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New Jersey Wins Under Lance Mental Health Law

January 13, 2017

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 ...

Devils Launch Community Recognition Initiative “Newark’s Cornerstones” on City’s 350th Anniversary

NEWARK, NJ – It’s not often that hockey fans are treated with a special appearance from a retired superstar at the arena, so when former New Jersey Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur was in town this past weekend for the official unveiling of “The Salute,” a 900-pound bronze statue that immortalized the future NHL Hall of Famer’s career, it was a special ...

Train Crashes at Hoboken Terminal; One Reported Dead and 100-Plus Injured

HOBOKEN, NJ – A NJ TRANSIT train was unable to stop at the Hoboken Terminal, crashing into the platform during the morning commute. One person is reported dead, and more than 100 people are reported injured. There is visible structural damage to the Hoboken station, according to various media outlets.

At 10:11 a.m., WNBC-TV in New York reported that there ...

Fanwood Police Release Photos of Bank Robbery Suspect and Vehicle

FANWOOD, NJ -- The Fanwood police department has released photographs of Tuesday's Provident Bank robbery suspect and issued the following statement to the public:

On March 29, 2016, at approximately 10:13 a.m., there was an armed robbery of Provident Bank located at 206 South Avenue in Fanwood, NJ. The bank robbery suspect is described as a black male, ...

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