Saturday, November 24, 2012
After the winds of Hurricane Sandy died down, Jeremy Hall, a Holmdel High School student, went out to document the destruction.
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Saturday, November 24, 2012
Hurricane Sandy, some may call it the "Storm of the Century." The destruction that occurred is beyond belief. Many lost everything, some just their homes or cars. But most suffered emotionally. Losing a place they grew up as a child, a memory, a picture. It wasn't just homes and belongings that were lost though, national landmarks gone, businesses destroyed, and beaches ruined. The day after Super Storm Sandy struck I set out to volunteer and document the pure devastation that occurred. When I arrived at the beach in Sea Girt I was in complete shock and awe. The boardwalk was destroyed, many homes destroyed or flooded. Cars flipped over and in the middle of the street. Destruction everywhere you looked. Many had evacuated, though some did …
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Gregory B. Canova choked a woman with a belt, ran her and their infant daughter off the road, hit and dragged a police officer in March, police say
A Middletown man who choked a former girlfriend with a belt and a cell phone charger in front of the couple’s infant daughter before hitting and dragging a police officer with his car was indicted on a slew of assault charges by a grand jury Wednesday, authorities said. A grand jury on Wednesday handed up a 25-count indictment against Gregory B. Canova, 38, for a March 25 incident that began in Wall Township and ended in Middletown involving multiple violent assaults against his girlfriend, the couple’s 1-year-old daughter and police officers trying to arrest him, according to a release from the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office. Canova, who is at the Monmouth County jail, Freehold Township, in lieu of $882,500 cash-only bail, faces: …
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention event is the first of its kind in the area.
The Out of the Darkness Suicide Prevention Walk will take place Jersey Shore this weekend. The awareness event will benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and is scheduled on Saturday, Oct. 8, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Sea Girt National Guard Training Center in Sea Girt, New Jersey. The AFSP is the leading national non-profit organization for suicide awareness. The organization raises money for suicide education, prevention, research, advocacy for mental health issues, and survivor assistance. Last year, the AFSP raised $4.2 million through three or five mile community walks. This year, they hope to raise $5 million with thousands of walkers participating in over 250 communities across the country. This area’s …