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Marty July 9, 2014 at 06:15 pm
Cake Boss battle? He had nothing to do with the closing of Crumbs. What the fuck kinda news sourceRead More are you at Patch? You're literally making shit up
KC July 9, 2014 at 06:28 pm
Do you kiss your mother with that mouth?
Marty July 10, 2014 at 12:39 am
Somehow they have to get the point.
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Mac July 9, 2014 at 01:27 pm
thank you Frank for a lifetime of dedicated responsible service to our state and for never havingRead More missed a pension payment - I can only wish the state you worked for was half as responsible as you were for your future after your retirement
Ship Bottom fire
Rhoda Kriesel July 9, 2014 at 12:16 pm
Please, please hire a proofreader! Fractured English is frequent, as are misspelled and misusedRead More words. You need to be the model for good language use - not teaching readers it is ok of misspell words, not have good grammar, etc.
jfc July 9, 2014 at 12:39 pm
I agree. I've never seen so many typo's and mistakes in these articles reported by the Patch. TheRead More grammar, spelling and content in the comments from most people are a real horror!
William July 9, 2014 at 03:09 pm
I know i have mispelling and gramar mistaces but RHODA Reread your post AH
PPL - Paramus Library July 9, 2014 at 10:15 am
Even just visiting your local library. You browse a magazine or a newspaper; read a book; read aRead More book to your child or grandchild; or borrow something to take home with you....such as a music cd, a movie, or a video game!
The Truth July 8, 2014 at 03:19 pm
"Marginally severe hail", the jumbo shrimp of the weather world...
John July 8, 2014 at 06:27 pm
Hey give out fans so people without A/C can stand the heat, do not charge for them either give themRead More free we pay enought in taxes, thanks for a break
Raptor July 8, 2014 at 07:16 pm
after the winter we had, the hotter the better. I love being in shorts and a tee shirt all day andRead More having tan feet. Bring on the hot and sultry stuff, this is great.
Kim Kardashian and friend Jonathan Chebin dine at Spicy Cantina in Seaside Heights on Monday. (Photo: Facebook/ Spicy Cantina)
Tom Junior July 9, 2014 at 02:31 pm
As if Seaside wasn't scummy enough.
Dame Bridgid July 9, 2014 at 03:01 pm
Why would anyone want to hang around to watch this freak show person? Wow, simple pastimes to amuseRead More simple people!
Mac July 9, 2014 at 03:43 pm
Kim can't be trying to upstage Snookie - that guy is no Situation - perhaps Kim is simply trying toRead More cut a deal with her next divorce lawyer over a bite to eat - her track record suggests she is overdue for another engine overhaul
Brandy the Dog July 8, 2014 at 01:00 am
Would Vince Barella come on this board and acknowledge (as he's done in the past) that he is afraidRead More of a five foot twoer that wears the pants-- baggy or not, notwithstanding? Or does Vince only visit to promote political agendas?
William July 8, 2014 at 06:44 am
Brandy care to share your word Twoer The definition is lost maybe in the spelling ( Meaning 2 )Read More ???????? You Scare me
Michael July 8, 2014 at 01:51 pm
Of course it shouldn't be banned. What is this, the 1920s? Are womens ankles showing causing tooRead More much of a stir, too?
Marynary July 4, 2014 at 12:22 pm
WOBM Radio FM News Service is reporting that the Beachwood Fireworks were postponed till SaturdayRead More night as of 10:30 AM today.
com42blynumb704 July 4, 2014 at 07:35 pm
You gotta pass by the star spangled house on the corner of ravine dr. and matawan ave...AWESOME..Read More and the fireworks go off on Saturday around 8:30-9:00..
Deirdre Ring July 5, 2014 at 10:31 am
Matawan Fireworks Saturday July, 5th. Festivities begin 6:00pm.
Credit: CIMSS/ University of Wisconsin
Berkeley Lifer July 3, 2014 at 07:06 pm
Ok what is the over & under on fools drowning in the ocean ignoring the warnings? I am goingRead More with 3 drowning over the week end.
lamb888 July 3, 2014 at 08:39 pm
I read on here that they postponed Beachwoods fireworks until Saturday. Does anyone know what isRead More really going on?
