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Press' Summit for Success for Asbury Park schools set for tonight

Asbury Park Press - 9 hours 33 min ago
If the old African proverb holds true, it takes a village to raise a child.
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Family of Keansburg boy killed by SUV offers forgiveness

Asbury Park Press - 9 hours 33 min ago
As a community came together Wednesday night to pay tribute to an 11-year-old boy struck and killed by a sport utility vehicle, the child's family had something of their own to offer — forgiveness.
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Red Bank Train Station lot access under construction until May 9

Asbury Park Press - 10 hours 8 min ago
Construction begins Thursday on the access to the train station parking lots and delays should be expected at Monmouth Street and Bridge Avenue, according to an alert issued by New Jersey Transit.
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Brookdale told it must change, or face big cuts

Asbury Park Press - 10 hours 35 min ago
Brookdale Community College's board of trustees has warned the school's administration to stop using surplus funds to balance the budget or face substantial changes — including a restructuring of staff and course offerings.
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While you were sleeping: 5 big stories from overnight

Asbury Park Press - 11 hours 14 min ago
Start your day by quickly catching up on the latest news from around the Shore and the world.
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South Toms River woman charged in man's overdose death

Asbury Park Press - 11 hours 14 min ago
Jeana Ganun, 34, of South Toms River, was charged Wednesday in the drug-induced death of Eric Mills, 27, on May 29, 2013, Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph Coronato and South Toms River Police Chief Andrew Izatt announced.
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Local weather: Sunny, breezy again; high threat of fire

Asbury Park Press - 13 hours 1 min ago
A sunny and breezy day is in store today with temperatures in the mid 60s. Wind gusts can kick up to 35 mph. The night is mostly clear with a low temp in the upper 30s, according to the area forecast from the National Weather Service.
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Applicants sought for Fourth Young Women's Leadership Institute

Asbury Park Press - 13 hours 39 min ago
Assemblywoman Caroline Casagrande, R-Monmouth, is accepting applications for the Fourth Young Women's Leadership Institute — a program that mentors and guides young women to be leaders.
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Monmouth University to salute undergraduate psychology research

Asbury Park Press - 13 hours 39 min ago
Monmouth University's psychology department will salute 30 years of undergraduate psychology research during its 60th semiannual undergraduate research conference from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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Peter F. Burnham, former Brookdale president, in halfway house, up for parole in November

Asbury Park Press - 13 hours 53 min ago
When Peter F. Burnham, the disgraced former Brookdale Community College president, comes up for parole in November, he may have been hoping to see a familiar face.
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Brookdale Community College Spring forecast predicts slight decrease in enrollment

Asbury Park Press - 19 hours 36 min ago
Some $1.8 million saved at Brookdale by leaving empty faculty, staff positions unfilled
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Capital Cities to perform at Brookdale Community College

Asbury Park Press - 19 hours 56 min ago
Capital Cities, the electro-pop group best known for the hit 'Safe and Sound,' will perform May 1 at Brookdale Community College's Collins Arena as part of the Spring 2014 Campus Consciousness Tour.
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Elizabeth man takes suicidal plunge from Long Branch tower, police say

Asbury Park Press - 19 hours 57 min ago
A man died Monday night after plunging from a 400-foot high radio station tower and crashing through the roof of a building, police said.
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Asbury Park police ID man who was found in Deal Lake

Asbury Park Press - 19 hours 57 min ago
Police identified a 62-year-old man as the person who was found dead in Deal Lake Monday by a fisherman, said police Capt. Marshawn Love.
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Social media helps raise funds for family of Keansburg boy killed by SUV

Asbury Park Press - 20 hours 15 min ago
Say what you will about social media, but when 11-year-old Drew Keough, was killed at a ballfield Tuesday afternoon, the cyberworld lit up with the news and kicked in with the community's need to help the family and each other through the grieving process
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Asbury Park Police charge driver with eluding after vehicle crashes in Neptune

Asbury Park Press - April 23, 2014 - 11:21pm
A Red Bank man crashed a stolen car in Neptune while attempting to flee police, authorities said.
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Asbury Park, surrounding community look to improve outcome for city schools, students

Asbury Park Press - April 23, 2014 - 10:37pm
For Siana Portlock, a high school senior who sits in the classrooms of a struggling school district every day, there is no single solution to student failure.
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Human trafficking victims are in every county in New Jersey

Asbury Park Press - April 23, 2014 - 9:45pm
It's a lot closer to home than some may think: victims of human trafficking, also known as modern day slavery.
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Keansburg crash kills boy, 11

Asbury Park Press - April 23, 2014 - 8:30pm
An 11-year-old boy died Tuesday afternoon after being hit by a vehicle while walking near the intersection of Forest and Park avenues, police said.
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Holmdel prescription pill drop off slated for Saturday

Asbury Park Press - April 23, 2014 - 8:29pm
Township police will host another 'Operation Take Back New Jersey' medicine disposal day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at town hall.
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