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August 9, 2022

SPARTA, NJ – A project is being proposed for the cornfield across the street from North Village. Wycoff based Landmark Real Estate LLC is proposing a shopping center on 474-510 Lafayette Road- Lots 19 to 23 Block 12008, right in front of the proposed Diamond Chip Realty project. Landmark, in ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy signed a new law Wednesday that extends outdoor dining in New Jersey until November 2024. "There are restaurants and bars and growing numbers of breweries that are still relying on the outdoor dining spaces they were allowed to create to get themselves back ...

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PATERSON, NJ –Through the Community College Opportunity Grant, qualifying Passaic County residents may attend PCCC tuition-free in the fall and spring semesters. The grant will cover tuition and fees not already covered by the student’s financial aid.  “This is an incredible opportunity for ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - The Hasbrouck Heights Fire Department put out a house fire after a Hasbrouck Heights Police Officer rescued one resident from her burning home Monday afternoon. Hasbrouck Heights Officer Christopher Connors was the first officer on the scene who arrived at the two-story ...

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KEARNY, NJ — Construction of a new portal bridge that would expand rail travel between Newark and New York City moved one step closer to reality Monday when New Jersey officials and transit leaders broke ground on the new project. Shovels in hand, Gov. Phil Murphy was joined by U.S. Department ...

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WAYNE, NJ – It's been decades since Jean last flew a plane, but as difficult as fleeting memories are for the resident at Arden Court’s ProMedica Memory Care Community in Wayne, she smiled as the images of past flights came into her head. Jean is a member of the Ninety-Nines, an international ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Bridgewater resident has been charged with theft by deception in relation to theft of funds from a non-profit organization in Bridgewater, according to a report from Somerset County Prosecutor John P. McDonald. Jolee Roberts, 55, has been charged with second degree theft by ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- A Hamilton man has been arrested and charged with murder and the desecration of human remains the same day that the body of a Ewing Township woman was found burned in an area cemetery according to the Mercer County Prosecutor's Office.  Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- The Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Hamilton Police Division are investigating the discovery of the severely burned body of a Ewing woman near St. Mary's cemetery.  Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri said that, at approximately 6:45 a.m. on Tuesday, Hamilton ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The Lincoln Park Coast Cultural District's annual music festival will return to Newark for its 15th year starting Wednesday, July 27, bringing an array of musical genres including Gospel, hip-hop, Latinx/Hispanic Caribbean diaspora, and more. The music event series will ...

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SPARTA, NJ - One firefighter was treated for heat exhaustion but no other injuries were reported in a fire that broke out at the Sparta Classic Diner late Thursday night. The kitchen and service area are "lost and the roof is a disaster," noted a maintenance worker boarding up windows on site ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Board of County Commissioners has approved the 2022-23 hunt of white-tailed deer in county parks and some municipal properties for a cost not to exceed $17,500. Acting Commissioner Chairman Christopher Hudak told TAPinto after the meeting the hunt will “keep the roads safe ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — The longtime owner of a bodega in the city's Parkside neighborhood died from multiple gunshot wounds during a brazen daytime robbery, according to authorities and the victim’s relatives. Luis Morales, the 40-year-old owner of Fortuna Mini Market at the corner of Louis Street and ...

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Residents filled Millburn’s Town Hall and called into the hybrid meeting last night to speak to the township committee about the Affordable Housing Plan. Most of them spoke of overloading the school system with 75 units of affordable housing at the Department of Public Works (DPW), traffic ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - A Hasbrouck Heights food rescue organization's truck which was stolen early Monday has been recovered, according to the organization.  The truck was found in a commercial lot in Lodi, according to Maria Sinopoli, Director of Marketing Communications. Aside from some minor ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - A Hasbrouck Heights food rescue organization was the target of a theft which left them one vehicle less for delivering food to those in need.  A Table to Table refrigerator delivery truck was stolen from the lot in Lodi early Monday morning at 2:14 am. The discovery was ...

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ — Vice President Kamala Harris gave a 30-minute speech to the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) National Convention at the Atlantic City Convention Center. With several thousands in attendance, Harris encouraged attendees to action including ...

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LOS ANGELES, CA - It was the opportunity of a lifetime. Abigail Krill, a 14-year-old softball player from Stafford Township was just crowned the champion of the East Coast Region. She was competing in the Major League Baseball Junior All-Star Game Home Run contest.  That victory made her one of ...

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NUTLEY, NJ — A magnet fisherman pulled an unexploded shell from the waters of the Passaic River in the vicinity of the DeJessa bridge that connects Nutley to Lyndhust Saturday afternoon.  According to Township of Nutley Police Chief Thomas Strumolo, "at approx. 3:45 p.m. yesterday (Sat. July 17) ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Members of the Paterson Police Department made 13 arrests on Friday as part of an investigation into the distribution of narcotics from the area of 52 Essex Street. According to Public Safety Director Jerry Speziale, the investigation came in response to an uptick in gun violence ...

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LOS ANGELES, CA - There was no joy in Mudville or East Brunswick either, as the mighty Ben Coller struck out recently on Jeopardy! - especially after a final round that gave his friends, family, students, and colleagues an opportunity to wail aloud on their living room couches. Ben got off to a ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — One bill, S-2648, in the New Jersey statehouse would prohibit school districts from incorporating instruction on sexual orientation or gender identity for students K-6. Another state legislative measure, S-589, similar to ones approved in multiple other states, would bar ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A daily warm shower might be routine for most people, but it’s also a basic hygienic need that’s often an overlooked resource for individuals in greater need. Now, the nonprofit Archangel Raphael’s Mission (ARM) is expanding its mobile shower pop-up program to Newark this year to ...

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WAYNE, NJ – Two-time New Jersey State Girls Lacrosse Player of the Year, Kaitlyn Davies – a recent graduate of Wayne Hills High School - made a short list of 24 high school girls whose names are up for the All USA Today High School Sports Awards Girls Lacrosse Player of the Year honors. Davies, ...

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BELMAR, NJ—Palace-like sandcastles? Animated characters brought to life on the beach? Hours of meticulous carving, shaping, and decoration? It must be time for the beloved Belmar Sandcastle Contest.  The 35th Annual Belmar Sandcastle Contest will take place Wednesday, July 13. The event is ...

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NEW JERSEY -  Cash toll collections on the George Washington Bridge will be eliminated as of July 10, announced The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. A new electronic tolling system will feature overhead gantries that will capture license plate images by overhead cameras, and a bill for ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- Fanwood’s fifth annual Fan Jam, presented by Dentalcare Associates on Sunday, July 10, will welcome attendees to a fun event with live music, 18 food trucks and an antique car show at LaGrande Park Pavilion. “It's all about the music,” said Aimee Nuzzo, the event director for Fan ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The Rahway Police Department is once again at the forefront of internal training methods for its officers. Rahway is the first department in Union County to open dedicated space for a matted training room within its headquarters. The department recently began implementing the new ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -  A recent Hasbrouck Heights graduate planned and installed sensory hallways for students in both elementary schools during COVID-19 for his Eagle Scout project. And now he’s heading out for basic training in the United States Army. Brian Gaffney is a member of the ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Old Glory is greeting motorists above the Garden State Parkway as representatives of the Patriotic Flags of Sayreville spent Thursday, June 30, attaching flags to the fence along the overpass. "I am thrilled to report that the American flags are back on the Main Street bridge," ...

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