Other NJ News

July 25, 2021

RIDGEWOOD, NJ - Suan Jeong, a Ridgewood resident and high school student from Bergen County Technical School, was recognized for her artistic talent this week by New Jersey Human Services.  Every year, the state’s human services department sponsors a contest that fosters creativity with a ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Belmar resident John Walsh is the winner of New Jersey’s “Your Voice, Your Shot” video contest, which is part of the state’s public health campaign encouraging residents to get the coronavirus vaccine. Walsh’s “Jersey Summer” video was selected as the public’s favorite during ...

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SURFSIDE, FL — As the world continued waiting for news from the devastating condo collapse in Surfside, Florida, four elite first responders from Hamilton Township made the trip south to search for victims and recover anything for the residents and their families.  Hamilton Township Fire ...

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NEW JERSEY — Cognitive Harmony Technologies Accelerator (CHT Accelerator) has received a $100,000 donation from Pangaea Health and Wellness, LLC (Pangaea Health) for scholarships to put five social equity cannabis license applicants from New Jersey through the CHT Accelerator program. CHT ...

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HOPEWELL, NJ — The 102nd annual Mercer County 4-H Fair will be open between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. on Saturday, July 31, and between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Sunday, August 1 at the Mercer County Park Commission's Howell Living History Farm. The Farm is located on Valley Road, just off Route 29, seven ...

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RAHWAY and UNION COUNTY, NJ — Acting Union County Prosecutor Lyndsay V. Ruotolo and Rahway Police Department Director Jonathan Parham jointly announced Saturday morning that Sebastian Rios, the Rahway child who was the subject of yesterday’s Amber Alert, has been found safely. His father, Tyler ...

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TETERBORO/TRENTON, NJ - A museum in Teterboro for fans of planes, history, and aviation received a state grant. The Aviation Hall of Fame and Museum of New Jersey in Teterboro was awarded a grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission. It was one of 46 grantees to receive a share of $230,000 ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — A Roxbury man, accompanied by a Paterson woman, robbed a Leonia resident who was beaten and knocked-out with a drug on June 27, according to police. The man, Emin Goroveci, 35, of 12 Righter Road, Succasunna, faces charges of first-degree robbery, third-degree theft and ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — When Keisha Miller looks around South Orange Public Library, she sees more than books. Beyond the stacks and shelves, the chairs and tables, the town’s teen librarian and volunteer coordinator and the state’s 2021 Librarian of the Year sees community. “Libraries are not ...

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NEW JERSEY - The new Department of Health building scheduled to be built this year in downtown Trenton will be named after Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli. The Judith M. Persichilli Building will recognize what Gov. Phil Murphy called her “past and ongoing service to the people of New ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - "It's Sinatra's World, We Just Live In It..." Here in Hoboken, Sinatra's legacy will loom even larger—as officials announce plans to install a Sinatra Statue, in the amphitheater at Sinatra Park, located on Sinatra Drive, along the city's scenic waterfront. Frank often spoke of ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND — Authorities are responding to a small plane that reportedly crashed in the water off LBI Thursday morning. The crash happened off 26th Street in the Spray Beach section of Long Beach Township, The glider went down around 11:30 a.m. about a mile off the coast, Ocean County ...

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BAYONNE, NJ — Police shot and killed a knife-wielding 40-something year old white male Monday in what is being called a domestic violence incident on First Street in Bayonne. Multiple police units responded to the report of a man threatening a woman with a knife at approximately 6:45 a.m. The ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ — A Columbia High School student has died following a shooting on Sunday night at Underhill Field, the South Orange-Maplewood School District has announced. Another student was wounded, according to an email sent to the district by Superintendent Dr. Ronald Taylor. Names of the ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - A crowd of approximately 75 people gathered under the blazing sun on the verdant grounds of the Ambulance Corps Building in Hawthorne to celebrate the first official Pride Day in town, the product of a partnership between the mayor, council, administration, and the Hawthorne Pride ...

