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Former NY Pro Football Player Sponsors Prom For Special Needs Students

July 26, 2017

“A Night Under The Stars” was a particularly joyous and memorable occasion for Bright Beginnings Learning Center–Secondary/ Piscataway Regional Day School graduates, thanks to funding from the Steve Weatherford World Champion Foundation and coordination efforts of about 25 staff members.

The graduates, students with Autism Spectrum Disorder or Multiple Disabilities, ...

Just Pups Pet Stores & Owner Agree to Stop Selling Animals in NJ, Pay $326,000 to Settle Fraud Suit

July 25, 2017

NEWARK, NJ – "Just Pups stores in East Brunswick, East Hanover, Emerson, and Paramus were among 26 pet stores cited for noncompliance with state consumer laws last year in a string of staggering accusations. As of yesterday, "Just Pups" owner Frank LoSacco can never sell pets in New Jersey again.

Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino and the Division of ...

Piscataway Police: 1 Killed, 6 injured in Possumtown Road Car Crash

PISCATAWAY, NJ – One person was killed and six others injured in a 2-car accident late Sunday afternoon near the Possumtown Road railroad trestle, according to Piscataway police officials.

The crash happened at about 4:51 p.m. when a 1984 Chevrolet Camaro and a 2015 Toyota Sienna mini-van collided with each other on Possumtown Road just north of Circle Drive North, said police.

The ...

Police: Parlin Motorcyclist Killed In West Windsor DWI Crash

WEST WINDSOR, NJ – A West Windsor man is facing a death by auto charge among several others including DWI following a three-vehicle collision Sunday afternoon that killed a Parlin motorcyclist, police said.

According to West Windsor police, the accident took place just after 1 p.m. Sunday afternoon when a 2013 Mercedes Benz, operated by Ram R. Thatigutla, 50, of West Windsor, was ...

Call to Duty for Somerville Firefighters: A Visit to NJ Firemen's Home

 

BOONTON, NJ - The call to duty Saturday for 50 Somerville volunteer firefighters wasn’t about responding to an alarm or a training drill. It was driving the half hour to the New Jersey Firemen’s Home here to host a memorable outing for those who served before them.

A caravan of Somerville’s “bravest” gave up a good portion of their day to hold a ...

South Brunswick Police Save Infant From Locked, Hot Car

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – Officers averted tragedy in Thursday’s sweltering heat when they saved an 18-month-old accidentally locked in a vehicle.

The incident took place at 11:20 a.m. Thursday at the Nassau Square townhouse complex when a mother and her 18-month-old daughter stopped to drop something off at a friend’s house.

The unidentified mother told arriving officers that ...

Fifty Years After Newark Burned, Gates Tell Story of Changing Landscape

Two downtown corners, one block apart, offer a dramatic example of how much Newark has changed in 50 years.

On the corner of Halsey Street and Branford Place are two restaurants and two clothing stores, all of which have one thing in common: corrugated metal shutters, pulled down every evening after closing time. 

To mark the 50th Anniversary of the Newark riots, ...

Just Pups Pet Stores & Owner Agree to Stop Selling Animals in NJ, Pay $326,000 to Settle Fraud Suit

July 25, 2017

NEWARK, NJ – "Just Pups stores in East Brunswick, East Hanover, Emerson, and Paramus were among 26 pet stores cited for noncompliance with state consumer laws last year in a string of staggering accusations. As of yesterday, "Just Pups" owner Frank LoSacco can never sell pets in New Jersey again.

Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino and the Division of ...

Piscataway Police: 1 Killed, 6 injured in Possumtown Road Car Crash

PISCATAWAY, NJ – One person was killed and six others injured in a 2-car accident late Sunday afternoon near the Possumtown Road railroad trestle, according to Piscataway police officials.

The crash happened at about 4:51 p.m. when a 1984 Chevrolet Camaro and a 2015 Toyota Sienna mini-van collided with each other on Possumtown Road just north of Circle Drive North, said police.

The ...

Police: Parlin Motorcyclist Killed In West Windsor DWI Crash

WEST WINDSOR, NJ – A West Windsor man is facing a death by auto charge among several others including DWI following a three-vehicle collision Sunday afternoon that killed a Parlin motorcyclist, police said.

According to West Windsor police, the accident took place just after 1 p.m. Sunday afternoon when a 2013 Mercedes Benz, operated by Ram R. Thatigutla, 50, of West Windsor, was ...

Kalafer Scolds NJ Lawmakers and Christie for Exacerbating State’s Fiscal Crisis

July 25, 2017

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Forty-one years ago, a young man recently graduated from Rider College purchased a one-car showroom in Frenchtown with a Mobil gas pump out front.

When he wasn’t selling Pintos, he pumped gas to help pay the bills.

Steve Kalafer’s toil and hard work paid off, laying the foundation for what is today’s highly-successful Flemington Car and Truck ...

Volunteers Needed to Assemble Care Packages for US Troops Overseas

BRIDGEWATER, NJ  - Volunteers are needed to assemble personal care packages that will be shipped to US troops deployed around the world on Saturday, July 22, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at TD Bank Ballpark.

The Somerset Patriots and Operation Shoebox New Jersey will host the event; members of the Patriots are expected to help out packing boxes.

Volunteers will form an assembly line and fill gallon ...

Somerville Pedestrian Struck by Car Dies in Hospital

SOMERVILLE, NJ - A borough resident crossing East Main Street near the intersection of Loeser Avenue was struck by a car and later died at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick Saturday night.

The victim, 62-year-old Charles Evans II of Fairview Avenue, was hit by a car driven by 46-year-old South Bound Brook resident Todd Sarboukh, according to Somerville Police Traffic ...

Kalafer Scolds NJ Lawmakers and Christie for Exacerbating State’s Fiscal Crisis

July 25, 2017

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Forty-one years ago, a young man recently graduated from Rider College purchased a one-car showroom in Frenchtown with a Mobil gas pump out front.

When he wasn’t selling Pintos, he pumped gas to help pay the bills.

Steve Kalafer’s toil and hard work paid off, laying the foundation for what is today’s highly-successful Flemington Car and Truck ...

Volunteers Needed to Assemble Care Packages for US Troops Overseas

BRIDGEWATER, NJ  - Volunteers are needed to assemble personal care packages that will be shipped to US troops deployed around the world on Saturday, July 22, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at TD Bank Ballpark.

The Somerset Patriots and Operation Shoebox New Jersey will host the event; members of the Patriots are expected to help out packing boxes.

Volunteers will form an assembly line and fill gallon ...

Just Pups Pet Stores & Owner Agree to Stop Selling Animals in NJ, Pay $326,000 to Settle Fraud Suit

July 25, 2017

NEWARK, NJ – "Just Pups stores in East Brunswick, East Hanover, Emerson, and Paramus were among 26 pet stores cited for noncompliance with state consumer laws last year in a string of staggering accusations. As of yesterday, "Just Pups" owner Frank LoSacco can never sell pets in New Jersey again.

Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino and the Division of ...