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Area Marine Brothers Get Celebratory Surprise Before Deployment

December 31, 2018

TETERBORO, NJ -- Two brothers who will be deploying on separate missions for the United States Marine Corps soon received a couple of giant surprises on Sunday as they received a hero's sendoff from the local community. The day's events were coordinated by A Hero's Welcome North Jersey.

The day began for Ethan and Noah with tickets to the New York Giants/Dallas ...

Bayonne First Responders Perform Christmas Miracle

BAYONNE, NJ- “In all my years on this job, I don’t recall ever being put in such a perfect spot at a perfect time,” Bayonne Firefighter Ed Skelly told TAPinto Bayonne of coming across a serious  accident while making runs as part of the Department’s Multi-Service Unit on Saturday. 

According to reports, a man identified only as being a priest ...

Little Falls Police Report Thefts from USPS Collection Boxes

LITTEL FALLS, NJ - The Little Falls Police Department has received two reports of checks stolen from United States Postal Service blue collection boxes.

Typically this is done by “phishing” from the mailbox where suspects coat a small item such as a water bottle in a sticky substance and send it into the receptacle on a string. It is possible these thefts are occurring ...

In Wake of Paramus School Bus Tragedy, Legislation Passed to Ensure School Bus Safety

Four new bills were signed into law this week, making the Garden State an example for the rest of the country on school bus safety. The bills mirror federal legislation Gottheimer introduced earlier this year -- Miranda’s Law and the Secure Every Child Under the Right Equipment Standards (SECURES) Act of 2018 -- in the wake of the Paramus bus accident in May that tragically killed two ...

Medical Marijuana Industry Set to Bring Green to Paterson

PATERSON, NJ- New Jersey’s growing medical marijuana industry is set to plant roots in Paterson in the new year.

According to a statement released by the New Jersey Department of Health, Green Thumb Industries Inc. (GTI), a national cannabis consumer packaged goods company, has been selected as one of only six businesses selected to apply for permits to open new medical marijuana ...

'Frugal' Resident Leaves Flemington Generous Gift

FLEMINGTON, N.J. – She lived frugally, her niece told Borough Council yesterday. And she lived “very privately.”

But after Jane Kitchin died at age 96, some are now discovering she was the millionaire next door.

Among the beneficiaries: Flemington Free Public Library, Mayor-elect Betsy Driver said. Kitchin’s will directs that $276,000 be left to the Main Street ...

Toy Soldier Statue Stolen From the Morristown Green; Help Find the Grinch Who Did it

MORRISTOWN, NJ - A six foot tall toy soldier statue that was being used as a decoration for the Christmas Festival on the Morristown Green has been stolen, said the Morristown Police Department. 

According to authorities, the incident occurred at 1am on December 9th and was reported by the Morristown Partnership later that morning. The incident was captured on ...

Parsippany Mayor joins NJ Gov. Phil Murphy in the fight to raise the state's minimum wage to $15

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Mayor Michael Soriano joined Governor Murphy at Parsippany Based, Earth Friendly Products to express their support for a $15 minimum wage.  Earth Friendly Products has offered $17/hour as a minimum wage at their company for all employees since 2014.  The company was used as an example for how all business should be run.  

Here is the full Press ...

Designated Driver Dies, Prayer Vigil to be Held Tuesday Night

TRENTON, NJ - Michael Sot 20, died early Tuesday afternoon from injuries sustained during a head-on collision Sunday according to information from Ewing police. 

Sot, a Clark resident and student at The College of New Jersey, was the driver of a car hit head-on by David Lamar V.  who has since been charged with driving while impaired.   According to Ewing police, vehicular ...

Passersby, a Doctor and Police Help Free Pinned Pedestrian

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Passersby, a local doctor and police rushed to the aid of a pedestrian on Sunday, Dec. 2, when he was hit by a car at Easton Avenue and Albany Street, right by the New Brunswick Train Station.

Upon the officer’s arrival at 12:13 a.m., they found a 37-year-old Edison man, Mauricio Martinez, pinned under a 2011 black Subaru Legacy driven by Glinette Brown, 36, of ...

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