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Parkway’s Exact Change Lanes to Disappear from Major Toll Plazas Before End of Year

September 16, 2018

BARNEGAT, NJ — Exact change lanes on the Garden State Parkway’s major toll plazas are soon to be a memory. But they will remain at all but one of the toll road’s 23 entrance and exit ramps.

The automatic coin machines at all 11 “mainland barrier” plazas, including Asbury Park in Monmouth County and Toms River and Barnegat in Ocean County, will be removed and ...

PATH Closing Hoboken and Newport Stations on Sunday for Ongoing PTC Work

HOBOKEN/JERSEY CITY, NJ -- As part of its effort to meet a federally mandated deadline for Positive Train Control (PTC), PATH is closing its Hoboken and Newport stations this weekend for testing and implementation, starting at 11:59 p.m. Saturday and resuming operations on Monday, September 17 at 5 a.m, according to an announcement from the Port Authority of New ...

Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center Named Best Designed Museum in NJ

MONTCLAIR/LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Architectural Digest recently announced its selection for the best designed museums in every state in America. The Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center, located on the campus of Montclair State University, topped the list in the Garden State.

According to a release, the museum and learning center was redesigned by IKON 5 Architects in 2011. Each year, ...

Gov. Murphy Makes Request To President Trump For Federal Flooding Relief Assistance

LITTLE FALLS/WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Gov. Murphy has made a formal request to President Trump for Federal aid for Bergen, Essex, Ocean, Monmouth and Passaic counties for residents and businesses impacted by recent flooding.

The assistance would include aid from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Small Business Association (SBA) relief.

"On behalf of the Woodland Park and ...

Justice 4 Johnny: Family Desperately Seeking Information on Fatal Hit and Run 

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The family of a former South Plainfield resident killed in a hit and run earlier this month is looking for answers and is offering a cash reward for information that leads to identifying the driver. 

 “We are pleading with the public. [Whoever did this] is somebody’s relative, neighbor, co-worker, friend. If someone saw something or if ...

Resolution Passed For On3 Phase 2A Redevelopment Plan by Nutley Board of Commissioners

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Board of Commissioners passed a resolution at Monday's special meeting formally approving the Phase 2A redevelopment plan for the On3 campus. The plan approval was previously announced at the August 7 BOC meeting. Monday's meeting formally passed the resolution. 

The plan subdivides a part of the property into separate parcels for existing buildings on ...

New Brunswick Mural Tells of Residents Struggles, 'Dreams of Our Children'

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Among the images depicted are a mother standing with her arm around her daughter's shoulder, and a father watching over his son in a toy car.

The two-story high mural painted in bright yellows, reds and blue on the side of store on Jersey Avenue is intended in part to attract people to the French Street corridor commercial area.

It is also intended to tell the ...

Newark Airport AirTrain will To be Suspended Saturday Evening

NEWARK, NJ -  If you are flying Saturday night, prepare from some delays in getting to the terminal at Newark Airport

Beginning at 8 p.m. on Saturday, August 18, through 7 a.m. Sunday, August 19, service on AirTrain Newark will be suspended to accommodate scheduled maintenance, according to a news release from the Port Authority.

During the service outage, ...

Commuter Alert: Journal Square To Hold Emergency Drill Friday Night

JERSEY CITY, NJ - If you can avoid Journal Square this evening, it might be a good idea.   

The Port Authority will conduct an emergency response drill at the Journal Square PATH Station from 12:30 a.m. to 5 a.m. on Saturday, August 18, according to a release from the agency. Passengers using the station or passing by during those hours may hear the sound of ...

Homeowners Facing Foreclosure Get Free Mediation Counseling Against Lenders

NEWARK, NJ - A new state program will offer mediation counseling services to New Jersey residents facing foreclosure, giving them at least a fighting chance when going up against lenders during the legal process.

The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency is using $1 million to fund the program to help up to 2,000 homeowners facing foreclosure. Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver announced the new ...

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