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NJ: Gunnison Beach 3rd Best Nude Beach in the US

Sandy Hook, NJ: Gateway National Park at Sandy Hook has many beaches. One beach is Gunnison Beach. It is the largest clothing-optional beach on the Atlantic Coast, has been named the third best nude beach in the by Foursquare. Sandy Hook, NJ is the farthest beach north in NJ and borders the Atlantic Highlands mountain thrust coastal region.
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NJ Transit to Buy Train Cameras Recommended by Federal Safety Board

NJ Transit's board will vote on a $7 million contract Wednesday to install inward facing cameras in locomotives and rail cars with engineer's cabs. Inward facing cameras have been recommended by the National Transportation Safety Board after several train crashes, including the fatal May 12 Amtrak derailment outside Philadelphia that killed 8 passengers and injured 200. NJ Transit started the process to buy the cameras earlier this year, prior to the Amtrak crash, said Jennifer Nelson, an NJ Transit spokeswoman.…
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Bomb Threats Force Relocation of a Paterson Summer School Program

Paterson, NJ: About 90 students taking summer classes in Paterson were evacuated to other locations Wednesday morning after authorities received bomb threats against Schools 3 and 8, officials said. City police and the Passaic County Sheriff's bomb squad checked both locations and found no explosives, officials said. The students from School 3 were relocated to the Father English Community Center nearby, while the youths from School 8 went to St. Agnes School, officials said. Classes resumed at those locations, officials…
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Exercise Brings Heavily Armed Officers Into PATH Stations

Newark, NJ: The attention of many PATH riders was grabbed Tuesday when the Port Authority Police Department's Emergency Services unit carried out a training operation at several New York and New Jersey locations. Decked out in bulletproof vests, helmets and guns, Port Authority police were posted around the stations as part of an enhanced safety program called Operation Safe PATH, which helps both new and veteran Port Authority officers "get acquainted" with the system's various stations and surrounding areas, Port Authority…
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Denville School Shooter Drill Goes Beyond Lockdown

Denville , NJ:   Rockaway Officer Scott Haigh ripped off his belt and wrapped it around the doorknob on the inside of room B23 at Valleyview Middle School in Denville as others stacked desks, chairs, and tables behind a door to prevent a shooter from entering the room. Haigh, a school resource officer at Morris Hills High School, pulled tightly on the belt, successfully stopping the shooter from getting inside the room. It was a much more successful tactic then…
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Report of School Security Task Force

Trenton, NJ – A multi-agency task force charged with studying how to improve school security for students and employees of New Jersey's public schools has issued its final report. The New Jersey School Security Task Force, representing the state Department of Education, Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness, and the Schools Development Authority, as well as four state-level education associations, made 42 recommendations in the report, which was commissioned by the Legislature. "New Jersey has always taken an active role…
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