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Wall Township HS Teacher Accused Of Sexual Relationship With Student Wall Township HS Teacher Accused Of Sexual Relationship With Student
Wall Township HS Teacher Accused Of Sexual Relationship With Student Yet another New Jersey teacher has been accused of having a sexual relationship with a student. Julie Rizzitello, 36, submitted her resignation letter as a Wall Township High School teacher earlier this week amid being criminal charges stemming from the sexual assault of a student, Monmouth County Prosecutor Raymond S. Santiago said. The Brick Township resident has been charged with two counts of second-degree Sexual Assault, third-degree Witness Tampering, and three counts of fourth-degree Criminal Sexual Contact, Santiago said Thursday, July 4 alongside Wall Township Police Chie…
Flavortown On The Jersey Shore: Guy Fieri To Visit Two Monmouth County Locations Flavortown On The Jersey Shore: Guy Fieri To Visit Two Monmouth County Locations
Flavortown On The Jersey Shore: Guy Fieri To Visit Two Monmouth County Locations Food Network star Guy Fieri is returning to the Jersey Shore but it's not for "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives" this time. "The Mayor of Flavortown" is visiting Low Dive on North Ocean Avenue in Asbury Park on Friday, May 3. The beachfront restaurant and bar posted an Instagram story on Monday, Apr. 22 announcing Fieri's appearance from 5 to 6 p.m. Fieri is promoting the Santo Tequila brand that he co-owns with rock legend Sammy Hagar. He'll have signed tequila bottles and Santo cocktail samples available to customers 21 and older. Fieri will also appear at the Wine Outlet on Ro…
Brick Township Man Committed 'Smash-And-Grab' Burglaries In Brielle: Police Brick Township Man Committed 'Smash-And-Grab' Burglaries In Brielle: Police
Todd Lansing Arrested An Ocean County man was accused of several "smash-and-grab" burglaries along the Jersey Shore, authorities said. Todd Lansing, 46, of Brick Township, was charged with two counts each of third-degree burglary, third-degree theft, fourth-degree criminal mischief, and possession of burglary tools. The Brielle Police Department announced his charges in a news release on Thursday, Mar. 28. Brielle police received a report of a "smash-and-grab" burglary at a business on Route 70 at around 5:27 a.m. on Saturday, Mar. 23. Police then received a burglar alarm activation at a business on Higgins…
Authorities ID Woman, 93, Killed In Belmar House Fire Authorities ID Woman, 93, Killed In Belmar House Fire
Authorities ID Woman, 93, Killed In Belmar House Fire Authorities have identified the woman killed in a house fire in Belmar on Wednesday, March 15, authorities said. Frances Colie, 93, was pronounced dead at the scene of the fire, according to the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office.  The fire broke out at about 4 p.m. on the 1700 block of Surf Avenue. There has been no indication of any foul play being involved, the prosecutor's office said. An investigation into the cause and origin of the fire, involving members of the Prosecutor’s Office and the Monmouth County Fire Marshal’s Office, is ongoing.  Multiple fire departments res…
Woman Killed In Belmar House Fire Woman Killed In Belmar House Fire
Woman Killed In Belmar House Fire A woman was killed in a house fire in Belmar  on Wednesday, March 15, authorities said. The fire broke out at about 4 p.m. on the 1700 block of Surf Avenue, according to the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office. The woman's name had not been released. An investigation into the cause and origin of the fire, involving members of the Prosecutor’s Office and the Monmouth County Fire Marshal’s Office, is ongoing.  There has been no indication of any foul play being involved, the prosecutor said. Multiple fire departments responded from surrounding towns to assist the Belmar Fire Depa…
Firefighters Battle Serious Blaze On Jersey Shore Firefighters Battle Serious Blaze On Jersey Shore
Firefighters Battle Serious Blaze On Jersey Shore Firefighters were battling a serious fire in Belmar on Wednesday, March 15. The fire broke out at about 4 p.m. on the 1700 block of Surf Avenue, Belmar police said. Multiple fire departments responded from surrounding towns to assist the Belmar Fire Department including: Spring Lake, Wall, Ocean, Neptune, Sea Girt, Asbury Park, Avon, and the Monmouth County Fire Marshal. No official word yet on casualties. CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES
