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Wayne Firefighters Return from Recovery Effort at Condo Collapse in Florida

July 21, 2021

WAYNE, NJ — Captain Barry Turner and Chief Mike Payne, both volunteers for Packanack Lake Fire Company #5 of the Wayne Fire Department, returned this weekend from seventeen days of deployment at the devastating site of the Surfside Condominium collapse just outside of Miami. They were two members of the eighty elite first responders who made the trip as part of New Jersey Task Force-1 ...

Swastika Painted on Sidewalk in Wayne

WAYNE, NJ — The Wayne Police Department released a statement regarding a swastika that was painted on a sidewalk in Wayne and discovered earlier today.

The Nazi symbol was spray-painted sloppily in blue, approximately six or seven inches across on “the pavement of Audubon Parkway,” according to Detective Captain Dan Daly, the Wayne PD Public Information Officer.

“A ...

Arrest Made in Back-to-Back Pharmacy Robberies in Wayne

WAYNE, NJ – After a month-long investigation into back-to-back overnight robberies at the Plains Pharmacy in the Valley Ridge Shopping Center, a suspect was arrested with some help from both the Philadelphia Police Dept and the Clifton PD.

The following is based on a statement released by the Wayne Police Department.

The first robbery occurred around 4:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 25.

John Robbed at Gunpoint in Wayne Hotel

WAYNE, NJ – The Wayne Police Department with cooperation from the Elmwood Police Department arrested three individuals on Friday. The three had allegedly robbed a man who admitted that he had gone to a Wayne Hotel to meet a woman for the “the purpose of paying her for sexual acts.”

The following is based on a statement released by the Wayne Police Department.

On Wednesday, ...

Old Tanker Truck Erupts in Flames in Wayne

WAYNE, NJ — A column of thick black smoke could be seen as far as the Willowbrook Mall on Monday afternoon. It flew upward as aviation fuel in a tanker truck erupted in flames at Camps Auto & Truck Parts on Whitmore Avenue in Wayne.

The following is based on a report from the Wayne Fire Department. 

At 2:14 p.m. the volunteers of Wayne’s Fire Companies #1, #2 and ...

Tragic Turn for Amber Alert: Remains of Rahway Woman, 24, Found in Tennessee

WAYNE, NJ — The mother of a Rahway child, who was the subject of an Amber Alert Friday, has been found dead in Tennessee, and charges are pending for the father who is suspected of abducting the mother and son, authorities said Sunday.

The father, Tyler Rios, 27, of Highland Park, is charged with first-degree kidnapping in connection with the alleged abduction of 2-year-old Sebastian ...

Guns and Drugs Found During Traffic Stop in Wayne

WAYNE, NJ — A couple was arrested last month after a traffic stop on Black Oak Ridge Road led to the discovery of drugs and guns, one of which was stolen. The following is according to a statement provided by Wayne Police Public Information Officer, Detective Captain Dan Daly.

It was Wayne patrol officers, Nicole Georgia and Colin Bush who saw a car with a broken taillight near ...

Amber Alert Issued for 2-Year-Old Boy Last Seen in Rahway

RAHWAY, NJ — An Amber Alert has been issued for a missing child last seen in Rahway, state police said.

The child is 2-year-old Sebastian Rios, police said. He is believed to have been taken by his father, 27-year-old Tyler Rios, the alert said.

The New Jersey State Police and Rahway Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance with locating Sebastian Rios, 2, ...

Serial Tire Thief Arrested in Wayne

WAYNE, NJ — A serial tire thief has been preying on unsuspecting Wayne cars recently, stealing wheels right off of cars in their driveways. While on patrol near 2:00 a.m. early Thursday morning, Officer Steven Papile came upon a man parked on Andover Drive in Wayne. The car and the man inside both matched descriptions gathered in an ongoing investigation.

This information was gathered ...

Wayne Warehouse Evacuated Due to ‘High Levels’ of Carbon Monoxide

WAYNE, NJ – For the second day in a row, Wayne Fire Companies #1 and #2 evacuated people from a structure in Wayne. On Tuesday, it was residents on MacDonald Drive who cleared out due to a downed power line that lit a street-side gas valve on fire, sending flames shooting upward.

On Wednesday, it was a large warehouse on Continental Drive whose carbon monoxide detectors set off alarms ...


