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A Note to Our Readers about Changes on Patch

A Note to Our Readers about Changes on Patch

What's new at Patch, and what's coming.

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11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

The movie, in stores July 22, is about a real-life boy who says he went to Heaven and met Jesus during surgery. We spoke with the family behind the film about how it can help start a discuss
24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

Cinema Siren says: Spectacular Simians should make Dawn the brightest of summer blockbusters.
Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Traffic Delays From Middlesex Through Monmouth Counties

Traffic Delays From Middlesex Through Monmouth Counties

Traffic delays marred the beach trips for thousands from Middlesex County, through Monmouth County and into Ocean County on Sunday.
Cops: 4-Year-Old Middlesex County N.J. Girl Mauled By Pit Bulls

Cops: 4-Year-Old Middlesex County N.J. Girl Mauled By Pit Bulls

The child, whose identity is being withheld, was taken to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital where she is being treated for injuries suffered in the attack, police said.
UPDATE: East Brunswick Residents Conserving Water After Water Main Break

UPDATE: East Brunswick Residents Conserving Water After Water Main Break

Ryders Lane was closed Thursday from Tices Lane to Route 1in both directions.
South Brunswick Crash Seriously Injures Mercer County Man

South Brunswick Crash Seriously Injures Mercer County Man

The crash forced both vehicles off the roadway and onto the lawn of the Coaster Corporation.
20 New Jersey Towns With Most Reported Alcoholism

20 New Jersey Towns With Most Reported Alcoholism

Independence Day also has become the deadliest holiday weekend for alcohol-related traffic crashes - even ahead of New Year's Day.
Central Jersey Teacher Hears Plea, 'Save My Brother;' Rescues Two Off LBI

Central Jersey Teacher Hears Plea, 'Save My Brother;' Rescues Two Off LBI

Chris Moffitt went to the first boy who said he was okay but said, "Please save my brother."
Rest Michael, My Son

Rest Michael, My Son

An Ocean County mother describes the troubles she had with her son's heroin addiction. Michael Capone died earlier this week.
'How to Train Your Dragon 2': Review and Director Interview

'How to Train Your Dragon 2': Review and Director Interview

Cinema Siren gives it 5 stars, saying it's fierier than the first, with twice the dragons.
56 Towns In New Jersey With Homicides

56 Towns In New Jersey With Homicides

We looked at the towns with the highest totals of homicides in 2012 and 2013 combined, as provided by the State Police's Uniform Crime Report. Our list only looked at towns with multiple hom
NJ Fights Addiction: 45 Towns With Heroin And Opiate Abuse

NJ Fights Addiction: 45 Towns With Heroin And Opiate Abuse

The state has launched a statewide awareness campaign targeting the epidemic of heroin and opiate abuse in New Jersey. We revisit our report from earlier in the year that looks at the towns
Should Your State Legalize Pot?

Should Your State Legalize Pot?

With the economical benefits of legalized marijuana working for Colorado, is your state the next in line?