Drug Possession Near Middle School, 'Rainbow Loom' Craze Tops Matawan-Aberdeen News

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Matawan Council Authorizes Inspection of Lake Matawan Dam

Lake Matawan Dam will have its yearly visual inspection inspection this month. The inspection, which will conducted by T&M Associates for a cost of $5,000, will be completed in order to submit a report on the condition of dams for potential state grant money. Continue reading -->

Matawan Regional HS's Student Performance Gets High Marks in New Report

Matawan Regional High School's above average scores and student growth has earned it high marks in a new report. Inside Jersey, a magazine produced by the Star Ledger, used a "proprietary formula" to chart trends in student achievement over the past four years. Continue reading -->

Man Accused of Drug Possession, Distribution Near Matawan Aberdeen Middle School

A Morganville man was indicted by a Monmouth County grand jury Wednesday on charges he allegedly intended to sell prescription medication within 1,000 feet of Matawan Aberdeen Middle School. Continue reading -->

'Rainbow Loom' Craze Brings Good Fortune to Local Toy Stores

They say its the hottest craze since Beanie Babies. Bigger than WebKinz. Stretching way beyond Silly Bandz. "Rainbow Loom" is a hands-on bracelet craft kit currently selling like gangbusters in toy stores in Aberdeen, Red Bank and Fair Haven. Continue reading -->

NJ Transit Could Have Prevented Millions in Sandy Damage, Records Show

NJ Transit has released documents indicating that millions of dollars worth of equipment damage could have been prevented if officials had adhered to a storm plan developed a few months before Hurricane Sandy swallowed a third of the agency's train fleet, according to The Bergen Record. Continue reading -->


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