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Woodbury News

03/07/2018 06:20 PM
Have you seen this missing Woodbury teen?

He is described as black, 5 feet 7 inches tall, with a medium build and short, black hair. He was last seen wearing blue pajamas, a white T-shirt and black flip-flops.

02/26/2018 04:12 PM
Health cost outrage: The doctor wanted $1,575 up front for cataract surgery

For years, the 71-year-old Woodbury, N.J., resident struggled with poor vision before finally deciding she was ready for laser cataract surgery. The procedure, which is not covered by insurance, would cost $1,500 per eye, Cadwell said her doctor told her.

02/25/2018 07:03 PM
Woman killed after teacher falls asleep behind wheel, police say

A teacher at a school for children with special needs in Gloucester County has been charged with vehicular homicide after he allegedly struck and killed a woman after falling asleep behind the wheel. In a statement Sunday, Washington Township police said Nicholas Jahn, 34, was arrested Saturday afternoon on charges stemming from the death of Jawana Wilcox, who was killed earlier that morning.

02/21/2018 04:38 PM
Robber shot himself while pistol-whipping victim, cops say

Branden E. Wentz, 19, Doug Henderson, 24, Aleem Clark Jr., 18, and Brianna Jimenez, 18, were charged in connection with a robbery attempt in Woodbury on Tuesday night. Four South Jersey residents plotted to rob an acquaintance Tuesday night, but it all went wrong when one of the suspected bandits shot himself, authorities said.

02/14/2018 03:34 PM
Add South Jersey light rail to NJ Transit woes | Feedback

I enjoyed reading Larry Higgs' recent commentary about NJ Transit, in which the reporter -- who has covered the transit agency for 20 years --offered his view on the myriad of issues involved in its tough climb from being a "national disgrace," as Gov. Phil Murphy has described it. Higgs mentioned a proposed Passaic-Hudson-Bergen light rail line, an idea that was revived in 2015.