Dame Bridgid July 4, 2014 at 01:31 pm
200 miles offshore? Aside from the cloudy skies and possible rain on a holiday, this is not reallyRead More a significant weather event. Seriously; If the media continues to act like the boy who cried wolf by over hyping every storm, people might disregard vital warnings during a genuine weather emergency
El Toro, a wooden coaster at Six Flags Great Adventure, has become one of the most popular rides at the park, which began as a burgeoning competitor for Walt Disney World. Photo by rollercoasterphilosophy via Flickr.com.
Rocky July 3, 2014 at 11:28 am
Most folks we know have stopped going there after ridiculous parking fee . must be around $25??? OrRead More $35 now?
Thomas A. Mathis July 3, 2014 at 01:27 pm
Great Adventure was a much safer place the first ten to fifteen years.
fed up July 3, 2014 at 10:45 pm
Yeah, until they started packing as many inner city thugs and gang bangers they could into a busRead More from Camden and Newark. does anyone else see the pattern here?
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Deep Throat July 2, 2014 at 05:04 pm
After reading this I have concluded that they have no clue about what will happen but will be theRead More first ones on Saturday telling us that they predicted correctly whatever did happen.
B July 2, 2014 at 06:40 pm
That's why it's a prediction......like predicting the future.......they have no idea......
Frank forkman July 3, 2014 at 03:40 am
French Toast Heah , git ya french toast Heah ... LOL
Jessica Mazzola July 3, 2014 at 04:22 am
Yes, Sunday. If you go to the link in my comment above, that story has all of the info about theRead More rescheduled event.
Hank July 3, 2014 at 11:18 pm
they didn't mention the one on Swan Road
JJ July 4, 2014 at 07:45 pm
Tim Howard was all smiles last fall with Paige and Tess Kowalski after the Kowalski family won the Team Up With Tim Howard Raffle, which awarded a trip to England to meet Howard and see him play with Everton of the Premier League.
Chris Highland July 2, 2014 at 08:37 am
Swatting at balls 16 times a game means it's an 8 man team?
knee jerk July 2, 2014 at 09:35 am
Good thing he's over that Tourette's syndrome, it could have gotten ugly during his post gameRead More interview.
Ditmas Park Rehab/Care Center July 2, 2014 at 12:44 pm
Great way to represent USA and be a true role model!
A tropical disturbance off Florida that could affect weather along the east coast over the July 4 weekend. (Photo: CIMSS/ University of Wisconsin)
KC June 30, 2014 at 11:47 pm
"The European forecast model has predicted the storm will be well off the New Jersey coast byRead More next Saturday, July 5, likely affected the Shore area with heavy surf, though little in the way of clouds or rain." Whoever wrote this needs a grade school primer on basic tense - past, present and future. "Likely affected" should read "likely affecting". This mskes for a dufficult read!
BeachBum July 1, 2014 at 08:14 am
Hopatcongs power grid will go down
A weather disturbance off the U.S. east coast. (Credit: CIMSS/ University of Wisconsin)
Mac June 29, 2014 at 08:38 pm
apparently jMichael has never been to Lakewood
Av June 29, 2014 at 08:41 pm
GOP sucks so does house speaker!!!
JOHN DILLMAR June 30, 2014 at 11:50 am
Av................Get lost
Wayne Zimmerman June 29, 2014 at 04:26 pm
"Skuylkill" County in PA???? Where is that???
Kay Blinebury June 29, 2014 at 04:44 pm
Two very important factors are missing from their data: Cost of Living and Crime NJ would be in theRead More bottom for sure.
John June 30, 2014 at 07:26 am
There is nowhere in north jersey that's easy to live. Why are my taxes over 9K a year when aRead More similar house anywhere else would only be 2-3K? Total rip off.
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Lucretia B June 30, 2014 at 02:13 pm
Id love to sit here and read your book all day long but there are other important subjects worthRead More reading. I think you have abused your freedom of speech.
