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BODY FOUND IN BURLINGTON COUNTY LAKE

Various media reports suggest that a woman who went missing on Monday was found in a pond in Burlington County Friday afternoon.  The body of Sarah Townsend has been pulled from Sherman’s Pond in Burlington County.  Authorities found her empty car at the pond on Monday; her body was recovered …

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AVALON HOLDING PAPER SHREDDING DAY SATURDAY

The Borough of Avalon will hold its first-ever community paper shredding day on Saturday.  The Avalon Department of Public Works announced that the event is open to the public, free of charge, from 9:00am until Noon Saturday at the Public Works facility located at 15th Street and Dune Drive in …

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REPORT: BIG DELAYS POSSIBLE ON GARDEN STATE PARKWAY

There could be some significant delays over the next two weeks on the Garden State Parkway in South Jersey.  A report by the Star Ledger suggests that work crews will try to finish up a parkway widening project north of Atlantic County that could lead to significant travel delays in …

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LAUTENBERG BLASTS CHRISTIE IN ATLANTIC CITY

New Jersey Senator Frank Lautenberg has taken some verbal shots at Governor Chris Christie Friday afternoon.  Lautenberg appeared at a democratic event in Atlantic City and told the crowd that the republican governor is trying to destroy a progressive state like New Jersey.  Lautenberg also suggested during the meeting that …

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POLL: CHRISTIE WOULD LOSE TO OBAMA FOR PRESIDENT

If the presidential election were held today, President Barack Obama would beat New Jersey Governor Chris Christie in the Garden State.  A new poll released today by Stockton College and Zogby shows that President Obama would enjoy about 51 percent of the vote while Christie would secure about 33 percent.  …

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BLOOD DRIVE TO BE HELD IN CAPE MAY COUNTY

A blood drive has been scheduled in Cape May County. Cape May County Government is having a community blood drive on Friday, June 24, 2011, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at Crest Haven Nursing & Rehabilitation Center located at 12 Moore Road in the Crest Haven Complex (Exit 11 …

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PLAN ANNOUNCED TO PUT RACETRACKS INTO PRIVATE HANDS

A plan to lease out two of the state’s racetracks appears to be in the home stretch. Gov. Chris Christie says private interests will take over the Meadowlands and Monmouth Park by June 1. A part-owner of Resorts Atlantic City Morris Bailey will take over Monmouth Park; Jeff Gural from …

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