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May 19, 2022

NEW JERSEY - A $125 million dollar film and TV complex proposed in Newark. Plus, a Paterson native leads effort to clean up hometown. And, a house built by Roxbury students is transferred to a new lot while an affordable housing complex opens in Elizabeth.  TAPinto's Kristina Behr has ...

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NEW JERSEY - A long-awaited youth center in Franklin opens. Plus, Camden's Waterfront Pavilion gets another new name. And, Westfield will hold a Memorial Day parade and picnic after COVID cancellations the last two years. Also, the town of Wayne mourns the loss of a teen who died from a rare ...

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NEW JERSEY - Roxbury will equip 38 buses with security cameras after a physical assault is reported. Plus, Newark students in a building trades program get the chance to explore construction career pathways.  And, a Chatham art gallery shows work from artist royalty. Also, WayneQuest returns to ...

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NEW JERSEY - A young Plainfield burn victim thanks first responders who saved her. Plus, Piscataway celebrates the 75th Anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking baseball's color barrierl. And, East Brunswick Boy Scouts spend a day with police. Also, the Green Village Fire Department in Chatham ...

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NEW JERSEY - Piscataway residents start a fund to help victims of a recent fire. Plus, Union educators rally over contract negotiations. And, Newark pledges $20 million towards building affordable housing units. Also, a Sparta resident celebrates her 105th birthday with the ...

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NEW JERSEY - The Cranford Highschool Baseball team rallies around a young boy with a rare disease is scheduled to have his 8th surgery. Plus, Piscataway will commemorate the 75th Anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking baseball's color barrier. And, Phillipsburg will hold Comic-Con this year ...

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NEW JERSEY- The Compassion Cafe, a non-profit that employs teens and adults with disabilities, opens in Beach Haven. Plus, the New York Jets pay a visit to the Wayne Valley Girls flag football team. Also, Cranford residents send hundreds of aid boxes to Ukraine. And, Roxbury students thank ...

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NEW JERSEY - A surprising discovery is made in an abandoned West Orange church. Plus, Hoboken sets plans to redevelop an old recording studio. Also, a Union resident is named 'Volunteer of the Year.' And, South Plainfield holds a blood drive to honor a resident who died from gastric ...

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NEW JERSEY - More than 200 Newark teachers receive a $50 gift card from the Saint James AME Church for Teacher Appreciation Week. Plus, a West Orange teacher gets a TV makeover on 'The Drew Barrymore' show. And the leader of the Hunterdon Harmonizers is recognized for his work in the Flemington ...

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NEW JERSEY - A 'Real Housewives of New Jersey' star visits Westfield for its Girls' Night Out event. Plus, a new Rutgers-Newark polls hows corporations are buying Newark homes at an alarming rate. And, Wayne honors small businesses in the community. Also, a Bordentown student is set to receive ...

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NEW JERSEY - Motorcycle enthusiasts get their bikes blessed in Rahway. Plus, the Nutley Planning board approves demolition of a Century-old home. And, South Plainfield students raise money for various causes. Also, Wayne honors Veterans for Military Appreciation Month.  TAPinto's Kristina ...

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NEW JERSEY - The plastic bag ban in New Jersey is now in effect. Plus, a Little Falls Pastry Chef wins the Food Network's Spring Baking Championship. And, a Cranford student makes history, twice.  TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, Powered by TAPinto, brought to you ...

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NEW JERSEY - Hamilton Starbucks workers vote in favor of joining a labor union. Plus, a Wayne resident is featured in a book about COVID-19 loss. And, a Bayonne resident gets a street named after him. Also, new Camden athletic fields officially open.  TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now ...

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NEW JERSEY - A Hoboken repaving project will target 13 blocks as part of a city resurfacing program. Plus, an East Orange native gets drafted to an NFL team, and didn't even know it. And, Westfield's Spring Fling returns after COVID cancellations the last two years. Also, Warren County holds a ...

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NEW JERSEY - Fire Prevention advocates speak to Plainfield students about the experiences surviving a fire at Seton Hall. Plus, Sparta honors the High School girls basketball champions.  And, Hawthorne's Chamber of Commerce makes some changes. Also, two Elizabeth students make ...

