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December 11, 2018

FLEMINGTON, N.J. – She lived frugally, her niece told Borough Council yesterday. And she lived “very privately.” But after Jane Kitchin died at age 96, some are now discovering she was the millionaire next door. Among the beneficiaries: Flemington Free Public Library, Mayor-elect Betsy Driver ...

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PATERSON, NJ- On what would have been his 46th birthday friends and family of Paterson native Kenny Lira gathered with city officials on Sunday to officially dedicate the Paterson Train Station in his honor. Lira, 27 at the time, lost his life when terrorists attacked the World Trade Center's Twin ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - World War II hero Robert Vaucher celebrated his 100th birthday Monday night, receiving a proclamation from Mayor Dennis Sullivan that recognized his patriotism, heroism and civic accomplishments. Lt. Col. Vaucher was the lead pilot in a 525-plane formation that flew over the ...

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MANASQUAN/CAPE MAY, NJ — The U.S. Coast Guard, with help from the Manasquan Fire Department, rescued three men and a dog from a sinking commercial fishing vessel in the Manasquan Inlet early this morning. The Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay reported that it received notification at 2 a.m. on ...

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CLARK, NJ - Funeral arrangements for Clark resident Michael Sot have been announced.   Sot 20, died Tuesday as a result of injuries he sustained in a head-on collision early Sunday morning.   Services for Sot are planned for 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 9, at the Higgins and Bonner Funeral Home ...

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CLARK, NJ – The glow of holiday lights stood in stark contrast to the solemn crowd gathered to remember and mourn Michael Sot on Tuesday evening. The crowd came together to pray, cry, reminisce, reassure and support each other after the loss of one of their own just hours before. Jackie ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Michael Sot 20, died early Tuesday afternoon from injuries sustained during a head-on collision Sunday according to information from Ewing police.  Sot, a Clark resident and student at The College of New Jersey, was the driver of a car hit head-on by David Lamar V.  who has since ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Passersby, a local doctor and police rushed to the aid of a pedestrian on Sunday, Dec. 2, when he was hit by a car at Easton Avenue and Albany Street, right by the New Brunswick Train Station. Upon the officer’s arrival at 12:13 a.m., they found a 37-year-old Edison man, ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - Undercover officers busted three women at three different spas for soliciting sexual services offered during massage appointments in response to resident complaints of improper activity at the businesses, police said. Police reported the following arrests today that occurred on ...

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COLTS NECK, NJ - The Memorial Service for the Caneiro family is Sunday and the Karidis and Caneiro families have shared with TAPinto Colts Neck a Family Statement: "The Karidis and Caneiro families are grateful for the outpouring of love and support we have received from our devoted family, the ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Social media was steaming and Montville parents were fuming when a parent whose child is a first grader at Cedar Hill Elementary in Towaco posted onto the Montville Moms Facebook page Nov. 29 that a substitute teacher identified only as “Ms. M” had told the children in the class ...

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BAYONNE, NJ- "This is progress," Mayor Jimmy Davis announced just minutes before explosives brought down the 175-foot smokestack and 150-foot steel water tower that stood on part of a 153-acre site at the former Military Ocean Terminal at Bayonne (MOTBY) Click Here for Video Sitting dormant ...

