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Paterson Train Station to be Dedicated to City Resident Killed in 9-11 Terrorist Attack

September 10, 2018

PATERSON, NJ- Paterson resident Kenneth Patrick Lira reported to his job on the 107th floor of the South Tower of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2011 like he had so many times before. Hours later he would be one of nearly 3,000 lives lost following the terrorist attack which brought both structures crashing down.

On Tuesday, local and New Jersey Transit officials will gather at ...

U.S. Coast Guard Rescue in Barnegat Inlet Places Spotlight on Boating Safety

Boaters Urged to Take Steps to Stay Safe on Water during Labor Day Weekend

BARNEGAT LIGHT, NJ — When members of the U.S. Coast Guard rescued two people from their sinking recreational vessel in Barnegat Inlet yesterday, they found the boaters prepared for the emergency.

A Coast Guard boat on August 30 responded to a radio distress call from the boat, which was taking on water ...

Belmar Lifeguard Rescues Beached Shark and Returns It to Surf on His Board

BELMAR, NJ — Before heading back to college, Belmar lifeguard Tyler Daniskas ended his summer with quite an eventful week.

After he was among a handful of Belmar beach patrol members who got their chance to test a drone-assisted lifesaving system along the beachfront on August 22, the next day he helped a small shark who was stranded on the sand get back into the surf. He placed the ...

BREAKING (Video): Paterson Firefighters Perform Daring Rescue at Great Falls

PATERSON, NJ- For the second time in a weekend members of the Paterson Fire Department performed a successful rescue at the Great Falls.

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According to a Facebook post by Mayor Andre Sayegh, Paterson Firefighter Justin Angelica and members of Paterson Rescue 2 pulled a man who was clinging to the rocks to safety.

Speaking to TAPinto Paterson after the rescue ...

One Boy Dead, One Charged with Vehicular Homicide in Stolen Car from Warren Township

WARREN, NJ –  A 14-year old boy died, and a 17-year old boy has been charged with vehicular homicide after a chase in a car stolen from Warren Township on Friday,  Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor, Warren Township Chief of ...

Man Arrested in "Upskirting" Incident at the Route 22 Target in Union

UNION, NJ – A Dingman’s Ferry, PA, man was arrested last week for invasion of privacy for taking photos under the dress of a woman at the Target store on Route 22.

On Friday morning, Union police were alerted by a Target loss prevention worker who observed a man acting strangely.  According to police, the employee said the man was “squatting near female shoppers ...

Man Arrested in ‘Upskirting’ Incident at Route 22 Target

UNION, NJ – A Dingman’s Ferry, PA, man was arrested last week for invasion of privacy for taking photos under the dress of a woman at the Target store on Route 22 in Union.

On the morning of July 27, Union police were alerted by a Target loss prevention worker who observed a man acting strangely.  According to police, the employee said the man was “squatting ...

Newark Needs to Be 'Invited to the Table' in Marijuana Industry, Mayor Says

NEWARK, NJ - For a panel of lawmakers and advocates at the Abyssinian Baptist Church, it wasn't a matter of if a marijuana market boom was coming to New Jersey. It was just a matter of when.

For Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, it was pivotal that people in his community, who he said have been victimized by drug laws, get to profit from that industry. He was part of an eight-member panel yesterday ...

Is NJ Having a Burb Bounce Back?

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Suburban growth may be making a comeback. 

A new Rutgers Regional Report, “The ‘Burbs’ Bounce Back: ‘Trendlet’ or ‘Dead Cat Bounce’?” finds that the demographic shifts of the early part of the decade, 2010-2016, where urban areas had a strong resurgence, may be shifting back to the ...

NJ Balloon Festival Draws Thousands Over Weekend

WHITEHOUSE STATION, NJ - The 2018 annual edition (36th year) of the  QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning drew thousands of people (young and old) to the Solberg Airport in Hunterdon County.

The weather has been as issue for the past few years, but the skies cooperated for the weekend.

The entertainment for the weekend was provided by Laurie ...

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