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Rutgers Historians Collecting 2018 Women's March Signs

January 21, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Believe it or not, we’re living through history right now. That’s why the Rutgers University Libraries want to collect artifacts and memorabilia from the present day.

If you took part in yesterday's women's march in Morristown, or one of the "sister" marches across the state, you should consider donating your signs and protest memorabilia ...

Jersey Shore’s ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino Admits to Tax Evasion, Heading to Florida for Reunion Show

NEWARK, N.J. — Michael “The Situation” Sorrentino of “Jersey Shore” reality television fame has admitted in court that he cheated on his income taxes and faces up to five years in prison.

Sorrentino, 36, pleaded guilty today, January 19, to one count of tax evasion, admitting that in 2011 he concealed his taxable income by making cash deposits into bank accounts ...

Vehicle Theft in Summit Results in Guns Drawn on Summit P.D. Detectives in Irvington

SUMMIT, NJ - An overnight vehicle theft in the Hilltop City has led to Summit Police Department detectives having guns drawn on them at a tow-recovery yard in Irvington. The detectives were at the facility to process and recover the vehicle after it had been brought there from another address, also in Irvington. While there. two unidentified suspects, in possession of the vehicle's ...

Flemington Doctor Surrenders Authority To Prescribe Controlled Dangerous Substances

FLEMINGTON, NJ – A local doctor whose prescribing privileges had already been suspended has surrendered his Drug Enforcement Agency registration, according to a press release from Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III.

Dr. Jay Kuris voluntarily surrendered his registration on Jan. 12, Kearns said.

Kuris was found guilty on eight counts of violating multiple provisions of ...

Rutgers Equestrian Team Coach Elected As IHSA Second Vice President

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) held their annual board meeting in Orlando, Florida, Jan. 3-6. The 55-member board met in general session and in individual committees during the three-day event.

Kelly Francfort Named Second Vice President

Kelly Francfort, coach of the Rutgers team, chair of IHSA Zone 3 and the public relations committee, was named ...

WalletHub Ranks NJ 2nd Worst State to Retire In

NJ — If it seems like everyone in New Jersey moves to Florida when it’s time to retire, there’s good reason. In a new study, finance website WalletHub ranks New Jersey the second worst state to retire in. Only Kentucky was ranked lower. Florida, on the other hand, was ranked no. 1.

WalletHub said it compared the 50 US states across 41 key metrics, with a data set ...

N.J. Woman And her Mustang Are a Dynamic Endurance Duo

Don’t underestimate the power of a diminutive woman and her diminutive horse, especially when she’s wearing “cheap and brightly colored riding tights,” her signature style. The 4’ 10” Kate Vogel, and her 14.3 mustang, Fez, won three of the New Jersey Trail Ride Association’s (NJTRA) competitive trail rides (CTR) last year — the Bunny Hop, a 25-mile ...

State Fish Hatchery in Warren County Stocks Record-Setting 5 Million Fish in 2017

HACKETTSOWN, NJ — The Hackettstown State Fish Hatchery stocked a record 5 million fish representing 15 species in 2017, according to the N.J. Department of Environmental Protection.

The fish, totaling 5,082,841 with a total weight of more than 26,000 pounds, were produced at the Warren County facility — far surpassing the previous high of 3,774,885 set in 2014. And most of the fish ...

Union Couple Win Half a Million Dollars on Game Show

UNION, NJ – A Union couple won nearly half a million dollars on NBC’s “The Wall”, a game show with a towering wall where green or red balls fall into slots with values reaching up to $1 million, which aired Monday night.

Victor and Evelyn Ortiz walked away with $499,899.

During the game, Evelyn answered questions while being sequestered and did not know how much ...

Sam's Club Abruptly Closes and Locks Out Employees at Linden Location

LINDEN, NJ - The Union County Freeholder Board through its social service and re-employment agencies is offering assistance to any Union County resident who was laid off by today’s Sam’s Club Store closings. 

Sam’s Club maintained a store in Linden, which abruptly closed,  laying off as many as an estimated 200 full-time and part-time employees. Signs posted on the ...

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