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October 19, 2018

FAR HILLS, NJ – State, County and local law enforcement agencies plan a coordinated crackdown on underage drinking at Saturday's Far Hills Race Meeting. Police will conduct identification checks of underage individuals suspected of drinking alcoholic beverages on the race grounds. Those ...

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  HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Rohan Singh and Ritik Gupta, seniors at Hillsborough High School are helping impoverished populations in some of the most underprivileged parts of Southeast Asia by tutoring  younger students, cleaning out their closets and asking others to do the same. Through their ...

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LAVALLETTE, NJ — A New Jersey State Police helicopter flew overhead and members of the United States Coast Guard floated nearby as hundreds celebrated the grand opening of a playground recently built in Lavallette Beach in memory of Livingston resident Brendan Tevlin a little more than four years ...

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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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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University President Robert Barchi has agreed to continue in that position for two more years, university officials said. Members of the university board of governors asked him to remain at least two more years, and he agreed, officials said. “Bob Barchi has been a ...

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PATERSON, NJ- September rolled in on a violent note in the city with law enforcement officials reporting three unrelated shootings and a robbery just hours apartment Friday night into Saturday morning. According to Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Two suspects wanted in connection with the Aug. 19 murder of a North Plainfield man have been captured in Texas while trying to flee to Mexico, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson. Nelson Salomon Aquilar-Lopez, 20 and Gicsy Baleria Galindo-Acosta, ...

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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 - 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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NEWARK, NJ - A new state program will offer mediation counseling services to New Jersey residents facing foreclosure, giving them at least a fighting chance when going up against lenders during the legal process. The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency is using $1 million to fund the ...

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LITTLE FALLS/WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Heavy rain on top of already saturated grounds resulted in severe flash flooding throughout the Passaic Valley area on Saturday afternoon, Aug. 11. The Peckman River, which runs through Little Falls and Woodland Park, overflowed its banks causing flash flooding ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Mallory Rose Grossman, a girl from Rockaway, NJ, took her own life last June at the age of 12. Following this tragedy, her parents, Dianne and Seth Grossman, started a charitable foundation called Mallory’s Army. Its mission is to change behavior, provide education to ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Collectors can own a unique piece of New York Yankees history if they attend Joe Bodnar’s Sports Memorabilia Auction this weekend and are willing to dig deep in to their pockets. A pair of cleats worn by former New York Yankees relief pitcher Sparky Lyle in the early 1970s will ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - What a difference a day makes. Thursday’s round of 32, 16 scores Friday’s quarterfinal matchups (Quarterfinal winners advance to the afternoon semifinals, starting at 12:18 p.m. EDT) After the top nine and 13 of the first 14 seeds advanced to the round of 32 Wednesday, ...

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SPARTA, NJ — The Hero Club at the Joseph T. Quinlan Bereavement Center is one step closer to reality having received a donation from the Sparta Kiwanis. John Quinlan, Director of the Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice foundation, presented the program to the club at their meeting at Homers ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University Board of Governors today approved a 2.3 percent hike in tuition and fees, as well as increases for dorm rooms and meals, for the 2018-2019 academic year. The increase now brings the annual cost for undergraduate students to $14,975, which is $337 more than ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The baristas at Starbucks got some help last week right after the lunch crowd crush, with more than a dozen Hillsborough police officers in uniform helping to serve coffee, frappuccinos, shakes, cappuccinos and pastries – mixed in with some earnest conversations. Led by Police ...

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

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Over a stretch of nearly 70 years, Geoffrey the Giraffe at Toys R Us stores was the symbol of happy times for generations of children, and now he may provide those same feelings for children coming to a hospital. "From this day forward, Geoffrey stands tall in our lobby to ...

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NEWARK, NJ - A pharmaceutical company being sued by Newark for its alleged role in the overprescription of opioids just received a major tax break from the state of New Jersey. The city in 2017 sued several opioid manufacturers, including Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, for alleged “deceptive” ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The PGA of America announced that historic Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield will host two of its pillar championships: the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship in 2023 and the PGA Championship in 2029. More from the press release announcement below: Founded in 1895, Baltusrol has ...

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PATERSON, NJ- While there is no routine emergency call, the response of two Paterson firefighters to a local woman in labor took an unexpected, and frightening, turn in the early hours of Saturday. According to Paterson Fire Chief Brian McDermott, Paterson Firefighters were transporting an ...

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Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes announces the completion of “Operation Helping Hand” - a week-long operation - from June 11, 2018 through June 15, 2018 - that involved approximately 150 officers from various law enforcement agencies from Passaic, Bergen, Morris and Sussex ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ - A former Jefferson Elementary School paraprofessional has been charged with criminal behavior believed to be related to lewd photos of students at the school that were found on his cell phone after he was arrested in Morris County on an unrelated sexual charge. It also appears ...

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UPDATE: According to a Nixle alert from the Bridgewater Township Police Department at 9 p.m., the investigation at the mall has been completed, and the mall will be resuming normal business operations. Police emphasized that there is no immediate threat to the public and no injuries were ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerville Elks are hosting their annual salute to America, patriotism and the American Flag  June 15 on the green adjacent to the historic Somerset County Courthouse on East Main Street, beginning at 5 p.m. The Flag Day Country Music Festival features “Big Hix,” a ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Calls came pouring in to Caring Contact Friday after people awoke to the news of celebrity chef, author and television host Anthony Bourdain’s death by suicide, according to Executive Director Janet Sarkos. Just three days before, celebrity designer Kate Spade had also died ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK , NJ - A Hillsborough High School English teacher has been suspended following his arrest for allegedly engaging in a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old female student during a five-month period earlier this year, according to Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey.. Kenneth ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – His voice cracked with with emotion, yet he was quick to joke, pausing occasionally to wipe away a tear.  Jim Langenbach shared anecdotes and fond memories of his childhood. He spoke fondly of his best friend, Robert Scherdin, of growing up together as kids in the borough, ...

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Travis County, Texas: A former Holmdel High School student  is accused of conspiring with her boyfriend to pay someone to kill his parents in order to collect an inheritance and life insurance money, police say. Their alleged murder-for-hire plot, which led to the death of the boyfriend's father, ...

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