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Winds Topple Light Pole at Summit Farmers Market; No Injuries Reported as City Asks Utility for Citywide Inspections

SUMMIT, NJ - Wind gusts estimated to approach 40 miles per hour on November 19 resulted in a Jersey City Power & Light pole collapsing in Summit's Park & Shop Lot No. 2 -- located at the corner of DeForest Avenue and Maple Street -- during peak hours of the season's final Summit Farmers Market of th

TAPINTO.NET - 2017-11-20 18:45:00

Student Summit on the seashore draws 50 Staten Island kids

Some 50 middle school students from the School for Civic Leadership and Staten Island Academy converged on Gateway National Recreation Area at Great Kills Park late last month to participate in the first seashore Student Summit to be held on Staten Island. I was lucky enough to be there with my seve

SILIVE.COM - 2017-11-20 21:12:42

Police chase in ends in fiery fatal crash

A police chase in Union County ended Sunday afternoon with a fiery crash that killed the driver, authorities said. Few details were immediately available, but authorities confirmed the driver being sought by police died shortly after crashing into a building in Springfield. It was unclear why the d

NJ.COM - 2017-11-20 00:10:46

Investigation into Fiery Fatal Crash Continues

After leading police on a brief pursuit into neighboring Springfield, the suspect lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a multi-story commercial building on Springfield Avenue. Credits: Tapinto Union After leading police on a brief pursuit into neighboring Springfield, the suspect lost contro

TAPINTO.NET - 2017-11-20 21:25:00

3 injured after driver suffers heart attack behind the wheel, sources say

JERSEY CITY -- A driver struck a pedestrian and crashed into two cars after suffering a heart attack behind the wheel of his car, police sources said. The crash occurred on Summit Avenue near the state office building at about noon. Sources say the driver had just made a left-hand turn from Sip Av

NJ.COM - 2017-11-20 23:01:21

Last 3 of 5 who violently robbed scrap metal yard are sentenced

The last three of the five men who violently robbed a scrap metal yard in Elizabeth three years ago were sentenced to prison terms of at least 22 years on Friday. Shoplifter fleeing Target dies in fiery crash Rafael Clemmons, 30, of Irvington received 25 years while Newark residents Steven Chambers,

NJ.COM - 2017-11-20 17:57:27

Police investigate fatal shooting in Newark

A man was shot and killed Sunday night in Newark, authorities said. The victim was gunned down on 18th Avenue around 7 p.m., a spokeswoman for the Essex County Prosector's Office said. No additional information was available. Officials said the investigation is ongoing. Sunday's shooting was at the

NJ.COM - 2017-11-20 11:46:57

The Learning Circle sponsors an ALL DAY KINDERGARTEN OPEN HOUSE

Find out more about our all day kindergarten curriculum and the many options available. [Summit, NJ] [November 2017] - As a strong believer in youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Summit Area YMCA strives to provide the best programs for children and adults alike. A branc

PATCH - 2017-11-20 16:26:49

Somerville Non-Profit Takes On The Opioid Crisis

SOMERVILLE, MA - As opioids become an ever-growing health crisis across the country, one Somerville non-profit is expanding its programming to help those in recovery maintain their sobriety through their relationships with family. Parenting Journey, founded in Somerville 35 years ago as a means of e

PATCH - 2017-11-20 22:31:42

Newly Built Somerville Condo Hits The Market For $1M

Address: 35 Cutter St, Somerville, MassachusettsPrice: $1,014,000Square Feet: 1963Bedrooms: 3Bathrooms: 2 Full and 1 Half BathsBuilt: 2017Features: $5000 BUYER GIFT CARD FOR OFFERS ACCEPTED BEFORE NOVEMBER 28th! Exceptional NEW CONSTRUCTION 1,963 SQ FT SINGLE FAMILY TOWNHOUSE CONDO. Large MULTI LEVE

PATCH - 2017-11-21 04:31:16

Wellbeing of Somerville Report 2017 Outlines City's Health Status

Almost 90 people attended a celebration to launch the report at the Center for Arts at the Armory in Somerville. The program featured comments from Mayor Joseph Curtatone and CHA CEO Patrick Wardell and Chief Community Officer Mary Cassesso as well as interactive activities to set the stage for the

PATCH - 2017-11-20 19:45:51

A month without that smile: Remembering Somerville's Kevin Raymond

It's been a month without Kevin Raymond. A month without his smile, a month without his hugs, a month without his charm. But even after a month, his spirit still lives in Somerville. Raymond was fatally shot in Somerville on Saturday, Oct. 14, and at just 20 years old, he seemed to have touched more

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-20 19:02:57

Resisting Arrest, Burglary, Conspiracy: Somerville Police Blotter

SOMERVILLE, MA - Editor's Note: This post was derived from information supplied by the Somerville Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction. Click this link to find out how to get a name removed from a Massachusetts Patch police report. Friday, Nov. 17 James Capobianco, 53, of Somerville

PATCH - 2017-11-20 15:57:58

Route 3 Crash Kills Pedestrian: Police

WEYMOUTH, MA - A person is dead after a crash involving a pedestrian on Route 3 North Sunday evening, State Police said. The crash occurred north of Exit 15. The left lane is closed in the area. WEYMOUTH, MA - A person is dead after a crash involving a pedestrian on Route 3 North Sunday evening, Sta

PATCH - 2017-11-20 00:15:53

MBTA financial board approves contract price for GLX

The contract for GLX Constructors is $1,082,118,600. After the MBTA Green Line Extension project team selected the design-build firm on Friday, the Financial Meeting and Control Board (FMCB) approved the contract price for GLX Constructors. The long-overdue project is expected to deliver service thr

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-20 23:19:30

$1B Green line Extension Contract Approved

SOMERVILLE, MA - The MBTA's Fiscal and Management Control Board on Monday approved the agency's $1.08 billion design-build contract for the Green Line Extension project. Green Line Constructors, a multi-firm team comprised of Fluor Enterprises, the Middlesex Corporation, Herzog Contracting Corp. and

PATCH - 2017-11-20 19:51:05

Awesome Zone inks lease in Piscataway

Commercial real estate firm Denholtz Associates recently announced it inked a 13,085-square-foot lease with children's play center Awesome Zone to expand into the Piscataway Corporate Center in Piscataway. David Zimmel of Zimmel Associates brokered the transaction on behalf of the landlord and the t

NJBIZ - 2017-11-20 19:47:00

Man Dies after Falling 60 Feet at Piscataway Construction Site

PISCATAWAY, NJ - A 20-year-old man died after falling 60 feet from a roof at a River Road construction site early Sunday morning, police said. According to Piscataway police, the man was working on the roof of a warehouse under construction when the accident happened shortly after 8 a.m. The man's

TAPINTO.NET - 2017-11-20 04:20:00

Man killed in fall of building in Piscataway

Chef Pam Johnson and a crew of volunteers prepare beef stew and roasted vegetables for guests of Eliljah's Promise Community Kitchen, on a cold day in November, 2017. Pamela MacKenzie/Staff Video PISCATAWAY - Police are investigating the death of a 20-year-old man after 60 foot fall off a warehouse

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-19 16:57:34

Details Emerge After Fatal Car Crash in Union Sunday

UNION, NJ - The events leading up to a deadly crash Sunday began at about 4 p.m., when police were summoned to the Target/Whole Foods stores on Vauxhall Road to assist with an alleged shoplifter resisting arrest. According to Union police, officers attempted to arrest the suspect, who was violently

TAPINTO.NET - 2017-11-20 02:18:00