'It's a pretty good run': Three Hunterdon County wrestlers fall in the state semifinals
ATLANTIC CITY – Undefeated until the state semifinals. That’s not a bad thing at all and quite rare. Hunterdon Central’s Anthony Rossi and Thomas Brunetti each put together terrific winters wearing the red and black singlet. Saturday, each suffered their first defeats in the semifinals. “It’s a...
These Washington Township, NJ based Kittens are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around washington township.
UPDATE: Missing Warren County teen found safe
MANSFIELD TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – Mansfield Township Police are looking for a missing teenager, Carson Verdon. The 15-year-old was last seen on Friday, March 1, at around 6:40 p.m., walking away from his residence on Jackson Valley Road. He was last seen wearing an orange jacket and jeans.
New Paws, New Love: Adopt Puppies Today in Blairstown, NJ
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of blairstown..
Vacant Somerset County Nursing Home Destroyed By Fire
More than 100 firefighters were called to Easton Avenue in Franklin Township around 8:15 p.m., where smoke was emitting from the back of the property, township police said. The Manville FD said this was an unoccupied nursing home undergoing renovation. Local police said the property has been unoccupied since Hurricane Ida and is under construction.
10 most expensive homes sold in the Franklin Township area, Feb. 19-25
A house in Somerset that sold for $755,000 tops the list of the most expensive residential real estate sales in Franklin Township area in the past week. In total, 10 residential real estate sales were recorded in the area during the past week, with an average price of $452,100. The average price per square foot ended up at $275.
Four NJ counties are among the healthiest in the country
Here’s another feather in New Jersey’s cap: four of our counties rank among the healthiest in the nation. All four are in the top 25. The rankings were compiled by Market Watch. Here’s a thumbnail description of how they arrived at their results:. To find the healthiest...
New Charges For Tenant Who Started Blaze At Occupied Ringoes Home: Prosecutor
Onika Johnson was charged with arson on Thursday, Feb. 29 after originally being charged last August with attempted murder, aggravated arson and criminal mischief, Hunterdon County First Assistant Prosecutor Joseph Paravecchia said. On Sunday, May 21, 2023, Johnson intentionally started a fire in the garage at 8 Whitetail Way in...
2 New Jersey food banks destroyed by fire start cleanup, recovery efforts
Two separate fires destroyed two food banks in one week. Cleanup efforts have begun at the Fish Organization building in Piscataway that was destroyed in a fire on Wednesday. Crews are covering the roof and emptying food that cannot be saved. They say they hope dozens of frozen turkeys and hams that were donated for the Easter holiday can be salvaged since there was a fire wall between the freezers and where the smoke and flames destroyed the multipurpose building.
Shot Spotter Now Implemented in Phillipsburg, Police Chief Says
PHILLIPSBURG, NJ – During the Town Council meeting held February 28, 2024, Chief of Police Robert Stetner informed the council of the recent implementation of "Shot Spotter"--an advanced gunshot detection device to be used in Phillipsburg. Paid for by a government grant, the spotter detects gunshot activity and very quickly leads officers to the source, he said. New Jersey Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin announced in March 2023 that Phillipsburg was one of 20 law enforcement agencies across New Jersey awarded grants to acquire and expand their technology to combat gun violence. The grants, which were made available using federal American...
N.J. trash hauler threatens to sue over garbage collection contract
A Warren County trash hauler has threatened to sue Frenchtown over its garbage collection contract. LMR Disposal of Harmony Township says its five-year deal is a better value than the one-year deal awarded to Republic Services. LMR attorney Katharine Fina claims Frenchtown’s contract award flouts state bidding laws. Republic...
Four exceptional junk food dishes to eat in New Jersey right now
Junk food and vegetables; that's what I like to eat. Granola bars, spaghetti, rice and beans, grilled chicken — save those middle of the road foods for someone else. If it's something someone's mom would make as part of an everyday, healthy-ish meal? I just don't want it. When...
300-year-old pub in NJ is closing — could come back better than ever
MENDHAM — New Jersey’s oldest continuously running restaurant, according to the owners, is closing its doors next month, but don’t worry, it’s not for good. The Black Horse Pub, located at 1 W. Main Street in Mendham opened its doors in 1742 and has been in existence for nearly 300 years.
After massive brawl at NJ youth wrestling match, 4 adults arrested
LOPATCONG — Four adults are facing charges, one of them aggravated assault, after an investigation into a 20-person brawl at a youth wrestling tournament in Warren County last month. Montague resident, 47-year-old Jennifer Takach has been charged with aggravated assault. Video shows her kicking a man in the head...
Police investigating ‘suspicious incident’ in Mendham Township
MENDHAM TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – Mendham Township police are investigating a “suspicious incident” that occurred this week. The woman and vehicle pictured approached two separate residences this week identifying as a member of the U.S. Department (no section or branch), police said. Anyone the has had...
Warren County Sheriff’s Office wins top state award for child support enforcement
WARREN COUNTY, NJ – The NJ Child Support Council recently awarded its 2023 Sheriff’s Office of the Year Award to the Warren County Sheriff’s Office at its annual Luncheon at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City on Feb. 29. The Warren County Sheriff’s Office...
Jersey Proud: Baby bald eagle hatches at Hillsborough’s Duke Farms
There were 309 bald eagles born in New Jersey a year ago. The number is expected to increase this year.
Five Clinton High School Seniors Qualify as 2024 National Merit Finalists: A Proud Moment for Our Community
Clinton High School announced that five seniors are 2024 National Merit Finalists. The students, Musa Blake, Benjamin Gibson, Timothy Leach, Benjamin Parks, and Nadia Wilson, have fulfilled the program's requirements. They are now eligible to compete for over 7,000 scholarships, collectively worth more than $30 million. This offers them a significant chance to advance their education. The Clinton Public School District is committed to non-discrimination in all operations, including staff employment, volunteer and vendor selection, and service provision. The district aims to foster an inclusive environment for everyone, including staff, students, parents, volunteers, vendors, and the public. The achievement of these five seniors reflects the district's dedication to equal opportunities for all students.Visit here for more details.