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VIDEO: Beaches and Lakes Ready for Swimmers, Free Summer Admission to State Parks, Chess Charity Event and 'Pork Roll Palooza' Returns

May 27, 2022

NEW JERSEY - The state gives an update on the status of water quality in New Jersey's beaches and lakes, as Gov. Phil Murphy says admission to state parks are free for the summer. Plus, three brothers raise money for charity by organizing a chess event. And, "Pork Roll Palooza" is returning for Pork Roll/ Taylor Ham lovers. 

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VIDEO: Newark's Artist Collaboration, Wayne Installs First Rain Garden, Bayonne Mayor Calls for Extra Security and Newton Police Retirement

NEW JERSEY - Newark's Artist Collaboration kicks off with Audible. Plus, Wayne installs a rain garden in a local park. Also, Bayonne Mayor call for off-duty officers to help with school security. And, a Newton police lieutenant retires. 

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VIDEO: Police Simulate Intoxicated Driving for Scotch Plains/Fanwood Students, Wayne's Connection to Preakness, Woodbridge Brain Tumor Screenings & Nutley VFW Commandant Makes Memorial Day Parade History

NEW JERSEY - Scotch Plains/Fanwood police simulate intoxicated driving for students. Plus, a Wayne connection to the Preakness race. Also, Woodbridge residents will be eligible for free brain tumor scans.  And a Nutley VFW Commandant makes history. 

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VIDEO: Cranford Students Help Community with Lemonade Stand, Glen Rock Police Discover Stolen Prescriptions, Camden Receives 'Brownfield' Grant and Somerville Pastor Makes 'Red Nose' Request

NEW JERSEY - Cranford fourth graders raise money for charity through a lemonade stand. Plus, Glen Rock police discover 150 stolen prescription bottles in a man's car. And, Camden receives an EPA grant to clean up 'Brownfields.' Also, a Somerville pastor makes a request for residents to participate in 'Red Nose Day.'

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VIDEO: Active Shooter Simulation in Jersey City, Bordentown City Plant Could Grow into Marijuana Business, 'Greta's Run' in Westfield Returns and Montville Softball Wins County Title

NEW JERSEY - First responders in Jersey City hold an active shooter drill. Plus, the former Ocean Spray plant in Bordentown City could become home to a mariujana business. And, the Montville softball team wins its first county title. Also "'Greta's Run" memorial 5k returns to Westfield, which helps raise money for local charities. 

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VIDEO: Hasbrouck Heights Scouts Clean the Community, Scholarships Awarded in South Plainfield, Rahway Educator Honored and Westfield Boy Scout Proposes Life-Saving Station

NEW JERSEY - The Girl and Boy Scouts of Hasbrouck Heights join together to clean their community. Plus, several Girl Scouts in South Plainfield receive scholarships. Also, a Rahway superintendent is honored. And a Westfield Boy Scout proposes a life-saving station near a local pond.

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VIDEO: Film and TV Studio Proposed for Newark, Paterson Resident Leads Community Clean-up, Affordable Housing Opens in Elizabeth and Roxbury Student Habitat Home Transferred

NEW JERSEY - A $125 million dollar film and TV complex proposed in Newark. Plus, a Paterson native leads effort to clean up hometown. And, a house built by Roxbury students is transferred to a new lot while an affordable housing complex opens in Elizabeth. 

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VIDEO: New Franklin Youth Center Opens, Camden Waterfront Pavilion Gets Another New Name, Westfield Memorial Day Parade Returns and Wayne Teen Loses Battle with Cancer

NEW JERSEY - A long-awaited youth center in Franklin opens. Plus, Camden's Waterfront Pavilion gets another new name. And, Westfield will hold a Memorial Day parade and picnic after COVID cancellations the last two years. Also, the town of Wayne mourns the loss of a teen who died from a rare blood cancer. 

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VIDEO: Roxbury to Equip Buses with Cameras, Newark Students Explore Construction Careers, Artist Royalty Shows Off Work in Chatham and WayneQuest Returns

NEW JERSEY - Roxbury will equip 38 buses with security cameras after a physical assault is reported. Plus, Newark students in a building trades program get the chance to explore construction career pathways.  And, a Chatham art gallery shows work from artist royalty. Also, WayneQuest returns to celebrate the town's 175th Anniversary. 

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VIDEO: Plainfield Burn Victim Thanks First Responders, Piscataway Celebrates Jackie Robinson, East Brunswick Scouts Give Treats to Police and Chatham Fire Department Celebrates 100 Years

NEW JERSEY - A young Plainfield burn victim thanks first responders who saved her. Plus, Piscataway celebrates the 75th Anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking baseball's color barrierl. And, East Brunswick Boy Scouts spend a day with police. Also, the Green Village Fire Department in Chatham celebrates 100 years.

