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3 Big-Ticket Events Coming Up Near Hackettstown

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ — New and exciting events are coming to the Hackettstown area all the time. Whether you're looking to attend a concert or sporting event, theater performance or magic show, Patch's partnership with TicketNetwork has you covered. Here's your weekly roundup of the top big-ticket event


Hackettstown (11) at West Morris (4) - Softball

Molly O'Brien went 3-for-5 with a home run and six RBI for Hackettstown in an 11-4 win against West Morris in Chester. Alivia Duran and Marissa Caputo each recorded two RBI in the win while Andy McMahon was the winning pitcher.


Wrong place, right time: Rabid gray fox bites woman twice in Warren County

A Warren County woman is recuperating after being bitten twice by a rabid gray fox on her farm. The attack occurred Saturday on a farm on Golden Chain Road, said Scott Hendricks, the Blairstown Township animal control officer.


NYPD cop and suspect shot after wild exchange of gunfire in Hudson Heights

A police officer has been shot in Manhattan, according to law enforcement sources. The cop was responding to a call of a man wildly shooting into the air at 181st Street and Wadsworth Avenue in Hudson Heights when he took a bullet to the arm Thursday, the sources said.


NJ man gets life in prison after robbing cigs from Wawa, cash from Valero

Strike nine and he's out. Or maybe that's 21 strikes, if you count all the times Frederick "Chief" Owle has been arrested. Either way, Owle won't get another shot after a Superior Court judge this week sentenced the 49-year-old to life in prison after his most recent bust for stealing a pack of Newp


Mueller Report: Read full, redacted report here

WASHINGTON — After years of investigating, the Department of Justice released a 400-page redacted copy of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report Thursday. The report covers subjects ranging from questions about Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election to whether President Donald Tr


NJ man fatally crushed by collapsed equipment at work site

JACKSON — A man who called police after he was pinned under a piece of heavy equipment that collapsed on him Thursday morning died several hours later. Kenneth Mann, 58, was taking apart equipment when it collapsed just after 7 a.m. at the garage at Ralph Clayton & Sons, according to a preliminary i


Woman's Club seeking new members

MOUNT OLIVE TWP. -The Woman’s Club of Hackettstown, serving Hackettstown and the Mount Olive area is seeking new members. The next general meeting is planned for 6:45 p.m., Tuesday, April 30, at the Mount Olive public library, 202 Flanders-Drakestown Road, Budd Lake.


What We Know About Alleged Gas Can-Wielding NJ Man at St. Patrick's Cathedral

The man taken into custody Wednesday night after allegedly trying to walk into St. Patrick's Cathedral, in the heart of New York City, with two gasoline cans and lighter fluid was arrested days earlier at a New Jersey church, law enforcement sources familiar with the investigation tell News 4.


Police rescue 20 dogs — 5 critical — from NJ woman’s home

SHAMONG — A woman faces 60 counts of animal cruelty after officers rescued 20 dogs from "deplorable and inhumane conditions" at her home. Marissa Corbett, 39, was arrested and released with a pending court date.


NJ school psychologist sexually assaulted child, police say

FRANKLIN LAKES — A psychologist who treated children and families and also provided New Jersey schools with child study team evaluations has been accused of sexually abusing a child.


(VIDEO) Chester Township approves budget that boasts zero tax increase

CHESTER TWP. - No increase. That was the decision on the municipal tax rate when the Township Council adopted a $14.77 million, 2019 budget on Tuesday. The tax rate for municipal services will remain at 47.4 cents per $100 of assessment or $474 per $100,000 of assessment. The owner of the average ho


N.J. man who doubled as South American gun runner sent to prison for smuggling an arsenal to Paraguay

A Somerset County man who smuggled 13 guns, including assault rifles, and thousands of rounds of ammo to Paraguay and planned to sell them on the black market was sentenced Thursday to nearly four years in prison.


Electric bills to rise as NJ approves nuclear plant subsidies

State energy regulators Thursday approved a subsidy sought by PSEG for the three nuclear plants it operates in Salem County, which is likely to raise electric bills for New Jersey homes around $40 a year for at least the next three years.


7-Year-Boy Killed By Van Driver After Getting Off School Bus In Far Rockaway

A 7-year-old boy was killed on Wednesday after stepping off a school bus just a few blocks from his home in Far Rockaway, Queens. According to police, Cameron Brown was crossing Gipson Street near Healey Avenue behind the yellow school bus when he was struck by the driver of a van. He was rushed to


New Jersey well represented on ‘best pizza’ list

Foodie site TheDailyMeal.com ranked America’s best “old school” pizzerias, and, as you might expect, the list is dotted with New Jersey restaurants. The list is not ranked, so you can decide which one is best, but here are the Garden State’s entries:


NJ trooper charged with sexting about prepubescent girl

A New Jersey State Police trooper has been charged with having a sexually explicit photo and online conversation about a prepubescent girl. Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal said Trooper Jeffrey Reitz, assigned to the Commercial Carrier Safety Inspection Unit, exchanged photos in 2014 with an adult


Rapist lured Philly woman to N.J. using ‘Plenty of Fish’ dating site, and police used the same site to reel him in, cops say

A Florence man used the dating site “Plenty of Fish” to entice a Philadelphia woman to travel to Burlington County Monday, then drove her to a remote area of Cinnaminson, raped her and tossed her out of his car, authorities alleged Thursday.


Teresa Giudice Seen Out in New Jersey After Husband Joe’s Deportation Appeal Was Denied

Teresa Giudice appeared to be cool and collected following news that her husband Joe’s deportation appeal was denied earlier this month. Hours after the Giudice family attorney James J. Leonard Jr. confirmed the news about Joe’s deportation to PEOPLE, Teresa, 46, was photographed out and about in Ne


Car ‘parked’ on top of another car at NJ shopping center

Video of a car parked on top of another car at a shopping center in Bergen County has gone viral, while sparking fresh jokes about Jersey driving. Max Zavian was at The Outlets at Bergen Town Center on Tuesday around noon when he said he heard a loud noise. He turned around and caught the scene of a