Storm Stella: The Storm That Wasn’t

  By JOANNE PAPAIANNI and DON STINE In Ocean Township officials were ready for Storm Stella. They had 43 trucks ready and loaded and 55 employees assigned to work. But in the long run it was not necessary. The six to 12 inches of snow, or more, predicted for the area never arrived In fact, […]

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The Calendar Says Winter But the Weather Says Spring

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI The weather last weekend caught many people by surprise. Although forecasts called for rising temperatures, no one was prepared for February temperatures reaching 70 degrees. After freezing temperatures the week before it seems people were reluctant to believe we were actually getting spring-like weather. But when reality hit, people hit […]

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Where the Ghouls Are

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI There are plenty of holiday happenings for all ages in the shore area this Halloween weekend, so put on your best costume and head out. For those who like a little fright in their festivities Camp Evans in Wall Township is presenting the Camp Evans Base of Terror Friday and […]

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Residents Invited to Study Abroad

  Community members ages 18 and up are invited to broaden their horizons this year with a short-term study abroad course offered by Brookdale Community College. The six-week courses, offered between May and August 2017, blend traditional classroom learning with one- to two-week guided excursions across the globe. This year students are invited to swim, […]

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Behind the Badge

  By JOSEPH PANGARO On Saturday a bomb exploded along the route of a charity 5K run for Marines and Sailors. Later that night another bomb, a “pressure cooker” bomb as they are called because they are made with pressure cookers normally used for cooking dinner, exploded in New York City and a third unexploded […]

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County Seeking Employers for Sept. 30 Job Fair

  Monmouth County will again offer employers and jobseekers the opportunity to connect at the Monmouth County Fall Job Fair scheduled for Friday, Sept. 30 at Brookdale Community College. “We are inviting employers who have immediate job openings to participate in Monmouth County’s Fall Job Fair, which draws hundreds of job seekers each year,” said […]

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