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This is N.J.'s deadliest road for pedestrians -- and the people trying to make it safer

A 17-year-old high school student. A 37-year-old man with disabilities. A father of two. A mother of three. All are among two dozen killed while crossing or walking along Route 130 in the past five years. The highway runs from Pennsville Township in Salem County all the way to North Brunswick Townsh

NJ.COM - 2017-11-24 12:00:48

LOOSE ENDS - The story behind 'Nutcracker'

Fifty-two years ago, a few Douglass College sophomores living in the Russian House (for Russian majors) took a bus from Rutgers in New Brunswick to Princeton for a Russian cultural experience - to see Princeton Ballet's "Nutcracker," featuring the music of Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.

PACKET ONLINE - 2017-11-24 13:00:00

Somerset County 4-H Association holds Festival of Trees on Dec. 9-10

The Somerset County 4-H Association will be holding its annual Festival of Trees on Dec. 9 from 10 to 4 and Dec. 10 from 10 to 3 at the Ted Blum 4-H Center of Somerset County on Milltown Road in Bridgewater. The free event will include the decorated trees, plus handmade ornaments for sale, local mu

NJ.COM - 2017-11-24 21:22:22

Thanksgiving Day hunt an area tradition

Thanksgiving morning is filled with family traditions. One of which has become the annual Essex Fox Hounds hunt held at the Ellistan Estate in Peapack-Gladstone courtesy of Hank and Sarah Slack on Thursday, Nov. 23. "This has become a real tradition," estate manager Michael Webb, said while handing

NEWJERSEYHILLS.COM - 2017-11-24 20:29:00

Zastko Realtors donates Thanksgiving dinners to those in need

NORTH BRUNSWICK - In its ongoing efforts to support the communities it serves and in the spirit of the Thanksgiving season, Gloria Zastko, Realtors, led by Maria Reynolds, broker-associate, along with its sales agents and staff, collected, packed and delivered more than two dozen Gloria Zastko, Real

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-25 05:30:00

Davis Realtors expands its toy drive to two counties

EAST BRUNSWICK -- Stuart Davis, broker of record, announced that Davis Realtors will be supporting the nearly 40,000 Marines, Marine Corps League members, veteran Marines and volunteers involved in the 2017 Toys for Tots campaign with drop off points in East Brunswick and Ocean Township this year.

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-25 05:30:00

Warren County authorities seek Ricardo Gomez - fugitive of the week

Ricardo L. Gomez, also known as Anthony M. Russo, 39, is wanted on a charge of theft by deception, under a warrant dated Nov. 17, 2017, according to the Warren County Prosecutor's Office. Gomez, whose last known address was in the first block of Louise Drive in Milltown, New Jersey, is described as

NJ.COM - 2017-11-24 20:59:19

Somerset Ancient Order Of Hibernians Donate Thanksgiving Dinners

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset Ancient Order of Hibernians, with the support of the Somerville Knights of Columbus, distributed 83 Thanksgiving dinners to organizations and families in need in the Somerset County area on Nov. 20. The dinners included a turkey, potatoes, gravy, cranberry sauce, canned

PATCH - 2017-11-24 15:00:00

Portland to consider temporary pause of demolitions on Munjoy Hill

PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- City officials in Maine's largest city will soon consider temporarily banning the demolition of some buildings on Munjoy Hill. The temporary ban comes after residents raised concerns about how the rapid pace of development is changing the character of the East End n

WCSH - 2017-11-24 23:38:32

Portland school officials craft transgender policy

The Portland school board is poised to adopt one of the state's most comprehensive transgender student policies, one that goes beyond the "bathroom issue" by requiring staff training, using a student's preferred name and personal pronoun, and taking the student's side at school if there is disagreem

PRESSHERALD.COM - 2017-11-24 09:00:00

Portland-based real estate agency acquires Yarmouth competitor

Portland-based Portside Real Estate Group, one of Maine's largest residential real estate firms, has acquired competitor RE/MAX Heritage of Yarmouth for an undisclosed sum as part of an ongoing expansion effort in southern Maine. RE/MAX Heritage has been in business for 17 years, according to a Port

PRESSHERALD.COM - 2017-11-24 06:00:00

Football: Portland High player thankful for new home, new sport

Nate Kapongo represents the changing face of football at Portland's public high schools. Kapongo, 17, a junior at Portland High and a native of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, had only watched the game on television before coming to America a few years ago. While many immigrant students at Por


Portland free Thanksgiving dinner expected to serve 400

PORTLAND - One of the largest free Thanksgiving Day meals in Maine gets underway Thursday as people gather at the Portland Club for the Wayside Food Programs and the United Way of Greater Portland's annual community meal. The meal, which is served from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., includes all the traditio

PRESSHERALD.COM - 2017-11-23 16:18:28

Major safety violations discovered at iconic Time & Temperature building in Portland

The Time & Temperature building has failed a surprise fire inspection, adding to problems in the iconic downtown Portland high-rise. Fire department officials found 19 violations in the building during a Nov. 3 inspection triggered by an anonymous complaint. Five floors in the 14-story building lack


Portland restaurant owner donates hundreds of turkeys to soup kitchen

A Portland restaurant owner is donating hundreds of turkeys to a local soup kitchen. (WGME) PORTLAND (WGME) -- A Portland restaurant owner is donating hundreds of turkeys to a local soup kitchen. Darcy Smith says her good deed stems from an unfortunate incident. She decided to take action after poli


Multiple crashes cause delays on I-295 in Portland area

Multiple crashes are causing delays for drivers on I-295 in Portland Wednesday afternoon. A crash was reported at mile 4 southbound in South Portland at about 11:30 a.m. Another crash was reported northbound in the same area. The left lane is closed because of the crash. The Maine Turnpike Authority


Sen. Pam Helming announces next mobile office events

State Sen. Pam Helming will hold two mobile office events in December as she wraps up her first year in office. Helming, R-Canandaigua, and her staff will be available from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7 at Webster Town Hall, 1000 Ride Road in Webster, Monroe County. She also has a Seneca County sto

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-11-24 15:33:00

Savona man arrested after domestic dispute

BATH, N.Y. (WROC-TV) - New York State Troopers from the Bath barracks arrested 28-year-old Aaron P. Nichols of Savona for stemming from an investigation into a reported domestic dispute Tuesday. Troopers allege that Nichols physically restrained and repeatedly struck a female in the house while two

ROCHESTERFIRST.COM - 2017-11-25 00:41:59

Parade of Lights Returns To Corning Saturday

CORNING, N.Y. (WENY) -- The Parade of Lights returns to Corning on Saturday. There will be events going on all day, starting with Small Business Saturday. The tree lighting begins at 5:30, with a simultaneous lighting of the Northside and Centerway Square Trees. The parade starts at 6:00 near Wegman

NEWSCHANNEL 36 - 2017-11-24 12:39:00

Bath Police searching for suspects involved in a robbery

BATH, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - The Village of Bath Police are searching for three individuals following a robbery on Thursday morning. Police say that around 6 a.m., two white males and a white female entered the bar area of the Old National Hotel on East Steuben Street. The three individuals stole the ca

WETM - 2017-11-24 02:41:17