Other NJ News

October 20, 2018

RANDOLPH, NJ – A local news reporter who died Oct. 14 after being struck by a car in Randolph got out of an Uber or other rideshare vehicle before reaching her Randolph residence, police said today. The woman, Lindsay Ireland, 26, had been at a Hopatcong restaurant with the family members ...

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ASBURY PARK, N.J. – On Saturday, October 13, 2018, Josh Gottheimer joined LGBTQ leaders, elected officials, and members of the community at Garden State Equality’s 9th-Annual Equality Walk in Asbury Park. There Garden State Equality’s Executive Director Christian Fuscarino ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Two bills designed to help ease healthcare delivery by allowing pharmacy interns and externs to administer vaccines and injectable medications while gaining, under supervision, critical hands-on training, advanced in the Assembly Monday. The combined bills (A-342, A-343) would ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Passaic teen who went missing on Friday evening while attending an outing in the City of Elizabeth has been found safe! Family members of Eliza Pabon 16, say she was last seen on Friday evening at approximately in the area of 7th Street and East Jersey Avenue in ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The audience stood and cheered Saturday after the New Jersey Festival Orchestra kicked off the season Saturday in a new venue. “I have long wished to perform at First United Methodist Church whose acoustics are ... well, heavenly,” Conductor and Music Director David Wroe said ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - A Passaic teen went missing on Friday evening while attending an outing in the City of Elizabeth. Family members of Eliza Pabon 16, say she was last seen on Friday evening at approximately in the area of 7th Street and East Jersey Avenue in Elizabeth. The youth is Hispanic ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Already blessed by the existence of the Heard family’s annual “Halloween House,” Halloween lovers in Roxbury can have even more fun by navigating their way to the home of Danny and Marianne D’Amico. As they do for Christmas, the D’Amicos make great use of their corner lot at 23 ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — A New Brunswick High School vice principal was killed this weekend when he was struck by a car that was involved in a drag race in Piscataway, authorities said. Police are searching for the driver of a 2003 Honda Accord who fled the scene. Tyrone Harrison, 49 of Somerset, ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Homeland Security Agents an U.S. Military Officials raided an Elizabeth business Wednesday morning seizing materials and leaving residents to wonder what exactly was happening. According to residents in the area, at approximately 8 a.m. agents from Homeland Security, U.S.

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The 54-year-old single mom and longtime Union County resident didn’t think her life would get worse after her home in Westfield was foreclosed on. Then Annie Vann-Ashkenazi, a mother of four, got the call from Overlook Medical Center. “Two days after I got here, I received a ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Scotch Plains police are continuing their investigation into the inflammatory graffiti spray-painted onto the back wall of Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School on Friday.  "The Scotch Plains police takes incidents like this very seriously," said Captain Paul Belford of ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Members of the local community are expressing their outrage over racist, anti-Semitic and vulgar graffiti that was spray-painted on the outside of Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School sometime before the weekend began.  Pictures of the offensive messages spread rapidly ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ – The boy who scrawled a swastika into a bathroom at Franklin Elementary School showed off the symbol of hate to three other youths, two of whom are Jewish, the parent of one of those students said Friday. Nicole Damashek said the boy who etched the symbol into a bathroom panel led ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ — Retired Bell Laboratories researcher Arthur Ashkin has earned a 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics for an invention he made more than 30 years ago — optical tweezers, a groundbreaking tool made of light that grabs particles, atoms, viruses and other living cells with its radiation-beam ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ – It’s getting harder to find a place to light up in town, and that’s what some officials want. After banning smoking in public parks in 2014 and extending that ban to include sidewalk cafes three years later, some Westfield officials are considering banning smoking at public ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- The 24 million dollar Randolph Schools referendum that has been a hotly debated topic over social media channels for the past month, was voted on today, Tuesday Oct. 2. The result appears to be a victory for the Yes side The unofficial tally of votes were counted as 1,810 for ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Could municipalities and counties be supported by tax-deductible contributions from property owners?  Trenton is looking to implement a voluntary framework for those entities to do that, in response to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 which limits State And Local Tax (SALT) ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Roseann Woods Brown, Chief of Staff to state Sen. Christopher “Kip” Bateman and former Somerset County deputy clerk, will try her hand at mixing drinks behind the bar at Verve Restaurant, Bar & Bistro Wednesday night to help raise money for a mural project in downtown ...

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FREEHOLD, NJ — Alan Abraham of Belmar, former director of the Manasquan High School band, has admitted to stealing some $2,300 in band funds for his personal use between 2015 to 2016, according to the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office. Abraham, 60, pled guilty on September 24 to one count of ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. – The cost to remediate the fungus problem at the schools in the Flemington-Raritan School District keeps rising as parts of some of its six schools remain closed to staff and students. Fungus found in the schools prompted the district to postpone the first day of school for ...

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