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Ship Bottom Christmas Parade "A Great White Christmas" Set for Saturday December 1

November 18, 2018

SHIP BOTTOM - The 39th Annual Ship Bottom Christmas Parade will take place on Saturday, December 1 at 1 p.m.  The parade will run along Long Beach Boulevard from 5th to 25th Street. .  

This years theme is "A Great White Christmas." Area community members are encouraged to enter a float for your family, business or organization.  There are no ...

Acting Superintendent Explains Thursday Snowstorm Decision in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — According to West Orange Acting Superintendent of Schools Eveny de Mendez, the difficult decision to open or close schools in bad weather has an immense effect on not only the students and their families, but the school staff and community at large as well.

Stating that ensuring the safety and well-being of students is the paramount priority among the many factors that ...

Governor Phil Murphy Thanks Chit Chat Diner for Sheltering West Orange Students in Storm

WEST ORANGE, NJ – New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy stopped by the West Orange diner that opened its doors and its kitchen to students stranded on school buses during Thursday’s storm.

The Chit Chat Diner, located on Eagle Rock Avenue near the Eagle Rock Reservation, welcomed 11 buses full of West Orange students who were stranded for hours during the storm.

“I’m glad ...

Amazon Officially Announces Pick For HQ2

NEWARK, NJ - Amazon today announced its picks (yes plural) for its second headquarters, and it wasn’t Newark.

The corporate giant selected Long Island City and Arlington, Va. for the company's new headquarters. The company also selected Nashville for a new operations center, which will handle fulfillment and transportation.

Newark was one of 20 finalists named by the company ...

Students Evacuated from Stranded School Buses, Moved to Safe Locations

EDITOR'S NOTE: West Orange schools have since been closed for Friday, Nov. 16 after the district announced that students were fed and would potentially be kept overnight. 

WEST ORANGE, NJ — (updated at 11:50 p.m.) After being stranded on school buses for nearly five hours in a powerful snowstorm, students are being moved to safe locations, the West Orange mayor wrote in a ...

Giants Evan Engram Shows Up in Winning Drive on Monday Night, Makes His Mark in Chatham Less than 24 Hours Later

CHATHAM, NJ - Giants fans got a second chance to revel in their team's come-from-behind victory over the San Francisco 49ers on Tuesday night when tight end Evan Engram came to Legends Gallery in Chatham to sign photos and memorabilia.

Less than 24 hours after Engram keyed the winning drive in Santa Clara, Calif., he was in Chatham signing for appreciative Giants fans.

Engram ...

After Encouraging Debut, 'Café Q' Continues with Next Opening Set for Nov. 18

SUMMIT, NJ - 'Café Q', a non-denominational meeting place for LGBTQ teens, debuted on October 21 with 16 young people in attendance. Based on the enthusiastic reception to the concept, 'Café Q' will continue its planned schedule of being open the third Sunday of each month. As such, 'Café Q' will next open November 18, from 3 - 5 p.m., at Congregation ...

Found: Missing 15 Year Old from Mountain Lakes has been Located

MOUNTAIN LAKES, NJ - Thomas Kolding, a 15 year old male from Mountain Lakes who has been missing since October 30, 2018, was located safe, Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of Investigations Stephen F. Wilson Jr., and Mountain Lakes Police Chief Shawn Bennett announced on Tuesday night, Nov. 13.

 

The ...

In The Dark: More Than One-Third of Summit Without Power Due to Substation Issue

SUMMIT, NJ - The City of Summit is reporting that, due to an issue at the substation, more than one-third of Jersey Central Power & Light (JCPL) customers are without power, including the train station and the Central Business District.

According to firstenergycorp.com 3,560 of 9,274 customers are without power in Summit City.

The site estimates restoration time at ...

Sunday Night Homicide Under Investigation

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The fatal shooting that took place in Plainfield Sunday evening is under investigation, acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan announced on Monday.

The victim has been identified as 45-year-old Benjamin Nord.

Plainfield Police Division patrol units responding to a report of a shooting on the 400 block of Liberty Street found Nord there suffering from gunshot ...

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