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Police & Fire

September 28, 2022

SUMMIT, NJ - The City of Summit Police Department, Summit Fire Department, Summit PBA Local #55, Summit FMBA #54, Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad and City of Summit officials have partnered to raise awareness about the immediate need for a living donor kidney transplant for Summit Police Officer ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - The Morris County Sheriff’s Office has recently received multiple notifications from members of the public who have been targets of a phone scam. The phone calls are from the phone number 973- 291-2679, and an individual identifying themselves as “Sgt. Joe Caruso from the Morris ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- After moving to Chatham Township three years ago, Nick Nikolopoulos was looking to get involved in the community and noticed a sign at the annual Christmas Tree sale held at the firehouse on River Road that said "Volunteers Needed." Two weeks later, he volunteered to become a ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - A motor vehicle crash with a pedestrian on Summit Avenue, between Morris Avenue and Walnut Street, this morning has seriously injured a Summit resident, according to the Summit Police Department. The Summit Police responded the scene at 10 a.m. today. There, they found an ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The Borough of Chatham Council is set to promote Lt. Ralph Colatrella to the rank of Captain and approve the hiring of Brian Stanton and William Mango as Class III Special Law Enforcement Officers at its regular meeting set for 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12. Colatrella will receive a ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Overcast skies and a light rain added to the somber tone of the 21st annual 9-11 Remembrance Ceremony held at Chatham Borough's Memorial Park on Sunday evening. Chatham residents gathered at the 9-11 Memorial on N. Passaic Avenue for the ceremony in honor of those lost in the ...

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BOONTON, NJ – Montville Township Police Chief Andrew Caggiano and county officials announce the arrests of five individuals after fleeing from a stolen high-end motor vehicle that became disabled while eluding police.   At approximately 5:43 a.m. on Sept. 9, the Montville Township Police ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Two attempted home invasions in Madison and one in Chatham Borough were reported on Friday, a day after Chatham Borough and Chatham Township Police attended an "Auto Theft and Violent Crime Summit" held at the East Hanover Police Headquarters. According to the Chatham Borough ...

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Do you lock your car every time you leave it unattended? Especially in your driveway? If not, you are vulnerable.  In an instant, your car, along with your children or valuables inside, could be taken from right in front of your house. Leaving key fobs in unlocked cars, or even worse, ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The Chatham Township Police showed video footage of auto thefts in town during an hour presentation by Lt. Brad Hayworth and then answered questions from residents for more than an hour on Tuesday night in the municipal building at 58 Meyersville Rd. Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The 2022 Chatham 9-11 remembrance ceremony will be held at 7 p.m. on Sunday, September 11th at the 9-11 Memorial located at Memorial Park on North Passaic Avenue, behind the library. The ceremony is dedicated to all who lost their lives during the terrorist attack on the World ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II and Newark Public Safety Director Fritz G. Fragé announced that Ramunas Katkus, of Summit, has been arrested for the murder of Angelika K. Miles, 28, of Summit. Katkus is being charged with murder, possession of a weapon for ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The Chatham Township Police Department has put out a message on its social media pages, inviting residents to a meeting set for 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 30 in the municipal building at 58 Meyersville Rd. Chatham Township Residents, please join members of the Chatham Township ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The loud music being played as the car backed out of the driveway alerted residents of Sandy Hill Road in Chatham Township that their 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe was being stolen. "They heard the loud music while the Santa Fe was being pulled out of the driveway and that's when they ...

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NEW VERNON, NJ -- More than 100 members of the Conlan clan gathered recently for their family reunion, coming from as far away as California and Arizona for what had been an event held every presidential election year. The Covid pandemic put the 2020 reunion on hold for the longtime Chatham ...

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CHATHAM,  NJ -- Olivia Bary has been sworn in as the newest member of the Chatham Township Volunteer Fire Department, it was announced by CTVFD President Richard Gentles. "The fire service is like a family, and the longer I'm around the firehouse, the more that idea is solidified," Bary ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - A 35-year-old Summit man found unresponsive and lying on a bench outside the Summit train station has died, the City has announced. The Summit Police Department responded to a report of an unconscious man at a bus stop outside the Summit train station at approximately 2:50 a.m.

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Dan Flynn, a resident of Edgewood Road in Chatham Township, came before the Chatham Township Committee on Tuesday night to voice his concerns about an attempt to steal a vehicle in his driveway while his wife and children were home. Flynn noted that the incident occurred at 2 p.m.

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SUMMIT, NJ - A 26-year-old Summit man is currently listed in critical condition after suffering multiple stab wounds during an altercation Sunday night, according to the Summit Police Department. The suspect was later captured and arrested after a brief foot chase. The Summit Police ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Wayne Shivers considers it one of the best days of the year. The Chatham Borough Police Sergeant stated that law enforcement's annual "National Night Out" held Tuesday evening behind the Library of the Chathams represented "the best part of my job." "I wish we could do ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The Chatham Township Police will hold their annual law enforcement "National Night Out" at the Colony Pool Club, 55 School Ave. on Tuesday, Aug. 2, from 5 to 8 p.m. McGruff the Crime Dog will be there to greet children along with refreshments, police vehicles, fire trucks and the ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham Borough law enforcement's annual "National Night Out" is set for Tuesday, Aug. 2 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Memorial Park behind the Library of the Chathams. The 2022 National Night Out will feature live music by Chatham artist Jacob Mathews, food trucks, giveaways and a chance ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- He already has a cool nickname: "Z". The Chatham Township Committee unanimously approved the hiring of Ziad Andrew Shehady as its full-time administrator at it regular meeting on Tuesday night. The interim administrator since he was appointed on May 24 to succeed Robert ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The Chatham Fourth of July Parade returned for the first time in three years and it was like it never left. There was little to complain about on a beautiful, sunny day for a parade on Monday morning as people young and old got to celebrate Independence Day like it's been done in ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The Chatham Borough Volunteer Fire Department returned to its pre-pandemic days with a pre-Fourth of July Parade inspection of department members and remarks by the chief and mayor on Monday morning. An unscheduled surprise for the firefighters was the return of the refurbished ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham residents are staking out their spots for the Fourth of July Parade by placing their chairs at the curb on Main Street. After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the Chatham Fourth of July Parade, organized by the Chatham Fire Department Association, returns in ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- A 19-year-old Chatham male on a bicycle struck a van merging onto Southern Boulevard from River Road and suffered "critical injuries" on Tuesday, according to Chatham Township Police Lt. Brad Hayworth. The male was transported to Morristown Medical Center. According to the police, ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham Borough Police Chief Brian Gibbons feted retiring Chatham Traffic Safety Officer Roy E. George II, who officially retired after 25 years, 21 with the borough police department, at Monday night's council meeting. Gibbons makes remarks (see below) at the council meeting, ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- It's always been a labor of love for longtime Chatham resident Jeff Davis when it came to restoring age-worn pieces of his Chatham childhood and adult life. However, the 72-year-old Davis went above and beyond the call of duty this time to restore/fabricate an iconic Chatham ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- After two years of "drive-by" parades, the traditional Chatham Fourth of July Parade and fireworks display will return on Monday, July 4th, 2022. Corey Duren, parade chairman, for the Chatham Fire Department Association's 68th Independence Day Celebration, announced the details on ...

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