Johnny Bear July 2, 2014 at 02:05 pm
Hey Lucretia, you sound nastier than the bears! And to say "I didn't buy my property to haveRead More this happen" You obviously have abused your freedom of speech due to stupidity.
William July 2, 2014 at 04:43 pm
Lucraptia You read My book what is any more important then My words Of Wit, Why even bother toRead More reply but to show your Stupidity sorry about that some one else also saw that point, How about &&^^%$ and *^^$# that describes you better. now don't waste your important time reading this A-H
Michael Capone
Susan Carlsson June 22, 2014 at 10:32 pm
I am so sorry for your loss, Mrs. Capone. Who are any of us to judge? Please take care of yourselfRead More and your family. Those whose lives have been touched by addiction know what you are going through and hold you in our thoughts.
anonymous June 23, 2014 at 12:16 am
We are so sorry for your loss. We hope the pain in your heart heals quickly so you can go on livingRead More knowing you did the best you could do. Addiction has no Friends or family only torment and death.----anonymous
anonymous June 23, 2014 at 12:21 am
For those thinking this young man had a choice live it then tell it after you walked a day in hisRead More shoes. It hurts the family most making them think they could have prevented it and think about that when you make comments . ----please be kind----anonymous
Garrett Capone (Family Photo)
rhonda nixon June 29, 2014 at 05:53 pm
anonymous Our hearts go out to the Capone Family. They have suffered a great loss and have for quiteRead More a while. We also have a son that is addicted to heroin. Our son is 22 years old and we have tried to get him help in so many ways. Heroin is a gripping drug that knows no socio economic boundaries. And addiction can and does start with marijuana. We also have sought help both privately and through our public schools. Heroin destroys precious children and takes its toil on siblings, other family members, and friends. We pray for everyone in the Capone family as there will be a void that can never we filled. We pray for strength and healing for Candace, Garrett, and all whom were touched by Michael's brief life. There has to be more done to stop all this drug traffic in America. Drugs are taking down too many.
rhonda nixon June 29, 2014 at 06:02 pm
anonymous Our hearts go out to the Capone family. We have a 22 year old son that has sadly becomeRead More addicted to heroin over the last 2 years. It is a gripping drug that does not know any socio economic boundaries. And addiction can and does start with marijuana. We also have sought help and have received wonderful counseling both in private settings and through our public schools. Heroin destroys precious children and takes its toil on siblings, other family members, and friends. We pray for everyone in the Capone family as there will be a void that can never be filled. We pray for strength and healing for Candace, Garrett, and all whom were touched by Michael's brief life. There has to be more done to stop all this drug traffic that is all over America. Future generations right here in America are at risk.
JMAR July 2, 2014 at 05:32 pm
Just about everyone I went to school with used Marijuana, and many to this day. They don't useRead More heroin because they chose not to try it in the first place. Although a small percentage went on to use heroin and destroy their lives it was for a multitude of different reasons, including some mentioned here. Addiction starts with a conscious choice, marijuana makes an easy scape goat but the reality is that millions upon millions of Americans use MJ responsibly and never turn to harder drugs. I've always known where to draw the line, but for some it is easier than others. It is about education and information, and teaching children to set limits early on. Even then, sometimes nothing can be done. But as soon as we start to focus on passing the blame to some other innocuous substance we miss the point. Heroin and marijuana are both illegal and have been since everyone here has been born. It does nothing to ban a substance as evidenced by our drug war. The only way is to take drugs out of the hands of criminals. The word gateway drug was invented for marijuana, even though alcohol is used just as widely and many times leads to direct addiction to alcohol. There is no drug that has a specific pharmacology that causes users to try others. This is a conscience choice and we need to teach our children that drugs are DIFFERENT and while they may like to smoke a joint or drink alcohol, it does not mean that the drugs "one tier up" are in the same class. If we liken cannabis to heroin and teach our children that, they try weed and say well hey, this isnt so bad, nothing like I was told, so the other stuff must be OK too. It is our refusal to teach children the differences between drugs and their potential for addiction and harm - ALONG WITH many other factors that are completely beyond anyone's control except the person who makes the decision to use that cause this. This story is tragic and my heart goes out to the family, I am sure your son was a magical person, who was stripped of his shine by a ruthless drug, my only attempt here is to shed light on the MJ reference, not to detract from the meaning or importance of this mother's message.
