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  1. Traffic backups on Parkway, 78 causing slow start to the holiday weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 26 | NJ.com

    As of 4 p.m., traffic was backed up for about 11 miles on the Garden State Parkway between Exit 91 in Brick south to Exit 82 in Toms River, the state Department of Transportation reported. It was also a tough slog for commuters into and out of Manhattan.

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  2. 97-year-old WWII veteran leads Kearny Memorial Day ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 26 | NJ.com

    At the head of Thursday's Memorial Day Parade in Kearny was 97-year-old Tom DeFrancisci, a former Marine who fought on Okinawa in World War II. And while he was honored as the grand marshal of the procession, DeFrancisci said this time of year is about the soldiers who don't come back.

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  3. Listen up Newark: Students tell the district their voices matter | CarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 26 | The Jersey Journal

    Vivian Peralta, a senior and valedictorian at Barringer High School in Newark, tells the Newark Public Schools Board Education that student' voices should matter when the board resumes local control from the state. ( The youth in the symposium, both public and charter students, don't believe the district hears them when they complain about conditions in the city's schools, such as broken SMART boards, lack of supplies, outdated books and too many substitute teachers.

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  4. Newark police looking for tattooed robbery suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 25 | The Jersey Journal

    NEWARK -- A man who allegedly robbed and then later shot at someone is being sought by police, Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose said. Deandre Parker, 28, of Newark allegedly robbed the 21-year-old victim near South 19th St. and Avon Avenue Tuesday.

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  5. Who is Hirsh Singh? N.J. governor candidate pitches himself in TV adRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 25 | NJ.com

    TRENTON -- Hirsh Singh , a long-shot and little-known Republican candidate in this year's race to succeed Chris Christie as New Jersey's governor, uses the first television ad of his campaign to introduce himself to voters -- and pitch himself as a "problem-solver" The 30-second clip, called "Hirsh" and released Thursday, is part of a $300,000 media ad buy that will include spots on radio and television, Singh's campaign said. It was released less than two weeks before Singh, a 32-year-old aerospace engineer, faces off against four opponents in the June 6 primary for the GOP's nod to replace Christie, a term-limited Republican who is set to leave office in January.

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  6. Two decades later, FBI renews call for info on missing 11-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 25 | The Jersey Journal

    NEWARK -- It's been more than 25 years since Mark Himebaugh left his mother's home in Middle Township, reportedly to watch firefighters at work on a nearby marsh blaze. The Del-Haven resident, then 11, was last seen around 4 p.m. on Nov. 25, 1991 by a security guard at Cape May County Park South , who reported Himebaugh was walking with a girl.

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  7. Irvington (19) at Newark Tech (5) - SoftballRead the original story

    Wednesday May 24 | NJ.com

    Sarah Smith hit a triple, scored three runs and knocked in five to lead Irvington to a 19-5 victory over Newark Tech in Newark.

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  8. Detectives seize loaded gun, crack cocaine, sheriff saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 24 | The Jersey Journal

    NEWARK -- A 20-year-old Newark man faces charges after Essex County Sheriff's detectives found him carrying a loaded handgun and crack cocaine in the city's Vailsburg section Tuesday, authorities said. Narcotics officers were watching near End Avenue and Howell Place in response to complaints about "open-air drug trafficking" in the area, according to Sheriff Armando Fontoura.

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  9. The lowest-paid police department in each N.J. countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 24 | NJ.com

    An NJ Advance Media analysis of active pension data shows that the median salary for municipal cops was $105,106 as of the end of 2016. The data revealed that many cities with high crime most notably Camden have lower median salaries for cops than in suburban communities.

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  10. Jersey City and Newark slip in park rankings among U.S. citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 24 | NJ.com

    NEWARK -- Jersey City and Newark both slipped in a ranking of parks among the nation's 100 largest cities conducted every year by the non-profit Trust for Public Land. Once again, Jersey City ranked above average in the land trust's annual survey, which is based on factors including the amount of park acreage and spending per capita, average proximity to a park for residents and park amenities like basketball courts and senior centers.

