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Christopher and Tony Vaz, Seaside Heights
Seaside Heights Borough Administrator Christopher Vaz (left) with father and councilman Tony Vaz (Dino Flammia, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Seaside Heights Mayor steps aside, takes new role in borough

A big change occurs at the top of the Seaside Heights administrative chain, as Mayor William Akers resigns and borough Councilman Anthony Vaz assumes the post.

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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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Motel mugging reported in Toms River, suspect sought

A Lacey Township 22-year-old is recovering, allegedly from a severe beating at the hands of two men who barged into his Toms River motel room Monday night, and police are on the prowl.

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Lakewood Robbery Scene, July 19, 2015
Lakewood Robbery Scene, July 19, 2015 (Courtesy: The Lakewood Scoop)
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Lakewood Woman Pepper Sprayed and Robbed

A Lakewood woman was pepper sprayed and robbed while sitting outside her home with her children Sunday night.

The Lakewood Scoop reports it happened on Linden Avenue around 8:00pm.  Police say the suspect, described as a black man, walked up to the wom

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UPDATE: Traffic Moving Again After Emergency Repairs Closed Route 37 In Both Directions on Saturday

Ocean County Traffic Watch and the Toms River Police Department are confirming that a major detour will take place on Route 37 in both directions. Route 37 will be closed in both directions near the Garden State Parkway for utility repairs around noon .

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Filiberto J. Villanueva
Filiberto J. Villanueva (Ocean County Prosecutor's Office)
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Arrest made in Lakewood Murder

A Lakewood man is charged with murder in the death of a Township resident last week, according to authorities.

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Toms River Dune Project Update

As Ortley Beach homeowners gear up to rally Saturday against the stalled beach replenishment project, there's encouraging news from Toms River officials.  

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Anthony Proto
Anthony Proto (Toms River Police)
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Police arrest Lakewood man in mall assault

Toms River Police credit social media for helping them to identify and arrest a man charged with inappropriately touching a female employee at an Ocean County Mall store.

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Luring incident/Artist sketch provided by Barnegat Police
Luring incident/Artist sketch provided by Barnegat Police
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Luring Incident in Barnegat

Barnegat Police are seeking a man wanted in connection with a luring incident last week, according to the Department's Facebook page.

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Bay to Beach March and Rally planned in Ortley over Stalled Replenishment Project

Ortley Beach residents are running out of patience as they continue waiting for New Jersey to begin the federal Army Corps of Engineers replenishment project almost three years after Super Storm Sandy. 

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Surveillance footage of man who improperly touched a female store employee.
Surveillance footage of man who improperly touched a female store employee. (Toms River Police)
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Police Search for Man Who Inappropriately Touched Female Ocean County Mall Worker

Toms River Police are looking for a man who is accused of inappropriately touching a female employee at a store inside the Ocean County Mall.

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