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  1. Norcross bucks Obama: N.J. Rep. sides with unions against president on free tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | NJ.com

    Rep. Donald Norcross, left, leaves Air Force One at Joint Base McGuire-Dix in Wrightstown with President Obama on Dec. 15. Norcross accompanied the president on the flight from Washington to New Jersey where Obama was welcoming troops home. WASHINGTON - U.S. Rep. Donald Norcross hasn't been in Washington that long, but he hasn't been shy about taking on fellow Democrat President Obama on issues pushed by organized labor.

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  2. First phase of 13-mile Kinkora rail trail project to link Mansfield, SpringfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The Jersey Journal

    The blue line shows the 3-mile stretch from Mansfield's Community Park to the intersection of Island and Columbus-Jobstown roads near Springfield's municipal complex and park MANSFIELD - A 13-mile recreational trail that would run along old railroad tracks in Burlington County is one step closer to becoming a reality. The Kinkora rail trail project, which has been in the works since 2004, would link the Delaware River in Mansfield with the Rancocas Greenway in Pemberton, passing through Springfield and Wrightstown.

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  3. Duo accused of duct-taping, beating 64-year-old man during home invasion, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | The Gloucester County Times

    ... last Sunday, the Burlington County Times reported . Urie Ridgeway, 45, of Mount Laurel and Willie Hyman, 50, of Wrightstown were arrested after police pursued numerous leads from the public following the release of composite sketches of the alleged ...

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  4. Police Arrest Burlington County Home Invasion SuspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | MyFoxPhilly

    Officers arrested Urie Ridgeway, 44, of Mt Laurel and Willie Hyman, 50, of Wrightstown following the release of their composite sketches. Police say a 64-year-old victim was tied up and beaten during the incident Wednesday night at his home on Chief Massosoit Road in Medford Township, New Jersey.

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  5. Former Rutgers University patrol horse stabled in Wrightstown wins personality awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    For 22 years, Lord Nelson carried the Scarlet Knight mascot across Rutgers University's football field and helped officers perform their duties as the school's mounted patrol horse. After the 42-year-old American Quarter horse retired in 2000, he took on a new role with the school's Equine Science Center in 2010, becoming the subject of the an interactive youth component of the center's website.

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  6. WawaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | CSP

    ... N.J. (February 16, March 6), Gloucester N.J. (February 23, March 13), Winslow, N.J. (March 2, March 20) and Wrightstown, N.J. (March 9, March 27) The Wawa, Pa.-based retailer has more than 680 convenience stores (more than 400 offering gasoline), ...

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  7. Christie, Obama take steps toward addressing heroin and opioid crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    President Barack Obama, center right, greets Gov. Chris Christie, center left, at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, in Wrightstown in December. Both Christie and Obama took steps to address the heroin and opioid crisis today.

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  8. Obama call for military base closings could threaten N.J.'s McGuire-Dix-LakehurstRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    ... alternative options to reduce this wasteful spending." The 2005 round of base closings consolidated the three Wrightstown-area facilities into one joint base, the only tri-service military facility in the U.S. In 1993, however, the Pentagon proposed ...

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  9. N.J. congressman leading effort to stop new round of military base closingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    ... under what is known as Base Realignment and Closure, or BRAC, led to the creation of the joint base in Wrightstown, the only tri-service military facility in the U.S. More than a decade earlier, in 1993, the Pentagon had proposed reducing operations ...

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  10. Economic injustices, N.J. church preservation funding, public safety: LettersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    President Barack Obama speaks during his visit to McGuire Air Force Base where he spoke about military personnel and families while at the base in Wrightstown in December 2014. (Ed Murray In your "Robin Hood plan is overdue" editorial on Jan. 20 you ask, "What exactly is the conservative answer to the growing economic injustice in this country?" My response is to reverse economic stagnation and flat wage growth by attacking with a vengeance the agent that caused it: the government.

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  11. Russell F. Howland Jr. Of Manasquan Dies At 47Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... Manasquan. Burial will be at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 28 at the Brig. Gen. William C. Doyle Veterans Cemetery, Wrightstown. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Wounded Warrior Project , PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675 or Associated Humane ...

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  12. Thomas Patrick McGarry Of Belmar DiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... lmar NJ. Committal will be held privately at the Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery , Wrightstown NJ. For directions or to send condolences to the family , please visit reillybonnerfuneralhome.com

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  13. Criss Angel delights fans during Bethlehem appearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | NJ.com

    Nearly 100 fans braved the cold January air Monday to catch a glimpse of illusionist Criss Angel during a meet-and-greet at Billy's Downtown Diner in Bethlehem . Some traveled as far away as Westminster, Maryland, and Wrightstown in Burlington County, New Jersey.

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  14. Area family 2nd in fitness eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2015 | Journalgazette.net

    ... the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. The Minicks finished second behind the family of Heather and Scott Blair of Wrightstown, New Jersey. The family, with children Paige, 9, and Braxton, 11, finished two points ahead of them, Angela Minick said. For ...

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  15. Letter: Caring community makes holidays special for othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    At Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in Wrightstown, at an Operation Homefront Back-to-School Brigade event, Richard St Pierre, right, helps his daughter try on a backpack near his wife Mareva and their other daughter. St Pierre works for the NJ Army National Guard in Lawrence.

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  16. N.J. House rookie Democrats Norcross and Watson Colemen get spots on key security...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    Rep. Donald Norcross, left, leaves Air Force One at Joint Base McGuire-Dix in Wrightstown with President Obama on Dec. 15. Norcross has been recommended for a seat on the House Armed Services Committee, putting him in a position try to protect the base from government spending cuts. WASHINGTON - Rep. Donald Norcross would serve on the House Armed Services Committee and Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman would become a member of the House Homeland Security Committee panels under recommendations announced today by House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi.

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  17. State Police Seek Missing Burlington County Teen With Relatives in Mercer CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... pajama pants, a black shirt, and a pink robe at the time of her disappearance. She has relatives Trenton and Wrightstown, and goes by the nickname Kayla. Anyone with information that can assist in helping safely locate Kahlajah (Kayla) M. Parker is ...

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  18. US off war footing at year's end, but wars go onRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... photo, President Barack Obama speaks to military members and families at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, in Wrightstown, N.J. America is to come off war footing at year's end, but combat lingers in Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria. Photo: Mel Evans, AP ...

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  19. An Unsung HeroRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | CNN

    ... We joked about the the school she taught at, we called it Little House on the Prairie. The school is located in Wrightstown NJ, next to the Fort Dix Military Base. There was one class per grade and the school included Pre Kindergarten through Eighth ...

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  20. ObituariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | Times Herald-Record

    Charles Orin Hulse, a lifelong resident of Port Jervis, and currently living in Wrightstown, N.J., passed away Dec. 21, 2014 at home.

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