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National Weather Service Issues 'Red Flag Warning' For New Jersey

April 28, 2022

MT. HOLLY, NJ — The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for all of New Jersey on Thursday, April 28, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

A Fire Weather Watch will remain in effect on Friday, April 29, from morning to evening, in anticipation of gusty winds and dry conditions.

The alert was issued due to the combination of strong winds, low relative humidity and dry ...

Recreational Marijuana Sales In New Jersey To Begin

TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy says adults at least 21 years old will be able to purchase recreational marijuana and marijuana products without a medical card in New Jersey starting on April 21, 2022.

"This is a historic step in our work to create a new cannabis industry," Murphy said on Twitter.

“This is an exciting time for New ...

Here Are the 13 Dispensaries in New Jersey Legally Selling Cannabis to the Public

NEW JERSEY — Starting today, residents of New Jersey and visitors to the state 21 years and older can buy recreational cannabis and cannabis products at 13 dispensaries statewide.

According to the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission (CRC), those 13 locations are:

North Jersey:

Apothecarium, 1865 Springfield, Avenue, Maplewood
Apothecarium, 55 South Main Street, ...

Downtown Somerville Alliance Hosts Webinar On NJ Plastic Bag Ban

SOMERVILLE, NJ - An April 11 webinar hosted by the Downtown Somerville Alliance and the NJ Business Action Center will examine the impact on businesses expected when New Jersey's ban on plastic bags in the retail marketplace goes into effect May 4.

Grocery stores, food service businesses, and other retail stores in New Jersey will be prohibited from providing or selling customers ...

East Brunswick Student Rachel Gurevich Speaks Out For Excused Absences For Civic Events

TRENTON, NJ - Young people involved in New Jersey's politics and national causes got a boost this week, as Bill 1271 unanimously passed the Assembly Education Committee. The bill became a law which allows students to receive one excused absence when they participate in a civic event.

Says the new law, "Notwithstanding any law, rule, or regulation to the contrary, a pupil of ...

Somerville St. Patrick's Parade Welcomes NJ State Police Contingent

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The New Jersey State Police turned out in force Sunday afternoon to honor Col. Patrick Callahan, superintendent of the State Police, who was honored as Grand Marshal of the 29th annual St. Patrick's Parade.

More than 100 troopers participated in the parade; they came by horseback, motorcycle, and cruisers, topped off by a flyover of two State Police ...

911 Calls & Body Cam Film From Hillsborough Police Shooting Released

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – The State Attorney General’s Office on Monday released recordings of three 911 calls, video footage from four body-worn cameras, a Taser camera video, and police radio communications related to the fatal police-involved shooting that occurred on Jan. 9 inside the apartment of Joshua Mathis 19, who was killed.

The Jan. 9 incident was the second ...

Second Egg Hatches In Eagle's Nest at Duke Farms In Hillsborough

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The second of two Bald Eagle eggs hatched Tuesday, March 1, joining the first eaglet that hatched on Thursday, Feb. 24 in a nest at Duke Farms. The goings-on at the nest atop a Sycamore tree in a remote section of the environmental preserve are chronicled on a camera secured to an adjacent tree, affording tens of millions of viewers an intimate look at the Eagles' ...

Rahway River Watershed Seeks To Educate Public On Stormwater Utility Law And How To Prevent Next Flood

RAHWAY RIVER WATERSHED, NJ — Over the last several months, much talk in Rahway, neighboring towns, Union County, and throughout the state has focused on the continuing effects and aftermath of storms, hurricanes, and flooding on local communities, especially those along waterways such as the Rahway River. While hardly a new problem, the issue has recently garnered an elevated ...

Saturday's Polar Bear Plunge Sponsored By NJ State PBA Raises Nearly $2 Million For Special Olympics

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - Each year, the Polar Bear Plunge at Seaside challenges thousands of brave jumpers from around the state and this year wasn't any different. More than 6,000 people  participated in jumping into the frigid ocean waters on Saturday morning to bring awareness and ultimately raise money for the New Jersey Special Olympics. 

"New Jersey is the only state ...

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Drawing the Line Between News and Content Marketing is Key to Publisher Credibility and Success

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — Publishers invest significant time and financial resources in building their audience. No one has the right to have their content placed in front of the audience you’ve built. Public relations firms and others say their content is newsworthy and they get paid a lot of money to try to make that case to publishers every day.

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch in Effect in South Brunswick Township, High Winds Expected

May 16, 2022

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ- A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect in South Brunswick Township as winds are expected to reach 60mph, according to a nixle alert sent to the community. The police department is warning of high winds which may lead to downed trees and power lines. Residents are asked to secure all items on their property in preparation for the storm. The severe thunderstorm watch will be ...

East Brunswick's Indian Cultural Society Hosts "Proud To Be Me" Walk To Support Daisy Recreation

May 3, 2022

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Indian Cultural Society is proudly joining hands with the Daisy Recreation, an East Brunswick Township program that has been serving the community for over 50 years and has provided services for children and adults with disabilities in our local community. The group has scheduled a walk on Sunday, May 15 from 9 am to 11 am at the community Arts Center to support ...

Spring Birding Day Upcoming In East Brunswick

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The next East Brunswick Spring Birding Day is set for Saturday, May 7. Steve Albert, founder of Birding East Brunswick, will be back! Those interested will meet at 8 a.m. at the parking lot at Dallenbach's (East Brunswick Community Park) to look for warblers and waterfowl. Next, for a change of habitat, the group will head to Heavenly Farms, then Beaver Dam ...

First Rutgers Day In Two Years Draws Tens Of Thousands

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Third Floor - a band so named because the four members assembled their guitars and drums on the third floor of the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center to rehearse - were rocking the crowd on the College Avenue lawn. Students swayed, a woman waved and two kids who taken a front row seat were nodding their heads to the music. It seemed fitting that the band closed their ...