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NJ's Livvy Dunne, Rookie Phenom BF Take Private Jet To MLB All-Star Game NJ's Livvy Dunne, Rookie Phenom BF Take Private Jet To MLB All-Star Game
NJ's Livvy Dunne, Rookie Phenom BF Take Private Jet To MLB All-Star Game Pittsburgh Pirates rookie phenom Paul Skenes is taking his famed moustache, golden arm, and model girlfriend to the MLB All-Star Game this week. In a post on Instagram on Sunday, LSU gymnast, and influencer, Livvy Dunne — who hails from Bergen County — shared a photo of the pair before heading on a private jet to Texas with friends, where the 22-year-old is set to make his 12th career start in the majors at the big event on Tuesday. Skenes - the first overall pick in the 2023 draft - has only started 11 games in his career since being called up earlier this year, notching six wins with an E…
US Congressman's Nephew Shot In Neck At PA Trump Rally US Congressman's Nephew Shot In Neck At PA Trump Rally
US Congressman's Nephew Shot In Neck At PA Trump Rally A US congressman from Texas has announced that his nephew was shot while in the audience of former president Donald Trump's rally in Pennsylvania on Saturday, July 13.  Rep. Ronny Jackson of Texas's 13th District explained how his nephew was shot as follows, reading in part: "My family was sitting in the front, near where the President was speaking. They heard shots ringing out — my nephew then realized he had blood on his neck and something had grazed and cut his neck. He was treated by the providers in the medical tent." Jackson's nephew was not among the two audience members who wer…
Jersey Shore Aquarium Society Founding Member Drowns Snorkeling On Family Vacation Jersey Shore Aquarium Society Founding Member Drowns Snorkeling On Family Vacation
Jersey Shore Aquarium Society Founding Member Drowns Snorkeling On Family Vacation What was supposed to have been a relaxing trip for one New Jersey family apparently visiting their grandparents in Texas quickly turned into a nightmare. While snorkeling in San Solomon Springs at Balmorhea State Park in Texas, Ernest Manchin, 82, of Dripping Springs, TX, went under water and did not re-emerge, CBS7 says citing state police. Moments later, Gary Wong, 56, of East Brunswick — Manchin's son-in-law — went under, too. Both Manchin and Wong were rescued from the water but ultimately died at an area hospital, the outlet says. A GoFundMe campaign launched for Wong’s…
Tracking Hurricane Beryl: Here's When Remnants Of Storm Will Arrive In NJ, PA Tracking Hurricane Beryl: Here's When Remnants Of Storm Will Arrive In NJ, PA
Tracking Hurricane Beryl: Here's When Remnants Of Storm Will Arrive In NJ, PA Hurricane Beryl, the powerful storm that has left three dead and millions without power in Texas, is working its way up north. After making landfall as a Category 1 hurricane, Beryl is expected to continue traveling across the country, bringing torrential rain and thunderstorms through Central US before reaching Pennsylvania and New Jersey mid-week, AccuWeather reports. According to the weather outlet, the Northwestern New Jersey and the northern-most portion of Pennsylvania will see one or two inches of rain from Beryl around 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 10. AccuWeather is pred…
$62K Raised For NJ Mom Battling 'Cancer With No Real Cure' $62K Raised For NJ Mom Battling 'Cancer With No Real Cure'
$62K Raised For NJ Mom Battling 'Cancer With No Real Cure' Danielle Rolon was in remission for two months before her cancer came back, but worse. Rolon, a Somerville mom, was diagnosed with breast cancer triple negative breast cancer when her third child was four months old, she said on a GoFundMe page she launched for herself and her family. She underwent five months of weekly chemotherapy, a double mastectomy and 25 rounds of radiation. Then, Rolon underwent a clinical trial and her cancer went into remission but it was short- lived.  "I started to feel great and decided to get back to the gym," she writes. "After three days at the gy…
First Named Storm Of 2024 Hurricane Season Forms: Meet Alberto First Named Storm Of 2024 Hurricane Season Forms: Meet Alberto
