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NBC Picks Roxbury Family for Home Renovation Show

February 20, 2017

ROXBURY, NJ – “George to the Rescue,” an NBC television program in which "deserving people" get home renovations, will be helping the parents of Levi Spencer, a Succasunna boy with spina bifida.

In a Jan. 11 letter to Roxbury Township Manager Christopher Raths, “George to the Rescue” (GTTR) producer Andrew Scerbo said the show’s host, George ...

Before Assaulting Newark Bishop, “The Fightin’ Preacher” Makes Divisive Political, Religious Beliefs Known

NEWARK, NJ — Charles Miller, who was charged with punching the auxiliary bishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark during a Saturday afternoon Mass, is a former professional boxer who calls himself “The Fightin’ Preacher,” according to his Facebook profile.

EXCLUSIVE: Video Footage of Attack on Auxiliary Catholic Bishop of Newark During Mass in ...

Auxiliary Catholic Bishop of Newark Assaulted During Mass in Cathedral

NEWARK, NJ - A day meant to venerate a hero of Newark's Latino community ended in shock and horror when an auxiliary bishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark was punched in the face during Mass at Newark's Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart. 

The Most Reverend Manuel A. Cruz, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Newark, was offering opening prayers at a Saturday ...

Heroic Actions of Postal Worker Saves Life

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 ...

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