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Short Hills Investment Manager Admits He Used Ponzi Scheme to Steal More Than $675,000

March 29, 2017

NEWARK, NJ – An investment manager with an office in Short Hills, admitted that he fraudulently induced investments, concealed investment losses, and diverted more than $675,000 in investor money for his own use, announced Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick on March 28.

Mark Moskowitz, 48, of Short Hills, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Katharine S. Hayden in Newark ...

Pictures Surface of Fetty Wap's Chain Confirming Robbery Claims in Sunday Paterson Shooting

PATERSON, N.J. - Pictures have surfaced Sunday and Monday on social media, of people posing for pictures wearing Fetty Wap's signature "1738" chain confirming reports that the rapper was robbed as part of an altercation which left one member of the rapper's entourage with assault charges.

Monday morning police announced charges against Raheem Morris for ...

Millburn Residents Speak Out on Sanctuary City Status at Township Committee Meeting

MILLBURN, NJ - Emotions ran high Tuesday evening as the public discussion portion of the Township Committee meeting focused on a polarizing topic; Sanctuary or "Freedom" City status for Millburn.

Susannah Leisher and Liz Lacher stepped to the podium to address the Township Committee and present their three-point plan to get the conversation started with the committee and the ...

Bloomfield Police are Taking Foot Patrols to a New Level

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -  Have you noticed the additional method of police patrol in the Township of Bloomfield; it’s the Sentinel Police Mobility Vehicle (PMV) which is being utilized by the Bloomfield Police Department.

The three-wheel vehicle is an environmentally-safe, electrically powered law enforcement vehicle according to Lt. Gary Peters of the Bloomfield Police.

The Sentinel PMV ...

Second Fetus Found in Three Weeks at Passaic Valley Sewer in Newark

PATERSON, NJ - The Essex County Prosecutor's Office was on the scene on Wednesday in Newark at the Passaic Valley Sewer (PVS) investigating a second fetus found in just the last three weeks.

Earlier this month, on March 2, the office launched an investigation after a fetus was found in one of the grates. That investigation is still ongoing.

Paterson is the biggest stakeholder in the ...

Essex Fells Doctor Killed in Pedestrian-Vehicle Accident

ESSEX FELLS, NJ - Dr. Jan Huston was struck and killed by a vehicle while on the sidewalk near her home in Essex Fells on Tuesday morning, officials announced.

The beloved 66-year-old medical director of the Breast Center at HackensackUMC Mountainside in Glen Ridge, was rushed to the same hospital following the accident, where she died a short time later.

Huston was struck in the 200 ...

Fatality at East Orange Train Station on Tuesday

EAST ORANGE, NJ - There was a fatal accident at the East Orange train station on Tuesday, March 21. According to firefighters and other emergency personnel on the scene, witnesses who they spoke to reported that a young man was spotted siting on the tracks and was struck by an eastbound train. Any additional information, including the name of the victim, has not yet been ...

Bomb Threats Made to Temple Beth Shalom in Livingston

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Threats to the Jewish community continued in Livingston on Tuesday morning as the Livingston police and fire departments responded to a bomb threat at Temple Beth Shalom, located at 193 E. Mt. Pleasant Avenue.

According to police, the building was evacuated and secured, but the investigation is continuing. The Essex County Sheriff’s Department, the Essex ...

Essex County Leaders to Honor Autumn Turner for Women's History Month

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - Autumn Turner of Montclair will be recognized along with other notable Essex County women during the annual women's history month celebration. 

On Wednesday, March 22, County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo will host the County’s Annual Women’s History Month Program at the Essex County Hall of Records. During this year’s program, ...

Essex County Offers Spring and Summer Camps

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - Essex County is offering several camp options for children of all ages for both spring break and the summer at the Turtle Back Zoo, Codey Arena and the Essex Count Environmental Center.

“Come participate in the many recreational and enrichment opportunities available for children of all ages. Young people can learn about nature and animals through exciting ...

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