Jersey Shore Man Was Intoxicated, Unlicensed In Deadly Head-On Crash: Report Jersey Shore Man Was Intoxicated, Unlicensed In Deadly Head-On Crash: Report
Jersey Shore Man Was Intoxicated, Unlicensed In Deadly Head-On Crash: Report A 27-year-old Monmouth County man was driving with a suspended license and was intoxicated when he caused a head-on crash that claimed the life of an 82-year-old man in June, NJ Advance Media reported. Wall resident Nolan T. Dickson was charged with vehicular homicide and causing death while operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license on Monday, Aug. 1, the report says citing Wall Police. Dickson was recklessly driving on Route 35 South when he collided with two other vehicles and killed Brick resident Paul Yuro around 10 a.m. on Monday, June 27, the outlet reports. Click here for t…
Fight Involving Machete Versus Beach Chair Ends In Arrest: Police Fight Involving Machete Versus Beach Chair Ends In Arrest: Police
Fight Involving Machete Versus Beach Chair Ends In Arrest: Police A 20-year-old man from Monmouth County has been arrested in connection with a fight involving a machete and beach chair. Julian Ogle, age 20 of Wall was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and several other weapons offenses, Jackson police said. On Wednesday, May 11, at approximately 5:15 pm, Jackson police officers were dispatched to East Pleasant Grove Road on the report of a group of subjects engaged in a fight in the street in front of a residence. While en route to the location, Police Officer Travis Ceppaluni was flagged down on Frank Applegate Road by a vehicle con…
Jersey Shore Man Set Dozens Of Fires In 4 Towns: Prosecutor Jersey Shore Man Set Dozens Of Fires In 4 Towns: Prosecutor
Jersey Shore Man Set Dozens Of Fires In 4 Towns: Prosecutor A 32-year-old man from Ocean County has been indicted in connection with setting dozens of fires in four townships, authorities said. ALSO SEE: 'Red Flag' Warning Issued For NJ As Risk Of Serious Fires Rises Dramatically Gregory Fullman, Jr., of Manchester Township, was indicted by a Grand Jury on 28 counts of aggravated arson, according to Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer. The charges are in connection with multiple fires that occurred in the Townships of Little Egg Harbor, Manchester, Lakewood, and Wall — between May 2021 and January 2022, he sai…
Fire That Caused Traffic Nightmare On Parkway Was Arson: State Police Fire That Caused Traffic Nightmare On Parkway Was Arson: State Police
Fire That Caused Traffic Nightmare On Parkway Was Arson: State Police A brush fire that closed the Garden State Parkway for hours last night was caused by arsonists, New Jersey State Police say. Troopers responded to the fire near milepost 91 in Brick Township around 5 p.m. Wednesday. Officials believe the fire was started by several individuals, possibly juveniles, within a drainage culvert that runs underneath the Garden State Parkway from the 91 north entrance ramp to the 91 south exit ramp, police said. After starting the fire in the culvert opening on the south side, the suspects were seen running into the Evergreen Woods Park Apartment Complex, which r…
Jersey Shore HS Teacher, Iraq War Vet Documenting Breast Cancer Battle On Instagram Jersey Shore HS Teacher, Iraq War Vet Documenting Breast Cancer Battle On Instagram
Jersey Shore HS Teacher, Iraq War Vet Documenting Breast Cancer Battle On Instagram A New Jersey high school teacher and Gulf War veteran who is battling breast cancer is taking to social media to spread hope. Sandy Jessop, of Wall, served alongside her now-husband, Christian Jessop, during Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2004, then deployed again to Iraq in 2008. The couple share three children together and are both high school teachers. About one year into the COVID-19 pandemic, Sandy -- a teacher at Freehold Regional High School -- was diagnosed with breast cancer. "It was confirmed I have breast cancer on Saturday," she wrote in an Instagram post. "I expect a long hard r…
Locker Room Hazing Incident Cancels Wall HS Football Game, Report Says Locker Room Hazing Incident Cancels Wall HS Football Game, Report Says
