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Bridgewater Police: Avoid Mall for Ongoing Police Investigation

June 14, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Commons Mall is asking people to stay away from the Bridgewater Commons Mall until further notice for a police investigation, according to a Nixle alert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

According to the alert, there is an ongoing police investigation and people are being asked to avoid the mall.

Witnesses have reported seeing police cars and helicopters in the area of ...

Student Arrested in Protest at Rep. Lance's Office

WESTFIELD, NJ — Seventeen-year-old Summit High School student Ben Schachter was taken away in handcuffs Tuesday during a gun safety “die-in” protest led by local high school students at Rep. Leonard Lance's Westfield office. Lance was not present at the office at the time.

“We are organizing this ‘die-in’ at Congressman Lance’s office to ...

Head of Radiation Oncology at Overlook, Dr. Schwartz, Joins Ranks of Cancer Survivors

SUMMIT, NJ –  Sally Barmakian of Morristown, who was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, has enjoyed 10 more birthdays since her diagnosis. She frequently attends the annual National Cancer Survivor’s Day celebration at Overlook Medical Center. These celebrations are “such a positive, warm experience. Everyone is really supportive,” she said.

On Saturday, ...

Hillsborough HS Teacher Suspended after Arrest for Alleged Sexual Relationship with Student

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 Shindle, 27, of Plainsboro, has been charged with two second-degree counts of endangering the ...

Jewish Transgender Activist Abby Stein Speaks at Summit's Congregation Beth Hatikvah June 10

SUMMIT, NJ - Congregation Beth Hatikvah (CBH) will celebrate 'LGBTQ Pride Month' with a visit from Abby Stein, who will share her unusual and inspirational story of transition from Hasidic rabbi to transgender activist during a wine and cheese reception held June 10 at 4:30 p.m.

Stein, a direct descendant of the Baal Shem Tov -- founder of the Hasidic movement ...

Missing Clifton Man Safely Found

CLIFTON, NJ-- Yesterday we posted an article about Thomas F. Podschelne, a missing Clifton resident who was last seen by family and friends at the Clifton Stop and Shop on June 1st.  His family was looking for any information regarding the whereabouts of their relative.  We have been notified that Thomas was found safe.  TAPinto has no further details of what his location ...

Missing Person Alert-Have you seen Thomas?

Clifton, NJ-  Clifton Police and the family of Thomas F. Podschelne are asking for your help in locating him.  He suffers from severe PTSD and has been missing since around 8 AM on June 1, 2018,  He is believed to still be in the North Jersey area. He is likely traveling on foot wearing all black with tan military boots and was last seen wearing the same ...

Court Orders Township to Release Documents After TAPinto Suit

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP (Somerset County), NJ - A Superior Court Judge ordered the township to turn over documents relating to notification of a discrimination lawsuit to the TAP Into Franklin Township online newspaper, court records show.

"At a time when public confidence in our government and institutions is waning, it is important to restore trust in these institutions,” TAPinto CEO, ...

Tour of Somerville: Photo Finish Win for Van Gelder in Women's Race; Last Second Surge in Men's Race

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Had there been more tread on the front tire of Colleen Gulick's bicycle, Laura Van Gelder might not have won her record-setting fifth Tour of Somerville.

Side-by-side, wheel-to-wheel, Van Gelder, 54, won by the narrowest of margins in the Mildred Kugler 25-mile Women's Pro event in a dramatic photo finish, successfully defending the title she won in 2017. She ...

Offshore Drilling Endangers 2 National Parks in New Jersey

SPOILED PARKS: NEW REPORT SPOTLIGHTS THREAT OF TRUMP’S EXPANDED OFFSHORE DRILLING TO 68 COASTAL NATIONAL PARKS 

 Acadia, Fort Sumter, Everglades, Olympic National Parks and Others in 18 States at Risk; Huge Potential Impact Seen on $5.7 Billion in Coastal Park Economic Output, 84 Million Annual Visits, and 60,000 Jobs.

WASHINGTON, DC – The Trump ...

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