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October 2, 2019

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Mayor and Township Council celebrated the topping out of the Municipal Complex with a beam signing ceremony on Friday. The "topping out" of the new Municipal Complex, signifies that the project has reached its maximum height and the structural framework is nearing ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - October is National Substance Use Prevention Month in Morris County, announced the Morris County Board of Freeholders. In making the proclamation, the county governing board is highlighting the positive efforts being made to deal with substance use by our young residents. The ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Mayor and Township Council celebrated the topping out of the new Berkeley Heights Municipal Complex with a beam signing ceremony on Friday. The "topping out" of the Municipal Complex signifies that the project has reached its maximum height and the structural framework is ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The Parkland Library will be closed today through the weekend, reopening at 10 a.m. on Monday, October 7. The library and parking area have been undergoing renovation and expansion in recent months. The new wing of the library is almost complete, which will allow the original library ...

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Updated 6:31 p.m. WESTFIELD, NJ — When her 18 years of service heading up the government entity managing the town’s special improvement district ended in July, the executive director of Downtown Westfield Corporation left with a sizable retirement payout in the works. Then Executive Director ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Please see October's message from Mayor Anthony DeLuca. October 2019                  October, my favorite time of year. Cooler nights and fall foliage and that also means that as of October 1, there will be only 85 shopping days until Christmas!  School is back in session ...

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RED BANK, NJ – TAPinto Red Bank has be offering a series of “Back of the House” articles profiling the men and women of who make Red Bank “work.”  Our purpose is to have the borough residents gain a personal sense of the people who perform behind the scenes to keep the town running and safe 24/7.  ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ –  Many residents turned out for the first in a series of community meetings planned by the City’s Department of Economic Development to discuss the new Master Plan for Plainfield. Valerie Jackson, Director of Economic Development, and Bill Nierstedt, designated Master Plan Project ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The Basking Ridge Business Alliance (BRBA) and the Bernards Township Department of Public Works are teaming up to conduct a six-month "challenge" to collect 500 pounds of plastic bags and plastic wrap _ with the rewards for success being both a bench for a township and also ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - October is National Substance Use Prevention Month in Morris County, announced the Morris County Board of Freeholders. In making the proclamation, the county governing board is highlighting the positive efforts being made to deal with substance use by our young residents. The ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ — The Orton Road Bridge in West Caldwell, a 19th century structure that was damaged during a rainstorm in 2018 and needed to be replaced because it was structurally obsolete, has been officially dedicated back to the township after the county’s summertime efforts to preserve its ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Union County Mosquito Control is planning to treat all of Berkeley Heights via aerial spray in response to address the recent EEE activity found in Berkeley Heights. The spraying, still subject to approval by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), is tentatively set for ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean (R-21) and Republican colleagues Sen.Kip Bateman (R-16), and Sen Kristin Corrado (R-40) will serve on the newly formed Senate Select Committee on New Jersey Transit to investigate the continuing failures of the troubled commuter rail agency and ...

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WASHINGTON — In the wake of Rep. Chris Collins’ resignation, Rep. Tom Reed told reporters Tuesday that Americans must remember the value of democracy. Collins, who represented New York's 27th congressional district, sent a resignation letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday, a day before ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Due to recent confirmed human cases and a positive mosquito sample of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in Berkeley Heights, Union County Mosquito Control is scheduled to treat sections of Summit adjacent to Watchung Reservation and the Passaic River corridor -- subject to FAA ...

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  WATCHUNG, NJ -Watchung Chemical Engine Company was named a winner of New Jersey American Water’s  9th Annual First Responder Grant, the water company announced on Tuesday.   Mike Bormann, Senior Superintendent of Operations, New Jersey American Water and Mike Bange, Senior Manager of ...

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RED BANK, NJ: The council will meet tomorrow at their Workshop Meeting to discuss Resolutions, Ordinances and reports from the towns’ various borough officials. Highlights of the meeting seem to be the resignation of the borough’s IT Director, rejecting the bids of a fire suppression system at ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Revenue and Finance Commissioner Thomas J. Evans gave an update on Nutley’s affordable housing during the Board of Commissioners public meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 17. Public Safety Commissioner Alphonse Petracco was absent excused. “We were initially informed that fair share housing ...

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SOUTHERN OCEAN COUNTY, NJ – The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is coming to town. Manahawkin, that is. However, there’s a bit of a twist when it comes to the purpose for their meeting scheduled on October 3, 2019, at the Holiday Inn on Route 72. The public session starts at 6:00 pm and ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Board of Commissioners adopted a $40,597,138.75 municipal budget during the public meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 17. Public Safety Commissioner Alphonse Petracco was absent excused. They also included with the approximate $40.6 million budget, $1,275,613.25 for the minimum ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The new Director of Nutley Family Service Bureau spoke about the many services the organization provides Nutley at the Board of Commissioners public meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 17. Public Safety Commissioner Alphonse Petracco was absent excused. Joe Armentano, licensed clinical social ...

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PARKLAND, FL- October is the start of our City’s 2019/2020 fiscal year. The approved budget can be found at www.cityofparkland.org/budget. The City’s budget is a financial representation of our collective priorities. Thank you to all the residents who participated in surveys and town hall meetings ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ – Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman, who serves New Jersey's 12th Congressional District, hosted a mini town hall on Monday at Plainfield’s Senior Center, meeting with constituents and addressing their concerns. Watson Coleman updated the community on several pieces of ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The South Plainfield Public Library – in continuing its commitment to educating the community on ethnic and social diversity – along with the South Plainfield Cultural Arts Commission (SPCAC) and the South Plainfield School District, held its second annual Hispanic Heritage ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Roxbury High School has designated Oct. 8 as a “day to ditch vaping” in the school, according to the district. The idea came from a group of teachers in an anti-vaping committee that was organized in the spring by Roxbury High School Assistant Principal Jon Deeb. The committee is ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – Working with its partners at the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the staff at Morristown National Historical Park (NHP) hosted on Wednesday, September 25, 2019, the 11th annual naturalization ceremony in the park’s Washington’s Headquarters Museum. At ...

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SOUTHERN OCEAN COUNTY, NJ – The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is coming to town. Manahawkin, that is. However, there’s a bit of a twist when it comes to the purpose for their meeting scheduled on October 3, 2019, at the Holiday Inn on Route 72. The public session starts at 6:00 pm and ...

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BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ -- The League of Women Voters together with members of the Ridge High School Student Government Association and Ridge High School Empowerment for Political Participation (REPP) will host two candidate forums this October at the Ridge PAC: Bernards Township Board of ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - South Orange Township Officials have posted the following information regarding a planned utility outage to provide for better service. We are posting it as a reminder to those in the affected area. PSE&G will be performing circuit maintenance work on 10/2/19 on Radel ...

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EDISON, NJ - Mayor Thomas Lankey, town officials and the family of late Mayor Thomas J. Swales Jr. unveiled  improvements that were made to a municipal park named in the former mayor’s honor. Enhancements at Thomas Swales Jr. Park, located at Park Way and Elm Street, include new plantings and ...

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