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Crowd at hearing for PennEast pipeline proposal meeting

Pipeline risks outweigh rewards, NJ residents say

A proposed natural gas pipeline could bring one New Jersey community millions in tax revenue, but residents said the project has far more risks than rewards.

Former Sheriff under fire again

Another alleged victim of Warren County Sheriff surfaces

An accused former sheriff and the county he once worked for are under fire yet again.

NJ Fire Department treasurer arrested on theft charges

N.J. Fire Department member arrested for theft

Hunterdon County officials said Wednesday that a local fire department member was arrested for stealing funds from two departments she is affiliated with.

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New Jersey has seven cases of enterovirus

The New Jersey Department of Health has been notified by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of four additional cases of enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) in New Jersey children, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to seven.

audience hearing PennEast pipeline proposal

NJ residents concerned about $1 billion gas pipeline

The company that wants to build a $1 billion natural gas pipeline through parts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey could have a fight on its hands.

Referendum approved

Voters approve Phillipsburg school referendum

Voters in Phillipsburg, New Jersey, have approved the school board's referendum about the proposed Building Excellence program.


Mosquito-borne virus case found in Warren County

A travel-related case of Chikungunya visus has been reported in Warren County, N.J.

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Unity Bank branch manager charged with various crimes

Hunterdon County authorities say a bank manager has been charged with Theft by Deception, Forgery, and related charges.

Driver in serious condition after rolling vehicle over

The sole occupant of a rolled-over vehicle is in serious condition Wednesday.

Warren County Freeholders meeting

Seniors fighting for Belvidere nutrition center

Warren County Freeholders asked the public for patience Wednesday evening as the senior citizen nutrition center in Belvidere prepares to close.

New Jersey Supreme Court rules on sex offender tracking

New Jersey Supreme Court rules on sex offender tracking

In New Jersey, the state Supreme Court has spoken.

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Black bear kills hiker in northern New Jersey

A 300-pound male bear believed to have killed a hiker in northern New Jersey was circling the victim when sheriff's officers and wildlife officials killed it Sunday.


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