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January 31, 2023

NEWARK, NJ — The 22-year-old Saudi Arabian man who was arrested in Pennsylvania last week in connection to the theft of a Livingston Board of Education vehicle has been charged with transporting a stolen school bus across state lines, according to United States Attorney Philip ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Authorities are investigating after a man threw a Molotov cocktail at the front door of a synagogue in Bloomfield early Sunday morning, police said. Security footage shows a man approach the synagogue at 3:19 a.m., light the incendiary device then throw it at the front door of ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - A New Jersey man has been sentenced to six years in prison for assaulting Brian Sicknick, a capitol police officer who fought off rioters on January 6th, 2021, and died the day after the assault. Julian Khater, age 33 from Somerset, pleaded guilty in September 2022 on two counts ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — The family of 91-year-old Clara Sutkowski reported to the South Plainfield Police Jan. 16 that Sutkowski was the victim of a violent assault by another resident at the AristaCare at Cedar Oaks nursing home in South Plainfield. According to Nicole Kupko, Sutkowski’s great ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A 29-year-old woman is facing charges after she allegedly tried to use a false birth certificate in an attempt to enroll at New Brunswick High School. Hyejeong Shin, a New Brunswick resident, has been charged with one count of providing a false government document with the ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Authorities are investigating the death of a 91-year-old man who was allegedly attacked by his roommate at a nursing home in Westfield earlier this month. The assault of Herman Walker, a resident of Complete Care at Westfield, was reported to Westfield police at 5:30 a.m. Jan. 4, ...

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WAYNE, NJ – A Wayne resident was arrested by the Wayne Township Police Department for the tenth time in seven months and for the second time in ten days. This time, he is being accused of urinating on the front lawn of Wayne Valley High School in full daylight, while school was in session. The ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The art of sushi making is deep-rooted in Japanese culture, wrapped (or rolled, rather) in tradition and culinary expertise. Kura Sushi brings modern efficiencies and convenience to the process, in a fun and innovative format. Kura Sushi opened at Jersey City’s Newport Mall in ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Two Somerville teens were arrested on weapons charges stemming from two incidents involving a pellet gun at the Bridgewater Commons Mall Jan. 4 and Jan. 14, according to Bridgewater Township Police Chief John Mitzak. Isaiah C. Smith, 19, was charged with two counts of ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - A Nutley woman is out $100,000 after sending money to an individual she met on a dating app.  According to Nutley police, a fraud report was filed with the department on Jan. 7 regarding cryptocurrency. The case began on the dating app 'Bumble.' Over the course of conversations ...

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NEW JERSEY — An order-by-app food service whose trucks have been ubiquitous during the pandemic is doing away with the food service vans. Wonder CEO Marc Lore announced Tuesday that the company will be reducing the number of mobile restaurants and replacing them with physical locations that ...

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HACKETTSTOWN, NJ — Centenary University's First Lady Jeanne Murphy was killed in a hit-and-run crash on Saturday, January 7. The driver was later arrested and is facing charges. Murphy, who was a retired U.S. Army colonel, served in the military for 30 years. She was devoted to her family, as ...

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TRENTON – If the response time for services with the State of New Jersey seems faster than usual, you may have a new friend in Governor Phil Murphy. Murphy just made it much harder to scroll cat videos during the workday. Murphy today announced that the State of New Jersey has issued a ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - A 15-year-old boy playing basketball at Auten Road Intermediate School Saturday night fainted and collapsed on the court during the recreational league game and stopped breathing, according to police. Township Police were called at 6 p.m. to respond to the medical emergency; ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A Westfield Public Schools teacher who overdosed in a classroom at Roosevelt Intermediate School is due to appear in court next month on charges of child endangerment and drug possession, police said Friday. Students found art teacher Frank Thompson, 57, unconscious on the floor ...

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MONTGOMERY, NJ – The property manager of an apartment complex in Montgomery has been charged with pocketing rent payments and security deposits from tenants without notifying the owners of the property, according to Somerset County Prosecutor John P. McDonald. Yessica Gonzalez, 44, of Hardwick ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Police Department is seeking the public's assistance with locating David Conroy, 84, East Brunswick N.J. Conroy was last seen on Thursday driving a silver 2008 Honda Odyssey, NJ Registration 902 ZLB. The vehicle may also have an American flag hanging from ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A dispute involving a parking spot and an angry driver may have led to a slashed tire in a town-owned parking lot, police said Wednesday. A woman reported her tire slashed while she was parked in Municipal Lot 1 at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, according to police. The lot is located in ...

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MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — A joint investigation by the Burlington County Prosecutor's Office's Gang, Gun and Narcotics Task Force, the U.S. Homeland Security Investigations Cherry Hill Office and the Mount Laurel Police Department has led to the seizure of 10,000 fentanyl pills worth $40,000 on the ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Former Nutley Fire Chief Henry Meola was released from the Hudson County jail Sat. Dec. 17 following his first court appearance after his arrest in Nutley.  Meola was arrested at his home Friday, Dec. 16 by officers of the Nutley Police Department, North Bergen Police Department, ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Caitlin Mota, Public Information Officer of the Hudson County Prosecutors Office (HCPO), confirmed to TAPinto Nutley that Nutley Fire Chief Henry Meola has been arrested on charges of attempted luring.  The arrest was made by the North Bergen Police Department, the Nutley Police ...

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It’s been two months since Princeton University junior Misrach Ewunetie was seen alive by friends in her Scully Hall dormitory during the early morning hours of Friday, October 14. Intensive search efforts initiated on Sunday, and included the use of bloodhounds, helicopters, and underwater rescue ...

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MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — New Jersey State Troopers from the Troop “C” Bordentown Station are being credited with saving a suicidal woman’s life after she attempted to jump from an overpass in Mount Laurel late last month. The situation occurred on November 29 when Troopers Michael Basti and Stephen ...

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Smiles of staff members at Lantern Hill, the Erickson Senior Living community in New Providence, NJ, are shining brighter than tinsel this holiday season, thanks to residents' generous donations to the 2022 Staff Appreciation Fund (SAF). Each year, Lantern Hill residents donate to the SAF to ...

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CAMDEN, NJ – A Burlington County man who sold more than $2.7 million worth of pesticides he falsely claimed were registered with the Environmental Protection Agency as being effective against coronavirus, was sentenced on Thursday to 60 months in prison. Paul Andrecola, 63, of Maple ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - This past week a sting was set up by OBL Nation involving a person described as a 14-year-old boy to capture child predators. The case resulted in the group recording Nutley Fire Chief Henry Meola describing his desire to have sexual relations with a 14-year-old. There was no ...

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NUTLEY, NJ -  YouTube viewers were glued to their devices Tuesday night as a live stream broadcast by OBL Nation showed what was described as "Catching a Fireman Pred at Walmart" involving a Nutley resident.  TAPinto Nutley broke that story just after midnight Dec. 7, 2022: Nutley Resident ...

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FREEHOLD, NJ  – On Easter Sunday, April 2, 1972, 16-year-old Nancy Carol Fitzgerald sat down for dinner with her family in North Jersey.  The next day, she disappeared, and was never seen or heard from again.  Following an intensive long-term investigation involving numerous interviews and ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Student council members usually speak on school happenings at each Hunterdon Central Board of Education meeting, but when the superintendent got word that a large crowd would attend the Nov. 21 meeting to oppose a drag show hosted on campus, he called off that month’s presentation ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — A supervisor accused of sexual harassment in 2018 remains employed in Union County’s social services division three years after the county paid out $395,000 to settle a social worker’s claims against him. Arvind Arneja’s accuser, former county social worker Cynthia Pisino, ...

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