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March 1, 2019

TOMS RIVER, N.J. -- Seniors Shauntae Nelson and Jadyn Terry represented Piscataway High School this past weekend at the indoor track NJSIAA Meet of Champions at the Bennett Indoor Complex. Nelson won the 200-meter showcase sprint for the second year in a row with a time of 25.03 seconds ahead of ...

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - The first day of action in the NJSIAA state wrestling tournament is in the bag, and with the dust settled, four South Plainfield wrestlers remain in championship brackets. Zach DelVechhio, Luke Niemeyer, Joe Sacco, and Anthony White all won their first and second round ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Two Roxury High School teachers promise they'll do strange things with their hair if people help raise $25,000 by March 3. The teachers are trying to help this year's Roxbury High School Mini-THON, an overnight event taking place March 15 as a fundraiser for fighting pediatric ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Belmar Elementary School eighth-grader Ever Mendoza had the honor this morning of painting the traditional green stripe on Main Street — in preparation for the Belmar/Lake Como St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Sunday, March 3. Each year, a BES student is selected to assist in the ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The cancer-stricken widow of a police detective has the option to enroll in her late husband’s health insurance plan following the signing of a contract with the PBA Local 90. As first reported by TAPinto Westfield, Tammy Lieberman was told that to continue receiving health ...

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WARREN, N.J. -- Now the real fun begins. For the second year in a row, the Piscataway High School varsity basketball team is moving onto the semifinals of the North Jersey, Section 2, Group 4 state tournament thanks to a 69-56 win over Watchung Hills in the quarters Wednesday night. It wasn’t ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - Mayor Bruce Packer said he will not run for a second four-year term in a surprising and emotional statement tonight at the general meeting after public comments concluded. Packer, a democrat, began his term as mayor in January 2016 and it will end on December 31, 2019. "When I ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ – PSE&G will take down 54 trees and trim 43 more in the next six months as it upgrades its electrical infrastructure, representatives for the utility told the Town Council on Tuesday. PSE&G spokesman Michael Coyle said the utility will make the cuts to make room to replace ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ – Two weeks after a Fair Lawn student sickened a fellow classmate with a marijuana-laced gummy bear, the district will mull a policy governing random drug testing with their attorney at its next scheduled work session meeting on Monday, March 4. At a Board of Education work session ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ -- High winds brought down power lines and utility poles on Centennial Ave. during a weather system that passed through the state on Monday, prompting Piscataway police to close the roadway east bound from River Road to Plainfield Ave. Police issued travel alerts throughout the ...

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