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Man pinned under tractor is pronounced dead, police say
AWarren Countyman was pronounced dead Friday after being found pinned by a tractor, authorities said.Emergency responders were called shortly before 4 p.m. to the first block of Sand Hill Road in Blairstown Township. A woman dialed 911 after hearing her neighbor screaming, and reported the neighbor'
'King of Surf Rock,' at Newton Theatre Sunday
True, Dale first made his name in the early 1960s with such instrumentals as “Let’s Go Trippin’” and “Miserlou,” which melded Middle Eastern scales with reverberation to create the sound known as surf rock.
Detention hearing pushed back for man charged in fatal stabbing of woman
Ishmael Coleman, 41, was charged in the stabbing death of 38-year-old Takeela Wilson. (HCPO photo)
Tree trimming company's truck crashes in Franklin Twp.
A tree trimming company's truck filled with wood chips overturned on Croton Road in Franklin Township in Hunterdon County on Thursday.The accident was reported just after 3:45 p.m. and happened about a half-mile south of Allens Corner Road.The driver was not injured, according to those at the scene.
Woman takes out mailbox, bird feeder and tree with Jeep (PHOTOS)
AWarren Countywoman was taken to an area hospital after a crash Friday evening that took out a for-sale sign, mailbox, bird feeder and a tree, according to police.
Peach of a festival at Windy Brow Farms
Photos by Jake West/New Jersey Herald - Pat, left, and Nick DiPaolo select a basket of freshly picked peaches during the peach festival at Windy Brow Farms on Saturday in Fredon. The festival continues today from 1-6 p.m.
Sussex County Prosecutor Announces Sentences for Three Defendants
NEWTON, NJ—Three defendants received sentences that were announced by Sussex County Prosecutor, Francis A Koch.
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Police ID woman killed in Fredon accident
Virginia Barracato, 66, of Dingmans Ferry, Pa., died at the scene, state police Sgt. Lawrence Peele said.
1 caught, 1 sought in attempted Central Jersey home invasion
One of the two men whoattempted to break into a house in Hillsboroughearly Thursday while the residents were inside was later arrested when he was found in the neighborhood with wet, muddy clothes and an injured wrist, authorities said.
Man Arrested in Hit and Run Boating Crash Death
The New Jersey State Police arrested Shawn Kelly, 44 of Paramus, N.J., earlier this morning for a fatal hit-and-run boat crash as a result of a 23-month-long cooperative investigation with the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
Fire destroys Dover restaurant, apartments
Buy Photo(Photo: Frank Becerra Jr./Poughkeepsie Journal)A mixed-use building in Dover that included an eatery and six apartments was destroyed by a fire today.Dover fire Chief Joseph Dingee Jr. said around 55 firefighters from about 20 companies contributed to extinguishing a fire, which burned for
Arrest made in deadly 2016 hit-and-run boat crash in NJ
New Jersey State Police on Thursday arrested 44-year-old Shawn Kelly, of Paramus, as a result of a 23-month-long cooperative investigation with the Passaic County Prosecutor's Office.
Two arrested on drug charges after Byram Twp. traffic stop
Ralph Cortese Jr. of Blairstown Township was charged with loud exhaust, driving while suspended, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a hypodermic syringe.
Sparta Police: Sparta Man Stopped for Speeding Gets Drug Charge
SPARTA, NJ – A Sparta man is facing drug charges after getting stopped for speeding on Route 15. On August 9 around midnight, Sparta Police Officer Thomas Herd stopped Jordan Proctor, 20 in a white Volvo SUV for going 78 MPH in a 55 MPH and driving in the left lane, police report.
Town of Newton Supports New JCP&L Program to Enhance Reliability
NEWTON, NJ — The town council approved a resolution to support a plan for enhancements to power company infrastructure, estimated to cost customers 25 cents per month. During the August town council meeting, Jacqueline Espinoza, the area manager for JCP&L, spoke about their new program called the “R
Hillsborough: Franklin teen charged following attempted home invasion, cops say
Jhamir Hoagland, 18, has been charged with unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, burglary, hindering apprehension, criminal mischief and trespass, Somerset County Prosecutor Michael Robertson said. Hoagland is in the in the Somerset County Jail pending a d
Man fighting flesh-eating bacteria from N.J. waters undergoes amputations
On Wednesday Perez, 60, of Millville, underwent amputations for severe infections caused by aflesh-eating bacteria that he contractedin Maurice River waters last month, according to his daughter, Dilena Perez-Dilan.
Peacherine Ragtime Orchestra coming to Newton
NEWTON — The Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra appears at The Newton Theatre on Saturday, Oct. 27, at 3 p.m.
Restaurant's staff rushed to help at scene of fatal Fredon crash
FREDON -- Just minutes after a woman died and two others were injured in a three-car accident on Route 94 Tuesday night, employees at Cesco's Pizza, just a brief walk away from the accident, jumped into action.