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May 14, 2022

STAFFORD - The MAGA boat parades are back in 2022. Readers might recall the MAGA boat parades that took place in 2020 all over the nation.  Former Stafford Township Councilman George Williams is organizing the parade this year. It will take place on June 4. There will be a ‘MAGA Boat Parade’ and ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The man who was sentenced to life in a New Brunswick courtroom for the 1973 murder of State Trooper Werner Foerster in one of the highest-profile trials in the city’s history will soon be released from prison. The New Jersey Supreme Court has ordered parole for Sundiata Acoli ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - 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 ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham resident and Independent filmmaker/artist Jim Riffel invited some friends to check out his latest colorful creations made out of old dolls and it has spawned a whole new genre known as the "Warhead Babies." Wayno Draino and James Warhola, the nephew of the late Andy ...

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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 a.m. to 11 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 alert ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - A deceased person was discovered in the Jockey Hollow section of Morristown National Historical Park, Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Chief of Detectives Christoph Kimker, Morris County Sheriff James Gannon, and Morristown National Historical Park Chief Ranger Josh ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The South Plainfield Borough Council, at a meeting held April 18, voted 6-0 in favor of extending its agreement with Robert Wood Johnson Mobile-Health Services (RWJ-MHS).  Passage of Resolution 22-170, which was an agenda addition following a contractual matter held in ...

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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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ELIZABETH, NJ - TAPinto Elizabeth is sad to announce the passing of former franchise owner, Kathy Lloyd. Kathy passed away on April 12 surrounded by those who loved her.  "We mourn the passing of former TAPinto owner/publisher Kathy Lloyd,” said Michael Shapiro, the founder and CEO of TAPinto.

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NEW JERSEY— Woodbridge's Colonia High School’s indoor air quality is being tested, and its 28-acre campus analyzed for radiation starting this past weekend, after a 1989 alumni – now an environmental scientist – raised concerns about the school’s possible link to brain tumors among nearly 95 former ...

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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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PHILADELPHIA, PA - As the St. Peter's University Men's Basketball Team boarded their bus for the two-hour journey to Philadelphia on Wednesday one fan predicted to TAPinto Jersey that there was "something huge coming" for the Peacocks. On Friday, having already achieved more than enough success ...

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ODESSA, UKRAINE -- Men in the Ukrainian city of Odessa on the Black Sea drew inspiration from Bon Jovi's "It's My Life" on March 22 as they prepared for another Russian attack.  “This is for the ones who stood their ground… Odessa, Ukraine. #SlavaUkraini,” the Sayreville native and Rock & ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The NJ Transit Police have asked for the public’s assistance in locating a woman who was last seen at New York Penn Station at approximately 7 a.m. on Wednesday, March 23. Magdalena Diaz, whom the NJ Transit alert said is known to have severe learning deficiencies, mental health ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A man told police that he was walking on a trail near Memorial Pool when he was assaulted and robbed by three people the evening of Tuesday, March 15, police said in a statement. The incident occurred around 7 p.m., police said. The victim entered the trail and saw the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The Ukrainian flag was hoisted into the wind-whipped, sleet-filled sky above the Middlesex County Administration Building and Middlesex County Courthouse on the morning of March 12. Below, about 50 people gathered shoulder to shoulder with representatives from the Ukrainian ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ - On Saturday afternoon, in the period of a half hour, there was series of incidents that appears to have been the result on a single fallen tree.   The call to the Maplewood Fire Department advised that a tree had fallen on a car on Valley Street just north of Oakland Rd. The tree ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Since February 24, Russia's invasion of Ukraine has dominated adult news feeds. The conflict though has not gone unnoticed by children. Appleby School third-grader Ellie Lui had heard about the invasion from her father and saw snippets on the news. Her dad provided her with an ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Township of East Brunswick will host an outdoor event in support of the Ukrainian people this Sunday, March 6 at the Community Arts Center at 721 Cranbury Road.  The event will run from noon to 3:00pm. Speakers are welcome at this open event. This past week, Gov. Phil ...

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NEW JERSEY -- New Jersey ranked as the sixth most educated state in the country, according to personal finance website WalletHub's annual list of Most Educated States. Massachusetts topped the rankings at No. 1, with Maryland and Connecticut rounding out the top three. Neighboring New York ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A Newark police officer was charged in connection with a sex crime he reportedly committed against a female Uber driver while off duty in December, authorities announced. Karon Bell, 23, was charged with one count of criminal sexual contact and arrested Friday by the Newark ...

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STATE COLLEGE, PA — In an update posted to their website on February 17, the State College Police Department announced that the Centre County Coroner has reported the manner of death in the case of Summit resident and Penn State University student Justine Gross as “accident," and that the cause of ...

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NEW JERSEY — The New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police (NJSACOP) has launched “Chief Talk,” a lively podcast series that offers listeners throughout the Garden State greater insight into the latest issues facing police officers and the people they serve. These new “Chief Talk” ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham Borough woke up to a two-alarm fire that destroyed longtime Main Street landmark - the Chatham Sandwich Shop - on Wednesday morning, blocking traffic for about five hours. According to Jeffrey Fricke, Chatham Borough Volunteer Fire Department Chief, the call came in at ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Sad news was received by the local Groundhog Day faithful. Milltown's furry forecaster will not be making his annual appearance at the borough's Groundhog Day festivities this year. Milltown Mel quietly passed away this winter. His dedicated Chief Wrangler John McNamara shared the ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Montville Township Police Chief Andrew Caggiano and county law enforcement authorities announced that 39-year-old Cheng Hsiao, reported missing from Montville Township, along with her two young children - Ethan, 3, and Ian, 2 - have been found. The three were reported missing on ...

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 SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- A Scotch Plains man has been arrested and charged with attempted murder and other offenses related to a stabbing incident early Monday morning, according to a press announcement from Scotch Plains police.  Scotch Plains police officers Ed Budzinski and Krysti Janusz ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – A woman and her two young children are missing from Towaco, NJ. Montville Township and Morris County law enforcement officials are seeking the public’s help in finding them. The three were reported missing on January 23, 2022, and there is concern for their wellbeing. Cheng ...

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GALLOWAY, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy announced Wednesday anyone who has a job in a high-risk congregate setting such as a health care, long-term care or correctional facility will have to be vaccinated for COVID-19. Gov. Murphy says there will be no test-out of the requirement by undergoing weekly ...

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