News

September 20, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - HomeTowne Television®, a nonprofit television channel based in Summit has received two grants from Investors Foundation that will fund a documentary detailing Paper Mill Playhouse's 'Theater for Everyone' program and underwrite the production of a television program that showcases the ...

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A Summer of Holmdel Chamber of Commerce and an Exciting Fall Ahead HOLMDEL, NJ - It was a busy summer for the Holmdel Chamber of Commerce. Busy people with busy lives, particularly during a hot July and August, when children are out of school. Even the summer meetings were full at Bell Works, ...

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TRENTON, NJ— Lawmakers on a joint Senate-Assembly education committee expressed concerns and questioned Gov. Phil Murphy’s rush to phase out a statewide standardized exam, calling for meetings to be held and more data to be provided. State education commissioner Lamont Repollet appeared before a ...

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Hello, I am Robert Crook and I am running for Congress in the NJ’s 11th Congressional District. Crook is just the last name, I am a Certified Financial Forensic & a CPA with a history and track record of finding money and providing solutions to problems that are large and complex. Fixing ...

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TRENTON, NJ— Lawmakers on a joint Senate-Assembly education committee expressed concerns and questioned Gov. Phil Murphy’s rush to phase out a statewide standardized exam, calling for meetings to be held and more data to be provided. State education commissioner Lamont Repollet appeared before a ...

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CENTRAL ISLIP, NY -- The Long Island Ducks (1-0) defeated the Somerset Patriots (0-1) 9-2 in Game 1 of the Liberty Division Championship Series at Bethpage Ballpark on Wednesday evening to take a 1-0 lead in the best-of-five playoff series. The Ducks took a 3-0 lead in the bottom of the third ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- Due to issues with the turf field at West Morris High School, the Randolph varsity football game scheduled for Friday Sept. 21 will now be played Home, at RHS, on Bauer Field at 7:00 PM.  West Morris has been a tough and evenly matched opponent for the Rams the past four years, and ...

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PATERSON, NJ- The Passaic County Clerk’s office Was orders to draft new ballots ahead of Election Day after an appellate court ruled that its decision to include blank columns on the ballots of 15 of the county’s 16 towns was unlawful. Opponents alleged that the blanks were an effort to confuse ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University President Robert Barchi has agreed to continue in that position for two more years, university officials said. Members of the university board of governors asked him to remain at least two more years, and he agreed, officials said. “Bob Barchi has been a ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Satisfied with the way multiway stops are slowing traffic at key intersections throughout Belmar, borough officials will take another look at what to do with the two roundabouts on 10th Avenue. In May, multiway stops signs were placed at 21 intersections on the east side of town to ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Police are asking the public to help them find an 8-year-old from Newark who was last seen in East Orange on Sunday.  Niyad Robinson was last seen in the area of William and North Grove streets in East Orange around 3 p.m. on Sept. 16. He was wearing black pants, a white ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The future leaders of Union County's nonprofit community were celebrated on Thursday at the graduation of the inaugural class of the Union County Non-Profit Leadership Fellows Institute, held at Community Access Unlimited (CAU) in Elizabeth. The institute's Class of 2018 comprised ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The future leaders of Union County's nonprofit community were celebrated on Thursday at the graduation of the inaugural class of the Union County Non-Profit Leadership Fellows Institute, held at Community Access Unlimited (CAU) in Elizabeth. The institute's Class of 2018 comprised ...

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CRANFORD - For the first time this season, the Cranford High School girls soccer team has made the NJ.com weekly Top 20 Ranking.  Last week, the Cougars defeated No. 17 Union 3-1 on Tuesday, then used that momentum to knock off No. 8 Westfield 4-1 on Thursday. Cranford had dropped its past three ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University President Robert Barchi has agreed to continue in that position for two more years, university officials said. Members of the university board of governors asked him to remain at least two more years, and he agreed, officials said. “Bob Barchi has been a ...

