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From protecting Peyton Manning to protecting trash cans

INDIANAPOLIS — Ryan Diem is inside a warehouse on Zionsville Road, a massive building more than half the size of an NFL field, a building that smells a bit like a car wash — lemony, crispy, fresh. Diem owns this warehouse where he rents space to other companies. And where he directs his. “Thank you […]

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Police Report: September 15, 2022 | Police

Unless otherwise stated, the persons listed below are innocent until proven guilty in court: Responded to Clinton Street for the criminal mischief complaint. Arrested for drug impaired driving and other traffic charges after a traffic stop on West Main Street. Answered Clinton Street for the juvenile question. Responded to East Main Street for the alarm. […]

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Councils close cemeteries, reschedule funerals and reduce services as country mourns Queen

Grieving families are having to postpone farewells to loved ones as some councils choose to cut funeral services and close graveyards on the day of the Queen’s funeral. Decisions to limit public services, including closing food banks, postponing funerals and canceling hospital appointments, are causing problems across the country and despite a source saying King […]

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The Women Creating Unauthorized Shein Shops Across Mexico

On a side street in Chipilo, in the Mexican state of Puebla, rows of dresses, accessories, leggings and bodysuits are neatly displayed on the walls of a store run by Alejandra Précoma and her daughter Fátima. Although the store looks a bit like a thrift store, all the clothes on sale are new, purchased from […]

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North Royalton hires BZA member to design town’s new senior center

NORTH ROYALTON, Ohio — The city has hired a member of its zoning appeal board to design its new senior center. Frank Castrovillari, who works as FMC Architects, will win up to $50,000 for the project, which will renovate part of the former Royal View Primary School on Ridge Road into a center for the […]

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Geneseo Police Department Activity Report September 5

Geneséo Police Station Activity Report September 5 to 11 September 5 GPD responded to Walmart supercenter for a vehicle lock. GPD responded to 600 Country Lane Apartments for a medical issue. GPD responded to Lakeville Road for a report of three men fighting. DIM has received a report of loss of property in the Village. […]

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Nova Scotia Pumpkin Regatta canceled indefinitely due to lack of water in Pisiquid Lake

The annual Pumpkin Regatta in Windsor, Nova Scotia, which turns giant gourds into personal vegetable crafts to race on a man-made lake has been canceled indefinitely. Organizers of the Windsor-West Hants Pumpkin Festival made the announcement on Wednesday, citing lack of water in the lake as the reason for the cancellation. “Pisquid Lake is dry […]

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Will the blue wave turn the red wave into a ripple?

TRENTON — Despite redistricting changes that helped three of the four Democratic incumbents in New Jersey’s swing districts, Republicans walked out of the primary in June, believing a favorable political environment could fuel big gains in the state this year . They still hope so. But things appear to have changed significantly in the past […]

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Updated COVID boosters will be available in NJ in a few days

TRENTON — More than 800 vaccine providers in New Jersey are expected to receive the new omicron-specific doses of COVID-19 boosters in the coming days, state officials said Friday. It is now recommended that people aged 12 and over get a bivalent COVID-19 booster dose, two months after their most recent booster or primary series. […]

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Here’s what’s open, closed on Labor Day 2022

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Labor Day weekend is the time to say goodbye to summer, as it’s been dubbed the unofficial end of the season. People will use the three days for boating, camping, grilling, swimming or enjoying other outdoor activities, and government offices and some businesses will be closed on Monday. Last year, Labor Day […]

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Let’s purify the air in CT rooms

More than a century ago, even before the 1918 pandemic, educators made the dramatic decision to teach outdoors in an attempt to ensure student health It was an effort to stem the spread of tuberculosis in 1908. Rhode Island’s experience has sometimes been emulated during the recent pandemic, but time and technology have yet to […]

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🌱Does your dog like to swim? + Ice cream all winter long!

Hi there. It’s me, Karena Garrity, your host of the Avon-Avon Lake Daily — here to walk you through all the great printable stuff that’s happening in town these days. 📣 Our readers love to celebrate good news! You can now shout your big announcement at the top of the Avon-Avon Lake Daily newsletter. Whether […]

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Holy failed marriage! Guests evacuated as NJ site burns

I hope the couple don’t believe too much in signs. A couple getting married and hosting their wedding reception at one of New Jersey’s top-rated venues had to race for their lives with all of their guests. It happened around 6 p.m. Thursday at the Rockleigh in Bergen County. First responders arrived to find thick […]

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🌱Community Shred Day Coming Soon + Annual Blue Line Contest Coming Soon!