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NEWARK, NJ  – As of Tuesday, Alexander Kulischenko, an internist with a practice in East Brunswick, is permanently barred from practicing medicine under a Consent Order filed by the Board this week. The Order also permanently revokes Kulischenko’s NJ CDS registration, which allowed him to prescribe ...

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SOUTH RIVER, NJ - Gladys Sicknick of South River, NJ, mother of deceased Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick, is pleading with members of the United States Senate to open an investigation into the riot that took place on January 6, 2021.  She has requested a meeting with Senators to encourage ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - Normally on the Wednesday before Memorial Day, all variety of sea and aircraft would be rolling up the Hudson River to kick off Fleet Week New York. Sadly, you can add the Parade of Ships 2021 to the list of parades that have been canceled due to COVID-19.  This year's ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - A Lodi man, arrested in Paramus, was charged with false public alarm after he allegedly sent a threatening text message claiming an attack was set to take place in New York City. Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of Miguel A. Baez, Jr., 43, of Lodi on May ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The largest container ship to ever reach a U.S. East Coast port has docked at the Elizabeth-Port Authority Marine Terminal. The CMA CGM Marco Polo can carry 16,022 20-foot equivalent units, or TEUs in industry terms. The ship is reported to be carrying 5,000 TEUs that include ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Four minors were arrested during the evening of April 25, the Hawthorne Police Department said, in connection with a spate of tire slashings. A resident had called the police, reporting that "suspicious juveniles" appeared to be hiding by a truck in the vicinity of May Street and ...

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STAFFORD, NJ - Authorities estimate that a group of between 300-350 people gathered yesterday in support of Erin Pein, a suspended Stafford Township school nurse. Pein acknowledged she was one of three individuals whose contract was not renewed when the Board of Education came back from closed ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A Guaranteed Income Pilot Program that is planned to help Newark residents stave off economic insecurity by putting money directly into their hands with no strings attached may soon come to fruition starting with a group of selected individuals.  First broached by Newark Mayor Ras ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Five-year-old Gracie Ferluge was named honorary police chief and had a proclamation named in her honor recently, Police Chief Andrew Caggiano said. A parade of police cars in the fall delighted the young girl, who has been diagnosed with neuroblastoma, Caggiano said. Caggiano’s ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Governor Phil Murphy announced on Monday his nomination of Colonel Dr. Lisa Hou to serve as Adjutant General and Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMAVA). Hou would be the first woman and first Asian-American to serve in the Adjutant General ...

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STAFFORD — A Stafford Township School District nurse found it extremely hard to witness children wearing masks all day long in school. Her conviction became too strong to continue to keep quiet on the matter.  When she decided to do something about it, she got suspended from her job in the ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - Police arrested a 17-year-old "for possession of a fully loaded handgun" at the Westfield Garden State Plaza on Saturday at 8 p.m. The mall closes at 9 p.m. According to the police report, the young man, from Lodi, was discovered at the mall with a group of juveniles that matched a ...

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CAMDEN NJ – Art can affect how we see the world around us. That’s precisely what sponsors of a new, large-scale city art exhibit hope happens. On Earth Day – April 22 – the city is to unveil six one-of-a-kind, family-friendly art exhibits at various prominent venues. The six-month exhibits, ...

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NEWARK, NJ  – Newark Penn Station is on track towards becoming a more reliable and sustainable travel hub as Gov. Phil Murphy on Tuesday introduced the first fleet of dual-powered locomotives to the city.  Standing on the Track A platform, Murphy introduced just one of 25 new diesel-electric ...

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NEWARK, NJ – When Gov. Phil Murphy announced last week the launch of the New Jersey Institute of Technology vaccination site in Newark, it was originally planned to deploy 6,000 doses per day. On opening day, the site surpassed that mark with nearly 6,200 doses administered.  “They will be ...

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