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Getting Past the Negatives to Find Your Truth

Your purpose in life gives meaning to WHY you're doing what you're doing.

It's time to listen to that inner voice, give serious attention to what comes naturally to you, gets you fired up, and gets you moving at the start of each day.

It's time to sit down and have a truth session with yourself.

Nobody knows your gifts better than you – it's an innate sense you ...

How should you respond to a bear market?

So far, 2022 has not been a good year for investors. In fact, we’re moving into bear market territory. What should you know about bear markets? And how should you respond?

To begin with, a bear market occurs when a stock market index, such as the S&P 500, falls at least 20% from its most recent high point. You might think this type of drop is rare, but that’s not actually the ...

The WEA Celebrating Teachers and School Employees

All around Wayne, educators are getting some extra credit they greatly deserve! U.S. Teacher Appreciation Week, Administrative Professionals Day and National School Nurse Day are all celebrated at the end of April and the beginning of May. Treats and trinkets have been gathered to give the teachers and school nurses- a little something to say thanks!

One of the ways our students, parents, WEA, ...

Train for a Job in the Cannabis Industry

Train for a job in the booming cannabis industry.  A live, online training course starts June 1 through Passaic County Community College’s Continuing Education and Workforce Development department. 

The medical and adult use cannabis industry is growing fast, and well-trained individuals are needed to fill jobs of all types and levels. This course will prepare you for an ...

Helping Teens Learn Life's Lessons

Do you find it hard to have any credibility with your teen? Join the club. They can't yet see that we know anything worth knowing.

That's because they're on a quest to figure everything out for themselves. You can't possibly understand what they're going through... so they say.

And I say, let them. This is their time for exploration, self-discovery, mistakes and ...

Public Education Should Be a "Local" Issue

May 27, 2022

A recent article once again indicated a person from outside of our community coming to our town to discuss issues with our schools.

Why is someone from outside our community once again trying to tell us how to run our schools. I wish the group of parents pushing for curriculum restrictions in our schools that I believe will eliminate diversity, inclusion and truth about American history, would ...

Gun Control is a "Political" Issue

Once again our country faces another incident where children and educators have been senselessly murdered by another madman. Schools, which should be a place of comfort and safety, have now become a place of fear, where children as young as five or six are taught “active shooter drills.” And an ever increasing number of schools are forced to install metal detectors and hire security ...

Paterson Celebrates 'Palestine Way'

May 17, 2022

PATERSON, NJ - History was made Sunday as hundreds gathered to celebrate and honor the street sign unveiling of “Palestine Way” as well as the first ever Palestine Street Festival in Paterson.

Following the recent approval by the Paterson City Council, Mayor Andre Sayegh, City Council President Maritza Davila, and Sixth Ward Councilman Al Abdelaziz, himself the son of ...

With Summer Around the Corner, Water Safety Should Be Top of Mind

May 25, 2022

WAYNE, NJ –  The Wayne YMCA wants to ensure that water safety doesn’t get lost in the community’s ongoing eagerness to return to a “normal” summer. As temperatures rise, kids want to cool off, whether that’s in home pools, ponds, lakes, rivers, streams, or oceans. And that means the risk of drowning is ever present.

“As ‘America’s Swim ...

Yoga at Laurelwood Arboretum

Stretch your body, relax your mind and relieve your tensions at gentle chair yoga classes at the Knippenberg Center for Education at Laurelwood Arboretum, 725 Pines Lake Drive West, Wayne. There will be two 10-week sessions of classes on Wednesdays at 10:30 am. The first session begins June 1st and the second begins August 24th

 

No experience is necessary to participate in the class, ...

Atlantic Health System Welcomes Chief Clinical Officer

Atlantic Health System is pleased to announce the arrival of Suja Mathew, MD, FACP, as the system’s new Executive Vice President, Chief Clinical Officer. With decades of experience in clinical leadership and physician development, Dr. Mathew will work collaboratively to deliver innovative and high-quality care for patients across the region.

Working directly with Atlantic Health ...

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Jun 15, 1936 - Jan 19, 2022
Captain Carlton Francis Meredith, United States Coast Guard, Ret., former commanding officer of ...
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Apr 22, 1929 - Jan 13, 2022
Rabbi Israel S. Dresner departed this world on Thursday, January 13th, having left it better than ...
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