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January 24, 2023

NEW JERSEY - US astronaut Buzz Aldrin tied the knot for a fourth time on Friday. Aldrin, a New Jersey native, is best known for his venture to the moon on the Apollo 11 space mission in 1969 with Neil Armstrong.  Aldrin was one of the first two humans to set foot on the moon. "On my 93rd ...

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NEW JERSEY -- A new study conducted by Rakuten shows that the Nintendo Switch is the most in-demand Christmas gift in the state of New Jersey. The research conducted by online shopping experts Rakuten analyzed Google Trends data to establish the most in-demand item in each state during the ...

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NEW JERSEY - Imagine opening your door after a 16-month battle with cancer and seeing a crowd of friends and neighbors there to walk you to school on your first day back. That's just what happened as Chase McGee, a fourth-grader, returned to Radcliffe Elementary School, in Nutley, NJ, Monday ...

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NEW JERSEY: If you are ever in a serious automobile accident, it's important that your loved ones are contacted as soon as possible.  The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission is now offering drivers the ability to add emergency contacts to the Next-of-Kin Registry. The Next-of-Kin Registry is a ...

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New Jersey - Residents are hard-pressed to avoid hearing about legalized marijuana these days. In New Jersey, some officials are really excited about it being legal. For adults who want to smoke legal weed, there is a downside. A new study shows the negative impacts that the legislators are having ...

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ASBURY PARK, NJ – Lace-up your sneakers, the Thanks4Giving – Turkey Dash & Splash 5K, trotting along the boardwalk in Bradley Beach, Ocean Grove and Asbury Park concluding with a plunge into the chilly waters of the Atlantic Ocean, returns on Saturday, Nov. 19.  This annual event benefiting ...

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NEWARK, NJ — An 18-year-old Sayreville man now faces federal charges, accused of making threats to attack a New Jersey synagogue. It prompted an FBI alert last week for synagogues around the state, causing law enforcement to increase security. Omar Alkattoul is charged with one count of ...

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NEWARK/TRENTON, NJ — The FBI says it has found the person responsible for making a "broad threat" against New Jersey synagogues and that person "no longer poses a danger to the community." On Twitter, the FBI's Newark Office released a statement, saying "Upon receipt of threat information ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The FBI's Newark office is investigating a "broad threat" to synagogues in New Jersey and is asking people to be alert. New Jersey Attorney General Matthew Platkin says law enforcement will be increasing patrols, both marked and unmarked, in "sensitive areas." “The FBI has received ...

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According to the FBI's most recent crime update for NJ, Long Branch is one of the top 25 highest crime towns in the state.  MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ – The Long Branch School District has moved the upcoming Friday night homecoming game to Saturday morning. The game if played on Saturday, will have no ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ: Get ready for the motorcade!  The President of the United States, Joe Biden, is expected to visit NJ on Thursday, and word on the street is he is visiting Monmouth County, specifically Middletown. Just in time for fair weather, Biden is expected make a stop at Governor Phil ...

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NEW JERSEY - The average price for a gallon of gas in New Jersey dropped 12 cents from last week to today’s price of $3.81 ($3.93). The average price in the Garden State is 50 cents cheaper than a month ago ($4.31), but still 60 cents more than this day a year ago ($3.21). New Jersey’s average ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - The Garden State Plaza is going to be transformed from its current state as a retail shopping outlet to a mixed use complex, including 550 luxury apartments via a one-acre ‘town green’ for residents, visitors, and shoppers, as well as a ‘main street’ outdoor district featuring ...

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NEW JERSEY -- New Jersey was ranked as the 2nd "Best State to Live in" for 2022, according to a new study conducted by WalletHub. The personal-finance website ranked the 50 states by using 52 different categories, from housing costs and income growth to education rate and quality of ...

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TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey has announced five new monkeypox vaccination sites.  Hudson, Middlesex, Morris and Passaic counties now join Monmouth, Hudson, Essex, Camden counties in establishing a vaccine location for those exposed to Monkeypox, The locations are for residents without a confirmed ...

