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Election 2018: And the Winners in North Plainfield are...

November 7, 2018

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Unofficial results are in. 

Democrats swept the five available seats for four four-year terms in the council race in North Plainfield on Tuesday.

Results are: 

Wendy Schaefer (D)3,669

Lawrence LaRonde (D)3,629

Douglas Singleterry (D)3,578

Everett Merrill (D)3,560

Henry R. Stoner (R)1,286

Gary Lewis (R)1,342

Robert Fisher ...

Court Order Will Delay Final Vote Counts in Somerset County Elections

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - A court order issued on Election Day by Superior Court Judge Yolanda Ciccone will effectively postpone the final results of many elections in Somerset County until Wednesday, when the Board of Elections resumes counting a record number of mail in ballots – any number of which could have an impact on total vote counts in tight races on the local, county, state and ...

Hillsborough Police Link 2 of 4 Reports of Man Exposing Himself

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ  - Township police continue their investigation into four separate reports of a naked man exposing himself outside residences throughout the township.

Police confirmed an incident that occurred on Sept. 14 involves the same man as the most recent incident, which occurred Thursday, Nov. 1.

Tuesday’s  incident occurred in the back yard of a residence on ...

Hillsborough Man Charged in Multiple Bank Robberies

SOMERVILLE, NJ – A 52-year-old Hillsborough man has been charged with at least three bank robberies in central New Jersey over the past month, and may face additional charges as a police investigation continues in adjoining counties and Pennsylvania.

Mark Elbaum, a resident of Merritt Drive, has been charged in the Oct. 1 robbery of the Financial Resources Feral Credit ...

Somerville: Main Street Mural Accentuates Ongoing Artistic Renaissance

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Artist Doug Hoekzema has traveled the world painting bigger-than-life murals on the facades of commercial buildings, hotels, resorts and convention centers, but none perhaps as heartfelt as the three-story mural that emerged over the past four days on the stucco wall of  Redelico's Paint and Decorating Center at 118 W. Main St.

Roseann Woods Brown, Chief of Staff to ...

Police Investigating Robbery at Peapack-Gladstone Bank in Bridgewater, Seeking Suspect

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Somerset County Prosecutor Michael Robertson, and the Bridgewater Township Police Department are investigating a bank robbery that occurred Tuesday afternoon at the Peapack-Gladstone Bank on East Main Street.

According to Robertson, at about 12:10 p.m. Oct. 23, the police department received a call that a robbery had occurred at the bank. It was reported, he said, that a man ...

Prosecutor: Hillsborough Teacher, 29, Sent Nude Photos Online to Montgomery HS Student

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - A Montgomery High School teacher who lives in Hillsborough has been arrested and faces charges of sending nude photos of herself and sexually-explicit messages via social media to a Montgomery High School student over a period of several months.

Michelina Aichele, 29 of Capricorn Drive in Hillsborough, has been charged with 2nd degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child.

New Jersey Men Arraigned in $4 Million Mortgage Fraud Case, US Attorney Says

TRENTON, NJ - A Warren real estate investor, a Watchung builder, and a Millington real estate settlement attorney were arraigned Wednesday on multiple charges in connection with their alleged roles in a mortgage fraud scheme using “straw buyers” to fraudulently obtain mortgage loans from a bank , U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. 

Victor Santos, a/k/a ...

Somerville HS Music Boosters Host Marching Band Festival Oct. 6

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The award-winning Somerville High School Pioneer Marching Band will host its 38th Annual Marching Band Festival on Saturday Oct. 6.with 14 high school bands scheduled to perform at the event.

The festival will be held at SHS, 222 Davenport St. and will begin at 4:30 p.m. with awards ceremonies held around 8:45 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults, $7 for students and seniors.

Children’s Singer/Songwriter from Hillsborough Sent to Jail on Child Pornography Charge

NEWARK, NJ - Eric. S. Komar, a Hillsborough resident, music teacher and singer/songwriter who performed for children at synagogues, Jewish community centers, camps and conventions nationwide, was sentenced Tuesday to 82 months in prison for receiving images of child sexual abuse, according to U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito.

Komar, 47, was arrested in September 2017 at his residence in ...


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