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May 20, 2022

WARREN, NJ — A Warren resident was scammed out of $1.5 million in a wire transfer fraud, police said in a release Thursday. An Old Forge Drive resident reported the wire-transfer fraud on Tuesday.  A day earlier, on Monday, a Stoningham Drive resident reported that someone tried to hack into ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The tense afternoon situation that involved a woman barricading herself inside a Meadowbrook Court residence with a firearm today has been resolved safely. A Summit Police Department Nixle Alert at 3:53 p.m. stated, "Situation on Meadowbrook Court is now resolved. Victim is being ...

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STAFFORD - The MAGA boat parades are back in 2022!  Readers might recall the MAGA boat parades that took place in 2020 all over the nation.  Former Stafford Township Councilman George Williams is organizing the parade this year. It will take place on June 4. There will be a ‘MAGA Boat Parade’ ...

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West Orange Superintendent Dr. Lauren Schoen issued an email stating, “The current COVID-19 Activity Level (CALI) index for the Northeast region (which includes West Orange) has moved to the HIGH range. This means that there is an increased number of positive COVID-19 cases reported in our ...

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WAYNE, NJ – A gruesome discovery at a Wayne residence have the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office investigating. They are seeking help to learn more about a human fetus found inside a home. There was not a lot of information shared when Chief Jack McNiff and Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes released ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The man who was sentenced to life in a New Brunswick courtroom for the 1973 murder of State Trooper Werner Foerster in one of the highest-profile trials in the city’s history will soon be released from prison. The New Jersey Supreme Court has ordered parole for Sundiata Acoli ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Six Paterson men said to be involved in the operation of a “chop shop” which reportedly possessed stolen cars and stripped them for parts have been charged for their crimes, according to Acting Attorney General Matthew Platkin. Two Newark residents were also charged. In a ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- Employees at the Starbucks on Whitehorse-Mercerville Road in Hamilton Township voted on Monday to become the second location in New Jersey to join the Workers United labor union according to the New Jersey AFL-CIO.  The Starbucks in Hopewell similarly voted to join the union ...

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NEWARK, NJ — When music, film and television star Queen Latifah decided to invest in a development project in her native city of Newark, she envisioned a development she could live in and dedicate her full efforts towards. “Queen Latifah should be able to live in the city she was born in,” she ...

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UNION, NJ – A multitude of Union police, firefighters and EMS personnel responded to reports of a huge fight at the high school midday Monday and arrested three students involved in the brawl. Superintendent Dr. Scott Taylor said an unspecified number of students were involved in the clash, ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – A woman taking a shower inside her Andria Avenue residence was groped by a naked man who entered the shower and grabbed her from behind before she was able to fight him off, according to Somerset County Acting Prosecutor Annmarie Taggart. The woman called police after the ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - Three males were arrested in connection with a robbery of cash and property that occurred at the Garden State Plaza in the Parking Garage. Three individuals were charged with robbery: Manuel Pimentel-Reyes, 20, of Hackensack, along with a 17-year-old male of Maywood, a ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ -- At approximately 2:41 p.m. on Easter Sunday, the Fairfield Police Department was alerted to a single plane crash at the Essex County Airport. Emergency personnel, including police, fire and EMS, were immediately dispatched to the scene, according to a report from Fairfield ...

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WAYNE, NJ – Six children found themselves trapped in an elevator stuck between floors at a retail building on Willowbrook Boulevard in Wayne. This is a four-story structure that houses several businesses, including Rockin’ Jump – an indoor trampoline park. When it became clear that the elevator ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- Governor Phil Murphy stopped by the Hamilton Starbucks Thursday morning to grab a cup of coffee and toast to the efforts by employees to join a labor union -- Starbucks Workers United. In a statement issued to TAPinto, Murphy said “Unions are key to protecting workers’ rights, ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Union County Prosecutor’s Office has officially charged the man responsible for running over a woman with his vehicle with several offenses, including attempted murder and aggravated assault, Prosecutor William A. Daniel, Elizabeth Police Director Earl Graves and Police Chief ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - A teacher at Academy 1 Middle School was suspended after allegedly going on a 45-minute racist rant directed at African American students. The teacher was suspended with pay pending an investigation. A portion of the rant was recorded by a student.  Parents of students claim ...

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NEW JERSEY— Woodbridge's Colonia High School’s indoor air quality is being tested, and its 28-acre campus analyzed for radiation starting this past weekend, after a 1989 alumni – now an environmental scientist – raised concerns about the school’s possible link to brain tumors among nearly 95 former ...

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JERSEY SHORE: In a medical emergency situation, every second that goes by is critical. The links of successful communication are imperative. Last evening the Coast Guard medevaced a 46-year-old man from the fishing vessel Captain John, approximately 45 miles east of Point Pleasant. Radio ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Khalil Wheeler-Weaver, who had killed three women in Essex County in 2016, including a college student from Montclair, has been charged with a fourth murder, according to prosecutors. Wheeler-Weaver, who has been incarcerated since his arrest in December 2016, has been accused of ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Board of County Commissioners on Friday joined the chorus of officials calling for the resignation of Clark Township’s mayor and top ranking police brass following the release of recordings on which the mayor is heard going on a racist tirade — something an NJ Advance Media ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Thousands of people from across Hudson County, and beyond greeted the members of the historic St. Peter’s University Peacocks men’s basketball team at a parade held in their honor Friday. The parade for the Peacocks started at the statue at Lincoln Park and made its way up JFK ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — A man, whose identity has not been released, was found dead hanging from a tree in Elizabeth Tuesday night.  The body was found between Marshall Street and Franklin Street, specifically next to an empty lot on the 300 block of Marshall Street. According to a spokeswoman for the ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The City of Jersey City will celebrate the historic run of the Saint Peter’s University Peacocks by holding a parade from Lincoln Park up JFK Boulevard to the college’s campus starting at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, April 1. The Peacocks made history by reaching the final eight in the ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Used, broken or otherwise unwanted ice hockey sticks are getting a second life —keeping local waterways clean. NY/NJ Baykeeper, along with several Hudson County-based organizations, are collecting hockey sticks and then plan to repurpose them into oyster habitat units that can be ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – A five-alarm fire erupted outside the PepsiCo plant on New Brunswick Ave. in Piscataway spreading to the back of the building during the Tuesday evening commute. Authorities said all workers on duty at the time were safely evacuated, but it was reported that two volunteer ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - As most of Hawthorne watched the war between Russia and Ukraine unfold, a few Hawthorne families followed the events with a more personal and keen interest. The Hawthorne families are directly from the affected countries of Ukraine and Russia and others still have friends and ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - The county prosecutor has charged an Alabama man with sexually assaulting a teenager, in addition to storing a gun where the teen had access. Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of Elijah Hutchens, 18, of Huntsville, Alabama on charges of endangering the ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Officers of the Nutley Police Department arrested a 58-year-old township resident following an investigation of allegations of inappropriate behaviors while working as a substitute teacher in the Nutley Public School district.  The incident that led to the investigation took place ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Two men have been arrested and charged in connection with a home invasion that occurred Sunday, March 13 near Delafield and Courtland streets. Michael Bryant, 21, of New Brunswick, and Anthony Blakey Jr., 23, of South Brunswick have been charged with burglary and robbery, ...

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