Other NJ News

January 7, 2019

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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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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 – ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ — A 30-year-old Clifton man was arrested in Fairfield on Thursday for second-degree possession of more than five pounds of marijuana, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, conspiracy and possession of drug paraphernalia. At approximately 1:15 p.m., management of Extra ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Social media was steaming and Montville parents were fuming when a parent whose child is a first grader at Cedar Hill Elementary in Towaco posted onto the Montville Moms Facebook page Nov. 29 that a substitute teacher identified only as “Ms. M” had told the children in the class ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - It was built in 1739 on a rise overlooking the Raritan River. George Washington visited it, so did British soldiers, who according to legend left their marks that are still visible today on the heavy wood floors. Buccleuch Mansion, in Buccleuch Park, is still standing and ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Ever wanted to own your own amusement park like Michael Jackson? Now you can, and your don't have to wait on line for tickets! Bowcraft, the scene of countless local children's birthday parties and decades of summer fun in Union County, has closed forever, but thanks to an ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ — After a recent encounter with a 40-year-old Kenilworth man who was found to be in possession eight bottles of “Catnip Cocktail,” the Fairfield Police Department is warning the community about an increase in the misuse of this product. Police described Catnip Cocktail as a liquid ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Weather forecasters are calling for freezing temperatures to overnight tonight and into Thursday. Freezing temperatures can be very dangerous to pets. New Jersey State Law says dogs cannot be outside if temperatures are below 34 degrees without proper shelter (insulated, ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Thomas Kolding, who lives with his parents in Mountain Lakes is still missing, said Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp. In a press release, the Prosecutor's Office as well as Mountain Lakes Police Department continue to ask for the public's help locating him. According to ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – Holiday season anticipation was in the air – literally – as balloons and robotic floats to be used in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade were being tested Saturday morning in a parking lot behind Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford. Christmas magic was made as the balloons ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - A message posted on a social media site late Tuesday evening threatened a possible shooting on Wednesday afternoon at the Elizabeth High School.  Elizabeth Mayor Christian Bollwage quickly turned to his Facebook page to post the following notice to residents. Attention ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Kira Hoffer's dad Ben remembers the first time he knew his daughter had a penchant for climbing. At the age of four, young Kira would scoot hand over hand up the side of the A-frame swing in the park near her family home. After making it to the top, she would swing across the top ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ — Retired Bell Laboratories researcher Arthur Ashkin has earned a 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics for an invention he made more than 30 years ago — optical tweezers, a groundbreaking tool made of light that grabs particles, atoms, viruses and other living cells with its radiation-beam ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Filming for “Joker,” a movie that tells the backstory of the popular Batman villain, is coming to Newark in about a week. Crews will be on hand from Oct. 13 to 16, and a number of road closures and parking restrictions are expected around Downtown during that time. The movie is ...

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  PATERSON, NJ - On a day that will be remembered as momentous in Paterson's history, the Paterson Music Project performed "America the Beautiful" with the majestic Great Falls as a backdrop. It was part of the grand re-opening of Overlook Park and the opening of the Great Falls ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Michael “The Situation” Sorrentino of reality television’s “Jersey Shore” has been sentenced to eight months in prison for violating federal tax laws, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of New Jersey. Sorrentino also was ordered Friday, October 5 by U.S. District ...

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NEWARK, NJ - The New Jersey Department of Health said any person who was in Newark Liberty International Airport on Sept. 28, 2018, between 5:30 and 10:30 a.m. may have been exposed to measles. Someone flying from Tel Aviv in Israel had the highly contagious infection and arrived in Terminal B ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy unveiled his economic development strategic plan, “The State of Innovation: Building a Stronger and Fairer Economy in New Jersey”, at the On3 campus in Nutley on Monday. The plan sets New Jersey on the path to a stronger and fairer future where innovation and ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – It was “Welcome to Roxbury” for nine dogs and 14 cats from North Carolina that arrived at the Eleventh Hour Rescue facility in Succasunna. The animals came from shelters in two North Carolina counties ravaged by Hurricane Florence. Awaiting them were people, from Roxbury and ...

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LAFAYETTE, NJ –A Classic Car Cruise will be hosted on the green at the Shoppes at Lafayette on Saturday.  The village held a grand re-opening ribbon cutting on Thursday evening.  In addition to the classic car cruise this weekend, Extreme Energy Solutions' race cars and drivers will be on hand.  ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — In collaboration with local artist Ryan Zorad, Main Street New Jersey and the European company SprayPrinter, which uses special technology to create murals that celebrate downtowns and local artists, the Downtown West Orange Alliance (DWOA) has turned the bare walls of two Main ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Travis Martinez, a Pre-K in Nutley, cannot " remember being this excited, ever" as he was yesterday when he saw his mom Elise Martinez for the first time since June during a family reunion at Petracco and Sons' Deli. Elisa had been training at Fort Benning, Georgia as an officer since ...

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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 ...

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