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December 16, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - Updated proposed water ordinance was discussed during the Wednesday, Nov. 7 Board of Commissioners public meeting. Public affairs Commissioner Steven L. Rogers was absent excused. Ordinance No. 3397 defining mixed-use and density introduced on Sept. 4, which was re-scheduled to the ...

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We found some of the best places to get doughnuts in New Jersey. While one of the most recognizable global brands, Dunkin’, is dropping the “Donuts” from its  name, smaller doughnut shops in New Jersey are seeing rise in demand for the tasty treats. Jessica Dreyer, a fourth generation farmer ...

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HAMPTON TWP., N.J. — A First Day Trail Ride will be held in Sussex County on Jan. 1 to kick off the new year. The ride is the only equestrian event that is part of the New Jersey State Parks First Day hikes being held throughout the state. Horse trailer parking will be at Halsey Farm at the ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Friday December 14th was move out day for Congressman Frelinghuysen. As the final pieces of furniture and belongings came out of the Congressional office on Schuyler Place in Morristown, demonstrators entered the building.  Like most Fridays of the past two years, the day was ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley Mayor Dr. Joseph Scarpelli and the Greenutley committee will host the townships first ever 'Winter Nutley Farmers Market' on Frb. 10 2019. Food crafters and makers of handmade products are welcome to apply. Residents are asked to save the date for the market. It will take ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - This weekend residents who want to do a little more to help neighbors for the holidays can pick up grocery gift cards for clients of Nutley Family Service Bureau. The holiday season is especially stressful for families of limited means. For many, even simple gifts cannot be ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - A six foot tall toy soldier statue that was being used as a decoration for the Christmas Festival on the Morristown Green has been stolen, said the Morristown Police Department.  According to authorities, the incident occurred at 1am on December 9th and was reported by the ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – It’s always pleasing to see good things happen to good people.  Kevin Burkhardt is a good person who has climbed to the top of his field.   Burkhardt, a 1992 graduate of Bloomfield High School, can be seen every Sunday afternoon calling football games for NFL on FOX Sports.  ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Children on Edgar Place weren’t the only ones to experience the magic of Christmas Eve last year. Residents young and old witnessed the surprise of luminaries placed on their sidewalk, stretching end-to-end on both sides of the street. The lights burned safely for hours in their white ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -  Legendary journalist Bob Woodward sees President Donald Trump becoming more and more isolated, unwilling to listen to advisers and making impulsive decisions based on false information and assumptions. "I think it's a national emergency in the White House," Woodward said ...

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NEWARK, NJ - A corrections officer has been charged with sexual assault after having a relationship with an inmate at an Essex County Correctional Facility in Newark.  Avril D. Richardson, 45, of Elizabeth has been charged with second-degree sexual assault for engaging in sexual conduct with an ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - During the Nutley Police Department swearing-in / promotion ceremony, Nutley's own Justice League stopped for the paparazzi in the court house.  Richard Rempusheski to was promoted to patrolman, and shared the spotlight with family member and Nutley Municipal Court Judge Joanne ...

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MANASQUAN, NJ — The U.S. Coast Guard's Manasquan Inlet/Shark River station has reported that the Miss Kathleen was successfully raised from the Manasquan Inlet last night and placed on a barge. The removal of the 44-foot commercial fishing boat comes nearly a week after it struck the northern ...

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The holiday season has arrived.  That means you will be on the giving or receiving end of a poinsettia, Christmas cactus, cyclamen, amaryllis or other holiday plant.  Extend the beauty and longevity of these holiday beauties with proper care. And that starts the minute you leave the florist or ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - A water main break added a little excitement to the day for the students and staff at Special Young Adults on Frnaklin Ave. in Nutley Friday afternoon. A North Jersey Water Main break shot a geyser dozens of feet into the air  on the SYA property, A neighbor captured a photo and ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Department of Public Affairs will accept 'Letters to Santa' until 3 p.m. Fri. Dec. 14 at their office at 149 Chestnut St. After numerous calls, texts, email, and Facebook messages from parents concerned that the mailbox was stolen by "some Ebeneezer," TAPinto ...

