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NJ Police Officer Assaulted While Responding to Shoplifting Incident

August 19, 2022

LIVINGSTON, NJ — A Livingston police officer was hospitalized on Wednesday night for injuries sustained during an incident involving shoplifting on Route 10.

At approximately 8 p.m., Livingston police responded to Ulta Beauty located at 530 West Mount Pleasant Avenue on a report of a shoplifting in progress with two female suspects. Upon arrival, officers discovered that the two suspects ...

One Million Dollar Settlement for NJ Senior Attacked by Neighbor's Dog

RAHWAY, NJ — It was just weeks before the COVID-19 pandemic shut down the state and the nation, on February 28, 2020, that 72-year-old Rahway resident Jane Martin's life was forever changed for a much different reason.

On that day, Martin was attacked by her neighbor’s dog, King, a large rottweiler, which had escaped the neighbor's yard ...

NJ State Troopers Save 3 Puppies in a 10-Feet Deep Trench

HAMILTON, NJ -- New Jersey State Troopers assigned to Troop "C" Hamilton Station are being credited with rescuing three puppies after responding to a complaint.

The puppies had wandered off into the woods and fallen down an irrigation ditch about 10 feet underground. 

In a social media post praising the action of the Troopers, the State Police noted that "we do not ...

NJ Man Charged with Stealing $250K in Property from Police Department Where He Worked for 21 Years

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ — A 21-year veteran employee with the Robbinsville Township Police Department, Eric Coran, was charged on Friday with allegedly stealing and selling property and equipment valued at more than $250,000 owned by the police department for personal gain. 

Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri and Robbinsville Township Police Chief Michael Polaski ...

A Mother and Daughter's Refugee Journey From Ukraine to Summit, NJ

SUMMIT, NJ - Perseverance was the only way to survive the turmoil that erupted in Ukraine when war broke out in February. Perseverance and determination, combined with some good fortune, continue to be the way forward for Ukrainian refugees Darina Zhuravska and her seven-year-old daughter, Alisa. 

TAPinto spoke to Darina about their escape from war-stricken ...

Van Crashes on Garden State Parkway After Woman Falls from Moving Vehicle

UNION, NJ – After a woman fell from a minivan as it traveled on the Garden State Parkway Saturday morning, the van then crossed several lanes before crashing into the median and shutting down the Parkway for some time.

The accident, at mile marker 140.7 south, occurred at approximately 9:30 a.m. It was reported that the minivan had some mechanical problems and then a female ...

Former Randolph Lacrosse Star inducted into the NJ Lacrosse Hall of Fame

RANDOLPH, NJ- At a recent (July 18th) ceremony and dinner of the NJ Lacrosse Foundation and Hall of Fame, former Randolph HS lacrosse star John Lade joined five other lacrosse luminaries being inducted into the NJ Lacrosse Hall of Fame.

Lade graduated from Randolph HS in 2007 as a multi-sport captain earning County and State honors in Football and Lacrosse.  In Lacrosse, Lade was a two ...

New Monkeypox Vaccine Sites Announced in New Jersey

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey has announced five new monkeypox vaccination sites in Hudson, Middlesex, Morris and Passaic counties. The locations are for residents without a confirmed exposure who think they may have been exposed or are at a high risk for having been exposed to the virus.

There are 293 confirmed or probable monkeypox cases in New Jersey, as of August ...

Fair Lawn Police Promote Pilot Catalytic Converter Theft Prevention Program

FAIR LAWN, NJ - Catalytic converter theft is on the rise, but what is a catalytic converter, and why do thieves want them?

"They’re an emissions control device on automobiles that are stolen for the precious metals contained inside," according to Fair Lawn Police Captain Joseph Dawicki.

Fair Lawn Police said "catalytic converter thefts are on the rise," so in ...

15-Year-Old Sophomore Girls Join NJ High School Football Team for 2022 Season

CHATHAM, NJ -- Two 15-year-old sophomore girls - Nerissa Sime-Zuluaga and Maya Abawi - have joined the Chatham High football team for the 2022 season.

"We don't offer girls football, so everyone is welcome to join our program," Evan Picariello, Chatham head coach, said. "When Maya and Nerissa approached me about joining the team they were pretty dedicated in the weight ...

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NJ Police Officer Assaulted While Responding to Shoplifting Incident

August 19, 2022

LIVINGSTON, NJ — A Livingston police officer was hospitalized on Wednesday night for injuries sustained during an incident involving shoplifting on Route 10.

At approximately 8 p.m., Livingston police responded to Ulta Beauty located at 530 West Mount Pleasant Avenue on a report of a shoplifting in progress with two female suspects. Upon arrival, officers discovered that the two suspects ...

One Million Dollar Settlement for NJ Senior Attacked by Neighbor's Dog

RAHWAY, NJ — It was just weeks before the COVID-19 pandemic shut down the state and the nation, on February 28, 2020, that 72-year-old Rahway resident Jane Martin's life was forever changed for a much different reason.

On that day, Martin was attacked by her neighbor’s dog, King, a large rottweiler, which had escaped the neighbor's yard ...

NJ Man Charged with Stealing $250K in Property from Police Department Where He Worked for 21 Years

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ — A 21-year veteran employee with the Robbinsville Township Police Department, Eric Coran, was charged on Friday with allegedly stealing and selling property and equipment valued at more than $250,000 owned by the police department for personal gain. 

Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri and Robbinsville Township Police Chief Michael Polaski ...

