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Hillsborough: Children's Singer/Songwriter Faces Child Pornography Charge

September 20, 2017

NEWARK, NJ – Eric. S. Komar a township resident, music teacher and singer/songwriter who performs for children at synagogues, Jewish community centers, camps and conventions nationwide was arrested at his home Tuesday and charged with receiving and distributing images of child sexual abuse, according to Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick.

Komar, 46, was arrested by special ...

Route 22 in Mountainside Reopened After Tree Falls on Car

WESTFIELD, NJ — Route 22 in Mountainside near Lawrence Avenue was briefly shut down during rush hour Tuesday morning after a tree fell on one of the cars, according to police.

As of 9 a.m., the road was open.

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Students Walking Home from School in Nearby Towns Approached by Strangers

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Two separate incidents of a stranger approaching students as they walked home from school have occurred in the nearby towns of Clark and Kenilworth.

Clark Police issued a notice to residents today about a possible attempted luring of a 12 year old girl during her walk home from Kumpf Middle School.   

A similar incident took place in Kenilworth last week, in ...

Kenilworth Student Approached by Stranger asking to Give Her a Ride Home, Police Say

KENILWORTH, NJ – A David Brearley High School student was approached by an unknown man who asked if she wanted a ride home while she was walking home from school this week.

According to Kenilworth police, the driver was a white male with gray hair who was between 30 and 40-years-old. The man approached the student near the Boulevard and Coolidge Drive at approximately 4:30 p.m. on ...

Somerville: Tribute to Det. Matthew Tarentino Precedes Immaculata-Summit Football Game

SOMERVILLE, NJ - In the Friday Night Lights home game opener for Immaculata, the Spartans suffered a heartbreaking loss to the Summit Hilltoppers by the score of 14-13.

The Spartans had a chance to go ahead at the beginning of the fourth quarter, but fumbled the ball at the Hilltoppers’ three-yard line.

The game was preceded by a tribute and ceremonies for Summit Police Detective and ...

Two Days, Two Babies; Denville Cops Welcome Newborns in Burger King Lot

DENVILLE, NJ – The parking lot of the Denville Burger King served as a makeshift maternity ward for local police who helped deliver babies there on two consecutive days last week, it was announced today.

The first incident took place at 7:24 p.m. on Sept. 8, police said. They said patrol officers went to the Burger King in response to a call about a woman going into labor.

“The ...

Prosecutor, Montville P.D. Still Hoping to Find Missing Man

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Authorities are still hoping somebody will come forward with information about a Montville man who disappeared 33 years ago, they said today.

Thursday marks the 33rd anniversary of the disappearance of the man, Edward DuBarry, then in his mid-thirties, from Montville, said the Morris County Prosecutor's Office. The office, in a statement said police and ...

Collision Ties Up Route 22 in Watchung

WATCHUNG, NJ - A collision on Route 22 Wednesday morning is causing traffic delays. 

Eye witnesses reported a head-on collision with injuries in the area of the Terrill Road and Route 22 exchange. Avoid the area.

DNA Samples Could Solve 2009 Death of Roxbury Councilman's Daughter

Poteau, OK – The father-in-law of Roxbury Councilman Jim Rilee’s deceased daughter told police he believes his son and wife were responsible for the woman’s death eight years ago, according to court records.

The statement recently prompted a judge to allow the taking of DNA samples that could help solve the case, now being labeled a murder by authorities.

The DNA was to be ...

Somerset County Sheriff’s Office Safely Disposes of 600 Pounds of Prescription Meds

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - The Somerset County Sheriff’s Office recently disposed of over 600 pounds of medication that had been dropped off by county residents through various programs to date this year.

The drugs were transported by van to a facility in northern New Jersey for safe disposal via incineration. 

Proper disposal of medications prevents them from being flushed down ...

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