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Power Points Analysis after Week 8

Week 8 of Central Jersey High School Football is in the books, and that means next week is Cutoff Weekend - when the final power points are calculated and playoff seedings are determined.  Many teams already have played 8 games - the maximum that can count to the playoffs - but some still have to…

Clinton To Sign Books In Montclair On Tuesday

Road closures are in effect today near a bookstore in Montclair as former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton makes an appearance signing copies of her new book.  Clinton is expected to sign copies of "What Happened?" at Watchung Booksellers in Montclair at 6 p.m.  The event, which is expected to draw about one-thousand supporters is completely…

NJ Starts Information Line For Those Affected By Hurricane Maria

New Jersey is opening a toll-free information line for those affected by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. Residents who are searching for friends, family or are interested in volunteering or making donations can call 833-NJ-HELPS.  The hotline will be staffed during normal business hours, but messages can be left at any time.  New Jersey is…

Earthquake Strikes Near Morris Plains

Officials with the U.S. Geological Survey say there was a small earthquake near Morris Plains Monday night.  The 1.5 magnitude earthquake happened shortly after 6:30 p.m. The Morris Plains Police Department says it received numerous calls from concerned residents.  Officials say the earthquake was a shallow one, occurring about five kilometers below the surface, which…

Toddler Hit In Head By Yankees' Foul Ball Is Improving

Todd Frazier says the toddler hit in the head by his 105-mile-per-hour foul ball at Yankee Stadium is improving and could be out of the hospital later today.  The Yanks' third baseman says he has been keeping in touch with her dad, plans to meet with the family and has been praying for the little…

A wild weekend Central Jersey sets up some great races, games

It was either a calamitous or glorious weekend for some area teams teams this weekend. Where to begin? Let's start with the glorious. Piscataway head coach Dan Higgins was about as happy as could be after Friday night's big win for the No. 1 Chiefs over 6th-ranked South Brunswick.  Higgins and company rode Juwon Jackson…