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Regional Animal Shelter Taking Part in Clear the Shelters Event

August 16, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Regional Animal Shelter is taking part in the National Clear the Shelters Event Saturday from noon to 4 p.m.

According to a release, all the animals that are over 6 months will have their adoption fees waived for qualified adopters. Kittens that are under 6 months old will be $50.

"We are thrilled to participate in this event," shelter manager Brian ...

Regional Animal Shelter Taking Part in Clear the Shelters Event

August 16, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Regional Animal Shelter is taking part in the National Clear the Shelters Event Saturday from noon to 4 p.m.

According to a release, all the animals that are over 6 months will have their adoption fees waived for qualified adopters. Kittens that are under 6 months old will be $50.

"We are thrilled to participate in this event," shelter manager Brian ...

Watchung Ave. Presbyterian Church Welcomes New Preacher

August 20, 2018

It is with a great deal of pleasure that Watchung Avenue Presbyterian Church (WAPC) is welcoming Madelynne B. Lindsey back to their pulpit to lead their worship service.  The congregation so thoroughly enjoyed her previous engagement that as soon as they learned she was available again they jumped at the chance to have her return.

 

Madelynne is a Commissioned Ruling Elder as well ...

Fall River, MA: Battleships and Submarines

August 19, 2018

FALL RIVER, MA - A walk on a gray summer day was filled with maritime history in Fall River, Massachusetts. 

Bicentennial Park

Start at Bicentennial Park, which features an impressive replica Iwo Jima monument that overlooks the Taunton River.  The park pays homage to veterans, with names inscribed on bricks near the monument. 

Then walk along the paved path that runs ...

Port Authority Bus Terminal To Test New Security System on Monday

NEW YORK, NY - Commuters into the Port Authority Bus terminal on Monday will be part of a pilot to test a new security system, one that will try and identify suicide vests and other improvised explosive devices. 

The Port Authority will launch the pilot test next week on the new security system designed to help law enforcement professionals.

The technology, in partnership ...

Obituaries

South Plainfield, NJ – Margaret (Pascazio) Butfiloski, 99, passed away peacefully on June 2, ...
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Jul 28, 1955 - Feb 8, 2018
Owner/Chef of Jaret’s Stuffed Cupcakes  Beloved Husband, Father, Brother and ...
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South Plainfield - Joseph G. Zekas, 90, passed away on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at The Willows at ...
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Piscataway – Betty L. Bocam, 70, died suddenly Saturday February 24, 2018 at Robert Wood ...
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Watchung Hills Remains Without Power after Tree Falls in Warren

August 19, 2018

WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills Regional High School remains without power on Sunday morning after a storm in the early hours of Saturday morning knocked down a tree and wires across Regional Drive. A crew has been dispatched and JCP&L, “expects to restore power to the majority of affected customers by today(Sunday) at 3 p.m.”

 

All sports and PAC Center activities ...

Downed Wires and Trees Close Hillcrest Road in Warren, Cancel Activities at WHRHS

WARREN, NJ - Hillcrest Road is closed between Bellewood Drive and Mountain Avenue. due to downed wires and trees, police advised on Saturday morning. Exit 40 on I-78 is open going south on Hillcrest to the Watchung Circle.

 

The storm on Saturday morning with lightning strikes and downed trees also knocked out power to Watchung Hills Regional High School and many Warren ...

Manville: North 13th Avenue Railroad Crossing Closes Aug. 20 for Repairs

August 18, 2018

MANVILLE, NJ – The North 13th Avenue railroad crossing between Brook Boulevard and Camplain Road  will be closed beginning Monday, Aug. 20 for track repairs.

Work is expected to take one week, according to Manville Police, and should be finished by the time school opens in September.

Road detour signs for cars and trucks have been posted on Main Street, 13th Avenue, Camplain ...

Nanny Found Guilty of Abusing 9-Month-Old Infant in Bernards Township

 SOMERVILLE, NJ – Laura Gonzalez, of Paramus has been found guilty of 2nd degree endangering the welfare of a child and simple assault, a disorderly person’s offense. 

The guilty verdicts were returned by a petit jury after a trial in New Jersey Superior Court before the Honorable Angela Borkowski, J.S.C.  The defendant is scheduled to be sentenced on Sept.