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NJ Students Stranded in Buses, Schools for Hours Due to Storm

November 15, 2018

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Many West Orange and Montclair students remained stranded on their buses and some at their schools hours after the final bell rang Thursday, due to a powerful Nor’easter that slammed the tri-state area as schools were being dismissed.

As of 9 p.m. on Thursday, West Orange children were still stranded. Many school districts in New Jersey had called for early ...

Make Sure Fido Stays Warm, It's The Law

A winter storm is ongoing and freezing temperatures can be dangerous for pets.

State law says dogs cannot be outside if temperatures are below 34 degrees without proper shelter (insulated, elevated, heated).

The public is advised to keep pets safe avoid fines fined by bringing your pets indoors when the temperature drops. 

If you see a pet left outside in freezing ...

Missing Mountain Lakes Teen Found Safe

MORRISTOWN, NJ — Law enforcement officials have stated that Thomas Kolding, the missing 15 teenager from Mountain Lakes, has been found. According to police, he is safe.

Kolding has been missing since Oct.30. Law enforcement confirmed that he traveled by train from Denville to Newark - Broad Street Station. From there, he traveled by train from Broad Street Station to ...

Fairfield Police Warn of Increase in Misuse of ‘Catnip Cocktail’

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 that is should be strictly used to sedate cats and should not to be consumed by ...

Attorney Charged with Killing Montclair Mother Captured in Cuba

NEWARK, NJ — The Montclair attorney accused of killing his live-in girlfriend on October 22, has been captured in Cuba, police officials announced on Wednesday. According to published reports, James Ray, III, 55, is charged with killing the mother of his child, 44-year-old, Angela Bledsoe.

During a press conference, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens announced, "Today, ...

General Election 2018 Public Question: ‘Securing Our Children’s Future Bond Act’ Explained

In addition to casting votes in statewide, county and local election on Tuesday, New Jersey voters will also be asked a public question on whether to increase financial aid to New Jersey’s educational institutions.

The League of Women Voters of New Jersey, a nonpartisan political organization whose goal is to increase all citizens' participation in government, offers an ...

Help Sought in Finding Missing Morris County 15-Year-Old

MORRISTOWN, NJ — Morris County authorities are seeking help in finding a 15-year-old Mountain Lakes boy who has been missing since Oct. 30.

In a statement, Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp and Mountain Lakes Police Chief Shawn Bennett  said the boy, Thomas Kolding, who lives in Mountain Lakes with his parents, was last known to be at his family home on ...

Helping a Homeless Vet Drains Roxbury Social Services Account

ROXBURY, NJ – When Roxbury Social Services Director Janet Wald learned about the Vietnam veteran living in his car, Wald did what she usually does: Everything she could to help.

Her efforts aided the fellow, at least temporarily, but they also pretty much wiped out the money Social Services sets aside for temporary housing of the homeless.

The matter was raised by ...

Hillsborough Man Charged in Multiple Bank Robberies

SOMERVILLE, NJ – A 52-year-old Hillsborough man has been charged with at least three bank robberies in central New Jersey over the past month, and may face additional charges as a police investigation continues in adjoining counties and Pennsylvania.

Mark Elbaum, a resident of Merritt Drive, has been charged in the Oct. 1 robbery of the Financial Resources Feral Credit ...

After Collecting Comcast Complaints, Raritan Township Holds Public Hearing

RARITAN TWP., N.J. – The township’s administrator is racking up complaints by the hundreds.

But they aren’t complaints against Don Hutchins. They’re the complaints the township has collected as part of its residents’ survey about their experiences with Comcast.

A public hearing will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29 in the Municipal Building off of Route 523 as ...


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