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While Toms River School officials work on balancing the budget for the 2020-21 school year in the midst of a fight for funding from the state, full-day kindergarten will be spared from the chopping block.

People who work for large employers in the fast-food, hospitality, retail and warehouse industries would gain more predictable schedules and an opportunity to add hours before new co-workers could be hired, under revamped legislation.

Holmdel Police Officer Jonathan Martin, who caught the public eye as the officer who arrested the Kenilworth superintendent who defecated on the Holmdel High School track, has been promoted to the rank of sergeant.

Middletown Police continue investigating a fatal pedestrian crash that took place on Wednesday evening.

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