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From New Jersey to Rio: Colton Brown to Compete on Olympic Judo Team

July 28, 2016

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Piscataway, New Jersey has been a hotbed for athletics lately. And while most of the athletes in town have gone on and had success at the pro ranks for football in the NFL like Malcolm Jenkins (Saints and Eagles), Kyle Wilson (Jets and Saints), Anthony Davis (49ers), and others, a new young star right now is finding success in something else, judo.

Meet Colton ...

Drought Watch Issued for North Jersey; Reduce Lawn Watering and Other Water-Related Activities

 

MONTCLAIR, NJ -- A Drought Watch has been issued by the NJ Department of Environmental Protection for North Jersey.

According to a release, the Drought Watch designation was prompted by a prolonged precipitation deficit (lack of rain) and degraded drinking water supply indicators, including stream flows and shallow ground water levels. A continuation of this weather pattern ...

TWO MEN CHARGED WITH ARMED HOME INVASION OF PATERSON RESIDENCE WHILE POSING AS LAW ENFORCEMENT

NEWARK, N.J. – Two men appeared in federal court Friday to face charges that they attempted to rob a Paterson residence while dressed in Passaic County Sheriff uniforms and wielding a firearm, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.

Clemente R. Carlos, 29, of Newark, New Jersey, and Jason Thompson, 33, of Paterson, New Jersey, were charged in a superseding criminal complaint with ...

Piscataway Woman Wins on Game Show - How Much Did She Win?

PISCATAWAY/ROSELLE, NJ - If you watched "The $100,000 Pyramid” on ABC Television Network on Sunday evening, then you know that Alexandra Bernard-Simmons won some serious cash. If you didn’t see the show, then here is the scoop. 

There were two trips to the winners circle. In the first trip Bernard-Simmons won $50,000 and in the second trip to the circle she won ...

Piscataway Woman Wins on Game Show - How Much Did She Win?

July 18, 2016

PISCATAWAY/ROSELLE, NJ - If you watched "The $100,000 Pyramid” on ABC Television Network on Sunday evening, then you know that Alexandra Bernard-Simmons won some serious cash. If you didn’t see the show, then here is the scoop. 

There were two trips to the winners circle. In the first trip Bernard-Simmons won $50,000 and in the second trip to the circle she won ...

Exotic Charity Car Rally on Montclair’s Church Street, July 10

MONTCLAIR, NJ - New RHONJ cast Siggy Flicker and Dolores Catania to host Third Annual Charity Car Rally of 50 Italian Sports Cars on Sunday, July 10. 

Over 50 Lamborghini, Ferrari and Maserati sports cars will gather at Church Street in downtown Montclair. 

Hosted by the new cast members of Real Housewives of New Jersey, Siggy Flicker and Dolores Catania, and Fresco Da ...

Free Diabetes Self-Management Workshops in Paterson

July 22, 2016

Are you a person with Medicare living with diabetes or know someone who is? Paterson Public Library has partnered with Quality Insights Quality Innovation Network and will be offering free six-week diabetes self-management workshops as part of the Everyone with Diabetes Counts (EDC) program. The free evidence-based workshops developed at Stanford University cover a variety of topics including ...

Christie Orders Halt to All State-Funded Construction Projects; 23-Cent Gas Tax Increase Uncertain

July 1, 2016

TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Chris Christie has shut down state-funded highway construction projects effective Saturday, July 2 after the state Senate balked at an Assembly plan backed by Christie that would have increased the state’s gasoline tax by 23-cents per gallon, money that would used to replenish the state’s battered Transportation Trust Fund.

Without a new source of revenue, ...

Legislators Give Opinions on Proposal to Increase NJ Gas Tax 23 Cents Per Gallon

TRENTON, NJ – A showdown is expected Thursday when the state Senate opens debate on a contentious plan to increase the state’s gasoline tax by 23 cents a gallon.

Veteran Somerset County lawmakers oppose the plan. 

The estimated $2 billion raised annually by the gas tax would be used to replenish the state’s battered Transportation Trust Fund over the next 10 ...

Give a Shelter Pet a Home Today

July 23, 2016

MONTCLAIR, NJ  –The Montclair Township Animal Shelter (MTAS) has teamed up with NBC 4 New York / WNBC and Telemundo 47 / WNJU to host Clear the Shelters – the second annual nationwide pet adoption drive today, July 23.

In an effort to find new homes for homeless pets, MTAS will waive adoption fees on animals over six months old on Saturday, July 23, ...

Free Diabetes Self-Management Workshops in Paterson

Are you a person with Medicare living with diabetes or know someone who is? Paterson Public Library has partnered with Quality Insights Quality Innovation Network and will be offering free six-week diabetes self-management workshops as part of the Everyone with Diabetes Counts (EDC) program. The free evidence-based workshops developed at Stanford University cover a variety of topics including ...

Clifton Doctor Pleads Guilty In Connection with Test Referral Scheme

NEWARK, NJ – A Montclair doctor with a practice in Clifton, admitted today to accepting bribes in connection with a long-running and elaborate test referral scheme.

The facility was operated by Biodiagnostic Laboratory Services LLC (BLS), of Parsippany, its president and numerous associates, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.

Juan Espindola, 58, of ...

Drought Watch Issued for North Jersey; Reduce Lawn Watering and Other Water-Related Activities

July 27, 2016

 

MONTCLAIR, NJ -- A Drought Watch has been issued by the NJ Department of Environmental Protection for North Jersey.

According to a release, the Drought Watch designation was prompted by a prolonged precipitation deficit (lack of rain) and degraded drinking water supply indicators, including stream flows and shallow ground water levels. A continuation of this weather pattern ...

TWO MEN CHARGED WITH ARMED HOME INVASION OF PATERSON RESIDENCE WHILE POSING AS LAW ENFORCEMENT

July 23, 2016

NEWARK, N.J. – Two men appeared in federal court Friday to face charges that they attempted to rob a Paterson residence while dressed in Passaic County Sheriff uniforms and wielding a firearm, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.

Clemente R. Carlos, 29, of Newark, New Jersey, and Jason Thompson, 33, of Paterson, New Jersey, were charged in a superseding criminal complaint with ...

From New Jersey to Rio: Colton Brown to Compete on Olympic Judo Team

July 28, 2016

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Piscataway, New Jersey has been a hotbed for athletics lately. And while most of the athletes in town have gone on and had success at the pro ranks for football in the NFL like Malcolm Jenkins (Saints and Eagles), Kyle Wilson (Jets and Saints), Anthony Davis (49ers), and others, a new young star right now is finding success in something else, judo.

Meet Colton ...

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Burial at Sea

As I plugged my phone into the outlet next to a shelf in the hotel bathroom, I had a fleeting thought that it was sort of an odd place for an outlet.  That was actually the last thought I had before my phone slipped out of my hands and fell directly below the shelf…

Into the toilet.

The good news was, the water in the toilet was clean.

The bad news was, it was still water.

New Jersey Board of Medical Examiners Obtains Voluntary License Suspension of Two North Jersey Doctors Accused of Prescribing Narcotic Painkillers Without Legitimate Medical Purposes

July 29, 2016

 

 

NEWARK - The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs today announced that two North Jersey family practitioners have surrendered their medical licenses temporarily amid allegations they indiscriminately prescribed highly addictive painkillers and other controlled dangerous substances (CDS) to patients without legitimate medical purposes.

 

Dr. Byung Kang, 76, of ...