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March 28, 2024

GLEN ROCK, NJ - Locals are calling for the resignation of Councilwoman Paula Gilligan after an Instagram post that some believed mocked the Christian holiday of Easter. Gilligan posted the following on Instagram: "Easter eggs are aborted chicken babies that are painted in drag for small children ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - Locals are calling for the resignation of Councilwoman Paula Gilligan after an Instagram post that some believed mocked the Christian holiday of Easter. Gilligan posted the following on Instagram: "Easter eggs are aborted chicken babies that are painted in drag for small children ...

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CAMDEN – The Battleship New Jersey was quietly pushed into a 180-degree turn on the Delaware River just after noon on Thursday as it began a journey south to spend a couple of months for bow maintenance in dry dock at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard. “Is it moving? Is it moving?” one spectator, ...

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TRENTON — Advocates for transparency and open government testified Monday, March 11, against an overhaul to the state’s Open Public Records Act as government interests lauded the measure. The bill (S-2930), which if passed would be the first major update to the state’s public records law in over ...

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BRADLEY BEACH, NJ - In the midst of a tumultuous period for the Bradley Beach Police Department, Chief Leonard Guida's retirement announcement has sparked controversy and raised questions about accountability and transparency within the local government. The decision comes after an investigation ...

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TRENTON - 9th District Legislators Senator Carmen Amato, Assemblyman Brian Rumpf, and Assemblyman Greg Myhre have taken a hard line against legislation (S-50/A-4) that would force municipalities to fast track the building of affordable housing units. 9th District Legislators have taken a hard ...

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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 headingfor 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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LONG BEACH ISLAND REGION - After a period of summer like weather, Mother Nature is ready to hit us with fall weather. The weather forecast for the days after Halloween calls for night temperatures in the 30’s with autumn temperatures during the day.   What this means to anglers is movement by ...

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NEW JERSEY -- A new state law is aimed at loud music from “boom parties” or other excessive noise coming from vehicles, often called "boom cars" because of their large speaker systems. The new legislation was signed into law last week by Acting Governor Nicholas Scutari. It takes effect ...

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TRENTON - The State of NJ released a letter on Thursday morning report the NJ Route 72 Bridge Project will stop work no later than Monday, July 24. This is a great relief to vacationers, beachgoers, workers and businesses in the area as reported last week.  Construction Nightmare to Continue ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND REGION - It’s difficult to realize the Fourth of July is only a few days away. It doesn’t seem long ago we were experiencing wintry weather and waiting for the opening of striped bass season on March 1.   Just as these past four months have flown by, so too will the next ...

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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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BARNEGAT, NJ - The Barnegat Dock concert series is back, but unfortunately due to weather concerns on Saturday, June 24, the concert has been moved to the Russel O. Brackman Middle School. White Rabbit will be performing. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and concert begins at 7 p.m.

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WARETOWN, NJ - Yesterday, the Waretown First Aid Squad held a heartfelt ceremony at their building to present a flag drop box to the citizens of Waretown. This meaningful gesture was dedicated to the memory of the squad's founders, Bill and Hazel Meade, who tirelessly served the community for ...

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NEW JERSEY - It’s often said that freedom isn't free. Although the US has adopted the Memorial Day holiday as the unofficial kickoff to summer, the day itself is intended to honor those who have served in the United States military and paid the ultimate sacrifice. While originally created to ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ - The Patriotic Flags of Sayreville returned to the Garden State Parkway on Sunday, May 21. Now, when you drive by, you can see American flags on both north and southbound lanes. This group, led by Sayreville resident Fred Block, put up the American flags and replace them with new ...

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BEACH HAVEN - The Bowker family, owners of the long time favorite restaurant in Beach Haven, the Holiday Snack Bar expressed deep concern about the future of the business on its Facebook page. They posted the following early on Wednesday, May 10: We would like you to know that April 20, 2023 ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - An advancement of efforts by the New York City Metropolitan Authority (MTA) to implement an additional toll on drivers heading into Manhattan’s Central Business District, the area below 60th street, has been met again with the strong rebuke of Representatives Josh Gottheimer ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND REGION - The captains of the Beach Haven Charter Fishing Association have had quite a bit on their plates recently, and most of it has to do with good fishing. Most of the Association’s boats are in the water, and those that are still on dry land are nearing splash time. For ...

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ORANGE, NJ - Families across 18 NJ counties, including 58 recipients from Monmouth County, will receive much-need relief thanks to the congregation of St. Matthew AME Church located in Orange, NJ. The church took on the challenge of raising funds to help NJ families eliminate the overwhelming ...

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BAYONNE, NJ -  A cold breeze off New York Harbor and gradually heavier rain did not keep officials from gathering at the Tear Drop 9/11 memorial on May 4, joining former US Secretary of Army Patrick Murphy, former Governor Jim McGreevey, and other dignitaries to launch a groundbreaking initiative ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The State of New Jersey held "A Proper Tribute" funeral service for public safety professionals who died from COVID-19 at EPIC Church in Sayreville. Members of the New Jersey State Police force as well as many police departments, fire departments, and other first responders ...

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WARETOWN, NJ - On Saturday, April 29, the Waretown Elementary School will be hosting a gift auction fundraiser at their school, located at 64 Railroad Avenue in Waretown.  Admission is $15 per person and includes door prize entry, coffee, tea and dessert. Doors open at 3 p.m. and ticket calling ...

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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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CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, NJ - Many families in our area travel down south on the Garden State Parkway to the Cape May County Park & Zoo, located just off Exit 11. The zoo shared on Friday, March 31 that they will be closing the World of Birds Aviary permanently this Spring. With no official ...

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FLORENCE, NJ — The Pastor of Fountain of Life Center in Florence, which was destroyed by an 8-alarm fire on Monday night, said that his community is "devastated, but not defeated" and vowed to come together for worship this Sunday.  In a video posted to the Church's Facebook page on Tuesday ...

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STAFFORD, NJ - Stafford Greg Myhre joined many area mayors and other elected officials concerned about the numbers of dead whales washing up on the Jersey Shore, These leaders have called for immediate stop to the development of offshore wind projects.  A letter was signed by 30 express ...

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STAFFORD - A work stoppage has been ordered on the Marsha Drive aspect of the Causeway rehabilitation and expansion project after NJ DOT workers discovered a 72-inch pipe underneath Marsha Drive. This needs to be replaced before a new lane can be built, according to the NJ DOT. Work on the Ninth ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - The district's superintendent said a teacher who viewed inappropriate material on his computer last week during class did not know his computer continued to be hooked into a screen all students could view. "Here are the facts," Superintendent Sean Adams said at Monday night's Board ...

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"Over the past two years, under President Biden’s leadership, our nation has staged a historic comeback. Tonight, the President gave us a powerful reason to join with him under our shared American values and with common purpose to finish the job of restoring our nation’s pride and global ...

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