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Statewide Steroid Testing of High School Athletes Yields One Positive Result

December 11, 2017

 

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ – The results are in for NJSIAA’s 2016-17 random steroid testing program for New Jersey’s scholastic athletes. Of the 502 male and female student-athletes tested, one was found to be positive for any of 80 banned substances, including anabolic steroids. 

The athletes tested under the annual NJSIAA program – all of whom were drawn from ...

Somerville Resident Among 79 Suspects Charged in Statewide Pornography, Predator Sweep

TRENTON, NJ – A police officer, a swim coach and piano teacher, camp counselor and youth minister are among 79 suspects, including a Somerville resident, charged in a statewide sweep of suspected child predators and pornography offenders.

Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino announced the arrests of the suspects nabbed in “Operation Safety Net,” a nine-month, multi-agency ...

Rare Sightings of Arctic Snowy Owls in New Jersey

 

BERKELEY TOWNSHIP, NJ - Spotting a Snowy Owl is a rare occurrence in New Jersey as these birds spend most of their lives in the Arctic and only rarely fly this far south.

But 2017 is becoming the year of the Snowy Owl in New Jersey, and New Jersey Audubon is eager to capitalize on what appears to have been a strong Arctic breeding season, and a rare opportunity to learn more about ...

Firefighters Escort Santa, Light Up the Night in Somerville Dec. 2

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Santa will return to the borough again this weekend, escorted into town by hundreds of firefighters from Somerville and fire departments throughout the state.

The VI annual Nighttime Firefighters’ Parade on Saturday, Dec. 2nd, begins at 6 p.m. down Main Street, featuring fire trucks, first aid rigs and other equipment decorated for Christmas and the ...

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