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May 23, 2019

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Woodland Park’s annual Youth Month kicked off on May 1 with a visit from Mayor Keith Kazmark to Memorial School. He described the program and its similarities to running for real office. Students received descriptions of the jobs they could run for to be elected to by their ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Union County Freeholders joined with Scotch Plains Mayor Al Smith, golfers, KemperSports and other elected officials on Thursday to cut the ribbon on the new state-of-the-art Ash Brook Golf Course Clubhouse, which will open to the public in a few weeks. The new, 21,000 ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Union County Freeholders joined with Scotch Plains Mayor Al Smith, golfers, KemperSports and other elected officials on Thursday to cut the ribbon on the new state-of-the-art Ash Brook Golf Course Clubhouse, which will open to the public in a few weeks. The new, 21,000 ...

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NEWARK, NJ - A minister at the Saint James AME Church will be taking a specific belief with him to the state Parole Board: redemption. “I'm able to bring in a different perspective - as a clergy, as a minister - that believes not only in redemption but also believes in the importance of putting ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Union County Freeholders joined with Scotch Plains Mayor Al Smith, golfers, KemperSports and other elected officials on Thursday to cut the ribbon on the new state-of-the-art Ash Brook Golf Course Clubhouse, which will open to the public in a few weeks. The new, 21,000 ...

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BARNEGAT - Barnegat Township Recreation will again be having their Barnegat Dock Concerts this summer.  The first concert will be this Saturday, May 25 ar 7 p.m. The last concert will  take place on Pirates Day, Saturday, September 7.

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SUMMIT, NJ - Fire suppression system testing will necessitate the closure of the Broad Street Garage the first weekend in June. According to the City of Summit Parking Services Agency, the garage will be closed beginning at 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 1, and remain closed for the entire day on ...

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OLEAN, NY – In conjunction with Catt County Cat Nippers, the city will conduct a Trap, Neuter, Vaccinate and Return Program in Ward 5 from June 2 to 8. After the cats are neutered and vaccinated, their ears will be surgically tipped, and they will be returned to the neighborhood where they were ...

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BEDFORD, N.Y. - The long-sought repaving of a Katonah area stretch of I-684 could still happen this year, Bedford Supervisor Chris Burdick told the annual Katonah Forum last week. But, he essentially cautioned everyone not to bet on it. Burdick swore off “any breakthrough announcements,” saying ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Union County Freeholders joined with Scotch Plains Mayor Al Smith, golfers, KemperSports and other elected officials on Thursday to cut the ribbon on the new state-of-the-art Ash Brook Golf Course Clubhouse, which will open to the public in a few weeks. The new, 21,000 ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Union County Freeholders joined with Scotch Plains Mayor Al Smith, golfers, KemperSports and other elected officials on Thursday to cut the ribbon on the new state-of-the-art Ash Brook Golf Course Clubhouse, which will open to the public in a few weeks. The new, 21,000 ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The 2019 municipal election in Bridgewater Township is only weeks away, but in a real sense, it permeated the most recent meeting of the township council.    The agenda for the council’s May 16 agenda session contained three resolutions calling for Bridgewater Mayor Dan ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Union County Freeholders joined with Scotch Plains Mayor Al Smith, golfers, KemperSports and other elected officials on Thursday to cut the ribbon on the new state-of-the-art Ash Brook Golf Course Clubhouse, which will open to the public in a few weeks. The new, 21,000 ...

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The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for several counties in New York state, including Allegany and Cattaraugus counties. The watch is in effect until 2 p.m. Thursday. The National Weather Service issues thunderstorm watches when conditions are favorable for the ...

