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New DMV Facility in South Plainfield Should Ease Crunch in Somerville

April 22, 2018

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - B. Sue Fulton is just beginning to find her away around her new office in Trenton , but the newly-sworn director of the Department of Motor Vehicles found her way to Somerville Saturday at the invitation of state Sen. Christopher Kip Bateman for a visit to the local DMV office on Roosevelt Place which has been causing headaches for neighborhood residents.

She arrived 45 ...

Assemblyman Jerry Green Is Dead at Age 79

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Assemblyman Jerry Green (D-22) has died at age 79, according to a statement issued by Union County Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados on behalf of  the Freeholder board and the Union County Government.

"Jerry Green was an innovator, a trailblazer and the most influential African American leader ever to come from Union County. As a former Freeholder in the '80s ...

Editor of East Brunswick Sentinel Charged with Child Pornography Possession

CHERRY HILL, NJ -  The Editor-in-Chief of The East Brunswick Sentinel, The North Brunswick Sentinel, and The Cranbury Press  has been charged with possession of child pornography following a legal search of his home yesterday.

Timothy Ronaldson, 35, of Cherry Hill, has been charged with Possession of Child Pornography, according to Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and ...

Former 6'8" Yankees Farmhand Signs with Patriots after Open Tryout

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots signed right-handed pitcher David Palladino for the 2018 season following open tryouts at TD Bank Ballpark Saturday.

Palladino enters his first season with the Somerset Patriots and first in the Atlantic League. The 6’8” righty spent the first five years of his professional career in the New York Yankees organization. He most recently ...

The Plainfield Symphony closes its 98th season with Mahler’s 9th Symphony

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Under the baton of Charles Prince, the Plainfield Symphony will present its concluding concert of the 2017/2018 Season with “Mahler’s 9th Symphony” on Saturday, April 28.

Mahler, born in 1860, composed his Symphony No. 9 between 1908 and 1909. It was the last symphony that he completed. The work is scored for large orchestra in four movements, ...

Local ALJ Travelers on High Adventure Trip to Costa Rica

SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA - The ALJ Travelers are spending spring break in Costa Rica.  23 students and four chaperones are off for a ten day high adventure trip led by Arthur L. Johnson High School teacher Fredy Reyes and assisted by Jamie Wronski and Nicholas Reyes.  

After multiple flights and a long day of traveling the group arrived in San Jose, settled in and eventually ...

Hillsborough Planning Board Tackles Indoor/Outdoor Sports Complex Proposal

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The Township Planning Board will consider an application Thursday night from a township businessman who wants to build an expansive indoor/outdoor sports complex on a 40-acre property on Mountain View Road adjacent to the 369-acre Mountain View Park.

The meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. in the courtroom at the municipal complex, 379 South Branch Road.

Last week the Township ...

Westfield Lord & Taylor Customers May be Affected by Data Breach

WESTFIELD, NJ — There has been a data security issue involving customer payment card data at certain Lord & Taylor stores in North America, parent company Hudson’s Bay Company announced Sunday.

A spokesperson for HBC told TAPinto Westfield that they cannot say yet if customers at the Westfield location were affected, as the data breach is still under investigation. Certain ...

State Legislators Pass Package of Gun Control Measures

TRENTON, NJ -– The Extreme Risk Protective Order Act of 2018 - which authorizes new protective orders against those who pose a significant danger by either possessing or purchasing a firearm -  was one of several gun control measures passed by state legislators yesterday.

The Assembly bill was approved by a vote of 59-13- with 5 abstentions.

The flurry of votes came less than 48 ...

Hillsborough: Suspended HS Athletic Director Charged with Theft

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Suspended Hillsborough High School Athletic Director Michael Fanizzi has been arrested and charged with the theft of $10,704 in athletic event receipts over a four-year period from 2013-2017, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Fanizzi, 53, a resident of Conover Way in Hillsborough who had been athletics director for 14 years,, had been suspended ...

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