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Cops Arrest 4 After Stolen Car Crashes Through Fence in Westfield

October 15, 2017

WESTFIELD, NJ — UPDATED AT 12:15 p.m.

Around 7 a.m. Sunday morning, a stolen car left the roadway and crashed on the 1200 block of Central Avenue, according to Westfield Police Chief David Wayman. Four males excited the vehicle and fled on foot, he said.

Photos taken by the home's owner show that the car crashed through a fence and into the bushes.

The car was not being ...

Veterans are the Winners at Third Annual Mayor's Cup: Berkeley Heights Finest Battle in Charity Softball Game

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -  On Saturday, Berkeley Heights finest traded in their badges for bragging rights over a softball game —  in the third annual Mayor's Cup charity softball game that raises funds for the projects supported by the Veterans Memorial  Park Committee.

It's a game that brings the community together.-- families and children lined the field, ...

Teacher's Aide in Montgomery Township School Charged with Sexual Assault Against Student

 

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ – A 35-year-old teacher's aide at A Montgomery Township school faces multiple charges in the alleged sexual assault of a 17-year-old student, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Daniel E. Fowler of Princeton Pike, Lawrence Township, has been charged with 2nd degree endangering the welfare of a child, 2nd degree criminal ...

Police Plan Major Crackdown on Underage Drinking at Far Hills Race Meeting

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, in partnership with New Jersey State Police, race event organizers, New Jersey Transit, and the Borough of Far Hills, plans a major crackdown on underage drinking at the Far Hills Race Meeting Saturday, Oct. 21.

"The Far Hills Race Meeting is one of the oldest traditions that takes place each fall here in Somerset ...

Suspect Charged with Criminal Mischief at Trump National Golf Course

SOMERVILLE, N.J. – A resident of Hawaii has been charged with criminal mischief in connection with the vandalism of 9 putting greens at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster where President Trump has spent considerable time since taking office in January.

Clifford Tillotson, age 61, of Aumoana Place, Kaneohe, Hawaii, has also been charged with defacing greens at three other Trump ...

Berkeley Heights Police Chief Addresses Role of Class III Special Police Officers in Schools

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Board of Education members approved the Shared Services Agreement with the Berkeley Heights Police Department that will place a Class III Special Law Enforcement Officer into the school district.

The action was taken late in the Sept. 14 meeting, after a resident Toiya Facey asked questions about the responsibilities of the officer.  She said, “I want a better ...

Third Annual Mayor’s Cup PD vs. FD Charity Softball Game Set for October 7

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Batter up…get ready for the third annual Mayor’s Cup Charity Softball Game between the Berkeley Heights Police and Fire Departments.  This year’s game will be held on October 7th at 4:30pm at Snyder Avenue Park.  The charity game began as the kick-off fundraiser to renovate Veterans Memorial Park.  The Police and Fire Departments quickly ...

Berkeley Heights Rescue Squad Receives Donation of Pet Oxygen Masks

Local pet parents offered free “pets inside” decals to alert first responders to pets in the home

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Berkeley Heights Volunteer Rescue Squad has received a donation of two sets of specially designed pet oxygen masks from at-home pet services provider Canine Company.  Now the squad will have a set on each ambulance so rescuers can deliver oxygen to pets ...

Hillsborough: Children's Singer/Songwriter Faces Child Pornography Charge

NEWARK, NJ – Eric. S. Komar a township resident, music teacher and singer/songwriter who performs for children at synagogues, Jewish community centers, camps and conventions nationwide was arrested at his home Tuesday and charged with receiving and distributing images of child sexual abuse, according to Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick.

Anyone with information regarding ...

Traffic Came to a Standstill on Route 22 Tuesday Morning After Tree Falls Across Road

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - On September 19, 2017 at 7:59 a.m., police responded to the area of Route 22 West near Pembrook Road where a large tree fell across both the East bound and West bound lanes of Route 22 during the morning rush hour, according to a release from Mountainside Police Lieutenant Joseph Giannuzzi.

Peembrook Road is on Westboubd 22, roughly located between ...

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Berkeley Heights PAL Offers Fall Field Hockey Clinic for Girls in Grades 2 Through 8

October 15, 2017

Register now for a free Fall Field Hockey clinic, open to Berkeley Heights girls in grades 2 through 8. The clinic, which is being run by Berkeley Heights PAL, will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, at the Snyder Avenue Turf Field.

Space is limited, pre-register by Nov. 1. Register online here 

PLEASE BRING:

• Shin Guards

• Mouth ...