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Tornadoes Possible, Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued For All Of NJ, Parts Of PA Tornadoes Possible, Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued For All Of NJ, Parts Of PA
Tornadoes Possible, Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued For All Of NJ, Parts Of PA The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm watch for all of New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania to close out Memorial Day. The NWS said tornadoes, heavy rain, and wind gusts up to 65 mph were possible through 9 p.m. The first round of storms came early Monday morning, May 27.  National Weather Service As of press time, more than 600 Bedminster, NJ residents were without power, according to JCP&L. It was not immediately clear if that outage was caused by the storm, though. The NWS says storms are expected to cease before 1 a.m. Tuesday, May 28. Temps will dip…
23 Small Aftershocks Reported By USGS In 23 Hours After New Jersey Earthquake 23 Small Aftershocks Reported By USGS In 23 Hours After New Jersey Earthquake
23 Small Aftershocks Reported By USGS In 23 Hours After New Jersey Earthquake The USGS is reporting 23 aftershocks in the 23 hours since the New Jersey earthquake that rattled the Northeast. The initial earthquake had a magnitude of 4.8 and was reported in Whitehouse Station at 10:23 a.m. Friday, April 5. Tremors were felt by more than four million people from Maryland to New Hampshire. The first aftershock was reported just under an hour later at 11:20 a.m. 6 km NNE of Whitehouse Station with a magnitude of 2.0. The largest aftershock had a 4.0 magnitude and happened just before 6 p.m. Friday, April 5. Most of the aftershocks were not notable, with magnitudes …
4.0 Magnitude Aftershock Rattles Northeast 4.0 Magnitude Aftershock Rattles Northeast
4.0 Magnitude Aftershock Rattles Northeast Did you feel it? Less than eight hours after a 4.8 magnitude earthquake was confirmed by the USGS in New Jersey, more shaking was felt as far as Philadelphia and Long Island just before 6 p.m. for 10 or 15 seconds. New Jersey just experienced an aftershock.Please follow the emergency guidance below and avoid calling 911 unless you have an actual emergency. https://t.co/OEcBokISaH — Governor Phil Murphy (@GovMurphy) April 5, 2024 The shaking was confirmed to be an aftershock, with a magnitude of 4.0 three miles from Bedminster at 5:59 p.m. Aftershocks are smaller earthquakes that happe…
NJ College Student Who Didn't Know She Was Pregnant Tells Birth Story In Lifetime Documentary NJ College Student Who Didn't Know She Was Pregnant Tells Birth Story In Lifetime Documentary
NJ College Student Who Didn't Know She Was Pregnant Tells Birth Story In Lifetime Documentary Kayla Simpson says she didn't know she was pregnant until 15 minutes before giving birth. Now, the 22-year-old Bedminster mom is sharing her story in a new Lifetime movie that airs this week, the same month her daughter, Madi, turns 3. @kaylanicolesimpson “It’s college its what you’re there for” HAHAHAHHAHAHAHA #iwasntexpectingababy @LifetimeTV ♬ original sound - Kayla View this post on Instagram A post shared by kayla simpson (@kaylaa.simpson) A teaser for the movie says Simpson was a sophomore at Indiana University when she becam…
$35M Magical NJ Estate Neighbors US Equestrian Team (LOOK INSIDE) $35M Magical NJ Estate Neighbors US Equestrian Team (LOOK INSIDE)
$35M Magical NJ Estate Neighbors US Equestrian Team (Look Inside) Natural beauty coupled with pristine architecture and serenity are just a few of the modern characteristics you’ll find at a New Jersey estate neighboring an equestrian team. The property at 151 Spook Hollow Road in Bedminster is on the market for $35 million, and it’s compared to likes of luxury in Ocala, Wellington, and Lexington. 151 Spook Hollow Road, BedminsterCourtesy of Turpin Realtors Featuring 75 gated acres adjacent to The United States Equestrian Team, the 4-bedroom, 6-bathroom property — built in 2007 — boasts two staff cottages, 20 horse stalls, and several other horse amen…
NJ Man Sexually Assaulted Girls At House Party, Prosecutor Says NJ Man Sexually Assaulted Girls At House Party, Prosecutor Says
