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NASA to Light Up Skies Over Atlantic Coast Tonight

After seven aborted missions, NASA is going to try again to launch a rocket that will generate colorful artificial clouds in the night sky over the Atlantic coast as part of a study on how air moves in the upper atmosphere. The launch is planned for Friday night, sometime between 9:05 p.m. and 9:20 p.m., weather…

New Justice League Ride Unveiled at Great Adventure

JACKSON – Metropolis is under attack and the Justice League team of superheroes needs help. That is the scenario that riders of Six Flags Great Adventure’s new 4D ride Justice League: Battle for Metropolis – which opened for season pass holders on Thursday – are faced with as they don 3D glasses and head into a…

Microsoft Cofounder Unveils Huge Rocket Launching Plane

Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen’s entry into the commercial space race has been revealed. Allen posted a picture of a plane nicknamed the “Roc” on Twitter, showing an extremely unusual and enormous plane that he hopes will eventually launch rockets into space. The Roc has six engines, two fuselages, 28 wheels and is built by Allen’s company…

Weather Looking Good for This Weekend

New Jersey residents on Friday should be able to end their week with some pretty nice weather that should carry into Saturday. Friday should be mostly sunny with highs near 77. After 2 p.m., however, there is a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Forecasters say highs will reach 79 in Vineland, Trenton and Newark. There…

Weekend Beach Outlook: 5 Shore Beaches Given Swim Advisories

A swimming advisory was issued for five ocean beaches in Monmouth County on Wednesday afternoon due to high levels of bacteria. The five beaches include: Broadway and Spray Avenue, in Neptune Township; Public Beach in Sea Bright Borough; and Brown Avenue and York Avenue in Spring Lake Borough. The statewide agency will check the beaches every…

We sleep less as we age because our brains don’t think we’re tired

Sadly, there’s nothing we can do about it—yet Pixabay It’s a known fact that as we age, we sleep less. But the reasoning behind this phenomenon is poorly understood. Do older adults sleep less because they need less sleep, or because they simply can’t get the sleep they need? In a review out today in the…

Barry Manilow opens up about his decision to keep his decades-long relationship a secret from fans

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 14: Garry Kief (L) and singer Barry Manilow attend the 2016 Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons honoring Irving Azoff at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 14, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Barry Manilow has always kept his private life private. But now, he’s ready to talk. The singer opened up in the latest issue of PEOPLE about his decades-long, secret relationship with manager Garry Kief. Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images “I’m so private. I always have been,” he said. Early in his life, Manilow married his high…

Retired Yankees slugger Alex Rodriugez, Jennifer Lopez talk marriage?

A-Rod and J. Lo? Marriage? Maybe. Retired Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez and pop star Jennifer Lopez have talked about getting hitched, according to a report from US Weekly. From the report: “They’ve been talking about the future and, of course marriage has come up,” says the source. “They aren’t making wedding plans, but they have been…

March Madness in Ocean County: Top Craziest News Stories You Might Have Missed

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2017 has been a very strange year here in Ocean County in the news.  Here’s our list of the top 10 craziest stories in case you missed them.

Million Dollar Heroin Man Released via Bail Reform Act
A Manchester man caught with a million dollars in heroin is back on the streets hours after a coordination law enforcement operation takes him off the street thanks to New Jersey’s bail reform and speedy trial act.  Read it here.

St. Patty’s Day Drunk Driver’s Crash Caught on Video
Watch as a pizza delivery driver’s dash cam captures this reveler crashing into the median in Silverton.  Read it here.

Deranged Man Shot by Toms River Police
Toms River Police forced to shoot a deranged man in apartment complex standoff. Read it here.

Accused Pedophile Weeps as He’s Sent to Jail
A man accused of sexual crimes against children in Little Egg Harbor finally incarcerated after outcry by the public and local chief of police, Richard Buzby.  Read it here.

WOBM Radio Host Drives into Multiple Park Cars, Nothing to See Here
An odd story about money and power as a WOBM Radio host drives into several parked cars and eludes police, yet the media which receives advertising dollars from the  wealthy host’s philanthropic organization remains silent. Read it here.

Ocean County Sheriff’s Officer Charged with Stealing Coke
Sharing a Coke took on a new meaning in Ocean County in March after a Sheriff’s Officer was charged with stealing cocaine from an evidence locker for his own use.  Read it here.

Gymnastic Coach Charged with Child Porn
A local gymnastics coach who teaches young girls charged for possession of child pornography.  Read it here.

Letter says no Goyim at new Lakewood Shopping Plaza
A letter written by a Lakewood resident condemns the thought of non-Jews and Jews interacting at a newly proposed shopping plaza. Read it here.

Anti-Trump Protesters Scuffle on the Seaside Heights Boardwalk
Watch as these anti-Trump protesters engage Trump supporters at the March MAGA March in Seaside Heights.  Read it here.

Finger Flipping Quad Rider Caught
A quad rider who vandalized a local school and flipped off the security camera was identified by police.  Read it here.

A Dangerous School Bus in Lakewood
Watch as this school bus driver in Lakewood just can’t wait in traffic like everyone else.  Read it here.

Barnegat Bay Pirate Ship For Sale
A replica pirate ship that sails the Barnegat Bay went up for sale. Read it here.

Ritacco Style Politics Blocked by Toms River School Board
The Toms River School Board blocked a move to appoint Ritacco tied firm to a $97,000 appointment. Read it here.

Little Egg Harbor Jumps Off Florida Overpass
A Little Egg Harbor Man jumps off a Florida overpass after pushing a cop down in the sunshine state. Read it here.

Man Exposes Himself to Point Pleasant Teenage Girls
Police searched for a man who exposed himself to teenage girls.  Read it here.

Hooking Up For Bernie, Now Helping Seniors
A Brick woman who made national headlines by using dating app Tinder to campaign for Bernie Sanders given appointment to township housing authority.  Read it here.

Watch: Jackson Idol Performance at Jackson Liberty High School

Recorded on 2/16/17 – Jackson Idol

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