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New Jersey Residents Invited to Drumthwacket for Holiday Open Houses

November 23, 2022

PRINCETON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy are inviting New Jersey residents to visit Drumthwacket, the Governor's official residence in Princeton, during the holidays.

The Drumthwacket Foundation has teamed up with a number garden clubs from around the state, for "The Holidays at Drumthwacket." Guests will be able to see each public room in the first ...

New Jersey Reinstates Black Bear Hunt Following Increased Sightings

TRENTON, NJ — The New Jersey Fish and Game Council voted Tuesday to reinstate the state's black bear hunt.

Gov. Phil Murphy, who previously opposed the hunt, says the decision was needed due to a significant increase in bear sightings around the state.

From January to October 2022, compared to the same time last year, bear incidents are up 237% in the state, according to the ...

New Jersey Clean Communities Council Executive Director Says Plastic Bag Ban's Impact on Litter Has Been 'Astounding'

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey's single-use bag ban has been in place for more than six months and JoAnn Gemenden says what's happened since May is "astronomical."

Gemenden, the Executive Director at New Jersey Clean Communities Council (NJCCC), said an estimated 1 billion single-use plastic bags have been removed from grocery stores around the state. She ...

Your Take-home Pay and Retirement Contributions Could Increase Next Year, Thanks to Inflation

NEW JERSEY — The IRS is taking notice of the impact inflation is having on taxpayers. As a result, your take-home pay may go up next year, and you may be able to set aside more for retirement.

The IRS has boosted the thresholds for all seven federal income tax brackets, applying to tax year 2023 for returns filed in 2024.

"That means you'll have less withholding in your ...

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Agent Spotlight: Susan Riesebeck

Susan Riesebeck, Sales Associate in the Morristown office, is committed to exceeding your expectations. A Texas transplant, she has spent most of her life in Morris County and over three decades in Roxbury Township. Susan has extensive customer service experience, and her goal is to operate at the highest level in all aspects of your Real Estate transaction. Whether it’s using the latest ...

Healthgrades recognizes Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center for Clinical Excellence in Bariatric Surgery

November 21, 2022

MONTCLAIR, New Jersey (November 21, 2022] – Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center received the Healthgrades Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™ along with a five-star rating in Overall Bariatric Surgery for two years in a row. The hospital is ranked by Healthgrades among the top 10% for bariatric surgery.

The achievement is part of the Healthgrades 2023 Specialty ...

West Orange: Man Shot While Sitting in His Car in ShopRite Parking Lot

November 23, 2022

WEST ORANGE, NJ -- A man sitting in his vehicle sustained a non-life threatening gunshot wound at approximately 8:50 p.m. Monday in the Essex Green ShopRite parking lot at 1 Rooney Circle. The shooter ran from the scene into the AMC parking lot and fled in unknown direction, according to West Orange police.

Police learned of the incident several hours later at 12:25 a.m.

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