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Accident Closes Route 22, Expect Increased Traffic in Warren

August 25, 2016


WARREN, NJ - A serious accident on Route 22 is impacting local Thursday morning traffic. Helicopters heard overhead were heading to the scene.

All lanes on US 22 West are closed from I-287 N and Foothill/Ronson Road to Gaston Avenue Thursday morning for a serious crash investigation, authorities say.

I-287 Exit 14B onto Route 22 west is also closed. 

Expect ...

Bernards Police Promotions Announced at Tuesday Meeting

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Three Bernards Township police officers were officially promoted at Tuesday's Township Committee meeting, in a realignment of the department following a lieutenant's retirement at the beginning of this month.

However, Police Chief Brian Bobowicz said that the township has not yet hired a new patrol officer to return the department to 38 officers, at the ...

New Glocks Over Socks for Roxbury Cops

ROXBURY, NJ – By the time a police officer has to reach for his ankle gun, he’s “already in trouble,” said Roxbury Police Chief Marc Palanchi. He said he wants his officers to have the best chance of staying alive if they end up in that situation whether on-duty or off.

With that in mind, Palanchi is embarking on a replacement of all Roxbury police handguns and ...

Nutley HazMat, Bloomfield Fire, Essex Sheriff Respond To Report Of Waterborne Substance In Watsessing Park

BLOOMFIELD NJ - The Hazardous Material (HazMat) Unit of the Nutley Fire Department, Bloomfield Fire Department, and Essex County Sheriff's Department responded to a report of a milky substance in the Second River in Watsessing Park.

The source of the substance has not been determined at this time. Responders in the park stated that this has happened a few times in the ...

Chatham Township Police Report Mercedes-Benz Stolen

August 24, 2016

CHATHAM, NJ - On Sunday, Aug. 21 a 2016 Mercedes-Benz was stolen from a Plymouth Drive residence sometime in the overnight hours.

The theft was reported after the owner discovered the vehicle missing later that morning. A key fob for the vehicle had been left in another unlocked vehicle in the driveway. This case remains under investigation.

Thefts from Parked Vehicles

August 21, ...

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Scotch Plains Rescue Squad Tip of the Month –Teenagers and Prescription Drugs

Parents are usually diligent about talking to their kids about drugs and alcohol.  However, when they think of drugs, most tend to focus on marijuana, heroin, cocaine and other well-known street drugs.  Often overlooked are the drugs sitting in their own medicine cabinets.

Prescription drug abuse among teens is a national health crisis.  A survey launched by The Partnership at ...