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Bye Bye, Bowtie

Alternate Ending Beer Co., a brewery pub, will open in the location of the former Bow Tie Cinemas on Route 34 in Aberdeen.

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Palmer Avenue to Close for 45 Days

Palmer Avenue will close for repairs for 45 days.

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Monmouth County Native Roey Hadar to be on 'Jeopardy'

Roey Hadar is a Monmouth County native who met Alex Trebek back in 2009 at a competition. Ten years later, Hadar is appearing on the beloved game show.

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Part of Route 34 in Colts Neck to be Repaved

The New Jersey Department of Transportation (DOT) will be repaving Route 34 in Colts Neck.

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Two Injured in Fourth of July Shooting on Asbury Park Boardwalk

Two people were injured on the Asbury Park Boardwalk last night at 9:58 pm and one juvenile is in custody after being in possesion of a gun.

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Hazlet Man Saves Teen Attempting to Jump from Outerbridge Crossing

After suffering the tragic loss of his mother on Saturday, Hazlet's Gary Smiley saved the life of a distraught man on Tuesday on the Outerbridge Crossing. "I cursed, ran up the road and said, ‘What the f--- are you doing?"

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NJ's American Dream Mall, Home to Nickelodeon Theme Park, Announces Opening Date

If you love Nickelodeon, snowboarding, swimming, animals, shopping, and other fun activities, you're going to love this! As Spongebob once said, "I'm ready! I'm ready!"

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Hand and Stone Masseur Arrested for Penetrating Female Customer

A masseur at Hand and Stone has been arrested after her penetrated a female customer.

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Employee Gets Fired from Taco Bell, Unleashes a Fury of Pepper Spray

What do you do when you get fired from your job? According to this Taco Bell employee- break out the pepper spray.

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Car Chase Rips Through Central Jersey, Ends in DWI Charge

The suspect vehicle yielded to the emergency vehicles momentarily and upon approach to the vehicle, the suspect drove off again.

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Aberdeen Spray Park Closed After Messy Situation

The spray park in Aberdeen will be closed for 24 hours after someone defecated at the park last night.

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Another Man Gets Prison Time for Murder of Sarah Stern

A second person has received prison time for the murder of Sarah Stern.

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DWI Checkpoint This Weekend in Monmouth County

The Monmouth County DWI Task force will conduct a DWI checkpoint to detect drivers under the influence of alcohol and or drugs.

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Sea.Hear.Now Festival Announces Lineup for September 2019

Sea.Hear.Now festival is returning to Asbury Park this September and is packing quite the lineup.

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Construction to Begin Soon on Sandy Hook's Fort Hancock Barracks

Reconstruction will begin soon at the former Fort Hancock barracks located on Sandy Hook.

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Middletown Police Blotter- May 2019 to June 2019

The following media release contains information pertaining to arrests and police activities for the Middletown Township Police Department.

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Two Women Arrested for Stabbing Man at NJ Motel in Middle of the Night

Two women were arrested after a man was found with multiple stabs wounds at a motel in the middle of the night.

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Liam McAtsney Gets Life in Prison for Murder of Sarah Stern

Liam McAtsney has been sentenced to life without parole in connection with the murder of 19 year old Sarah Stern, who went missing on December 2, 2016.

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NJ Man Arrested for Making Destructive Devices in Home to Sell Online

A man has been arrested after police found out he was manufcatring explosive devices in his home with his wife and kids to sell online.

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Donkey Found Wandering Streets of Holmdel in Middle of Night

A donkey was found wandering the streets of Holmdel in the middle of the night.

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Child Dies in NJ After Mother Leaves Him in Hot Car

A thorough and extensive investigation revealed that the child had been left alone in Shurkin’s motor vehicle for approximately two-and-one-half hours with the car turned off, in the heat.

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Sandy Hook 2019 Summer Concert Series Cancelled due to Wildlife Safety Issues

The Sandy Hook 2019 Summer Concert Series has been cancelled.

