Breaking News from Lyndhurst NJ

Find the latest Lyndhurst NJ News from the most up to date source on all headlines and breaking stories from around the world.

Motorcyclist dies in hit-and-run after slamming into a box truck

A 28-year-old motorcyclist was killed Sunday when he ran into the back of a box truck in Staten Island, authorities said. The man was riding along West Service Road near Victory Blvd in Travis when he collided with the truck just after 11 a.m. The injured motorcyclist was taken to Staten Island Univ

NEW YORK POST - 2017-09-24 20:56:18

A city betrayed: Patersonians sound off on their disgraced mayor

PATERSON - Mildre Rivera used to think Jose "Joey" Torres was a good mayor. The 54-year-old Paterson woman shared the same Puerto Rican heritage as Torres, the city's first Hispanic mayor, and she took pride in seeing him at Latino community events. But her feelings changed in light of Torres' guilt

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-24 16:22:22

Jeffrey Dean Morgan accidentally reveals Hilarie Burton is pregnant with a girl

Oops! "Walking Dead" star Jeffrey Dean Morgan accidentally let slip Sunday that he and wife Hilarie Burton are expecting a baby girl. Morgan broke the news at the "Supernatural" convention in Secaucus, New Jersey, where he spoke to fans of the long-running CW show. After the event, he confirmed

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-25 04:28:03

Murder confessions led to convictions in 1996, but DNA now puts them under scrutiny

Why would anyone confess to a murder they didn't commit? That question goes straight to the heart of the case of Eric Kelley and Ralph W. Lee, two men who 24 years ago confessed to the robbery and murder of Tito Merino, just days after the Peruvian immigrant's body was found in the back room of a P

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-25 09:06:02

High School marching band becomes one of the best in US

PASSAIC, N.J. (AP) - The fire started in the kitchen at 7 a.m. on Aug. 13. It burned up nearly everything - the sofa, all of Julie Vazquez's clothes, even the fancy case that held her flute. After the fire, Vazquez's parents returned to the apartment and retrieved the flute, undamaged and shiny. Thr

STAMFORD ADVOCATE - 2017-09-24 14:19:11

Man beats up woman while trying to snatch cell phone on subway

This man beat up a 39-year-old woman as he tried to steal her cell phone aboard a Brooklyn subway train, police said. The victim was riding a southbound Q train when the man approached and tried to rip the phone from her hand around 3 p.m. Sept. 15. When the woman began to resist, the brute began pu

NEW YORK POST - 2017-09-24 21:07:59

Brain Health Fair shows how wellness can change lives

Luisa "Cookie" Redondo is healthier and happier version of the person she used to be, and now she's helping others make that transformation, too. "I feel wonderful; I'm optimistic," says Redondo, 68, of Jersey City. "Zumba changed my life completely." Redondo was in North Bergen on Saturday to lead

NJ.COM - 2017-09-24 20:28:29

Walk for suicide prevention brings heartbroken together in Secaucus

SECAUCUS -- Family and friends who have suffered the loss of a loved one to suicide walked to benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention in Mill Creek Point Park in Secaucus on Saturday. "We couldn't see it coming at all," said Kathleen Caraballo, of Hapatcong Hills, whose son Michael Ca

NJ.COM - 2017-09-25 07:00:00

Killer who dodged death row, duped William F. Buckley Jr. dies in prison at 83

RAMSEY - The confessed killer of a high school cheerleader 60 years ago, who won five years of freedom by duping conservative commentator William F. Buckley Jr., has died in a California prison. Edgar H. Smith, 83, died March 20, according to a brief notice posted on the Evins Funeral Home website.

