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August 16, 2022

MADISON, NJ -  Today St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center marked a huge milestone. The organization celebrate the transport of its 20,000th dog since August 2016, Sweetie Johnson. Sweetie Johnson is an adorable 5 year-old Terrier mix from Louisiana. The celebration included treats for her and ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- New Jersey State Troopers assigned to Troop "C" Hamilton Station are being credited with rescuing three puppies after responding to a complaint. The puppies had wandered off into the woods and fallen down an irrigation ditch about 10 feet underground.  In a social media post ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – When the Roumes family of Succasunna chose Utah for an adventurous family vacation it really delivered: Few experiences can be more adventuresome than possibly saving somebody’s life. The planned highlight of the family’s recent trip was to visit the Zion National Park Narrows, an ...

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NEWARK, NJ  – East Brunswick's will be among those honored by the New Jersey Hall of Fame (NJHOF) as part of its 14th class of inductees, which is once again highlighting some of the state’s best and brightest. O'Reilly, a 2002 graduate of East Brunswick High School, is a 2018 NWSL Champion.

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Shiloh Verrico, a Scotch Plains native, continues to thrive in the world of sitcoms with the sixth season of “Bunk’d,” the first Disney Channel show to earn a sixth season renewal. The show has a new subtitle: “Learning the Ropes.” Shiloh’s character, Winnie Webber, is new ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - "Still not entirely convinced this is real, but apparently I’m going to be on Jeopardy! If you’d like, tune in on Tuesday, July 12 to see me try to be smart," says Ben Coller, East Brunswick High School Class of 2012, teacher at East Brunswick High School, and upcoming teacher ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — It hadn’t been on his must-see list, but he saw a deer give birth anyway. It happened right in his backyard last week, Tremont Avenue resident Mitch Slater told TAPinto Westfield. “It certainly wasn’t on my bucket list to watch a deer give birth, but I did, and it was ...

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BOONTON, NJ — The North Stars Gymnastics Academy announces nine USA Women’s Development Program gymnasts who ranked in the Top 10 as national medalists -- with one gymnast, Montville's Alexa Ciliotta, earning first place all-around in her age group out of gymnasts competing from 26 states. “We ...

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MIDDLSEX COUNTY, NJ - Hidden Gems Literary Emporium, a family-owned, non-profit, community bookstore is embarking on their second #1000FreeBookTour in July 2022 going from New Jersey to Florida giving away 1000 free books and educational resources. Co-founders Kaila Boulware Sykes, Raymond ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ —Port Authority police officers and a bystander jumped into action Thursday to save a man’s life when he had a medical emergency on board a train at the Hoboken PATH station. Around 6:29 p.m., Police Officers Mike Maratta and Sean Kelly were dispatched to a train parked on Track 2, ...

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PHILADELPHIA, PA — Wheel. Of. Fortune! One of the country's most beloved games shows is going on tour across North America including two shows taping live in the area for fans to watch the wheel in action. “Wheel of Fortune LIVE!,” an all-new theatrical experience, will be coming to New Jersey ...

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MOUNT LAUREL, NJ – Mya Spotwood of Piscataway was crowned vault, floor, and the all-around individual state champion at the USAG Level 6 State Championships hosted by Will-Moor Gymnastics in Mount Laurel. To close out the Gymnastics Level 6 year at last weekend’s competition, 8-year-old ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - When 10-year-old Peyton Cohen decided to host a lemonade fundraiser for Natalie Ferguson, a 4-year-old battling brain cancer, Peyton had no idea how it would catch on, or that she could raise thousands of dollars in a single day. But word of the lemonade fundraiser spread ...

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Over the years the social stigma surrounding tattoos has seemed to fade away, as more and more people around the world are getting tattoos at every stage of life. In fact, since 2012 there’s been a 21% increase in people having at least one tattoo.  Sunnyside Manor resident, Violet Leone is no ...

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KENTUCKY - A New Jersey family is preparing to cheer on its own horse at this weekend’s 2022 Kentucky Derby. Bridgewater residents Tom and Carol Hopkins are part owners of Donegal Racing’s Mo Donegal, a 3-year-old horse set to compete in the Derby. Tom Hopkins has been interested in racing ...

