Other NJ News

May 6, 2018

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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PISCATAWAY, NJ - A graduate student was found dead Friday morning outdoors on the Busch campus of Rutgers University in Piscataway. University officials say it appears no foul play is suspected as the investigation is ongoing. No cause of death has been determined. An autopsy is being performed ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - At first, there were some concerns. By 8 a.m. Saturday, the skies were cloudy, the weather cool and the ground muddy. Planners for the 10th-annual Rutgers Day were putting down hay at the Voorhees Mall on College Avenue and throughout the campus where thousands of attendees ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Morristown High School was on a school-wide lock down as of 1 p.m. on Tuesday after a stray bullet was discovered on the athletic fields of the school.  Police were on the scene and currently investigating the incident. The school initiated a "shelter in place," which means ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township Committee voted to censure Committee Member June Witty for a personal Facebook post she made on April 8 which compared Democrats to Nazis. All four members of the five-person committee asked for her resignation. The post, a chart which states that Nazis ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Two Roxbury High School students were arrested Tuesday on multiple criminal charges after being taken into custody for a social media post in which they "implied acts of violence against the high school," police said. Authorities were first alerted to the threats at about 1:43 ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Notch Road Bridge over Route 46 opened to two way traffic on March 31. However, motorists should be aware that Lackawanna Avenue is temporarily a one-way only from the bridge to the end of the construction zone. Traffic can only drive into Woodland Park along Lackawanna.

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NEW BRUNSWICK - Using his own version of Harry Potter’s cloak of invisibility, Rutgers professor Andrew Norris can help make underwater objects appear invisible. Norris, a distinguished professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Rutgers University–New Brunswick, is ...

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MONMOUTH, NJ — A former Rumson High School student, Maximilien Reynolds, 19, was arrested in Ithaca, NY, and charged with Possession of an Unregistered Destructive Device/Silencer, False Statement in Acquisition of a Firearm and False Statement in Required Firearm Record. Specifically, he is ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - Deep in a tropical forest in Borneo 15 years ago, Rutgers student Didik Prasetyo first encountered a young male orangutan that he named “Jerry.” The great ape was one of several orangutans that Prasetyo and other researchers followed at the Tuanan Orangutan Research Station in ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – A surprise engagement took center stage at last weekend’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Somerville. In the midst of the March 11 festivities, Piscataway resident Steven Verardi boarded a float and popped the question to his girlfriend Elise Latona, marking the first known engagement ...

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NEWARK, N.J. – Rapper Juelz Santana, a resident of Totowa, faces weapon charges after allegedly trying to get a loaded firearm through security at Newark Liberty International Airport, according to U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito. The rapper, whose real name is LaRon L. James, 36, surrendered to ...

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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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BAYONNE, NJ - A Twitter threat describing a potential school shooting has been made to all Bayonne Public Schools. The threat, made via Twitter from account @IMorenalaz, specifically called out Henry Harris Community School, John M. Bailey Community School, Midtown Community School, Nicholas ...

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This story was updated at 1:55 p.m. WESTFIELD, NJ — Students at Westfield’s Edison Intermediate School returned to their classrooms Wednesday afternoon after they were evacuated due to an a bomb threat posted to social media earlier in the day, according to an email parents received from ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Nick Sauter, who is well regarded in the community and a retired vice principal from Passaic Valley High School, continues to suffer from end stage renal failure, also known as end stage kidney disease, and is still in need of a living kidney donor to undergo a successful kidney ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - A 17-year-old male Franklin High School student was taken into custody and charged with possession of a firearm, according to a news release.  "On Friday, Feb. 23, at approximately 11:30 a.m., members of the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Organized Crime and Narcotics Task ...

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CRANFORD, NJ – An arrest was made Monday morning of a student who, it turned out, brought several imitation guns into a classroom, according to police. Eric Jacobs, 20, of Millburn carried three imitation firearms, including one resembling a rifle and two others resembling handguns, police ...

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HACKENSACK - Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo announced the arrest of Timothy Smith of Hackensack on six counts each of Sexual Assault by Contact and Endangering the Welfare of a Child. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office under ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Borough was awarded $575,000 from the NJ Department of Transportation for the continuation of its McBride Avenue streetscape project. “I was personally advised by Gov. Phil Murphy and his staff of an additional grant award of $575,000 from the NJ DOT for our streetscape ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - An "out of context" statement made about the Bayonne High School lockdown and its connection to last week's school shooting in Parkland, Florida led to an investigation at Henry E. Harris Community School on Friday afternoon. According to a letter sent to all Bayonne public school ...

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Update 12 p.m. - In a letter addressed to Bayonne High School parents and guardians, Interim Superintendent Dr. Michael Wanko said the school received a threat through social media at approximately 8:24 a.m.  Wanko said the school district immediately contacted the Bayonne Police Department and ...

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BAYONNE, N.J. – Bayonne High School was placed on lockdown following a false report of a student with a gun at the school was circulating through Snapchat. The lockdown was confirmed by TAPinto.net by multiple student tweets about the incident. Following an investigation, officials determined ...

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BAYONNE, N.J. – Bayonne High School was placed on lockdown following a false report of a student with a gun at the school was circulating through Snapchat. The lockdown was confirmed by TAPinto.net by multiple student tweets about the incident. Following an investigation, officials determined ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The New Jersey Department of Health is continuing to investigate the cause of the passing of Daniela Genaro who attended Nicholas LaCorte - Peterstown School No. 3 after it was confirmed that the student had been diagnosed with influenza. Officials say, it "presently remains unclear ...

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SPARTA, NJ – Sparta police were called to the New Vision Sparta Theater on Sunday night because of a woman shouting slurs in a screening of Black Panther. Former New Jersey Assembly candidate Michael Grace was in the theater when two people started yelling racial slurs including “look at these ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Aryeh Goodman, 35, the rabbi from the  East Brunswick Chabad Learning Center has been charged with one count of engaging in prostitution with a child and one count of endangering the welfare of a child.  He was one of thirty men charged with having sex with the teenager over a ...

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PATERSON, NJ- The City of Paterson has given birth to famous athletes, business leaders, actors, and now, a poet laureate. Born and raised in Paterson, Talena Lachelle Queen told TAPinto Paterson that she has been writing since she was five-years old, and, as she grew older, realized that when ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Elizabeth School District has reported that one student has died from Influenza (Flu). “It is with great sadness that I must report to you that the Elizabeth School District has lost one of its own,”  Elizabeth Superintendent of Schools Olga Hugelmeyer wrote in a letter to ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - At a meeting Thursday night, the East Brunswick board of Education unanimously approved a resolution to engage the East Brunswick Police department to place armed police officers at each school building in the district throughout the entire school day.  In a report released by ...

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