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Toni Yates

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New York, NY, United States

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Recent articles by Toni:

Why a teacher has kept an empty chair in his classroom for 52 years

It only takes five minutes to hear how loved and respected Mr. Gill is at Glenfield Middle School in Montclair. → Read More

Why a teacher has kept an empty chair in his classroom for 52 years

It only takes five minutes to hear how loved and respected Mr. Gill is at Glenfield Middle School in Montclair. → Read More

Passaic high school students hang Pride banners after rule kept them from flying flag

Students at a school in New Jersey wanted to celebrate Pride month, but when a rule wouldn't let them fly the flag on their flagpole, they found a way around that. → Read More

Mayor Adams declares state of emergency in NYC over baby formula shortage

New York City is under a state of emergency as the formula shortage in the nation has parents struggling to find ways to feed their babies. → Read More

Why a New Jersey teacher has kept an empty chair in his classroom for 52 years

It only takes five minutes to hear how loved and respected Mr. Gill is at Glenfield Middle School in Montclair. → Read More

Coffee shop's inspiring founder brews 'daily cup of believe'

Since sustaining a life-changing injury while playing college football, Eric LeGrand has become a motivational speaker, author, philanthropist and now coffee shop owner. → Read More

Therapy dog returns to NJ hospital after 2-year COVID-19 pandemic hiatus

A 6-year-old therapy dog has made his grand return to Holy Name Medical Center in New Jersey as the hospital restarts its pet therapy program after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

Man sentenced in triple murder of college student and two children in Newark, New Jersey

The defendant went on a killing spree because of a comment on Facebook and shot the woman. → Read More

17-year-old charged with murder in shooting outside Bronx school that 16-year-old girl

A 17-year-old arrested for the shooting death of a girl in the Bronx has been charged with murder. → Read More

Flu cases rising with COVID too, health officials in NJ say

If you come down with symptoms of the flu or COVID, doctors say get tested. → Read More

Paterson community kitchen resumes sit-down services after 2-year hiatus due to COVID

COVID-19 may have closed Eva's Village in Paterson for two years, but it did not stop volunteers from making 365 meals a day that included breakfast, lunch, and dinner. → Read More

NJ school warns parents of potentially dangerous 'Assassins' game

School officials in one New Jersey town are warning parents of a kids' game that could have potentially dangerous consequences. → Read More

NJ medical center helps patients with aphasia as Bruce Willis announces condition

A medical center in New Jersey is dedicated to treating patients with aphasia, a condition highlighted after Bruce Willis' announcement that he would be stepping away from his career due to the condition. → Read More

K-9 dogs in training compete in certification trials in New Jersey

Before you see police K-9 dogs on the street, they get extensive training alongside their handlers -- and even get the chance to compete in some friendly competition. → Read More

New Jersey Hospital Association donates 40,000 doses of medicine for Ukraine

Iurii Vovk has his heart deeply engaged in worrying about his family members who are still in Ukraine. He is helping at Meest Warehouse, shipping humanitarian supplies to those facing down war - and explaining it all to his 7-year-old daughter, Antonina. → Read More

1st child born in US to mom with Zika now thriving in New Jersey

Every two years, the family must renew a special medical pass that allows them to stay in the U.S. for Darah's well-being. → Read More

New Jersey warehouse dedicated to shipping supplies to Ukraine

Warehouse space at Meest in Woodbridge is now fully dedicated to receiving, sorting, and shipping badly needed supplies to Ukraine. It is all they are doing right now around the clock. → Read More

Local author inspires New Jersey students with imaginative book

She has found her passion to teach and inspire through magical thoughts from her daughter's imagination that she can share with the world. → Read More

What's holding up the sale of recreational marijuana in New Jersey?

February was a semi-hard date for the sale of recreational pot, but there is still tweaking needed according to the NJ Cannabis Regulatory Commission. → Read More

Parents livid after 9-year-old girl left locked outside New Jersey school in cold

A 9-year-old girl was left locked outside her school in the bitter cold when her parents were late picking her up from an after-school program. → Read More