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Hackettstown crossing guard retires after more than 40 years on the job

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ (Warren county) – A beloved crossing guard has stepped down from her post at the intersection of Main Street and West Plane St after more than four decades on the job.

Judy Stone is hanging up her gloves and retiring after 42 years of service to the Town of Hackettstown.

(Photo: Judy Stone. For WRNJ)

Stone had her last day on the job on Friday, after decades of making sure students were able to safely get to school.

Stone, who started working as a crossing guard in Hackettstown when she was 34-years-old, was celebrated by her fellow crossing guards, and police officers.

(Photo Credit | Hackettstown Police Department)
(Photo Credit | Hackettstown Police Department)

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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