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Governor Phil Murphy Thanks Chit Chat Diner for Sheltering West Orange Students in Storm

November 17, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ – New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy stopped by the West Orange diner that opened its doors and its kitchen to students stranded on school buses during Thursday’s storm.

The Chit Chat Diner, located on Eagle Rock Avenue near the Eagle Rock Reservation, welcomed 11 buses full of West Orange students who were stranded for hours during the storm.

“I’m glad ...

Watchung Councilmembers-Elect Thank Voters, Schedule Meeting



Thank you Watchung. Together, we can make positive change, newly elected Watchung Borough Council members Lindsay Goodloe and Daryl Eisenberg Knegten said.

An open meeting for the Watchung Democrats will be held on Monday,  Nov. 19 at 6 p.m. at the Watchung Library. 

They will be talking about volunteer opportunities, events coming up, and planning ...

Veterans Day Ceremonies to Honor our Heroes

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ  - World War I ended on the 11th hour, of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918.

This year, Nov. 11 falls on Sunday, and members of the military will be honored with the Veterans Day Parade that will start in Highland Park and proceed over the bridge into New Brunswick.

"We should come out and thank a veteran for their service," said city council Vice ...

Protesters March in Attempt to Hold President Trump Accountable

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Over 1,000 people gathered at the Morristown Green on Thursday November 8 to demand accountability and transparency from the Trump administration. To show that nobody is above the law, people held signs reading "Resist", "Defend Democracy" and "Protect Mueller"  in an attempt to hold President Trump accountable for his actions.

The ...

Malinowski is Going to the House, Wins Close Race for NJ's 7th Congressional District

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -  Democratic candidate Tom Malinowski chose Embassy Suites in Berkeley Heights to gather his supporters to await the results of the close race for the New Jersey's 7th Congressional District seat he won against five term Republican incumbent Congressman Leonard Lance.

Throughout the night, cheers erupted from the large crowd that filled the ball ...

Election 2018: And the Winners in North Plainfield are...

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Unofficial results are in. 

Democrats swept the five available seats for four four-year terms in the council race in North Plainfield on Tuesday.

Results are: 

Wendy Schaefer (D)3,669

Lawrence LaRonde (D)3,629

Douglas Singleterry (D)3,578

Everett Merrill (D)3,560

Henry R. Stoner (R)1,286

Gary Lewis (R)1,342

Robert Fisher ...

Election 2018: And the Winners in Green Brook are...

GREEN BROOK, NJ - Unofficial results are in. 

Republicans Patrick Boccio and James VanArdsdale were elected to the Green Brook Township Committee on Tuesday.

The Green Brook Township School Board election results for three three-year terms are:

Lisa Couch 1,058

Jean-Louis Kong 1,030

Bruce Martins 993

Wilton Thomas-Hooke 670

And at ...

Court Order Will Delay Final Vote Counts in Somerset County Elections

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - A court order issued by Superior Court Judge Yolanda Ciccone on Election Day will effectively postpone the final results of many elections in Somerset County until Wednesday, when the Board of Elections resumes counting a record number of mail in ballots – any number of which could have an impact on total vote counts in tight races on the local, county, state and ...

Bateman Introduces "Timothy J. Piazza Law" to Punish Hazing

TRENTON, NJ - Following the tragic death of a local teen, Senator Kip Bateman has introduced the “Timothy J. Piazza Law,” to increase criminal penalties for hazing.

Timothy Piazza, a 19-year-old Penn State University student, died on Feb. 4, 2017 during a fraternity hazing ritual. Timothy’s death was captured by a video that showed Penn State University fraternity ...

Talk of Expungement, Licensing, and more at Plainfield Marijuana Legislation Town Hall

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The city's administration held a town hall with a panel of experts to discuss marijuana legislation and medical expansion regulations on Wednesday at Plainfield's Washington Community School.

There are currently six treatment centers in New Jersey, in Bellmawr, Cranbury, Egg Harbor, Montclair, Secaucus and Woodbridge.  In July the New Jersey Department of ...


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