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Two firefighters were hospitalized with minor injuries after responding to a fire at a Plainfield home. Officials say the flames began in the attack of the two-family home. However, there is currently no word on what caused the fire. The Red Cross is helping six people from the two families...
Berkeley Heights Mourns the Loss of Beloved Michael 'Sonny' Amodeo: Fire Department and Community Pay Tribute
BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The tight-knit Berkeley Heights Fire Department community, along with neighboring fire departments from New Providence, Chatham, Millington, Warren, Sterling, Watchung, Summit, Liberty Corner, Fanwood, and others, solemnly stood in salute as the funeral procession for Michael Eugene Amodeo passed by the Fire Department headquarters Saturday morning. Affectionately known as "Sonny," Amodeo, a lifelong resident of Berkeley Heights, left an indelible mark on the town he loved. He passed away on Tuesday, February 20, 2024, at the age of 95. Sonny's journey through life included meeting and marrying his beloved wife, Annette Amodeo (nee Palumbo), with whom he...
Mom sues NYC, MTA after child allegedly injured exiting bus on Staten Island
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — A Staten Island mom has filed suit against New York City and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, claiming her daughter was seriously injured while exiting a bus last year in Sunnyside. The civil complaint was filed Feb. 12 in state Supreme Court, St. George, on behalf...
Discover the Finest Homemade Pierogies in a Cozy Corner of New Jersey
Pierogies, originating from Eastern Europe, have garnered worldwide popularity, especially in Poland and Ukraine. These delightful dumplings, crafted from unleavened dough and stuffed with an array of fillings like cheese, potato, meat, cabbage, or mushrooms, offer a comforting culinary experience. Traditionally served with sour cream, butter, or onions, pierogies hold a special place in the hearts of food enthusiasts.
Edison Police Respond to Two Separate Incidents at Menlo Park Mall
EDISON, NJ - Police responded to two separate calls at and near the Menlo Park Mall last week, according to Chief Thomas Bryan. In both cases, police made arrests and no one was injured at the scene. On Saturday, February 17, police say they received a call from an individual saying he was being chased. Authorities responded and arrested two adults and four juveniles behind the McDonald's on Route 1 near Parsonage Road, according to Bryan. The suspects were from Plainfield and Howell, according to Bryan. Police confiscated two weapons at the scene, a stolen handgun and a ‘ghost gun,’...
VFW Post 6259 Extends Warm Invitation to Veterans' Coffee, Bagel, and Camaraderie Event
BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - In a spirit of camaraderie and appreciation for the brave men and women who have served our nation, VFW Post 6259 is delighted to announce its upcoming Veterans Coffee, Bagel, and Camaraderie event. Scheduled for Saturday, March 9, the gathering will take place from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the post's location, 15 Locust Ave. in Berkeley Heights. This event provides an excellent opportunity for veterans to come together in a welcoming environment, share experiences, and enjoy a delightful morning filled with coffee and bagels. The aim is to foster a sense of community and connection among those who have served our country. To ensure ample arrangements for all attendees, interested veterans are kindly requested to RSVP to Al Campora at 908.764.5629 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. VFW Post 6259 is dedicated to supporting and honoring veterans, and this event serves as an extension of their commitment to fostering camaraderie and a strong sense of community among those who have served in the military. Don't miss this opportunity to connect with fellow veterans, share stories, and enjoy a warm cup of coffee in the company of comrades.
Newark man convicted of manslaughter for fatally shooting cousin
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MOUNTAIN LAKES BOROUGH, NJ (Morris County) —The Newark FBI, Mountain Lakes Borough Police Department, and the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office are asking for the public’s help locating a man wanted in connection with a bank robbery in Mountain Lakes Borough. FBI agents have a federal arrest warrant...
N.J.’s oldest restaurant is closing for major renovations after almost 300 years
A New Jersey restaurant boasting the longest uninterrupted run of business in the state is closing for some time. The Black Horse Tavern & Pub is set to close on March 4 for major renovations. The almost-300-year-old eatery, located at 1 W. Main St. in Mendham, will undergo remodeling of...
N.J. man dies in car crash on Route 80
A 38-year-old man from Union County died early Saturday morning in a fatal car crash on Interstate 80 in Bergen County, officials said. Richard Bahamonte, of Hillside, suffered fatal injuries as a passenger in the crash, said State Police Trooper Troy McNair. Troopers responded to a motor vehicle accident at...
NJ ShopRite Introduces AI-Powered Smart Shopping Carts
AI is coming to a grocery store near you. Grocery delivery company Instacart is partnering with two New Jersey ShopRites to roll out its new smart shopping carts. A second New Jersey ShopRite is testing a new AI-powered smart grocery cart that manufacturers say will revolutionize the grocery-shopping experience. ShopRite...
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NYC urged to address abandoned, overgrown ‘filthy, disgusting’ Staten Island eyesore
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Today the gas price is close to $3.29 in Berkeley Heights as of 2024-02-25. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.262, a week ago the price is $3.279 , according to AAA.
These North Arlington, NJ based Puppies are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
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Berkeley Heights Township Council Addresses Car Theft Concerns and Unveils Plans for Connell Entertainment Zone
BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - In the recent Township Council meeting, crucial topics took center stage, including a proposed Car Theft Prevention Ordinance and exciting developments in the Connell Corporate Park. Car Theft Prevention Ordinance With a surge in car thefts in Berkeley Heights and neighboring areas, Police Captain William Ives proposed a new ordinance aimed at combating this issue. The ordinance, discussed at the Feb 20 Township Countil meeting, seeks to make it easier to identify, charge, and prosecute alleged car thieves or those attempting theft in residential areas. According to Captain Ives, the ordinance amends the township code to create a new...
Iconic NJ pizzeria owner after massive fire: I’m not giving up
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