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CRANFORD - Trinity Cranford Episcopal Church is hosting a charity ice cream sale on Sunday, September 23rd from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Sherlock Hall at Trinity Church, 119 Forest Avenue, Cranford, NJ. "Proceeds from the sale will benefit The Good Shepherd Home for Children in Cameroon that ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Department of Parks and Recreation will show Disney's 'Coco' on October 12. The family friendly film will be shown at dusk on the Nutley Park Oval.  Sunset on October 12  will take place at 6:12 p.m. EDT.  This event also appears on the TAPinto Nutley Community ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Police are asking the public to help them find an 8-year-old from Newark who was last seen in East Orange on Sunday.  Niyad Robinson was last seen in the area of William and North Grove streets in East Orange around 3 p.m. on Sept. 16. He was wearing black pants, a white ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Several Linden restaurants and businesses have agreed to join the Rotary Club of Elizabeth in celebrating 101 years of service to the Greater Elizabeth Community during its annual food-tasting event. The “Taste of Elizabeth” event will take place on Monday, October 15, from 5 ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence High School Varsity Football team is hosting a fundraiser for the Wounded Warrior Project charity during their home football game vs. Manville on Saturday, September 29 at 1 p.m. The football team ran a very successful preseason fundraising campaign in ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Kevin Cancino, the assistant director of safety and security at the Livingston Mall, was honored by the Livingston Township Council on Monday for heroic actions that ultimately saved the life of an 81-year-old Short Hills man in March. During a special ceremony at Monday’s ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Now through October 6, it's Bingo time at The Shops at 980. Shoppers are invited to Shop to Win at the Shops at 980! Come get your card and shop at any of the three stores - Baby Crossing, Paradise - a Lilly Pulitzer Signature Store, or The Depot Gift Shop to win prizes. 4 ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Who got the props? Franklin High School's administrative team is who.  The team published a video produced and directed by Michael Pinnix, FHS performing arts teacher, last Wednesday, it has gone viral with more than 4,000 views.  "It is attention-grabbing, FHS Principal, Frank ...

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CENTRAL ISLIP, NY- The Long Island Ducks (1-0) defeated the Somerset Patriots (0-1) 9-2 in Game 1 of the Liberty Division Championship Series at Bethpage Ballpark on Wednesday evening to take a 1-0 lead in the best-of-five playoff series. The Ducks took a 3-0 lead in the bottom of the third ...

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CAMDEN, NJ— A 17-year-old male from Camden was charged in connection with the fatal shooting that killed a 46-year-old woman in August, authorities said Thursday. Just before 4 p.m. on Aug. 11, Camden County police found Michelle Huelas, of Buena Vista Township, suffering from a gunshot wound in ...

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BLACKWOOD, NJ— National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Education Director Louisa Koch, Director of the Campaign for Environmental Literacy James L. Elder, and Director of the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council Anisa Heming joined Assistant Secretary for Elementary ...

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TRENTON, NJ - A Warren Township doctor has pleaded guilty to charges that he supplied a drug ring with tens of thousands of high-dose pills of the highly addictive opioid painkiller oxycodone and faces a recommended sentence of 10 years in state prison, Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced ...

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UNION, NJ – Members of the Union High School History Club were recognized at Tuesday night’s Board of Education meeting and accepted a New Jersey State Resolution, celebrating their accomplishments and contributions. History Club President Emily Nunez, Vice President Ayokunnumi Oluwakuyide and ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - Rutgers University has installed security cameras at 12 sites in the city's fifth and sixth wards, areas around the school where students often frequent and live in off-campus housing. This effort to deter crime is the result of a partnership involving university police, the ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ – Bell-bottoms, skinny jeans, baby jeans and everything in between comprise the denim collected by local high school students with the help of an elementary school PTO in Bergen County. The Westfield High School Green Team, Kids on Block clubs and Park Ridge’s Westridge School PTO ...

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