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March 22, 2023

ASBURY PARK, NJ — New Jersey's Premier Independent Film Festival – The Garden State Film Festival (GSFF) returns to the city this weekend from March 23 to 26.   The internationally recognized film festival celebrates the independent film genre by bringing a carefully curated and enriching ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy took the stage at NJPAC's Prudential Hall Monday to announce the North to Shore Festival, a first-of-its-kind three-city celebration of the Garden State's vast collection of musical and cultural excellence.  More than 100 events and acts ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND REGION - As the days of February wane and March is on the horizon, many local striped bass anglers are looking forward to the start of striped bass season in inshore waters. New Jersey regulations will allow striped bass fishing again starting March 1 for the waters inside the ...

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PRINCETON, NJ — The United States Air Force Singing Sergeants will head to Princeton next week as part of a three-state community relations concert tour. The tour honors the service of airmen past and present and "showcases Air Force excellence to communities across the northeastern part of the ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Flavortown has stretched to Belmar because 10th Ave. Burrito Co., a restaurant staple in the community, was featured in an upcoming episode of Food Network’s “Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives.”  10th Ave. Burrito, located at 801 Belmar Plaza, has been dishing up delicious Mexi-Cali food ...

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Photo credit Cathy Padilla  MORRISCOUNTY, NJ: The last Tuesday in January each year is National Plan for Vacation Day, falling this year on January 31. After the holidays, and a month of winter weather, many in Morris County are ready for a week or two of relaxation and/or ...

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Hackensack, NJ - Preservation New Jersey (PNJ) has named the USS Ling, a U.S. Navy Balao class submarine docked in the Hackensack River in Hackensack, NJ as one of the ten most endangered historic places in New Jersey.  A statewide non-profit organization dedicated to historic preservation, PNJ ...

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WASHINGTON – The Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.1 million grant to the city of North Wildwood, New Jersey, for reconstruction of three blocks of boardwalk space., announced  U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo.  “We thank the U.S. Department of ...

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On Saturday, January 28, 2023, the Mills at Jersey Gardens’ AMC Theater will be offering a sensory-friendly showing of Puss in Boots: The Last Wish. At these special screenings for people with autism or other special needs, the theater puts up the lights and tones down the sound so attendees can ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - The Garden State Plaza is hosting a free Lunar New Year celebration on January 28. It's the Year of the Rabbit at the mall, 1 Garden State Plaza, where they will welcome several performances: an Asian American Lion Dance; a Korean Fan Dance; and a Mongolian dance. There will also ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ — The eighth annual "Price of Liberty" film and discussion series on themes surrounding race, segregation, integration, and civil rights will be held at the Montclair History Center. In the 2021 films "Free Renty" and "Reparations" by directors David Grubin and Jon Osaki, ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ – AAPI Montclair and the Montclair Art Museum (MAM) will host AAPI Montclair’s second annual Lunar New Year Celebration on January 28th from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Montclair Art Museum.  Lunar New Year is a time of hope where family, friends, and neighbors come together to ...

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NEW JERSEY - "The Year of the Rabbit," a which brings a period of quiet and calm to the world will be marked with a special event in East Brunswick. The Year of the Rabbit Lunar New Year Celebration will be held this year at the Center Courtyard of the Brunswick Square Mall on January 7 from ...

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NEW JERSEY — AAA estimates 112.7 million people will journey 50 miles or more away from home between Dec. 23 and January 2. That’s an increase of 3.6 million people over last year and closing in on pre-pandemic numbers. Overall, 2022 is expected to be the third busiest year for holiday travel since ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – Essex County Executive DiVincenzo invites the public to spend part of their holiday season at the Annual Essex County Holiday Lights Spectacular at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo. Free admission is being offered at The Holiday Lights Spectacular, which will be held as ...

