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April 5, 2024

NEW JERSEY: Reports of an earthquake of a 4.8 magnitude have been officially reported in NJ.  Many homeowners and businesses felt rooms shaking 10:20 am this morning. This is breaking news and will be updated as details come in. 

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NEW JERSEY - In a local story that is now national news, a Glen Rock Councilwoman is being asked to resign. "Apologize and resign". That was the message from many individuals who said they were offended by Councilwoman Paula Gilligan's anti-christian meme she recently posted on Instagram. The ...

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NEPTUNE TOWNSHIP - Tuesday's Mega Millions $1.13 billion jackpot was won by a single ticket sold in New Jersey, and it was confirmed by NJ Lottery that the lucky winner bought it in Neptune Township.  At Wednesday's press conference at ShopRite Liquor #781 (2200 Rt 66, Neptune Township), New Jersey ...

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NEW JERSEY: At a state Senate budget hearing earlier this week, advocates for the media and transparency voiced their concerns about proposed changes to the New Jersey Open Public Records Act, and by Friday, March 15, the measure had been put on hold. Bill A-4045 was to be heard in committee on ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The second of two American Bald Eagle eggs have hatched in the nest high atop a 90-foot Sycamore tree in a wooded area along the Raritan River at Duke Farms. The adult Eagle caring for the two hatchlings has been busy feeding them bits of raw fish and hunkering down over them ...

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NEW JERSEY –  Two men with emergency medical training recently came to the aid of a gym member who collapsed while working out.  On Feb. 19, Ameya Patel of Piscataway and Johnny Tsang of Dunellen were both in the right place at the right time. At approximately 6:30 p.m., Tsang, 22, was on a ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ: Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino, The MTV Jersey Shore star, shared Ring footage of a scary situation at the family dinner table recently in Holmdel, where Sorentino and his young family reside. Sorrentino is seen in the footage enjoying a family dinner...then suddenly jumping up ...

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NEW JERSEY - Busloads of migrants have arrived at several train stations and bus terminals in New Jersey, including Edison, after being transported out of Texas and Louisiana, according to officials. Jersey City officials say they are waiting for guidance from Governor Murphy’s office on how the ...

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NATIONAL - With current economic uncertainty, holiday gift-givers can look for simple ways to save money this holiday shopping season. A report from worldwide management consulting firm McKinsey & Company shows that more consumers are looking for better prices and promotions in their holiday ...

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Honor Jillian Ludwig: A Legacy of Music and Love click here for GoFundMe to help family with funeral expenses for 18-year-old shot and killed in Nashville.  MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: A local community is in mourning after Jillian Ludwig, 18, a 2023 graduate of Wall High School, who was in critical ...

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Five of Ayanna's 9 children are pictured above with a friend.  NEW JERSEY- Ayanna Holt-Newlin, is a loving, hardworking, and dedicated mother of nine children, three of whom have significant special needs. That may seem like more than enough of a challenge for most of us, however it is just ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ – Lately there have been many social media posts about community members seeing raccoons outside in the daylight. That is not a good sign. Now there has been a case of rabies confirmed in the Leonardo section of Middletown. According to Middletown Township Animal Control ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Lifeguards are known for their heroism when helping swimmers in distress, however, it seems their call of duty is not limited to the bipedal. In an absolutely bizarre turn of events, an off-duty Belmar lifeguard rescued a deer struggling in the surf early Sunday morning, saving its ...

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Dead young dolphin washes up onto Keyport shore.  KEYPORT, NJ: It was a very sad day today for Keyport resident M.D. Abramowitz and many others that later learned a deceased young dolphin washed up on a Keyport beach. About 6:00 a.m. today when Abramowitz went out to feed her swans behind ...

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BELMAR, NJ — First responders Sunday evening were called out to assist six swimmers in distress after the rip tide swept them away. According to the Belmar Police Department, the incident occurred on Sixth Avenue at approximately 6:06 p.m.  By the time police arrived, several Belmar lifeguards ...

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NEW JERSEY — Across NJ and the country, health officials are warning consumers about potential contamination in two brands of eye drops, which could lead to a serious and even deadly infection. The contamination issues began this past spring when health officials reported four deaths linked to ...

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BEACH HAVEN, NJ - Celebrities are no strangers to Long Beach Island throughout the summer months, but this event brought in 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 and Channing ...

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NEW JERSEY: Senator Declan O’Scanlon sharply criticized Rutgers ongoing COVID vaccine mandate as being out of step with science and logic following news that Rutgers University is continuing to require students to provide proof of immunization from COVID-19 or face possible dis-enrollment from the ...

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NEW JERSEY:  Governor Phil Murphy announced Tuesday that Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver, has died. She was 71 years old. A Newark native, Oliver broke barriers as she rose to the highest levels of state government, The cause of death was not immediately disclosed, but Oliver was taken to Cooperman ...

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NEW JERSEY -- The New Jersey Hall of Fame (NJHOF) has announced its 15th class of inductees, representing the accomplishments of some of the Garden State's best and brightest. The 2023 inductees include former New Jersey Governor and son of Thomas Edison, Charles Edison. Other inductees include ...

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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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NEW JERSEY— A Woodbridge township public works employee is expected to fully recover after being hit by lightning outside Iselin Middle School on Wednesday as a fast-moving thunderstorm swept across the region. Meanwhile, police Officer Robert “R.J.” McPartland is being credited for saving ...

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Juneteenth, a significant holiday celebrated in the United States, commemorates the emancipation of enslaved African Americans. The roots of Juneteenth trace back to June 19, 1865, when Major General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston, Texas, to enforce the Emancipation Proclamation issued by ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Four boaters were rescued on Sunday afternoon after their boat capsized just off Belmar’s beaches. Assisting the men overboard was fishing Captain Bobby Quinn, whose crew helped them and caught the incident on camera. According to reports, only one of the four men overboard knew how to ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ: A 15-year-old boy who was pulled from the water at Sandy Hook, has died. A tragic incident unfolded on Sunday around 4:00 p.m., at Beach B, at Sandy Hook. Sadly, a 15-year-old boy lost his life, while at least 4 others required medical treatment after being rescued from the ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY—Local mom Regina Mullen, of Manalapan, is on a mission to save lives after her own son Kyle Mullen tragically died, according to a June 2022 autopsy report, as a result of acute pneumonia with cardiomegaly as a contributing factor. Mullen's death happened just hours after completing ...

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NEW JERSEY— A teenage surfer was hospitalized Sunday after reports indicate she was bitten by a shark, in Stone Harbor, NJ. The15-year-old girl from Pennsylvania, was surfing in the waters when she was attacked, according to officials. The teen was treated on scene for lacerations to her foot ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ: TAPinto received a report around 10AM of an overturned Boat on the Raritan Bay near Sandy Hook, with occupants in the water.  The fast acting NYPD Air Sea Rescue and harbor units responded. Then around 10:20AM. TAPinto received an unconfirmed report that all occupants were rescued ...

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BELMAR, NJ — All aboard The Jersey Girl, a 101-foot-long boat that allows residents and tourists to see some of the ocean’s largest and most majestic creatures: Whales. Operated by Belmar resident Bill McKim, Jersey Shore Whale Watching gives folks the opportunity to see something they’ll remember ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – About 67,000 students – slogan-chanting, fist-in-the-air faculty union supporters, to unwitting pawns in a protracted bargaining squabble – are getting a crash course in labor discourse. Welcome to Labor Disputes 101: Three unions representing about 9,000 educators at Rutgers ...

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