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Ciattarelli Rolls Out New Endorsements Following Burlington County GOP Landslide

March 22, 2017

SOMERVILLLE, NJ– Following his landslide victory in Burlington County Monday night, Republican Assemblyman and candidate for governor Jack Ciattarellii (R-16) continued his momentum by announcing slew of new endorsements in Middlesex and Union Counties in advance of their respective conventions this week, as well as in Hunterdon, Somerset and Burlington Counties.

“Republicans ...

Watchung Hills High School Students Honored for Saving Classmate's Life

WARREN, NJ –  Two Watchung Hills students who helped to save a classmate's life were recognized at the meeting of the Watchung Hills Board of Education on Tuesday.

WHRHS student Sarah Magaldo went into sudden cardiac arrest while on one of the events on the Project Adventure course on the morning of Jan. 19. Two students who had just ...

Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Wisniewski, in Newark, Discusses Urban Housing Issues

NEWARK, NJ - Democratic Assemblyman and New Jersey gubernatorial candidate John Wisniewski campaigned in Newark to talk about the state's housing issues, believing that they should be tackled with a practical approach as part of a progressive agenda. 

"Affordable housing is a moral obligation. We have to address this gap in our humanity," said Wisniewski, of Middlesex ...

Taxi Cab Theft Sparks Police Chase in New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A joy ride ended unhappily on Saturday for one alleged car thief.

Nicholas Visco, a 41-year-old man from Metuchen, allegedly stole a yellow taxi around 9:30 p.m. March 4 from the cab stand outside the New Brunswick Train Station, according to city police.

The vehicle was running with the keys inside when the alleged theft occurred, New Brunswick Police Capt.

31 New Jersey Doctors Among Sanctioned for Allegedly Over-Prescribing Painkillers

NEWARK, NJ – State Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino and the NJ Division of Consumer Affairs announced Thursday that sanctions have been made against 31 physicians who allegedly over-prescribed painkillers and other narcotics that can lead to addiction.

According to a news release from Porrino's office, under the push to rein in problem prescribers, an unprecedented ...

Edison: One Killed, Driver Charged With DWI After Car Hits Tree

EDISON, NJ – One 22-year-old township man is dead and another resident is charged with driving while intoxicated following a single-car crash Saturday morning, officials said.

According to police, Mandeep Singh, 21, of Edison was driving on Old Post Road near Preston Street with three people in his car when he veered off the road and hit a tree at 5:03 a.m., Saturday.

One of the ...

MardiBRA: Supporting Women in Need; Clark Event March 11

CLARK, NJ - When asked to help those in need, many are quick to fill a bag with canned goods, gather the kids' outgrown clothes, or perhaps assemble a box of shampoo, soap, toothpaste and toothbrushes. While all of those items are needed and appreciated, many don't realize that some of the most basic, everyday necessities are among the least donated.

Often overlooked in the quest ...

Online Commications with Girl, 8, Leads to Porn Charges Against Bronx Suspect

SOMERVILLE, NJ –What police describe as sexually-explicit communications on a website between an 8-year-old Franklin Township girl and a Bronx man has led to several pornography charges being filed against the suspect, 31-year-old Efrain A. Martinez of Sampson Avenue in The Bronx.

Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson provided the following details:

Franklin Township ...

E Street Band Rocker Stevie Van Zandt to Give RU Grad Speech

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – He might not be a sitting president, but this year’s Rutgers New Brunswick commencement speaker is something of rock ’n’ roll royalty.

Stevie Van Zandt, who plays guitar in Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band and starred in the hit HBO show “The Sopranos,” has been tapped to talk at the university’s 2017 graduation ...

Basketball: Nation's No. 11 Recruit, Nick Richards, Ejected After Wild Brawl at Patrick School-Union Catholic Game

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The nation's No. 11 basketball recruit paid a visit to Union Catholic in Scotch Plains Saturday, but it didn't last long. Patrick School center Nick Richards, the No. 1-ranked player in New Jersey and a Kentucky commit, was ejected along with Union Catholic's Jordan Pierce, a Dayton commit, after fighting a wild brawl that erupted in the game's first 30 ...

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