First Named Storm Of 2024 Hurricane Season Forms: Meet Alberto What could be one of the most active hurricane seasons ever now has its first named storm. Tropical Storm Alberto formed late Wednesday morning, June 19 as it moved across the western Gulf of Mexico. Heavy rain, coastal flooding, and gusty winds are forecast along the coasts of Texas and northeastern Mexico through Thursday, June 20. Tropical Storm Warnings have been issued in those areas. It could make landfall, probably in Mexico, Thursday night. Up to 12 inches of rainfall is possible in parts of northern Mexico. In late May, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) forec…
Eyes On The Sky: Total Solar Eclipse Dazzles New Jersey (PHOTOS) Eyes On The Sky: Total Solar Eclipse Dazzles New Jersey (PHOTOS)
Eyes On The Sky: Total Solar Eclipse Dazzles New Jersey (Photos) Nothing unites New Jersey like a total solar eclipse. Residents were outside in droves looking right at the sun, with proper eyewear, of course, as the moon temporarily blocked the sun's light casting a shadow over the region Monday afternoon, April 8. Cars lined up in parking lots across the state — engines off, phones out. The Lemus boys have been learning about the eclipse at school, and joined their parents in the parking lot of a Paramus Starbucks to see it in real time. "It's a big event for he family," Chris Lemus tells Daily Voice. "We wanted to make sure we got the most out of it…
'Most Visible Eclipse For US In 100 Years' Coming Soon 'Most Visible Eclipse For US In 100 Years' Coming Soon
'Most Visible Eclipse For US In 100 Years' Coming Soon In just over a month, what's being called the astronomy event of the decade will occur when a total solar eclipse will cross North America, passing over Mexico, the United States, and Canada. A total solar eclipse happens when the moon passes between the sun and earth, completely blocking the face of the sun and the sky will darken as if it were dawn or dusk. Many are planning road trips to places where the best viewing conditions are expected for what Space.com says will be "the longest and most visible for the US in 100 years," with a four-minute duration expected beginning…
GOTCHA! Five Charged With Rash Of Bergen Armed Wristwatch Robberies, Stabbing In PalPark GOTCHA! Five Charged With Rash Of Bergen Armed Wristwatch Robberies, Stabbing In PalPark
Gotcha! Five Charged With Rash Of Bergen Armed Wristwatch Robberies, Stabbing In PalPark Authorities have charged five men with robbing three separate victims of wristwatches – stabbing one of them – in two Bergen County towns, thanks to an arrest by Port Authority police. Two of the robberies occurred in broad daylight on River Road in Edgewater last fall, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said on Friday, March 1. The third included a stabbing in the victim’s driveway in Palisades Park, the prosecutor said. One of two robbers brandished a handgun while a colleague stood lookout when they robbed the first Edgewater victim shortly after 3 a.m. Oct. 24, Musella said. The ro…
Former Paterson Sergeant Used Chat Group To Upload Child Porn: Feds Former Paterson Sergeant Used Chat Group To Upload Child Porn: Feds
Former Paterson Sergeant Used Chat Group To Upload Child Porn: Feds A retired Paterson police sergeant was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Tuesday, Feb. 27 for distributing child pornography, the U.S. Attorney's Office said.  Ryan Curving, 50 now living in Texas, pleaded guilty to the charges in August 2023 after admitting he sent child pornography videos to five other people via the Kik Messenger App, U.S. Attorney Alamdar Hamdani of the Southern District of Texas, said. Authorities originally searched his home in Dec. 2022 and Curving admitted to downloading child pornography on Kik and said he had been curious about child pornography for two year…
Illegal Border Crosser Seized By ICE After Punching Local NJ Officer In Face Illegal Border Crosser Seized By ICE After Punching Local NJ Officer In Face
