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January 9, 2022

SAYREVILLE, NJ - PSE&G has announced that over the next two weeks work crews will be replacing gas mains on: Ridgeway Ave. (between Raritan Street and Scott Ave.), Ridgeway Ave. (Scott Ave. and Laurel Street), Ridgeway Ave. (between Laurel Street and Oak Street), Armstrong Street (S ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – With the freezing temperatures upon us, Edison Heating and Cooling advises home and business owners that it is important to ensure heating systems are up and running properly.  “Ensuring that your home is airtight and that your heating system is running properly and ...

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NEW JERSEY -- We're moving out.  New Jersey leads the nation in outbound migration (71%) for the fourth year in a row, according to United Van Lines' 45th annual National Movers Study. New Jersey, Illinois (67%), New York (63%), Connecticut (60%) and California (59%) have regularly appeared on ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Sayreville Little League will begin its registration for the 2022 season on Saturday, Jan. 8. Registration will go from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., with two more registration dates scheduled later this month. Children 4-14 years-old will be allowed to register for their respective ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Parlin Rx is partnering with East Brunswick Township to distribute COVID-19 vaccines at the East Brunswick Community Arts Center (721 Canbury Rd.) on Wednesday, Dec. 29. Only offering pediatric doses at the location, the clinic will be held from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. The event is ...

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SAYREVILLE/SOUTH AMBOY, NJ -- Merry Christmas from TAPintoRaritan Bay!

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PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, COLORADO -- North American Aerospace Defense (NORAD) is ready to continue its 66-year tradition of tracking Santa’s journey around the globe on Christmas Eve.  It started in 1955 when a local newspaper advertisement informed children they could call Santa directly.

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The ninth annual Sayreville Emergency Squad "Santa Sleigh Ride" occurred on Sunday, Dec. 19, as Santa and the borough's volunteers toured hot spots around town to talk to residents and take pictures with children while spreading Christmas spirit. "I don't say Merry Christmas ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ – The story begins with a devastating house fire in Sayreville in 2014 and ends with a newly-installed paver walkway in the rear of a South River church. The connection? A casual friendship between two young men, both members of the Holy Trinity Episcopal Church on Leonardine ...

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AAA predicts crowded roads and skies, with air travel nearly tripling over 2020 WAYNE, NJ — More than 109 million people – an almost 34% increase from 2020 – will travel 50 miles or more as they hit the road, board airplanes or take other transportation between Dec. 23 and Jan. 2, 2022. The ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The National Wreaths Across America caravan of 13 tractor trailers made its stop at Sayreville War Memorial High School on Wednesday morning to culminate its mission to remember the fallen, honor those who serve, and teach the next generation the value of freedom. Every year ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- On its way from Maine to Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia, the Wreaths Across America caravan stopped for a special visit to Sayreville War Memorial High School. Full story to follow.     

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Wreaths Across America's caravan on its way to deliver wreaths to Arlington National Cemetery will make a special stop at Sayreville War Memorial High School on Wednesday, Dec. 15. The high school will be part of a nationwide mission to "Remember, Honor, Teach" in 2021.  The ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- As Riverton is constructed, visitors will be welcomed by the winning artwork of Sayreville War Memorial High School students. Riverton, in conjunction with the art department of the high school, unveiled an ongoing art project on December 9, showcasing the enlarged artwork of ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ --Wreaths Across America (WAA) caravan on its way to deliver wreaths to Arlington National Cemetart will make a special stop at Sayreville War Memorial High School on Wednesday, Dec. 15. The high school will be part of a nationwide mission to "Remember, Honor, Teach" in 2021. Gold ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- On Tuesday morning Sayreville hosted its Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day to honor the lives lost on the 80th anniversary of the event. The ceremony was held at the Ken Buchanan Waterfront on River Road. "The attack actually united and strengthen our country," Sayreville American ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The Sayreville Holiday Parade of Lights was celebrated from Main Street to in front of Borough Hall on Sunday night. The event featured many organizations within the town: Borough of Sayreville Council Sayreville GOP Sayreville Board of Education Sayreville War ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The holiday season is meant for sharing and enjoying time with family. As Thanksgiving rolls into Christmas, being around loved ones is the expectation during this time of year. Unfortunately for some, getting together can feel much different with the loss of a relative. It is ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The Borough of Sayreville will host a Pearl Harbor Remembrance Service on Tuesday, Dec. 7, the 80th anniversary of the attack on the U.S. fleet in the Pacific, at 7:55 a.m. at the Ken Buchanan Waterfront on River Road. Each year on Dec. 7, Pearl Harbor Survivors, veterans, and ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- A number of factors have contributed to the rising cost of running the Sayreville Rescue Squad, including increased call volume, operational equipment costs (particularly replacement apparatus), and a significant surge in administrative costs. This has all strained the ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- As Thanksgiving passes, and Jingle Bells starts playing on the radio, the holiday shopping season is upon us. A recent WalletHub study dove into the tendencies of holiday shopping: Macy’s, JCPenney, and Belk are 2021’s Best Places to Shop on Black Friday, offering an ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Sayreville Recreation will host its annual holiday Parade of Lights on Main Street on Sunday, Dec. 5 at 6:00 p.m.  The  "We are trying to keep it as it always has been. Marchers will include athletic groups, schools, the high school marching band, and, of course, Santa will ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Sometimes even Santa needs help, especially at this time of year. In this instance, Officer Jim Satorski of the Sayreville police department noticed a young deer (possibly with a red nose) running in and out of traffic on Bordentown Avenue. Officer Satorski was able to lasso ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Heading to visit family house for Thanksgiving and planning to have a few beers during football or some wine during dinner?   Sayreville police and the Brandon Tyler Narleski Charitable Foundation have teamed up to prevent drunk driving. Use the QR code and take $10 off ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Airports and roads may seem jam-packed this year as AAA predicts 53.4 million people to travel for the Thanksgiving holiday, up 13% from 2020. This brings travel volumes within 5% of pre-pandemic levels in 2019, with air travel almost completely recovering from its dramatic fall ...

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SOUTH AMBOY, NJ -- A blood drive will take place on Sunday, Dec. 5, at St. Mary's (256 Augusta St.) in South Amboy at the school cafeteria from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. According to the City of South Amboy website, the blood drive is being held because 'there is a national blood shortage across the ...

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SOUTH AMBOY, NJ -- South Amboy's annual tree lighting and emergency vehicle parade will once again be a part of the city's Christmas tradition, as it has been announced the event will be on Friday, Dec. 3 at City Hall (140 North Broadway) beginning around 6 p.m. The celebration will include arts ...

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METUCHEN, NJ -- Saint Joseph High School is hosting a Christmas Tree Sale and a toy drive on campus in the coming weeks. Starting Monday, Nov. 29, through Saturday, Dec. 4, the community is invited to drop off a new unwrapped gift for children ages newborn to 16 as part of the Toys for Tots campus ...

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11 adoptions finalized during event MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – In honor of National Adoption Day taking place on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021, Middlesex County hosted its 14th annual National Adoption Day event on Wednesday, Nov. 17. This year’s Adoption Day event saw the adoptions of 11 children ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- PSE&G has announced that over the next two weeks work crews will be replacing gas mains on: Gorczyka Place (between James Street and To End) Eulner Street (between Ridgeway Avenue and Fouratt Avenue) This work coincides with the utility’s citywide effort to make ...

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