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Decking Installation, Foundation Work Continues at Casino Pier Expansion

Construction on Casino Pier, Dec. 1, 2016. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

If you haven’t been to Seaside Heights in a few weeks, you might be stunned to see the progress that’s continuing on the expansion of Casino Pier. Last month, we posted an update with photos of the pier decking in …

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Holiday-Themed Programs Coming to Ocean County College Planetarium

Novins Planetarium, Ocean County College. (Credit: OCC)

A Christmas and holiday-season tradition, seasonal shows are coming to the Robert J. Novins planetarium at Ocean County College. There will be three shows, all with a holiday or winter theme this year, according to an announcement from the college …

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Casino Pier to Host Holiday Festival Saturday

Casino Pier, Seaside Heights, NJ. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Casino Pier in Seaside Heights will host its annual free Holiday Festival on Saturday, with contests, prizes and plenty of fun. The festival is free and is open to all families with children, said Maria Mastoris, marketing manager for the …

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Freeholder: U.S. Should Demand Return of N.J. Cop Killer From Cuba

Joanne Chesimard and Fidel Castro (File Photos)

Ocean County Freeholder Joseph Vicari said this week that, in the wake of the death of Cuban dictator Fidel Castro, the United States should demand the return of Joanne Chesimard, a convicted killer of a New Jersey State Police trooper …

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What Ever Happened to ‘Sign Guy’ in Seaside Park?

A sign posted by David A. Miller, a former Seaside Park resident. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Sand, surf, suds and those big, black-and-white signs you may have stared at while driving home from Island Beach State Park have always been marks of a summer day in Seaside Park. The latter, however, is no longer there. For years, self-proclaimed …

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