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5 New Middlesex Area Homes For Sale
MIDDLESEX, NJ — On the hunt for a new house nearby, but tired of looking through the same old real-estate listings over and over? Fear not! To save you some time, we here at Patch have compiled the latest batch of new listings nearby.
Long Branch Kologi family murders still shrouded in secrets a year later
LONG BRANCH - On New Year's Day nearly a year ago, a shocked Jersey Shore woke to news of a gruesome mass murder inside a home at 635 Wall St. In the intervening months, little has been added to the publicly known outline of what happened: three members of the Kologi family and a family friend were
Plainfield man shot in Passaic on Sunday morning
A 23-year-old Plainfield man sustained a gunshot wound early Sunday morning in Passaic – the second shooting in the city this weekend, according to authorities. Passaic police responded to the shooting on Columbia Avenue at 5:28 a.m. Sunday, according to a statement from Passaic County Prosecutor Ca
Man Barricades Himself In Home, More Bomb Threats: Top News
UNION COUNTY, NJ — It's been a busy second week of December and staying on top of all the local news can be tough. No worries, we have put together the top stories of the week for Union County.
NJ Shops Take Doughnuts to the Next Level
We found some of the best places to get doughnuts in New Jersey. While one of the most recognizable global brands, Dunkin’, is dropping the “Donuts” from its name, smaller doughnut shops in New Jersey are seeing rise in demand for the tasty treats.
Blood Drive Honors Memory of Local 9/11 Heroes
SOMERVILLE, NJ - Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital/Somerset is holding a blood drive this month in honor of Thomas Gorman, of Middlesex, a longtime donor who died in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001 and his brother, John Gorman, of South Plainfield, whose life
Woman Assaulted In Highland Park Dec. 7
HIGHLAND PARK, NJ — A woman walking in Highland Park was thrown to the ground and assaulted last Friday evening, Dec. 7, Highland Park police said, and they released this artist's sketch of the suspect.
Staten Island principal pleads guilty to car insurance fraud
The Staten Island principal exposed as a car-insurance cheat by The Post has pleaded guilty to insurance fraud. Oneatha Swinton, who was interim acting principal of Port Richmond HS, registered her luxury cars at the Pennsylvania home of a city vendor and former NYC principal she had hired — a schem
Edison Resident Sentenced to Seven Years in State Prison for Conspiring With Doctor to Supply Opioids to Drug Ring
TRENTON, NJ – A Warren businessman and Edison resident who operated a hearing aid company was sentenced to state prison today for conspiring with a doctor to supply a drug ring with tens of thousands of high-dose pills of the highly addictive opioid painkiller oxycodone, Attorney General Gurbir S. G
‘Presence’ of beloved former wrestler who passed felt in dramatic Bishop Ahr win
During his team’s remarkable season-opening dual meet victory, Bishop Ahr High School wrestling coach Nick Tonzola said he felt the "presence" of Jonathan Black, a former star who was a lynch pin to the program’s golden era.
Watchung-Green Brook: 5 Latest Homes To Hit The Market
WATCHUNG-GREEN BROOK, NJ — When you're in the market for a new home, 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.
Bowing to criticism, NJ Democrats pull plan to overhaul how state draws voting maps
Democratic leaders of the Legislature bowed to blistering criticism Saturday and withdrew a proposal to overhaul how New Jersey draws its legislative districts. Senate President Stephen Sweeney, D-Gloucester, and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin, D-Middlesex, announced Saturday evening that they woul
Watchung Woman Still Missing, Man Needs Kidney: Top News Of Week
SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ — It's been a busy second week of December and staying on top of all the local news can be tough. No worries, we have put together the top stories of the week for Somerset County.
N.J. man admits he was high on heroin in crash that killed 1-year-old boy, report says
A Raritan Borough man, who admitted he was high on heroin when he struck a family on a sidewalk in Somerset County this summer, killing a 1-year-old boy, has pleaded guilty to seven charges, including first-degree vehicular homicide, according to media reports.
Wrestling: South Plainfield Dominates Scotch Plains-Fanwood in Season Opener
SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The Raiders could not have drawn a tougher opening match when they took on wrestling powerhouse South Plainfield at Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School on Friday evening.
Suspect in FDNY road rage death being extradited to New York
NEW BRUNSWICK, New Jersey (WABC) -- The man believed to be responsible for killing an off-duty FDNY firefighter in a road rage incident will return to New York after a brief court appearance in New Jersey Friday.
Edison Police Officer Nicholas Lunetta charged with witness tampering, evidence obstruction
NEW BRUNSWICK – An Edison police officer has turned himself into authorities and was charged with witness tampering. Nicholas R. Lunetta, 31, an Edison Police Officer from Scotch Plains, has been charged with one count of tampering with evidence and one count of obstructing the administration of law
Highland Park police searching for assault suspect
HIGHLAND PARK - Police here are asking for the public's help in locating an aggravated assault suspect. A woman was assaulted around 9:30 a.m. Dec. 7 on Woodbridge Avenue near the intersection of South Tenth Avenue, borough police said in a news release.
Union Police Warn Residents of Phone Scam
“Our police department will not call you up and ask for money, even if you have warrants. A citizen reported that he received a phone call and the caller ID showed the main phone number for police HQ.
Fraud, Theft, Drug Possession Reported In Scotch Plains
SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — Scotch Plains Police reported fraud, theft, drug possession and warrant arrests recently. On Nov. 29: Aaron M. Scott, 25, of Middlesex was arrested on an outstanding warrant out of South Plainfield during a motor vehicle stop conducted by Patrolman Gerard Rites. Scott was transpo