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State Officials Warn Of Major Coastal Storm Expected Saturday

WEST TRENTON – The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management, in coordination with the National Weather Service, will be monitoring a major coastal storm expected to impact the state on Saturday. State emergency management officials anticipate coastal flooding, frost and freeze warnings, wind conditions, snow in the north and northwest counties, and rain elsewhere.

Springfield Superintendent Reverses Halloween Costume Ban

SPRINGFIELD – Elementary school children will be able to wear costumes to class on Monday after all. In a decision that received widespread media attention, Superintendent of School Michael Daviano issued a directive banning Halloween costumes in the classrooms earlier this month. The decision was made “to minimize the interruption of instruction.”

Writer’s Block: Twitter For a Nitwitter Like Me

When did it all get so crazy? I’m talking about people who have to post updates on social networks about the daily ‘events’ of their lives. Now, I don’t mean something like “Good news! Mom’s surgery went well!” I’m talking more like “Out shopping and SNAP! Couldn’t find the shoes I was looking for.