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June 27, 2022

In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court decision striking down a New York law requiring people to demonstrate a particular need in order to get a permit to carry a handgun in public, Acting Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin today announced a directive clarifying requirements for carrying firearms ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers students will see a 2.9% increase in tuition and fees after the university’s Board of Governors approved a $5.1 billion budget for the 2022-23 academic year. According to the school, tuition and fees account for more than 28% of university revenues, and help fund ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - A daring, if misguided, attempt to escape the police nearly resulted in disaster for the suspect following an arrest in Hawthorne Tuesday. According to Detective Lieutenant Matthew Hoogmoed of the Hawthorne Police Department, on Tuesday, June 14, at approximately quarter after 4 ...

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BELMAR, NJ—A male swimmer was taken out of the water today and reported to be non-responsive.  He was taken away in an ambulance.  The beaches around 8th and 9th Avenues were crowded with emergency personnel and equipment. It is very close to the same location where two elementary school ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — A South Jersey businessman pleaded guilty to selling pesticide-laced disinfectant wipes and liquid sanitizers to federal agencies, municipalities and others, falsely promising they would kill the coronavirus. Maple Shade businessman Paul Andrecola, 63, admitted his role in a ...

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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, 2022. 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 ...

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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, where he was shooting ...

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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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SUMMIT, NJ - One person has died, and another victim was flown by Medevac helicopter to an area trauma center after a mid-afternoon crash on Eastbound Route 24 near Hobart Road in Summit, according to the City of Summit Fire Department (SFD). The SFD, at approximately 2 p.m. on Thursday, ...

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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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TRENTON, NEW JERSEY — 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, 2022. That's up seven cents from the day before, 23 cents from last week and nearly 70 cents from last month. Those figures are ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Today, May 12, at approximately 11:30 a.m. Montville Township High School initiated a lockdown, according to Superintendent of Schools Dr. René Rovtar. The school had received information that there may have been a threatening person outside of the building on or near the campus.

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - St. Mark's Episcopal Church in West Orange opened in 1828 and remained as an active congregation until it closed in 2004. After the church closed it saw only occasional use as a rental property for small fellowships. Over the years however financial resources were lacking to ...

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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 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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HAWTHORNE, NJ - As most of Hawthorne watched the war between Russia and Ukraine unfold, a few Hawthorne families followed the events with a more personal and keen interest. The Hawthorne families are directly from the affected countries of Ukraine and Russia and others still have friends and ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury school officials today expressed sympathy for the family of Jennifer Gorgas, a Roxbury High School and County College of Morris graduate who died Tuesday in a motor vehicle accident in Ledgewood. Gorgas, 25, of Netcong, was killed at about 8:30 a.m. when the Subaru she was ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Two men have been arrested and charged in connection with a home invasion that occurred Sunday, March 13 near Delafield and Courtland streets. Michael Bryant, 21, of New Brunswick, and Anthony Blakey Jr., 23, of South Brunswick have been charged with burglary and robbery, ...

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SHORT HILLS, NJ - Short Hills residents Leslie Hsu and Greg Besner will be appearing on Shark Tank on March 18 to present their SUNFLOW beach chair and its helpful attachments (sunshade, drink holder, dry bag, "sunnies" case and towel) and accessories (Turkish blanket, water bottle, insulated wine ...

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CARTERET – The N.J. State Police are crediting social media and the public’s help to identify a young woman whose body was found Feb. 2 in the Arthur Kill off Carteret Waterfront Park. Authorities have positively identified the woman as a 22-year-old Carteret resident. State Police did not ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Newark City Council unanimously backed a resolution urging the city government to suspend the licenses for local Lukoil service stations in an effort to support Ukraine in its fight against the Russian invasion. "Today the City of Newark is standing in solidarity with a number of ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Newark City Council unanimously backed a resolution urging the city government to suspend the licenses for local Lukoil service stations in an effort to support Ukraine in its fight against the Russian invasion. "Today the City of Newark is standing in solidarity with a number of ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — After 30 years on the job, one of Hoboken’s bravest thinks he’s ready for whatever “Survivor” will bring. When the popular CBS reality series returns for its 42nd season in a two-hour premiere on March 9, Mike Turner, a retired Hoboken battalion chief, will among the 18 new ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -   All U.S. and New Jersey flags will be flown at half-staff today, Friday February 11, 2022 to honor U.S. Navy Seaman Kyle Mullen, announced Governor Phil Murphy. Seaman Mullen was a resident of Manalapan Township, New Jersey and passed away last week after Navy SEAL training ...

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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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MONTVILLE, NJ – Montville Township Police Chief Andrew Caggiano and county law enforcement authorities announced that 39-year-old Cheng Hsiao, reported missing from Montville Township, along with her two young children - Ethan, 3, and Ian, 2 - have been found. The three were reported missing on ...

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SPARTA, NJ – A Yorkshire terrier was no match for a bear.  "Tommy" a 5-year-old Yorkshire terrier died from its injuries from the encounter.  Just after midnight on Thursday Sparta Police got a call from a resident on Layton Lane that his dog had been injured by a bear. According to police, Mr.

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ROXBURY, NJ – A group of more than 50 volunteer “citizen scientists” did a great job last year tracking harmful algal blooms in Lake Hopatcong and the rest of the Musconetcong River watershed, said Christa Reeves, a Musconetcong Watershed Association (MWA) representative. Reeves, who serves as ...

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GALLOWAY, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy announced Wednesday anyone who has a job in a high-risk congregate setting such as a health care, long-term care or correctional facility will have to be vaccinated for COVID-19. Gov. Murphy says there will be no test-out of the requirement by undergoing weekly ...

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