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Video Shows Woman Ripping Off Tip Jar at Westfield YESTERcades, Manager Says

May 21, 2018

WESTFIELD, NJ — Footage from security cameras at YESTERcades of Westfield shows a woman stealing the new game fund/employee tip jar from the counter at 2:10 a.m. (closing time) Sunday morning, according to manager Fred Logue, who shared screenshots of the video.

There was probably about $70 in the jar at the time, according to Logue, who said he reported the theft to Westfield ...

Sex Toys, Gay Jokes, Nepotism, Frat-Boy Pranks; Mountainside P.D. Out of Control Says Lawsuit

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – In a 46-page complaint packed with allegations of harassment involving sex toys, official misconduct, nepotism, hazing, double-dipping and other egregious behavior, five Mountainside police officers and a female employee are suing the borough in state Superior Court.
The complaint, filed by officers Jeffrey Stinner, Christopher Feighner, Richard Latargia, Thomas ...

Goethals Bridge to New Jersey to be Closed Friday Night through Sunday

ELIZABETH, NJ - The Goethals Bridge to New Jersey will be closed to all traffic beginning 9 p.m. Friday, May 18 until 9 p.m. Sunday, May 20. 

The Eastbound to NY will remain open. Officials said the closure is necessary to construct the entry and exit ramps for the new westbound span.

At 9 p.m. Sunday night, the westbound span is expected to open in its final configuration, three ...

Video Shows School Board Member In Altercation With Police at Traffic Stop in South Orange

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - South Orange Maplewood School Board Member Stephanie Lawson-Muhammad got into an altercation with a South Orange police officer who stopped her for speeding last month, in which she used profanity, complained when she was issued a ticket and called South Orange Police Chief Kyle Kroll “a skinhead cop.”

Lawson-Muhammad also appeared to suggest that she would ...

Breaking: Man Seriously Injured in Motorcycle Crash in Westfield Friday

WESTFIELD, NJ — A motorcycle driver was seriously injured in crash at North Avenue and East Broad Street early Friday evening, according to Westfield Police Chief David Wayman.

A helicopter landed at Westfield High School around 6 p.m. to transport the victim to University Hospital.

“The cause of the accident is under investigation. It isn’t a collision,” Wayman ...

Police Investigate Rabbit "Tale"

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – South Plainfield Police are investigating an incident of ‘theft by deception’ involving the Plainfield Animal Hospital. 

According to the incident report filed by Officer Justin Melanson and obtained by TAPinto, residents of South Plainfield took their pet rabbit to the Park Avenue animal hospital on April 4 to be euthanized due ...

Pedestrian Death Prompts Rahway Council to Introduce Ordinance to Make Intersection of Lake & Madison a 4-Way Stop

RAHWAY, NJ - The Rahway City Council unanimously introduced an ordinance that will make the intersection of West Lake Avenue and Madison Avenue a 4-way stop at its regular meeting held Monday night.

The public hearing on the measure is scehduled for June 11.

The introduction of the ordinance comes after a woman was struck and killed by a vehicle while crossing West Lake Avenue around 7 p.m.

Roselle Park Police and Firemen Pull Man Who Was Resisting From Burning Car

ROSELLE PARK, NJ – Emergency responders tussled with a man who refused to leave a parked car engulfed in flames in the early hours of May 5. 

According to police, the initial call about the vehicle parked on the 100 Block of West Lincoln Avenue reported a strange noise coming from a vehicle causing a smoke condition, the caller also said that reported the car was possibly ...

Franklin High School Student Dies During Gym Class

SOMERSET, NJ - A 14-year-old freshman from Franklin High School died today during a physical education class, according to school officials. 

The cause of death was not provided. 

According to a statement from district spokesperson Mary L. Clark, the boy “became unresponsive” around 9:10 a.m. during a physical education class held on a field at the school.

Police: Kenilworth Schools Super is Public Pooper

KENILWORTH, NJ – Kenilworth Schools Superintendent Thomas Tramaglini is on paid leave of absence following his recent arrest in Holmdel, where he is accused of defecating on or near the Holmdel High School athletic fields.

The 42-year-old Tramaglini was charged with lewdness, littering and defecating in public, according to Holmdel police. The charges were filed Monday, according to ...

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