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  1. Conservative group sues Gov. Murphy over law protecting public worker unionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | The Jersey Journal

    A conservative right-to-work group is suing Gov. Phil Murphy's administration over a New Jersey law that restricts when and how public-sector workers can opt out of their unions. The Michigan-based Mackinac Center for Public Policy filed the suit Wednesday in U.S. District Court arguing the Workplace Democracy Enhancement Act "interferes with public employees' First Amendment right to resign from and end financial support to a union at any time."

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  2. Woman left hate-laden, anti-Semitic voicemail at synagogue, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | The Jersey Journal

    A woman has been arrested and charged with harassment and bias intimidation after leaving a disparaging voicemail on the answering machine at a synagogue, police said. Beakley allegedly called Congregation B'nai Tikvah Beth Israel and left the voicemail, which "expressed her extreme distain for the Jewish faith, their members as well as their facility," Gurcsik said in a news statement. 1 comment

  3. Father of baby found crawling across Lakewood street surrenders to policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | The Jersey Journal

    The father of a baby found crawling across of a street in Lakewood last week surrendered to authorities on Friday and was charged with child neglect, police said. Evgeniy Dorman, 41, surrendered to township police around 1:15 p.m. Friday and was charged with cruelty/neglect of a child, a fourth-degree crime, according to Capt.

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  4. Why you shouldn't shame the parents of the Lakewood baby crawling in the roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 24 | The Jersey Journal

    Any other day and Joe Parker Road would be a busy street. It's a major road into downtown Lakewood, and the part of road where the baby was crawling has two yeshivas, Ruach HaTorah and Gedolah Woodlake, just yards away. 3 comments

  5. Driver finds baby crawling across Lakewood streetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 24 | NJ.com

    A man driving in Lakewood on Saturday afternoon had to stop and block traffic on busy street when he found a baby crawling across the road. Cory Cannon spotted the girl making her way across Joe Parker Road around 5 p.m. while on his way to work, according to a post he shared on Facebook that quickly received thousands of shares and comments.

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  6. N.J. chiropractor owes $500K in back taxes after admitting to evasion chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | The Times of Trenton

    Carlo Amato during a detention hearing in Ocean County on Dec. 19, 2017. On Wednesday, Amato pleaded guilty in federal court to tax evasion and failure to report a Russian bank account.

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  7. This guy wrote 88 terribly awesome songs about N.J. towns. Have a listenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    A man in Massachusetts has written 88 songs about specific New Jersey towns . Actually, 88 epically, purposefully terrible songs about New Jersey towns.

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  8. Fire at Lakewood rooming house was set intentionally, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    Thirty-seven people -- 29 adults and eight children -- escaped without injury from the building on the 600 block of Lexington Avenue, the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office said. The Aug. 2 blaze was contained to the front wall of the three-story building and put out in five minutes.

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  9. These 25 N.J. towns got the most rain on Monday; did your town make the list?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    Those drenching waves of showers and thunderstorms that flooded homes and businesses across New Jersey on Monday produced a staggering amount of rain in some parts of the state. One rain gauge in Lakewood collected 8 inches of rain in just one day -- most of it falling in several hours, according to the National Weather Service and the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail & Snow Network , a group of trained weather observers based at Rutgers University.

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  10. Homeless told they must leave encampment after pharma exec buys landRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    Residents of a Howell homeless encampment will be forced to find a new place to live following a township decision to sell a large parcel of land to a pharmaceutical executive. Howell's Township Council approved the sale of the 11-acre property to Lakewood resident Dr. Richard H. Roberts, whose $1.6 million offer was the highest bid for the land.

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  11. 41 displaced after Lakewood apartment building catches fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    The two-alarm fire was reported around 11:30 p.m. on the exterior of the building on Lexington Avenue, said Lakewood Fire Department Chief Michael D'Elia When firefighters arrived, they found fire from the front door of the building to just below the roof line, according to firefighters and photos at the scene taken by Lakewood Scoop. "There were no injuries, everyone got out safely," said D'Elia, adding he was unsure of the number of dwellings in the building.

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  12. Still no indictments a year after alleged welfare scheme in LakewoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2018 | NJ.com

    Authorities tell The Asbury Park Press that's because the cases are complex. Normally, indictments follow the filing of charges by about four months.

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  13. N.J. woman wins $4M with Mega Millions ticket bought in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2018 | NJ.com

    A 65-year-old New Jersey woman won $4 million with a Mega Millions ticket she bought while in Florida last month. Renae LaPrete, 65, of Lakewood, matched five numbers but not the Mega Ball with a lottery ticket she purchased for the June 29 drawing, Florida lottery officials said Monday.

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  14. Most-wanted child porn fugitive arrested after stakeout in N.J.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    A man on the most wanted list in Massachusetts for child pornography charges was arrested Thursday after a police stakeout in Lakewood, authorities said. Stephen C. Cote, 47, who had been wanted for three years, was arrested getting out of his car in a lot at the Westgate apartments, Massachusetts State Police said.

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  15. Kids have to use clear backpacks after gun scare at N.J. districtRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    Lakewood's public schools could be the first in New Jersey to require that backpacks and other containers used by students be transparent, under a policy formulated in response to a recent gun-related incident. The policy, which will take effect in July, stems from a June 5 incident in which authorities said a .22 caliber handgun was seized outside an elementary school after a 9-year-old student had taken it onto a school bus and showed it to a 10-year-old.

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  16. Woman charged with leaving crash that killed man on ChristmasRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2018 | NJ.com

    A Jackson woman was behind the wheel of a car that struck and killed a man in Lakewood on Christmas last year and kept driving, authorities alleged Wednesday. Sandra D. Brown, 46, is charged with leaving the scene of a fatal motor vehicle crash.

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  17. Man, teen killed in Lakewood crash after fleeing policeRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2018 | NJ.com

    A 29-year-old man and his teenage passenger were killed after a speeding car crashed into a tree in Lakewood on Thursday evening shortly after eluding police in Toms River, authorities said. The 2016 Ford Focus burst into flames after Rynell Bennett lost control of the car while traveling north along Massachusetts Avenue, according to the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office.

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  18. Baseball: Bellissimo leads TR North to 2nd-straight Shore Conference championshipRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2018 | NJ.com

    "I wanted to attack with my fastball and then make them hit my pitch," the Rutgers University-bound Bellissimo said. Bellissimo, working with outstanding command, not only attacked, he dominated.

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  19. Driver charged in crash that killed his passengerRead the original story

    May 29, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    Eduardo Paez-Lopez was driving east on Yale Drive just before midnight when he failed to stay on the road at a curve and struck a tree, police said in a statement. Paez-Lopez and the rear seat passenger fled after the crash, but were found a short time later, police said.

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  20. Lakewood (0) at Donovan Catholic (17) - SoftballRead the original story

    May 22, 2018 | NJ.com

    Lindsay Nelson had a historic day in the circle and at the plate as she helped power Donovan Catholic, No. 1 in the NJ.com Top 20, to a 17-0 win in four innings over Lakewood in Toms River.

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