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 ...

Police and Firemen Pull Man Who was Resisting from Burning Car

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - After a report of a parked car on fire, police, and firemen arrive and rescue a man who was slumped over the steering wheel and refused to exit the vehicle.

According to police, the fire took place on May 5, at 7:41 a.m. when they received several calls concerning a vehicle parked on the 100 Block of West Lincoln Avenue. While it was initially reported as a strange noise ...

Got Him! Arrest Made in Freehold Shooting Death with Connection to Holmdel and Neptune Shooting Still Under Investigation

 FREEHOLD, NJ  – They got their man and residents are safer for it. An arrest has been made in connection with a shooting Thursday night in Freehold Township and the possible connection to a shooting in Holmdel and Neptune is still underway.

This is according to a release issued by Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. The ...

Missing Persons: Carteret Woman and 5-Year Old Daughter Missing

Update: Found safe


CARTERET, NJ - A woman and her 5-year old daughter have been missing since early Thursday morning, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Director Kenneth Lebrato of the Carteret Police Department announced.

Sawatha Ford, 47, of Carteret and her 5-year old daughter were reported missing by family members. They left the Union ...

Kenilworth Schools Super Is Public Pooper, Police Say

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 defecating in public, according to Holmdel police. The charges were filed Monday, according to ...

Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway Will Host An Alternative Teen Prom: 'Light up the Night'

RAHWAY, NJ - The LGBTQ office of the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is organizing an alternative prom event - "Light up the Night - Teen Pride" from 8 to 11 p.m. at the Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway on June 15.

LGBTQ Services, in collaboration with the Union County Performing Arts Center and with support from WellCare Health Plans, will host the first ...

UPDATE: Pedestrian Struck, Killed Early Sunday

PLAINFIELD, NJ - At approximately 2:35 a.m. on Sunday, a 39-year old Plainfield man was hit by a vehicle while crossing the street in the area of the 1100 block of West 8th Street in Plainfield.

According to Plainfield Public Safety Director Carl Riley, "The vehicle was driven by a 37-year old male, South Plainfield resident who left the scene.  Unfortunately, the male that was ...

Authorities Seek Information on Fatal Shooting, Motor Vehicle Crash in Colts Neck

FREEHOLD, NJ — The Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking information on a fatal shooting and motor vehicle accident that occurred early this morning on Route 18 in Colts Neck.

After being closed for nearly eight hours between Routes 537 and 34, Route 18 was reopened in both directions this afternoon, April 29, following an investigation into the incident, according to the ...

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