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Anti-Trump Shirt Displayed in Roxbury Classroom is Removed

March 7, 2019

ROXBURY, NJ - A T-shirt that bore an image of President Donald Trump and the words "NOPE" and "Vive la Rêsistance" was hung in a Roxbury High School classroom but later removed after word spread on social media.

A photo of the shirt was taken by a student and shared with Succasunna resident Laurel Whitney, who posted it Sunday on a private Facebook ...

Manville Man is Guilty in 2018 Sword Attack over Parking Space

SOMERVILLE, NJ – A Manville man has been convicted of multiple charges stemming from an argument over a parking space and a subsequent altercation in which he used a sword to attack the driver of the other car.

Jared Razzano,  36 of North 9th Avenue, Manville was found guilty of 2nd degree Aggravated Assault and 4th degree Unlawful Possession of a Weapon in a jury trial presided ...

Gov. Murphy: Minimum Wage to Increase to $15 by 2024 (VIDEO)

ELIZABETH, NJ – New Jersey residents are on their way to making $15 per hour at work.

Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation on Monday that will gradually raise the states’ minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2024.

“For far too long, too many of our fellow New Jerseyans have been struggling to survive on wages that have not kept up with the cost of living,” Murphy ...

Murphy Administration Committed to Ending the HIV Epidemic

TRENTON, NJ – The Murphy Administration on Tuesday said New Jersey is ahead of federal efforts to halt the spread of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), having already set a 2025 eradication deadline and implemented several prevention and treatment programs. President Trump is expected to announce a 2030 deadline during his State-of-the-Union address.

Although welcoming any ...

Gov. Murphy: Minimum Wage to Increase to $15 by 2024 (VIDEO)

ELIZABETH, NJ – New Jersey residents are on their way to making $15 per hour at work.

Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation on Monday that will gradually raise the states’ minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2024.

“For far too long, too many of our fellow New Jerseyans have been struggling to survive on wages that have not kept up with the cost of living,” Murphy ...

NJ Senator Announces Presidential Bid

NEW JERSEY - U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, and former Newark mayor, announced on Twitter this morning that he is running for president of the United States.

Booker's announcement on the first day of Black History Month comes as no surprise. The 49-year-old senator's run was years in the making. He recently stepped up his travel to early primary states, including in Iowa, New ...

Newark Man Arrested for Lottery Ticket Theft, Suspected in Similar Springfield Crime

GLEN ROCK, NJ – A 35-year-old man suspected of stealing approximately $1,300 worth of lottery tickets from a Glen Rock pharmacy was apprehended after a foot chase in Newark on Wednesday and is suspected of the same crime in several other municipalities.

The investigation into the theft from Rock Ridge Pharmacy on Rock Road resulted in the arrest of Jason De Matteo, 35, of Newark, ...

First Lady Launches Campaign to End NJ's High Maternal Mortality Rate

CAMDEN, NJ— First Lady Tammy Murphy yesterday launched a new campaign aimed to reduce infant and maternal mortality rates, and the racial disparity that exists between mothers and infants who survive childbirth.

Nurture NJ is a multi-pronged, multi-agency approach to improve maternal and infant health among New Jersey women and children. The governor’s wife made the announcement at ...

Gov. Murphy Announces New Programs to Combat Opioid Addiction

CAMDEN, NJ—  Gov. Phil Murphy and his administration were in Camden today to announce new initiatives the state is launching to combat the opioid epidemic — including adding opioid addiction as a condition under the state’s medical marijuana program.

The initiatives are part of $100 million investment made by the governor to fight the opioid crisis. In 2018, over ...

Bramnick Cancer Treatment Bill Goes Before Assembly Health Committee

TRENTON, NJ - A bill sponsored by Assembly Minority Leader Jon Bramnick, Legislative District 21, prohibiting insurance companies from requiring pre-approvals for medical tests, treatments and prescriptions for cancer patients will be discussed in committee Thursday.

“Over the last decade patient healthcare has been taken away from doctors and put in the hands of insurance companies.

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