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Water Disasters – PRELIMINARY LEAD FILTER TESTING RESULTS FROM PEQUANNOCK WATER SERVICE AREA NEWARK

NEW JERSEY STRONG news - Newark, NJ: Office of the Mayor reports Governor Phil Murphy, Lieutenant Governor Sheila Oliver, City of Newark Mayor Ras J. Baraka, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr., and New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Catherine McCabe today announced preliminary filter testing results in Newark’s Pequannock water service area. The study team – a partnership between the City of Newark, the New Jersey Department of…
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New Jersey Man Indicted for Terrorist Activities on Behalf of Hizballah’s Islamic Jihad Organization

New Jersey Strong news - US DOJ reports Alexei Saab Allegedly Was Trained by Hizballah’s External Terrorist Operations Component in Bomb-Making and Conducted Intelligence-Gathering in New York City and Elsewhere in Support of Hizballah’s Attack-Planning Efforts The Department of Justice today announced that Alexei Saab, 42, of Morristown, New Jersey, also known as  Ali Hassan Saab,  Alex Saab, or Rachid, was charged today in a nine-count indictment for offenses related…
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Water Disasters – Capitol City Appoints Water Works Temp

New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, : City of Trenton reports Trenton Water Works announced today that Trenton Mayor W. Reed Gusciora has appointed Steven J. Picco as interim director of the Department of Water and Sewer. Beginning Monday, Mr. Picco will continue the work of reorganizing the water utility while the Gusciora administration completes a national search for a permanent director. Mr. Picco replaces former Director Shing-Fu Hsueh, ,…
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Water Disasters – Director Hsueh to Step Down from Trenton Water Works on Friday 13th

New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: City of Trenton reports Tenure Established Revamped Public Confidence in City Water Utility Trenton – Mayor Reed Gusciora is announcing that the Director of Water and Sewer (DW&S) Dr. Shing-Fu Hsueh is stepping down from his role leading the utility effective Friday, September 13th. He was one of Mayor Reed Gusciora’s first appointees as Trenton’s executive. His tenure overseeing the department, which encompasses Trenton…
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NJ AG Investigating Anti-competitive GOOGLE Conduct

New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: NJ AG reports Today it was announced that a bipartisan group of attorneys general, including New Jersey, have opened a multi-state investigation into allegations of anti-competitive conduct by Google in the market for internet advertising. New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal issued the following statement about the investigation: “Technology companies like Google exert incredible influence and power over our daily lives. Whether…
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AG Grewal Challenges Federal Refusals to Cooperate with State Investigations of Predatory Practices by Student Loan Servicers and Schools

AG Grewal Leads Multistate Pushback on Federal Policy Changes and Files Lawsuit Demanding Answers from Department of Education New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: NJ OAG reports TRENTON – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal today announced that his office is taking two related actions in response to the Department of Education’s repeated refusals to cooperate with state investigations of fraudulent and predatory practices by student loan services, for-profit schools, and…
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Campus Community Remembers 9/11

NEW JERSEY STRONG news - Ewing, NJ: TCNJSignal .net The Signal Viktoria Ristanovic reports This year marks the 18th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, when tragedy struck the after two hijacked planes hit the World Trade Center in New York City. Throughout the rest of the morning, two other hijacked airplanes crashed; one hit the Pentagon in Washington, and the other one crashed in a field near Shanksville, ; The…
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NJ Governor Murphy Orders Flags to Fly at Half-Staff in Observation of 9/11 Anniversary

NEW JERSEY STRONG news - TRENTON, NJ: Office of the Gov reports – Today, Governor Phil Murphy ordered that and New Jersey flags be flown at half-staff at all state buildings and facilities on Wednesday, September 11, 2019, in remembrance of the nearly 3,000 innocent people, almost 700 of whom were residents of New Jersey, who lost their lives in the 2001 terrorist attacks.“Eighteen years ago, our nation endured the most devastating attack our country…
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Through Devastation We Emerge Stronger – Never Forget 9/11

In Memory of those who lost their lives. Never Forget 9/11. NEW YORK CITY STRONG. 911 Remembrance at Mercer County Community College 2017 Presidential Proclamation on National Days of Prayer and Remembrance, 2019 US STRONG news – Washington, DC: The White House reports During these National Days of Prayer and Remembrance, we come together to honor the memory of the nearly 3,000 men, women, and children who perished in the…
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Pharmacy Owner Charged in Multimillion-Dollar Scheme to Commit Health Care Fraud and Pay Illegal Bribes to Doctor

New Jersey Strong news US DOJ NJ reports NEWARK, – A Bergen County, New Jersey, man was arrested today for his role in conspiracies to commit health care fraud and to bribe a doctor, Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Eduard Shtindler, a/k/a “Eddy,” 36, of Paramus, New Jersey, is charged by complaint with one count of conspiracy to commit health care fraud and one count of conspiracy to pay illegal kickbacks…
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Coast Guard urges hurricane preparedness

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Aug. 30, 2019) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) gets underway from Naval Station Mayport as Commander, 4th Fleet orders all Navy ships homeported in the area to sortie ahead of Hurricane Dorian, which is forecasted to bring high winds and heavy rain to the East Coast. Ships are being directed to areas in the Atlantic where they are best postured for storm avoidance. (…
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State Attorney General Directs NJ Judges to Amend Rights of Risky Gun Owners.

Will allow an officer to initiate a streamlined process for removing a firearm from an individual who poses a threat to themselves or the public. NEW JERSEY STRONG news - Trenton, NJ: NJ Office of the Attorney General Peter Aseltine reports AG Grewal Issues First-In-The-Nation Statewide Directive to Enforce New Jersey’s “Extreme Risk” Gun Safety Law. AG Directive Requires and Empowers Law Enforcement Officers to Take Action to Protect Individuals…
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NEW JERSEY STRONG WATER DISASTERS – NEWARK AMENDS RIGHTS AS PRESS TURNED AWAY FROM NEWARK LEAD WATER MEETING

NEWS STRONG news – Newark Mayor Ras Baraka’s administration turned away TV cameras and reporters from a lead water-related meeting at City Hall on Tuesday, despite announcing the meeting in a press release the day before. The meeting was supposed to be an opportunity for Newark residents to sign up as volunteers to help inform people about replacing tainted lead service lines using the $120 million loan the city recently…
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NATION – The votes are in! TSA’s “cutest K9” is PHX’s Alfie. Muk, Figor, and Donna Demand Recount.

US STRONG news – US TSA reports PHOENIX –The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today that Alfie, a four-year-old yellow lab and explosive detection K9 who works at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX), was voted the winner of TSA’s “cutest K9” contest. Last Friday, TSA held a 24-hour nationwide contest on Instagram and encouraged the public to vote for the agency’s “cutest K9.” More than 100,000 votes were received…
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TSA Launches ‘Cutest K9’ Contest

WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration wants the public’s help to determine its cutest K9 in honor of National Dog Day, Monday, Aug. 26. The TSA Cutest K9 contest features four “top dog” finalists. Voting opened for the general public at 12:01 Friday morning on the TSA Instagram account and closes at midnight. The winner will be announced on Monday, Aug. 26 – National Dog Day. TSA’s cutest K9 candidates are (from left to…
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