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Son Of Bus Driver Says No U-Turn

The son of the man who drove the school bus that crashed into a dump truck last week is saying his dad did not make an illegal maneuver.  Seventy-seven year-old Hudy Muldrow was behind the wheel during the May 17th accident that led to the death of East Brook Middle School fifth grader Miranda Vargas…

Seat Belt Crackdown In New Jersey

  Police in New Jersey are cracking down on people who don't wear their seat belt.  The state's "Click it or Ticket" campaign kicked off this week and lasts until June 3rd.  Officers will be keeping an eye out for those who decide not to buckle up on the road.  Over 170 police departments in…

NJ Gov: No Sports Betting On Memorial Day

Savvy sports fans will not be gambling on baseball, basketball, or any other athletic event this Memorial Day. Monmouth Park had said it was going to begin taking bets on sports at the end of this month.  But Governor Phil Murphy has pumped the brakes and says New Jerseyans will have to wait till at…

Health & Wellness Fair

JUNE 9th The Bridgewater Commons 11am-3pm Join Magic 98.3 and 1450 WCTC for our Spring Health and Wellness Fair June 9th at The Bridgewater Commons from 11a-3p.  While there you will have the opportunity to meet local companies that can provide information to improve you and our family’s physical and financial health.  In addition the…

See A Bear? Here's What You Should Do.

A young black bear's tour of Bergen County is over.  Carol Tyler of Animal Control said the bear fell out of a tree on Circle Avenue in Ridgewood after getting hit with a tranquilizer.  The bear fell eight feet, but according to officials wasn't hurt.  After making the rounds in Paramus and Ridgewood, the bear…

Governor Murphy Announces Relief for Overcrowded Bus Routes

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy says hundreds of thousands of bus riders will benefit from new funding of NJ Transit.  Murphy says the 172-percent funding increase for Fiscal Year 2019 will fund 40 additional bus drivers and improvements in on time performance on bus routes in Bergen, Union and Hudson Counties.  Murphy made the announcement…

Father Charged After Suitcase With Toddler Found In Jersey City

The father of a toddler from Virginia found dead in a suitcase in Jersey City is being charged.  Authorities say Travis Plummer was arrested in Puerto Rico and is waiting to be extradited back to New Jersey on charges of desecrating human remains.  The body of two-year-old Te-Myah Plummer was found in a suitcase on…

Oscar And Maya From Sesame Street Live Chats With Racquel Williams

Sesame Street Live !  Let's Party! comes to the State Theater in New Brunswick this weekend; Friday March 30, Saturday March 3st and Monday April 2 for eight performances.  Racquel Williams spoke with Oscar the Grouch and Maya Monster performer, Elizabeth (Liz) Sanford about her success with Sesame Street Live, and how today’s issues of bullying…

Senator Menendez Officially Launches Re-Election Bid For Third Term

New Jersey U.S. Senator Robert Menendez is officially launching his re-election bid for a third term.  He is hosting a kickoff rally tomorrow in his hometown of Union City, and then a separate event in South Jersey.  Menendez, who had been accused of accepting donations and gifts from a Florida doctor and friend Salomon Melgen…