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October 1, 2022

JERSEY CITY, NJ - An upcoming film “Inappropriate Behavior,” has brought film legend Robert DeNiro, and a host of other A-list celebrities to Jersey City in recent weeks.  According to sources the film also stars Bobby Cannavale, Whoopi Goldberg and Rainn Wilson. Stephanie Daniels, director ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Choose New Jersey, an organization that stimulates job creation and attracts business to the state, has opened an office in Ireland, making New Jersey the first state in the U.S. to have an economic development office in that nation. “New Jersey’s longstanding connection to Ireland, ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — Resilient Northeastern NJ is collecting feedback on a proposed action plan to address current climate-related challenges, as well as to better prepare the Hudson County region for changing conditions. Launched nearly two years ago, Resilient Northeastern NJ — a partnership ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Vandalism aimed at a traditionally Jewish fraternity at Rutgers has been condemned as an act of antisemitism by Gov. Phil Murphy. The reported attack on Alpha Epsilon Pi comes during a festive holiday when Jews pray in synagogues, gather to eat apples dipped in honey to ...

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WAYNE, NJ — TAPinto Wayne and its award-winning editor/publisher Jon, everyone calls me "Ferris,” Meredith is celebrating two milestones — one million pageviews and counting in 2022, and the third anniversary of his TAPinto franchise, which he launched on his birthday, September 9, 2019. It’s ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - A Montclair man was fatally shot and killed in Orange on Thursday, officials said. Former Montclair high school wrestler, Katon Washington, 28, was found with gunshot wounds on Alden and Cleveland Streets in Orange around 12:54AM, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N.

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NEW JERSEY-  New Jersey will receive 100's of millions of dollars from settlements with opioid companies over the coming decades, stated Acting Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin.  "We want to hear your opinion on how the money should be spent", said AG Platkin. Submit your proposal until ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Following her summer of research under the direction of mentor Dr. Padmanabhan Seshaiyer from George Mason University into the impact of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Livingston High School (LHS) senior Renee Hong is sharing her insights with the community about the “large-scale ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – With a 7-2 vote on Monday, the Roxbury School Board approved a new district curriculum that requires students be taught some controversial topics including material related to gender identity. The vote took place at a meeting attended by about two dozen parents, with many urging ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - A 90-year-old Nutley resident is at risk of losing her home of 60 years. Her family has set up a GoFundMe campaign to help keep the family home secure.  Due to life events, Doris fell behind on tax payments. Not wanting to burden those close to her with the issue, Doris has kept ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Amid an outpouring of sentiment from people in Roxbury and beyond, members of the township fire department are mourning the death of former Fire Chief Jeff Poissant. The Succasunna resident died Saturday after a long battle with cancer attributed by the fire department to his work ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- A trio of men were arrested at a Hamilton residence on Tuesday and $45,500 in methamphetamine was seized following a three-week investigation into narcotics distribution in the Trenton area. According to Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri, the seizure came following ...

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SPARTA, NJ – The Sparta Board of Education will be one member short at the September meeting next week with another resignation, the third this year.  Former board of education president Kim Bragg cited health issues as the reason for her departure three months prior to the end of her term. “It ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — A 28-year-old Bloomfield man is facing charges after Hoboken police say he stole a cell phone from a customer at McDonald’s and then spit in the face of an officer who was processing his arrest this past week. Around 1:10 p.m., police officers Ramon Estrella and Christopher Barral ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - The royal coffin procession brought Queen Elizabeth II from Scotland to England on Wednesday, and it will take her to her final resting place early next week. Many years ago, shortly after she became Queen, a different royal procession brought the young Queen and her husband Prince ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A perusal of the news tells you that climate change affects all of us. Many beleive that climbing temperatures and rising seas drive the need for fundamental infrastructure changes that will provide reliable clean energy for the foreseeable future. PSEG has formed a partnership with ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Four businesses on South Avenue West were burglarized last week, police said Tuesday. The burglar made off with a total of $920 on Sept. 6, according to police. Three of the businesses are in the 200 block of South Avenue West and one is in the 400 block of South Avenue West, ...

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PHILLIPSBURG, NJ – We’ve written quite a bit about Toby’s in Lopatcong Township, NJ. It’s a Phillipsburg business that you like, or might not - but you know the name.   In our June 30, 2022 article, a spokeswoman for Toby’s stated, ““Toby’s is about to undergo major renovations and bring it ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — John Crosby Brown was a prominent New York banker whose family founded the investment firm of Brown Brothers Harriman that still exists today. In the 1870s he built a sprawling 40-acre estate named Brighthurst in West Orange facing the budding New Your City skyline. Brown passed ...

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UNION, NJ – A threat from a Union High School student to harm other students with a weapon was found to not be credible, said Superintendent Scott Taylor In a letter to the high school community on Saturday afternoon, Taylor said a threat was brought to the attention of the district ...

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LOVELADIES, NJ —A perfect beach day lured unsuspecting beach goers into rough surf this past Saturday, claiming the life of one 51-year-old swimmer. It is swim-at-you-own-risk on most beaches after Labor Day, which was why this beach was unguarded. Combined with heavy surf due to a tropical ...

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BOONTON, NJ – Montville Township Police Chief Andrew Caggiano and county officials announce the arrests of five individuals after fleeing from a stolen high-end motor vehicle that became disabled while eluding police.   At approximately 5:43 a.m. on Sept. 9, the Montville Township Police ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ -- A propeller plan piloted by an elderly male from Queens, N.Y. ran off the runway at Essex County Airport late Friday morning after his second attempt at takeoff.  Fairfield Police Chief Anthony Manna reported that at approximately at 11:32 a.m., the Fairfield Police Department ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Attorney John Inglesino and David Fintzey of Paul Miller Company spoke at the Aug. 23 Montville Township Committee meeting regarding the property on Route 46 in Pine Brook that Paul Miller Company has purchased and would like to build a Honda dealership on. The Paul Miller Company ...

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BAYONNE, NJ — A 41-year-old Bayonne man faces charges after authorities found weapons, several rounds of ammunition, multiple AK-47 rifle components, an AK-47 rifle, a disassembled AR-15 and narcotic laboratory inside his Avenue A home. According to Bayonne Police Capt. Eric Amato, the charges ...

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BELMAR, NJ— Residents of the Belmar Housing Authority building and concerned citizens turned up in numbers during the authority’s monthly meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 6. The somewhat heated public comment regarded a power outage that occurred last Saturday, which resulted in a broken elevator, leaving ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - It was one year ago on - Sept. 7, 2021 - that President Biden flew into Central Jersey Airport on Marine One to assess damages from Tropical Storm Ida, spending six hours on the ground driving through Hillsborough and Manville in a 21-vehicle motorcade led by New Jersey State ...

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SPARTA, NJ –  A North Began man narrowly missed hitting two Sparta Police officers while speeding away from a third officer before crashing his car into a tree. On September 1 around 10:30 p.m. Christopher Morales, 43, was seen driving erratically in a silver Kia Forte on Sparta Avenue, Sparta Lt.

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PATERSON, NJ - Two men have been arrested in connection with an August 25 shooting and robbery that took place in the area .of West Railway Avenue and Goshen Street. According to Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora, Carlos Batista, from Passaic, ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Borough Council has approved a resolution designating the former Nabisco plant as "an area in need of redevelopment. They also approved CLPF Greek Fair Lawn LLC as the redeveloper, who has announced plans to knock down all the existing buildings and redevelop the property. On ...

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