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Cover of "Faces Of Tent City" (courtesy Sherry Rubel)
Cover of "Faces Of Tent City" (courtesy Sherry Rubel)
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Tent City compilation gives homelessness many faces

Two years after woods dwellers departed and bulldozers moved in, Lakewood's Tent City continues to spark dialogue about the tightrope walked by many marginal wage-earners, what constitutes "affordable" housing, and our economic future. The faces of former Tent City denizens in a new compilation add dimension to the discussion.

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Photo from Land for the Homeless Facebook page
Photo from Land for the Homeless Facebook page
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Central Jersey Non-profit working to start new Tent Community for the Homeless

The closing of "Tent City" in Lakewood and overcrowding at shelters has prompted the creation of a non-profit organization raising funds to buy land in a town willing to welcome a new encampment for the homeless in Central Jersey.

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Lakewood’s Courtesy Busing Issue Draws Attention to Growing Population Concerns

How to accommodate Lakewood Township's exploding population is becoming a greater priority in the wake of the school district's controversial courtesy busing issue. 

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(L-R) suspects Alicia Noble and Damian Arena
(L-R) suspects Alicia Noble and Damian Arena (Ocean County Prosecutor's Office)
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New arrests in Sin City, Broken Rule drug probes

Investigators who collared dozens of suspects in a probe of two major heroin operations at the end of April add 13 more to the total.

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Tent City Structure, Photo Credit to Destiny's Bridge Facebook Page
Tent City Structure, Photo Credit to Destiny's Bridge Facebook Page
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Local Singer Gives Tent City a Voice

A singer from Freehold is giving a voice to the former residents of Lakewood's Tent City as her song accompanies the documentary "Destiny's Bridge" at the Music in Film Festival in Asbury Park...

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Minister Steve Brigham, by Tom Mongelli TSM
Minister Steve Brigham, by Tom Mongelli TSM
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Homelessness Remains a Persistent Problem For the Shore Area

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As one year of free rent comes to a conclusion, Lakewood's former Tent City residents face the prospect of homelessness again...

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Former Tent City Homeless Facing Eviction Again After Year of Free Housing

Eviction notices are going out to some of the former Tent City homeless residents who were provided with one-year of free housing rent by Lakewood Township when the encampment was shut-down in June, 2014. 

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