Marynary June 19, 2014 at 12:50 pm
Thumbs up on the removal of disruptive and offensive Tyler Durden postings.
Joey Joe June 19, 2014 at 01:15 pm
Agree @Marynary... There is no need for his/her trash talk on here or anywhere for that matter...
gregory l. mitchell June 19, 2014 at 02:51 pm
Perhaps this is a bit late in the game,Thurs.19th @ 1445 Hrs.IS the Commencement exercises to beRead More inside or outside tonight.This for James Caldwell H.S.,West Caldwell,NJ Respectfully,G.L.Mitchell-West Caldwell
Av June 16, 2014 at 09:53 pm
Tracy Morgan is a has been! Get over it !
Chuck Milani June 17, 2014 at 06:16 am
A news report on a news report? Do you guys need reporters over there?
Peter B Campbell June 17, 2014 at 07:25 am
Are you going to blame of this on Christie too? Mack Campbell
Everett B June 16, 2014 at 04:01 pm
When will the bridges and tunnels take credit cards and debit cards. Why are thy getting away withRead More cash only? Is it because of EzPass?
George Murphy June 17, 2014 at 02:26 am
EZ Pass is anti-worker. Better have exact change, too! 'Cause if you don't, the $50.00 tolls come inRead More your friendly mail service.
Phil Brooks June 18, 2014 at 10:31 am
George, How do figure EZPass to be anti-worker? It might be anti-tollkeeper. But, unlike the daysRead More of cash tolls, you have to have a service center. So, there are likely more people collecting tolls now than ever. You just don't see them because they're not in a booth.
anonymous June 17, 2014 at 01:25 am
This video will show you why we do what we do as well as why we are so proud of you for bringingRead More this problem into the light. Its off you tube but says alot ---- http://youtu.be/m30dOkvCnq0 Please hon watch it------We must speak up for those without a voice------anonymous
lizod June 17, 2014 at 07:03 am
Sadly our country doesn't prioritize the care of the most vulnerable. The only bright spot is thatRead More we have evolved as a society (somewhat) . Years ago, kids were institutionalized without therapies or any other intervention, leaving them never capable to actualize their potential.....It infuriates me that the state can rationalize the least restrictive environment for individuals who have never experienced an ounce of adult independence - My parents were told to institutionalize my brother in the 60's - they refused and with support and intense intervention he is doing well at 52.... our parents raised us to take care of each other and be each other's safety net in life - we (6 kids) promised our parents we would take care of him in his later years and never let him become a statistic...after reading this heart-breaking story it saddens me that we will have these kinds of tragedies , yet nothing will change.....
Jane Doe June 17, 2014 at 09:18 am
Closing Developmental Centers and moving the residents to poorly supervised group homes is wrong onRead More ALL levels. There aren't enough group homes to care for all these people and what happens to the others? They end up on the streets to fend for themselves. We have an autism epidemic in this country. All of these autistic children will one day be autistic adults. What then? What happens when their aging parents can no longer care for them? If there is a problem with Developmental Centers, then IMPROVE them. Make them state-of-the-art living facilities, staffed with professional caregivers and medical personnel. I don't understand what the problem is. Nursing homes aren't being closed and they provide care for those who need assisted living .... why is it wrong to provide "assisted living" to the mentally disabled? And I've seen some of these group homes. They can be a nightmare. I've visited Bancroft NeuroHealth in south Jersey. THEY should be the model for the care and residential living for the disabled. But transferring helpless people from the comfort of the the homes and care that they have known is heartless and stupid. Putting them into these half-arsed group homes is cruel. The only reason it's being implemented is because these poor souls can't speak up for themselves.
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