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Seaside Heights Police Assure Protection in the wake of the Swatting Uptick

The increase in fake threats at malls and schools statewide has Ocean County authorities assuring the public the Seaside Heights boardwalk is well protected. 

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Lakewood Accident Scene
An NJ Transit bus after striking a pedestrian (Lakewood Scoop)
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Woman hit by bus in Lakewood

A Maryland woman was seriously injured when she was struck by an NJ Transit bus in Lakewood on Saturday afternoon.

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Manchester Township Accident Scene
Manchester Township Accident Scene, May 29, 2015 (Courtesy: Manchester Township Police Dept.)
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Motorcyclist Hospitalized After Manchester Crash

Manchester police are investigating an accident that sent a motorcyclist to the hospital Friday night.

Officers say Paul Bogaski, 49, of Bristol, PA, was riding east on Commonwealth Boulevard in the Pine Lake Park section of the township at approximately 7:15pm when he was struck by a Toyota Highlander driven by Darren Bari, 23, of Manchester

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Credit: iStock
Credit: iStock
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Stafford Police Investigate School Bus Accident

Stafford police are asking for your help as they investigate an accident involving a school bus.

Officers say a Southern Regional bus driven by Yvette Gallant-Davis of Manahawkin was making a left turn from Hillard Boulevard onto East Bay Avenue at approximately 4:00pm on Thursday when it struck a pickup truck traveling on East Bay Avenue

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Mathis Bridge breakdown = logjam to Seaside

Emergency construction on the Mathis Bridge leading from Toms River to Seaside Heights blocks traffic at the height of rush hour.

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Photo courtesy of The Lakewood Scoop
Photo courtesy of The Lakewood Scoop
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Dashcam leads to identification of Lakewood man passing school bus

A Lakewood man accused of blowing past a school bus picking up children in the Township Thursday morning faces multiple motor vehicle violations after a dashcam video helped authorities identify him. 

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Get the inside view of Oyster Creek June 1

It's America's oldest active commercial nuclear generating station. It's also one of Ocean County's largest employers. The 600 workers at Oyster Creek in Lacey Township generate revenue that supports shore life, in addition to generating electricity. This Monday, you can meet them and get a glimpse inside their world.

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Police respond to bomb threat made to the Oak Street School in Lakewood
Police respond to bomb threat made to the Oak Street School in Lakewood (The Lakewood Scoop)
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More swatting incidents plague New Jersey

As more threats are made to more New Jersey schools, the Ocean County Mall opened as usual on Thursday morning following a false bomb threat that led to an evacuation, one of three across the state on Wednesday.

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State Gives Toms River $1 million Beach Replenishment Grant

Toms River will be able to better protect itself from future storms while awaiting for the much-delayed Army Corps of Engineers Beach Replenishment project to be completed, thanks to a $1 million grant from the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP). 

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vacant land where a May, 2014 fire destroyed an office building in downtown Toms River/photo by Tom Mongelli, Townsquare Media
vacant land where a May, 2014 fire destroyed an office building in downtown Toms River/photo by Tom Mongelli, Townsquare Media
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Toms River Developer Donating Downtown Park

More than 30 years ago Toms River resident and developer Gary Lotano started decorating the municipal Christmas tree downtown, so it's not surprising he's now donating a temporary park that soon will be built at the corner of Washington and Robbins Streets, where a fire gutted an office building last May.

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