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NJ Teacher Arrested For Sexual Contact, Supplying Drugs and Alcohol, and More

A New Jersey teacher has been suspended with pay and arrested on multiple charges after engaging in sexual conduct with students and supplying them with drugs and alcohol. Full story:

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Two Arrested After Fleeing Police over Motor Vehicle Burglaries in Union Beach

On June 12, Det. Joseph Friscia observed a burglary suspect driving his vehicle. When the detective tried to stop the man, he managed to put his vehicle in reverse and fled down the street at a high rate of speed, where he ultimately jumped out of his vehicle.

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Nearly 200 Dogs Seized From NJ Home, Now Being Treated

Nearly 200 dogs were seized from a New Jersey home. The dogs are currently under care from the MCSPCA and St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center.

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Hazlet Resident Arrested for Stealing $2,800 from Amanda's Hallmark in Holmdel

A Hazlet resident was arrested for stealing $2,800 from Amanda's Hallmark in Holmdel.

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Popeyes Coming to Highway 36

Popeyes will be opening its doors in the coming months on Highway 36.

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Motorcycle Rider Dies in Neptune Motor Vehicle Collision

A motorcycle rider has died as the result of a collision with a construction vehicle Monday morning in Neptune Township.

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$16,000 Raised for Belford Woman Who Lost Legs After Car Accident

The Murray-Levine family was suddenly facing financial hardship, so the community rose to the occasion with the Knights of Columbus leading the way.

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Christine Carducci: The Leading Lady of Donavan’s Reef

After Sea Bright was destroyed in Superstorm Sandy, Christine Carducci accepted the challenge to help heal the community and rebuild Donovan's Reef.

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Sea Bright is Summer Ready

From the 60 new parking spots to fun new events- Sea Bright is summer ready!

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Free Things to do at Sandy Hook

If you live in New Jersey and ever find yourself bored- that’s all on you! There’s so much to do, especially at Sandy Hook. Here’s a Journal generated list of ideas from us to you.

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News Updates & Articles

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Paul Caneiro Colts Neck Murders

Accused Colts Neck Family Killer Indicted for Fraud

A Monmouth County grand jury has returned an indictment against the brother of a Colts […]

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The Ms. Race is Sailing Strong

This Aug. 17, women sailors everywhere are invited to the Atlantic Highlands Yacht Club (AHYC) […]

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Atlantic Highlands Police Blotter- June 2019

The following is a list of arrests made in June 2019 by the Atlantic Highlands […]

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Monthly Columns

Books for Cooks
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The Joy of Eating Natural Foods

Health-conscious Americans have wonderful cookbooks devoted to healthful eating. “The Joy of Eating Natural Foods” […]

Day Trip

Day Trip to New Jersey Festival of Ballooning 

If you’d like a day trip suggestion that will take you up, up and away, […]

From the Front Row
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Summer Concerts in Monmouth County

Summer, for at least some of us, is a season to feel free: free from […]

Historic Havens
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Schmetterlinginland: A Resident’s Historic Home

One of the area’s most well-known and truly fascinating folks is David Meenan. This former […]

Innovation in Education
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Meaningful, Project-Based Learning Arises From Passion, Time and Mentorship

From the moment we are born, our journey of learning begins! As babies interact with […]

Let's Dish
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Let’s Talk About Kids Cooking

Cooking with kids can be great family fun! The kitchen is one of the best […]

My Visit to
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My Visit to Hartshorne Woods Park

With the windows down and music playing, I turn right into Hartshorne Parks Rocky Point […]

Ready, Set, Parent
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Preventing the Summer Slide

As your children create their bucket lists to fill those lazy days of summer, be […]

Saving with Cindy
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How Home Renovations Can Save You Money

Summer is always a time when homeowners make lists of home renovations projects they’d like […]

Special Events
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Special Events for March/April 2019

Saturday, March 16 Cookstove Demonstration 11 am, Longstreet Farm Roberts Rd., Holmdel The staff at […]

Straight From the Table
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Pagano’s UVA Ristorante

With spring in our hearts, we headed off to the always-busy dining town of Bradley […]

Teen Scene
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Local Teen Drew Frankel Tackling Opponents and Diabetes

Welcome to Teen Scene. Each month our young authors write, in their own voice, stories […]

What's Cooking
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‘Baking’ a Summer Cake – in the Fridge

I love baking, but not in the summer. I love serving cake for dessert, but […]