Illegal Border Crosser Seized By ICE After Punching Local NJ Officer In Face A Guatemalan national who authorities said crossed the U.S. border illegally was seized by federal agents after he punched a Closter police officer in the face. Emiliano Cotzalo-Santiago, 24, was living in Palisades Park and working on a construction site in Closter when he began walking down the middle of Cedar Lane, obstructing traffic, Police Capt. Vincent Aiello said. This prompted calls to police. Cotzal-Santiago “attacked the first officer that he came in contact with by punching him in the face,” the captain said. A second officer sustained cuts on his hand as they attempted to han…
TGI Fridays Closing 7 NJ Restaurants, 30 Total Locations Across Northeast TGI Fridays Closing 7 NJ Restaurants, 30 Total Locations Across Northeast
TGI Fridays Closing 7 NJ Restaurants, 30 Total Locations Across Northeast TGI Fridays is closing nearly 30 "underperforming" locations across the northeast and will sell eight restaurants to the chain's former CEO, the chain said in a news release. The 27 closures include restaurants in Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. In total, 36 TGI Fridays locations are shutting down nationwide. The company says about 1,000 employees, which represent more than 80% of those impacted, will be offered transfer opportunities. "As we continue along our path of transformation to revitalize the Fridays brand and …
These NJ Zip Codes Rank Among Top 80 Most Expensive In US, New Report Says These NJ Zip Codes Rank Among Top 80 Most Expensive In US, New Report Says
These NJ Zip Codes Rank Among Top 80 Most Expensive In US, New Report Says Four zip codes in New Jersey rank in the Top 100 for most expensive in the United States, according to a brand-new report. The findings by RealtyHop were determined by real estate listings so far this year. The majority of the wealthiest Americans live in California and New York. The four New Jersey zip codes are: No. 32 Deal (07723) with a median home listing price of $3.05 million No. 46 Alpine (07620), median home listing price of $2.75 million No. 60 Avalon (08202) median home listing price of $2.45 million No. 81 Short Hills (07078) median home listing price of $2.18 million&nb…
COVID-19: These Are Most Likely Symptoms Of New Pirola Variant Identified In Five States COVID-19: These Are Most Likely Symptoms Of New Pirola Variant Identified In Five States
Covid-19: These Are Most Likely Symptoms Of New Pirola Variant Identified In Five States The most likely symptoms of a new COVID-19 variant with around 30 mutations are expected to be similar to the highly contagious Omicron strain based on reports so far. COVID-related hospitalizations have increased in the US for six straight weeks, with a 19-percent increase reported in the most recent week, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The BA.2.86 strain, known as Pirola, has now been identified in five states: New York, Texas, Michigan, Virginia, and Ohio. The strain was first detected in Israel around Sunday, Aug. 20, and cases have also been identif…
New Milford Police Chief Joins Ranks Of Elite, Graduates From FBI Academy New Milford Police Chief Joins Ranks Of Elite, Graduates From FBI Academy
New Milford Police Chief Joins Ranks Of Elite, Graduates From FBI Academy New Milford Police Chief Brian Clancy has joined some select company. Less than 1% of police officers in the United States are accepted into the FBI's prestigious National Academy in Quantico, VA, which only takes law enforcers with proven records as exceptional professionals. It's no surprise to most that the academy accepted Clancy, 45, who was graduated proudly last week from its 286th session.  It's also no shocker that the affable chief made friends with several fellow officers -- and not only those from the U.S. "We learned best practices for policing from all over the country and …
NJ Reps Aim To Keep AM Radio In Vehicles NJ Reps Aim To Keep AM Radio In Vehicles
