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June 21, 2022

TRENTON, NJ —The New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) announced on Monday the first possible case of monkeypox in the state. A PCR test conducted by the Department’s Public Health and Environmental Laboratories confirmed the presence of orthopoxvirus in a Jersey City individual on June 18. A ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — Officials from soccer’s governing body, the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA), announced on Thursday that MetLife Stadium will be one of only 15 locations across North America and 11 in the United States to play host to the 2026 World Cup tournament. While ...

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NEW JERSEY — For the first time ever, the average price of a gallon of unleaded gas in New Jersey is more than $5. According to AAA, drivers were paying an average of $5.01 on Tuesday, June 7, which is an increase of 3 cents from Monday and nearly $2 from this time last year. AAA says the rising ...

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NEWARK, NJ —New Jersey's Acting Attorney General and the Division of Community Affairs (DCA) are warning customers and merchants statewide about price gouging and any fraud dealing with the sale of baby formula in the State of New Jersey. Earlier this week, Gov. Phil Murphy signed Executive ...

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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, marking an increase of seven cents from the day before, 23 cents from last week and nearly 70 cents from last month, according to AAA. The ...

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MT. HOLLY, NJ — Following a Red Flag Warning issued for all of New Jersey on Thursday, the National Weather Service has issued a Fire Weather Watch that will remain in effect through Friday evening, April 29, in anticipation of gusty winds and dry conditions. The alert was issued due to the ...

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NEW JERSEY — Starting Thursday, 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 are as follows: North ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ — The indoor air quality at Colonia High School (CHS) in Woodbridge is being tested, and its 28-acre campus is being analyzed for radiation after a 1989 alumni—now an environmental scientist—raised concerns about the school’s possible link to brain tumors among about 95 former ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - TAPinto Elizabeth is sad to announce the passing of former franchise owner, Kathy Lloyd. Kathy passed away on April 12 surrounded by those who loved her.  "We mourn the passing of former TAPinto owner/publisher Kathy Lloyd,” said Michael Shapiro, the founder and CEO of TAPinto.

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NEW JERSEY — For those who follow the science surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Marty Makary—a professor in the John's Hopkins School of Medicine, Bloomberg School of Public Health and Carey Business School—recently shed some light on how the rapidly spreading Omicron variant could potentially ...

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NEW JERSEY — The State Department of Health is reporting 29,740 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, another new pandemic record.  It's the fourth consecutive day the state has seen more than 20,000 new cases. Saturday, January 1, 2022 29,740 New Cases Friday, December 31, ...

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BERNARDS, NJ — Two Bernards Township school board members resigned on Monday night, including one who resigned in protest of state laws and executive orders to mask children and staff as a measure to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Jennifer Korn, who has been on the board since 2017, surprised ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ — In the 122nd meeting between Army and Navy, the rivalry provided another anxiety-ridden contest for both sides, one in which the underdog, Navy (4-8) defeated Army (8-4) in a last-minute defensive stop to clinch a 17-13 victory and secure 18 of the last 23 matchups. Navy now ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ — The Army-Navy Game, one of college football’s greatest rivalries, returns to the Meadowlands for the first time in almost two decades on Saturday, Dec. 11, as the Black Knights of Army (8-3) play the Midshipmen of Navy (3-8). Most often, the game is played in Philadelphia, but ...

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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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TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy and New Jersey Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli have announced a case of the Omicron variant in a traveler to the state. The person has been identified by the state as an adult female resident of Georgia who is fully vaccinated and recently traveled to South ...

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ASBURY PARK, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy expressed gratitude toward supporters gathered Wednesday night at Asbury Park Convention Hall on Wednesday after he declared victory in the race for re-election. His opponent, Jack Ciattarelli, has not conceded. The margin remains razor-thin as of Wednesday ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A Plainfield man has been arrested in connection to a home invasion and sexual assault in Westfield that occurred on Tuesday. According to authorities, the female victim was out for a run when Terence Rhue, 22, followed her to her home on Longfellow Avenue and attacked her before ...

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NEW JERSEY — Cybersecurity Awareness Month (October 2021 #BeCyberSmart) raises awareness about the importance of cybersecurity across America, ensuring that everyone has the resources needed to be safer and more secure online. In promoting Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Prove, the modern way for ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — After experiencing headaches in early June, 14-year-old Anthony Walker was rushed to Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, where the medical team identified that fluid from an infection had traveled to his brain and required immediate emergency surgery to relieve the ...

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RIDGEFIELD PARK, NJ — Van Dyk Health Care, a family-owned company founded in 1953 that offers an extensive continuum of care services for assisted living, memory care, home care and social adult day care, will join the Alzheimer’s Association Greater New Jersey Chapter (AAGNJ) as a 2021 Walk to End ...

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NEW JERSEY — President Joe Biden has approved New Jersey's Emergency Declaration and ordered federal assistance to supplement state and local response efforts due to the conditions resulting from the remnants of Hurricane Ida.   According to a press release issued by the White House, this action ...

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NEW JERSEY -- The Garden State sent 24 athletes to the Tokyo Olympics this summer. Many came home with medals, and a few of them provided truly historic moments. In women's track, Sydney McLaughlin, who turned 22 on Saturday, set a new world record in the 400 hurdles, defeating the reigning gold ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ — Few events have occurred with greater anticipation than Tuesday night's women's 400 meter hurdles finals, which featured a showdown between the reigning Olympic champion, Dalilah Muhammad and world record holder Sydney McLaughlin. The race did not disappoint, as McLaughlin and ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ — Atlantic Health System and each of its medical centers were recently recognized by Practice Greenhealth, the nation’s leading organization dedicated to environmental sustainability in health care, highlighting the health system’s continued success in making its operations greener, ...

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MOORESTOWN, NJ — Harmony Village at CareOne Stanwick Road in Moorestown is currently expanding its facilities in order to grow its program to care for dementia patients. All of Harmony Village at CareOne’s residents suffer from some form of dementia, with the facility unique in the fact that its ...

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