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Lakewood patient doesn’t have Ebola, state says

A patient who was taken overnight to a local hospital because of Ebola-like symptoms has a conventional travel-related illness, not the deadly virus, a spokeswoman for the N.J. Department of Health said. While the patient had recently traveled to Africa, “this person had not even traveled to an Ebola-affected country,” said Donna Leusner, the spokeswoman. Nor… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: July 8th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Ebola, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Lakewood patient doesn’t have Ebola, state says

Possible Ebola case being investigated in Lakewood, reports say

 Update:  New Jersey officials say the patient has a travel related disease which is not Ebola.

LAKEWOOD – A person who recently returned from Africa has been hospitalized with Ebola-like symptoms, according to multiple reports. State and local police responded overnight, Tuesday into Wednesday, to what was classified as a “hazmat situation” in the area of Squankum Road and East Kennedy Boulevard, NBC reported. Sources told The Lakewood Scoop that the patient,… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: July 8th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Ebola, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Possible Ebola case being investigated in Lakewood, reports say

Woman apparently froze to death outside Lakewood home

assetContent (46)LAKEWOOD — A township woman found dead outside her Davids Court home Sunday morning appeared to have frozen to death, a law enforcement source told NJ Advance Media. Olivia Benito, 66, was found face down and partially covered in snow, according to law enforcement who were at the scene. An investigator who asked not to be… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: February 16th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: New Jersey, News | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Woman apparently froze to death outside Lakewood home

NJ town mourns loss of religion student found dead in Jerusalem Forest

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Posted: August 29th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: News | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on NJ town mourns loss of religion student found dead in Jerusalem Forest

Senator Rand Paul Attending Fundraiser in Lakewood on Monday

Sen Rand Paul Official photo

Sen Rand Paul
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Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, a potential GOP candidate for president in 2016, is fundraising in the heart of Christie country on Monday.

Yeshiva World News is reporting that Paul will be attending a fundraiser at the Lakewood home of Dr. Richard Roberts.

Roberts recently sold his generic drug company, Specialty Pharma, for $800 million.

Posted: June 9th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Rand Paul | Tags: , , | 3 Comments »