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May 10, 2019

WARREN, NJ - Warren Township filled the courtroom at the Warren Township Municipal Building to recognize Carolann Garafola for her almost 24 years of service to the Township of Warren at Thursday’s meeting of the Warren Township Committee. The committee also unveiled a sign dedicating 92 acres of ...

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TRENTON – Gov. Phil Murphy today signed into law a legislative package that seeks to put an end to hunger in the state. “In the richest nation in the world, it is a moral failure that so many of our fellow New Jerseyans don’t have enough food to eat,” Murphy said.  “This comprehensive ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The mayors from Little Falls, Totowa, Wayne and Woodland Park sent a letter on April 30, with the endorsement of the Passaic Valley Regional Flood Board, to Paterson Mayor Andre Sayegh, opposing the reinstallation of flashboards at the top of the Great Falls in Paterson. “The ...

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TRENTON – Gov. Phil Murphy today signed into law a legislative package that seeks to put an end to hunger in the state. “In the richest nation in the world, it is a moral failure that so many of our fellow New Jerseyans don’t have enough food to eat,” Murphy said.  “This comprehensive ...

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TRENTON – Gov. Phil Murphy today signed into law a legislative package that seeks to put an end to hunger in the state. “In the richest nation in the world, it is a moral failure that so many of our fellow New Jerseyans don’t have enough food to eat,” Murphy said.  “This comprehensive ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ – The Borough Council unanimously decided to keep Columbus Day on the 2020 borough calendar after more than 100 Italian Americans and supporters attended the council meeting, some speaking of Italian contributions to society, both nationally and locally. Last night's ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - While the Borough Council has decided to keep Columbus Day on its borough calendar, one local resident who wants Columbus Day off the borough calendar asked for her opinion to be heard in full. Below is the full transcript she released to TAPinto.net which she read at the May 8 ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Despite the concerns raised in a letter sent to Mayor Andre Sayegh by the mayors of Little Falls, Totowa, Wayne and Woodland Park expressing their opposition to the reinstallation of flashboards at the top of the Great Falls, Adminstration officials have expressed their confidence ...

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ROSELLE, NJ – Want to know what’s happening in and around town? Here is a snapshot of news, and events from the past week, along with upcoming events.  Mayor Christine Dansereau and Other Borough Employees Talk To Kindergarten Success Academy Students on Career Day May 3. Career Day was extra ...

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ALLEGANY, NY -- All these years later, Dominic Papasergi admits that he was hesitant about the idea of joining the Village of Allegany’s police force. “In all honesty, I was a younger gentleman and I was approached to do it,” Papasergi, who retired as the Village of Allegany’s chief of police in ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The circumstances surrounding the town’s purchase of the Swan Cove property on South Lake Boulevard were called into question yet again last week and Supervisor Ken Schmitt said he will ask for a state investigation into the transaction in an effort to clear the air. The town ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Summit’s Broad Street Redevelopment Plan is now official, as the Council Members approved it in a unanimous roll call vote at their May 7 meeting, after hearing from a half-dozen citizens. Marjorie Fox, Ward 2 Council Member, introduced the ordinance to adopt the redevelopment plan, ...

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- Al Mirabella, a Fanwood resident who has served as a Union County Freeholder since 1997, was among the inaugural New Jersey Association of Counties’ Freeholder Hall of Fame at a ceremony in Atlantic City on Thursday, May 8. Inductees were chosen for their leadership, commitment ...

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VALHALLA, N.Y. – The town of Yorktown and a Yorktown High School student were honored last week for their environmental and sustainable contributions to Westchester County. The county’s second annual Eco Awards were given out Monday, April 22, at the Kensico Dam Plaza, in Valhalla. The awards ...

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- Al Mirabella, a Fanwood resident who has served as a Union County Freeholder since 1997, was among the inaugural New Jersey Association of Counties’ Freeholder Hall of Fame at a ceremony in Atlantic City on Thursday, May 8. Inductees were chosen for their leadership, commitment ...

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- Al Mirabella, a Fanwood resident who has served as a Union County Freeholder since 1997, was among the inaugural New Jersey Association of Counties’ Freeholder Hall of Fame at a ceremony in Atlantic City on Thursday, May 8. Inductees were chosen for their leadership, commitment ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – The Hunterdon Freeholders approved the county’s $88.491 million buget for 2019 at their meeting on Monday, and they didn’t hesitate to tout that the tax rate to support it will remain unchanged. “The 2019 budget … is $330,000 less than the 2013 budget,” said Freeholder Director ...

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MADISON, NJ - This week the Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) resumed its hearing of the applicant Saxum Real Estate’s requested demolition of the former movie theater building, 14 Lincoln Place and its application for redevelopment. This was a continuation of the meeting held on Tuesday, ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – The launch of a long-awaited change this summer to the pattern used for flights landing at Teterboro Airport has been postponed until at least next year, a delay that has left city officials upset with the Federal Aviation Administration. At the quarterly meeting of the ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Township Committee member Tracy Ness reported that the effort to bring back the summer camp that was closed down two years ago is in jeopardy because of low enrollment. Ness reported at the regular meeting of the Chatham Township Committee on Thursday night that there were ...

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Mayor Dr. Joseph P. Scarpelli, would like to notify residents of PSE&G’s upcoming roadway work that may impact Township residents.  This notification is in an effort to inform residents of the scheduled work so that alternate routes can be planned if needed and to maintain a level of safety ...

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  BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Former Councilman Marc Faecher cautioned that the "Main Street" plan presented to the council and public at an April meeting of the council offered both opportunities and risks to the township. Calling the Connell Company a “good partner in town” that “builds a good ...

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TRENTON – Gov. Phil Murphy today signed into law a legislative package that seeks to put an end to hunger in the state. “In the richest nation in the world, it is a moral failure that so many of our fellow New Jerseyans don’t have enough food to eat,” Murphy said.  “This comprehensive ...

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Edison, NJ -   Campaign fliers in Edison are creating more controversy.  Edison Police Officer, Detective Keith Hahn, says he is being targeted and harassed by the Township’s Director of Public Works, Anthony Russomanno, and incumbent Councilmen Leonard Sendelsky and Michael Lombardi.  In an ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – Several members of the Scotch Plains Police were recognized by Chief Ted Conley in conjunction with National Police Week (May 12-18) at the Scotch Plains Council meeting on Tuesday. Chief Conley gave out multiple awards and commendations to members of the SPPD for going ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -- The Bernardsville Borough Council recently extended the deadline for Requests for Proposals from May 1 to July 1 for the downtown redevelopment project anticipated for Quimby Lane. "Some of the interested developers wanted more time to put together their proposals," ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – Artwork created by nearly two dozen students from around Bergen County will grace the walls of municipal buildings, libraries, senior centers, schools and county offices after being named winners of the county’s 2020 election calendar contest. Pinak Unawane, from Lyncrest ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Following a unanimous vote on a zoning ordinance that the Livingston Township Council was proud to come to an agreement on, the members of the governing body were less pleased to approve a second zoning ordinance on Monday that they were not in favor of, but had to adopt in order ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Town of Newton is holding a town wide bulk pick up this Saturday, May 11 at 6 a.m. To participate, a permit needs to be purchased for $30 and can be done at the Municipal Building located at 39 Trinity Street. Items must be placed on the curb by 6 a.m. on Saturday. This event ...

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UNION, NJ – The new Vauxhall Community Gateway sign, on the corner of Springfield and Millburn Avenues, was unveiled Wednesday afternoon. The new plaza area includes benches and plantings.  The old carwash building on the premises is scheduled to be removed making room for the larger ...

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