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November 29, 2022

WAYNE, NJ – Mayor Chris Vergano explained at a recent council meeting why Wayne Township is responsible for dredging silt from the bottom of Packanack Lake – a private lake community. The issue goes back almost 50 years to 1975. “If you're wondering why we are dredging Packanack Lake, back in ...

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WARREN, NJ - Just off the beaten path in Warren, hides a hidden gem in which one man’s passion has allowed countless others to also enjoy their own. And you don’t need to be a sports fan to appreciate the legacy that endures at Sports Minded Unlimited. Born of a love of sport memorabilia, Sports ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Netflix has renewed “The Watcher” for another season. Based (sort of) on real events that happened in town, the show at one point ranked most popular on the streaming service and held a place in its top 10 for four consecutive weeks. There’s a lot about the fictionalized version ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — In four months, the county has spent at least $12,231.45 and authorized up to $45,000 to defend itself against an investigation from a state agency that routes out fraud, waste and abuse, records obtained by TAPinto show. Heavily redacted legal invoices provided through a ...

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NEWARK, NJ — An 18-year-old Sayreville man now faces federal charges, accused of making threats to attack a New Jersey synagogue. It prompted an FBI alert last week for synagogues around the state, causing law enforcement to increase security. Omar Alkattoul is charged with one count of ...

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WAYNE, NJ – Town Planner Chris Kok stepped up to the podium during this week’s town council meeting. He shared with the council some changes that have occurred to the planned development at the old GAF Property on Alps Road in Wayne. The original concept plan that was approved by the Wayne ...

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NEWARK/TRENTON, NJ — The FBI says it has found the person responsible for making a "broad threat" against New Jersey synagogues and that person "no longer poses a danger to the community." On Twitter, the FBI's Newark Office released a statement, saying "Upon receipt of threat information ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The FBI's Newark office is investigating a "broad threat" to synagogues in New Jersey and is asking people to be alert. New Jersey Attorney General Matthew Platkin says law enforcement will be increasing patrols, both marked and unmarked, in "sensitive areas." “The FBI has received ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — Police have released a video showing a vehicle wanted in the hit-and-run of a young child and an adult on Halloween. The investigation is ongoing. Residents are asked to check any available video surveillance systems for any footage that may have captured the incident or ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Sussex and Morris County Narcotics Task Forces participated in an investigation that led to the arrest this month of a Wharton resident on numerous cocaine distribution charges, said authorities today. They also said the probe resulted in similar charges being filed against a Dover ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- It all started on a cool but glorious Fall morning, under a spectacular sunrise that crested the sea on Monday, September 19, 2022. Randolph High School 2016 graduate Tommy Pasquale dipped his toes into the Atlantic Ocean at Manasquan Beach in New Jersey, said a little prayer, and ...

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WAYNE, NJ – The prodigal son is returning. Michael Turco, a Wayne Valley High School graduate, is bringing his talents and world-renowned magical performance to the bergenPAC in Englewood on October 14 at 8:00 p.m. as part of the largest touring magic show in the world: Masters of Illusions ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Choose New Jersey, an organization that stimulates job creation and attracts business to the state, has opened an office in Ireland, making New Jersey the first state in the U.S. to have an economic development office in that nation. “New Jersey’s longstanding connection to Ireland, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Following her summer of research under the direction of mentor Dr. Padmanabhan Seshaiyer from George Mason University into the impact of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Livingston High School (LHS) senior Renee Hong is sharing her insights with the community about the “large-scale ...

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BAYONNE, NJ — A 41-year-old Bayonne man faces charges after authorities found weapons, several rounds of ammunition, multiple AK-47 rifle components, an AK-47 rifle, a disassembled AR-15 and narcotic laboratory inside his Avenue A home. According to Bayonne Police Capt. Eric Amato, the charges ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Six members of the Paterson Fire Department jumped into action Wednesday night after a 53-year-old woman was struck by a jitney bus in the area of 195 McBride Ave. According to Fire Chief Brian McDermott, the incident took place at approximately 10:45 p.m. drawing the response of ...

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LOVELADIES—A perfect beach day lured unsuspecting beach goers into rough surf Saturday, claiming the life of one 51-year-old swimmer. It is swim-at-you-own-risk on most beaches after Labor Day, and this beach was unguarded. Combined with heavy surf due to a tropical system at sea, this was a recipe ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Borough Council has approved a resolution designating the former Nabisco plant as "an area in need of redevelopment" and approved the redeveloper as CLPF Greek Fair Lawn LLC. On August 9, the Council passed two resolutions dealing with the matter, noting the property, 22-11 ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Mayor Shawn Lipani welcomed Gov. Phil Murphy and other federal, state and local officials on the first anniversary of Tropical Storm Ida to assess progress made since the devastating storm crippled New Jersey, killing 30 people and causing an estimated $95 billion in damages to ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- The Hamilton Township Council voted unanimously at last week's meeting to issue bonds worth $3.8 million for the demolition and pre-construction of the future municipal and school board complex.  The proposed complex would be located at Whitehorse-Mercerville Road which was the ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Hoboken City Council has come out against a $4.7 billion plan to widen and repair the 8-mile-long extension that connects Exit 14 on the New Jersey Turnpike to the Holland Tunnel. During its meeting on Wednesday night, the city council adopted a resolution urging Gov. Phil Murphy ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Due to ongoing hot and dry conditions, New Jersey is under a drought watch as of Tuesday. The state's Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is asking residents and businesses to conserve water. New Jersey has a three-stage drought advisory system. A drought watch is the ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy signed a new law Wednesday that extends outdoor dining in New Jersey until November 2024. "There are restaurants and bars and growing numbers of breweries that are still relying on the outdoor dining spaces they were allowed to create to get themselves back ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Perseverance was the only way to survive the turmoil that erupted in Ukraine when war broke out in February. Perseverance and determination, combined with some good fortune, continue to be the way forward for Ukrainian refugees Darina Zhuravska and her seven-year-old daughter, ...

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BEACH HAVEN, NJ - Two teens have been charged with aggravated arson in Beach Haven according to Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer and Beach Haven Police Chief James Markoski.  Billhimer and Markoski announced that on July 23, 2022, Justin Liebhauser, 19, of Randolph, New Jersey, and ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A new portal bridge proposed to expand rail travel between Newark and New York City is making headway after Gov. Phil Murphy and New York Gov. Kathy Hochul signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Tuesday for the project’s first phase. The signing of the memo advances the Portal ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - University of North Carolina (Gov. Livingston, Berkeley Heights, NJ) shortstop Danny Serretti was selected by the Detroit Tigers with the 177th pick in Major League Baseball's 2022 draft. Serretti, a 2018 graduate of Gov. Livingston High School, was a first team All ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella is warning parents to check their children’s social media accounts for messages from an East Rutherford man charged with crimes against a child.  Damien A. Imbriano, 22, was charged with Debauching the Morals of a Child, Providing Obscene ...

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ — Vice President Kamala Harris gave a 30-minute speech to the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) National Convention at the Atlantic City Convention Center. With several thousands in attendance, Harris encouraged attendees to action including ...

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NEW JERSEY — The average price of a gallon of gas in New Jersey has dropped 36 cents in the last month. AAA says drivers are paying an average of $4.69 a gallon on Tuesday, July 12, 2022. It's down 2 cents from yesterday and 12 cents from last week. Prices are still $1.53 higher per gallon ...

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