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PARAMUS, NJ – A year after a school bus crash on Route 80 claimed the lives of fifth grade teacher Jennifer Williamson and 10-year-old student Miranda Vargas, who were traveling from East Brook Middle School in Paramus to Waterloo Village for a field trip, U.S. Rep. Josh Gottheimer reintroduced a ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – Borough resident Liz Truman attended the Tuesday, May 21 council meeting and approached the governing body with some questions regarding the budgeted legal and health insurance costs. Truman noted that the 2019 municipal budget features $147,000 increase over last year’s ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Union County Freeholders joined with Scotch Plains Mayor Al Smith, golfers, KemperSports and other elected officials on Thursday to cut the ribbon on the new state-of-the-art Ash Brook Golf Course Clubhouse, which will open to the public in a few weeks. The new, 21,000 ...

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RED BANK, NJ:  Mayor Pat Menna opened the council meeting with a Proclamation honoring Red Bank High School Principal Risa Clay who retired after 26 Years.  The meeting room was packed with family members, teachers and supporters who gave her several standing ovations.   State Senator Vin Gopla ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Union County Freeholders joined with Scotch Plains Mayor Al Smith, golfers, KemperSports and other elected officials on Thursday to cut the ribbon on the new state-of-the-art Ash Brook Golf Course Clubhouse, which will open to the public in a few weeks. The new, 21,000 ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ — The West Caldwell Township Council unanimously voted to approve the 2019 municipal budget and tax resolution during Tuesday’s meeting. The tax rate increase to the average home assessed at $448,000 is $71.34 annually, or $17.84 per quarter. The amount to be raised by taxation ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - A groundbreaking ceremony for The Station at Grant Avenue, a new housing development for working families, took place on Wednesday in Plainfield's Fourth Ward.  The site will include a 5-story 90-unit energy-efficient building with one, two, and three-bedroom apartments.  Amenities ...

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STAFFORD - Senator Christopher J. Connors, Assemblyman Brian E. Rumpf and Assemblywoman DiAnne C. Gove today joined in a celebration of the successful completion of the reconstruction of the Old Causeway Bridge and the rehabilitation of Hilliards Thorofare Bridge – part of the Route 72 Manahawkin ...

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OLEAN, NY – The Olean Area Transportation System's Cuba-Olean-Cuba service will be discontinued effective June 1, according to an announcement from the City of Olean. The OATS service that is being deleted includes bus stops in the Village of Cuba and stops along Route 446 and Route 16 into ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Military veterans from across Morris County, and representing military conflicts from World War II and Vietnam to Operation Iraqi Freedom were honored at Morris County’s Memorial Day ceremony in Morristown on Wednesday May 22. The Freeholders presented the Morris County ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – The Mayor and Borough Council recognized the 5th National Gun Violence Awareness Day to be celebrated on June 7 at the Tuesday, May 21 council meeting. Mayor Paul Mirabelli read a proclamation honoring the day. Pam Zajac of Moms Demand Action also spoke at the meeting urging ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Take a stroll downtown to pay tribute to the local service men and women that are honored on banners that are hung from streetlights in New Providence for Memorial Day. See below to locate specific Hometown Heroes. Click here for sectioned map. Detective Michael Hand and the ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Individuals marched in a line from the Memorial Park side of the Maplewood Train Station, into Maplewood Village, and then to the side of the Maplewood Train Station that faces the storefronts in the village to spread their message against stricter laws for abortions. About 100 ...

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PARAMUS, NJ – A year after a school bus crash on Route 80 claimed the lives of fifth grade teacher Jennifer Williamson and 10-year-old student Miranda Vargas, who were traveling from East Brook Middle School in Paramus to Waterloo Village for a field trip, U.S. Rep. Josh Gottheimer reintroduced a ...

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PARAMUS, NJ – A year after a school bus crash on Route 80 claimed the lives of fifth grade teacher Jennifer Williamson and 10-year-old student Miranda Vargas, who were traveling from East Brook Middle School in Paramus to Waterloo Village for a field trip, U.S. Rep. Josh Gottheimer reintroduced a ...

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PARAMUS, NJ – A year after a school bus crash on Route 80 claimed the lives of fifth grade teacher Jennifer Williamson and 10-year-old student Miranda Vargas, who were traveling from East Brook Middle School in Paramus to Waterloo Village for a field trip, U.S. Rep. Josh Gottheimer reintroduced a ...

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