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Missing 12-Year-Old Barnegat Boy Found In Manahawkin
The search for a 12-year-old male, who was last in contact with his family at approximately 5 p.m. Monday evening, ended at approximately 9:30 p.m. when Jaleni Lewis-Castagna was found in the Manahawkin section of Stafford Township.
BOE Candidate Profile: Regina Discenza
Regina Discenza, a 51-year-old Forked River resident, is making her latest run for the Board of Education.
Lacey Schools Show 'Warts' and 'Greatness' in Academic Achievement Report
The Lacey Township School District is striving to have 100 percent of its students proficient in Language Arts and Mathematics.
Superintendent Dr. Sandra Brower and Assistant Superintendent Dr. Vanessa Clark on Monday presented the district’s annual academic achievement report, which showed where the district stands in comparison to the state.
LTHS Graduate Remembered Through Scholarship Fund
Richard Grande was the type of person who helped others, according to his mother, Angela Grande, so she thought setting up a scholarship fund in his name was a fitting tribute to her son who passed away in August while working as a linesman for JCP&L.
Three area residents have been arrested and charged with burglaries connected with two seasonal residences located on Bayshore Drive in Barnegat and one seasonal residence in neighboring Waretown.
School Board Approves Policy for Bring Your Own Device Initiative
The Board of Education approved a policy that allows students to utilize technology in the classroom.
Bayville Man Charged With Threatening Burger King Employee
A Bayville resident was arrested and charged after he allegedly threatened a Lanoka Harbor Burger King employee. Kimball Morrell, 40, was arrested after police responded to the Burger King on a report of altercation at 7:36 p.m. Oct. 8.
Poll: Majority of Residents Approve of 'Snookiville' Law
Snooki, we've had enough. That's the view of the majority of state residentspolled last week by Quinnipiac University who expressed overwhelming support for the so-called which would allow municipalities to regulate reality TV shows, such as the Snooki & JWoww" production that began filming in Manchester in August.
PHOTOS: Navy Blimp a Training and Data-Gathering Tool
Spotting the U.S. Navy blimp as it flies over Ocean County has become a seemingly common occurrence. But, just what is the 180-foot long MZ-3A airship doing up there?
School District Considering Drug Testing Students
The school district will be moving forward in developing a policy that will permit random drug testing of its students, Board of Education Vice President Eric Schubiger said.