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13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build 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.
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.
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.
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.
Oakland Mayor Visits Barnstable Academy

Oakland Mayor Visits Barnstable Academy

Mayor Linda Schwager interacted with administrators and students as well as went on a guided tour of the school conducted by two students.
Fever Pitch Event Promotes Harmony Between Businesses, Community

Fever Pitch Event Promotes Harmony Between Businesses, Community

The Oakland Community of Commerce and the Oakland Public Events Committee brought together the community with area businesses with music, snacks and treats.
'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.
UPDATE: Slow Down, Or Else! Sign Showing Gun Used to Deter Speeders

UPDATE: Slow Down, Or Else! Sign Showing Gun Used to Deter Speeders

Tell us what you think by following the link and voting in the poll
Prosecutor: 2 Oakland Residents Arrested in '2014 Heroin Initiative' Sweep

Prosecutor: 2 Oakland Residents Arrested in '2014 Heroin Initiative' Sweep

Multi-jurisdictional task force announced 325 heroin-related arrests in and around North Jersey.
Oakland Voters Approve School Budget

Oakland Voters Approve School Budget

Budget calls for an average tax increase of $98.
Should New Jersey Legalize Pot?

Should New Jersey Legalize Pot?

With the economic benefits of legalized marijuana working for Colorado, is your state the next in line?
VIDEO: Behind the Scenes of Disney's 'Bears'

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes of Disney's 'Bears'

The film hopes to inspire viewers to experience national parks.
10 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day All Year

10 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day All Year

Earth Day is this Tuesday, April 22. Here's some ways you can help the earth any day.
See 'Bears' Opening Week and Help the National Park Foundation

See 'Bears' Opening Week and Help the National Park Foundation

Disneynature will make a donation to the National Park Foundation for each ticket sold during opening week.
Disney's Bears: Funny, Fascinating and Rated G

Disney's Bears: Funny, Fascinating and Rated G

"Bears," in theaters April 18, combines beautiful footage with a style and story accessible to children, making it a success for the whole family.
'Heaven is for Real' in Theaters Now

'Heaven is for Real' in Theaters Now

Get ready to see the real-life story about a boy who says he went to Heaven. Sponsored by Sony.
National Bike Month Rolls into Town

National Bike Month Rolls into Town

Pump up your tires and lube your chain - time to spin away those polar vortex pounds.