Other NJ News

October 20, 2018

UNION, NJ – A shoplifting incident at the Home Depot on Route 22 turned into a wild foot pursuit and search for an armed suspect through the swamp and woods near Kawameeh Middle School Tuesday evening.  The search required the assistance of a Union County K-9 unit, the County Police and a State ...

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TRENTON, NJ – New Jersey First Lady Tammy Murphy and New Jersey Department of Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson on Tuesday announced $38 million in new investments in child care to help more families find services they need and to advance quality child care. “Children are the foundation ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ - Lindsay Ireland, a reporter who worked for several TAPinto.net sites and the Daily Record, died early Oct. 14 after being struck by a vehicle in Randolph, police said. The incident took place on Route 10 in the early morning, said Randolph police  Lt. Christopher Guiliani said ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - A Montgomery High School teacher who lives in Hillsborough has been arrested and faces charges of sending nude photos of herself and sexually-explicit messages via social media to a Montgomery High School student over a period of several months. Michelina Aichele, 29 of ...

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LONG VALLEY, NJ – Those interested in checking out Meadowbrook Country Day Camp for next summer are invited to attend “Meadowfest,” a fun-filled day of fall events for prospective campers including hayrides, pumpkin picking, crafts, scavenger hunts, rides, games and prizes, face painting, apple ...

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TRENTON, NJ — The New Jersey State Legislature reaffirmed its commitment to fighting the opioid epidemic and its support for the efforts of the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey by proclaiming October 6 as Knock Out Opioid Abuse Day in the state. The Senate unanimously passed a joint ...

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NEWARK, NJ - A union member mouthed the words “thank you” yesterday as cheers erupted in the boardroom where Port Authority commissioners passed a $19 minimum wage for workers at the agency’s three major airports. “Let me say clearly and bluntly: these new wage levels are essential to the safe, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University President Robert Barchi has agreed to continue in his current position for two more years, after members of the university's board of governors asked him to stay.  “Bob Barchi has been a remarkable leader for Rutgers,” board president Sandy Stewart said.  ...

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TRENTON, N.J. — A bill that would appropriate $20 million to boost horse racing in New Jersey was introduced on Sept. 24. Sponsored by Senator Vin Gopal of District 11 in Monmouth County, home to Monmouth Park, and Senator Paul A. Sarlo, District 36, which includes, Bergen County, home of the ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced that a Newark man was sentenced to prison today for committing a carjacking in Millburn last November during which he grabbed a 13-year-old girl around the neck in front of her father and threatened to kill her.  Ahmed Anthony, 30, of ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ — Exact change lanes on the Garden State Parkway’s major toll plazas are soon to be a memory. But they will remain at all but one of the toll road’s 23 entrance and exit ramps. The automatic coin machines at all 11 “mainland barrier” plazas, including Asbury Park in Monmouth County ...

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UNION, NJ – A Union man was killed Monday night as he attempted to cross eastbound lanes of Route 22 near the intersection of Greeley Avenue South, according to police. Noor Hussain suffered numerous injuries as a result of the accident.  He was transported to University Hospital where he ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Mayors from some of the largest cities in New Jersey today warned that recreational marijuana dispensaries wouldn’t be welcomed in their boundaries unless people with marijuana convictions were released from jail and their records get expunged. MORE: Medical Marijuana Dispensaries ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - One of the eight former Rutgers University football players facing charges from a credit card fraud scheme was released from jail today without bail after a brief court hearing in which the defendant appeared via a video connection from the county jail. Brendan Devera, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Eight Rutgers University football players face charges for a credit card fraud scheme, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey said today. The defendants are charged with conspiracy to commit third-degree theft by deception, Carey said in a joint statement issued with Rutgers ...

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NEWARK – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and the Division of Consumer Affairs today announced that 29 unlicensed movers have been issued Notices of Violation (“NOVs”) as a result of “Operation Mother’s Attic, a State-led undercover sting targeting public movers suspected of operating without ...

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Essex County, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. and the Essex County Schools of Technology District jointly announced on Wednesday, August 15th that the school district will be following Essex County’s lead and will be closing its accounts with Wells Fargo. The County Executive ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - New meaning was given to door-to-door delivery on Sunday afternoon when a U.S. Postal Service delivery truck rolled down the front lawn and made contact with a home on Fairmount Avenue. Chatham Township Police and the Chatham Township Fire Department responded to the call. No ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Matthew A. Clarke, the secretary and business administrator (BA) of the Springfield Board of Education has been named President of the New Jersey Association of School Business Officials (NJASBO) for the 2018-2019 school year. The New Jersey Association of School Business ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Short Hills resident George Ippolito had his dollar and a dream pay off after playing the same five numbers in the Jersey Cash 5 for years, hitting the jackpot in April. He plans to put the $785,212 windfall towards his retirement, savings and for his family in the coming ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - Seven competitors battled it out at Meadowlands Racing and Entertainment's 3rd Annual BBQ Battle on Saturday, July 14, all vying for $2,000 in prizes and most importantly, bragging rights.  The BBQ categories of best Ribs, Brisket, Chicken, and Pulled Pork, came with a $500 ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University Board of Governors today approved a 2.3 percent hike in tuition and fees, as well as increases for dorm rooms and meals, for the 2018-2019 academic year. The increase now brings the annual cost for undergraduate students to $14,975, which is $337 more than ...

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Bridgewater, NJ - A Bedminster woman has died from her injuries after she was struck by a car in the parking lot of the Bridgewater Commons Mall Monday. Marion Kelley, 62, was struck by a vehicle while walking in lot four near the Macy's merchandise pick up area at around 3:20 p.m.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - For all the critics of the athletics program at New Jersey’s largest public university, there are more than a dozen reasons to cheer for successes of the sports programs and teams on the playing fields, in classrooms and beyond. Here are 17 on the field and off the field ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Over a stretch of nearly 70 years, Geoffrey the Giraffe at Toys R Us stores was the symbol of happy times for generations of children, and now he may provide those same feelings for children coming to a hospital. "From this day forward, Geoffrey stands tall in our lobby to ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ — A bicyclist who was struck by a motor vehicle early Saturday morning died as a result of his injuries, according to a press release from the Maplewood Police Department. The man was biking in the area of 1600 Springfield Ave. when he was struck by a motor vehicle traveling east ...

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ELIZABETH/ROSELLE/LINDEN, NJ — Police, fire and rescue units responded to a U.S. Mail truck that apparently drove head-first into the pond in Warinanco Park on Thursday afternoon.  Sometime after 2 p.m. responders were called to the scene to find the mail truck in the water. A park worker said ...

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NUTLEY, NJ- The results from months of strict dieting and intense iron pumping in the weight room will be on display as bodybuilding’s best physiques and local beach bodies take center stage this weekend in Nutley. Extreme Gym and International Natural Bodybuilding Association host the annual ...

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There are plenty of  fireworks planned for this week and beyond, so make plans and get the blankets and chairs ready to find the best spot to view. July 4 Chatham Borough at Chatham Middle School at dusk East Brunswick at the Community Arts Center at 9:30 p.m. Long Branch at the Ocean ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, N.J. – If you don’t know by now, Girl Scouts is much more than cookies, crafts, and summer camp. In fact, the Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey say they should host your next professional business conference, special event, or any other big celebration in which you are looking to ...

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