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Heroic Actions of Postal Worker Saves Life

December 24, 2016

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The family of Salvatore Melillo believes there is an angel among us after Princepelina Mendez, a US Postal worker, saved his life after finding the 84 year-old unconscious inside his home on December 10 and called 911.

"Her gut knew something wasn't right and she acted on it," said Carla Pastore, Melillo's niece. "In turn, she saved my ...

Bedminster Likely to be ‘Camp David North’: Lance Asks Feds to Cover Cost of Trump Protection

WASHINGTON, D.C.  --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-District 7) on Thursday wrote a letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch asking the United States Department of Justice to make available grants and funding to cover the costs of security required to protect soon-to-be President Trump, his family and dignitaries who can be expected to continue to visit Trump National ...

Gerry Cooney Hosts Party for At-Risk Youth

FANWOOD, NJ -- Fanwood's own Gerry Cooney, Nick's Pizza, and Rocko's Ice Cream this week co-hosted a holiday party for 33 young people at Youth Consultation Service (YCS), where the boxing legend has taught pugilistic and life skills for more than a decade.

"I grew up in a dysfunctional family." said Cooney, who famously battled then-undefeated Larry Holmes for the ...

Community Access Unlimited to hold open auditions for "Aladdin Jr." in January

ELIZABETH, NJ - The CAU Community Players will be holding open auditions for their 2017 production of "Aladdin Jr." Tuesday, Jan. 17, 6:30-8:00 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 19, 6:30-8:00 p.m., and Saturday, Jan. 21, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. All auditions will take place in the auditorium of Community Access Unlimited (CAU) at 80 West Grand Street, Elizabeth, 07202.

The CAU Community Players is ...

Randolph NJ’s Brendan Fletcher Reaches Top 8 on NBC’s “The Voice”; Sings Mon. Dec 5

LOS ANGELES, CA- “And though the course may change sometimes, rivers always reach the sea” – Led Zepplin, Ten Years Gone

After years of changing his course, living in NJ, Boston, Brooklyn, and Charleston, all while singing in small local bars, at open mic nights, and working as a bartender to make ends meet, Randolph NJ’s Brendan Fletcher always believed ...

Trader Joe’s Celebrates Grand Re-Opening Dec. 2

WESTFIELD, NJ —  Amid cheers from employees and customers, the Downtown Westfield’s newly re-built Trader Joe’s opened Friday morning at 8 a.m.

The previous building was demolished in February after its roof collapsed during January’s blizzard.

“It’s so great to be home,” store manager Casey Latsko said as he greeted people at ...

Missing Montclair Woman Found Dead, Sources Say

MONTCLAIR, NJ-  Sarah Butler, a missing woman from Montclair, has been found dead, sources close to the family say. 

20-year-old Butler went missing over a week ago and was found dead today according to sources close to the family who also state that Butler was found in West Orange's Eagle Rock Reservation.  

Law enforcement officials have not yet confirmed ...

'Never Forget" - Bernards Twp. Ceremony Recalls 9/11 Fifteen Years After Terrorism Attacks

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - On a blue-skied late summer day - much like the morning when two hijacked planes slammed into the twin towers in lower Manhattan on Sept. 11, 2001 - officials, surviving family members, local firefighters and others from the community on Sunday gathered at the Dunham Park 9/11 memorial. They met to recall lives lost, share their memories, and ...

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