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Past articles by Anthony:

NJ softball team reaches fundraising goal for Puerto Rico tournament

Mayor Andre Sayegh and Paterson Divas Coaches Jose Crespo, Adrian Rodriguez, and Rony Martinez held a rally Thursday to thank the community for its support. → Read More

Buffalo mass shooting suspect mentioned 3 New Jersey towns in 180-page document

The shockwaves from the tragedy in Buffalo are being felt in New Jersey after the shooter's writings mentioned three towns by name, including two in Ocean County and one in Hudson County. → Read More

New Jersey man to celebrate 100th birthday by running 100-meter dash at Penn Relays

A man from New Jersey is set to celebrate turning 100 by running the 100-meter dash in front of thousands of spectators. → Read More

Earth Day: 9-year-old from New Jersey saving the planet 1 battery at a time

They have been called "zombie batteries," disregarded by humans -- but in their afterlife, they rise from the dead and fuel disasters and have been linked to huge toxic fires. → Read More

Children among the dozens of victims in terrifying Brooklyn subway shooting

Among the victims of the terrifying shooting aboard a subway train in Brooklyn, were several children, who received comfort and support from Governor Kathy Hochul. → Read More

Oradell, NJ, officials demand answers after massive flooding

New Jersey officials are demanding answers after another round of flooding left communities in Oradell, New Milford, and River Edge under water. → Read More

NJ legislators propose bill for later high school start times to boost teen mental health

The average start time for New Jersey schools is 7:51 a.m., compared to the national average of 8 a.m. The new bill prohibits early start times for high schools no earlier than 8:30 a.m. → Read More

Newark Police seeing disturbing uptick in stolen cars

Up to 70 percent of the stolen cars in the city were taken after the driver left the vehicle running while stopping at a store or when they left the key fob in the car. → Read More

NJ cannabis industry leaders gather as marijuana legalization advances

The early predictions say cannabis will be a $2 billion industry in the state in five years. While retailers are hoping to become loaded with cash, much of that money will be made behind the scenes. → Read More

Rutgers basketball player reflects on journey to NCAA Tournament after surviving house fire

Rutgers is headed for March Madness, and for one player on the men's basketball team, the celebration is extra special. → Read More

New Jersey firefighters gather gear to help counterparts in Ukraine stay safe

Firefighters across New Jersey are working to make sure that firefighters in Ukraine stay safe while battling the enemy. → Read More

Exclusive: Woman reunited with dog stolen 6 months ago in Newark

A heartbroken woman in Newark has finally been reunited with her dog, after it was stolen six months ago, even after the suspect was arrested back in July. → Read More

Child boxing star from New Jersey proves she can pack a punch in the ring

An 8-year-old's ability in the boxing ring is bobbing and weaving her way to the top of many social media feeds, but it's also caused her to tap into her talents as a writer. → Read More

Cashier at Newark restaurant brutally beaten after telling man not to cut line

A woman working as a cashier in a Newark restaurant was brutally attacked after she told a customer not to cut the line. → Read More

4-year-old girl left outside pre-school in Irvington after mix up

A big mix up at a pre-school in New Jersey has caused outrage amongst some parents after a child was left outside the school. → Read More

New Jersey lawmakers push to amend bail reform laws amid spike in gun violence

The New Jersey leaders are joining forces with New York City Mayor Eric Adams who wants bail reform changes in light of the increase in violence crimes in the city involving guns. → Read More

Crumbling NJ building has displaced tenants fearing the future

Nearly a dozen families have been relocated to a hotel after their crumbling apartment building in Newark was evacuated and deemed too dangerous to be inhabited. → Read More

Civil War Draft Riot: Orphans caught in middle of racist resistance to fighting in war

This Black History Month, we are remembering the orphanage for Black children that became caught in the middle of racist resistance to fighting in the Civil War. → Read More

90-year-old woman beaten in bed during NJ home invasion

Police in New Jersey are investigating a disturbing crime in New Jersey in which a 90-year-old women was beaten in her home. → Read More

NJ COVID Omicron update: State could drop school mask mandate this year, Murphy says

Murphy offered some hope that it could happen by the end of the school year during an interview Thursday morning. → Read More