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NEWARK, NJ -  The woman who was appointed by Gov. Phil Murphy to oversee University Hospital will be the new acting president of the embattled agency after its former leader resigned. University Hospital’s Board of Directors yesterday passed a resolution appointing Judith Persichilli to the ...

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NEW JERSEY - Approximately 3,521 cases of Light & Fit® Greek Crunch Nonfat Yogurt & Toppings S’Mores Flavor have been voluntarily recalled due to improper labeling, said the FDA in a press release. According to the release, Danone North America is recalling the product after it was ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Carols filled the air as doorjam, the house band of Franklin Reformed Church, performed for the Nutley Historical Society’s annual Christmas concert on Thursday evening, Dec. 6. A crowd filled what once was the town’s first school house. Nutleyites enjoyed sandwiches, dessert and ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Pop icon Ariana Grande visited Montclair on Saturday night to ice skate at the Clary Anderson Arena. When she finally shared the photo to her instagram on Tuesday, fans flocked to and called the rink, only to learn that the singer had been there days prior.   According to ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Ten years ago, 1,234 were taking online college courses at Rutgers University. Last year, in the fall semester of 2017, that number reached 23,042, according to university figures. Nationwide over 6.4 million people are sitting in front of computers to take college ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A popular restaurant in the downtown that has been closed for about a year is preparing to reopen with a new menu and staff. Denise Telerico, a manager at Addams Tavern, said on Monday the establishment is tentatively anticipated to open Friday but has some preparations to make ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - The Columbia-Nutley ice hockey co-op team scored all its goals in the final period to rally for a 4-1 victory over Frisch Academy on Wednesday. Zach Fagin tied the game, 1-1, with 9:31 left in the game on an assist from Joe Melillo. Leo Carillo gave Columbia-Nutley a 2-1 lead ...

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Commissioner Alphonse Petracco has announced the implementation of a new program in the Department of Public Safety entitled Operation Reassurance that was created for the safety and wellbeing of senior and disabled persons who live alone. Since maintaining independence can be increasingly ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Twelve candidates submitted resumes to the Nutley Board of Education to fill the seat that will be vacated on Dec. 31 of this year.  On Nov. 19, BOE trustee Brenda Sherman announced her resignation from the board at the regular open public meeting.  In order to qualify for the ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Hosting a holiday gathering this holiday season? The United States Department of Agriculture wants to make sure you're not spreading bacteria that can cause harmful foodborne illnesses. A study performed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection ...

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TRENTON, NJ — A bill that would appropriate $20 million to boost horse racing in New Jersey has been voted out of committee in the state Senate. Sponsored by Sen. Vin Gopal of District 11 in Monmouth County, home to Monmouth Park and Freehold Raceway, and Sen. Paul A. Sarlo, District 36, which ...

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If you love to cook, there’s a fair chance you’ve got a recipe somewhere in your home by Gwynn Galvin, whose cooking blog “Swirls of Flavor” has been picking up steam. “I have been told that I am ‘well-seasoned,’ having worked in the culinary field for more than 20 years now,” the grandmother of ...

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BELLEVILLE, NJ -  Desyra A. Highsmith-Holcomb of Nutley was named to the position of Director, Diversity and Inclusion at Clara Maass Medical Center (CMMC) effective November 26. “I am thrilled to welcome Desyra aboard” said Mary Ellen Clyne, President and Chief Executive Officer of Clara Maass ...

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MOUNT ARLINGTON, NJ - The Mount Arlington police officer struck by a vehicle Tuesday evening was identified today as Sgt. James DiStasio. The Morris County Prosecutor's Office revealed DiStasio's name in an afternoon press release, but added it is not going to say much else about the incident ...

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