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Beach man taken into custody after standoff

Beach man taken into  custody after standoff

POINT PLEASANT BEACH — A standoff between police and the resident of a home on Atlantic Avenue came to an end Monday afternoon when police arrested the man who had barricaded himself inside the home.

The standoff began around 10:38 a.m. Jan. 16 outside 617 Atlantic Ave., located between Bay Avenue and Route 35, after police responded to a call to check on the welfare of a male ...

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Fire destroys Sea Girt homeFire destroys Sea Girt home


SEA GIRT — Community members are rallying to aid a Sea Girt family whose home was destroyed by fire last Wednesday.

A post on the Sea Girt Fire Company Facebook page has announced a Jan. 29 fundraiser.

"On Wednesday, January 11, 2017, the White family lost their home, possessions, and beloved dog Badger," the post reads. "Tragic events like this are not only extremely tough emotionally ...

Contract awarded for dune projectContract awarded for dune project

LAVALLETTE — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineer [ACE] announced the next step in the controversial dune project, which seeks to build a continuous 14-mile berm system along the northern Ocean County peninsula.

According to the Army Corps, on Jan. 10 a contract was awarded to Weeks Marine Inc., of Cranford, for $92 million to construct a dune that is planned to run from the Manasquan Inlet to ...

Seaquin, a seal, mourned at Jenkinsonís AquariumSeaquin, a seal, mourned at Jenkinsonís Aquarium

POINT PLEASANT BEACH — After a quarter century at Jenkinson’s Aquarium, Seaquin, the beloved Pacific harbor Seal, passed away Wednesday morning, succumbing to cancer.

“The best part of my day was being able to go in and get a kiss or give her a kiss or give her some food,” said Cindy Claus, director at the aquarium.

“She would turn her head and acknowledge you. It was really the ...

Postcard show faces final curtain Jan 15Postcard show faces final curtain Jan 15

POINT PLEASANT BEACH — The Jersey Shore Postcard Club is gearing up to hold its final show due to dwindling membership and interest.

As it has for years, the annual Jersey Shore Postcard Show will take place Sunday, Jan. 15, at the Ocean Fire Company No. 1 firehouse on Arnold Avenue.

“We hold it every year so that postcard collectors have an opportunity to view and purchase postcards ...


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