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  1. Anna Maria Lambusta of West Long Branch smoking a cigarette on the Asbury Park boardwalk.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 8 | NorthJersey.com

    A bill that would ban smoking in local parks and on beaches - with a few exceptions, such as golf courses or limited smoking areas on the beach - is making its way through the Legislature. Lawmakers say they are hopeful this latest version - tweaked with a few compromises - will fare better than in 2014, when Governor Christie vetoed a similar measure and told legislators the choice to ban smoking should be up to local officials.

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  2. ACLU defends New Jersey man ticketed for Donald Trump flagsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    New Jersey's American Civil Liberties Union is joining the defense team for a man facing a fine for flying flags supporting Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. Joseph Hornick was ticketed for violating a West Long Branch ordinance that restricts the display of political signs until 30 days before an election.

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  3. Millburn Soccer Club roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | NorthJersey.com

    Soham Shukla scored the lone goal for the Millburn Soccer Club's Impact April 17 in a 2-1 loss to the host Carteret Soccer Academy Lions. Also on April 17, Ruby Kresch scored two goals and Eden Kirshenbaum, Julia Ebner and Sophia Foussaines each scored one, leading the host Millburn Magpies to a 5-1 defeat of the South Plainfield Volcanoes.

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  4. New Jersey man ticketed for flying Donald Trump flagsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | NorthJersey.com

    Joseph Hornick thought West Long Branch police were responding to his reports that the flags proclaiming "Trump Make America Great Again" had been vandalized. Instead, he was ticketed for violating an ordinance that restricts the display of political signs.

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  5. Christie: 'Absolutely no indication' of threat to N.J. after Brussels attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | NorthJersey.com

    Despite the assurances, Christie warned that the bombings at an airport and subway station in the European city represent that latest assault in a new reality in which terrorist organizations such as the Islamic State, which claimed responsibility for the attacks, attempt to disrupt democratic societies. "Unfortunately, these are the kinds of attacks that we're going to continue to see.

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  6. A year later, search continues for missing Oakland womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    It has been a year since Meaghan McCallum left her grandmother's home in Montvale, forsaking her family along with her beloved pet, Sweetpea, a pitbull she had rescued from the side of a highway in South Carolina on the way to a Phish concert. It was Sweetpea's barking that sounded the alarm around 3:30 a.m. March 11, waking her grandmother, Betty Sidow, who found both Meaghan and her car gone.

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  7. N.J. faults feds for low disaster prevention grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | NorthJersey.com

    Christie administration officials said Friday that federal officials made an "arbitrary decision" that resulted in the state getting the smallest grant in a national competition for money to help prevent damage from disasters such as Superstorm Sandy. The state's congressional delegation split along party lines on who was responsible for how New Jersey fared in the national competition, with Democrats claiming Christie officials bungled the grant application and Republicans laying the fault on the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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  8. Lawmakers want to restrict smoking at Jersey beaches, parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | NorthJersey.com

    It would ban smoking at publicly owned beaches and parks but would enable municipalities to set aside 15 percent of the beach or park as a designated smoking area. The proposed law is designed to reduce exposure to secondhand smoke, litter and fire risks.

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  9. Roughly 12K without power in NJ after powerful winter stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2016 | NorthJersey.com

    Utility companies in New Jersey are reporting that nearly 12,000 customers are still without electricity one day after a powerful winter storm packing high wind and snow battered the state. But officials say most of them should have their power back sometime by Sunday night.

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  10. Nearly 20K without power in N.J. after powerful winter stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2016 | NorthJersey.com

    Utility companies in New Jersey are reporting that more than 20,000 customers are without electricity one day after a powerful winter storm packing high wind and snow battered the state. Atlantic City Electric says more than 18,000 customers are without power Sunday.

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  11. Windmill at New Jersey shore restaurant fallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | NorthJersey.com

    Officials in Monmouth County say the white four-blade structure on the WindMill restaurant in the West End section of Long Branch fell over Monday night.

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  12. Freda on saltwater fishing: Action is shifting to big bluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | NorthJersey.com

    Record breaking temperatures this past weekend made for fishing in T-shirts for bass and blues for anglers that still have their boats in the water. This past week the action for striped bass and bluefish shifted to catching more big bluefish than striped bass.

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  13. Fire damages three stores at central New Jersey shopping centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2015 | NorthJersey.com

    A fast-moving fire damaged three stores at a central New Jersey shopping center, but authorities say no injuries were reported. The fire at the Carriage Square center in West Long Branch was reported around 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

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  14. No injuries thanks to quick-thinking driver after truck's brakes fail in OradellRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    A potential catastrophe was avoided this afternoon because of a quick-thinking driver whose 10-wheel truck - equipped with a massive crane - experienced a brake failure while on a downhill and went hurtling across Kinderkamack Road into the driveway leading to the Oradell Health Care Center, authorities said. In what appears to have been a calculated decision, the driver made a sharp left-hand turn at the bottom of the driveway, causing the truck to flip on its side.

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  15. Bruce Springsteen's 'Born to Run' house up for saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2015 | NorthJersey.com

    The two-bedroom cottage at 7 A1 2 West End Court in Long Branch is owned by three fans of the singer. They bought it in 2009 with the idea of turning the home into a tribute to the Jersey rock legend, but those plans were derailed by unforeseen life events.

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  16. Activists: Stop gas terminal off New York, New Jersey coastsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | NorthJersey.com

    Environmentalists and some elected officials are calling on the governors of New York and New Jersey to oppose a proposal for a liquefied natural gas import terminal off both states' coasts. An application by Liberty Natural Gas to build the facility in federal waters 19 miles off Jones Beach, New York, and 29 miles off Long Branch, New Jersey, is due to be considered by federal regulators this fall.

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  17. Environmentalists urge Christie to veto liquid gas terminalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | NorthJersey.com

    Environmentalists want New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to veto a proposal for a liquefied natural gas import terminal off the New Jersey and New York coasts. An application by Liberty Natural Gas to build the facility in federal waters 19 miles off Jones Beach, New York, and 29 miles off Long Branch, New Jersey is due to be considered by federal regulators this fall.

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  18. Long Branch settles whistleblower suit with former employeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2015 | NorthJersey.com

    Officials say a New Jersey shore town has settled a lawsuit brought by a former city employee who claimed she was fired for acting as a whistleblower on official misconduct. The Asbury Park Press reports Julie Acerra was Long Branch's principal personnel clerk from 1995 until her dismissal in 2011.

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  19. Deaths of family after Jersey shore fire were murder-suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2015 | NorthJersey.com

    A man fatally shot his partner and their two children before setting their Jersey shore house on fire and killing himself, prosecutors said Friday, confirming investigators' early suspicions that the deaths were a murder-suicide. Lyndon Beharry, 35, Amanda Morris, 29, and their two children, 7-year-old Brandon Beharry and 4-year-old Brian Beharry, died after the shootings and fire late Tuesday in Long Branch.

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  20. Hackensack-based window and door supplier acquired by Conn. companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2015 | NorthJersey.com

    Hackensack-based window and door supplier Architectural Building Components has agreed to be acquired by Northeast Building Supply, a building products and services company in Bridgeport, Conn. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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