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  1. Pulaski Day Parade celebrates a hero; Cursive not for everyone | FeedbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | NJ.com

    Julie Wisniewski, Miss Polonia Zuzanna Maya Smacinski, Michael Wisniewski, from left, are part of the Jersey City delegation to the 2017 Pulaski Day parade in New York. Julie and Michael Wisniewski are Marshalls.

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  2. Alleged drunk truck driver facing additional charges in fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 7 | The Jersey Journal

    Aleksander Isserovich, 38, of Brooklyn, New York, has been charged with death by auto and causing death by auto while operating a motor vehicle with a suspended New Jersey driver's license, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey said in a release. Isserovich is accused of driving drunk on the southbound side of Route 440 Wednesday afternoon and rear-ending a Hyduna Sonata, killing it's driver, according to the release.

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  3. Why it's important for 'Wild Little Girl' to 'rock out like the boys'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 6 | NJ.com

    Jersey City's Debra Devi stands out among singer/songwriters as a true triple threat: a gifted songwriter, a powerful singer and an outstanding guitarist. Devi displays the full range of her talents on her new self-released EP, "Wild Little Girl," which she'll release at Maxwell's Tavern in Hoboken on Friday, Sept.

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  4. New Rutgers commit, Washington game visitor Matthew Thomas goes in-depth on RU pledgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 1 | NJ.com

    Last week, Rutgers received a pledge from largely unknown Midwood DE Matthew Thomas , a 6-4, 240-pound rising senior. Find out everything you need to know about this underrated three-star recruit, below.

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  5. N.Y. teen busted after crashing stolen car in police chase, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 29 | The Jersey Journal

    FLORHAM PARK -- A 17-year-old boy from New York was arrested on Monday night after crashing a stolen motor vehicle and trying to flee the crash by running into a wooded area, police said. Officer Kevin Langereis was on routine patrol shortly before 8 p.m. when he located a vehicle stolen out of New York after being alerted by its LoJack system and tried to stop the vehicle in the parking lot of the shopping center on the Columbia Turnpike, Detective Lt.

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  6. Woman, 93, left in hot car at shopping center by health aid, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 28 | The Jersey Journal

    RARITAN TWP. - Shoghik Karapetyan, 59 of Brooklyn, New York, was charged with neglect after leaving a 93-year-old woman alone in a hot car, police said.

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  7. Rutgers football commit analysis: N.Y. 3-star Matthew ThomasRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 26 | NJ.com

    Friday, Rutgers received its 19th commitment when Midwood three-star defensive end/tight end Matthew Thomas picked the Scarlet Knights over offers from Wake Forest, Temple, Buffalo and a number of FCS schools. But what exactly does he bring to the table? It's not often where I get this stumped on which position a player projects to best.

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  8. 3-star Brooklyn DE Matthew Thomas commits to Rutgers footballRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | NJ.com

    The Scarlet Knights have added another pledge in three-star Matthew Thomas , an underrated defensive end out of New York, with good size and a two-way skill-set. A 6-4, 235-pounder out of Midwood , Thomas plays both defensive end and tight end, and projects to both sides of the ball at the next level, giving Rutgers the opportunity to utilize him where there's the greater need.

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  9. Family stunned as decaying foot emerges in grave during funeral, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    BUTLER -- A family attending the burial of a loved one got a horrifying shock last week when a decaying foot that had been in the cemetery for 48 years fell onto the casket as it was lowered into the ground, according to report. The horrifying scene unfolded Aug. 4 at Mount Holiness Memorial Park in Butler as workers lowered Cleveland Butler into the freshly-dug grave, NYDailyNews.com said.

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  10. Brooklyn man killed in Linden motorcycle crash, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2017 | NJ.com

    LINDEN -- A Brooklyn, N.Y. man was killed Friday night and another was seriously injured when their motorcycles crashed at a Linden intersection, police said. Waldemar Aguilar, 34, died after his motorcycle collided with a car stopped at a traffic light at Routes 1&9 and Morses Mill Road at 11:50 p.m., police said.

