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Millburn/Short Hills Commuters Will No Longer See Exact Change Lanes on Major Toll Plazas

September 18, 2018

BARNEGAT, NJ — Exact change lanes on the Garden State Parkway’s major toll plazas are soon to be a memory. But they will remain at all but one of the toll road’s 23 entrance and exit ramps.

The automatic coin machines at all 11 “mainland barrier” plazas, including Asbury Park in Monmouth County and Toms River and Barnegat in Ocean County, will be removed and ...

Ex Rutgers Football Player Devera Released Without Bail on Fraud Charges

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - One of the eight former Rutgers University football players facing charges from a credit card fraud scheme was released from jail today without bail after a brief court hearing in which the defendant appeared via a video connection from the county jail.

Brendan Devera, 18, stood before the camera in the Middlesex County Adult Corrections Center wearing jail-issued ...

Eight Rutgers Football Players Charged in Credit Card Scheme

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Eight Rutgers University football players face charges for a credit card fraud scheme, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey said today. The defendants are charged with conspiracy to commit third-degree theft by deception, Carey said in a joint statement issued with Rutgers Police Chief Kenneth Cop.

Two of the men, Kai Gray, 21, of Union, and ...

Sting Operation by New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs, Catches 29 Unlicensed Movers

NEWARK – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and the Division of Consumer Affairs today announced that 29 unlicensed movers have been issued Notices of Violation (“NOVs”) as a result of “Operation Mother’s Attic, a State-led undercover sting targeting public movers suspected of operating without licenses. Each unlicensed mover was also assessed a $2,500 civil ...

Springfield School Board Official Named President of NJASBO

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Matthew A. Clarke, the secretary and business administrator (BA) of the Springfield Board of Education has been named President of the New Jersey Association of School Business Officials (NJASBO) for the 2018-2019 school year.

The New Jersey Association of School Business Officials (NJASBO) is a professional association that comprises individuals who administer or supervise a ...

NJ Young Adult is Crowned “Best Bowler in the Nation” at the Special Olympics USA Games in Seattle

SEATTLE, WA - Justin Malfitano of East Brunswick recently represented the state of New Jersey at the Special Olympics USA Games in Seattle earlier in July for bowling. He beat the national favorite in the Men’s High-Performance division to be named the best bowler in the nation taking home a gold medal, also earning him a front-page article in the Seattle Times Sports section. He also ...

Mountainside Police Chief, Detective Sergeant Retire; Lieutenant Suspended Without Pay

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – Mayor Paul Mirabelli read a statement regarding the allegations of misconduct within the Mountainside Police Department at the Monday, July 23 meeting. During the public comment session several residents came forward with concerns of the lawsuits’ impact on property taxes.

Mirabelli stated that the borough has filed disciplinary charges against Lieutenant Thomas ...

New Jersey Olympian Sydney McLaughlin Turns Pro, Signs With Talent Agency WME

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Olympian and Union Catholic High School alum Sydney McLaughlin, who turned pro after one of the greatest "one and done" seasons in NCAA Track and Field history at the University of Kentucky, has signed with talent agency WME (William Morris Endeavor), according to a report in Sports Business Daily. McLaughlin turned pro after a dazzling freshman year at ...

Kenilworth Superintendent, Accused of Defacating on Holmdel Track, Resigns

KENILWORTH, NJ - A little more than three months since being arrested on charges of lewdness, public defecation, and littering, Kenilworth Superintendent Dr. Thomas Tramaglini has tendered, and the Kenilworth Board of Education has accepted, his resignation, effective September 30, 2018. 

In a story that went global, Tramaglini was arrested in Holmdel on ...

Chatham Township Police Seek Help Identifying Lafayette School Vandals Caught on Surveillance Tape; DWI Charge

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Township police are seeking help in identifying three unknown individuals who caused thousands of dollars worth of damage to the back of Lafayette School on July 12.

Security cameras captured photos of the vandals during the 3 a.m. mischief behind Lafayette School, where a small fire was started and windows were broken.

The report prepared by Chatham Township ...


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