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Governor Murphy Declares State of Emergency, Winter Storm Watch in Effect

January 19, 2019

TRENTON, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy declared a state of emergency effective at noon on Saturday. 

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Saturday afternoon through Sunday afternoon, predicting "total snow and sleet accumulations of 3 to 6 inches and ice accumulations of up to one tenth of an inch possible."

The storm watch from the NWS also ...

After 98 Years, Flemington Furs is Going Out of Business

FLEMINGTON, NJ -  One of Hunterdon’s most storied and iconic stores is closing up shop and going out of business.

Flemington Furs announced its closing in a letter to its customers.

“After 98 years of being a family held business, we will be closing our doors and liquidating our entire inventory,” the letter states. It also promotes the store’s “final sale ...

World Trade Center PATH Station to Begin Weekend Closures

NEW YORK, NY - Getting into New York City on the weekends just continues to get harder.  With the approach to the Lincoln Tunnel under construction as part of a multi-year project, mass transit would be the advisable way to get to downtown NY.  Until now.

Starting Saturday, January 5, PATH’s World Trade Center Station will be closed on weekends for the next two years – ...

Bayonne First Responders Perform Christmas Miracle

BAYONNE, NJ - “In all my years on this job, I don’t recall ever being put in such a perfect spot at a perfect time,” Bayonne Firefighter Ed Skelly told TAPinto Bayonne of coming across a serious  accident while making runs as part of the Department’s Multi-Service Unit on Saturday. 

According to reports, a man identified only as being a priest ...

AAA: More Than 2.7 Million New Jerseyans Will Travel During The Holiday Season

FLORHAM PARK, NJ -- AAA forecasts one-third of Americans (nearly 112.5 million) – including more than 2.7 million New Jerseyans – will travel 50 miles or more from home during the year-end holidays. The record-breaking travelers taking to the roads, rails, air and waterways represents an increase of 4.4 percent over last year, and the most since AAA has been tracking holiday ...

A Soldier's Sneak Attack of Love in Roxbury

ROXBURY, NJ - In the military, it's good to be able to surprise your enemy. And sometimes your brother.

2017 Roxbury High School graduate Morgan Timper, whose brother Jack is a junior, pulled that off Thursday with some help from her parents and school staff.

For more than a month, Jack’s father, John Timper, had been in communication with Assistant Principal Sue Simonet to set up ...

Medical Marijuana Industry Set to Bring Green to Paterson

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 one of only six businesses selected to apply for permits to open new medical marijuana ...

Travelling For the Holidays? Information from the Port Authority to Make Your Travel A Little Easier

NEWARK, NJ - Going someplace for the holidays?  So it seems, are a lot of other people.  So here are some information about what to expect while traveling around the region through one of the Port Authorities Airports, tunnels, bridges and PATH system. 

Nearly 20 million traveIlers – including a record number of passengers using the Port Authority’s four major ...

Paterson's Larry Doby One Step Closer to Receiving Congressional Gold Medal of Honor

WASHINGTON, DC – President Donald Trump is the only thing standing in the way of Larry Doby receiving the Congressional Gold Medal of Honor.

Under legislation spearheaded by Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr., and passed Thursday by the House of Representatives, Doby, who grew up in Paterson after moving from South Carolina, would be awarded the honor.  

“Today is a ...

WTC PATH Stations to Close on Weekends in 2019 and 2020

NEW YORK CITY, NJ - Want to go downtown NYC on the weekend  See Wall Street and the Liberty Tower, or visit the 9/11 Memorial?  You will have to change your transportation plans.  

Beginning in January 2019 and running through December 2020, PATH’s World Trade Center Station will be closing each weekend, except for holiday weekends, to replace equipment and rebuild ...


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