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Team Shamrock getting ready to break ground for local vet’s ‘smart home’

Team Shamrock, which was founded to honor Don Robertson, Jr., who was killed on 9/11, is preparing to break ground on a “smart home” for Belmar, NJ veteran Scott Nokes, who lost both legs and his sight from his service in Afghanistan.

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Sacred Heart University denies wrongdoing in pancake-eating contest death

Sacred Heart University has denied any wrongdoing in the 2017 choking death of Caitlin Nelson in a school pancake-eating contest, and blames Nelson herself. Nelson’s father was PAPD Officer James Nelson, who was killed in the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

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Charity hockey game held to build playground to honor Caitlin Nelson

The Port Authority Police Department hockey team played the Jersey United Firefighter Hockey Club to raise funds to build a playground honoring Caitlin Nelson, who died after choking during Sacred Heart University’s charity pancake-eating contest in 2017. Caitlin’s father, James Nelson was an officer with the Port Authority Police Department who was killed in the line […]

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