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Somerset County Sheriff's Office joins Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

The Somerset County Sheriff's Office is encouraging sober driving in an effort to keep impaired drivers off the road during the upcoming holiday season. "With great support coming from the Safe Communities Coalition and EmPoWER Somerset, plus local eating and drinking establishments and car dealers

NJ.COM - 2017-11-22 16:34:55

Scarlet and black fuels Rutgers Bus

EAST BRUNSWICK - As Rutgers winds up its fourth Big Ten Conference football season, the Rutgers Bus has become tradition at all home game tailgates. On Saturday, the Rutgers bus will make its last appearance at its usual spot near the back of the yellow lot until next season as the Scarlet Knights t

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-23 17:00:05

Bowery Mission dishes up thousands of meals for the homeless on Thanksgiving

MANHATTAN - Rahman Turner knows how lucky he is to be able to lend the Bowery Mission a helping hand in preparation for its annual Thanksgiving Day feast in Lower Manhattan - far from his own wife and children in Piscataway, New Jersey. "I miss home, but I know it's good for me to be here," said Tur

PIX11.COM - 2017-11-24 02:57:53

Jersey Journal front and back page news: Friday Nov. 24

Liberty State Park advocates fear the state is planning to allow a private marina on a portion of the park now open to the public. Free Thanksgiving dinners were provided to many of Hudson County's needy at a number of sites. And Macy's Thanksgiving Parade was a big success. In Sports, the Vikings t

NJ.COM - 2017-11-24 05:55:40

Grammar School Competition at Bishop Ahr

Nearly 2,300 undergraduate students received degrees from William Paterson University on May 19 in a ceremony at the Prudential Center. Courtesy of William Paterson University The 19th annual Grammar School Competition was held at Bishop Ahr High School on Nov. 6. Twelve grammar schools from the Di

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-23 17:00:05

Power outages hit Morris, Monmouth, Middlesex Thanksgiving morning

It was lights out for more 4,000 customers of Jersey Central Power & Light in Middlesex, Monmouth and Morris counties Thanksgiving morning largely due to equipment issues, according to JCP&L. JCP&L spokeswoman Tricia Ingraham said about 2,230 customers in Morris County, most of which were in Hanove

NJ.COM - 2017-11-23 14:02:45

Make a Child Smile by Supporting 'Toys for Tots' through the Sheriff's Office

SOMERVILLE - The public is invited to share the joy of the holidays with area kids by donating new, unwrapped toys to the 2017 "Toys for Tots" campaign, hosted by the Somerset County Sheriff's Office. "One of the many goals of the Sheriff's Office is to see children's wishes come true during the ho

TAPINTO.NET - 2017-11-23 14:45:00

Eva's Village serves Thanksgiving dinner

Fellowship and spirits were high at Eva's Village in Paterson Thursday afternoon as volunteers helped serve a Thanksgiving meal to over 200 people. For the last three decades, the kitchen in Eva's Village has been providing thousands of meals to people in need. Service is not denied to anyone, no ma

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-23 20:51:40

Chinese food delivery worker attacked, robbed, police say

Two men robbed and attacked a restaurant delivery worker in Roosevelt on Wednesday, Nassau County police said. The restaurant employee, 28, was attempting to deliver Chinese food to a home on Smith Street when a man approached and demanded his possessions, police said in a news release. The employee

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-23 21:50:40

Police in Newark looking for man accused of making threats

The incident took place around 4:45 p.m. while the victim was walking on South 19th Street. The woman had never spoken to the man before he threatened her, she told police. Anyone with information is asked to call the 24-hour Crime Stoppers' tip line at 877 NWK-TIPS (877 695-8477) or NWK-GUNS (877 6

NJ.COM - 2017-11-23 22:03:18

Queens man charged with attempted murder in stabbing, police say

David Williams, 56, also was charged with assault and criminal possession of a weapon after his arrest on Thanksgiving morning, police say. A Queens man was arrested Thanksgiving morning and charged with attempted murder in the stabbing of his sister's boyfriend during a family argument in Jamaica,

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-24 00:52:57

Hit-and-run driver slams into 71-year-old man, leaving him in critical condition in Queens

Police investigate a hit-and-run crash at Murray St. and 17th Road in Flushing, Queens on Thursday. A hit-and-run driver mowed down and critically injured an elderly man as he crossed a Queens street Thursday night, cops said. The 71-year-old man was on his way to meet the pastor of his church, wh

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-24 04:24:05

Driver critically injures 71-year-old man in Queens hit-and-run

A hit-and-run driver left a 71-year-old man in critical condition after he plowed into him in Queens on Thursday night, officials said. The elderly man was crossing Murray Street at 17th Avenue in Flushing when he was struck by a white SUV at about 6:50 p.m., police said. The SUV fled the scene, acc

NEW YORK POST - 2017-11-24 05:06:08

71-year-old man critically injured in Queens hit-and-run on Thanksgiving

FLUSHING, Queens - A 71-year-old man was critically injured in a Thanksgiving night hit-and-run incident, police said. A vehicle slammed into a man, critically injuring him, before speeding away. He was on Murray Street when he was hit by a vehicle that fled the scene just before 7 p.m., police said

PIX11.COM - 2017-11-24 01:50:19

Police search for man in connection with attempted rape

Police are seeking the public's help Thursday identifying a suspect wanted for questioning in connection to an attempted rape in Brooklyn. They say the incident happened around 3 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15. Authorities say a man snuck up behind a 36-year-old woman, pushed her to the ground and attempte

NEWS 12 - 2017-11-23 15:48:00

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade brings new balloons and a protest for undocumented immigrants

Millions of people began their Thanksgiving marveling at soaring balloons and star-studded floats at the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday. This year's new balloons included the lovable Olaf from the animated film "Frozen," which had kids giggling and shrieking with delight. But cl

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-23 17:18:39

UA students provide Thanksgiving meals for soup bowl

In what's become a family holiday ritual, University of Alabama senior Juan Carrasquilla helped deliver pans of food donated by fellow students to the East Tuscaloosa Community Soup Bowl for the nonprofit's annual Thanksgiving meal. "It is amazing that it is the fifth year already. I have been reall

TUSCALOOSA NEWS - 2017-11-23 12:00:00

Fees waived for pet adoptions this weekend

Metro Animal Shelter and online retailer Zappos are working together to help find cats and dogs new homes in Tuscaloosa this Black Friday. This year, the "Home for the Pawlidayz" event is being held at Tuscaloosa's Metro Animal Shelter, allowing families to adopt a pet without an adoption fee. Steve

TUSCALOOSA NEWS - 2017-11-24 02:23:25

Animal shelters raise money through Iron Bowl competition

Animal shelters in Auburn and Tuscaloosa are tapping into the Iron Bowl rivalry to raise money and awareness in support of the community shelters. The Tuscaloosa Metro Animal Shelter is competing with the Lee County Humane Society in the Bark Bowl, a contest inspired by the instate rivalry between t

TUSCALOOSA NEWS - 2017-11-23 19:00:00

Grant money will help local juveniles

A Tuscaloosa social service agency is one of just six in the country receiving grant money to help juveniles who have been detained or involved in the justice system. The Juveniles Supported Through Integrated Community Engagement (JUSTICE) program will provide case management services, mentoring an

TUSCALOOSA NEWS - 2017-11-24 03:10:00