Other NJ News

August 14, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - A new state program will offer mediation counseling services to New Jersey residents facing foreclosure, giving them at least a fighting chance when going up against lenders during the legal process. The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency is using $1 million to fund the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The Lake Hopatcong Foundation on Wednesday launched onto Lake Hopatcong its long-awaited "floating classroom" educational vessel. The launch took place at Lake Hopatcong State Park in Landing. The 40-foot covered catamaran pontoon boat seats 40. It will be used to teach area ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  - The Easter Bunny emptied the jelly beans, chocolate and decorated eggs from his basket yesterday and replaced the traditional contents with pairs of socks destined for US military personnel overseas. The Easter Bunny – aka Felix Ciattarelli – traveled from Raritan to Somerville ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown and surrounding-area students are planning to participate in a movement called 'March for Our Lives' taking place on Saturday, March 24. Part of a nationwide movement to pass common-sense gun legislation in America, the students plan on gathering in several places across ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – A used prophylactic in the trash, apparent “table showers,” and the implication of employees sleeping and cooking in the Swan Lake Spa massage parlor in Pine Brook resulted in the spa’s license revocation at a hearing held by the Board of Health March 12. The spa had been in ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Noting that thousands of North Jersey residents and businesses remain without electricity following last Friday's snowstorm, three Republican state lawmakers today called on Gov. Phil Murphy to declare a state of emergency. Murphy, a Democrat, wasn't biting. “The Governor ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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SPARTA, NJ – A photo posted on social media has led to heightened concerns about safety in a number of area towns.  A student from High Point High School had posted a photo of himself with a gun pointed at his head, mocking a suicide threat, according to Sparta Police Lt. John Lamon. The photo ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – A resident of Hawaii has been charged with criminal mischief in connection with the vandalism of 9 putting greens at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster where President Trump has spent considerable time since taking office in January. Clifford Tillotson, age 61, of Aumoana ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - In a rare move, the two leading gubernatorial candidates have come together to voice support of a statewide charity designed to raise funds for hurricane relief in Puerto Rico. “New Jersey for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief” is sponsored and spearheaded by the Puerto Rican Congress ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - POW - MIA. It stands for Prisoners of War and Missing in Action Generations of children, young adults even grown men and women need the acronym above spelled out so they can remember the 86,000 men and women who never came home from the battlefields. There are men and women who ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Ronald Moore was busy getting his vehicle ready for the long drive down to Florida. He was organizing provisions, checking to make sure he had everything, and even wiping down the windows. It was 5:15 in the morning, and he was anxious to get on the road so he could reach his ...

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MADISON, NJ – St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center is flying 78 dogs into Morristown Municipal Airport on Tuesday night as part of a Hurricane Harvey relief effort. Correction: The article previously stated that at least 100 dogs would land Tuesday afternoon in Morristown. St. Hubert's has since ...

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DENVILLE, NJ - Three young men and a girl from Bronx, NY were arrested recently by Denville Police after it was determined the car they were in was stolen, police said. The Aug. 22 incident began when Denville police saw the vehicle, traveling on Route 80 westbound, improperly make a lane ...

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