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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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Thousands of Edison recordings available to stream

Perhaps you could create a new Spotify playlist: thousands of rare Thomas Edison recordings are now available to stream online. The project includes 2,400 sound disc recordings that have been digitized and are available through the University of California Santa Barbara Library Research Special Collections on its Discography of American Historical Recordings website. According to […]

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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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Rutgers Pandemic Tuition Settlement Gives Students $63 Each

NEW BRUNSWICK – Rutgers University has settled a lawsuit brought by a parent who objected to payment of full tuition and fees for on-campus in-person learning during the spring 2020 semester, when all courses have been delivered online. The university was forced to close most in-person classes at the start of the pandemic in March […]

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Bayville, NJ snow ‘winning’ New Jersey’s first blizzard of 2022

The Bayville section of Berkeley Township in Ocean County saw 21 inches of snow dumped on residents’ yards, patios and walkways amid the weekend blizzard that ripped through New Jersey, affecting every county with at least a taste of winter. Earlier Saturday, another Bayville resident shared the blizzard conditions on Twitter, ahead of the final […]

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NJ deer tested positive for COVID. What does it mean?

At least two wild deer have tested positive for COVID-19. The New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife sampled deer meat in cooperation with the United States Department of Agriculture. The two positive cases were from deer harvested from Atlantic and Cumberland counties. Deer have also tested positive in six other states – Illinois, Iowa, […]

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New Jersey kid hoards $1,700 on mom’s phone

A New Jersey family learned the hard way to put passcodes on their phones after their 22-month-old racked up $1,700 worth of online orders on mom’s phone. The Kumar family had just moved into a new home and, according to News 12 New Jersey, the mother, Madhu, was browsing Walmart furniture on her phone and […]

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Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives Return to New Jersey Restaurant

Given that New Jersey is the unofficial restaurant capital of the world, it’s no surprise that a show with “Diners” in the title would want to shoot here. But for Edison’s Skylark Diner, it’s a repeat of “Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives.” The iconic Food Network show will be filmed there this week following a visit […]

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First Lady Jill Biden returns to New Jersey on January 20, 2022

First Lady Jill Biden will make her third trip to New Jersey on Thursday. InsiderNJ.com reports that Biden will travel to Bergen County College in Paramus to make an announcement with Education Secretary Miguel Cardona. Students and staff from several college offices were made aware of the visit. The subject of the announcement was not […]

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These NJ Towns Shouted “Chicken” With Live Roost Bans

A town in Bergen County is the latest in the state to consider a ban on roosters due to noise complaints, according to a report. The Fair Lawn Borough Council is considering regulating male chickens as pets, NorthJersey.com reported while quoting councilor Gail Rottenstrich, who said there had been some concerns about the noise they […]

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NJ family say it’s time to bring Dulce home

Will 2022 finally bring answers about a missing South Jersey girl? September will mark three years since Dulce Maria Alavez disappeared from a park in Bridgeton. A family spokeswoman says it’s time to bring Dulce home. It is now hoped that a fresh look can identify new leads or find a clue that investigators have […]

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North Arlington, NJ dad charged with murder of 2-month-old daughter

NORTH ARLINGTON — A 27-year-old borough man has been charged with murder, stemming from the death of his newborn daughter from injuries sustained last month, Bergen County District Attorney Mark Musella announced. North Arlington police received a 911 call on Dec. 23 around 6:30 p.m. from a resident of 505 Schuyler Ave. who said their […]

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NJ mom says JetBlue scolded toddler with special needs over mask

A New Jersey mum says a JetBlue crew humiliated her as she struggled to get her child with special needs to wear a mask. East Orange’s Jennifer Minsky says her two-year-old son, Ezra, is on the autism spectrum, but wears a mask to school every day. However, Ezra refused to put on his mask when […]

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How to Help the Family of an NJ Police Officer Killed in an Accident

NORTH BERGEN — Police officers and community members have donated thousands of dollars to a funeral fund for a township police officer who died in a weekend accident on his way to work. As of Monday afternoon, more than $31,000 had been raised to help the family of North Bergen police officer Julio Noriega rest […]

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After test to enter politics, NJ Assembly Speaker has COVID-19

TRENTON — Two days after this week announcing a rigorous testing protocol for access to the state Assembly chamber, Assembly Speaker Craig J. Coughlin announced that he had been tested positive for COVID-19. Anyone attending Monday’s voting session as well as a reorganization meeting on Tuesday is required to produce a negative COVID test, regardless […]

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These 34 NJ libraries share $37 million for upgrades

Dozens of libraries across New Jersey are in line to receive another round of funding that was approved by voters four years ago. Governor Phil Murphy’s office announced the second round of funding for the Library Construction Bond Act on Thursday, which will allocate $37 million of the $125 million approved total for technology updates, […]