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Another Holiday, Another Encounter with Marine Life along Jersey Shore

February 19, 2018

SPRING LAKE, NJ — In neighboring Spring Lake, a baby seal made its way onto the beach near the north end pavilion early this afternoon.

Photographer Nancy Orlowski discovered the harbor seal pup near the jetty situated just south of the pavilion on Ocean Avenue at Ludlow Avenue.

The seal’s Presidents Day appearance on February 19 comes one day after a whale was spotted off the ...

Nutley Police Department: Video Does Not Contain Direct Threat to Nutley Public Schools

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Police Department reports that the video leading to Nutley Public Schools being closed on Friday did not pose a direct threat to any of the township's schools.

Police reported at 11 a.m. Friday that the person responsible for the video has been cooperating with the Nutley Police Department in their investigation. Interviews are on-going. The ...

South Avenue Closed off in Downtown Westfield Due to Bomb Threat

Updated at 6:15 p.m.

WESTFIELD, NJ - The Union County Police Bomb Squad closed off a portion of South Avenue in downtown Westfield late Friday afternoon in response to a bomb threat.

A suspicious box was found in the area. The traffic circle was closed off and the area between the circle and Summit Avenue across the street from the train station was impassible.

Rush hour traffic through ...

TAPinto Sues Flem-Rar Schools for Legal Bills in Ethics Complaints

Editor’s note: This is the second of a two-part series about the Flemington-Raritan School District’s legal bills.

FLEMINGTON, NJ – As the outcome of an ethics complaint against one of its board members awaits resolution, TAPinto Flemington has sued the Flemington-Raritan School District to discover how much it has spent defending her.

The suit was filed in Superior Court ...

It's Groundhog Day, So Learn the Story of Punxsutawney Phil

With Groundhog Day upon us, thousands watched in person and even more tuned in from home to see Punxsutawney Phil make his yearly prediction.

As legend has it, if Phil sees his shadow at dawn on Feb. 2, six more weeks of winter are on its way. If Phil doesn’t see his shadow, and early spring can be expected.

On Friday, Phil saw his shadow.

Phil may very well be the ...

BREAKING: Charges against Senator Menendez to be dropped

According to numerous news reports, corruption and bribery charges against U.S. Senator Bob Menendez are being dropped by the Justice Department. Senator Menendez released the following statement through his Communications Director, Tricia Enright:

“From the very beginning, I never wavered in my innocence and my belief that justice would prevail. I am grateful that the Department of ...

John Stewart, Jr. Resigns from Plainfield Chief of Staff Position

PLAINFIELD, NJ - John Stewart, Jr. submitted a letter of resignation from his position as Plainfield Chief of Staff to Mayor Adrian O. Map on Monday afternoon, a position he has held since January 2014, citing a lack of transparency in government.

Stewart said Mapp was "clearly agitated" during the meeting after all that has transpired in the past 48 hours, referencing emails from ...

Hillsborough Man Charged with Manufacture of Child Pornography

SOMERVILLE, N.J. – A 38-year-old Hillsborough man faces multiple charges including the manufacture of child pornography after police traced his activities on the Internet., according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

The investigation revealed that the suspect was using multiple social media accounts to engage in sexually explicit conversations and to secure sexually ...

Local Residents Rally for Immigrants Seeking Sanctuary in Highland Park Church

HIGHLAND PARK, NJ - If you hadn’t been following the news of the past week, Sunday morning at the Reformed Church of Highland Park almost looked like normal weekend business.

Between two and three dozen congregants ​prayed in the pews on either side of the main aisle, while different church leaders led them through the 75​-​minute​-​long service.

The atmosphere switched ...

Online Retailer Amazon Rejects Somerville as Potential Location for Massive “HQ2”

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Amazon released its short list of  20 potential sites to build a massive east coast headquarters Thursday, disappointing more than 200 other cities and smaller towns that had salivated over the prospect of 50,000 new jobs and billions of dollars in associated economic benefits – including Somerville.

The 20 finalists include the city of Newark; a total of 238 ...

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