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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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Ocean County Planning Road Construction for Spring 2016

PRESS RELEASE TOMS RIVER – Portions of Ocean County roads in three municipalities are expected to get improvements under the county's first road overlay contract of 2016. The Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders is scheduled to authorize the county engineer to advertise the project during its Feb. 17 regular meeting. The proposed work was

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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 &

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Ice Hockey: Statewide schedule for Wednesday, Feb. 10

ATLANTIC St. Augustine at Malvern Prep (PA), 3:30pm BERGEN Glen Rock at Northern Highlands, 4pm Fair Lawn at River Dell, 5:15pm ESSEX Seton Hall Prep vs. Montclair Kimberley at Clary Anderson Arena, 7:45pm Mercer Pennington at Chestnut Hill (PA), 3pm Bergen Catholic at Hun, 4pm Brunswick (CT) at Lawrenceville, 4pm Wyoming Seminary (PA) at Princeton Day,…