Other NJ News

April 28, 2021

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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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NEW JERSEY - Law enforcement use-of-force data, including statistics from throughout the Garden State, is now publicly available as part of a new statewide dashboard that debuted Tuesday. The Use of Force Dashboard tracks more than 3,000 New Jersey use-of-force cases from October through ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - In the wake of this morning's steady moderate rain, Central New Jersey will have to contend with a few afternoon non-severe showers and storms along with increasing area-wide winds with gusts up to 30 - 40 mph. The risk for activity waned towards the late afternoon ahead of ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Congressman Frank Pallone (D, NJ-6) visited the Middlesex County Vaccination Site in Sayreville Friday to talk about the American Rescue Plan and how it will help accelerate COVID-19 vaccine distribution and administration in the county and throughout New Jersey. Pallone says ...

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TRENTON, NJ – After the shooting in Atlanta that took the lives of six Asian-American women, New Jersey State Assembly members Nicholas A. Chiaravalloti (D-Hudson), Raj Mukherji (D-Hudson) and Sterley Stanley (D-Middlesex) announced a measure that condemned attacks against members of the Asian ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital/Somerset and the Downtown Somerville Alliance have partnered on a promotional campaign to encourage community members to get the COVID-19 vaccine. As part of the campaign, 12 businesses and restaurants are offering incentives for patrons ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Spring has sprung, with crocus and daffodils popping up through the ground, soon to be joined by umbrellas and tables popping up in front of restaurants throughout the downtown dining and shopping district. All sidewalk cafe licenses issued last year have lapsed; restaurant ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The South Plainfield Police Department (SPPD) was recently the recipient of a $7,500 grant courtesy of the northeast division of the Enbridge Energy Company. The funds, awarded through the company's 'Safe Communities Program,' enabled the borough police department to purchase ...

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BOUND BROOK, NJ - A Hillsborough man has been charged with attempted murder in the shooting of a New Brunswick man outside a Franklin Township hotel on New Year's Day following the arrest of a second suspect Feb. 25, who faces a variety of drug charges, according to Somerset County Prosecutor ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - It was only a matter of time, and for the staff of Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital/Somerset, the time came one year ago, March 14, 2020. A patient who had come to the emergency room March 10 exhibited symptoms of COVID-19, but it wasn't until the test results were ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Members of the Hillsborough Education Association will be among the first group of teachers in New Jersey to receive COVID-19 inoculations this weekend at a Walgreen's drug store in Franklin Township. "I think we had registered 90 members in less than 10 minutes," said Henry ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Lifelong Fanwood resident and the catering genius behind Savory Selections in downtown Scotch Plains has made it to the semi-final round of the Favorite Chef competition.  Chefs from around the globe are competing in this online competition to be named the world's ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Route 206 traffic in both directions was shut down for five hours Friday afternoon after a car crossed the center line near the intersection of New Amwell Road and hit two more vehicles, killing the 77-year-old driver. identified by police as township resident Shobha ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Investigators continue to seek information connected with the hit-and-run death of volunteer firefighter George Kavanaugh in front of the Lincoln Hose Co. firehouse on Warren Street six years ago. Kavanaugh, a former chief of the Somerville Fire Department and life-long resident ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Franklin School, along with the other district elementary schools, participated in The Great Kindness Challenge on January 25-29.   This is an annual event that schools around the country and world participate in to spread random acts of kindness.   For the challenge, the ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – At a board of education meeting Feb. 17, three current seventh graders attending South Plainfield Middle School (SPMS) were recognized for their winning submission in the 2019-2020 Partnership for a Drug Free New Jersey (PDFNJ) annual statewide Middle School PSA ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - A parking deck for commuters and future residents of the NJ TRANSIT village under construction alongside the Raritan Valley line has begun to take shape adjacent to the Somerville train station. The five-story deck will include more than 400 spaces; the structure will be hidden ...

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NEW JERSEY — Fast winds could blow around unsecured objects, knock down tree limbs and cause power outages Monday afternoon into Tuesday morning, the National Weather Service said. Northwest winds of 20 to 30 mph are anticipated to gust at up to 50 mph, the Weather Service said in an wind ...

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NEW JERSEY—Traditionally, a very cold January would have dampened prospectors looking for New Jersey homes, but according to New Jersey Realtors January market data, it seems like nothing can stop the pandemic push for properties. Inventory, while customarily on the lower end during the winter, ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Alfred Pace, a senior at South Plainfield High School, moved up to the competition division in the American Cornhole League's (ACL) New Jersey Regional Cornhole Tournament this past weekend.  Pace, who due to his overwhelming success over recent months was bestowed the ...

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  BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Artist James Fiorentino paid tribute to the life, legacy and land preservation efforts of World War II pilot Lt. Col. Vaucher, just days before the decorated aviator passed away at the age of 102 last week. Fiorentino had been able to connect with Vaucher via a Zoom ...

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ORANGE, NJ — Each year, AAngelsNJ, a cancer nonprofit in Essex County releases a calendar featuring one breast cancer survivor for each month. This year, the 2021 features Orange resident Tracy R. Thompson. Her story of survival is included in the calendar. Tracy is one of eleven other women ...

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