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Cataldo pleads guilty to Sand Bar shooting

Cataldo pleads guilty to Sand Bar shooting

FREEHOLD — Right before jury selection for his trial began, Point Pleasant resident Louis Cataldo pleaded guilty to charges related to the shooting of a woman outside a Brielle restaurant and a subsequent standoff with police, according to the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office.

Mr. Cataldo, 64, pleaded guilty Thursday to first-degree attempted murder, second-degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, and third-degree resisting arrest before Monmouth County ...

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Motion for new trial moved to June 9Motion for new trial moved to June 9

FREEHOLD — On Friday afternoon, Superior Court Judge Francis J. Vernoia moved a motion for a new trial for former Wall Township superintendent James Habel to June 9 at 1:30 p.m.

Mr. Habel, who was found guilty of second-degree official misconduct and four counts of falsifying and tampering with records, is still expected to get his sentence on June 12. He was found guilty after a 10-week trial and ...

Coast Guard station work underwayCoast Guard station work underway

POINT PLEASANT BEACH — The Coast Guard made a big leap forward in its quest for a new Station Manasquan Inlet, here, yesterday: officials broke ground on the new project in an afternoon ceremony.

Government officials were present for the ceremony, including Point Pleasant Beach Councilmen Andy Cortes and Stephen Reid, along with U.S. Coast Guard representatives from Sector Delaware Bay and Station Atlantic City.

Capt. Ben Cooper of Sector ...

Historic find uncovered at cemeteryHistoric find uncovered at cemetery

POINT PLEASANT — A curious discovery has been made at White Lawn Cemetery that appears to have significant historical ties to the borough.

During a recent cleanup at the cemetery, volunteers uncovered a bronze bell in a shed on the property covered with debris and various unused materials.

The bell is engraved with the following inscription: “White Lawn Cemetery founded by Capt. John Arnold 1874.”

According to Rich Morris, a member ...

Board splits up questionBoard splits up question

MANASQUAN — The board of education, here, has made some heavy changes to the bond referendum proposal in an attempt to make it more appealing to the Manasquan taxpayers when they go out to vote during the Sept. 29 special election.

The new proposal, which was adopted by the board of education during last Tuesday night’s meeting, runs a total cost of $24.4 million, with the state taking on ...

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MONOC 1 lands in MantolokingMONOC 1 lands in Mantoloking

Mantoloking, NJ
May. 08, 2015

Coast Guard responds to sinking fishing boat east of Manasquan InletCoast Guard responds to sinking fishing boat east of Manasquan Inlet

Manasquan/Point Pleasant Beach, NJ
Apr. 30, 2015

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Lavallette, NJ
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