Other NJ News

January 17, 2019

BOUND BROOK, NJ – A tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children has led to the arrest of a Bound Brook man who has been charged with 2nd degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child for the distribution of child pornography and 3rd degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child for the ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - A Medevac helicopter was called in to assist after a construction accident occurred at the Merida Apartment Building construction site at approximately 10:35 a.m. Saturday.  Roselle Park Police and rescue units along with Cranford first aide, Trinitas, and Union County EMS ...

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Three people who stood trial and were convicted for their roles in the fatal shooting of a Plainfield man in his home a little more than five years ago have been sentenced to a combined total of 140 years in state prison, acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan announced ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Federal employees who are out of work because of the partial government shutdown now can a little bit of sympathy from a group of New Jersey coffee shops that are giving the workers free cups of java. Hidden Grounds Coffee, which has two shops in New Brunswick, as well as ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Vojkan Zlatkov, the affable owner of Courthouse Subs, who knew  his regular customers by name as well as their preferred breakfast or lunch order, died suddenly on Sunday, Jan. 6. He was 42. Vojkan and his brother Dan were co-owners of the popular eatery at 16 E. Main St.,, ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – A Somerville man charged with aggravated arson and attempted murder in connection with a fire at a home on Starview Drive in Hillsborough last month has been detained by the court following a pretrial detention hearing before Superior Court Judge Peter J. Tober. Patrick M.

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Downtown Somerville Alliance hired a new executive director at its reorganization meeting Monday night and elected Borough Councilwoman Jane Kobuta as chair of the Board of Directors for a three-year term. Mike Kerwin, a borough resident and president/CEO of the Somerset ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — After hearing through NJ 101.5 evening radio host Steve Trevelise that his “oldest and dearest friend” Robbo Pisani, a fire captain with the North Hudson Fire Department, was struggling with kidney failure, West Orange resident Melissa Kohlman was so moved that she volunteered her ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Two men have been charged with attempted murder following a September 12, 2018 shooting in Franklin Township on Franklin Boulevard.  Dyshawn O. Williams, 23, and Sekuann D. Copeland, 22, of Bound Brook, were each charged with first-degree attempted murder and second-degree ...

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A Plainfield-based music teacher has been arrested and charged with inappropriately touching two of his students in school during recent years, acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan announced Friday. Donnie Harrell, 53, of Bridgewater is charged with two counts of third-degree ...

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NEW JERSEY -- More residents moved out of New Jersey than any other state in 2018, with 66.8% of New Jersey moves being outbound, according to United Van Lines’ 42nd annual National Movers Study, which tracks customers’ state-to-state migration patterns over the past year. The Garden State moved ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - A 34-year-old Somerville man faces charges of attempted murder and aggravated arson after police say he intentionally set fire to a Hillsborough residence where his former girlfriend lived. All eight occupants of the home, including a 4-year-old, escaped unharmed, according to ...

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TETERBORO, NJ -- Two brothers who will be deploying on separate missions for the United States Marine Corps soon received a couple of giant surprises on Sunday as they received a hero's sendoff from the local community. The day's events were coordinated by A Hero's Welcome North Jersey. The day ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - A fire broke out at a one-story restaurant on the 400 block of West Front Street in Plainfield on New Year's Eve around 7 p.m. Breaking News Network reported that the roof of the restaurant was comprised, and the main body fire has been knocked down.  Firefighters are still on ...

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NEW YORK, NY – Walter Fuhrman Palmer, the head electrician at the venerable New York Times newspaper more than 100 years ago, helped to create a legacy shared by tens of millions of people who have jammed Times Square on New Year’s Eve to celebrate the traditional countdown to the New ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Since 2004, the Donate Life Rose Float has served as a memorial to organ and tissue donors and a platform for donor families, transplant recipients and living donors to inspire the world to save and heal those in need through the gift of life. NJ Sharing Network and ...

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BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — News that President Donald Trump extended the National Flood Insurance Program for another five months was quickly tempered when the partial government shutdown soon followed. At the 11th hour, Trump signed legislation reauthorizing NFIP through May 31, 2019, as it was ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A one-and-a-half hour long standoff with Bridgewater police ended peacefully on Christmas Eve after a 57-year-old Bridgewater man surrendered, according to a release from the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office. According to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael Robertson, at ...

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It was anything but quiet for police in Bridgewater and Franklin Township on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Bridgewater Police, assisted by the Somerset County SWAT team and Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office were able to neutralize a stand-off with a man armed with a weapon peacefully after ...

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A Plainfield homicide that took place two years ago this week at Seafood Rama remains under investigation, and authorities are continuing to ask for information from the public, acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan announced Wednesday. The victim in the case was 32-year-old Shamar ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  - The air and sea search for a Bridgewater father and his 18-year-old son missing since their small plane crashed off Jacksonville, Fla. on Thursday has been called off by the US Coast Guard. Peter Renzulli, 51, and his son, Daniel, were returning to Princeton Airport after a ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — A Christmas tradition continues in Scotch Plains as the live animal nativity display returned on Saturday at the Scotch Plains Municipal Building at 430 Park Ave. The animals will be in town for about a week through the Christmas holiday. The animal visitation is funded by ...

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Four new bills were signed into law this week, making the Garden State an example for the rest of the country on school bus safety. The bills mirror federal legislation Gottheimer introduced earlier this year -- Miranda’s Law and the Secure Every Child Under the Right Equipment Standards (SECURES) ...

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The fifth anniversary of an incident in which a Somerset County man was fatally shot in Plainfield on Christmas morning is approaching, and investigators continue to seek information from members of the public in order to solve the crime, acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan announced ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Harding resident and Atlantic Health EMS employee, Reid Cappel has dedicated his life to helping others. Now, the man who has helped his community, needs our help. He is need of a kidney. Cappel was born with one kidney instead of two. And now that one remaining kidney is only ...

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A New York City woman and a Green Brook woman have been charged with prostitution following separate undercover investigations by Somerset County Prosecutor Office detectives and police in Franklin Township and Green Brook. Yuhong J. Chen,  47, of Flushing, NY. was arrested Dec. 11 at 1:45 p.m.

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PASSAIC, NJ - Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Passaic Police Chief Luis A. Guzman announced that based upon an investigation by the Passaic Police Department, in conjunction with the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office, Robert Williams, 29 years old, from Passaic, was arrested on ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - On April 29, 2018, as Reanna Nelson played in a Hillsborough Soccer Club game, her grandfather, Romano Borgobello, was stricken while watching from the sidelines. When he became unresponsive, Hillsborough residents Kris Cauda and Alex Wnorowski both registered nurses, along with ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County Freeholder Patricia L. Walsh and Sheriff Frank J. Provenzano were joined by local veterans in placing a wreath at Veterans Memorial Plaza on Grove Street on Dec. 13. Members of Military Order of the Purple Heart, Chapter 27, and representatives from the Somerset ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ  - Sacred Heart Cemetery, 1096 Millstone River Road, is one of 1,400 sites nationally that will lay remembrance wreaths on the grave markers of US veterans during the Wreaths Across America observance on Saturday, Dec. 15 beginning at noon. Wreaths Across America, a non-profit ...

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