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May 12, 2022

CARTERET, NJ – Jack McGreevey, a battle-hardened Marine drill sergeant turned dogged advocate for his fellow veterans, who passed his passion for service to his son, former Gov. Jim McGreevey, died May 12. He was 93. Mr. McGreevey, of Carteret, was a constant presence throughout the ...

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MT. HOLLY, NJ — The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for all of New Jersey on Thursday, April 28, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. A Fire Weather Watch will remain in effect on Friday, April 29, from morning to evening, in anticipation of gusty winds and dry conditions. The ...

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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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TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy says adults at least 21 years old will be able to purchase recreational marijuana and marijuana products without a medical card in New Jersey starting on April 21, 2022. "This is a historic step in our work to create a new cannabis industry," Murphy said on ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy has tested positive for COVID-19. Murphy took a rapid antigen test this afternoon that came back positive. A PCR test that followed also test came back positive, according to a statement from Communications Director Mahen Gunaratna. Murphy is currently ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Fifty-two percent of New Jerseyans say the Garden State is on the wrong track compared to 38% who say it is headed in the right direction, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. The latest numbers continue a downward trend first seen in October 2021 after a much ...

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HACKETTSTOWN, NJ — A Hackettstown woman has been released from the hospital after she was run over by her own truck. Hackettstown police say 24-year-old Samantha Gardner got out of her truck after it stalled on Main Street on Monday, March 14. When the truck started to roll backwards, she tried ...

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TRENTON, NJ – New Jersey is set to receive $641 million from settlements with Johnson & Johnson, which manufactured opioids, and the country’s three largest pharmaceutical distributors – McKesson, Cardinal Health and AmerisourceBergen, announced Governor Phil Murphy and Acting Attorney General ...

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NEWARK, NJ — NJ TRANSIT crews have successfully completed enough damage removal and repair in the Maplewood area to allow Morris & Essex Line (M&E) and Gladstone Branch trains to resume operations at all stations. As of Tuesday, March 15, the M&E and Gladstone Branch will operate on ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - In just six weeks, Junior Girl Scout Tyne Brogan, a member of Troop 63317, has sold Girl Scout cookies in all 50 states. She began her challenge on Jan. 11 and completed her sales effort in North Dakota on Feb. 25. She kept track of her progress state-by-state with a crayon ...

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SHORT HILLS, NJ -- After almost two years of being closed because of COVID-19, the Hilton Short Hills is reopening on March 1.  According to hotel management, workers are using disinfection and cleaning processes developed with Reckitt, the company that produces Lysol and Dettol. In addition, ...

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SPARTA, NJ -- The community turned out to welcome Sarah Escobar home from Beijing. With a police escort, banners, flags and cheers, Escobar returned to Sparta after having represented Ecuador on the ski slopes. Escobar said she was surprised and grateful for the homecoming. Escobar's parents are ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Vice President Kamala Harris lauded Newark’s lead service line replacement program during her visit to the city Friday, Feb. 11,  noting the program could set a precedent for other U.S. cities as the nation addresses its infrastructure needs. “We are not here to talk about the ...

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NEW JERSEY — Finding your better half can be both challenging and exciting, but maintaining a strong, long-term relationship can be even more elusive. With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, real estate website Point2 conducted a study of which states are better at nurturing enduring ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ — The community is mourning as reports confirm that former Manalapan High School basketball player, football star and college player for both Yale University and Monmouth University, Kyle Mullen, died Friday, Feb. 4. Mullen was 24 years old. According to the U.S. Navy, Mullen ...

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TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey's general obligation bonds have been upgraded from stable to positive, announced Kroll Bond Rating Agency. The agency issued a report dated Jan. 20 stating its outlook upgrade “reflects the robust recovery of the State’s financial picture since the early days of the ...

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NEW JERSEY -- The reasons people choose to move include career transitions, better schools, financial challenges or just a change in setting. Wants and needs don’t always align in a particular state, though. For instance, a state might offer a low income-tax rate but have a subpar education system.

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DENVILLE, NJ – After Monday’s southern storm, and then the Wednesday morning icing issues all over state highways, attention now shifts to a focus on a likely statewide snowstorm during the overnight and daytime period between Thursday night and Friday. In what has become the classic winter ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -- Morristown Medical Center welcomed the first baby of the new year. Baby Mia was born at 12:21 a.m. on Jan. 1. She weighed in at four pounds, 10 ounces. Baby Mia and her parents are doing well and resting comfortably. A baby boy was the first baby born at Overlook Hospital ...

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CLARK, NJ – Petco Love, in partnership with BOBS from Skechers, holds an annual Love Stories grant campaign inviting adopters to share how their pets have changed their lives for the better while providing the organization they adopted from a chance to receive thousands of dollars in lifesaving ...

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NEW JERSEY — The state has recorded 15,482 new COVID-19 cases Thursday, a sharp increase from the nearly 10,000 reported on Wednesday.  It is the second straight day the state has broken a record for most new positive cases. The State Health Department confirmed 33 more deaths. The new positive ...

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U.S. Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey announced on Sunday that he has tested positive with a breakthrough case of COVID-19. In a statement on his Twitter account, Sen. Booker said he has received two doses of the coronavirus vaccine, in addition to receiving the booster shot. The tweet says he ...

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NEWARK, NJ – A Newark police officer has been charged with reckless vehicular homicide, desecrating human remains and related charges for hitting a pedestrian on the Garden State Parkway, according to authorities.  Newark Police Officer Louis Santiago, 25, of Bloomfield, was charged on Wednesday ...

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NEW JERSEY — After a frustrating morning with no connection for folks in New Jersey and in other parts of the country Tuesday, Nov. 9, Xfinity services eventually resumed online. Many customers took to social media to report no internet, phone and cable for a few hours in the morning. In a ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Nearly 43 years after the due date, an overdue book was returned to the Montclair Public Library (MPI), staff announced. According to the post on the official MPL Facebook page, Library staff wrote, "A very honest patron just returned a book that was due in 1978." The ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - There are two things that Jonathan Holloway has learned about himself so far during his trauma-filled tenure as Rutgers President. In an exclusive interview with TAPinto on Thursday - one day before his COVID-delayed inauguration was finally held at the Rutgers Athletic Center ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- Denville resident, Jennifer S. Higgins, will join the New Jersey State Health Benefits Commission as the state employee representative of the New Jersey State AFL-CIO, effective Nov. 11. As the state employee representative, Higgins will review state health benefit plan costs and ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Seton Hall University has shared this letter from the president of the University, Joseph E Nyre, regarding the sudden death of an undergraduate student following a medical emergency in the dormitory. "Dear Members of the Seton Hall Community,  It is my ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Uber and Lyft, in conjunction with United Way Worldwide and NJ 211 will provide access to free and discounted rides to New Jersey residents who lost a personal vehicle as a result of Tropical Storm Ida, Governor Murphy announced.  “Nobody should have to worry after a natural ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Rutgers football fans eager to finally welcome Head Coach Greg Schiano back to the banks in person will have to wait a while longer. The university's season opener against Temple has been postponed to noon Saturday, to be broadcast on the Big 10 Network. The decision was ...

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