Other NJ News

October 16, 2018

RANDOLPH, NJ - Lindsay Ireland, a reporter who worked for several TAPinto.net sites and the Daily Record, died early Oct. 14 after being struck by a vehicle in Randolph, police said. The incident took place on Route 10 in the early morning, said Randolph police  Lt. Christopher Guiliani said ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - A Montgomery High School teacher who lives in Hillsborough has been arrested and faces charges of sending nude photos of herself and sexually-explicit messages via social media to a Montgomery High School student over a period of several months. Michelina Aichele, 29 of ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Members of the local community are expressing their outrage over racist, anti-Semitic and vulgar graffiti that was spray-painted on the outside of Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School sometime before the weekend began.  Pictures of the offensive messages spread rapidly ...

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LONG VALLEY, NJ – Those interested in checking out Meadowbrook Country Day Camp for next summer are invited to attend “Meadowfest,” a fun-filled day of fall events for prospective campers including hayrides, pumpkin picking, crafts, scavenger hunts, rides, games and prizes, face painting, apple ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University President Robert Barchi has agreed to continue in his current position for two more years, after members of the university's board of governors asked him to stay.  “Bob Barchi has been a remarkable leader for Rutgers,” board president Sandy Stewart said.  ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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PERTH AMBOY, NJ - Five mayors from northern and central New Jersey today called for passage of a state law permitting immigrants to get driver's licenses even if they are undocumented, saying it boosts public safety as well as the economy. "This is important for every resident for a better life ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Lauren Neitzke Adamo has long enjoyed hiking along trails and through forests and over rock formations largely to see the natural surroundings. “I’ve been a huge science nerd all my life,” said Adamo, who has a doctorate degree and is co-director of the Rutgers University ...

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FREEHOLD, NJ — Two Neptune teenagers have been indicted on murder and related charges in the shooting death of a 10-year-old Asbury Park boy in February, according to the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office. A Monmouth County grand jury has returned a six-count indictment charging Karon Council, ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Police Officers were dispatched to a report of a stabbing in the area of Miller Street on Monday at 10:49 p.m. The suspect is currently at large. Officers arrived to find that a 48-year-old Montclair man had been stabbed and already transported to the hospital by ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Officers from the Nutley Police Department responded to a 911 call on Sunday at 5 a.m. from a woman who was locked in the Burger King restaurant off Franklin Ave. The woman fell asleep in the ladies room sometime prior to closing and woke up only to find all of the employees gone ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Bedminster woman has died from her injuries after being struck by a car in the parking lot of the Bridgewater Commons Mall on Monday. Marion Kelley, 62, was struck by a vehicle while walking in Lot 4 near the Macy's merchandise pick up area at around 3:20 p.m. Monday. The ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - A Fatal Go-Kart Accident was reported by Holmdel Police Department on Grandview Drive.   A call listing 3 Grandview Drive was sent out regarding an unconscious victim who hit a tree on a Go-Kart. The victim's name is  Boris Serebrenik, Edgewater NJ, 60 Years ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The borough's Brookside Swim Club played host to Fitter & Faster's Swim Tour on Thursday with United States Olympian Nick Thoman taking center stage. Thoman has been involved with Fitter & Faster since its inception in 2009. Fitter & Faster provides swim clinics ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ — A 52-year-old New York man drowned in the Raritan River near Duke Island Park Wednesday in what appeared to be an accident, according to a release from Bridgewater Township Police. Fermin Franco was pronounced dead shortly after midnight July 5 at Robert Wood Johnson University ...

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CRANFORD - At 2:09 p.m., police were called to the Citgo gas station at the corner of North Avenue and Orchard Street after a box truck got wedged underneath the overhead canopy.  The driver, a 33-year old female, pulled into the station to get gas and misjudged the height of the canopy, which ...

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ELIZABETH/ROSELLE/LINDEN, NJ — Police, fire and rescue units responded to a U.S. Mail truck that apparently drove head-first into the pond in Warinanco Park on Thursday afternoon.  Sometime after 2 p.m. responders were called to the scene to find the mail truck in the water. A park worker said ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ – Police have determined that the body of a man found in a wooded area off Phillips Road Sunday night is the victim of a homicide. Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson identified the victim as Darren Fordham, 26 of Somerset. Fordham suffered multiple gunshot ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Stacy Remantas is hoping for the return of a missing painting done by her father, Peter, back in the day. Peter Remantas was a railroader with a passion for painting. After teaching a watercolor class sponsored by the Spotswood Recreation Department at the Spotswood Public Library ...

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LAKE COMO, NJ — An 18th Avenue resident woke up early on Sunday, June 10 to quite a mess, and it wasn’t the empty bottles, cans and other debris that litter the front lawns of Lake Como homes on a typical weekend during the summer. The homeowner not only found an unknown man sleeping inside his ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - As of 11:30 a.m. Friday, the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office was still reviewing surveillance footage regarding the fight that broke out at the Bridgewater Commons Mall Thursday evening. According to Det. Jeanne Trillhaase, with the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office, they ...

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