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On the final day of the 2014 EIWA Championships, hosted by Penn at the Palestra, Rutgers Athletics will provide live updates of where all the remaining Scarlet Knights stand.
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After a three-hour debate Wednesday night about how much traffic a proposed public compressed natural gas station could bring to Kanes Lane, Planning Board members unanimously approved the site.
Uncle Vinnie's Comedy Club is the kind of club the comics love -- Joe Moffa among them.
A woman who was placed under arrest for thousands of dollars worth of outstanding warrants in New Jersey and Maryland is now being lodged in the Ocean County Jail after assaulting officers and damaging a police car, according to township police.
A heated argument over money between a man and a woman with outstanding warrants turned out badly for her after she kicked a responding police officer in the face, authorities said.
A Manchester man was arrested in Berkeley recently because he had more than $1,400 in outstanding warrants, police said.
Ryan C. Higgins, 40, of Jackson was charged Thursday with criminal attempt robbery in connection with the incident at Santander Bank on Brewers Bridge Road this week, police said.
A Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft store will fill a 20,000-square-foot space that formerly housed a Staples at 1379 Hooper Ave. in the township.
The Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office is closing its Superstorm Sandy Fraud Task Force office in the Bayshore Activity Center, 16 months after the storm roared into the New Jersey Coast.
Lawmakers in Washington have halted a federal overhaul of the nation's flood insurance program that would have raised rates for many homeowners still trying to rebuild after Sandy.
As I've written in the past, Gov. Chris Christie's policies are a mixed bag for conservatives.
Senate President Steve Sweeney today submitted a plan of action to the Department of Community Affairs that calls for more assistance to homeowners and renters during the second phase of Sandy recovery funding.
Toms River police have arrested a man who they say burglarized a Caribbean Court home just hours after it was left uninhabitable by a fire that injured the 90-year-old woman who lived there.
Wilfredo A. Antuna of Toms River has been accused by police of stealing a flat-screen television and jewelry from a fire-damaged home while the 90-year-old owner was in the hospital, said Toms River police spokesman Ralph J. Stocco.
If you feel like spending a night away from the kitchen, head over to Applebee's in Manahawkin and dine out for a good cause: Richard McCleary, assistant general manager at the restaurant, is planning a 100-mile run to raise money for Oceans of Love, and diners are invited to donate.
All of Toms River's oceanfront beaches will be open in 2014, officials have announced.