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Manchester Police Snow Bowl Team at MetLife Stadium with Special Guest (Manchester PD)
Manchester Police Snow Bowl Team at MetLife Stadium with Special Guest (Manchester PD)
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Manchester police raise $2,230 for NJ Special Olympics

They're Manchester's roughest and toughest - and at the home of the New York Giants, they showed a big soft spot for Special Olympics.

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5th grade students at the Walnut Street Elementary School in Toms River display their certificates of completion
5th grade students at the Walnut Street Elementary School in Toms River display their certificates of completion. (Ocean County Prosecutor's Office)
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Anti-violence program teaches Ocean County kids to be G.R.E.A.T.

To deter today's youngsters from becoming tomorrow's gangsters, members of the Ocean County Prosecutor's office are taking their anti-violence message directly to elementary classrooms.

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Lacey Police patrol car (Lacey Police)
Lacey Police patrol car (Lacey Police)
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Lacey Township snack shop holdup suspect at large

The man who robbed a Lacey Township ice-cream shop and convinced workers that he was armed late Sunday night remains outside the grip of the law.

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A home at Chelsea Drive in Manchester following a fire
A home at Chelsea Drive in Manchester following a fire (Ocean County Sheriff's Office)
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Home, restaurant burn in Ocean County fires

Two fires tore through a home and a restaurant in Ocean County on Monday.

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Category: News, Ocean County News
Shawn Michaels, Townsquare Media
Shawn Michaels, Townsquare Media
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Ocean County Searches for Columbus Day Grand Marshal

The search is on for the Grand Marshal of the 24th Annual Ocean County Columbus Day Parade... and it could be you!

Parade Committee Chair Mike Blandina says they have a few qualities they're hoping for in a successful candidate

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Oyster Creek Nuclear Power Plant (Exelon)
Oyster Creek Nuclear Power Plant (Exelon)
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Temporary Shutdown at Oyster Creek

Officials at the Oyster Creek Nuclear Power Plant in Lacey Township say an electrical issue was to blame for a temporary shutdown Sunday afternoon.

A spokeswoman says the problem was in the system that controls steam pressure at the facility

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United Water Toms River Tower
United Water Toms River Tower (United Water Toms River)
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United Water Toms River begins Spring hydrant cleaning

If you live in Toms River, South Toms River and Silver Ridge Park or Holiday City in Berkeley Township, don't be surprised if the water pressure drops briefly some time in the next nine weeks.

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Rev. James Davis
Rev. James Davis (Manchester Police)
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Manchester Police Chaplain in charity mission to Bolivia

The man of the cloth who ministers to Manchester Township police now packs to pull double-duty - in Bolivia.

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Umbachi Gabra Jackson (Ocean County Prosecutor's Office)
Umbachi Gabra Jackson (Ocean County Prosecutor's Office)
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Lakewood man charged with murder in High Point shooting

A Lakewood 20-year-old, suspected of shooting an acquaintance over an unpaid gambling debt in August 2013, now faces the prospect of standing trial for murder.

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Evacuation at Crystal Lake Healthcare and Rehabilitation
Evacuation at Crystal Lake Healthcare and Rehabilitation, March 19,2015 (Photo Courtesy: The Lakewood Scoop)
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Berkeley Nursing Home Evacuated

Emergency crews from across our area spent the night in Berkeley Township after an apparent fuel spill at a nursing home facility.

About 250 residents had to be evacuated from Crystal Lake Healthcare and Rehabilitation in the Bayville area just before 10:00pm Thursday

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