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Retirement Plans for Maplewood Police Chief Almost Finalized; National Search for Replacement Planned

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - At their meeting on Tuesday, September 19, the Maplewood Township Committee discussed retirement plans for Police Chief Robert Cimino, who was placed on administrative leave and asked to resign on August 1 for his part in police misconduct following the July 5, 2016 fireworks. Maplew

TAPINTO.NET - 2017-09-20 14:01:00

3 sought in Newark gunpoint gas station robbery

NEWARK-- Police are searching for two men who held up a gas station early Tuesday morning and a third person who drove the getaway vehicle. A member of the public flagged down a police officer around 1:45 a.m. and informed them of the robbery at the Gulf station located at 242 Elizabeth Ave. Two men

NJ.COM - 2017-09-20 02:04:11

Paterson police seize almost 8,000 bags of heroin during drug raid

Paterson police arrested three men and seized almost 8,000 bags of heroin following an investigation into the sale of drugs in the area of Park Avenue and East 18th Street and several surrounding areas. The narcotics division arrested Rafael E. Collazo, 43, of Paterson; Edward Infante, 38, of Brookl

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-20 15:42:01

Newark man arrested for armed robbery, 2 others sought

NEWARK-- A 21-year-old city man was arrested Wednesday for his alleged part in an armed robbery Sept. 11, police said. Assamad F. Banks (Newark police) Assamad F. Banks was one of three men who allegedly robbed the woman at gunpoint shortly before midnight Sept. 11 in the 900 block of Frelinghuysen

NJ.COM - 2017-09-21 00:59:17

Driver in fatal Queens bus crash involved in prior accident, failed to stop at red light

The speeding driver who ran a red light and caused a deadly bus crash in Queens had been down this road before. Fifteen months before Raymond Mong, 49, plowed a tour bus into an MTA bus, killing himself and two others, Mong steered a car past a red light in Queens and plowed into a van. Mong, who

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 21:12:17

Bridging Art: When a bridge is a muse

Embed x Share CLOSE BRIDGING ART: FOUR WRITERS Video: Bridging Art: Brianna Staudt | 0:22 Brianna Staudt is beginning to dip a toe into writing at the Hudson Valley Writers' Center. Ricky Flores/lohud 1 of 4 Skip in Skip x Embed x Share CLOSE BRIDGING ART: FOUR WRITERS Video: Eileen Carey draws ins

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-20 11:00:08

Top Member of Carjacking Ring That Trafficked Luxury Cars Sentenced

TRENTON, NJ -Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino announced that an Essex County man was sentenced to a lengthy prison term today for his role as a top member of a major international carjacking and stolen car trafficking ring that stole high-end cars in New Jersey and New York and shipped them t

TAPINTO.NET - 2017-09-21 02:12:00

Meet the new ACLU-NJ executive director

For nearly 100 years, The American Civil Liberties Union has been at the center of challenges to civil rights and liberties, racial and social justice. Now the Jersey-born lawyer who's led state advocacy campaigns to address wrongful convictions nationwide at the Innocence Project has just taken ove

NJTVONLINE.ORG - 2017-09-21 00:00:00

Girls basketball: Blind Brook head coach Manny Martinez let go, claims discrimination

Longtime Blind Brook girls basketball head coach Manny Martinez was informed he would not be retained for the 2017-18 season after he filed a harassment complaint against the school's athletic director. Wochit Longtime Blind Brook girls basketball head coach Manny Martinez was informed Monday eveni

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-20 23:16:11

Suspect Shot By Victim During Attempted Robbery This Morning

Elizabeth Police Department officers responded to a call this morning around 5 a.m. on Edgar Road at a 24-hour car wash located just south of the Bayway Circle.Credits: Fran Sullivan ELIZABETH, NJ-Elizabeth Police Department officers responded to a call this morning around 5 a.m. on Edgar Road at a

TAPINTO.NET - 2017-09-20 21:59:00

Rehearsals for Messiah performance open to new singers

This holiday season the Hunterdon Choral Union and Hunterdon Symphony will be performing Handel's Messiah. Choral rehearsals for the Dec. 17 concert will begin on Tuesday, Oct. 3, and are open to singers from Hunterdon County and surrounding areas. No audition is required, and new members in all voi

NJ.COM - 2017-09-20 15:11:44

Trump gives the UN his view of international nationalism

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NEWSDAY - 2017-09-20 09:00:00

Cranford Community Connection & Township Present Inaugural Pooch Plunge

CRANFORD, NJ - The Township of Cranford in conjunction with Cranford Community Connection will hold the first ever Pooch Plunge this Sunday, Sept. 24. Before Orange Avenue Pool closes for the season, dog owners are invited to bring their dogs to the pool for a 45-minute swim session. No humans will

TAPINTO.NET - 2017-09-20 23:00:00

Sullivan drug sweep a 'major, major hit'

MONTICELLO - A drug sweep Monday night led to the arrests of eight suspects from a ring that distributed and sold heroin in Sullivan County, County District Attorney Jim Farrell said. "This is a major, major hit," Farrell said at a news conference Wednesday. Authorities said some of the suspects cam

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-20 21:51:39

Unemployment rate stalls in lower Hudson Valley

The unemployment rate in the lower Hudson Valley has stalled, according to state Department of Labor statistics, even as the national rate improved. The 4.6 percent August unemployment rate in Westchester, Rockland and Orange counties is the same as in July and up from 4.3 percent a year ago. The ci

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2017-09-20 15:12:33

Germany's right-wing AfD Party poised for major gains on election day

A little over a year ago, few people gave Germany's controversial, right-wing populist Alternative for Germany (AfD) Party any chance of making a dent in German national elections. In recent months, the party suffered through several embarrassing internal spats and saw its polling numbers sink amid

ABC7NY.COM - 2017-09-20 13:41:14

Lawyers give closing arguments in Heil murder trial

GOSHEN - The jurors deciding Michael Heil's guilt or innocence in the death of his 2-month-old son, Zachary, will have to choose who they believe: defense medical experts, or prosecution experts? Zachary's mother, Amber Wells, or Heil? Lawyers gave their closing arguments Wednesday. Heil, of Middlet

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-20 19:23:38

Rent Party Welcomes The Blasters

Rent Party kicks off their ninth season Friday night, September 22, with a show featuring the legendary LA band The Blasters. From early days growing up in the southeast Los Angeles suburb of Downey, California under the tutelage of T-Bone Walker and Big Joe Turner to their emergence as central figu

TAPINTO.NET - 2017-09-20 15:00:00

Essex County to host free Senior Wellness Day

The 12th Annual Essex County Senior Wellness Day will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 26 at Essex County South Mountain Recreation Complex, Essex County Richard J. Codey Arena at South Mountain, 560 Northfield Ave., West Orange. The Essex County Senior Wellness Day is free and open

NEWJERSEYHILLS.COM - 2017-09-20 17:17:00

Erie's Mother Teresa Academy hoping for inner-city success

ERIE, Pa. (AP) Mother Teresa Academy wasn't due to debut until 2018, but 188 kindergartners through eighth-graders are already wearing the new Erie Catholic school's orange and blue colors and attending classes in the former Holy Family School. More than 100 other children are on a waiting list. "We

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2017-09-20 15:00:00