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  11. Man indicted for allegedly posing as doctor to get prescription drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | NJ.com

    FRANKLIN -- A New York man was recently indicted for allegedly trying to obtain drugs by posing as a physician earlier this year, authorities said. Carmine J. Fenison, 20, of Brooklyn, N.Y., was charged in March with unlicensed practice of medicine, criminal attempt for attempting to obtain a controlled dangerous substance by fraud and drug possession after he allegedly posed as a doctor by calling a Walmart pharmacy in Franklin borough.

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  12. Are growing pains over for new Grove Street PATH elevator?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey issued a press release on Friday, June 30 at 2:11 p.m. announcing that the elevator-and-vertical-lift at the Grove Street PATH station had finally opened. The $4 million elevator, ordered by a federal judge in 2011, took two years to construct and finally gave PATH riders in wheelchairs a way to access the station.

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  13. Are growing pains over for new PATH elevator in Jersey City?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | NJ.com

    JERSEY CITY -- The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey issued a press release on Friday, June 30 at 2:11 p.m. announcing that the elevator-and-vertical-lift at the Grove Street PATH station had finally opened. At 10:55 a.m. the day after it opened, a Port Authority Twitter account announced the new lift was out of service.

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  14. Rutgers DB commit Kessawn Abraham talks recruiting influence, recruiting others and BBQ visit plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    On April 18, Rutgers received a commitment from one of the most versatile pledges in its 2018 recruiting class when Erasmus Hall 's Kessawn Abraham joined the cause. It's been well-documented how Abraham's relationship with former high school teammate and current Rutgers linebacker Deonte Roberts played a role in his recruitment.

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  15. Off-duty officer helps nab DWI driver at Holland Tunnel: policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | NJ.com

    John Louis Gervais, 47, of Brooklyn, New York, was charged with driving while intoxicated and possession of a controlled dangerous substance when he was stopped by Port Authority police on the New Jersey side of the Holland Tunnel on July 10, 2017. John Louis Gervais, 47, of Brooklyn, New York, was charged with driving while intoxicated and possession of a controlled dangerous substance when he was stopped by Port Authority police on the New Jersey side of the Holland Tunnel on July 10, 2017.

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  16. Campers taken to hospital after bus AC breaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | The Times of Trenton

    EAST WINDSOR -- Police say five campers had to be taken to the hospital for heat-related injuries after the air conditioning broke on their bus. The children were traveling from the JCH Summer Day Camp in Brooklyn, N.Y. around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday when the heat caused eight children to experience nausea, headaches, dizziness and vomiting, police said.

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  17. Witness in Holland Tunnel gun case said he was afraid, wanted to 'go home'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | NJ.com

    JERSEY CITY - One of the men traveling in an SUV laden with firearms towards the Holland Tunnel last year said he grew fearful when he learned another passenger was preparing to load a shotgun as part of an attempt to save a woman from a Brooklyn heroin den, according to testimony heard in Hudson County Superior Court Thursday. The prosecutor called Dean Smith and Kimberly Arendt to the stand to answer questions about what led up to that fateful day last year when they were arrested with John Cramsey on gun charges.

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  18. NYPD seeks public's help in identifying torsoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    The New York Police Department is asking the public's help in identifying a torso that washed up in Brooklyn, New York Police said on Sunday. Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA .

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  19. Fired worker pulls knife, threatens fellow employee, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    PARSIPPANY -- A man who was fired from his job is facing charges after police say he pulled a knife and threatened a co-worker, police said. Township officers responded to JD Carton and Sons/Farmplast on East Halsey Road on Tuesday at 5:10 p.m. on a report of a man attacking others, police said in a news release.

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  20. Rutgers adds 5th commit in 9 days with pledge from N.Y. 3-star DB Kessawn AbrahamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    Thursday, the Rutgers football program added its fifth commitment in nine days when Erasmus Hall cornerback Kessawn Abraham pledged to head coach Chris Ash while on an unofficial visit to campus. A 5-10, 170-pound three-star rising senior, Anderson picked the Knights over one other offer from Stony Brook.

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