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New York Jets Helipad Approved for Training Center in Florham Park

July 20, 2017

FLORHAM PARK, NJ- Back in 2013, the New York Jets submitted a plan to build a helipad at Atlantic Health Jets Training Center (AHJTC) in Florham Park. That plan drew the ire of residents in Florham Park and Madison, where many community residents raised concerns over the noise and the potential for accidents. The plan was subsequently withdrawn in July of that year.

The original New York Jets ...

US Will Reimburse Somerset County for Trump Visits

WASHINGTON - New Jersey Rep. Lance (R-7th) has confirmed that the United States Secret Service has designated Bedminster a priority for presidential protection – allowing law enforcement and other protection-related costs eligible for reimbursement by the federal government. 

“Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson and the excellent law enforcement personnel in New ...

22-Year-Old Montclair Man Charged Following Road Rage Incident Involving Dog

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Charges have been filed against a 22-year-old Montclair man by the New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (NJSPCA) Humane Police on Tuesday after a video surfaced of the man tossing a dog during a road rage incident.

Humane Police filed animal cruelty charges against Marc Dione, of Upper Montclair, authorities announced.  He was charged with two ...

Dog Lives, Suspect Not Yet Charged in Montclair Road Rage Incident

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Caught on camera, a little dog was thrown nearly 10 feet away from his owner's vehicle after an altercation between two drivers on Sunday. 

The fate of the dog could not be determined from the video, but animal cruelty officials investigating the matter confirm that the dog is still alive and no serious injuries were reported.

A video (below) surfaced ...

Photos Surface from the Air Intercept over the Somerset Hills

SOMERSET HILLS NJ - Somerset Hills residents have become accustomed to weekend visits from President Trump.   However, this past weekend there was a twist.   That twist came in the form of the roar of a fighter jet intercepting an errant private aircraft.

President Trump attended the LPGA United States Womens Open at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster.  Accordingly, the ...

Bill Introduced by Rep. John DiMaio to Protect Intramural High School Players with Concussions

TRENTON, NJ - Gov. Chris Christie signed a bill that expands concussion precautions for high school students, and was introduced by Rep. John DiMaio, R-23.

With the new bill, high school students who suffer a concussion during intramural sports will be protected by the state's student-athlete head injury safety program bill, according to a release.

The bill was signed ...

Fifty Years After Newark Burned, Gates Tell Story of Changing Landscape

Two downtown corners, one block apart, offer a dramatic example of how much Newark has changed in 50 years.

On the corner of Halsey Street and Branford Place are two restaurants and two clothing stores, all of which have one thing in common: corrugated metal shutters, pulled down every evening after closing time. 

To mark the 50th Anniversary of the Newark riots, ...

Son of Only Newark Firefighter Killed in 1967 Riots Remembers Tragedy

Part 2 of a series on the 50th Anniversary of the Newark riots

The sound of fire engines screaming through Newark’s streets during the July 1967 riots is a memory that cuts especially deep for Michael F. Moran, Jr.

His father, Michael F. Moran, Sr., was the sole Newark firefighter who died in the line of duty during the unrest. He was shot and killed while battling a blaze ...

Witnesses to History Reflect on Newark Riots 50 Years Later

Part 1 of a series on the 50th Anniversary of the Newark riots

During the riots that exploded in Newark 50 years ago today, Junius Williams was a young Yale law student working over the summer as a community activist in the city.

On the first night, Williams and his friends were driving around the city to check things out when they were pulled over by Newark police. They ...

Thousands Expected to Dig In for Belmar’s Annual Sandcastle Contest on July 12

BELMAR, NJ — With shovels, buckets and other assorted “tools” in hand, thousands of participants are expected for Belmar’s 31st Annual Sandcastle Contest on Wednesday, July 12.

Contestants and spectators alike will converge on the 18th Avenue beach for the free competition, which starts at 8 a.m. with judging beginning at noon. Award-winning designs will be selected ...

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