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NJ Football: Meet APP editor Hollis Towns at Toms River South, APP's Game of the Week!

And a chance to meet APP Executive Editor Hollis Towns and Team APP awaits game attendees. Towns will be meeting and greeting sports fans at the Asbury Park Press table with Team APP and the big blue dog, Spot the NewsHound, APP's 15-foot-tall mascot.

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-09-20 15:56:00

Teen Shot, Killed While Playing Basketball in NYC Park: NYPD

What to KnowA 16-year-old boy playing basketball at a Brooklyn playground just after school let out was shot in the head and died, police sayThe teen, Timothy Oyebola of Queens, is not believed to have been the intended target, police say"He was a really good kid," said NYPD Chief Michael Kemper. "T

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-09-21 21:49:00

Lakewood schools halt religious-themed textbook order, but cites NJ approval

The district said Friday that 60 copies of "Fundamentals of Life Science," a book featured in the Press investigation, had been ordered but not yet paid for or delivered to private school students. The transaction would now be halted, according to the district's lawyer.

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-09-21 21:47:00

2 Arrested At Gunpoint Near Ocean County Park: Report

8 Arrested In Statewide NJ Opioid Drug RingBrick 14-Year-Old Earns Eagle Scout HonorManchester Woman Found SafeBrick Marine Enlistee Graduates From Parris IslandMuseum Day: Free Admission At NJ MuseumsThank You, Brick Patch Readers!Brick High School Sports: Sept. 1-15Brick Memorial Sports: Sept. 1-1

PATCH - 2018-09-21 19:14:49

Route 166 Closing At James Street In Toms River Thursday

The work is set to being at 10 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, through 6 a.m. Friday. New Prince Concrete, the NJDOT contractor, is scheduled to shift traffic onto the newly completed southbound lanes on Route 166 north of the intersection with Route 37.

PATCH - 2018-09-20 20:24:41

NJ Mom Of Triplets Dies After Collapsing At Back To School Night

2 Arrested At Gunpoint Near Ocean County Park8 Arrested In Statewide NJ Opioid Drug RingBrick 14-Year-Old Earns Eagle Scout HonorManchester Woman Found SafeBrick Marine Enlistee Graduates From Parris IslandMuseum Day: Free Admission At NJ MuseumsThank You, Brick Patch Readers!Brick High School Sport

PATCH - 2018-09-21 19:53:53

New Jersey Sheriff Caught On Tape Complaining About 'The Blacks' Apologizes, But Refuses To Resign

In tapes obtained by WNYC from aJanuary 16 conversation, a man identified as Bergen County Sheriff Michael Saudino of New Jersey can be heard making racist remarks as he complained about his state's governor, Phil Murphy.

BLAVITY.COM - 2018-09-21 20:28:33

Manchester Police Searching For Missing 92-Year-Old Woman

8 Arrested In Statewide NJ Opioid Drug RingRoute 166 Closing At James Street In Toms RiverFlag Flown At 9/11 Ground Zero Coming To TRBarnegat Rail TrailBrick Man Saves Woman From Sinking Car In FloodEMT Community Rallies To Help Ill Toms River MedicDigital Forensics Unit Earns Elite AccreditationTha

PATCH - 2018-09-21 15:00:07

Toms River: Ex-Republican Club president gets $120K MUA job

New MUA Executive Director Robert J. DiBiase previously worked as deputy director of Human Services in Toms River, where his salary was $76,584 this year, according to state pension data. DiBiase began working at the MUA job on Sept. 5.

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-09-21 10:00:00

Toms River Girl's Mural Project Aims To Spread Healing Message

Alessandra Sophia Regenye, who is a Cadette in the Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore council, is trying to collect the supplies needed to create her mural, titled "Toms River Art Heals," to help draw attention to the issues involving the opioid crisis, mental health and the ongoing impact of Superstor

PATCH - 2018-09-21 18:47:30

New Jersey News: NEWARK, Six People Charged For Roles In Newark Drug Trafficking Organization |

NEWARK,N.J.– Federal and local law enforcement authorities have charged six people for their alleged roles in a drug trafficking organization that distributed heroin in Newark, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced today.

WWW.STL.NEWS - 2018-09-20 17:23:17

Manchester cops: 92-year-old woman missing in Whiting

Dora Rabkin, who is described as four feet and nine inches tall, weighing 180 pounds, with light skin and red hair, was last seen wearing a scarf and straw hat over her head, police said in an email alert this evening to the public.

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-09-21 02:50:00

Police sergeant among 24 arrested for child luring

A police sergeant was among 24 people arrested during an undercover operation targeting men who were using social media to lure underage girls and boys for sex.Richard Conte, 47, who state officials confirmed was a Howell Township police sergeant, allegedly tried to meet a person he believed to be a


Aldi closing old Howell store, opening new one

Aldi, which has a store at the corner of the southbound side of Route 9 and Lanes Mill Road in Howell, will hold a grand opening on Sept. 27. The new 19,000-square-foot grocery at 5010 Route 9 will replace its current store at 6679 Route 9.

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-09-21 10:00:00

Top SWAT Cop, Firefighter, Gov't Employees Among Dozens Busted in Child Sex Sting Operation

Toms River, NJ — As TFTPreportedearlier this month, Howell police Sgt. Richard Conte, the head of Monmouth County’s emergency response team, was arrested and charged with attempting to lure a child into a motor vehicle. The veteran cop, in a supervisory position, has since been suspended without pay


Thank You, Howell Patch Readers, For Helping Us Grow

HOWELL, NJ — The chill in the air is a reminder that fall is nearly upon us, and quickly approaching along with it is the eighth anniversary of the launch of the Howell Patch.

PATCH - 2018-09-21 00:04:41

Toms River auto shop fire under investigation

The fire was "contained to one unit, with minor extension to the unit next to it," said Fire Official Kevin Esposito.


Lakewood kosher grocery to stay open despite company's bankruptcy

Seasons, a kosher grocery store chain that filed for bankruptcy protection earlier this week, is not scheduled to close its Lakewood store, a representative said Thursday afternoon.

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-09-20 20:13:00

Count Basie Theatre will bring at least 20 shows to Toms River arena

"We've already done a few shows to try to get our feet wet and see how it works," said Adam Philipson, president and CEO of the Basie, which is located in Red Bank. "It's a spectacular venue."


Friends Rally To Help Toms River EMT Born Into Community Service

TOMS RIVER, NJ — From a young age, Megan Franzoso has been immersed in serving the community as an emergency medical technician, so much so that it was only natural for her to join the Silverton EMS squad when she was 16 years old.