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  1. Fatal crash in WallRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 18 | Star News Group

    A Point Pleasant man was killed when his sport utility vehicle collided with a tractor trailer on a highway in Wall Township last week, according to local police. Authorities said John K. Ziegler, 79, of Point Pleasant died after his SUV crashed into the back of a tractor trailer amid traffic on Route 70 in Wall Township on the morning of Friday, Aug. 12. According to Lt.

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  2. Shiver me timbers! Pirates invade Point PleasantRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 5 | Star News Group

    From swordfighting to treasure hunting, children and parents alike got a taste of the pirate's life as Valhalla's Pirates comandered Riverfront Park on River Road Aug. 3. According to Charles Waldron, a Point Pleasant chiropractor who portrays Captain Charles Black in the pirate troupe, Point Pleasant Beach-based Valhalla's Pirates aims to teach children, through a family-friendly performance, about pirates and piracy and how their history still has an impact today. "Pirates were once viewed as these horrible, ruthless people who caused fear and over time people have become interested in them again [and] I am blessed to have a very good crew."

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  3. Wanted: New set of wheelsRead the original story

    Friday Aug 5 | Star News Group

    Local athlete, Matt Tomaino, seen here holding the outside lane at this year's Meet of Champions, is in need of a new racing wheelchair. The Point Pleasant Elks Lodge #1698 will host a spaghetti dinner fundraiser on Aug. 21 from 4 p.m.-8 p.m. to help raise the necessary funds for the new chair.

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  4. Tourney raises money for scholarshipRead the original story

    Friday Aug 5 | Star News Group

    The sun had already set and the light was fading out as this year's Sean Stephenson Memorial Lifeguard Tournament at Jenkinson's began its fourth of five events. The diminishing daylight did not keep the few hundred spectators who came out in memory and support of Stephenson from sticking around to see which team would take the crown.

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  5. Boat sinks in canalRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2016 | Star News Group

    A recreational boat sank in the Point Pleasant Canal on Wednesday night and although residents expressed concerns about a fuel leak, officials called to the scene said no fuel had been released by the stricken craft. The 32-foot vessel started to sink around 6:30 p.m. July 20 after two engines failed, in succession, according to Trooper Alejandro Goez of the New Jersey State Police.

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  6. Police officer arrestedRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2016 | Star News Group

    A Manasquan police sergeant was arrested over the Fourth of July weekend by the Point Pleasant Police Department and charged with simple assault. Chief Richard Larsen, of the Point Pleasant Borough Police Department, confirmed last Friday that Sgt.

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  7. Bergquist defines leadership across three varsity sportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2016 | Star News Group

    When one thinks of soccer, basketball and golf there are not a lot of similarities other than all three are sports. In one, feet are used, the other, hands and the third, a club.

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  8. Veteran firefighter mourned in BoroRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2016 | Star News Group

    Local fire department and emergency management officials are grieving the loss of their friend and fellow firefighter, Jeff Smith, who died suddenly last Saturday. Mr. Smith, 59, of Point Pleasant, served at the former Point Pleasant Fire Department No.

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  9. State of the Bay alarms environmental expertsRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2016 | Star News Group

    Barnegat Bay is in environmental trouble and developed, well-populated towns are having the most damaging impact on the fragile estuary, experts said this week. "If this problem is not addressed, we will soon have one pound of plastic for every three pounds of fish in Barnegat Bay," said Peter Brandt, the Environmental Protection Agency's Region Two public affairs director for estuaries and lakes.

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  10. Liquor at inn brings arrestsRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2016 | Star News Group

    Acting on a tip, Bay Head police set up a sting that netted three people involved in the illegal sale of alcohol at the Grenville Inn, including the owners of the establishment. The arrests were made on May 20 as a result of a joint investigation by the Bay Head Police Department and the N.J. Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control.

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  11. Time for Boro's SummerfestRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2016 | Star News Group

    Ask any borough resident and they'll tell you it's not summer until Summerfest happens. And this year, the event's 26th, is no different.

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  12. Drug bust nets big pot stashRead the original story

    May 20, 2016 | Star News Group

    Three people were arrested Monday as a result of a multi-jurisdictional narcotics investigation at a home on Truman Drive in Brick and Rogers Road in Point Pleasant. Members of the Brick Township Drug Enforcement Unit, the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office Special Operations Group and Point Pleasant Borough detectives, officers and K-9 units were involved in the investigation.

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  13. Police Unity Tour pedals into Point PleasantRead the original story

    May 13, 2016 | Star News Group

    Hundreds of police officers on bicycles traveled into Point Pleasant on Monday as part of the Police Unity Tour, which is held in honor of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty. Several officers from Point Pleasant were among the riders who honored Marshal Arnold Johnson, a Point Pleasant police officer who died while responding to the scene of an emergency in 1928.

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  14. Bottle of trouble pulled from boro store shelvesRead the original story

    May 6, 2016 | Star News Group

    It was an easy decision for Joe Stephens to cancel a bottle signing with rapper 50 Cent at Gerard's Wine and Spirits in Point Pleasant Borough this week. The event was scheduled for Friday, May 13, but Mr. Stephens and his family-run business nixed it when they saw the video 50 Cent posted to Instagram mocking a 19-year-old airport employee with autism.

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  15. Blaze destroys Point Pleasant homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Star News Group

    Investigators combed through the charred remains of a home on a cul-de-sac at 1730 Anchor Court just hours after a fast-moving early morning fire destroyed the home Monday. "The owner and a lady friend were inside.

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  16. Point Boro teen hooks victory in annual trout competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Star News Group

    A triumphant Jack Bycsek, 14, of Point Pleasant Borough, made his way to the weigh-in tents along Spring Lake followed by a group of friends, family and onlookers, a 7 pound, 9 ounce Rainbow Trout in his net. "I was really nervous because I saw how big it was," he said.

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  17. Last liquor license?Read the original story

    Apr 1, 2016 | Star News Group

    This license, which will most likely be the last one for a long time to come, is a result of an increase in the town's population in the most recent census, according to Borough Clerk Antoinette Jones. Point Borough currently has 10 liquor licenses.

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  18. Community Easter Sunrise ServiceRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2016 | Star News Group

    Sponsored by the churches of Bay Head, Point Pleasant Beach and Point Pleasant. Free-will offering.

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  19. Squan Woman's Club faces funding crisisRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2016 | Star News Group

    The Manasquan Woman's Club is struggling to overcome a financial crisis brought on by the loss of rental income since the closing of the club building last month, along with the need to finance extensive repairs to the 87-year-old structure. Following the closure of the club building on Main Street due to remediation and structural issues on Feb. 19, President Debbie Kish said the club no longer has an income.

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  20. Cancer Center at riskRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2016 | Star News Group

    At the end of the month, local cancer patients, survivors, caregivers and family members will lose their safe haven when the Cancer Concern Center lease ends. The center provides support for those diagnosed with cancer and those with a loved one with cancer and provides a place free of judgement and hospital affiliation where they can gather.

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