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July 23, 2022

EUGENE, OREGON -- Union Catholic HS track legend and Olympic gold medalist has added another accolade to her already impressive resume: she won her first ever World Championship in the 400M hurdles in a time of 50.68s, breaking her own world record in the process Friday Night in Eugene, ...

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SPARTA, NJ - One firefighter was treated for heat exhaustion but no other injuries were no reported in a fire that broke out at the Sparta Classic Diner late Thursday night. The kitchen and service area are "lost and the roof is a disaster," noted a maintenance worker boarding up windows on site ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Muddy runoff from a massive warehouse construction site on a nearby hill has repeatedly washed onto the property of a Landing resident during storms this year. The situation has driven King's Highway homeowner Connor Hopkins and his wife to increased levels of frustration and made ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Whether they are used or not, new bike lanes have been built in recent years along main roads across Coral Springs. And more are expected soon. Additional bike lanes are proposed on roads including University Drive (from Sample Road to Sawgrass Expressway), Wiles Road ...

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NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ -The recently graduated South Plainfield High School contingent all did their part during the Marisa Rose Bowl charity all-star football game on Thursday night at North Brunswick High School. Playing for Team Marisa, which defeated Team Rose, 14-7, center Jason DelPaoli and ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The go-to for bird rescues in this area is warning the public that the feathered friends they protect are getting hurt and killed by glue traps people have set to catch spotted lanternfly nymphs. The Raptor Trust Bird Rehabilitation and Education Center has cared for 39 birds ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ – Prom. A rite of passage for many teens. A night of music, dancing, and celebration. Dresses that would dazzle at a royal wedding, hair and nails to match, a red carpet entrance for couples to show off their good sides. In many ways a farewell to elementary, middle school and high ...

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EUGENE, OREGON -- After what Sydney McLaughlin did on Wednesday night, the 2017 graduate of Union Catholic High School seems poised to throw down another historic performance in the women's 400-meter hurdle final at the World Championships. The 22-year-old McLaughlin served notice that she's ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - No, this wasn't in London or Chicago or New York City where tourists are given seating on top of a sightseeing bus. A bus traveling through the borough on Route 208 from Brooklyn, NY, to Mountain Creek in Vernon on Wednesday, July 20 was snagged by police when they noticed ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- The CURE Insurance Arena in Trenton will be one of eight locations to host a Professional Box Lacrosse Association (PBLA) team for its inaugural season set to begin in December 2022, officials have announced. In addition to Trenton, teams will be located in Binghamton, NY; ...

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NEWARK, NJ – Two Newark officers were indicted in connection with attempting to desecrate the body of a nurse who was struck and killed in November 2021 on the Garden State Parkway, authorities announced. Newark Police Lieutenant Luis Santiago, and his son, Louis Santiago, an officer, ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The borough of Sayreville is suing a Henry Street resident to prevent her from having animals in her home after authorities found she was housing 30 cats who "carried and spread fleas and flies to the surrounding neighborhood causing neighbors and their pets to remain inside to ...

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EUGENE, OREGON -- Union Catholic track legend Sydney McLaughlin (Class of 2017) has made it to the finals of the 400M hurdles after running 52.17 to easily win her semifinal heat at the World Championships tonight at Hayward Field in Oregon. She will compete against longtime rival Dalilah Muhammad ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - In its time, it was one of the more elegant watering holes in central New Jersey, a popular turn-of-the century stop at a busy intersection in downtown Somerville where horses and their owners would stop for a drink and to cool off from their toils. On Wednesday, with ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- Archie, the 6-ft. rooster that was victim to fowl play, has been recovered by his owner, Fanwood resident Leslie Klieger and her family.  Related: Where Is Archie? 6-Ft. Tall Rooster Stolen from Fanwood Home Klieger was contacted by someone who saw her post on a Westfield ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - A Hasbrouck Heights food rescue organization's truck which was stolen early Monday has been recovered, according to the organization.  The truck was found in a commercial lot in Lodi, according to Maria Sinopoli, Director of Marketing Communications. Aside from some minor ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – If approved, the new development on the former site of the downtown Publix store in Coral Springs would have more than 370 housing units. The proposed eight-story complex on vacant property on the northeast corner of the intersection of University Drive and Sample Road would ...

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By Tom Salvas The stories of the founding of the Colony Pool in 1928 and the saga of William Kondrat, a 17-year-old Chatham boy who survived a swim across the Niagara River below the falls in 1933, were revealed on the marker outside the Colony Pool Club on Sunday, July 17th by the Chatham ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Two people consumed $78.15 worth of items at an upscale hamburger restaurant on Central Avenue Saturday afternoon then ran off without paying, according to police. The two suspects were known to the employees of the Bareburger restaurant, Sgt. Michael Walsh said on Wednesday.

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Sprint hills 30 feet and 20 feet tall. A fitness obstacle course. Fitness machines. QR-code fit stations. And misting stations. It’s all part of a new fitness park that Coral Springs will be adding to Riverside Park at 205 Coral Ridge Drive at a cost of $700,000, said Lynne ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - A local mom is going above and beyond to send her son to Sacramento, California to compete in the USA Track and Field Junior Olympics.  Maitey Hernandez created a GoFundMe fundraiser for her son, Julian, who is a Javelin athlete. The goal of the fundraiser is to raise $2,500. At ...

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WAYNE, NJ – Lauren Faltas, a rising senior at Wayne Hills High School, has her sights set on a career in sports journalism. This past weekend, she moved a step closer toward that goal. The Society of Professional Journalists held the "Northeast High School Summer Journalism Institute" - a ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Dumpsters and trailers will be deployed to all five of Newark's wards starting this Saturday through September as city officials aim to stymie trash and litter in communities. Newark Mayor Ras Baraka announced the effort to combat littering, in partnership with the city Department ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Mercer County Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12) was arrested on Tuesday afternoon during a protest outside the United States Supreme Court opposing their recent decision that overturns the Roe vs. Wade precedent on reproductive rights. A tweet posted by Watson ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Severe weather left several Hackensack residents stranded, as some streets began to experience flash flooding Monday afternoon.  The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning as commuters were getting off work. A majority of the state was under a severe thunderstorm ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- Archie, the nearly 6 ft. tall, giant metal rooster on Arlene Court in Fanwood, has flown the coop… or, rather, he was stolen from his home. “We’re so upset, he made everyone who walked by smile, he was our pandemic pet,” said Leslie Klieger. “If anyone sees him, please let me ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Long-awaited redevelopment plans for the property of the former Publix store in downtown Coral Springs have been submitted to the city. According to the plans, the vacant property on the northeast corner of the “four-corners” at University Drive and Sample Road would be ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- Fanwood is letting the dogs in. The borough council at its meeting on Monday, July 18, passed an ordinance that will allow residents to bring dogs into parks. While many dog owners are rejoicing over the news, not everyone was in favor of opening up the parks to pets. Pleasant ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The first-place finisher in Monday’s Downtown Westfield 5K & Pizza Extravaganza is veteran of Westfield High School’s running programs. Ben Hacker, 18, completed the course with a time of 16:17.05, before a Westfield Volunteer Rescue Squad member handed him a bottle of water, ...

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ — Vice President Kamala Harris gave a 30-minute speech to the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) National Convention at the Atlantic City Convention Center. With several thousands in attendance, Harris encouraged attendees to action including ...

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