Other NJ News

May 14, 2021

NEW JERSEY — Colonial Pipeline Co. announced in a statement late Wednesday evening that the pipeline that was shutdown by a ransomware hack last week was going to restart and begin operating again.  “Following this restart, it will take several days for the product delivery supply chain to ...

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NEW JERSEY - New Jersey's "Shot and a Beer," program which encourages eligible residents, ages 21 and over, to get vaccinated has expanded. Any New Jerseyan who gets his or her first vaccine dose can take his or her vaccination card to a participating brewery to receive a free beer. The program ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Mayors for Main Street, an alliance of 22 mayors across five counties, is urging Gov. Phil Murphy to eliminate the 200-person outdoor gathering limit as June high school graduations approach. Current guidelines state that there is no limit for outdoor gatherings for wedding ...

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SUMMIT, NJ -- Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Special Agent Kevin Matthews and Victim Specialist Keyla Munoz, of the FBI's Newark Office, will present 'The Internet and Keeping your Children Safe' via livestream on April 8 at 9 a.m. Intended for parents and guardians, the presentation will ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Area politicians and education advocates are now discussing ways to improve student proficiency in English language arts and math after a recent study of New Jersey schools found significant drops during the COVID-19 pandemic. JerseyCAN, a nonprofit focused on advocating for ...

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TABERNACLE,TOWNSHIP, NJ -- The New Jersey State Police is seeking the public's assistance with locating Charlee Hertzog, 14, of Tabernacle Township, New Jersey. Charlee left her family's residence Wed Mar 3 and was last seen driving a 2018 Toyota Tacoma, with New Jersey license plates E19NJT, in ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Bergen County authorities announced the arrest and charging of 22 individuals in an international human trafficking and prostitution organization in and around Bergen County it was announced by Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella in a Thursday afternoon virtual press ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - It's a very quiet Groundhog Day in the borough with a thick blanket of snow covering Milltown and much of the Garden State on Feb 2. Middlesex County's favorite groundhog, Milltown Mel is in quarantine, but he sent a message out through his social media pages telling his faithful it ...

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NEW JERSEY -- New Jersey was rated the worst state to retire, according to personal finance website WalletHub's annual ranking of 2021’s Best States to Retire. What's the biggest reason for New Jersey's last place ranking? "The biggest reason New Jersey finished last is affordability. It has ...

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SOUTH RIVER, NJ -- Sen. Cory Booker eulogized U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick on Tue Jan 19 and called him "the very definition of a hero" and said that he was proud to say the officer "was a Jersey guy through and through" on the floor of the U.S. Senate, part of the building that the ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Gov. Phil Murphy has ordered that all U.S. and New Jersey flags be flown at half-staff on Mon Jan 11 in honor of U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick of South River, who died following injuries sustained while defending the U.S. Capitol when it was under siege on Jan 6. In a ...

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TRENTON, NJ  - Gov. Phil Murphy has announced the deployment of 500 New Jersey Army National Guard Troops to Washington, D.C. to bolster a force of 6,200 National Guard troops called up to provide additional security for the next 30 days, including the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th ...

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NEW JERSEY – United Van Lines has released the company’s 44th Annual National Migration Study, revealing in 2020, Americans continued to move westbound and southbound – and the COVID-19 pandemic factored into and accelerated many of those decisions to move. According to the study, which tracks ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The towering neoclassical Rutgers-Newark building on Washington Street will be renamed after the late United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Rutgers Board of Governors decided Thur Dec 17.  The board unanimously voted in favor of renaming the iconic residence ...

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TRENTON, NJ – New Jersey school districts are invited to apply for one of 16 grants that will be made available to accelerate students’ academic progress and reduce learning loss among students that has resulted from fewer in-person instructions due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The New Jersey ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Newark Penn Station, one of the busiest transit hubs in North America, will finally receive a much-needed facelift funded by the state, officials announced Tue Dec 8.  A $190 million renovation project will be rolled out over the next five years, with $30 million set to begin ...

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NEW JERSEY -- New Jersey added Maine and New Hampshire to its travel advisory list on Tue Nov 17. Now, travelers from these 46 states and territories are being asked to self-quarantine for 14 days: AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, FL, GA, GU, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, ...

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NEW JERSEY — Would you rather be online or on line? New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) Chief Administrator Sue Fulton said Mon., Nov. 2, that the agency is considering keeping some systems put in place during the COVID-19 pandemic once the health crisis subsides - namely minimizing the ...

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NEW JERSEY — Cutting off indoor dining and mandating that all non-essential businesses close their doors at 8 p.m. are part of the measures that will begin in Newark on Tue., Oct. 27, after the largest city in New Jersey confirmed more cases Sunday (101 total) than all other Essex County towns ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - The Roselle Police Department is requesting the public's assistance to find a missing juvenile. Kimberly Pavon is a Hispanic female, 4'9", 85 pounds. She was last seen wearing a pink book bag with stars and unicorn design. The youth was reported to be wearing a pink and white ...

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NEWTON, NJ – The Sussex County Board of Elections has announced the retirement of Administrator Margaret McCabe as of October 1. The announcement comes in the wake of the discovery of a box of 1,666 uncounted primary election ballots late last week. The Board of Elections has “not yet made a ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy on Fri., Aug. 21, pleaded with New Jersey residents to cooperate with the state's COVID-19 contact tracers, noting that more than half the people being reached by the tracers are refusing to cooperate. "This is highly disturbing to say the least," Murphy said.

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NEW JERSEY — If you’re currently traveling out of state or packing your bags in preparation, take note.  Two states, Delaware and Alaska, were re-added Tuesday to New Jersey's self-quarantine travel advisory list— bringing it up to 35 states/territories.  “We cannot allow the tremendous ...

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TRENTON, NJ – About 1 in 5 New Jersey residents do not take the call when contacted by one of the state’s COVID-19 contact tracers. Nearly half of those who do answer refuse to cooperate, shared Gov. Phil Murphy at his COVID-19 briefing on Fri., Aug. 14. Murphy and State Health Commissioner Judy ...

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TRENTON, NJ – People who suspect the green stuff on their favorite lake is a harmful algal bloom (HAB) now have a better way to tell the state about it. The state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced the launching of an interactive HAB mapping tool. The tool allows users to ...

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Update: The south Jersey investment is $300 to $400 million, not $3 to $4 million as originally reported. NEW JERSEY - Salem County has been slated for a 200-acre off shore wind port, per the governor who announced the $500 million impact on the state's economy at today's COVID-19 press ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Following a vote by Asbury Park city council to allow restaurants to serve patrons indoors this week, the state has filed suit against the municipality to stop the violation of Gov. Phil Murphy’s executive order in its tracks.  While New Jersey’s transmission rates continue to show ...

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Students from Clifton, Union City, Piscataway, Lincoln Park, Haddonfield, Edison, Paterson, Ocean City and Boonton Win Awards TRENTON, NJ – New Jersey Human Services is honoring 12 New Jersey high school and middle school students for their winning entries in the 2020 New Jersey Child Support ...

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(NEW JERSEY) -- As the country is in an uproar about the shooting deaths of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and George Floyd, there is a police shooting in New Jersey that is now in question. The shooting death of an unarmed black man, Maurice Gordon, 28, occurred the morning of May 23 on the ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy and Rep. Tom Malinowski knelt alongside 2,000 people in Mindowaskin Park on Sunday, as part of a protest in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, spurred by the death of George Floyd. Spearheaded by Westfield High School junior Nala Scott, 16, and fellow ...

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