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Homeless man in Lakewood 'tent city' burned in fire - The Star-Ledger - NJ.com
by Judy Peet/The Star-Ledger LAKEWOOD -- A 45-year-old homeless man camped out in Lakewood was burned early this morning after he accidentally kicked over a butane heater in his tent and started a fire, police said. The small encampment was the same...
Baseball: Lakewood Gives Millikan First League Defeat - Long Beach Post Sports
All season long, the Lakewood Lancers have not been able to catch a break—one bad inning, blown leads, a critical error…all of these things contributed to an up-and-down season that saw the near-unanimous pick for first place in league coming into...
Lakewood High graduate Joe Trela finishes baseball career at Hiram ... - The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com
LAKEWOOD Center fielder Joe Trela went two for three in the finale of a Senior Day doubleheader to finish his Hiram College career with a .300 batting average. Trela, a 2005 Lakewood graduate, finished at exactly .300 in the last of his 124 career...
Lakewood High to host Division I baseball district games May 19-21 - The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com
The Division I Lakewood baseball district finds St. Ignatius as the top seed while defending state champion St. Edward is second seed but going in another direction. The Wildcats drew a first round bye for their reward and play host at 4:30 pm Friday...
Lakewood High baseball grabs 12-2 tourney win over Cleveland Rhodes - Sun News - cleveland.com
Lakewood -- Lakewood High senior Kevin Rolli drove home three runs with three doubles and Ranger junior Alex Rerko scored there times to lead the hosts to a 12-2 win over visiting Cleveland Rhodes in a Division I sectional baseball game Thursday...
Intimidators score late 4-1 win over Lakewood - OurSports Central (press release)
KANNAPOLIS, NC - The Intimidators bounced back from a tough road trip, rallying for a 4-1 victory over Lakewood at Fieldcrest Cannon Stadium on Thursday night. Harold Garcia's eighth-inning error opened the floodgates, as Kannapolis scored three runs...
Softball: Lakewood advances - The Newark Advocate
Lakewood's softball team scored 2 runs in the third and fourth on Thursday to advance to a Division III district semifinalwioth a 4-0 victory against East Knox. Brooke Gault and Caitlin Houk both had 2-run doubles, and Houk had 2 hits....
Lakewood High wins NOC division tennis crown, Alex Mihas is MVP - Sun News - cleveland.com
LAKEWOOD The Lakewood High tennis team won the NOC Lake Division Conference Tournament to clinch the overall league championship Saturday at Medina High School. The Rangers battled high winds and stiff competition from Brush and came away with the...
CIF Tennis Update: Wilson And Lakewood Advance, Still Waiting On ... - Long Beach Post Sports
Lakewood easily defeated Highland at home, and will play the winner of Chaparral and Redlands East Valley. Poly was heavily favored to beat Los Osos and play the winner of Quartz Hill/Temecula Valley, but we can't find a score!...
Lakewood Ranch High school prank ends in 3 arrests - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
LAKEWOOD RANCH - Two juveniles and an 18-year-old man were arrested on felony charges after a senior class prank that involved breaking into Lakewood Ranch High School and hanging a handmade sign, according to a Manatee County sheriff's report....

Lakewood Township, New Jersey

Census Bureau map of Lakewood Township, New Jersey

Lakewood Township is a township in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the township had a total population of 60,352.

Lakewood was incorporated as a township by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 23, 1892, from portions of Brick Township. Portions of Howell Township in Monmouth County were annexed to Lakewood Township in 1929.

Lakewood is one of the hubs of Orthodox Judaism and is home to one of the largest yeshivas in the world. The large Orthodox population, comprising nearly half of the township's population, wields considerable political clout in Lakewood Township, commanding a bloc of about 10,000 votes.

Lakewood CDP (2000 Census population of 36,065), Leisure Village (1,785) and Leisure Village East (1,594) are census-designated places and unincorporated areas located within Lakewood Township.

Lakewood was known as one of the New York City region's winter resorts at the turn of the 1900s. This was due to a pocket of climate that was believed to be 3 to 5 degrees warmer than the City. Its Lake Carasaljo and surrounding pine trees made for a picturesque holiday. The Rockefeller family had an estate which has been turned into Ocean County Park. The Jay Gould Estate is now Georgian Court University. Parts of The Amityville Horror were filmed there.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 25.1 square miles (65.1 km²), of which, 24.8 square miles (64.3 km²) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.8 km²) of it (1.19%) is water.

As of the census of 2000, there were 60,352 people, 19,876 households, and 13,356 families residing in the township. The population density was 2,431.8 people per square mile (938.8/km²). There were 21,214 housing units at an average density of 854.8/sq mi (330.0/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 78.77% White, 12.05% African American, 0.17% Native American, 1.39% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 4.61% from other races, and 2.98% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 14.80% of the population. There were 19,876 households out of which 32.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.3% were married couples living together, 10.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.8% were non-families. 28.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.92 and the average family size was 3.64.

In the township the population was spread out with 31.8% under the age of 18, 10.1% from 18 to 24, 23.5% from 25 to 44, 15.7% from 45 to 64, and 18.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 91.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.5 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $35,634, and the median income for a family was $43,806. Males had a median income of $38,967 versus $26,645 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,700. About 15.7% of families and 19.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 28.9% of those under age 18 and 7.7% of those age 65 or over.

Lakewood Township is governed under the Township form of government with a five-member Township Committee. The Township Committee is elected directly by the voters in partisan elections to serve three-year terms of office on a staggered basis, with one or two seats coming up for election each year. At an annual reorganization meeting, the Township Committee selects one of its members to serve as Mayor and another as Deputy Mayor.

The township committee exercises all legislative power of the township, except in matters of health, which are done at the Board of Health. In addition, the Committee appoints members to many boards, commissions, and committees. Each member of the township committee serves as a liaison to different divisions, departments, and committees.

