Other NJ News

August 14, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - A new state program will offer mediation counseling services to New Jersey residents facing foreclosure, giving them at least a fighting chance when going up against lenders during the legal process. The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency is using $1 million to fund the ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ – Lots of youngsters grow up loving the site and sounds of police vehicles and sirens. For one Massachusetts man, the Spotswood Police Department went the extra mile to give him an experience of a lifetime. Earlier in the summer, the Medford Police Patrolman’s Association in ...

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This Weekend in Red Bank, NJ: It's the Convergence of Hollywood, NYC Film, European influence, and raw Home Grown NJ Talent, all Here in New Jersey; The International Monmouth Film Festival.  RED BANK, NJ:  Can you feel it? There's a palpable buzz in New Jersey as final preparations are being ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  - Grand Openings on Main Street have been the norm the past several years as the borough’s resurgence as "Somerset County’s Downtown" continues to unfold. Complete with colored ribbon, oversized shears, grinning politicians and proud retailers, the wave of Grand Openings ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Duke Farms hosts its annual Peach Celebration at the Duke Farms Market Sunday, Aug. 5. The market is located in the parking lot at the Visitor's Center off Duke Parkway West from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.   Local grower Alstede Farms will be stocked with a variety of fresh local ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Autism rates in New Jersey continue to rise and lead the nation, according to findings from a Rutgers University study.   In a report that examined reports of eight-year-old children, a university study found one in 34 had autism, an increase of 19 from two years ...

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PERTH AMBOY - Stephanie Márquez-Villafañe, president of the student-based Puerto Rican action group Rutgers Unión Estudiantil Puertorriqueña, offers a sobering assessment of New Jersey’s Puerto Rican student community in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, the worst hurricane to hit the U.S.

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Police Department report that the video that led to Nutley Public Schools being closed did not post a direct threat to any of the township's schools. Police report that the person responsible for the video has been cooperating with the Nutley Police Department in their ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – A 38-year-old Paterson woman has been charged with abusing a nine-month-old infant from Bernards Township, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson. Laura M. Gonzalez of East 22nd Street, Paterson, has been charged with second degree endangering the welfare ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – Police arrested a man on Sunday in connection with several acts of vandalism that occurred Saturday at five Morristown churches. Zuri C. Towns, 45, of Morristown was identified as the alleged perpetrator of these crimes. Towns made a statement to police admitting he did indeed ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -North American Properties (NAP), a privately-held, multi-regional real estate operating and development company with properties across the United States, recently announced “Riverton,” a 418-acre, shovel-ready waterfront redevelopment on the Raritan River, in a joint venture with ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The city will temporarily adopt a set of more humane means for how its officials will handle the local feral cat population, while it continues to review an alternative method which doesn’t involve euthanization. Animal control officers have been instructed to not pick up ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Amidst a rash of bias and hate speech incidents on campus in the past week, university officials and the Rutgers student government hear​d​ from students ​about potential hate groups on campus. The town hall, hosted November 2 by the Rutgers University Student Assembly, also ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers dedicated three sites in its campus to African Americans who were involved with the university’s history, in an effort to reconcile with its’ slave-owning past. One of the sites, the apartments at The Yard @ College Ave, formerly known as the College Avenue ...

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CRANBURY, NJ – The bells of St. David’s Episcopal Church on South Main Street tolled 60 times at noon Tuesday in remembrance of the 59-people murdered in Las Vegas, Nevada, Sunday night, and once for their slain killer. “At noon (Tuesday), 14 people gathered to pray for and acknowledge the 60 ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – When it comes to blocking Williams' Northeast Supply Enhancement project and proposed natural gas Compressor Station 206, which would be located near Trap Rock Industries' Kingston quarry, numbers count, according to a panel of state environmental activists. More than 150 ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Board of Freeholders will place a wreath at the county’s 9/11 memorial at the corner of Main and Bridge streets on Monday, Sept. 11. The public is welcome to attend. As people gather for the ceremony, the Somerset County Police Pipes & Drums band will ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - They came from different walks of life, different cultures, from different sides of the political aisle and different houses of worship. Some were immigrants, some black, some white, some were Asian and Latino. Others were gay. Men and women, young and old, different from ...

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