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Sex Toys, Gay Jokes, Nepotism, Frat-Boy Pranks; Mountainside P.D. Out of Control Says Lawsuit

May 17, 2018

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – In a 46-page complaint packed with allegations of harassment involving sex toys, official misconduct, nepotism, hazing, double-dipping and other egregious behavior, five Mountainside police officers and a female employee are suing the borough in state Superior Court.
The complaint, filed by officers Jeffrey Stinner, Christopher Feighner, Richard Latargia, Thomas ...

Cyclist Hit by Pickup Truck in Westfield Tuesday Morning

WESTFIELD, NJ — A woman riding a bicycle was struck by a pickup truck at the corner of North Chestnut Street and Kimball Avenue Tuesday morning around 10 a.m.

A neighbor who was inside his house at the time said he heard a woman scream loudly. He ran outside, saw that she’d been hit and called 9-1-1, he said.

Police responded in under a minute, he said, and soon the ...

Truck Strikes Summit's Passaic Avenue Train Bridge Causing Road Closure, Rail Service Interruption

SUMMIT, NJ - A "large truck" struck the Passaic Avenue train bridge underpass in the early morning hours of May 12, causing Passaic Avenue -- between Beekman Road and Constantine Place, to be shuttered and the suspension of Gladstone line train service between the Summit and Murray Hill stations.

The Summit Fire Department responded to the report of the incident ...

Man Seriously Injured in Motorcycle Crash in Westfield Friday

WESTFIELD, NJ — A motorcycle driver was seriously injured in a crash at North Avenue and East Broad Street early Friday evening, according to Westfield Police Chief David Wayman.

A helicopter landed at Westfield High School around 6 p.m. to transport the victim to University Hospital.

“The cause of the accident is under investigation. It isn’t a collision,” ...

Pedestrian Death Prompts Rahway Council to Introduce Ordinance to Make Intersection of Lake & Madison a 4-Way Stop

RAHWAY, NJ - The Rahway City Council unanimously introduced an ordinance that will make the intersection of West Lake Avenue and Madison Avenue a 4-way stop at its regular meeting held Monday night.

The public hearing on the measure is scehduled for June 11.

The introduction of the ordinance comes after a woman was struck and killed by a vehicle while crossing West Lake Avenue around 7 p.m.

Roselle Park Police and Firemen Pull Man Who was Resisting from Burning Car

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - After a report of a parked car on fire, police, and firemen arrive and rescue a man who was slumped over the steering wheel and refused to exit the vehicle.

According to police, the fire took place on May 5, at 7:41 a.m. when they received several calls concerning a vehicle parked on the 100 Block of West Lincoln Avenue. While it was initially reported as a strange noise ...

Captured - Fourth Suspect in Connection with Easter Sunday Police Shootout Outside of Local Gentlemen's Club

ELIZABETH, NJ - The fourth suspect involved in the homicide and an exchange of gunfire with police on Easter Sunday in Elizabeth outside of a local gentlemen's club has been captured and taken into custody, says acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan.

Authorities said Jonathan Philippe, 25, of Irvington has been taken into custody. Philippe was the last lone remaining fugitive ...

Police: Kenilworth Schools Super is Public Pooper

KENILWORTH, NJ – Kenilworth Schools Superintendent Thomas Tramaglini is on paid leave of absence following his recent arrest in Holmdel, where he is accused of defecating on or near the Holmdel High School athletic fields.

The 42-year-old Tramaglini was charged with lewdness, littering and defecating in public, according to Holmdel police. The charges were filed Monday, according to ...

The Union County College Women’s Basketball Team Ends Season Ranked 7th in the Nation

CRANFORD, NJ - The Union County College Women’s Basketball Team won the National Junior College Athletic Association Division II Region XIX Championship and the NJCAA District N Championship on March 5 when they defeated Harcum College. This led the Lady Owls to the national tournament that was held in Harrison, Arkansas from March 18-24. After four tough games against community colleges ...

Rahway Mayor Giacobbe Helps Cut Ribbon for Opening of Affordable Housing, the Willows of Rahway

RAHWAY, NJ - Artists looking to settle in the "Art District" in downtown Rahway now have the Willows as an affordable housing option.

Rahway Mayor Raymond A. Giacobbe was on hand to cut the ribbon on Wednesday when the Willows at Rahway officially opened.

Union County Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados, Vice Chairman Bette Jane Kowalski and Freeholder ...

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