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Somerville School Superintendent: No Threats Credible

December 10, 2018

SOMERVILLE, NJ - A nerve-wracking week filled with false rumors that had the entire Somerville High School community on edge has ended, with Superintendent of Schools Dr. Tim Teehan once again reaching out to students, teachers and parents to reassure them that all threats of violence have been investigated and that there is no credible evidence to back up the threats.

Somerville Police and ...

Woman Tries to Lure Hillsborough Boy into Pick-up Truck

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Police say a woman driving a late model pick-up truck tried to lure a young boy into the vehicle as he was walking home from a school bus stop on Dec. 5.

The incident occurred around 4:10 p.m. in the vicinity of 117 Bluebird Drive, according to police.

The age of the boy was not disclosed by police

The boy got off the bus at Auten Road and Bluebird Drive and was ...

Rumors Persist, Somerville Police, School Officials Reassure Nervous Students, Parents

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Schools Supt. Dr. Timothy Teehan continues to battle rumors while trying to ease the concerns of students, parents and staff regarding threats of violence that have been directed at individual students and Somerville High School by phone and online social media platforms over the past week.

Somerville Police have deemed the rumors unfounded, according to Teehan.

Teehan sent ...

Update: Somerville Schools Superintendent Provides Timeline of Phone Calls, Instagram Messages

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Superintendent of Schools Dr. Timothy Teehan has released the following update and timeline concerning the phone calls and Instagram messages received by some Somerville High School students over the weekend and on Monday:

The Somerset County Prosecutor's Office and Somerville Police Department are conducting an investigation into the incidents

Dear Staff, Students, ...

Residents Input Wanted About New Brunswick Police For Accreditation Review

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - City residents this Sunday can give their opinions about New Brunswick police when a team of assessors begin examining the department for the required re-accreditation process.

Assessors from New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police (NJSACOP) will begin an on-site review of the department Sunday and will accept comments from community members.

Residents and ...

South Brunswick Police Make Arrest in Attempted Child Luring Incident

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - A brave young girl kept herself safe by keeping her wits and being observant avoiding an attempted child-luring near Davidison Mill Road in South Brunswick earlier this week.

South Brunswick Police Chief Raymond Hayducka announced Thursday that detectives had made an arrest in an attempted child luring that took place Tuesday afternoon. Police were called at 3:30 ...

New Brunswick Police Conduct Emergency Response Drill at Hospital

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - City police will conduct an emergency response drill today in and around the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital from 6 to 9 p.m.

New Brunswick police will conduct the exercise in collaboration with Rutgers police and the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office.

Officers will conduct the drill throughout the New Brunswick campus of the hospital and around the ...

New Brunswick replacing city's oldest fire engine

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The city's oldest fire engine has been in use since 1997, but it is about to be retired.

City council members recently voted to spend $423,924 to buy a new fire engine with pumper options.

Currently, the fire department has six pumpers trucks, two ladder trucks and a reserve fire engine, said fire Chief Robert Rawls.

One of those pumper trucks is about 10 years ...

Somerville Police Collect Toys/Gifts for Foster & Adoptive Family Services

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Santa Claus has reached out to Somerville elementary school students and the Somerville Police Department to help him collect and distribute toys this Christmas on behalf of Foster and Adoptive Family Services.

This is the 12th year that the Somerville Policemen's Benevolent Association Chapter #147 has participated in the statewide event with other PBA locals.

Students ...

Police Seeking Help in Finding Missing Woman

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Police today issued an alert for help in finding a 31-year-old New Brunswick woman facing medical problems.

Betsy Nemes was last seen on Harmony Street in Piscataway.

Nemes is described as 5-feet, 7-inches tall, and weighing about 135 pounds.

Authorities said Nemes takes medicine for depression and PTSD.

Police ask that anybody with information about her call 911 ...

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