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October 16, 2021

NEW JERSEY — The New Jersey Forestry Service reports that the annual autumn foliage show is taking place in every county in the Garden State. The north westernmost part of the state is near peak conditions while color is just starting to pop up in the southern counties.  This is a great weekend ...

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NATIONAL/NEW JERSEY – Average annual revenue for Latino-owned businesses ($258,251) in 2020-21 was $82,535 lower than their revenues the previous year ($340,787), a 24.2% decline, according to the annual Biz2Credit Latino-Owned Business Study. The analysis also found that average annual revenue for ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Paterson Police Officer Francesco Scorpo is among 28 law enforcement personnel from across New Jersey to be included on the state’s first permanent memorial honoring police officers and other law enforcement professionals who died during the COVID-19 pandemic. Scorpo was just 34 ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ — In honor of Fire Safety Month, please read and share these tips from the National Fire Prevention Association. Did you know: 3 of every 5 home fire deaths resulted from fires in homes with no working smoke alarms Less than 50% of homeowners have an escape ...

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TOTOWA/WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Love the holidays? Do you enjoy decorating and showcasing your vehicles or equipment? Is your public safety agency, company, or organization interested in participating in the 2021 Totowa & West Paterson Fire Department Holiday Parade? Registration for the event is ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – The suspect in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School mass shooting is expected to plead guilty, according to a published report. WSVN-Channel 7 reported Thursday that Nikolas Cruz, instead of going to trial, is planning to plead guilty to 17 counts of murder and 17 counts ...

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TOTOWA, NJ - Experimentation is part of the fun of gardening. Saving seeds from your favorite vegetable or flower for next year’s garden or even the next generation is something you might like to try. Keep in mind that all flowers and vegetables will not come true from seed. Hybrids and those ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — With help from friends, family, members of the community and other Girl Scouts, Piscataway resident, Gabriella Robinson, a Senior Girl Scout built a rain garden in Columbus Park on Saturday. The rain garden project for Robinson’s Gold Award was postponed and moved from Riverside ...

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PRINCETON, NJ - Add two more names to the remarkable list of 2021 Nobel Prize-winners with Princeton connections. Princeton graduate alumni David Card and Joshua Angrist have been awarded the 2021 Nobel Memorial Prize in economic sciences for providing “new insights about the labor market” and ...

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WAYNE, NJ – In recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness month, Clara Maass Medical Center, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, will present a day of empowerment and education on breast cancer at Willowbrook Mall in Wayne, NJ. on Sunday, October 17 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., The ‘Pink Village’ ...

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DOVER, NJ - The Morris County Sheriff's CrimeStoppers are investigating vandalism at a Dover cemetery. According to police, on October 11, twelve headstones were pushed off their base stones resulting in damage. The cemetery is located at the intersection of Orchard and Chestnut Streets. The ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ — There are two public questions on the November 2 ballot, and the League of Women Voters has broken them down for voters through their online analysis. The League of Women Voters of NJ has done an extensive analysis on the two public questions with reasons to vote "yes" and ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Five out-of-towners drew a swift rebuke from Paterson Public Safety Director Jerry Speziale for what he said were their roles in an illegal gathering at a warehouse Saturday night. According to Speziale, members of the Paterson Police Department’s Patrol Division were called to 39 ...

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WAYNE, NJ — The Passaic County Women Center (PCWC) is asking for the community's support for their efforts “Strike Out Domestic Violence” by hosting a bowling event at T-Bowl II at the Preakness Mall in Wayne. Scheduled for Thursday, October 28,the event will begin at 6:00 p.m. and offer ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- Unforgettable Fire, a band that pays tribute to U2's Bono (Anthony Russo), The Edge (Mick Normoyle), Adam Clayton (Fanwood's own Craig Kiell), and Larry Mullen Jr. (George Levesanos) emerged victorious in the first episode of E!'s new competition show, Clash of the Cover Bands, on ...

