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JCP&L Replaces Damaged Poles Caused by Two Separate Accidents in New Providence

January 14, 2019

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Two separate accidents caused by car vs pole involved JCP&L replacing damaged poles in New Providence.

One crash on Saturday, January 12 at 9:29 a.m. on Springfield Avenue was a single vehicle, single occupant crash in which the vehicle struck two utility poles. The driver reported a mechanical issue had caused the crash.  Minor ...

Berkeley Cinema Used for Fire Training Before Demolition

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Berkeley Heights Volunteer Fire Department used the vacant Berkeley Cinema building on Springfield Avenue for specialized training on Sunday morning before the cinema's scheduled demolition set to begin on Monday, January 14.

Deputy Chief Jim Hopkins ran the specialized drill session. He said, they were training for forcible entry and ventilation.

Springfield Avenue Closed Due to Downed Power Line in New Providence

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - There is a power line down on Springfield Ave. due to an auto accident. Springfield Avenue is closed and power is out from Jane Street to Millpond Avenue, and side streets north and south of there.

Crews are currently working to restore power but it is reported it may be up to 12 - 18 hours before power is restored.

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REMINDER: Impaired Driving Enforcement Crackdown to be Conducted Locally as Part of Statewide Year-End Campaign

ELIZABETH, NJ — Law enforcement officials from the Elizabeth Police Department will be cracking down on drivers impaired by alcohol or drugs as part of the annual end of the year “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” statewide campaign.

The crackdown began December 7, and continues through January 1, 2019, local and state law enforcement officials will conduct saturation patrols ...

New Providence Police Charge Six for Possession of Pot, Three with DWI

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- According to the most recent police blotter, New Providence police officers charged six people with possession of marijuana, under 50 grams, three others with DWI, and several others for outstanding warrants after making motor vehicle stops between Dec. 4 and Dec. 19.  

On Dec. 4, Patrolman Jeffrey Bruder charged Antwan Jones, 37, of Willingboro, for Possession of ...

Missing Person: Watchung Woman Still Missing on Birthday, Police Seek Public’s Help

WATCHUNG, NJ - Today, Dec. 18 is Helen Kim’s birthday and she is still missing from Watchung. Police are seeking help from the public locating her and reuniting her with her family.

Kim has been missing since Dec. 6.

A missing person investigation has been underway into the disappearance of Kim, 48 of Route 22 West, according to Somerset County Prosecutor ...

Police Seek Help Locating Woman Missing Since Dec. 6

WATCHUNG, NJ - Police are seeking help from the public locating a township woman missing since Dec. 6.

A missing person investigation is underway into the disappearance of Helen Kim, 47 of Route 22 West, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor, and Watchung Borough Chief of Police Joseph Cina.

Kim walked away from her residence ...

Sirens Signal Santa's Arrival at New Providence Firehouse

 

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Sirens marked Santa Claus' arrival at the Firehouse on Floral Avenue. He waved to excited children and adults from the basket of the aerial ladder truck before climbing down and walking to the firehouse.

 

 

 

Mayor Al Morgan, wearing a top hap, and fire officials greeted Santa before he headed into the warmth of the firehouse and ...

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 Berkeley Heights Police Department: Position Available

January 8, 2019

The Berkeley Heights Police Department is accepting applications for the position of full-time Police Officer. Applicants must possess a current NJ Police Training Commission certification or be currently pursuing certification as an alternate route candidate at an accredited police academy.  Applicants must be eligible as per Berkeley Heights township ordinance as follows:

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