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New Jersey Warns of Price Gouging During Nationwide Baby Formula Shortage

May 19, 2022

NEWARK, NJ —New Jersey's Acting Attorney General and the Division of Community Affairs (DCA) are warning customers and merchants statewide about price gouging and any fraud dealing with the sale of baby formula in New Jersey.

“The current baby formula shortage may have scammers and unscrupulous vendors coming out of the woodwork to take advantage of parents at a vulnerable ...

Gas Prices in New Jersey Reach Another Record High

TRENTON, NEW JERSEY — Gas prices in New Jersey have reached another all-time high.

The average price of a gallon of unleaded reached $4.72 on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. That's up seven cents from the day before, 23 cents from last week and nearly 70 cents from last month. Those figures are according to AAA.

The Newark and Trenton areas are paying the most statewide, ...

Montville Twp High School, Two Other Schools on Lockdown; Possible Threatening Person Outside Building

MONTVILLE, NJ – Today, May 12, at approximately 11:30 a.m. Montville Township High School initiated a lockdown, according to Superintendent of Schools Dr. René Rovtar. The school had received information that there may have been a threatening person outside of the building on or near the campus. Police are on the scene. 

As a precaution, Robert R. Lazar Middle School and ...

Current Church Owners Find Pastor’s Remains in Church Basement After 186 Years 

WEST ORANGE, NJ - St. Mark's Episcopal Church in West Orange opened in 1828 and remained as an active congregation until it closed in 2004. After the church closed it saw only occasional use as a rental property for small fellowships. Over the years however financial resources were lacking to maintain the church, and it fell into a state of further disrepair and neglect. By spring 2015 ...

Here Are the 13 Dispensaries in New Jersey Legally Selling Cannabis to the Public

NEW JERSEY — Starting today, residents of New Jersey and visitors to the state 21 years and older can buy recreational cannabis and cannabis products at 13 dispensaries statewide.

According to the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission (CRC), those 13 locations are:

North Jersey:

Apothecarium, 1865 Springfield, Avenue, Maplewood
Apothecarium, 55 South Main Street, ...

Gov. Phil Murphy Tests Positive for COVID-19

TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy has tested positive for COVID-19.

Murphy took a rapid antigen test this afternoon that came back positive. A PCR test that followed also test came back positive, according to a statement from Communications Director Mahen Gunaratna.

Murphy is currently asymptomatic and feeling well, according to the statement.

"The contact tracing process ...

NJ Families Feel Personal Ties to Russia-Ukraine War

HAWTHORNE, NJ - As most of Hawthorne watched the war between Russia and Ukraine unfold, a few Hawthorne families followed the events with a more personal and keen interest.

The Hawthorne families are directly from the affected countries of Ukraine and Russia and others still have friends and loved ones back near the dangerous action. "I was born in Russia, but as a child, my family moved ...

'Hearts Go Out' to Family of Roxbury Grad Killed in Crash

ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury school officials today expressed sympathy for the family of Jennifer Gorgas, a Roxbury High School and County College of Morris graduate who died Tuesday in a motor vehicle accident in Ledgewood.

Gorgas, 25, of Netcong, was killed at about 8:30 a.m. when the Subaru she was driving westbound on Route 46 smashed into the side of a tractor-trailer in front of the Kingtown ...

Two Men Charged in Home Invasion, Police Say

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Two men have been arrested and charged in connection with a home invasion that occurred Sunday, March 13 near Delafield and Courtland streets.

Michael Bryant, 21, of New Brunswick, and Anthony Blakey Jr., 23, of South Brunswick have been charged with burglary and robbery, according to New Brunswick Police Deputy Director J.T. Miller.

In a community alert issued by ...

Short Hills Couple Will Appear on Shark Tank on March 18

SHORT HILLS, NJ - Short Hills residents Leslie Hsu and Greg Besner will be appearing on Shark Tank on March 18 to present their SUNFLOW beach chair and its helpful attachments (sunshade, drink holder, dry bag, "sunnies" case and towel) and accessories (Turkish blanket, water bottle, insulated wine tumbler, hoodies, tote bag, insulated tote bag, bikini bag and more). It also folds up ...

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New Jersey Warns of Price Gouging During Nationwide Baby Formula Shortage

May 19, 2022

NEWARK, NJ —New Jersey's Acting Attorney General and the Division of Community Affairs (DCA) are warning customers and merchants statewide about price gouging and any fraud dealing with the sale of baby formula in New Jersey.

“The current baby formula shortage may have scammers and unscrupulous vendors coming out of the woodwork to take advantage of parents at a vulnerable ...

Gas Prices in New Jersey Reach Another Record High

TRENTON, NEW JERSEY — Gas prices in New Jersey have reached another all-time high.

The average price of a gallon of unleaded reached $4.72 on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. That's up seven cents from the day before, 23 cents from last week and nearly 70 cents from last month. Those figures are according to AAA.

The Newark and Trenton areas are paying the most statewide, ...

Montville Twp High School, Two Other Schools on Lockdown; Possible Threatening Person Outside Building

MONTVILLE, NJ – Today, May 12, at approximately 11:30 a.m. Montville Township High School initiated a lockdown, according to Superintendent of Schools Dr. René Rovtar. The school had received information that there may have been a threatening person outside of the building on or near the campus. Police are on the scene. 

As a precaution, Robert R. Lazar Middle School and ...

Current Church Owners Find Pastor’s Remains in Church Basement After 186 Years 

WEST ORANGE, NJ - St. Mark's Episcopal Church in West Orange opened in 1828 and remained as an active congregation until it closed in 2004. After the church closed it saw only occasional use as a rental property for small fellowships. Over the years however financial resources were lacking to maintain the church, and it fell into a state of further disrepair and neglect. By spring 2015 ...

