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A satellite view of the Shark River. (Google Maps)
A satellite view of the Shark River. (Google Maps)
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Movement Soon Expected on a Proposed Shark River Dredge Project

During low tide you can practically walk across the Shark River navigational channels because of all the mud and silt, according to Neptune Township Committeeman Randy Bishop. He said the Shark River needs to be dredged to allow commercial fishing vessels to go into and out of the Shark River with ease

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Three Monmouth County Residents Arrested in Workers’ Comp Fraud Case

The supervisor at the former Monmouth County Youth Detention Center, his wife and another women were arrested this week as part of a workers' comp fraud case. Ricky and Donna Marter of Manalapan and Christine Bradach of Freehold face charges that range from Theft by Deception and Insurance Fraud to Conspiracy and Perjury counts with regard to a 2010 on the job slip-and-fall accident at the county run facility

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Colts Neck Doctor Pleads Guilty in Lab Referral Bribe Scheme

A Monmouth County doctor with practices in Colts Neck and Staten Island admits to accepting bribes in exchange for test referrals as part of an elaborate long-running scheme with Parsipanny-based Biodiagnostic Laboratory Services

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(L) Reverend Edward Harper; (R) South Toms River Mayor Oscar Cradle (Dianne DeOliveira, Townsquare Media)
(L) Reverend Edward Harper; (R) South Toms River Mayor Oscar Cradle (Dianne DeOliveira, Townsquare Media)
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Local Black Leaders Give Their Take on Race Relations

 

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Is racism still an issue in 2015? Local Ocean County veterans of the civil rights movement believe it is. On WOBM-AM's Townsquare Tonight, South Toms River Mayor Oscar Cradle contended that complacency can easily dismantle all the advances of the civil rights movement. Cradle was one of a distinguished panel of local leaders whose experiences with racism changed their lives.

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Darian Barnes
Darian Barnes
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Former Pro Footballer Takes Over as Colts Neck’s Head Coach

Retired pro-football player Darian Barnes is back with the Shore Conference in a big way. 34-year-old Barnes, who played 7 seasons with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as a fullback during a Super Bowl victory year in 2002, will be head coach at Colts Neck High Sch

Living Word Christian Church, Neptune NJ
Living Word Christian Church, Neptune NJ
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Snow Causes Partial Wall Collapse at Neptune Church

Snow causes the partial wall collapse of a Monmouth County church this afternoon. The Monmouth Police, Fire and EMS Facebook page reported that the incident occurred at the Living Word Church on Route 35 In Neptune Township.

Neptune Committeeman Randy Bishop says the incident was caused

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3rd Congressional District Republican candidate Tom MacArthur
3rd Congressional District Republican candidate Tom MacArthur (R) (Townsquare Media NJ)
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MacArthur Telephone Town Hall Tonight

Missed your chance to speak with shore Representative Tom MacArthur (R-3) during this month's "Ask The Congressman" on WOBM-AM? You get a second chance tonight.

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Blair Family (Center Red Shirts), Photo Credit BGCA
Blair Family (Center Red Shirts), Photo Credit BGCA
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Joint Base Family Wins Boys & Girls Clubs Fit Family Challenge

A military family from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst from Burlington County takes the top prize in the Boys & Girls Clubs of America's Triple Play Fit Family Challenge. The Blair family competed recently in Miami, Florida against four families from around the country who were finalist in a six week healthy-living challenge.

Mom Heather Blair said they

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OC Freeholder Works to Protect Seniors from Hidden Fees

Ocean County Freeholder Joe Vicari is hoping to protect senior citizens from having their retirement savings slowly drained by hidden fees. Vicari said in many cases, seniors are being told that there are no fees associated with their 401k's and bank accounts but he says many of these accounts contain hidden fees

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Jersey Shore Continues Sandy Recovery Efforts In Preparation For Summer Season
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NJ Sandy Victims Prepare to Sue the Government

Superstorm Sandy victims frustrated with the state and federal government's response to their plight are organizing a class action lawsuit against them. The grassroots group Stop Fema Now so far has 34 p

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