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May 28, 2022

Jif® peanut butter products sold in the U.S. have been recalled due to potential Salmonella contamination, announced The J.M. Smucker Company.  Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — In observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 30, Hoboken City Hall will be closed. Any garbage or recycling collection will occur as regularly scheduled and parking regulations will be enforced, according to an alert issue by the city. Street cleaning, Hop shuttle service and ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- A multi-agency undercover operation targeting individuals who are accused of using social media to attempt to lure underage girls and boys for sexual activity has resulted in the arrests of 21 accused child predators in Mercer County. New Jersey Acting Attorney General Matthew J.

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Students from the Hoboken School District will put on a special performance at sunset in Sinatra Park next month. Scheduled for 7 p.m. on June 9, the one-hour show will feature middle school and high school concert bands, as well as choruses from all district schools and the high ...

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HARRISON, NJ – Hudson County Community College (HCCC) held its 45th Annual Commencement ceremony on Thursday honoring the Classes of 2020, 2021 and 2022. The event was held at Red Bull Arena, the first on-ground commencement ceremony since the beginning of the pandemic. The College celebrated ...

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NEW JERSEY - The state gives an update on the status of water quality in New Jersey's beaches and lakes, as Gov. Phil Murphy says admission to state parks are free for the summer. Plus, three brothers raise money for charity by organizing a chess event. And, "Pork Roll Palooza" is returning for ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The U.S. Marines landed in Lincoln Park on Thursday as part of the first Annual Hudson County Fleet Week celebrations. Two helicopters from the Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 773 based at McGuire Airforce Base touched down on the wide lawn of the county’s cricket field ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — After Mike Turner came up short in his bid to be named sole survivor, the retired Hoboken battalion chief reflected on his experiences, as well as thanked friends, family and fans for their support. Turner, a 30-year veteran of the Hoboken Fire Department, was among the 18 ...

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NEW JERSEY - After extensive water quality monitoring, the Commissioner of the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) says New Jersey’s lakes and beaches are ready for swimming.  Just in time for the unofficial start to the summer. Shawn LaTourette joined other state leaders in Asbury Park ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — A long-awaited project to clean up Weehawken Cove took a step forward Wednesday, when work crews completed the removal of more than a dozen sunken boats. Since work began on May 2, the city’s contractor, Ken’s Marine Services, retrieved 14 derelict vessels — some of which have ...

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NEW JERSEY - Newark's Artist Collaboration kicks off with Audible. Plus, Wayne installs a rain garden in a local park. Also, Bayonne Mayor call for off-duty officers to help with school security. And, a Newton police lieutenant retires.  TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — To show its appreciation for Americans who have served in the military, NY Waterway is providing free ferry rides for veterans and active-duty military personnel during Fleet Week New York. In order to receive the discount, veterans and service members just need to present 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 in 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 the ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — The Hoboken Public School District has boosted security measures following a mass shooting Tuesday at an elementary school in Texas. According to Superintendent Dr. Christine Johnson, the Hoboken Police Department has stationed a police officer at every school in the district, ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Calling out Republican leaders directly in a press conference, Gov. Phil Murphy urged lawmakers to pass a gun reform bill package in the wake of the deadly mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas.  Murphy initially proposed a wide-ranging gun safety package in April 2021. He called for ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Middle school students from Hoboken Dual Language Charter School (HoLa) are pitching in to help run a bilingual story and craft program for children at Hoboken Public Library. The free program, which is held Wednesday afternoons at the Grand Street branch, features a themed story ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — A cat saved from the streets has found his forever home, thanks to some help from Hoboken’s active social media community. A newcomer to the Mile Square City, 22-year-old Samantha Cors met Stanley back in February, when she began fostering him. “When I brought him home, we kind ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ —In response to a leaked draft opinion from the U.S. Supreme Court that suggests Roe v. Wade will be overturned in June, the City of Hoboken will host a rally for reproductive rights Thursday night. The “Pro-Women, Pro-Family, Pro-Choice” demonstration, which is scheduled for 5 p.m.

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Hudson County Community College (HCCC) will honor the Graduating Classes of 2020, 2021, and 2022 at Commencement exercises on Thursday, May 26, 2022, beginning at 12 noon. The ceremony will be held at Red Bull Arena, 600 Cape May Street, in Harrison, New Jersey.  “At this, our ...

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JERSEY CITY - As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to move to an endemic phase, many individuals grapple with short and long-term health issues, including trouble sleeping. Jyoti Matta, M.D., the medical director of the Center for Sleep Disorders at Jersey City Medical Center, discusses how sleep ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ -  Mission 50, New Jersey’s premier coworking space, will showcase the work of local pop artist Ray Arcadio at an art show entitled, “Shape Up.” Free and open to the public, the solo art exhibition and reception, with a live acoustic band, will be held on Thursday, May 26, from 5 p.m.

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NEW JERSEY - Scotch Plains/Fanwood police simulate intoxicated driving for students. Plus, a Wayne connection to the Preakness race. Also, Woodbridge residents will be eligible for free brain tumor scans.  And a Nutley VFW Commandant makes history.  TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — After a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Hoboken’s traditional Memorial Day parade will make a return Wednesday evening. The parade, which is hosted by American Legion Post 107 and the City of Hoboken, will assemble at 6 p.m. and step off at 6:30 p.m., marching from ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Some New Jersey lawmakers want a “Ban the Box” law for students applying to college.  New Jersey's “Ban the Box” law took effect in 2015. It prohibits employers with 15 or more employees from requiring that a job applicant to complete any form during the initial application ...

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TETERBORO, NJ - Residents around Teterboro Airport will see a marked increase in military air traffic ahead of Fleet Week in New York City. According to airport officials, Teterboro Airport will host a number of military aircraft that will be taking part in the annual US Navy Fleet Week events ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ —  As part of its plan to grow the city’s recreation programs, Hoboken has hired a new director to head up the recreation division. According to the city, Jessica Lezcano began May 16 and brings nearly a decade of recreation experience to Hoboken. In her new $110,000-a-year post, ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — After a $241 million plan to build a new high school in Hoboken was rejected by voters in a Jan. 25 special election, school officials plan to hold a series of roundtable meetings to discuss the district’s future. Board President Sharyn Angley said the district has scheduled a ...

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NEW JERSEY - Cranford fourth graders raise money for charity through a lemonade stand. Plus, Glen Rock police discover 150 stolen prescription bottles in a man's car. And, Camden receives an EPA grant to clean up 'Brownfields.' Also, a Somerville pastor makes a request for residents to ...

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EWING, NJ — There is still time to apply to a college loan forgiveness program.  Last October, the U.S. Department of Education announced a limited Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) waiver opportunity, which temporarily waives certain program rules helping public service employees eliminate ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — When “A Taste of Hoboken” returns next month, you’ll be treated to samplings from more than two dozen of the city’s top restaurants. The popular fundraiser — which has been held for over two decades in support of the Hoboken Community Center (HCC) — is scheduled for June 7, from 6 ...

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