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May 19, 2022

NEWARK, NJ —New Jersey's Acting Attorney General and the Division of Community Affairs (DCA) are warning customers and merchants statewide about price gouging and any fraud dealing with the sale of baby formula in New Jersey. “The current baby formula shortage may have scammers and unscrupulous ...

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NEW JERSEY — Gas prices in New Jersey have reached another all-time high. The average price of a gallon of unleaded reached $4.72 on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. That's up seven cents from the day before, 23 cents from last week and nearly 70 cents from last month. Those figures are according to ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ – Hillsborough Police were called in to assist in a search for a suspect involved in a sexual assault that occurred on the canal trail near Blackwells Mills Road and Canal Road Monday, according to Somerset County Acting Prosecutor Annmarie Taggart. Taggart provided the ...

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SPARTA, NJ —  A third dog has been attacked by a bear in Sparta. On Saturday night around 11:30 p.m. police said they got a call from residents on Meredith Drive. Their dog had received “a laceration” from a bear. “The homeowner said the dogs were barking like they wanted to go out,” Lt. Jeff ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy visited the Hackensack Fire Department Monday morning to announce the new American Rescue Plan Firefighter Grant Program. The grant will help local and regional fire departments provide first responders with proper protective, cleaning and sanitation equipment, ...

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CARTERET, NJ – Jack McGreevey, a battled-hardened Marine drill sergeant turned dogged advocate for his fellow veterans, who passed his passion for service to his son, former Gov. Jim McGreevey, died May 12. He was 93. McGreevey, of Carteret, was a constant presence throughout the ...

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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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Skippy Foods, LLC is voluntarily recalling 9,353 cases, or 161,692 total pounds, of a limited number of code dates of SKIPPY® Reduced Fat Creamy Peanut Butter Spread, SKIPPY® Reduced Fat Chunky Peanut Butter Spread and SKIPPY® Creamy Peanut Butter Blended With Plant Protein, according to a U.S.

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HAMILTON, NJ — The Hamilton Township Police Division has a warning to the public: participate in the TikTok "Orbeez Challenge" and you could face criminal charges. Hamilton Police issued a Public Safety Announcement (PSA) on Wednesday stating that they are "investigating numerous incidents ...

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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 City that there was "something huge coming" for the Peacocks. On Friday, having already achieved more than enough ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Investigators were at the scene of where heavy fire ripped through a storage yard and back end of the Piscataway PepsiCo production plant a day after 5-alarms were called, searching for clues as to how it started. “The investigation will take place over the next several days,” ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Authorities said Thursday afternoon they have located a 43-year-old woman who went missing earlier this week. NJ Transit Police had asked for the public’s assistance in locating the woman who was last seen at New York Penn Station at approximately 7 a.m. on Wednesday. Magdalena ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – A five-alarm fire erupted outside the PepsiCo plant on New Brunswick Ave. in Piscataway spreading to the back of the building during the Tuesday evening commute. Authorities said all workers on duty at the time were safely evacuated, but it was reported that two volunteer ...

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NEW JERSEY — When COVID-19 spread across America in early March 2020, it wreaked havoc on the “St. Patrick’s Season” for both 2020 and 2021. Not only did the pandemic put the kibosh on New York City’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade, the largest in the world on March 17, but it also led to the ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the Ukrainian Community is organizing a rally at the Livingston Memorial Oval from 2:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. on Saturday, March 5, to show their support and solidarity for Ukraine. Several community members are expected to speak at ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ — A man is facing charges, accused of stealing a car with a one-year-old baby inside and leading officers on a chase into South Orange. Police say he then jumped out of the car, tried to get away, and moments later, the car crashed into a mail truck. The baby was not hurt. Police ...

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This story was originally published Jan. 14, 2022 in TAPinto Millburn/Short Hills. “Exams will count for the same percentage as midterms in the past only if they improve your grade,” the Millburn High School Principal said. MILLBURN, NJ — After receiving students’ feedback during Monday’s ...

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This story was originally published Jan. 12, 2022 on TAPinto Millburn/Short Hills. MILLBURN, NJ — Millburn High School has followed a strict yearly schedule for years: semester-long classes punctuated with midterm and final exams. These have been held in January and in June respectively. But ...

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NEWARK, NJ – The Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of Essex, Hudson & Union Counties organization will now be housing its services in the prominent 550 Broad St. building in downtown Newark, allowing the organization to privately conduct interviews with children and their families to match them ...

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NEW JERSEY – The state's acting Attorney General, Andrew J. Bruck, is cracking down on businesses who are raising prices as the demand for COVID-19 tests have skyrocketed due to the omicron variant. Bruck announced on Friday that the Division of Consumer Affairs has sent more than 50 warning ...

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PASSAIC, NJ — Video footage was taken from Route 21 at the scene of the chlorine manufacturing company approximately 20 minutes after the fire erupted, according to an on-the-scene report. According to Dun & Bradstreet, Qualco Inc. is “part of the Basic Chemical Manufacturing Industry.

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ — A 17-year-old Hillsborough High School student has died from COVID-19/pneumonia complications, according to friends and family members. Justin Daniel Clark passed away on Tuesday Jan. 11, at 2:15 p.m. He is survived by his mother, Nicole Lopes-Meeks; his father James Clark ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — The New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police Accreditation Program Director Harry Delgado and Accreditation Commissioner Jim Polos, presented the Certificate of Accreditation to the Elizabeth Police Department on Wednesday morning. The Certificate of Accreditation was ...

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NEW JERSEY — The New Jersey Department of Health reported 21,483 additional cases of COVID-19 and 142 more deaths on Tuesday.  The state has been over 20,000 new cases daily every day for two weeks. The state's rate of transmission Tuesday is 1.41, down from 1.92 on New Year's Day.  Anything ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Rutgers will begin the spring semester via remote instruction and require students and employees to have their booster shots. Proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours will be required of all attending in-person activities and events, which ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The Rahway Public Library Board of Trustees met Tuesday night for its monthly meeting. A number of agenda items were advanced, including the elimination of fees on late returns and two resolutions. The decision by the Board to eliminate late fees, while reflective of a growing trend ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ — Woodland Park Police have released a picture of a vehicle of interest, as they look to find who stole three Nativity statues from Holy Cross Church on Browertown Road. Police say the vehicle, which they describe as a newer model white Mercedes ML 350, was leaving the parking ...

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NEW JERSEY — The state Health Department reported 15,630 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, the second straight day over 15,000. It's the third consecutive day the state has set a new record for positive cases.  Health officials reported 27 new deaths on Thursday. The state figures show an ...

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NEW JERSEY - RWJBarnabas updated the visitor policy this week in response to the rise in confirmed COVID-19 cases across the state. Starting Sunday, Dec. 26, 2021, no visitors will be allowed in any RWJBarnabas hospital or healthcare facility. This includes inpatient acute care, Emergency ...

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NEW JERSEY — The state has recorded 15,482 new COVID-19 cases Thursday, a sharp increase from the nearly 10,000 reported on Wednesday.  It's the second straight day the state has broken a record for most new positive cases.  The State Health Department confirmed 33 more deaths. The new positive ...

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