The predawn Saturday fire that destroyed the iconic Scbneider's Restaurant in Avon remains under investigation. The landmark spot for German cuisine maintained its reputation as a shore favorite for nearly 60 years.

(Bud McCormick)

Thirty-six nationals of 15 countries, accused of evading US immigration officials after release from the Middlesex County Jail, are back behind bars, following five days of searches that ended October 20. Authorities said that each has been either arrested or convicted previously.

Trick Or Treat is a thrill for children. Check our web page for safety tips from pediatrician Sanjay Mehta of Centrastate in Freehold. Among his recommendations, keep candles or other open flames away from jack-o-lanterns on the porch or walkway leading to your house.

In addition to electing a Governor and state lawmakers November 7, New Jerseyans will decide two referenda. One would alter the state Constitution to ensure that all revenues from environmental-damage settlements return to environmental matters instead of the general fund. The other would give state officials permission to borrow $125,000,000 to upgrade libraries.

A previously-hidden piece of the airship Hindenburg is going on the auction block in Boston. RR Auction will seek bids for a piece of red fabric that once was part of the Nazi flag from the dirigible's tail section.

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