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  1. Dad of slain 19-year-old frustrated with delay in justice as case is on hold againRead the original story

    Monday | The Jersey Journal

    For more than a year, Michael Stern has repeatedly returned to the first row of a dimly lit courtroom in Freehold waiting for justice to be handed down to the man accused of strangling his 19-year-old daughter and then throwing her body off a Jersey Shore bridge in 2016. On Monday, Stern learned that he's likely going to have to wait even longer than anticipated to find out if justice will be served.


  2. Ban smoking on all N.J. beaches, most who are asked sayRead the original story

    Friday Jun 15 |

    A new poll released Friday finds 75 percent of New Jerseyans oppose smoking and vaping on the state's public beaches. The bill, which is now on the desk of Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy , allows towns to set aside designated smoking areas of up to 15 percent of the beach.


  3. Ocean safety for immigrant children | Di IonnoRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 14 |

    Elizabeth Perez stood with her sandals in the sand on a perfect beach day in Manasquan watching her three children play at the ocean's edge. They had buckets to collect shells and dig out sand crabs near the water.


  4. Smoking on N.J. beaches and parks could cost you $250, and moreRead the original story

    Monday Jun 11 | The Jersey Journal

    State lawmakers are trying once more to ban smoking at all public parks and beaches , and this time around their efforts to make these areas safer and more attractive might just succeed. By overwhelming numbers, the state Senate and Assembly passed a bill last week that would impose fines on anyone lighting up on Jersey Shore beaches or at other recreational areas in the Garden State.


  5. Jersey Shore beach closed after sewage seeps into waterRead the original story

    Thursday May 31 | The Jersey Journal

    Tests performed by the state Department of Environmental Protections indicated the water from the Shark River contained bacteria levels more than twice as high as what's considered safe. Officials performed follow-up tests on Wednesday and expect to release the results on Thursday.


  6. CFO who bilked over $1M from his company is going to prison, has to pay it backRead the original story

    Wednesday May 23 | The Jersey Journal

    The former chief financial officer of an orthopedic care provider in Monmouth and Ocean counties was sentenced to 24 months in federal prison Wednesday for embezzling $1,175,720 from the company. Harry Wolfmuller, 70, formerly of Belmar, worked for the company from 2007 through 2015, the U.S. Attorney's Office said.


  7. The no-smoking section in N.J. could include all beachesRead the original story

    May 10, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    Some shore towns, like Belmar, seen in this file photo, have already banned smoking, but a bill that passed an Assembly committee Thursday would extend the ban to all shore communities. . "New Jersey's beaches are used and enjoyed by millions of people as a prime attraction of the state's tourism industry," said Senate President Stephen Sweeney, D-Gloucester, who sponsored the bill with Sen. Vin Gopal, D-Monmouth.


  8. Casinos + Families - Trump. The perfect equation to save Atlantic City?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    Belmar's Matt Doherty said goodbye to Borough Hall this month, resigning as mayor this month to become the governor's top development official in a bigger beach town 60 exits farther down the Garden State Parkway, effective July 1. In March, Doherty was named by fellow Democrat and Monmouth County neighbor Gov. Phil Murphy to head the New Jersey Casino Reinvestment Development Authority , or CRDA, a state agency created in 1984 to promote growth and economic opportunity in Atlantic City, with jurisdiction over a special tourism zone containing the casinos legalized there in 1978.


  9. The 29 most awesome bulldogs we saw at N.J.'s BullyPalooza festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    As has become a spring tradition in Asbury Park, the Wonder Bar's dog-friendly Yappy Hour patio hosted its annual BullyPalooza festival Saturday afternoon, welcoming dozens of bulldogs from around the state to run around, play and jump in some bone-shaped swimming pools. Proceeds for the festival - one of the popular pooch locale's premier events - benefitted Mid-Atlantic Bulldog Rescue , a Belmar-based non-profit organization that caters specifically to the big, hulking and lovable breed.


  10. Low wages could mean fewer lifeguards to save you at the ShoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2018 |

    After Belmar's mayor noticed last summer that the Monmouth County borough wasn't staffing all its lifeguard stands, he led a shakeup that ousted the senior lifeguards and managers in Belmar and raised the official starting pay for guards. The mayor, Matt Doherty, was criticized during a Feb. 20 Borough Council meeting by current and former lifeguards and supervisors, many of them angered or confused about who would get to keep their job under the shakeup.