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NEW JERSEY - A Roxbury officer is honored after stopping a carjacking. Plus, seven Sparta students receive VFW scholarships. And, a Montville special needs student receives an adaptive bike. Also, Dateline NBC examines a decades-long mystery in Sayreville. TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's ...

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NEW JERSEY - A group of Chatham third grade students visited their local jail as part of Local Government Day. Plus, Newark native and star Queen Latifah returns home to break ground on a new redevelopment project. Also, Hasbrouck Heights residents collect 60 bags of trash during a community ...

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NEW JERSEY - Irish company Applegreen is bringing its U.S. headquarters to Glen Rock. Plus, a Veteran is gifted a new car from a Cranford body shop. Also, a Newark teacher and singer appears on "Ellen." And, Camden creates a new pathway for those interested in becoming teachers.  TAPinto's ...

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NEW JERSEY - A Cranford third-grader encourages her town to participate in a book scavenger hunt. Plus, Union Catholic students set a Guinness World Record for watering plants, while Phillipsburg residents help clean their community. Also, Hasbrouck Heights community groups help veterans 'Dress ...

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NEW JERSEY - Police are warning Union County residents after a bear was spotted in several towns. Plus, new businesses come to downtown Westfield. And, Amazon donates COVID-19 tests to Hoboken. Also, Livingston celebrates its Math champions, while a Sparta VFW continues helping ...

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NEW JERSEY - Recreational marijuana sales start in 13 shops across New Jersey. Plus, a Piscataway Mother-daughter duo compete on 'Come Dance With Me.' And, Prospect Park honors a resident who helped lead police to the alleged suspect in the New York City subway shooting while Wood-Ridge ...

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NEW JERSEY - A construction site in Roxbury could be hit with fines after a sediment control basin fails, polluting the water in Lake Rogerene. Plus, a grant brings glass art class to nine Newark schools. And, the Cranford Film Festival returns with in-person screenings. Also, Phillipsburg will ...

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NEW JERSEY - Volunteer Wayne Firefighters rappelled down an elevator shaft at a trampoline park to rescue six trapped children. Plus, Piscataway celebrates Ramadan. And, a new entertainment complex in East Brunswick features HyperBowling. Also, Union County residents are urged to eliminate ...

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NEW JERSEY - Family and friends gather for a final walkout for a retiring Bridgewater police Lieutenant. Plus, a Hasbrouck Heights family discovers why their car engine was purring louder than normal. And, a Wayne artist sells paintings to raise money for Ukraine. Also, a Hoboken park ...

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NEW JERSEY - A Little League field in Newark gets a makeover as part of a revitalization project. Plus, Bridgewater residents start a petition calling for safety upgrades to a dangerous intersection. Also, a Roxbury construction project dumps soil into a beloved lake. Also, nominations for the ...

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NEW JERSEY - Camden celebrates its student athletes for their achievements this year. Plus, two students sew bookmarks to raise money for Ukraine relief efforts. Also, Wayne recognizes Autism Awareness Month with a special ceremony. And Paterson unveils two new pothole trucks that will start ...

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NEW JERSEY - Wayne celebrates 175 years with events throughout the year. Plus, Westfield will launch its first girls flag football program this Fall. And, Newark breaks ground on a multi-million dollar water treatment program. Also, East Brunswick holds a Daisy Breakfast benefiting children and ...

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NEW JERSEY - Hundreds of Sparta residents show up to a town council meeting concerned over a warehouse proposal. Plus, environmental testings moves ahead at Colonia High School after nearly 100 former staff and students receive brain tumor diagnosis. And, Bayonne city leaders break ground on a ...

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NEW JERSEY - South Plainfield students head back to the stage for a performance of 'Mamma Mia!' for the first time in two years. Plus, a Livingston teen is named an 'Unsung Hero' for his actions during the pandemic. And, the Portal Bridge gets the green light to start construction. Also, ...

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NEW JERSEY - Newark students at West Side High School become hot sauce entrepreneurs. Plus, a fourth grader from Berkeley Heights writes a book with her father. And, the Nutley boys lacrosse team scores a big win on their new-look field. Also, Watchung HIlls High School scores nine nominations ...

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