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June 7, 2022

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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Ray Liotta, the Union 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 the ...

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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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NEW JERSEY — The average price of a gallon of unleaded gas in New Jersey didn't go up in the past 24 hours. But the price didn't go down, either. AAA says the average price of a gallon of unleaded in New Jersey is $4.77 on Tuesday, May 24, 2022. The price is 12 cents higher than last week, 67 ...

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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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St. Mark's Episcopal Church in West Orange opened in 1828 and remained as an active congregation until it closed in 2004. After the church closed it saw only occasional use as a rental property for small fellowships. Over the years however financial resources were lacking to maintain the church, ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- After Michelle Lodzinski reported that her five-year-old son Timothy Wiltsey vanished from a Sayreville carnival in 1991, detectives embarked on a decades-long investigation until a family member identifies a key piece of evidence pointing to a potential suspect. An all-new ...

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MT. HOLLY, NJ — The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for all of New Jersey on Thursday, April 28, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. A Fire Weather Watch will remain in effect on Friday, April 29, from morning to evening, in anticipation of gusty winds and dry conditions. The ...

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NEW JERSEY — Starting today, residents of New Jersey and visitors to the state 21 years and older can buy recreational cannabis and cannabis products at 13 dispensaries statewide. According to the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission (CRC), those 13 locations are: North ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy says adults at least 21 years old will be able to purchase recreational marijuana and marijuana products without a medical card in New Jersey starting on April 21, 2022. "This is a historic step in our work to create a new cannabis industry," Murphy said on ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy has tested positive for COVID-19. Murphy took a rapid antigen test this afternoon that came back positive. A PCR test that followed also test came back positive, according to a statement from Communications Director Mahen Gunaratna. Murphy is currently ...

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PARLIN, NJ -- Port Authority Police arrested a Parlin man Friday for using “black-out” curtain that covered the rear license plate of his car  to avoid paying the toll at the Holland Tunnel, according to a report published by NJ.com.  The report said Mark Adam Aponte, 28, of Parlin, was arrested ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – A five-alarm fire erupted outside the PepsiCo plant on New Brunswick Ave. in Piscataway spreading to the back of the building during the Tuesday evening commute. Authorities said all workers on duty at the time were safely evacuated, but it was reported that two volunteer ...

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SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - Each year, the Polar Bear Plunge at Seaside challenges thousands of brave jumpers from around the state and this year was no different. Over 6,000 participated in jumping in the frigid ocean waters on Saturday morning to bring awareness and ultimately raise money for the ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ — The community is mourning as reports confirm that former Manalapan High School basketball player, football star and college player for both Yale University and Monmouth University, Kyle Mullen, died Friday, Feb. 4. Mullen was 24 years old. According to the U.S. Navy, Mullen ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – A Montclair man has started a petition calling for a ban on Chick-fil-A restaurants on the Garden State Parkway. The New Jersey Turnpike Authority announced plans earlier this month to replace the former McDonald’s and bring a Chick-fil-A, Burger King and Starbucks to ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - A 37-year-old Somerville woman who gave birth to a baby boy three weeks ago has died of COVID-19 complications without ever having the chance to hold her newborn, according to family and friends. Michelle Stani, who had recently moved to Somerville from Bridgewater also had an ...

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PASSAIC, NJ - Video footage from Route 21 at the scene of the chlorine manufacturing company approximately 20 minutes after the fire erupted, according to an on the scene report. According to Dun & Bradstreet, Qualco Inc. is "part of the Basic Chemical Manufacturing Industry. Qualco, Inc.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Rutgers will begin the spring semester via remote instruction and require students and employees to have their booster shots. Proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours will be required of all attending in-person activities and events, which ...

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SUMMIT, NJ — A baby boy was the first baby born at Overlook Medical Center for 2022. Rudra was born at 12:02 a.m. on Jan. 1. He weighed in at 6 pounds 10 ounces. Baby Rudra along with his mother, Ambika, and father, Rohit, are all doing well, the hospital said. Rudra entered the world at the ...

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NEW JERSEY — The state reported 9,711 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, the highest number since the pandemic started.  The State Department of Health confirmed 28 additional COVD-19 deaths.   "We can’t let our guard down against COVID-19," Gov. Phil Murphy tweeted.  "We encourage all individuals ...

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NEW JERSEY — On Tuesday, the state reported 34 new COVID-19 deaths and 6,840 new confirmed cases – the sixth straight day over 6,000. According to the State Department of Health, Bergen County reported 667 new confirmed cases and another 277 probable cases. Here are the five New Jersey ...

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PRINCETON, NJ — The official residence for New Jersey's governor is all decked out and open for the holidays, thanks to garden clubs from around the Garden State. Gov. Phil Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy announced the return of The Holidays at Drumthwacket, a longstanding tradition of ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – The Army-Navy Game, one of college football’s greatest rivalries, returns to the Meadowlands for the first time in almost two decades on Saturday, Dec. 11, as the Black Knights of Army (8-3) play the Midshipmen of Navy (3-8). Most often, the game is played in Philadelphia, but ...

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RED BANK, NJ — As more details emerge about a train strike that took the life of a young man near the Red Bank train station on Saturday, the victim has been identified as Michael DeOliveira, 15, of Middletown.  In his obituary, DeOliveira's parents shared that although their son "lost his ...

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RARITAN BOROUGH, NJ — "I hate to lose." Republican Jack Ciattarelli conceded the Governor's race Friday afternoon in his hometown of Raritan Borough. "I called Governor Murphy earlier today and congratulated him on his re-election and wished him well in serving the people of New Jersey," ...

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NEW JERSEY — After a frustrating morning with no connection for folks here in New Jersey and in other parts of the country, Xfinity services are mostly back online. Many customers took to social media to report no internet, phone and cable for a few hours this morning. In a tweet around ...

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – New Jersey Association of Counties (NJAC) Executive Director John Donnadio stood on the stage in the ballroom at Caesars Atlantic City with a smile on his face as he proudly kicked off the 71st Annual NJAC Conference with a long-delayed awards ceremony to honor members and ...

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