Other NJ News

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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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STAFFORD, NJ — Residents may have noticed the signs spread throughout southern Ocean County reading "Patient Health Before Corporate Wealth." Nurses at Southern Ocean Medical Center (SOMC) in Stafford took an action of informational picketing on August 15 due to the lack of a contract. The ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ — The continuing saga of the USS Ling, a World War II-era submarine later converted to a naval museum whose future is in question, took a dark turn on August 14 with the Hackensack Police Department investigating an apparent robbery aboard the vessel. According to police, vandals ...

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Editor’s Note: Last summer, Belmar raised $70,000 to help Rockport, Texas, rebuild after Hurricane Harvey — a donation that was delivered personally by then-Belmar Mayor Matthew Doherty, who spearheaded the fundraising effort. The following story features a group of young men from Nutley who ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ — It’s now official: Somerset County 4-H is the world’s record holder for stitching together the longest textile braid as certified by the Guinness Book of World’s Record and has the official certificate to prove it. But this was no easy feat. Long before the large fabric ball ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Some county college students around the state could attend classes in 2019 for free, under a pilot program launched by the Murphy administration. The Community College Innovation Challenge is the first phase of the governor’s initiative to provide two years of community college at ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Rutgers University today entered an agreement with RWJBarnabas Health in which the hospital group will provide the university with $1 billion over the next 20 years for medical research and support for the medical school. Under the public-private partnership, RWJBarnabas will ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County Turtle Back Zoo will have Family Nights with extended evening hours to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays during the months of July and August, with the last admission to the zoo at 8 p.m. In addition, on Wednesday evenings during July and August, Zoo-vies, ...

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Five-day event will benefit L.E.A.D., the statewide drug and alcohol prevention program led by Lake Como resident Nick DeMauro ALLENTOWN, NJ — Country music artist Jo Dee Messina will headline the marquee concert of the 16th Annual Freedom Fest State Fair, which continues through July 15 at ...

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OCEANPORT, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy officially ushered in sports betting in New Jersey when he made the initial wager at Monmouth Park on June 14.  Murphy, an avid soccer fan who has called ESPN’s “Sportscenter” his favorite show, placed the first bet  — $20 on Germany to win the World Cup. He also ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The  Amsterdam Elementary School community, including 19 students, two former students, two teachers and one parent, sat patiently as hair stylists trimmed their hair, which was collected and donated to Wigs for Kids, a nonprofit organization that makes hairpieces for children ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ — The driver of a Paramus school bus involved in a crash on Route 80 last week that killed two people has been charged with two counts second-degree vehicular homicide/death by auto. After making his first court appearance on Friday, May 25 to face the charges, Hudy Muldrow, 77, ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  —  The grand daddy of ‘em all, the 75-year-old Tour of Somerville 50-mile bicycle race, anchors a weekend of world-class cycling in Bound Brook and downtown Somerville from May 24 to 28, with a new event added Sunday night to draw more spectators downtown. Spectators this year ...

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LITTLE EGG HARBOR, NJ — Ocean County experts will provide residents an in-depth look into the opioid epidemic ravaging the county and state at a Knock Out Opioid Abuse Town Hall Series hosted by the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey and the Horizon Foundation for New Jersey. The town hall, ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  — Elm Avenue wends its way through the quiet solitude of the New Cemetery on South Bridge Street in Somerville, with 19th and 20th century gravestones and massive concrete monoliths off to each side of the packed dirt pathway. It is just one of many pathways that lead visitors to ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ — Kenilworth Schools Superintendent Thomas Tramaglini, who has been charged with defecating on the Holmdel High School track, will remain on paid leave through the end of the school year, following a special meeting of the Kenilworth school board on May 5. Tramaglini, 42, of ...

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CRANFORD, NJ — In a quaint white house near the border of Cranford and Garwood, Kurt Steiner sat at his dining room table, surrounded by cabinets that held his collection of Viennese glass and antique Limoge plates. At his table, he had his carefully taped together passport and exit papers from ...

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CHERRY HILL, NJ — The editor-in-chief of a publishing company with five weekly newspapers in Monmouth County has been charged with possession of child pornography, following a legal search of his home, according to authorities. Timothy Ronaldson, 35, of Cherry Hill has been charged with ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ  — The Spotswood High School yearbook committee is calling all alumni to take a peek at their yearbooks. As a part of a collage of yearbooks for the past 40 years, it is looking for covers specifically from the 1983 and 2010 books. "This year we have put together a collage of all ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Should marijuana remain classified in New Jersey with the most dangerous drugs, such as heroin and LSD? The public is being asked for their views on one of New Jersey’s most-debated issues, particularly at a time when Gov. Phil Murphy is looking to expand the state’s medical ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — Despite a narrow presidential bid and seeing all the deep divides in government and the nation in the past year, Hillary Rodham Clinton remains optimistic that many pressing issues will encourage more people to participate in public policy and upcoming elections. Speaking before ...

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