Former Rumson Student Arrested for Possessing MSR-15 Patrol Rifle, Silencer, Explosive Chemicals

March 19, 2018

MONMOUTH, NJ — A former Rumson High School student, Maximilien Reynolds, 19, was arrested in Ithaca, NY, and charged with Possession of an Unregistered Destructive Device/Silencer, False Statement in Acquisition of a Firearm and False Statement in Required Firearm Record.

Specifically, he is alleged to have possessed an MSR-15 Patrol ...

Komen North Jersey Pink Tie Party Set For March 16

SUMMIT, NJ - The annual Susan G. Komen North Jersey Pink Tie Party fundraiser affair is coming up.

The event, which will be held Friday, March 16 at The Grove in Cedar Grove, is focused on raising funds to support Komen’s BOLD GOAL:  to reduce the number of breast cancer deaths in the U.S. by 50% by the year 2026, by improving access to quality and ...

AAA Cautions: Daylight Saving Could Affect Daily Commute

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - AAA is reminding drivers that the change to Daylight Saving Time may create distractions on the roadway and challenges for drivers who lost an hour of sleep. Daylight Saving Time begins on Sunday at 2 a.m.

“As we spring forward, drivers should be aware that the time change will also mean changes to driving habits,” said Robert Sinclair, Manager of Media ...

Somerville Grieves Over Death of Modern-Day Renaissance Man

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Jerome Luiz Gonzalez, a devoted father, artist, author and the heart and soul of the burgeoning downtown arts community of Somerville, died on Feb. 17 pursuing another one of his passions, competing in an endurance race in North Carolina.

A 1992 graduate of Somerville High School and a resident of Bridgewater, Gonzalez was 44.

News of his sudden death spread quickly ...

Long Beach Island Postal Worker Saves Second Life in His Career

LOVELADIES, NJ — "My hero strikes again," Maria Logue said on Feb. 20 as she shared that her husband, Tom, an LBI postal worker, helped rescue a man who was unconscious in his home in Loveladies.  

Tom regularly delivers mail in the same community and had a feeling that something was wrong with an elderly man who lived alone on his mail ...

Westfield School Evacuated for Bomb Threat Wednesday

WESTFIELD, NJ — Students at Westfield’s Edison Intermediate School returned to their classrooms Wednesday afternoon after they were evacuated due to a bomb threat posted to social media earlier in the day, according to an email parents received from Principal Matt Bolton.

“Out of an abundance of caution, we called for an evacuation drill to ensure the safety of ...

Franklin High School Student, 17, Taken into Custody with Handgun at School (UPDATE)

SOMERSET, NJ - This article has been updated with the following information from Mary Clark, Franklin Township School district, spokesperson:

Earlier today, February 27, 2018, the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office gave us permission to release information concerning Friday’s incident which occurred at Franklin High School. As a result, I would like to share ...

Union County College Safe After Report of Person with Concealed Weapon

CRANFORD, NJ – All students and staff of Union County College are safe after an arrest was made Monday morning for a person who appeared to have a concealed weapon.

According to a Facebook post from UCC, the arrest was made after a college employee notified the school’s public safety of a person on campus who appeared to carry a concealed weapon.

“Cranford Police ...

Shouts of Racial Slurs During "Black Panther" Bring Police to Sparta Theatre

SPARTA, NJ – Sparta police were called to the New Vision Sparta Theater on Sunday night because of a woman shouting slurs in a screening of Black Panther.

Former New Jersey Assembly candidate Michael Grace was in the theater when two people started yelling racial slurs including “look at these ‘n-word’” and “can you believe these ...

NJ Governor Signs Executive Order to Fly Flags at Half-Staff to Recognize Parkland Florida Victims

New Jersey Governor Phillip D. Murphy signed Executive Order No.1 on Monday ordering the flag of the United States of America and the Flag of the State of New Jersey to be flown at half-staff to recognize and mourn the passing of the victims in Parkland, FL.

The order is for all state offices, agencies and municipalities, including schools for Tuesday, Feb. 20.

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