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Tevlin Murder Case Ends in Life Imprisonment; Family Speaks Out

May 1, 2018

NEWARK, NJ — Nearly four years after 19-year-old Livingston resident Brendan Tevlin, a 2013 graduate of Seton Hall Prep, was gunned down on Walker Road in West Orange by a man who recently pled guilty to six charges, including charges of first-degree terrorism and murder, Ali Muhammad Brown was sentenced to life in prison with no possibility of parole by Superior Court Judge Ronald ...

Long Beach Island Summer Shuttle No Longer a Free Ride

BRANT BEACH — The Long Beach Island Shuttle, an extremely popular service for visitors and residents of Long Beach Island, will have a fee for the first time beginning Memorial Day weekend. 

The Long Beach Township Board of Commissioners made the announcement at their meeting on Monday, April 9. 

Here is the overview on the fees:

One-way shuttle rides from 10 a.m. to ...

"Eggs-actly" What They Need: Easter Bunny Delivers Socks for US Troops Overseas

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - The Easter Bunny emptied the jelly beans, chocolate and decorated eggs from his basket yesterday and replaced the traditional contents with pairs of socks destined for US military personnel overseas.

The Easter Bunny – aka Felix Ciattarelli – traveled from Raritan to Somerville Friday afternoon down Main Street, carrots in one hand, holding on to ...

Turning Anger into Action: East Brunswick Holds a Vigil for Parkland

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - More than 400 East Brunswick residents, teachers, students, and parents attended a vigil on Sunday night to express their grief for the loss of life in a school shooting in Parkland, Florida.  Three teachers and 14 students were killed by a single shooter.  14 others were wounded.  The event has resonated with students across the country, driving youth ...

Marjory Stoneman Douglas Alumni Join in Unity Video

PARKLAND, FL - Former students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and others joined in a video expressing support to current students still reeling from the Valentine's Day slaying of 17 people, including 14 students, at the school.

The video was directed by MSD alumnus Ryan Blitzer, who graduated from the school five years ago. It includes videotaped messages of encouragement from ...

Beyond Thoughts and Prayers: The East Brunswick #NeverAgain Vigil

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - On Sunday, February 25th at 6:30 pm on the EBHS football field, the Township of East Brunswick will host a vigil to honor the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida and those of prior school shootings and to show our commitment to the safety of our school community. 

On February 14, which was both Ash Wednesday and ...

Newark Makes Amazon's Top 20 Finalist List for New HQ

NEWARK, NJ - Amazon has just announced that 20 cities are finalists for its second headquarters and Newark was among those making the cut.

This decision comes several weeks after New Jersey lawmakers approved a legislation to attract Amazon's second corporate headquarters to Newark, presenting the company with nearly $5 billion dollars in tax break incentives to lure the that could ...

Report: Gov. Christie Won’t Sign Cooperative High School Sports Bill Before Leaving Office

TRENTON, N.J. – The proposed bill to allow school districts with multiple high schools to “co-op” in all sports based on participation or financial issues will not be signed into law by Gov. Chris Christie.

Christie will “pocket veto” the bill, by placing it on an “action not taken list” prior to leaving office on Tuesday, according to a report by Greg ...

Sam's Club Abruptly Closes and Locks Out Employees

LINDEN, NJ - The Union County Freeholder Board through its social service and re-employment agencies is offering assistance to any Union County resident who was laid off by today’s Sam’s Club Store closings. 

Sam’s Club maintained a store in Linden, which abruptly closed,  laying off as many as an estimated 200 full-time and part-time employees. Signs posted on the ...

Dog Dies After Being Left at PetSmart; SPCA and Family Seek Answers

RARITAN TWP., NJ – This is a story about Scruffles and it is not a happy one.

Scruffles was an 8-year-old bulldog, a pet loved by Danielle DiNapoli and her family. Their story has gone viral on Facebook with more than 14,000 shares and nearly 10,000 comments, leading DiNapoli to create a “Justice for Scruffles” Facebook page.

DiNapoli said she just wants answers. She ...

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