Hello, neighbors. Karena Garrity here with your new copy of the Daily Lake Avon-Avon, full of all the community information you need to know right now. First, today’s weather forecast: Partly sunny and pleasant. High: 83 Low: 67. Here are today’s top stories in Avon-Avon Lake: Save the date for the next Community Shred Day […]

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Former Pokka International CEO fined for failing to disclose interest in deals and more

SINGAPORE: The former CEO of Pokka International was fined S$15,000 on Monday (August 22) for failing to disclose his interest in three business deals. Ong Eng Sing, 47, also known as Alain Ong, was also banned from acting as a corporate officer or running a business for two years. He pleaded guilty to three counts […]

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Traveling memorial to remember the arrival of the dead in Avon: Short Takes on Avon, Avon Lake and North Ridgeville

Avon, Ohio The Avon Veterans Memorial (located behind the Post Office, 36225 Detroit Road) will serve as the perfect backdrop to host the special photographic war memorial, Remembering Our Fallen. The memorial honors our country’s military fallen in the Global War on Terror (September 11, 2001 – August 30, 2021) through military and personal photos. […]

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Musical programming for “Rock 4 Alzheimer’s”

by Dennis Dalman [email protected] Music was the ‘best medicine’ for rock ‘n’ roll fame Bobby Vee and his family as he battled the final stages of Alzheimer’s before he died aged 73 in 2016, just months after he died of his wife, Karen, from kidney failure. . Less than a year later, an Avon widow, […]

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Eagle Valley Trail seeks funds for the last 12 miles

Senator John Hickenlooper hikes the Eagle Valley Trail in August 2016. Now only 12 miles of construction and nearly $40 million separates the trail from completion.Lexi Christensen/Vail Daily Archive The Eagle Valley Trail is nearing completion, with only 12 miles remaining to connect all Eagle County communities with the 63-mile paved trail. However, with the […]

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The Independent Register / The Clinton Topper – Emory A. Marchant

Emery A. Marchant, 82, of Brodhead, died on Wednesday August 10, 2022 at SSM Health, Monroe from colon cancer. He was born in Monroe on February 18, 1940, the son of Mason and Aladene (Musser) Marchant. He married Marjorie Gutzmer at Peace Church, Browntown on August 12, 1962. Emery attended the one-room Oakley school, Juda […]

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As children return to school, Ohio faces a teacher shortage that could worsen

CLEVELAND, Ohio – As the children prepare for the start of another school year, they are hopefully well prepared with supplies ranging from backpacks to laptops and some of those same children are certainly hoping to land in the class of one or two favorite teachers. But in some cases, students should just hope to […]

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Isabelle B. (Munz) Hudson – Monroe Times

Isabelle B. (Munz) Hudson, 96 from Stockton, IL. died July 28, 2022 in Pleasant ViewRetirement home in Monroe, WI. She was born on October 2, 1925 to Otto and Bertha (Nusbaumer) Munz inCambria, WI. She married Glenn L. Lyons on June 30, 1946 in Stockton, IL. They had 2 sons, Larry (Jennie)Lyons and Todd (Debbie) […]

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Impressive Escape Breathing Devices Market Growth: Key

Escape Breathing Devices Market Outlook 2030 New Jersey, USA: Global Escape Respirators Market In-Depth Research Report 2022, Forecast to 2030 is the latest research study published by Stratagem Market Insights assessing the risk side analysis of the market, highlighting opportunities for growth and leveraging strategic and tactical decisions-support (2022-2030). Also, quality information on company size, […]

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Council plans to form building code appeal board

Aug. 6—WINDHAM — City council is considering forming a building code appeal board. “It’s really a check and balance for how the building manager does their job,” said board member Steven Edelman. According to state law 29.266a, each municipality may appoint an appeal board consisting of five members, all of whom must meet the qualifications […]

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Business Notes, August 7, 2022

