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August 14, 2018

LITTLE FALLS/WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy today issued a State Disaster Declaration for the Bergen, Essex, Monmouth, Ocean, and Passaic counties, which will help assist in recovery efforts in the areas affected by flash flooding which occurred on Aug. 11. Murphy and other officials ...

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LITTLE FALLS/WOODLAND PARK, NJ -  As flood waters receded on Sunday, Aug. 12, residents and officials in the area began to clean up following the flash flooding that occurred. Both Little Falls and Woodland Park mayors have declared a State of Emergency. Department of Public Works crews were ...

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LITTLE FALLS/WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Heavy rain on top of already saturated grounds resulted in severe flash flooding throughout the Passaic Valley area on Saturday afternoon, Aug. 11. The Peckman River, which runs through Little Falls and Woodland Park, overflowed its banks causing flash flooding ...

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CEDAR GROVE/LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Flash flooding on Saturday afternoon stranded drivers on Rt. 46 in Little Falls/Woodland Park and beyond.   According to reports, flooding near Browertown Road forced the closure of Rt. 46 leaving drivers stuck with no way to exit the highway.  As of 7:20 p.m.

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - A Flash Flood Warning is in effect for our area and torrential rain has already caused flooding on Route 22 in North Plainfield. Eight cars have been reported stuck in the water between Watchung Avenue and North Drive.   “Turn around...don't drown when encountering ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Ashley Redding was just making a quick run to CVS the night of Jan. 28, 2018. She said she told her husband, Quinton Redding, and their three young children that she’d be right back. Instead, she ended up at the hospital. Redding was driving on Central Avenue when another car, ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Pointing to cities like Austin, New York, and San Francisco that have made building vibrant arts scenes over the years a key element of their success, local poet and educator Talena Lachelle Queen has announced the first ever Paterson Poetry Festival will be held on Saturday, October ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - While working in her role as a reporter covering the courts in New Brunswick, a female journalist from NJ Advance Media, a media group represented locally by nj.com and The Star Ledger, was assaulted by another woman following the trial of Tejay Johnson.  A three-year member of ...

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UNION, NJ – A Dingman’s Ferry, PA, man was arrested last week for invasion of privacy for taking photos under the dress of a woman at the Target store on Route 22. On Friday morning, Union police were alerted by a Target loss prevention worker who observed a man acting strangely.  According to ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - A 40-year-old Fair Lawn man's gun discharged while showing it to a 49-year-old Paterson man, injuring himself and the acquaintance, according to police. On Saturday, Aug. 4 at approximately 10 p.m., the gun owner was showing his .380 caliber Beretta semiautomatic handgun to his ...

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PATERSON, NJ- A photograph allegedly depicting an individual placing a copy of the “hate mail” that was delivered throughout Paterson on Saturday is circulating on Facebook. The photo, taken by a surveillance camera on the front porch of a home in the 1st Ward at approximately 2:30 a.m. Sunday ...

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PATERSON, NJ- A vehicle identified to be that of missing Paterson woman Shanaya Coley was found unattended in the parking lot of a garden apartment complex located at 234 Marion Street in Paterson. Law enforcement has confirmed that a body was found in the back seat of the vehicle. Coley, 24, ...

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UPDATE (10:40 a.m.)- Progressive Values Committee Denounces "Fake News Piece"   PATERSON, NJ- A recent trend that hit campaigns in Edison and Hoboken in 2017 has come to Paterson. Multiple sources have reported a flyer, purported to have been produced by Progressive Values Committee, which ...

