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Union County Freeholders Approve Agreements on Oak Ridge Park Recreation Facilities, But Some Residents Object to Recreation Project Expansions

June 23, 2017

ELIZABETH, NJ—An amended shared services agreement with the Union County Improvement Authority and a use and maintenance agreement with Union County College, both having to do with the Oak Ridge Park Project, were unanimously approved by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders on Thursday.

According to Freeholder Chairman Bruce Bergen of Springfield, the agreements would further ...

Bodnar Auctions Hosts 'Lifestyles of the Rich and Fulfilling the Dream Sale' on Saturday

EDISON, NJ - “Lifestyles of the Rich . . . and Fulfilling the Dream Sale," a private estate auction by Bodnar Auctions, will feature the entire contents of a prominent couple’s home in Warren County.

“Everything was the best of the best,” Bodnar said.

The couple accumulated their wealth breeding and racing horses , living on a 160-acre farm in Asbury, ...

Roxbury Amateur Radio Expert Readies for Weekend of Roughing It

ROXBURY, NJ - A Roxbury based group of amateur (“ham”) radio operators is looking for new members and its founder is inviting the public to participate in this weekend’s American Radio Relay League Field Day to get a taste of things at their worst.

 At the event, amateur radio operators will stay outdoors and work around the clock to set up field radio communication ...

Springfield Man Charged In Microcap Stock Manipulation Scheme

NEWARK, NJ – Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick announced that the owner of a purported business consulting firm was arrested today for operating a $1.1 million scheme that artificially inflated the stock price of a publicly traded company he controlled.

According to the announcement, Springfield resident, James Farinella, 46, is charged with one count of securities fraud.  ...

Family Searching for Lost Parakeet Believed to be Adopted by Someone Else at Pet Store

On May 31 our beloved adopted parakeet Pablo slipped out of our garage door. Our friends and family have searched all over for him.

 He has a partner, Sunny, who is devastated he's gone — along with five young babies  — not to mention a 9-year-old girl who adores and cries for him every night. 

Amazingly, we found out that he was ...

Missing Person: Have You Seen Matthew?

NEW JERSEY - Have you seen Matthew? He is 15 years old, approximately 5"11 140 lbs and was last seen Saturday wearing black sneakers, white socks, khaki shorts, white tee shirt with red Kool Aid stain on the chest and a multi color Adidas sweat shirt. 

He has been known to hang out in the Plainfields.

If you see him please contact the Woodbridge Police department at 732-634-7700.

Gov. Christie Says Comey Statement Does Not Point To Obstruction Of Justice From President Trump

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – New Jersey Gov. Christopher Christie said that he doesn’t see evidence of President Donald Trump obstructing justice through the statements of former FBI Director James Comey.

When asked during a transportation presentation at a South Brunswick car dealership if Comey’s released statements about President Trump asking the former FBI director to ...

Police Officers, Friends and Neighbors Help Family Pay Final Respects to Matthew Tarentino

SOMERVILLE, NJ – More than 1,000 police officers from throughout New Jersey came to pay their respects and say farewell to one of their own yesterday at Immaculate Conception Church where a funeral mass was held for Summit police officer Matthew Tarentino, a lifelong Somerville resident who was killed in a car accident on Route 78 in Bernards Township May 30.

Tarentino, 29, is survived ...

Mourners Come to Somerville Church to Pay Respects to  Summit Police Officer Matthew Tarentino

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Thousands of mourners – his widow and the family who loved him; friends and neighbors, those he worked with and those he worked for, people he worshipped alongside, and total strangers touched by his tragic loss lined up outside Immaculate Conception Church yesterday to pay their respects to Matthew Tarentino.

 Tarentino, 29, a Somerville resident, Summit ...

Governor's Executive Order Will See Flags Lowered to Half-Staff June 5 in Honor of Summit Detective Tarentino

TRENTON, NJ – New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed Executive Order No. 226 on Friday, June 2, which orders all State buildings to fly flags at half-staff on Monday, June 5, in recognition of the life and in mourning of the passing of Summit Police Detective Matthew Tarentino.

“Detective Tarentino was a loving husband, father, son, and brother, whose memory will ...

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