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February 13, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Two years ago New Brunswick became one of a handful of municipalities across New Jersey that issued their own municipal identification cards. "Very important. Very useful," said Julie Jerome, coordinator of services for the New Brunswick PRAB, also known as the Puerto Rican ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Days after federal authorities blasted Middlesex County for releasing undocumented immigrants from the county jail, residents praised the freeholder board for taking a stand against what they called illegal efforts to detain people. "Middlesex County is simply upholding the ...

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NEW JERSEY – The leaders of the Build Gateway Now Coalition announced this week that the Raritan Valley Line (RVL) Mayors Alliance to the Coalition, a bipartisan group formed in 2018 that consists of 30 mayors representing more than 23,500 daily commuters along the RVL, spanning four counties in ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - New Jersey's top elected leaders must deal with the ever-increasing cost of public employee health benefits and pensions or face a fiscal crisis, former Gov. Chris Christie predicted. "If this problem does not get resolved, this state is going to be bankrupt," Christie said ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ -  Fire ripped through a South Brunswick family's home on Wednesday, destroying their Fresh Ponds Road home according to the South Brunswick Police Department. Units responded to the home following a 5:35 p.m. call to 911. The caller reported a fire began in the basement of the ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The Meadowlands kicked off the weekend by honoring the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Jan. 18 with a race that featured only African-American drivers. Mike Cruse’s name was one of the more recognizable to Meadowlands' regulars in the race and one of the driving ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - It is a nearly daily occurrence for Janelle Williams. She pulls into the parking lot of her Douglas Estates North development off Redman, and a man comes up asking for money before she can get out of the car. "I know they have a right to free speech, but we have a right not ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset Patriots will host a special 50th Anniversary Celebration of the 1969 World Series Champion New York Mets at TD Bank Ballpark on Sunday, June 9. Four members of the 1969 World Series Championship team will be in attendance to be honored down on the field during the ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The South Plainfield Police are asking for the public’s help in capturing two male suspects in the burglary of Krauszers located at 488 Oak Tree Road. According to the police, at approximately 11:00pm on January 8, 2019 two male suspects forced entry into the Bollywood Dance ...

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EDISON, NJ – The New Jersey RV & Camping Show will take place at the New Jersey Convention & Expo Center in Edison from January 18 through January 20 at the following times: January 18: 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. January 19: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. January 20: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. “Featuring the ...

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TETERBORO, NJ -- Two brothers who will be deploying on separate missions for the United States Marine Corps soon received a couple of giant surprises on Sunday as they received a hero's sendoff from the local community. The day's events were coordinated by A Hero's Welcome North Jersey. The day ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The South Brunswick Police Department is investigating a Christmas Day theft from the Nativity scene in front Saint Augustine of Canterbury Roman Catholic Church on Henderson Road in the Kendall Park section of the township. The suspect stole the baby Jesus and Mary statues ...

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PATERSON, NJ- New Jersey’s growing medical marijuana industry is set to plant roots in Paterson in the new year. According to a statement released by the New Jersey Department of Health, Green Thumb Industries Inc. (GTI), a national cannabis consumer packaged goods company, has been selected as ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - A breakdown on Ryders Lane caused a problem for an east Brunswick Police Department officer when a father and son got into a tussle following the report of a disabled vehicle.  On December 10, 2018 at approximately 12am, Ptl. Luke Guinee was dispatched to the area of Ryders ...

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American Repertory Ballet The Nutcracker Friday, December 14, 2018 at 7pm Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 1pm or 6pm Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 1pm Celebrate the 55th year of American Repertory Ballet's beloved The Nutcracker!  Wonderment abounds as Clara embarks on a magical ...

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COLTS NECK, NJ - The Memorial Service for the Caneiro family is Sunday and the Karidis and Caneiro families have shared with TAPinto Colts Neck a Family Statement: "The Karidis and Caneiro families are grateful for the outpouring of love and support we have received from our devoted family, the ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - The funeral arrangements Keith and Jennifer Caneiro and their children Jesse and Sophia Caneiro family, of Colts Neck, have been announced. A memorial gathering will be Sunday, December 2nd, 12 noon until the funeral service at 3 pm at the Holmdel Funeral Home, 26 South Holmdel Road, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - More than two dozen Rutgers faculty members signed an open letter to President Robert Barchi blasting university police for turning over a suspect to ICE agents. "This action by the Rutgers University Police is a direct violation of your repeated assurances that Rutgers was ...

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UNION, NJ – A second lawsuit in as many weeks involving Union schools has been filed by an employee of the school district. Corey Lowery, currently on administrative leave as principal of Union High School, has filed a lawsuit against Vito Nufrio in his capacity as the Board of Education ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Not only are merchants in downtown Somerville rolling out the red carpet for Santa’s arrival, they’re sweeping off the welcome mat for visitors and shoppers this holiday season starting off with Small Business Saturday just two days after Thanksgiving. It's a magical time of the ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  - Senior athletes at Immaculata High School signed letters of intent Thursday, committing to participate in athletics at their chosen colleges. Students who signed, their sport and college include: Peter Gallo of Asbury, baseball, St. Joseph's University; Felix Diaz of North ...

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