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May 19, 2022

NEWARK, NJ —New Jersey's Acting Attorney General and the Division of Community Affairs (DCA) are warning customers and merchants statewide about price gouging and any fraud dealing with the sale of baby formula in New Jersey. “The current baby formula shortage may have scammers and unscrupulous ...

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NEW JERSEY — Gas prices in New Jersey have reached another all-time high. The average price of a gallon of unleaded reached $4.72 on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. That's up seven cents from the day before, 23 cents from last week and nearly 70 cents from last month. Those figures are according to ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ — The community is mourning, as reports confirm that former Manalapan High School basketball player, football star, and college player for both Yale and Monmouth University, Kyle Mullen died Friday. He was 24 years old. According to the U.S. Navy, Mullen was a Navy SEAL ...

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TRENTON, NJ — A busy week in Trenton as new members of the Assembly will be sworn-in.  With cases of COVID-19 still rising rapidly in New Jersey, Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin announced that all attendees of the Assembly session and reorganization ceremony will be required to show proof of a ...

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SPARTA, NJ – An 81-year-old woman has been taken to Newton Medical Center with injuries she sustained from a bear attack.  According to Sparta police, the woman who resides in the West Mountain area of Sparta, had let her dog outside. When she heard the dog fighting she went out to try to separate ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ  - Morristown Medical Center welcomed the first baby of the new year. Baby Mia was born at 12:21am on January 1. She weighed in at 4pounds 10 ounces. Baby Mia and her parents are doing well and resting comfortably. A baby boy was the first baby born at Overlook Hospital for ...

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NEW JERSEY — The State Health Department reported 20,483 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, a high for the pandemic.  The previous high was 16,626 new cases on Christmas Day.  On Wednesday, the state reported 50 new virus-related deaths. The number of people in the hospital from the virus is 3,273 ...

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U.S. Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey announced on Sunday he's tested positive with a breakthrough case of COVID. In a statement on his Twitter account. Sen. Booker said he's received two doses of the coronavirus vaccine, in addition to receiving the booster shot.  The tweet says he started ...

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TRENTON, NJ — A Monmouth County has become the second person in New Jersey testing positive for the COVID-19 omicron variant, according to the state Department of Health. The man, who was fully vaccinated and recently received the booster, became ill on November 24 after attending the Anime NYC ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – A terrifying local killing became the subject of discussion for the past few months as Congress aimed to provide safeguards for federal judges, as they have often been left vulnerable threats and intimidation.  Daniel Anderl, resident of North Brunswick and a 2018 graduate of St.

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – South Plainfield native, singer/songwriter Cory Singer has nearly 400,000 followers and over 11 million “likes” on TikTok with numerous hit songs and starring roles in New York Theater musicals. Singer is using his popularity to advocate for the autistic. Diagnosed with ...

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Industry Veteran Has More than 25 Years of Experience SAYREVILLE, NJ – North American Properties (NAP) today announced that JLL’s Charles E. Cristella has been named National Director of Leasing for Riverton, a $2.5 billion, mixed-use destination in Sayreville, New Jersey. Riverton is located on ...

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ASBURY PARK, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy expressed gratitude toward supporters gathered Wednesday night at Asbury Park Convention Hall on Wednesday after he declared victory in the race for re-election. His opponent, Jack Ciattarelli, has not conceded. The margin remains razor-thin as of Wednesday ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy has ordered that the U.S. and New Jersey flags be flown at half-staff at all state buildings and facilities until sunset on Monday, August 30, 2021, in honor of the 13 members of the U.S.Armed Forces, as well as dozens of innocent Afghan civilians, who were killed in ...

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BRANCHBURG, NJ - State Sen. Kip Bateman and Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean’s legislation to increase penalties for hazing was signed into law by Governor Phil Murphy during a ceremony at Raritan Valley Community College Tuesday. In attendance were Piazza's parents, Jim and Evelyn Piazza; ...

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WAYNE, NJ — They warned the Board of Education months ago that they wouldn’t stop coming. As with the last two meetings, and a separate parents’ forum last week, a large group of very passionate parents showed up in force to not ask, but to continue to demand the end of mandatory masking and ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — A 9-foot-tall bronze replica of the Statue of Liberty, referred to as Little Lady Liberty arrived in Elizabeth Wednesday to spend Independence Day weekend with her sister statue.  "The City of Elizabeth was proud to play a role in the arrival of the Sister Statue of Liberty at ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Attorney General Gurbir Grewal announced that he will be resigning his post.  Grewal, the country's first Sikh Attorney General, will become the Director of Enforcement at the Securities Exchange Commission on July 26. Gov. Phil Murphy lauded the many accomplishments and ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — When Keisha Miller looks around South Orange Public Library, she sees more than books. Beyond the stacks and shelves, the chairs and tables, the town’s teen librarian and volunteer coordinator and the state’s 2021 Librarian of the Year sees community. “Libraries are not ...

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NEW JERSEY -- A new study by WalletHub ranks New Jersey as the Best State to Live In. The annual listing gave the Garden State high ranks for safety, education and healthcare, and quality of life. It ranked 49th in affordability, however. New Jersey edged Massachusetts for the top spot, while ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ -- The Randolph Board of Education voted unanimously to remove the names of all holidays from the school calendar, and plans to simply call everything "Day Off." The decision shocked those who were left in attendance, after many others had walked out or been asked to leave by security ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The largest container ship to ever reach a U.S. East Coast port has docked at the Elizabeth-Port Authority Marine Terminal. The CMA CGM Marco Polo can carry 16,022 20-foot equivalent units, or TEUs in industry terms. The ship is reported to be carrying 5,000 TEUs that include ...

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