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October 18, 2021

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Among those frustrated by his inability to visit his unit at Public Storage on Route 22 in Scotch Plains is two-time Super Bowl champion and Giants legend Carl Banks, who stored mementos of his stellar NFL career at the storage facility.  Items in the storage unit ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Two days after Public Storage of Scotch Plains was served with an injunction to stop tossing Scotch Plains resident Mary Jean Murphy's belongings, the company issued a second public statement about the situation. Through its outside p.r. firm, the storage company said its ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ — Several individuals gathered at Borough Hall on Saturday, October 9, to rally for the right to life and protest Roe V. Wade, the supreme court case that established women's right to abortion. Those in attendance reported there was "lots of support from the folks driving by," and ...

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PARAMUS, NJ — The Bergen County Zoo welcomed the Red Wolf exhibit on Friday as hundreds clamored to get a glimpse of two red wolves visiting from the Wolf Conservation Center in South Salem, New York. Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco and the Board of County Commissioners were on hand at the ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ — A local woman who struggled with her own pregnancy led a demonstration against the new so-called Texas heartbeat law at Borough Hall on Saturday morning. According to an internet summary of the law, "the Texas Heartbeat Act allows any person to sue someone who performs or induces ...

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RIDGEWOOD, NJ - During Wednesday night’s meeting, the Village Council elected not to go through even a trial period of hybrid access for council meetings. Residents have been requesting both virtual and in-person access since the return of Village Hall meetings in June. Council members said they ...

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RIDGEWOOD, NJ - The Village Council is set to address remote access to Village Council meetings tomorrow, after repeated requests from the public.  The issue of technology and budgeting have been the Council’s defense, but in meetings past they did assure residents it was something they were ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ — It was the last hurrah of the summer for pups and their humans at the Glen Rock Pool Paw-ty on Monday evening, September 20, when the furry ones took to the water for what is becoming an annual event. Organized by the Glen Rock NJ Dog Park, the tail-wagging, tongue-flapping event ...

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WAYNE, NJ – The last Wayne Board of Education meeting occurred on the evening of the first day of school, September 9. During that meeting Superintendent, Dr. Mark Toback reported 110 cases of COVID among the student and staff population in the Wayne school district. It was near the end of ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Paterson children eager to get back into their classrooms will have to wait a few more days. Last week school officials announced that the 2021-2022, set to start Wednesday, will begin virtually.  This decision, made during an emergency school board meeting on September 3, will ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ — The smell of mud was the best indicator of the thickness of the mud along the walking trail in Otto C. Pehle Park after Ida left her mark with flooding over the banks of Saddle River which runs along the border of Saddle Brook, Rochelle Park, Fair Lawn, Glen Rock, Ridgewood and ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Murphy has established the Task Force on Afghan Refugee Assistance to report directly to the Office of the Governor. The task force will be chaired by Adjutant General and Commissioner of the NJ Dept. of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMAVA) Brigadier General Dr. Lisa J. Hou and ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Rutgers defensive back is leaving the football team, citing the university’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate. Peyton Powell, a native of Midland, Texas, who did not see any playing time since joining the team in December 2019, announced on Twitter that he will enter the mechanism ...

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WAYNE, NJ - Mayor Chris Vergano uploaded his 100th COVID update video on Friday afternoon, unfortunately he did not have good news to share. The total number of new cases for July is ten times higher than the number of new cases in June. “In case you’re wondering about the background, I’m not at ...

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