Locker Room Hazing Incident Cancels Wall HS Football Game, Report Says Officials cancelled the Wall High School football team playoff game Friday due to an alleged hazing incident involving players, NJ Advance Media reports. Video footage shows six older players -- including one holding a mop or broomstick -- swarmed and tried pinning down a younger player in the locker room as others pleaded for them to stop, the outlet said in an exclusive report. Parents told the outlet they believe sodomy was being attempted. The Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office is apparently investigating, but did not immediately return Daily Voice's request for comment. Wall was set…
WINNERS: NJ Powerball Players Take Home $50,000 In Bergen, Monmouth Counties WINNERS: NJ Powerball Players Take Home $50,000 In Bergen, Monmouth Counties
Winners: NJ Powerball Players Take Home $50,000 In Bergen, Monmouth Counties A pair of lucky New Jersey Lottery players bought winning Powerball tickets at a Garden State Parkway travel stop and at a deli in Bergen County, state officials said.  Two Powerball tickets matched four of the five white balls and the Powerball drawn Wednesday,. Each player won a $50,000 third-tier prize.  The winning tickets were sold at the following locations: Bergen County: Shreeji Deli & Grocery, 18 Redneck Ave. in Little Ferry; and Monmouth County: Monmouth Travel Plaza, at the 100 mile mark of the Garden State Parkway in Wall. The winning numbers for the Wednesday,…
Target To Replace These Shuttered NJ Kmarts Target To Replace These Shuttered NJ Kmarts
Target To Replace These Shuttered NJ Kmarts Another Kmart store has closed its doors leaving just two left in all of New Jersey. The Kearny store on Passaic Avenue closed on May 2, NJ Advance Media reports. The storefront will be replaced by a Target store, according to Target's list of upcoming locations.  Target will also be replacing the Kmart that closed in Wall on Route 35, and the one in Somers Point on 250 New Road. Only two Kmart stores remain in New Jersey: One in Avenel and the other in Westwood.
Fire Damages Jersey Shore Apartment Complex (VIDEO) Fire Damages Jersey Shore Apartment Complex (VIDEO)
Fire Damages Jersey Shore Apartment Complex (Video) A Point Pleasant apartment building was damaged in a fire Sunday afternoon. Smoke and flames were coming from a second floor apartment window when crews arrived at the Beacon Gardens Apartments off of Route 35 around 1:40 p.m. Crews from Point Pleasant and Wall worked to knock down the blaze, which was under control in approximately 20 minutes. While no injuries were reported, one dog died in the blaze, according to Jersey Shore Fire Response. Around 1:40 PM Point Pleasant Beach dispatched a smoke invest at the Point Beach Apartments next to the Ark Bar & Grill on Route 35. Jerse…
Central Jersey Home Ravaged By Fire Central Jersey Home Ravaged By Fire
Central Jersey Home Ravaged By Fire A beautiful home in Monmouth County was left to just a shell of itself after fire roared through it, authorities said. An intense blaze destroyed the home on Alex Drive.in Howell on Thursday.  The home's occupants escaped safely thanks to a neighbor who ran across the street after spotting flames, police said.  Howell Township Police Chief Andrew Kudrick said, "The blaze was so intense the woods caught on fire, a shed and fence two houses down began to burn." The fire broke out about 12:45 p.m. "Sadly, today a family lost their home," Kudrick wrote on the police department's Fa…
Police ID Howell 'Pop-Up' Party Host Who Violated NJ COVID-19 Crowd Limits Police ID Howell 'Pop-Up' Party Host Who Violated NJ COVID-19 Crowd Limits
Police ID Howell 'Pop-Up' Party Host Who Violated NJ Covid-19 Crowd Limits Authorities released the name of the "pop-up" party host who charged up to $40 admission to attend a gala that violated Gov. Phil Murphy's executive order limiting the size of gatherings during the coronavirus pandemic. Ronald W. Chatman asked guests to pay  $30 to $40 apiece to join his illegal bash billed as the "Real Big Drip 5" on Wilson Drive in the Ramtown section of township, Howell police said. More than 300 partiers were in the usually peaceful neighborhood when police from multiple local, county and state agencies arrived about 5 p.m., on Sunday. Most of the guests were not f…
Police Bust Central Jersey 'Pop-Up' Bash Attended By Over 300 Partiers Police Bust Central Jersey 'Pop-Up' Bash Attended By Over 300 Partiers
