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Diner Brew Co., Mount Vernon's first hard cider brewery, set to open

MOUNT VERNON - Chris Sheldon's Diner Brew Co., the city's first hard cider brewery, essentially started with do-it-yourself beer at Boston College. "My buddy bought a beer kit and he used it for a batch of beer," said Sheldon, 28, of New Rochelle. "We were juniors. We're in an off-campus apartment a

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-26 18:21:34

Homeland Security agent accepts plea offer

SUPERIOR COURT -- A federal agent now living in Hamburg who pleaded guilty to brandishing a handgun to intimidate his next-door neighbors as a show of authority has accepted a plea offer of 180 days in jail. Robert A. Loller Jr., 40, a now-former agent with the Department of Homeland Security, Div

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2017-09-26 07:01:00

Newton Man Charged With Multiple Offenses Twice in Five Days

NEWTON, NJ-After being charged with possession of a hypodermic syringe and possession of drug paraphernalia on Thursday, September 7 by Newton Police Department, John Nystrand was involved in another investigation, police report. On Monday, September 11 at 11:31 a.m. Newton Police officers went to a

TAPINTO.NET - 2017-09-26 03:40:00

Motorcyclist seriously injured after collision with truck on bridge

CAMDEN -- A motorcyclist was seriously injured in a collision with a truck near the Ben Franklin Bridge on Tuesday, a Delaware River Port Authority spokesman said. The wreck occurred shortly after 2 p.m. eastbound on I-676 at Route 30. The victim was transported to Cooper University Hospital in Camd

NJ.COM - 2017-09-26 19:39:14

Bike run to benefit Veteran Cemetery

Bike run will benefit Veteran Cemetery FRANKLIN -- The Northern New Jersey Veteran Memorial Cemetery escorted motorcycle run will take place on Sunday, Oct. 1. American Legion Post 157 of Branchville, and Post 132 of Franklin are hosting this fundraising event for the Veteran Memorial Cemetery. The

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2017-09-26 07:01:00

Kids talk about the one thing they would change about school

As part of the ongoing Kid's Page series, NJ Advance Media asks students in kindergarten through the eighth grade to answer questions or complete a sentence. This week we asked kids to finish this sentence: "If I could change one thing about my school, it would be ..." If I could change one thing ab

NJ.COM - 2017-09-25 23:58:34

Sussex man accused of robbing gas station denied PTI, might head to trial

SUPERIOR COURT -- A Sussex man who pleaded not guilty to charges that he hit an attendant with a hammer and then robbed the US Gas station at the intersection of Loomis Avenue and Route 23 earlier this year has been denied pre-trial intervention and might be heading to trial. Stephen Castimore, 24

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2017-09-26 07:01:00

Sussex Tech contintues its unbeaten streak

BRIDGEWATER -- Sussex Tech's win on Monday over Somerset Tech makes them unbeaten in the last four games it played. What was a close game at halftime got blown wide open as the Mustangs scored five unanswered goals in the second half to win the game over Somerset Tech (3-4) and move into second plac

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2017-09-26 07:01:00

Thousands attend Franklin Twp. Community Wide Festival (PHOTOS)

Organized by the Franklin Day Festival Committee, it featured music, entertainment, merchandise and exhibitors including local businesses and civic groups. There were also children's activities. Organized by the Franklin Day Festival Committee, it featured music, entertainment, merchandise and exhib

NJ.COM - 2017-09-26 01:44:27

3 of 4 charges against Franklin officer dismissed

FRANKLIN -- Three of four disciplinary charges against Police Officer Jeffrey Snyder have been dismissed, however negotiations continue in an effort to incorporate charges from an unrelated case into one action. A one-day public hearing was held in late July and included testimony from one person,

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2017-09-26 07:01:00

Rockland: 'Ghost bike' memorializes fallen rider

STONY POINT - A bicycle with its frame painted white now rests in a wooded area near the intersection of Buckberg Mountain Road near Mott Farm Road. The "ghost bike" stands as a somber memorial to Hilario "Larry" Galvez, who died Aug. 12 while riding with a group of friends down a steep section of t

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-26 17:46:55

West Milford man, 85, dies working on septic system

WEST MILFORD - An 85-year-old Korean War veteran died Sunday working on a internal pump in his home's septic system, police said Tuesday. Benjamin Barbieri was found halfway in the pump tank at his Morsetown Road home by a family member at approximately 5 p.m. on Sept. 24, Sgt. Det. Joseph Walker sa

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-26 19:43:24

Menendez threatened to use Senate powers in port security dispute: official

That official, Mark Alan Wells, told the prosecutor the comments were relayed to him by Ambassador William "Bill" Brownfield, the assistant secretary of state overseeing the department's counter-drug programs. Menendez, D-N.J., and Salomon Melgen, a Florida ophthalmologist, are on trial in U.S. Dist

NJ.COM - 2017-09-26 20:28:33

FBI arrests four college basketball assistants on charges of fraud

Four NCAA assistant basketball coaches were indicted in a fraud and corruption scheme - which also included managers, financial advisers and representatives of a major international sportswear company - by federal authorities on Tuesday. According to the FBI complains made public, the four coaches i

DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-26 14:03:12

Federal agent charged in scheme to help cocaine trafficker

MIAMI (AP) Authorities say a Department of Homeland Security agent took bribes to help a Colombian cocaine trafficker avoid charges. A Department of Justice news release says Homeland Security Investigations Special Agent Christopher Ciccione was indicted by a federal grand jury in Florida Monday on

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2017-09-26 15:00:00

Pedestrian suffers minor injury after being struck by car

NEWTON -- A Newton man escaped serious injury when he was struck by a vehicle while walking in a crosswalk Friday afternoon, police said. According to a press release from the Newton Police Department, Omar Panciso, 35, of Newton was hit in the intersection of Trinity and Moran streets at 1:22 p.m

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2017-09-25 22:05:00

9 local spots to celebrate National Pancake Day

Is there anything more iconic than the Jersey diner? More than a restaurant, the diner is a cultural institution in the Garden State. John C. Ensslin To pancake or not to pancake is never the question. It's just a matter of when, where and how. The options are endless. Here is a quick list of our f

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-26 10:11:05

Barbara Bedell: At Helen Hayes 'Honor Assembly' means hard work

Earlier this week, Honor Assembly awards were given at the Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw. Several honorees from our region received awards for progress in various treatments. They included Linda Wells of Monroe, Richard Tanagretta of Pine Bush, Aedan Roach of Port Jervis, Juan Rodriguez of

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-26 07:01:00

Bicyclist Killed In Morris County Crash, Driver Arrested

RIVERDALE, NJ - A Philadelphia man has been arrested after police say he fled the scene of a crash that killed a bicyclist Monday morning. Timothy P. Miller, 53, of Philadelphia, is accused of striking a bicyclist with a dump truck early Monday morning on Hamburg Turnpike in Riverdale. The cyclist,

PATCH - 2017-09-26 14:52:20

Four people, plus championship team inducted into Newton High School's Hall of Fame

Four individuals and the members of the Newton High School 1985 Championship Baseball Team were inducted into Newton High School's Hall of Fame this past weekend during a ceremony held at Perona Farms hosted by the Newton Pride Foundation. Suzanne Lynn Seplow -- a member of the Class of 1983 -- an

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2017-09-26 07:01:00