NEW MILFORD – Shayne Newman, owner of YardScapes Landscape Professionals in New Milford, along with 16 staff members and approximately five hundred landscape industry professionals from across the country, gathered July 18 at Arlington National Cemetery and at the Lincoln Memorial on the National Mall, for the 26th year of renewal and remembrance. This volunteer […]

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Lantern spots appear along the coast – Star News Group

Sightings of the spotted lanternfly, an invasive leafhopper that was first discovered in the United States in 2014, have increased over the past two days, according to borough officials in Monmouth and Ocean counties. According to the Department of Agriculture, spotted lanterns are a serious invasive pest with a healthy appetite for plants and can […]

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Elwood police officer shot, killed; suspect in custody

ELWOOD — An Elwood police officer died early Sunday morning after a shooting, according to Indiana State Police. According to the ISP, at around 2 a.m., Constable Noah Shahnavaz, 24, was conducting a traffic stop near the intersection of State Road 37 and County Road 1100N in Madison County. “For an unknown reason, the suspect […]

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Bergen County Assistant District Attorney Killed in Hackensack Motorcycle Crash

UPDATE: A Bergen County Assistant District Attorney died of injuries sustained in a crash at a busy intersection in Hackensack on Friday afternoon, authorities confirmed. Responding officers brought Avon Morgan, 38, to Hackensack University Medical Center after his bike collided with an SUV at Essex Street and East Railroad Avenue around 4 p.m. on July […]

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SJW GROUP MANAGEMENT’S DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS OF FINANCIAL POSITION AND RESULTS OF OPERATIONS (amounts in thousands of dollars, except per share amounts and otherwise indicated) (Form 10-Q)

The information in this Item 2 should be read in conjunction with the financial information and the notes thereto included in Item 1 of this Form 10-Q and the condensed consolidated financial statements and notes thereto and the related “Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations” contained in SJW Group’s Annual […]

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Climate Action Collaborative: how a regional transport authority would address climate change and social justice

Gina McCrackin As a climate action and sustainability practitioner, I try to be as thoughtful as possible about the impact of my personal travel behaviors. Public transport and mobility have long been hailed as a way to reduce emissionsnot to mention that rising gas prices have made public transit options much more attractive. When I […]

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Ocean County, NJ Assemblyman Ron Dancer dies at 73

An Ocean County state legislator who served in the General Assembly for nearly 20 years has died after a long illness. Ron Dancer’s career as a public servant spanned more than three decades. The Republican served as mayor of Plumstead from 1990 to 2011, then as an assemblyman representing the state’s 12th legislative district from […]

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Here’s What We Should Do About The NJ Walmart Bomb Threats (Opinion)

Every time a bomb threat is issued at a school in New Jersey, officials panic, parents go nuts, and then the school is closed. This is the exact cycle of events that the person who called the threat is trying to make happen. He’s probably a college student who wants to avoid his scheduled detention […]

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New Grayslake Business Invites Customers to Make Their Own Candles – Shaw Local

GRAYSLAKE — When the pandemic disrupted her life as an event planner, Patty Brown found more than solace in candles. She found space to rent in downtown Grayslake, renovated it, and started her own business, Romney Brown Candle Company. Candace H. Johnson-for Shaw Media The Romney Brown Candle Company in downtown Grayslake. (07/16/22) (Candace H. […]

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North Carolina’s Resilient Coastal Communities Program awards $1.14 million for engineering and design projects

The Division of Coastal Management (DCM) of the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality is providing grants to 22 communities for Phase 3 of the Resilient Coastal Communities Program (RCCP). Over $1.14 million will be made available for the completion of Phase 3. “Our coastal communities have witnessed firsthand the impacts of climate change,” Governor […]

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Avon man charged with bribery and domestic violence

An Avon man who allegedly punched a woman and threw a cell phone at her, punching her in the head, was charged with domestic violence and bribery by a Lorain County grand jury, court records show. Ryan A. Workman, 42, who lives in the 2400 Kenwyn Boulevard block, allegedly punched the woman with a clenched […]

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Police Report: July 14, 2022 | Police

Unless otherwise stated, the persons listed below are innocent until proven guilty in court: Responded to Spring Street for the traffic complaint. Responded to Pole Bridge Road for the traffic complaint. Responded to Wadsworth Avenue for the missing person complaint. Responded to Sackett Road for the traffic complaint. Responded to Pole Bridge Road for the […]

