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Tips for Safely Viewing the Upcoming Solar Eclipse, and a Bit of History

August 17, 2017

NEW JERSEY – The United States will be experiencing a solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21, which New Jerseyans can view partially– if the weather cooperates.

If you lived in one of the 14 states the eclipse is crossing with its 70-mile wide path, you’d be all set.

But if you utilize safety glasses to view the event between 1:23 p.m. and 4:00 p.m., and most especially at 2:44 ...

Before Trump Broke Up Biz Council, Johnson & Johnson CEO Resigned

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — The head of Johnson & Johnson decided to step down from President Donald Trump's Manufacturing Council today, prior to its disbandment, according to the company.

Alex Gorsky, chairman and CEO of the New Brunswick-based Johnson & Johnson, announced his exit in a statement, following reports published yesterday, Aug. 15., which said he planned to remain ...

Chatham to Hold 2nd Annual "Out of the Darkness Walk" Sept. 23 at Cougar Field

CHATHAM, NJ -The Chatham Township Committee announced its continuing efforts to raise awareness of suicide prevention with its 2nd Annual Chatham Township "Out of the Darkness Community Walk" on Saturday, Sept. 23 to benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP).

The event will take place, rain or shine, at Cougar Field located at 320 Shunpike Road in ...

Will Trump Put Bedminster in the History Books?

BEDMINSTER NJ - Yesterday Vice President Mike Pence joined President Trump at Trump National for a working lunch.  Since January, Bedminster has seen regular visits from dignitaries, and a string of high-level meetings.   This all begs the question:  Will an historic event take place in Bedminster?  

If Trump makes history in Bedminster, it will not be the first time ...

70th Annual Somerset County 4-H Fair Set For This Week

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset County 4-H will be holding the 70th anniversary of the annual fair Aug. 9, Aug. 10 and Aug. 11 at North Branch Park, in Bridgewater.

There are no admissions or parking fees, no midway or carnival rides. All information about schedules and more can be found at the information booth or online at http://www.somersetcounty4h.org/fair.

The fair will run from 10 ...

Trump Supporters Greet Fair Goers

AUGUSTA, NJ – People driving to the New Jersey State Fair or points north in Sussex County on Saturday were greeted by a rally of Trump supporters.  Peacefully holding posters, Trump  and American flags of all sizes, about 30 people stood on the side of the road at the well-traveled intersection of Route 15, Route 206 and Ross Corner Sussex Road.

Many passers-by honked their ...

Sussex County Democrats Greet Sen. Cory Booker at the Fair

AUGUSTA, NJ – Democrat Senator Cory Booker visited the Sussex County Fair on Saturday, to add words of support to recognition of Sussex County Veteran Aldo Sayer.  Upon arrival Booker was surrounded by supporter and local Democrat candidates including Senate candidate Jen Hamilton and Assembly Candidates Kate Matteson and Gina Trish. 

Booker took time to take selfies with ...

Roxbury's Cup Stacking Whiz Kid: 8-Year-Old Aiden Mulholland

ROXBURY, NJ – A Roxbury boy is making a name for himself in the world of sport stacking, having won two gold medals at last month’s AAU Junior Olympics in Detroit, where he also broke the national record in his age group.

Sport stacking is a timed competition in which competitors stack plastic cups, in various combinations, at blazing speeds.

Succasunna 8-year-old Aiden ...

Local Drug Trafficking Rings Dismantled, State Police Arrest 36 in 'Operation Snow Bank'

PLAINFIELD, NJ - 36 suspects of three rival drug trafficking organizations were arrested by the New Jersey State Police on Monday. The rings were operating out of the City of Plainfield, including five alleged MS-13 gang members,and more than 1.5 kilograms of cocaine, more than two ounces of heroin, marijuana, and more than $35,000 cash were seized, police said.

The ...

State Little League Champs in Elizabeth Need Help Getting to Regionals

ELIZABETH, NJ -  The Elmora Youth League Troopers baseball team overcame several obstacles in their rise to undefeated state champions this season, but now they face another hurdle: raising enough funds to help them get to regionals.

“Obviously, we hoped to get this far, but we never expected it and a week of hotel stays,” said  Vanessa Cangas Garcia, whose 10-year-old ...

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