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Somerville: Tribute to Det. Matthew Tarentino Precedes Immaculata-Summit Football Game

September 16, 2017

SOMERVILLE, NJ - In the Friday Night Lights home game opener for Immaculata, the Spartans suffered a heartbreaking loss to the Summit Hilltoppers by the score of 14-13.

The Spartans had a chance to go ahead at the beginning of the fourth quarter, but fumbled the ball at the Hilltoppers’ three-yard line.

The game was preceded by a tribute and ceremonies for Summit Police Detective and ...

Cops Not Naming Medical Practice Whose Patient Records Were Stolen

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ — Authorities won't yet name the local medical practice whose patient records were stolen from a storage unit in East Brunswick.

The incident came to light this week, when the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office announced the arrest of Fernando Rios. Cops claimed the 33-year-old Sayreville resident stole and then sold more than 1,000 medical ...

Early Morning Traffic Stop on King George Road Nets Heroin, Cocaine; 3 Arrested

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Three suspects were arrested after an early morning traffic stop in Warren that netted $3,200 in heroin and cocaine, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Facing multiple durg charges are Christopher Bruce, 23, of Knoxville, Tenn., Desiree Daniels,19, of Charleston, W. Va. and Stephen Johnson, 47, of St. Albans, W. Va.

Robertson provided the ...

Somerville Ceremony Commemorates 16th Anniversary of 9/11

SOMERVILLE, NJ- The Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders, led by Freeholder Director Peter S. Palmer, presided at a ceremony marking the 16th anniversary of 9/11 Monday morning at the county’s memorial clock tower, located on the corner of Main and Bridge streets. 

At 8:46 a.m. – the time when the first plane crashed into the World Trade Center – ...

5K Run to Benefit Matthew Tarentino Family Celebrates Somerville Police Officer's Legacy

SUMMIT, NJ - The sun was out and so were more than 900 runners, celebrating the life and legacy of the late Summit Police Department Detective Matthew Tarentino and the sense of community he both nurtured and engendered.

The inaugural "Making a Difference 5K," presented by Overlook Medical Center was a lab slide of everything Tarentino worked so tirelessly, as the face of ...

Bernards Township Police Department Joins Supply Drive for Texas Hurricane Victims

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Several police departments in Somerset County are collecting donations to be shipped to victims of Hurricane Harvey in Dickinson, Texas.

A 42-foot trailer is parked at the Bernards Township police headquarters. Police are trying to get the trailer packed to capacity as soon as possible so that the needed supplies can be on their way to Texas, according to Officer Vito Spadea ...

Somerville Targets Former Gaston Avenue Bakery Site for Firehouse

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Borough Council last night formalized its intent to purchase the site of the former Gaston Avenue Bakery at the corner of Gaston Avenue and E. Cliff Street and build a new firehouse/public safety complex to serve the eastern section of the borough.

The tract also includes a vacant residence behind the bakery building that faces on to East Cliff Street; adjacent to the ...

Prosecutor, Montville P.D. Still Hoping to Find Missing Man

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Authorities are still hoping somebody will come forward with information about a Montville man who disappeared 33 years ago, they said today.

Thursday marks the 33rd anniversary of the disappearance of the man, Edward DuBarry, then in his mid-thirties, from Montville, said the Morris County Prosecutor's Office. The office, in a statement said police and ...

Bedminster-based Northstar Helicopter Lands in Mountainside to Assist with a Training Event

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - When it comes to transporting people for medical emergencies, the pilots of the Northstar helicopters based at Somerset Airport in Bedminster, and the two medical personnel on board, are the experts.

That's why, when a Northstar helicopter landed next to the Mountainside municipal building Monday night, a crowd of people ...

DNA Samples Could Solve 2009 Death of Roxbury Councilman's Daughter

Poteau, OK – The father-in-law of Roxbury Councilman Jim Rilee’s deceased daughter told police he believes his son and wife were responsible for the woman’s death eight years ago, according to court records.

The statement recently prompted a judge to allow the taking of DNA samples that could help solve the case, now being labeled a murder by authorities.

The DNA was to be ...

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Basking Ridge

Shred Day is Sept. 30 at the Basking Ridge Fire Company

September 10, 2017

Drive In, Drop Off!

Saturday, September 30 is SHRED DAY at the Basking Ridge Fire House, 30 Washington Avenue (off Oak Street) 8:00 am - noon.  Secure shredding of confidential documents and recyclables. 

Drive-in and drop off--you don't need to get out of your car, we take care of the rest! 

Donations greatly appreciated and directly benefit the 100% volunteer ...