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UPDATE: Colonial Pipeline Restarted Operation; Normal Delivery Rate Expected In Coming Days

May 13, 2021

NEW JERSEY — Colonial Pipeline Co. announced in a statement late Wednesday evening that the pipeline that was shutdown by a ransomware hack last week was going to restart and begin operating again. 

“Following this restart, it will take several days for the product delivery supply chain to return to normal. Some markets served by Colonial Pipeline may experience, or continue ...

BAPS Charities Holding Vaccination Drive

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- The BAPS Charities will be hosting a vaccination drive to help provide COVID-19 vaccine shots to those who still need them. In collaboration with Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital - Hamilton, the clinic is open to anyone age 18 or older who will receive the two-dose Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. 

The event will be held at the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir located at ...

Anthony White Becomes Latest South Plainfield State Wrestling Champion

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The wrestling legacy at South Plainfield High is alive and well.

 

Anthony White became the latest in a long line of individuals to capture a state crown when the talented senior earned the 145-pound title at the NJSIAA Wresting Championships at Phillipsburg High on Saturday evening.

 

White, who defeated top-seeded Simon Ruiz, 6-5, in the finals, is ...

Somerville Students Invited To Create Patriotic Storefront Posters

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Mayor Dennis Sullivan wants to "paint" the downtown retail and restaurant district red, white and blue, with help from students at the Van Derveer elementary school and the Immaculate Conception School.

Sullivan sent a letter home with the students from each school last week informing parents of the non-competitive event; no prizes will be awarded, but students ...

Hillsborough Schools Recover, Plan To Reopen Monday After Cyber Attack

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - In-person instruction for all students is expected to resume Monday, one week after a cyber attack disabled the school district's computer network, forcing students and teachers to work on a remote platform Tuesday through Friday.

The school district has yet to release details on the extent of the attack, what was damaged or who is behind it. Students have been ...

Cyber Attack: Hillsborough School Buildings Remain Closed

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Public school buildings will remain closed Friday in the aftermath of a cyber attack that disabled the school district computer network Monday, with staff and students continuing to utilize their remote platform as work continues to restore the integrity of the system.

Dr. Lisa Antunes, superintendent of schools, communicated with students, parents and staff early Thursday ...

Marijuana On Main Street? Somerville Lawmakers Begin Conversation

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Mayor Dennis Sullivan and members of the Borough Council will begin weighing the advantages and disadvantages of licensing retail dispensaries for the sale of legal marijuana at Monday night's virtual council meeting. 

"There's a lot to digest, and it could be fairly contentious," Sullivan said. It's game changing and has serious ...

Cyber Attack Shuts Down Hillsborough School System Computer Network

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - A cyber attack shut down the entire township school system on Monday with local and federal investigators working to pinpoint the source and what, if any damage has been caused to the computer network which is utilized by thousands of students, teachers and support staff daily.

Classes were conducted on a virtual basis Tuesday, with staff and students using their ...

New Jersey Author Robert Constant's 'Hello Grandma!' Wins Literary Award For Children's Books

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- "I totally forgot I submitted. I was in shock when I won!"

Scotch Plains-based author Robert Constant's marketing plan for his latest children's book was derailed by COVID, but a recent award is giving his book new life. 

Hello Grandma!, Constant's second children book recently was named the Bronze/Third Place winner in the 2021 Feathered ...

Cruise Nights & Summer Stage Concerts Set For Return To Somerville

SOMERVILLE, NJ - A sense of normalcy is returning to the streets of Downtown Somerville.

Two signature events are set to kick off Memorial Day weekend, the Friday night Cruisers and on Saturday night, the Summer Stage concert series.

Hundreds of exotic, vintage, hot rod and classic automobiles will be parked along Main Street, with many of the auto enthusiasts showing up in the early ...

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UPDATE: Colonial Pipeline Restarted Operation; Normal Delivery Rate Expected In Coming Days

May 13, 2021

NEW JERSEY — Colonial Pipeline Co. announced in a statement late Wednesday evening that the pipeline that was shutdown by a ransomware hack last week was going to restart and begin operating again. 

“Following this restart, it will take several days for the product delivery supply chain to return to normal. Some markets served by Colonial Pipeline may experience, or continue ...

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The Benefits of Local Advertising

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - When marketing your services or products, the best place to start is right in the community you serve. Your local community is full of potential new and returning customers, and that market is essential for you to sustain and grow. 

Local marketing is trending, and now more than ever it is important for your business to be prominent in your local market.

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New Jersey Date Night: Stroll Through These Gorgeous Gardens

May 13, 2021

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

There’s always something growing in New Jersey, be it excitement for warmer weather or the flowers in everyone’s yard. Celebrating springtime in the Garden State requires a garden date. We have so many options at our fingertips — possibilities guaranteed to inspire romance and ...

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Spotswood's St. Peter's Episcopal Church To Welcome Elijah's Promise On Wheels Food Truck

May 13, 2021

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - On May 19, St. Peter's Episcopal Church will have a special guest at its weekly Wednesday Night Community Supper. Elijah's Promise on Wheels will be paying a visit to the Main Street church which has been hosting weekly community suppers for almost 30 years. St. Peter's rector Father Marshall Keith Shelly and Spotswood Mayor Jackie Palmer will be on hand to greet the ...

School Groundbreaking Ceremony A 'Remarkable Day' For City, School Distirct

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The ceremonial groundbreaking for a $55 million elementary school at 50 Jersey Ave. on Wednesday was hailed by the superintendent of schools as a “remarkable day” for the school district and the city.

The 125,000 square-foot school, whose construction on a 4.25-acre tract is part of a sweeping $750 million project, is expected to be completed in the ...

Milltown To Host May Multicultural Festival

MILLTOWN, NJ - The borough is hosting a Multicultural Festival on Saturday, May 15 at Gloria Bradford Park from noon until 5 p.m. Masks are required to attend the family-friendly, outdoor event and participants are asked to social distance as well. The event will include dance and musical performances, discussion groups, recipe exchange, book swaps, reading circles, a community art gallery, ...

UPDATE: Colonial Pipeline Restarted Operation; Normal Delivery Rate Expected In Coming Days

May 13, 2021

NEW JERSEY — Colonial Pipeline Co. announced in a statement late Wednesday evening that the pipeline that was shutdown by a ransomware hack last week was going to restart and begin operating again. 

“Following this restart, it will take several days for the product delivery supply chain to return to normal. Some markets served by Colonial Pipeline may experience, or continue ...

Summer Food Service Program to Nourish New Jersey Children in Need

May 13, 2021

HILLSIDE, NJ—Food insecure children and their families are most vulnerable during the summer months, when they lose access to the free school meals that they rely on. This year, as schools remain closed due to COVID-19, putting food on the table has been an even more urgent challenge for households struggling to make ends meet.  

During ...

Book Donation Drive at the South Brunswick Public Library on June 5 & 6

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - We are grateful for your new or nearly-new book and media donations to the Friends of the South Brunswick Public Library on Saturday,  June 5 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Sunday, June 6 from noon to 3 p.m. Please box your items and drop off in the rear of our parking lot at the specified times.

Please no magazines, VHS, audio cassettes,  or ...

CareOne's EVP and CNO Share their Thoughts on Nurses Day 2021

May 13, 2021

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To CareOne nurses and all nurses everywhere:

Each May we celebrate the birthday of the pioneer of modern nursing, Florence Nightingale. From the start of her career, Florence Nightingale was challenged with crisis such as Cholera and the trauma of war. These crises provided a deep desire to improve care and conditions for her patients. The birth of the modern ...