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Unclaimed Million Dollar Lottery Ticket Sold at Service Area on NJ Turnpike

December 1, 2017

MILLTOWN, NJ - Who wouldn't want to find out they were holding a million dollar lottery ticket? Well, someone is. An unclaimed Cash4Life second-tier lottery ticket worth one million dollars will expire on December 8, 2017, if it is not claimed. The ticket was purchased at the Joyce Kilmer Service Area on the New Jersey Turnpike in Milltown.

The rest stop is located at the 78.7 mile post ...

Millburn Family Held at Gunpoint In Early Morning Carjacking

MILLBURN, NJ - A Millburn family was confronted by two gunmen in the early hours of Monday morning, November 27, as they returned to their home on Addison Drive. At about 1:51 a.m., the family was unpacking their vehicle when they were approached by two men, described as black males with hooded sweatshirts and partially hidden faces, who demanded money and the keys to two Range ...

Murphy convincingly wins NJ governor's campaign that began in Newark

The Rev. Ronald Slaughter, pastor of St. James AME Church in Newark, said it best for Democrats in the state's largest city, and around the state of New Jersey, as the winning vote totals rolled in for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy. 

"My prayers have been answered," said Slaughter on Tuesday night inside the Asbury Park Convention Hall as the crowd ...

Gun Violence: "A Problem That Has a Solution"

PATERSON, NJ- When Congresswoman Gabby Giffords returned to the floor of the House of Representatives less than seven months after being critically injured by a gunshot to the head her colleagues in Congress welcomed her with a standing ovation.

That ovation, however, did nothing to usher in any new "meaningful" gun control legislation.

Just over a year after that, twenty children ...

They Challenged Their Fate: Documentary 'Disturbing the Peace' Screens Nov. 1

SUMMIT, NJ - 'Disturbing the Peace' a documentary film that tells the story of former Israeli soldiers from elite units and Palestinian fighters -- former enemy combatants -- many of whom served years in prison, who joined together and said “enough,"will be screened November 1, beginning at 7:30 p.m., at Congregation Beth ...

"A Beautiful Mind" Nobel Prize Winner is Honored by New Jersey Congressional Representatives

WASHINGTON, D.C. – – Today, Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ) announced passage of her bill in the House to name a Princeton post office after scholar and pioneer, Dr. John F. Nash, Jr.  He is the only person to be awarded both the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences and the Abel Prize in Economics.

“Dr. John F. Nash, Jr. serves as a national ...

Body Found in Waters off Long Beach Island Identified as Belmar Man

BARNEGAT LIGHT, NJ — Investigators are delving into the circumstances surrounding the death of a 30-year-old Belmar man whose body was recovered on September 25 in the waters off Long Beach Island.

The body of Christopher Lucin, who authorities said was last seen on September 19, was discovered by the crew of a commercial boat at 8:45 a.m. about one mile off the coast of Barnegat Light.

Hillsborough Author Continues Crusade to Perpetuate Legacy of Doris Duke and Her Estate

PLAINFIELD, NJ  - Hillsborough author Rikki Lynn Hauss will continue her campaign to perpetuate the legacy and lifestyle of heiress Doris Duke and the demolition of the Duke mansion along the Raritan River during the Tri-County History Fair Saturday, Sept. 30 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Plainfield Public Library.

A day of discovery, resource sharing, raffles, and an opportunity to speak ...

Watching Tropical Storm Jose-Could Produce Rain, High Winds in the Garden State

ELIZABETH, NJ-New Jersey residents may want to check the weather to the track the path of Tropical Storm Jose. A forecast map that was issued this morning by the National Hurricane Center has the state on the outer edges of its possible path.  Tropical Storm Jose could strengthen as it heads north through the Atlantic.

The system is still days away from its center being hundreds of miles ...

Port Authority to Conduct Emergency Response Exercise at Newark Liberty International Airport

UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Port Authority is advising aviation passengers and motorists of an emergency response full-scale exercise at Newark Liberty International Airport from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 9.

According to a Union County press release, there will be no impact on flight operations, but airline passengers and motorists may notice simulated smoke and numerous emergency ...

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