Other NJ News

August 12, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - While working in her role as a reporter covering the courts in New Brunswick, a female journalist from NJ Advance Media, a media group represented locally by nj.com and The Star Ledger, was assaulted by another woman following the trial of Tejay Johnson.  A three-year member of ...

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REGION, NJ — Off-peak, one-seat rides on the Raritan Valley Line to Penn Station New York will be temporarily discontinued starting Sept. 4, NJ TRANSIT announced Friday. Service is expected to resume in early 2019, the company said in its press release. During that time, all passengers will have to ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Kenilworth Schools Superintendent Thomas Tramaglini is on paid leave of absence following his recent arrest in Holmdel, where he is accused of defecating on or near the Holmdel High School athletic fields. The 42-year-old Tramaglini was charged with lewdness, littering and ...

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CRANFORD, NJ – In a quaint white house near the border of Cranford and Garwood, 105-year-old Kurt Steiner sat at his dining room table, surrounded by cabinets that held his collection of Viennese glass and antique Limoge plates. At his table, he had his carefully taped together passport and exit ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Thirteen Hundred Miles.  That's the distance of a loop uniting three 9/11 memorial locations:  The World Trade Center, The Pentagon and the Flight 93 Memorial.  That loop is now a bike trail and today in Parsippany, at the Morris County September 11th Memorial, a celebration was in ...

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WAYNE, NJ- The precision of well over 1000 police officers coming to attention was a sad reminder of the all too frequent line of duty deaths the profession faces on an annual basis. According  to “Officer Down Memorial Page”, 135 law enforcement officers lost their lives on duty in ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ —  Westfield High School volunteer baseball coach Mike Cappiello is in desperate need of a kidney donor. The 28-year-old former WHS baseball player hit 46 doubles playing college ball for Plymouth State University in New Hampshire — the most in the school's history. One day in ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ - On Sunday night at Temple B'nai Abraham in Livingston, five survivors from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shared their hearts and minds, telling a standing room only crowd of more than two thousand men, women and children, that it is time to end gun violence now.  The rally ...

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PATERSON, NJ- The City of Paterson has given birth to famous athletes, business leaders, actors, and now, a poet laureate. Born and raised in Paterson, Talena Lachelle Queen told TAPinto Paterson that she has been writing since she was five-years old, and, as she grew older, realized that when ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Not a week goes by when a tale of heroism and bravery on the part of firefighters isn’t told on TAPinto. Indeed, for them, running into a burning building is as natural as running out of one is for the rest of us. That became apparent again on Monday when members of the Paterson ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Believe it or not, we’re living through history right now. That’s why the Rutgers University Libraries want to collect artifacts and memorabilia from the present day. If you took part in yesterday's women's march in Morristown, or one of the "sister" marches across the state, ...

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NEW YORK, NY — In the summer of 2017, a New Jersey man went to Disney World wearing a shirt with a message; he needed a kidney, and his blood type and phone number were printed on his T-shirt. Thanks to another Disney fan in the Magic Kingdom, one picture went viral, and Robert Leibowitz of ...

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TRENTON, N.J. – The proposed bill to allow school districts with multiple high schools to “co-op” in all sports based on participation or financial issues will not be signed into law by Gov. Chris Christie. Christie will “pocket veto” the bill, by placing it on an “action not taken list” prior ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The Union County Freeholder Board through its social service and re-employment agencies is offering assistance to any Union County resident who was laid off by today’s Sam’s Club Store closings.  Sam’s Club maintained a store in Linden, which abruptly closed,  laying off as many as ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Arrests have been made in a massive operation that stretched from New Jersey to California, that targeted sex offenders, and persons possessing child pornography was announced today by Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino. Arrests of 79 child predators and child pornography ...

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TRENTON – Mark Gertner, of Montclair, has pleaded guilty to third-degree criminal running and is awaiting sentencing in a medical fraud ring that bilked nearly $4 million from insurance carriers, Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino and the Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor announced ...

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FLANDERS, NJ - Eagle Scout Shane J. Jones from New Jersey Troop 156 in Flanders, NJ has earned 139 Merit Badges, all 137 currently offered by the Boy Scouts of America plus two badges that have been “retired” by the organization.  Although a scout only needs 21 merit badges for the rank of Eagle, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A  Nazi swastika was found gratified on the outside of Stonier Hall​, near the Brower Commons dining hall, over​ the Halloween weekend, university officials confirmed. The latest incident comes less than a week after​ W​hite supremacist recruitment posters were found across ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Student activists are pushing for the suspension of a professor ​who has allegedly posted dozens of ​outrageously ​anti-Semitic posts on his Facebook profile. The petition, started by Rutgers first-year-student Miriam Waghalter, asks that the university take “swift action” ...

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The New Jersey Chamber of Commerce's Liberty Gala this Thursday, Oct. 26, will commemorate the 100th anniversary of Fort Dix, and celebrate military heroes of New Jersey dating back to the Revolutionary War. Among those who will be in attendance and honored is Vietnam War veteran Col. Jack ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ - Former New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman was the honored guest at the Great Swamp Watershed Association 2017 Gala Celebration held Thursday night at the Brooklake Country Club. Chatham residents turned out for the fundraiser that supports the yearly budget of the ...

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NEW YORK, NY – The Department of Justice released details of a thwarted terror plot to attack New York City during the summer of 2016 on Friday. Three men, who were arrested in 2016 and 2017, planned to detonate bombs in Times Square and the New York City subway system and shoot civilians at ...

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PERTH AMBOY, NJ - Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico on September 20, lashing the island with 30 hours of Category 5 winds. By September 21, following an emergency conference call with 33 New Jersey leaders, “New Jersey for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief” was born. Fund leaders gathered ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - As the general election season heats up, with candidates vying for Governor and the 120 seats in the state Legislature, a strong group of Rutgers University alumni have formed a state political action committee to help ensure the interests of the university are heard in the ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — For the second-consecutive year, a Morris County business leader received the prestigious Kenneth A. DeGhetto Champion’s Cup at the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges’ 23rd annual Kids Care Club Golf Outing held Sept. 18 at Montclair Golf Club in West Orange. Daren Phil, ...

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HOLMDEL, N.J. - A Go Fund Me site was launched Monday by the Holmdel Lacrosse Team to support the family of their friend, classmate and teammate Jack Dowd, who tragically passed away after collapsing at a lacrosse game at Rutgers University. You can find it and assist the family by clicking ...

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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, ...

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HOLMDEL,NJ - POW - MIA. It stands for Prisoners of War and Missing in Action Generations of children, young adults even grown men and women need the acronym above spelled out so they can remember the 86,000 men and women who never came home from the battlefields. There are men and women who ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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