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Hillsborough: Children's Singer/Songwriter Faces Child Pornography Charge

September 20, 2017

NEWARK, NJ – Eric. S. Komar a township resident, music teacher and singer/songwriter who performs for children at synagogues, Jewish community centers, camps, and conventions nationwide was arrested at his home Tuesday and charged with receiving and distributing images of child sexual abuse, according to Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick.

 Komar, 46, was arrested by ...

Volunteer Opportunities Exist for 55+-RSVP Information Sessions

ELIZABETH, NJ-The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) of Union County will hold two information sessions for all adults 55 and older in Union County.

Opportunities exist throughout the county for volunteers in friendly visiting, community gardens and school-age tutoring and more.

The information sessions will take place at Jewish Family Service of Central NJ, a non-sectarian ...

Watching Tropical Storm Jose-Could Produce Rain, High Winds in the Garden State

ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK, NJ - New Jersey residents may want to check the weather to the track the path of Tropical Storm Jose. A forecast map that was issued this morning by the National Hurricane Center has the state on the outer edges of its possible path. Tropical Storm Jose could strengthen as it heads north through the Atlantic.

The system is still days away from its center being hundreds of ...

Two Days, Two Babies; Denville Cops Welcome Newborns in Burger King Lot

DENVILLE, NJ – The parking lot of the Denville Burger King served as a makeshift maternity ward for local police who helped deliver babies there on two consecutive days last week, it was announced today.

The first incident took place at 7:24 p.m. on Sept. 8, police said. They said patrol officers went to the Burger King in response to a call about a woman going into labor.

“The ...

Roselle Resident Takes Two First Place Wins in Meadowlands Best BBQ Competition

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - A resident from Roselle took first Place in two categories at the Meadowlands Racing and Entertainment's annual “Battle for the Best BBQ” competition that was held on Saturday evening. 

Resident Doreen Rinaldo, who works as a Lead Radiation Therapist at Trinitas Comprehensive Cancer Center and a home “Backyard BBQ Enthusiast” beat out ...

State Infant/Child Car Seat Rules Currently in Effect

TRENTON, NJ - Effective September 1, 2015, legislation set in place revised parameters relative to the use of infant / child car seats in the Garden State. New Jersey guidelines currently mandate the following:

Newborn to Age 2

Children under age 2 and under 30 lbs. must be in a rear-facing car seat with a five-point harness. Toddlers who are tall or have long legs ...

Port Authority to Conduct Emergency Response Exercise at Newark Liberty International Airport

UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Port Authority is advising aviation passengers and motorists of an emergency response full-scale exercise at Newark Liberty International Airport from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 9.

According to a Union County press release, there will be no impact on flight operations, but airline passengers and motorists may notice simulated smoke and numerous emergency ...

Two New Great White Sharks Make Appearances Off Jersey Shore

JERSEY SHORE, NJ — It’s been nearly three months since Mary Lee has been tracked off the Jersey coast, but two younger great white sharks are now finding those waters appealing.

Finn was last “pinged” at 9:35 p.m. on September 7 about 10 miles off the Jersey shoreline between Long Branch and Asbury Park, while Amagansett has been tracked in waters farther south, about ...

Prosecutor, Montville P.D. Still Hoping to Find Missing Man

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Authorities are still hoping somebody will come forward with information about a Montville man who disappeared 33 years ago, they said today.

Thursday marks the 33rd anniversary of the disappearance of the man, Edward DuBarry, then in his mid-thirties, from Montville, said the Morris County Prosecutor's Office. The office, in a statement said police and ...

YMCA Achievers Program Open House, for Union County Teens

The YMCA Achievers Program will be hosting its Open House for the 2017-2018 school year at the Westfield Area YMCA, 220 Clark Street, on Wednesday, Sept. 13th at 7:00 p.m.  Light refreshments will be served.

Achievers is a college readiness, career development and life skills program open to minority teens (grades 8-12) from throughout Union County. The program seeks to ...

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