A good run

Brick Township Bulletin’s top 10 stories of all time BY PATRICIA A. MILLER Staff Writer The Brick Township Bulletin debuted on Nov. 6, 2002. It was chock-full of news, full-page ads, classified and car ads, a testimony to the more vibrant economy back in 2002. It will close on Jan. 28, 2010, the victim of …

To our readers

Due to economic pressures we are all experiencing, Greater Media Newspapers has made the difficult business decision to discontinue publishing the Brick Township Bulletin. While we regret that you will no longer be able to receive this newspaper, we will continue to provide the latest news and information that affects central New Jersey at www.gmnews.com. …

Brick Little League welcomes former Brick National player & parents

BY PATRICIA A. MILLER Staff Writer Children who belonged to the now-defunct Brick National Little League will still have a chance to play baseball this season, a Brick Little League official said. “A lot of Brick National kids signed and paid already, so there really isn’t anything for them,” Brick Little League president Rich Soldo …

Local nurse, student among earthquake survivors

Riverview nurse: ‘I’m not a hero’ BY KIMBERLY STEINBERG Staff Writer The impact of the devastating Haitian earthquake has affected many area residents, including two locals who survived the temblor, as well as those who are responding with an outpouring of support for the earthquake victims. Left: Lindsay Doran (front row, second from left) pictured …

Much-loved vet ‘feels fantastic,’ hopes to return to practice

Friends, colleagues and clients rally to help Eric Hudson and his family after brain cancer diagnosis BY PATRICIA A. MILLER Staff Writer For more than 15 years, Dr. Eric Hudson and his wife, Christina, have faithfully tended to sick and injured animals at their family business, Cedars Veterinary Hospital. Popular Brick veterinarian Dr. Eric Hudson …

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Brick Township High School’s Nick Essington competes in the 200-yard freestyle at the Ocean County swimming championships at the Ocean County YMCA in Toms River on Jan. 9. CHRIS KELLY staff

Poor economy, residents’ input kill school-repairs vote this year

School officials concentrating instead on April 20 solar energy referendum BY PATRICIA A. MILLER Staff Writer The Brick Township Board of Education has abandoned plans for a fullscale referendum this year and will instead concentrate on an energy-savings measure. School officials had originally intended to move forward with a revised school repair referendum in March. …

DEP wants cooling towers at Oyster Creek to protect bay

BY PATRICIA A. MILLER Staff Writer The state Department of Environmental Protection’s new draft water discharge permit for the Oyster Creek nuclear plant calls for the plant’s owners to build cooling towers, a proposal a company official said will put the plant out of business. “On several occasions, the NJDEP considered and rejected this kind …