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Bikeway blocks: After terrorist truck attack, city places barriers along bike path

Following last week's horrific attack on the Hudson River greenway that saw an ISIS-influenced terrorist kill eight people as he gunned a truck for a mile down the crowded bike path, the state Department of Transportation has been scrambling to put protective barriers on the popular path. It initial

DOWNTOWNEXPRESS.COM - 2017-11-16 23:59:59

N.J. woman charged with making up story about cop rape

JERSEY CITY -- A Jersey City woman who claimed to have been handcuffed and sexually assaulted by a city police officer after a traffic stop has been charged with filing a false statement to police and obstruction of justice after security video showed no such thing happened, police said. On Oct. 18,

NJ.COM - 2017-11-17 14:20:33

Here's what goes on behind the scenes of the famous Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, which reportedly costs millions to produce each year

Sarah Jacobs, provided by Sarah Jacobs Inside a warehouse in Moonachie, New Jersey, where gingerbread men and nutcrackers line the walls, live two massive turkeys, a larger-than-life robot, a dragon, Pikachu, and Spongebob Squarepants. While this isn't Santa's North Pole workshop, it might be the cl

GREENWICHTIME - 2017-11-17 18:00:13

Rutgers Men's Basketball Players Visit Saint Barnabas Pediatrics Department

Brady Hill, who turns eight years old next Thursday, shows his transformers to Rutgers Men's Basketball Team members Geo Baker, Corey Sanders, and Deshawn Freeman, during their visit.Credits: RWJBarnabas Health Cynthia Pena of West Orange, smiles as members of the Rutgers Men's Basketball Team, Core

TAPINTO.NET - 2017-11-17 23:29:00

Bederson LLP Serves as Drop Off for Nutley Family Service Bureau Food Drive

Bederson's Tim King, Chuck Persing, Sean Raquet, Shari Hartstein and Susan Wernick pick up donation items from Anna Shea at the Williams Law Firm in Short Hills. Tim King, Sean Raquet and Chuck Persing organize some of the donations in their West Orange office. Alex Chery from Bederson's Fairfield o

TAPINTO.NET - 2017-11-17 09:35:00

Truck driver lost his job, home after bosses wrongfully accused him of stealing $2,000

Jonathan Swift, 51, nearly faced up to four years in prison after his bosses wrongfully accused of stealing $2,000 from company funds.(Howard Simmons/New York Daily News) A career truck driver falsely accused of stealing by his bosses lost his home, his job and nearly wound up in prison - and now h

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-17 06:05:14

Mystery surrounds new design of Route 17's Exit 131

CENTRAL VALLEY - The state Department of Transportation is scheduled to award the contract this month for the reconfiguration of Route 17's Exit 131, but community leaders are only now learning that the project's design has been changed - and not from the DOT. "If they've got a better idea, fine, th

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-11-17 22:44:23

This year, some North Jersey families are celebrating Thanksgiving 'firsts'

The first first Thanksgiving, the one the Pilgrims celebrated in 1621, marked a milestone: their first year in America. Milestones have been an important part of Thanksgiving ever since. They can be happy ones: The first Thanksgiving with the new baby. They can be sad ones: The first Thanksgiving w

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-17 20:43:08

Cooke elected SIGS director for ALISE

Assistant Professor and MS/LIS Program Director Nicole A. Cooke has been elected director for Special Interest Groups (SIGs) for the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE). As director, Cooke will serve on the ALISE executive board and act as the liaison to all of the spec

ILLINOIS.EDU - 2017-11-17 16:23:19

UI Police Chief Christensen To Retire

The University of Illinois Police Chief is retiring at the end of the year, after more than three decades of serving the Urbana campus. Chief Jeff Christensen will retire December 31st. Christensen joined the campus police force as a student volunteer in 1983. He worked through the ranks and became

