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TCNJ Student Michael Sot Dies, Prayer Vigil Set

December 4, 2018

TRENTON, NJ - Michael Sot 20, died early Tuesday afternoon from injuries sustained during a head-on collision Sunday according to information from Ewing police. 

Sot, a Clark resident and student at The College of New Jersey, was the driver of a car hit head-on by David Lamar V.  who has since been charged with driving while impaired.   According to Ewing police, vehicular ...

Passersby, a Doctor and Police Help Free Pinned Pedestrian in New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Passersby, a local doctor and police rushed to the aid of a pedestrian on Sunday, Dec. 2, when he was hit by a car at Easton Avenue and Albany Street, right by the New Brunswick Train Station.

Upon the officer’s arrival at 12:13 a.m., they found a 37-year-old Edison man, Mauricio Martinez, pinned under a 2011 black Subaru Legacy driven by Glinette Brown, 36, of ...

The Families Speak: Karidis and Caneiro Families Express Gratitude for Love and Support, Requesting Privacy

COLTS NECK, NJ - The Memorial Service for the Caneiro family is Sunday and the Karidis and Caneiro families have shared with TAPinto Colts Neck a Family Statement:

"The Karidis and Caneiro families are grateful for the outpouring of love and support we have received from our devoted family, the faithful friends of Jennifer, Keith, Jesse and Sophia, and many ...

New Jersey Substitute Teacher Tells First Graders Santa, Easter Bunny, Tooth Fairy Not Real

MONTVILLE, NJ – Social media was steaming and Montville parents were fuming when a parent whose child is a first grader at Cedar Hill Elementary in Towaco posted onto the Montville Moms Facebook page Nov. 29 that a substitute teacher identified only as “Ms. M” had told the children in the class that there was no such thing as Santa.

Mayra Aboyoun wrote that she was furious ...

Plainfield PBA Holds Annual Holiday Toy Drive for Local Youth

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield PBA Local 19 is again running its annual holiday toy giveaway for Plainfield youth.

This year, the PBA seeks help from the community to make this a joyous season for even more local families in need.  The group is asking for donations of unwrapped gifts that are suitable for both boys and girls, ages infant to 13 years old.

Toys can be dropped off ...

Paul Caneiro Killed His Younger Brother and Family Before Burning House Down, Cops Say

COLTS NECK, NJ - Paul Caneiro has been charged with murder. In a ghastly Cain and Abel tale, he is charged with killing his younger brother Keith. That's not all, according to police:

He killed his younger brother's wife Jennifer. He killed is young nephew Jesse who was only 11. Little Sophia was killed and was only 8 years old. He is charged with killing ...

Weather Forecast Moves Winter Walk to 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Tree Lighting Immediately Follows

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Due to rain in the forecast for Saturday night, the Berkeley Heights 4th Annual Winter Walk has been moved to  1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1 with the Township's tree lighting immediately following at Peppertown Park

In collaboration with the Berkeley Heights Police Department, Union County, the Recreation Department, the ...

Update on Black Friday Jersey Gardens Mall Shooting on Black Friday from Mayor Bollwage

ELIZABETH, NJ — A male was shot in the wrist at The Mills at Jersey Gardens on Black Friday evening according to a statement released by Mayor Christian Bollwage. The mall was evacuated, he said.

According to Bollwage, the victim was in the hallway near Tommy Hilfiger and Marshalls when he was shot.

"No suspect has been apprehended and the victim is ...

Breaking News: Jersey Gardens Mall on Lockdown After Shots Fired Friday Night

ELIZABETH, NJ - The Jersey Gardens Mall went into lockdown Friday evening at about 8:05 p.m. when it was reported that shots were heard in the area of the food court. 

According to the Breaking News Network (BNN), mutual assistance was requested by multiple nearby towns to assist with clearing the mall. One woman is reported to have been shot in the arm according to BNN. The shooter ...

Shop Small during Belmar's Big Shopping Spectacular on Small Business Saturday

BELMAR, NJ — Step away from your computer. Put down your phone. There’s no reason to battle the traffic getting to the mall or highway strip mall this Saturday.

It’s time to shop local right here in Belmar on November 24 where Small Business Saturday will be celebrated throughout this seashore town in a big way.

More than 40 businesses — and counting — are ...


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