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PATH's 33rd Street Line Will Close This Weekend for PTC Installation

July 13, 2018

NEW YORK, NY -- PATH is closing the New York stations on the 33rd Street line to allow crews to transition to a new signal system being installed as part of the federally mandated Positive Train Control (PTC) program, starting this Friday, July 13, at 11:59 p.m. and running through 5 a.m. Monday, July 16, 

The weekend PTC implementation and testing program will run through the end of ...

Geoffrey the Giraffe Moves In To New Brunswick Children's Hospital

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Over a stretch of nearly 70 years, Geoffrey the Giraffe at Toys R Us stores was the symbol of happy times for generations of children, and now he may provide those same feelings for children coming to a hospital.

"From this day forward, Geoffrey stands tall in our lobby to encourage our smallest patients to smile when they enter our facilities," said John ...

Presbyterian Church Steeple, a Roxbury Landmark, Gets Overdue Attention

ROXBURY, NJ - The long-sought restoration of the iconic, but decaying steeple atop the First Presbyterian Church of Succasunna is underway.

Using a massive hydraulic boom lift, workers from Main Street Custom Homes and Remodeling of Succasunna, got a close-up look today at the 165-year-old structure. The company, headquartered a few doors away, is volunteering the project management ...

Video: Mail Truck Careens into Warinanco Park Pond

ELIZABETH/ROSELLE/LINDEN, NJ - Police, Fire, and Rescue units responded to a U.S. Mail truck that drove head-on into the pond in Warinanco Park on Thursday afternoon. 

Sometime after 2 p.m. responders were called to the scene to find the mail truck in the water. A park worker said that while he did not see the truck go into the water, he did arrive just in time to see who he believed to ...

U.S. Coast Guard Unveils New Headquarters at Station Sandy Hook

SANDY HOOK — Nearly six years after the U.S. Coast Guard’s Station Sandy Hook was devastated during Superstorm Sandy, a new, state-of-the-art headquarters has opened at the base.

The $54 million facility, which sits on much higher land than the previous structure, was unveiled during a ribbon-cutting on July 3.

The building houses all station functions, including ...

Springfielders Climb Mount Kilimanjaro for a Good Cause

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Earlier this year, four local residents of New Jersey set off on an “adventure of a lifetime”.  They climbed Mount Kilimanjaro.  Two of the four, Sonali and Ashu Chahal, live in Springfield and the other two, Margaret Brody and Kathleen Theriot, live in Summit.  All are members of the Summit YMCA where they got to know each other and worked on ...

US Olympian Nick Thoman Makes A Splash At Brookside Swim Club

MILLTOWN, NJ - The borough's Brookside Swim Club played host to Fitter & Faster's Swim Tour on Thursday with United States Olympian Nick Thoman taking center stage. Thoman has been involved with Fitter & Faster since its inception in 2009.

Fitter & Faster provides swim clinics throughout the United States and Canada with the goal of providing unique learning experiences for ...

Fireworks From Around the Garden State To Celebrate July 4

NEW JERSEY - Many have already started their Fourth of July celebrations this weekend with some Garden State towns holding their annual fireworks displays on the last day of June. However, there are plenty of  fireworks planned for this week and beyond, so make plans and get the blankets and chairs ready to find the best spot to view.

July 1

Wall at the Wall Township Fairgrounds on ...

Paterson Firefighters Deliver Baby After Ambulance Flipped in Serious Accident

PATERSON, NJ- While there is no routine emergency call, the response of two Paterson firefighters to a local woman in labor took an unexpected, and frightening, turn in the early hours of Saturday.

According to Paterson Fire Chief Brian McDermott, Paterson Firefighters were transporting an expectant mother to St. Joseph’s Medical Center when, at approximately 4:11 a.m., their ...

East Brunswick Women Organize Donations to Support Separated Immigrant Children

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Two East Brunswick residents Taryn Prince and Diya Basu have organized a donation drive to help facilities housing migrant children who have been separated from their parents at the border. The drive begins on Monday, June 25 and ends on Monday, July 9th.

The VFW in East Brunswick will be the official drop-off location for all donations.

Prince and ...

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