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Asbury Park Press readers help Howell woman after her car and wheelchair were stolen

Asbury Park Press - 1 hour 10 min ago
Once again, Sue Volpe, a township resident with rheumatoid arthritis, is back on the road. Friends, family and people Volpe says she didn't even know rallied after a story appeared late last year in the Asbury Park Press about the theft of her newly purchased 2008 four-door, charcoal-gray Hyundai Elantra — with her wheelchair in the trunk. She told police the car was stolen from Howell Lanes on Route 9.
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DWI checkpoint in Middletown tonight

Asbury Park Press - 1 hour 13 min ago
A checkpoint to detect drivers under the influence of alcohol and or drugs will be conducted from 11 p.m. tonight through 3 a.m. Saturday on Route 35 North. The checkpoint is staffed by the Monmouth County DWI Task force.
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TOWNS: Asbury can't fix school problems without strong parenting, and neighborhoods

Asbury Park Press - 1 hour 14 min ago
What a difference a week makes. Last week, I told you about our efforts to work with parents, school officials and educators to help improve the graduation rate and performance of students attending Asbury Park Public Schools.
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Live on APP.com today: Outnumber Hunger concert

Asbury Park Press - 1 hour 14 min ago
Florida Georgia Line perform in a special concert as part of the Outnumber Hunger initiative benefiting food banks, sponsored by General Mills, Big Machine Label Group and Feeding America.
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Spring Lake man who ran Wall roofing company admits insurance fraud

Asbury Park Press - 2 hours 6 min ago
Charles Kelcy Pegler Sr., 56, of Spring Lake, president of Wall-based Roof Diagnostics Inc., admitted to providing false and misleading information to the business's workers' compensation insurance carrier to avoid paying hundreds of thousands of dollars in premiums.
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Local pantries preparing Easter meals to feed Shore's hungry

Asbury Park Press - 2 hours 7 min ago
On Tuesday afternoon, volunteer chef Tony Bello had 20 legs of lamb seasoning in pans on the prep table in the Jersey Shore Dream Center kitchen.
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Howell man killed in car crash

Asbury Park Press - 2 hours 9 min ago
A crash on Alexander Avenue Wednesday night left 21-year-old Ronald Tremblay Jr. of Howell dead.
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Manalapan team takes top honors in robot challenge

Asbury Park Press - 2 hours 9 min ago
A Manalapan High School team took top place in the New Jersey Coast Robot Challenge earlier this month at Brookdale Community College.
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April 29 vote to determine Holmdel fire company's fate

Asbury Park Press - 2 hours 13 min ago
Residents and fire fighters put township committee members on the hot seat Tuesday night demanding to know why Fire Company #1 was disbanded last week before elected officials took formal action to restructure the fire department.
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Neptune cop driving into pole 'chalked up to officer error'

Asbury Park Press - 2 hours 13 min ago
The officer who was driving a township police car Wednesday morning when it slammed into a pole in a Route 66 parking lot 'was on routine patrol' when the crash happened, a township police department spokesman said.
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Asbury Park to investigate reports of police brutality in fight; councilman says Porta is problem

Asbury Park Press - 3 hours 5 min ago
The Asbury Park police department has launched an internal investigation into reports of police brutality against citizens during a large fight early Saturday on Springwood Avenue.
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Matawan man charged with Keyport gas station stickup

Asbury Park Press - 3 hours 6 min ago
Richard E. Kinzler of Matawan was charged with armed robbery and weapons possession charges after he was arrested Wednesday for the robbery of gas station attendant in Keyport last week, said Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.
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Looking for utopia in Colts Neck

Asbury Park Press - 3 hours 8 min ago
Before Occupy Wall Street, before the 1960s' counterculture movement, there was the North American Phalanx.
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Rev. Sharpton to speak Saturday in Asbury Park at empowerment summit

Asbury Park Press - 3 hours 11 min ago
The Rev. Al Sharpton, president and founder of the National Action Network, will deliver the keynote address Saturday during an urban empowerment summit here.
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Trucker charged in Freehold woman's death

Asbury Park Press - April 17, 2014 - 10:14pm
Police have arrested a tractor-trailer driver who was allegedly on drugs when he rear-ended a woman's car on a New Jersey highway, killing her.
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Review of Berkeley report on Sandy dune failures closer to resolution

Asbury Park Press - April 17, 2014 - 9:01pm
The township is closer to learning whether its report, which conflicts with a state assessment on alleged dune failures on Island Beach State Park during superstorm Sandy, has any academic support.
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Red Bank intersection to close for 2 weeks

Asbury Park Press - April 17, 2014 - 8:59pm
While it's not the Pulaski Skyway, drivers in the borough will have a construction project in their way when a major intersection will be closed starting on April 21.
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Seismic survey plan shakes up fishermen

Asbury Park Press - April 17, 2014 - 8:59pm
An environmental group and New Jersey fishermen are objecting to scientists' plans of a seismic sea floor survey, contending it could disrupt fishing seasons and the movement of marine mammals this summer.
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Red Bank council names new library trustees, acting director

Asbury Park Press - April 17, 2014 - 8:32pm
Borough Council members on Wednesday night confirmed the appointment of four new library board trustees, who are, along with Mayor Pasquale Menna, enough to get the board running again after most of its members resigned earlier this week.
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Eatontown man gets 27 years for strangling estranged wife

Asbury Park Press - April 17, 2014 - 7:53pm
Oscar Prior-Ramirez of Eatontown as sentenced Thursday to 27 years in prison for killing his estranged wife, who was found buried in shallow grave off the Garden State Parkway in 2011.
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