Other NJ News

January 19, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Citing its centralized location, easy access to highways and proximity to the Somerville train station, New Jersey Rep.Tom Malinowski (D-7th) has opened a temporary district office in Somerville at 58 E. Main St. to handle constituent needs. The flagship District Office will be ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Catholic priest who served at Rutgers University in the 1970s was on the list of 50 clergy members that a regional Jesuit organization this week say were credibly accused of child sex abuse. On Tuesday, the Northeast Province of the Jesuits, which represents the Roman ...

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NEWARK, NJ - The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office is investigating an apparent suicide that occurred in the Bloomfield Police Department overnight. The preliminary investigation indicates that retired Newark Police Lt. Patrick Montella shot himself in the Bloomfield Headquarters while being ...

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SHORT HILLS, NJ - The Essex County Prosecutor's Office (ECPO) confirmed on Wednesday afternoon that the body of a 76-year-old woman has been found near the intersection of Woodland and Chatham Road in Short Hills. She was pronounced dead at the scene, according to ECPO reports. At this time, ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — International activist Marley Dias, a freshman at West Orange High School (WOHS), was recently named to “Time” magazine's list of "Top 25 Most Influential Teens of 2018” in addition to being previously named to “Ebony 100's” Power 100 list as a Community Crusader. Dias, who at ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Property and violent crime in Newark is down 15 percent from last year, and city officials say it is due to more community policing and collaborative work with local, state and federal authorities. Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose said 2018's numbers show the lowest dip in ...

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NEW YORK, NY - Getting into New York City on the weekends just continues to get harder.  With the approach to the Lincoln Tunnel under construction as part of a multi-year project, mass transit would be the advisable way to get to downtown NY.  Until now. Starting Saturday, January 5, PATH’s ...

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NEW YORK CITY, NJ - Celgene Corporation, the global biotechnology company based in Summit that discovers, develops and commercializes medicines for cancer and inflammatory disorders, is set to be acquired by Bristol-Myers Squibb in a cash and stock deal valued at approximately $74 billion. The ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ -  One of Hunterdon’s most storied and iconic stores is closing up shop and going out of business. Flemington Furs announced its closing in a letter to its customers. “After 98 years of being a family held business, we will be closing our doors and liquidating our entire ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - A 34-year-old Somerville man faces charges of attempted murder and aggravated arson after police say he intentionally set fire to a Hillsborough residence where his former girlfriend lived. All eight occupants of the home, including a 4-year-old, escaped unharmed, according to ...

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BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — The Federal Emergency Management Agency has resumed the sale of new flood insurance policies and the renewal of expiring policies during the partial government shutdown — reversing its decision that was met with a deluge of criticism by the insurance and real estate ...

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NUTLEY, NJ -  The Nutley Police Department is asking for the public's assistance to locate a 58 year-old Nutley resident who was last seen in Belleville shortly after midnight on Dec 27. Donald Ziccaro was reported missing on Fri. Dec. 28 by his daughter. She last say him on Wed. Dec. 26, and ...

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WASHINGTON, DC — New Jersey’s commercial and recreational fishing industries ranks among the top 10 nationally in terms of revenues and employment, according to the latest report by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. In 2016, both saltwater fishing industries in the state ...

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NJ Department of Human Services filed a public comment opposing the proposed rule that would negatively impact New Jerseyans’ health and well-being (TRENTON) – The New Jersey Department of Human Services filed a public comment strongly opposing the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s draft ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. – She lived frugally, her niece told Borough Council yesterday. And she lived “very privately.” But after Jane Kitchin died at age 96, some are now discovering she was the millionaire next door. Among the beneficiaries: Flemington Free Public Library, Mayor-elect Betsy Driver ...

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COLTS NECK, NJ - 'Give Him Death' sums up a call to action by lawmakers in District 24 in the wake of the devastating loss of Keith, Jennifer, Jesse and Sophia Caneiro. In the wake of the tragic murder of a Colts Neck family, Senator Steven Oroho and Assemblymen Parker Space and Harold Wirths ...

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CLARK, NJ – One of three winning Jersey Cash 5 tickets from the Saturday, Dec. 1, drawing was sold at the ACME on Raritan Road in Clark, according to officials at the NJ Lottery. The winners matched five numbers and will be sharing the $258.111 jackpot, making each ticket worth $86,037. The ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Days after swastikas were found on the walls of Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School (LCJMS), Summit High School Principal Stacy Grimaldi has notified both students and parents that the images have also been found carved into the stalls in a boys bathroom in the Kent Place Boulevard ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Union County Freeholder Rebecca Williams presented a resolution to Jennifer Popper of Plainfield on Wednesday, congratulating her on walking over 800 miles from Union County to Maine over the summer to honor her late husband, Michael, and to raise awareness of the East Coast ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — A male was shot in the wrist at The Mills at Jersey Gardens on Black Friday evening according to a statement released by Mayor Christian Bollwage. The mall was evacuated, he said. According to Bollwage, the victim was in the hallway near Tommy Hilfiger and Marshalls when he was ...

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COLTS NECK, NJ - The Colts Neck arson and murder case is deepening as Keith Caneiro's brother is charged with trying to burn his own home down earlier in the day in Ocean Township. The brother, Paul Caneiro, sits in a jail cell. He has now gotten a lawyer. He looked to one who used to work in the ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — After being stranded on school buses for nearly five hours in a powerful snowstorm, students are reportedly being moved to safe locations, the West Orange mayor wrote in a Facebook post around 9 p.m. Thursday. “The township is currently moving all children off stranded school ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Amazon today announced its picks (yes plural) for its second headquarters, and it wasn’t Newark. The corporate giant selected Long Island City and Arlington, Va. for the company's new headquarters. The company also selected Nashville for a new operations center, which will handle ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township Police are asking for assistance in identifying a man who committed a robbery at Provident Bank, on Union Avenue, Wednesday morning. According to a Facebook post from the police, the robbery occurred around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday. Anyone who can identify ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ — After a recent encounter with a 40-year-old Kenilworth man who was found to be in possession eight bottles of “Catnip Cocktail,” the Fairfield Police Department is warning the community about an increase in the misuse of this product. Police described Catnip Cocktail as a liquid ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Help is needed! Learn how you can help save a life. Be the Match Bone Marrow Registry Drive - sponsored by BetheMatch.org will be held at 11 a.m. this Wednesday, November 14, at the Trinitas Regional Medical Center Café, located at 255 Williamson St., Elizabeth. Brian Dillagard, ...

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(TRENTON) – Discovering ways to improve and expand New Jersey Transit, legislation sponsored by Assembly Members Yvonne Lopez, Daniel Benson and Patricia Egan Jones requiring the New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJT) to establish an office of real estate economic development and transit-oriented ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  - A court order issued by Superior Court Judge Yolanda Ciccone on Election Day will effectively postpone the final results of many elections in Somerset County until Wednesday, when the Board of Elections resumes counting a record number of mail in ballots – any number of which ...

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Union County, NJ –The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is proud to join Union County College for a special screening of “Love Wins” followed by a discussion with filmmaker Robin Kampf, and “Love Wins” co-stars Jan Moore and Emily Sonnessa. The event, free and open to the public, will ...

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        SOMERVILLE, NJ – A 52-year-old Hillsborough man has been charged with at least three bank robberies in central New Jersey over the past month, and may face additional charges as a ...

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