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June 27, 2022

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Kendall Park woman is suing the township, the zoning board, and her neighbors for constructing an in-ground pool that violates certain property ordinances. The woman claims that the new construction was too close to her property and failed to meet the standards set by the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Police are investigating after a 38-year-old New Brunswick was shot on Saturday, June 18. The man was treated at an area hospital for a gunshot wound in his leg that was not life threatening, according to a statement from the New Brunswick Police Department. The incident ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - A handful of selected seniors from the Somerville HS Pioneers football team passed on the opportunity to slip into their pads, buckle up their football helmets and lace up their cleats one last time to play in the annual Basilone Bowl at Bridgewater-Raritan High School Tuesday, ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Borough Police detectives responded th the Middle School on Friday after administrators reported the existence of a "concerning" post on a social media platform and spent the weekend investigating, concluding there was no credible threat, according to a message circulated to ...

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HIGHLAND PARK, NJ – Police are seeking the public’s help with identifying a man sought in connection with an aggravated assault and have released two photos of him. Highland Park Police officers responded to a 911 call Sunday, June 5 at about 4 a.m., according to a press release from Middlesex ...

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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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TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey Acting Attorney General Matthew Platkin has called for increased law enforcement presence at schools statewide, following the May 24, 2022 deadly school shooting in Uvalde, Texas. "Nothing about this is normal," Platkin said in a statement. "We do not have to accept that ...

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SOMERSET, NJ – Following the school shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas on Tuesday, Franklin Township Public Schools Superintendent Dr. John Ravally said counselors will be available for students, and he reiterated security measures at all schools throughout the district in a ...

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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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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 according to ...

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STAFFORD - The MAGA boat parades are back in 2022!  Readers might recall the MAGA boat parades that took place in 2020 all over the nation.  Former Stafford Township Councilman George Williams is organizing the parade this year. It will take place on June 4. There will be a ‘MAGA Boat Parade’ ...

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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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HIGHLAND PARK, NJ – A borough man has been charged in connection with vandalizing a mural depicting refugees and immigrants in the community. Thomas Santo, 54, has been charged with bias intimidation and criminal mischief for what police said is the actual physical defacement of the ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - News reports that the US Supreme Court will overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortions drew 50 or more peaceful protestors to the historic Somerset County Courthouse late Tuesday afternoon. Politico published a leaked draft opinion Monday that would ...

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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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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Hindu American Society of Central Jersey will be hosting a Holi festival, commonly known as the festival of light, at Woodlot Park in South Brunswick Township on Saturday, April 23rd from 2:00 P.M to 6:30 P.M. In attendance will be State Senator Andrew Zwicker, Mayor ...

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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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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Well, we've all be wondering for months about just what is going into the new building the Coral May Plaza at 1031 Route 18.  There are palm trees outside and a fountain with a giant, lighted bowling pin.  There's lots of parking and a sense of anticipation in the air.  So, ...

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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  – State employees will soon be given the option to work-from-home on a permanent basis. The New Jersey Civil Service Commission recently voted to approve a pilot program empowering State of New Jersey departments and authorities to establish a telework program for employees.  The ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ — A former township man – who has now identified 84 Colonia High School alumni and former staffers with rare brain tumors – says he is on “a personal mission” to persuade state and federal heath and environmental authorities to fully investigate why former classmates are getting ...

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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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FLEMINGTON, NJ – A 24-year-old New Brunswick woman is facing charges after police say they found 450 bags of heroin during a traffic stop – thanks to the help of a police dog. Holly Saeger has been charged with “numerous violations, as well as narcotic offenses,” according to a press release ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The city will be relaxing restrictions for public access to City Hall and other facilities as the COVID-19 transmission rate continues to drop. The city will also return to an in-person public meeting schedule April 1, according to a press release from the city. Mayor Jim ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Charter school advocates and parents from Newark sent a clear message Thursday to Gov. Phil Murphy's administration, calling on him to reverse the decisions made by the state Department of Education (DOE) to deny high-performing charter schools the ability to serve more ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - As masks officially come off Monday for teachers and children in New Jersey schools, a majority of New Jerseyans agree with lifting the childcare and school settings mask mandate, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Forty-six percent “strongly agree” with Gov. Phil ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - A 68-year-old township man was killed Sunday when a tree that he was helping to cut down on his property fell on him striking his head, according to police Corporal Jack Howard. He had attempted to move away from the tree as it began to come down, but was unsuccessful, ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ- South Brunswick Police veteran Lenny Hibbitts suddenly passed away as the police department mourns his loss. Hibbitts was described as a “quiet leader” who served as a police officer in South Brunswick and a Fire Chief for Jamesburg. The cause of death has not been made public ...

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