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July 6, 2022

TRENTON, NJ — After seeing what's in the fiscal year 2023 budget that Gov. Phil Murphy signed last week, Tom Bracken has one question. "What's the plan for economic recovery?" the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce President and CEO asked in an interview with TAPinto. "That’s a fair question to ask, ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ: UPDATED: In addition to the water main breaks reported between July 3-4, on Route 35 South and Laurel Avenue, now there is a partial road collapse on Laurel Avenue at the railroad bridge. This according to a Holmdel Police posting, will further divert traffic from the section of Laurel ...

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School might be out for the Summer, but that doesn’t mean that it is time for a three-month brain break. Children still need to experience opportunities that get them to think in new ways, and you can use these ideas to fill your calendar with exciting ...

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​​​​​​METUCHEN, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy signed seven new bills into law on Tuesday that tighten gun regulations in New Jersey. "These are not going to be our last words on gun safety," Murphy said. "We cannot walk away from here today, none of us, thinking our job is done because it is ...

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BERGEN COUNTY, NJ — New Jersey had among the toughest gun ownership restrictions in the United States, 2021 according to a 2021 report by the Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence.  Prior to last month's United States Supreme Court ruling. New Jersey was a "may issue" state for concealed gun ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: There’s only one thing better than spending a beautiful day out on the golf course, and that’s spending it with the Monmouth Regional Chamber of Commerce and helping to support two great causes! Golfers and non-golfers alike enjoyed the 2022 MRCC Annual Golf Outing held on ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ: Middletown Day will return to the Great Lawn at Croydon Hall this year on Saturday, September 24th. The community will gather to celebrate all that makes Middletown so exceptional. The 2022 festival will feature the Business and Community Showcase, as well as many familiar favorites ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - According to local police reports, due to water main breaks, Highway 35 South is closed between Laurel Avenue and Palmer Avenue. In addition, Laurel Avenue is also closed near the NJ Transit RR overpass. Detours are in place, however it is best to avoid the areas if at all ...

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NEW JERSEY: As you watch the rockets glare and bombs burst into the New Jersey skies this weekend, share this bit of Jerseyana with the people on the blanket or lawn chairs next to you. The first “fireworks” display to celebrate the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence was ordered by ...

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Message from Hazlet Township: Hazlet's Annual Fireworks Show Postponed to Sunday, July 3 The Hazlet Fireworks Show scheduled for Saturday, July 2 has been postponed to the rain date, Sunday, July 3, due to the possibility of rainy and windy weather. The decision to move the date has been ...

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UNITED STATES -- Many Americans will celebrate the Fourth of July holiday with backyard BBQs, picnics or a trip to the beach. But did you know that Independence Day was not a paid federal holiday until 1938, Congress changed it? (source: ACEI-Global).  1. Thomas Jefferson was not the only author ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ – Middletown Twp. Police Chief R. Craig Weber announced that the Police Department is currently investigating burglaries that have occurred in three of the Middletown Twp. public schools this past week.  The first burglary occurred on June 27th at approximately 10:50pm. at ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - After another marathon meeting of the Holmdel Zoning Board, the dementia care application from United Methodists edged closer to a vote. The applicant was asked to prepare summaries for the next meeting. Block 49.02, Lots 40, 40Q and 41 in the R40-B Zone is the location where the ...

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Red Bank, NJ: Nothing better than taking in a free Jazz in the Park concert with a Navesink River breeze cooling you off. Come on over and take in the music at Red Bank’s Riverside Gardens, with a start time of 7:00pm lasting till 8:30pm, just as the sun is setting.  Check out the list of the ...

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NEW JERSEY — The price of gas in New Jersey is heading down as the Fourth of July weekend gets closer. The average price of a gallon of unleaded is $4.85, according to AAA. That's down 2 cents from yesterday and 9 cents from last week. Drivers are paying $1.71 more than this time last ...

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NEW JERSEY - The New Jersey State Police would like everyone to enjoy their holiday safely. If you plan on visiting one of our beaches, lakes, state parks, or spending time with friends and family, there will be more cars on our roadways statewide, including ours. During the July 4th holiday ...

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NEW JERSEY - A group of patriotic residents hang flags on a Garden State Parkway overpass ahead of July 4th. Plus, a new baseball field ribbon cutting. Also, two residents are awarded for their art contributions. And, a police academy graduation. TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in ...

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This Fourth of July, we might find ourselves barbecuing, congregating with loved ones, and enjoying our precious free time with friends and loved ones. July Fourth is also a time to step back, take stock, and appreciate the deep freedoms we enjoy every day. In honor of Independence Day, please ...

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NATIONAL -- During the first World War Ralph Lindsey, my great-grandfather, kept a journal of his service on the front. He wrote about the front, his travels, his wounds, but the thing that came up most often – the mail. Fast-forward 100 years. Even in the digital age there is something uniquely ...

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NEW JERSEY - A town crowns cornhole champions. Plus, firefighters rescue stranded ducklings and reunite them with their mother. And, several teachers honored for their fellowship graduation. Also, one town gears up for a massive July 4th celebration.  TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now ...

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CRANFORD, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy signed the $50.6 billion fiscal year 2023 budget on Thursday at Cranford High School. "The priorities of this budget are the priorities of our families," Murphy said. "At the top that list is affordability." Among the provisions in the budget: $2 billion ...

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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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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: John Barrows Presents: Love, Death and Betrayal: The Story of Anna and Vito Genovese. They were both married with children when they fell in love, but they had to be together, no matter what. She was the ultimate mafia wife, but in other ways was so very different from women of ...

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Book a great Independence Day adventure with Escapology! Enjoy Holmdel's Escapology located inside friendly and fun Bell ...

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NEW JERSEY - A Stevens Institute of Technology student is recognized by NASA. Plus, a police department celebrates 138 years. And, Union County College gets a new name. Also, 6th graders graduate from the L.E.A.D. program.  TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, Powered by ...

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TRENTON, NJ — When thinking of the future for businesses in New Jersey, Michele Siekerka is confident and hopeful. "I’m always a glass half full person and very optimistic," Siekerka, the President and CEO of the New Jersey Business and Industry Association (NJBIA) said. "I believe for every ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ: Don't miss a chance to win a suite at Yankee Stadium for you and 15 of your closest friends. This isn’t just any Yankee game. On Sunday 8/21, the Yankees will be retiring Paul O’Neill’s number 21, and the winner will be enjoying the game from Suite 21! O’Neill will be only the ...

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Thank you from the Red Bank Family YMCA: CHEERS to all YMCA Togetherhood® volunteers, supporters and Y Team runners of the Red Bank Classic 5K! Our community was thrilled to see this fun run for all ages return to downtown Red Bank, and they ...

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Pictured Above: L-R are newly hired MCPO Detectives Connor Johnson and Joseph Friscia, Acting MCPO Chief of Detectives John G. McCabe, Jr., Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey, Acting MCPO First Assistant Prosecutor Michael Wojciechowski, and newly hired MCPO Detectives Nicolas ...

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NEW JERSEY - A teen becomes a police chief for a day. Plus, a first aid squad finishes extrication training. And, a ballon professional gets a special task. Also, a Councilman puts the pedal to the metal for his birthday.  TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, Powered by ...

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