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Summit Resident Wins Shop Summit Passport Grand Prize
SUMMIT, NJ - Resident Alicia Broughel has $500 more to spend this holiday season as they is the Summit Downtown, Inc. (SDI) Grand Prize winner of the Shop Summit Passport program.
Computer And Calculators Stolen In Summit
SUMMIT, NJ - A Springfield Avenue business had more than $700 worth of merchandise taken from it on Nov. 23. According to authorities, the victim reported a black male with a beard, wearing a black beanie hat, dark colored sweatshirt, jeans, black shoes and carrying a red backpack was seen entering
Overturned Truck Spills 24 Tons Of Sand, 1 Hurt: Manchester PD
MANCHESTER, NJ — A Rahway man was injured and 24 tons of sand was spilled Tuesday when a tractor trailer carrying sand for cement overturned in Manchester, police said. Alfonso Calderon-Chinchil, 61, of Rahway, was taken to Community Medical Center in Toms River for treatment following the crash, wh
Last Minute Pick-Your-Own Christmas Tree Farms Near Summit
SUMMIT, NJ - Even though Christmas is a week away, there is still time for those procrastinators to find and cut down that perfect Christmas tree. So whether it is a pre-cut one or cut-your-own, check out our compilation of the best place to secure that yuletide symbol in the area, while supplies la
Former Morris Co. Substitute Gets 10-Year Sentence For Child Porn
MANCHESTER, NJ — A registered sex offender who previously worked as a substitute teacher in Morris County has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for distributing child pornography, Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer announced Monday.
PHOTOS: Hilltopper Holiday Classic In Summit
SUMMIT, NJ - For the eighth time in as many years the Summit and Debate team hosted 27 schools and over 320 competitors at its 8th annual tournament Saturday, Dec 8. Dressed in holiday attire, the team members welcomed the schools with holiday carols when they arrived and and served as guides throug
New Jersey police may arrest drivers who have yet to return $188K that spilled out of truck onto highway
New Jersey police may arrest drivers who have yet to return $188K that spilled out of truck onto highway originally appeared on abcnews.go.com. It was the best of the Christmas spirit, and it was the worst of the Christmas spirit.
District to Add FDK Classes as Tuition-Based Program, Lottery Process Draws Continued Criticism
SUMMIT, NJ - Summit Superintendent of Schools June Chang’s decision to add more post-lottery sections of Full-Day Kindergarten (FDK), and discussion on the lottery itself, along with more comments on the hate symbols and words that were found in two Summit school bathrooms, made up the lion's share
Man Wanted By Three Towns Caught In Summit
SUMMIT, NJ- A 62-year-old Jersey City man wanted by three towns was arrested in Summit on Nov. 13, according to the Summit Police Department. Anthony Abenante was arrested and charged with three counts of the theft of services, hindering prosecution, disorderly conduct, police said. In addition, Abe
NJ Names 6 Towns Up For New Medical Marijuana Dispensaries
The Garden State is about to get a little greener. On Monday, New Jersey Department of Health officials announced their long-awaited choices for the six businesses that will be invited to open new medical marijuana dispensaries in the state. The dispensaries would be located in Phillipsburg, Paterso
New Milford: 5 Newest Homes To Hit The Market
NEW MILFORD, NJ — Looking for a new house nearby, but getting tired of browsing through the same old real-estate listings over and over? Fear not! To keep you in the game, we've compiled the latest batch of new listings nearby.
Millburn Middle School Investigating Bias Incident
MILLBURN, NJ - School officials and law enforcement are continuing their investigation into the the swastikas and the letters KKK that were found etched into a desk in a sixth grade classroom.
Drunk Driver Had No Registration, Insurance: Cranford Police
CRANFORD, NJ - A 26-year-old Accomac, Va., man was arrested and charged with DWI after a traffic stop on Dec. 8, police said. A 2014 Hyundai was stopped on North Avenue East and Alden Street for erratic driving by Patrolman Shayne Temple, policer said. Following an investigation at the scene, Temple
Library of the Chathams readies English as a Second Language classes
CHATHAM - The Library of the Chathams is readying its next session of English as a Second Language (ESL) classes at the library at 214 Main St. in Chatham. The ESL classes will be held from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. on eight consecutive Thursdays, from Jan. 3 through Feb. 21.
Corrections officer charged with sexual assault of inmate
NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II announced Dec. 14 that Avril D. Richardson, 45, of Elizabeth, has been charged with second-degree sexual assault for engaging in sexual conduct with an inmate at Northern State Prison in Newark, where she was employed as a senior co
Authorities name man shot dead by police during standoff
Essex officials have on Monday named the man police officers fatally wounded early Saturday morning after taking his ex-girlfriend hostage and holding her at gunpoint for several hours.
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
$388K Livingston Home On Corner Lot, Dead End Street For Sale
LIVINGSTON, NJ -- Take a peek inside this $388K home on Congressional Parkway in Livingston. Check out the full listing at the below link, via Realtor.com. Address: 18 Congressional Pkwy, Livingston, New Jersey.
Staten Island Amazon workers seek unionization
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- A group of workers at Amazon’s new Bloomfield fulfillment center have joined together with hopes of forming a union. Employees who are seeking to form a union at the new facility cited warehouse issues, including safety concerns, inadequate pay, and 12-hour shifts as their rea
Newark Police Fatally Shoot Man During Hostage Situation: PD
NEWARK, NJ -- A hostage situation in Newark on Friday night ended with a fatal police shooting. Authorities said that officers saved the life of the victim, who has an 11-year-old child.