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Gas explosion levels Point Beach house

Gas explosion levels Point Beach house

POINT PLEASANT BEACH — A fire leveled a home, here, early Monday morning, leaving a resident with burns over 40-50 percent of his body.

The incident, which allegedly resulted from a gas explosion, occurred at approximately 1:40 a.m., according to Al Della Fave, Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office spokesman.

The Point Pleasant Beach Police and Fire Departments were dispatched to 307 rear Cooks Lane for a structure fire.

Upon first responders’ arrival, ...

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An inspirational visitor in Bay HeadAn inspirational visitor in Bay Head

BAY HEAD — Bay Head Elementary School welcomed a special visitor last week.

Thanks to the efforts of social studies department head Tom Kennedy, Holocaust survivor Manny Lindenbaum was invited to come to the school and share his experience.

Between 125 and 150 people attended, including students in the fifth through eighth grades from Bay Head School, 19 students from Point Pleasant Beach High School, teachers and staff, as well ...

Habel trial coming to an endHabel trial coming to an end


freehold — The end is in sight for the state’s case against the former Point Pleasant resident accused of defrauding the Wall Township School District of hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Last week, the trial of James F. Habel, who headed Wall Schools for years until his retirement in 2012, was turned over to the defense after the state rested its case. Since then, the defense has presented a ...

Cold, powerless & in the dark? Point Pleasant is ready to helpCold, powerless & in the dark? Point Pleasant is ready to help

POINT PLEASANT — In reaction to the shockingly cold temperatures that Monmouth and Ocean counties have experienced this winter, the Borough of Point Pleasant has put in place a new initiative to assist its residents.

The night of Thursday, Feb. 19, southern Monmouth and northern Ocean County temperatures dropped to a frigid nine degrees, according to Paul Walker, a senior meteorologist at AccuWeather.

Due to the drastically cold temperatures, the ...

Belmar planís area doubledBelmar planís area doubled

BELMAR — The committee established to revisit the borough’s seaport redevelopment plan has completed its advisory report.

Dividing the marina and downtown area into four separate “neighborhoods,” the plan more than doubles the scope of land that was previously designated to be in need of redevelopment.


Attempts to redevelop the Borough of Belmar’s seaport area date back to 1997.

On March 12, 1997, the planning board was asked to ...

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