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January 2, 2022

NEW JERSEY — For those who follow the science surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Marty Makary—a professor in the John's Hopkins School of Medicine, Bloomberg School of Public Health and Carey Business School—recently shed some light on how the rapidly spreading Omicron variant could potentially ...

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NEW JERSEY — The State Department of Health is reporting 29,740 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, another new pandemic record.  It's the fourth consecutive day the state has seen more than 20,000 new cases. Saturday, January 1, 2022 29,740 New Cases Friday, December 31, ...

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BERNARDS, NJ — Two Bernards Township school board members resigned on Monday night, including one who resigned in protest of state laws and executive orders to mask children and staff as a measure to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Jennifer Korn, who has been on the board since 2017, surprised ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ — In the 122nd meeting between Army and Navy, the rivalry provided another anxiety-ridden contest for both sides, one in which the underdog, Navy (4-8) defeated Army (8-4) in a last-minute defensive stop to clinch a 17-13 victory and secure 18 of the last 23 matchups. Navy now ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ — The Army-Navy Game, one of college football’s greatest rivalries, returns to the Meadowlands for the first time in almost two decades on Saturday, Dec. 11, as the Black Knights of Army (8-3) play the Midshipmen of Navy (3-8). Most often, the game is played in Philadelphia, but ...

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RED BANK, NJ — As more details emerge about a train strike that took the life of a young man near the Red Bank train station on Saturday, the victim has been identified as Michael DeOliveira, 15, of Middletown.  In his obituary, DeOliveira's parents shared that although their son "lost his ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy and New Jersey Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli have announced a case of the Omicron variant in a traveler to the state. The person has been identified by the state as an adult female resident of Georgia who is fully vaccinated and recently traveled to South ...

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ASBURY PARK, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy expressed gratitude toward supporters gathered Wednesday night at Asbury Park Convention Hall on Wednesday after he declared victory in the race for re-election. His opponent, Jack Ciattarelli, has not conceded. The margin remains razor-thin as of Wednesday ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A Plainfield man has been arrested in connection to a home invasion and sexual assault in Westfield that occurred on Tuesday. According to authorities, the female victim was out for a run when Terence Rhue, 22, followed her to her home on Longfellow Avenue and attacked her before ...

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NEW JERSEY — Cybersecurity Awareness Month (October 2021 #BeCyberSmart) raises awareness about the importance of cybersecurity across America, ensuring that everyone has the resources needed to be safer and more secure online. In promoting Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Prove, the modern way for ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — After experiencing headaches in early June, 14-year-old Anthony Walker was rushed to Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, where the medical team identified that fluid from an infection had traveled to his brain and required immediate emergency surgery to relieve the ...

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RIDGEFIELD PARK, NJ — Van Dyk Health Care, a family-owned company founded in 1953 that offers an extensive continuum of care services for assisted living, memory care, home care and social adult day care, will join the Alzheimer’s Association Greater New Jersey Chapter (AAGNJ) as a 2021 Walk to End ...

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NEW JERSEY — President Joe Biden has approved New Jersey's Emergency Declaration and ordered federal assistance to supplement state and local response efforts due to the conditions resulting from the remnants of Hurricane Ida.   According to a press release issued by the White House, this action ...

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NEW JERSEY -- The Garden State sent 24 athletes to the Tokyo Olympics this summer. Many came home with medals, and a few of them provided truly historic moments. In women's track, Sydney McLaughlin, who turned 22 on Saturday, set a new world record in the 400 hurdles, defeating the reigning gold ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ — Few events have occurred with greater anticipation than Tuesday night's women's 400 meter hurdles finals, which featured a showdown between the reigning Olympic champion, Dalilah Muhammad and world record holder Sydney McLaughlin. The race did not disappoint, as McLaughlin and ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ — Atlantic Health System and each of its medical centers were recently recognized by Practice Greenhealth, the nation’s leading organization dedicated to environmental sustainability in health care, highlighting the health system’s continued success in making its operations greener, ...

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MOORESTOWN, NJ — Harmony Village at CareOne Stanwick Road in Moorestown is currently expanding its 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 its ...

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NEW JERSEY — In addition to hosting its annual silent tribute, the New Jersey Police Chiefs Foundation also released special “virtual memorial” video earlier this week honoring the lives of recently fallen officers.  Among those recognized for their service were Officer Michael Teel, who took ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — The largest container ship to ever reach a U.S. East Coast port has docked at the Elizabeth-Port Authority Marine Terminal. The CMA CGM Marco Polo can carry 16,022 20-foot equivalent units, or TEUs in industry terms. The ship is reported to be carrying 5,000 TEUs that include ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Restrictions on the number of spectators that can attend high school and other youth sporting events, both indoors and outdoors, have been eased according to a new executive order signed by Gov. Phil Murphy. As he signed the order, the governor acknowledged that this announcement ...

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