NJ Reps Aim To Keep AM Radio In Vehicles Many automakers are removing AM radios from their new electrical vehicles. Some New Jersey congressmen want to change that. Rep. Josh Gottenheimer (D-NJ), who represents most of Bergen County and parts of Passaic and Suffex County is the lead sponsor on a bill in the House of Represenatives that would require automakers to maintain AM radios in their new vehicles at no extra charge to the consumer. The bill, the AM for Every Vehicle Act, has support in the Senate from Sen. Edward Markey (D-MA) and Sen. Ted Cruz. (D-TX) Gottenheimer's bill comes in the wake of reports that BMW, Volkswagen, M…
Meet Newest RHONJ Cast Member, Bergen County CEO Jenn Fessler Meet Newest RHONJ Cast Member, Bergen County CEO Jenn Fessler
Meet Newest Rhonj Cast Member, Bergen County CEO Jenn Fessler A new cast member has been announced ahead of the season 13 premiere of The Real Housewives of New Jersey, officials confirm. Jenn Fessler, co-founder and CEO of F. Major, will be introduced in the housewives cast as a friend of Margaret Josephs.  View this post on Instagram A post shared by Jennifer Fessler (@jennfessler) Fessler will appear alongside returning Housewives Dolores Catania, Teresa Giudice, Melissa Gorga, Margaret Josephs, and Jennifer Aydin. Jackie Goldschneider will be back as a friend. The Texas native, now based in Upper …
Odell Beckham 'In And Out Of Consciousness,' Won't Fasten Belt, Escorted Off Plane In Miami: PD Odell Beckham 'In And Out Of Consciousness,' Won't Fasten Belt, Escorted Off Plane In Miami: PD
Odell Beckham 'In And Out Of Consciousness,' Won't Fasten Belt, Escorted Off Plane In Miami: PD Odell Beckham Jr. may be deciding which team he wants to play for, but teams also might be making some decisions about him after an incident Sunday at Miami Airport. According to Miami-Dade police, the free-agent wide receiver "appeared to be in and out of consciousness" as an American Airlines flight crew tried unsuccessfully to get him to fasten his seatbelt prior to the departure of a flight to Los Angeles around 9:30 a.m. Nov. 27. "Fearing that Mr. Beckham was seriously ill, that his condition would worsen through the expected 5 hour flight, the attendants called for police and fire re…
Gangsters, Killers Among 41 Fugitives Captured In Essex County Warrant Sweep: Prosecutor Gangsters, Killers Among 41 Fugitives Captured In Essex County Warrant Sweep: Prosecutor
Gangsters, Killers Among 41 Fugitives Captured In Essex County Warrant Sweep: Prosecutor Forty-one fugitives including 12 with gang affiliations were captured during a five-day sweep across Essex County, authorities announced Monday, Oct. 24. Four of the fugitives were wanted for homicide, while others were wanted on a range of felonies ranging from drug possession to aggravated assault, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II said. “Operation Essex” was conducted by the Prosecutor’s Office in conjunction with the Essex County Sheriff’s Department, and the Newark Police. All of the fugitives have been arrested, charged, and placed in custody. The following …
Alert Infant Found Inside Stolen SUV In Newark: Authorities Alert Infant Found Inside Stolen SUV In Newark: Authorities
Alert Infant Found Inside Stolen SUV In Newark: Authorities A suspect was at-large after a 3-month-old infant was found inside of an abandoned Mercedes Benz SUV with a Texas plate in Newark on Tuesday, Oct. 18, authorities say.  Irvington police had alerted several municipalities in Essex County and the Child Abduction Response Patrol Units that the gold SUV was taken from the 1100 block of Clinton Avenue in Irvington at 8:09 p.m., according to the Essex County Sheriff's Department. The baby was found "awake and alert" in the backseat in Newark's South Ward on Tuesday evening, at 10:51 p.m., Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura said, addi…
Texas Driver Who Killed Man On Garden State Parkway Was Wanted In 2014 Hit-Run: Police Texas Driver Who Killed Man On Garden State Parkway Was Wanted In 2014 Hit-Run: Police
