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Berkeley Heights Police Blotter

The information provided herein may not represent the total scope of police activity. Anyone charged as a result of a police investigation is merely an accusation, and the defendant is presumed innocent unless proven guilty. WARRANT ARREST: On 3/17/17 at 10:04 am, Ptl. Brian Nigro arrested Phillip Jacob, 25 years of age from Newark, NJ for a $200 warrant out of the City of Irvington during the course of a motor vehicle stop. Phillips was charged with driving while suspended and maintenance of lamps. He was later released after satisfying the conditions of bail. WARRANT ARREST: On 3/17/17 at 11:17 am, Ptl. Donald Maxwell arrested Alvyn Lowe Jr, 48 years of age from Irvington, NJ for a $1500 warrant out of the City of Plainfield. Lowe Jr. was charged with driving while suspended, obstruction of vision and being an unlicensed driver. He was transferred to the custody of Plainfield Police Department on their warrant. THEFT: On 3/19/17 at 11:22 am, Ptl. Donald Maxwell took a walk-in report from a victim reporting the theft of his wallet and cell phone from Lifetime Fitness. The victim reports that on 3/18/17 at 9:00 pm, he placed his cell phone and wallet on the floor while playing basketball. After approximately 2 hours the victim returned to get his wallet and cell phone and they were gone. Anyone with information regarding this theft is asked to contact the Investigation Division at 908-464-1111. WARRANT ARREST: On 3/19/17 at 10:34 pm, Ptl. Thomas Marshall arrested Majid Mitchell, 26 years of age from Allentown, PA on a $625 warrant out of the City of Fort Lee. Mitchell was charged with driving while suspended, driving an uninsured vehicle and maintenance of lamps. He was later released after satisfying the conditions of his bail. Information released by: Capt. Robert Deitch-Public Information Officer
Editor's Note: This article relies on information provided by law enforcement officials and the subjects are presumed innocent. If notified of changes to the charges or their outcome, TAPinto.net will update this report.

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Flemington Speedway Historical Society Annual Car Show

June 25, 2017

The Flemington Speedway Historical Society's 7th Annual Car Show event is on Saturday, October 21st, 2017!  

Gates open at 7:00am - Pre-registration of $12.00 ends on September 30th.  Day of event registration is:  $15.00.  

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Two concerts heat up the Ross Farm this summer!

The live music scene in Basking Ridge is heating up with two summer concerts at the Ross Farm! The End of America will play on Thursday evening, June 29 and JD Eicher will take the stage on Sunday afternoon, July 16. These are the final concerts until the music series resumes in October.

The End of America has played two opening sets at the Farm: first in 2015 with Matt Hires as part of the ...

eMedical Urgent Care to Hold Free Teddy Care Clinic During Berkeley Heights Street Fair

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ  – What happens when a teddy bear gets a boo-boo?
Children will learn how minor ailments are treated during eMedical Urgent Care’s Teddy Bear Clinic during the Berkeley Heights Street Fair on Sunday, June 25.

At the office, located at 369 Springfield Avenue, children under 8 will receive a FREE plush teddy bear, and staff will provide each bear with a ...

Muñoz Bill Addressing Lack of Access to Mental Healthcare Passes Assembly

 TRENTON, N.J. – Legislation Assemblywoman Nancy F. Muñoz sponsors to help address the lack of access to psychiatric care in New Jersey was approved today by the Assembly. The bill (S2331/A3962) creates a tuition reimbursement program for psychiatrists who work in underserved areas of the state.

“We need to ...

Mayor's Round Table: Congressman Leonard Lance Provides an Update

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"It is important to connect with our Congressman in D.C. since decisions made at the Federal level impact our ...

BHYSC U12 Lady Revolution Crowned Mid New Jersey Division Champions

The BHYSC U12 Girls Lady Revolution won the Division title and are the U12 Girl Mid New Jersey Champions by defeating Monmouth Mad Dogs 5-1 on Saturday in East Brunswick.

Head Coach Chaz Ciolino, Assistant Coaches Kevin Granelli and Michelle O'Rourke
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Davis Named Grand Marshal for Chatham Fire Department's 63rd Fourth of July Parade

June 25, 2017

CHATHAM, NJ - Longtime Chatham resident Jeff Davis has been selected as the Grand Marshal for the Chatham Fire Department's 63d annual Fourth of July Parade, according to parade chairman Jeffrey Fricke, the deputy fire chief.

“It's an honor, truly an honor," Davis said. "Never in my wildest dreams did I ever imagine being a Grand Marshal in Chatham’s ...

Kenilworth Police Warn Against "Diversionary Theft" Following Burglary by Suspect Posing as Utility Worker

June 26, 2017

KENILWORTH, NJ – The Kenilworth Police Department is warning residents to take caution against diversionary thefts following the burglary of an elderly man by suspects dressed as employees of a water company.

According to Kenilworth Police Chief John Zimmerman, the incident occurred on June 24, when the suspect knocked on the victim’s door, identified himself as an employee of the ...

The Art of Demonstrating Interest

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Library of The Chathams, Chatham

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Thu, June 29, 9:00 AM

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