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April 4, 2024

NEW JERSEY — During the afternoon of Monday, April 8, a total solar eclipse will be seen across parts of the United States, Canada and Mexico. While New Jerseyans will only experience a partial eclipse, thousands of people are expected to travel to witness the full solar experience.  A solar ...

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TRENTON — Advocates for transparency and open government testified Monday, March 11, against an overhaul to the state’s Open Public Records Act as government interests lauded the measure. The bill (S-2930), which if passed would be the first major update to the state’s public records law in over ...

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BRADLEY BEACH, NJ — In a decision that has ignited fury within the Bradley Beach community, Mayor Larry Fox has come under intense scrutiny for allowing Police Chief Leonard Guida to retire without facing disciplinary actions following his involvement in a physical altercation with Sergeant William ...

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ESSEX COUNTY AREA, NJ — The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory and Winter Storm Watch for regions throughout New Jersey, including a "severe" warning issued for the Western Essex County area from approximately 1 a.m. to approximately 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 13, as of ...

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BEACH HAVEN - Mark your calendars@ The Fourth Annual Beach Haven Tuna Open will take place June 8-15, 2024.  The schedule of events is listed below. More details will be available soon at www.tunaopen.com  

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LONG BEACH, NJ — The Long Beach Island (LBI) Job Fair returns for its sixth year this April. This is an opportunity to secure LBI-area summer jobs for people of all ages. The event will take place on Saturday, April 6 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the St. Francis Community Center, located at 4700 ...

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TRENTON, NJ — The annual Fall Foliage show in New Jersey's tree canopy is now statewide, with some areas much further along in their colorful display than others.  Although the New Jersey Forest Service (NJFS) reports no areas of the state at "Peak" status yet, the northernmost part of New ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Ahead of what will start out as a wet weekend, the New Jersey Forest Service (NJFS) published the latest Fall Foliage Conditions map on Friday, Oct. 13, making Sunday the ideal time to catch the annual show. Fall foliage is changing across the entire state except the southernmost ...

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NEW YORK, NY - U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) has been indicted in a wide-ranging federal investigation alleging bribe-taking, influence peddling and attempted interference with state and federal investigations. According to the indictment announced on Friday, during the course of the ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ — Morris County is one step closer to having its first Topgolf location after the Parsippany Zoning Board approved the site plan for the golf and entertainment business last week. The proposed location is in Parsippany on Rt. 46 East, next to Smithfield Park. The development plan ...

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NEW JERSEY — Proposed changes to New Jersey’s Open Public Records Act introduced in the state Assembly are drawing criticism from open government advocates who are concerned that the measures would be a step back from transparency. One of the bills, A-5614, which state Assemblyman Joe Danielson, ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The State of New Jersey held "A Proper Tribute" funeral service for public safety professionals who died from COVID-19 at EPIC Church in Sayreville. Members of the New Jersey State Police force as well as many police departments, fire departments, and other first responders ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ — A small café in Basking Ridg was recently graced with an unexpected visit from international music icon, Sir Paul McCartney and his wife Nancy Shevell. Blue Café is well-known for its delicious food and great service as pointed out by Dolores Cirra, admin of the ...

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NEWARK, NJ — An 18-year-old Sayreville man now faces federal charges, accused of making threats to attack a New Jersey synagogue. It prompted an FBI alert last week for synagogues around the state, causing law enforcement to increase security. Omar Alkattoul is charged with one count of ...

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NEWARK/TRENTON, NJ — The FBI says it has found the person responsible for making a "broad threat" against New Jersey synagogues and that person "no longer poses a danger to the community." On Twitter, the FBI's Newark Office released a statement, saying "Upon receipt of threat information ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The FBI's Newark office is investigating a "broad threat" to synagogues in New Jersey and is asking people to be alert. New Jersey Attorney General Matthew Platkin says law enforcement will be increasing patrols, both marked and unmarked, in "sensitive areas." “The FBI has received ...

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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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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ — Mayor Shawn Lipani welcomed Gov. Phil Murphy and other federal, state and local officials on the first anniversary of Tropical Storm Ida to assess progress made since the devastating storm crippled New Jersey, killing 30 people and causing an estimated $95 billion in damages to ...

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LAFAYETTE, NJ — More than 100 black vultures have been found on and near the Sussex Branch Trail in the area behind Olde Lafayette Village since early August, causing the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) Division of Fish & Wildlife to close the trail from Route 94 to ...

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TRENTON, NJ —The New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) announced on Monday the first possible case of monkeypox in the state. A PCR test conducted by the Department’s Public Health and Environmental Laboratories confirmed the presence of orthopoxvirus in a Jersey City individual on June 18. A ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — Officials from soccer’s governing body, the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA), announced on Thursday that MetLife Stadium will be one of only 15 locations across North America and 11 in the United States to play host to the 2026 World Cup tournament. While ...

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NEW JERSEY — For the first time ever, the average price of a gallon of unleaded gas in New Jersey is more than $5. According to AAA, drivers were paying an average of $5.01 on Tuesday, June 7, which is an increase of 3 cents from Monday and nearly $2 from this time last year. AAA says the rising ...

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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 the State of New Jersey. Earlier this week, Gov. Phil Murphy signed Executive ...

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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, marking an increase of seven cents from the day before, 23 cents from last week and nearly 70 cents from last month, according to AAA. The ...

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MT. HOLLY, NJ — Following a Red Flag Warning issued for all of New Jersey on Thursday, the National Weather Service has issued a Fire Weather Watch that will remain in effect through Friday evening, April 29, in anticipation of gusty winds and dry conditions. The alert was issued due to the ...

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