News from Nearby

August 10, 2018

KENILWORTH, N.J.– The JPs, an island-Infused duo, comprising “Kenilworth’s own” renowned singer-songwriter Jimi Pappas on guitar and John Patti on steel drums, will be flying in from Florida for an “End-of-Summer” Caribbean-Style Dinner Party to be presented by the Kenilworth Historical Society on ...

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LINDEN, NJ - A tractor-trailer traveling North on S. Stiles Street attempted to make a left turn southbound on Route 1 when it turned onto its side this morning.  The tanker ruptured during the crash, spilling 85,000 gallons of gasoline onto the roadway. Route 1 is closed in both directions ...

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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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CLARK, NJ – A motor vehicle crash on the northbound ramp of exit 135 on the Garden State Parkway led to a police foot chase and caused driving delays around the traffic circle and beyond shortly after noon on Wednesday.   According to Clark Police Chief Pedro Matos, a red Honda van exiting the ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - A Maryland man was found to be in possession of a handgun, hollow-point bullets and marijuana during a motor vehicle stop on April 26, police said. The man, Malik Johnson, 21, of Brandywine, MD, was a passenger in a Nissan pulled over by Kenilworth Police Officer Travis Dilts, ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - A family home at 92 Battle Hill Ave. was destrpyed by an electrical fire on Monday morning. The residents all made it out alive and would like assistance in finding their grey cat. The two other cats perished in the blaze. The three alarm blaze called in at approximately 9:15 ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Fueled partially by their disappointment that students were not allowed to leave school for the nationwide student protest last month, student leaders planned a rally Friday on the nineteenth anniversary of the Columbine massacre in Colorado. At 4:30 p.m., students, parents, ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Reverend Alston lead the congregation at Antioch Baptist Church for 53 years. He died October 8, 2017. According to the Proclamation issued by the Township of Springfield, he attended the Union public schools and earned his degree from Trinity Bible College in Indiana. Reverend ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ – A Cranford man died after his car collided with another vehicle on Route 9 on Sunday. Thomas McHugh, 88, was driving north in the southbound fast lane on Route 9, where he crashed head-on into another vehicle. On impact, one of the cars caught fire, according to Sgt. Jim ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A crowd of families lined up outside of YESTERcades in Downtown Westfield Friday night to be the first to play Pac-Man, Street Fighter, Space Invaders and other classic video and arcade games. Located at 151 East Broad St. (formerly City Sports), it’s is the company’s third ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - A man has died from a house fire on Warwick Avenue in South Orange on Sunday afternoon, stated Thomas Fennelly, Essex County Chief Assistant Prosecutor. The fire, which began about 2 p.m. was contained by about 5 p.m., and required mutual aid from fire departments in ...

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SUMMIT, NJ – Two big storms in a week caused about 460,000 JCP&L customers to lose power.  The company restored power to about 320,000 that lost power during the first storm with 17,000 customers still waiting to have their power restored when this most recent second storm hit Wednesday.  The ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- When Hailey Rachko, a 2015 graduate of Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School, sets her sights on something she aims high. Now a junior at Boston University, Hailey plans to climb to the base camp of Mount Everest, the world’s tallest mountain, shortly after taking her final ...

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