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August 17, 2019

GLEN ROCK, NJ – Thanks to a great idea by a local resident and the combined efforts of local volunteers, Glen Rock is becoming more welcoming to the 1,000+ dogs--and their humans--who call Glen Rock home.   In addition to the eagerly awaited Glen Rock dog park, a multi-year effort founded and ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The daughter of a Westfield native who was reported missing from her home in Olympia, Washington, last month has been charged in her mother’s death, police said. Susan Lundy, 58, had been reported missing to Olympia City Police on July 6, and on Monday, officers arrested her ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Hillsborough man was arrested on child pornography charges after explicit pictures of children were found on his computer when he brought it to be repaired in Bridgewater, according to a release from the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office. Michael Iden, 46, was charged with ...

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UNION, NJ – A man accused of taking "upskirt" photos surrendered to Union Police last week after this latest incident at a store on Route 22.  He is accused in at least three other similar incidents in New Jersey and Utah over the past year. Stephen Grogan, 42, surrendered to Union Police on ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - A lightning strike set off a three-alarm blaze to a Bradford Avenue home on Saturday, August 3, fire officials confirmed. At 11:32 p.m., the Montclair Fire Department received a call from a resident on Bradford Ave reporting that their 3rd floor was filled with smoke, confirmed ...

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Event will run Saturday, August 10, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. & Sunday, August 11, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. RINGWOOD, NJ - Families can take a step back into the past as history throughout the ages will be highlighted at one of Passaic County's historic treasures.  Ringwood Manor will ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – An adult dog, left for dead in a Front Street home for over a month, will now be able to live out his golden years with fellow canines, children, and a big backyard after being rescued by a member of the South Plainfield Police Department.  On the morning of June 1, South ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - The current milling and paving project on Rock Road and Maple Avenue is understandably causing major traffic delays which cannot be avoided, borough officials said today in an email notice. "Safety over convenience will always be the priority," officials stated. "Motorists will ...

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NEWARK, NJ - The state will host a summit in Newark to connect businesses owned by minorities, women, veterans and LGBTQ people with $1 billion in contracting opportunities.  The NJ Connects summit is being organized by the state Office of Diversity and Inclusion, which was created by Gov. Phil ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Glen Rock Kiddie Pool reopened this afternoon after a "loose accident" on Saturday required the pool be disinfected. "After waiting the appropriate amount of time and deep cleaning, we were able to open at 1 p.m. today," Recreation Director Katie Frey said.  Mayor Bruce ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Embattled Montclair Superintendent Kendra V. Johnson, J.D., Ph.D., will be leaving. She has been appointed as a Community Superintendent in the Howard County Public School System in Maryland, HCPSS officials announced. Approved at the July 11 Howard County Public Schools Board of ...

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PATERSON, NJ - The Wayne Police Department received a call of an animal cruelty complaint on May 31, 2019, and sent officers to the vicinity of Knox Terrace, according to a statement from the Passaic County Prosecutor's Office.  When the police arrived, they were told that a dog had been taken to ...

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This is part 3 of the series on library funding and the BCCLS system.  For the first and second parts, please following the links.  Part 1, Part 2 (Only Bergen County libraries are eligible for funding from the Bergen County Freeholder grant.) HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -  Bergen County ...

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The repetitive loud noise of 4th of July fireworks can be frightening for animals, so much so that more dogs go missing around Independence Day than any other time of year. TAPinto owners, editors, and reporters have learned how to help their rescue dogs get through the night and share their ...

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BELLEVILLE, NJ - Protesters outside of a Belleville restaurant today weren’t feeling the love that U.S. Sen. Cory Booker so often speaks of on his presidential campaign trail.  “Booker’s a hypocrite! Booker’s a hypocrite!” about 40 protesters aligned with progressive groups chanted outside of ...

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WAYNE, NJ – Semper Fi Fund is one of America's highest rated charities and dedicated to providing urgently needed resources and support for combat wounded, critically ill and catastrophically injured members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families. To assist in their efforts, IWF roars into ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - A Newark man has been sentenced to 24 years in state prison for being responsible for the fatal shooting of a Roselle man that was sparked by an argument over a post made on Facebook.  According to acting Union County Prosecutor Jennifer Davenport, Nathaniel Price, 28, from ...

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ — Jade Glab of Belmar is the new Miss New Jersey and will compete in the 2020 Miss America competition. The 19-year-old was crowned Saturday night at Resorts Casino Hotel, chosen from among the top five finalists from an original field of 28 and earning her a $16,000 ...

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UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair residents had an unusual discovery on Tuesday. A copperhead was sighted in an Upper Montclair plaza parking lot. When Montclair Animal Control Officer Michele Shiber got the call that residents spotted a venomous snake, she sprung into action. “We never know ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University on Monday broke ground on the new state-of-the-art facility that will house the Rutgers Center for Adult Autism Services (RCAAS) which provides employment, vocational training and other services to individuals with autism. The center, located on the ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ — After leading the the way in raising awareness for Alzheimer's disease and related dementias in Central/Northern New Jersey, the Township of Livingston is now in its second year of “Painting the Town Purple” for Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month in June. This year, the ...

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WEST POINT, N.Y. -- The armored military personnel vehicle accident at the United States Military Academy early Thursday morning claimed the life of a 2015 graduate of West Orange High School. Chris Morgan, 22, a West Point cadet who was an acclaimed and decorated wrestling star at WOHS, was ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – The sun shone brightly as Montville Township residents gathered to pay their respects to their fellow residents who are veterans, and to thank them and veterans who have died in military service for our country. The Montville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5481 held a heart-felt ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – The one-day annual Stream Cleanup organized by Raritan Headwaters Association removed 18 tons of trash, litter and recyclables from almost 80 miles of river, stream and lakefront, the group reports. Cleanup volunteers included individuals, families, scout troops, churches, ...

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TRENTON, NJ - In a moving and somber hearing on Thursday, state lawmakers listened to the testimony of grieving parents, community officials, and industry representatives on the need to implement safeguards for those using ride sharing services such as Uber and Lyft.   With his wife Marci at his ...

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NEWARK, NJ -  The man who was convicted of punching a bishop in the face during Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart two years ago is now accused of assaulting a city police officer on Easter Sunday. MORE: One year after Newark cathedral assault, Bishop Cruz calls for ...

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WEST MILFORD, NJ - Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and West Milford Police Chief Timothy Storbeck released a statement Wednesday announcing a grisly find.  On Tuesday, April 30, a deceased dog had been discovered inside a cage which had been submerged in Jennings Pond off of Bonter Road ...

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  MONTCLAIR, NJ - Gelotti has been invited and will be participating in Gelato Festival World Ranking in Italy next month, store officials announced. On a rainy day in August, Chef Mike Guerriero, and his Gelotti team prepared for Gelato Festival America 2018 at Liberty State ...

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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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