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NJ Assembly Republicans Implore Democrats to Consider Refunds for Stranded NJ Transit Commuters

November 9, 2018

TRENTON, NJ – N.J. Transit riders have faced incessant delays and poor service over the course of the year, and that has led many to come to the same conclusion as some Republican lawmakers: commuters deserve refunds.

“New Jersey Transit needs to be held accountable,” said Assemblyman Anthony M. Bucco (R-Morris).  “The problems seem to be getting worse ...

Diwali Holiday for Students in 27 New Jersey School Districts

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - Over 27 school districts in New Jersey will reportedly stay closed for students on November 7, the day of most popular Hindu festival Diwali.

 

In addition, there will reportedly be early dismissal for students in other over 15 New Jersey school districts on Diwali day of November seven. 

 

The New Jersey school districts with no classes for students ...

Marijuana Advocacy Group Opens Office in Union

UNION, NJ –Yes, Union Can, an organization advocating for the retail sale of cannabis within township borders if recreational marijuana become legal in New Jersey, held a grand opening of their campaign headquarters on Stuyvesant Avenue on Thursday evening.

“We, at Yes, Union Can, are excited about the grand opening of our campaign headquarters,” said Victoria Piatnochka, ...

One Suspect Nabbed, One on the Loose After Home Depot Robbery

UNION, NJ – A shoplifting incident at the Home Depot on Route 22 turned into a wild foot pursuit and search for an armed suspect through the swamp and woods near Kawameeh Middle School Tuesday evening.  The search required the assistance of a Union County K-9 unit, the County Police and a State Police helicopter team.

Union police report that at just after 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, two ...

Murphy Administration Announces $38 Million Investment in Quality Infant and Child Care & Support for Working Families

TRENTON, NJ – New Jersey First Lady Tammy Murphy and New Jersey Department of Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson on Tuesday announced $38 million in new investments in child care to help more families find services they need and to advance quality child care.

“Children are the foundation of our state’s future, and strong childhood development and early learning ...

TAPinto Freelance Reporter Killed While Walking on Route 10

RANDOLPH, NJ - Lindsay Ireland, a reporter who worked for several TAPinto.net sites and the Daily Record, died early Oct. 14 after being struck by a vehicle in Randolph, police said.

The incident took place on Route 10 in the early morning, said Randolph police  Lt. Christopher Guiliani said that the Ireland,  26, of Randolph, was struck and killed by Victor Retana, 30, ...

Hillsborough Teacher, 29, Sent Nude Photos to High School Student

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - A Montgomery High School teacher who lives in Hillsborough has been arrested and faces charges of sending nude photos of herself and sexually-explicit messages via social media to a Montgomery High School student over a period of several months.

Michelina Aichele, 29 of Capricorn Drive in Hillsborough, has been charged with 2nd degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child.

Vulgar, Racist and Anti-Semitic Graffiti Spray-Painted on Scotch Plains Fanwood High School

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Members of the local community are expressing their outrage over racist, anti-Semitic and vulgar graffiti that was spray-painted on the outside of Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School sometime before the weekend began. 

Pictures of the offensive messages spread rapidly over social media, and members of the Jewish community were quick to condemn the ...

Meadowbrook Country Day Camp Invites Prospective Campers to "Meadowfest" Open House

LONG VALLEY, NJ – Those interested in checking out Meadowbrook Country Day Camp for next summer are invited to attend “Meadowfest,” a fun-filled day of fall events for prospective campers including hayrides, pumpkin picking, crafts, scavenger hunts, rides, games and prizes, face painting, apple cider, food and more. The event is being held on Oct. 14, from 11 ...

Rutgers President Barchi Staying 2 More Years

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University President Robert Barchi has agreed to continue in his current position for two more years, after members of the university's board of governors asked him to stay. 

“Bob Barchi has been a remarkable leader for Rutgers,” board president Sandy Stewart said.  He said Barchi's efforts "raised Rutgers’ academic ...

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