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Area Firefighters Respond to Early Morning House Fire

March 24, 2019

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Firefighters from Berkeley Heights, New Providence and Summit responded to the scene of a small house fire on Sutton Drive in the early morning hours Sunday.

Firefighters were dispatched at 2:53 a.m. on March 24. Units arrived within eight minutes. The homeowner had partially extinguished the fire with a fire extinguisher prior to evacuating the home, said Deputy ...

One North Plainfield Jersey Cash 5 Ticket Wins $70,422  

 

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Are you the winner? winning lottery ticket was sold in North Plainfield  for the Thursday, March 21 drawing. One lucky ticket matched all five numbers drawn winning the $70,422 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot.

 

The winning numbers were:  02, 15, 24, 27 and 38 and the XTRA number was:  03. The lucky retailer that sold the winning ticket is New ...

Drake House Museum to Hold Women's History Month Lecture

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Historical Society of Plainfield will host a lecture entitled “Reclaiming Our Voice:  New Jersey’s Central Role in the Fight for Woman Suffrage” on Sunday, March 24, at 2 p.m. at the Drake House Museum.   

Carol Simon Levine will be portraying Lillian Feickert, president of the New Jersey Woman Suffrage Association from 1912-1920, who ...

Thursday Vigil for New Zealand Mosque Victims to Be Hosted By B'Nai Israel and Islamic Society of Basking Ridge

BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Congregation B'nai Israel in Basking Ridge, together with the Islamic Society of Basking Ridge (ISBR) will co-host a vigil for the victims of the terrorist attack on the two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand that took place last week.

The "Vigil for Victims of the New Zealand Tragedy and Stand Against Bigotry" is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m.

Emergency Services Personnel to Swarm Hospital March 20

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Don’t be alarmed. This is only a drill.

Armed with assault rifles and other weapons, dozens of police officers from Somerset County law enforcement agencies, joined by EMS and fire service units will conduct an active-shooter response exercise at the Steeplechase Cancer Center at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital on Wednesday, March 20 from 7:30-10:30 ...

Warren Township No. 2 Safest Community in NJ, National Council says

WARREN, NJ - The National Council for Home Safety and Security has determined that Warren Township is the second safest community in New Jersey for 2019, the Township Committee announced on Friday. 

Victor Sordillo, Township Committee Liaison to the Warren Police Department and a safety professional, stated, “Warren is proud to have a fine, dedicated Police Department under the ...

Warren Community Shoots Hoops, Holds Raffle for JT

 

WARREN, NJ - The Warren community continues to rally support for JT Torrisi, a Woodland School third grader who is currently hospitalized with a serious medical condition since falling into a coma in mid February.  

 

Wednesday night, March 13, the 5th Annual Woodland Staff and Parent basketball game is set and the Woodland Service Club will be holding a bake sale, ...

Rutgers Urging Students to get Meningitis Vaccination, State Declares Outbreak

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University announced Tuesday that it is urging students to get a vaccination against meningitis following a state Department of Health decision to declare an outbreak of the disease because of two cases on campus this winter.

"To protect the student population, we are strongly recommending that all Rutgers–New Brunswick undergraduate students and graduate ...

One Jersey Cash 5 Ticket Wins $142,342  Jackpot in North Plainfield

TRENTON, NJ – Are you the winner?  One lucky ticket matched all five numbers drawn winning the $142,342 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Monday, March 11 drawing. The winning numbers were:  06, 15, 24, 27 and 38 and the XTRA number was:  02. The lucky retailer that sold the winning ticket is 7-Eleven #18141, 564 Route 22 & Westervelt Ave., North Plainfield in Somerset ...

Former NJ Priest Accused of Sex Abuse Shot Dead, Authorities Say

WESTFIELD, NJ — A 70-year-old man who served as a priest, in Westfield, Kennilworth, North Bergen, and also at Oratory Prep School in Summit, who was later accused of sex abuse, was found shot dead at his home in Nevada, authorities said.

Officers found John Capparelli with a gunshot wound to his neck at his residence in Henderson, Nevada, on Saturday, a spokesperson ...

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