NJ Man Sexually Assaulted Girls At House Party, Prosecutor Says A 45-year-old Central Jersey man has been accused of sexually assaulting 7- and 8-year-old girls at a house party earlier this month, authorities in Somerset County said. Both victims told authorities that Marcelo D. Schonhauser, of Bedminster, assaulted them at a house party in Bedminster on Saturday, March 4, Somerset County Prosecutor John P. McDonald said. The alleged victims were interviewed by detectives with the Somerset County Sex Crimes/Child Abuse Unit. Schonhauser was arrested Monday, March 6 at his home in Bedminster without incident and charged with two counts of 2nd degree Se…
These NJ Schools Are Closed, Delayed Due To Snow Tuesday, Feb. 28 These NJ Schools Are Closed, Delayed Due To Snow Tuesday, Feb. 28
These NJ Schools Are Closed, Delayed Due To Snow Tuesday, Feb. 28 The first winter storm of the season is causing a change in plans for New Jersey schools on Tuesday, Feb. 28. Some districts have delayed openings while others are closed completely. Here's a list of which school are closed or delayed for Tuesday, Feb. 28. Check your school/district's website for details. Bedminster: 10: 50 a.m. start Bellville: Delayed Bergen County Tech: Closed Bergenfield: 2-hour delay Bernards: 2-hour delay Bloomfield: Delay Bloomingdale: Closed Bogota: Delayed Butler: Closed Cliffside Park: 10 a.m. start Clifton: Delayed Closter: Delayed Cresskill: Delayed Demarest: …
Nine Lottery Winners Totaling $110K Sold Across New Jersey Nine Lottery Winners Totaling $110K Sold Across New Jersey
Nine Lottery Winners Totaling $110K Sold Across New Jersey Eight Mega Millions tickets worth $10,000 and one good for $30,000 were sold across New Jersey. The tickets from the Tuesday, Jan. 10 drawing won the third-tier prize. The $30,000 winner was purchased with the Megaplier option, tripling the prize. A $1 million ticket was sold in Ocean County. Those tickets were purchased at the following locations: Passaic County ($30,000): Clifton Discount Liquors, 73 Ackerman Ave., Clifton; Bergen County ($10,000): Mobil PIP North, Palisade Interstate Parkway N., Edgewood Cliffs; Morris County ($10,000): Kings Food Market #3630, 86 E. Main St., Mendham;…
Firearm In Tractor Trailer Driver's Cab Discharges In I-78 Fire Firearm In Tractor Trailer Driver's Cab Discharges In I-78 Fire
Firearm In Tractor Trailer Driver's Cab Discharges In I-78 Fire A 48-year-old tractor trailer driver from Connecticut is facing weapons offenses after his loaded handgun began discharging when his vehicle went up in flames Friday, Dec. 30 on Route 78, authorities said. The tractor trailer overturned in westbound lanes near milepost 27.1 in Bedminster around 3:50 p.m., and the vehicle became fully engulfed, New Jersey State Police Sgt. Alejandro Goez said. During the investigation, troopers found the Bridgeport, CT driver's loaded .45 caliber handgun had discharged within the truck, Goez said.  Andrew Hardial was hospitalized with non-life-thr…
Somerset County Man Killed In Route 287 Hit-And-Run, 38, Was Devoted Dad Of Baby Girl Somerset County Man Killed In Route 287 Hit-And-Run, 38, Was Devoted Dad Of Baby Girl
Somerset County Man Killed In Route 287 Hit-And-Run, 38, Was Devoted Dad Of Baby Girl The Somerset County pedestrian killed in last week’s hit-and-run crash on Route 287 was the devoted new dad of a baby daughter. Erik Salemke, 38, of Bridgewater, was killed after being struck by a vehicle on the northbound side and run over by a tractor-trailer when crossing the highway near milepost 21.8 in Bedminster on Thursday, Oct. 20, DailyVoice.com reported.  A GoFundMe launched by his fiance, Chelsea Cordero, says Salemke was the “primary breadwinner” of the family and a dedicated father to their eight-month-old girl, Eva Marie. According to his Facebook page, he was the …
Driver Airlifted When Tractor Trailer Overturns On Route 78 Driver Airlifted When Tractor Trailer Overturns On Route 78
Driver Airlifted When Tractor Trailer Overturns On Route 78 The driver of a tractor trailer was airlifted to the hospital after he lost control of his tractor trailer overturned on Route 78 earlier this week. The driver apparently lost control of the vehicle on the westbound side near milepost 28.5 in Bedminster around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18, New Jersey State Police Sgt. Philip Curry said. Despite suffering only minor injuries, the driver was flown to Morristown Medical Center, Curry said. The right and center lanes of the highway were closed for five hours. The crash remains under investigation.
