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Edison Residents Receive Racist School Board Election Postcards

November 2, 2017

EDISON, NJ - Township residents on Wednesday received racist school board campaign mailers targeting two members of the Board of Education.

The flyers state that Chinese and Indian residents are “taking over” the School Board. Jerry Shi and Falguni Patel, candidates for the Board of Education, are pictured on the campaign mailers with the word "deport" ...

Video: Firefighters Battle Five-Alarm Blaze in North Plainfield

NORTH PLAINFIELD — Firefighters continue to battle a five-alarm fire that began in the early hours of Tuesday morning at the vacant Villa Maria facility at 641 Somerset Street. At 10 a.m. the fire was still burning and fire companies were being rotated, continuing to operate by hitting hot spots of active fire, authorities said.

Somerset Street South was closed and ...

Gas Prices Rise as Memorial Day Weekend Nears

NEW JERSEY — After a few weeks of declining prices at the pump, the average price for a gallon of regular gas ticked upward nationally and in New Jersey.

AAA’s May 23rd survey of fuel prices found the current average price for a gallon of gas in New Jersey to be $2.39, three cents higher than a week ago ($2.36), but six cents less than one month ago ($2.45). The ...

Gubernatorial Candidates to Square off in Televised Debate Tuesday Evening

SOMERSET HILLS NJ - The first gubernatorial debates of the 2017 primary election will take place tomorrow at Stockton University. They will be televised live on News 12 New Jersey and Telemundo, and they will be streamed live on the Stockton University Facebook page. The debates are sponsored by the William J. Hughes Center for Public Policy of Stockton University.

The Republican candidates ...

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo, Summer 2017 at KC’s Korner

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The official start to summer 2017 might still be weeks away but KC’s Korner Restaurant and Tavern of South Plainfield is ready. In addition to offering a variety of specials this weekend in celebration of Cinco de Mayo, the Oak Tree Road establishment has an official date for the opening of its outdoor dining patio.

From Friday, May 5 through Sunday, May 7, ...

Photos: NHL’s Centennial Fan Exhibit Makes Stop in Newark

NEWARK, NJ –  Hockey fans of all ages enjoyed the first day of a two-day event on Saturday afternoon by participating in a variety of festivities at The Prudential Center’s Championship Plaza, at the corner of Mulberry and Market Streets in Newark as the NHL celebrates its centennial with an interactive traveling fan experience prior to the New Jersey Devils’ home game ...

Drivers Fear the Self-Driving Car

NEW JERSEY:  A new report from AAA reveals that the majority of U.S. drivers seek autonomous technologies in their next vehicle, but they continue to fear the fully self-driving car. Despite the prospect that autonomous vehicles will be safer, more efficient and more convenient than their human-driven counterparts, three-quarters of U.S. drivers report feeling afraid to ride in a ...

Crash Closes I-78 Between Exits 40 and 41 Thursday Afternoon

WARREN, NJ - Interstate 78 westbound is closed between exits 40 and 41 for an accident investigation, police advised early Thursday afternoon.

Drivers were advised to plan an alternate route and expect delays in both directions.

New Jersey Wins Under Lance Mental Health Law

WASHINGTON, D.C. ---  Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) announced that New Jersey has been selected to participate in a demonstration program to expand access to community mental health services and strengthen the quality of care for those living with mental and behavioral health issues. The demonstration program was created under Lance’s Excellence in Mental Health Act, which was ...

No Holiday from Violence in Plainfield: Homicide Task Force Investigates Another Fatal Shooting

PLAINFIELD, NJ - There has been no holiday when it comes to the violence in Plainfield’s East end as police investigate another murder. The shooting took place at the Seafood Rama restaurant at the 1000 block of East 2nd Street between Garfield Ave. and Netherwood Ave. TAPintoPlainfield has confirmed that the Homicide Task Force is investigating this latest act of gun ...

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