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Shore Football Coaches Foundation Hall of Fame: Bob Grace

From humble beginnings as an assistant coach to a decade as athletic director, Bob Grace has been an integral part of Shore Conference high school football for 53 years. One of the Shore Conference’s most respected coaches, Grace has served on four different state championship teams as a player and coach since captaining Madison Township […]

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OVI crash suspect charged with aggravated assault while driving: Westlake Police Blotter

WESTLAKE, Ohio – OVI Crash: Crocker Road The Avon Police Department at 9:30 p.m. on July 3 notified the Westlake Police Department that Avon officers were pursuing an SUV toward Westlake on Avon Road. Avon officers responded to a call from a woman passed out at the wheel. The driver fled after officers arrived. Avon […]

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Edwards RiverPark site is now for sale

This map shows the location of the proposed Edwards River Park site. The nearly 105-acre lot was recently put up for sale. Courtesy picture After a nearly two-year eligibility process – culminating in approval from the Eagle County Board of Commissioners in October 2021 – the land known as Edwards RiverPark has gone up for […]

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Most Connecticut police departments meet body camera deadline – NBC Connecticut

For years, some Connecticut police departments have recorded the actions of officers on the job. The public generally only sees these recordings when an officer’s actions are questioned. Until recently, only certain police officers were required to wear body cameras, including Connecticut State Police and public college and university police. Now it is mandatory for […]

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No bones about it, the NJ family is protesting SCOTUS in the most unusual way

Most of the country disagreed with the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision overturning Roe v. Wade. When the decision was announced, protests erupted across New Jersey. Even before the decision, teenagers were also voicing their opinions. A student clash occurred in May during what was believed to be a peaceful protest at Hunterdon Central Regional Secondary […]

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Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) Market Size and Forecast

New Jersey, United States – The Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) Market The research report aims to provide a quick overview of the overall industry performance and important new trends. Important information, as well as conclusions, latest key drivers and constraints, are also described here. A wide range of quantitative and qualitative techniques are used by […]

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years ago | July 2nd

General001 Interesting moments in the history of our Valley are revisited with this daily journey through time. Vindicator File Photo / July 1, 1986 | Vindicator photographer Bob DeMay snapped this photo of a young Amish who took advantage of a rainy break 36 years ago to rake hay on a farm in Wilmington Township, […]

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Dias claims a three-way Democratic primary for Illinois’ 62nd district seat

Grayslake Village Administrator Laura Faver Dias appears to have easily won a three-way race for the Democratic nomination for the Illinois House 62nd District seat. According to Tuesday’s unofficial vote tally, Dias, 39, of Grayslake, got 4,948 votes, Thomas Maillard, 32, of Waukegan got 1,442 votes and Terry Wilke, 57, of Round Lake Beach got […]

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Tax relief needed for NJ small businesses (Opinion)

Small businesses in NJ have been crushed under the burden of inconsistent, destructive and hypocritical foreclosure mandates. Of course, that was just another chapter in the suffering of small businesses in NJ. Years before Governor Murphy trampled on civil and economic rights in the Garden State, small businesses suffered from onerous regulations and heavy taxes, […]

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Blasdale Named Real Estate Personality of the Year at Prestigious Awards | Midlands property news

Fred MacAulay Lucy Blasdale, former director of development at Homes England, who recently became director of development for major projects at Barratt Developments, has been named Property Personality of the Year at Initiated Midlands Residential Property Awards, held last night at The Eastside Rooms in Birmingham. Showcasing the best projects and developers over the past […]

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Commissioners Approve Ballot Question for 2% Eagle County Lodging Tax

If passed, the county’s 2% lodging tax will apply to all short-term accommodations, from hotel stays to Airbnb rentals.Chris Dilman | Vail Daily Archive A ballot question about levying a 2% lodging tax on rental fees in Eagle County is a step closer to being presented to voters in November. The Eagle County Board of […]

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Alex folk urged to fight hunger through direct selling

The new Alexandra NGO Foundation (Angof) has partnered with Network Superstars to create direct selling opportunities for unemployed people in the township. Angof Founder and Chairman Patrick Baloyi said the aim of the partnership was to ensure unemployed people in the township will no longer have to sleep on an empty stomach as they can […]

