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September 11, 2021

CRANBURY, NJ -  On September 11th, 2001 a Cranbury resident was one of the many brave passengers on United Airlines Flight 93 who tried to take control of the hijacked plane and crashed in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. Todd Beamer had lived in Cranbury for a year with his wife and two children before ...

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September 11, 2001 was sunny with a bright blue sky. It was a Tuesday.   I was a rookie Firefighter who reported to work that morning. We had just received delivery of our new Squad and all personnel were at Station 2 training on the new apparatus. Being the rookie I was sent to pick up bagels ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - Rutgers football fans eager to finally welcome Head Coach Greg Schiano back to the banks in person will have to wait two more days. Rutgers’ season opener against Temple has been postponed to noon Saturday, to be broadcast on the Big 10 Network. The decision was made early ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  According to sources, an arrest has been made in the overnight shooting/ homicide that took place in Morristown on Clyde Potts Drive. The shooting occurred around 2am on Wednesday, August 18th. According to reports, the suspect(s) stole a white Land Rover with R40LMW license ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A non-profit activist group led by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., and 18 students have filed a lawsuit challenging Rutgers’ university-wide COVID-19 vaccine student mandate. Scotch Plains-based attorney Julio Gomez, who is representing Georgia-based Children’s Health Defense and the ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ — Local police have released additional in the death of a three-year-old boy at the Oyo Hotel in East Hanover.  Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Chief of Detectives Christoph Kimker, Morris County Sheriff James Gannon and East Hanover Chief of Police Christopher ...

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SUSSEX COUNTY, NJ — The spotted lanternfly, with its whitish upper wings and red lower wings dotted with black spots, has become a familiar sight across the state lately. State and local officials are still asking you to kill it.  “This invasive insect has the potential to impact dozens of ...

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NEW JERSEY --  The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Tornado Watch for most of New Jersey for Thursday until approximately 9 p.m. Thunderstorms also are expected to move through the state with high winds and heavy rain.  The Tornado Watch includes Burlington, Mercer, Monmouth, ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ — Calls for breaking up big technology companies amid widespread censorship claims may grow louder in the 13th District as their New Jersey Senator Declan O'Scanlon just had his voice silenced. Specifically, Twitter didn't like a tweet of his on vaccine mandates. So they cut him ...

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HAMILTON - ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- It was a day of celebration, community, and hard work paying off on Friday, now officially "Ross Colton Day", after Robbinsville's native son and Tampa Bay Lightning center  used his sole day with the Stanley Cup to bring it back to where it all started. Just eleven ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — The mother of a Rahway child, who was the subject of an Amber Alert Friday, has been found dead in Tennessee, and charges are pending for the father who is suspected of abducting the mother and son, authorities said Sunday. The father, Tyler Rios, 27, of Highland Park, is ...

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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 today that he will be resigning his post later this month.  Grewal, the country's first Sikh Attorney General, will become the Director of Enforcement at the Securities Exchange Commission on July 26. Governor Murphy lauded the many ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- A rally to continue protesting against the Randolph Board of Education's recent decision to remove the name of Columbus Day - and then the names of all holidays from their school calendar - took place at the Randolph Diner on Sunday, June 13.  The event was organized by the Italian ...

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OMAHA, NE— Watchung Hills’ 15-year-old Anna Moesch of Green Brook tied for 2nd place at the U.S. Olympic Trials Wave I during the 50 free final on Monday night with a time of 25.54. Moesch tied with 16 year-old Camille Spink, just .08 off the first place time. Moesch and Spink will join 1st ...

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TUCKERTON, NJ - Some local residents reported being shaken this morning, as Earthquake Alerts System reported a magnitude 2.4 quake struck south of the area at 7:52 a.m. Dozens of people reported slight tremors, but no damage has been claimed from the incident. According to the NJ Department of ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — Passenger trains between New York and Pennsylvania might return to the Lackawanna Cutoff, a historic rail right-of-way connecting Roxbury and the Delaware Water Gap. The government-subsidized, quasi-public corporation is including a revival of the long-dormant Cutoff as part of a ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — Following a cold and rainy weekend, a nice Memorial Day in Roxbury turned dramatic toward evening as residents encountered police bearing rifles in Ledgewod and Kenvil while a helicopter circled overhead. The excitement, around 8 p.m. appeared to relate to an incident involving a ...

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CUMBERLAND COUNTY, NJ -- A birthday party that became the scene of a mass shooting at a house party is still an active investigation according to a Monday morning briefing by Governor Phil Murphy. The Saturday night shooting killed two individuals and injured 12 others, some of whom remain in ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — A mother and her boyfriend have been charged with the murder of her 5-year-old child, according to Acting County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez. Marlena Cook, 29, and Saeed Bey, 27, are each charged with murder and endangering the welfare of a ...

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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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Whether you know of him or not, the retired state senator may have had the greatest impact on New Jersey of any politician in Trenton.  What is he up to lately? When you need something done in New Jersey, Ray Lesniak, 74, has a guy. “Me,” the former state senator said without ...

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TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey utility customers struggling to pay bills during the COVID-19 pandemic benefited from a temporary statewide law preventing essential utilities from being disconnected. But that moratorium on utility shutoffs ends June 30 when an executive order called by New Jersey Gov.

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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.  In an update this morning, Colonial Pipeline Co. announced that a majority of the pipeline is up ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- Governor Phil Murphy on Wednesday called allegations of human trafficking and labor abuse made against the  BAPS Temple in Robbinsville horrific and disturbing and indicated that individuals who may be victims are receiving medical care.  Murphy's comments came a day after ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Fred Block, 51, a current resident of Sayreville, has known that he was adopted his entire life. Even as a young kid, he would walk up to people he had never met and tell them that he is adopted, never feeling any kinds of insecurity, denial, or shock.  Despite his acceptance ...

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WAYNE, NJ - The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office released a statement regarding a fire that broke out on Monday evening around 6:00 p.m. at 121 Jackson Avenue in Wayne.  They reported three adults “deceased at the scene.” The incident is under investigation and there are not many public ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ -  A local wrestling coach and Special Education teacher has been charged with numerous counts of multiple sex crimes and avoidance of arrest and prosecution.  John DeNuto coached at 15 public and Catholic high schools and township youth programs in Central New Jersey, ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday announced he will nominate Rockaway Township native Rachel Wainer Apter to serve as an Associate Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court. Wainer Apter, 40, previously served as a law clerk to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Murphy spoke of ...

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BURLINGTON COUNTY, NJ -- First Lady Dr. Jill Biden will be visiting New Jersey on Monday as her first stop in the "Help is Here" tour touting the recently enacted American Recovery Act. The First Lady will be joined in Burlington County by Governor Phil Murphy to underscore the impact of the ...

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