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June 2, 2022

NEW JERSEY — The average gas price in New Jersey has reached another all-time high. AAA says the price for a gallon of unleaded is $4.79 on Thursday, June 2, 2022. That's up 2 cents from yesterday, 57 cents from last month and up $1.74 a gallon, compared to this time last year. The price of a ...

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TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey Acting Attorney General Matthew Platkin has called for increased law enforcement presence at schools statewide, following the May 24, 2022 deadly school shooting in Uvalde, Texas. "Nothing about this is normal," Platkin said in a statement. "We do not have to accept that ...

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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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NEW JERSEY — Starting today, residents of New Jersey and visitors to the state 21 years and older can buy recreational cannabis and cannabis products at 13 dispensaries statewide. According to the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission (CRC), those 13 locations are: North ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Franklin families were treated to photo ops with Mr. and Mrs. Easter Bunny, music, goody bags, balloon animals, fire truck tours, and more at the township's annual Bunny Bonanza at the Franklin Gazebo Saturday afternoon.  This year is the first time since the pandemic the event ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - The Franklin Township Police Department (FTPD) is investigating an apparent suicide that occurred at Colonial Park on Sunday. Police responded to a 9-1-1 call on Sunday morning around 7:44 am "requesting that officers check a suspicious vehicle parked in Colonial Park," according ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Councilwoman At-Large Kimberly Francois invited the public to attend the Franklin Township Youth Center's grand opening event scheduled for May 14 at 429 Lewis Street. "We finally have a date for the grand opening," Francois said during Tuesday night's council meeting. "After all ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - A large crowd gathered outside on the lawn of the Spiritual Center - Metropolia of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA in Franklin for a prayer vigil Monday night.  Gov. Phil Murphy joined other officials to support the people of Ukraine during their current conflict with ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - A 68-year-old township man was killed Sunday when a tree that he was helping to cut down on his property fell on him striking his head, according to police Corporal Jack Howard. He had attempted to move away from the tree as it began to come down, but was unsuccessful, ...

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NEW JERSEY – College students who ride NJ TRANSIT’s bus, rail or light rail systems can save some money commuting back-and-forth thanks to the agency's student discount program.  The “Buy 3 Months, Get 1 Month Free” Student Pass promotion works in partnership with regional colleges and ...

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GALLOWAY, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy announced Wednesday anyone who has a job in a high-risk congregate setting such as a health care, long-term care or correctional facility will have to be vaccinated for COVID-19. Gov. Murphy says there will be no test-out of the requirement by undergoing weekly ...

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NEW JERSEY — Governor Phil Murphy's office has confirmed that New Jersey's First Lady, Tammy Murphy, has tested positive for COVID-19.  The Governor's office says the First Lady is vaccinated, boosted and is asymptomatic.  The Governor and the rest of the Murphy family have tested ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The Somerset County Prosecutor Wednesday confirmed a joint investigation with township police into the finances of the Hillsborough Public Schools following Monday's abrupt resignation of School Business Administrator/Board Secretary Aiman Mahmoud, Also Wednesday, staff ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - An eight-year-old girl died in a house fire that fully-engulfed the two-story residence on Eastern Avenue early Friday morning, according to the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office. An investigation is under way as officials work to pinpoint the origin and cause of the two-alarm ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Dr. Matthew Letizia, DO, FACOEP of Trinitas Regional Medical Center was recently named the nation’s EMS Physician of the Year for his commitment to the health and well-being of the City of Elizabeth, as the Medical Director for the City of Elizabeth Police, Fire and EMS. Each ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ — A Bronx man threatened an NJ Transit Train conductor with a knife Wednesday morning after she asked him to wear a mask, police said. At approximately 10:30 a.m., a woman came into police headquarters reporting there was a disturbance on a New Jersey Transit train at the Bergen ...

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – New Jersey Association of Counties (NJAC) Executive Director John Donnadio stood on the stage in the ballroom at Caesars Atlantic City with a smile on his face as he proudly kicked off the 71st Annual NJAC Conference with a long-delayed awards ceremony to honor members and ...

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TRENTON – New Jersey’s law enforcement leaders gathered today at the Richard J. Hughes Justice Complex in Trenton to unveil the state’s first permanent memorial honoring police officers and other law enforcement professionals who died during the COVID-19 pandemic. The memorial honors the ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Police, firefighters and rescue squad members pulled 100 trapped motorists to safety Wednesday night as rapidly-rising floodwaters lapped at the doors and side panels of the vehicles after they had stalled out at intersections and low-lying areas of the borough. Removal of those ...

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TRENTON – Gov. Murphy has establishing the Task Force on Afghan Refugee Assistance to report directly to the Office of the Governor. The task force will be chaired by Adjutant General and Commissioner of the NJ Dept. of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMAVA) Brigadier General Dr. Lisa J. Hou and ...

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METUCHEN, NJ –  In the wake of concern regarding the possible mishandling of financial affairs and other improper conduct that violates the Pastoral Code of Conduct, the Diocese of Metuchen has announced a new third-party system for reporting financial improprieties or other violations.  The ...

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