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Explosive Package Sent to Sen. Booker's Camden Office

October 27, 2018

CAMDEN, NJ — The FBI intercepted a suspicious package addressed to U.S. Sen. Cory Booker's Camden office, according to officials.

The FBI confirmed yesterday morning, October 26, that a suspicious package — similar to the other packages found in New York and Washington D.C. this week that contained potentially explosive devices — was addressed to Booker, and intercepted ...

Ex-Kenilworth School Superintendent Pleads Guilty to Defacating on Holmdel Athletic Fields

HOLMDEL, NJ —  Former Kenilworth Schools Superintendent Thomas Tramaglini pleaded guilty to defecating under the bleachers at the Holmdel High School athletic fields.

Tramaglini, 42 of Matawan was charged with lewdness, littering and defecating in public, according to Holmdel Police. Holmdel police said the investigation that led to Tramaglini’s arrest was initiated by ...

Somerset County Prosecutor: Teacher Sent Nude Photos Online to High School Student

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ — A Montgomery High School teacher has been arrested and faces charges of sending nude photos of herself and sexually explicit messages via social media to a Montgomery High School student over a period of several months.

Michelina Aichele, 29, of Capricorn Drive in Hillsborough has been charged with second-degree endangering the welfare of a child. She is being held in ...

Nobel Prize in Physics Goes to Retired Researcher at Holmdel-Based Bell Labs

HOLMDEL, NJ — Retired Bell Laboratories researcher Arthur Ashkin has earned a 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics for an invention he made more than 30 years ago — optical tweezers, a groundbreaking tool made of light that grabs particles, atoms, viruses and other living cells with its radiation-beam fingers.

Ashkin, who currently lives in Rumson, was a physicist at Holmdel-based Bell ...

Rutgers Study: Repetitiveness Plays Key Role in Remembering Passwords

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Do you frequently forget passwords to a baffling array of accounts and websites? Much depends on a password's importance and how often you use it, according to a Rutgers University-New Brunswick-led study that could spur improved password technology and use.

“Websites focus on telling users if their passwords are weak or strong, but they do nothing to ...

Equine Health Alert in Monmouth County

TRENTON, NJ — A 7-year-old horse in Monmouth County is the third reported case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), a serious, mosquito-borne illness in horses, in New Jersey for 2018.

The horse had not been vaccinated against EEE in 2018 and was euthanized on September 4, according to a statement from the N.J. Department of Agriculture.

“This is another sad and unfortunate ...

Seton Hall Student Who Died After Parking Deck Fall Identified

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Seton Hall University student who died from injuries sustained when he fell from the campus parking deck on Tuesday afternoon has been identified as Julian M. Mislavsky in a letter to the Seton Hall community from Interim President Mary J. Meehan.

Mislavsky was a senior at Seton Hall and was from Morristown, stated Meehan. 

"We will have ...

Family of Little Falls’ Man with Jersey Shore Ties Extends Reach in Search of Kidney Donor

LITTLE FALLS, NJ — When it was discovered Little Falls resident Nick Sauter needed a kidney, his family put out a call for a living donor. Now that the search has continued for more than a year, they are reaching out even farther to find a person who can offer that life-saving organ match.

A Rutgers University graduate, Sauter played football for the Scarlet Knights from 1973 to 1977 on ...

State to Answer Lawsuit Seeking to Integrate NJ Schools by Friday

TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration is facing a deadline tomorrow, August 31, to respond to a lawsuit seeking to desegregate schools in cities like Newark, Camden, New Brunswick, as well as districts throughout the state with a large population of minority students.

Such a lawsuit drives directly to New Jersey's core, a practice of generations in which mostly white ...

Jersey Shore University Medical Center Nurses Protest Stalled Contract Talks

NEPTUNE, NJ —Jersey Shore University Medical Center and Southern Ocean Medical Center in Staffard were among four Hackensack Meridian-owned facilities where nurses have recently held informational picket sessions to protest stalled negotiations with the hospital system for a new contract.

They claim they have been unable to secure respectable wages and safe staffing levels as they ...


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