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October 2, 2022

JERSEY CITY, NJ — An upcoming film “Inappropriate Behavior,” has brought film legend Robert DeNiro, and a host of other A-list celebrities to Jersey City in recent week.  According to sources the film also stars Bobby Cannavale, Whoopi Goldberg and Rainn Wilson. Stephanie Daniels, director of ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Choose New Jersey, an organization that stimulates job creation and attracts business to the state, has opened an office in Ireland, making New Jersey the first state in the U.S. to have an economic development office in that nation. “New Jersey’s longstanding connection to Ireland, ...

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NEW JERSEY — Despite research from the American Psychiatric Association (APA) that finds that 87% of Americans feel “anxious” or “very anxious" about inflation, New Jerseyans seem to be among the least impacted, according to a new study by WalletHub.   In its analysis of 2022’s Happiest ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) led a bipartisan group of 43 colleagues in sending a bicameral letter to President Joe Biden to urge him to issue a Major Disaster Declaration for all of Puerto Rico’s municipalities in response to Hurricane Fiona. Just days before the fifth ...

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CRANFORD, NJ — The royal coffin procession brought Queen Elizabeth II from Scotland to England on Wednesday, and it will take her to her final resting place early next week. Many years ago, shortly after she became Queen, a different royal procession brought the young Queen and her husband, ...

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LOVELADIES, NJ — A perfect beach day lured unsuspecting beach-goers into rough surf in Loveladies on Saturday, claiming the life of a 51-year-old male swimmer. It is swim-at-you-own-risk on most beaches after Labor Day, and the beach where the incident occurred was unguarded. Combined with heavy ...

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CRANBURY, NJ — On September 11th, 2001, a Cranbury resident was one of the many brave passengers on United Airlines Flight 93 who tried to take control of the hijacked plane that crashed in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. Todd Beamer had lived in Cranbury for a year with his wife and two children ...

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FRANKLIN, NJ – Authorities are continuing to investigate the death of a two-year-old girl who they say suffered a heart attack after she was left unattended in a vehicle on Tuesday, according to Somerset County Prosecutor John P. McDonald. The following account was provided by ...

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NEW JERSEY — The average price for a gallon of gas in New Jersey dropped another 11 cents from last week to Monday's price of $4.06 ($4.17). The average price in the Garden State is 45 cents cheaper than a month ago ($4.51), but still 87 cents higher than a year ago ($3.19). New Jersey’s average ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – He was a swimmer from a very young age, and now Bridgewater resident Lee Evans is taking on a 4-mile-long race, crossing continents. Evans is participating in the Bosphorus Cross-Continental Swimming Race on Aug. 21, starting on the Asian side of the Bosphorus in Istanbul, and ...

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NEW JERSEY — New Jersey was ranked as the 2nd "Best State to Live in" for 2022, according to a new study conducted by WalletHub. The personal-finance website ranked the 50 states by using 52 different categories, from housing costs and income growth to education rate and quality of ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy signed a new law Wednesday that extends outdoor dining in New Jersey until November 2024. "There are restaurants and bars and growing numbers of breweries that are still relying on the outdoor dining spaces they were allowed to create to get themselves back ...

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NEW JERSEY - July 27th is National New Jersey Day.  New Jersey was the third state to ratify the Constitution of the United States of America and the first state to ratify the Bill of Rights. New Jersey's central location amidst the thirteen colonies during the colonial era made it home to ...

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ — Vice President Kamala Harris gave a 30-minute speech to the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) National Convention at the Atlantic City Convention Center on Monday. With several thousand in attendance, Harris encouraged attendees to action ...

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NEW JERSEY — The summer days are about to getter even hotter with a heat wave expected to bring heat indices near 100 degrees this week, according to the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management (NJOEM). Because of the heat wave, local cooling centers will be open. All Burlington County Library ...

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NEW JERSEY — The average price of a gallon of gas in New Jersey has dropped 36 cents in the last month. AAA says drivers are paying an average of $4.69 a gallon on Tuesday, July 12, 2022. It's down 2 cents from Monday and 12 cents from last week. Prices are still $1.53 higher per gallon than ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers is preparing to play a pivotal role in New Jersey’s rollout of the new National Suicide Prevention Lifeline number later this month. The 988 hotline will work similar to how the 911 hotline currently works and will serve as an alternative to calling the three-digital ...

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NEW JERSEY — The price of gas in New Jersey is heading down as the Fourth of July weekend continues.  The average price of a gallon of unleaded was $4.85 on Friday, according to AAA. That's down 2 cents from Thursday and 9 cents from last week. Drivers are paying $1.71 more than this time last ...

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RED BANK, NJ — While summer break has just started for most students, Governor Phil Murphy and state lawmakers are looking ahead to the beginning of the next school year by pushing for a "Back-to-School" Sales Tax holiday that they touted Wednesday morning as a way to ease the financial burden of ...

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NEW JERSEY — For the first time ever, the average price of a gallon of unleaded gas in New Jersey is over $5. AAA says drivers are paying $5.01 on Tuesday, June 7, 2022. That's up 3 cents from yesterday and nearly $2 from this time last year. AAA says the rising cost of oil and high demand for ...

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NEW JERSEY — The average gas price in New Jersey has reached another all-time high. AAA says the price for a gallon of unleaded is $4.79 on Thursday, June 2. That's up 2 cents from yesterday, 57 cents from last month and up $1.74 a gallon compared to this time last year. The price of a gallon ...

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DOMINICAN REPUBLIC — Ray Liotta, the New Jersey native who starred as Henry Hill in "Goodfellas," has died. Liotta, who was born in Newark and grew up from Union Township, graduating from Union High School, was 67 years old. Deadline reports he died in his sleep in the Dominican Republic, ...

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NEW JERSEY — The average price of a gallon of unleaded gas in New Jersey didn't go up in the past 24 hours. But the price didn't go down, either. AAA says the average price of a gallon of unleaded in New Jersey is $4.77 on Tuesday, May 24, 2022. The price is 12 cents higher than last week, 67 ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Before James Warhola could even hang his latest artwork someone walking by the "Strange Planet Outsider" Art Gallery in Chatham on Saturday came in to inquire about purchasing one of the illustrations. Warhola, the nephew of the late Andy Warhol, was one of the artists gallery ...

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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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NEW JERSEY, NJ — 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. 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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CAMDEN, NJ – From April 1 to Sept. 5, the Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial will be open seven days a week for various tours and immersive experiences. Since she was restored and established as an educational museum in 2001, Battleship New Jersey has become a must-see attraction on the ...

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MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — A day after a draft opinion written by United States Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito Jr. that would overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade case regarding abortion rights was made public, Assemblywoman Carol Murphy (D-Mount Laurel) called it a "dangerous reality that the highest ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A $665 million development project in New Jersey envisioned as a place where innovations are hatched, developed and brought to market to benefit people across the planet will have an Irish accent. Atlantic Technological University (ATU), one of Ireland’s largest multi-campus ...

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NEW JERSEY — Starting today, residents of New Jersey and visitors to the state 21 years and older can buy recreational cannabis and cannabis products at 13 dispensaries statewide. According to the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission (CRC), those 13 locations are: North ...

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