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Lance: Bedminster Receives Secret Service Designation

July 20, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. - As it became clear that Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster was one of President Trump's favorite destinations, it also became clear to local officials in Somerset County and in the Somerset Hills that providing security and traffic control could break the bank.  Those worries sould now be in the rear view mirror.

Congressman Leonard Lance today announced his ...

Stepping Up to the Plate, Summit Readies to Host Ninth Annual Restaurant Week July 20-30

SUMMIT, NJ - It's so big that it is a week that will last 10 days.

Summit’s Ninth Annual Restaurant Week will begin Thursday, July 20 and run through Sunday, July 30, and feature more than 30 restaurants and food shops offering prix fixe menus and specials. Restaurant Week will begin with a 'Kick-Off Night' July 20, which will include live music throughout downtown from 6 ...

Summit Man Struck and Killed by Train on Tracks Between Summit and Chatham

SUMMIT, NJ — A Summit man was struck and killed by a New Jersey Transit train at about 6:30 a.m. Monday on the tracks adjacent to Stanley Avenue between Summit and Chatham.

According to a NJ Transit spokesperson, Michael Kane, age 46, was hit by NJ Transit train #6610, which left Dover at 5:55 a,m. and was due to arrive in Hoboken at 7:10 a.m. None of the 150 ...

Car Dangles From Overpass in Early Morning Accident in Elizabeth

ELIZABETH, NJ - Police responded the scene of an accident that left a car hanging over the edge of an overpass, Linden authorities said. 

The early morning accident on July 15 occurred at the entrance of I-278, Linden police said. Photos showed damage to the car and a fence securing the overpass. No injuries were reported, Linden police said

The photos of the accident were ...

Authorities ID Body Found in Warinanco Lake on July 6

ROSELLE, NJ - Authorities identified the person who was found dead July 6 in a lake at Warinanco Park as a 50-year-old man, a Union County spokesman told TAP today.

Oday Abd-Ali, whose last known address was in Elizabeth, was pulled from the lake about a week ago, Union County spokesman Sebastian D'elia said.

The cause of death will be determined by a medical examiner, D'elia ...

Union Man Sentenced to Three Years for Racially Charged Threats Against Neighbors

UNION COUNTY, NJ – A Township of Union man has been sentenced to three years in state prison for making racially charged threats of physical and sexual violence against a pair of neighbors earlier this year, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Friday.

Glenn Miller, 59, of Kimberly Road had previously pleaded guilty to a charge of second-degree bias intimidation.

As ...

Big Ideas for Planet Earth in a A Roxbury Man's Bus

ROXBURY NJ – Back in his Roxbury High School days, Bryan Callahan wasn’t a football star, a gifted member of the marching band or president of the student council.

He preferred running wires to running fields. His favorite instruments didn't make music; they measured volts.

The Kenvil resident said he did receive one acknowledgment from the school, an accolade somewhat ...

Belmar’s 18th Avenue Beach Turns into Sandscape of Critters, Creatures, Cartoons … and Lots of Fidget Spinners

BELMAR, NJ — What do you get when you combine Belmar’s 31st Annual Sandcastle Contest with one of the warmest days of the summer? A jam-packed 18th Avenue beach, where everyone was enjoying the day their way – whether it was relaxing in the sun, splashing in the ocean or building sand creations for the annual event.

As a bonus, a DJ provided the live entertainment ...

New Wegmans to Open on July 23 in Hanover Township

HANOVER TOWNSHIP, NJ- One of the largest shopping and dining experiences in the country is ready to open their doors in Morris County: Wegmans is coming to town on July 23.

Wegmans of Hanover Township is the ninth store to open in New Jersey, with 92 overall stores in six states.  The origin of Wegmans dates back to 1916 when brothers Walter and John Wegman worked at ...

Puerto Rican Food Truck at Springfield’s Farmers’ Market

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Monday was just the second date of the Farmer’s Market in Springfield and another vendor joined for the first time - el Lechon de Negron food truck, which offers authentic Puerto Rican cuisine.

The el Lechon de Negron food truck will be in front of the Springfield Free Public Library on July 24 and July 31 and August 14 and August 21.  It will ...

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