Texas Driver Who Killed Man On Garden State Parkway Was Wanted In 2014 Hit-Run: Police A 31-year-old Texas driver who struck and killed an Elizabeth man walking on the Garden State Parkway last month had a warrant stemming from a similar incident in 2014, said arresting authorities. Fornice Cary Boatner 3rd was operating a 2007 silver Dodge Ram with a temporary Texas license plate when he struck Felipe Dos-Santos, 31, on the Parkway at milepost 130.4 in Woodbridge on May 22, around 1 a.m. — then fled the scene, said New Jersey State Police alongside the Liberty County Sheriff's Office. Boatner fled the scene and Santos' body was found in a ditch three days later, police …
NJ's Top Cop Orders Extra Security For Schools Following Texas Massacre NJ's Top Cop Orders Extra Security For Schools Following Texas Massacre
NJ's Top Cop Orders Extra Security For Schools Following Texas Massacre Acting New Jersey Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin ordered State Police and all 21 county prosecutors Tuesday night to immediately boost law enforcement presence at schools statewide following the Texas massacre. "The safety of our state's residents—including and especially our children—is my top priority," Platkin said after he and State Police Supt. Col. Patrick Callahan had a virtual emergency meeting with law enforcement officers throughout New Jersey. The purpose, he said, was to "ensure coordination in the aftermath of this tragedy." The deadliest school shooting since the 2012 sl…
NJ Kids Among 80+ Groomed By California Man To Make Child Porn: Authorities NJ Kids Among 80+ Groomed By California Man To Make Child Porn: Authorities
NJ Kids Among 80+ Groomed By California Man To Make Child Porn: Authorities Over 80 children worldwide— between the ages of six and 13-years-old— were groomed by a California man to produce child porn— including five children from New Jersey, according to the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office said. Demetrius Carl Davis, 24, posed as an 11-year-old girl called “Lizzy” to form online relationships with the children and convince them to perform and record sexual acts on other children in their lives, according to a report released by the sheriff’s Internet Crimes Against Children task force. VIDEO PRESS RELEASE: Child Sexual Predator Suspect "Lizzy" Arrested Po…
Bird Flu Has Landed In NJ Bird Flu Has Landed In NJ
Bird Flu Has Landed In NJ There's a bird flu outbreak in the United States, but so far only wild ducks have been infected in New Jersey, specifically in Cape May, authorities said. While the outbreak is driving up the price of eggs and chicken nationwide, properly cooked foul is harmless to humans even when it's infected by the flu, agriculture experts say.  The current bird flu outbreak, first reported in a commercial turkey flock in Indiana, is considered the worst since 2015. In New Jersey, 21 Mallard ducks in Cape May have tested positive for the flu so far, according to USDA findings from February. A…
Murderous East Coast MS-13 Leader From NJ Sentenced In MD To Life Murderous East Coast MS-13 Leader From NJ Sentenced In MD To Life
Murderous East Coast MS-13 Leader From NJ Sentenced In MD To Life A Jersey Shore MS-13 overlord who ran the gang’s East Coast operation was sentenced in Maryland to life in federal prison on Friday, April 1 for a “reign of terror” across several states, the U.S. Justice Department announced. Miguel Angel “Reaper” Corea Diaz, 41, of Long Branch, NJ will have to serve out the sentence because there's no parole in the federal prison system. The capture of Corea Diaz was “one of the biggest takedowns of a high-ranking MS-13 leader in the United States," a district attorney in Nassau County said after he was indicted on Long Island in December 2018. Corea Dia…
Beef Jerky Products Sold In NJ Recalled Over Listeria Concerns Beef Jerky Products Sold In NJ Recalled Over Listeria Concerns
Beef Jerky Products Sold In NJ Recalled Over Listeria Concerns Hundreds of pounds of a popular beef jerky product sold in eight states — including New Jersey — are being jerked from shelves due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. California-based Boyd Specialties is recalling approximately 1,634 pounds of ready-to-eat jerky products that could potentially be contaminated, the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. Jerky products subject to recall were produced on Wednesday, Feb. 23. At least 70 different types have been yanked from store shelves due to the contamination concern. The products s…
