All High Schools Now Armed with Antidote

  Every public, private and parochial high school in Monmouth County is now armed with naloxone, the same life-saving antidote that law enforcement officers, EMTs and firefighters have been carrying since 2014. Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni was joined by medical and school officials from across the county this week to announce the program […]

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Holiday Weekend a Winner Despite Weather

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI and DON STINE The weather did not exactly cooperate with the wishes of beachgoers, parade marchers and business owners for the Memorial Day weekend, but it didn’t completely ruin the festivities either. The sun was high in the sky for a good part of the weekend, but clouds and rain […]

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County Kicks Off Season in Bradley Beach

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI The unofficial summer season is upon us and to help kick it off Monmouth County and local officials will gather at the Bradley Beach Gazebo, Fifth and Ocean Avenues, at 2:15 p.m. Fri., May 26 to usher it in. Helping to mark the beginning of the holiday weekend will be […]

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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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