Serious Injuries Reported In Rt. 78 Crash, Traffic Diverted From Area: State Police (UPDATE) Serious Injuries Reported In Rt. 78 Crash, Traffic Diverted From Area: State Police (UPDATE)
Serious Injuries Reported In Rt. 78 Crash, Traffic Diverted From Area: State Police (Update) A crash on Route 78 resulted in serious injuries and a traffic diversion early in the morning on Friday, Oct. 7, state police said. The crash, which involved serious injuries, occurred in the eastbound lanes near milepost 24.8 in Tewksbury just before 6:10 a.m., NJSP Sgt. Philip Curry told DailyVoice.com. Traffic was being diverted from the area for the investigation as of 10 a.m., Curry said. Meanwhile, eastbound drivers were experiencing delays of up to nearly two hours west of exit 15 in Union Township to east of exit 24 in Tewksbury Township as the crash was investigated. Heavy tr…
NJ Men Competing On 'The Bachelorette' NJ Men Competing On 'The Bachelorette'
NJ Men Competing On 'The Bachelorette' A pair of New Jersey bachelors will be competing on Season 19 of ABC's "The Bachelorette," which aired Monday, July 11. Erich Schwer and Tyler Norris are looking for love with two women featured on this season, Gabby Windey and Rachel Recchia. Windey and Recchia, who competed are doubling up for Season 19 of the show. WARNING: The following story contains spoilers. Both Garden State natives reportedly made it to the hometown date portion, as reported earlier this year by entertainment news reporter Reality Steve. Schwer was spotted in Bedminster with Windey, while Norris was seen in Wild…
Two 'The Bachelorette' Contestants Spotted Filming In New Jersey Two 'The Bachelorette' Contestants Spotted Filming In New Jersey
Two 'The Bachelorette' Contestants Spotted Filming In New Jersey WARNING: This story contains spoilers for Season 19 of "The Bachelorette." There must be something in the water for New Jersey contestants on this season of "The Bachelorette," airing in July. Both Garden State natives on this season of the show made it to the hometown date portion, according to entertainment news reporter Reality Steve. Erich Schwer was spotted in Bedminster with Gabby Windey, while Tyler Norris was seen in Wildwood with Rachel Recchia, Reality Steve says. Rachel Recchia and Gabby Windey.ABC/Craig Sjodin Windey and Recchia, who competed are doubling up for Season 19 …
24-Year-Old Pedestrian Struck, Killed By Car On Route 287 24-Year-Old Pedestrian Struck, Killed By Car On Route 287
24-Year-Old Pedestrian Struck, Killed By Car On Route 287 A 24-year-old man was struck and killed by a car while on Route 287 in Bedminster early Sunday, Jan. 30, authorities said. Juan S. Gonzalez-Genchi, of Somerset, was in the roadway on the southbound side when he was struck by a Mazda passenger car near milepost 22.4 around 4:20 a.m., New Jersey State Police Trooper Charles Marchan said. Gonzalez-Genchi was pronounced dead at the scene in Bedminster. The crash remains under investigation and there was no additional information available.
$50K Powerball Ticket Sold In NJ $50K Powerball Ticket Sold In NJ
$50K Powerball Ticket Sold In NJ A third-tier prizewinning Powerball ticket was sold in Somerset County. The ticket from the Dec. 6 drawing is good for $50,000. It was purchased at Kings Food Market #3611 at 450 Route 206 North and Hill Drive in Bedminster The winning numbers for the drawing were: 03, 21, 38, 50, and 59. The Red Power Ball number was 06. The Power Play was 3X.  Many other New Jersey players took home an estimated $119,410 in prizes ranging from $4 to $300.  The Powerball jackpot has grown to $291,000,000 for the Dec. 8, drawing. Double Play Results: The Double Play drawing is an additio…
Hanover PD: These 2 Dozen Individuals Caused $125K In Graffiti Related Damages Hanover PD: These 2 Dozen Individuals Caused $125K In Graffiti Related Damages
Hanover PD: These 2 Dozen Individuals Caused $125K In Graffiti Related Damages Nearly two dozen individuals were arrested for graffiti-related offenses in Hanover. The incident caused more than $125,000 in damage over the last year, Hanover Police Chief Mark Roddy said. "Identifying and charging suspects allows the victim to recover financial assistance in the form of restitution to make repairs," Roddy said. "The Hanover Police hopes these investigations demonstrate our commitment to solving crimes in our jurisdiction and serves as a deterrent for those who wish to do harm."  The following individuals were charged: Marcus Hughes, 31, of Washington, DC, …
Prosecutor: Hoboken Business Owner Busted With Child Porn Prosecutor: Hoboken Business Owner Busted With Child Porn
Prosecutor: Hoboken Business Owner Busted With Child Porn A 62-year-old Somerset County man was arrested on child porn charges, authorities said Monday. The notified the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office of an apparent upload of images of child pornography,  William H. Maass, Jr., of Bedminster, was charged with third-degree possession of child pornography and third-degree possession of child erotica, Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson said. Acting on a tip from the  National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC), Robertson's office launched an investigation targeting Maass, Robertson said along…
New Brunswick Man Charged With Causing OD Death Of Somerset County Woman New Brunswick Man Charged With Causing OD Death Of Somerset County Woman
