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$50,000 Winning Lottery Ticket Sold In Somerset
SOMERSET, NJ — A Somerset County grocery store was among six locations to sell third-tier winning tickets earning a $50,000 prize in the Wednesday Powerball lottery.
Somerset Regional Animal Shelter has six dogs rescued from Hurricane Michael
Whenever there is a natural disaster, even if it's a thousand miles from Bridgewater, the Somerset Regional Animal Shelter is ready to come to the rescue.
Powerball ticket worth $1 million bought at N.J. supermarket, 6 others worth $50K
There were also six third-prize tickets sold in New Jersey. Each matched four numbers plus the Powerball and is worth $50,000. They were bought at the following locations:Schuyler Foods on Schuyler Avenue in North ArlingtonThe Wine Rack on Essex Street in MillburnSungate Mini Mart on Prospect Street
N.J. weather: Freeze warnings, frost alerts issued for Friday morning's cold snap
By Len Melisurgo | NJ Advance Media for NJ.comDon’t be surprised if you need to break out your ice scraper Friday morning. A light coating of frost might be stuck to your windshield, becausetemperatures will be dropping down to the low 30sin some parts of New Jersey and maybe into the upper 20s in t
Daylight Bank Robbery At Wells Fargo In Newark, Cops Seek Suspect
According to the Newark Department of Public Safety, at 12:30 p.m., a man walked into the Wells Fargo Bank at 765 Broad Street and handed the teller a note. The man left the bank after the female teller handed him an "undetermined amount of cash."
Sayreville Woman Charged In Overdose Death: Prosecutor
SAYREVILLE, NJ — A Sayreville woman has been charged in the overdose death of a fellow borough woman after allegedly providing the drugs, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey said.
Bridgewater Police, Prosecutor's Office Investigating Thursday Morning Timothy Place Fire
According to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael Robertson, at about 6 a.m., Bridgewater Township Police responded to a 911 call about a fire on Timothy Place. The property was unoccupied and no injuries were reported.
EmPoWER Somerset finds new home
SOMERVILLE - EmPoWER Somerset, a non-profit agency dedicated to encouraging drug prevention with education and resources, has moved to a new location at 50 Division St., Suite 302 in the borough, and will be conducting an open house from 2 to 6 p.m. on Oct. 22 to celebrate the relocation.
Woman Charged with Providing Drugs in Overdose Death
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Sayreville woman is being held in the county jail today on charges of providing drugs to another woman who died from an overdose, authorities said.
NJ Transit: One canceled train on the Northeast Corridor
Some trains have been temporarily discontinued or have changes of origin/destination for PTC installation. This impacts the Northeast Corridor, North Jersey Coast Line, Morris & Essex, Montclair-Boonton and Main-Bergen-Port Jervis lines. Service is expected to be completely restored by mid-January 2
Raritan Boro: Shopping center must pay state $66,200 in penalties
RARITAN BOROUGH - A state appellate court has ruled that the owner of the Raritan Mall, which was built over a landfill, must pay $66,200 in penalties to the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) because it did not follow procedures in remediating a "hot spot" in the groundwater.The pen
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BREAKING NEWARK: Teen Boy Shot While Waiting at Bus Stop in Newark
Submitted byRLS Staffon Oct 17 2018 - 4:20pm.EMS rushed a teenaged boy to University Hospital after he was gunned down while waiting apparently waiting for a bus in Newark’s South Ward.According to preliminary reports, it happened in the 100 block of Elizabeth Avenue just before 3:30 p.m. where poli
Dead Toddler Found In Suitcase In NJ Had Cocaine In System: HCPO
The father, Travis Plummer, 37, has been charged with dumping the body of his daughter on train tracks and keeping the girl's body for months before bringing it from Virginia to New Jersey.
Restaurant walking tour coming to downtown Somerville
SOMERVILLE – Downtown Somerville, which has become a foodie hotspot packed with about 50 restaurants boasting cuisine from all over the world, is the newest addition to Jersey Girls Food Tours, a Jersey-City based company which hosts restaurant tours in Jersey City, Red Bank, Princeton and Rutherfor
Thornwood: Explosion at Con Ed substation closes Commerce Street
An explosion was reported there around 1 p.m., Mount Pleasant police said. No injuries were reported, they said.
Fire damages Buddies Restaurant and Banquet Hall in Sayreville
At about 12:26 a.m. authorities were alerted to a structure fire at Buddies Restaurant and Banquet Hall, 277 Johnsons Lane, in the Parlin section, Borough Police Capt. Daniel Plumacker said in an email.
Warren man indicted in tax scheme at Piscataway pharmacy
Rao Desu, 51, was arraigned Tuesday before Federal District Court Judge Michael Shipp on the indictment which was handed up on Oct. 10. Desu is formally charged with conspiracy to "impede and impair" the IRS in the collection of taxes.
Route 22 Reopens after Crash in Watchung, Delays Remain
WATCHUNG, NJ - U.S. Route 22 and Terrill Road have reopened following a motor vehicle accident involving a box truck, police advised. Expect delays in the area.
Get To Know Hillsborough School Candidate: Chris Pulsifer
HILLSBOROUGH, NJ — Chris Pulsifer is one of the six candidates running for election in the contested 2018 Hillsborough School Board election being held on Tuesday, Nov. 6.