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Kids' Slime-Making Craze Causes Local Glue Shortage

February 24, 2017

WESTFIELD, NJ — Having trouble finding school glue and borax locally? Blame it on the slime-making craze that has  kids and parents buying up the ingredients as fast as stores can stock their shelves.

Petra Guglielmetti, a Westfield mom of three, said she learned about the slime craze after daughter’s first-grade teacher sent home notes asking her to bring in more ...

Online Commications with Girl, 8, Leads to Porn Charges Against Bronx Suspect

SOMERVILLE, NJ –What police describe as sexually-explicit communications on a website between an 8-year-old Franklin Township girl and a Bronx man has led to several pornography charges being filed against the suspect, 31-year-old Efrain A. Martinez of Sampson Avenue in The Bronx.

Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson provided the following details:

Franklin Township ...

Defiant First Appearance By Man Charged With Attack On Catholic Bishop In Newark Offers Clues To Motive

In a defiant first appearance at Essex County Superior Court in Newark, the man charged with the shocking attack on an auxiliary bishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark last weekend offered possible clues about what provoked him.

"I'm the Reverend Charles Miller, and I am who I am," said Miller, 48, of Newark, whose description included several expletives. "And ...

Auxiliary Catholic Bishop of Newark Assaulted During Mass in Cathedral

NEWARK, NJ - A day meant to venerate a hero of Newark's Latino community ended in shock and horror when an auxiliary bishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark was punched in the face during Mass at Newark's Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart. 

The Most Reverend Manuel A. Cruz, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Newark, was offering opening prayers at a Saturday ...

Real Housewives of NJ Star Melissa Gorga to Reopen Business Saturday

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Envy by Melissa Gorga will reopen on Saturday after having been closed for over a month due to unique unforseen circumstances.

She recently announced on her Instagram and Facebook page that she will reopen this weekend and will be in the store greeting customers from 12-3 p.m. 

Envy opened last spring and was featured on the runway during Montclair Fashion ...

Two Attempted Abductions Reported in Montclair on Tuesday

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Two incidents of attempted abduction were reported in Montclair on Tuesday, Jan. 17, confirmed law enforcement officials, who also released a sketch of the suspect.

Montclair police officials released the following statement: 

On 1/13/2017 at approximately 1600 hours, Montclair Police Department responded to a report of an attempted luring in the ...

Bill to Allow School Nurses to Administer Naloxone Advances

School nurses would be permitted to administer an opioid antidote to a student or staff member who overdoses under legislation sponsored by Senator Christopher “Kip” Bateman and advanced on Jan. 12 by the Senate Education Committee.

S-2635 would also require high schools, and permit any other schools, to maintain a supply of naloxone hydrochloride. The bill provides immunity ...

Woodland Park Police Recover Body in Morris Canal

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - A body was recovered by authorities Friday morning in a section of a stream located in the Morris Canal. Police closed off the area located behind the American Legion Hall on Mount Pleasant Avenue, where they were investigating the scene. 

According to Detective Lt. John Uzzalino, police received a call at approximately 8:30 a.m. that a body was found in the ...

Lance Sworn to Office by House Speaker Paul Ryan

WASHINGTON - New Jersey Rep. Leonard Lance (R-7th) was joined by his wife, Heidi Rohrbach, as he took the oath of office as a member of the 115th US Congress Tuesday.  The oath was administered by House Speaker Paul Ryan.

“My work in Washington will focus on the priorities of New Jersey families: a better healthcare system, lower taxes, greater wages and a brighter future ...

New Jersey Lawmakers Delay Vote on Digital Legal Notices; Governor Christie Still in Favor of Measure

TRENTON, NJ – New Jersey lawmakers last week delayed their vote on a measure that would allow legal notices to be published digitally on Internet websites. The legislators pushed off action until after the holidays.

The proposal, opposed by print newspapers, would end print media’s lucrative monopoly on publishing paid legal notices, a steady source of revenue for print ...

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