Staten Island, NYPosted by
The Staten Island Advance

Staten Island Expressway crash snarls traffic

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- A crash on the Staten Island Expressway is causing extensive traffic Wednesday afternoon. The crash occurred in the Brooklyn-bound lanes of the Expressway near the Hylan Boulevard exit and was blocking two lanes as of 11:30 p.m. Google Maps shows bumper-to-bumper traffic in the area surrounding the incident.
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Jackson, NJPosted by
Shore News Network

Video sheds light on crash that injured two Great Adventure log flume riders

JACKSON, NJ – A video posted to YouTube by Noel Brown of New York-based Willow Brook and Monarch shows the aftermath of the Six Flags Great Adventure log flume derailment. The derailment happened at the base of the ride’s grand finale splashdown and shows a broken railing at the turn before the log flume bounced from side to side before tipping. Two people were sent to the hospital with injuries. The ride, built-in 1974 is one of the last remaining original attractions at Great Adventure from its inaugural season.
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Staten Island, NYPosted by
The Staten Island Advance

S.I. boy, 16, hit with attempted murder charge in shooting; draws attention of NYPD commish

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — A 16-year-old boy was allegedly caught with a loaded gun in Stapleton this week, then charged with attempted murder in the shooting of a teen in April. “At just 16 years old, arrested while carrying this illegal 9 mm gun — and also charged with attempted murder in connection to an April shooting,” NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea posted on social media. “Thankfully, @NYPD120Pct officers & detectives took him into custody & recovered the firearm before anyone else could become its victim.”
Toms River, NJPosted by
Jersey Shore Online

Three Indicted For Murder In Toms River Apartments Shooting

TOMS RIVER – Three suspects who were involved in the Toms River Apartments shooting have been indicted for murder, officials said. On the night of October 11, 2020, Javon Cutler, 19, of Bayville, and two friends were leaving the Toms River Apartments, when someone opened fire on their car. As a result, Cutler was hit in the head. He was immediately brought to Community Medical Center for treatment. He then was transported to Jersey Shore Medical Center, where he ultimately succumbed to his injuries on October 14, 2020.
Lakewood Township,

Can you identify this? [Graphic for some]

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Jackson, NJPosted by
Jersey Shore Online

Police Make Multiple DWI And Other Traffic Arrests

JACKSON – The Jackson Township Police recently made multiple traffic arrests that included DWIs and more. At about 9 a.m. on June 15, Chief of Police Matthew Kunz witnessed two cars stopped on Jackson Mills Road near the intersection of Eltone Road. When he approached the drivers, he saw one man throwing objects at the windshield of a second car.
Jackson, NJPosted by
Jersey Shore Online

Fox That Bit Child Tests Positive For Rabies

JACKSON – A young fox that had bitten at least one person in Jackson has tested positive for rabies, the mother of a victim reported. On June 13, 4-year-old Lilith Cimino was bitten by a fox that came running onto the family’s property. Although foxes are usually timid and more interested in food scraps than people, this one made it a point to target the young child. It bit the back of her leg as she was running for the house. Her big brother pulled the fox off her and rescued her.
New York City, NYPosted by
The Staten Island Advance

NYC launches crackdown on fake license plates in all five boroughs as part of anti-crime effort

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — City officials announced Wednesday that the NYPD would launch a crackdown on illegal license plates in an effort to address crime. Mayor Bill de Blasio, Police Commissioner Dermott Shea, and NYPD Chief of Department Rodney Harrison told New Yorkers about the plan to address counterfeit temporary license plates, which they tied to more serious crimes, including fatal crashes.
Sayreville, NJPosted by
NJ Spotlight

NJ police departments struggle to recruit new officers

Officials differ on what's contributing to the lack of recruits. Police departments across New Jersey are having a hard time recruiting new officers. According to Sayreville chief of police John Zebrowski, it’s an issue that’s been plaguing his department for the past decade, but he says it has gotten worse during the pandemic and police protests.
Lacey Township, NJPosted by
Jersey Shore Online

Report: Most Waste Removed From Oyster Creek

LACEY – Township officials and residents heard an update from Holtec International concerning the status of work being performed at the defunct Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station. Holtec representative Joseph Delmar also presented a $10,000 donation for the township’s annual Fourth of July fireworks display. The firm owns Oyster Creek,...
Lakewood Township, NJPosted by
105.7 The Hawk

Panic In Lakewood NJ Forced Fearful Students To Take Cover

I can’t imagine the fear parents feel if and when they learn their kids’ school is on lockdown. An equally scary situation for the students and faculty. The speed at which information is getting to those locked down in the school must seem like forever. Plans that are practiced for these types of emergencies are put in place and authorities are called to diffuse the situation. Hopefully without incident. Some of those procedures include: "lock all doors and windows immediately, never open doors or windows unless ordered to do so by a safety or school official, instruct all students to stay low and away from the windows and doors." Here’s more.
Toms River, NJPosted by
92.7 WOBM

Toms River, New Jersey Can’t Get Bus Drivers To Work Causing Possible Route Cancellations And School Time Changes

I don't know if we've ever run into this problem you know, post pandemic hiring has been really hard. We are seeing it with retail stores, restaurants and other service industries but what about our schools? Our kiddos are finally ready to go back to school in person in the fall and now it will be harder than ever to get them there.