Lodi Firefighter, 48, Dies On Vacation Lodi Firefighter, 48, Dies On Vacation
Lodi Firefighter, 48, Dies On Vacation What began as a holiday trip ended tragically for a beloved Lodi firefighter, his fellow first responders and loved ones. Antonio Mercado III died in a Texas hospital on Monday after being admitted several days earlier, friends and fellow firefighters said. Mercado, who'd suffered from heart trouble, had been with Lodi Rescue Truck Co. 1. Before that, he rode with Hose Co. 1.  A father and grandfather, he was 48. Visiting is this Sunday, Jan. 30, at Funeraria Alvarez, 66 Passaic Avenue in Passaic: (973) 815-0080. Time frames will be strict, according to his daughter, Antonia Mercado…
Haledon PD: Paterson Pair Nabbed With 1½ Ounces Of Potentially Fatal Fentanyl, 105 Heroin Folds Haledon PD: Paterson Pair Nabbed With 1½ Ounces Of Potentially Fatal Fentanyl, 105 Heroin Folds
Haledon PD: Paterson Pair Nabbed With 1½ Ounces Of Potentially Fatal Fentanyl, 105 Heroin Folds An unregistered, uninsured and uninspected BMW led Haledon police to an ounce and a half of deadly fentanyl, 105 heroin folds and the arrests of two Paterson men, authorities said. Members of their department's Investigative and Special Services Bureau were watching the 100th block of Belmont Avenue near the Silk City border following complaints of drug dealing, Capt. George Guzman said. They stopped the BMW -- which had tinted windows and an expired Texas registration after the driver failed to signal a turn, Guzman said.The officers noted "abrupt sudden movement" between him and his front…
500 Saliva Samples From Maryland COVID-19 Testing Site Expire 500 Saliva Samples From Maryland COVID-19 Testing Site Expire
500 Saliva Samples From Maryland Covid-19 Testing Site Expire Retesting was needed for nearly 500 people whose saliva samples taken at a Maryland testing site had expired, local health officials said. The 471 PCR tests taken on Jan. 10 at Ripken Stadium were sent to a backup lab in Texas after the Harford County Health Department's primary lab had a COVID-19 outbreak, officials told multiple news outlets. By the time the tests arrived at the backup lab, they had expired, the outlet said. Rapid tests were not impacted. Anyone who was tested at the Ripken Stadium testing site on Jan. 10 is urged to get retested.
North Jersey Sushi Spot Named Best In State North Jersey Sushi Spot Named Best In State
North Jersey Sushi Spot Named Best In State When it comes to the Garden State’s top sushi spots, one restaurant in North Jersey is really on a roll. Eat This, Not That! ranked each state’s best sushi spot based on freshness, customer reviews, creativity and overall quality. New Jersey’s best sushi can be found at Shumi in Ridgewood, the outlet says. Opened in 2017, Shumi — named after the Japanese term for “hobby” — promises a “unique experience using all five of your senses,” its website says. The authentic sushi joint also offers “Omakase,” the Japanese translation for, “I will leave it up to you.” The term comprises a chef-curat…
Human Trafficking Hindu Temple Suit Expands From NJ To 4 More States (PHOTOS) Human Trafficking Hindu Temple Suit Expands From NJ To 4 More States (PHOTOS)
Human Trafficking Hindu Temple Suit Expands From NJ To 4 More States (Photos) Workers accusing a Hindu organization of human trafficking at a New Jersey temple has expanded to four more states, according to the Associated Press. The suit filed in May alleges that leaders of organization Bochasanwasi Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS) forced them into signing employment agreements to build a Robbinsville, NJ temple for as little as $1.20 a day, and then made them work more than 12 hours a day with no days off under security guards' watch, the AP says. Click here for photos from a Diwali celebration at the sprawling New Jersey temple. The lawsuit was …