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May 29, 2022

HACKENSACK, NJ – The County of Bergen paid tribute to local military service members in a ceremony at One Bergen County Plaza in recognition of Military Appreciation Month on Friday, May 13. Declared by Congress in 1999, May was selected National Military Appreciation Month as a month-long ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ -  Wood-Ridge Town Day returns to the borough after a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19. The third Wood-Ridge Town Day will be held on Sunday, June 12.  The outdoor street festival will be held Valley Boulevard between Wood-Ridge Avenue and Windsor Road from 2pm to 7pm.  It will ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The New Jersey Technology and Engineering Educators Association (NJTEEA), which recognizes and honors exemplary technology and engineering education programs in New Jersey schools, has be recognized Heritage and Mt. Pleasant Middle Schools within the Livingston Public Schools (LPS) ...

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UNION, NJ - The Union Police Department is seeking school crossing guards. Those interested must be at least 18 years of age and a Union resident.  They must pass a background investigation and medical screening.  The applicant must be of good moral character, according to a social media post ...

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RED BANK, NJ: All borough offices will be closed on Monday, May 30 for the Memorial Day holiday. Trash will be picked up.

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WAYNE, NJ – Wayne Township School District Superintendent Dr. Mark Toback is receiving high marks from his education community colleagues.  The Passaic County Association of School Administrators (PCASA) recently named Toback as the 2021 - 2022 County Superintendent of the Year. Paul Amoroso, ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - American flags waving, bands playing, lawn chairs plunked, trucks driving, scouts marching - almost everyone in Cranford has some memory of being a part of the Cranford Memorial Day Parade.   Memorial Day was originally called "Decoration Day," according to research done by the ...

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WASHINGTON - The end of the line came for an avowed Nazi supporter from Monmouth County. According to the Department of Justice, Timothy Louis Hale-Cusanelli, 32, of Colts Neck, was found guilty of a felony charge of obstruction of an official proceeding, and four related misdemeanors. All related ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – (Updated 8:16 p.m.) Bruce Olsen, a man who served for many years as a deacon and teacher in the Diocese of Paterson, is facing charges related to possessing and distributing child pornography, according to authorities. The arrest of Olsen, 66, of Allamuchy, was announced recently ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — In case you missed any of the past week's news stories, here is your Week in Review. Click on the links below for the complete stories. Union County’s Rhythm & Blues by the Brook Outdoor Music Festival Returns to Cedar Brook Park in Plainfield Jif Peanut Butter Recalled ...

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You could be sitting on a gold mine and not even know it. Okay, perhaps not an actual gold mine, but something potentially better: home equity. Your home's equity is normally defined as the difference between the value of your home and how much you still have left on your mortgage. For example, ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The sixth annual Families Behind the Badge softball tournament will be held on Saturday, June 11 at the Memorial Field complex behind Beatrice Gilmore and Memorial Schools off McBride Avenue, starting at 8:30 a.m. Rain date is June 12. Admission is $5. Organized by Woodland ...

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SUSSEX COUNTY, NJ - The Sussex County officials reported May 27 there were 107 additional COVID-19 cases and no deaths. The next report will be May 31 from the county health department. As of May 27 there were a total of 38,205 of COVID-19 in the county, 489 deaths and 35,711 recovered ...

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FRANKLIN, NJ – Two local businesses teamed up for a fifth year to raise funds to help combat opioid use in Sussex County.  Steve Freaney owner of TJ’s Pizza and Amit Singh Director of Sales for R Wireless – Verizon retailer. Each donated a check, totaling $2300 to the Center for Prevention and ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley 'Relay for Life' will host the 'Chalk Art Festival' in Memorial Park Sunday, June 12, 2022.  The chalk festival is one of the many local events benefiting 'Relay for Life.' All events are benefits for the American Cancer Society to fight cancer and support those in the ...

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SUSSEX COUNTY, NJ - The Sussex County officials reported May 27 there were 107 additional COVID-19 cases and no deaths. The next report will be May 31 from the county health department. As of May 27 there were a total of 38,205 of COVID-19 in the county, 489 deaths and 35,711 recovered ...

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LBI Region, Nj - After a soggy Spring, everyone is looking to heat things up for Memorial Day Weekend, the traditional start of summer along the Jersey Coast. The weather is just one of many reasons to take a quick trip to 18 miles of beautiful beaches, scenic bays, and of course legendary ...

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The difference between a democracy and a dictatorship is that in a democracy you vote first and take orders later; in a dictatorship you don't have to waste your time voting.  Charles Bukowski  

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Led by Mayor Shawn Lipani and members of the Township Committee, more than 100 local heroes, veterans of WWII, the Korean War, Vietnam, the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, other deployments and service stateside were honored for their time in uniform away from home at the 17th ...

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SPARTA, NJ – The high school baseball team honored the Class of 2022 seniors before their game on Thursday.  The team gathered on Reis field before their game against Mendham for the ceremony. Adam Bova was joined at home plate by his parents Jane and Jeff.  Bova has been behind the plate as the ...

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JERSEY SHORE—For the first time since 2019, the annual Spring Lake Five-Mile Run welcomed over 12,500 runners to the shore.  Those who had purchased tickets for the canceled 2020 race were given the option to use them this year. Roughly 1000 additional tickets were sold for those who had been ...

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SCRANTON, PA -- Victoria C. Akuffo of Piscataway earned a Master of Business Administration degree in human resources from The University of Scranton. She was among more than 500 masters and doctoral students conferred with degrees at the university’s graduate commencement ceremony on May ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Led by Mayor Shawn Lipani and members of the Township Committee, more than 100 local heroes, veterans of WWII, the Korean War, Vietnam, the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, other deployments and service stateside were honored for their time in uniform away from home at the 17th ...

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BEDMINSTER & BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - This weekend it is business as usual, with the Bedminster Farmer’s Market opening for the season on Saturday, May 28. Libraries in both communities will be open on Sunday afternoon. All schools in Bedminster and Bernardsville, plus the Clarence Dillon Public ...

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JERSEY SHORE—For the first time since 2019, the annual Spring Lake Five-Mile Run welcomed over 12,500 runners to the shore.  Those who had purchased tickets for the canceled 2020 race were given the option to use them this year. Roughly 1000 additional tickets were sold for those who had been ...

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JERSEY SHORE—For the first time since 2019, the annual Spring Lake Five-Mile Run welcomed over 12,500 runners to the shore.  Those who had purchased tickets for the canceled 2020 race were given the option to use them this year. Roughly 1000 additional tickets were sold for those who had been ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ: Memorial Day is a holiday most Americans are familiar with, however many don't know that before it was Memorial Day, Americans celebrated Decoration Day.  Historic Longstreet Farm in Holmdel will honor this early American holiday with a program from noon to 3:00 p.m. on Memorial Day, ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ: Memorial Day is a holiday most Americans are familiar with, however many don't know that before it was Memorial Day, Americans celebrated Decoration Day.  Historic Longstreet Farm in Holmdel will honor this early American holiday with a program from noon to 3:00 p.m. on Memorial Day, ...

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Ray Liotta, the New Jersey native who starred as Henry Hill in "Goodfellas," has died. Liotta, who was born in Newark and grew up from Union Township, graduating from Union High School, was 67 years old. Deadline reports he died in his sleep in the Dominican Republic, where he was shooting ...

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