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The nation’s oldest operating nuclear power plant is once again working at full power.

oyster creek.jpgThe Oyster Creek nuclear power plant in Lacey TownshipStar-Ledger file photo 

LACEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — The nation’s oldest operating nuclear power plant is once again working at full power.

The Oyster Creek plant in Lacey Township resumed normal operations Saturday. That came nearly a week after it went offline after an electrical issue occurred in a system that regulates steam used to turn the plant’s turbines.

After repairs were completed, technicians inspected and tested the electrical system before returning the unit to service.

Oyster Creek is located about 60 miles east of Philadelphia. It generates enough electricity to power 600,000 homes, or roughly all the homes in Monmouth an

Calling marijuana the gateway to other drugs, Gov. Chris Christie said allowing the recreational use of marijuana contradicts drug treatment efforts and does not generate the level of taxes legalization proponents contend

An Ocean County man accused of using modified vehicles to siphon fuel from gas stations is facing additional charges stemming from an incident late last year in Berlin Township, police said.

Robert Bailey III, 47,…

Oyster Creek plant is scheduled to shut down permanently in 2019

LACEY TOWNSHIP — The nation’s oldest nuclear power plant has shut down temporarily after an electrical issue occurred in a system that controls…

An 18-year-old man was hospitalized after he fell off the hood of a car that his friend was driving in a parking lot early Sunday morning, Stafford police said.

An 18-year-old man was flown to the hospital after f…

When Teresa Butler tried to pull into a parking space, she could not see Jane Masick, who was crossing in front of the car, Officer Justin Pascale said.

A woman was hit by a car when the driver’s view became bloc…

Two arrested, charged with prostitution in Barnegat

Two women were arrested on prostitution charges in Barnegat this month, police said.

Back when it was founded and construction was still underway on its Galloway Township campus, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey had its first fall semester in 1971 at the Mayflower Hotel in Atlantic City.

The cause of the Saturday explosion in Seaside Heights that left one person hospitalized was related to a natural gas leak from inside the residence, authorities said.

SEASIDE HEIGHTS – The cause of the Saturday e…

An explosion significantly damaged a Sumner Avenue home in Seaside Heights on Saturday morning, authorities said

SEASIDE HEIGHTS – Micah Landolfi was sitting in his bedroom with his dog on Saturday morning when an …

Woman, 26, was upstairs in two-story building when explosion occurred.

A house at 223 Sumner Avenue in Seaside Heights exploded Saturday morning. Google Maps 
UPDATE: Explosion was ‘like a dump truck slam…

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