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May 29, 2022

MIDDLETOWN, NJ: Middletown Township and American Legion Post 338 encourage residents to come together for the annual Memorial Day Parade to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice and served our country. The parade begins at 10:00 AM at Bayshore Middle School (834 Leonardville Road) and ...

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THIS VIDEO MESSAGE IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY TAPINTO SPONSOR OF DAILY NEWS:  THE BARN ON SOUTH HOLLAND.  Memorial Day Wishes from The Barn on South Holland Wishing everyone an enjoyable Memorial Day weekend. Let us celebrate this holiday with colors of patriotism and gratitude toward those ...

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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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JERSEY SHORE—For the first time since 2019, the annual Spring Lake Five-Mile Run welcomed over 12,500 runners to the shore.  Those who had purchased tickets for the canceled 2020 race were given the option to use them this year. Roughly 1000 additional tickets were sold for those who had been ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ: Memorial Day is a holiday most Americans are familiar with, however many don't know that before it was Memorial Day, Americans celebrated Decoration Day.  Historic Longstreet Farm in Holmdel will honor this early American holiday with a program from noon to 3:00 p.m. on Memorial Day, ...

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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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MIDDLETOWN - This is an Open House you don't want to miss. More of an Open Garden! Discover Deep Cut Gardens and all its charms during an Open House on Saturday, June 4.  From 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Deep Cut Gardens, located on Red Hill Road, Middletown, will offer garden tours, demonstrations, ...

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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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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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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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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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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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TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy renewed his call today for the passage of the comprehensive gun safety legislative package that he initially proposed in April 2021. Included in his news release, the Governor urged legislators to pass the same package in April 2022, four months after he was joined by ...

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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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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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FREEHOLD – According to a press release by the Monmouth County Prosecutors Office, a Keansburg police officer has admitted to a sex crime and is now expected to lose his job, register as a sex offender, and serve a years-long prison term. This was announced by Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori ...

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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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Red Bank, NJ: To ensure that all children are prepared for fun in the sun this summer, the YMCA of Greater Monmouth County is asking for you to drop off brand-new swimsuits for youth size 5-12 The swimsuits can be placed in at Togetherhood bins in YMCA lobbies now thru June 15. Host a ...

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Monmouth County, NJ/New York, NY - After 45 years of exemplary service to Brookdale Community College, Dr. Elaine Henry Olaoye, professor of Psychology, is retiring and embarking on a new stage in her life. She was honored at the Board of Trustees' recent meeting for her distinguished career and ...

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Monmouth Park Charity Fund - Community Giving Since 1947.  MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ -- The May 7, 2022 Monmouth Park Charity Fund 17th Annual Kentucky Derby Celebration, was once again a sold-out-success. Referred to by many supporters as "The Charity Event of the Year" the 2022's Derby ...

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NEW JERSEY - First responders in Jersey City hold an active shooter drill. Plus, the former Ocean Spray plant in Bordentown City could become home to a mariujana business. And, the Montville softball team wins its first county title. Also "'Greta's Run" memorial 5k returns to Westfield, which ...

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NEW JERSEY — Could New Jerseyans be getting a tax rebate? The Republican members of the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee are calling on Gov. Phil Murphy to commit to expanding tax relief. An update from State Treasurer Elizabeth Muoio showed a total of more than $9 billion of tax over ...

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Holmdel's Fire Department issued this statement following the Fire Station Dedication and Engine 18-77 Wetdown Day: "Holmdel Fire Rescue would like to take this time to thank the committee who put this dedication together: Deputy Chief Nicholas Rybakowski, President Brian McGraw,Vice President ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ -- On Sunday, Camp Coconuts hosted a tour of the Hazlet Swim Club for returning and potential Camp Coconuts families. Everyone had a great time exploring the amenities and learning about the great programs offered.  At a time when trained lifeguards and certified pool ...

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Veterinary Assistant Information Session  To register, visit https://vetassistfall2022.eventbrite.com If you are interested in applying to Brookdale's Veterinary Assistant program, you must attend one of these free workshops! Find out about the competitive admission process, the ...

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UPDATED: MIDDLETOWN, NJ - Police have officially nabbed the Cockapoo thief. Now, according to unconfirmed reports, local police were summoned back to The Pet Shoppe in Middletown on Saturday, to investigate a report that possibly the same person that stole the female Cockapoo puppy on Thursday, ...

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Red Bank, NJ: The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County is welcoming members this summer with a special-priced membership, May 13 - September 5. This is a great deal: No Contract, No Commitment Unlimited Classes Swim & Aqua Fitness Freehold Swim Club Plus, no joiner fee and access ...

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  HAZLET, NJ: First Responders in Hazlet were more than busy Friday evening, as sudden chaos hit. Along Route 35, in Hazlet, fierce winds and pounding rain swiftly took down high wire electrical poles, trees, business signs and more. Many businesses along 35 in Hazlet were closed for ...

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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 New Jersey. “The current baby formula shortage may have scammers and unscrupulous ...

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