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No Injuries When Boat Overturns in Point Pleasant …

UPDATE: OCC Closing Mon. and Tues.

Monmouth U., Brookdale and Georgian Court also closed

Due to weather conditions, Ocean County College in Toms River is closed Monday and Tuesday.

Also, Georgian Court University, in Lakewood, and Brookdale Community College, in Middletown, will be closed on Monday and Tuesday.

"If possible, residents should vacate on Sunday," Georgian Court states on its website.

Monmouth University is also closed Monday and Tuesday.

Ocean County College officials said they will decide tomorrow whether to close.

The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey and Atlantic Cape Community College are closed Sunday, Monday and Tuesday.

Rowan University, and Rider University are also closing Monday and Tuesday. An open house at Rider on Sunday is canceled.

Rutgers University is still open; its website does not indicate if closures are planned next week.

Princeton University's website does not indicate whether any closures are planned, but it does say: "Most students are away from campus for fall recess, which runs from Oct. 27 to Nov. 4."

Mrs. G. October 27, 2012 at 08:35 PM
And, the public schools aren't closed ...because?
Denise Di Stephan October 27, 2012 at 09:06 PM
This story is appearing on multiple Patch sites, so I do not know where you live, "Mrs. G." I wrote this story and I cover Point Pleasant Borough and Point Pleasant Beach. In those towns, no decision has been made at this point to close those schools, but school officials are closely monitoring Sandy and could still make that decision if they feel it's warranted. If you are inquiring about a different district, please feel free to email me at denise.distephan@patch.com and I can direct you to the correct editor. Thank you.
Ken October 27, 2012 at 10:51 PM
Any word yet on Ocean County College?
Emmy October 27, 2012 at 11:06 PM
Montclair State University is still open and Monmouth University made a decision to close for Monday and Tuesday. The President of MU made the decision on Friday.
Adam Hochron October 27, 2012 at 11:42 PM
I called them earlier today. They're having a meeting at noon tomorrow and will make a decision then. We'll keep you posted when that happens.

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