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NJ man gets under 8 for Union hit-and-run that killed boy

A driver who fatally hit a 12-year-old boy and drove off nearly three years ago has been sentenced to less than eight years in prison. Jose Marrero, 39, of Kearny (a former resident of Lake Hiawatha in Parsippany-Troy Hills), was previously found guilty by a jury of knowingly leaving the scene of an accident that […]

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In South Jersey, at last, there’s room for Luke and an answer to a family’s prayers | Local News

Rita Giordano The Philadelphia Investigator Luke DeFilippo has beaten a lot of odds in his 20s. Diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor at the age of 2, he managed to survive despite a grim prognosis and serious physical and developmental problems. Non-verbal, his cognitive level is about 24 months. He never exceeded the height of […]

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Long Branch, NJ, sues to stop illegal pop-up parties

Long Branch officials are asking a judge to help stop unauthorized pop-up parties like the one that drew 5,000 people to Pier Village on May 21. A motion filed in Monmouth County Superior Court asks a judge to issue a restraining order against six named individuals who promoted another pop-up party in Long Branch on […]

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Sportsmanship is not dead in New Jersey

Sports at all levels tend to bring out the most competitive instincts in people, but sometimes that competitive fire is tempered by sportsmanship. This was the case recently during an important baseball game in high school. According to the Daily Journal, Pitman High School was playing Schalick for the right to go to the South […]

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Wildwood, NJ ‘little house’ gets a new home just a few towns away

WILDWOOD — An Upper Township resident has agreed to move a small A-frame house from its current location in Cape May County north to his property, saving it from demolition. The tiny house, which began life in 1960 as a “club for bottle collectors” according to community alliance group Preserving the Wildwoods, had been tagged […]

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Ford expansion boosts local economy

Ford Motor Company’s June 2 announcement that it is investing $1.5 billion in Lorain County at Ohio’s Avon Lake Assembly Plant to assemble an all-new commercial electric vehicle is one some of the best economic news this region has had in recent memory. Not only has Ford pledged to stay in this part of northeast […]

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South Lebanon supervisors hear proposal to address alley flooding | Community News

A solution to a localized flooding issue that plagued residents of East Old Cumberland and King Streets between South Eighth Street and South 15th Avenue in South Lebanon Township was presented at the May 24 supervisors’ meeting. Dan Lyons, director of programs for the Lebanon County Redevelopment Authority, presented the details of Avon’s stormwater improvement […]

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Pride Month will be a celebration of firsts in Perth County

Breadcrumb Links New Local News A record number of Pride Month celebrations planned for Perth County this year is a sign of progress, advocates say. Stratford Pride Community Center Chairman Bruce Duncan Skeaff inside the group’s new location in downtown Stratford. An open day is scheduled for June 4, one of several Pride Month events […]

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Paterson, NJ cop fired, guilty of conspiracy

PATERSON — A former city police sergeant who oversaw the illegal activities of five subordinates, all of whom pleaded guilty to corruption charges, was found guilty on Thursday of conspiring to deprive people of their civil rights and tampering with a police report. Michael Cheff, 51, of Oakland was arrested in early 2020 and, at […]

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East Windsor, NJ breach triggered by opening an unknown email

The East Windsor cyber breach is a classic example of why you shouldn’t open an unknown email with links or attachments. In its first update since March on a cyber breach, East Windsor Township officials said personal data and files were uploaded in an “encryption attack”. The township initially called it “suspicious activity” which was […]

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Cheating on your taxes in New Jersey? someone is watching you

You may not know it, but a group of specially trained men and women are working hard in New Jersey to fight tax evaders. Tammy Tomlins, acting special agent in charge of the IRS office of criminal investigations in New Jersey, said her team is investigating potential Internal Revenue Service code violations and other types […]

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Biggest tax relief program in NJ history? What we know so far

It is becoming increasingly clear that some form of tax relief will be included in the next state budget, but few details have emerged on a plan to do so. This includes how much, in what form, for whom and what income requirements would be included. On Wednesday, Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin (D-Woodbridge) said he […]

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Areas of NJ near Joint Base will soon be noisy

