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November 23, 2021

HACKENSACK, NEW JERSEY - As Hackensack residents prepare to see loved ones and celebrate Thanksgiving this week, food insecurity continues to be an underlying issue in Bergen County. According to the Bergen County Food Security Task Force, 1-in-14 individuals in Bergen County experienced food ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - All New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (NJMVC) facilities will be closed on Thursday, November 25 for Thanksgiving. Hackensack residents are advised to check the NJMVC website for more information on scheduling appointments, to complete transactions, and to find updates or ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - A criminal complaint has been filed by the Essex County Prosecutors Office against Jamie Moore (40), the mother of JaShyah Moore, who went missing for about one month. The complaint details the horrific treatment of the teen, who is said to have preferred to stay in the shelter ...

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RARITAN BOROUGH, NJ — "I hate to lose." Republican Jack Ciattarelli conceded the Governor's race Friday afternoon in his hometown of Raritan Borough. "I called Governor Murphy earlier today and congratulated him on his re-election and wished him well in serving the people of New Jersey," ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ, NEW YORK CITY — Missing East Orange teen Jashyah Moore has been found safe in New York City. Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II made the announcement in a news release late Thursday evening.  Stephens says the 14-year-old is "currently safe and is being ...

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NEW JERSEY — After a frustrating morning with no connection for folks here in New Jersey and in other parts of the country, Xfinity services are mostly back online. Many customers took to social media to report no internet, phone and cable for a few hours this morning. In a tweet around ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Dr. Matthew Letizia, DO, FACOEP of Trinitas Regional Medical Center was recently named the nation’s EMS Physician of the Year for his commitment to the health and well-being of the City of Elizabeth, as the Medical Director for the City of Elizabeth Police, Fire and EMS. Each ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ — A Bronx man threatened an NJ Transit Train conductor with a knife this morning after she asked him to wear a mask, police said. At approximately 10:30 a.m., a woman came into police headquarters reporting there was a disturbance on a New Jersey Transit train at the Bergen Line ...

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – New Jersey Association of Counties (NJAC) Executive Director John Donnadio stood on the stage in the ballroom at Caesars Atlantic City with a smile on his face as he proudly kicked off the 71st Annual NJAC Conference with a long-delayed awards ceremony to honor members and ...

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NEW JERSEY — The arrival of October means two things in the Garden State: everyone will purchase the big bag of candy for Halloween this week (and eat it all before next weekend), and the leaves across the state are going to put on a fantastic show.  The New Jersey Forest Service issued a ...

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NEW JERSEY -- President Biden has approved New Jersey's Emergency Declaration and ordered Federal assistance to supplement State and local response efforts due to the conditions resulting from the remnants of Hurricane Ida.    According to a White House press release, this action authorizes the ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — In response to many Essex County residents who expressed concern about a viral announcement claiming that exotic animals including lions, penguins, reptiles and more escaped from the Turtle Back Zoo amidst Wednesday night’s storm and were roaming the streets, officials from the ...

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NEW JERSEY - Governor Phil Murphy Wednesday night declared that New Jersey will enter a State of Emergency effective immediately in response to Tropical Storm Ida. The State of Emergency will cover all 21 counties in New Jersey, allowing resources to be deployed throughout the state during the ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy has ordered that the U.S. and New Jersey flags be flown at half-staff at all state buildings and facilities until sunset on Monday, August 30, 2021, in honor of the 13 members of the U.S.Armed Forces, as well as dozens of innocent Afghan civilians, who were killed in ...

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MOORESTOWN, NJ — Harmony Village at CareOne Stanwick Road in Moorestown is currently expanding their facilities in order to grow its program to care for dementia patients. All of Harmony Village at CareOne’s residents suffer from some form of dementia, with the facility unique in the fact that ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — A 9-foot-tall bronze replica of the Statue of Liberty, referred to as Little Lady Liberty arrived in Elizabeth Wednesday to spend Independence Day weekend with her sister statue.  "The City of Elizabeth was proud to play a role in the arrival of the Sister Statue of Liberty at ...

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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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BELMAR, NJ — Belmar beachgoers can now purchase their daily badges online — before their arrival to the popular summertime destination. The borough has partnered with WRSTBND, the New Orleans-based technology company, to develop a customized platform to offer digital sales for the first ...

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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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Trenton, N.J.—May 18, 2021—The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) and the Department of Community Affairs (DCA) today announced that May 17-21 is “Utility Assistance Week,” dedicated to increasing residents’ awareness of the various programs available to support those who have fallen ...

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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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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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TRENTON – Motorists are now have a new option for their drivers license and non-driver identification cards. A Gender "X" option is now available announced the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission. Gender “X” will indicate a gender is unspecified, and it will be offered alongside the existing “M” ...

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NEWARK, NJ – The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey kicked off an $84.2 million capital project this week to renovate and upgrade one of Newark Liberty International Airport’s major runways.  The project is planned to generate more than $144 million in economic activity for the region and ...

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BURLINGTON, NJ -- First Lady Dr. Jill Biden made her first stop in her national "Help is Here" tour in South Jersey on Monday to underscore the benefits of the recently enacted American Recovery Act just days after President Joe Biden signed it into law. Governor Phil Murphy, United States Senators ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Daylight Saving Time adds 1 hour to standard time (at 2:00 a.m.) to make better use of daylight and conserve energy. It is observed in over 70 countries worldwide, although the beginning and end dates vary from country to country. Arizona and Hawaii are the only states that do not ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Five artists have been selected by Newark officials to submit preliminary designs for a monument that will honor Harriet Tubman - the heroic abolitionist who made the city an important stop on the Underground Railroad as she led enslaved African-Americans out of the South to ...

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TRENTON, NJ — An investigation of a cluster of Legionnaires’ disease cases in Union County is underway by the New Jersey Department of Health. The NJDOH is aware of 14 confirmed cases, including one death, among individuals who live in or spend time in the county. The cases were reported ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Efforts to revitalize the historic Hinchliffe Stadium got a major boost Wednesday with the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA)’s approval of an Economic Redevelopment and Growth (ERG) Program tax credit. Vacant for decades, the redevelopment will include a museum ...

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WASHINGTON, DC - "He loved his girlfriend, his dogs, and the New Jersey Devils," said Senate Majority leader Charles E. Schumer today of Capitol Police Officer and New Jersey native Brian David Sicknick.  Members of the United States Congress gathered in the Capitol Rotunda Wednesday morning to ...

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