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Gas Stations Across New Jersey Lower Gas Prices to Demonstrate Self-Serve Savings

May 13, 2022

TRENTON, NJ – More than 75 gas stations throughout New Jersey will lower their prices today, Friday May 13 to demonstrate how much motorists could save if the state offered the option of self-serve gas.

The Fuel Your Way NJ Self-Serve Day of Awareness is part of campaign to educate the public about how much they could potentially save if the “Motorist Fueling Choice and ...

Drop Off Unused, Expired Medications Today Saturday April 30 Nearby

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Residents can drop off unused, expired medications today, Saturday April 30 at the ShopRite of Greater Morristown, Stop and Shop in Morris Plains or the ACME in Randolph. The collection will take place from 10am - 2pm

Operation Take Back is a semi-annual event coordinated nationally by the United States Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in which law ...

East Hanover's Spring Restaurant Week Begins Tomorrow - Saturday

The East Hanover Community Partnership will sponsor East Hanover's Spring Restaurant Week that will take place from Saturday, April 30 through Friday, May 6, 2022.

East Hanover Restaurant Week serves as an opportunity for Restaurants, Pizzerias, Delicatessens, Bakeries, Ice Cream Shops, and all Eateries to show case their culinary talents and share them with the community. It also serves ...

The facts are clear about prostate cancer – and what you can do about it

Prostate cancer is dangerous – right? The disease remains the number one solid organ cancer diagnosis among men in the United States, with more than 248,000 newly diagnosed cases each year. Yet while there can be great differences in how prostate cancer affects each patient, there’s little debate that it is important to monitor for the disease.

Urologist Naeem Rahman, MD, part of ...

Police Arrest Florham Park Little League's Treasurer After League Discovers Missing Funds

May 18, 2022

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - The Florham Park Police have announced a recent arrest of a resident, accused of stealing money from the Florham Park Little League while holding the role of Treasurer of the League.

The incident was first brought to light during the winter of 2022.

According to the police, the Florham Park Little League filed a complaint on February 22nd with the Florham Park Police ...

Florham Park Touch a Truck Event on Sunday Morning

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - The Florham Park Fire Department is hosting a Touch a Truck event Sunday, May 15th.

The event will be held at Fire Company 1 on Brooklake Road from 9am to 11am.

25th Annual Police Unity Tour Has its Origins in Florham Park

MADISON, NJ - The Police Unity Tour Chapter I began its long trip to Washington, D.C. from Florham Park around noon on May 9, passing through Madison along the way.

The annual Tour consists of hundreds of police officers, most on bicycles or motorcycles, making the trek to the capital. Its journey through Madison took them down Central Avenue, followed by a westward turn onto Main Street. The ...

Madison Area YMCA is Having a YMCA

People who work at the Madison Area YMCA make positive changes in other people’s lives—which makes a difference in their own lives. Make a difference for others while making a difference for you—work at the Y! https://delivr.com/2qkvq

Join Us on Tuesday, April 5 from 8AM-1PM or 2-7PM in the Boszhardt Family Teen Center at the Family Center, 111 Kings Road Madison for our Job ...

The Madison Area YMCA is Hiring!

MADISON, NJ -  The Madison Area YMCA is hiring. Join their team of dedicated professionals and enjoy a free YMCA membership and make an impact on the life of children, adults and families!

https://www.madisonareaymca.org/employment

They have openings at the Family Center for their School of Performing Arts at the Madison Area YMCA, Fitness Center, Aquatics Center, ...

Stormy Weather Headed to East Hanover/Florham Park Monday Afternoon to Evening

May 16, 2022

EAST HANOVER, NJ - According to WeatherReMarks, there may be dangerous weather headed to our area Monday afternoon.

Today’s line of storms will produce strong to damaging wind gusts (over 58mph) leading to possible isolated power outages, possible hail and may even lead to a tornado watch. 

For our area, the strong weather moves into the area between 3-6pm, moving east ...

New Jersey Warns of Price Gouging During Nationwide Baby Formula Shortage

May 19, 2022

NEWARK, NJ —New Jersey's Acting Attorney General and the Division of Community Affairs (DCA) are warning customers and merchants statewide about price gouging and any fraud dealing with the sale of baby formula in New Jersey.

“The current baby formula shortage may have scammers and unscrupulous vendors coming out of the woodwork to take advantage of parents at a vulnerable ...

30th Annual "Stamp Out Hunger" Food Drive is Today in Florham Park

May 14, 2022

MORRISTOWN, NJ - On Saturday, May 14th Letter Carriers across the country will take part in their 30th Annual “Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive”. The drive, sponsored by the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC), is America’s largest one-day food collection event that provides millions of pounds of food to local hunger relief agencies.

To help, all you need ...

Florham Park Resident Spearheads Project Giving Relief to the People of Ukraine

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - A Florham Park resident who started a non-profit called Hope for Ukraine back in 2016, has sprung into action to provide relief and support for the families and children in refugee centers. 

The following information is released from the Hope for Ukraine organization:

While Russia continues to kill innocent civilians and destroy a country, the Kremlin dismissed ...

Obituaries

Beverly Jean (Charlton) Weimar, of Ship Bottom, and Florham Park, New Jersey passed away on March ...
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A Community Comes Together to Support Special Needs Students at The Calais Foundation 10th Annual Gala 

May 16, 2022

On the evening of April, 27 2022 the Calais Community came together at the lovely Park Savoy Estate in Florham Park, for the 10th Annual Calais Foundation Gala. The fundraising event welcomed 140 plus attendees and raised over 40K to provide programs and resources for children with special needs across North Jersey. 

The Calais Foundation, a local nonprofit based out of Whippany, supports ...