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Berkeley Heights Rescue Squad Receives Donation of Pet Oxygen Masks

September 21, 2017

Local pet parents offered free “pets inside” decals to alert first responders to pets in the home

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Berkeley Heights Volunteer Rescue Squad has received a donation of two sets of specially designed pet oxygen masks from at-home pet services provider Canine Company.  Now the squad will have a set on each ambulance so rescuers can deliver oxygen to pets ...

Hillsborough: Children's Singer/Songwriter Faces Child Pornography Charge

NEWARK, NJ – Eric. S. Komar a township resident, music teacher and singer/songwriter who performs for children at synagogues, Jewish community centers, camps and conventions nationwide was arrested at his home Tuesday and charged with receiving and distributing images of child sexual abuse, according to Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick.

Anyone with information regarding ...

Traffic Came to a Standstill on Route 22 Tuesday Morning After Tree Falls Across Road

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - On September 19, 2017 at 7:59 a.m., police responded to the area of Route 22 West near Pembrook Road where a large tree fell across both the East bound and West bound lanes of Route 22 during the morning rush hour, according to a release from Mountainside Police Lieutenant Joseph Giannuzzi.

Peembrook Road is on Westboubd 22, roughly located between ...

Downed Tree Causes Road Closure on Route 22 in Mountainside

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - Downed tree closed US-22 in both directions at Lawrence Avenue in Mountainside causing backups Tuesday morning. 

Authorities arrived and the tree was quickly removed and roads are reopened. 

Somerville: Tribute to Det. Matthew Tarentino Precedes Immaculata-Summit Football Game

SOMERVILLE, NJ - In the Friday Night Lights home game opener for Immaculata, the Spartans suffered a heartbreaking loss to the Summit Hilltoppers by the score of 14-13.

The Spartans had a chance to go ahead at the beginning of the fourth quarter, but fumbled the ball at the Hilltoppers’ three-yard line.

The game was preceded by a tribute and ceremonies for Summit Police Detective and ...

Two Days, Two Babies; Denville Cops Welcome Newborns in Burger King Lot

DENVILLE, NJ – The parking lot of the Denville Burger King served as a makeshift maternity ward for local police who helped deliver babies there on two consecutive days last week, it was announced today.

The first incident took place at 7:24 p.m. on Sept. 8, police said. They said patrol officers went to the Burger King in response to a call about a woman going into labor.

“The ...

Prosecutor, Montville P.D. Still Hoping to Find Missing Man

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Authorities are still hoping somebody will come forward with information about a Montville man who disappeared 33 years ago, they said today.

Thursday marks the 33rd anniversary of the disappearance of the man, Edward DuBarry, then in his mid-thirties, from Montville, said the Morris County Prosecutor's Office. The office, in a statement said police and ...

New Providence Police Blotter Includes Counterfeit Money, Arrests for DWI, CDS, More

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Police reported the following incidents and arrests that took place between Aug. 20 and Sept. 3.

COUNTERFEIT CURRENCY: On August 23, 2017 a Central Avenue business reported unknown person(s) passed counterfeit United States currency to the business. The counterfeit bills were taken into evidence and the investigation has been turned over to the United States Secret ...

Graffiti Mars Playground Equipment at AW Roberts School in New Providence

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - A resident discovered playground equipment at AW Roberts Elementary School was defaced by vandals who wrote "send nudes" on the large slide and climbing equipment, as well as on a portable toilet on the property.

The discovery was made Sunday morning, Sept. 3.

New Providence Police Detective Andrew Diamond provided some details of the vandalism. The graffiti ...

Tractor Trailer Fire on I-78 in Berkeley Heights Causes Miles of Delays

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - A tractor trailer fire at exit 45 east near Glenside Avenue Tuesday morining in Berkeley Heights causes miles of delays. Fire is extinguished.

One lane open in each direction. Use alternate routes.

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