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KEARNY, NJ — Construction of a new portal bridge that would expand rail travel between Newark and New York City moved one step closer to reality Monday when New Jersey officials and transit leaders broke ground on the new project. Shovels in hand, Gov. Phil Murphy was joined by U.S. Department ...

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NEW JERSEY — The average price of a gallon of gas in New Jersey has dropped 36 cents in the last month. AAA says drivers are paying an average of $4.69 a gallon on Tuesday, July 12, 2022. It's down 2 cents from yesterday and 12 cents from last week. Prices are still $1.53 higher per gallon ...

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Summer travel is already in full swing and Independence Day will be no exception as AAA predicts 47.9 million people in the U.S. will travel 50 miles or more from home over the holiday weekend (June 30 – July 4). This is an increase of 3.7% over 2021, bringing travel volumes just shy of those seen ...

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BELMAR, NJ—A male swimmer was taken out of the water today and reported to be non-responsive.  He was taken away in an ambulance.  The beaches around 8th and 9th Avenues were crowded with emergency personnel and equipment. It is very close to the same location where two elementary school ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - When someone walks into Ethan and the Bean, there are plenty of things they might notice. They might see the chalkboard describing the specials for that day. Or they could smell the aromatic scent of the coffee beans in the small shop. Or they could rest their eyes upon ...

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NEW JERSEY — The average gas price in New Jersey has reached another all-time high. AAA says the price for a gallon of unleaded is $4.79 on Thursday, June 2, 2022. That's up 2 cents from yesterday, 57 cents from last month and up $1.74 a gallon, compared to this time last year. The price of a ...

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Ray Liotta, the New Jersey native who starred as Henry Hill in "Goodfellas," has died. Liotta, who was born in Newark and grew up from Union Township, graduating from Union High School, was 67 years old. Deadline reports he died in his sleep in the Dominican Republic, where he was shooting ...

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NEW JERSEY — The average price of a gallon of unleaded gas in New Jersey didn't go up in the past 24 hours. But the price didn't go down, either. AAA says the average price of a gallon of unleaded in New Jersey is $4.77 on Tuesday, May 24, 2022. The price is 12 cents higher than last week, 67 ...

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NEW JERSEY — Gas prices in New Jersey have reached another all-time high. The average price of a gallon of unleaded reached $4.72 on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. That's up seven cents from the day before, 23 cents from last week and nearly 70 cents from last month. Those figures are according to ...

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NEW JERSEY: New parents have been struggling to find formula to feed their babies ever since one of the largest manufacturers of several popular powdered baby formula products in the nation was shut down in February of this year. Shelves in Monmouth County grocery stores and pharmacies have been ...

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NEW JERSEY — As of Thursday, April 21, 2022, residents of New Jersey and visitors to the state 21 years and older can buy recreational cannabis and cannabis products at 13 dispensaries statewide. According to the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission (CRC), those 13 locations ...

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NEW JERSEY: William Martisch, 55 of Union Beach, a toll worker for the NJ Turnpike Authority, was very seriously injured when a tractor-trailer went off the road and struck him, Wednesday morning. According to the NJ State Police, this incident occurred shortly before 9:00 a.m. Martisch was working ...

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NEW JERSEY— Woodbridge's Colonia High School’s indoor air quality is being tested, and its 28-acre campus analyzed for radiation starting this past weekend, after a 1989 alumni – now an environmental scientist – raised concerns about the school’s possible link to brain tumors among nearly 95 former ...

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JERSEY SHORE: In a medical emergency situation, every second that goes by is critical. The links of successful communication are imperative. Last evening the Coast Guard medevaced a 46-year-old man from the fishing vessel Captain John, approximately 45 miles east of Point Pleasant. Radio ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY - The following is an update from the New Jersey Turnpike Authority on the change which is schedule for the ramp closings for Exit 105.  Prepare your alternate routes now.  A southbound exit ramp and a northbound entrance ramp at Interchange 105 of the Garden State Parkway in ...

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