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'Medical Emergency' at Hunterdon Central High School

December 12, 2017

RARITAN TWP., NJ – A Hunterdon Central High School student suffered a “medical emergency” just before noon today, prompting a response from township police.

In a press release, Raritan Township Police Lt. Al Payne said the student was treated at the scene by township police, and then taken to Hunterdon Medical Center.

Paul Approvato, a spokesperson for the Hunterdon County ...

Driver in Crash That Killed Flemington Couple Sentenced to State Prison

FLEMINGTON, NJ – A 25-year-old man has been sentenced for a car wreck that killed a Flemington couple.

Frank Corso, 79, and his wife, Audrey Corso, 75, died in the crash on March 25 last year. Their Toyota Camry was hit by an oncoming Ford Explorer that was travelling south on Route 523.

Gregory Corso, 43; his daughter, 10; and his son, age 5, all of Budd Lake; were injured and taken ...

Hunterdon High School Grad Helped Arrest Monday's Bombing Suspect

ALEXANDRIA TWP., NJ - One of the cops who arrested the New York subway bomber suspect on yesterday was 2009 Delaware Valley High School grad Sean Gallagher.

At 7:20 a.m. a terrorist set off a bomb attached to his body in a corridor between the Port Authority Bus Terminal and the subway. According to media reports, Officer Jack Collins heard the explosion and called for backup. Gallagher, ...

Suitcases Filled With Shoplifted Clothing in Raritan Township Police Arrests

 RARITAN TWP., NJ – Police here recently released details on a number of unrelated arrests.

Emily Q. Gagliardi, 25, of Hillsborough, was arrested by Patrol Officer Adam Swiatek on Dec. 4.

Police said Gagliardi was stopped while driving on Route 202-31 around 11:12 p.m. for failure to maintain lamps and having an obstructed view.

Gagliardi was charged criminally with ...

Cops Ask: Have You Seen This Man?

FLEMINGTON, NJ – The Hunterdon County Prosecutor is seeking the public’s help in solving a Dec. 5 home burglary.

The home on Upper Creek Road in Delaware Township was burglarized around 2:11 p.m. The home was entered forcibly and valuables were stolen. 

But, there are photos.

If anyone can identify the person seen in the surveillance photos, they’re asked to ...

SWAT Team Called After Report of Shooting in Flemington

FLEMINGTON, NJ – A report of a suspected gunman and shooting victim at Hunter Hills Apartments here led to the arrest of two borough men.

The incident was reported to police around 4:48 a.m. Sunday. Flemington police dispatched to the scene were told that the suspected gunman was in a home at the apartment complex, according to a press release from Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P.

Two Men Arrested After Scuffle, Flemington Police Say

FLEMINGTON, NJ – A motor vehicle stop that began when a driver failed to signal while leaving the Route 202-31 traffic circle resulted in the passenger getting into a fight with police and the arrest of two men, police report.

Patrol Officer Daniel Lookner stopped the vehicle being driven by Scott Smith, 36, of Hampton, around 4:17 p.m. Saturday. Police said that Lookner smelled raw ...

'Jax' is Flemington's Newest Cop

FLEMINGTON, NJ – The borough’s police newest officer is just 2 years old.

Jax, a Dutch Shepherd, was sworn into office on Saturday in the old Historic Courthouse here.

Jax works as a sidekick for Patrol Officer Greg Zytko. The pair previously worked for the Mansfield (Warren County) Police Department.

Councilperson Marc Hain said the idea of acquiring a police dog first arose ...

Pittstown Couple to Pay $70,000 as Part of Plea Deal

 FLEMINGTON, NJ – A Pittstown couple have pled guilty to theft and agreed to reimburse Hunterdon County Social Services $70,000 .

Christopher and Catherine Pennetta were arrested in October last year after an eight month investigation.

The pair submitted “misleading applications” for social services and Social Security benefits dating back to March of 2014, according ...

Pornography at Flemington Restaurant; Wrong-Way Drivers on Park Avenue in Recent Arrests

FLEMINGTON, NJ – Officials here designated a section of Park Avenue as a one-way road this summer – a change that has had consequences.

The section of the road that was changed is in front of Steve’s Food Store, so that now traffic can only travel north on Park between Corcoran and North Main streets.

Cpl. Brian McNally was watching Park Avenue traffic around 3:45 p.m.

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