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NEW JERSEY — AAA estimates 112.7 million people will journey 50 miles or more away from home between December 23 and January 2. That’s an increase of 3.6 million people over last year and closing in on pre-pandemic numbers. Overall, 2022 is expected to be the third busiest year for holiday travel ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - All roads lead to Hoboken this Sunday as the Hoboken Business Alliance hosts an outdoor holiday market featuring more than 125 artisan vendors from across the region as well as nearly two dozen local Hoboken businesses who will display their products in “retail row.” The HBA worked ...

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NEWARK, NJ -- NJ TRANSIT is prohibiting all beverages on its trains, light rail vehicles and buses on Saturday, December 17th to coincide with the SantaCon event in Hoboken. No beverages, of any kind, in any type of container, open or closed, will be permitted on board trains, buses or light ...

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NEWARK, NJ -- NJ TRANSIT is prohibiting all beverages on its trains, light rail vehicles and buses on Saturday, December 10th to coincide with the SantaCon event in New York City. Beverages will also be prohibited on Saturday, December 17th to coincide with the SantaCon event in Hoboken. No ...

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NEWARK, NJ — If you thought you’d be among New Jersey’s first travelers to enjoy Newark Liberty International Airport’s new, ultra-modern Terminal A — think again. The new $2.7 billion Terminal A was to open to the public today. However, that's now postponed until January, making it the busy ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Central New Jersey Regional Airport has seen its fair share of VIPs land at the airport, most recently President Joe Biden, who flew in from his home in Delaware aboard Marine One to visit Hillsborough and Manville a few days after Tropical Storm Ida last September to assess the ...

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NEW JERSEY -- The American Red Cross New Jersey Region has issued tips that people can follow to safely get to their Thanksgiving destinations. “We want people to stay safe and to reach their destinations safely,” said Paul Gass, regional preparedness manager, American Red Cross New Jersey ...

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ASBURY PARK, NJ – Lace-up your sneakers, the Thanks4Giving – Turkey Dash & Splash 5K, trotting along the boardwalk in Bradley Beach, Ocean Grove and Asbury Park concluding with a plunge into the chilly waters of the Atlantic Ocean, returns on Saturday, Nov. 19.  This annual event benefiting ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy headlined a host of public officials at Newark Liberty International Airport to celebrate Tuesday’s opening of its new $2.7 billion Terminal A, described as the “largest design-build project in New Jersey history.” “So, this what $2.7 billion dollars will get you,” ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - A must on the holiday calendar: 5th Annual Big Santa Lighting and Spectacular Drone Show, 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Friday, November 18. The Westfield Garden State Plaza, 1 Garden State Plaza, is hosting the lighting of Big Santa with a drone show set to holiday music by 106.7 Lite FM.

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BEACH HAVEN, NJ - Don't miss the last weekend of the season at Bird and Betty's in Beach Haven. Saturday, October 29 is their Halloween Freak Show Party! Doors open at 8 p.m.  Live music by The Danksters, Lost in Paris and DJ Meatball.  Come dressed in costume to enter the contest. Cash ...

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PHILLIPSBURG, NJ – A six-week-long roadway joints repair project is scheduled to begin Tuesday, October 18, 2022 along 4.2 miles of I-78 that the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission owns and maintains on the New Jersey side of the Delaware River. According to a release from the Delaware ...

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MOUNT HOLLY, NJ — Join the Burlington County Parks System this weekend for the final installment of its free Outdoor Movie Series — and it's perfect for Halloween! The Historic Prison Museum Courtyard in Mount Holly will be the setting for Ghostbusters Afterlife on Friday, October 14 beginning ...

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FAR HILLS, NJ - The Far Hills Race Meeting, New Jersey's premier steeplechase event, is celebrating its 101st running on Saturday, Oct. 15. For the first time in its history, this year's event will hold a sixth race program in honor of the late John Forbes, a fixture at Monmouth Park for 40 years ...

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FAR HILLS, NJ - The Far Hills Race Meeting, New Jersey's premier steeplechase event, is celebrating its 101st running on Saturday, Oct. 15. For the first time in its history, this year's event will hold a sixth race program in honor of the late John Forbes, a fixture at Monmouth Park for 40 years ...

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