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Tap trouble traced, treated in Island Heights

The mystery of the discolored tap water in sections of Island Heights is solved by the sleuths in the borough's Public Works Department, and it's an episode in the sometimes-uneasy relationship between the mechanical and technological.

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Child struck in parking lot/photo courtesy of The Lakewood Scoop
Child struck in parking lot/photo courtesy of The Lakewood Scoop
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Child Injured by Vehicle in Lakewood

A Lakewood infant is in critical condition with severe injures after being struck by a vehicle in a parking lot in the Township on Monday, according to The Lakewood Scoop.

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Groundbreaking for the new Seaview Condominiums in Ortley Beach/Photo courtesy of Toms River Township
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Work on Beach and Dune Replenishment in Toms River Not Likely Until 2016

Almost three years after Sandy, residents of Toms River's Barrier Island are being informed by Township officials that the Army Corps of Engineers stalled Beach and Dune Replenishment project isn't likely to happen until spring, 2106 at the earliest. 

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Tap water trouble in Island Heights

If you live in Island Heights, check the water running from your taps. If it's discolored, borough police want to hear from you.

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Safeguard against petting-zoo germs, Ocean County health officials advise

The Ocean County Fair, opening Wednesday in Berkeley Township, and similar events throughout the state, give kids a rare chance to experience contact with farm animals in petting zoos. Ocean County health officials offer a reminder to take steps to keep your children safe from health risks that go with it.

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Lacey Police Officer Strikes and Kills Pedestrian from Toms River

A Lacey Township police Officer responding to a call early Sunday crashed into a utility pole while swerving to avoid a pedestrian who ended up being struck and killed by the patrol vehicle, according to Al Della Fave, spokesman for the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office.

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Seaside Heights boardwalk (Kena Betancur/Getty Images)
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Fireworks show canceled for second time in Seaside Heights

Seaside Heights had to cancel its fireworks display for a second time.

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Assemblyman Dave Wolfe (NJ-10) with Ms. NJ Senior America 2015 Sherri McGhie, her mother and 1995 winner, Norma McGhie, and 2007 winner Josephine Araniti
Ocean County Freeholder Joe Vicari with Ms. NJ Senior America 2015 Sherri McGhie, her mother and 1995 winner, Norma McGhie, and 2007 winner Josephine Araniti (Courtesy: NJ Legislature)
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Ocean County Woman Crowned Ms. NJ Senior America

The Ms. New Jersey Senior America title is back in Ocean County for the first time since 2009.

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Active-shooter defense training to be offered in Manchester

People who want to be prepared if a terror-laden situation erupts have a chance to learn valuable defensive skills July 20 and 21 in Manchester Township.

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Lakewood couple found dead in garage

A couple found inside their garaged vehicle in Lakewood are believed to have died from carbon monoxide poisoning.

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