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June 27, 2022

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Kendall Park woman is suing the township, the zoning board, and her neighbors for constructing an in-ground pool that violates certain property ordinances. The woman claims that the new construction was too close to her property and failed to meet the standards set by the ...

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In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court decision striking down a New York law requiring people to demonstrate a particular need in order to get a permit to carry a handgun in public, Acting Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin today announced a directive clarifying requirements for carrying firearms ...

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In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court decision striking down a New York law requiring people to demonstrate a particular need in order to get a permit to carry a handgun in public, Acting Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin today announced a directive clarifying requirements for carrying firearms ...

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According to the Millburn police, a stolen Landrover hit a pedestrian by Nordstroms at the Short Hills Mall last Friday around 1 p.m. The victim sustained non-fatal injuries. Police chased the gray Landrover onto westbound Route 24, but the driver refused to pull over and sped away. Police ...

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Editor's Note: This story was updated with additional information provided by police Monday. WESTFIELD, NJ — Four people were injured, and a 22-year-old Westfield man arrested on DWI charges Saturday night after crashing his car, fleeing the scene then crashing again, NJ Advance Media reported, ...

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WAYNE, NJ – Newly elected school board member Harry Prassakos spoke out of turn during the June 2, 2022 Wayne Board of Education meeting which was held in the small conference room of the BOE administrative building on Nellis Drive. He pre-empted Wayne resident Michael Gottesman’s public comments ...

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Editor's Note: This story was updated with additional information provided by police Monday. WESTFIELD, NJ — Four people were injured, and a 22-year-old Westfield man arrested on DWI charges Saturday night after crashing his car, fleeing the scene then crashing again, NJ Advance Media reported, ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — Scotch Plains Director of Redevelopment Tom Strowe updated the Township Council on Tuesday, June 21, about the latest developments related to downtown of Scotch Plains. During his presentation, Strowe updated the governing body on the Township’s affordable housing obligations.

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NEW JERSEY -- The ruling issued by the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) on Friday overturning Roe vs. Wade yielded swift response from New Jersey elected officials and women's rights advocates.  Under the SCOTUS decision written for the majority by Justice Samuel Alito, Jr., who grew ...

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BELMAR, NJ—At a Board of Education Meeting, Antionette Raucci Aumack was told to resign from her position on the board.  This statement came during part of a heated public comment period that touched on subjects such as Aumack’s comment that “homosexuality is a sin,” curriculum regarding sexual ...

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BELMAR, NJ—At a Board of Education Meeting, Antionette Raucci Aumack was told to resign from her position on the board.  This statement came during part of a heated public comment period that touched on subjects such as Aumack’s comment that “homosexuality is a sin,” curriculum regarding sexual ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito's one-time residence in West Caldwell has been targeted for harassment, according to West Caldwell police. In a statement released by the West Caldwell Police Department Sunday night, authorities have responded to multiple calls at a ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - For the fourth time in a little over a month, bands of protestors made their way through the streets of Jersey City on Friday just hours after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the landmark case Roe vs. Wade, putting women’s reproductive health rights in the hands of lawmakers in ...

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WAYNE, NJ – Nearly four dozen people were detained by Wayne Police after an illegal “pop-up party” was very briefly held in a vacant commercial property in Wayne on Saturday night. New Jersey State Police tipped off Wayne Police Chief Jack McNiff on Saturday afternoon, warning him that a group ...

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Editor's Note: This story was updated with additional information provided by police Monday. WESTFIELD, NJ — Four people were injured, and a 22-year-old Westfield man arrested on DWI charges Saturday night after crashing his car, fleeing the scene then crashing again, NJ Advance Media reported, ...

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UNION, NJ — It was not a quiet, smooth ending to the school year at Union High School on Wednesday as police officers and firefighters responded to the school in response to two separate occurrences. In a phone message to parents, staff and students, Superintendent Dr. Scott Taylor said two ...

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WOODBRIDGE – Every year, the average New Jersey family spends upwards of $250 per child on school supplies and teachers spend around $600 of their own money on classroom supplies for their students. To help with the burden, at a time of high inflation, Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin is ...

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TRENTON - The New Jersey State Police is looking for officers. The NJSP Online Application opens July 5 through August 2.  It is not necessary to have a bachelor's degree to apply to become a NJ State Trooper. While you do need some college credits, there are several ways that you can meet ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Township Animal Shelter officials are seeking the public's help in locating the individual who ejected a kitten from a car window on Friday, they announced. According to published reports, Montclair animal control officers say that an unidentified person who threw ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Township Animal Shelter officials are seeking the public's help in locating the individual who ejected a kitten from a car window on Friday, they announced. According to published reports, Montclair animal control officers say that an unidentified person who threw ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Perry D’Andrea, a San Francisco-based Frank Sinatra-style performance artist, took home the top honors in Hoboken’s annual singing contest honoring its hometown hero. Following Thursday’s competition in Sinatra Park — which featured contestants performing songs made famous by Ol’ ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - For the fourth time in a little over a month, bands of protestors made their way through the streets of Jersey City on Friday just hours after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the landmark case Roe vs. Wade, putting women’s reproductive health rights in the hands of lawmakers in ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Police are investigating after someone was punched near the Rutgers bus stop on College Avenue early this morning. The victim, who was not identified in a press release issued by the Rutgers University Police Department, was transported to a local hospital where he or she was ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Police are investigating after someone was punched near the Rutgers bus stop on College Avenue early this morning. The victim, who was not identified in a press release issued by the Rutgers University Police Department, was transported to a local hospital where he or she was ...

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TRENTON - The New Jersey State Police is looking for officers. The NJSP Online Application opens July 5 through August 2.  It is not necessary to have a bachelor's degree to apply to become a NJ State Trooper. While you do need some college credits, there are several ways that you can meet ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway nursing assistant Rebecca Eugene is a healthcare hero, honored for her kind and attentive care. A patient, who described herself as “the worst patient ever,” wrote saying that she was calmed and soothed by Eugene, who was kind and ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway Nursing Assistant Rebecca Eugene is a healthcare hero, honored for her kind and attentive care. A patient, who described herself as “the worst patient ever,” wrote saying that she was calmed and soothed by Eugene, who was kind and ...

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PATERSON, NJ – At 2:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 22, the Paterson Police Department was notified that a 34-year-old Lodi woman arrived at Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center in Paterson in a private vehicle seeking treatment for a non-fatal gunshot wound, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia Valeds ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Five individuals employed at Club XXXV in Sayreville have been arrested and charged with counts of money laundering and promoting prostitution. Located on Rt. 35, the club has been investigated by the New Jersey Treasury Department and the Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway Nursing Assistant Rebecca Eugene is a healthcare hero, honored for her kind and attentive care. A patient, who described herself as “the worst patient ever,” wrote saying that she was calmed and soothed by Eugene, who was kind and ...

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