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Roxbury Amateur Radio Expert Readies for Weekend of Roughing It

June 22, 2017

ROXBURY, NJ - A Roxbury based group of amateur (“ham”) radio operators is looking for new members and its founder is inviting the public to participate in this weekend’s American Radio Relay League Field Day to get a taste of things at their worst.

 At the event, amateur radio operators will stay outdoors and work around the clock to set up field radio communication ...

Springfield Man Charged In Microcap Stock Manipulation Scheme

NEWARK, NJ – Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick announced that the owner of a purported business consulting firm was arrested today for operating a $1.1 million scheme that artificially inflated the stock price of a publicly traded company he controlled.

According to the announcement, Springfield resident, James Farinella, 46, is charged with one count of securities fraud.  ...

Family Searching for Lost Parakeet Believed to be Adopted by Someone Else at Pet Store

On May 31 our beloved adopted parakeet Pablo slipped out of our garage door. Our friends and family have searched all over for him.

 He has a partner, Sunny, who is devastated he's gone — along with five young babies  — not to mention a 9-year-old girl who adores and cries for him every night. 

Amazingly, we found out that he was ...

Gov. Christie Says Comey Statement Does Not Point To Obstruction Of Justice From President Trump

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – New Jersey Gov. Christopher Christie said that he doesn’t see evidence of President Donald Trump obstructing justice through the statements of former FBI Director James Comey.

When asked during a transportation presentation at a South Brunswick car dealership if Comey’s released statements about President Trump asking the former FBI director to ...

Police Officers, Friends and Neighbors Help Family Pay Final Respects to Matthew Tarentino

SOMERVILLE, NJ – More than 1,000 police officers from throughout New Jersey came to pay their respects and say farewell to one of their own yesterday at Immaculate Conception Church where a funeral mass was held for Summit police officer Matthew Tarentino, a lifelong Somerville resident who was killed in a car accident on Route 78 in Bernards Township May 30.

Tarentino, 29, is survived ...

Mourners Come to Somerville Church to Pay Respects to  Summit Police Officer Matthew Tarentino

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Thousands of mourners – his widow and the family who loved him; friends and neighbors, those he worked with and those he worked for, people he worshipped alongside, and total strangers touched by his tragic loss lined up outside Immaculate Conception Church yesterday to pay their respects to Matthew Tarentino.

 Tarentino, 29, a Somerville resident, Summit ...

Governor's Executive Order Will See Flags Lowered to Half-Staff June 5 in Honor of Summit Detective Tarentino

TRENTON, NJ – New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed Executive Order No. 226 on Friday, June 2, which orders all State buildings to fly flags at half-staff on Monday, June 5, in recognition of the life and in mourning of the passing of Summit Police Detective Matthew Tarentino.

“Detective Tarentino was a loving husband, father, son, and brother, whose memory will ...

Somerville: Immaculate Conception Church Hosts Viewing, Funeral Mass For Police Officer Matthew Tarentino; Online Donation Site Created for Wife, 2 Young Sons

Editor's Note: This story has been updated to include viewing hours and funeral information.

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Funeral arrangements have been announced for Summit Police Officer Matthew Tarentino, a resident of Someville who was one of two fatalities in a three-car accident on Route 78 in Bernards on Tuesday, May 30.

Viewing hours will be 4-8 p.m. Sunday, June 4, at Immaculate ...

Summit PAL Establishes Online Donation Site to Benefit Tarentino Family

SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Police Athletic League (PAL) has established an online donation site to benefit the wife and family of Summit Police Officer Matthew Tarentino, who died from injuries sustained in a three-vehicle accident that occurred May 30 at 6:20 a.m. on Interstate Highway 78 in Bernards Township.

The page is located on the 'compassionate crowdfunding' portal ...

Classic, Vintage and Custom Car Owners Throttle Down and Rumble into Somerville to Park Their Rides on Main Street

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Hundreds of vintage, customized and classic car owners have been looking forward to Friday night for several months, waiting to show off their prized American iron.

Their highly-prized automobiles are reflective of a time when seat belts were optional, distracted driving meant no fuzzy dice hanging off the mirrors and topping off the gas tank only took a pocketful of ...

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