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10. Bomb Investigation Leads to False Public Alarm Charges in Holmdel. A disturbance call at the Holmdel Motor Inn on Jan. 31 morning led to the arrest of Frank Espen, 48, and the discovery of fake bombs in his hotel room. 9. Holmdel Helps Keansburg Residents Return Home. In the continued aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Holmdel Township is banding together to get the lives of Keansburg residents and their town back to normal. In December, Holmdel announced it would partner with officials in Keansburg in longterm recovery and rebuilding efforts. 8. Police: Holmdel Man Charged With Possession of Heroin in Hazlet. Magdy Samaan, 35 of Hillcrest Court in Holmdel, was arrested and charged in eaely February with possession of a controlled dangerous…
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Monday, November 12, 2012
Speaking from a mangled boardwalk unlike the memories of his Jersey Shore childhood, Gov. Chris Christie said the Ocean County barrier island was still too unsafe for residents to return to, but vowed a return to normalcy for most of New Jersey on Monday. "The power will be on, schools will be open, water is safe, gas is available," Christie said as he described what Monday in New Jersey will look like. Gov. Christie says he may lift gas rationing on Monday. The governor, speaking at a press conference in Seaside Park on Friday, said the rationing has worked well and eased congestion at gas stations. Gerardo Gomez, the sixth defendant in the infamous execution-style Newark schoolyard murders that grabbed international headlines four years …