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February 6, 2024

PHILLIPSBURG, NJ - Chaos unfolded at a grade school wrestling tournament on January 28, 2024, in Phillipsburg, New Jersey between High Point and Phillipsburg. The incident, involving adults from High Point, youth athletes and a floor full of sports fans has left the community questioning the ...

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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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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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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Maybe you remember when The Walking Dead: Dead City filmed on Kensington Ave near Watchung Ave in Plainfield this June. Or you might have heard that It Ends with Us, starring Blake Lively and Hasan Minhaj, was filming on Hillside Ave near Prospect Ave around the same time. It seems ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Police Department is seeking the public's assistance with locating Eduardo "Javier" Hidalgo-Cordoza, 44, of East Brunswick, NJ. Javier was last seen on 12/02/23 at approximately 12:00 am at 2 Progress Road in North Brunswick. He is described as a ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — A shooting that killed three people on Coppola Drive in South Plainfield on Monday morning is under investigation by police and the Middlesex County Prosecutor. Around 9 a.m. Monday, police were called to the home following a report of shots fired, and found three people, ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Everybody needs a hobby, right? While she was patiently supporting her husband Ed's Doctoral program at the University of Maine, Barbara Bentley, following the influence of a friend, became interested in show dogs.  She had always loved dogs, and she got the bug for training ...

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BARNEGAT - It was a sad day in Barnegat Township Thursday after the murder of two adults on Lincoln Avenue in the Township.  On Thursday evening, Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer and Barnegat Township Police Chief Keith A. Germain announced additional information about those ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield parents, students and community members are demanding action after word got out at Westfield High School that at least one boy from the school had created and shared pornographic images using photos of the faces of some of the school’s female students. The pictures were ...

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Pipes and drums sounded from the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart as hundreds of police and firefighters from across New Jersey gathered for a service that paid tribute to their fallen members. The Archdiocese of Newark’s 30th annual Blue Mass on Thursday, Nov. 2, included prayers for the ...

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NORTH BERGEN, NJ - Vowing to stay in place as New Jersey’s senior U.S. Senator, Bob Menendez said on Monday that he will be vindicated once all the facts in the case against him are presented. America’s justice system is based on the concept of innocent until proven guilty, Menendez said at a ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – The status of the township's affordable housing redevelopment was shared at Tuesday's Township Council meeting. Development Planner Michael Mistretta and Redevelopment Attorney Matt Jessup updated the mayor and council of what's been accomplished and what still needs to be ...

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NEW YORK, NY - U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez has been indicted in a wide-ranging federal investigation alleging bribe taking, influence peddling and attempted interference with state and federal investigations. According to the indictment announced on Friday, during the course of the investigation ...

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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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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Tuesday evening, Plainfield Superintendent of Schools Rashon Hasan issued an open letter to Colleen Maguire, the Executive Director of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA). The letter addresses the officiating at Friday's Plainfield High School ...

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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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FRANKLIN, NJ - An off-duty Edison Township police officer has been charged with two counts of vehicular homicide after two passengers in a car he was driving were killed after a car he was driving veered off Route 27, hitting several trees, lampposts and a utility pole on Sunday, Aug. 27, according ...

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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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PLAINFIELD, NJ — The story of the Plainfield evictions and their aftermath has been nearly unprecedented in this city in recent times. At this point, it is a difficult story to tell those who have not followed it since the beginning. TAPinto Plainfield has produced a timeline of what has ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — On Tuesday Aug. 8, many residents of 501 West Seventh Street came home from work to devastating news - a notice that they would have to leave their home within 24 hours. The owners of the building, Charles Aryeh and Aaron Eichron of Cyclone West 84 LLC, own six buildings in the ...

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TRENTON, NJ -  The New Jersey State Police will assume control of New Jersey’s ports, state officials announced earlier this week. This comes just months after the US Supreme Court ruled that the State of New Jersey could withdraw from the Waterfront Commission. The Waterfront Commission was ...

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TRENTON, NJ – New Jersey has an official mineral as Governor Murphy signs legislation elevating franklinite from a local gem to statewide recognition. In February William Kroth from Sterling Hill Mining Museum petitions the Sparta Township Council members to approve a resolution supporting the ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Scotch Plains Planning Board gave final, unanimous site plan approval on Monday evening for the 31,000 sq. ft. Lidl grocery store, a minimum 7,500 sq. ft. secondary commercial use building that could be used for a new restaurant or other shopping destination, and a 51 space ...

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NEWARK, NJ - The Newark Board of Education's refusal to disclose the full taxpayer cost of reacquiring ownership of the State Street School is being challenged in court by TAPinto Newark. TAPinto Newark has filed an appeal of an Open Public Records Act request response that heavily redacted ...

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CRANFORD, NJ — A Cranford man was electrocuted when lightning struck Sunday during afternoon thunderstorms. Originally reported by ABC7 and confirmed to TAPinto Cranford by CPD's public information officer, Captain Matthew Nazzaro, Cranford Police and Cranford EMS responded to a call on Retford ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  A body was found on Washington Avenue near the First Baptist Church of Morristown, according to authorities. The deceased body was found early on Sunday morning. CSI and major crimes were notified but according to police the incident did not appear suspicious. There was some ...

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Update: Summit Police Department has arrested the suspect from the shooting. More information to follow SUMMIT, NJ - The City of Summit Police Department is currently investigating a report of a shooting at a Park Avenue establishment. The suspect is at large in the area of Orchard Street. A ...

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It may soon become more difficult for the public to get public information in New Jersey. Proposed changes to New Jersey’s Open Public Records Act introduced by state Assemblyman Joe Danielson, D-Somerset, last week would prohibit records requestors from challenging public agency denials in ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - Cranford Police announced that a 28-year-old man has been charged with placing a dead cat in a residential mailbox in March. Surveillance footage captured a suspect walking onto the victim’s property on Collins Street at approximately 10 p.m. on March 12, 2023 with an object in ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — A bear described by Plainfield Police as "aggressive" was euthanized Thursday after charging at an officer. Police say the bear was first spotted around 6:30 a.m. Plainfield Police contacted New Jersey Fish and Wildlife, who said when the bear was contained, they would ...

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