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"Be A Santa" Participants, Waretown, 2013
"Be A Santa" Participants, Waretown, 2013
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One Small Gesture Means Big Holiday Lift for Lonely Ocean County Seniors

Holidays are festive when there are people to share them. Many elderly folks living alone in Ocean County don't feel the joy. A firm in Waretown that provides non-medical care to the aged seeks your help to spread cheer where it will do a world of good.

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Sandra Mueller, appointed to be Ocean County's Warden in 2015, by Tom Mongelli Townsquare Media
Sandra Mueller, appointed to be Ocean County's Warden in 2015, by Tom Mongelli Townsquare Media
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New County Warden

Not many people can say they feel like they belong behind the steel-enforced doors of a county jail but that's the assertion of Ocean County's newly appointed warden.

Sandra Mueller said on the first day of her interview for a job as a penal counselor, she just had the feeling that that's were she belonged when she walked into the old Ocean County Jail facility in Toms River

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NJ Speaker to introduce Meadowlands reform bill

Looking to spur job creation and economic growth in northern New Jersey while also eliminating government bureaucracy by merging two major state agencies, Assembly Speaker Vinnie Prieto (D-Secaucus) said he plans to introduce a Meadowlands region reform measure. The bill would also change the tax sharing system used by 14 area towns.

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks at the Energy Sector Luncheon in Calgary, Alberta on Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Larry MacDougal)
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks at the Energy Sector Luncheon in Calgary, Alberta on Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Larry MacDougal)
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Christie praises Keystone pipeline during visit to Canada

Burnishing his conservative credentials in advance of a possible 2016 presidential run, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie used a portion of his keynote address at the Calgary Chamber of Commerce's Energy Sector Luncheon Thursday to extol the virtues of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline project.

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Toms River Mom Wants Later School Start

Cindy Botwinick is leading a petition drive to convince the Toms River School District to begin the school day later than 7:15 a.m. The mother of three has collected more than 500 signatures so far by going door-to-door and soliciting names online.

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Judge Sides with Margate in Beach Replenishment Suit

Margate wins a round in their ongoing battle over seizing beach front land to build sand dunes. A federal judge sided with the town's assertion that the state should not have used an administrative order to obtain easements giving government the right to carry out the work

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Need a job? 2015 May Be Your Year

If you are looking for a job, a recent Dice Holdings survey brings good news. It found that nearly 60 percent of employers plan to hire next year. More than four in 10, however, admitted finding qualified candidates would be a struggle.

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Jury Finds Husband Guilty in Middletown Frying Pan Murder

 

A Middletown man has been found guilty of the first degree murder of his wife of twenty years by bludgeoning her with a frying pan and stangling her. Prosecutor's convinced a jury that former securities salesman Patrick Allen killed his wife Kimberly during an argument when she learned that they were deep in debt.

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Uncollected Bet Spurred Lakewood Gunshot Murder, Investigators Say

The probe of a late August death at the end of a gun in Lakewood ends with the arrest of a township 20-year-old.

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Ocean Countyans Admit Roles in Heroin-by-Mail Ring

Two Ocean County men are among three defendants who today admitted roles in what prosecutors describe as a a widespread heroin ring that used the U.S. Postal Service to infiltrate Ocean, Monmouth and other counties in New Jersey.

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