For those of us who live within earshot of Joint Base McGuire Dix Lakehurst, some days are noisier than others. Some of those noisy days (and nights) are coming in the next few weeks. The Base publishes “noise calendars” to notify nearby residents (and you don’t have to be nearby to hear the noise) when […]

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Teenager dies after being shot in the head in Paterson, NJ

Five people were shot dead on a street in Paterson on Wednesday night, including a 15-year-old girl who was shot in the head on Thursday night. Shots were fired around 10:20 p.m. in the Madison Street and Essex Street area in the Sandy Hill section of Paterson, according to Passaic County District Attorney Camelia M. […]

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Avon revisits the retail marijuana offering in town

At its meeting on Tuesday, May 10, Avon City Council will discuss the possibility of bringing two tax issues to voters in November.City of Avon/Courtesy Photo In 2014, following the legalization of marijuana across the state, Avon passed an ordinance banning marijuana businesses in town. However, last fall, members of the City Council‘s Planning and […]

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NJ homebuyers unfazed by market downturn, hesitant to compromise

The Federal Reserve’s half-point interest rate hike announced last week was aimed at curbing inflation, but could impact a post-pandemic winning streak for the U.S. housing market. Prior to the Fed’s decision, Bank of America surveyed current owners and potential buyers about their attitudes and preferences. It may already feel like the housing market is […]

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How bag companies can/will benefit from Jersey’s bag ban

Well, here we are, the New Jersey bag ban has begun and you won’t get one of those evil single-use plastic bags when you leave your local grocery store or convenience store anymore. But rest assured, somewhere a bird or a turtle lives another day because of it. You know who else is going to […]

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Cleanup of historic site improves Fort Edward’s view of Windsor, Nova Scotia and the Avon River

WINDSOR, NS — Taking a walk along the trail around Fort Edward National Historic Site in Windsor looks a little different these days. Earlier this year, Parks Canada employees cleared overgrown brush on parts of the hill as well as old green space surrounding the property, giving visitors a better view of the Avon River. […]

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New law wins early release for NJ inmate with MS who murdered her husband

BUTLER — A bedridden woman convicted of murdering her husband in “cold blood” has won an appeal for early release decades earlier than expected thanks to a relatively new law. Although the court documents do not include the name of the detainee, the details included point to Amalia Mirasola. An all-women jury convicted Mirasola of […]

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NJ makes unemployment process mobile-friendly, in ‘plain language’

TRENTON – Still reviewing unemployment claims filed during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development announced what it calls “the first of many improvements” to streamline the filing process. Updating the online application – allowing workers to easily apply from a mobile phone – as well as improving […]

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Trenton, NJ firefighter injured after shooting at fire station

TRENTON — A firefighter scratched his arm by a stray bullet while training at a fire station gymnasium believes his deceased older brother was watching over him and saved him from a more serious injury. Kevin Soto was using the elliptical on the second floor on Tuesday night when he heard what sounded like fireworks […]

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New Jersey needs help – Spadea has a plan

Earlier this week, I met a young man who dedicated his time to fighting for our rights and our country. His name is Shawn Farash and he’s from Long Island. His acting career as a Trump impersonator began by accident while bowling with friends. It is called “Captain Deplorable 45”. He leads a group called […]

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Public Hearings Scheduled for Proposed Eagle River Valley Regional Transportation Authority

A regional effort to maintain, improve and expand ECO Transit is underway and is now seeking public comment on its draft intergovernmental agreement.Dominique Taylor / Vail Daily Archive The effort to establish a new regional transportation authority in the Eagle River Valley has been underway since 2020. And now local municipalities are beginning to solicit […]

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GOP senators blast NJ AG for memo on police using weed off duty

TRENTON — Twelve Republican state senators have written to Acting Attorney General Matt Platkin expressing concern that state law and guidance allows off-duty police officers to use marijuana recreationally. The sale of marijuana to any adult is now legal at 13 New Jersey dispensaries. Ahead of the expansion of legal cannabis on Thursday, Platkin said […]

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Do you hate reusable bags? Try these hysterics for the NJ bag ban

I finally began to prepare for the inevitable. No, not death or taxes. I’m talking about New Jersey’s ban on single-use plastic bags that begins May 4. I finally bought three reusable bags when I was at Aldi the other night. Of course, their name is on the bright green bag so I pay for […]

