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  1. In face of criticism, N.J. State Police to change training on mentally illRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    TRENTON - The State Police will change its training program for troopers on how to handle people with mental illness after facing criticism it was not doing enough in response to the controversial 2008 death of a Newark man on the side of a highway. Members of the division's training academy recently met with officials from the National Alliance on Mental Illness New Jersey and the Mental Health Association in New Jersey to discuss improvements, a spokesman, Capt.

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  2. After NYPD deaths, Newark pulls one-officer units off the streets, union saysRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Newark Star-Ledger

    NEWARK - Owing to safety concerns, the Newark Police Department is pulling one-officer units off of the streets, according to the president of the police officer's union there. "The Newark Fraternal Order of Police is primarily concerned with the safety of the officers in the street," James Stewart, the president of the union, said late Saturday.

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  3. How they heat the seats on Okemo's new Sunburst Six orange-tinted bubble chairRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | NJ.com

    Lift operator Tony Forlenzo explains how the seats are heated on Okemo Mountain Resort's new Sunburst Six orange-tinted bubble chairlift. Okemo in central Vermont is a four and a half hour drive north of Newark, N.J. Okemo Mountain Resort in central Vermont raised the bar in the great northeast chairlift battle with the opening of their Sunburst Six ; a heated six-passenger, orange-tinted bubble chair.

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  4. Red Light camera supporters release video warning roads will get more dangerousRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | NJ.com

    A Red Light Camera intersection in Newark. A video released by camera supporters urges that the program be made permanent and warns of more crashes now that cameras are off.

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  5. Feds penalize 23 N.J. hospitals for infections, errorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Jersey Journal

    High rates of errors and infections will cause 23 hospitals in New Jersey to lose a slice of their Medicare payments from the federal government this year. The penalized facilities range from prominent regional health centers such as Hackensack University Medical Center, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospitals in New Brunswick, Somerville and Hamilton and the University Hospital in Newark, to local facilities such as Southern Ocean Medical Center in Manahawkin, according to data from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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  6. One Year Later, Wounds of Christmas Killing Are Still OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Jersey Journal

    Levar Hailey and his wife Nichole talk about the slaying of their 13 year-old daughter Zainee. Levar and Nichole Hailey, the parents of 13 year-old Zainee Hailey who was killed on Christmas last year by a stray bullet on Schley Street in Newark, plan a vigil to honor and remember her.

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  7. Non-profits learn the art of thriving at Southern N.J. Not-for-Profit ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NJ.com

    Representatives from six non-profits cheer along with Colleen Maguire, executive director, Pascale Sykes Foundation, at the first annual South Jersey Not-for-Profit Conference hosted by Investors Bank. From left, Jesse Beitler, Darrell Edmonds, Maguire, Bernadette Blackstock, Rich Nichols, Melissa Helmbrecht and Darrell Armstrong cheer for non-profits.

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  8. End of N.J. red light cameras a blow to town budgets, Moody's saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NJ.com

    The credit rating agency Moody's called the expiration of New Jersey's red light program "credit negative." (Tony Kurdzuk TRENTON - A Wall Street rating agency took a dim view of New Jersey's decision to let its controversial red light camera program expire.

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  9. 3 plead guilty to extorting Christmas 'tributes' from longshoremenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | The Newark Star-Ledger

    Stephen DePiro, Nunzio LaGrasso and Albert Cernadas, pictured left to right, pleaded guilty to federal racketeering charges, after prosecutors said they extorted Christmastime "tributes" from longshoremen. NEWARK - Like something out of the Marlon Brando film, "On the Waterfront," a pair of former union officials and a third man also tied to organized crime today admitted taking part in a decades-old scheme to shake down longshoremen for Christmastime "tributes," federal prosecutors announced.

