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November 28, 2023

MONTCLAIR, NJ - A recent cyberattack, initially reported in East Texas, has now been revealed to have affected a hospital in Montclair, New Jersey. New Mexico and Oklahoma hospitals were also affected, as well. According to published reports, the cyberattack disrupted ambulance services and ...

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WARREN, NJ —A 17-year-old from Warren has died after he and his brother were both stabbed in NYC on Thanksgiving morning, according to the New York Police Department. The news shocked the community over Thanksgiving as the news spread and friends consoled each other.  St. Joseph Regional High ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Two individuals were arrested on Tuesday morning following a response by the Woodland Park Police Department to a distress call reporting an assault with a machete in progress at the Amazon Distribution Facility at 1150 McBride Avenue. According to a statement, upon arrival, ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Police Department is seeking the public's assistance with locating Nicole Czarnecki of East Brunswick, N.J. Nicole Czarnecki was last seen on Monday at approximately 8 pm, walking from her residence on Madison Ave., East Brunswick, NJ and heading towards ...

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Newark Boys Chorus  — one of the nation’s last boys choral schools — in June shouted out a fundraiser to save the institution, but it's an effort that didn’t succeed in keeping the institution open. In a letter to supporters, Newark Board Chorus Board Chair Robert Wright wrote that the school’s ...

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HOBOKEN/JERSEY CITY, NJ - Drivers traveling at the border of Hoboken and Jersey City on Friday night should expect to come across a DWI checkpoint.      The Hudson County Sheriff's Office (HCSO) has announced it will be holding a checkpoint in the area of Paterson Plank Road and Hope Street ...

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CAMDEN, NJ – A 19-year-old Sayreville man was sentenced on Tuesday to 15 months in prison for transmitting via the internet a manifesto containing threats to attack a synagogue and Jewish people, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced. Omar Alkattoul previously pleaded guilty to an ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A 15-year-old boy injured in a drive-by shooting outside of Central High School on Monday remains hospitalized in “stable condition,” according to police. At about 12:05 p.m., officers responded to the call at 17th Avenue and Sayre Street, the location of Central High School, ...

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HELMETTA, NJ - A search is currently underway in the area of Helmetta for a suspect in connection with the January 6 riots in the United States Capitol Building. The FBI was attempting to execute a warrant when the suspect, Gregory Yetman, fled into the woods along Main Street in ...

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Newark Penn Station will receive $59 million for improving passenger circulation — one part of a $4.5 billion package of federal funding that officials described as a historic investment in public transportation for New Jersey and the region. U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, with state and local officials ...

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AS OF PUBLISHING TIME, THE TEEN IS STILL MISSING AND STATE POLICE ARE ASKING TO SHARE THIS INFORMATION IN ARTICLE BELOW:   NEW JERSEY: The New Jersey State Police Missing Persons and Human Trafficking Unit and the Nutley Police Department are seeking the public's assistance with locating ...

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East Orange, NJ – The State of New Jersey was stunned over the summer to find out of the untimely passing of the late Lt. Gov. Sheila Y. Oliver, the State's first Black Lt. Governor. Known as a trailblazer, mentor and agent of change in all facets of her life, she will always be remembered for ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Pastor Campbell Singleton said he couldn’t believe what he heard from a Trustee one morning last week.  Recently, a racially charged incident occurred in a peaceful Montclair neighborhood, shedding light on the ongoing struggle against racism in a town known for its diversity. A ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Bernie Sanders sat on the left side of the stage – the far left, you could say – and fiddled with papers, adjusted his glasses and listened for nearly 90 minutes as nurses testified, labor leaders opined, and a health care system was maligned. By the time the Vermont senator ...

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METUCHEN, NJ — An East Brunswick limited liability company wants to turn a former Metuchen bank into Central New Jersey’s first drive-thru dispensary for recreational marijuana. Dasco Solutions LLC, has applied to the Metuchen Planning Board to re-purpose the former Skylands Community Bank, at ...

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WAYNE, NJ – According to a statement released by the Wayne Police Department, a man from Philadelphia was arrested on Sunday evening after police were alerted to a theft at the Willowbrook Mall. The suspect was pursued on foot, but eluded capture…until the Uber he called gave up his address and he ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - On Tuesday, police and first responders rescued a man who had fallen approximately six feet into an open grave at Holy Cross Cemetery, according to a press release. Authorities say the man has been safely removed and is currently in stable condition.  At 12:55 PM, police ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Officials at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital say the union representing 1,700 striking nurses “continues to mislead the public” when it comes to the core labor issue of staffing. In a statement from spokesperson Wendy Gottsegen released Friday – a day when a six-hour ...

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CARTERET, NJ — The Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office is investigating allegations that at least one lamb was brutally whacked with a crowbar while being herded into a Carteret slaughterhouse on Roosevelt Avenue. A consumer safety inspector from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) said ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ -  In response to the steady increase in respiratory illness and COVID-19 hospitalizations across the state, RWJBarnabas Health willl reimplement masking protocols at all RWJBarnabas Health hospitals and facilities starting Oct. 2, including Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital ...

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SPARTA, NJ- Budd Lake Fire Chief Joe Compano has been arrested for masturbating in his car in the parking lot of ShopRite in North Village.  On September 19, around 11:48 a.m. Sparta Police Officers were sent to the location but received notification the man had left while they were on route, ...

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SHORT HILLS, NJ -- At 5:49 p.m. on Friday night, the Millburn Police Department responded to a call to the police station stating that someone placed a bomb in the Temple B'nai Jeshurun building. The Rosh Hashanah service had begun just nine minutes earlier.  Captain Mark Azzopardi reported, "As ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - On the eve of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, a Saddle River Road synagogue received a bomb threat, according to police. An anonymous individual on a phone call to police alerted them to the threat aimed at Congregation Ahavat Achim, 18-25 Saddle River Road, on Thursday ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Thousands of people — many dressed in cocktail dresses and sharp suits — flocked to downtown Newark for MTV’s video music awards on Tuesday night. For Newark’s downtown, the Sept. 12 event meant a boost for local businesses, street closures, and heavy police presence in what is the ...

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CRANBURY, NJ -  On September 11th, 2001 a Cranbury resident was one of the many brave passengers on United Airlines Flight 93 who tried to take control of the hijacked plane and crashed in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. Todd Beamer had lived in Cranbury for a year with his wife and two children before ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - The Hoboken City Council unanimously approved a resolution to make Hoboken a Book Sanctuary City on Wednesday. The move, officials said, comes in response to a wave of censorship and book bans in libraries across the country.  Hoboken is the first city to declare itself a Book ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ -The owners of the Pet Wants store in South Orange say they were harassed over their Pride flag last week – and the incident is one in a string going back three years involving harassment and vandalism of their storefront and delivery vehicle. Jack Denelsbeck and Jonathan Javins ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – All the way from Vermont, Bernie Sanders delivered a message loud and clear: Give the 1,700 striking nurses from Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital a contract that includes more robust staffing. The senator spoke directly to the 400 or so nurses who crowded together on ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - A woman is accused of stealing over five-thousand dollars in merchandise from the Montclair Whole Foods, police say. A Team Leader at Whole Foods Supermarket on Bloomfield Avenue reported a shoplifting that occurred in the past. While reviewing the surveillance camera, the ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- A resident in Scotch Plains reported being the victim of fraud and was swindled out of $25,000 on August 21, according to the Scotch Plains police blotter.  The victim received an email regarding a transaction with one of their banks that they did not recognize along with a ...

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