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March 24, 2019

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Officers from the Parsippany Police Department, responded to the Capital One Bank for an intoxicated male attempting to withdraw $5,800.00 from an account that was not his. Prior to the arrival of responding officers, the male fled the scene After a brief investigation by ...

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ROXBURY, NJ –  Michele (Silk) Adriano was told by one doctor after another that her symptoms were just from stress. The former Roxbury resident was sure it was more than that. Indeed it was. Adriano's persistence finally resulted in an MRI, a test that showed a large tumor pressing against her ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University officials say they are "making progress" with the labor union representing faculty, but still the American Association of University Professors-American Federation of Teachers - representing 4,800 full-time faculty and graduate employees - is considering a ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy, Senate President Steve Sweeney, Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin, Sen. Nicholas Scutari and Assemblywoman Annette Quijano announced an agreement on the broad outlines of legislation to legalize adult-use marijuana in New Jersey this week. “Legalizing adult-use ...

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CLIFTON, NJ - Quest Diagnostics Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer Steve Rusckowski led a group of dignitaries at a groundbreaking ceremony for a new flagship laboratory at the On3 campus earlier this month. With more than 1,100 employees expected to work at the new ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - A woman was forcibly removed from her car in the East Brunswick Wal-Mart parking lot on Sunday by a man who stole the vehicle and then committed a series of crimes in Woodbridge. On March 12, 2019, detectives from both East Brunswick and Woodbridge Police Departments charged ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Residents voted by an overwhelming margin to reject a referendum on Tuesday that would have raised $8.06 million in taxes to pay for all-day kindergarten and stabilize the school board's finances. Unofficial results at 9:30 p.m. showed 4,432 voting against the referendum, ...

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UNION, NJ – Union police are warning residents about a scam involving a woman asking passersby for cash. Officers from Union's Street Crimes Unit found a woman on Monday walking in and out of traffic on Vauxhall Road at Hilton Avenue, near the Rt. 78 west exit, with a handwritten sign that read, ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Proving he can still draw a crowd more than 60 years after his death, family, friends, and fans of beloved comedian Lou Costello gathered to commemorate the 113th birthday of the Paterson native and Hollywood film and television icon on March 2 at the Paterson Museum. Costello, ...

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BARNEGAT - Barnegat Township police reported that officers responded Sunday afternoon to a report of juveniles throwing bottles off of the Garden State Parkway overpass on West Bay Avenue onto the roadway below. Officers located two male juveniles at the scene. Both were from Barnegat and 14 ...

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MOUNT ARLINGTON, NJ – The motorist who struck and injured Mount Arlington Police Sgt. James Distasio in December feels terrible about the incident but insists he did nothing wrong. Five times during an interview on Friday, the driver - Chatham lawyer William Anastasio - used the words “I feel ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris County Sheriff’s Office has been awarded a reimbursement of $55,938.90 in federal funds to cover overtime costs they encumbered, in 2018, while protecting President Donald J. Trump during his visits to New Jersey. The Morris County Sheriff’s Office played an integral ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Hawthorne's Borough Administrator, Eric Maurer, released a statement today with respect to the accident where a Bobcat plow fell from a pedestrian bridge and onto a van from Hawthorne Mechanical Contractors yesterday. “Hawthorne Public Works Serviceman Donald E. Turner, Jr., was ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - A T-shirt that bore an image of President Donald Trump and the words "NOPE" and "Vive la Rêsistance" was hung in a Roxbury High School classroom but later removed after word spread on social media. A photo of the shirt was taken by a student and shared with Succasunna resident ...

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NEWARK, NJ - The Newark Police Division is urging residents to refrain from leaving vehicles running and unattended or with key fobs left inside the cars.  Authorities advise drivers that an unattended vehicle with keys in the ignition is an invitation for thieves to steal your car. Police ...

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LAKE COMO/BELMAR/, NJ — Call it the luck of the Irish. The recent stormy weather took a welcomed reprieve today — to the delight of the thousands of revelers who gathered along Main Street for the 46th annual Belmar/Lake Como St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Although the day was mostly cloudy and ...

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LAKE COMO/BELMAR/, NJ — Call it the luck of the Irish. The recent stormy weather took a welcomed reprieve today — to the delight of the thousands of revelers who gathered along Main Street for the 46th annual Belmar/Lake Como St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Although the day was mostly cloudy and ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – The vacant, ramshackle Global Agway property is being eyed by a developer for a mixed use of offices and residential rentals, Mayor Betsy Driver said at last night’s Borough Council meeting. Surveyors have been on the 5.6 acre property and the developer has been conducting “due ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - In a year of commemoration for Rutgers University alumnus and activist Paul Robeson, New Brunswick will add to that list with the renaming of Commercial Avenue to Paul Robeson Boulevard. The nearly mile-long thoroughfare stretches from Route 18 south to Elmwood Cemetery. On ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ – To better understand his constituents’ concerns about the loss of certain tax deductions, this town’s federal representative held listening sessions in Union, Essex and Hunterdon counties on Saturday – including one at a cafe in Westfield. The elimination of the state and local ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Freeholder Director Brian D. Levine plans to reopen talks with Amazon about locating the company’s second headquarters – HQ2 – in Somerset County. He made the announcement Feb. 22 at a meeting of the Somerset County Employers Legislative Committee. Somerset County put in a ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – When police searched the Port Morris home of a man accused earlier this month of detonating a homemade bomb in Sussex County they discovered a hallucinogenic mushroom growing operation protected by cameras and filled with strategically placed weapons, according to court ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Growing up in St, John, Antigua, Keith Henry was a wicket keeper for Faith and Hope High School. Now 61, the acclaimed cricketer once played before a crowd of over 5,000 people at the Antigua Recreation Ground, the national stadium of Antigua and Barbuda. The now Paterson ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Across New Jersey, Rutgers University has more than 24 properties and campuses, and on those lands people have recorded more than 1,600 animals, insects, plants and other life forms. “I don’t know of any other university that has a growing species list on such a large scale ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Piscataway student, Mikey Wojcik, 13 is continuing his mission to bring smiles to children fighting cancer as they are treated for the disease at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ). Mikey, who lost his father, Michael to pancreatic cancer in 2015 kicked-off the start ...

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TRENTON, NJ  – Setting the project guidelines in conjunction with the state of New York, legislation creating the Gateway Development Commission -- sponsored by Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin and the Assembly Transportation Chair Daniel Benson -- cleared its first legislative hurdle ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Assemblyman Jay Webber, has sponsored legislation that would criminalize weaponized drones. The bill unanimously passed the Assembly Homeland Securities Comittee on Thursday February 14. This is a situation where the law should keep pace with the technology,” said Webber ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - The second vehicle to be knocked over in as many days in Hawthorne, a Hawthorne Volunteer Ambulance was struck by a Jeep while responding to a call Friday night and fell onto its right side at the intersection of Goffle Road and Lafayette Avenue in front of the Dell Garden ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Berkeley Heights Police and Fire Department responded Friday at 2 p.m. to a motor vehicle going through the front window of the newly opened Cousin's Deli [formerly 7-Eleven] located at 417 Springfield Avenue. There were no reports of injuries. TAPinto Berkeley Heights ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Middlesex County Democrats today issued a statement on the passing of Barbara "Babs" Siperstein, a transgender activist who fought for, and was honored by, a law that was named for her allowing people to change their genders on their birth certificates. Siperstein, who ...

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