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Monmouth County Prep School Bans Cell Phones During Lunch
LINCROFT, NJ — At a time when many parents are concerned about screen time and how much access their children have to the Internet, a Monmouth County boys' private high school is taking an unusual step: Banning cell phones and laptops during lunchtime.
Multiple bomb threats reported in Monmouth and Ocean counties
A wave of bomb threats made across the United States on Thursday, included several to schools and businesses in Monmouth and Ocean counties, as part of a hoax to extort bitcoins.
Firefighters battle 3-alarm house fire in Monmouth County
A fire at a large house fire in Red Bank sent plumes of smoke visible for miles while firefighters worked to get the blaze under control. The fire broke out on Rector Place in Red Bank around 8 a.m., neighbor Nick Honachefsky said. Red Bank, Middletown, and Shrewsbury fire departments were on scene.
Hotel, Car Wash Closer To Approval At Old Toys 'R' Us Site
LANGHORNE, PA — A hotel and car wash got one step closer to approval on the former site of Toys 'R' Us in Langhorne this week. On Wednesday, Middletown Township's zoning hearing board approved four variances requested by developers who want to build a Tru by Hilton hotel and a car wash on the site,
Armored Truck Spills Cash in New Jersey, and Somehow, $6,000 Is Returned
A door on a Brink’s armored truck malfunctioned and opened on Route 3 in East Rutherford, N.J. The chaos that ensued caused two accidents.Published OnDec. 13, 2018. Thursday’s forecast called for snow in New Jersey, but on one section of highway, something else was swirling through the air: cold, ha
Sears At Mall To Close Within Weeks
The Sears in the Oxford Valley Mall will close within weeks. The 173,000-square-foot store in Middletown, according to employees, will most likely close in the final days of 2018. The company’s press team did not respond to a request for more information on the store’s closure and how many employees
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
RED BANK: FIRE BLAMED ON RIGGED HEATER
The portable heater and duct, visible at center, were removed from the porch before firefighters arrived, officials said. The fire that destroyed a Red Bank house Wednesday was blamed on a portable heater, according to the borough’s top fire inspector.
No Weed Shops in These Ocean and Monmouth County Towns !
"If legalization does happen, these towns would not be able to prevent residents who are at least 21 year old from possessing small amounts of weed and using it in a private residence. But they can prevent marijuana businesses from growing and selling in their limits" NJ.Com.
Water main break disrupts service, closes street in Englewood, New Jersey
ENGLEWOOD, New Jersey (WABC) -- A large water main break disrupted water service and closed a street in Englewood, Bergen County Friday morning. Suez Water crews were on North Dean Street next to the Brookside Cemetery overnight trying to shut off the water after a 24-inch main broke, opening up the
Zoners Approve Gun Range In Levittown Shopping Center
A gun range is planned for a Levittown shopping center. Before the Middletown Zoning Hearing Board, businessman Nicholas Lostracco gave an overview of his plan to put a multi-lane shooting range in a long-vacant 6,900-square-foot retail store next to Tony’s Old Fashion Meat Store in the Newport Plaz
Cash spill on New Jersey highway leads to multiple crashes, chaos during morning commute
Thursday morning might mark the first time a New Jersey commuter preferred to be in a "cash lane." The East Rutherford Police Department said an armored truck spilled cash along the westbound lanes of Route 3 at about 8:30 a.m. -- right during the peak of the morning rush hour.
NJ high school cross country: Meet the 2018 All-Shore Teams
Here are the 2018 All-Shore cross country teams; girls and then boys. Russo had a strong fall, taking seventh at the NJSIAA Meet of Champions (18:49) after placing third at Group III (19:02) and winning Central Group III (19:58.9). Locally, Russo was the winner at Monmouth County (18:44.25), and sec
Masked gunmen wanted for robbing, attacking New Jersey gas station employees
KEARNY, New Jersey (WABC) -- The manager of a New Jersey gas station was beaten by attackers wearing masks and carrying guns in a violent robbery caught on camera. Surveillance videos shows two masked men barging into the Exxon gas station on Passaic Avenue -- one with a shotgun and one with a glock
Fuck Yeah: Amazon Warehouse Workers in Staten Island Go Public With Unionizing Push
Employees at a newly-opened Amazon warehouse in Staten Island went public with a campaign to unionize last night, saying that the company should improve working conditions before focusing on its new HQ2 expansion across the city in Queens, according to Bloomberg News.
Cops: Missing Staten Island woman, 29, last seen in Manhattan
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Police are seeking the public’s help to locate a 29-year-old Staten Island woman who was last seen in Manhattan. Qian Zhu, 29, went missing after she was spotted on Monday at about 4:45 p.m. in the vicinity of 125th Street and Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, according to a statemen
2nd Bomb Threat In 1 Week Reported At Linden High School
LINDEN, NJ — A second bomb threat in one week has been reported at Linden High School on Thursday causing students to evacuate. Linden Police responded to Linden High School on W. St. Georges Avenue on reports of a bomb threat received by the school on Thursday morning.
Sayreville High School teacher Eric Pieklo, charged with sexual contact with students, released pending trial
NEW BRUNSWICK - A Sayreville High School teacher charged with having sexual contact with students has been released from jail pending his trial. Eric Pieklo, 50, of South Amboy, was arrested and charged Friday with four counts of second-degree endangering the welfare of a child and five counts of fo
Hospital staff say officer shot in friendly-fire incident was in ‘high spirits’
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The staff at Staten Island University Hospital told the Advance that the NYPD officer shot in a friendly-fire incident remained in high spirits during his short stay at the Ocean Breeze campus.
Springsteen ‘Hometown’ exhibit to debut at Monmouth County Historical Association
FREEHOLD – Bruce Springsteen will be the subject of a unique exhibition at the Monmouth County Historical Association museum in his hometown of Freehold Borough next fall. “Springsteen: His Hometown” will take a comprehensive look at the rock icon’s life and his impact on music and culture. It will