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May 21, 2022

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Rhythm & Blues by the Brook, a full afternoon of free music and activities at Cedar Brook Park in Plainfield, returns on Saturday, June 4 from noon to 6:00 p.m. to kick off summer. “We are delighted to bring Rhythm & Blues by the Brook back to Union County this year,” ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Join Relay for Life and Walk for a Cure on Saturday, May 21, 2022 beginning at 12 noon until midnight at the track in the Grove at The Park located at 200 Connell Drive in Berkeley Heights.  General Information • This is a family-friendly event, open to the whole ...

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NEW JERSEY - The Girl and Boy Scouts of Hasbrouck Heights join together to clean their community. Plus, several Girl Scouts in South Plainfield receive scholarships. Also, a Rahway superintendent is honored. And a Westfield Boy Scout proposes a life-saving station near a local ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ - Sophomore Megan Kim scored two goals, including her 100th point, for Gov. Livingston in the season ending loss against West Essex in the first round of the NJSIAA North, Group 2 state tournament on Thursday.  The Highlanders, seeded No. 13, lost the 16-2 battle against No. 4 ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Last Friday, May 13, the Berkeley Heights Fire Department conducted an "acquired structure drill" at the former Kings/New York Marts Building (434 Springfield Ave.). "This drill was a good opportunity to review the hazards when operating at a vacant structure, or a ...

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NEW JERSEY — The Garden State Parkway was shut down last week for miles after a crash caused by a police chase involving a car that was reported stolen. One of the suspects fled on foot through Clark. Officers caught up with him, arrested him and three other suspects who were then turned over to ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - One person has died, and another victim was flown by Medevac helicopter to an area trauma center after a mid-afternoon crash on Eastbound Route 24 near Milemarker 9, according to the City of Summit Fire Department (SFD). The SFD, at approximately 2 p.m. today, responded to a report ...

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RARITAN, NJ - For the second year in a row the Governor Livingston (GL) softball team has advanced to the Sectional Semifinals of the Group 2 state championship. Following an opening round victory over Holmdel, the Highlanders faced No. 4 seed Raritan in the quarter-finals. Raritan entered the game ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Dr. Patricia Camp, the superintendent of the Rahway Public Schools, has just been named the Union County Superintendent of the Year. The announcement was made on Tuesday evening at the Rahway Board of Education meeting. Camp told TAPinto Rahway that she initially received the news ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The City of Summit Police Department (SPD) has notified residents that Eastbound Route 24 is closed "for the next several hours" due to a major accident that involved a tractor trailer and an unknown number of vehicles which occurred just after 2 p.m. at Milemarker 9. The full SPD ...

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NEWARK, NJ —New Jersey's Acting Attorney General and the Division of Community Affairs (DCA) are warning customers and merchants statewide about price gouging and any fraud dealing with the sale of baby formula in New Jersey. “The current baby formula shortage may have scammers and unscrupulous ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The township council passed a resolution at Tuesday's meeting allowing Berkeley Heights to issue long-term general improvement bonds to finance $24.1 million worth of debt on previous short-term bonds issued to finance the newly built municipal complex.  The bond ...

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NEW JERSEY - A $125 million dollar film and TV complex proposed in Newark. Plus, a Paterson native leads effort to clean up hometown. And, a house built by Roxbury students is transferred to a new lot while an affordable housing complex opens in Elizabeth.  TAPinto's Kristina Behr has ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Aiming to “lift the unfair stigma” placed on law enforcement, Gov. Phil Murphy along with Acting Attorney General Matt Platkin announced a new police licensing program that will require all law enforcement officers hold a valid, active license issued by the Police Training ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Bubbakoo's Burritos, located at 410 Springfield Avenue in Berkeley Heights, celebrated its opening with a ribbon cutting event on Wednesday. The restaurant owners and staff were joined by Mayor Angie Devanney, Council President Jeanne Kingsley, Council Vice President Manny ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The tense afternoon situation that involved a woman barricading herself inside a Meadowbrook Court residence with a firearm today has been resolved safely. A Summit Police Department Nixle Alert at 3:53 p.m. stated, "Situation on Meadowbrook Court is now resolved. Victim is being ...

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NEW JERSEY - A long-awaited youth center in Franklin opens. Plus, Camden's Waterfront Pavilion gets another new name. And, Westfield will hold a Memorial Day parade and picnic after COVID cancellations the last two years. Also, the town of Wayne mourns the loss of a teen who died from a rare ...

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NEW JERSEY — Gas prices in New Jersey have reached another all-time high. The average price of a gallon of unleaded reached $4.72 on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. That's up seven cents from the day before, 23 cents from last week and nearly 70 cents from last month. Those figures are according to ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - An "emotionally disturbed adult" has barricaded themselves in a residence on Meadowbrook Court in Summit. Sources have confirmed to TAPinto Summit that the individual is a female and is in possession of a firearm. Summit Police have ordered residents in the nearby area to shelter in ...

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TRENTON, NJ — “This is a horrendous piece of legislation,” said Assemblyman Brian Bergen (R - District 25) during the Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee meeting on Monday.  His objection came prior to the committee clearing Assemblyman John McKeon’s (D - District 27) oversized box ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Despite seeing her team trailing by three runs late in its opening round state tournament game on Tuesday afternoon, Gov. Livingston softball coach Erin Lanigan implored her squad to not give up. "We just kept telling ourselves that they weren't out of the fight and that ...

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NEW JERSEY - Roxbury will equip 38 buses with security cameras after a physical assault is reported. Plus, Newark students in a building trades program get the chance to explore construction career pathways.  And, a Chatham art gallery shows work from artist royalty. Also, WayneQuest returns to ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - Each year, since 2009, Keller Williams (KW), from the US and Canada to their family abroad, participates in RED Day, a day to "renew, energize, and donate" -- giving back to the communities they serve. KW Premier Properties RED Day initiative was called "Project Hope" with a ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ — More protection is coming for New Jersey’s firefighters.  In a news conference Monday, Gov. Phil Murphy announced the new American Rescue Plan Firefighter Grant Program, which will help local and regional fire departments provide first responders with proper protective, ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ– Reaching her 100th career point, senior captain Gianna Ciccimarra has had an outstanding lacrosse season. Ciccimarra has tallied 37 goals and 15 assists from this season alone. In the recent 13-5 victory against Pope John, Ciccimarra had five of those goals and an assist, ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy visited the Hackensack Fire Department Monday morning to announce the new American Rescue Plan Firefighter Grant Program. The grant will help local and regional fire departments provide first responders with proper protective, cleaning and sanitation equipment, ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Highlander Boys and Girls Track and Field Teams competed in the Union County Conference Championships at Governor Livingston High School in Berkeley Heights on Thursday May 12 and Friday May 13. The Boys Mountain Division team placed second overall. Highlights of the ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union County residents who are not registered to vote are reminded that they have until Tuesday, May 17 to register in time to vote in the upcoming Primary Election on Tuesday, June 7. "We encourage all eligible residents to register to vote. Registered Democrats and ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Bubbakoo's Burritos, a Mexican chain restaurant, will be celebrating their grand opening in Berkeley Heights on Wednesday, May 18 with ribbon cutting, raffle, and free swag. Bubbakoo's is known for their fresh, high quality, made-to-order, and affordable meals serving tacos, ...

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NEW JERSEY - A young Plainfield burn victim thanks first responders who saved her. Plus, Piscataway celebrates the 75th Anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking baseball's color barrierl. And, East Brunswick Boy Scouts spend a day with police. Also, the Green Village Fire Department in Chatham ...

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