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August 24, 2022

NEWARK, NJ — Famed actress and recording artist Queen Latifah will aim to spread some love and positive vibes around Newark next month in an effort to bring peace to the community as she hosts the city's annual "#24HrsOfPeace" event. Newark Mayor Ras Baraka announced Latifah will host the event, ...

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WAYNE, NJ - On Friday evening, Wayne Township’s Police, Fire and EMS responded to a call of a possible drowning on the Passaic River in Wayne. It was the second time in four days that a report came in about a drowning on that river. Nothing was found during the response of the first call, but when ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The City of Linden has made the list of U.S. areas with higher cancer risks from the toxic gas - ethylene oxide.  The toxic gas has been found in a Linden site located at 2500 Brunswick Avenue, which is an industrial zone. The facility uses ethylene oxide to sterilize agriculture ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- THe New Jersey Jackals professional baseball team announced Wednesday that they will no longer call Yogi Berra Stadium home.  The team will continue the 2022 season at the stadium until the last game on Aug. 25.  The Frontier League team will remain under its current ...

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UNION, NJ – After a woman fell from a minivan as it traveled on the Garden State Parkway Saturday morning, the van then crossed several lanes before crashing into the median and shutting down the Parkway for some time. The crash, at mile marker 140.7 south, occurred at approximately 9:30 a.m.  ...

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Mayfair Farms has been a West Orange institution for eight decades and the setting of elegant weddings, proms, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, parties, business meetings, charity events and more. The public discovered that Mayfair had closed on June 30 when the venue posted the news on its website and ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - A 26-year-old Summit man is currently listed in critical condition after suffering multiple stab wounds during an altercation Sunday night, according to the Summit Police Department. The suspect was later captured and arrested after a brief foot chase. The Summit Police ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Police have identified and tracked down the suspect and victim involved in a ‘possible abduction’ which occurred earlier this week. This development was announced at a press conference outside the South Brunswick Police Headquarters.  Authorities worked alongside the ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Authorities are asking for the public’s assistance in finding a white tractor that was last seen in South Brunswick with a woman screaming for help out of the passenger side. Police have released a photograph of the tractor along with a surveillance video. Officials have ...

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LINDEN, NJ - On Sunday, July 31, 2022, at approximately 5:15 p.m., Linden police and fire officials responded to the 400 block of McKinley Street on reports of a possible drowning. According to Linden Police Captain Christopher Guenther, family members located a 2-year-old boy in the backyard ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The family of a 14-year-old girl who was struck and killed by an off-duty state police trooper while he was driving to work is due to receive $1.1 million to settle a civil lawsuit stemming from the 2017 crash. The New Jersey Turnpike Authority, which underwrites the state ...

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NEW JERSEY - TerrAscend Corp., a North American cannabis operator, announced the opening of The Apothecarium Lodi, the Company’s third retail location in New Jersey and 27th overall. The dispensary began medical and adult-use sales today, July 26.   “Built with the state’s first drive-thru, off ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The National Park Service has granted the Shady Rest Golf and Country Club, the first African-American country club in the United States, a listing on the National Register of Historic Places. The listing further solidifies Shady Rest, at 820 Jerusalem Rd., as a national ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The borough of Sayreville is suing a Henry Street resident to prevent her from having animals in her home after authorities found she was housing 30 cats who "carried and spread fleas and flies to the surrounding neighborhood causing neighbors and their pets to remain inside to ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - A magnet fisherman pulled an unexploded shell from the waters of the Passaic River in the vicinity of the DeJessa bridge that connects Nutley to Lyndhust Saturday afternoon.  According to Township of Nutley Police Chief Thomas Strumolo, "at approx. 3:45 p.m. yesterday (Sat. July 17) ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ -Several teens disrupted game night with firecrackers inside a school building, says police officials. Now, Montclair Police officials are searching for six teens. On July 5, the Montclair Police were called to the community center attached to Glenfield Middle School, located on ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - UPDATE: A 16-year-old girl missing since Sunday has been found safe, says the East Brunswick Police Department.  The EBPD thanks the community for their support in finding Zoey Cornnielies. Here is the original story: The East Brunswick Police Department is seeking the ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Police Department is seeking the public's assistance with locating Zoey Cornnielies of Liberty Township, Ohio. Zoey was last seen on 7/10/22 at 7:00 pm by her parents at the Marriott Residence Inn located on Tower Center Blvd.  She is described as a ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ – A Union man, charged in the shooting the death of his girlfriend last year, pled guilty and is facing a 30-year prison sentence. Jamar Webber, 21 of Union, pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of first-degree murder in the death of 19-year-old Malikah Taylor of Newark, before ...

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BERGEN COUNTY, NJ - Suspected "human placenta and fetal membranes" have been discovered in the lake at Overpeck County Park, according to the Bergen County Prosecutor. Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella's Major Crimes Unit and the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the contents ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - A Montclair resident reported nearly $20,000 in jewelry was stolen from her during a recent burglary, days later, another burglary reported $9500 in cash was stolen. According to Montclair Police officials, three recent burglaries, which occurred days apart, included $20,000 in ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ — A fox was euthanized after being injured following an illegal trapping in Montclair. As a result, the Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible ...

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PEQUANNOCK, NJ – Construction has begun on the long-awaited New York Susquehanna & Western (NYS&W) Railway Bicycle and Pedestrian Shared Use Path, a 4.8 mile-trail project spearheaded by Morris County to repurpose an abandoned stretch of railroad for a non-motorized recreational path from ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Township Animal Shelter officials are seeking the public's help in locating the individual who ejected a kitten from a car window on Friday, they announced. According to published reports, Montclair animal control officers say that an unidentified person who threw ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers students will see a 2.9% increase in tuition and fees after the university’s Board of Governors approved a $5.1 billion budget for the 2022-23 academic year. According to the school, tuition and fees account for more than 28% of university revenues, and help fund ...

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WAYNE, NJ – Nearly four dozen people were detained by Wayne Police after an illegal “pop-up party” was very briefly held in a vacant commercial property in Wayne on Saturday night. New Jersey State Police tipped off Wayne Police Chief Jack McNiff on Saturday afternoon, warning him that a group ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- The Hamilton Township Police Division is asking for the public's assistance in locating for a 13-year-old boy, Dupree Thomas, who was reported missing on Sunday by his guardian. Dupree, who is from Hamilton, is a young male with medium black complexion and is approximately 5 feet ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - A daring, if misguided, attempt to escape the police nearly resulted in disaster for the suspect following an arrest in Hawthorne Tuesday. According to Detective Lieutenant Matthew Hoogmoed of the Hawthorne Police Department, on Tuesday, June 14, at approximately quarter after 4 ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The city’s two major hospitals are abandoning their plans to merge after the Federal Trade Commission moved to block the deal. RWJBarnabas Health and Saint Peter’s Healthcare System, with hospitals less than one mile apart, issued a statement today, June 14, stating the ...

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BELMAR, NJ—A male swimmer was taken out of the water today and reported to be non-responsive.  He was taken away in an ambulance.  The beaches around 8th and 9th Avenues were crowded with emergency personnel and equipment. It is very close to the same location where two elementary school ...

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