The mayor, elected from among the members of the committee, presides at meetings and performs other such duties as the Township Committee may prescribe. The mayor has the power to appoint subcommittees with the consent of the committee. When authorized, he or she executes documents on behalf of the township, makes proclamations concerning holidays and events of interest, and exercises ceremonial power of the Township and other powers conferred upon him by law.

The members of the Lakewood Township Committee are Mayor Robert Singer (R, term ends December 31, 2010), Deputy Mayor Steven Langert (R, 2011), Raymond Coles (D, 2011), Meir Lichtenstein (D, 2009), and Menashe Miller (R, 2009).

Lakewood Township is in the Fourth Congressional District and is part of New Jersey's 30th Legislative District.

New Jersey's Fourth Congressional District, covering portions of Burlington County, Mercer County, Monmouth County and Ocean County, is represented by Christopher Smith (R). New Jersey is represented in the Senate by Frank Lautenberg (D, Cliffside Park) and Bob Menendez (D, Hoboken).

For the 2008-2009 Legislative Session, the 30th District of the New Jersey Legislature is represented in the State Senate by Robert Singer (R, Lakewood Township) and in the Assembly by Ronald S. Dancer (R, New Egypt) and Joseph R. Malone (R, Bordentown). The Governor of New Jersey is Jon Corzine (D, Hoboken).

Ocean County is governed by a Board of Chosen Freeholders consisting of five members, elected at large in partisan elections and serving staggered three-year terms. As of 2009, Ocean County's Freeholders are Freeholder Director John C. Bartlett, Jr. (Pine Beach, term ends December 31, 2009), Freeholder Deputy Director Gerry P. Little (Surf City, 2009), John P. Kelly (Eagleswood Township, 2010), James F. Lacey (Brick Township, 2010) and Joseph H. Vicari (Toms River, 2011).

The Lakewood School District is broken up into three different stages of schooling. Schools in the district (with 2005-06 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics) are four Elementary Schools — Ella G. Clarke School, with 996 students; Clifton Avenue School, with 708 students; Oak Street School, with 945 students; and Spruce Street School, with 638 students - Lakewood Middle School, which has 761 students in grades 7 and 8, and Lakewood High School, with an enrollment of 1,314 students in grades 9-12.

Georgian Court University is a private, Roman Catholic university located on the shores of Lake Carasaljo. Founded in 1908 by the Sisters of Mercy as a women's college, the school's strong emphasis on education for women continues, with women making up 88% of the student population in Fall 2006.

There are many Yeshivas and Jewish day schools catering to the Orthodox Jewish community, with thousands of children enrolled. Beth Medrash Govoha, the largest Yeshiva (Rabbinical Academy) in North America, is also located in Lakewood. In addition, there are at least two Christian schools in Lakewood - the non-denominational Calvary Academy , and the Roman Catholic affiliated Holy Family School. The former serves grades K-12, while the latter serves youth from pre-school through 8th grade.

Portions of Lakewood Township are part of an Urban Enterprise Zone. In addition to other benefits to encourage employment within the Zone, shoppers can take advantage of a reduced 3½% sales tax rate (versus the 7% rate charged statewide).

Lakewood Airport is a public-use airport located 3 miles (5 km) southeast of the township's central business district. The airport is publicly owned.

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Lakewood CDP, New Jersey

Map of Lakewood CDP in Ocean County

Lakewood CDP is a census-designated place and unincorporated area located within Lakewood Township, in Ocean County, New Jersey. As of the United States 2000 Census, the CDP population was 36,065.

Lakewood is located at 40°5′47″N 74°12′59″W / 40.09639°N 74.21639°W / 40.09639; -74.21639 (40.096365, -74.216330).

As of the census of 2000, there were 36,065 people, 8,984 households, and 6,971 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,944.8/km² (5,039.2/mi²). There were 9,496 housing units at an average density of 512.1/km² (1,326.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 77.64% White, 12.24% African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.96% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 5.55% from other races, and 3.37% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 17.69% of the population.

There were 8,984 households out of which 49.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.3% were married couples living together, 13.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.4% were non-families. 18.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.83 and the average family size was 4.36.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 41.4% under the age of 18, 13.0% from 18 to 24, 25.7% from 25 to 44, 11.7% from 45 to 64, and 8.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 23 years. For every 100 females there were 101.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.7 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $30,769, and the median income for a family was $32,748. Males had a median income of $35,672 versus $24,265 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $11,802. About 26.4% of families and 29.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 34.0% of those under age 18 and 18.5% of those age 65 or over.

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Lakewood High School (Washington)

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Lakewood High School is a high school in North Lakewood, Washington, USA (Arlington, Washington), owned and operated by the Lakewood School District.

In 1983, Lakewood Junior High School, was overcrowded, so grades 9-12 moved to LHS.

The Lakewood High School campus is a high school campus consisting of 45 acres (180,000 m2) of rural land. The campus has the school building, football stadium (also used for various sports including track), garden, parking lots, tennis courts, soccer fields, and baseball fields.

The high school follows a regular curriculm that consists of reading, math, science, social studies, writing, and more.

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Lakewood SDA, Saskatoon

Lakewood Civic Centre

Lakewood Suburban Development Area (SDA) is an area in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. It is a part of the east side community of Saskatoon. It lies (generally) north of the outskirts of the City and the Rural Municipality of Corman Park No. 344, west of outskirts of the City and the Rural Municipality of Corman Park No. 344, south of the University Heights SDA, and east of the Nutana SDA.

Lakewood Suburban Centre and Rosewood (2006) Expansion are two neighborhoods of growth in this SDA.

The following routes serve the area, all meeting at the bus terminal at The Centre Mall.

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