Here are the top New Jersey news stories for Monday:

⬛ Former Deptford, NJ fire chief dies after 'on-duty incident'
Former Deptford Battalion Chief Jeff Pfeiffer has died following a cardiac arrest that he suffered upon returning from a call on Thursday night.

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⬛ Poll: NJ adults want parents involved in K-12 curriculum choices
New Jersey adults say their top concern with K-12 education today is the curriculum, according to the latest Stockton University Poll.

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⬛ How hard will NJ crack down on outdoor balloon use?
Dozens of New Jersey municipalities already have a rule on the books that bans the intentional release of balloons into the sky.

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⬛ A push to stop predatory real estate practices in NJ
A plan is moving forward to protect New Jersey homeowners from predatory real estate companies.

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⬛ Spring planting guide for New Jersey
A Rutgers Master Gardener helps you get your yard and planting beds ready for Spring planting in New Jersey

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