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Seton Hall Prep Dedicates Tevlin Memorial Field and Zimmermann Scoreboard

May 22, 2017

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The family, friends, teachers and teammates of Brendan Tevlin (Class of 2013) and Billy Zimmerman (Class of 2011) gathered at the Seton Hall Preparatory School’s (SHP) Kelly Athletic Complex on Saturday as the high school officially dedicated the Brendan Patrick Tevlin ’13 Memorial Field and Billy Zimmermann ’11 Scoreboard.

The ceremony marked a ...

Long Blue Line of Police Cyclists Stretches Through Somerville; Police Unity Tour Heads to Nation’s Capital to Honor Fallen Officers

                SOMERVILLE, NJ – Borough police officer Vitorio Spadea, along with hundreds of police officers from scores of police agencies throughout New Jersey rode into town Tuesday, May 9 on their way to Washington, DC where they will join with police from across the country to honor their brothers killed in ...

Two Charged with Human Trafficking

ELIZABETH, NJ – Two local residents, a  man and a woman , have been arrested and charged with recruiting an underage girl to exchange sex acts for money at two locations in Union County at various times last year, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Thursday.

Horace Spencer III, a.k.a. “Trey,” 23, of Newark, and 19-year-old Carisma Snell of Hillside ...

“Edward the Egret” Returns to New Jersey as a Sign of Spring

NEW JERSEY - “Edward the Egret” has made his triumphant return to New Jersey/New York Metropolitan area once again. As a sign that spring has arrived, Edward safely landed in Hoffman Island in Staten Island earlier this week, where he has bred for the last two years.

For most of the year, you can spot Edward hanging around the Arthur Kill. He’s an urban bird, hatched in ...

Housewives Star Identified as Owner of Burning Car Found with Dead Bodies

PATERSON, N.J. - According to multiple reports the burning car that was found in Paterson on Friday with two unidentified male bodies is registered to Housewives of NJ alum Kim DePaola.

Around 2:00 a.m. Friday morning police and fire  officials arrived to the scene of a burning Audi near the 500 block of East 28th Street in Paterson. 

Firefighters worked quickly to extinguish the ...

Advisory: Governor Christie Declares State Of Emergency Ahead Of Winter Storm Stella

NEW JERSEY - Gov. Chris Christie has declared a State of Emergency in anticipation of the Storm Stella, authorizing the State Director of Emergency Management to activate and coordinate the preparation, response and recovery efforts for the storm with all county and municipal emergency operations and governmental agencies. Commuters are asked to use extreme caution while traveling across the ...

Conflict Pushes Water Utility Bribery Trial to Union County

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — The criminal cases against two city water utility employees have been transferred to Union County due to a conflict of interest, according to court officials.

William Ortiz and Joseph DeBonis were charged late last year for allegedly scheming to reduce an unnamed customer’s water and sewer bill in exchange for cash. Ortiz faces charges of bribery and official ...

Elizabeth Men Arrested in Newark for Soliciting Prostitutes

NEWARK.NJ -  Two Elizabeth men have been arrested by Newark police for soliciting prostitution, Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose reported.

John Whitaker, 54, Youssef Abadir, 41, both of Elizabeth, were arrested Feb. 17, for attempting to solicit sex from a prostitute in the areas of Sherman Avenue and East Bigelow Street and along Frelinghuysen Avenue. Along with the two ...

Niche.com Ranks Best Catholic High Schools in NJ for 2017

NEW JERSEY -- Real estate website Niche.com has released its 2017 Best Catholic High Schools in New Jersey with Delbarton School in Morristown at the top of the list.

Among schools in Union or Middlesex County, Oak Knoll and Oratory Prep (Summit) ranked 4th and 5th respectively, Mount Saint Mary Academy (Watchung) ranked 9th, Saint Joseph High School (Metuchen) ranked 13th, and Union Catholic ...

Playball for Miracles Honors Elizabeth Fire Chief Kelly with Division for Police, Fire, and EMS

ELIZABETH, NJ – Former Elizabeth Fire Chief Lou Kelly is being posthumously honored by Playball for Miracles with a division named in his honor, organizers of the fundraiser for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals announced.

In the past, this one-pitch, softball tournament has consisted of two divisions, Men’s and Co-ed. On May 6, 2017, Playball for Miracles will launch the ...

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