NEWS FROM NEARBY
TOP STORIES

Cinemark Theater and 2 Anchors Receive Approvals to Replace Route 22 Sears

August 17, 2017

WATCHUNG, NJ — Plans for a theater and two of the stores in the new shopping center that will replace Sears and Sears Auto Center on Route 22 and Terrill Road received approvals at Tuesday night's Watchung Planning Board Meeting. The next meeting, where final approval on the cinema is expected, is scheduled for Sept.19.

HomeSense and Sierra Trading Post are the ...

Succasunna Woman Tried Poisoning Grandmother with Anti-Freeze, say Police

ROXBURY, NJ - A Succasunna woman attempted to kill her grandmother last month by poisoning her with anti-freeze, said authorities.

The woman, Elise Conroy, 26, was charged Saturday with first-degree attempted murder, said Morris County Prosecutor' Frederic Knapp and Roxbury Police Chief Marc Palachi in a statement.

They said Conroy, in late July, "purchased liquid ...

'Just Pups' Pet Stores Owner Vincent LoSacco Agrees to Stop Selling Animals in NJ, Pay $326,000 to Settle Allegations of Consumer Fraud

NEWARK, NJ – "Just Pups" stores in East Brunswick, East Hanover, Emerson and Paramus were among 26 pet stores cited for noncompliance with state consumer laws last year in a string of accusations.

As of Monday, "Just Pups" owner Frank LoSacco can never sell pets in New Jersey again.

Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino and the Division of Consumer Affairs ...

Call to Duty for Somerville Firefighters: A Visit to NJ Firemen's Home

 

BOONTON, NJ - The call to duty Saturday for 50 Somerville volunteer firefighters wasn’t about responding to an alarm or a training drill. It was driving the half hour to the New Jersey Firemen’s Home here to host a memorable outing for those who served before them.

A caravan of Somerville’s “bravest” gave up a good portion of their day to hold a ...

Authorities ID Body Found in Warinanco Lake as 50-Year-Old

ROSELLE, NJ - Authorities identified the person who was found dead July 6 in a lake at Warinanco Park as a 50-year-old man, a Union County spokesman told TAP today.

Oday Abd-Ali, whose last known address was in Elizabeth, was pulled from the lake about a week ago, Union County spokesman Sebastian D'elia said.

The cause of death will be determined by a medical examiner, D'elia ...

Sydney McLaughlin of Union Catholic Repeats as Gatorade Athlete of the Year

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- In a career filled with historic performances, Union Catholic’s Sydney McLaughlin added one final piece of history to her legendary high school track and field career when she became the first athlete, male or female, to win the Gatorade National Athlete of the Year in consecutive years when she received that honor on Tuesday night at the Ritz Carlton in Los ...

Downtown Westfield’s New Paid Parking Hours Go Into Effect

WESTFIELD, NJ — It’s official: Signs in Downtown Westfield’s parking lots now show that shoppers must pay for parking from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday, instead of the former hours of 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. The new rule is one of several that the town council approved recently as a result of recommendations by the Mayor’s Downtown Task ...

Westfield Man Pulls Two from Burning Car in Route 80 Accident

ROCKAWAY, NJ – When Duncan Smythe of Westfield left for a Fourth of July gathering at a friend’s home in Sussex County, he didn’t expect to pull two people from a fiery car after a crash on Route 80.

Smythe, 65, was driving west on Route 80 along with friend Rudy Palma when he saw a car veer across the road and strike a Toyota on the shoulder with what he described ...

Fourth of July Celebrated First in New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - At noon on Sunday, July 9, New Brunswick officials will be unveiling a life-sized bronze statue in Monument Square of Col. John Neilson, commander of the local militia during the Revolutionary War,

Perfect timing for city officials to note that the Fourth of July holiday was first celebrated in New Brunswick by direct order of Gen. George ...

Kenilworth Police Warn Against "Diversionary Theft" Following Burglary by Suspect Posing as Utility Worker

KENILWORTH, NJ – The Kenilworth Police Department is warning residents to take caution against diversionary thefts following the burglary of an elderly man by suspects dressed as employees of a water company.

According to Kenilworth Police Chief John Zimmerman, the incident occurred on June 24, when the suspect knocked on the victim’s door, identified himself as an employee of the ...

TAP Into Another Town's News:

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Sign Up for E-News

Clark