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December 5, 2018

CLARK, NJ – The glow of holiday lights stood in stark contrast to the solemn crowd gathered to remember and mourn Michael Sot on Tuesday evening. The crowd came together to pray, cry, reminisce, reassure and support each other after the loss of one of their own just hours before. Jackie ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Mayor James Cahill added his support to a chorus of urban area leaders in praising a proposed state law allowing undocumented immigrants to obtain driver's licenses. On Tuesday, state legislators introduced a bill permitting these immigrants to get licenses because many of ...

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EAST HANOVER, N.J.- East Hanover was recently named one of New Jerseys Safest Cities, according to Safewise, a professional review and comparison site that rates home security providers. According to 2018 results, Safe wise named East Hanover 21 out of 50 on their top 50 safest cities in New ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — After being stranded on school buses for nearly five hours in a powerful snowstorm, students are reportedly being moved to safe locations, the West Orange mayor wrote in a Facebook post around 9 p.m. Thursday. “The township is currently moving all children off stranded school ...

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FLORHAM PARK, N.J.- As winter approaches, and the chance of encountering deer on the roadways increases, so do the odds of collision, particularly in New Jersey. State Farm® released the results of its 16th annual deer-vehicle collisions study on October 1, 2018.  The deer claim study ranks ...

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EAST HANOVER, N.J.- Coach Andrew Moore, of Precision Sports Performance in East Hanover was recently appointed to the advisory board of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). Moore has been with Precison Sports Performance since it's inception. He has a Bachelor of Science from ...

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WASHINGTON,  – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) and Empire Kosher Poultry, Inc. are issuing a public health alert out of an abundance of caution due to concerns about Salmonellaillnesses reported in the northeastern and mid-Atlantic United States that ...

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Florham Park, N.J., August 9, 2018 — Drugged driving in fatal New Jersey crashes has increased significantly over the last decade, according to a new analysis by AAA Northeast. Cannabinoids and narcotics were the categories of drugs most commonly detected in fatally injured drivers. For its ...

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Florham Park, N.J.,  — As international travel grows in popularity, Americans are choosing to protect their vacation investments by purchasing travel insurance. According to a recent AAA Travel survey, nearly 4 in 10 Americans (38 percent) are likely to purchase travel insurance for future ...

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The PDA South ’02 National Premier League 16-U girls soccer team have just won the US Club Soccer Girls NPL National Championship, which took place in Aurora, Colorado, July 12-16. They swept the tournament in just five days. Eighty-eight teams traveled from around the country and competed at ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.-Across America,  college football players receive praise for their superior performance on the field. Today, however, only a select group of those student-athletes have the honor of being commended for their distinguished accomplishments off the field when Allstate Insurance ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Over a stretch of nearly 70 years, Geoffrey the Giraffe at Toys R Us stores was the symbol of happy times for generations of children, and now he may provide those same feelings for children coming to a hospital. "From this day forward, Geoffrey stands tall in our lobby to ...

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Florham Park, N.J.- The average price at the pump in New Jersey is $2.88 today, one cent cheaper than last week ($2.89), according to AAA Northeast’s weekly survey of fuel prices. Today’s average price is 13 cents cheaper than one month ago ($3.01), but 60 cents higher than it was on July 2, ...

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 Team New Jersey athletes and Unified partners are making their way to Seattle for the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games. From July 1-6, Team New Jersey will join thousands of Special Olympics athletes and coaches from across the nation, along with tens of thousands of volunteers, family ...

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TINTON FALLS, NJ – A.J. Perri is back helping veterans in need – this time launching a search for veterans and their families through a partnership with ABC-TV. As part of the A.J. Perri Cares Program, a lucky New Jersey veteran and their family will receive air conditioning/heating relief this ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Nearly four years after 19-year-old Livingston resident Brendan Tevlin, a 2013 graduate of Seton Hall Prep, was gunned down on Walker Road in West Orange by a man who recently pled guilty to six charges, including charges of first-degree terrorism and murder, Ali Muhammad Brown was ...

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MADISON, NJ – Higher rates for lower service has become almost commonplace for many NJ Transit riders in Madison and throughout the state, but Gov. Phil Murphy says he has a plan.  During a Tuesday morning press conference at the Madison train station, Murphy said his proposed budget includes ...

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SPARTA, NJ – Sparta High School students held their inaugural meeting of the Donate Life Club on Wednesday, March 14. Minutes after the walk out in solidarity with Parkland school shooting victims, thirty students met in a classroom during lunch to hear from the NJ Sharing Network about organ ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK – State and city officials on Monday unveiled plans for a “hub” for research in the fields of technology and health care services to stretch over 12 acres. Gov. Phil Murphy, speaking at a meeting at Rutgers University, said the "Innovation and Technology Hub,” which is in the ...

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United States Associate Deputy Attorney General Steven H. Cook to Give Keynote Address at 21st Century Drug and Violence Prevention Training Conference and Marijuana Symposium Featuring National Leaders and International Experts March 18-20, 2018 In Atlantic City, Hosted By ...

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NEWARK, NJ — In the case against Ali Muhammad Brown, who was charged with the murder of 19-year-old Brendan Tevlin of Livingston, acting Essex County prosecutor, Robert Laurino announced on Tuesday that Brown pled guilty before the Honorable Ronald D. Wigler, judge of the Superior Court.  Brown ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – In the wake of long-time Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen announcing his plans to not run for re-election, Assemblyman Jay Webber (R-26), who represents Montville Township, announced Feb. 3 his intention to run for the Republican nomination in New Jersey’s 11th Congressional ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Amazon released its short list of  20 potential sites to build a massive east coast headquarters Thursday, disappointing more than 200 other cities and smaller towns that had salivated over the prospect of 50,000 new jobs and billions of dollars in associated economic benefits – ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ  - A raccoon attacked a 63-year-old woman and her dog a few steps outside the front door of her residence Tuesday morning, according to police. Irene Rothschild told police she had walked out the front door of her home at 424 Bigley Road with her dog around 11 a.m. when the ...

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Facebook recently announced it will be changing its feed and algorithms so that news from publishers and posts from businesses will be relegated in favor of posts about your neighbor’s cat.  Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that Facebook is making these changes because he is concerned about his ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Toastmasters International will hold a special ceremony to commemorate the Essex County chapter’s 60th Anniversary this Thursday, January 11th, from 7:00pm - 9:00pm at the Bloomfield Civic Center, 84 Broad Street, Bloomfield, NJ. Bloomfield Mayor Michael Venezia will give brief ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center, in Bridgewater, officially dedicated its new Holocaust Memorial and Education Center during a special dedication ceremony Dec. 10. The memorial is dedicated to the survivors of the Holocaust and their families. “This is ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – A 7-month-old rescue dog will earn his wings this Sunday as Home for Good Dog Rescue flies him to Morristown for a surgical procedure that will save his leg from amputation. Kingsley, a purebred English Springer Spaniel, and 15 other dogs from Home for Good Dog Rescue’s ...

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