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August 30, 2022

NEW JERSEY - New findings from Wallethub, an online finance website, shows Massachusetts, New Jersey and New York as top 3 of the best places to live in the United States this year. Rounding out the top 5 was Idaho and Virginia. The survey shows that has one of the lowest crime rates in the country ...

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LBI REGION - The New Jersey Pinelands Commission is an independent state agency whose mission is to "preserve, protect, and enhance the natural and cultural resources of the Pinelands National Reserve, and to encourage compatible economic and other human activities consistent with that purpose." To ...

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STAFFORD - The time has finally come for New Jersey police officers to become licensed in similar fashion to other professions. When Gov. Phil Murphy signed the law (S2742/A4194) on July 21 requiring licensure through the state’s Police Training Commission (PTC), it further assured the Garden ...

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WARETOWN, NJ - On Wednesday, August 3, the Waretown Fire Department was dispatched to Lunch Box on 9, located at 542 Rt.9 in Waretown due to a motor vehicle collision into the building. When the fire department arrived, they located a vehicle that had struck the front of the business causing ...

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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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ATLANTIC CITY - Stafford Township Police Chief Thomas Dellane was sworn in as the 107th President of the New Jersey Association of Chiefs of Police on Wednesday, June 29 in Atlantic City. Dellane has served in the police force for 35 years in Stafford Township. This is an outstanding honor for ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ - On Sunday, June 26, multiple bear sightings were reported to the Barnegat Township Police Department. The American Black Bear was seen in some backyards Sunday, near the high school and even downtown.   Barnegat Police Chief Germain shared the following letter: Afternoon ...

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NEW JERSEY — For the first time ever, the average price of a gallon of unleaded gas in New Jersey is over $5. AAA says drivers are paying $5.01 on Tuesday, June 7, 2022. That's up 3 cents from yesterday and nearly $2 from this time last year. AAA says the rising cost of oil and high demand for ...

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NEW JERSEY — The average gas price in New Jersey has reached another all-time high. AAA says the price for a gallon of unleaded is $4.79 on Thursday, June 2, 2022. That's up 2 cents from yesterday, 57 cents from last month and up $1.74 a gallon, compared to this time last year. The price of a ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ - On Friday, May 27 at approximately 7:48 a.m., Barnegat High School's Student Resource Officer was alerted by a staff member that there may have been an altercation between students involving a stabbing. "The SRO along with additional Barnegat Police officers who immediately ...

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Ray Liotta, the New Jersey native who starred as Henry Hill in "Goodfellas," has died. Liotta, who was born in Newark and grew up from Union Township, graduating from Union High School, was 67 years old. Deadline reports he died in his sleep in the Dominican Republic, where he was shooting ...

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TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey Acting Attorney General Matthew Platkin has called for increased law enforcement presence at schools statewide, following the May 24, 2022 deadly school shooting in Uvalde, Texas. "Nothing about this is normal," Platkin said in a statement. "We do not have to accept that ...

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NEWARK, NJ —New Jersey's Acting Attorney General and the Division of Community Affairs (DCA) are warning customers and merchants statewide about price gouging and any fraud dealing with the sale of baby formula in New Jersey. “The current baby formula shortage may have scammers and unscrupulous ...

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NEW JERSEY — Gas prices in New Jersey have reached another all-time high. The average price of a gallon of unleaded reached $4.72 on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. That's up seven cents from the day before, 23 cents from last week and nearly 70 cents from last month. Those figures are according to ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ - The Barnegat Dock Concert Series is back for 2022 with a great lineup. The concert's will take place at the Barnegat Municipal Dock, located at 427 E. Bay Avenue in Barnegat.  The concert's begin at 7 p.m. and run throughout the summer beginning with a concert Memorial Day Weekend ...

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STAFFORD - The MAGA boat parades are back in 2022!  Readers might recall the MAGA boat parades that took place in 2020 all over the nation.  Former Stafford Township Councilman George Williams is organizing the parade this year. It will take place on June 4. There will be a ‘MAGA Boat Parade’ ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ – Thy (pronounced “Tee”) Cavagnaro was at the Joseph A. Donahue School early this morning when a voice came over the loudspeaker to lead the school in the Pledge of the Allegiance. Cavagnaro stopped what she was doing and placed her hand over her heart to join in the pledge. The ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ - At approximately 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 12, Barnegat Police responded to a report of a 13-year-old juvenile with an apparent gunshot wound to the foot. When the police arrived at the scene on Sextant Drive, the juvenile was then transported to Jersey Shore University ...

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TRENTON - The Barnegat Lighthouse will undergo another construction upgrade and it will take place this Spring and Summer. The sad part is that visitors will not have the opportunity to climb up our beloved lighthouse this year.  State of New Jersey officials announced that the Barnegat ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - A convoy of cars and truckers rolled through Hasbrouck Heights and Wood-Ridge on their way to south Jersey as part of the New Jersey Convoy to D.C. on Saturday morning. The North Route (one of three in the state) was scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. from Mahwah, NJ. The ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ - At 3:53 p.m. on Sunday, February 20, Barnegat Police responded to a motor vehicle crash at Barnegat Boulevard North and Cole Drive. When officers arrived on the scene they found Alice Toriello, 59, of Barnegat, the driver of one of the vehicles unconscious and ...

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STATEN ISLAND, NY - On Valentine's Day the first new Staten Island Ferry made its maiden voyage. This state-of-the-art ferry is special in many ways, but it's the name which makes the Staten Island Ferry Service's newest member so noteworthy. The ferry bears the name SSG Michael H. Ollis. Ollis is ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - NJ Sharing Network, a statewide nonprofit organization responsible for aiding in donated organ and tissue donations, is reflecting on some of their organ donor heroes that have gone on to save lives throughout the Garden State for Black History Month. The organization shared the ...

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GALLOWAY, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy announced Wednesday anyone who has a job in a high-risk congregate setting such as a health care, long-term care or correctional facility will have to be vaccinated for COVID-19. Gov. Murphy says there will be no test-out of the requirement by undergoing weekly ...

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NEW JERSEY — The COVID-19 Rate of Transmission, the measurement of how much the virus is spreading, fell below 1.0 on Tuesday to 0.96.  A number below 1.0 means the outbreak is on the decline, with every infected person spreading COVID-19 to fewer than one additional person, on average. The ...

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NEW JERSEY — The State Department of Health reported 25,277 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, the seventh-straight day of more than 25,000 new cases in New Jersey.  79 new deaths related to COVID-19 were reported. 5,155 people are in New Jersey hospitals with COVID-19. Many New Jersey schools have ...

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NEW JERSEY — Governor Phil Murphy says the in-school mask mandate, which was set to expire on January 11, will continue.  He also is asking the state legislature to extend his COVID-19 emergency powers.  That comes as the State Department of Health announced 20,428 new positive cases and 12 new ...

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NEW JERSEY — The State Department of Health is reporting 29,740 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, another new pandemic record.  It's the fourth consecutive day the state has seen more than 20,000 new cases. Saturday, January 1, 2022 29,740 New Cases Friday, December 31, ...

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NEW JERSEY — The State Department of Health reported 11,889 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, with 48 additional deaths from the virus.  Five of the past six days have seen at least 10,000 new cases. The rate of transmission, which is an indication of whether the virus is shrinking or growing, has ...

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NEW JERSEY — For the fourth straight day, New Jersey is reporting a record number of new COVID-19 cases.  The State Department of Health confirms 16,626 new cases on Saturday, December 25.  The past three days have all seen more than 15,000 new COVID-19 cases. Saturday, December ...

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