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Movin' Out: New Jersey Tops List of Outbound Population Migration, According to New Study

January 3, 2019

NEW JERSEY -- More residents moved out of New Jersey than any other state in 2018, with 66.8% of New Jersey moves being outbound, according to United Van Lines’ 42nd annual National Movers Study, which tracks customers’ state-to-state migration patterns over the past year.

The Garden State moved up one spot on the outbound list to No. 1 and has has ranked ...

Chatham Borough Council Votes, 5-1, to Oppose Legalization of Marijuana for Recreational Use; Want State to Slow Down

CHATHAM, NJ - The Borough of Chatham Council voted, 5-1, in favor of a resolution that opposes the state's pending vote to legalize the recreational use of marijuana at its final meeting of 2018 on Monday night.

The resolution calls for a certified copy of the resolution be sent to Gov. Phil Murphy and state legislators, including those who represent Chatham Borough and Morris ...

Bradley Funeral Home Owner Wants to Build 38 Luxury Townhomes on Main Street in Chatham; Plan Panned by Borough Council

CHATHAM, NJ - A presentation asking for a zoning overlay that would allow for 38 luxury townhomes and nine affordable housing units to be built on Main Street was met with opposition by the mayor and Borough of Chatham Council at its regular meeting Monday night.

Scott Bradley of the Bradley Funeral Home and two other Chatham property owners want to partner with AST Development to ...

Chatham Borough Council Votes Unanimously to Designate a Portion of River Road "In Need of Redevelopment"

CHATHAM, NJ - Four consecutive lots on River Road, starting from the corner of Watchung Avenue, were designated as "an area in need of redevelopment" by a 6-0 vote of the Borough of Chatham Council on Monday night.

The vote followed a public hearing held at the borough's Nov. 13 meeting, which acknowledged the Nov. 7 planning board approval, recommending the designation.

The ...

Swastikas Found on Bathroom Walls at Summit Middle School

SUMMIT, NJ - In a letter e-mailed to Summit School District parents, Superintendent of Schools June Chang has disclosed that Swastikas were found on a bathroom wall at Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School "immediately before the extended Thanksgiving weekend."

Further, Chang details that "additional offensive drawings ...

New Brunswick Mayor Backs Bill Giving Driver's Licenses to Undocumented Immigrants

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Mayor James Cahill added his support to a chorus of urban area leaders in praising a proposed state law allowing undocumented immigrants to obtain driver's licenses.

On Tuesday, state legislators introduced a bill permitting these immigrants to get licenses because many of them are already currently driving on New Jersey roads.

Cahill joined mayors from six ...

Somerset County Grand Jury Indicts Six Suspects in Murder

 

 

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – A Somerset County Grand Jury has indicted five men and one women for the murder of Nelson Noe Garcia-Lopez, 24 of North Plainfield, according to:Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

The indictments for murder and related crimes were returned on Nov. 13 against:

- Oscar Ivan Baquendo-Martinez, 23, West 4th Street, Plainfield;

- ...

Hillsborough Man Charged in Multiple Bank Robberies








 








 

 

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 police investigation continues in adjoining counties and ...

Somerville: Main Street Mural Accentuates Ongoing Artistic Renaissance

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Artist Doug Hoekzema has traveled the world painting bigger-than-life murals on the facades of commercial buildings, hotels, resorts and convention centers, but none perhaps as heartfelt as the three-story mural that emerged over the past four days on the stucco wall of  Redelico's Paint and Decorating Center at 118 W. Main St.

Roseann Woods Brown, Chief of Staff to ...

Chatham High Senior Sinha, a CHS Academic Team Member, to Appear on Jeopardy! Show

Chatham High School senior Rhea Sinha has been selected to compete in the nationally televised Jeopardy! Team Tournament, which airs from Nov. 7 to Nov. 10 Sinha’s episode will air on Nov. 12.

As part of the selection process, Sinha took an online test of 50 Jeopardy!-style questions last March after a friend from the CHS Academic Team asked all the members to take the ...

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