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Ice, sleet and snow in the mix for northern N.J., forecasters say
Winter is coming, northern New Jersey. The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Sussex and Warren counties, as well as northeastern Pennsylvania, from Saturday’s overnight hours through Sunday. Freezing rain, sleet and snow are all in the forecast, with up
Hopatcong-Sparta: 5 Open Houses To Stop By (PICS)
HOPATCONG-SPARTA, NJ — Shopping around for a new house on the internet can be a frustrating process. While listing photographs can help, they're no replacement for the real thing. That's why open houses are so convenient: No more bumbling around in the dark!
First Day Trail Ride Planned In Sussex County On Jan. 1
HAMPTON TWP., N.J. — A First Day Trail Ride will be held in Sussex County on Jan. 1 to kick off the new year. The ride is the only equestrian event that is part of the New Jersey State Parks First Day hikes being held throughout the state.
Mount Arlington police raising funds for sergeant who was struck by car
MOUNT ARLINGTON — Fellow police officers and friends continue to root for the recovery of borough Sgt. James DiStasio, and have launched a t-shirt fundraiser after he was severely injured Tuesday when he was struck by a vehicle on Howard Boulevard.
Moment adorable little boy can't contain his excitement over seeing snow for the first time in New Jersey
A little boy in New Jersey experienced snow for the first time and the precious moment was caught on camera. Josiah, whose mom is Laura Greer, was recorded outside of his family's home in Wanaque, New Jersey in November.
Franklin Township: Crash on Easton Avenue
SOMERSET, NJ- A multi-car crash during Friday night’s commute on Easton Avenue near Taco Bell is causing traffic delays. At approximately 5:30 p.m. an ambulance could be seen responding to the scene. Commuters should avoid the area if possible.
Cops: Driver was texting before crashing, killing woman, 75
MALONE, N.Y. (AP) ï¿½ New York State Police say a 29-year-old upstate woman was texting while driving when she caused a crash that killed a 75-year-old woman last month. Troopers say Angel Oliver, of Bombay, was arraigned Thursday in Malone Town Court on criminally negligent homicide charges.
Wawa Approved Unanimously by Randolph Board of Adjustment
RANDOLPH, NJ - The Randolph Board of Adjustment unanimously approved the construction of a Wawa on the site of Nagel’s Candy Barn after months of meetings and testimony. The Randolph 10 Developers, LLC agreed to use private funds to improve the intersection between Route 10, Millbrook Ave and Quaker
New Jersey town warns of aggressive fox attacking dogs
HOPATCONG, New Jersey (WABC) -- Authorities in one New Jersey town are warning residents of an aggressive fox that has been spotted in the area and has attacked one dog and acted in a threatening manner on at least two other occasions.
Franklin Councilman Rajiv Prasad censured 'improper' actions
FRANKLIN (Somerset) - A township councilman was censured by his colleagues through a unanimous vote earlier this week, admonishing him for several actions he took in his official capacity.
Long Valley Woman Charged In Mendham Hit-And-Run
MENDHAM BOROUGH, NJ — A Long Valley woman has been charged in connection to a November hit-and-run in Mendham Borough, police said. The woman, whose name is not being released at this time, is accused of hitting a teen boy in the crosswalk at East Main Street and Tempe Wick Road.
Newton High-Rise Fire Injures Eight, Affects 13 Apartments
NEWTON, NJ—Fire truck sirens could be heard all around Newton this morning, around 7:16 a.m. when a fire erupted in an apartment in the high-rise building located on Mill Street. The fire sent eight to the hospital and left 13 residences uninhabitable.
‘Do I owe you anything?’ woman asks judge. His response was sexual innuendo, complaint says
A municipal court judge faces an administrative hearing on accusations that a comment he made from the bench last year was sexual innuendo. A formal complaint says Judge Hector Rodriguez, the chief judge of Franklin Township, Somerset County’s municipal court, implied a sexual meaning in response to
Franklin Woman’s Club Spreads Holiday Cheer
During this Season of Giving, the Franklin Woman’s Club has been busy spreading holiday cheer beginning with Service Night 2018 held recently during which members worked on projects to help those in need in the US and abroad. Members created special blankets for the homeless, wrote greeting cards to
Franklin Township Weekly Police Blotter: Attempted ATM Theft, Home Break-in Thwarted, Stolen Packages & More
Sometime between December 1, 2018 and December 3, 2018, unknown actor(s) entered a Rt. 27 business and unsuccessfully attempted to force entry into an ATM machine. Unknown suspect(s) entered an Ari Dr. laundry room, flipped a washer machine and stole $15 in coins.
2 teens, ages 13 and 16, stabbed on MTA bus in the Bronx
MORRIS HEIGHTS, Bronx (WABC) -- Two teenage boys were stabbed during an altercation with an older man on a New York City bus Friday morning. Authorities say the kids, ages 16 and 13, became involved in a verbal dispute with an unknown male in his 50s on the MTA Bx36 bus in the Bronx.
Drama Geek Studios and Sussex County Community College present 'A Christmas Carol'
Newton - On Dec. 14-16, Drama Geek Studios and Sussex County Community College present the holiday classic “A Christmas Carol-A Ghost Story of Christmas.” This theatrical and spirited version of A CHRISTMAS CAROL puts Charles Dickens' classic tale center stage. A chorus of ghosts weave through this
Lake Hopatcong Refilling Starting This Weekend
LAKE HOPATCONG, NJ — Lake Hopatcong will begin refilling this weekend after its five-year drawdown. The 60 inches of water that were drained from the lake will be replenished starting Saturday, Dec. 15. Residents might notice changes with overflow, officials said.
Community Rallies Around Hero Morris Co. Cop Injured In Crash
MOUNT ARLINGTON, NJ — Two days after a hero Mount Arlington police officer was seriously injured in the line of duty, Morris County cops and locals are rallying to show their support.
Masked gunmen wanted for robbing, attacking New Jersey gas station employees
KEARNY, New Jersey (WABC) -- The manager of a New Jersey gas station was beaten by attackers wearing masks and carrying guns in a violent robbery caught on camera. Surveillance videos shows two masked men barging into the Exxon gas station on Passaic Avenue -- one with a shotgun and one with a glock