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Hunterdon Prosecutor Joins Manhunt for Alleged Child Rapist

September 24, 2018

FLEMINGTON, N.J. – The Hunterdon County Prosecutor on Saturday alerted residents and announced that his office has joined in the search for an alleged child rapist who remains at large.

Authorities are seeking David Hamilton, 47, who has outstanding arrest warrants for multiple sex offenses against minors, said Anthony P. Kearns, III in a press release.

Hamilton was last seen at 12:15 ...

NJ Veterans Memorial Home Serving Those Who Served

EDISON, NJ - The New Jersey Veterans Memorial Home at Menlo Park serves local veterans and their spouses. The facility is run by The New Jersey Department of Military and Veteran Affairs and was built in 1999. It is a modern skilled care nursing home providing 24/7 healthcare.  The facility is located at 132 Evergreen Road, in Edison. The facilities are open to veterans of all wars who ...

Bergen County Sheriff Saudino Resigns After Racially Insensitive Remarks

HACKENSACK, NJ -- Bergen County Sheriff Michael Saudino resigned late Friday after a growing chorus of local, state and federal officials called for his resignation following an explosive report from the public radio station WNYC in which the Sheriff is caught making racially insensitive remarks characterizing state officials.

Saudino, who was first elected as a Republican ...

Police: Crossing Guard OK after Westfield Hit-And-Run

Thursday's pedestrian-involved crash is the third such incident to happen at the intersection since 2012.

WESTFIELD, NJ – A crossing guard hit by a car near Edison Intermediate School escaped serious injury Thursday morning in what has been a series of pedestrian-involved crashes at the intersection.

The driver of a black sedan ignored the guard’s signal to stop at ...

The Highlander Goes Online in Partnership with TAPinto Berkeley Heights

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – The Highlander, the student newspaper of Governor Livingston High School, is making the transition to becoming an online publication thanks to an innovative partnership with TAPinto Berkeley Heights.

Students and community members alike can now go to the TAPinto Berkeley Heights website (www.tapinto.net/towns/berkeley-heights), choose the “Sections” ...

Belmar Considers Tossing Straws, Foam Containers into Plastic Bag Ban

BELMAR, NJ — While Belmar businesses have until mid-May to replace plastic bags with more eco-friendly options, borough officials are considering whether to throw plastic straws and plastic foam containers into the mix.

During its effort this winter to ensure merchants are prepared for the upcoming ban on single-use plastic bags, the borough will also take the business community’s ...

New Access Road Dedicated to Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - All seven Morris County Freeholders were on hand to officially open Gov. Chris Christie Drive today. The road, which is off Hanover Avenue in Morris Township is now the main access road for the Central Park of Morris county. 

Speaking at the ceremony, Freeholder Director Doug Cabana, stated that Christie has played a major role in the history of Morris ...

Resident Fears for Safety After Dog Mauls Poodle

READINGTON, N.J. – A German Shepherd that has a history of “running at large” from a farm on Dreahook Road here mauled and killed a poodle as his owner was walking him and another dog along Dreahook Road, reports show.

Pamela Yula was walking Bentley – her 12-year-old white poodle – along with another dog around 7 p.m. Sept. 3 when the attack ...

Parkway’s Exact Change Lanes to Disappear from Major Toll Plazas Before End of Year

WOODBRIDGE, NJ — Exact change lanes on the Garden State Parkway’s major toll plazas are soon to be a memory. But they will remain at all but one of the toll road’s 23 entrance and exit ramps.

The automatic coin machines at all 11 “mainland barrier” plazas, including Asbury Park in Monmouth County and Toms River and Barnegat in Ocean County, will be removed and ...

Equine Health Alert: Mosquito-Borne Illnesses Found In 2 More N.J. Horses

TRENTON, N.J. — A 10-year old Burlington County mare is the first reported case of West Nile Virus (WNV) and an Ocean County gelding is the fourth reported case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), each serious, mosquito-borne illnesses in horses, in New Jersey for 2018.

Neither horse had been vaccinated against WNV or EEE in 2018. The Burlington County horse is undergoing treatment ...

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