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2 Gloucester officers injured while arresting NJ man, cops say

GLOUCESTER — A pair of officers were injured trying to arrest a disorderly man after he threw a bottle at a passing car, police say. Robert Allen, 36, faces two counts, including obstruction of justice and resisting arrest. Allen was released after his arrest with a pending court date “in accordance with NJ bail reform,” […]

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Enjoy free admission to New Jersey’s National Parks

US national parks, including those in New Jersey, are waiving admission fees this Saturday (4/16) to celebrate the first day of National Parks Week. National Parks Week runs from April 16-24, and Americans are encouraged to visit a national park and share their experiences on social media at #NationalParkWeek and #sParkDiscovery. Each day of the […]

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Aging and moving out of NJ

If you’re in your pre-retirement years and thinking about moving out of New Jersey, you’ve got plenty of company. AARP has come out with a new survey that further underscores that New Jersey is a less than desirable place to retire due to the crippling cost of living and the highest property taxes in the […]

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New Jersey man gets 375 years in ‘cruel’ murders of woman and 2 children in Newark

NEWARK — A man has been sentenced to 375 years in prison for the 2016 murder of three people, including two children, in New Jersey’s largest city that authorities say apparently stemmed from his anger over a Facebook post . Essex County jurors deliberated for less than two hours last month before convicting Jeremy Arrington, […]

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Drunk driver charged slams car into house in Morganville, NJ

MARLBORO — A woman, who police say was drunk, was arrested after her car crashed into a house early Friday morning. Just before 2 a.m., police received a 911 call from the owners of Windflower Court in the city’s Morganville neighborhood. A vehicle crashed into their home, causing extensive damage. When officers arrived, they found […]

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Jackson, NJ, school board official charged with cyber-harassment

JACKSON — The vice president of the Board of Education has been charged with cyberstalking and accused of sending images of an individual’s “private parts” without their permission. Monmouth County Grand Jury Indictment Charges Tara Rivera With Fourth-Degree Cyber ​​Harassment Allegations She Sent Photos Of Individual Identified Only By Initials JD To Another Individual Identified […]

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The CDC may recommend a 3rd booster. Is it necessary?

Amid growing skepticism in the scientific community about the need for repeated boosters of the COVID-19 vaccine, the head of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is already talking about recommending a third booster in the fall. In an interview with NJ.com, Dr. Rochelle Walensky urged 50-year-olds and people with underlying health conditions […]

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First lawsuits filed for tainted milk in Camden, NJ, schools

The first lawsuits were filed against a Connecticut dairy for allowing tainted milk to be served to young children in the Camden School District last Wednesday. Milk from the Guida-Seibert Dairy was contaminated with disinfectant and sickened up to 30 children who attended early childhood development centers at Yorkship Family School and Veterans Memorial Family […]

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2 dead in fire accident with stolen car in Newark, NJ

NEWARK – Two people were killed when their car was struck by a stolen car which caught fire after the impact early Thursday morning. The stolen Dodge Charger hit an Acura at the intersection of West Runyon and Elizabeth Avenue in Newark around 4:35 a.m. The impact killed Felix Valdez, 47, of Islip, New York, […]

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NJ man wanted for using stolen maps after crashing stolen Jeep

An Essex County man found in a stolen Jeep last week is currently wanted for using stolen credit cards. Elijah Harden, 31, of East Orange, has previously been charged with receiving stolen property and resisting arrest and has been released on his own recognizance, pending court appearance. The Jeep was reported stolen from someone’s driveway […]

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Avon Commissioners Zoom meeting disrupted by hackers – Star News Group

AVON-EN-MER — Borough officials postponed a meeting with Commissioner Avon that started at 5pm on Monday but ended abruptly due to a hacking incident. Several hackers entered the Zoom meeting ten minutes into it as officials conducted the workshop session. Borough Administrator Kerry McGuigan disconnected the meeting as pirates were shouting obscenities and posting obscene […]

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Aspiring detective set to join Avondale Borough Council in historic appointment – ​​Daily Local

AVONDALE — History is made in the borough. On March 15, Avondale Borough Council nominated Fernando Tena-Diaz to fill a vacant seat on the elected body. Tena-Diaz will soon become the first Hispanic American to represent Avondale on the borough council. Tena-Diaz is sworn in at 7 p.m. on April 5 at Borough Hall, 110 […]