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  10. Spirit of Giving overflows at Dominican Nuns of Summit inaugural galaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Jersey Journal

    It was the first time that a gala was held to raise funds in support of the Dominican Nuns of Summit, and the first time, in their nearly 100-year history that they reached out to their community for help on such a large scale. The success of the Nov. 6, Gala for the Dominican Nuns of Summit held at the Grand Summit Hotel greatly exceeded everyone's expectations.

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  11. Judge OK $190M for Passaic River cleanupRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Jersey Journal

    A judge has approved a $190 million settlement with the last remaining defendant stemming from lawsuits filed over pollution in the Passaic River. It's the third and final settlement with companies involved in litigation over river contamination.

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  12. West Hudson families to benefit from Salvation Army holiday driveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Jersey Journal

    The holidays will be a little brighter this year for more than 100 West Hudson-area families who will pick up gifts and food today at the Kearny Salvation Army. The recipients, who are singles, families and senior citizens in need, registered with the organization earlier this year to benefit from the annual holiday distribution.

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  13. Seton Hall men's basketball runs the USF Bulls off the court, 89-69 | Rapid ReactionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NJ.com

    Seton Hall Pirates head coach Kevin Willard as St. Peter's takes on Seton Hall in NCAA mens basketball the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ 12/14/14 , Khadeen Carrington and Desi Rodriguez also put up plenty of scoring. We've known there was a lot of bench depth on this team, and Thursday night we saw that proven with all the contributions from normally quiet players.

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  14. SNAPSHOT! New Jersey native Halley O'Brien checks in from Stowe...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | NJ.com

    SNAPSHOT! New Jersey native Halley O'Brien checks in from Stowe Mountain Resort in northern Vermont, 270 crow-flying miles north of Newark, N.J. SNAPSHOT! New Jersey native Halley O'Brien checks in with her Snocountry snapshot from Stowe Mountain Resort in northern Vermont, 270 crow-flying miles north of Newark, N.J. where they are skiing and riding on 82 of 116 trails. Stowe received 2-3 inches of fresh snow in the last 24 hours.

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  15. Boys Basketball: With Kentucky-bound Isaiah Briscoe leading the way,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | NJ.com

    Isaiah Briscoe wore a camouflage jacket as he milled around the Roselle Catholic gym after a scrimmaging Pope John last Saturday. But the Kentucky-bound point guard couldn't blend in even if he wanted to - and he doesn't.

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  16. 100 West Hudson families to benefit from Salvation Army holiday driveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Jersey Journal

    Lt. Maurice and Capt. Sherry Moukouangala in front of the Salvation Army headquarters in West Hudson.

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  17. Nearly 10,000 'cash-for-gold' violations found in six cities across N.J., officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Jersey Journal

    NEWARK - About 70 "cash-for-gold" businesses in six cities across New Jersey have received a combined total of nearly 10,000 civil citations for allegedly violating consumer protection laws, officials announced today. After undercover operations and unannounced inspections, authorities have cited 71 jewelry stores, pawn shops and other businesses in Newark, Paterson, Camden, Irvington, Trenton and Teaneck for various violations.

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  18. Newark council approves pawn shop law to curb cell phone theftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | NJ.com

    NEWARK - The Newark city council unanimously approved Wednesday night legislation that requires second-hand dealers to maintain records of every phone it buys including the phone's model number and serial number. North Ward councilman Anibal Ramos, who proposed the initiative, said the high-tech devices have fueled a lucrative business in Newark for thieves.

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  19. Authorities ID 18-year-old gunned down in IrvingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Newark Star-Ledger

    IRVINGTON - Authorities have identified the man shot and killed in Irvington last night as an 18-year-old township resident. Jamie Walker was gunned down at about 9:30 p.m. near Orange Avenue and Orange Place, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Irvington Police Director Tracy Bowers said in a joint statement today.

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  20. Right on red: Politicians finally got the message and shut off those camerasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Jersey Journal

    "This is basically a failure in traffic engineering. But instead of fixing it, they make money off it."

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