Police Bust Central Jersey 'Pop-Up' Bash Attended By Over 300 Partiers As the sun went down over Howell on Sunday evening, police from multiple agencies shut down a 300-person party.  The host, who charged an entrance fee, was ticketed for violating the state's ban on large gatherings during the coronavirus outbreak. ALSO SEE: Howell police ID party host who violated Gov. Phil Murphy's executive order limiting the size of gatherings during the coronavirus pandemic. The "pop-up" party, in the Ramtown neighborhood, was mostly attended by out-of-town revelers, Howell police said. Howell police got help shutting the party down and clearing cars from streets…
Wall Construction CFO Embezzled $660K, Authorities Say Wall Construction CFO Embezzled $660K, Authorities Say
Wall Construction CFO Embezzled $660K, Authorities Say The chief financial officer at a Wall-based construction company embezzled more than $660,000 from the company over a two-year period, authorities said. Kenneth Schwarz, 69, of Howell, a 25-year employee of the Wall-based construction company, was charged Monday with theft and falsifying records, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni said in a statement. Schwarz faces up to 10 years in state prison on the theft charge, the prosecutor said. The name of the construction company was not disclosed by the county prosecutor's office. Charges against Schwarz stem from a joint inv…
CityMD Mistakenly Tells 15,000 NJ, NY Patients They're Immune To COVID-19 After Antibody Test CityMD Mistakenly Tells 15,000 NJ, NY Patients They're Immune To COVID-19 After Antibody Test
CityMD Mistakenly Tells 15,000 NJ, NY Patients They're Immune To Covid-19 After Antibody Test CityMD has changed its messaging after telling 15,000 New York and New Jersey patients who tested positive for coronavirus antibodies that they were immune to the virus. Someone who tests positive for coronavirus antibodies is not necessarily immune, FDA Associate commissioner Peter Pitts told ABC. Healthcare officials remain unsure of the level of immunity for those who have been exposed to the virus. The urgent care clinic released the following statement to ABC News: "All CityMD patients getting the COVID-19 antibody test are given several documents (including printed discharge ins…
Monmouth County Print Shop Donates Thousands Of COVID-19 Face Shields Monmouth County Print Shop Donates Thousands Of COVID-19 Face Shields
Monmouth County Print Shop Donates Thousands Of Covid-19 Face Shields A Monmouth County printer is adapting to slower business during the coronavirus by producing a much-needed commodity. Hatteras Press of Tinton Falls has manufactured more than 10,000 face shields for hospital workers. Bill Duerr's longtime family company usually produces marketing material, retail graphics and direct mail. But with the decline in those orders, Duerr shifted to meet a demand for nurses, doctors and other medical workers battling COVID-19 Manufactured in bulk, the face shields cost about $2-3 apiece to produce. To help offset the costs, Hatteras launched a GoFundMe page.&nbs…
Manasquan Native Matt Wingo Remembered For Determination, Big Heart Manasquan Native Matt Wingo Remembered For Determination, Big Heart
Manasquan Native Matt Wingo Remembered For Determination, Big Heart Matt Wingo of Kinnelon died Feb. 25 due to a complication of emergency open-heart surgery. He was 41 years old. More than $8,200 had been raised as of Wednesday on a GoFundMe launched in Wingo's memory by Kim Cote. The money is being raised for medical and funeral bills. "Matt made such a 'lasting impression' on the doctors and nurses that cared for him because of his strength, humor, perseverance and determination to get better for his family, Sue & the kids," the page says,  "who meant the world to Matt." Wingo of Kinnelon also was remembered for his love of coaching high s…
Plane Careens Off Runway At Monmouth Jet Center Plane Careens Off Runway At Monmouth Jet Center
Plane Careens Off Runway At Monmouth Jet Center A small jet slid off the runway at Monmouth Jet Center in Wall late Tuesday night, police said. The Learjet 55 landing after a trip from Richmond, Va., had five people aboard.  It continued off the end of the runway and down an embankment into the grass after touching down just before midnight, authorities said.  Neither the two pilots nor the three passengers were hurt at the center, also known as Monmouth County Airport, Wall police said.