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June 30, 2022

Summer travel is already in full swing and Independence Day will be no exception as AAA predicts 47.9 million people in the U.S. will travel 50 miles or more from home over the holiday weekend (June 30 – July 4). This is an increase of 3.7% over 2021, bringing travel volumes just shy of those seen ...

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Summer travel is already in full swing and Independence Day will be no exception as AAA predicts 47.9 million people in the U.S. will travel 50 miles or more from home over the holiday weekend (June 30 – July 4). This is an increase of 3.7% over 2021, bringing travel volumes just shy of those seen ...

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Summer travel is already in full swing and Independence Day will be no exception as AAA predicts 47.9 million people in the U.S. will travel 50 miles or more from home over the holiday weekend (June 30 – July 4). This is an increase of 3.7% over 2021, bringing travel volumes just shy of those seen ...

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PEQUANNOCK, NJ – Construction has begun on the long-awaited New York Susquehanna & Western (NYS&W) Railway Bicycle and Pedestrian Shared Use Path, a 4.8 mile-trail project spearheaded by Morris County to repurpose an abandoned stretch of railroad for a non-motorized recreational path from ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers students will see a 2.9% increase in tuition and fees after the university’s Board of Governors approved a $5.1 billion budget for the 2022-23 academic year. According to the school, tuition and fees account for more than 28% of university revenues, and help fund ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — A physics Ph.D candidate at Stevens Institute of Technology was among a half dozen students highlighted by NASA for his efforts to help the agency advance satellite technology. Jiuyi Zhang, who is in his fifth year studying at Stevens, was included in NASA’s Earth Science ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham Borough Mayor Thaddeus Kobylarz and the six borough council members unanimously adopted a resolution to "condemn" the Supreme Court ruling on Dobbs vs. Jackson that was handed down on June 24. Council member Jocelyn Mathiasen moved to adopt the resolution (see below) that ...

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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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CRANFORD, NJ — Union County College will soon turn the page on a new chapter. “Thank you for joining us today, and I’d like to welcome you to Union County College and that’s probably one of the last times that we’ll be saying that,” said Dr. Jaime Segal, the new Union College Executive Director ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Old Havana Cuban Cuisine in downtown Westfield is asking customers to be patient with its limited staff in the coming days after its chefs were injured in a crash involving a suspected drunken driver Saturday night. Restaurant owner Patricia Sommer told TAPinto Westfield that the ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham Borough Mayor Thaddeus Kobylarz and the six borough council members unanimously adopted a resolution to "condemn" the Supreme Court ruling on Dobbs vs. Jackson that was handed down on June 24. Council member Jocelyn Mathiasen moved to adopt the resolution (see below) that ...

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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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WESTFIELD, NJ — Old Havana Cuban Cuisine in downtown Westfield is asking customers to be patient with its limited staff in the coming days after its chefs were injured in a crash involving a suspected drunken driver Saturday night. Restaurant owner Patricia Sommer told TAPinto Westfield that the ...

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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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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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