don't have a login? None Police officers stand near the site where a large balloon of the character Olaf from "Frozen" is being inflated for the Thanksgiving Day parade in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. Sand-filled sanitation trucks and police sharpshooters will mix with glit

LOHUD.COM - 2017-11-23 15:04:23

Macy's parade rolls on with balloons, bands, security

NEW YORK (AP) - The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade marched, rolled and soared in traditional style Thursday as police went all-out to secure it 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 mi

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-23 16:52:58

De Blasio promises safe Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade during balloon inflation

Neither Mayor de Blasio nor 5-year-old James Wade were worried about security at Thursday's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. "I can't wait," young James said, as he watched workers fill the helium balloons on Manhattan's Upper West Side. He is especially excited about seeing the Trolls. "I want t

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-23 02:45:13

DACA protesters demonstrate at Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade

NEW YORK - Several people were removed Thursday after they attempted to block the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade as part of a protest to press lawmakers to pass legislation that would allow undocumented immigrants brought to the country as children to stay in the country without fear of deportation.

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-23 17:22:48

All smiles on Thanksgiving Day, as volunteers line Penn Station to give back

NEWARK -- Yossy Auta picked up a long-sleeved white shirt patterned with light brown shapes and smiled. "It's a day to remember," she said. Auta folded the shirt, placed it inside her bag and resumed perusing the donated clothing slung over the black fence at Mother Cabrini Park to pick out some T-

NJ.COM - 2017-11-23 20:12:49

NJ Politics Digest: NJ Republicans Pick Leader for Post-Christie Era

After being pummeled in the governor's race and losing more seats in the Legislature, New Jersey Republicans turned to someone new to lead them in the post-Chris Christie era. Doug Steinhardt was elected the state Republican Committee chairman on Tuesday, putting him in charge of getting the GOP out

OBSERVER - 2017-11-23 11:00:22

Hearing for Sunbury stabbing suspect rescheduled

SUNBURY - The preliminary hearing for a 16-year-old Shamokin teen being charged as an adult in the alleged Oct. 31 stabbing in Sunbury is rescheduled for next week. Keith Beltran, 16, of Shamokin, who was originally scheduled to appear before Sunbury District Judge Benjamin Apfelbaum on Tuesday morn

DAILY ITEM - 2017-11-22 07:00:00

New Location for Annual Free Thanksgiving Dinner in Sunbury

SUNBURY -- The location is changing this year for an annual Thanksgiving dinner in Northumberland County. For 18 years, Rhonda Fisher held the dinner at Special Occasions Banquet Hall in Sunbury. This Thanksgiving, however, it will be at Zion Lutheran Church on Market Street in Sunbury. Fisher says

WNEP-TV 16 - 2017-11-21 22:53:01

Giveaway provides coats for hundreds in need

SUNBURY - Elba Rivera is thankful for the Greater Susquehanna Valley YMCA in Sunbury. The 53-year-old Sunbury woman said on the third and final day of the YMCA's 14th annual coat giveaway on Wednesday that she was given less than a year to live in 2009 after being diagnosed with cancer. Eight years

DAILY ITEM - 2017-11-23 11:30:00