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Clients have found caring touch for 30 years

Wed, 12/16/2015 - 13:47
By JENNIFER ORTIZ Staff Writer

A second-generation family business is marking 30 years of service to individuals who are battling diseases that result in hair loss.

Wig Illusions, in the Summerton Plaza, Route 9, Manalapan, was founded by Elizabeth (Betty) Melillo, who lived in Manalapan for more than 40 years. Melillo died in October 2014.

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New Jersey collects over $100M in criminal and civil actions

Wed, 12/16/2015 - 13:47

The District of New Jersey collected more than $100 million in criminal and civil actions in Fiscal Year 2015.

Of the $102,476,557 amount, $64,631,183 was collected in criminal actions and $37,845,373 was collected in civil actions, according to a statement prepared by U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman.

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Tax appeals may be costly

Wed, 12/16/2015 - 13:47
By KENNY WALTER Staff Writer

Every year, property owners file tax appeals in droves in the hopes of lowering their assessed value and paying less in property taxes.

However, doing so can be an expensive proposition, as many are compelled to hire an attorney and an appraisal company with no guarantee of victory.

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Decline in horseshoe crabs concerns Bayshore council

Wed, 12/16/2015 - 13:47
By MICHAEL NUNES Staff Writer

This year has seen a sharp decrease in horseshoe crabs monitored at five area beaches, according to Joseph Reynolds of the Bayshore Regional Watershed Council.

“We found out that the horseshoe crab population is declining, and primarily female crabs are declining,” said Reynolds, who is the co-chair of the council.

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Soaring above the competition

Wed, 12/16/2015 - 13:47

Brookdale Community College’s Mason Jones (23) puts up a shot over the outstretched arm of Ocean County College defender Jared Rankins during the Jersey Blues’ Dec. 10 home game at Collins Arena in Lincroft. Brookdale won the contest, 71-69.

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