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Toms River Police Department Squad Car (Tom Mongelli, Townsquare Media)
Toms River Police Department Squad Car (Tom Mongelli, Townsquare Media)
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Toms River knifepoint robbery suspect on the loose

The suspect who robbed a Toms River gas station Monday morning remains outside the grip of the law this afternoon. Authorities have a description that they hope will jog someone's memory and lead to an arrest.

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Ortley Beach Water Tower (Townsquare Media)
Ortley Beach Water Tower (Townsquare Media)
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Dune restoration protest march July 18 in Ortley

Fed up with inaction on storm protections for the Toms River shorefront, two citizens' groups collaborate for a July 18 protest march in Ortley Beach that they hope will draw crowds of equally-irate Superstorm survivors.

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Map showing area where drowning victim John A. Crimmins, 22, of Yonkers was found
Map showing area where drowning victim John A. Crimmins, 22, of Yonkers was found (Ocean County Prosecutor's Office)
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Seizures contributed to July 4 drowning near Mantoloking, authorities say

Despite fine physical conditioning, a susceptibility to epileptic seizures contributed to a young New Yorker's drowning death off Mantoloking on July 4, according to findings by the Ocean County Medical Examiner.

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Tap trouble traced, treated in Island Heights

The mystery of the discolored tap water in sections of Island Heights is solved by the sleuths in the borough's Public Works Department, and it's an episode in the sometimes-uneasy relationship between the mechanical and technological.

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Tap water trouble in Island Heights

If you live in Island Heights, check the water running from your taps. If it's discolored, borough police want to hear from you.

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(Governor's Office/Tim Larsen)
(Governor's Office/Tim Larsen)
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Christie Administration seeks to open more LMI Superstorm rebuilding funds

Superstorm survivors inthe Low To Moderate Income (LMI) Homeowners, functioning with $40 million in federal funds, would have access to another $29 million, under policy changes proposed by the Christie Administration.

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Safeguard against petting-zoo germs, Ocean County health officials advise

The Ocean County Fair, opening Wednesday in Berkeley Township, and similar events throughout the state, give kids a rare chance to experience contact with farm animals in petting zoos. Ocean County health officials offer a reminder to take steps to keep your children safe from health risks that go with it.

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Mantoloking Beach, Facebook
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NY man drowns off Mantoloking

A 22-year-old man from Yonkers visiting Ocean County drowned Saturday afternoon during a swim with friends, according to the office of County Prosecutor Joseph D. Coronato.

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Active-shooter defense training to be offered in Manchester

People who want to be prepared if a terror-laden situation erupts have a chance to learn valuable defensive skills July 20 and 21 in Manchester Township.

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Camden County police officer shot, suspects sought

A Camden County police officer is shot during a streetside investigation, and a search is under way for suspects.

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