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EAST HANOVER, N.J.- Local law enforcement, family and friends are joining together to find Amanda Rose Peterson, last seen 24 hours ago at a gas station on Route 46 in Parsippany. A missing persons report was filed with the East Hanover Police Department. They are asking anyone who may have seen ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - A graduate student was found dead Friday morning outdoors on the Busch campus of Rutgers University in Piscataway. University officials say it appears no foul play is suspected as the investigation is ongoing. No cause of death has been determined. An autopsy is being performed ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - Animal therapy helps people to relax, but how do the animals feel about it? A Rutgers University-New Brunswick study finds that horses don’t mind working as part of therapy for traumatized veterans. The small pilot study by Rutgers’ Equine Science Center, which appeared in ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Kenilworth Schools Superintendent Thomas Tramaglini is on paid leave of absence following his recent arrest in Holmdel, where he is accused of defecating on or near the Holmdel High School athletic fields. The 42-year-old Tramaglini was charged with lewdness, littering and ...

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HOLMDEL, N.J. - Ripped right from a quote from Deadpool, the Kenilworth School Superintendent has been arrested for fouling up Holmdel's environment. According to reports, Tramaglini, 42, a resident of Matawan area, was issued tickets on Monday for public urination or defecation, discarding and ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Belmar businesses will need to toss those plastic bags and find a more environmentally friendly way to bag purchases. And they would be given until next spring to find that new alternative, under a proposed measure introduced on May 1 by the borough council. If the ordinance is ...

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UNION, NJ – When once there were three, soon there will be no bowling alleys in Union. A sign on the door at the Hy-Way Bowl on Route 22 indicates the alley will close later this month. The sign reads:      My Customers:   Due to extreme ill health issues, as of May 24, 2018, Hy-Way Bowl ...

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South Jersey native George Woolston is TAPinto Camden's first editor. Woolston, 28, previously covered the Jersey shore towns of Belmar and Spring Lake for The Coast Star newspaper in Manasquan. He graduated from Eastern Regional High School in Voorhees Township in 2008, and received a ...

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TRENTON – On Thursday, April 27 the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office and its state and federal partners charged three new defendants with filing fraudulent applications for federal relief funds related to Superstorm Sandy. There have been 112 cases charged by the office since March ...

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COLTS NECK, N.J. - A Multiple Shooting by Route 18 at exit 19A Rt 18 Northbound traffic being diverted to rt 34 was reported by wire service BNN at approximately 4AM. As of 11:00  the detour was removed. One alleged shooting victim was pronounced dead on the scene, the 2nd victim was transported ...

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OSSINING, N.Y. - A Somers High School teacher was exposing himself to adult patrons in the Ossining Public Library Thursday night and has been charged with public lewdness, according to police. Jeffrey Wrightman, 60, of White Plains, has been a teacher at Somers High School since 2003 and police ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - At first, there were some concerns. By 8 a.m. Saturday, the skies were cloudy, the weather cool and the ground muddy. Planners for the 10th-annual Rutgers Day were putting down hay at the Voorhees Mall on College Avenue and throughout the campus where thousands of attendees ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The skies are clearing beautifully. So get to Rutgers Day! You will not want to miss the university’s annual welcome and show-and-tell for New Jersey residents of all ages. It all takes place RIGHT NOW, until 4 p.m. Saturday It is already thr 10th anniversary of Rutgers ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ – Rock ‘n’ Joe on Prospect Street will reopen on Friday, less than two weeks after a small electrical fire damaged the interior of the business. In celebration, the store will receive a plaque from the Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce, according to owner Lincoln Chaudry.

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The Presbyterian Church in Westfield hosted 40 overnight guests on Saturday, April 21, in a temporary “Box City” set up on the church’s front lawn.  The event was organized to drive awareness of homelessness and to raise funds for the FISH Hospitality Program, a rotating shelter ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - A a 30-year-old Teaneck man demanded a drink of whiskey "before he would properly complete breath tests," according to police. On April 21 at 3:19 a.m., police responded to a single vehicle motor vehicle accident on the 900 block of Maple Avenue. The officer found that a vehicle ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - RU ready for Rutgers Day? You will not want to miss the university’s annual welcome and show-and-tell for New Jersey residents of all ages. It all takes place this Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. It is already thr 10th anniversary of Rutgers Day, There will be more than 700 ...

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