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Wildlife Wednesdays Programs For 2020

The Board of Chosen Freeholders is reminding residents that the popular, free “Wildlife Wednesdays” program will conclude its 2020 programming over the next 2 Wednesdays.

October 21st’s program “Reptiles and Gators” will feature an alligator and lizards, including a blue tongue skink and bearded dragon.  The October 28th’s Halloween-themed Insects and ...

Update: Union County Wildlife Wednesdays Program Moved to 6 PM

The Board of Chosen Freeholders wishes to remind residents that the popular “Wildlife Wednesdays” program will continue to run each Wednesday through the end of October, with a new starting time of 6:00 PM.

“Union County is striving to bring educational programs directly to our children that may not be accessible to everyone during these challenging times, and Wildlife ...

How To Get Property Tax Relief?

October 15, 2020

Most of us want to continue to stay in our homes and communities, but property taxes are driving us away.  Taking advantage of New Jersey’s Property Tax Relief programs can stretch our dollars.  Who qualifies?  Are there special programs for seniors?

The Senior Citizens Council has prepared a video presentation on the property tax relief options available for ...

Online Auction to Raise Critical Funds to Support People with Special Needs

October 21, 2020

Make a bid for a cause- to support New Jerseyans with special needs in the Community Access Unlimited Silent Auction on Oct. 26-30!

All are invited to bid and win prizes including vacation packages, spa gift cards, electronics, culinary packages, collector’s items and more. One hundred percent of proceeds will support programs and services at Community Access ...

The Guardian by John Grisham

The Guardians by John Grisham. (Dell, 2020)

“Duke Russell is not guilty of the unspeakable crimes for which he was convicted; nonetheless, he is scheduled to be executed for them in one hour and forty-five minutes.”

Are you hooked? I am.

When I taught Creative Writing, one of the first lessons on writing prose was, “You have to capture the reader in the first paragraph ...

Black Lives Matter, So Let’s Take Action on School Choice and Legalization

October 15, 2020

Dear Editor:

Black Lives Matter So Let’s Take Action on School Choice and Legalization

This November voters are facing what many experts call the most important election of their lifetime, and I agree. On the ballot we have candidates and constitutional questions which can ultimately make a huge difference in Union County’s diverse minority communities.

Support candidates ...

Clark Police Searching for Vehicle Suspected in Tuesday's Hit-and-Run Death

October 23, 2020

CLARK, NJ - The Clark Police Department is searching for a red or maroon 1992-2004 Chevy S-10 or GMS Sonoma suspected to have been involved in the hit-and-run death of 82-year-old James Leinbach on Tuesday morning.

According to police officials, the vehicle was spotted during a review of surveillance video in the area. "The vehicle should have damage to the passenger-side ...

Linden Continues Development Contracts, Call for Increased Police Personnel, Halloween not Cancelled for Residents

LINDEN, NJ - The Linden City Council convened on Tuesday and a few of the items discussed were developments throughout the city, increased police presence, and COVID-19 and how it will impact this year's Halloween festivities.

“We’ve been in discussion with a potential developer for a battery energy storage system,” said Mayor Armstead during the October Council ...

Linden Mayor and Police Chief Releases Joint Statement Addressing Rise in Crime in the City

LINDEN, NJ - Linden Mayor Derek Armstead and Police Chief David Hart addressed residents via Facebook on the recent increase in crime throughout the city in recent weeks.

Here is the full joint statement from Mayor Armstead and Police Chief Hart:

The violent crimes that have plagued our community over recent weeks have, understandably, caused feelings of fear and anxiety ...

Gov. Murphy, First Lady Cancel Events, Enter Coronavirus Self-Quarantine

BLACKWOOD, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy and his wife, First Lady Tammy Murphy, entered a voluntary self-quarantine Wednesday afternoon after a senior staff member - who the governor was in close proximity to Saturday - tested positive for coronavirus. 

Murphy unexpectedly left a press briefing Wednesday at midday in Camden County, after learning of his exposure to the individual - whose ...

Small Parties, Family Gatherings Driving Up COVID-19 Case Count

With daily diagnoses at levels not seen since early summer, administration says it has to count on honor system to ensure compliance in small groups.

This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com.

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Murphy Leaves NJ Press Conference After Learning He Was In Proximity to Someone Positive for COVID-19

BLACKWOOD, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy abruptly left a press briefing Wednesday in Blackwood after learning that someone who he was in close proximity to on Saturday has tested positive for COVID-19.

It is unclear how many people the governor exposed over the weekend. 

Murphy, 63, was at a briefing set up outside the student center of Camden County College (CCC) to ...