Officials Seek Identity of Man Found Dead on Bayonne Shoreline

January 31, 2023

BAYONNE, NJ - The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office is investigating the death of a man who was found dead on the shoreline of Newark Bay in Bayonne on Friday.

According to a statement, members of the Bayonne Police Department received a report of a possible body on the shoreline of Newark Bay in the area of the Thomas W. Zito Bayside Apartments.

Upon arrival first ...

Molotov Cocktail Attack at Synagogue in Bloomfield Draws Condemnations, Concern

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Authorities are investigating after a man threw a Molotov cocktail at the front door of a synagogue in Bloomfield early Sunday morning, police said.

Security footage shows a man approach the synagogue at 3:19 a.m., light the incendiary device then throw it at the front door of Temple Ner Tamid, Public Safety Director Samuel A. DeMaio said in a statement.

The ...

New Brunswick Woman, 29, Facing Charges For Trying to Enroll at NBHS Using False Birth Certificate

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A 29-year-old woman is facing charges after she allegedly tried to use a false birth certificate in an attempt to enroll at New Brunswick High School.

Hyejeong Shin, a New Brunswick resident, has been charged with one count of providing a false government document with the intent to verify one’s identity or age a third-degree offense, according to a statement ...

Union Catholic Girls Wins 9th Straight Title, Wischusen and Kaiser Smash Records at Union County T&F Championships

TOMS RIVER, NJ -- The Union Catholic girls continued their remarkable reign of supremacy with the greatest performance in meet history as the Vikings rang up a meet record 122.50 points on the way to a ninth straight title. Also, Jimmy Wischusen and Courtney Kaiser smashed records at Sunday's Union County Track and Field Championships at the Bennett Center.

In the girls' ...

Faculty/Staff Spotlight: Meet Union Catholic's Rich Geisheimer

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- In our latest installment of Faculty/Staff Spotlight, we shine the spotlight on Union Catholic's Rich Geisheimer. Here is our Q and A with Geisheimer

Faculty Member: 
Rich Geisheimer

Years of service at Union Catholic?
Eight years

Current positions and clubs you moderate?
Mathematics Teacher

Moderator of the Wiffle Ball Club

Security for the winter ...

Not Your Grandmother's Cheerleading

MONTVILLE, NJ — Cheerleading has its place I suppose. On the early sidelines of life. Maybe.

I was the oldest of five boys growing up, and we all played sports hoping to be cheered, not to do the cheering.

Then, with my own brood of three sports boys, the same.

My daughter, the youngest, played parochial school basketball, but she also expected to be cheered for, and ...

Giants Secure Big Playoff Victory Against Vikings

January 16, 2023

In a back and forth game on a cold day in Minnesota, the New York Giants, one of the NFL’s Cinderella teams, secured a major Wild Card game against the Vikings to keep their season alive. The Vikings, led by superstar wide receiver Justin Jefferson, were favorites coming out of the regular season to have a successful season. But as usual, the Giants shocked the world once again to extend ...

The Best Dunker In The NBA?

In the middle of the third quarter in Gainsbridge Fieldhouse in Indiana, Memphis Grizzlies superstar Ja Morant went viral once again for performing possibly the best dunk of the year. After coming off the screen and crossing over an Indiana Pacers forward, Morant elevated to a level of height that center Jalen Smith could not get to and dunked it with the amount of power that left the crowd and ...

Warming Center Increases Options For Growing Homeless Population in Union County

January 28, 2023

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Responding to an increase in the unhoused population, Union County officials approved an Elizabeth church as a warming center as more information is collected on those living without homes within county borders.

There have been more than 55 “Code Blue'' nights in the county this season, Debbie-Ann Anderson, the county’s Director of Human Services, ...

Bill That Would Force Telemarketers to Explain Why They're Calling in 30 Seconds Advances in Trenton

January 27, 2023

TRENTON, NJ — A bill that would require telemarketers to identify themselves and what they're trying to sell in the first 30 seconds of the call has advanced in Trenton.

“New Jerseyans should know who they’re talking to on the phone and what’s being sold to them by telemarketers,” Sen. Jon Bramnick (R - District 21), one of the primary sponsors of the ...

TAPinto Named a 2023 Top Franchise by Franchise Business Review

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto was recently named a Top Franchise for 2023 by Franchise Business Review. This is the 18th annual ranking of the 200 best franchise opportunities as rated by franchisees.

"TAPinto is honored to be recognized as one of the top 200 franchises in the United States," TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro said. "The fact that this ...

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