Montclair Parking Deck Disagreement Leads to Assault with a Chair
MONTCLAIR, NJ - A heated argument in a Montclair parking deck escalated to violence when one individual struck another with a chair, according to local police officials. The incident, which took place at the Bay Street Parking Deck, located on Pine Street in Montclair, occurred on February 24. The Montclair Police Department provided details on the event, indicating that what began as a verbal altercation in the lower level of the parking deck took a dangerous turn when it became physical. During the confrontation, one of the individuals involved used a chair as a weapon, hitting the victim in the head. Following the assault, the victim received medical attention at Mountainside Hospital and was found to have sustained non-life-threatening injuries. Montclair Police said, “The victim reported that he was involved in a verbal dispute that turned physical with another male in the lower level of the Bay Street Parking Deck. At one point, the victim was struck in the head with a chair.” The Montclair Police continue to investigate the circumstances of the dispute and the subsequent attack.
Big restaurant chain abruptly closes busy New Jersey location after 20 years
In a case of "here today, gone tomorrow," a big national restaurant chain has closed one of its busy locations in a bustling New Jersey city after nearly twenty years. Most people know that the restaurant business is brutal. Consider this: the National Restaurant Association says only about 20% of...
Montclair Residents Alert: Strong Winds and Sub-Zero Temperatures Expected Tonight, Potential for Power Outages
The Montclair Office of Emergency Management (OEM) has issued a warning for strong winds, expected to reach 45 to 50 MPH, on February 28th, 2024. These winds are likely to occur mainly at night, shifting from the south to the west and then northwest. Isolated thunderstorms may also occur, potentially bringing stronger winds.
Jersey City police officers fired for using recreational marijuana file 2nd lawsuit
Officer Norhan Mansour and Officer Omar Polanco are taking legal action against the city for refusing to reinstate them.
First Alert Forecast: CBS2 2/28/24 8 p.m. weather update
Tonight's First Alert Forecast reveals a warm 61°F in NYC, 16 degrees above average. Brace for 40-50 mph wind gusts and a feisty squall line bringing 1-2 inches of rain. Watch for falling trees and potential freezing overnight as the storm hits, with heavy rain tracking towards New Milford and Danbury.
This NYC hot spot sells high-end, boozy adult happy meals — but only the lucky few can get one
You’ll flip for this news. This NYC hot spot sells high-end, boozy adult hamburger happy meals — but only the first lucky few can place an order. Michelin-starred chef Doug Brixton and his team at the Golden Swan in the West Village craft only 20 Brixton Burgers each night, a limited menu option served on a first-come, first-served basis. Every night, the burger, served with a nest of thick duck fat fries, sells out before 11 p.m. However, that doesn’t stop customers from trying to get theirs anyway — along with a Golden Swan martini to wash it all down. Served exclusively in...
Storm knocks out power for thousands in North Jersey Wednesday night
Stormy weather knocked out power to thousands of people in North Jersey on Wednesday night. The National Weather Service was reporting wind gusts reaching 40-50 mph during a rainy night. There is a wind advisory in effect until 4 a.m. Thursday in central, northern, northwest and southern New Jersey. ...
Glen Ridge library’s updated printing prices go into effect on Mar. 1
Glen Ridge library’s updated printing prices go into effect on Mar. 1. Printing standard paper size in black and white is $0.20 per page and printing in color is $0.50. The Jersey Bee’s staff includes producers and editors who work together to gather, verify, and report useful local news and information.
Roseland Councilman Roger Freda Steps Down, Borough Prepares for Replacement Process
The Borough of Roseland recently acknowledged Councilman Roger Freda's service following his resignation. Freda, elected in 2018, cited his demanding job as the Supervisor of the Edison Water Utility as the reason for his resignation. He enjoyed his time on the council and assured the Borough was in good hands.
Residents Request Stronger Tree Ordinance
WEST ORANGE, NJ – West Orange Forrester Walter Kipp asked town council members to help preserve the township’s tree canopy, and several residents objected to the Tree Replacement Fund provision of the tree ordinance because they don’t want developers to be able to clear-cut trees and pay into the fund. Kipp explained, “We are losing canopy coverage drastically, year after year. In our current town ordinance, there is no stopping tree removal. [Even when they are] live and healthy trees, there's no stopping.” He continued, “I need your help to strengthen the tree ordinance, so we can slow the process.” Kipp...
