Roxbury Amateur Radio Expert Readies for Weekend of Roughing It

June 22, 2017

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 ...

Wednesday Evening's 7-Eleven Armed Robbery Remains Under Investigation

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - On Wednesday June 21, 2017 AT 10:01 p.m., the Berkeley Heights Police Department Communication Center received a report of an armed robbery at the 7-11 Convenience Store, located at 417 Springfield Ave.  The actor is described as a black male, wearing red Adidas pants, black shirt, partially covered face, and carrying a black handgun. 

After committing the ...

Police Searching for Man After Robbery at 7-Eleven in Berkeley Heights

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - There are reports of a robbery just after 10 p.m. Wednesday evening at 7-Eleven located at 417 Springfield Ave. in Berkeley Heights.

The NorthStar helicoptor is assisting the Berkeley Heights Police Department with the search for a black male approximately 5' 9" tall, wearing a ski cap, black hoodie and red pants, according to ...

Traffic Alert on Glenside Road in Berkeley Heights

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - According to reports as of 5 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, Glenside Road will be closed due to an accident involving a vehicle vs utility pole at Hunterdon Boulevard. The pole has snapped in half. There are no reports of injuries. 

Reports state that police requested the power company to the scene. 

Berkeley Heights Volunteer Rescue Squad's Cline Receives Overlook 'Excellence in EMS Award'

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Berkeley Heights Volunteer Rescue Squad's Jim Cline has been selected as one of 14 first responders to receive the Overlook Medical Center Excellence in EMS Award.

As the nation marked National EMS Week, Overlook Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System, celebrated the important role of EMS first responders in the communities they serve, and ...

Two Dead After Car Goes Off GSP into Rahway River

CLARK, NJ — Two people are dead after one-car crash on the Garden State Parkway Friday morning around 10:45 a.m. The names of the victims have not been released.

“The vehicle went off the road on the right-hand side and was submerged in water. The right two lanes of the parkway are closed for investigation and will be for some time,” Lieutenant Schafer of the ...

Berkeley Heights Fire Department Responds to House Fire on Beechwood Lane

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Berkeley Heights Fire Department reponsded to a reported smoke condition at a home on Beechwood Lane in Free Acres Monday evening at 7:52 p.m.

When Engine-4 arrived to Beechwood Lane, a moderate smoke condition was present inside and outside the home. All of the occupants had evacuated the home.

"The fire was located in the crawl space under the home in ...

NJ Attorney General Honors Fallen Police Officer from Somerville with Community Grant Program

TRENTON, NJ – Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino has announced creation of the “Detective Matthew L. Tarentino Community Policing Grant Program,” to provide grants to police departments for innovative programs aimed at fostering strong police-community relations.

The program is named in honor of Tarentino, a Somerville resident and Summit police officer who epitomized ...

Law Enforcement Confirms Fatal Crash on June 11 in Long Hill

LONG HILL TOWNSHIP, NJ - A fatal motor vehicle crash occurred on June 11, Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Long Hill Township Police Chief Michael Mazzeo confirmed in a release on Tuesday.

On June 11, at approximately 4 p.m., the Long Hill Township Police Department was notified of a serious motor vehicle crash that occurred in the ...

Car Vs. Motorcycle Crash Closes Section of Valley Road in Gillette

Updated at 7:30 p.m.: Valley Road reopens to traffic.

LONG HILL, NJ - Police are investigating an accident involving a motorcycle and a vehicle on Springfield Avenue, in the vicinity of Chimney Rock Inn late this afternoon.

Authorities have not released the name of the victim, driver or the circumstances that led up to the accident.

More information will be made available when it is ...

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