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February 22, 2024

HAWTHORNE, NJ - Only half of people who attempt to climb Mount Kilinmanjaro reach the top, so when Hawthorne's Adam Faatz made it to the summit, he had achieved rare air indeed. Faatz become the first person with Pulmonary Fibrosis — and with one lung — to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – The mild weather our entire region has been experiencing for the past few days is about to give way to a surprisingly significant punch from mother nature in the next 24 hours. A Winter Weather Advisory and Winter Storm Watch has been issued for regions throughout Central and ...

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Meep is a one year old spayed female Boston Terrier who went missing at 12:15 am on January 1, 2024 in Morristown, NJ after being scared by fireworks. There is reason to believe she was picked up after she ran to Dorothy Drive in Morristown. The family is asking for any help in getting the word ...

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JEFFERSON, NJ – The U.S. Army Picatinny Arsenal Department of Public Affairs has announced there will be large caliber firing this week Tuesday through Thursday, February 6, 7 and 8.  

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BEACH HAVEN - Mark your calendars@ The Fourth Annual Beach Haven Tuna Open will take place June 8-15, 2024.  The schedule of events is listed below. More details will be available soon at www.tunaopen.com  

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PENNSAUKEN, NJ – Congressman Andy Kim (NJ-03) launched his campaign for U.S. Senate on Friday with pledges of returning the United States to the supernation status it once was. “It does not have to be this broken politics where you just have people who are putting their own personal ambition ...

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JORDAN — A Sergeant from Willingboro was one of three U.S. Army Reserve soldiers who were killed in a drone attack on a U.S. military outpost in Jordan on Sunday.  Sgt. William Jerome Rivers, 46, was killed along with Spc. Kennedy Ladon Sanders, 24, and Spc. Breonna Alexsondria Moffett, 23, when ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND - The LBI Job Fair returns for its sixth year . This is opportunity to secure Long Beach Island area jobs for summer for people of all ages. The event will take place on Saturday, April 6th from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the St. Francis Community Center, 4700 Long Beach Boulevard ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – With Tuesday’s storm ending the streak of days without measurable snow in our rear-view mirror, it’s time to look at an impending storm that will be arriving in New Jersey late on Thursday and into Friday morning.  Although areas near New York City and north got to see more ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - An early morning accident between a tanker and a car resulted in a fire which damaged buildings and closed Route 17 for the Monday morning rush hour. "In my 21 years of service, I have never pulled up to that amount of fire on arrival," said Hasbrouck Heights Fire Chief ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND REGION - The 69th edition of the Long Beach Island Surf Fishing Classic is coming around the final turn and heading for its finish line on Sunday, December 10. At this point the fishing action shows no signs of lessening. We have had a few days of colder temperatures making it ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Charlie Shomers, a 13-year-old cancer survivor from Hillsborough, was given the royal treatment by the NJ Devils at their Nov. 25th game against the Buffalo Sabres at the Prudential Center during the Devils annual Hockey Fights Cancer Night in partnership with RWJBarnabas ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND REGION - The captains of the Beach Haven Charter Fishing Association are finding red hot striped bass fishing on practically every trip. The chore is rooting through the big fish to find keeper-sized bass to put in the box. Captain Ray Lopez on the “Miss Liane” had a great ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Smoke detector alarms still sounded Monday morning hours after firefighters extinguished a massive blaze that tore through two Piscataway condominium buildings late Sunday night. The 3-alarm fire heavily damaged 17 town homes and apartments on Forest Drive in the Birch Glen ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The remains of a large vessel, likely a steamboat last operated in 1907, were exposed on the bottom of Lake Hopatcong in Landing during this year's lowering of the lake. The discovery took place on Nov. 4 in Landing Channel, according to Lake Hopatcong Foundation Chairman Marty ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - The Pine Brook Jewish Center (PBJC), in an outdoor prayer service Friday night, prayed for the safety and return of the 242 Israeli hostages.  PBJC congregant Judy Gothelf explained to TAPinto Montville that on Friday nights, Jewish families throughout the world gather together ...

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WAYNE, NJ – In 1798, Wayne’s first church was built and opened its doors. The Preakness Reformed Church – back then called the Congregation of Prakeness - had its ups and downs over the centuries, but 225 years later, on September 24, 2023, congregants celebrated the birthday of the oldest church ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Tractor-trailers coming and going from a massive warehouse project being proposed for the former Hercules site in Kenvil will need fuel.  Roxbury Planning Board Chairman Charles Bautz fears that fact. His concern, one of several expressed by Bautz and other board members during ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND - The rules and regulations for the 69th annual version of the Long Beach Island Surf Fishing Classic have been established, and the three official tournament stations are ready to accept entry applications. The event will commence on Saturday, October 7 and conclude on Sunday, ...

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The New Jersey Storytelling Festival will be held on Saturday, September 30 from 12pm to 5pm - featuring more than 50 storytellers in six locations in the Flemington Arts & Cultural District. The Festival is free, and will feature a Legacy Storytelling workshop for families in the morning from ...

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SUSSEX COUNTY, NJ – Nearly one third of JCP&L customers in Sparta are without power following a strong lightning storm moved through the area.   Approximately 2,442 homes will be in the dark through 11 p.m. on Friday, according to JCP&L. In Sussex County JCP&L reports 3,321 customers ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The Roxbury and Mount Olive school districts are partnering this year to offer Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps or AF JROTC classes to Roxbury High School students. About 10 Roxbury students have signed-up for the new, full-year “cross-town” program, said Air Force ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Today, at the Rahway Fire Department, located at 1300 Main Street, Acting Governor Nicholas Scutari signed into law A-5275/S-3671, the Firefighters Chaplain Bill. It provides greater flexibility to governing municipal bodies when appointing chaplains to their local fire ...

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Approximately 1.56 million dehumidifiers have been recalled due to fire and burn hazards, announced the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission. There have been reports of 23 fires, 688 incidents of overheating and $168,000 in property damage with the recalled dehumidifiers. The ...

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - A Newton man was sentenced to 60 years in prison after he was found guilty of murder in the death of Delaware Township resident Michelle Carkhuff. Brandon E. Petersen, 33, was sentenced Aug. 22 to an aggregate 60-year prison term, and he will have to serve 85% of his ...

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Approximately 1.56 million dehumidifiers have been recalled due to fire and burn hazards, announced the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission. There have been reports of 23 fires, 688 incidents of overheating and $168,000 in property damage with the recalled dehumidifiers. The ...

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BEACH HAVEN, NJ - Celebrities are no strangers to Long Beach Island throughout the summer months, but this event in particular may bring many more than LBI has seen at once before. Friday night, Taylor Swift was spotted entering the popular Black Whale restaurant in Beach Haven with Zoë Kravitz ...

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BEACH HAVEN - It is a 34-year tradition, Chowderfest is set for Saturday, September 30 in Beach Haven.  New this year is that the Southern Ocean Chamber Association has partnered with the Hunger Foundation of Southern Ocean.  Both of these nonprofit organizations, are set to present the 2023 ...

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New Jersey's Lt. Gov. Sheila Y. Oliver was memorialized on Saturday, Aug. 12, with words and prayer at the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark, where about 2,000 people celebrated the life of the groundbreaking public servant. Public officials, family and friends remembered Oliver’s ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - The Essex County Historic Courthouse will open its doors to the public on Friday, August 11th, to pay tribute to the late Honorable Lt. Governor Sheila Y. Oliver, whose remarkable career in New Jersey's government and trailblazing achievements have left an indelible mark on the ...

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