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Cops Nab Fake Dentists In Linden

Union County is charging two men with performing unlicensed dentistry. A woman reportedly contracted a severe infection as a result.  Hector Carro of Linden and Jorge Renteria-Paz of Roselle were arrested Tuesday after an investigation revealed the two were allegedly performing dentistry out of residential apartments in Linden.  Search warrants turned up medical equipment and…

Take Our BHM “Famous Firsts” Quiz!

There are plenty of inspiring stories and historical figures to celebrate during Black History Month, and we thought we would celebrate with a little test of knowledge. Below is a quiz highlighting famous African-American firsts in the worlds of entertainment, science, politics and beyond! See how well you know these “famous firsts”!

Baby Doing Fine Thanks To Life Saving State Trooper

An infant girl is alive and well thanks to the help of an off-duty New Jersey trooper.  State police say Trooper Robert Meyer was in his Piscataway home Saturday afternoon around 1 p.m. when a neighbor arrived saying her two-week-old granddaughter was choking.  Trooper Meyer ran shoe-less to the victim's home, and upon finding the…

Leonia's Driving Ban Goes Into Effect This Morning

Leonia's ban on out-of-town drivers cutting through local streets goes into effect this morning.  That means unless you have a special yellow permit, you'll be fined 200-bucks if you try to use 60 side streets as a short cut to the George Washington Bridge.  The ban is in effect from 6 to 10 a.m. and…

Flu Shuts Down Three NJ Schools In Somerset County

The flu is shutting down three schools in Somerset County.  Officials in Branchburg Township have closed Whiton Elementary, Branchburg Central and Stony Brook.  They say they can't operate because essential personnel are sick.  The schools will be closed all day today and, hopefully, will reopen tomorrow.  Twenty-four-hundred kids are affected by the closures.