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Link central: Charleston Southern at Monmouth - Asbury Park Press
The Monmouth University football team will host Charleston Southern in what will be not only be its first Big South home game, but the first of four straight contests broadcast on either ESPN3 or regional television via the American Sports Network.
Young Republicans ask Christie to ban gestation crates - Asbury Park Press
Twin teenage Republicans from New Jersey have launched a petition asking Gov. Christie to outlaw pig gestation crates. Abigail and Elizabeth Fournier, 17, have been animal advocates for years, rescuing dogs and standing up for those who can’t speak for ...
Christie in Arkansas, Kansas & Wisconsin today - Asbury Park Press
Today is Friday, October 31st, 2014 — Halloween! This year’s challenge: Just try to keep count of all the trick-or-treaters dressed as Elsa, from Frozen. Here’s the New Jersey politics calendar: Gov. Chris Christie campaigns in Arkansas, Kansas and ...
LETTER: ‘Yes’ on bail reform ballot question - Asbury Park Press
As president of the Probation Association of New Jersey, I strongly urge New Jersey voters to help make our communities safer by voting “yes” on Public Question No. 1 on Nov. 4. This ballot question represents comprehensive bail reform that will ...
Death penalty sought for trooper ambush suspect - Asbury Park Press
LORDS VALLEY, Pennsylvania – Prosecutors say they’ll seek the death penalty for a survivalist accused of killing a Pennsylvania state trooper in an ambush. Survivalist Eric Frein was captured Thursday by U.S. marshals in an abandoned airplane hangar ...
Cook's declaration that he's gay is part of his 'empathetic' Apple mission - Asbury Park Press
SAN FRANCISCO — Apple's Tim Cook is the first publicly gay CEO of a Fortune 500 company. Amid the din of applause, one might also ask: What took so long? Public confirmations of sexuality have increased in Hollywood, and have started to appear in the ...
World Series: Kansas City Royals look toward next season after dream run - Asbury Park Press
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The emotions were still raw, the sting of defeat still fresh from Game 7 of the World Series when Billy Butler stood in front of his locker and spoke in a voice full of conviction. They would be back, this scrappy bunch of kids.
Field hockey: Mendham beats Middletown North in NJSIAA game - Asbury Park Press
MENDHAM – Buoyed by a fast start with three goals over the first 15:35, Mendham opened its pursuit of an NJSIAA North 2 Group III title with a convincing 5-1 victory over Middletown North on Thursday. Juniors Samantha DiMaio and Allie Chapis each scored ...
Reports: Accused Pa. cop-killer captured - Asbury Park Press
Reports: Accused Pa. cop-killer captured Eric Frein, suspected of killing one Pennsylvania state trooper and wounding another in a September ambush, has surrendered to authorities, a Philadelphia TV station reported Thursday Check out this story on app.com ...
John Heldrich remembered as visionary - Asbury Park Press
NEW BRUNSWICK – The city is mourning the loss of a true visionary who spearheaded the city’s revitalization. John J. Heldrich, of Highland Park, retired vice president of administration and retired member of the Executive Committee and Board of ...
Crime and taxes dominate Brick race - Asbury Park Press
Crime and taxes dominate Brick race Democrat Andrea Zapcic and Republican Domenick Brando are competing for a one-year unexpired term on Broick Township Committee. Check out this story on app.com: http://on.app.com/1tGMLnD
Red Bulls beat Sporting KC to advance - Asbury Park Press
HARRISON – Bradley Wright-Phillips scored twice in the final 13 minutes to rally New York to a 2-1 victory over Sporting Kansas City on Thursday night, eliminating the defending MLS Cup champion from the playoffs and sending the Red Bulls to the ...
Spear fisher sets New Jersey record with fluke - Asbury Park Press
In one shot Robert A. Davis speared both the New Jersey state record summer flounder and the International Underwater Spearfishing Association's world record. Davis, of the Bamber Lakes section of Lacey, harvested the fluke diving Barnegat Inlet in ...
Orthodox girls school heads back to court - Asbury Park Press
JACKSON – An appeal was filed in state Superior Court, Toms River, to overturn a Jackson Zoning Board denial of a plan to build an all-girls Orthodox Jewish high school in Jackson. The Zoning Board denied the application in June after eight months of ...
Barcas, Wishart lead Wall boys soccer to SCT semifinal win over SJV - Asbury Park Press
NEPTUNE – - All Brendan Barcas needed was a second chance. The Wall senior midfielder got free in overtime and took a shot toward the net. The shot was blocked by St. John Vianney senior goalie Andrew Zimms. But the rebound took a fortuitous bounce and ...