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Beach replenishment for northern Ocean County could be near, mayors told

BRICK TOWNSHIP — A beach replenishment project for the northern Ocean County peninsula will be broken up into at least two phases and is expected to go out to bid the end of this summer, officials said. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has told the state that enough of the long-standing property issues should be…

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Guy told to “sit down and shut up” by Christie is running for Congress

OCEAN - The man Chris Christie told to "sit down and shut up" during an event commemorating the 2nd anniversary of Hurricane Sandy is running for Congress.  Jim Keady, an activist, is running to represent New Jersey’s 3rd Congressional District.  He was heckling Christie over the handling of the Sandy recovery efforts when the governor yelled at

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STRIKE IS OFF: NJTRANSIT and Railroad Unions Reach Deal

A deal has been reached between NJTransit and the railroad unions to avoid a strike that would've had devastating result for people traveling along the NJ coastline. About 4,000 railroad workers would've potentially stopped working and effectively shut down operations.  Negotiations had been ongoing since 2011. The APP is reporting a final sticking point was

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Spread the Word- Help a Vet!

The GI Go Fund is hosting a job fair for Veterans on Tuesday, April 12th.  This will be their 8th annual Newark Veterans Job Fair at NJ Performance Arts Center.  The job fair provides jobs, college opportunities, and benefits to military personnel, veterans, and their families.  The event will be held from 10 AM to 2 PM. Click

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NJ Transit Strike Creates Uncertainty for Commuters

A looming strike by railroad workers continues to bring uncertainty on how commuters will get to work.  March 13 at 12:01 am marks the deadline for a deal to get to done.  If a deal isn't reached up to 4,000 railroad workers are expected to strike and 65,000 people will have to find a new way to

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Update: Suicidal Man on Garden State Parkway Safely Located

Police have safely located a suicidal man in the Barnegat area of the Garden State Parkway they had been looking for. Jersey Shore Insider reported earlier the NJSP and the Barnegat Police Department had been on the look out to identify the male subject. The Ocean County Sheriff's Office shared an updated advisory note shortly before 10

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BREAKING NEWS: Police Search for Suicidal Man Along Garden State Parkway

The New Jersey State Police and Barnegat Police Department are active on the Garden State Parkway looking for a suicidal caucasian male wearing a a gray sweatshirt, jeans, black boots. The Ocean County Sheriff's Department released an advisory note shortly before 8 p.m. If you see suspicious activity please contact the police. Update: the man was safely located.

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NJ’s Theatre Alliance’s Stages Festival returns to 14 OCL branches

  PRESS RELEASE TOMS RIVER - New Jersey Theatre Alliance’s “Stages Festival” will celebrate its 19th year of bringing professional, Broadway-quality programs to Ocean County Library and presents them to the public, free of charge. The program was created in 1981 to encourage New Jersey residents to attend their local professional theaters by making the

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Christie Proposes 2017 Budget to Mixed Reactions

Governor Chris Christie proposed a 2017 fiscal year budget Tuesday that the administration says continues his commitment to get and keep New Jersey's fiscal house in order without resorting to tax increases.  The budget totals $34.8 billion, a modest 2.2% increase over the 2016 budget. Christie stressed the budget is balanced, "through fiscal responsibility, and not

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Free Diabetes Self-Management Workshops Offered in Asbury Park

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ (February 1, 2016) – Quality Insights Quality Innovation Network, supported locally by Healthcare Quality Strategies, Inc. (HQSI), is partnering with Asbury Park Senior Center to provide free diabetes education as part of the Everyone with Diabetes Counts (EDC) program. The EDC program is a national initiative of the Centers for Medicare &