“I told the kids, ‘This marks the day that our lives change forever,’” Max Malick said. “I really believe that.” Buy Photo Max Malick of Barnegat is struggling to support his three children and find housing despite the fact that he works full time earning $11 an hour. Barnegat, NJ Saturday, December 10, 2016. @dhoodhood […]

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With no access to government-issued ID, Tom Brown had little chance to get off the streets. This should be fixable. Buy Photo Thomas Brown spent years living on the beach in Asbury Park. Shown here fiancee Theresa Richards, Brown has a simple idea that could help those trying to get off the streets.(Photo: Doug Hood)Buy […]

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As the weather becomes colder, many families in South Jersey struggle to find food and warmth to survive the chills of winter, but the non-profit organization ‘Haven/Beat The Streets’ hopes to help those in need in their 2nd Annual Winter Relief Event on November 17.  Haven/Beat The Streets Coat Giveaway. (Courtesy of Paul Hulse, Haven/Beat […]

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Atlantic City, New Jersey People experiencing homelessness are given citations for drunkenness and aggressive panhandling but are not usually incarcerated. Sweeps are conducted a few times a week, but officers are careful not to harass homeless people, according to Bill Southrey of Haven/Beat The Street Inc.. These sweeps usually occur around the Boardwalk, Pacific Avenue, […]

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ABSECON – A man who spent the past four decades by seemingly giving all he had to those with nothing to offer in return has been named this year’s recipient of the Absecon Republican Club’s Citizen of the Year. Former Atlantic City Rescue Mission CEO Bill Southrey will be honored as the 2015 Citizen of […]

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As an annual county by county survey gets underway today to try and determine the exact number of homeless in New Jersey, advocates continue seeking permanent shelters, especially during the harsh winter months. Frank Bauer, Paul Hulse and Bill Southrey/photo by Tom Mongelli, TSM News. Members of Haven Beat the Street, a faith-based nonprofit in […]

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As authorities look at more avenues to combat the heroin crisis in Ocean County and New Jersey, a warning has come from federal authorities that the purity level of the drug coming into the state has risen by 12 percent in the last three years. An advisory issued by the Drug Enforcement Administration last week […]

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Posted: Saturday, April 25, 2015 8:15 pm Ocean County homeless find shelter in the woods By STEPHANIE LODER Staff Writer The Press of Atlantic City Penniless to pay rent, Marianne Dunnkosky and her daughter again packed their belongings and left the Route 9 motel they called home in Ocean County They had moved in and […]

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… is the mandate of the Gospel. Have you ever thought about this? The nation of Israel was homeless for 40 years. Jesus was born into the state of homelessness. His birthplace was a stable. Throughout Jesus Christ’s Ministry, he remained homeless with no place to lay his head. He relied upon the kindness of […]

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