NJ.COM - 2017-09-25 11:05:00

Struggling to stay afloat financially, NJ Transit has spent millions on empty office space

NJ Transit, the state transportation agency that has consistently struggled to get adequate funding to keep its trains and buses running, has spent nearly $5 million since 2015 to lease and renovate a vacant floor in its Newark headquarters. Now the agency is poised to spend millions more to purchas

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-25 09:00:01

Inside the 'luxury' villa at the heart of the Menendez bribery trial (PHOTOS)

Did U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez accept bribes in the form of private plane flights to a "luxury" villa in the Caribbean? Or was he just visiting a good friend at his family home? That is one of the questions the jury is considering in Menendez's ongoing bribery trial in federal court in Newark. The Ne

NJ.COM - 2017-09-25 11:15:25

Man attempts suicide, turns out to be wanted for murder

Cops and paramedics worked tirelessly to save a man who tried to kill himself at Grand Central Terminal on Sunday - only to discover that he's wanted for murder in Delaware, sources said. Rondell Veal, 36, attempted to slash his wrists and neck just days after police in Newark, DE, found his wife, S

NEW YORK POST - 2017-09-25 01:06:55

'Real Talk Thursdays' returns, serves up dose of electoral politics in South Ward

NEWARK -- With an approaching governor's race and local elections next year, a South Ward high school is trying to encourage civil discourse and voter engagement in the community. "Real Talk Thursdays," a series of weekly conversations at the school hosted by the Weequahic High School Black History

NJ.COM - 2017-09-24 13:00:00

Scenes from Union's Mayor's Day 5K

UNION, NJ - More than 275 runners and walkers took to the track Sunday morning for the Mayor's Day 5k and Kid's Run event, sponsored by Union's Chamber of Commerce. A portion of the proceeds of the event are earmarked to help defray the medical expenses of a local family, the Lacerda's, who experien

TAPINTO.NET - 2017-09-25 07:00:00

Emerge NJ's Women of Achievement Annual Fall Gala

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Emerge NJ is hosting their second Women of Achievement Fall Gala at Mayfair Farms in West Orange, on October 12, 2017 at 7 pm. Emerge NJ is honoring Assemblywoman Sheila Oliver (potentially the next Lieutenant Governor), Tammy Murphy the potential 1st lady of the state, Marguerite

TAPINTO.NET - 2017-09-25 02:45:00

Nearly 1000 Brave the Heat to Attend 27th Annual Mayor's 5K Run/Walk

WEST ORANGE, NJ - The nearly 1000 supporters participating in the 27th annual Mayor's 5K Run/Walk to "break the silence" on ovarian cancer overcame temperatures more typical of mid-August on Sunday morning. The event, coordinated through the partnership of the Downtown West Orange Alliance (DWOA) an

TAPINTO.NET - 2017-09-25 01:11:00

Why Is The Moon Red? The Same Reason The Sky Is Blue

If you look up at the sky on two random nights in the year, the color of the moon could be drastically different in your two viewings. This would be especially true if on one of those nights there happens to be a total lunar eclipse. But why does the moon turn red during an eclipse and why would it


Politicians really like free stuff | Sheneman cartoon

One thing has become overwhelmingly clear from the never ending corruption trial of New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez- politicians love free stuff. Vacations, private jets, swanky hotel rooms, you name it. There is no gift too small for them to eagerly snatch it from your hand. According to the testim

NJ.COM - 2017-09-24 12:30:17

Nearly two dozen teachers at Brooklyn’s New American Academy taking pay cuts of up to $50G 

Nearly two dozen teachers at New American Academy, a public elementary school in Crown Heights, took pay cuts of up to $50,000 - or more.(Barry Williams/for New York Daily News) That's gotta hurt. Nearly two dozen teachers at Brooklyn's New American Academy took pay cuts, some in the $50,000 range

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-25 00:46:13

Brooklyn woman survives stray bullet to chest fired during brawl between neighbors

A Brooklyn mother narrowly escaped death after a fight between neighbors sent a stray bullet flying through her chest. Katiuska Cabrera was sitting on the stoop of her Belmont Ave. building in East New York about 9:30 p.m. on Thursday when a shot tore through her left arm, into one of her breasts

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-24 23:43:38