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March 24, 2019

It took six long hard years, but Anthony Ashnault has finally reached his goal. The South Plainfield native was already Rutgers University's winningest and most decorated wrestler heading into the 2019 NCAA Division I wrestling tournament, but after his victory on Saturday night, he can call ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Historical Society of Plainfield will host a lecture entitled “Reclaiming Our Voice:  New Jersey’s Central Role in the Fight for Woman Suffrage” on Sunday, March 24, at 2 p.m. at the Drake House Museum.    Carol Simon Levine will be portraying Lillian Feickert, president of ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Police Division's Criminal Investigation Bureau is seeking Ayannah Moyd, wanted for computer criminal activity and theft. According to the release, Moyd has an active Warrant for computer criminal activty (2nd degree) and theft by deception (3rd degree). Moyd, ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK – Politicians, residents and environmental groups found themselves at odds with unions over an extension of the Transco natural gas pipeline that would run through New Jersey and the Raritan Bay to New York. Williams, the energy infrastructure company that owns and operates the ...

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A pair of American Eagles tend to their nest atop an 80-foot Sycamore tree at Duke Farms in Hillsborough, days away from the hatching of two eggs, while the courtship season has begun for a female peregrine falcon nesting on the roof of the historic 17-story Union County Courthouse in downtown ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University announced Tuesday that it is urging students to get a vaccination against meningitis following a state Department of Health decision to declare an outbreak of the disease because of two cases on campus this winter. "To protect the student population, we are ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A 70-year-old man who served as a priest, in Westfield, Kennilworth, North Bergen, and also at Oratory Prep School in Summit, who was later accused of sex abuse, was found shot dead at his home in Nevada, authorities said. Officers found John Capparelli with a gunshot wound to ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The day couldn't have been better for the 40th Annual Morris County St. Patrick's Day Parade. The sun was shining, the bag pipes were playing and thousands of residents lined the streets to watch over 120 groups and organizations march down South Street and around the green on ...

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MOUNT ARLINGTON, NJ – The motorist who struck and injured Mount Arlington Police Sgt. James Distasio in December feels terrible about the incident but insists he did nothing wrong. Five times during an interview on Friday, the driver - Chatham lawyer William Anastasio - used the words “I feel ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  A county tradition, the 40th annual Morris County Parade, will step off on Saturday March 9 at 12 noon in Morristown.  The parade route will begin in the parking lot at Town Hall, travel down South Street before continuing around the Morristown Green. Marchers will go make ...

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North Brunswick, NJ - Our Department is looking for assistance in locating a missing person. David Brown, 56, of North Brunswick, was reported missing on March 2nd. Brown was last seen by family on the afternoon of February 28th. Brown is described as a 5'9, 175 lbs, fair-skinned male with ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Middlesex County officials are urging seniors who struggle with meeting expenses to consider a program matching homeowners with other seniors looking to share a residence because of the high cost of housing. Bridgewater-based HomeSharing Inc. is a non-profit organization that ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - 5 Woodhollow Road in Parsippany has a new tenant - Tru Kids Inc., the revamped and re-emerged, Toys R Us!  One year after liquidating its U.S. stores, former Toys R Us executives announced Monday that the iconic retailer has emerged as a company called Tru Kids Inc., and will be ...

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CLARK, NJ – A fraudulent attempt to convert a private pool club and banquet hall into housing has been tied to embattled former professional baseball player Lenny Dykstra, court records show. Barbara Schwartz, an attorney for Garry Ruane, owner of the Gran Centurions Banquet Hall, said her ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – When she made a Facebook plea on behalf of her husband for a kidney donor, Succasunna resident Kathleen Whalen Williams stressed that time wasn’t on Bob’s side. That might have been true, but Williams came to learn that something else was: The kind heart of Kim Lagitch Roumes, a ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - It may have been the best kept secret in Cedar Grove.  The successful 80s boy band New Kids on The Block released their new video and the school featured in the video just may look familiar.  Unbeknownst to most of Cedar Grove, including a large fan base of local moms who grew up ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A former Rutgers medical school professor is facing a 160-count indictment accusing him of taking photos of 26 partially dressed women, stealing the identity of four colleagues, and possessing an assault rifle, authorities said today. Dr. James Goydos, 58, of East Brunswick, ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – The Borough Council approved the resolution authorizing the borough’s settlement agreement in the affordable housing declaratory judgment action at its Monday, Feb. 25 meeting. The subsequent zoning changes may lead to drastic changes in the borough’s character and drain its ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Call it luck, faith, the power of prayer or the reach of Facebook, less than 17 hours after Cindy Gelormini posted on Facebook about losing a cherished necklace, it was back in her hands. She lost the necklace, a silver chain with a disk of spun blue glass containing her son ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP - An 81-year-old man wearing a "Make America Great Again" baseball cap was assaulted while shopping inside an Elizabeth Street food store, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson. The assault took place on Monday, Feb. 25 at 3:24 p.m at the ShopRite ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - High winds blowing through New Jersey today were blamed for knocking down power lines and forcing the closure of a section along Route 27. "Route 27 is closed in both directions between Camner Ave. and Voorhees Ave. in Franklin Township due to downed wires," New Brunswick ...

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BEACH HAVEN -  The deal has been in the works for a few years. The Tide Table Group, owners of Mud City Crab House, Ship Bottom Shellfish, Parker’s Garage & Oyster Saloon, the Black Whale Bar & Fish House, and the Old Causeway Steak & Oyster House, recently announced the purchase of The ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - For all the fans that sat through Rutgers University home football game during the recent 1-11 season, the university has struck on a plan that will allow those loyal followers to drown their frustrations a bit more while also helping the team. The university athletic program ...

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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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LAKE COMO/BELMAR, NJ — Enter any establishment selling alcoholic beverages in Lake Como or Belmar this summer and you may be standing next to an undercover police officer. That’s the warning state and local law enforcement officials are giving individuals under age 21 — and the impetus behind New ...

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Baby seals are not as cute and friendly as they look, and they can bite. That’s why it’s important to stay at least 50 yards from a resting pup. Plus, it’s against federal regulations to touch them. BELMAR, NJ — A baby harp seal came ashore on the Eighth Avenue beach Saturday, and because it ...

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NEWARK, NJ -- The Vatican announced on Saturday that Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick, formerly the Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Newark, has been defrocked. It is believed to be the first time an American archbishop has been removed from the ministry following accusations of sexual ...

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BELLE MEAD, NJ - Erik Kent and Beth Voxland graduated before the World Wide Web became popular, but now run an online wedding planning resource for the Garden State Creating a popular website was one of the last things on their minds when they met as sophomore communication majors, bonding over ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Today, February 13th 2019, at exactly 3:25 pm, a possible child-luring incident occurred near Governor Livingston High School in Berkeley Heights. A 15-year old female Governor Livingston student was approached near the intersection of Mercer Road and Watchung Boulevard ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ—Local teens have organized a Dance-A-Thon on February 22, 2019 at St. Mark’s Church in Basking Ridge to raise money and awareness of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) and Chiari malformation, with proceeds going to the family of Krissy and Zach Klein of Colorado, whose four children ...

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