ILLINOIS.EDU - 2017-11-17 21:13:00

University of Illinois alums make Forbes 2018 30 Under 30 list

Four University of Illinois alumni have made the Forbes 2018 30 Under 30 list. Ritu Raman, Vinay Hiremath, Jordan Buckner and Matt Meyer are among the 600 young notables who represent 20 different industries on the annual list, now in its seventh year. Here is some background to the Illinois alums

ILLINOIS.EDU - 2017-11-17 19:44:47

Twice-convicted burglar faces same charge in Urbana break-in

URBANA - A 19-year-old Champaign man on parole for residential burglary has been charged with the same offense for allegedly stealing from an Urbana apartment last week. Urbana police on Wednesday arrested Andre Runge, who listed an address in the 700 block of West Harvard Street, in connection with

NEWS-GAZETTE - 2017-11-17 15:00:00

How 3 Women Want To Make Illinois' Political Future Female

Bridget Gainer said if women want to change politics, then they'd better start bringing in the money. The Democratic Cook County commissioner recently created a new political action committee, Cause the Effect Chicago PAC, to encourage women to do just that: raise and give out money on behalf of Dem

ILLINOIS.EDU - 2017-11-17 13:13:00

Clean Energy; Vincent Chin 35th Anniversary; Local Holiday Gift Ideas; Turtles In Illinois

On The 21st: A look at clean-energy companies operating in Illinois. Plus, we revisit the killing of Vincent Chin 35 years later. Also: locally sourced holiday gift ideas and breaking Illinois turtle news. On The 21st: A look at clean-energy companies operating in Illinois. Plus, we revisit the kil

ILLINOIS.EDU - 2017-11-16 21:00:00

Regulator OKs sale of Presence's Urbana, Danville hospitals

SPRINGFIELD - A planned sale of Presence Covenant and Presence United Samaritans medical centers to Peoria-based OSF HealthCare has passed a state regulatory hurdle. Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board Chairwoman Kathryn Olson notified OSF in a letter that the board had approved the

NEWS-GAZETTE - 2017-11-16 04:22:00

Target date pushed back for Urbana administrator pick

Urbana Mayor Diane Marlin said the target date for hiring a new city administrator has changed from the end of this year to early next year. Marlin made the comments Wednesday on the WDWS Morning Show. She previously said she was hoping to have someone in place by the end of this year. The city has


Dunkin' Donuts worker struck, killed by van in drive-thru

A Dunkin' Donuts worker died after he was struck by a van in the Paterson shop's drive-thru Thursday night, police and the Passaic County Prosecutor's Office said. Jose Furtado, 65, was hit at the Dunkin' Donuts at Rout 20 and East 33rd Street around 7 p.m as he was sweeping up leaves. He was rushed

NJ.COM - 2017-11-17 04:35:10

Paterson Dunkin Donuts Owner Struck and Killed by Vehicle

PATERSON, NJ - The owner of the Dunkin Donuts on Route 20 was struck and killed by a vehicle on the premises on Thursday. According to reports, Jose Furtado, 65, of Haledon, was struck by a van driven by a 59 year-old Paterson man at approximately 7:02 p.m. Neither the driver of the van, nor a 15-ye

TAPINTO.NET - 2017-11-17 06:33:00

Haledon man struck by van and killed at Dunkin Donuts in Paterson

Phil Murphy talks to the League of Municipalities, Menendez jurors begin 8th full day of deliberation and Olivia Newton-John plays Bergen PAC - all in "7 things to know in New Jersey on Thursday." John C. Ensslin PATERSON - A 65-year old Haledon man was pronounced dead after being struck by a van a

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-17 05:37:25

New Jersey Dunkin' Donuts Employee Hit, Killed by Van While Working: Officials

A Dunkin' Donuts worker in New Jersey was killed while on the job after he was hit by a van in the drive-thru, police say. The worker, who neighbors say is 65-year-old Jose Furtado, was cleaning outside the Paterson store Thursday evening when he was hit by the cargo van. The driver of the van staye

NBC NEW YORK - 2017-11-17 05:47:46