Other NJ News

June 22, 2021

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph Board of Education’s Special Meeting on June 21 was a four plus hour affair, consisting of cheering, booing, rousing ovations, multiple interruptions, and once again - chaos and confusion.  Over 40 people representing a diverse demographic took to the podium for the ...

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Morristown, NJ –   The Morristown National Historical Park will reopen with limited occupancy levels on July 2 at Jockey Hollow Visitor Center, Ford Mansion, and Washington's Headquarters Museum. Effective July 2, visitors can enter the following visitor buildings from 10am - 4pm Fridays, ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ — During student drop-off across from Lazar Middle School on Monday morning, Unmask Our Children rally participants passionately chanted "Unmask the children", "My body, my choice", "We do not consent", "Follow the Science" and "We will vote you out!" Through the honking car horns ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ — The Randolph Board of Education voted unanimously to remove the names of all holidays from the school calendar, and plans to simply call everything “Day Off.” The decision shocked those who were left in attendance, after many others had walked out or been asked to leave by security ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — A three-year-old boy fell from a window of his home and was mauled to death by the family’s dogs on Wednesday night, Acting Prosecutor Lyndsay V. Ruotolo, Elizabeth Police Chief Giacomo Sacca and Police Director Earl Graves jointly announced. According to a press release from the ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- Samantha R. Carhart, 28, of Denville, has been reported missing, the Denville Police Department announced. Carhart is described as white with brown hair and blonde highlights. She is 5'5 inches tall and weighs 190 pounds. Carhart was last seen wearing a black blouse, gray ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — A West Orange man faces charges including second degree aggravated assault in relation to a shooting incident that took place on Memorial Day in Ledgewood, authorities said. The man, Michael Mecca, 39, turned himself in on Tuesday, said a statement from Acting Morris County ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — Following a cold and rainy weekend, a nice Memorial Day in Roxbury turned dramatic toward evening as residents encountered police brandishing rifles in Ledgewod and Kenvil while a helicopter circled overhead. The excitement, around 8 p.m. appeared to relate to an incident involving ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - The community is being asked to help identify a man who attempted to buy a child on the Hurd Street Side of Hedden County Park in Morris County, announced police. The New Jersey State Police and Morris County Park Police stated that on Wednesday, May 26, at approximately 2:22 ...

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SOUTH RIVER, NJ - Gladys Sicknick of South River, NJ, mother of deceased Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick, is pleading with members of the United States Senate to open an investigation into the riot that took place on January 6, 2021.  She has requested a meeting with Senators to encourage ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Police are hoping the community can help identify this man in connection to a motor vehicle theft from a driveway in Morris Township. According to police, a vehicle was stolen from the area of Lake and Ketch Roads on Wednesday. The vehicle was left unlocked in a ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The largest container ship to ever reach a U.S. East Coast port has docked at the Elizabeth-Port Authority Marine Terminal. The CMA CGM Marco Polo can carry 16,022 20-foot equivalent units, or TEUs in industry terms. The ship is reported to be carrying 5,000 TEUs that include ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Seton Hall University is requiring all students and employees to be vaccinated for the fall 2021 semester.  The school sent an email this week to the school community communicating the University's Executive Cabinet decision.  “We know that reaching a high vaccination level ...

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NEW JERSEY — Colonial Pipeline Co. announced in a statement late Wednesday evening that the pipeline that was shutdown by a ransomware hack last week was going to restart and begin operating again.  “Following this restart, it will take several days for the product delivery supply chain to ...

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Updated at 3:51 p.m. NEW JERSEY — Following an Amber alert issued Monday, authorities have found a 2-week-old baby reported missing, state police said. "Chinna Payne, a 2-week-old baby girl, of East Orange, N.J. has been safely located," state police said in a Facebook post. Police had ...

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MADISON, NJ - The community is invited to gather in Remembrance of Ajay Sah. The event will begin online, tonight (05/08) at 7 pm EDT, on the Drew Theological Chapel YouTube channel. The link can be found in our bio. At 7:45 pm EDT, we will be gathering in-person on the EC Patio where chai will ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ - It appears that the long awaited project to improve traffic patterns at the intersection of Rt 24 and Columbia Turnpike is on hold due to the lack of paper work submission from Morris Township.   In a statement released from the Morris County Board of Commissioners, they ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The fee to obtain a Senior ID will be reduced to $5 (from $15) announced Morris County Clerk Ann F. Grossi, Esq. The fee will be reduced during the month of May. Morris County Senior ID Cards are available for senior citizens, 55 and older, who may no longer possess a driver’s ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ — A local wrestling coach and Special Education teacher has been charged with numerous counts of multiple sex crimes and avoidance of arrest and prosecution.  John DeNuto coached at 15 public and Catholic high schools and township youth programs in Central New Jersey, including ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - Republican candidate Phil Rizzo is having a tough week, along with his new local running mates who were hoping to count on him. After disclosures that he pays no property taxes on a multi-million dollar home that he sold to his church where he is the pastor and attacking ...

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WASHINGTON, DC -- Two men have been arrested and charged with assault for the attack that led to the death of South River native Brian Sicknick, the U.S. Capitol Police officer who died following injuries he sustained during the Jan. 6 siege of the U.S. Capitol Building, according to multiple media ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Robert Grow, age 61 of Rockaway Borough has been charged with sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child, announced Acting Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of Detectives Christoph Kimker and Rockaway Borough Police ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Embattled Paterson City Councilmen Michael Jackson and Alex Mendez have been indicted by a state grand jury on charges of election fraud and other offenses related to the May 12, 2020 special election in the City of Paterson, Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced ...

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The New Jersey State Police is seeking the public's assistance with locating Charlee Hertzog, 14, of Tabernacle Township, N.J. Charlee left her family's residence March 3rd and was last seen driving a 2018 Toyota Tacoma, with New Jersey license plates E19NJT, in an unknown direction. She may be ...

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BOONTON, NJ - The two dead bodies found in a Boonton pond last week have been ruled to be an accidental death.   Acting Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Morris County Sheriff James M. Gannon, Morris County Prosecutor’s Office, Chief of Detectives Christoph Kimker, Town of Boonton ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - The identities of the deceased bodies found dead in a Boonton pond have been released.  This news alert has been issued by Acting Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Morris County Sheriff James M. Gannon, Morris County Prosecutor’s Office, Chief of Detectives Christoph ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - A two-year-old boy was struck and killed by a pick-up truck backing up in a driveway early Saturday according to police.  An investigation was announced by Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson and Franklin Township Public Safety Director Quovella.   Franklin ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- Motherhood was one of the greatest joys for Debra Kaufman. Her pregnancy resulted in having a son, Bryan, now in his 30s. However, the pregnancy at the time also resulted in preeclampsia, a pregnancy complication characterized by high blood pressure and signs of damage to another ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A Hudson County corrections officer has been charged in connection to a double homicide that left two women dead, one of whom is believed to be the suspect's lover, authorities said.  Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The Rutgers researcher whose work to create the first COVID-19 saliva-based test produced a game-changing weapon in the battle against the coronavirus, has died. Andrew Brooks, 51, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, according to the university. Brooks, who grew up in Hazlet, ...

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