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Boaters Cling to Buoy

Rescuers from four fire companies located two people clinging to a buoy in Silver Bay early Sunday evening, after their catamaran capsized in the choppy water between the Silverton section of Toms River and Cattus Island Park.

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Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images
Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images
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JCP&L Offers a Critical Care List for Customers

Did you know, Jersey Central Power and Light (JCP&L) keeps a critical care list of customers? Utility Spokesman Ron Morano says the list identifies customers who are most vulnerable in the event o

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Ocean County Fair ride, sans riders (Riverside Signal)
Ocean County Fair ride, sans riders (Riverside Signal)
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Fair Flap or Teakettle Tempest?

Swarms of day campers converging on the Ocean County Fair in Berkeley Township found themselves sitting at picnic tables instead of on thrill rides in Friday's midday heat. The rides weren't opening until 6 PM, well past they time they'd be back home

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Oyster Creek nuclear plant (Excelon)
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New Problem Postpones Oyster Creek Restart

About halfway to revving the reactor back to full operation after valve repairs, operators at the Oyster Creek Nuclear Power Plant in Lacey Township shut it down manually to address another matter.

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Rally for the Homeless Planned in Lakewood Sunday

Advocates for the homeless are holding an "All We Need Is Land" rally Sunday in Lakewood. 

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Manchester Mom Accused of Driving Drunk with Heroin Bags and Unbelted Kids

A Manchester mother charged with hitting a parked car in her neighborhood and leaving the scene, is accused of driving drunk and having empty heroin bags while her five-and-seven-year-old children were unbelted in the back seat, according to Township police.  

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Revitalizing Route 37 Corridor

Ocean County's public officials, residents and business community members are invited to attend a series of focus groups aimed at breathing life back into the Route 37 corridor from Toms River to Lakehurst.

 

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(Andy Dean, ThinkStock)
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Manchester Man Found Guilty in DWI Accident that Killed an Ocean Gate Cop

A jury finds a Manchester man guilty in the 2010 death of Ocean Gate Police Officer Jason Marles. 34-year-old Erick Uzcategui faces five to ten years in prison after being convicted of vehicular homicide for operating his BMW after allegedly consuming several drinks and taking cocaine

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Arrest Made in Seaside Heights Stabbing and Robbery Incident

 

Seaside Heights Police make an arrest in a Wednesday night stabbing and robbery incident on Sumner Avenue and the Boulevard. Homeless 21-year-old Joeuvany Moreno Ramirez of Puerto Rico was taken into custody today in the borough on Barnegat Avenue.

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American Littoral Society's Helen Henderson & Tim Dllingham, (Tom Mongelli Townsquare Media)
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Saving the Barnegat Bay, The Big Focus of the American Littoral Society

We've heard for decades about the deterioration of the Barnegat Bay. Now, one environmental group is looking to get a formal declaration of that.

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