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Three North Jersey Car Dealerships Fined Nearly $400,000 over Alleged Consumer Protection Violations

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Fair Lawn  NJ, As supply chain issues continue to affect prices for new and used vehicles, Acting Attorney Matthew J. Platkin and the Division of Consumer Affairs today announced separate settlements totaling nearly $400,000 with three car dealerships for alleged consumer protection violations.

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UPDATE: Teen Missing at Woodland Park’s Great Notch Reservoir

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Woodland Park NJ, Woodland Park Police say a teenager is missing after going swimming in the Great Notch Reservoir in Woodland Park on Saturday afternoon is Passaic County.

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ANTHONY CAVA TO RETIRE AS PRESIDENT AND CEO OF ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL SOMERSET

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Sommerville NJ,  Anthony V. Cava, MS, RPH, FACHE, will be retiring from his position as President and Chief Executive Officer of Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) Somerset, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, effective Jan. 2, 2023. Patrick Delaney, the hospital’s Chief Operating Officer, will succeed Cava as the hospital’s Chief Administrative Officer.

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THE LITTLE THIEF

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Saddle River NJ, If you want to be the “king” of all con men, you have to start young.

So instructs local author Thomas Giacomaro, who penned his lauded memoir, The King of Con: How a Smooth-Talking Jersey Boy Made and Lost Billions, Baffled the FBI, Eluded the Mob, and Lived to Tell the Crooked Tale, in 2018.

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Cardinal Tobin to Bless More Than 150 Couples Celebrating 50th Wedding Anniversaries

Cardinal Tobin greets a married couple following the Archdiocese of Newark’s Mass celebrating Catholics’ 5th and 25th wedding anniversaries on April 24, 2022, at Newark’s Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart. (Photo by Joe Jordan/the Archdiocese of Newark)

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Newark NJ, Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R., archbishop of Newark, will bless more than 150 couples celebrating their milestone 50th wedding anniversaries during an uplifting Mass on Sunday, May 15, at 3 p.m. in Newark’s Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart.

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Elderly Disabled Person Suffered Heat Stroke and Second-Degree Burns after Alleged Neglect by Caretaker

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Marlboro Township NJ, acting Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and the Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor today announced the indictment of a New Jersey woman for allegedly neglecting an elderly disabled person in her care. The victim suffered heat stroke and second-degree burns as a result of the defendant’s alleged neglect.

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Glen Ridge Police Chase Ends in Tragedy

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Glen Ridge NJ.  The Attorney General’s Office is investigating the death of a driver and a passenger of a motor vehicle who were fatally injured in a motor vehicle accident yesterday, May 10, 2022, after two Montclair police officers attempted to stop the vehicle on Bloomfield Avenue. The identities of the male decedents and a third injured individual are not being released at this time.

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Indictments in Two Cases Involving Misappropriation of Workers’ Comp and Unemployment Insurance Benefits

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Hawthorne NJ, acting Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin today announced indictments in two cases of alleged State employment benefits. The indictments are the result of a joint investigation with the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL).

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Eight Individuals Charged with Conspiracy to Resell Stolen Vehicles to Paterson “Chop Shop”

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Paterson NJ, acting Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin announced that eight defendants were indicted today on second-degree conspiracy and other charges related to the operation of a Paterson “chop shop” that possessed stolen vehicles and stripped them for parts. They were charged in a joint investigation by the New Jersey State Police (NJSP) and the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC). Continue reading Eight Individuals Charged with Conspiracy to Resell Stolen Vehicles to Paterson “Chop Shop”

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Archdiocese of Newark Celebrates 500 Years of Filipino Christianity with Vibrant Festivities

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Newark NJ, following a year-long jubilee, hundreds of Filipino Catholics from throughout Bergen, Essex, Hudson, and Union counties filled Newark’s Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart for the Archdiocese of Newark’s final celebration of the 500th anniversary of Christianity in the Philippines on May 1.

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Man Indicted for Allegedly Dumping Raw Sewage into a West Milford Lake

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West Milford NJ, Acting Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin announced today that a New York man was indicted by a state grand jury for allegedly illegally collecting solid sewage waste and discharging it into a storm drain that emptied into West Milford Lake in West Milford, NJ in March 2021.

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Archdiocese of Newark to Celebrate 500 Years of Christianity in the Philippines

Hundreds of Filipino Catholics followed a replica of the Jubilee Cross, along with statues of Santo Nino de Cebu and Our Lady of Manaoag, as they traveled to parishes throughout the Archdiocese of Newark for the Archdiocese’s year-long celebration of 500 years of Christianity in the Philippines. (Photo courtesy of the Archdiocese of Newark)

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Newark NJ, The Archdiocese of Newark’s year-long celebration of the 500th anniversary of Christianity in the Philippines will conclude with a cultural procession and joyous Mass at Newark’s Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart on Sunday, May 1, at 2 p.m. Traditional Filipino attire is welcomed.

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For the first time since COVID-19, Cardinal Tobin celebrates Easter Sunday Mass in Filled Cathedral

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Newark NJ, for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic started two years ago, Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R., archbishop of Newark, celebrated Easter Sunday Mass before a filled Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark on April 17.

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GOP Congressional Candidate Phil Rizzo in New Jersey’s 7th District Outraises all Non-establishment Primary Opponents Combined

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Chester NJ, Phil Rizzo, Congressional candidate in New Jersey’s 7th District, has outraised every non-establishment primary opponents combined. Rizzo hauled in over $215,000 in just 90 days of campaigning in contrast with the combined $80,000 raised by his opponents in Q1.

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Tom Kean Jr. Called Out to Return Donations ,by the Same Democrats who took Russian Money to Block the Keystone Pipeline

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Ridgewood NJ, we have to laugh at this one , James Singer, DCCC Spokesperson called out Tom Kean Jr. for accepting campaign donations from Matt Mowers’ leadership PAC , claiming he voted in two states in 2016 saying, “If Tom Kean Jr. cares about election integrity he should denounce double voting and return the donations he took from Matt Mowers.” . How could that be, according to the Democrats, the “media” and Facebook censors there was absolutely positively no election fraud whatsoever.

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