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June 13, 2022

CAMDEN, NJ — A South Jersey businessman pleaded guilty to selling pesticide-laced disinfectant wipes and liquid sanitizers to federal agencies, municipalities and others, falsely promising they would kill the coronavirus. Maple Shade businessman Paul Andrecola, 63, admitted his role in a ...

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UNION, NJ - A Union parent was arrested and charged with making terroristic threats after she became upset with a school principal and threatened to “come to school and shoot the whole place up”, according to Union police.   Police say they received a call from Jefferson School early Tuesday ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Detectives from the township police department and Somerset County Prosecutors Office are investigating the "unattended" death of a person found in a parked car at the QuickChek store on Route 206 at 8:30 p.m. Monday. The death does not appear to be suspicious, according to ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The Newark Board of Education and the Newark Teachers Union (NTU) reached an agreement to raise the district’s starting teacher salary to $62,000 per year, a decision officials hope will recruit and retain more educators after the coronavirus pandemic exacerbated the school district’s ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - A black bear was captured in Montclair, officials announced. On Monday, May 23, Montclair Police Officers, along with the Montclair Fire Department, Montclair Animal Control, and NJ Division of Fish & Wildlife Officials responded to Union Street for a report of a black bear ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Bike racers from as far as New Zealand, Mexico and Canada wheeled into town Memorial Day to compete in the 77th Tour of Somerville. What has become a Memorial Day tradition is said to be America’s oldest cycling race. A series of races drew top amateur and professional riders ...

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CLIFTON, NJ - A 59-year-old Clifton woman was arrested and charged following a report of an April 30 assault and bias incident at a Lakeview Avenue nail salon. The charges in the case have been referred to the Passaic County Grand Jury.  On Saturday, April 30, two Muslim girls, 15 and ...

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BAYONNE, NJ — A 15-year-old boy is facing charges in connection with a bomb threat he emailed to several staff members at Bayonne High School, according to authorities. Just before 6 p.m. Sunday, the teen sent an email, claiming there would be some type of incident involving a bomb on Tuesday, ...

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PHILLIPSBURG, NJ – With warmer weather, a group of teens were playing with their toy water pellet guns in Walter’s Park. Unknowingly, fake guns that look too much like the real thing were banned in New Jersey under a law that seeks to prevent police from mistakenly shooting people carrying toy ...

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WARREN, NJ — A Warren resident was scammed out of $1.5 million in a wire transfer fraud, police said in a release Thursday. An Old Forge Drive resident reported the wire-transfer fraud on Tuesday.  A day earlier, on Monday, a Stoningham Drive resident reported that someone tried to hack into ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The tense afternoon situation that involved a woman barricading herself inside a Meadowbrook Court residence with a firearm today has been resolved safely. A Summit Police Department Nixle Alert at 3:53 p.m. stated, "Situation on Meadowbrook Court is now resolved. Victim is being ...

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STAFFORD - The MAGA boat parades are back in 2022!  Readers might recall the MAGA boat parades that took place in 2020 all over the nation.  Former Stafford Township Councilman George Williams is organizing the parade this year. It will take place on June 4. There will be a ‘MAGA Boat Parade’ ...

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West Orange Superintendent Dr. Lauren Schoen issued an email stating, “The current COVID-19 Activity Level (CALI) index for the Northeast region (which includes West Orange) has moved to the HIGH range. This means that there is an increased number of positive COVID-19 cases reported in our ...

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WAYNE, NJ – A gruesome discovery at a Wayne residence have the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office investigating. They are seeking help to learn more about a human fetus found inside a home. There was not a lot of information shared when Chief Jack McNiff and Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes released ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The man who was sentenced to life in a New Brunswick courtroom for the 1973 murder of State Trooper Werner Foerster in one of the highest-profile trials in the city’s history will soon be released from prison. The New Jersey Supreme Court has ordered parole for Sundiata Acoli ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Six Paterson men said to be involved in the operation of a “chop shop” which reportedly possessed stolen cars and stripped them for parts have been charged for their crimes, according to Acting Attorney General Matthew Platkin. Two Newark residents were also charged. In a ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- Employees at the Starbucks on Whitehorse-Mercerville Road in Hamilton Township voted on Monday to become the second location in New Jersey to join the Workers United labor union according to the New Jersey AFL-CIO.  The Starbucks in Hopewell similarly voted to join the union ...

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UNION, NJ – A multitude of Union police, firefighters and EMS personnel responded to reports of a huge fight at the high school midday Monday and arrested three students involved in the brawl. Superintendent Dr. Scott Taylor said an unspecified number of students were involved in the clash, ...

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