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Dog Found in Roselle Still Being Held at Newark Shelter

January 15, 2018

ROSELLE, NJ - A dog that was found on January 9, is still being held at the Newark Animal Shelter because no owner has claimed him. 

Roselle Police said the dog was found in the area of the Roselle side of Warinanco Park. The dog has a distinct blue eye and brown eye. Police also said the animal was checked and had no chip or tags. 

The Newark Animal Shelter ...

Cranford Planning Board Hears Redevelopment Study for North Avenue East

CRANFORD, NJ – Furious residents and business owners filled the municipal chambers on Wednesday evening as the Cranford Planning Board heard a presentation from Harbor Consultants regarding the redevelopment of a portion of North Avenue East.

The redevelopment evaluation spans from Bar Americana to the Riverside Inn and includes the Cranford Fire House, Marino Seafood and more. Some of ...

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 Sam’s Club Store on Thursday 

The Linden Sam’s Club closed abruptly laying off  an estimated 200 full-time and part-time employees. Signs posted on the door stated, "Sam's Club is closed ...

One Dead in Kenilworth House Fire Monday Evening

KENILWORTH, NJ – A 68-year-old women was killed in a fire at a Kenilworth home on Monday night, Detective Sergeant Jim Grady of the Kenilworth Police Department said.

The name of the victim is being held pending an autopsy, he said.

The fire was reported in a two-level home in the 200 block of North 9th Street. The downstairs resident reported the fire at approximately 6 p.m. after ...

Dog Dies After Being Left at PetSmart; SPCA and Family Seek Answers

RARITAN TWP., NJ – This is a story about Scruffles and it is not a happy one.

Scruffles was an eight-year-old bulldog, a pet loved by Danielle DiNapoli and her family. Their story has gone viral on Facebook with more than 14,000 shares and nearly 10,000 comments, leading DiNapoli to create a “Justice for Scruffles” Facebook page.

DiNapoli said she just wants answers. She ...

Xavier Correa, 13, Training for Boxing Greatness in Paterson

 WYCKOFF, NJ- Xavier Correa quietly strides towards the boxing ring at the center of his gym, Venom Fitness, as trainers and staff wave and greet him by his nickname, “Macho.” He smiles back, but doesn’t say much.

At just 13 years old Xavier already knows what he wants and knows how to get it. “I’m gonna go pro—be a champ,” he says as he ...

Successful Surgery Saves Kingsley's Leg Thanks to HFGDR

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Kingsley, the purebred English Springer Spaniel, is recuperating after surgery that saved his leg. He will be looking for his "forever home" in early 2018.

Kingsley's journey to New Jersey began when Home for Good Dog Rescue wanted to help save his leg. Kingsley was hit by a car that crushed his back leg and specialized surgery was necessary to ...

Children’s Place in Westfield to Close Next Month

WESTFIELD, NJ — The Children’s Place in Downtown Westfield is closing on Jan. 27, according to an email sent to customers Thursday. In that email, the children’s clothing store company said it is offering 50 percent off every item in the store.

The Children’s Place did not return a request for comment in time for publication.

The space at 177 East Broad St.

Fanwood Resident Pleads Guilty in Rutgers Hacking Case

TRENTON, NJ – A 21-year-old Fanwood resident, Paras Jha, and two other defendants have pleaded guilty in three cybercrime cases. Jha, a former Rutgers student, admitted to launching a cyber attack on the university's computer network. He and two others also pleaded guilty to creating and operating two "botnets" that targeted “Internet of Things” ...

Scotch Plains Native Missing for Four Days; Friends Seek Help to Find Him

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Friends of Billy Hannam, a 2008 graduate of Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School, have taken to social media in efforts to find him. 

According to a Facebook post by Janet Dillon of Plainfield, Hannam has been missing for four days. Ms. Dillon, who described him as her "son-of-the-heart" in her post, commented that he has been living with her in ...

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