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North Plainfield 8-Year Old Holds Lemonade Stand to Raise Funds for Juvenile Diabetes Research

September 20, 2018

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The call went out and the North Plainfield community responded. 

Cooper, an eight year old boy from North Plainfield, was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at age 3. His mom posted a message that Cooper would be holding a sugar and carb free lemonade stand, coinciding with the town-wide yard sale. She said,” He donates his money to JDRF to help find a ...

UPDATE: Missing Man Found Safe, Bridgewater Police Say

UPDATE: As of 7 a.m. Saturday, Alexander R. Dirner, who was reported missing Friday afternoon, has been found safe, according to Bridgewater Township Police.

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township Police are seeking the public's help in locating a missing 86-year-old "at risk" male, who was last seen Friday afternoon on Mallard Drive in Martinsville.

According to the ...

Mold Causes Possible Delay of School Opening in Watchung

WATCHUNG, NJ - An urgent Bayberry School update was sent to parents and guardians on Thursday. The opening of school will most likely be delayed due to mold in the school. Work on remediation is scheduled to begin on Saturday, Sept.1.

“Dear Parents and Guardians, Please see the attached letter from Mrs. Bilenker, Interim Assistant Superintendent, regarding Bayberry School,” the ...

Pedestrian Killed While Walking on Route 22 Saturday Evening

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A 28-year-old woman was killed Saturday after she was struck by a vehicle while walking on Route 22 at the intersection of Country Club Road, according to a release from Bridgewater Township Police.

Shivangi Sharma was pronounced dead at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in Somerville.

According to the release, police responded to Route 22 East at the intersection of ...

Three Plainfield Men Charged in North Plainfield Homicide, One Remains at Large

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ –  Three Plainfield men were charged in relation to the on-going homicide investigation of Nelson Noe Garcia-Lopez, age 24, of North Plainfield, Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor, and North Plainfield Chief of Police William ...

Suspect Indicted for Attempted Murder in Sword Attack

SOMERVILLE, NJ – A Manville resident has been indicted for attempted murder and faces other charges in connection with a sword attack on June 13.

Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson announced the return of a Grand Jury Indictment charging Jared Razzano,  35, of North 9th Avenue, with one count of 1st degree Attempted Murder, arising from a dispute over a parking ...

North Plainfield Man, 24, Fatally Stabbed, Reward Offered for Information

NORTH PLAINFIELD, A 24-year old North Plainfield man was fatally stabbed over the weekend and an investigation is underway, Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor, and North Plainfield Chief of Police William Parenti announced on Monday.

The victim has been identified as Nelson Noe ...

Nanny Found Guilty of Abusing 9-Month-Old Infant

 SOMERVILLE, NJ – Laura Gonzalez, of Paramus has been found guilty of 2nd degree endangering the welfare of a child and simple assault, a disorderly person’s offense. 

The guilty verdicts were returned by a petit jury after a trial in New Jersey Superior Court before the Honorable Angela Borkowski, J.S.C.  The defendant is scheduled to be sentenced on Sept.

Driver, 17, Charged in Death of Passenger, 14, Following High-Speed Chase

WARREN, NJ –  A 14-year old boy was killed and a 17-year old boy is charged with vehicular homicide following a high-speed chase involving a car stolen in Warren.

Both juveniles are from Newark.

The 17-year old has been charged with 2nd degree Death by Auto, 2nd degree Eluding, 2nd degree Knowingly leaving the scene of a motor ...

Woman Dies From Injuries After Being Struck by Car in Bridgewater Mall Parking Lot

Bridgewater, NJ - A Bedminster woman has died from her injuries after being struck by a car in the parking lot of the Bridgewater Commons Mall Monday.

Marion Kelley, 62, was struck by a vehicle while walking in lot four near the Macy's merchandise pick up area at around 3:20 p.m. Monday.

The 2017 Mazda was driven by Chinmayi Parikh, 33, of Piscataway.

The crash is still being ...

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