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September 16, 2021

EAST HANOVER, NJ - On Friday, The East Hanover police confirmed that there was police activity at the OYO Hotel in East Hanover in the same parking lot as Target on Rt. 10. Witnesses report that there were helicopters, the Morris County Sheriff's Emergency response team and crime scene ...

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SPARTA, NJ — All who volunteer their time in the schools, including attending PTO meetings will be required to provide proof being “fully vaccinated” by October 18, 2021 Sparta Superintendent Matthew Beck said in a letter.  Full vaccination status occurs two weeks after the second dose of a ...

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CRANBURY, NJ — On September 11th, 2001 a Cranbury, New Jersey resident was one of the many brave passengers on United Airlines Flight 93 who tried to take control of the hijacked plane which crashed in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. Todd Beamer had lived in Cranbury for a year with his wife and two ...

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SPARTA, NJ — Labor Day turned tragic with the accidental drowning of an 80-year-old man midday in Lake Mohawk on Monday. The following is an account of the incident according to Sparta Police Lt. John Lamon. Lawrence Botts was likely having difficulty getting off his boat at his dock on West ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - "It makes my day when a good pot of soup makes someone else's day." That's pretty much Teresa Gaspar's motto in life, and it works well for her as Director of Culinary Services for CareOne Livingston where she gets to share her passion for food with the residents. "Food is a choice ...

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NEW JERSEY— Governor Phil Murphy announced that nine service areas along the Garden State Parkway will be renamed after New Jersey icons and Hall of Fame Inductees.  Nine service areas will be renamed as follows:   Montvale: James Gandolfini Service Area Brookdale North: Larry Doby ...

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NEWTON, NJ—Audio and video recordings as well as the identities of the Newton police officers and the decedent involved in the shooting that happened on Clive Place on July 4, were released by the acting Attorney General Andrew Bruck on Monday. The recordings are graphic and detailed, revealing ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday that 10,505,407 doses of COVID-19 vaccines (Pfizer, Moderna and J&J) have been administered in New Jersey as of Aug. 2. This means that 5,309,373 individuals who live, work, or study in New Jersey are now fully vaccinated. However, with the ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — COVID-19 is not the only virus the city is dealing with. On Saturday, the county announced that a case of West Nile Virus has been found in Camden. A Camden man in his 60s was committed to a hospital with symptoms of West Nile Virus on July 16. He was later moved to another medical ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Five employees of the Broadway Respite and Home Care facility on Edgeboro Road in East Brunswick have been convicted of various charges based on proven abuse of two severely disabled adults in their care. Charges ranged from neglect, abandonment, endangerment and failure to ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Last week, the entire New Jersey House delegation joined together against New York State’s attempt to mooch off hundreds of millions in federal COVID-19 transit relief from New Jersey. In a letter this week, the New Jersey delegation is urging the Federal Transit ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - A 21-year-old Paterson woman faces a number of serious charges including conspiracy to commit kidnapping, witness tampering, and bribery following an investigation by the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office. According to a statement by Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella, ...

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NEWARK, NJ – Years of industrial processing which has contaminated miles of water along the Lower Hackensack River stretching from Oradell Dam to the mouth of Newark Bay is now planned to get cleaned up with some help from federal officials.  State Department of Environmental Protection ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Belmar resident John Walsh is the winner of New Jersey’s “Your Voice, Your Shot” video contest, which is part of the state’s public health campaign encouraging residents to get the coronavirus vaccine. Walsh’s “Jersey Summer” video was selected as the public’s favorite during ...

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NEW JERSEY -- With the continual emergence of variants of the coronavirus, COVID-19 testing remains relevant, especially in Black and Latinx communities where the rate of vaccination is low. NJ HEROES TOO has devised an effective methodology of reaching members of communities that have been most ...

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MOORESTOWN, NJ — Harmony Village at CareOne Stanwick Road in Moorestown is currently expanding their facilities in order to grow its program to care for dementia patients. All of Harmony Village at CareOne’s residents suffer from some form of dementia, with the facility unique in the fact that ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Little do most McGinn Elementary School students know that the school’s librarian is just as accomplished as the authors in the media center – because he is one. John Lohn has lived in Scotch Plains for the past few years and soon will make a temporary stay in Tokyo at the ...

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NEW JERSEY — Cognitive Harmony Technologies Accelerator (CHT Accelerator) has received a $100,000 donation from Pangaea Health and Wellness, LLC (Pangaea Health) for scholarships to put five social equity cannabis license applicants from New Jersey through the CHT Accelerator program. CHT ...

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SPARTA, NJ — A 15-year-old from Newark was taken into custody after efforts to steal a car from two different Sparta residences were thwarted. At approximately 10:44 a.m. on Monday, July 5 Sparta Police got a call from a resident on Alpine Trail that someone was trying to steal the car from their ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – A female walking near the train tracks sustained serious injuries Thursday evening when she was struck by a train. Montclair-Boonton train 1079 had departed Hoboken at 4:32 p.m. on its way to Hackettstown when it struck a female juvenile pedestrian at about 5:48 p.m., NJ Transit ...

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CAMDEN, N.J. – A Holmdel man admitted he conspired to defraud New Jersey county health benefits programs and conspired to engage in money laundering and obstruct justice, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced. Paul Camarda, 39, of Holmdel, New Jersey, pleaded guilty before U.S.

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NEWTON, NJ—A shooting involving two Newton Police Officers took place at 9:30 p.m. July 4 on Clive Place, resulting in the death of an unidentified Newton man. The incident is under investigation by New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal's office. According to the preliminary investigation, ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ -- The Randolph Police Department responded to two separate reports of an aggressive coyote on the township trails according to Randolph Township reports. The New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife was notified and dispatched to the area to investigate on Friday, July 2.   At the ...

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PATERSON, NJ - A coalition of nearly 40 community organizations has condemned what they called "the most recent viral assault of a brutal and unprovoked attack by a Paterson police officer on a young Black man."  "This is not the first instance of police violence against communities of color ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne Fire Department Bob Bartos was working his last shift of a 36-year career on Sunday when a call came in of alarms sounding and a report of smoke at 437 JFK Blvd.  While the easy decision would have been to sit on the sidelines and let younger firefighters take the lead on ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The tears of happiness flowed down the mother’s face. Her daughter, Stephanie, had just been announced as the valedictorian of the New Brunswick High School Class of 2021. Stephanie’s sister, Nathalie, was just named the salutatorian. For Rosa Maria Gonzalez, there was ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A 700-pound bronze statue of George Floyd unveiled near the steps of Newark City Hall was defaced late week, authorities said. Before 6 a.m. on Thursday, June 24, police reported that a sergeant in the area of City Hall noticed the statue of Floyd was defaced with graffiti. The face ...

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NEW JERSEY - The new Department of Health building scheduled to be built this year in downtown Trenton will be named after Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli. The Judith M. Persichilli Building will recognize what Gov. Phil Murphy called her “past and ongoing service to the people of New ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Attorney General Gurbir Grewal announced today that he will be resigning his post later this month.  Grewal, the country's first Sikh Attorney General, will become the Director of Enforcement at the Securities Exchange Commission on July 26. Governor Murphy lauded the many ...

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PATERSON, NJ  – In a statement released Wednesday, Mayor Andre Sayegh credited his Administration’s efforts to equip members of the Paterson Police Department with Body Worn Cameras (BWC) for creating the opportunity to take action against Spencer Finch, the police officer who is facing criminal ...

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