New Brunswick Man Charged With Causing OD Death Of Somerset County Woman A New Brunswick man is accused of providing a woman with the cocktail of drugs including fentanyl and cocaine that killed her last January, authorities said Wednesday. Lashawn D. Boyd, 24, met up with the 37-year-old Bedminster woman for a drug deal on Jan. 19, Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor and Bedminster Township Police Chief Karl Rock said. The next day, the woman died of a heart attack, Rock and Fodor said. An autopsy revealed the cause was adverse effects of cocaine, fentanyl and sertraline …
Murphy: Everyone At President Trump's NJ Fundraiser Should Get COVID-19 Test, Quarantine Murphy: Everyone At President Trump's NJ Fundraiser Should Get COVID-19 Test, Quarantine
Murphy: Everyone At President Trump's NJ Fundraiser Should Get Covid-19 Test, Quarantine After word of President Trump's positive COVID-19 test results, Gov. Phil Murphy announced that everyone at his Thursday fundraiser in New Jersey should be tested. The fundraising event was at Trump National Golf Club in Somerset County just hours before Trump tested positive for coronavirus. As many as 300 people attended the Trump event, according to NJ Advance Media. New Jersey's governor announced that contact tracing to gauge the extent of COVID-19 exposure was underway. In a tweet on Friday, Murphy also asked everyone who attended the event in Bedminster to self-quarantine. Thursda…
Fighter Jets Intercept Planes In North Jersey No-Fly Zones During Trump's Visit Fighter Jets Intercept Planes In North Jersey No-Fly Zones During Trump's Visit
Fighter Jets Intercept Planes In North Jersey No-Fly Zones During Trump's Visit Fighter jets twice intercepted private planes that flew into no-fly zones in North Jersey during President Donald Trump's visit to the Trump National Golf Course over the weekend, according to federal officials. The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAND) dispatched an AF-15 fighter jet to intercept a Cessna 172 that entered the restricted space set up in Morris County around 11 a.m. Saturday, NORAD spokesperson Cameron Hillier said. Then, around 10:15 Sunday morning, another private plane flew into the restricted space near Bedminster, according to a Federal Aviation Administrat…
Should Trump Be Exempt From NJ's 14-Day Quarantine? Should Trump Be Exempt From NJ's 14-Day Quarantine?
Should Trump Be Exempt From NJ's 14-Day Quarantine? U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to come to his Bedminster golf club is exempt from New Jersey's 14-day quarantine for visitors coming from COVID-19 hotspots, state and federal officials say.  The president is coming nearly a week after holding a rally in Arizona, where a record surges in cases were reported this week. There were 3,056 new cases and 27 more deaths reported Thursday -- the fourth daily report more than 3,000 cases this past week. White House spokesman Judd Deere said the president is not a civilian, making him exempt from the quarantine. Gov. Phil Murphy on Wedn…
President Postpones Trump National Golf Trip To Central Jersey President Postpones Trump National Golf Trip To Central Jersey
President Postpones Trump National Golf Trip To Central Jersey President Donald Trump canceled his weekend trip to his private golf resort in Somerset County. Despite the coronavirus and statewide George Floyd protests against police brutality, the Federal Aviation Administration had issued a no-fly zone for Bedminster and Morristown for "VIP movement" this weekend, raising the possibility of a presidential visit to Trump National Golf Club. Instead, President Trump will fly to Maine on Friday, and return to the golf club in Bedminster next Friday, June 13, for a planned re-election campaign fundraiser. Trump is now expected to visit a Maine manufactu…
Murphy's Restrictions Partially Close Trump's Bedminster Golf Course Murphy's Restrictions Partially Close Trump's Bedminster Golf Course
Murphy's Restrictions Partially Close Trump's Bedminster Golf Course COVID-19 concerns have prompted President Trump to cease most operations at his golf club in Bedminster, reports say. The facility’s clubhouse and gym, as well as its restaurants, are closed until further notice, General Manager David Schutzenhofer told the Washington Post. Murphy’s measures include limiting restaurants to take-out, delivery or drive-thru options and restricting gatherings of more than 50 people. While the golf courses will stay open, caddies and motorized carts will be unavailable, officials said. No word on when the club will reopen.
$55G Reimbursed To Morris County Sheriff For Protecting Trump $55G Reimbursed To Morris County Sheriff For Protecting Trump
$55G Reimbursed To Morris County Sheriff For Protecting Trump The Morris County Sheriff's Office will be paid $55,938.90 in federal funds for costs associated with protecting President Trump last year when flying into Morristown Municipal Airport. The U.S. Secret Service called the department and other local law enforcement agencies 17 times in 2018, the Daily Record said. Protection detail was provided when the president commuted from the Hanover-based airport to Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster on the ground, according to the article. Sheriff James Gannon applied for federal grant "Fiscal Year 2018" in October and earned approval this week, t…