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BAYONNE, NJ- "This is progress," Mayor Jimmy Davis announced just minutes before explosives brought down the 175-foot smokestack and 150-foot steel water tower that stood on part of a 153-acre site at the former Military Ocean Terminal at Bayonne (MOTBY) Click Here for Video Sitting dormant ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Hate graffiti has been found again at a Westfield school, parents learned through an email sent by Superintendent Margaret Dolan Thursday afternoon. The graffiti was found at Edison Intermediate School, according to an email sent to parents by that school's principal, Matt ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Union County Freeholder Rebecca Williams presented a resolution to Jennifer Popper of Plainfield on Wednesday, congratulating her on walking over 800 miles from Union County to Maine over the summer to honor her late husband, Michael, and to raise awareness of the East Coast ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Mayor James Cahill has joined the chorus of municipal leaders in praising a proposed state law that would allow undocumented immigrants to obtain driver's licenses. On Tuesday, state legislators introduced a bill permitting these immigrants to get licenses because many of ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ – The detective was getting ready for work when he died from heart failure on May 22. A 47-year-old Scotch Plains man, Eric Lieberman had served with the Westfield Police Department for 27 years before his death. The department hung purple and black banners outside of its ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - The funeral arrangements Keith and Jennifer Caneiro and their children Jesse and Sophia Caneiro family, of Colts Neck, have been announced. A memorial gathering will be Sunday, December 2nd, 12 noon until the funeral service at 3 pm at the Holmdel Funeral Home, 26 South Holmdel Road, ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Update: 9:35 p.m. Mayor Christian Bollwage has released the following statement on the Black Friday shooting at the Jersey Gardens Mall.  MORE: Jersey Gardens Mall on Lockdown After Shots Fired Friday Night "There was an incident earlier this evening at The Mills at Jersey ...

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NEWTON, NJ — The proverbial phrase “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade” is one that Grace Zayac took to heart in her hometown of Newton. Six year old Zayac, lives with her mom, MaryBeth and their dog Stella. She decided that she wanted to raise money for the St. Joseph’s Food Pantry by ...

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COLTS NECK, NJ  A human tragedy turns ever darker as the brother of fire victim Keith Caneiro is charged in a separate arson of his own home in Ocean Township, NJ. Paul Caneiro, the brother of Keith Caneiro, was charged with Aggravated Arson in the fire at his own house. A direct connection to ...

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WESTFIELD NJ – Police have arrested a 16-year-old boy in connection with a string of home burglaries and vehicle thefts that set community members on edge last month and prompted the formation of a neighborhood watch group. Police charged the Westfield youth with eight counts of burglary and ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Ever wanted to own your own amusement park like Michael Jackson? Now you can, and your don't have to wait on line for tickets! Bowcraft, the scene of countless local children's birthday parties and decades of summer fun in Union County, has closed forever, but thanks to an ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. – It happened when he was off-duty, and he only told a few people. But there were witnesses in the restaurant, and one of them called TAPinto. “I wasn’t looking for praise,” said Greg Zytko, a Flemington police officer. What the officer was looking for was lunch with his ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ – An 8.3-acre park on the town’s border with Garwood is home to a regulation size ice hockey rink, at least for the next three months. Several hundred people gathered for the formal opening of the Westfield Rink on Sunday, a temporary ice rink housed in a tent at Gumbert Park. The ...

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CRANFORD - After weeks of voting, Cranford has won the NJ.com Best Downtown in NJ.  Cranford was named a top 5 finalist along with Westfield, Cape May, Morristown, and Somerville before winning the final round with 30% of the vote.  NJ.com saluted Cranford's eateries such as Breadsmith, ...

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A 38-year-old Plainfield woman has been sentenced to five years of probation and will be barred for life from ever again owning, breeding, or selling pets in New Jersey following her admission of neglect that led to the deaths of multiple puppies in her care, acting Union County Prosecutor Michael ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Over 1,000 people gathered at the Morristown Green on Thursday November 8 to demand accountability and transparency from the Trump administration. To show that nobody is above the law, people held signs reading "Resist", "Defend Democracy" and "Protect Mueller"  in an attempt to ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United States Department of Justice will have a close eye on polling places in  Union county on Tuesday. The Civil Rights Division will “monitor compliance with the federal voting rights laws by deploying personnel” polling places within the county, according to a Justice ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ – A children's shoe store has lost its foothold on Elm Street. The Castle Bootery announced Friday it is leaving its location at 52 Elm St., after about 70 years in Downtown Westfield. The announcement said the retailer lost its lease and will be closing on Dec. 30. Eric Graff, ...

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