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September 14, 2017

DRUNK MAN SAVED FROM THE SURF, TURNS ON RESCUERS

Asbury Park Police report that a 32 year-old intoxicated man who was rescued from the ocean on Wednesday night became aggressive and threatening toward the emergency personnel who saved him. Joshua H. O’Donnell of Metuchen was pulled from the water around 9:30pm and was charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. O’Donnell was taken to [...]

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September 13, 2017

TOM SMITH RESIGNS FROM SOMERS POINT COUNCIL

Republican Tom Smith has resigned his seat on the Somers Point Council. Smith says he resigned for personal reasons and will work with the community in other areas. Smith’s resignation will be discussed by Council at its Thursday meeting.
September 13, 2017

GENTRY’S FATAL CHOPPER CRASH CAUSED BY ENGINE FAILURE

Engine failure has been determined to have been the cause of the helicopter crash in Medford that killed country singer Troy Gentry. The National Transportation Safety Board ruled that the engine would not respond to throttle commands made by the pilo...
September 13, 2017

CHRISTIE ORDERS FLAGS AT HALF STAFF ON SATURDAY

Governor Christie has ordered all flags fly at half staff on Saturday for a Cherry Hill sailor who lost his life last month when a Navy ship collided with another vessel. Kenneth Smith and nine others were killed in the accident off Singapore.