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A Toms River man arrested for breaking into his ex-girlfriend’s home and attacking her new boyfriend and more in today’s Townsquare Media News.
A Toms River man faces a host of charges after being arrested for breaking into his ex-girlfriend’s Island Heights home and attacking her new boyfriend with a knife Sunday. Frederick Pisciotti faces aggravated assault, burglary and eluding counts after allegedly stabbing his romantic rival in the abdomen. The victim remains hospitalized in critical but stable condition.
A 94-year old woman allegedly beaten by her granddaughter in their Brick Township home Sunday remains in critical condition. Mary Driscol suffered bleeding in her brain. Katherine Schubert is charged with aggravated assault and remains jailed.
New details about one of the four people charged with shooting a pit bull found bloodied on Rt. 9 in New Gretna in March. Anthony Sammarco of Barnegat is a former volunteer firefighter who was convicted of setting 3 fires in the township in 1998.
Property tax credits won’t be going out to seniors, the disabled and low-income homeowners in NJ. The Homestead Rebate Program is on hold while the Christie Administration tries to balance the budget.
It was a little too good to be true. State officials are back-pedaling and say a 2 mile section of Rt. 35 from Curtis Point Drive in Brick to Strickland Boulevard in Toms River will be limited to one lane during the Memorial Day holiday weekend, but construction will be halted.
Four blocks of the Seaside boardwalk damaged by fire 8 months ago won’t be rebuilt in time for the Memorial Day holiday weekend. The Funtown Project Manager says 4th of July may be a more reasonable expectation, but he doesn’t want to guarantee anything.
A traffic stop in Keansburg has led to a borough man being arrested for allegedly having heroin, xanax and pot. Mark Mansour was arrested yesterday near Forest Park.
Members of 18 Lacey families are now trained on how to use the heroin antidote Narcan, which reverses the drug’s effects. An instructional session was held last night in the townsip recreation building. Narcan has saved more than a dozen lives in Ocean County since April.
A Spring Lake man was ticketed for careless driving after hitting a woman and her 3-year old son in Red Bank Tuesday morning on Shrewsbury Avenue near River Street. Both were treated for non-life threatening injuries.
The state legislature could soon pass the ‘Children’s Outdoor Bill of Rights’ that encourages kids to run around and enjoy the wonders of nature. Some believe this is another example of lawmakers inappropriately trying to get involved in every aspect of our lives, but others think it’s a fine idea.The bill encourages children to engage in many outdoor activities including running through fields, building forts, catching fish, playing in the mud and holding frogs. Some psychologists say this might sound odd but nowadays most activities for children are adult driven and very structured, so anything that gets youngsters playing outside makes a lot of sense.
If you’re struggling with infertility, our state is one of the best states when it comes to treatment. A ‘fertility report card’ gives NJ an ‘A’. Nearly every hospital in our state has access to a fertility treatment center. There are multiple support groups for those struggling to conceive and insurance tends to cover more here than in other states.