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Governor Chris Christie Way Set to Run Through Parsippany

November 18, 2017

PARSIPPANY, NJ — On Monday, there will be a new central access street into Central Park of Morris County and it is being named after our current Governor Chris Christie. There will be a ground breaking ceremony on Monday where it will receive its official name: Governor Chris Christie Way.

Governor Christie and his wife, Mary Pat, will be on hand for the Monday afternoon groundbreaking ...

Man Slips from Belmar’s First Avenue Jetty, Rescued by First Responders

BELMAR, NJ — An unidentified man was rescued by Belmar first responders yesterday after it appears he slipped on the rocks of the First Avenue jetty, according to eyewitness accounts.

The Belmar Police Department and Belmar First Aid Squad were dispatched to the scene at about 11:45 a.m. on November 16, where the man was found in distress on his back near the water line on the rocky side ...

Paterson Doctor Pleads Guilty in Bribery Scheme

NEWARK, NJ- A Paterson-based cardiologist and his wife have both pleaded guilty to their participation in a massive bribery scheme orchestrated by a testing laboratory in Parsippany, according to a report from the U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of New Jersey.

Aiman Hamdan, 50, and Kristina Hamdan, 39, residents of Wayne, admitted to their roles in a scheme that has already ...

Police, Raritan Twp. Family Seek Missing Hunterdon Central Graduate

RARITAN TWP., NJ – Police here and in New York City are looking for a Hunterdon Central High School graduate who has been reported missing.

Sean Pohle, 24, was last seen in his apartment in Manhattan and was reported missing on Friday, Nov. 3.

Pohle is known to drive a black, 2015 Honda two-door Civic, with New Jersey license plates Y26ACB, according to a spokesperson for the New York ...

Neighbor Pushes Roxbury: Waive Rules to Honor Slain Vietnam Soldier

ROXBURY, NJ – A Succasunna man wants the township to bend its rules a little and erect a “street blade” sign honoring Jimmy Ohlinger, a township resident who was killed in the Vietnam War.

The man, Patrick White of Thor Drive, made his case at Tuesday’s meeting of the Roxbury Mayor and Council. He asked the council to consider installing the sign in honor of Jimmy ...

Roxbury Cops Nab Serial Con-Man After Foot Chase in Kenvil

ROXBURY, NJ – A serial criminal, who convinced a 78-year-old Kenvil woman to give him more than $30,000 for roof repairs she didn’t get, was arrested last week by Roxbury police following a dramatic foot chase, police said.

The man, Sonny Stanley, 43, of Gutenberg, was charged with obstruction of the administration of law, resisting arrest and theft by deception, police ...

Former TAP Reporter Receives Top SBU Communications Award

NEW YORK – Former TAPinto Greater Olean reporter Lian Bunny received St. Bonaventure University’s most prestigious communications award Tuesday in New York City at the 57th annual Mark Hellinger Awards.

Bunny, a 2017 summa cum laude honors graduate in journalism and mass communication, received the 2017 Hellinger Award at the luncheon, and Andrew Bevevino, who graduated summa ...

Paterson Woman Transforming City Parks Through Reading

PATERSON, NJ - Vision, leadership, perseverance, collaboration. These are just a few words that come to mind when thinking about the necessary ingredients to building a stronger community. Thanks to one Paterson native, these traits have also helped lead to cleaner parks throughout the city, and increased access to books for local residents.

Born in Paterson, Talena Lachelle Queen moved to ...

“New Jersey for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief” Makes its First Donation

PERTH AMBOY, NJ - Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico on September 20, lashing the island with 30 hours of Category 5 winds. By September 21, following an emergency conference call with 33 New Jersey leaders, “New Jersey for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief” was born.

Fund leaders gathered with elected officials today in Perth Amboy to present the American Red Cross with ...

World Fistball Championships Coming to Roxbury in 2018

ROXBURY, NJ - The United States Fistball Association (USFA) and the Roxbury Township Mayor and Council have agreed to partner together to host the 2018 U18 Fistball World Championships. The tournament will take place next summer from July 11 to 15 at Horseshoe Lake Park in Succasunna.

This past summer, the International Fistball Association, based in Linz, Austria, awarded the ...

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