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Woman Assaulted In Highland Park Dec. 7
HIGHLAND PARK, NJ — A woman walking in Highland Park was thrown to the ground and assaulted last Friday evening, Dec. 7, Highland Park police said, and they released this artist's sketch of the suspect.
Highland Park police searching for assault suspect
HIGHLAND PARK - Police here are asking for the public's help in locating an aggravated assault suspect. A woman was assaulted around 9:30 a.m. Dec. 7 on Woodbridge Avenue near the intersection of South Tenth Avenue, borough police said in a news release.
NJ Shops Take Doughnuts to the Next Level
We found some of the best places to get doughnuts in New Jersey. While one of the most recognizable global brands, Dunkin’, is dropping the “Donuts” from its name, smaller doughnut shops in New Jersey are seeing rise in demand for the tasty treats.
Officials identify 2 NJ women killed in Pennsylvania crash
FRAZER, Pa. (AP) - Authorities have released the names of two New Jersey women who were killed when a dump truck rolled onto a sport utility vehicle on a southeastern Pennsylvania highway.
East Brunswick Schools Warn against the Online "Momo Challenge" Game
EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ The "Momo Challenge" is an alleged form of cyberbullying that spreads through social media and cell phones. After phone users are enticed to contact a user named "Momo" through the social media network WhatsApp, they receive graphic threats from the user and are instructed to perf
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
Police shoot, kill man holding woman hostage in Newark
NEWARK, New Jersey (WABC) -- Police shot and killed a man in New Jersey after he held a woman hostage for nearly seven hours Friday. Officers responded to a domestic violence call around 9:50 p.m. near Broadway and Irving Street in Newark. There, a man was holding a firearm on a woman he knew.
Edison Resident Sentenced to Seven Years in State Prison for Conspiring With Doctor to Supply Opioids to Drug Ring
TRENTON, NJ – A Warren businessman and Edison resident who operated a hearing aid company was sentenced to state prison today for conspiring with a doctor to supply a drug ring with tens of thousands of high-dose pills of the highly addictive opioid painkiller oxycodone, Attorney General Gurbir S. G
Edison Police Officer Nicholas Lunetta charged with witness tampering, evidence obstruction
NEW BRUNSWICK – An Edison police officer has turned himself into authorities and was charged with witness tampering. Nicholas R. Lunetta, 31, an Edison Police Officer from Scotch Plains, has been charged with one count of tampering with evidence and one count of obstructing the administration of law
Bowing to criticism, NJ Democrats pull plan to overhaul how state draws voting maps
Democratic leaders of the Legislature bowed to blistering criticism Saturday and withdrew a proposal to overhaul how New Jersey draws its legislative districts. Senate President Stephen Sweeney, D-Gloucester, and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin, D-Middlesex, announced Saturday evening that they woul
Wardlaw+Hartridge Hosts Annual Junior College Night
EDISON, NJ -- The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison hosted its annual Junior College Night on Dec. 12 in the AP Room. Representatives from five colleges came to W+H to talk to our students, parents and guardians about college planning and demystified the sometimes-complicated process.
12 things to do in Middlesex County this weekend, Dec. 14-16
Not that we're counting or anything, but as of today there are just 12 days left until Christmas. So if you haven't started your shopping yet, now is a good time to start. And while you're out at the malls and local stores consider taking a break with one of these events happening this weekend in Mi
Edison cop destroyed cell phone of officer at center of probe, investigators allege
In the days after Officer Paul Pappas’ March arrest, as the public was reading headlines about an on-duty cop charged with slashing his ex’s tire, another on the force scrambled to hide what investigators might find if they looked at the officer too closely, according to court records.
Passion and service drive owners of Pine Manor and Skylark Diner to open Blue Horse in Highland Park
Knowing their demographic and clocking 75 collective years in hospitality, the owners of CAM Hospitality Group, which also operates Pines Manor and Skylark Diner in Edison, have opened the new Blue Horse restaurant in Highland Park.
Suspect in FDNY road rage death being extradited to New York
NEW BRUNSWICK, New Jersey (WABC) -- The man believed to be responsible for killing an off-duty FDNY firefighter in a road rage incident will return to New York after a brief court appearance in New Jersey Friday.
Immigration Expert Speaks with Wardlaw+Hartridge Students
EDISON, NJ -- Upper School students at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison who will be participating in the El Paso Border Immersion Program recently joined Professor Harry Stein of Manhattan College as he explained the different terminology pertinent to immigration in America. Interacting with t
Middlesex County Sheriff Warns Of Scam Targeting Residents
EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ — The Middlesex County Sheriff's Office is advising residents to be aware of a continuing phone scam that is targeting the area. In the most recent scam calls, the caller (sometimes via voice message) uses the Middlesex County Sheriff's Office information and identifies himself or
Middlesex County Sheriff's Office to Hold 8th Annual Sheriff's Civilian Academy
MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - The Sheriff’s Office will hold an 8-week-long Sheriff’s Civilian Academy for residents of Middlesex County in the spring of 2019. The Sheriff’s Civilian Academy is designed to educate Middlesex County residents on the various functions and duties of the Sheriff’s Office.
School Custodian Arrested on Sex Assault, Endangerment Charges
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Dunellen man employed as a school custodian was arrested today on charges of inappropriately touching a six-year-old girl, authorities said. Arnoldo Veliz-Chamale, 61, of Dunellen, was charged today with one count of second-degree endangering the welfare of a child, and two cou
Woman shoved onto subway tracks at Union Square; man sought: NYPD
MANHATTAN, N.Y. — A man is wanted for questioning after a woman was pushed onto subway tracks at Union Square Thursday, according to police. The incident happened at tracks for the northbound Nos. 4 and 5 trains at 10:47 a.m., police said.