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  11. Cameras a welcome addition to NJ Transit buses | EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 24 | The Times of Trenton

    More than a quarter of a million New Jersey residents who rely on NJ Transit buses every week just got a welcome present. The transit agency is pouring $29 million into cameras designed to give drivers a real-time, bird's eye view of their immediate environment, including pedestrians, passing cars, bicycles - and passengers.

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  12. Suspect in Newark shooting arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 23 | The Jersey Journal

    NEWARK -- The police department's Fugitive Apprehension Unit have arrested a city man wanted for a shooting last week, Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose said in a statement Tuesday. The shooting occurred around 10 p.m. May 17 at Alpine Street and Irvine Turner Boulevard.

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  13. Newark police arrest man accused in shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 23 | The Jersey Journal

    NEWARK -- A 28-year-old Newark man was arrested Tuesday after a shooting in the city's South Ward, authorities said. Kadeem Johnson was charged with aggravated assault and weapons offenses in the Wednesday night attack that wounded a 27-year-old man near Alpine Street and Irvine Turner Boulevard, according to Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose.

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  14. Newark man admits robbing 5 N.J banks in 1 monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 23 | The Jersey Journal

    NEWARK -- An felon from Newark is headed back to prison after he admitted he robbed five banks of more than $15,000 in Essex and Hudson counties during a five-week span last fall. Jermaine Mason, 39, pleaded guilty to five counts of bank robbery in federal court Monday, the U.S. Attorney's Office for New Jersey said in a news release.

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  15. Man charged after masked intruder grabs woman in N.J. home, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 23 | The Jersey Journal

    BELLEVILLE -- Police on Tuesday said they arrested the man accused of grabbing a woman in a home burglary last week in Belleville . Jermaine Ramirez, 25, of Newark, was charged in the early Friday burglary on Eugene Place, Belleville police said in a statement on Facebook.

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  16. Newark honors native killed in Charleston, S.C. massacre| CarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 23 | NJ.com

    Rev. Sharonda Coleman-Singleton, a Newark native, will be honored during a street dedication ceremony by the city of Newark. Coleman-Singleton was one of eight people who was shot and killed in a massacre during Bible study at a historical black church in Charleston, S.C. The street sign bearing her name will be placed at Grove Terrace and Pine Grove Terrace, the block where she played as child.

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  17. 3 busted at PATH stations over the weekend, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 3 | The Jersey Journal

    Port Authority police made three arrests over the weekend at PATH stations in Jersey City and Newark. Police arrested Anthony Caldarola, 33, of Staten Island, around 4 p.m. Sunday after he was caught with 24 bags of heroin at the Journal Square PATH plaza, Port Authority police spokesman Joe Pentangelo said.

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  18. Pedestrian struck, injured on Rt.1 in LindenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | The Jersey Journal

    LINDEN -- A 30-year-old man suffered non-life-threatening injuries after being struck by a vehicle Monday night, police said. The man was crossing West Edgar Road near Linden Airport after exiting a car when he was hit around 6 p.m. He was taken to University Hospital in Newark.

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  19. NJ Transit agent tricked passengers into buying fake tickets, prosecutors sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | The Jersey Journal

    NEWARK -- An East Brunswick man who worked as a ticket agent for NJ Transit has been arrested on allegations he tricked passengers into buying fake tickets and kept the cash for himself. John A. Davey, 49, is charged with official misconduct, theft and forgery, according to a joint statement Monday from Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and NJ Transit Police Chief Christopher Trucillo.

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  20. Equestrian competition returns to N.J. after 19 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | The Newark Star-Ledger

    After a 19-year hiatus, the Mars Essex Horse Trials will renew a weekend of competition and wide-ranging fun in the borough at the 230-acre scenic venue from June 24-25. Moorland Farms is the home of the Far Hills Race Meeting, a series of prestigious international steeplechase races held each October.

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