Glen Ridge Daily Buzz: Feb. 27, 2024
Follow local news and events in Glen Ridge with The Jersey Bee. Here is the The Daily Buzz for Feb. 27, 2024 from The Jersey Bee. Women’s Club of Glen Ridge plans an author event with Dionne Ford on Feb. 29. Dionne will discuss her book, “Go Back & Get It: A Memoir of Race, Inheritance and Intergenerational Healing” from 7-9 p.m. at 219 Ridgewood Ave. Preregistration is required. Add to 📅.
Migrants found living in Bronx business
NEW YORK -- Officials say, for the second time this week, inspectors found migrants being housed in a New York City business without a permit.The FDNY responded Wednesday to a complaint about e-bikes being illegally stored at a two-story commercial building on East Kingsbridge Road in the Fordham section of the Bronx.In addition to the bikes and batteries, the FDNY discovered beds inside. Officials say Senegalese immigrants were staying inside the store.Department of Buildings inspectors say they found 34 beds on the first floor and 11 beds in the cellar tightly packed together.In addition to that, they say they found extension cords, e-bikes, space...
Fire breaks out at San Remo's Restaurant in Bridgeport
Fire crews say they saw smoke coming from the apartment on arrival.
Local Livingston Woman Arrested for Shoplifting at Fairfield Target Store
The Fairfield Police Department in New Jersey arrested 19-year-old Allison Haber, a resident of Livingston, on February 25, 2024. Haber was accused of shoplifting at a Target store. She was allegedly seen putting items into her purse in the make-up aisle without paying. The stolen items were valued at $409.94.
9 of the Most Miserable Towns in the US are in New Jersey
For such a small state, the Garden State, we have several miserable towns that made the "big" list of the most miserable towns in America. There are different factors that heraldweekly.com put together through the United States. These factors range from crime rate, median income, commute time, and more. In...
Union Restaurant Will Close After 44 Years in Business
UNION, NJ - After 44 years in Union, Tiff's Burger & Alehouse will be closing its doors, according to a social media post from the restaurant. "The Romanelli brothers would like to thank our loyal staff and the great people of Union and surrounding areas for your continued support throughout the years," read the post. The restaurant, located on Vauxhall Road near the Route 22 and Garden State Parkway intersections, will close at the end of March. The Tiff's in Morris Plains will continue to operate, according to the post.
Glen Ridge, February 29 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Essex County Voc & Tech High basketball team will have a game with Glen Ridge High School on February 29, 2024, 18:00:00 CST. ALWAYS WANTED TO DUNK LIKE A TOTAL BADASS, OR DEVELOP ROCK-SOLID WORK ETHIC....
Fairfield Police Charge Passaic Man in Stolen Car with Shoplifting
FAIRFIELD, NJ -- A Passaic man was transported to Essex County Jail after Fairfield police arrested him after he was driving a stolen vehicle and charged him with shoplifting. Police arrested Rafael Romero-Perez, 45, on Monday for being in possession of a stolen vehicle. At approximately 7:52 a.m. that daym Fairfield officers were alerted by Automated License Plate Readers (ALPRs) that a stolen vehicle had entered town traveling east on Route 46. The vehicle in question was described as a white Toyota Camry that was reported stolen from Passaic the previous day. Corporal Jeffrey Dean located the vehicle on Route 46 East near Hollywood Avenue. With the assistance of other officers, a high-risk motor vehicle stop was conducted. Romero-Perez, the only person in the vehicle, was placed under arrest. Prior to the vehicle being impounded, it was searched and located inside were items that had allegedly been shoplifted earlier from Walgreens in West Caldwell. Further investigation determined that Romero-Perez allegedly matched the description of the shoplifter. The total value shoplifted was $545.16. These items were retained as evidence. Romero-Perez was charged with both being in possession of a stolen motor vehicle and the proceeds from the shoplifting. He was taken to the Essex County Jail pending an initial court appearance.
Mobile Weather Lab update 2/28 5 p.m.
Live from Jersey City, the Mobile Weather Lab reports calm conditions with winds at 11 mph, gusting to 17 mph. However, as the front approaches, expect gusts to soar to 40-50 mph overnight. A wind advisory is in place, with wind chills in the 20s by morning. Stay tuned for updates.
Savor the Flavor: 6 Exceptional Sandwiches You Can Find in West Orange
In this article, we explore six delightful sandwiches found in West Orange. Have you had the pleasure of trying any of these yet? We'd love to hear your thoughts, so don't hesitate to leave your comments below!