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Gas Prices Rise as Memorial Day Weekend Nears

May 24, 2017

NEW JERSEY — After a few weeks of declining prices at the pump, the average price for a gallon of regular gas ticked upward nationally and in New Jersey.

AAA’s May 23rd survey of fuel prices found the current average price for a gallon of gas in New Jersey to be $2.39, three cents higher than a week ago ($2.36), but six cents less than one month ago ($2.45). The ...

Gubernatorial Candidates to Square off in Televised Debate Tuesday Evening

SOMERSET HILLS NJ - The first gubernatorial debates of the 2017 primary election will take place tomorrow at Stockton University. They will be televised live on News 12 New Jersey and Telemundo, and they will be streamed live on the Stockton University Facebook page. The debates are sponsored by the William J. Hughes Center for Public Policy of Stockton University.

The Republican candidates ...

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo, Summer 2017 at KC’s Korner

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The official start to summer 2017 might still be weeks away but KC’s Korner Restaurant and Tavern of South Plainfield is ready. In addition to offering a variety of specials this weekend in celebration of Cinco de Mayo, the Oak Tree Road establishment has an official date for the opening of its outdoor dining patio.

From Friday, May 5 through Sunday, May 7, ...

Photos: NHL’s Centennial Fan Exhibit Makes Stop in Newark

NEWARK, NJ –  Hockey fans of all ages enjoyed the first day of a two-day event on Saturday afternoon by participating in a variety of festivities at The Prudential Center’s Championship Plaza, at the corner of Mulberry and Market Streets in Newark as the NHL celebrates its centennial with an interactive traveling fan experience prior to the New Jersey Devils’ home game ...

Drivers Fear the Self-Driving Car

NEW JERSEY:  A new report from AAA reveals that the majority of U.S. drivers seek autonomous technologies in their next vehicle, but they continue to fear the fully self-driving car. Despite the prospect that autonomous vehicles will be safer, more efficient and more convenient than their human-driven counterparts, three-quarters of U.S. drivers report feeling afraid to ride in a ...

Crash Closes I-78 Between Exits 40 and 41 Thursday Afternoon

WARREN, NJ - Interstate 78 westbound is closed between exits 40 and 41 for an accident investigation, police advised early Thursday afternoon.

Drivers were advised to plan an alternate route and expect delays in both directions.

New Jersey Wins Under Lance Mental Health Law

WASHINGTON, D.C. ---  Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) announced that New Jersey has been selected to participate in a demonstration program to expand access to community mental health services and strengthen the quality of care for those living with mental and behavioral health issues. The demonstration program was created under Lance’s Excellence in Mental Health Act, which was ...

No Holiday from Violence in Plainfield: Homicide Task Force Investigates Another Fatal Shooting

PLAINFIELD, NJ - There has been no holiday when it comes to the violence in Plainfield’s East end as police investigate another murder. The shooting took place at the Seafood Rama restaurant at the 1000 block of East 2nd Street between Garfield Ave. and Netherwood Ave. TAPintoPlainfield has confirmed that the Homicide Task Force is investigating this latest act of gun ...

Westfield Planning Board to Hear More on ‘Watcher House’ in January

WESTFIELD, NJ — The fate of the “Watcher House” will have to wait.

A continuation of the Westfield Planning Board’s hearings regarding a request to knock down the Dutch colonial at 657 Boulevard and replace it with two new homes, originally scheduled for Monday, was postponed at the request of the objector because neither he nor his expert were available, according to ...

Condominiums Will Replace Lawnmower Shop in Clark

CLARK, NJ – A 7-unit condominium building will soon stand on the site of the Clark Power Equipment property at 1132 Westfield Ave. The Clark planning board voted unanimously in favor of an application presented by Vincenzo Associates at its meeting Thursday night.

Site engineer Edward Dec said the single 7-unit structure is a better use of the lot’s size and shape than two ...

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