A Mother and Daughter's Refugee Journey From Ukraine to Summit, NJ

SUMMIT, NJ - Perseverance was the only way to survive the turmoil that erupted in Ukraine when war broke out in February. Perseverance and determination, combined with some good fortune, continue to be the way forward for Ukrainian refugees Darina Zhuravska and her seven-year-old daughter, Alisa. 

TAPinto spoke to Darina about their escape from war-stricken ...

Van Crashes on Garden State Parkway After Woman Falls from Moving Vehicle

UNION, NJ – After a woman fell from a minivan as it traveled on the Garden State Parkway Saturday morning, the van then crossed several lanes before crashing into the median and shutting down the Parkway for some time.

The accident, at mile marker 140.7 south, occurred at approximately 9:30 a.m. It was reported that the minivan had some mechanical problems and then a female ...

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Three's Company? Or One Too Many?

TEWKSBURY TOWNSHIP, NJ — Third party political candidates have always been strange bedfellows in New Jersey politics.

Princess Diana’s quote that “there were three of us in this marriage, so it was a bit crowded” might be how Democrats and Republicans feel about third parties intruding upon their political affairs.

The notion of a state and national ...

Let Atlantic City Entertain You This Summer!

Are you ready for some play time this summer? There’s still a lot of time to enjoy blissful beach days, poolside cabanas, vibrant nightlife, and amazing attractions for the entire family in Atlantic City, NJ. Regardless of who you are or how you like to play, the sand, surf, and sizzling entertainment are all just a short drive away. Whether you’re ready for nonstop excitement or ...

New Jersey’s Disabled Community Feels Inflation the Most

Whether we push a shopping cart down the supermarket aisle or order through a delivery app, all New Jerseyans are noticing that grocery prices are on the rise. 

The cost of buying food has increased by 9.1% over the past year, according to government data released last month. Combined with fluctuating gas prices, rising rents as well as interest rates, inflation is forcing many of us to ...

If It is To Be, Its Up to Me

My mentor and now longtime friend Bryan Flanagan would always remind me that personal growth precedes professional growth. I can still hear it as I am writing this.

It is a constant reminder to tap into my power. A reminder, if you will, that “if it is to be, it’s up to me.”

My man Zig Ziglar (another fantastic mentor in my life) would always say you have to be before you ...

Should you own bonds when interest rates rise?

As you know, the stock market has attracted a lot of attention – and for good reason, as we’ve seen considerable volatility almost from the beginning of the year. But if you own bonds, or bond-based mutual funds, you might also have some concerns. However, it’s important to understand why bonds should continue to be an important part of your portfolio.

To begin with, ...

How Chiropractic Care Can Help Kids in Sports

When most people think about chiropractic care, most conjure an image of an adult with a back injury. So, when telling people that chiropractic care is an excellent tool for children, especially those participating in competitive sports, most look at me with disbelief. 

The Case for Chiropractic Care and Kids Sports

As you're aware, kids’ sports are becoming more and more ...

You Could Be Tuition Free This Fall at Passaic County Community College

PATERSON, NJ - Passaic County Community College (PCCC) has announced that all County residents who earn less than $80,000 per year may qualify to attend PCCC tuition-free, through the NJ Community College Opportunity Grant (CCOG) and the PCCC Foundation. To learn more about this exciting opportunity, and see if you qualify for a CCOG grant ...

4 Reasons Your Kids Don't Talk to You

Looking back at your teen years, you might say you wouldn’t want to repeat them, or that you were relieved when you moved on to college or a job. Understandably, you want to protect your children from that turmoil, and from what feels like a dangerous world. But they don’t talk to you, and don’t listen to you, and you worry even more.

“How can I ...

St. Joseph's Health Garners Three NJBIZ Healthcare Heroes Awards

PATERSON, NJ - St. Joseph’s Health announced on Friday that the organization received three 2022 NJBIZ Healthcare Heroes Awards. The Healthcare Heroes awards program was created to honor and recognize individuals and organizations making a significant impact on the quality of Health Care in New Jersey.

“We are extremely proud of ...

Paterson Woman Arrested Following Carjacking Incident

August 14, 2022

PATERSON, NJ - A 31-year-old city woman was being transported to Paterson by two state employees Friday when she reportedly became “agitated” and assaulted the pair, before they were ultimately forced to exit the vehicle which the passenger then fled in with her seven-year-old child, law enforcement officials announced.

According to a statement released by Passaic County Prosecutor ...

Atlantic Health System Welcomes Chief Health System Officer

August 17, 2022

Atlantic Health System is pleased to announce the arrival of Scott Leighty, FACHE, Executive Vice President, Chief Health System Officer.  An experienced leader in hospital performance and strategic growth, Leighty will lend his talents to the health system’s unwavering efforts to ensure extraordinary care and experiences for patients and their families.

Leighty will bring a ...

'The Nutty Professor of Sports' to Visit Wayne PAL Summer Camp

On Wednesday, August 17, 2022 at 12 Noon – The Wayne PAL summer campers will get a visit from a Physics Guy. The guy who fixes you car is a mechanic. The guy who fixes your tennis serve is a biomechanic. The Nutty Professor of Sports is a physics guy who combines physics with biomechanics to help people throw and swing sports-related stuff with more power and less pain.

Prof. Don R.

Meet & Greet Ice Cream Social at Temple Beth Tikvah's Religious School

The struggle is real for Jewish young families.  Parents work full time, kids have school and homework, after school activities, weekend games and recitals.  Our schedules are filled to the brim.  How do we incorporate Hebrew School so our children can start learning about their Jewish heritage and create life-long friendships?

Join us at Temple Beth Tikvah's Religious ...