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Hit-And-Run Reported Near Holy Trinity School in Westfield

October 16, 2018

WESTFIELD, NJ – Police are looking into a potential hit-and-run involving a 17-year-old struck in a crosswalk near Holy Trinity School on Monday.

The youth was not injured in the morning incident during which the driver of a Jeep SUV gave the signal for the teenager to cross, but then struck the youth’s backpack as she was exiting a parking lot on Watterson Street near Rahway ...

Despite Rain, Sun Shines Down on Mountainside Runners

“Some people walk in the rain, others just get wet.” Roger Miller  

It might have been raining in Mountainside (again), but like Mayor Paul Mirabelli said in his opening statement at the Borough’s annual Cop Trot, “The sun is still shining on Mountainside.” 

More than 100 runners completed the 5K course on Saturday, orchestrated by members ...

Berkeley Heights Police, School District Receive COPS Grant to Increase School Security

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Congressman Leonard Lance (R-7) personally delivered a $297,673 grant from the Department of Justice Congressman office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), to Berkeley Heights on Thursday afternoon.The grant will fund training of staff and students on security measures and add security enhancements to the district’s schools.

Attending the ...

Technology Helps Police Identify Man Involved in Motor Vehicle Burglaries in Four Counties


MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – An Irvington man has been charged in connection with several motor vehicle burglaries that happened in the borough on Sept. 8 and Sept. 11. 

According to a release from Mountainside Acting Police Chief Lt. Joseph Giannuzzi, Jonathan Joseph, 24, was arrested by Woodbridge Police after committing more than 40 burglaries to motor vehicles over the course of ...

UPDATE, Service Restored from Earlier NJ Transit Gladstone Line Suspension

UPDATE at 5:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018: Service restored with no delays reported.

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - There is no service for the NJ Transit Gladstone line in both directions between Gladstone to Summit due to overhead wire power issues. 

For latest updates, visit NJ Transit.com.

Police: Crossing Guard OK after Westfield Hit-And-Run

Thursday's pedestrian-involved crash is the third such incident to happen at the intersection since 2012.

WESTFIELD, NJ – A crossing guard hit by a car near Edison Intermediate School escaped serious injury Thursday morning in what has been a series of pedestrian-involved crashes at the intersection.

The driver of a black sedan ignored the guard’s signal to stop at ...

Assault Reported at Runnells -- Injuries Unknown

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ --  Breaking News Network, (BNN) reports four victims of an assault at Runnells Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare have been transported.

The first report indicated there were "multiple assault victims," at the "Cornerstone West" unit in the rehab facility located at 40 Watchung Way. Cornerstone is the Behavioral Health Hospital of ...

Pedestrian In Critical Condition After Being Struck on Route 22 Early Sunday Morning

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – A 24-year-old Mountainside resident is in critical condition at University Medical Center in Newark after being struck by a vehicle while walking on Route 22 in the early morning hours of Sunday, Sept. 9.

Police gave the following account of the incident:

At about 1:09 a.m. Sunday, a 24-year-old Mountainside resident was walking along Route 22 East, near the ...

First Responders Treated to a Barbecue at Arbor Terrace Mountainside on September 12

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – Who doesn’t like a free lunch? The offer to participate in the “BBQ for Badges” at Arbor Terrace Mountainside went out to first responders throughout the area a few weeks ago and, as expected, police officers, firefighters and EMTs dropped in from 11 a.m.to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 12.

And, no one should be surprised that each group that spoke to ...

Seton Hall Student Who Died on Tuesday Identified as Julian M. Mislavsky of Morristown

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The Seton Hall University student who died from injuries sustained when he fell from the campus' parking deck on Tuesday afternoon has been identified as Julian M. Mislavsky in a letter to the Seton Hall community from Interim President Mary J. Meehan.

Mislavsky was a senior at Seton Hall and was from Morristown, stated Meehan. 

"We will have ...


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Take Safety Into Your Own Hands This October During National Fire Prevention Month

October 5, 2018

Are your friends and family prepared in the event of a fire?  October is Fire Prevention Month, the perfect time to learn about fire safety and develop a plan if danger strikes.

In an effort to help families easily find fire safety information and learn more about the benefit of fire sprinklers, the New Jersey Fire Sprinkler Advisory Board (NJFSAB) has created a special web resource page ...