Other NJ News

August 14, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - One of the city's summer farmer's market got a visit from a state commissioner Tuesday who trumpeted not only what was being sold but how it was sold to promote the federal Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) former known as food stamps. "I'm really excited how ...

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TRENTON, NJ  - Legislation sponsored by Senator Christopher "Kip" Bateman (R-Somerset, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Mercer)appropriating $9.703 million from corporate business tax revenue to the NJ DEP for state capital and park development, preservation, conservation, and recreation projects has been ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – A one-car crash on Route 22 West and Central Avenue sent a fire hydrant flying in the early morning hours of Friday, Aug. 10. Following a preliminary investigation, Mountainside Police report at about 3:43 a.m., the driver of a 2003 Nissan Altima lost control of the car while ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ -The brightly lit midway arch is once again expected to welcome an average of 15,000 local residents to the annual six-day Rotary Fair beginning Tuesday, August 14. Located adjacent to the Hillsborough Promenade, 315 Route 206, the Fair transforms the field into a classic ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Hundreds of students from Immaculate Conception School and Immaculata High School waving American flags are expected to line Mountain Avenue on Wednesday, May 9 as 400 police officers from dozens of New Jersey departments cycle through town on their way to Washington, DC. The ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Memorial Day weekend will mark the 75th anniversary of the longest-running bike race in the country.  Since 1940, Memorial Day in Somerville, New Jersey has become synonymous with the Tour of Somerville. Dubbed the “Kentucky Derby of Cycling,” the classic attracts over 1,000 ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Gallery on Main's "Artist of the Month" series continues with an exhibition of mixed-media portraiture by Milford artist Dion Hitchings, on view through May 30th. Admission is free, and the artist’s works are available for purchase. Meet the artist at a free opening ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ — Kenilworth Schools Superintendent Thomas Tramaglini is on paid leave of absence following his recent arrest in Holmdel, where he is accused of defecating on or near the Holmdel High School athletic fields. The 42-year-old Tramaglini was charged with lewdness, littering and ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP –The Somerset County Park Commission award-winning golf putting course and the paddle boats on Powder Mill Pond at Colonial Park in Franklin Township will open for the season on Saturday, May 5. The Colonial Park putting course offers the player gardens and natural landscaping ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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TRENTON, NJ — If you were at Newark Liberty International Airport on Monday, March 12 between 12:45 and 9 p.m., you may have been exposed to measles and should contact your health care provider. The N.J. Department of Health has issued a public health alert after a child with a confirmed case of ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Hundreds of Somerville High School students participated in the National School Walkout Wednesday morning to pay their respects to the 17 victims of last month’s mass shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. and to draw attention to the issue of ...

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HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. — Horses and carriages were part of the 2018 Hackettstown St. Patrick’s Day Parade held on March 11. An antique hearse drawn by a pair of black Percherons was provided by Scala Memorial Home of Hackettstown. A team of Clydesdales pulling a wagon from Willow Grove Farms in ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  - The legendary “Luck of the Irish” was in full force at Sunday’s 27th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade, resulting in the perfect blend of all the right ingredients. There wasn’t a cloud in the bright blue sky as the parade got under way shortly after 1 p.m. Led by Grand ...

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SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ – Somerset County Freeholder Brian D. Levine and his daughter Ariella plunged into the 40-degree Atlantic Ocean surf Saturday to help raise money for NJ Special Olympics. A total of 7,161 "plungers" registered for the 25th annual Polar Bear Plunge, raising a record total of ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Jerome Luiz Gonzalez, a devoted father, artist, author and the heart and soul of the burgeoning downtown arts community, died early Saturday morning, Feb. 17 pursuing another one of his passions, competing in an endurance race in North Carolina. A 1992 graduate of Somerville ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Big Little Railroad Shop, an iconic retail store for 27 years and a fixture on Main Street most of those years has run out of steam. The hobby shop for serious model railroaders, which first opened in 1991, is selling out its inventory at reduced prices, and will close its ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Acting Chair of the Union County Democratic Committee (UCDC), Colleen Mahr, is calling for the use of voting machines at the February 21 county committee meeting that will determine the next Chair of the UCDC.  The February 21 meeting will begin at 7:00 and take place at the ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Continuing a tradition in the Northeast United States that was begun centuries ago by Native Americans and colonists, the Somerset County Park Commission invites children and adults to a 90-minute program to witness how Maple trees are tapped, learn about sap collecting methods ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Before retiring last year after 43 years working as a historian and researcher at the Somerville Library, Jim Sommerville had been working for many years with Rutgers University to preserve photographs of local history for submission to the New Jersey Digital Highway. “We are ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Township Police are reporting that the 16-year-old girl missing in Chimney Rock Park since 2 a.m. Saturday was found dead Saturday evening. The matter is still under investigation; no other details were available. Bridgewater Township Police had been engaging in a search and ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Over 25 cats and one dog were were removed from deplorable conditions in a home of a local elderly woman. Passaic County S.P.C.A. Humane Police and Wayne Township Animal Control, who services the Borough of Woodland Park, responded to the home at 15 Hillery St. on a report of ...

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