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January 27, 2024

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Over 400 people crowded New Brunswick's Stress Factory on Saturday afternoon to hear first hand the long awaited announcement from LD21's State Senator Jon Bramnick that he was, in fact, running for Governor. After being warmly introduced by his wife Patricia of 43 years, ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Former State Senate President Steve Sweeney formally threw his hat into the race for New Jersey Governor on Monday in a video posted online touting his service in public office and personal bona fides.  In the announcement video, Sweeney touted his roots as an ironworker working on ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — On the steps of City Hall Friday afternoon, Plainfield Mayor Adrian Mapp addressed the press on what he called the worst day of his life since assuming the office of Mayor 10 years ago. Friday morning, a Plainfield Firefighter was killed while battling a blaze at a 2-story home at ...

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TRENTON, NJ - The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities has announced the award of a 20-year contract to the Attentive Energy Two project, a joint venture between TotalEnergies and Corio Generation, in the state's third offshore wind solicitation. This landmark contract underscores the project's ...

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UNION, NJ - Four members of a Union family found deceased Wednesday morning in a murder/suicide have been identified, Union Police Director Christopher Donnelly and Union County Prosecutor William A. Daniel said. At approximately 10:30 Wednesday morning, members of the Union County Sheriff’s ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - A skimming device was found attached to the ATM at Capital One Bank on Franklin Ave. Nutley.  A customer using the ATM notified employees of the branch about the device. They notified the Nutley Police Department who took possesion of the device.  Nutley Police Department Chief ...

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UNION, NJ - A mother, father and two children were found dead in their Lincrest home Wednesday morning in an apparent murder/suicide, according to Union Business Administrator Don Travisano. At approximately 10 a.m. this morning, Union County Sheriff's officers arrived at the home on Lincrest ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Mother Nature delivered the first snowstorm of 2024 to Central New Jersey one week ago Sunday, and in a few weeks or days she'll deliver again, with a pair of American Bald Eagles expected to lay their eggs in a nest atop a 90-foot Sycamore tree in a wooded area along the Raritan ...

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NEWARK, NJ — He saw the flames before he saw the smoke, but first, he heard something. Gavin Puchinsky, the worker who drove the Jeep that started the deadly fire aboard the Grande Costa D’Avorio, told federal investigators that he heard a loud “clunky noise” while using a yellow Wrangler to ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A local law that lowers the voting age to 16 for school board elections got the City Council’s approval on Wednesday, Jan. 10, making Newark the first municipality in New Jersey to extend such a right to young people. The council’s decision to expand the voting age for school board ...

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MAPLEWOOD, N.J. – South Orange and Maplewood School District officials today are filing a bias complaint with the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) after a Columbia High School Girls Basketball player was disqualified for the first quarter of a game due to beads she was ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ — The once-bustling TGI Friday on Gill Lane in Iselin is among seven New Jersey restaurants that its Dallas-based parent company suddenly shut down this week, calling them “under-performing.” Iselin’s TGI Friday, at 401 Gill Lane, has been a fixture at The Plaza at Woodbridge for ...

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MARLBORO, NJ: The Newark FBI is asking for the public’s help in the investigation of an American man from Marlboro, NJ, who has been missing since 2019. FBI agents are assisting the Marlboro Police Department searching for Liam Biran, (dob: 01/26/1987) who was last seen hiking in a remote area ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ — A physician from Colonia, and the manager of his Perth Amboy medical office, are now charged with conspiracy to defraud a patient’s insurance company, reportedly to conceal the doctor’s other alleged crimes. Dr. Gurvindra Sinh Johal, 56, affiliated with Amboy Urgent Care in ...

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A first-year student at Rutgers Law School in Newark claims in a lawsuit filed on Tuesday, Jan. 2, that the university is unjustly prosecuting him with the threat of suspension or expulsion for reporting students who shared a video that denies atrocities were committed by Hamas terrorists on Oct.

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EDISON, NJ - Busloads of migrants have arrived at several New Jersey train stations and bus terminals, including at Edison, after traveling from Texas and Louisiana, according to officials. Jersey City officials say they are waiting for guidance from Gov. Phil Murphy’s office on how the state ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - According to multiple reports, a Cranford officer was shot in the arm while attempting to pull over a vehicle near Exit 131 on the Garden State Parkway at approximately 11:30 p.m. last night. The vehicle was headed southbound and crashed.  After the crash, shots were fired and the ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Newark may be the first in New Jersey to expand the right to vote in school board elections to people as young as 16. The Newark City Council on Wednesday, Dec. 20, gave its initial approval to extending voting in school board races to 16- and 17-year-olds. Council members heard the ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - The national culinary publication Taste of Home recently named Kenilworth's and the West Orange location Jimmy Buff's the Best Hot Dog in New Jersey. To see the complete list of the Best Hot Dogs in Every State go HERE.  Jimmy Buff’s started in 1932 on 14th Ave. and 9th St.

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UNION, NJ – Union police are investigating a shooting that took place Tuesday night on Route 22. Police were called to the 1700 block of Route 22, near the Vauxhall Road overpass, shortly before 8 p.m. Tuesday night after receiving a report of a gunshot wound victim. Union police say officers ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - While the 2023 SantaCon bar crawl in Hoboken was seemingly less chaotic than in years past, the day-long drinking fest brought with it two arrests and 34 summonses issued for violations including drinking and urinating in public.   Additionally, one of the giant ornaments dotted ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Nurses began to arrive Saturday morning in the basement of the Magyar Reformed Church, just as they have for the past four months. But rather than gathering to assemble picket signs and chug down some water, they had come for a Christmas party. After Friday’s announcement ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – An end to the 133-day nurses strike at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital could come as soon as Friday. About 1,700 striking nurses are voting on whether to accept the latest tentative agreement struck between their union and negotiators from Robert Wood Johnson ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Livestock on the train tracks near Newark Penn Station on Thursday morning prompted delays of up to 45 minutes, authorities said. "There was a bull on the tracks," Jim Smith a spokesperson for NJ Transit, told TAPinto Newark shortly before noon. "The bull is no longer on the tracks.

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MT. HOLLY, NJ -- The former resident of Mt. Laurel, Edward. C. Mathews, who was caught on camera spewing racing slurs and attacking neighbors in his neighborhood will serve eight years in New Jersey State Prison, according to Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw.  Mathews, 47, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A newly adopted, streamlined admissions process has been linked to a surge in undergraduate applications at Rutgers University – a school where the term RU Screw has been muttered in disgust by generations of students who’ve found themselves ensnared in bureaucratic red ...

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NEWARK, NJ — About 30 protesters held up signs and spoke from bullhorns on the New Jersey Institute of Technology campus on Tuesday, Dec. 5, just hours after the union for the university’s adjunct faculty announced that 98% of its membership had voted to authorize a strike. Jeffrey Reaves, vice ...

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SHORT HILLS, NJ – Millburn Police reported that a Hilltop Road resident contacted them about a car burglary on November 27, 2023, in The Mall at Short Hills parking Lot E. According to the car owner, someone entered her unlocked 2019 BMW X7 and stole her garage door remote opener and vehicle ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A bill in the state senate would make non-consensual sharing of deepfake pornography a crime of the third degree. New Jersey State Senator Jon Bramnick (R-21), who lives in Westfield, announced Wednesday that he is joining Senator Corrado to co-sponsor the bill, S-3703, after ...

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SPARTA, NJ – Parents at Catholic Academy of Sussex County were notified by a letter on November 28 that a staff member, Sara Terpak, 25 had been arrested and charged with child endangerment. The Sparta resident was immediately suspended according to Sparta Township Police Department and the letter ...

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