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Lakewood Crash Scene, August 2, 2015
Lakewood Crash Scene, August 2, 2015 (Courtesy: The Lakewood Scoop)
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Seven Hurt in Lakewood Crash

A two-car crash in Lakewood sent seven people to the hospital early Sunday morning.

The Lakewood Scoop reports it happened around 2:00am at the intersection of New Hampshire Avenue and Pine Street.  At least one

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Credit: iStock
Credit: iStock
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What Do You Want from Route 9?

The North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority will hold public meetings in Toms River and Lakewood in August to discuss the ongoing study into ways to improve Route 9 and reduce traffic congestion through the two towns.

Ocean County Engineer Frank Scarantino says the meetings are a preliminary part of the process designed to get input from the public.  He says every town's needs are dif

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Lakewood Crash Scene, July 19, 2015
Lakewood Crash Scene, July 19, 2015 (Courtesy, The Lakewood Scoop)
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Car Crash Helps Crack Case in Lakewood Robberies

Three men are facing charges in connection to several robberies in Lakewood over the past few months.

The Lakewood Scoop reports Jasheir Powell, 19, Quadirah Booker, 22, and Toraya Evans, 20, all of Lakewood, were arrested yesterday following an investigation that began on July 19, 2015.

That's when a

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Detective Loading Pills for Transportation to Burn Site
Detective Loading Pills for Transportation to Burn Site (Courtesy: Ocean County Prosecutor's Office)
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Thousands of Pounds of Prescription Pills Destroyed

Ocean County's prescription drug drop-off program has taken thousands of pounds of pills out of circulation so far this year.

The Prosecutor's Office says Project Medicine Drop has collected and destroyed 5,400 lbs

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Narcan Kit
Narcan Kit (Megan Madison, Townsquare Media)
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Free Narcan Training for Families in Ocean & Monmouth Counties

JSAS Healthcare is continuing its Opioid Overdose Prevention Project with free Narcan (naloxone) kits and training for families in Ocean and Monmouth Counties.

The training is open to anyone who is at risk of an opioid overdose themselves or to people whose family membe

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Townsquare Digital
Townsquare Digital
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New WIC income guidelines implemented

Participants in New Jersey's WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) supplemental nutrition program have revised income guidelines to observe.

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Officer Jason Marles
Officer Jason Marles (Townsquare Media NJ)
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New Memorial for Jason Marles in Ocean Gate

This weekend the Borough of Ocean Gate along with "Where Angels Play Foundation" will be honoring fallen hero Jason Marles with a new playground.

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Route 539 from Little Egg Harbor to Plumsted to undergo Major Safety Improvements

A deadly 25 mile stretch of Route 539 that serves as a direct corridor to Trenton through seven Ocean County municipalities will undergo major safety improvements next spring, according to Ocean County officials.

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Photodisk/Townsquare Digital
Photodisk/Townsquare Digital
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Lakewood suspect held in Brick pool pump thefts

Stolen pool pumps and related gear from four Brick Township homes leads police to a suspect in Lakewood - who worked for the company that serviced them.

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Four charged in predawn robbery in Barnegat

A gunpoint holdup in the middle of a quiet night in Barnegat lands four suspects behind bars.

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