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CHRISTIE PLEDGES TO CONTINUE OPIOID FIGHT AFTER HE LEAVES OFFICE

Governor Christie says he will continue to work to battle the opioid crisis in New Jersey even after he leaves office in two months.  Christie testified before a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Tuesday and said that he is willing to play any role that Congress and the administration requests after he leaves [...]

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OOPS! NEW JERSEY HAS TO RETURN $300 MILLION TO MEDICAID

A financial problem for the State of New Jersey.  A federal audit published this week shows New Jersey claimed just over $300 million in unallowable costs to Medicaid for special education services.  The New Jersey Department of Human Services said the...

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SPORTS: JIM NORRIS NEW CRUSADER BASEBALL COACH

Former Wildwood Catholic baseball player Jim Norris has been named the new head baseball coach at the school.  CoastSportsToday.com reports that Norris will take over the Crusader baseball program from Dr. John Coyle, who stepped down after three seasons.  Norris is a 2010 graduate of Wildwood Catholic High School. For more, see Brian Cunniff’s story [...]

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REPORT: SOUTH JERSEY WOODS SEARCHED, MISSING PERSON’S CASE

The FBI is searching a section of wooded area in Ocean County this week in connection with a missing person’s case that dates back to the 1970s.  WPVI-TV reports that the search involves a case of two developmentally disabled boys who disappeared from a Burlington County school back in 1975.  A portion of the Forsythe [...]

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SEA ISLE BOULEVARD CONSTRUCTION TO DISRUPT TRAFFIC FLOW

Traffic flow along Sea Isle Boulevard is expected to be disrupted next week as the construction project enters a new phase.  County officials announced that traffic will be transitioned to the north side of the project where the roadway is over four feet higher than the current road.  The transitioning will occur during the overnight [...]

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FIRE DAMAGES HOME TUESDAY MORNING IN BRIDGETON

A fire caused significant damage to a home in Bridgeton Tuesday morning.  The fire started at a home this morning located on East Commerce Street.  The fire resulted in multiple alarms; no word of any injuries associated with the fire. The post FIRE DA...

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REPORT: MOM BOUGHT DRUGS TWICE SAME DAY DAUGHTER DIED IN CAR

A Salem County woman purchased drugs twice on the same day her two year old daughter was found dead in her car.  NJ.com reports that Deanna Joseph made two trips to Salem to purchase narcotics; that same day, her two year old daughter was found expired in her car seat.  Joseph has been indicted on [...]

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MIDDLE TOWNSHIP SEEKS 2018 TOP DOG

Middle Township is seeking it’s 2018 Top Dog.  Township officials announced that the winner of the contest will be awarded a 2018 dog license from the Township and a basket of treats.  Photos of dogs are being accepted by the Township through Dec...

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