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Atlantic Health Cardiovascular Rescue and Recovery Program at Morristown Medical Center. Under the leadership of Drs. Dimitrios Karmpaliotis and Amirali Masoumi, the Cardiovascular Rescue and Recovery Program will provide advanced treatment for patients in need of complex percutaneous coronary ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ —  Lawrence Hamm, of Montclair, the founding chairman of the People’s Organization for Progress, began his ‘The Long March for Justice: For Police Accountability, Social Justice And Economic Progress’ with a multiracial and intergenerational assemblage of participants. It is a trek ...

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**AUDITION NOTICE** Yes Virginia, There is a Santa Claus : A Radio Play in Two Acts by Andrew J. Fenady, Directed by Beatriz Esteban-Messina Auditions: Sunday Oct 17 6-8 PM, Monday Oct 18, 7-9 PM and call backs, if needed, Wed, Oct 20 7-9 PM. Script will be provided at auditions. (Radio play ...

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Parent's Choice Rice Baby Cereal, which is manufactured for Walmart has been recalled after the FDA found a sample from three production lots tested above the guidance for naturally occurring inorganic arsenic, announced the company. The specific Parent’s Choice Rice Baby Cereal 8 oz lots being ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Call them 'The Munch Bunch' or 'Nature's Lawnmowers'. Whatever name one chooses, the always-popular grazing “green” goats from Rhinebeck, NY, will soon make their return to Reeves-Reed Arboretum in Summit. The goats are expected to arrive by October 14, and will be on hand for about ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ —  As Halloween draws closer, families are putting out jack-o-lanterns to celebrate, unfortunately, many of these pumpkins are at risk of being devoured by squirrels. If you don’t remember this being a problem in the past, there’s a lot of speculation as to why squirrels are ...

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Accomplished nursing leader will also serve as Associate Chief Nurse Executive for Atlantic Health System SUMMIT, NJ – OCTOBER 11, 2021 – Atlantic Health System today announced Ophelia Byers, DNP, RN, APRN, has joined Atlantic Health System as Chief Nursing Officer for Overlook Medical Center, ...

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PRINCETON, NJ - Add two more names to the remarkable list of 2021 Nobel Prize-winners with Princeton connections. Princeton graduate alumni David Card and Joshua Angrist have been awarded the 2021 Nobel Memorial Prize in economic sciences for providing “new insights about the labor market” and ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — After summering at Harsimus Cemetery in Jersey City, a herd of goats will be returning to their winter home. On the last weekend before their departure, local residents came to bid them farewell and to give them bits of grass as parting snacks. The goats have spent the summer ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The Township celebrated the raising of the Italian flag in honor of Italian-American Heritage Month. The ceremony took place in front of the municipal building on Oct. 4.  Celebrated in October to coincide with Columbus Day, the national holiday celebrates the achievements and ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Over a decade after a previous facility was closed, the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (NJMVC) has announced that the grand opening of the new Elizabeth facility is set for Wednesday, October 13. The Elizabeth location will be a licensing center “We are thrilled to return to ...

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WARREN, NJ - 15 years. Margaret Haddican-McEnroe vanished without a trace from her home in Warren 15 years ago. Haddican-McEnroe was reported missing by her husband Tim McEnroe on Thursday, Oct. 12, 2006, two days after he last saw her at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 10.  On the anniversary of ...

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BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ —As D&R Greenway Land Trust works to open its new museum at the preserved Point Breeze property on Park Street in Bordentown City, the group hopes that the project gives the community the opportunity to learn from the history of the Native Americans that lived in the area ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Daffodils have a cheery presence in the spring garden and are a surefire way to chase away the winter blues. These fall-planted bulbs are also reliable perennials that require no maintenance and are not bothered by deer or other pests. With the fall planting season here, now is ...

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PASSAIC COUNTY, NJ - The League of Women Voters hosted a Candidate Night at Wayne’s municipal court building on Wednesday, Sept. 29. Democratic and Republican State Senate and Assembly candidates participated in a forum discussing the most pressing issues facing New Jersey and its ...

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