Thursday, May 9, 2013
NJ 101.5 reported that Brittney Snodgrass was found
- POLICE & FIRE
Thursday, May 9
Brittney Snodgrass has been found safe, according to NJ 101.5. Snodgrass was last seen getting off her school bus on Ash Street at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst at about 3 p.m. Wednesday, according to NJ 101.5. When she did not arrive home, a search began via social media, the base wide “big voice” giant intercom and on the ground, according to the station. More can be found here.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
NJ 101.5 reported that Brittney Snodgrass is missing
- POLICE & FIRE
Wednesday, May 8
Brittney Snodgrass was last seen getting off her school bus on Ash Street at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst at about 3 p.m. Wednesday, according to NJ 101.5. When she did not arrive home, a search began via social media, the base wide “big voice” giant intercom and on the ground, according to the station. More can be found here.
Saturday, January 26, 2013
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Friday, January 25, 2013
Accident could be more severe than originally reported
A driver was critically injured Friday after being involved in a serious accident on Route 70, according to the Lakewood Scoop. The accident occurred about 10:30 a.m. on Route 70 eastbound, between Towbin Road and Airport Road in Lakewood, when a driver rear ended another vehicle, according to the Lakewood Scoop. The road has been re-opened, but police communications say the accident is being reported as a fatal accident. Moe information on the accident can be found here.
Friday, January 11, 2013
Lisa Foster of Lakewood made the plea before Judge Wendel E. Daniels Tuesday, saying she was responsible for the death of her mother, Claudette
A 46-year-old Lakewood woman pleaded guilty Tuesday to second degree manslaughter in connection with the death of her 67-year-old mother. Lisa Foster made the plea before Judge Wendel E. Daniels, saying she was responsible for the death of her mother, Claudette, a resident of the Original Leisure Village in Lakewood. Lisa Foster faces a potential jail term of up to 10 years. The actual term imposed in this case will be determined by Daniels when he imposes sentence on Feb 28, according to the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office. The investigation began on March 1, 2012 when the Lakewood Township Police Department received a call from a third party reporting that a woman might be dead in the Foster home, according to the prosecutor's office. …
Friday, January 4, 2013
Journalist Thomas Peele recalls how he began his career, connecting the handling of Pine Lake Park's water problems to a corrupt Manchester government run by Joseph Portash
Joseph S. Portash was nearly 6’ 5”, a mop of graying hair making him appear stately. He was 56 when I met him late one February afternoon in 1988, and he would be dead in two years, his name synonymous with scandal. He’d come through a side door of the Manchester Township Municipal Building wearing an overcoat as bits of snow twirled in the frigid Pine Barrens air. I remember him walking swiftly toward a dark Lincoln Town Car. I’d just pulled into the parking lot and there he was, right in front of me. “Mr. PO-rtash,” I said, popping the P and the O with obvious nervousness. I explained hurriedly there on the sidewalk that I was a new reporter for The Ocean County Observer who’d just been assigned to cover Manchester. “Welcome,” he said …
Monday, April 9, 2012
Two men who are Monmouth and Ocean county residents are challenging President Barack Obama's placement on the state's primary ballot.
Two men who are Monmouth and Ocean county residents are challenging President Barack Obama's place on the state's primary ballot, according to the Bayshore Tea Party Group. Nick Purpura of Wall Township has filed a challenge, along with Ocean County resident Ted Moran, alleging that Obama has never shown adequate proof that he was born in the United States - despite the release of a longform birth certificate by the White House in April of 2011. They also claim that his father was never a citizen of the United States, meaning Obama is not a natural born citizen, at least according to their interpretation of the Constitution. The challenge will be heard by an administrative law judge Tuesday at the Administrative Law Offices in Quakerbridge…