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  1. Psychic, son allegedly bilked man out of $147K to 'cleanse his soul'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 28 | New York Post

    A psychic in New Jersey scammed an elderly man out of $147,000 - saying he needed "treatments to cleanse his soul" that would let him live in peace, police say. Sally "Kim" Wando, 49, of Galloway, and her son, Frank Marco, 24, of Ventnor, were arrested Friday on charges of second-degree theft by deception and third-degree conspiracy to commit theft after police received a report from a Waretown man who believed he was being scammed by a psychic, according to the Galloway Township Police Department .

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  2. Psychic said she'd banish evil spirits for $147,700 but cops said you're bustedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 26 | NJ.com

    ... $147,700, police say. Galloway Township Police said they were contacted earlier this month by a senior citizen from Waretown who said he believed he was being scammed. According to police, Wando told the man she could help cleanse his soul and allow ...

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  3. These 4 people were shot in Lakewood - and the cops need your helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    ... while he was a passenger in a vehicle that was trying to leave the park, Staffordsmith said. Donaysha Peace,21 of Waretown and Sanaya Smuoone, 20, of Lakewood were both charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance. Another firearm was ...

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  4. 4 shot at Lakewood sports complex expected to survive, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    ... with unlawful possession of a handgun and possession of a controlled dangerous substance. Donaysha Peace, 21, of Waretown, and Sanaya Smuoone, 20, of Lakewood, were also charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance, Staffordsmith ...

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  5. N.J. Rep. Tom MacArthur faces angry town hall over health careRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2017 | USA Today

    ... a protestor and I am a constituent,' got a chance to question US Rep. Tom MacArthur during a Town Hall meeting in Waretown. Because costs are rising and some insurance companies are failing, MacArthur explained, he is trying to fix the system. His ...

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  6. Waldoboro welcomes new town manager, thanks interimRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | Capital Weekly

    At a reception May 2, Waldoboro town employees and Board of Selectmen welcomed incoming Town Manager Julie Keizer and thanked Interim Town Manager Bert Kendall for his services. Keizer began her new post May 1, coming to Waloboro from Waretown, N.J. -- the top pick among 26 applicants and five finalists.

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  7. Newton police blotterRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2017 | The Township Journal

    ... Upon arrival, patrols located a male subject in the parking lot (who was identified as Shawn P. Smith, 45, of Waretown, N.J.) to be in possession of two (23.5 oz.) cans of Mike's Harder Lime that were found concealed in the socks that he was ...

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  8. Waretown man charged with shopliftingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    A Waretown man was arrested on charges that he stole two cans of Mike's Harder Lime from the ShopRite Liquors in Newton and an iPhone from the Barrel House, police said. Shawn P. Smith, 45, was charged with theft of moveable property, shoplifting, consumption of alcohol in a public place and having an open container of an alcoholic beverage.

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  9. Dog shop owner finds new way after puppy mill salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    ... but invited Braslow in. That's when the transformation began. Youmans moved what dogs he had left to a facility in Waretown, and started bringing in rescue dogs with the help of Braslow. He eventually closed the store in Waretown and opened the new ...

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  10. New Jersey construction companies put in bids to build Trump's border wallRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | News12.com

    ... opened the bidding for contractors to help build the wall. Manuel Cotelo operates Ameristar Contracting Group in Waretown. He says that he deals in federal contracts so he believes he holds an advantage over the hundreds that have applied ...

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  11. After long urging repeal, Philly-area GOP cautious on Obamacare roll back planRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | Philly.com

    U.S. congressman Tom MacArthur takes questions from constituents during a town meeting in Waretown, Ocean County March 6, 2017. TOM GRALISH / Staff Photographer Jonathan Tamari is the Washington correspondent.

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  12. N.J. GOP congressman tells town hall crowd: I favor part of ObamacareRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    ... Donald Trump's agenda. "This is probably the issue of our time," he told the seated crowd at a fire hall in the Waretown section of Ocean Township, in Ocean County. He said he recently spoke to Republican Gov. Chris Christie about the effects of ...

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  13. GOP Rep. Tom MacArthur tells town hall audience he is not a Trump cloneRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | Philly.com

    ... lawmakers. He skipped a meeting held two weeks ago in Marlton that drew hundreds of constituents. On Monday in Waretown, Geoff Ginter of Pine Beach told MacArthur that he took "deep, serious offense" to characterizations that meetings were being ...

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  14. Republican NJ congressman answers protests: Will hold public town hallRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2017 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    After claiming that paid protesters had taken over live town hall meetings that turned them into events designed to embarrass congressmen, U.S. Rep. Tom MacArthur will host a session on Monday. Friday on Twitter, the 3rd Congressional District Republican invited constituents to the session at Waretown Volunteer Fire Co.

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  15. A guide to places to go, near and farRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    ... include Atlantic City, Cape May, "the oldest seaside resort in the U.S." Tom Brown Jr.'s Tracker School in Waretown and Princeton. Still, I could have lived without the headline: "Classic North Joisey Diners." It's just a tired cliche. Incidentally, ...

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  16. 'Grand Ol' Opry' of the Pinelands marks 20 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2016 | Philly.com

    The jack pines and scrub oak of the New Jersey Pinelands may be green, but the folk music of these woods runs to bluegrass. Next month, the folks who dig that music's place in "piney" culture will mark the 20th anniversary of Waretown's legendary Albert Music Hall with a special concert.

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  17. Woman, 81, rescued from burning home by police, firefightersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | The Jersey Journal

    ... from the owner in the heavy smoke, authorities said. Fire departments from Forked River, Lanoka Harbor, Bayville, Waretown, and Stafford responded to the blaze. Also responding to the scene were the Lacey and Lanoka Harbor first aid squads along ...

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  18. 3 injured after Jeep crashes into back of school busRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | The Jersey Journal

    ... e Schmidt and the student said they felt pain in their neck and back. The driver of the Jeep, Steven Tomasi, 35, of Waretown, did not suffer any injuries in the crash, police said.

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  19. Man charged with causing death of drug overdose victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | The Jersey Journal

    TOMS RIVER - A Bayville man has been charged with providing the fentanyl-laced heroin that led the overdose death of a 22-year-old Waretown woman in October, officials said Monday. Louis Ardise, 25, was arrested at his home Friday and charged him with strict liability drug induced death and manslaughter in the death of Victoria Maulback, authorities in Ocean County said.

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  20. Adoption uncertainties and how to adjustRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | The Columbian

    ... a family thinks the adoption is going smoothly, the worst could happen. That was the case for Kristy Dougherty of Waretown, N.J., who has four biological children and three adopted children from ages 4 to 21. Dougherty said she was always open with ...

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