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North Jersey Spa Closes For Human Trafficking, Prostitution Investigation

A North Jersey spa has been shut down indefinitely following allegations of prostitution and human trafficking, authorities said. Authorities closed the Byram Spa on Route 206 in Stanhope on June 23 after police and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Newark determined that the business was operating an “unapproved and illegal massage establishment most likely used for prostitution,” authorities said Thursday.
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The Fireplace in Paramus closing after 65 years. Last day for iconic Route 17 restaurant.

All through the COVID-19 pandemic, locals wondered: Was this it?. Had The Fireplace, after keeping the blaze going for six decades, finally closed its doors for good?. When the virus hit in 2020, the Bergen County restaurant was temporarily shuttered. But the local fixture introduced drive-thru takeout and curbside pickup service and made a comeback with indoor dining in the fall, rallying to stay open.
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Iconic NJ restaurant The Fireplace closing after 65 years

PARAMUS, N.J. — A popular restaurant in New Jersey is closing its doors after 65 years of service. The Fireplace Restaurant in Paramus announced on social media Thursday night their last day of business would be the following day. “Over the past months, we have had an increasingly difficult time...
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Jersey Family Fun

National Night Out Events in New Jersey

National Night Out, America’s Night Out Against Crime, began in 1984 as an initiative to help communities and police come together to fight crime in their neighborhoods. Since then, more than 35.4 million people in 11,310 communities from all across our country have participated. Jersey Family Fun doesn’t want you to miss out on the fun so we’ve got you covered with a state-wide listing of National Night Out Events in New Jersey organized, of course, by region, county, and town.
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Insider NJ’s Morning Intelligence Briefing: 7/30/2021

Below is Insider NJ’s Morning Intelligence Briefing:. QUOTE OF THE DAY: “You can draw a straight line from actions that Republicans like Assemblyman Ciattarelli took in spreading Donald Trump’s lies to the disgusting riot that took place at the Capitol that shook our nation to its core and resulted in the death of one officer and numerous other injuries, both physical and mental.” – NJDSC Chairman Jones calling on Republicans who ‘helped incite’ the January 6th riot to apologize.
Rockaway, NJNew Jersey Herald

Meditate, football and a music festival: 8 things to do this weekend in North Jersey

From sitting back and relaxing to watching the New York Jets play, there are plenty of activities to keep you busy this weekend. Learn how textiles played a key role in the American Revolutionary War with Elisa Eiger. Shop for unique pieces of jewelry at the Rockaway Townsquare’s Mall’s Craft and Vendor Fair. Raise money for Black businesses in need at Kemet’s Fest. Enjoy the summer nights with free music at the Jefferson Township’s gazebo concerts.
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“Two Suns” reported in Wayne, New Jersey, but what was it?

Residents near Wayne, New Jersey reported seeing “two suns” in the sky above, but could it be real? What was it? A UFO? An act of god? Gobal warming?”. “”In the sky over NJ, witnessed incredibly bright light that was either stationary or slowly moving across the sky. it was almost as bright as the sun which made it difficult to look at and actually caused us to initially and momentarily mistake it for sun. recorded 25 seconds of video which shows a trail behind it. the object never made a sound and disappeared after roughly 5 minutes,” read the video’s YouTube description.