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LITTLE FALLS, N.J. - It was "Team Jaleesa" all the way during a viewing party where local residents, along with Township officials, supported their favorite hometown pastry shop owner, Jaleesa Mason, as she competed in the finals of the Spring Baking Championship on the Food Network.....and ...

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Jahan Dotson is a son of East Orange and the product of two hardworking parents who raised a very talented and humble son. Last night, the Washington Commanders picked the receiver number 16 in the first round of the NFL draft. While many athletes anticipate draft night, texting all their ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Cheer on mother-daughter duo, Team Emelyn and Nicole as they showcase their dance routines on the new CBS family dance competition series, Come Dance With Me. From creators and executive producers Chris O’Donnell, LL COOL J (stars of CBS’ NCIS: LOS ANGELES) and 3 Ball ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Natalia Hazlitt,10-year-old fourth grader at Mountain Park Elementary School, co-wrote a children's book Charlie's First Haircut during the pandemic with her father Chaz Hazlitt.  Chaz Hazlitt is a celebrity barber to numerous music artists, actors and athletes, and owns ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - A Hillsborough third-grader is fighting back against the Russian invasion of the Ukraine with a paintbrush and quiet determination to resupply the Ukrainian army with medical supplies and to ease the pain and hardship of children her age suffering the ravages of war and an ...

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ODESSA, UKRAINE -- Men in the Ukrainian city of Odessa on the Black Sea drew inspiration from Bon Jovi's "It's My Life" on March 22 as they prepared for another Russian attack.  “This is for the ones who stood their ground… Odessa, Ukraine. #SlavaUkraini,” the Sayreville native and Rock & ...

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WESTAMPTON, NJ – Clifford, a big hound dog who was rescued from the side of the New Jersey Turnpike last December, has found a new forever home after spending most of the last two months at the Burlington County Animal Shelter. Lisa Yochim, of Absecon, Atlantic County, adopted the 2 ½-year-old ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Laila Quallis, a freshman at Westfield High School, turned painful styling sessions and a lack of available products into a haircare line that works for people with all hair textures and spreads a message of self-love. The name of Laila’s hair care line, YBT Kids, stands for ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The second of two Bald Eagle eggs hatched Tuesday, March 1, joining the first eaglet that hatched on Thursday, Feb. 24 in a nest at Duke Farms. The goings-on at the nest atop a Sycamore tree in a remote section of the environmental preserve are chronicled on a camera secured ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - In just six weeks, Junior Girl Scout Tyne Brogan, a member of Troop 63317, has sold Girl Scout cookies in all 50 states. She began her challenge on Jan.11 and completed her sales effort in North Dakota on Feb. 25. She kept track of her progress state-by-state with a crayon and ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The first of two Bald Eagle eggs hatched Thursday, Feb. 24 in the familiar nest atop a Sycamore tree in a remote section of Duke Farms; a second egg is expected to hatch within days.  A pair of adult Bald Eagles returned to the nest this winter as they have for more than a ...

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Alicia and Todd Currier celebrate 3rd Wedding Anniversary and losing 340 lbs. together!   "The success of our weight loss is enjoyed in the daily simple things like going out to dinner for Valentine's Day and not worrying about if you can fit into the chair or not. It's also about the larger ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Eva’s Village put on their “Big Blue” spirit as Giants legend and Paterson native Victor Cruz volunteered at the community kitchen on Friday. The event was a continuation of a longtime charitable partnership Eva’s Village enjoys with the New York Giants and included Cruz leading ...

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LITTLE FALLS -- Valentine’s Day is widely known as the day of the year when love is celebrated, and indeed, February has been a month of romance for centuries. The St. Valentine’s Day we observe today evolved both from ancient Roman and early Christian history. There are many legends about who ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - A pair of adult Bald Eagles returned to their nest at Duke Farms earlier this winter as they have for more than a decade, and remain busy tending to two eggs that appeared in the nest Jan. 17 and Jan. 20, with the first egg expected to hatch around Feb. 26. The huge nest is ...

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