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Union County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Training Academy Graduates Classes 18-01 and 18-02
Union County Sheriff Peter Corvelli and Union County Undersheriff Dennis Burke joined Monmouth County Undersheriff Michael Donovan, Jr. in congratulating Union County Sheriff’s Officer Nelson Agurto and K-9 Ceasar, Blairstown Police Department Patrolman Richard Herzer and K-9 Caster, and Monmouth Co
NJ Names 6 Towns Up For New Medical Marijuana Dispensaries
The Garden State is about to get a little greener. On Monday, New Jersey Department of Health officials announced their long-awaited choices for the six businesses that will be invited to open new medical marijuana dispensaries in the state. The dispensaries would be located in Phillipsburg, Paterso
Young bear struck by vehicle, injured in Warren County
A young bear was struck by a vehicle about 8 p.m. Tuesday in the 200 block of Route 94 in Blairstown Township, police report. The approximately 70-pound male suffered a severe cut to its upper rear legs, police Chief Scott Johnsen said Wednesday.
Independence Twp. police seek public’s help after car stolen from Oakhill Development
INDEPENDENCE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – Independence Township police are investigating the theft of a vehicle from a residence in the Oakhill development. A vehicle was reported stolen on Friday from a residence in the Harvard Drive section of the development, which is located off Bilby Road, po
Injured Bear Rescued By Police In North Jersey
BLAIRSTOWN, NJ — An injured bear was rescued by police on Tuesday after being hit by a car in Blairstown. Blairstown police, Antler Ridge Wildlife Sanctuary and the Division of Fish and Wildlife all responded to the call of a young bear hit by a car. The two animal groups were able to tranquilize th
Water Gap Singers celebrate Christmas with choral concert
The Water Gap Singers, under the direction of Joseph Mello, will present a Christmas concert at 4 p.m. Sunday at Blairstown First Presbyterian Church, Main Street, Blairstown, New Jersey.
New Jersey is Now limiting the ability of law enforcement officers
Heather Darling, Heather is a layer from Morris County. Trenton NJ, N.J.S.A. 2C:39-3, the Statute recently amended to further limit the capacity of gun magazines is being interpreted to include that law enforcement officers are not permitted to possess “large-capacity magazines” capable of holding m
A Christmas Village 15 years in the making
Since he was 5 years old, Jack DeRoss has been assembling an enormous Christmas village inside his family's Hope Avenue living room in Fort Wadsworth. But there's pretty much no more room for this fantastic display to expand.
Firefighters Respond to Monday Morning House Fire
ELIZABETH, NJ - Firefighters were called out to a fire that broke out on the 1100 block of Anna Street at approximately 10:24 a.m. Monday morning. According to the Breaking News Network, (BNN). the fire started in the basement and quickly turned into three alarms. No Injuries were reported.
Fourth 'Journey of Hope' Video Released by Birth Haven
Birth Haven, a shelter for homeless pregnant women and their babies, located in Newton, New Jersey, is continuing its “Journey of Hope” video series by releasing its fourth feature of the series.
Aggressive Fox Attacked Dogs: Top Morris Co. News
MORRIS, NJ — We know you're busy. Between work, family, and everything else, sometimes you don't have time to keep up with the news. Patch has got you covered: here are some stories you might have missed this week.
31RIDE shuttle will stop running on Jan. 1 due to lack of riders
WARREN COUNTY, NJ – After launching the 31RIDE shuttle in 2016, Warren County officials are pulling the plug on the program due to lack of ridership. A post on the Warren County Government’s Facebook page said, “Due to lack of ridership, effective January 1, 2019 the 31RIDE shuttle will no longer be
Christmas Village Display Takes Over Ann Street in Stroudsburg
STROUDSBURG, Pa. — A holiday tradition is about to light up part of the Poconos. The Stroudsburg Volunteer Fire Department set up its pop-up Christmas village for the whole community to enjoy.
Staten Island principal pleads guilty to car insurance fraud
The Staten Island principal exposed as a car-insurance cheat by The Post has pleaded guilty to insurance fraud. Oneatha Swinton, who was interim acting principal of Port Richmond HS, registered her luxury cars at the Pennsylvania home of a city vendor and former NYC principal she had hired — a schem
Woman critically injured in Slatington head-on crash, chief says
A 38-year-old Washington Township, Lehigh County woman remains in critical condition following a head-on collision Saturday afternoon in Slatington, said the borough’s police chief.
New Jersey: Muslima kept woman as slave, forced her to marry her so she could get legal residency
Why not? Don’t be so racist, bigoted, homophobic and “Islamophobic.” They can just be grateful that they didn’t run into Allasheed Allah. Slavery is acceptable in Islam. The Qur’an has Allah telling Muhammad that he has given him girls as sex slaves: “Prophet, We have made lawful to you the wives to
Hazardous weather outlook issued for Lehigh Valley
The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a hazardous weather outlook for portions of the Lehigh Valley. The advisory is for northern New Jersey, east central Pennsylvania and northeast Pennsylvania, which includes Warren County and Northampton County. The advisory is until 6 p.m. Sunda
Congratulations to the 14 People Arrested at a SantaCon in New Jersey
Judging from my Instagram feed and some recent puddles of sidewalk vomit, SantaCon season is in full force. And few cities have experienced the force as fully as Hoboken, New Jersey, where 14 people were arrested on Saturday, according to the New York Post.
NJ marijuana legalization: Cops still lack tools to police stoned driving
A prominent police chief is calling for help. Is anyone in Trenton listening?. John Zebrowksi is a police chief who’s trying to sound the alarm as New Jersey lurches closer to legalizing recreational marijuana.
After 2 years, WOPD still helps addicts via Operation HOPE
WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Police Department launched Operation HOPE two years ago, and since then the program has helped 18 people in and around West Orange receive treatment for drug addiction and alcohol abuse. Operation HOPE, an acronym for Heroin-Opiate Prevention Effort, allows anyone t