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March 2, 2022

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - On the last day of Black History Month, a student-led demonstration kicked off outside the Bridgewater Police Department, where protestors marched about a mile to the Bridgewater Commons Mall. Two Bridgewater police officers arrested 14-year-old Z’Kye Husain in the mall after ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Black Lives Matter of New Jersey, Paterson and Elizabeth held a rally Thursday calling for the termination of the two Bridgewater Township Police officers involved in the arrest Feb. 12 of 14-year-old Z’Kye Husain. The rally was held the evening Bridgewater canceled a town ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Volunteer crossing guards are being deployed throughout the Sourland Mountain Preserve to ensure the safety of spotted salamanders that have begun to migrate back to their natal pools - the place where they were born - to mate and lay eggs. Volunteers began their diligence on ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - More than 100 people and over 20 organizations and faith groups from around New Jersey gathered outside the Bridgewater Police Department Saturday to demand justice for 14-year-old Z’Kye Husain. Husain was aggressively arrested during a fight while the white teenager involved ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - Fogo de Chão, the internationally-renowned restaurant from Brazil, will open its first New Jersey location in Paramus at the Westfield Garden State Plaza in 2022. The new restaurant will occupy two levels of the mall in the former Bar Louie space at the mall entrance. “Our gaucho ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - In honor of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, TAPinto Hackensack talked to Helen Archontou, CEO of the YWCA Northern New Jersey to discuss the importance of young girls learning about and being empowered in science, technology, engineering and math ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Face masks will still be required inside Newark Public Schools District school buildings after Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday that he would lift the statewide mask mandate, effective March 7, while leaving it up to individual school districts to either lift or enforce the ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Sad news was received by the local Groundhog Day faithful. Milltown's furry forecaster will not be making his annual appearance at the borough's Groundhog Day festivities this year. Milltown Mel quietly passed away this winter. His dedicated Chief Wrangler John McNamara shared the ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - A chilly pup is now warm and safe thanks to a rescue earlier today from the Cranford Fire Department, assisted by Cranford Police Department and Union County Police.  CFD believes that Buster, an eight-year-old springer spaniel, wandered out of his yard onto the frozen Rahway ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - World War II Navy veteran, and Flemington resident, Bill Watkinson will celebrate his 100th birthday Jan. 23 – and residents are invited to celebrate with him. Watkinson was stationed on the USS Yorktown from 1942 to 1946. By 1943, he was a Navy test pilot, certifying aircraft ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - A 17-year-old Hillsborough High School student has died from COVID-19/pneumonia complications, according to friends and family members. Justin Daniel Clark passed away on Tuesday Jan. 11th at 2:15 p.m. He is survived by his mother, Nicole Lopes-Meeks; his father James Clark ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - A Garfield man who pointed a gun at another individual in a "road rage" incident was charged today with terroristic threats and weapons possession, police said. Dennis Music, 51, of Garfield, allegedly pointed a handgun with a red laser sight at the complainant from his Jeep ...

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NEW JERSEY - Gov. Phil Murphy’s 2022 State of the State address will stream online and via social media on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. Murphy is expected to discuss his commitment to leading New Jersey through the COVID-19 public health crisis, improving the lives of middle-class families, ...

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NEW JERSEY — The State Department reported 28,512 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, another pandemic record.  It surpassed the 27,975 new cases reported Thursday.  37 new COVID-19 deaths were reported on Friday. Starting tomorrow, January 1, 2022, the CDC opens a federal testing site in East Orange.

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BELLEVILLE, NJ  – Christmas for children of all ages in Belleville has been saved – by some fast-acting members of the township police department. After a brief foot pursuit, The Grinch was taken into custody without incident at approximately 12:26 p.m on Thursday, December 23. For more than ...

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NEW JERSEY - U.S. Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey announced on Sunday he's tested positive with a breakthrough case of COVID-19. In a statement on his Twitter account. Sen. Booker said he's received two doses of the coronavirus vaccine, in addition to receiving the booster shot.  The tweet says ...

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RED BANK, NJ — As more details emerge about a train strike that took the life of a young man near the Red Bank train station on Saturday, the victim has been identified as Michael DeOliveira, 15, of Middletown.  In his obituary, DeOliveira's parents shared that although their son "lost his ...

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NEW JERSEY - President Biden has ordered all U.S. flags at the White House, federal buildings and grounds, military posts, naval stations, embassies and consulates to be flown at half--staff through December 9 as a mark of respect for Sen.Robert Joseph Dole. Dole represented Kansas in the United ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Missing teen Morgan Panzer has been located and is safe according to the Nutley Police Department. Panzer was reported missing at approximately 11 a.m. on Wed. Dec. 1, 2021. She was in Paramus at the time she went missing, attending classes at Bergen County Community ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Ugh! Lunchroom duty for teachers and administrators in a middle school. Loud, messy, silly, and sometimes a bit dramatic, too.  Herbert Peluzzo, Supervisor of Social Studies for the East Brunswick Public Schools, was pitching in as an Interim Assistant Principal at Hammarskjold ...

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EAST ORANGE, N.J. — Jamie Moore, the mother of a New Jersey teen who was missing for nearly a month, and found Thursday night, was arrested.  The 39-year-old mother is being charged with of physical abuse and neglect, with two counts of second-degree child endangerment. Both 14-year-old ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The Scotch Plains-Fanwood SPFK12 school district celebrated Veterans Day with a ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 11 at 10 a.m. to rename Park Middle School as the Malcolm E. Nettingham Middle School (580 Park Ave., Scotch Plains) in honor of the hometown hero and member of ...

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NEW YORK CITY — Missing East Orange teen Jashyah Moore has been found safe in New York City. Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II made the announcement in a news release late Thursday evening.  Stephens says the 14-year-old is "currently safe and is being provided all ...

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NEW JERSEY — After a frustrating morning with no connection for folks here in New Jersey and in other parts of the country, Xfinity services are mostly back online. Many customers took to social media to report no internet, phone and cable for a few hours this morning. In a tweet around ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Dr. Matthew Letizia, DO, FACOEP of Trinitas Regional Medical Center was recently named the nation’s EMS Physician of the Year for his commitment to the health and well-being of the City of Elizabeth, as the Medical Director for the City of Elizabeth Police, Fire and EMS. Each ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Demolition of the Ward Street Garage in Paterson's downtown is underway.  The demolition is the beginning of the site’s permanent transformation into a mixed-used parking structure that will usher in a new era of transit-oriented development and investment, officials said. The new ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - A local dentist office was vandalized last Sunday and video footage may assist police in discovering who caused the damage. After serving a client with an emergency during the late afternoon on Sunday, October 17, the owner of Glen Rock Pediatric Dentistry on ...

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – New Jersey Association of Counties (NJAC) Executive Director John Donnadio stood on the stage in the ballroom at Caesars Atlantic City with a smile on his face as he proudly kicked off the 71st Annual NJAC Conference with a long-delayed awards ceremony to honor members and ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ — For the second time in a month, protests against U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer have caused enough concern to rattle the mayor and business owners, and then, get themselves arrested. On October 18, there were 12 arrests outside the home of Gottheimer where protesters appear to ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Hundreds of New Jerseyans gathered outside the State House Annex Building in Downtown Trenton on Monday to rally against Governor Phil Murphy's executive order which mandates that school employees must receive a COVID-19 vaccination.  Organizers intentionally planned the rally to ...

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