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Develop or preserve: land next to Fort Edward National Historic Site debated by West Hants council after archaeological report

WINDSOR, NS — Looks like West Hants councilors will be taking a field trip soon to better understand the view plans for Fort Edward National Historic Site. A special council meeting was held on March 16 to discuss the recently released Phase 1 archaeological report, along with other background information, regarding municipally owned land adjacent […]

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Dysfunction in Trenton, NJ – but officials say no to state aid

TRENTON — The government in New Jersey’s capital is in turmoil, but local officials say they aren’t ready for state intervention. City Council and Mayor Reed Gusciora agree that the political solution has reached “a crisis level.” Amid the chaos, the City Council led by Speaker Kathy McBride has suspended meetings until April. Their last […]

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The Outer Banks Voice – Large Item Pickup Dates for Unincorporated Dare County

The Dare County Department of Public Works will hold a bulky item pickup for unincorporated areas of Dare County on Monday, April 4, 2022. Citizens are asked to pay close attention to the guidelines in this video which outline which specific types of items will be accepted at the next bulky item pickup. Residents who […]

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Fort Edward is an important “piece of the puzzle” for Acadian history in Nova Scotia

WINDSOR, NS — Buried beneath the oldest wooden blockhouse in North America are the ruins of a church that was destroyed to make way for a military encampment. Dating back to the 1700s, Fort Edward National Historic Site in Windsor is well known for its role in various war-related historical events and its participation in […]

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‘Blizzard season’ over for NJ: warming, mostly dry

The essential After a weekend marked by wintry, cold and windy weather, there is much brighter and warmer news to come in the New Jersey weather forecast. I am completely confident of the assertion I make in the title of this post. Climatologically, it becomes very difficult for “heavy snow” to fall and accumulate after […]

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Who owns this wedding ring found in a dumpster in Wayne, NJ?

Usually when you hear a story about a missing wedding ring and a dumpster, it’s the owner looking for the lost ring. In Wayne they have the ring – they just don’t know who owns it. According to NorthJersey.com, an unidentified man came to Wayne’s Public Works Department and said he had mistakenly thrown away […]

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NJ native participates in naval exercises in the Arctic Ocean

It looks like a really cool job! A Montgomery, New Jersey native serves with the Strike Group Oceanography Team supporting Ice Exercise (ICEX) 2022 in the Arctic Ocean. Talk about discovering the world. ICEX 2022 is a three-week exercise designed to research, test and evaluate operational capabilities in the Arctic region. Petty Officer 1st Class […]

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Most Expensive Homes Sold in 2021 New Jersey Real Estate

The real estate market continues to be off the charts! Homes are selling in record time, and many New Jersey homes are being sold above asking price and sometimes, for cash. Crazy…i know… With the real estate market being so hot and heavy, it’s no surprise that some of the homes sold were worth… uh… […]

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NJ COVID public health emergency ends Monday, says Murphy

TRENTON — With a statewide school mask mandate he called “the last major mitigation we had in place” set to expire on Monday, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Friday that the emergency of public health COVID-19 that he had declared for New Jersey would also end on March 7. In a procedural move to allow his […]

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NJ Loves “Transit Villages” – But What Exactly Are They?

An initiative started more than 20 years ago to promote the idea of ​​smart growth and walkable downtowns is gaining popularity in the Garden State. The Transit Village program, overseen by the New Jersey Department of Transportation, aims to reduce traffic congestion while increasing transit ridership by improving areas around transit stations that are pedestrian-friendly. […]

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The Garden State Film Festival returns for the 20th year to Asbury Park

The Garden State Film Festival returns for its 20th year and, for the second year, Cranford will host screenings. While the majority of screenings and events take place in Asbury Park, the Cranford Theater will screen a few short films as well as two feature films including films shot in New Jersey. The two dates […]

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Dare County News | Dare County, North Carolina

The Dare County Department of Public Works has announced that large item pickup for unincorporated areas of Dare County will take place on Monday, April 4, 2022. Due to a staff shortage at Dare County Public Works, large item pickup will be done by a private contractor, Southern Disaster Recovery, and there will be one […]