Other NJ News

December 4, 2018

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 ...

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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, ...

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COLTS NECK, NJ - The Memorial Service for the Caneiro family is Sunday and the Karidis and Caneiro families have shared with TAPinto Colts Neck a Family Statement: "The Karidis and Caneiro families are grateful for the outpouring of love and support we have received from our devoted family, the ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Social media was steaming and Montville parents were fuming when a parent whose child is a first grader at Cedar Hill Elementary in Towaco posted onto the Montville Moms Facebook page Nov. 29 that a substitute teacher identified only as “Ms. M” had told the children in the class ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield PBA Local 19 is again running its annual holiday toy giveaway for Plainfield youth. This year, the PBA seeks help from the community to make this a joyous season for even more local families in need.  The group is asking for donations of unwrapped gifts that are ...

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COLTS NECK, NJ - Paul Caneiro has been charged with murder. In a ghastly Cain and Abel tale, he is charged with killing his younger brother Keith. That's not all, according to police: He killed his younger brother's wife Jennifer. He killed is young nephew Jesse who was only 11. Little Sophia ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Due to rain in the forecast for Saturday night, the Berkeley Heights 4th Annual Winter Walk has been moved to  1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1 with the Township's tree lighting immediately following at Peppertown Park In collaboration with the Berkeley Heights Police ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — A male was shot in the wrist at The Mills at Jersey Gardens on Black Friday evening according to a statement released by Mayor Christian Bollwage. The mall was evacuated, he said. According to Bollwage, the victim was in the hallway near Tommy Hilfiger and Marshalls when he was ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Jersey Gardens Mall went into lockdown Friday evening at about 8:05 p.m. when it was reported that shots were heard in the area of the food court.  According to the Breaking News Network (BNN), mutual assistance was requested by multiple nearby towns to assist with clearing ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Step away from your computer. Put down your phone. There’s no reason to battle the traffic getting to the mall or highway strip mall this Saturday. It’s time to shop local right here in Belmar on November 24 where Small Business Saturday will be celebrated throughout this seashore ...

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COLTS NECK, NJ - The Colts Neck arson and murder case is deepening as Keith Caneiro's brother is charged with trying to burn his own home down earlier in the day in Ocean Township. The brother, Paul Caneiro, sits in a jail cell. He has now gotten a lawyer. He looked to one who used to work in the ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ — After a recent encounter with a 40-year-old Kenilworth man who was found to be in possession eight bottles of “Catnip Cocktail,” the Fairfield Police Department is warning the community about an increase in the misuse of this product. Police described Catnip Cocktail as a liquid ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - According to a report from the Breaking News Network (BNN), county sheriffs and the homicide squad had responded to a shooting on the 400 block of Liberty St. in Plainfield on Sunday evening. The shooting victim, according to BNN, sustained multiple gun shot wounds, and was ...

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BEACH HAVEN - Do you love to run or get good exercise?  There is an opportunity to exercise and contribute to a tremendous cause and need in the Southern Ocean County area. The Southern Ocean County Hunger Foundation is an organization committed to combating hunger in the area.  The Hunger ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Police are asking the public's help in finding a missing 23-year-old man who is considered to be at-risk. Anthony Boyd was last seen in the city with his girlfriend, Starleene Hampton. Authorities did not know when or exactly where he was seen. Police said Boyd has a ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Over 1,000 people gathered at the Morristown Green on Thursday November 8 to demand accountability and transparency from the Trump administration. To show that nobody is above the law, people held signs reading "Resist", "Defend Democracy" and "Protect Mueller"  in an attempt to ...

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SOMERSET, NJ: Rev. Douglas J. Haefner “borrowed” around $500,000 – an amount substantiated by an unreleased internal audit – from church coffers to fund “compulsive behaviors,” according to Bishop James F. Checchio of the Metuchen Diocese. After the resignation of Rev. Douglas J. Haefner last ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Thomas Kolding, who lives with his parents in Mountain Lakes is still missing, said Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp. In a press release, the Prosecutor's Office as well as Mountain Lakes Police Department continue to ask for the public's help locating him. According to ...

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UNION, NJ – An explosive lawsuit, naming the Union High School principal and members of the administration as defendants, was filed late last week on behalf of Union’s Director of Athletics alleging harassment and discrimination. The Watchung Hills girls soccer team is set to face Union on ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Andrew Calcagno of Flatiron Realty LLC, the new property owner of 50-52 Elm Street in Downtown Westfield — where Castle Bootery is located — said he was surprised to learn in an email announcement Friday that the 70-year-old children’s shoe store would close at the end ...

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