Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Local counting sheep said good morning and good bye to Monmouth County residents before hopping a train to their vacation destination.
Commuters were greeted at the Aberdeen-Matawan Train Station Wednesday morning by friends they normally only meet in the bedroom. Two Monmouth County counting sheep spent the early morning hours waving and announcing their retirement while employees from Bayshore Community Hospital passed out flyers announcing the opening of a new Center for Sleep Medicine, a service of Meridian Neuroscience. The new Center for Sleep Medicine at Bayshore Community Hospital is located at 678 North Beers Street, Holmdel, across the street from the hospital's main building. The following is a press release from Bayshore Community Hospital: According to a recent Gallup Poll, more than one-third of the population has trouble sleeping. The effects of sleep …
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
NJ TRANSIT today released the identity of the man struck by a train on Saturday, Jan. 12.
Authorities have identified 41-year-old Miquel O'Neill of Keyport as the man who was struck and killed by a train near the Aberdeen-Matawan Train Station at about 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, according to NJ Transit Spokeswoman Nancy Snyder. The initial investigation showed that O'Neill went around the crossing gates on Atlantic Avenue as North Jersey Coast Line train 7277, en route to Long Branch, entered the station, according to NJ Transit. O'Neill was transported to Jersey Shore University Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries overnight. The cause of the incident remains under investigation, Snyder said.
Sunday, January 13, 2013
He was transported to the hospital after the incident
A man was struck by a train near the Aberdeen-Matawan Train Station at about 10:30 Saturday night, according to NJ TRANSIT Spokeswoman Courtney Carroll. The initial investigation shows the man went around the crossing gates on Atlantic Avenue as North Jersey Coast Line train 7277, en route to Long Branch, entered the station, Carroll said. The adult victim was transported to Jersey Shore University Medical Center, according to Carroll. He succumbed to his injuries overnight. Information on the identity of the victim was not yet available. Patch will update this article as more information becomes available.