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The Asbury Park Press NJ

Asbury Park, NJ, United States

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Past articles by Russ:

NJ weather: Unseasonable blast of warm air won't last

Temperatures could surpass 80 degrees this afternoon, but New Jersey will be back in the 30s by midweek. → Read More

NJ forest fires in peak season, but here's why we're about to catch a break

Since a forest fire chewed through 18 square miles of the Pinelands last weekend, New Jersey has continued to be at an elevated risk of fire danger. → Read More

NJ forest fire: Fire was started by people, but was it a crime?

The forest fire that ripped through more than 16 square miles of the Pinelands over the weekend was caused by human activity. → Read More

NJ forest fire: Wildfire smoke no longer a danger to sensitive groups

The 10,000-acre wildfire that mysteriously ignited in Penn State Forest sometime early Saturday afternoon is not negatively impacting the air quality in New Jersey today. → Read More

On Fox News, student accuses Holmdel of bias against Trump; school says it OK'd White House visit

Boris Kizenko, 16, was invited to the White House after claiming discrimination by Holmdel schools because of his admiration of President Trump. → Read More

NJ weather: Nor'easter to bring rain, flooding and damaging winds starting today

A nor'easter is set to bring heavy rain and tidal flooding to New Jersey, according to the forecast from the National Weather Service. → Read More

Lakewood shooting: Police need your help

Six gunshots were fired outside of a party on Clifton Avenue in the early hours of Saturday, according to the Lakewood Police Department. → Read More

Barnegat fire: Two firefighters hurt during blaze at apartment complex

The two-alarm fire at the Atlantic Heights Apartments was called in sometime before 1 p.m. Sunday and knocked down within an hour. → Read More

NJ minimum wage hike: Will Middletown, others raise property taxes?

Local officials are grumbling that the new minimum wage law are forcing towns to choose between raising property taxes or trimming back services. → Read More

NJ weather: A quick shot of snow today as bitter cold snap ends

Temperatures will warm into the high 30s later today in New Jersey, but snow is in the latest forecast from the National Weather Service. → Read More

Water near Joint Base and Earle polluted by possible carcinogen: report

Military bases used a firefighting foam rife with PFAS chemicals for decades after being warned of the risks. → Read More

NJ weather: Winter storms take over this weekend

This morning's round of snow is the first of three winter weather episodes expected in New Jersey this weekend. → Read More

Pinelands pipeline in doubt after B.L. England owner quits natural gas plan

The owners of the B.L. England power plant have abandoned plans to draw fuel from a proposed Pinelands pipeline. → Read More

NJ weather: Snow tonight, weekend storms could bring more

Much of New Jersey will be greeted by a thin layer of snow on Friday morning, an early start for a weekend set to be ruled by winter weather. → Read More

NJ weather: More snow arrives Wednesday night

A light blanket of snow is expected for the northern half of New Jersey. → Read More

NJ weather: Why these winter storms have been so hard to predict

Winter storms in New Jersey this season have settled into a familiar pattern of unpredictability. → Read More

NJ weather: How much snow to expect today

All of New Jersey is under a winter weather advisory, signifying the hazardous travel conditions that are anticipated statewide this afternoon and early evening. → Read More

NJ weather: How much snow to expect Wednesday

Here's much snow, ice and rain to expect around New Jersey, according to projections from the National Weather Service. → Read More

NJ weather: Snow, ice and rain all in Wednesday's forecast

The entire state of New Jersey should anticipate some effects from this storm, the precipitation from the system will be varied. → Read More

NJ weather: Snow, wintry mix in the forecast for Wednesday

Another mixed bag of snow, ice and rain is anticipated to spread over New Jersey on Wednesday. → Read More