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April 25, 2021

WARREN, NJ -- If you awoke to a power outage on the east side of Warren on Sunday morning, it’s not just you. Most of the east side of Warren experienced a power outage around 11:30 a.m.  JCP&L is investigating and expects restoration by 1:30 p.m.   To report an outage ...

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NEWARK, NJ — When Judy Rodriguez was a sophomore at Elizabeth High School, her history teacher gave her a key piece of information that would empower her, then one day power New Jersey. "She gave us an aptitude test, and the result for me was that I would be good at the STEM (science, ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Signs of spring are slowly popping up throughout New Jersey which means the hot and humid days of summer – and the non-stop running of home and office cooling systems – are just around the corner.  According to Mike Iarrapino, owner of Edison Heating and Cooling, spring is ...

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Bright yellow daffodils, colorful tulips and fragrant hyacinths brighten our spring gardens. Give them the care they need to extend their spring display and keep them coming back for years. Hybrid tulips and hyacinths are short-lived stars of the spring garden. They bloom profusely the first ...

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WARREN, NJ – What time is it? Daylight Saving Time begins at 2 a.m. Sunday morning, and if you don't move your clock an hour ahead, you will be an hour late. For all athletes kicking off the spring season with games on Sunday and residents weary from the long winter, Daylight Saving Time,(DST), ...

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NEW JERSEY, NJ - The time to spring the clocks ahead has arrived. Garden State residents are either annoyed about the loss of an hour of sleep tonight or excited about the prospect of longer days. Daylight Saving Time officially begins at 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 14. The process of changing clocks ...

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Struggling in the COVID-19 economy, customers wait as state and utility companies face March 15 deadline. Special to TAPinto.net. This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage.

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ — Fast winds could blow around unsecured objects, knock down tree limbs and cause power outages Monday afternoon into Tuesday morning, the National Weather Service said. Northwest winds of 20 to 30 mph are anticipated to gust at up to 50 mph, the Weather Service said in a ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for New Jersey, starting from 4am on Thursday morning until 10am on Friday.  The anticipated coastal low is in the process of forming and will likely position itself slightly farther out to sea than models indicated ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – What a difference a day makes. Or two.  After the mix of sleet, ice, and a lot of rain from the Monday night storm, we got to enjoy a beautiful day on Tuesday to allow a lot of the existing snow to melt away.  This was a wonderful hint of warmer early spring days ahead.  Not so ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – Some positive news on the weather for a change.  The coastal storm forecast for tonight into tomorrow has moved much closer to the coast, and further inland.  This has allowed both warmer temperatures to influence, and dry sections to begin to infiltrate the storm.  This has ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ – Another winter weather advisory has been posted by the National Weather Service that will commence Monday afternoon through early Tuesday morning. A second coastal storm will make its way into New Jersey Monday afternoon, following that same path as Saturday night’s weather ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ – The latest in the series of storms on what has previously been dubbed a conveyor belt will be making its appearance on Saturday evening.  The latest models have all come into agreement that the coastal low will form in the Mid-Atlantic region and track up the New Jersey coast ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for tonight until Noon on Thursday.  Temperatures will stay below or near freezing, and the cold air will meet up with a system moving from west to east. Light snow will start in mid-evening and is expected to ...

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WARREN, NJ-  Snow. It can be heavy. The Warren Township Committee reminds residents of the importance of protecting their roof from collapsing due to the weight of snow.  Mayor George Lazo commented, “Observing the guidelines below will keep our dwellings and those who reside in them ...

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  EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – It has been quite a while since the snow patterns have been this consistent for a period as long as what has been occurring in February.  After the quick but steady thumping experienced on Sunday, there is another small storm that will make its way through our area on ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ – Confidence remains high that a significant coastal storm will leave all of New Jersey with measurable, and in most areas plowable snow by the end of Sunday.  The Saturday models have brought some previously mentioned variables into play, and with that, some adjustments to the ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Say it isn't snow Mel! Milltown Mel announced via a social media post he would be doing what the rest of New Jersey residents have been doing for the past 10 plus months; quarantining. Yes, that means there will not be the usual Groundhog Day celebration in Milltown on Tuesday, ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - The snow continues to fall over mid to north New Jersey as the nor'easter is not slowing down on the region Monday. New Jersey has been in a state of emergency since Sunday afternoon. Central New Jersey also expects large snow accumulation, potentially upwards of 2 feet, ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Forget about placing bets on whether Tom Brady will win another championship on February 7. The big bet is whether Milltown Mel will see his shadow on Tuesday. Yes, it is Groundhog Day once again and those furry forecasters are getting their game faces on for their moment in the ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – The first flakes of the monster storm have arrived in south and central New Jersey.  It will be very light to flurries for most of the day and early evening before exploding into blizzard conditions for the majority of New Jersey through Tuesday morning. As noted previously, ...

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WARREN, NJ - Warren Township Committee, Police Department, Office of Emergency Management (OEM), and Public Works Department advises all residents that the Township is prepared for the impending Winter Storm Orlena. Strong winds may down power lines and tree limbs causing roads to become ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – After two years of little to no snow, mother nature has said enough is enough.  The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for all but the farthest northern counties of New Jersey, and it is likely to encompass the entire state by the time the first flakes ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – As expected, the Friday storm passed far to our south, and as that occurred, the big chill arrived to spend part of the weekend with us.  We will continue to see the coldest temps in two years for the next day or two.  This extreme cold is actually helping to feed into the ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ – For those waiting for the big snowstorm we have been deprived of over the past couple of years, the wait will need to continue.  Two storm systems developing this week will provide some white winter weather for a good part of New Jersey, but neither storm is showing much ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Things can fall into place -- and you can start living your dream -- just ask Christine Kohl, who recently opened The Tile Lady Designs by Christine located behind Berkeley Car Wash at 620 Springfield Ave. in Berkeley Heights. Christine Kohl -- known as "Christine the Tile ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Somerset County and most of New Jersey ahead of a coastal storm that is expected to deliver a mix of light snow, sleet and rain on Sunday.  At 9:30 a.m. the grass and roads are already snow covered in Warren ...

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Rick Thigpen has been with PSEG since 2007, rising through the ranks to his present position of senior vice president and head of Corporate Citizenship in 2018. In a conversation with TAPinto, Thigpen notes how his professional and personal background in politics as district director for the late ...

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Did you know yuletide caroling began 1,000 years before Christmas existed? Or how about the fact that mistletoe was used to represent immortality long before the holiday reached Europe? And before there was eggnog, the medieval English drank wassail made from mulled ale.  Maria Kennedy, an ...

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PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, CO — Area children may have already seen Santa Claus at local events or riding around town on a fire truck. But earlier today, he began his worldwide journey to bring happiness and joy to children everywhere.  As it has for the past 64 years, the North American Aerospace ...

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