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What is a Wasp

Every year, around 62 people die from hornet, wasp, or bee stings. These creatures may be little, but they can be very dangerous if you or someone you know has an allergy. 

You may be allergic to a particular insect, which means it's important to know the difference between them.

So what is a wasp? And how can you identify them? We'll discuss these ...

Here’s a look at the ‘New Retirement’

Once you retire, what can you expect from your life? You might be surprised by the things that current retirees are saying about their lifestyles, priorities, relationships and hopes for the future. And you also might find this knowledge quite helpful as you prepare for the day when you become a retiree.

First of all, retirement today is far different – and potentially far more rewarding ...

Breathe Easier. Fix That Deviated Septum

The septum is the part of your nose that separates your two nostrils. A crooked (deviated) septum is actually quite common, however when it’s severe, the bone and cartilage that makes up the septum can block airflow to one or both nostrils. This can make many things in life more difficult.

At the Wayne Surgical Center, their ENT surgeons can perform a procedure called a septoplasty which ...

Connected Parents Have Healthier Kids

Individuals or couples, married, divorced or separated, parents have this in common:  they want to feel more connected to the other parent. They understand that connected parents are not only more satisfied in their relationship, they also have a bigger positive impact on their children.

What does it mean to be connected parents?

Let's get one thing out of the way - connected ...

8 Simple Activities To Enjoy With Your Grandkids

Spending quality time with your grandkids (and kids) adds joy and laughter to any given day. Just basking in a child’s boundless energy and carefree silliness can boost your mood and make you smile. But joining in the fun also keeps you physically and mentally active – and research shows that multigenerational interaction is good for older adults and kids.


If you’re ...

Easy Recipes To Make With Home Garden Ingredients

Many foodies will attest there’s nothing more delicious than homegrown vegetables and fruits straight from your garden. Enjoying your bountiful backyard harvest will boost your vitamin and mineral intake and help you maintain a well-balanced, nutritious diet – which is especially important for gut health as you age. If you’re looking for new ways to serve your fresh produce, try ...

How to Incorporate Chalk Paint Into Your Next Project

Chalk paint is all the rage for that cozy richness it gives to furniture, décor, and even walls. The matte finish adds a softness to bold colors and a thickness that covers even the most worn down surfaces.


Home decorating moguls love chalk paint, and now you can, too - here’s the lowdown on why, where, and how to use chalk paint for your next DIY decorating ...

Tile, Wood, or Laminate — What’s Your Flooring Match?

If your wood floors are discolored and scratched, your tile chipped, or your laminate worn, you may need an upgrade! But what’s the best flooring option? That all depends on the purpose of the area to be refinished, your budget, and your style.

The following sections will outline some of the key differences between wood, tile, and laminate.

Since there are pros and cons to each type ...

Passaic County Commissioner Bartlett Talks Rental Assistance/Homelessness

July 22, 2021

PASSAIC COUNTY, NJ - To prevent a post-pandemic housing crisis, Passaic County is working to provide relief to tenants that missed rental payments while ensuring landlords get paid for their lost incomes.

On May 17, Passaic County started receiving applications for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) to help tenant households experiencing financial insecurity due to the COVID-19 ...

Paterson Woman Among Six Charged in Connection with Bergen County Kidnapping

July 28, 2021

HACKENSACK, NJ - A 21-year-old Paterson woman faces a number of serious charges including conspiracy to commit kidnapping, witness tampering, and bribery following an investigation by the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office.

According to a statement by Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella, Joumana M. Danoun was arrested on July 14 with additional charges being leveled on July ...

Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center Ranked Number One Hospital in New Jersey for the Fourth Year in a Row by U.S. News & World Report

July 28, 2021

 MORRISTOWN, NJ - Atlantic Health System announced on Tuesday that Morristown Medical Center was ranked the number one hospital in New Jersey for the fourth year in a row by U.S. News & World Report in its 2021-2022 Best Hospital rankings. The medical center is one of the top acute care hospitals in New Jersey to be nationally ranked, and ...

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Nov 17, 1934 - Sep 22, 2020
Alan Robin, age 85 of Wayne passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 22. 2020 surrounded by his ...
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Oct 7, 1940 - Aug 13, 2020
MARLBOROUGH, MA– Carol Ann Heath Olsen, 79, passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 13, ...
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