  11. Second blue moon of the year coming this weekend, marking 2nd full moon of March 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    Blue moons are supposed to come around only once in a while. Not this year! Just off the heels of a blue moon that lit up the night sky on Jan. 31, another blue moon will be on the rise this weekend, on Saturday, March 31. So, what's so special about this, you ask? Well, it's not just an ordinary full moon - it's the second full moon of March 2018 , which makes it a "blue moon."


  12. Without a plea deal, Sarah Stern's accused killer heads to trial this fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    A 20-year-old man charged in the strangulation death of his friend, Sarah Stern, will stand for her murder this September unless he accepts a plea deal, a Superior Court judge said Monday. Liam McAtasney appeared before Judge Richard W. English in a Freehold courtroom where English read an order into the record his ruling Friday that allows a recording of an alleged confession to be used at trial.


  13. Jury can see tape of man allegedly confessing to strangling Sarah SternRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2018 |

    A video prosecutors say shows the man accused of killing Sarah Stern telling a friend how he strangled her with such force that she was lifted off the ground and then watched for 30 minutes as she died can be used as evidence in his trial. The chilling video was filmed by a friend working with police as authorities honed in on Liam McAtasney, 20, as a suspect in the Dec. 2, 2016, disappearance of Stern, 19. McAtasney and Preston Taylor, who grew up with Stern in the close-knit seaside community of Neptune City, were charged in connection with her death two months after her car was found abandoned on the Route 35 bridge in Belmar.


  14. NYC might ban smoking while walking. Should N.J. follow?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    A New York City council member introduced a bill earlier this week that would ban smoking while walking on all sidewalks controlled by the Department of Transportation and Department of Parks and Recreation, according to a ABC 7 report . City Council member Peter Koo introduced the bill Thursday.


  15. St. Patrick's Day parades in N.J.: A complete guide for 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 |

    The latest nor'easter may have covered the state in a moist white blanket, but green - if not spring - is on the way. St. Patrick's Day 2018 promises parades up and down the state, with their attendant bagpipes, Irish stepdancing and seas of locals wearing green.


  16. Thousands get their Irish on at St. Patrick's Day paradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    Cloudy skies and dismal temperatures couldn't keep Garden State residents from showing their Irish pride on Sunday as cities throughout New Jersey held their annual St. Patrick's Day parades. In Belmar, throngs of parade-goers decked in green lined the streets for the annual Belmar Lake Como event, which began in 1974 and has grown to draw crowds of approximately 200,000 annually, according to parade organizers.


  17. Screaming Females debut dazzling new album, melt faces at N.J. concert: reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2018 |

    For all the declarations that trail the Screaming Females , be it blogs proclaiming the New Jersey outfit as one of the most significant East Coast indie bands to emerge this century, or Spin magazine anointing singer/guitarist Marissa Paternoster as one of the planet's greatest modern shredders, the lauded trio is still very much a grassroots operation. The members drive their own van, schlep their own gear, sell their own merch, and tune their own guitars.


  18. Police interviews with man accused of killing Sarah Stern will be played in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2018 |

    Police interviews with Liam McAtasney in the days following the disappearance of Saran Stern in 2016 can be used as evidence in his trial, a judge ruled Thursday. Superior Court Judge Richard English said the interviews were conducted during a missing person investigation in an effort to locate Stern.


  19. Popular Jersey Shore beach town guts lifeguard leadershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    One of New Jersey's most popular beach towns is dumping the people who manage their lifeguards and upping how much the borough pays lifeguards. The beachfront borough of Belmar, which receives hundreds of thousands of visitors each summer, passed a resolution initiating a search for new lifeguard leadership.


  20. Police seek help identifying pedestrian critically injured in Belmar crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    Police are seeking help to identify a pedestrian who was critically injured after being hit by a car in Belmar on Sunday night, authorities said. The man was struck as he crossed Main Street at 15th Avenue around 7:30 p.m., the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office said.


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