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Bishop-Elect James F. Checchio

N.J. Catholic diocese getting a new bishop Tuesday

The Catholic Diocese of Metuchen officially will welcome its new spiritual leader Tuesday.

Isodore Campbell

N.J. Nazi dad pleads guilty to obstruction of justice

The Holland Township man named his children after Nazi leaders

Lucky ducklings saved from New Jersey storm drain

Lucky ducklings saved from New Jersey storm drain

Some lucky ducklings have a local police department to thank after they fell into a storm drain

Wildwood boardwalk

Greater Wildwoods TIDA

Wildwood considers boardwalk hoverboard ban

Wildwood officials are considering banning hoverboards on the boardwalk.

Baseball stars visit

Young baseball players team up with former MLB players

Dozens of young sluggers and 13 former Major League Baseball players gathered for a memorial clinic in Lopatcong Township.

Navy chorus sails into Phillipsburg

Navy chorus sails into Phillipsburg

The Navy Band Seas Chanters performed at Phillipsburg High School

Zachary Schmidt

Man impersonating state cop gets to meet the real thing

Twenty-five-year-old Zachary Schmidt of Bloomsbury has rotten luck.


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On this Day

  • Dachau prisoners liberated 1945

    National Archives and Records Administration

    On this day: April 29

    American troops liberate the Dachau concentration camp, the U.S. begins evacuating American citizens from Saigon, Alfred Hitchcock dies, Roger Clemens sets a strikeout record, and riots consume Los Angeles, all on this day.

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