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A Culinary Tour of Italy: 4 Must-Visit Italian Restaurants in Rahway
Welcome to this article where we'll be exploring four Italian restaurants in Rahway. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these culinary gems yet? If you have, we'd love for you to share your experiences in the comments section below!
Vehicle loses control, hits 3 Homeland Security officers and employee at New Jersey body shop: police
ELIZABETH, N.J. (PIX11) – A vehicle struck three Homeland Security officers and an employee at a New Jersey body shop after it lost control on Friday, according to Elizabeth police. Police said the crash happened around 11:15 a.m. on Spring Street. A government-issued vehicle was being worked on when the crash happened, according to authorities. […]
Woman Attacks Medical Staff in New Jersey Pediatric ICU
• A woman, identified as Firdousi Abdul-Hakim, allegedly attacked two nurses and a doctor in a pediatric ICU at Newark Beth Israel Hospital in New Jersey. • The incident occurred after an argument between Abdul-Hakim and the hospital staff, the cause of which is unclear.
KPOT Korean BBQ & Hot Pot Opening 7 More NJ Locations
If you're craving some Korean Hot Pot, get ready for this. KPOT Korean BBQ & Hot Pot is expanding in New Jersey with 7 locations on the way, according to NJ.com. The popular restaurant chain has just announced their plans to open in Woodbridge, at the St. Georges Crossing shopping center (855 St. Georges Ave.) However, an exact opening date has yet to be announced.
After an international manhunt, a NJ man never received a sentence for killing girlfriend
In October 2018, Angela Bledsoe dropped her daughter at school not knowing it was the last time they would see each other. Hours later, in the evening, Bledsoe, 44, was found dead on the kitchen floor of her house in Montclair. Her boyfriend and her daughter’s father, James Ray III,...
Man leaving restaurant allegedly robbed by 6 individuals, 1 armed with a machete, on Staten Island, sources say
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Police are investigating a report that a 47-year-old man was mugged by six individuals after he left a restaurant early on Friday morning in Castleton Corners, according to sources. The incident occurred at about 1:20 a.m. in a parking lot in the vicinity of Victory...
Garwood, NJ police break down door and save a life
It was dinner time last Tuesday when dispatchers sent several Garwood police officers to an apartment complex after a man called 9-1-1 complaining of body pains. The man was abrupt and hung up before the dispatchers could get any more information. Officers Jonathan Pridy, Gregory Sanchez, and Sergeant John Wright...
Richard Albright, who is 69, went missing in New York last year near Junction Boulevard
In a baffling case that has left New York City perplexed, 69-year-old Richard Albright, fondly known as Max, mysteriously disappeared on October 14, 2021. Albright, a seasoned journalist and nurse, was last seen near his Jackson Heights residence. His vanishing act has sparked a city-wide search, but the clues leading to his whereabouts remain scant.
‘Prepare now’: N.Y. issues warning ahead of major weekend storm; wind gusts up to 70 mph expected for part of state
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Powerful wind gusts, heavy rainfall, snow, and potentially even thunder, will make for hazardous conditions late Sunday into Monday across New York state. The anticipated intensity of the storm prompted Gov. Kathy Hochul to release a statement Friday, urging New York residents across the state to...
Woodbridge Councilwoman, Community Journalist Pens First Book
WOODBRIDGE, NJ — Debbie Meehan has added “published author” to her extensive résumé. Meehan already has a distinguished record of public service and community journalism. Now, she has published her first book, “Thoughts from the Bench of Life: Anecdotes & Observations from a Small-Town Journalist.” On Friday, Dec. 15th, Meehan will read, discuss and autograph her 103-page nonfiction book at 6:30 p.m. at the Woodbridge Main Library. Registration is required. Visit the Woodbridge library online or call (732) 634-4450. Meehan, a Colonia resident since 1992, has practiced “hyper-local journalism” since well-before traditional newspapers began to shrink, fold, or morph into online...
More awards for two of New Jersey’s finest entertainers
Two Jersey girls received high accolades and were honored at The Kennedy Center Honors this week. The Kennedy Center Honors recognizes artists who have made a profound contribution to the cultural arts of our country. In its 46th year, two of the honorees include New Jersey’s own iconic Dionne Warwick and Queen Latifah.
Rutgers Police: Suspect Wanted for Burglaries on Livingston Campus
PISCATAWAY, NJ -- Rutgers Police are investigating a series of burglaries that took place on the Livingston Campus in Piscataway and are searching for a suspect they said committed each crime. The break-ins happened overnight on Wednesday, the first one reported at 12:46 a.m. at the Rutgers Athletic Performance Center on Rockafeller Road. Police said someone entered the building through an unlocked door and caused damage inside. The building was unoccupied at the time. Investigators said someone later broke into a vehicle parked in the Livingston Parking Deck and stole valuables and attempted to break into another vehicle. Police also said someone...
NJ mom and daughter’s true miracle of love story
♥ 15-year-old NJ girl is alive thanks to her mother's selfless gift. ♥ The girl needed a life-saving transplant and her mom gave her a kidney. A true miracle of love story this holiday season out of Union County. The Diagnosis. 15-year-old Kaitlin Siegel of Clark had inherited a genetic...
Fire burns in walls of historic NJ hotel that once hosted Hollywood royalty
DUNELLEN — Fire early Sunday morning damaged a historic hotel that dates back to 1869. A fire in the basement of the historic Dunellen Hotel and Rathskeller was first reported around 12:45 a.m. and confined to the walls of the restaurant, according to Dunellen Defender Fire Co. 1. Everyone inside the hotel and restaurant got out on their own.
NJ man charged with murdering his ex-girlfriend
WOODBRIDGE — After a 39-year-old township woman was found dead, police charged her ex-fiance with murder. On Wednesday just before 5 p.m., Woodbridge police carried out a wellness check at a house in the Fords section. They had to force entry and found April Duncza unresponsive in her bedroom,...
Tenants of ‘The Castle’ — a N.J. building residents say is falling apart — win legal fight for repairs
Tenants of a 44-unit building in East Orange — dubbed “The Castle” — won a legal victory Thursday when a judge ordered a receiver to be appointed to collect rents and allocate funding for repairs on the troubled building. The receiver, or a court-appointed officer, will...
Esquire has named this NJ restaurant one of the best in the nation
Another New Jersey restaurant is getting some national attention, this time from Esquire, a major publication. We have all manner of restaurants in the Garden State from upscale steakhouses to mom-and-pop neighborhood joints. It’s hard to say which is best, but people try. For Esquire, one of the best...
Woman shelled out $100K in Staten Island parking lot in alleged China crypto scheme: Source
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — What started as an alleged investment opportunity in China turned out to be a shady operation, according to local authorities. Zhenqiang Li, 33, of Dyker Heights, Brooklyn, was arraigned Wednesday in state Supreme Court, St. George, on charges that include third-degree grand larceny and criminal possession of stolen property in connection with a series of incidents over the summer.
NY Woman Sentenced For Bribing NJ Mail Carriers to Steal Keys
A New York woman now knows her fate for her role in a scheme to bribe mail carriers in New Jersey to steal postal arrow keys in order to unlock mail receptacles and to use stolen items from the mail to obtain funds fraudulently from banks. 28-year-old Halimatou Ndiaye of...
New Jersey's largest drive-thru holiday light show is in East Brunswick
East Brunswick has always prided itself on being smack in the center of New Jersey – not too far east, or too far west, not too far north or too far south. So, it seems just right that the largest drive-thru holiday light show in the state has its home here.