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What Will be Built at 125 Pompton Plains Crossroad in Wayne?
WAYNE, NJ – It was another long Zoning Board of Adjustment meeting on Monday night, when the proposed warehouse to be built at 125 Pompton Plains Crossroad was discussed. By the time 10:45pm rolled around, the attorney for March Monello Pompton, LLC had a choice of not calling his last witness and having a vote on the project, or – once again – delaying the vote. It made sense to delay the vote, so a decision on the proposed changes to the project won’t happen until, at least, the first of May. A 40,000 square foot, multi-story building with office space, three...
Wayne Police Nab Alleged Shoplifter Carrying Heroin and ‘Drug Paraphernalia’
WAYNE, NJ – It was about dinner time on Sunday evening when Wayne Police reported to a reported shoplifter at the Ulta Beauty Store at Wayne Towne Center. The suspect was caught, though he resisted arrest. On his person, Wayne police said they found “heroin and drug paraphernalia. The following is based on a statement release by the Wayne Police Public Information Officer, Detective Captain Dan Daly. A call came from the Ulta Beauty Store in the Wayne Towne Center on Route 23 on Sunday evening around 5:48 pm. A man had just left the store with a “bag filled with stolen...
Out-Of-State Driver’s Secret Stash Held Two Kilos Of Coke: Bergen Prosecutor
A “sophisticated, electronically-operated” hidden compartment used by an out-of-state driver stopped by Bergen County detectives held two kilos of cocaine, authorities said. Narcotic Task Force investigators stopped the unidentified vehicle at an undisclosed location and found the drugs last Thursday, March 23, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said.
Driver charged with DWI after crashing into tree in Morris County
DENVILLE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – A 30-year-old Sussex County woman was charged with DWI after she crashed into a tree Saturday night in Denville Township. On March 25, at around 10:47 p.m., police responded to the intersection of Franklin Road and Franklin Avenue for a report of a vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree on a resident’s front lawn, police said.
Arrest Made In Deadly Pequannock Township Drug Overdose: Prosecutor
Police have arrested a 34-year-old Bergen County man in connection with the deadly 2021 overdose of a woman at a Pequannock Township home. David Pezak, formerly of Saddle Brook, was charged with first-degree strict liability for drug-induced death, conspiracy to distribute, distribution of a controlled substance, and other drug offenses, Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll said in a joint release on Monday, March 27.
73-year-old woman says home invaders tied her up, taped her mouth
CLIFTON, N.J. -- A terrifying home invasion left a 73-year-old grandmother tied up while two men ransacked her home in Clifton, New Jersey. Ramona Cartagena described in detail what happened inside her home at around noon Sunday.Cartagena was standing at her kitchen island, working on a wreath, when she heard the door open. "I thought it was my husband, that he came back," said Cartagena. It wasn't her husband. Instead, two men wearing black masks stepped inside. "I just froze," said Cartagena. One of the men walked over to her while the other stayed by the door. "The only thing he say, 'Don't move.' He said...
N.J. man is turning 109. Here’s his simple advice for living a long life.
Vincent Dransfield, who turns 109 years old on Tuesday, still drives his Hyundai every day to run errands and lives in the same Little Falls house he moved into in 1945. The Passaic County native — who is possibly New Jersey’s oldest resident — has simple advice for living an improbably long life.
Girl Assaults Emergency Room Nurse in Denville, say Police
DENVILLE, NJ - An emergency room nurse at St. Clare's Hospital was injured early Monday morning in an assault by a juvenile female, police said. They said the incident took place at about 2:57 a.m. and resulted in the girl being charged with aggravated assault and criminal mischief. Upon arriving at the scene, Denville officers found that the assault not only caused bodily injury to the nurse but also broke the employee's glasses, police said. No further details were revealed. Thank you for reading TAPinto Denville! TAPinto Denville is free to read, funded entirely by business advertising. Make sure you don’t miss any Denville news! Click here to sign-up for our free, daily e-newsletter. Like us on Facebook @DenvilleTAP and follow us on Twitter @DenvilleTAP. Download the TAPinto App for FREE in the Google Play Store and the Apple Store today. Search for “tapinto” or “tapinto.net.” Want to help support local journalism and promote your business to thousands of community-minded readers? Become a TAPinto Denville sponsor! Call (908) 279-0303, x224, or click here. To send press releases, classified ads, items for the event calendar, “Milestones” announcements, etc., look for the “Submit Content” link on the homepage.
