Stanhope, NJdailyvoice.com

North Jersey Spa Closes For Human Trafficking, Prostitution Investigation

A North Jersey spa has been shut down indefinitely following allegations of prostitution and human trafficking, authorities said. Authorities closed the Byram Spa on Route 206 in Stanhope on June 23 after police and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Newark determined that the business was operating an “unapproved and illegal massage establishment most likely used for prostitution,” authorities said Thursday.
Jersey City, NJPosted by

Three injured in shooting near Jersey City park and pool

Three people are shot Monday night in the area of a public park and Jersey City pool, authorities said Tuesday. The shootings occurred at 9:51 p.m. at Johnston and Van Horne Street, near Lafayette Park and the city’s Lafayette Pool. The victims were identified as two men, 29 and 31,...
West Caldwell, NJjerseydigs.com

New ShopRite Supermarket Could be in Store for West Caldwell

A new grocery store might be coming to suburban Essex County. ShopRite of West Caldwell submitted a state flood hazard application in February that calls for “the construction of a new ShopRite Supermarket facility” on Bloomfield Avenue in the township, according to filings released by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP).
Perth Amboy, NJPosted by
CBS New York

28-Year-Old Man Burned When Gas Explosion Blows Out Garage At Perth Amboy Home

PERTH AMBOY, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A New Jersey man was burned when a gas explosion blew out the garage of his home in Perth Amboy. Firefighters said the 28-year-old victim was airlifted to a hospital in stable condition. “I heard a boom, like an explosion, but real loud,” one neighbor named Zoila said. “I heard a bang and I got up, I walked outside and looked across, and I saw a fire,” neighbor Kevin Carr added. A 28 yr-old man was hurt (suffered burns to his body & is now stable) after a gas explosion blew out part of the garage of this...
Staten Island, NYPosted by
Daily News

Wu-Tang Clan legends Raekwon, Ghostface Killah to headline Staten Island ‘homecoming’ gig: De Blasio

The Wu-Tang Clan ain’t nothing to scoff at. Two of the legendary hip hop group’s members will perform in their native borough next month as part of the “homecoming week” festivities celebrating the city’s recovery from the coronavirus pandemic, Mayor de Blasio announced Thursday. Speaking on Hot 97′s “Ebro in the Morning” show, de Blasio said Raekwon and Ghostface Killah will headline the Aug. ...