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Bridge repairs in colts neck keep a detour in place until next Wednesday.

Creamery road is blocked from route 537 to Phalanx Road during upgrades to the Mine Brook Bridge.

Drivers are taking Laird Road around it.

Tropical Storm Jose and Hurricane Maria haven't touched our shores, but they're blocking dune reconstruction progress in Mantoloking which was flattened by Sandy.

The start of rebuilding has been delayed since last week.

Chart the course of the storms at wobm.com.

Want a piece of a closed military base?

Then Fort Monmouth is the place to be Saturday as countless items from the shuttered site go up for sale.

It's a sad trend.

Youth sports participation continues to plunge nationwide and leagues across New Jersey see their player counts dropping by hundreds.

New Jersey team-building expert Lee Rubin says kids today have so many distractions keeping them away from the field, court or rink.

"For us, it was if you do well academically and you do well athletically, there weren't too many other options to choose from," Rubin said.

Howell soccer club is running this season with 475 players...Three years ago there were 650.

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