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May 4, 2018

KENILWORTH, NJ – Kenilworth Schools Superintendent Thomas Tramaglini is on paid leave of absence following his recent arrest in Holmdel, where he is accused of defecating on or near the Holmdel High School athletic fields. The 42-year-old Tramaglini was charged with lewdness, littering and ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced that a prominent Ocean County attorney who hosted a radio show and taught seminars on elder law was indicted today on charges that he stole approximately $1.9 million from elderly clients. The victims generally did not have close relatives ...

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UPDATE- Several sources familiar with Sunday’s tragic accident have identified the fallen officer as Tamby Yagan, a 13-year veteran of the Paterson Police Department. PATERSON, NJ- On what Paterson Superior Officers Association President Mason Maher called “a sad day for Paterson” a city police ...

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CHERRY HILL, NJ -  The Editor-in-Chief of The East Brunswick Sentinel, The North Brunswick Sentinel, and The Cranbury Press  has been charged with possession of child pornography following a legal search of his home yesterday. Timothy Ronaldson, 35, of Cherry Hill, has been charged with ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Township Mayor Curt Ritter began the new year by pledging to oppose Gov. Phil Murphy's plan to legalize the recreational use of marijuana and Thursday night he followed through by voting to adopt an ordinance that prohibits "marijuana cultivation, production testing, ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — An estimated 4,000 people of all ages attended March for Our Lives in Westfield Saturday. The student-led march, which called on the US government for stricter gun laws and memorialized the 17 people killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida last month, was of ...

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TAPintoTravels - Bruce Springsteen's historic sold-out series of performances of his one man show “Springsteen On Broadway” at Jujamcyn's Walter Kerr Theatre will be extended through a final New York City show December 15, 2018.  Eighty-one additional shows will go on sale for performances July ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - A 17-year-old high school student was escorted from school yesterday by police who found a loaded 9mm semi-automatic pistol in his back pack along with narcotics, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson. Robertson said the initial investigation by law ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - Hillary Rodham Clinton will discuss American democracy and its institutions, her political career and her role in the women’s political movement during a public conversation March 29 hosted by the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University-New Brunswick. Clinton, a ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Parents and members of the Westfield community are reacting to word that a swastika was found in a bathroom at Franklin Elementary School Wednesday. The school’s principal, Eileen Cambria, sent a letter to parents (shared with TAPinto Westfield by the district), in which she said ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - A 17-year-old male Franklin High School student was taken into custody and charged with possession of a firearm, according to a news release.  "On Friday, Feb. 23, at approximately 11:30 a.m., members of the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Organized Crime and Narcotics Task ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Did a bus fatally strike a female in Montclair on Saturday evening? According to published reports, a DeCamp bus may have been responsible for the fatal strike of a woman in her mid 20's.  The incident occurred near the intersection of Mt. Hebron Rd. and Grove St., confirmed ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan and Springfield Police Chief John Cook jointly announced Friday that Edward Raskin, 55, of Chatham Township, Morris County was charged with second-degree sexual assault and fourth-degree criminal sexual contact. Raskin is a ...

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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 ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Elizabeth School District has reported that one student has died from Influenza (Flu). “It is with great sadness that I must report to you that the Elizabeth School District has lost one of its own,”  Elizabeth Superintendent of Schools Olga Hugelmeyer wrote in a letter to ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Frank Lautenberg, New Jersey’s longest-serving U.S. senator, left an outsize imprint on state politics and national policy by the time he died while in office, in 2013. His papers, now curated and maintained by the Rutgers University Libraries, encompass 2,250 boxes of hats, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - For over a decade, women’s rights activist Tarana Burke has been using the phrase “Me Too” to bring light to sexual abuse faced by women of color. Burke had been using the phrase years before Twitter and before the concept of hashtags, and instead the term was passed around ...

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UNION, NJ – Firefighters found a body inside a burning vehicle in Union Friday morning, accordng to acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan. The Union County Homicide Task Force is investigating the incident. The identity of the deceased and the cause of the fire were not yet to be ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - ​Gov. Phil Murphy used the Hub City as the backdrop to announce a new figure who​ will take the helm at NJ Transit, the statewide mass transit agency which has fallen from grace over the past several years. Kevin S. Corbett, vice president of the engineering and ...

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MORRISTOWN -- Longtime U.S. Representative and Appropriations Committee Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-11) has announced that he will not seek re-election this year, according to multiple media reports. Facing a spirited challenge in the upcoming general election, Rep. Frelinghuysen's ...

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NEWARK, NJ – The leader of one of Newark’s most violent street gangs on Friday admitted his role in five murders, an armed carjacking, an armed robbery of a drug dealer, two counts of assault with a deadly weapon and drug conspiracy as part of a racketeering conspiracy involving the South Side ...

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  SOMERVILLE, NJ - An event photographer/videographer has been charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child, 3rd Degree, by the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office. Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson identified the suspect as Paulo Henrique Amorim,  26, of Sanford Avenue, ...

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NEW YORK, NY - In the summer of 2017, a New Jersey man went to Disney World wearing a shirt with a message; he needed a kidney, and his blood type and phone number were printed on his T-shirt. Thanks to another Disney fan in the Magic Kingdom, one picture went viral, and their story was picked ...

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UNION, NJ - Two people were injured after the ceiling collapsed at the Galloping Hill Caterers at 5-Points on Saturday night.  Union Fire Dept. was dispatched to the scene at approximately 11:30 p.m. On arrival, firemen discovered a 10 x 20 foot suspended ceiling had collapsed. Fire personnel ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - As many as 50,000 residences lost power Friday morning across New Jersey.due to weather related issues and salt corroding equipment. Volatile temperatures were one of the weather related problems.  Temperatures reached into the 60’s after a period of subfreezing weather earlier ...

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GLEN RIDGE, NJ - Glen Ridge resident and 1952 Olympian, Horace Ashenfelter III passed away on January 6 at the age of 94, less than a month before his 95th birthday. Ashenfelter was an American athlete most known for competing in international athletics from 1947 to 1956. During his tenure, he ...

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RARITAN TWP., NJ – This is a story about Scruffles and it is not a happy one. Scruffles was an 8-year-old bulldog, a pet loved by Danielle DiNapoli and her family. Their story has gone viral on Facebook with more than 14,000 shares and nearly 10,000 comments, leading DiNapoli to create a ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - New Jersey Governor-elect Phil Murphy will attend the Jan. 5 Somerset County Freeholders reorganization meeting for the ceremonial swearing-in of Somerset County Clerk Steve Peter. The meeting begins at 3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 5 in the historic Somerset County Courthouse, 35 East ...

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LONG BRANCH – What was supposed to be time of reflection, renewal and looking to the future became an evening of horror for a Long Branch family as four people were found shot to death with a licensed and registered semi-automatic weapon at 635 Wall Street in Long Branch NJ.  With about fifteen ...

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This story was updated at 12:22 p.m. CRANFORD, NJ – An elderly woman and her two dogs are dead after a fire early Saturday morning tore through a home on the border of Cranford and Garwood, according to Batallion Chief Andrew Stratton of the Cranford Fire Department. The name of the victim ...

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