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Angelo Otchy of Toms River, NJ State Police (Facebook)
Angelo Otchy of Toms River, NJ State Police (Facebook)
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Toms River Man Charged with Impersonating a Police Officer

A Toms River man is taken into custody for allegedly impersonating a police officer.

According to the NJ State Police Facebook site, Angelo Otchy was arrested Tuesday for an incident on the Atlantic City Expressway in Pleasantville City on January 13th.

Police said a female motorist reported that a suspect operating a blue 2

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Crash New Hampshire, photo credit Toms River PD
Crash New Hampshire, photo credit Toms River PD
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Accident Closes Part of New Hampshire Avenue

Avoid New Hampshire Avenue in Toms River this evening. A serious one vehicle collision at 3:11 pm took out a utility pole and closes the roadway from Hickory Street to North Maple Avenue.

Police say 17-year-old Aviv Yefet of Toms River was traveling north on New Hampshire just as the snow started to fall

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Lakewood Lawyer Gets Prison Time for Investment Scam

Lakewood laywer Fred Todd, the third codefendant to admit scamming investors who thought they were getting inside deals on Facebook stock and Florida real estate, is given 46 months in prison.

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Crash Injuries Claim Ocean County Detective’s Life

An Ocean County detective's nearly two-week fight for life since a car crash in Lacey Township comes to an end.

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Bill Dressel speaks at the monthly meeting of the Ocean County Mayors/photo by Tom Mongelli, TSM
Bill Dressel speaks at the monthly meeting of the Ocean County Mayors/photo by Tom Mongelli, TSM
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Possible Solution to Cash-strapped NJ Pension Fund Could Hurt Municipalities

There's behind the scenes discussions in Trenton about merging the state's cash-strapped pension fund with the healthy municipal pension fund as a possible solution to getting it out of the red, according to Bill Dressel, Executive Director of the New Jersey State League of Municipalities. 

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Manchester fire sends three to the hospital

Dinner left unattended on a stove is blamed with sparking a fire in a Manchester home on Buckingham Drive Monday night that sent a female resident and two Township police officers to the hospital for smoke inhalation, according to authorities.

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Pedestrian struck/photo courtesy of The Lakewood Scoop
Pedestrian struck/photo courtesy of The Lakewood Scoop
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Pedestrian Struck in Lakewood

A teenager reportedly was seriously injured after being struck by a motorist in Lakewood Tuesday night near the intersection of Routes 9 and 88, according to The Lakewood Scoop.

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LBI Beach Storm Protection, by Rosetta Key TSM
LBI Beach Storm Protection, by Rosetta Key TSM
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Lobbying Begins for Doubling Shore Protection Fund

Non-profit ocean advocacy group, Jersey Shore Partnership, launches a major lobbying effort to increase the annual Shore Protection Fund. Partnership Executive Director Margo Walsh said a bill is being drafted to double the $25 million contribution that helps fund major beach replenishment and repair projects.

As the New Jersey's coastline continues to c

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Beachwood Police Car, photo credit Riverside Signal
Beachwood Police Car, photo credit Riverside Signal
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Tires Slashed on Beachwood Vehicles

Residents of a Beachwood neighborhood woke up to find tires slashed on some twenty vehicles Monday. The Riverside Signal reports that residents between the 300 and 700 blocks of Ship to Forecastle Avenues were affected.

Police told the publication that owners reported having anywhere from one or two ti

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Drum Point Elementary School in Brick
Drum Point Elementary School in Brick (District website)
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Electrical Fire Clears Brick Township School

Students and teachers at Drum Point Elementary in Brick Township quickly exited early this afternoon while emergency crews quelled an electrical fire inside.

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