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Students Send Their Love to US Troops Overseas

February 1, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Hamilton Primary School held its annual Valentine's for Vets program, with hundreds of students sitting down to to create personalized Valentine's Day cards which will be shipped to US troops deployed around the world by Operation Shoebox New Jersey.

The non-profit, volunteer organization will host a packing event at the Manville VFW, 600 Washington Ave., Manville on ...

Gerald J. Glasser Brain Tumor Center Opens at Overlook Medical Center

SUMMIT, NJ - The Gerald J. Glasser Brain Tumor Center at Overlook Medical Center has opened. The Center, now located in a new, larger space on the main floor of Overlook Medical Center, can accommodate the more than one thousand patients who annually access the Center’s services.

The new location also further enhances the Center’s ...

Lake Hopatcong Group Shows Boatload of Thanks for New Law

ROXBURY, NJ - With a party at a lakeside restaurant, The Lake Hopatcong Foundation on Sunday showed its appreciation for a new law  that provides $500,000 annually to preserve and maintain the state's largest lake.

The non-profit organization hosted the event at the Windlass Restaurant in Jefferson.

About 160 local business owners, residents, foundation members and local/state ...

Rutgers Professor Suspended Following Reports of Sexual Misconduct Conviction

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - An adjunct professor at Rutgers University has been placed on administrative leave, after reports surfaced that he has a sexual misconduct conviction.

Sombudha Adhikari, a lecturer at the business school, was suspended on Jan. 25, university spokesperson Dory Develin confirmed, after his record was brought to the attention of Rutgers-Newark Chancellor Nancy ...

Immaculata’s Tashawn Bower (’13) Heads to NFL Conference Final with Vikings Teammates

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Just five years removed from an outstanding football career at Immaculata High School, defensive end Tashawn Bower and his Minnesota Vikings teammates are one step away from Super Bowl LII, thanks to what has been dubbed the “Minnesota Miracle.”

It was to be the final play of the game; the Vikings were on the short end of a 24-23 score in last Sunday’s ...

Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center Dedicates Holocaust Memorial to Honor Survivors, Their Descendants

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center, in Bridgewater, officially dedicated its new Holocaust Memorial and Education Center during a special dedication ceremony Dec. 10.

The memorial is dedicated to the survivors of the Holocaust and their families.

“This is the beginning of what we hope will be an amazing opportunity,” said Nancy Gorrell, chair ...

Volunteers Assemble 1,500 Care Packages for US Troops Deployed Overseas

MANVILLE, NJ – More than 500 volunteers, young and old, helped Operation Shoebox New Jersey assemble 1,500 personal care packages during the XIII annual Military Appreciation packing event held in conjunction with Veterans Day.

The event was held on Saturday, Nov. 4, at the Manville VFW, 600 Washington Ave.

It took only two hours to build the boxes, pack the bags, assemble the boxes, ...

Far Hills 97th Meeting Race Draws 40,000 Tailgaters and Horse Enthusiasts

FAR HILLS, NJ - A mass of 40,000 tailgaters and horse enthusiasts, young and old alike, swarmed the small town of Far Hills yet again. The crowd arrived Saturday at Moorland Farms for the 97th annual Far Hills Race Meeting adorned in their best fall attire.

The day's action started long before the races. As the sun began to peek over the colorful trees, families, friends, and coworkers, ...

Former Governor Whitman Honored at Great Swamp Watershed Gala Celebration

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - Former New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman was the honored guest at the Great Swamp Watershed Association 2017 Gala Celebration held Thursday night at the Brooklake Country Club.

Chatham residents turned out for the fundraiser that supports the yearly budget of the association, which is "dedicated to protecting and improving the water resources of the ...

Department of Justice: ISIS Sympathizer Arrested in Cranford, Plotting the "Next 9/11" with Two Accomplices

NEW YORK, NY – The Department of Justice released details of a thwarted terror plot to attack New York City during the summer of 2016 on Friday.

Three men, who were arrested in 2016 and 2017, planned to detonate bombs in Times Square and the New York City subway system and shoot civilians at concert venues in support of ISIS, according to the Department of Justice.

The three arrested ...

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