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February SNAP Benefits to be Issued Early

January 11, 2019

TRENTON, NJ — SNAP recipients in New Jersey will be receiving their February benefits early because of the continued federal government shutdown.

The New Jersey Department of Human Services announced on Friday that Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients who received a SNAP benefit in January and were scheduled to receive the benefit again in February will receive ...

Winning Jersey Cash 5 Ticket Sold at Triangle Liquors in Union

UNION, NJ – One lucky New Jersey Lottery ticket was sold at Triangle Liquors on Burnet Avenue recently, netting the winner $260,597.

The unnamed winner matched all five numbers drawn, winning the $260,597 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Saturday, Jan. 5 drawing. The winning numbers were:  07, 12, 18, 23 and 31 and the XTRA number was: 03.

“We are thrilled that the ...

Bristol-Myers Squibb Buying Celgene for $74B; Deal's Future Effect on Corporate Footprint of Summit's Second-Largest Employer Unknown

NEW YORK CITY, NJ - Celgene Corporation, the global biotechnology company based in Summit that discovers, develops and commercializes medicines for cancer and inflammatory disorders, is set to be acquired by Bristol-Myers Squibb in a cash and stock deal valued at approximately $74 billion.

The transaction is subject to approval by Bristol-Myers Squibb and Celgene shareholders and the ...

Movin' Out: New Jersey Tops List of Outbound Population Migration, According to New Study

NEW JERSEY -- More residents moved out of New Jersey than any other state in 2018, with 66.8% of New Jersey moves being outbound, according to United Van Lines’ 42nd annual National Movers Study, which tracks customers’ state-to-state migration patterns over the past year.

The Garden State moved up one spot on the outbound list to No. 1 and has has ranked ...

After 98 Years, Flemington Furs is Going Out of Business

FLEMINGTON, NJ -  One of Hunterdon’s most storied and iconic stores is closing up shop and going out of business. Flemington Furs announced its closing in a letter to its customers.

“After 98 years of being a family held business, we will be closing our doors and liquidating our entire inventory,” the letter states. It also promotes the store’s “final ...

Car Slams Backward into Garage in Union Wednesday Morning

UNION, NJ – A car slammed into the garage of a home at Liberty Avenue and Jockey Hollow Way at about 9:45 a.m. on Wednesday.

According to Battalion Chief Greg Stagaard, upon arrival to the scene firefighters found a car had crashed backwards through the exterior wall of a garage after an initial collision on Liberty Avenue.

One occupant was trapped in the vehicle. The ...

New Jersey Marine Brothers Get Celebratory Surprise Before Deployment

TETERBORO, NJ -- Two brothers who will be deploying on separate missions for the United States Marine Corps soon received a couple of giant surprises on Sunday as they received a hero's sendoff from the local community. The day's events were coordinated by A Hero's Welcome North Jersey.

The day began for Ethan and Noah with tickets to the New York Giants/Dallas ...

Union County to Become First County in New Jersey With Full Body Camera Roll-Out

ELIZABETH, NJ - Acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan announced on Dec. 27, that Union County would become the first county in New Jersey exclusively patrolled by local law enforcement to have full body camera coverage on all departments.

Monahan was joined by county officials and most of Union County’s 21 municipal police chiefs, including chief John Cook of ...

Springfield Planning Board Holds Public Hearing on Saks Property

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - At the December meeting of the planning board, a public hearing was held to advance the town's case for designating the former Saks Fifth Avenue property an area in need of redevelopment.

The property, which is officially classified as block 101, lots one, 34, 35 and 36 sits along Millburn Avenue right on the border of Springfield and Millburn. Lot one is of key ...

Police: Westfield Teen Charged in Hateful Graffiti Incidents at Edison School

WESTFIELD, NJ — A 13-year-old student at Edison Intermediate School faces five counts of criminal mischief in connection with various forms of hateful graffiti depicted on the restroom walls at that school, police said Wednesday.

“The Westfield Police Department takes incidents like these extremely seriously,” Chief Chris Battiloro said in a statement. “They have ...


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