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  1. Busted! See how clever (and not so clever) smugglers are trying to sneak illicit cargo into N.J.Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 19 | NJ.com

    Last month, a New York woman pleaded guilty in federal court to a scheme to smuggle more than $3 million in contraband through the Port of Newark. Zia Zia Zhao, 41, wasn't trying to slip a shipment of cocaine or heroin past U.S. Customs and Border Protection inspectors.

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  2. Serious crash jams traffic on Route 440 in Perth AmboyRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2018 | NJ.com

    The crash took place on the ramp to State Street, according to 511nj.org, the state department of transportation's traffic website. Traffic is backed up for more than a mile to at least Convery Boulevard , according to Sigalert.com.

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  3. Bible gives Jehovah's Witnesses courageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    Some 2,300 Jehovah's Witnesses converged on Jersey City's Journal Square last weekend for one of their regional conventions on the theme "Be Courageous." And if you peruse the program for the intensive three days of talks, videos and songs, there is only one way to show them how: the Bible. 64 comments

  4. Bible gives Jehovah's Witnesses courage | Faith MattersRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2018 | NJ.com

    Some 2,300 Jehovah's Witnesses converged on Jersey City's Journal Square last weekend for one of their regional conventions on the theme "Be Courageous." And if you peruse the program for the intensive three days of talks, videos and songs, there is only one way to show them how: the Bible.

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  5. Full school bus overturns on New Jersey TurnpikeRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2018 | NJ.com

    A school bus full of children overturned on a ramp from the New Jersey Turnpike near the Goethals Bridge Thursday afternoon, leaving several riders with minor injuries, officials said. News helicopter footage over the scene showed the bus on its side on the ramp to the Staten Island-bound crossing.

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  6. Staten Island teen charged in Bayonne gunpoint robberyRead the original story

    May 22, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    A 19-year-old Staten Island man has been arrested on charges that he and two others robbed a man at gunpoint outside a Bayonne bank last year, officials said. Ahmad H. Omar, of Francesca Lane, is charged with first-degree armed robbery in connection to the Aug. 26, 2017, incident outside Bank of America on Broadway at 45th Street, the criminal complaint says.

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  7. Staten Island teen charged in Bayonne gunpoint robberyRead the original story

    May 21, 2018 | NJ.com

    JERSEY CITY -- A 19-year-old Staten Island man has been arrested on charges that he and two others robbed a man at gunpoint outside a Bayonne bank last year, officials said. Ahmad H. Omar, of Francesca Lane, is charged with first-degree armed robbery in connection to the Aug. 26, 2017 incident outside Bank of America on Broadway at 45th Street, the criminal complaint says.

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  8. Emergency repairs to close N.Y.-bound lanes of Bayonne BridgeRead the original story

    May 21, 2018 | NJ.com

    The New York-bound lanes of the Bayonne Bridge will close Monday night through Tuesday morning for emergency construction work, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced. Motorists will need to seek alternate routes to Staten Island between the hours of 9 p.m. Monday and 5 a.m. Tuesday while the work is completed.

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  9. Man faces sentencing for aiding ISIS-inspired terror plotRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    Nader Saadeh pleaded guilty in 2015 to conspiracy to provide support to a foreign terrorist organization. He's facing a maximum of 15 years in prison when he appears in federal court in Newark on Monday.

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  10. Bayonne mayoral candidates duke it out in front of rowdy crowdRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2018 | NJ.com

    BAYONNE -- Residents and voters packed the Nicholas Oresko school Thursday night for the Peninsula City's mayoral debate, which saw some of the city's most prominent issues discussed between the three candidates. Mayor Jimmy Davis , the 54-year-old first term mayor, spent the hour-long debate defending his record against his two opponents, Dr. Mitchell Brown , an independent, and former Assemblyman Jason O'Donnell .

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  11. 1st Ward battle lines are drawnRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    Bayonne's First Ward has seen some redevelopment proposals along with innovative plans to enhance transportation efficiency, but not everyone is convinced these will improve the quality of life for the ward's residents. The Jersey Journal spoke with First Ward incumbent Councilman Tommy Cotter and his opponent, Sharma Montgomery, about what issues they see in their ward and how they plan to address them.

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  12. Where Bayonne's First Ward candidates stand on key issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    The Peninsula City's First Ward -- or God's Country, as some like to put it -- has seen some modest, but yet expansive redevelopment proposals and is eyeing new commuting methods to enhance transportation efficiency. The Jersey Journal spoke with First Ward incumbent Councilman Tommy Cotter and his opponent, Sharma Montgomery , about what issues they see in their ward and how they plan to address them.

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  13. CNBC TV crew didn't bring a fake bomb to airport. Prosecutor drops all chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    The Transportation Security Administration provided this photo showing the device that led to the arrest of the CNBC film crew. Turns out a suitcase brought to security at Newark Liberty International Airport by a reality TV crew wasn't intended to be a fake bomb.

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  14. Bayonne commits $10K for aerial gondola study: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    Bayonne Mayor Jimmy Davis has committed $10,000 for a feasibility study to gauge the demand for an aerial gondola project over the Kill Van Kull, according to silive.com. The project would connect Staten Island commuters to the Peninsula City's first ward, where they would have access to the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail, and potentially a speedier commuting option.

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  15. Bayonne commits $10K for study of aerial gondola to Staten Island: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | NJ.com

    BAYONNE - Mayor Jimmy Davis has committed $10,000 for a feasibility study to gauge the demand for an aerial gondola project over the Kill Van Kull, according to silive.com . The project would connect Staten Island commuters to the Peninsula City's first ward, where they would have access to the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail, and potentially a speedier commuting option.

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  16. Bayonne mayor expects commuter ferry to Manhattan by end of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    An idea years in the making may finally become reality: An easy, 10-minute ferry ride straight to Manhattan from the Peninsula City. The city is set to meet with the Port Authority next week to negotiate the terms of a lease for land owned by the bi-state agency on the former Military Ocean Terminal.

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  17. Bayonne mayor expects commuter ferry to Manhattan by end of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2018 | NJ.com

    Rendering of a potential Bayonne-Manhattan commuter ferry on the former Military Ocean Terminal. -- An idea years in the making may finally become reality: an easy, 10-minute ferry ride straight to Manhattan from the Peninsula City.

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  18. The strange way Rutgers' Dan DiGeorgio was discovered and why he could be the next Pat KivlehanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    While proving to be one of the better players on Staten Island, Dan DiGeorgio had a host of offers to play Division I college baseball during his junior season at Tottenville High. Instead, DiGeorgio opted not to play at the next level.

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  19. Priest on leave after 3 claim sex abuse that happened decades agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    Three people have accused a priest of sexually abusing them as minors in cases that date back decades, to before the man was a priest, the Metuchen Diocese has announced. In a letter released online Sunday to parishioners of Our Lady of Mount Virgin in Middlesex, Metuchen Bishop James Checchio announced the suspension of Father Patrick Kuffner while an investigation into the alleged abuse ensues.

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  20. 5 more charged with Hurricane Sandy relief fraud to repair vacation homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    Five more New Jersey residents have been charged with defrauding the state and federal government out of Hurricane Sandy relief money by claiming their damaged properties were their primary residences. In all, 109 people have been charged since 2014 with applying for assistance under false pretenses, the state Attorney General's office said in a statement Friday.

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