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Report says Seton Hall U produces $1.6B annual economic impact on...

Seton Hall University provides a significant impact on New Jersey’s economy, totaling more than $1.6 billion annually, according to a new, independent analysis that looked at

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What's the economic value of UC's footba...

UC football is making the cash register ring in sports bars and souvenir shops all over town, but what kind of economic impact is Cincinnati getting from a college football program near the top of the national rankings?

A statue of boxing legend Jersey Joe Wal...

The oldest grandson of legendary boxer Jersey Joe Walcott spent 10 years keeping a promise: to make sure his grandfather was remembered in his hometown. A statue unveiling will honor his memory.

Let’s not criminalize the mentally ill and those with substance-u...

We want to make Hudson County a model for the country by providing treatment for, instead of criminalizing, individuals with mental health or substance-use issues. This is a critical need in our communities.

Paterson students return Monday to two s...

Students at two schools damaged from Hurricane Ida flooding will be starting in-person classes on Monday, city education officials said.

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He Has Retired From His Working Career. ...

Volunteering has given our columnist a chance to learn useful skills, make lasting friends and memories, and stay grounded

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Girls volleyball: Schedule, links and featured coverage for Satur...

FEATURED LINKS. Can’t-miss matches for this week; Conference players of the week; Daily stat leaders for Oct. 15; Top 20 rankings for Oct. 15; Group and Conference rankings for

After blowing lead, Devils beat Blackhaw...

Not only did defenseman Dougie Hamilton pay instant dividends for the New Jersey Devils, Jack Hughes had a game worthy of a No. 1 overall pick. Hughes scored his second goal of the game less than a minute into overtime,

Saker ShopRites reaches deal to purchase...

The Perlmutter family has reached an agreement to sell seven ShopRite stores in Ocean County to Saker ShopRites.

How Volunteering in Retirement Can Help Your Community—and Your O...

Older adults who volunteer find themselves doing more walking, lifting, bending, and stretching. This degree of physical activity is essential for the prevention of disability and physical loss,” says one geriatrician.

'Not a matter of if, but when': PVWC say...

It’s not a matter of if, but when,” said Louis Amodio, acting executive director for the Passaic Valley Water Commission.

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Hard-running Murray helps Cranford charg...

Colin Murray is at times the feisty 145-pound wrestler just aching to engage in a little close physical contact. He can also be more like a scaled down and speedier version of Cranford’s hulking front linemen,

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First lady Jill Biden stumps in New Jers...

First lady Jill Biden hit the campaign trail Friday, hoping to help deliver victories for Democrats in two gubernatorial elections. Biden stumped in New Jersey for Gov. Phil Murphy on Friday afternoon

New Jersey’s Medical Cannabis Program Set to Expand With New Cult...

During its Friday meeting, the Cannabis Regulatory Commission more than doubled the number of cannabis cultivators in the state.

As 2022 plastic bag ban nears, New Jerse...

On an unseasonably warm October Friday, passengers boarding and departing at the Cape May-Lewes ferry terminal were given reusable shopping bags.

Fair Lawn High Alumni Is The New Announc...

“This still feels like a dream," said Joe Tolentino, the new public address announcer for the New Jersey Devils.

New Jersey Launches New Climate Change Resources For Teachers

New Jersey has launched new online resources for school districts and educators to use in their lesson plans in the 2022-2023 school year.

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An IATSE Strike Will Be Especially Confu...

The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees is threatening to go on strike on Monday morning if it cannot reach a new contract. The strike will put up to 60,000 workers on the picket lines,

Jill Biden to flex political muscle Frid...

First lady Jill Biden is set to campaign Friday for Democrats in Virginia's and New Jersey's governor's races, trying to boost the party's political fortunes in her most overt way since arriving at the White House nine months ago.

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Crisis At Home? Map Shows Where You Can Store A Gun In New Jersey

Researchers at the NJ Gun Violence Research Center hope their interactive map can help prevent suicides and accidental firearm deaths.

New Jersey officials break ground on $66...

State and local leaders broke ground Thursday on a $665 million New Jersey Innovation and Technology Hub in downtown New Brunswick.

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Game Preview #1: New Jersey Devils vs. C...

The New Jersey Devils versus the Chicago Blackhawks. SBN Blog: Second City Hockey Over the past couple weeks, the Devils have been dealing with injuries to Damon Severson, Ty Smith, Miles Wood, Mackenzie Blackwood,

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Blackhawks vs Devils Picks and Predictions: New Jersey Gets Favor...

NHL odds, picks and predictions for Chicago Blackhawks at New Jersey Devils on October 15. NHL betting free picks for moneyline and Over/Under.

COVID and economy take center stage in N...

New Jersey's gubernatorial race is shaping up as a key test of how voters will judge Democratic incumbent Phil Murphy's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of his fellow Democratic and Republican colleagues will face similar tests in 2022.

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Popeyes and Megan Thee Stallion Kick Off...

Popeyes has unveiled a special collaboration with Megan Thee Stallion, and the first order of business is a brand-new hot sauce.

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Trick-or-Treaters With Special Needs: An...

How to make sure all the kids, especially those with special needs, enjoy Halloween night.

TikTok Hack Claims to Remove the Taste of Alcohol

The latest TikTok hack sees users adding a small amount of baking soda, a pinch of salt, and some water to vodka or tequila, and having it remove the taste of alcohol!

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Halloween Isn’t the Only Horrifying Holi...

Whether you’re naughty or nice, we’ve discovered that Christmas has a serious dark side. Let’s set aside that warm and cozy fireside scene and take a look at the horrifying side of Christmas.

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4 'Squid Game' Masks for Your Last-Minut...

Did you love the Korean horror thriller, "Squid Game?" Check out these inexpensive masks that will have you looking like you're part of the show.

Former US president Bill Clinton in hospital

Former US president Bill Clinton was in hospital with an infection on Thursday, a spokesman for the 75-year-old said. Doctors said Clinton was responding well at the center in Irvine, California. The infection was not connected to the coronavirus.

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7 Wild Conspiracy Theories We Can't Stop...

We can't get enough of it. Portals to another dimension, lizard people, hoaxes, and secret government spying made our list.

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Friday Office Cocktail: Aviation Cocktai...

The OCN Drinks crew is serving up something purple, pretty, and powerful in support of Domestic Violence Awareness month.

Easy DIY Halloween Costumes You Can Make at Home

Here are a few ways you can whip up a creative costume with stuff from around the house or your local thrift store.

2022 Awards Season Schedule: Oscars, Emm...

The 2022 awards season is just around the corner, and we've got the list of dates you're gonna want to keep in your back pocket as things start to roll out—even as early as this October!

Dunkin's Brewed Up a Frightful New Bever...

The Peanut Butter Cup Macchiato will have you saying "trick-or-treat"!

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Nostradamus' Predictions for 2021 Include an Apocalypse, Famine, ...

Nostradamus has made many predictions about the future of humanity and he predicted 2021 will be worse than 2020. These predictions included a global famine, asteroids, a devastating earthquake, and a Zombie Apocalypse.

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