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Governor Murphy and Fellow Trenton Democrats Quietly Push More Tax Increases

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Trenton NJ, Senate Republican Leader Anthony M. Bucco (R-25) issued the following statement calling on Governor Murphy and Trenton Democrats to keep their pre-election promise to not raise taxes on New Jerseyans. Governor Murphy is expected to deliver his budget address for the 2025 fiscal year on Tuesday, February 27.

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Son of Retired Montvale Police Sergeant Passed on February 20, 2024

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Montvale NJ, the Montvale Police Department sadly shares that Joseph McNeice, son of retired Sergeant Allison McNeice passed on February 20, 2024. He was a beam of curiosity and joy known to all as Joe. Joe always had questions and jokes that he would share with his extended family at the Montvale Police Department. He will be missed.

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NASA Sends Robot to the Moon

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Ridgewood NJ, on Thursday, Feb. 15, at 1:05 a.m. EST, SpaceX’s Falcon 9 launched Intuitive Machines’ first lunar lander to the Moon’s surface. The lander is scheduled to land on the Moon’s South Pole region on Thursday, Feb. 22. The group of NASA instruments aboard the lander will conduct scientific research and demonstrate technologies to help us better understand the Moon’s environment and improve landing precision and safety in the challenging conditions of the lunar south polar region, paving the way for future Artemis astronaut missions.

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Rutherford Woman Charged with Aggravated Arson in Rutherford Apartment Fire

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Rutherford NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of MARY ANNE HAMPL (DOB: 12/06/1961; single; unemployed) of Rutherford, NJ on arson-related charges. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit under the direction of Acting Chief Matthew Finck, and the Rutherford Police Department under the direction of Chief John Russo.

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Student Stabbed at Hackensack High School

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Hackensack NJ, one individual was apprehended after a student was stabbed with a kitchen knife at Hackensack High School on Monday morning, as confirmed by authorities. Responding to a reported stabbing at 8:15 a.m., Hackensack police found an 18-year-old male student who was subsequently taken to a nearby hospital. Fortunately, the injuries were deemed non-life-threatening, and the student was in stable condition later in the morning.

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Adrian Lee Elected President of the Korean American Association of New Jersey

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Palisades park NJ, Adrian Lee Elected President of the Korean American Association of New Jersey. KAANJ is an instrumental organization that serves as a voice for the more than 60,000 Koreans and Korean Americans who call Bergen County home.

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It’s official: N.J. Police Licensure Act Takes Effect

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Ridgewood NJ,  new state law went into effect this month requiring New Jersey’s approximately 40,500 police officers to hold valid, active licenses issued by the Police Training Commission (PTC) in order to serve as law enforcement officers.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Custom Bolt Action Rifles

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Custom rifles vary greatly by the builder. Many factors come into play when constructing the device. Countless people decide pre-made guns don’t offer what they need and they want a device that fits them perfectly. How does one go about creating the ideal gun? The following guide can help with this.

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North Bergen Medical Imaging Technician Charged With Cyber Stalking and Harassment

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North Bergen NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of SARJU PATEL (DOB: 08/19/1984; single; medical imaging technician) of 7912 River Road, Room 515, North Bergen, NJ on charges of stalking, cyber-harassment, and harassment. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Jason Love.

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Fair Lawn Women Assaults Police Officer During DWI Arrest

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Fair Lawn NJ, on January 11th -at 6:28 pm – Driving While Intoxicated/Aggravated Assault:Fair Lawn Police Officer Matthew Hearon responded to Plaza Road at Fair Lawn Avenue on a report of a possible intoxicated driver and arrested Evgenia Gordeeva, age 46 of Fair Lawn, after she failed a roadside sobriety test. She was charged with driving while intoxicated, refusal to submit a breath sample, reckless driving, disregarding a traffic control device, failure to inspect, obstructed windshield, and aggravated assault after shoving a police officer. She was released to a responsible aduilt.

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Passaic County Sheriff Dies of Self Inflicted Wounds

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Clifton NJ, Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik, a prominent law enforcement figure with strong connections to North Jersey, tragically took his own life on Tuesday afternoon at the renowned Turkish restaurant Toros in Clifton, as confirmed by multiple sources.

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I Can’t Flip the Page: As of January 22nd No Village of Ridgewood Calendar

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Ridgewood NJ, does anybody know what day it is? As of Janaury 22,2024 , the Village of Ridgewood  2024 Calender has not been delivered. In January the Village manager reminded  residents to “flip the page” , 2023 calendar contains January 2024  to get to January 2024.

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Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act of 2024: What does it Mean for You?

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Washington DC, on January 16, 2024, the websites of the United States Senate Committee on Finance and the United States House Committee on Ways and Means, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Jason Smith (R-Mo.) jointly announced “a commonsense, bipartisan, bicameral tax framework that promotes the financial security of working families, boosts growth and American competitiveness, and strengthens communities and Main Street businesses.”

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New Jersey Rated 2024’s 2nd Worst State to Retire In

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Ridgewood NJ, with more than 3 in 10 Americans feeling anxious about retirement, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2024’s Best & Worst States to Retire, as well as its 2024 Retirement Savings Survey.

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