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How New Jersey’s Proposed “Rain Tax” Will Affect Citizens of Clark, According to Mayor Bonaccorso

CLARK, NJ – A new tax proposed by the New Jersey state legislature does not sit well with Clark Mayor Sal Bonaccorso. The “Clean Stormwater and Flood Reduction Act,” informally known as the “Rain Tax,” has already moved through both houses in the state legislature, passing both the Senate and Assemb


Boys Basketball: Johnson Crusaders Honor Seniors, Then Defeat Brearley HS to Get Back in Win Column

CLARK, NJ- The Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders boys varsity basketball team took to the floor, looking to get back in the win column. The need for a victory was especially important, as the team honored their senior players before the opening tipoff of their game against the David Brearley H


2019 District 29 wrestling tournament seeds

Teams: Barnegat, Buena, Deptford, Highland, Holy Spirit, Pinelands, Pitman, Southern, Timber Creek.


Church: 1 Past Cranford Priest Among Clergy Accused of Sex Abuse

CRANFORD - The Newark Archdiocese on Wednesday released a list of 63 priests “credibly accused” of sexual abuse. Among those listed on the website for the Archdiocese of Newark is one priest who previously served in Cranford.


Westfield Council: Sunday Morning Alcohol Sales OK, but not Early New Year’s Day

WESTFIELD, NJ — The public will be able to buy alcohol before noon on Sundays here if a proposed regulation change is approved. The Town Council this week introduced revisions to its liquor sales laws, which would allow the sale of alcohol starting at 9 a.m. on Sundays. The ordinance update, if appr


Union County Administrative Services Michael Yuska Resigns After Nearly 20 Years

ELIZABETH, NJ – Union County Director of Administrative Services Michael Yuska is leaving his position after 20 years with the county. “We wish to congratulate Director of Administrative Services Michael Yuska on his retirement, and commend him for his many years of outstanding service and leadershi


BREAKING NEWARK NJ: Female Struck by Gunfire in Newark's South Ward

There are two crime scene established in Newark's South Ward as police investigate a shooting that has a female injured at this time. According to preliminary reports, gunfire rang out in the vicinity of Bergen and West Runyon streets just before 6 p.m. where officers raced to the scene and found ev


Pregnant NJ Transit bus driver attacked, robbed. Union County man now facing charges.

Police have arrested a Union County man accused in an attack and robbery of a pregnant New Jersey Transit bus driver last month that led to the woman to be hospitalized, authorities said Friday .


Police: New Jersey burglary suspect trying to escape gets into cop car instead of Lyft

ROCHELLE PARK, New Jersey (WABC) -- A burglary suspect's plan didn't go as intended when he ended up getting into the back of a police car instead of his Lyft while trying to escape.


Former New Jersey officer indicted on sexually assaulting 2 children

NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) -- A Burlington Township man, who used to be a cop in New Jersey, has been indicted on accusations he sexually assaulted two children. There were a total of 46 counts in the indictment against 37-year-old William Sanchez-Monllor -- who was an officer with the Trenton Polic


TAPinto Clark’s Reach Grows Larger Than Ever as Focus Remains Hyperlocal

CLARK, NJ - Loyal readers and followers have given TAPinto Clark the thumbs up with Facebook Likes over 5000 times, continuing a trend of growth for the hyperlocal news site dedicated to delivering daily news.


Cranford Cops Shown Valentine's Day Love

CRANFORD, NJ - It was appropriate for Valentine's Day that a little girl with a big heart got to make a statement by brightening the spirits of Cranford's finest. Henrietta Petts stopped by the Cranford Police Headquarters on Wednesday to hand-deliver holiday confections for the members of the depar


New Jersey couple gives birth to three bundles of love on Valentine's Day

VOORHEES, N.J. (WPVI) -- It was a life transforming Valentine's Day for Alicia and Jim Brown of Franklinville, New Jersey. The couple always knew they were having three girls, but didn't expect them to arrive so soon.


Man admits shooting up Union County neighborhood, killing 1 and injuring 6-year-old girl

A Plainfield man admitted he was involved in the shooting that took the life of another man in 2015. Jordan Robinson, 25, of Edison pleaded guilty to first-degree aggravated manslaughter in the death of 24-year-old Anthony Bowles of Plainfield according to Union County Prosecutor’s Office.


What’s the most legally trapped critter in New Jersey?

New Jersey surveyed trappers in the state and found that one animal is harvested far more than any other, and that low fur prices have likely led to an overall decline in trapping in recent years.


Caring Contact to offer Volunteer Listening and Suicide Prevention Training

Have you ever been told you are a good listener? Do you have a yearning to really make a difference? Caring Contact will be offering its 95th volunteer listening training beginning March 12th through June 18th. Training will run once a week from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm, plus one full weekend, June 8th a


All 24 New Jersey Payless ShoeSource stores to close

Payless ShoeSource is shuttering all of its 2,100 remaining stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico – including all 24 stores in New Jersey. The Topeka, Kansas-based chain said Friday it will hold liquidation sales starting Sunday and wind down its e-commerce operations. All stores will remain open until


Union County to celebrate International Women’s Day with free yoga and meditation event

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders through the Union County Office on Women is presenting a free yoga, meditation class and emotional wellness event: “International Women’s Day – Better Balance,” on Friday, March 8 at Maskers Barn in the historic Deserted Village of Feltville.


New Jersey woman strips and attacks cops

Did you see this story from Galloway Township in Atlantic County? A 26 year old woman, Rhiannon V. Thompson, had quite the interesting night. Police were talking to her after being called about a noise complaint about her house she just stripped and started assaulting the officers, according to the


Robber Donning Bizarre Disguise Knocks Off Liquor Store In New Jersey

ENGLEWOOD, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Police in New Jersey are searching for a robbery suspect with a bizarre disguise. Surveillance video shows the brazen bandit entering a well-known liquor store in Englewood, using a cloud of wadded up plastic to cover his face.