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Ocean County Long Term Recover Group Urges NJ Legislators for Help Securing Federal Sandy Aid

The Ocean County Long Term Recovery Group is seeking $20 million of the final $500 million in federal disaster aid funding earmarked for New Jersey, according to Susan Marticek, Executive Director of the umbrella group for 80 non-profit organizations that have been helping Sandy victims since the 2012 storm. 

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Shore Meadows nursing home in Tome River
Shore Meadows nursing home in Tome River (Google Street View)
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Woman seriously burned in fire at Toms River nursing home

TOMS RIVER (AP) — A woman was seriously burned when a fire broke out in her room at a Jersey Shore nursing home.

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Six Flags Job Fair Coming Soon!

It may not feel like it, but spring really is just around the corner, and that means it's time for the annual Job Fair at Six Flags Great Adventure.

With openings ranging from ride operations and food service to landscaping and security, there are plenty of opp

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Ocean Grove Fire 2-6-2015, Photo credit Liz Ricciardi
Ocean Grove Fire 2-6-2015, Photo credit Liz Ricciardi
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(Update and Video) Bad Fire Burns in the Historic Community of Ocean Grove

(10:10 pm)

A total of 9 buildings were damaged or destroyed in a wind driven fire in the Neptune Township community of Ocean Grove. Township Police Lieutenant Mike McGhee said they responded to 9-1-1 calls for a structure fire at around 3:27 pm in the heart of the business district on 50 Main Avenue just two blocks from the Ocean. McGhee said a f

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A replica Micro Home displayed in Point Pleasant in September, 2014/photo by TSM News
A replica Micro Home displayed in Point Pleasant in September, 2014/photo by TSM News
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Solution Proposed to Increase Affordable Housing in NJ

Zoning and building code regulations would be relaxed to allow New Jersey municipalities to create Tiny Homes, affordable dwellings between 300 and 500 square-feet, under proposed legislation by New Jersey state Senator Raymond D. Lesniak (D). 

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Dunes, by Rosetta Key Townsquare Media
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Efforts Continue to Double Contributions to the State’s Shore Protection Fund

Listen to the Full Townsquare Tonight Interview:

Jersey Shore Partnership continues its efforts to get state legislation passed that would double the size of the $25 million Shore Protection Fund. On WOBM-AM's To

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Arctic air returns, chance of snow this weekend

After high temperatures approached 50 degrees for part of New Jersey on Wednesday, thermometers will be dropping sharply today and tonight.

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Free Legal Help for Sandy Victims

Volunteer Lawyers for Justice (VLJ) is once again offering free Disaster Legal Response Clinics for people who are still dealing with legal issues related to Superstorm Sandy.

The clinics continue seeing quite a few attendees even more than two years after the storm, but staff

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(Photo by Rosetta Key, Townsquare Media)
(Photo by Rosetta Key, Townsquare Media)
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Cancer cluster rat study findings released

One chemical can be crossed off the list of primary causes of a childhood cancer cluster that turned up in an Ocean County community's drinking water in the 1990's.

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LT Glenn John Zamorski/photo courtesy of inBloom Communications
LT Glenn John Zamorski/photo courtesy of inBloom Communications
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NJ Vietnam Veteran to Receive Purple Heart Posthumously

A Marine from Elizabeth killed in combat during the Vietnam War will be awarded a Purple Heart Medal posthumously during a ceremony Saturday in Holmdel.

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