Other NJ News

May 15, 2021

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Seton Hall University is requiring all students and employees to be vaccinated for the fall 2021 semester.  The school sent an email this week to the school community communicating the University's Executive Cabinet decision.  “We know that reaching a high vaccination level ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- Federal law enforcement officials descended on the BAPS Temple in Robbinsville on Tuesday to execute court orders on the property where workers say they were victims of human trafficking and labor abuse. Six plaintiffs have filed the lawsuit on behalf of approximately 200 other ...

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FREEHOLD, NJ - The ex-husband of a “Real Housewives of New Jersey” cast member is in real hot water. Thomas Manzo, 56, of Franklin Lakes, has been charged in a new indictment - charging as acting as an accomplice in a 2017 home invasion where the TV star Dina Manzo's current husband was beaten with ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — Stay tuned to HGTV this month as a home in Piscataway Township will be featured on an episode of House Hunters. Township officials made the announcement on Friday, declining to give details as part of a nondisclosure agreement with the show. However, viewers can tune in ...

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WAYNE, NJ — Acting U.S. Attorney, Rachael A. Honig announced the sentencing of a New Jersey couple who were involved in a “food stamps fraud scheme.” The statement released by the U.S. Attorney’s office announcing the sentencing provided the following information. Over the course of four ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ – Media reports say a Rutgers professor and doctor with expertise in infectious diseases has died while helping family in India, which is being ravaged by Covid-19. According to social media and local records, Dr. Rajendra Kapila was a resident of South Orange. New York’s ABC7, ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Federal law enforcement officials have announced charges against 22 people based in and around Paterson who are believed to be involved in the distribution of drugs including heroin, fentanyl, and cocaine base. In separate statements, acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig described ...

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STAFFORD — A local, Stafford Township School District nurse found it extremely hard to witness children wearing masks all day long in school. Her conviction became too strong to continue to keep quiet on the matter.  When she decided to do something about it, she got suspended from her job in ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — Normally this time of year, Girl Scouts spread out into the community to sell their much-sought after cookies. It is a tradition that goes back to the foundation of the scouting program. But the message Jersey City Girl Scout Troop 12026 took to the streets of downtown Jersey ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — County officials confirmed the prior suspicions of community leaders at Thursday’s Board of Commissioners meeting: the Union County jail in Elizabeth will close and inmates will be transferred to the Essex County Correctional facility in Newark. The county is entering into a ...

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"On behalf of the Board of Trustees of Fulfill, I would like to thank Kim for her service.  We wish her the best in all future endeavors," Fulfill Board Chairman Lauren Holman said in a written statement. NEPTUNE, NJ - According to multiple sources, Kim Guadagno was fired from Fulfill of ...

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MARLTON, NJ — A Burlington County man and his family are asking for the public’s help to save his life. Mark Klayman, who lives in Marlton, is in desperate need to find a kidney donor – and time is literally running out. Mark, who was diagnosed in 2009 with kidney cancer, has Stage 4 Kidney ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - A 74-year-old township is dead after a landscape mower he was repairing dropped on top of him when the cable holding the machine above him snapped, according to police. The victim was identified as John F. Levinski of Township Line Road. A neighbor found the man beneath the ...

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PATERSON, NJ - The recent reinvestment into Rescue operations, including the purchase of all new rescue rope and hardware, was put to good use early Sunday as members of the Paterson Fire Department saved a man in distress on a rocky island in the base of the Great Falls.  "Our Technical Rescue ...

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NEWARK, NJ – The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey kicked off an $84.2 million capital project this week to renovate and upgrade one of Newark Liberty International Airport’s major runways.  The project is planned to generate more than $144 million in economic activity for the region and ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - A cyber attack shut down the entire township school system on Monday with local and federal investigators working to pinpoint the source and what, if any damage has been caused to the computer network which is utilized by thousands of students, teachers and support staff ...

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Student debt tax relief in American Rescue Plan paves way for federal action U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) and U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) today were joined by students, administrators, and higher education advocates at Montclair State University to highlight the student loan debt ...

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WAYNE, NJ — A township man was arrested last week in connection with the strangling of a Burger King employee on Route 23 South, police said. A fellow employee intervened during the assault and the suspect fled. He was later found and arrested by Wayne Police, according to police. Detective ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Christopher Joseph Quaglin of East Brunswick, NJ  has been arrested and charged by the United States Department of Justice for his involvement in the January 6, 2021, insurrection at the United States Capitol.  Quaglin faces charges that include Assaulting, Resisting or ...

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MANAHAWKIN, NJ - Michael Sweigart, a Manahawkin inventor and businessman will be featured on ABC's Shark Tank this Friday, April 9 at 8 p.m. ET for his "Furzapper" product.  "FurZapper was originally (and accidentally) created for my own use, to solve the issue of pet hair all over my family's ...

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NEWARK, NJ  – Newark Penn Station is on track towards becoming a more reliable and sustainable travel hub as Gov. Phil Murphy on Tuesday introduced the first fleet of dual-powered locomotives to the city.  Standing on the Track A platform, Murphy introduced just one of 25 new diesel-electric ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ -- State police are investigating the death of a Scotch Plains man who fell from an overpass onto a Nissan headed south on the Garden State Parkway during the evening rush hour on Thursday, April 1.  According to RLS Media, Joshua Goldberg, 21, sustained fatal injuries near ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced overnight closures on I-78 westbound express as the CR 577/Main Street bridge deck replacement project advances in Springfield, Union County. Beginning at 11 p.m. tonight, Monday, March 29, until 5 a.m.

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This is an update to the kayaker who went missing yesterday. The body of the kayaker who went missing yesterday was discovered last night by a fisherman near Hartshorne Woods and recovered by the NJ State Marine Police Division. The identity was not disclosed, but was said to be a Fair Haven ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ  – Rutgers University will require the COVID-19 vaccine for students who are enrolled for the 2021 fall semester. Assurances from the federal government that vaccines will be available for all Americans by the end of May and assessments by public health experts prompted ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The owner of hundreds of rental units scattered across 18 residential properties in Elizabeth has been arrested and criminally charged with coercing more than a dozen of his tenants into sexual acts in exchange for financial relief, acting Union County Prosecutor Lyndsay V. Ruotolo ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- With each holiday's arrival, one constant in Bloomfield is an imaginative scene on display in front of 226 Lakewood Drive   From elaborate Christmas displays to an essential workers tribute during the pandemic, resident James Joanow utilizes mannequins to help celebrate the ...

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BURLINGTON COUNTY, NJ -- First Lady Dr. Jill Biden will be visiting New Jersey on Monday as her first stop in the "Help is Here" tour touting the recently enacted American Recovery Act. The First Lady will be joined in Burlington County by Governor Phil Murphy to underscore the impact of the ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The Brick City’s very own Queen Latifah returned to Newark on Tuesday as the film/television star received her COVID-19 vaccine, encouraging residents to follow suit.   As the Newark native arrived at Essex County College on West Market Street, she was joined by county and local ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Embattled Paterson City Councilmen Michael Jackson and Alex Mendez have been indicted by a state grand jury on charges of election fraud and other offenses related to the May 12, 2020 special election in the City of Paterson, Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced ...

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