Other NJ News

May 20, 2020

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ  — The owner of a gift shop in downtown Bernardsville had her live-streamed Facebook sales demonstration from inside her store interrupted early on Tuesday evening by a borough police officer. Katherine Hermes, owner of Country Home in Olcott Square, was displaying her ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Leadership for Educational Excellence (LEE), a coalition of the state’s major education organizations dedicated to the education and welfare of New Jersey students, has written a letter urging Gov. Phil Murphy to keep Executive Order 107 in effect, as it applies to school closings, ...

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NEW JERSEY --  If you did not travel to Newark or New York City to see the Blue Angels and the Thunderbirds fly by on Tuesday, you can see it in a way you never imagined -- from the cockpit! The US Navy Blue Angels and US Air Force Thunderbirds performed a very rare joint flyover above New York ...

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EDITOR'S NOTE: The original version of this article indicated that Deco Tile was the source of the raid. This article has been edited to indicate the industrial park was raided. The park includes a tile company, mattress company and several other businesses.  Lakewood New Jersey lands in the ...

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Under Temporary Rule Waiver, Home Health Aides May Be Supervised Remotely, Limiting In-Person Visits NEWARK, NJ  – Responding to concerns from families relying on in-home health aides to look after their elderly or disable loved ones, the Division of Consumer Affairs today took steps to limit ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal today reiterated his message that law enforcement agencies across New Jersey are strictly enforcing the Governor’s Executive Orders during the COVID-19 pandemic, and those who refuse to comply will face criminal charges. Attorney General Grewal ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ -- Last November, frigid water conditions rapidly moving off of New Jersey’s coast brought the largest number of Green Sea Turtles ever recorded onto our shores. Rescuers scrambled to respond to calls to help various species of sea turtles up and down the coast. All of these ...

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CRANFORD, NJ – Hailey Seals will join Congressman Tom Malinowski (D-NJ 7th District) as his guest at this year’s State of the Union address on Feb. 4. Hailey is the oldest child of Detective Joe Seals who lost his life in the line of duty on Dec. 10 to armed extremists who were  targeting law ...

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ANNAPOLIS, MD -- Chris Bondarowicz, in his third year at the US Naval Academy in Annapolis after a standout career at Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School, will be going to Omaha in June to compete at the US Olympic Trials in swimming. Bondarowicz qualified in the 200m Breaststroke event after ...

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TRENTON, NJ  – Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin (D-Middlesex) and Assemblywoman Annette Quijano (D-Union) have announced that they will seek voter approval to legalize adult-use cannabis in New Jersey: “The Assembly will vote on legislation to put an adult-use cannabis question before the ...

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NEW JERSEY — Drivers filling up this fall arounf the tri-state area could see savings of 25 cents per gallon compared to this summer, accoding to AAA forecasts. Cheaper crude oil, the expected decline in gasoline demand after Labor Day, and the switch to cheaper winter-blend gasoline will ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- As the 2019 U.S. Open began this week, the USTA honored longtime New Jersey resident and tennis legend Althea Gibson with the unveiling of a statue at the National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadow, NY.  Three years after Jackie Robinson broke the racial barrier in baseball, ...

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NEW JERSEY -- The Princeton Review has released its 2020 annual ranking of the Best 385 Colleges in America (Penguin Random House, $24.99), which is now on sale. "We chose the 385 colleges for this edition as our 'best' overall, academically, based on data we gathered in 2018–19 from more than a ...

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NEW JERSEY -- New Jersey is the least patriotic state in the U.S., according to a new study conducted by financial information website WalletHub. The Garden State ranked dead last, while nearby New York was just a notch above at No. 49. New Hampshire was rated the most patriotic state.  To ...

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