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New Jersey State Motor Vehicle Commission Returns to South Plainfield

May 21, 2018

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – A new state Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) opened its doors in South Plainfield on Monday, just one week shy of a year since the borough’s former agency closed its doors. The office, located at 5000 Hadley Road, will provide in-person services to residents of the borough and the surrounding communities six days a week. 

“I would like ...

Fallout Continues from Lawsuit Against Mountainside; Police Chief on Administrative Leave

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – Police Chief Allan Attanasio is the latest member of the police department to suffer repercussions from a complaint filed against the borough on May 11.  Attanasio, who is not named as a defendant in the lawsuit, was “placed on administrative leave,” on Thursday by Borough Administrator and former Police Chief James Debbie, said  Lt. Joseph ...

South Orange Village President Issues Statement About Traffic Stop of School Board Member

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - South Orange Village President Sheena Collum issued a statement on Thursday, addressing a video in which South Orange Maplewood School Board member Stephanie Lawson-Muhammad appeared to suggest that she would contact South Orange Village President Sheena Collum in regards to a traffic stop by police.

Lawson-Muhammad is heard on the video asking if the officer is from ...

Belmar Mayor Grants ‘Larry the Lobster’ His Freedom to Kick Off New Jersey Seafood Festival

BELMAR, NJ — Belmar Mayor Brian Magovern wasn’t going to let the rough ocean surf and high winds get in his way yesterday of pardoning “Larry the Lobster” to begin the New Jersey Seafood Festival.

Instead, Magovern moved the May 18 event from the Fifth Avenue beach to the quieter waters of the Shark River Inlet. Accompanied by a small group of borough officials and ...

Podcast: The Royal Wedding Through the Eyes of a Brit

In our May 18 podcast, Giles Bootheway, a British citizen who teaches at St. Bonaventure University, shares his thoughts on the Royal Wedding with TAPinto Greater Olean Co-editor Richard Lee.

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Warren Fishing Derby Set for Saturday

WARREN, NJ - Rain is expected but as of 4 p.m. on Friday night, the Annual Fishing Derby is still on for Saturday.

 

Location: Dealaman Nature Trail & Pond 

Time: 11:30AM - 2:30PM

 

This event is open to Warren Township residents ONLY. You must present ID in order to participate. Bring your own poles, baits, and chairs. Hot dogs, hamburgers, and ...

Update on Affordable Housing: How a Mercer County Affordable Housing Ruling Impacts Warren Township

WARREN, NJ - Warren Township has provided the following update on affordale housing:

 

Superior Court Judge Mary C. Jacobson's recent ruling in a Mercer County case involving Princeton and West Windsor is of particular importance and is expected to influence Fair Share Housing negotiations in Warren and across the state.

Judge Jacobson clarified the various factors (including, ...

Fuel Spill Closes Warrenville Road

 

GREEN BROOK, NJ - The south bound lane of Warrenville Road through Route 22 is closed until further notice due to a fuel spill, police advised on Thursday morning.

 

 

Supreme Court Opens Gate To Sports Betting, Monmouth Park Is Ready To Run

OCEANPORT, N.J.— Monmouth Park is ready to open a sports book.

That is not news. Track management has been working on a sports book area in a no longer used cafeteria area in the rear of the grandstand for months.

The news is: On May 14, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) struck down a federal ban on race tracks and casinos operating sports book-making operations such as ...

Police Seek Information on Fatal Hit and Run in North Plainfield

NORTH PLAINFIELD – Detectives are investigating a fatal hit and run that occurred early Tuesday morning,Somerset County Prosecutor Michael Robertson, Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of County Detectives John Fodor and North Plainfield Chief of Police William Parenti said in a release. 

They provided the following account:

North Plainfield Police ...

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