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February 16, 2019

SPARTA, NJ – Sparta resident and cofounder and manager of the Sparta Farmers Market Mitch Morrison is about to embark on a cross country trip on his bicycle.  Morrison is riding solo from Portland, Oregon to Sparta beginning on April 10 arriving in late May. “As part of my adventure, I am ...

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WARREN, NJ - President Donald Trump called 10-year old Grace Eline “an inspiration to everyone in this room” in his State of the Union address on Tuesday. And Eline received multiple standing ovations. She was declared cancer free in October. Eline, of Long Hill Township who sat with First Lady ...

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ELMWOOD PARK, NJ - One of the oldest environmentally friendly paper companies in the United States, and an iconic New Jersey landmark, has burned down.   For over five decades Marcal’s glowing red sign high atop the now destroyed building told passersby of their proximity to the City of ...

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TRENTON, NJ  – A cow that gave birth after narrowly escaping death in December has inspired new legislation that will protect future pregnant bovines from being slaughtered. Brianna’s adventure started on December 27 when she miraculously escaped the truck just minutes from the destination where ...

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TETERBORO, NJ -- Two brothers who will be deploying on separate missions for the United States Marine Corps soon received a couple of giant surprises on Sunday as they received a hero's sendoff from the local community. The day's events were coordinated by A Hero's Welcome North Jersey. The day ...

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BAYONNE, NJ- “In all my years on this job, I don’t recall ever being put in such a perfect spot at a perfect time,” Bayonne Firefighter Ed Skelly told TAPinto Bayonne of coming across a serious  accident while making runs as part of the Department’s Multi-Service Unit on Saturday.  According to ...

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LITTEL FALLS, NJ - The Little Falls Police Department has received two reports of checks stolen from United States Postal Service blue collection boxes. Typically this is done by “phishing” from the mailbox where suspects coat a small item such as a water bottle in a sticky substance and send it ...

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Four new bills were signed into law this week, making the Garden State an example for the rest of the country on school bus safety. The bills mirror federal legislation Gottheimer introduced earlier this year -- Miranda’s Law and the Secure Every Child Under the Right Equipment Standards (SECURES) ...

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PATERSON, NJ- New Jersey’s growing medical marijuana industry is set to plant roots in Paterson in the new year. According to a statement released by the New Jersey Department of Health, Green Thumb Industries Inc. (GTI), a national cannabis consumer packaged goods company, has been selected as ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. – She lived frugally, her niece told Borough Council yesterday. And she lived “very privately.” But after Jane Kitchin died at age 96, some are now discovering she was the millionaire next door. Among the beneficiaries: Flemington Free Public Library, Mayor-elect Betsy Driver ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - A six foot tall toy soldier statue that was being used as a decoration for the Christmas Festival on the Morristown Green has been stolen, said the Morristown Police Department.  According to authorities, the incident occurred at 1am on December 9th and was reported by the ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Mayor Michael Soriano joined Governor Murphy at Parsippany Based, Earth Friendly Products to express their support for a $15 minimum wage.  Earth Friendly Products has offered $17/hour as a minimum wage at their company for all employees since 2014.  The company was used as an ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Michael Sot 20, died early Tuesday afternoon from injuries sustained during a head-on collision Sunday according to information from Ewing police.  Sot, a Clark resident and student at The College of New Jersey, was the driver of a car hit head-on by David Lamar V.  who has since ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Passersby, a local doctor and police rushed to the aid of a pedestrian on Sunday, Dec. 2, when he was hit by a car at Easton Avenue and Albany Street, right by the New Brunswick Train Station. Upon the officer’s arrival at 12:13 a.m., they found a 37-year-old Edison man, ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Social media was steaming and Montville parents were fuming when a parent whose child is a first grader at Cedar Hill Elementary in Towaco posted onto the Montville Moms Facebook page Nov. 29 that a substitute teacher identified only as “Ms. M” had told the children in the class ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Mayor James Cahill has joined the chorus of municipal leaders in praising a proposed state law that would allow undocumented immigrants to obtain driver's licenses. On Tuesday, state legislators introduced a bill permitting these immigrants to get licenses because many of ...

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SPARTA, NJ — The Sparta Middle School students welcomed a special guest last week. Eric LeGrand visited just before Thanksgiving to share his story with the seventh and eight grade students.  LeGrand’s book “The Victorious Story of Eric LeGrand” was a selection for the summer reading book clubs.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - It was built in 1739 on a rise overlooking the Raritan River. George Washington visited it, so did British soldiers, who according to legend left their marks that are still visible today on the heavy wood floors. Buccleuch Mansion, in Buccleuch Park, is still standing and ...

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