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What Parents Fear Most: Losing a Child at a University

The murder of Samantha Josephson by a man she trusted to be an Uber driver, is yet another tragic reminder that when we send our kids off to college these days, the elation of watching them ascend into adult life is tempered by fear for their safety.

Claudia Patterson dropped her son Kenny off at a Rutgers freshman dorm two years ago filled with optimism. He was a smart, popular athlete.

Holy Thursday's Watch Offers an Opportunity for Reflection and Prayer

Connectivity – a doublespeak word if there ever was one.

It is, in fact, dis-connectivity. Life through devices makes us not present in our immediate world and takes us outside of ourselves and into the world of entertainment, sports, social media, etc.

My favorite is the commercial for some streaming service where the guy says “Now you watch movies on your phone,” as if ...

Newark Housing Authority Gets $24M for Public Housing Improvements

April 19, 2019

NEWARK, NJ - The Newark Housing Authority (NHA) has received $24 million from the federal government that will go towards making capital improvements in its public housing.

The funds come from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) capital fund grant program. Improvements at public housing for this year include roof work at senior citizen high rises, elevator ...

Montclair Teen Had Scrapes on Neck and Arms After Attempted Abduction, Police Say

April 25, 2019

MONTCLAIR, NJ - An 18-year-old Montclair teen reported to police that she fought off an attempted abduction on April 21.

At approximately 3:22 pm, Montclair Police responded to the area of Park Street and Watchung Avenue on a report of an attempted abduction.  The victim, an 18-year- old Montclair female reported that while walking north on Park Street a vehicle pulled along-side her and ...

Ghost Hawk is the First Craft Brewery in Passaic County

April 21, 2019

This story first ran on TAPinto Hasbrouck Heights/Woodridge/Terterboro.

The line began forming over an hour before the official ribbon cutting and grand opening. And by the time the doors officially opened Saturday afternoon, more 100 beer lovers were on line, around the corner and down the sidewalk for Passaic County's first craft brewery.

Ghost Hawk Brewing Company ...

Columbus Day Could Become Indigenous Peoples' Day in Glen Rock

April 26, 2019

GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Borough Council discussed changing Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples' Day on the 2020 borough calendar at last night's work session.

On April 24, Mayor Bruce Packer said the idea was prompted by suggestions in emails the borough had received. "No one except Newark has done it," he said.

According to Wikipedia, "Indigenous Peoples' Day is a ...

Rutgers, Faculty Reach Tentative Agreement, Avert First Faculty Strike In School History

April 16, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers and the union representing nearly 5,000 of its faculty members reached a tentative agreement late Tuesday night, bringing to an end more than a year of bargaining and averting the first faculty strike in the university's 253-year history.

The Rutgers AAUP-AFT released a statement at about 9:15 p.m., stating the gains secured by its ranks - from ...

Columbus Day Could Become Indigenous Peoples' Day in Glen Rock

April 26, 2019

GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Borough Council discussed changing Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples' Day on the 2020 borough calendar at last night's work session.

On April 24, Mayor Bruce Packer said the idea was prompted by suggestions in emails the borough had received. "No one except Newark has done it," he said.

According to Wikipedia, "Indigenous Peoples' Day is a ...

Massachusetts Benefits from Lingering Law to Sell Liquor in New Jersey Supermarkets

March 29, 2019

In Massachusetts, we have been following the ongoing debate in New Jersey to expand the number of liquor licenses that one entity can own. For decades, supermarkets and other entities in both states have been unnecessarily and unfairly limited under outdated laws that stymie business growth and customer convenience.

Massachusetts had endured these onerous restrictions until lawmakers and ...

The Jaffe Briefing - April 26, 2019

STILLWATER - If the Sussex County sheriff intentionally touched the butt of a uniformed female officer, that's certainly bad. What may be worse is the contention that the video was deliberately doctored to ruin his reputation and career. It's very unclear what exactly happened, but the fact that someone sent this video to 150 media outlets shows the sheriff has a huge enemy. The ...

New Jersey-Based Jaguar USA Wins Three World Car Awards at the 2019 New York International Auto Show

April 18, 2019

NEW YORK, NY -- Jaguar USA, based in Mahwah, New Jersey, was the recipient of the top three World Car Awards at the New York International Auto Show this year for the same model, the Jaguar I-PACE.

Entirely electric and in the SUV category, the Jaguar I-PACE received the awards for World Car of the Year, Design of the Year, and Green Car of the Year. It is unprecedented for one manufacturer to ...