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Summit Delays School Start Thursday

SUMMIT, NJ - School-aged children will have a little extra time for sleep on Thursday as the Summit School District has a delayed opening. According to their website, Summit will operate on a two-hour delayed opening schedule.


New Jersey school bus driver revived with Narcan following crash

(CNN) - A school bus driver was arrested after she overdosed while driving and crashed into a tree, Newark police said. The driver, Lisa Byrd, was transporting a dozen students from 14th Avenue School in Newark when the vehicle crashed into a tree on Wednesday, officials said in a statement.


Summit's Broad Street Redevelopment: See The Presentation

SUMMIT, NJ - The City of Summit hosted a third public meeting for its Broad Street west redevelopment project on Monday, Feb. 11 at St. Teresa of Avila Memorial Hall. The objective for the meeting was to provide the community with information on current progress and next steps for Broad Street west


New Providence Police Department Seeks Help Identifying Burglary Suspects

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence Police Department is currently investigating four home burglaries that have occurred over the past year that we believe are linked to the celebration of Chinese New Year. In all instances, there was forced entry into the residences. In one of the burglaries, t


Friends, community rally around family devastated by fatal fire

SPRINGFIELD — Phones throughout the tight-knit communities of Springfield Township and Clifton Heights began buzzing with texts about the tragic news almost as soon as the sun rose on Wednesday, Dec. 19.


From furloughed to flush: Federal Staten Island park ranger wins New Jersey lottery

A furloughed national park ranger who had to suffer through the longest government shutdown in history has been reimbursed — and then some. Judith Smith, a National Park Service ranger assigned to Fort Wadsworth in Staten Island won a massive $29.5 million lottery jackpot, according to Northjersey.c


Commuter Alert: NJ Transit Gladstone Branch Service Remains Suspended

WARREN, NJ - Service remains suspended on Friday on the Gladstone Branch of NJ Transit’s Morris and Essex line in both directions between Gladstone and Summit. Morris & Essex Line-Gladstone Branch rail service will remain suspended through the service day Friday, February 22 in both directions due t


Video shows alleged drunk driver going out of control and onto sidewalk in New Jersey

JERSEY CITY, N.J. -- Newly released video shows an alleged drunk driver going out of control and onto a sidewalk in New Jersey, narrowly missing a man. The incident happened the night of Feb. 9 in Jersey City.


Cars Burglarized On Ashland Road: Summit Police

SUMMIT, NJ - A pair of unlocked cars were burglarized in the driveway of an Ashland Road home in the overnight hours of Feb. 5 and Feb. 6, according to the Summit Police Department.


The Union County St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee's Irish Cultural Exhibit Coming to Cranford Library

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Plans are currently underway to celebrate this year’s Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Saturday, March 16. Leading up to parade day, an Irish Cultural Museum will be on exhibit at the Cranford Library (second floor), 224 Walnut Street.


Summit H.S Track and Field Sending Thirteen to 'Meet of Champions'

SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit High School Track and Field program is sending thirteen student-athletes to the prestigious 'Meet of Champions', which will be held February 23 -24 at the John Bennett Indoor Athletic Complex in Toms River.


Former Coach Admits Sexually Assaulting 12-year old Nutley Girl

NEWARK, NJ - A 30 year old Belleville man admitted to sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl in Nutley. According to the Essex County Prosecutors Office, the accused worked as a youth basketball coach with Amateur Athletics Union (AAU), a youth basketball league which held practices at the Abundant


Photo Gallery: New Providence vs Gov. Livingston Boys Basketball Epic Thriller

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Enjoy the photo gallery of the epic thriller of a basketball game between New Providence and Gov. Livingston. The Pioneers basketball had to work overtime on Tuesday night - five of them, in fact - but the Pioneers finally outlasted neighboring rival Gov. Livingston, 82-77, befo


Suspect arrested in burglary spree of more than 50 Montclair homes

MONTCLAIR, New Jersey (WABC) -- A Jersey City man was charged as part of a spree of more than 50 burglaries at homes in Montclair since last year. Saveon Hayles, 29, formerly of Montclair, was arrested Monday in Jersey City.


135 Bellevue Avenue, Summit, NJ: $2,595,000

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Prosecutor: Westfield Man Had Over 4,000 Child Pornography Files

WESTFIELD, NJ – Authorities have recovered more than 4,000 files depicting children in sexual acts from a local man’s electronics, the Union County Prosecutor said Wednesday.


Mattresses Stolen From Beauvoir Avenue: Summit Police

SUMMIT, NJ - A pair of mattresses found a new place to rest after being stolen from a Summit business, police said. According to authorities, the Summit Police Department responded to a call where the victim reported that sometime between Jan. 28 and Feb. 1 someone removed two mattresses from a Beau


Services set for father, son killed in horrific N.J. gas station crash involving alleged drugged driver

Services will be held this weekend for the the father and son killed in a horrific crash at a gas station in Passaic County on Tuesday that left three dead and a driver jailed on charges he was driving while under the influence of drugs.


Man accused of pointing handgun at driver on I-80

ROXBURY TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – A New York man was charged Friday morning after he allegedly pointed a handgun at driver on Interstate 80 in Roxbury Township, state police said.


More Hate In Summit Schools

SUMMIT, NJ - During his report during the Board of Education on Valentine's Day, traditionally a time to celebrate love, Superintendent June Chang shared two new incidents of hate in the district.