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October 28, 2021

WATCHUNG, NJ —Preliminary Approval of the Bonnie Burn development was granted at the Oct. 27 meeting of the Watchung Borough Planning Board. Eight members of the Watchung Planning Board voted YES to approve Bonnie Burn; One member (Karen Pennet) voted NO. Here is the tally: Tracee Schaefer, ...

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PLAINFIELD — President Joe Biden landed in Plainfield's Cedar Brook Park on Monday, and then headed to the East End Elementary School in North Plainfield to highlight his Build Back Better plan. SEE VISIT HERE President Biden Visits North Plainfield’s East End School In advance of Biden's ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ – New Jersey shoppers will soon need to remember more than just their list and coupons when they head to most stores when the state-wide ban on single-use plastic and paper bags will go into effect.  The plastic bag ban, which was approved by Gov. Phil Murphy last year and ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ— The President of the United States Joe Biden, NJ Governor Phil Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy, Congressman Tom Malinowski, Congressman Frank Pallone, and Congressman Donald Payne visited East End Elementary School in North Plainfield on Monday. “Earlier today, we had ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Warren Township Committee at its last meeting honored first responders representing the Warren Police Department, Fire Department, Rescue Squad and Warren CERT team for their heroic actions on September 1 during Tropical Storm Ida, when more than 50 individuals were rescued from ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Hundreds of New Jerseyans gathered outside the State House Annex Building in Downtown Trenton on Monday to rally against Governor Phil Murphy's executive order which mandates that school employees must receive a COVID-19 vaccination.  Organizers intentionally planned the rally to ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ — New Jersey residents are reminded that today, October 12 is the deadline for voter registration for the November 2 general election. You can register to vote if: You are a United States citizen. You will be 18 years old by the next election. You will be a resident ...

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TRENTON, NJ — The state is offering to pay $500 return-to-work bonuses and to subsidize $10,000 in wages for businesses that take on workers switching into a new industry. Both moves are part of an effort to stymie months of hiring shortages that have afflicted business owners in the restaurant, ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Mayor Shawn Lipani was convinced the Hillsborough HS Raiders football team would win last week's match-up with the rival Bridgewater-Raritan HS Panthers, and said as much in a pre-game YouTube video. There was more than swagger and bragging rights at stake after Lipani ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ —The Multi-Agency Resource Centers will distribute food, cleaning supplies, comfort kids, legal aid, assistance application support, and more in North Plainfield at the Community Center located at 614 Greenbrook Road on Thursday, Sept. 30 from 3 - 7 p.m. The Rapid Response Team ...

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WARREN, NJ —- Warren Township Chief of Police William Keane introduced two new members of the Warren Township Police Department at Thursday night’s meeting of the Warren Township Committee.  Surrounded by family, friends, and fellow officers, Cody Silverman and Anthony Campanelli were sworn in ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Governor Phil Murphy announced on Monday that all child care center personnel will have to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or be subject to regular testing up to two times per week. Under the executive order that he signed, all child care centers will have until November 1, to ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY--The 2021 General Election will be held on November 2, 2021 at polling locations throughout Somerset County. On the ballot this year are local and school offices, two Commissioner’s positions, a number of State Senate and Assembly seats, and Governor.  Eligible voters ...

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  WATCHUNG, NJ — Watchung Borough Council candidates will debate on Tuesday, Sept. 28 at 6:30 p.m. at the Watchung Valley Golf Club, 600 Mountain Blvd. The debate will not be open to the public and instead will be recorded for viewing on Sept. 30.   The four candidates running for two, ...

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WARREN, NJ — Warren Township honored the fallen from the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks with a ceremony Saturday at 10:30 am and remembered those lost 20 years ago, including Warren residents: Keith Coleman, Brian Dale, Hashmukhrai Parmar and Sheryl Rosenbaum.   Nine Warren children lost a parent ...

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  WARREN, NJ — Watchung Hills students spent time after school on Thursday planting 2,977 American flags at the High School in honor of those lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001.  With help from Young America’s Foundation, the student led Watchung Hills Young Republicans club collected donations to ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ — Twenty years. Green Brook, North Plainfield, Warren, and Watchung will remember Sept. 11 the following ways: Green Brook 9/11 CEREMONY: 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11, Top of the World Park, 9/11 Memorial, 100 Top of the World Way, Green Brook. greenbrooktwp.org.  North ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Time will tell whether President Biden's visit to central New Jersey Tuesday will make a difference as the devastated region struggles to put the pieces back together after Tropical Storm Ida, but Hillsborough Mayor Shawn Lipani took the opportunity to share his thoughts with the ...

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WARREN, NJ - Warren Township was significantly impacted by the rain from Hurricane Ida. The storm caused extensive flash flooding that resulted in long-term damage to roads and other facilities in Warren Township, after the first day of school on Sept. 1. Mayor George Lazo expressed his thanks to ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - US President Joe Biden will land at Central Jersey Airport in Hillsborough Tuesday morning onboard Marine One after a flight from his hometown of Wilmington, Del. After landing at the airport, he will be greeted by Gov. Phil Murphy and other state, county and local ...

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16th Legislative District legislators, Sen.Kip Bateman and Assemblymen Andrew Zwicker and Roy Freiman, are hosting a tele-town hall Sunday Sept. 5th at 3 p.m.  To RSVP please email senbateman@njleg.org; asmzwicker@njleg.org; or asmfreiman@njleg.org.  The tele-town hall offers an opportunity ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Residents of the 16th District in central New Jersey impacted by Tropical Storm Ida are invited to reach out to for help from their elected representatives beginning at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 5. State Sen. Kip Bateman and Assemblymen Andrew Zwicker and Roy Freiman will host the ...

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NEW JERSEY -- President Biden has approved New Jersey's Emergency Declaration and ordered Federal assistance to supplement State and local response efforts due to the conditions resulting from the remnants of Hurricane Ida.    According to a White House press release, this action authorizes the ...

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NEW JERSEY— Governor Phil Murphy has declared a state of emergency, effective immediately, in response to Tropical Storm Ida, which is dumping tons of rain on New Jersey. Closer to home, neighbors are talking about basements that are filling with water, motorists stranded, roadways that are ...

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BRANCHBURG, NJ - State Sen. Kip Bateman and Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean’s legislation to increase penalties for hazing was signed into law by Governor Phil Murphy during a ceremony at Raritan Valley Community College Tuesday. In attendance were Piazza's parents, Jim and Evelyn Piazza; ...

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TRENTON, NJ — All teachers and school personnel in New Jersey will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by October 18 or be regularly tested, Governor Phil Murphy announced on Monday.  Under Murphy's Executive Order, all pre-school through grade-12 school personnel will be ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Governor Phil Murphy announced on Monday that refugees from Afghanistan who are fleeing the Taliban will be brought to, and cared for, at the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst.  The state is "honored to do our part" not only for the Afghan refugees but also out of respect for the ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday that 10,634,745 doses of COVID-19 vaccines (Pfizer, Moderna, and J&J) have been administered in New Jersey as of Aug. 9. This means that 5,362,376 individuals who live, work, or study in New Jersey are now fully vaccinated. However, with the ...

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