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Hub City native, longtime boxer, facing off for global title in Atlantic City this weekend

November 16, 2017

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - New Brunswick native and legendary boxer Jorge “King” Diaz has certainly had his ups and downs over the years, and in some ways, he’s epitomized the rags to riches story.

Jorge was born in New Brunswick and throughout his youth, moved around to Puerto Rico, Franklin Township and North Brunswick, before finally settling down in Somerset some years ...

Legendary Pioneer Football Coach Frank Bottone Dies at Age 86

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Legendary New Providence varsity football coach Frank Bottone passed away Thursday morning after suffering a stroke.

“It’s with deep sadness to hear of our legendary coach Bottone’s passing,” Mick Marion, former Mayor and current Warren Township Committeeman said. “My thoughts and prayers are with the Bottone family.

Missing Person: Police and Family Seek Missing Hunterdon Central Grad Sean Pohle

RARITAN TWP., NJ – Police here and in New York City are looking for a Hunterdon Central High School graduate who has been reported missing.

Sean Pohle, 24, was last seen in his apartment in Manhattan and was reported missing on Friday, Nov. 3.

Pohle is known to drive a black, 2015 Honda two-door Civic, with New Jersey license plates Y26ACB, according to a spokesperson for the New York ...

Murphy Wins NJ Govenor’s Campaign

NEWARK, NJ - The Rev. Ronald Slaughter, pastor of St. James AME Church in Newark, said it best for Democrats in the state's largest city, and around the state of New Jersey, as the winning vote totals rolled in for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy. 

"My prayers have been answered," said Slaughter on Tuesday night inside the Asbury Park Convention ...

New Jersey Restaurant Owner to Compete in Guy Fieri's New Reality Show

KENILWORTH, NJ – Daryani Santana, a Kenilworth resident and restaurant owner, will bring a taste of Jersey to the Food Network on “Guy’s Big Project.”

Santana, who owns Cha Cha Cuban with her father, is one of 10 contestants to appear on Guy Fieri’s newest reality show, which offers contestants the opportunity to present their ideas for food travel shows. The ...

Local Politicians speak out Against Racist School Board Election Postcards in Edison

EDISON, NJ - County-level officials have been quick to react to an incendiary Township residents on Wednesday received racist school board campaign mailers targeting two candidates for the Edison Board of Education.

The flyers state that Chinese and Indian residents are “taking over” the School Board. Jerry Shi and Falguni Patel, candidates for the Board of ...

Swastika found painted outside Rutgers dining hall

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 campus, and while a food science professor was ​accused of sharing dozens of ...

Edison Residents Receive Racist School Board Election Postcards

EDISON, NJ - Township residents on Wednesday received racist school board campaign mailers targeting two members of the Board of Education.

The flyers state that Chinese and Indian residents are “taking over” the School Board. Jerry Shi and Falguni Patel, candidates for the Board of Education, are pictured on the campaign mailers with the word "deport" ...

Food Network's "Man Crafted" Films Thanksgiving Episode at Fire Headquarters

BLOOMFIELD, NJ-  On a balmy May day, as the local residents walked up and down Franklin Street in shorts and t-shirts, members of the Bloomfield Fire department were inside Fire Headquarters celebrating an early Thanksgiving of sorts. The customary smell of smoky fire gear was now replaced by the enticing aroma of nutmeg and bacon.  The garage bay, normally reserved for a fire engine, ...

Police Seek Help in Finding Missing Teen

PATERSON, NJ- Seventeen year old city resident Manuel Lopez has been missing since Saturday. According to his mother the juvenile was last seen at his home after returning from a party in Clifton.

At the time he was wearing a pink hoodie, dark jeans and white sneakers.

Lopez is described as a Hispanic male with a light complexion, brown hair and brown eyes. He also has a tattoo of a rosary ...

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