News

June 5, 2020

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Over 1,000 Piscataway residents of various ages, races and religious backgrounds raised candles and signs with messages that Black lives matter in an almost nine-minute moment of silence, taking a stand for racial justice and honoring the memory of George Floyd, a Minnesota man who ...

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We have one new case (non-LTC) and no new deaths to report today. We also have four new non-LTC recovered for a total of 61 confirmed non-LTC recoveries since on-set. Although encouraging news, this virus is still here, so it is important to continue following all safety protocols, washing hands, ...

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RED BANK, NJ: It's official: RIVER RANGERS is back for 2020! “Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing - absolutely nothing - half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.”  Kenneth Grahame, The Wind in the Willows. The Governor has declared that day camps may resume from ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — As the COVID-19 pandemic has dragged on, the Millburn High School senior class has seen milestone after milestone stripped away during their lockdown. One such milestone was decision day, the annual event where each member of the class gets to strut their stuff and show their ...

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  HAZLET, NJ: During the COVID-19 crisis, where visiting loved ones in care facilities has not been possible, Anchor Care and Rehabilitation Center since April, has provided a Visiting Tent, to keep residents safely connected to family.  Following pandemic guidelines, an enclosed tent was ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - Even though the annal Keep Wood-Ridge Beautiful and community clean up was canceled, the borough will still hold a shredding event this weekend. The shredding event is scheduled from 9 am -1 pm at the Senior/Civic Center at 495 Highland Avenue.  Prohibited items include ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — As the COVID-19 pandemic has dragged on, the Jonathan Dayton High School class of 2020 has seen one major end-of-year milestone after another swept away. In an effort to recognize the members of the senior class for all their hard work, the school surprised them with a display ...

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SECAUCUS, NJ - Due to the COVID-19 pandemic canceling the 2020 Spring Season, the New Jersey Interscholastic Conference decided to honor all the 2020 seniors who would have been playing their final seasons with All-Division Honors. "Thank you to the Senior Class of all of our member schools," ...

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TRENTON, NJ - When that favorite steakhouse or burger joint opens for outdoor dining next week, limited seating, spread out tables, and hand sanitizing stations – along with the house specialty – will be on the menu. Governor Phil Murphy outlined a series of guidelines Thursday for tens of ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - There were no new cases of COVID-19 reported in Summit on June 4 according to the New Jersey State Department of Health. The positive update is the sixth such occurrence in the past week and eighth time in the past 11 days. Summit's total case count since the pandemic began ...

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TRENTON, NJ -  Governor Phil Murphy released the newest number of presumptive positive cases of novel coronavirus and deaths at his Tuesday press conference, where he also provided additional details on his Executive Order allowing for dining at restaurants. There are 603 new cases with 92 new ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Police Chief Theresa Gazaway was sworn into office on Friday, May 1, 2020 as the Borough's first woman chief  -- and has led her department and community through the trenches of not only the COVID-19 pandemic, but for the past two weeks, she addressed the aftermath of the ...

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UNION, NJ – Shouting messages of congratulations and hope, an electronic billboard along Route 22 east, seen by thousands of motorists a day, is displaying seven messages celebrating the Union High School Class of 2020. The signs offer hope and encouragement to the graduating class, such as ...

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BERGEN COUNTY, NJ - Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella issued a statement on Friday to all Bergen County residents regarding the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota, as well as what the department is doing in light of the current public demonstrations. Below is the full text of ...

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WAYNE, NJ - The George Floyd killing has sparked protests across the nation and across the globe.  On Saturday, June 6 at 2:00 p.m. a Black Lives Matter Protest and Rally will be held in Wayne as part of this global movement. The organizers of the Wayne event are all recent Wayne Hills and Wayne ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Hundreds gathered in Linden to peacefully take the streets following the killing of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man who died at the hands of four Minnesota police officers on May 25. Organized and led by Linden High School senior Andrea Dominguez and the Linden Class of 2020, the ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Hundreds gathered in Linden to peacefully take the streets following the killing of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man who died at the hands of four Minnesota police officers on May 25. Organized and led by Linden High School senior Andrea Dominguez and the Linden Class of 2020, the ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Garden State eateries continuing to hurt because of COVID-19 will get further relief June 15 when the state will begin allowing for in-person outdoor dining. Gov. Phil Murphy, in announcing the executive order Wednesday, said he himself has a reservation for June 15 although he ...

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Gov. Phil Murphy outlined a series of guidelines Thursday for tens of thousands of bars and restaurants across the state to follow when they begin to welcome back diners at 6 a.m. on June 15. When your favorite steakhouse or burger joint opens for outdoor dining next week, limited seating, ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - As of today, June 4, there are more than 162,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus in New Jersey. Although there is no currently available vaccine against coronavirus, Atlantic Health System is calling on its expertise and national reputation for conducting cutting-edge clinical ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - As of June 4, there are more than 162,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus in New Jersey. Although there is no currently available vaccine against coronavirus, Atlantic Health System is calling on its expertise and national reputation for conducting cutting-edge clinical trials in ...

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Gov. Phil Murphy outlined a series of guidelines Thursday for tens of thousands of bars and restaurants across the state to follow when they begin to welcome back diners at 6 a.m. on June 15. When your favorite steakhouse or burger joint opens for outdoor dining next week, limited seating, ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - As of today, June 4, there are more than 162,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus in New Jersey. Although there is no currently available vaccine against coronavirus, Atlantic Health System is calling on its expertise and national reputation for conducting cutting-edge clinical ...

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  New Jersey-- An estimated 1,500 people gathered, prayed, chanted, and displayed their outrage over George Floyd's death, but the crowd spoke the loudest when it said nothing at all for 8 minutes and 46 seconds. That is the amount of time that co-organizer Morghan Johnson asked the crowd to ...

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Editor's Update (Thursday at 10 p.m.): The SYLS has since announced that the movie being shown will be "Toy Story 4," and the event will be limited to 125 cars.  LIVINGSTON, NJ — After hearing about successful drive-in movie nights being held in other towns, a group of Livingston residents and ...

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Gov. Phil Murphy outlined a series of guidelines Thursday for tens of thousands of bars and restaurants across the state to follow when they begin to welcome back diners at 6 a.m. on June 15. When your favorite steakhouse or burger joint opens for outdoor dining next week, limited seating, ...

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CALDWELL, NJ — As the global reaction to the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin continues to mount, many protests have been peaceful while others have succumbed to violence and vandalism. However, the citizens of Caldwell organized a peaceful and respectful ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - As of today, June 4, there are more than 162,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus in New Jersey. Although there is no currently available vaccine against coronavirus, Atlantic Health System is calling on its expertise and national reputation for conducting cutting-edge clinical ...

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Gov. Phil Murphy outlined a series of guidelines Thursday for tens of thousands of bars and restaurants across the state to follow when they begin to welcome back diners at 6 a.m. on June 15. When your favorite steakhouse or burger joint opens for outdoor dining next week, limited seating, ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD/WESTFIELD, NJ -- An estimated 1,500 people gathered, prayed, chanted, and displayed their outrage over George Floyd's death in Minneapolis last week, but the crowd spoke the loudest when it said nothing at all for 8 minutes and 46 seconds.  Co-organizer Morghan Johnson ...

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