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Razing a movie house for trendy apartments? Battle brewing over historic theater.

A movie theater in Madison that is nearly a century old may be torn down, and some residents are trying to save it. The proposed replacement of the Madison Theater with a four-story building -- featuring retail, 24 rental apartments and space for up to two movie screens -- has prompted the formation


Girls Basketball: Cedar Grove Bests Belleville on Senior Night

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Cedar Grove celebrated Senior Night with a 44-35 victory over Belleville on Thursday. A strong first quarter gave Cedar Grove a 15-6 advantage. Belleville rallied in the second quarter to make it 24-15 Cedar Grove at the end of the half. A strong third quarter for Belleville closed


Winter Weather Advisory In 8 NJ Counties

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for eight New Jersey counties Sunday as snow and slick roads are expected this weekend. The winter weather advisory was issued for Sussex, Passaic, Bergen, western Essex, Morris, Somerset, Warren and Hunterdon counties. The advisory w


Vikings slip up against Madison

MADISON -- A difficult start and finish did in the Vikings as they dropped a 54-17 result to Madison on Saturday at Madison High School. Vernon scored just two points combined in the first and fourth quarters.


New poll on Phil Murphy after a year as New Jersey governor

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) -- More than a year into the job, how are New Jersey residents taking to Democrat Phil Murphy as their governor? A newly released poll suggests that’s still an open question.


Vernon (17) at Madison (54) - Girls Basketball

Tess Callaghan led a balanced attack with 13 points as Madison beat Vernon 54-17 in Madison. Madison improved to 13-8, Vernon fell to 8-13.


No. 10 Madison earns first ever Mennen Cup with win over No. 14 Randolph

It was a joke among the Madison senior class, after coming into the program that had won its first Haas Cup the year prior, that maybe one day they'd be holding up the Mennen Cup at some point before they moved on from Madison.


Closures in Morristown for President's Day

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Monday is President's Day and some local offices and schools are closed to observe the holiday. Below are the closures in the Morristown area for Monday Feb. 18 and Tuesday Feb. 19.


Branchville man, others accused in Picatinny scheme

A Branchville man who worked as a federal employee at Picatinny Arsenal for three decades before taking on a civilian job in advanced weapons is one of two people charged in a scheme where he allegedly accepted luxury gifts in exchange for government contracts, authorities said.


How New Jersey’s Proposed “Rain Tax” Will Affect Citizens of Clark, According to Mayor Bonaccorso

CLARK, NJ – A new tax proposed by the New Jersey state legislature does not sit well with Clark Mayor Sal Bonaccorso. The “Clean Stormwater and Flood Reduction Act,” informally known as the “Rain Tax,” has already moved through both houses in the state legislature, passing both the Senate and Assemb


Morris Catholic (58) at Madison (63) - Boys Basketball

Andy Christos scored 32 points to lead Madison to a 63-58 victory over Morris Catholic in Madison. In defeat, Morris Catholic's Chimdi Ewenike had 14 points, including the 1,000th of his career.


BREAKING NEWARK NJ: Three Shot, One Dead After Gunfire Erupts in Downtown Newark

The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office is headed to the scene of a shooting that has three people wounded with one of the victims dead at this time in downtown Newark. Details are swiftly developing but according to preliminary reports, multiple rounds of gunfire rang out near Lincoln Park at approxim


Your Kids Will Love This Easy 1-Mile Waterfall Hike Right Here In New Jersey

If you’re a frequent reader of Only In New Jersey, you’re likely familiar with the gorgeous Great Falls. I’ve covered them in the past, but not quite like this. Today, I present a mile-long walking tour that takes you to several important and interesting sites, one of which is a breathtaking waterfa


New Jersey man, 43, stabs parents to death in home, flees to nearby ShopRite, police say

A New Jersey man was arrested after he stabbed his parents to death inside their home on Saturday, officials said. Pawel Boduch, 43, was charged with murder Sunday after police discovered Edward Boduch, 71, and Miroslawa Potocka, 72, dead with knife wounds, NorthJersey.com reported. Police discovere


Livingston: 5 Latest Homes To Hit The Market

LIVINGSTON, NJ — When you're looking for a new place, hunting down every new listing in the area can be a wearisome endeavor. That's why we've gone ahead and done the initial work for you.


N.J.’s governor promised to clear weed convictions. Here’s just how hard that will be.

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Officials Investigating After 7-Year-Old Girl Dies At New Jersey Motel

CARNEY’S POINT TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBS) — An investigation is underway in Salem County after a child died at a motel. The 7-year-old girl suffered a cardiac arrest at the Friendship Motor Inn in Carney’s Point Township Friday night.


Hey New Jersey, enjoy your weekend because we may see snow Sunday night

Forecasters are seeing snow in New Jersey’s future. Don’t panic yet: It’s not supposed to be much. Forecasters from the National Weather Service don’t expect the Sunday snow to leave any area of the state with more than two inches of snow, and most the the Garden State will see less than an inch.


Why are some Staten Island high schools serving lunch before 10 a.m.?

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Early lunch periods have some Staten Island students eating at the beginning of the school day, forcing them to then sit in class for more than four hours without a food break.


Hillsborough (32) at Franklin (51), 2019 Somerset County Tournament, First round - Boys Basketball

Joshua Kuroda-Grauer's 11 points paced fifth-seeded Franklin in a 51-32 victory over 13th-seeded Hillsborough in the second round of the Somerset County Tournament in Somerset.