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NEW JERSEY — The pandemic resulted in a unique work-from-home model for many New Jersey residents, with a “new normal” evolving as infection rates decline.

While some employers may intend to keep remote work options in place, a growing trend reveals many companies transitioning back to in-person workplaces.

Roadways already show evidence of rush-hour congestion as workers ...

What is a Wasp

Every year, around 62 people die from hornet, wasp, or bee stings. These creatures may be little, but they can be very dangerous if you or someone you know has an allergy. 

You may be allergic to a particular insect, which means it's important to know the difference between them.

So what is a wasp? And how can you identify them? We'll discuss these ...

Bloomfield Police Seeking Town Pub Patron Armed Robbery Suspects

July 29, 2021

BLOOMFIELD, NJ--On June 23, Bloomfield Police Officers responded to The Town Pub, located at 383 Broad Street on a reported armed robbery.

As diners were seated at an outdoor table of the establishment, a male suspect approached them with a handgun and demanded their belongings.  The victims gave up their cell phon, wallets and keys.  The suspect then got into a silver Chevy Malibu ...

Hundreds Attend Union Catholic's Sydney McLaughlin Watch Party in Scotch Plains

August 1, 2021

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- A large gathering of Union Catholic students, parents, teachers, alumni, volunteers, and members of the Scotch Plains-Fanwood community came out to watch local legend Sydney McLaughlin hurdle her way into the semifinals in the 400 hurdles at the Olympics in Tokyo on Friday. 

The high school set up two large screens to show the former Gatorade Athlete of ...

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Montclair Resident Says School Police Does Not Make Us Safer

July 22, 2021

“So those who feel deep in their gut deep anxiety that abolition means knock it all down, scorch the earth and start something new, let that go. Abolition is building the future from the present, in all the ways we can.” – Ruth Wilson Gilmore

During the Town Council meeting on June 20 the council passed a resolution authorizing a shared services agreement with the Board of ...

IRS cautions taxpayers about fake charities and scammers targeting immigrants

July 29, 2021

The IRS continues to observe criminals using a variety of scams that target honest taxpayers. In some cases, these scams will trick taxpayers into doing something illegal or that ultimately causes them financial harm. These scammers may cause otherwise honest people to do things they don't realize are illegal or prey on their good will to steal their money.

Here are a couple of this ...

Montclair Rotary Club Sets Goal of Donating $10K To Local Nonprofits during its Centennial Anniversary Year

August 1, 2021

 

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Rotary Club of Montclair is marking its 100th year of service to the community by setting a donation challenge.

The clubs plans to donate $10,000 to local not-for-profit organizations based in its service area of Montclair and Verona. Newly-installed club president Paul Metcalfe said the club will be scheduling a series of fundraisers during the year ...

Hundreds Attend Union Catholic's Sydney McLaughlin Watch Party in Scotch Plains

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- A large gathering of Union Catholic students, parents, teachers, alumni, volunteers, and members of the Scotch Plains-Fanwood community came out to watch local legend Sydney McLaughlin hurdle her way into the semifinals in the 400 hurdles at the Olympics in Tokyo on Friday. 

The high school set up two large screens to show the former Gatorade Athlete of ...

Murphy Responds to Updated CDC Masking Guideline: Wear Masks

TRENTON, NJ -- Following the recent upsurge in the Delta variant of COVID-19, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on July 27 updated its guidance for people who have been fully vaccinated. The CDC said that while individuals can resume activities that they did prior to the pandemic to reduce the risk of being infected with the Delta variant and possibly spreading it to others, wearing a mask ...

McCormick Italian Seasoning and Frank's RedHot Buffalo Ranch Seasoning Recalled Due to Salmonella Risk

McCormick Perfect Pinch Italian Seasoning, McCormick Culinary Italian Seasoning and Frank’s RedHot Buffalo Ranch Seasoning have been recalled due to possible contamination with Salmonella, announced McCormick & Company, Inc. The company was alerted by the FDA after routing testing. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.

The four products ...

Rep. Sherrill Votes for Crucial Funding for Capitol Police, National Guard, Afghan SIVs Program

Washington, DC–– Today, Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) voted for emergency supplemental funding to reimburse the United States Capitol Police and the National Guard for expenses incurred protecting the Capitol after the insurrection on January 6th and to expand and streamline the Afghan SIV program.

“We owe a debt of gratitude to the brave men and women of the ...

Bloomfield Police Seeking Town Pub Patron Armed Robbery Suspects

BLOOMFIELD, NJ--On June 23, Bloomfield Police Officers responded to The Town Pub, located at 383 Broad Street on a reported armed robbery.

As diners were seated at an outdoor table of the establishment, a male suspect approached them with a handgun and demanded their belongings.  The victims gave up their cell phon, wallets and keys.  The suspect then got into a silver Chevy Malibu ...