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SANDY HOOK: RED BANK MAN’S BODY FOUND

just_in1The body of a swimmer who went missing off Sandy Hook at dusk Wednesday was found by a fisherman early Friday, according to a news report.

The victim was positively identified as 25-year-old Andros Vega-Pena of Red Bank, according to National Park Service spokeswoman Daphne Yun.

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SANDY HOOK: CREWS SEARCH FOR SWIMMER

sandy hook 070415 3Sandy Hook as seen from the Azzolina Bridge footbridge last month. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge)

just_in1Searchers resumed their hunt Thursday morning for a swimmer who went missing off Sandy Hook at dusk Wednesday, a National Park Service spokeswoman tells redbankgreen.

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LITTLE SILVER: RBR WORKER WAS ’80 ALUM

rbr 090414 3James King had worked at the school for more than 30 years. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge)

Red Bank Regional officials identified the employee who died after a medical issue on campus Thursday as a maintenance worker who was also a graduate of the Little Silver school.

In a statement issued Saturday, the deceased was identified as James King, a Neptune resident a member of the class of 1980.

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LITTLE SILVER: RBR WORKER DIES

rbr 090414After-school activities were canceled on the first day of school following the death of a worker. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge)

By JOHN T. WARD

The death of a school employee after a medical issue suffered on campus at Red Bank Regional High led to the cancellation of student activities Thursday, the first day of the new school year.

School officials declined to identify the employee, pending notification of family members.

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SANDY HOOK: TEEN DROWNS IN OCEAN

sandy hook 061712Sandy Hook as seen from the Azzolina Bridge in 2012. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge)

A Middlesex County teenager died hours after being pulled unresponsive from the Atlantic Ocean at Sandy Hook Tuesday evening, NJ.com reports.

Sarmad Rizvi, 17, of South Plainfield, “disappeared into the ocean” while swimming with family and friends off an unguarded beach between areas C and D,  the news site reported.

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MIDDLETOWN MAN AND SON KILLED IN CRASH


Police closed down Galloping Hill at Van Schoick roads after the accident, which occurred shortly after 10 a.m.

A two-car accident near the Middletown-Holmdel border claimed the lives of a Middletown man and his six-year-old son Sunday morning, according to media reports.

George DiCostanzo, 38, was pronounced dead on the scene of the crash, which occurred shortly after 10 a.m., according to a report by NJ.com, the news site of the Star-Ledger.

DiCostanzo’s son, Christopher, was pronounced dead at 11:27 a.m. at Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank.

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FERNANDES FUNERAL SLATED FOR SATURDAY

Above, former Mayor Maria Fernandes, seen being interviewed by a TV news crew in 2008. Below, bunting blows in the breeze at Sea Bright’s borough hall Monday in her honor. (Click to enlarge)

Details of the funeral for the late Maria Fernandes, the former Sea Bright mayor, were announced Monday in the SeaBreeze, the borough newsletter.

Dear SeaBreeze Subscribers,

For those of you who have not heard the news, with regret, we report that Honorable Maria Fernandes passed away yesterday morning.

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