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  1. 86 at risk of measles exposure after Ocean County partyRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Three of those cases were in Passaic County after a person with a confirmed case visited with a family. The other cases have all been in Lakewood.


  2. Four plead guilty in Lakewood Medicaid fraud schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Four men arrested in sweeping raids targeting welfare fraud in New Jersey have agreed to repay everything they owe or face prison. Tzvi Braun, Yisroel Merkin, Samuel Serhofer and Eliezer Sorotzkin took turns Wednesday pleading guilty at court in Toms River.


  3. NJ measles cases up to 18, spreads beyond LakewoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 29 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    The number of measles cases related to Lakewood has climbed to 18, with another 16 possible occurrences under investigation, according to an update from the Ocean County Health Department. According to the New Jersey Department of Health the three newest cases developed when a person who had already been confirmed with measles in Lakewood visited family in Passaic while infectious.


  4. 17 years later, NJ trooper dies from cancer tied to 9/11 responseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    A retired New Jersey State Trooper has died from an illness he contracted while helping in response to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks more than 17 years ago.


  5. Lakewood couple pleads not guilty to stealing $185k in benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 26 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Two of the people indicted in the large-scale welfare fraud scandal that included a total of 26 defendants from the Lakewood area have pleaded not guilty to the charges -- even as the state continues to answer questions about an amnesty program offered to other people in the town. through their lawyers, according to the Asbury Park Press.


  6. NJ's anti-vaxers are NOT religious nutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 26 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    If you pay attention to the news in the last few weeks, you've heard about the measles outbreak in Lakewood and other towns related to the Orthodox Jewish Community. The issue is not only in these communities, but several other towns around the state as well. 1 comment

  7. Man killed in Lakewood hit-and-run crash, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 25 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    The two-car crash on County Line Road in Lakewood sent one person to Jersey Shore University Hospital, and a second to Monmouth Medical Center's Southern Campus with serious injuries, Lakewood Police spokesman Capt. Gregory Staffordsmith said his department and the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office were investigating the crash, but did not disclose details about the crash.


  8. Anti-vaxers grow in NJ: How immunized are your schools? MAPRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 24 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Meanwhile, a new case has been while across the Hudson, outbreaks continue to spread in Brooklyn, with at least 29 cases, and Rockland County, with at least 76. All the outbreaks are connected to Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods. The 2013 outbreak in the Brooklyn enclaves was tied to parents who boycotted vaccines, Jewish organizations in New York and New Jersey - including the influential religious community council in Lakewood, the Vaad - have issued statements of support for vaccinations and condemned campaigns peddling dubious claims about the hazards of vaccines and scientifically unsupported ties to autism. 5 comments

  9. Hate crimes skyrocket in NJ - These towns had the mostRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 21 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    The number of reported hate crimes increased by 75 percent from 2016 to 2017 in the Garden State, according to data released by the FBI. The highest numbers of hate crimes were tallied in Woodbury , East Brunswick , Lakewood , Evesham and Princeton . 1 comment

  10. 11 places you may have been exposed to measles; 14 cases confirmedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    The MVC will keep its Toms River branch closed through Monday after a potential measles exposure was reported by the state Department of Health. The branch on Hooper Avenue was one of 11 places where people could have been exposed to measles, the first location outside of Lakewood where the outbreak has been centered.


  11. MVC office in Toms River closed because of measles outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    The state Department of Health warned that the latest patient visited several locations in Ocean County, including the Motor Vehicle Agency on Hooper Avenue in Toms River. Anyone who was in that office Wednesday, Nov. 7, between 2:30 and 5:15 p.m. may have been exposed to the virus.


  12. Confirmed Lakewood measles cases now up to 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    The number of measles cases related to an outbreak in Ocean County is up to 11, according to the Ocean County Health Department. Five new cases stem from a 27-year-old Lakewood man who had traveled to Israel and was confirmed to have the measles at the end of October.


  13. Lakewood restaurant gets threats over pro-vaccine policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Six people have been diagnosed with measles in this Ocean County township and eight cases are under investigation, according to the Ocean County Health Department, which was closed on Monday for the Veterans Day holiday. The restaurant's spokesman told the Scoop they had received threats and anti-Semitic comments on their social media platforms. 1 comment

  14. County reverses course on measles vaccine rules for studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    The Ocean County Department of Health has reversed course and said schools and child care facilities can refuse to admit children who have not been vaccinated against the measles. during the current outbreak, and another eight cases remain under investigation, according to OCHD spokesman Dan Regenye.


  15. Support families of fallen law enforcement: #BlueFridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Trooper Castellano was a credit to his family, our state, the NJ State Police and the law enforcement community. On Saturday, November 10th, the Marc Castellano Foundation is hosting a softball tournament at the Pine Park Softball Complex in Lakewood.


  16. Ocean County measles cases climb to 6 - another 7 possibleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    It's part of outbreak that started with an adult male who returned from a trip to Israel in late October and then went to the the Center for Health, Education, Medicine and Dentistry medical facility in Lakewood when he noticed a rash on his back. OCHD spokesman Dan Regenye said residents should check their vaccination status, get vaccinated if they can and contact their medical provider if they have any signs or symptoms of measles. 1 comment

  17. Don't have measles vaccine? Gym, restaurant are banning youRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Schools, businesses and officials got serious about the spread of measles in an Ocean County community over the weekend, as confirmation of several potential additional cases is pending. Four cases of measles were confirmed in Lakewood last week by the Ocean County Health Department.


  18. It's an outbreak: Lakewood measles cases climbs to 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Another case of the measles has been confirmed by the Ocean County Health Department bringing the total in the township to five. The four latest cases all stem from exposure to a 27-year-old man who had traveled to Israel and who NPGS grocery store, 231 Main St in Lakewood: Thursday, Oct. 25, between 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. and Monday, Oct. 29, between 2:15 p.m. and 4:45 p.m. CHEMED Health Center, 1771 Madison Ave in Lakewood Wednesday, Oct. 31 between 8:45 a.m. and 1 p.m Regenye said that measles can survive up to two hours after being introduced to an environment by a sick person.


  19. Hundreds unpunished - Lakewood fraud insider says NJ authorities misled publicRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    A career investigator says he was made the scapegoat for a controversial amnesty program that allowed dozens of welfare cheats in Lakewood to repay just a fraction of what they stole, even though prosecutors and the state comptroller promised the public that fraudsters would pay it all back. A whistleblower lawsuit filed by Andrew Poulos Jr., who spent four years investigating Medicaid fraud by members of Lakewood's Orthodox Jewish community, reveals details that contradict what authorities told the public and raises questions about the integrity of the program executed by the Office of the State Comptroller. 1 comment

  20. Doll with knife sticking out of its head found in LakewoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    A doll was found pinned to a tree with a knife in its head near a Jewish school on Monday. , was made around 9 a.m., Lakewood Police spokesman Lt.


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