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Sunday 05/03/2015
Posted: May 03, 2015
Smithville takes guests to medieval England

GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — Under sunny skies Sunday, actors donned medieval-period costumes and crowds flocked to the Historic Smithville Village for the fifth annual Smithville Renaissance Faire.

Wednesday 04/29/2015
Posted: April 29, 2015
Stockton's acting president seeks to fix Showboat mess before he leaves

Harvey Kesselman is known as a problem-solver, and before he leaves Stockton University July 1 to become president of University of Southern Maine, the now acting president of the college has one last big problem to solve — fix the Showboat purchase fiasco and get Stockton back on track.

Posted: April 29, 2015
Local Vietnam vets reflect on anniversary of war's end

Forty years removed from its sudden end, local veterans said they are still haunted in many ways by the Vietnam War.

Posted: April 29, 2015
Baltimore cop from Ocean County responds to riots

Larry Fasano was raised in Tuckerton and always wanted to be a police officer.

Tuesday 04/28/2015
Posted: April 28, 2015
Forum examines future of N.J. fishing

Is there a future for recreational fishing in New Jersey?

Posted: April 28, 2015
Education chief says state could withhold aid over test opt-outs

Education Commissioner David Hespe told the state Senate Budget Committee on Tuesday that while the state could withhold state aid from districts with high rates of students opting out of state testing, it would be a last resort he hopes would never be necessary.

Posted: April 28, 2015
Little Egg Harbor rehires former administrator for new job

LITTLE EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — Former Assistant Township Business Administrator Michael Fromosky has been rehired by township government.

Posted: April 28, 2015
New bill to name striped bass our national fish

The striped bass is a popular catch for saltwater anglers.

Posted: April 28, 2015
Little Egg Harbor knows e-cigarettes can explode

LITTLE EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — Firefighters responded to a report of “an exploded e-cigarette” at a township residence, Mystic Island Fire Chief Bill Stenger said.

Posted: April 28, 2015
NJ State Police sending 150 troopers to help in Baltimore

Gov. Chris Christie has announced that 150 New Jersey State Police troopers will be deployed to Baltimore to assist law enforcement in response on the ground.

Posted: April 28, 2015
Little Egg man, dogs and cat rescued during blaze

LITTLE EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — Firefighters and police rescued a man, two dogs and a cat Tuesday morning as a fire raged through a two-story home in the Mystic Island section of the township.

Posted: April 28, 2015
South Jersey aids Baltimore after riots

Jim DeFrancesco, of Ship Bottom, is trying to stay calm.

Posted: April 28, 2015
DIY beauty products give South Jersey makers natural control

In her Manahawkin kitchen, Chrystal Geier got busy making some food.

Posted: April 28, 2015
E-cigarettes gain popularity with young smokers

Josh Chesney started smoking regular cigarettes at age 12 by bumming them off of people.

Monday 04/27/2015
Posted: April 27, 2015
Culinary students experience competition 'Iron Chef'-style

MAYS LANDING — The quince is not a food normally found in tacos.

Posted: April 27, 2015
NRC to increase oversight of Oyster Creek nuclear power plant

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission will increase oversight of the Oyster Creek nuclear power plant in Lacey Township after one “yellow” and one “white” inspection findings were finalized.

Posted: April 27, 2015
Petition filed to recall Cape May mayor

CAPE MAY _Three residents have filed a petition to begin the process of recalling Mayor Ed Mahaney from office.

Posted: April 27, 2015
Major South Jersey heroin ring busted, police say

A major drug network that sent 30,000 doses of heroin per month into Atlantic and Ocean counties was busted and 20 alleged dealers charged, the state Attorney General’s Office said Friday.

Posted: April 27, 2015
Kitchen appliance sparks Stafford Township fire

A kitchen appliance sparked a fire that causes significant smoke damage to a Stafford Township home on Sunday night, township police said.

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