Driver Killed In Morris County Crash On Route 280: State Police
A 58-year-old driver died in a Sunday morning crash on Route 280, authorities said.The crash occurred in the westbound lanes near milepost 2.2 in East Hanover around 11:25 a.m., NJSP Sgt. Philip Curry told Daily Voice.A Hyundai passenger vehicle driven by Nathaniel Gardiner ran off the right s…
Law enforcement is not enough when it comes to mental health crises | Opinion
On Friday, March 3, 2023, we witnessed the fatal result of the Paterson Police department’s stubbornness to allow the appropriate professionals to assist Najee Seabrooks. Disheartened by the killing of community activist, father, brother, and beloved Patersonian, I could not help but wonder how the public would interpret the bodycam footage released by the NJ Attorney General’s office.
'Proud and historic': Two hijab-wearing women sworn in as judges in NJ
Nadia Kahf, a hijab-wearing attorney from Wayne, drew a standing-room crowd at the Passaic County Courthouse last Tuesday, as she was sworn in as Superior Court judge in the state, in an event that sparked international headlines describing her as trailblazer. That barrier was broken again the very next day...
NJ attorney general takes over control of Paterson Police Department
The New Jersey attorney general announced that his office is superseding the Paterson Police Department, and assuming control of all police functions, including internal affairs investigations, effective immediately.
Gaynor Place Dog Attack Could Result in Seizure of Pet
GLEN ROCK, NJ - A dog out on a walk with its owner sustained puncture and laceration wounds from another dog that ran out of its home last week, an incident that may result in Animal Control seizing the dog that attacked, according to the police. On March 21 at approximately 6 p.m., police responded to Gaynor Place where they discovered a dog who had run from a Gaynor Place home and attacked another dog being walked by its owner of a leash, police said. "The dog sustained puncture and laceration wounds to its rear hip and upper right thigh," police said. "The owner transported the dog to a Veterinary Hospital for treatment." The attacking dog was contained by a family member of its owner, police said. A subsequent investigation was conducted by Animal Control, in cooperation with the Borough’s Health Official. Based upon their findings, Animal Control has filed a Potentially Dangerous Dog complaint with the Glen Rock Municipal Court. Animal Control is currently seeking a warrant to seize the dog pending a determination by the court.
Robbery Fugitive Chased Down By Wayne Police After Ulta Theft
A fugitive wanted for robbery and other crimes was chased down by Wayne police after snatching a bag full of fragrances from an Ulta store, among items from various businesses, authorities said. Daniel Jimenez, 34, of Paterson was crossing what’s known as North Leg near the Wayne Towne Center with...
Out of Control Driver Hits 2 Cars, Sends Car Wash Worker Flying 50 Feet in NJ
A New Jersey car wash employee was seriously injured on the job Sunday when a driver lost control and struck the man, throwing him nearly 50 feet. Police in Verona said the 41-year-old man working at Quality Car Care Car Wash had been detailing a car in the front of the business when a driver heading down Bloomfield Avenue lost control.
William Paterson names student recruitment guru as VP for enrollment management
William Paterson University in Wayne recently named George Kacenga its new vice president for enrollment management. An enrollment management professional with more than two decades of experience in higher education leadership, Kacenga joins William Paterson from the higher education services provider M Square Media, where he served as assistant vice president in the global marketing office. In this role, he worked with universities on enrollment management, prospect engagement, student recruitment and new student onboarding. Prior to MSM, he served as executive director of undergraduate admissions and executive director of global engagement at Purdue University Northwest.
Oakland Lacrosse Clinic Signups are Now Open!!
Oakland Lacrosse Clinic registration is now open. Pre-K* - 2nd grade and Girls 3rd-4th Grade. See flyer for additional details. *incoming September 2023 Kindergarten welcome.
Looks Like It's Flooded: Van Dives Into Hacky
A delivery driver told police he accidentally hit the gas instead of the brake, sending his van barreling nose-first into the Hackensack River on Monday. The 45-year-old driver from Pennsylvania refused aid after climbing out the back. He didn't immediately receive any summonses. A tow truck pulled the van from...
Bus crashes into building in East Orange
Authorities have yet to release information about a cause or any potential injuries.
James Ray III's Montclair murder trial begins in Newark this week
Nearly five years after James Ray fled his Upper Montclair house en route to Cuba, with his girlfriend and the mother of his daughter dead in the living room, his murder trial will begin in Newark. On Wednesday, Judge Verna Leath will hear opening arguments from assistant prosecutors Michelle Miller...
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