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Global Soccer Stars Will Date Unsuspecting Orange, Newark Women On Brand-New TV Dating Show Global Soccer Stars Will Date Unsuspecting Orange, Newark Women On Brand-New TV Dating Show
Global Soccer Stars Will Date Unsuspecting Orange, Newark Women On Brand-New TV Dating Show Three New Jersey women will be dating massive, international soccer stars on a brand-new Peacock dating show. The twist? She has no idea how famous they are back home. "Love Undercover" will follow five male athletes who must leave their lavish lives behind to take on secret identities in dating single women in America, all completely unsuspecting of their fame overseas. Among them: Jacklyn Romano of Sea Isle City, Kai Hilbert of Orange, and Gabrielle Findley of Newark. The Garden State singles will be dating Premier League stars Jamie O’Hara, 36 of the United Kingdom; …
Whole Foods Worker Goes Missing After Shift At North Jersey Store: Police Whole Foods Worker Goes Missing After Shift At North Jersey Store: Police
Whole Foods Worker Goes Missing After Shift At North Jersey Store: Police A 60-year-old Orange man has been missing since he worked a shift at Whole Foods Market on Sunday, April 21. Rousier Romain did not return home after he left his shift abruptly at the Whole Foods in Vauxhall, Township of Union police said. Romaine left Whole Foods at 3:40 p.m. and was last seen on foot in the parking lot near the fence along the edge of Route 78, adjacent to the property, police said. Romain’s vehicle was found parked in the lot and his cell phone is currently turned off, police said. Romain suffers from several medical conditions which require medication, police said..&nbs…
Deer Crashes Through Windshield Killing Mom From West Orange In PA: State Police Deer Crashes Through Windshield Killing Mom From West Orange In PA: State Police
Molly Dowd Obituary Molly Dowd, 43-year-old New Jersey mother, died Monday, April 1, the day after a deer jumped through the windshield of the car she was riding in on a Pennsylvania highway, according to her PA State Police and her obituary on the Dangler Funeral Home website. Dowd was a passenger in the vehicle operated by Michael Bird on I-276 east when a deer crossed the westbound lanes, jumped over the center concrete barrier and onto the hood of the vehicle at 6:25 p.m. March 31 in Lower Southampton, Pennsylvania State Police said in a news release. The deer came crashing through the windshield, seriousl…
Orange Man Seriously Injured After Truck Crashes Into Car On Route 78: NJSP Orange Man Seriously Injured After Truck Crashes Into Car On Route 78: NJSP
Orange Man Seriously Injured After Truck Crashes Into Car On Route 78: Njsp A 27-year-old Orange man was seriously injured after a vehicle was struck by a tractor-trailer on Route 78 on the morning of Friday, April 5, authorities said. At 5:13 a.m. on Route 78 west in Newark, a Chevrolet passenger vehicle was stopped in the right lane due to a previous crash when it was truck by a Freightliner truck, Jeffrey Lebron, a spokesman for the New Jersey State Police said. The passenger of the Chevrolet was taken to an area hospital with serious injuries, Lebron said. The crash remains under investigation, Lebron said.
Orange Man Gets 13 Years For Fatally Hitting Newark Victim With Car Intentionally: Prosecutor Orange Man Gets 13 Years For Fatally Hitting Newark Victim With Car Intentionally: Prosecutor
Orange Man Gets 13 Years For Fatally Hitting Newark Victim With Car Intentionally: Prosecutor A 29-year-old Orange man was sentenced to 13 years in state prison on Friday, March 8, after killed a 30-year-old Newark man by deliberately hitting him with his car in Elizabeth in 2021, authorities said. On April 3, 2021, Kareem Allen got into a verbal altercation with Malcom Webb at a restaurant in Elizabeth on Dickinson Street, Union County Prosecutor William A. Daniel, Elizabeth Police Chief Giacomo Sacca, and Elizabeth Police Director Earl Graves said.  Allen, Webb and others exited the restaurant and Allen proceeded to enter his car and deliberately strike Webb before …
2,000 Without Power In Essex County (UPDATE) 2,000 Without Power In Essex County (UPDATE)
2,000 Without Power In Essex County (Update) Wind gusts nearing 50 miles per hour left thousands of New Jersey residents without power Monday, March 11. According to the National Weather Service, winds are expected to die down in the evening with a wind advisory in effect until 11 p.m. Skies will be mostly cloudy with a high near 50. As of 4:15 p.m., the following areas did not have power: JCP&L: Hunterdon County: 4,264 without power mostly in Bethlehem, Glen Gardner, Hampton, Hampton, High Bridge, Lebanon, Readington Middlesex County: 8,359 without power mostly in Monroe Township Morris County: 10,049 mostly in…
Miriam Mychalczak, Formerly Of Short Hills, Maplewood, Dies At 52 Miriam Mychalczak, Formerly Of Short Hills, Maplewood, Dies At 52
Miriam Mychalczak, Formerly Of Short Hills, Maplewood, Dies At 52 Miriam "Miriasia" Mychalczak, a North Jersey native, died on Friday, Feb. 16 at the age of 56. according to her obituary. Mychalczak was born in Orange and grew up in Maplewood and Short Hills, later attending McGill University and getting her Masters degree at Columbia University, her obituary reads. She is being remembered for her persistence, optimism and grit in the wake of numerous health issues, according to her obituary.  She is survived by her children, Sofia and Nicolas, her mother Bohdanna, her sister Roma, and other family and friends, her obituary reads. Visitati…
Newark, Orange Businesses Barred From Government Contracts Over Labor Violations: State DOL Newark, Orange Businesses Barred From Government Contracts Over Labor Violations: State DOL
Newark, Orange Businesses Barred From Government Contracts Over Labor Violations: State DOL Nineteen businesses who owe a total of $1.1 million have been barred from public contracting until they pay back their dues, the New Jersey Department of Labor said. R.A. Florio Building Contractors Inc., of Toms River, for example, has been ordered to pay $39,555.57 to the state, according to the department of labor and workforce development. The final judgment was given on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020.  The contractor is one of 101 total businesses on New Jersey's Workplace Accountability in Labor List, also known as the WALL. According to the state, Florio Building Contractors violated …
Killer Who Waited On Victim's NJ Porch To Shoot Him Gets Life: Prosecutor Killer Who Waited On Victim's NJ Porch To Shoot Him Gets Life: Prosecutor
Killer Who Waited On Victim's NJ Porch To Shoot Him Gets Life: Prosecutor A 55-year-old North Carolina resident was sentenced to life in prison on Monday, Nov. 20  for the June 2021 shooting death of Renown Wilson, a 55-year-old Orange resident, authorities said. In August, James Height was found guilty of aggravated manslaughter in the first degree  Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II said. Height was also convicted on several weapons charges, Stephens said. Height shot Wilson with a .32 revolver inside Wilson's Orange home, Stephens said. Height died a week later, Stephens said. Video footage shows Height walking onto Wilson's pro…
Teen Thieves In Stolen Car Bail Out On Garden State Parkway, Nabbed By Mahwah, Paramus Police Teen Thieves In Stolen Car Bail Out On Garden State Parkway, Nabbed By Mahwah, Paramus Police
Teen Thieves In Stolen Car Bail Out On Garden State Parkway, Nabbed By Mahwah, Paramus Police A trio of teenagers bailed out of a stolen car on the Garden State Parkway during an overnight chase and were quickly captured by police from Mahwah and Paramus. Mahwah Police Officer Brian Doolittle was on pro-active patrol in the township’s Scotch Hills area when he spotted the 2023 Honda Civic moving slowly along McIntosh Drive shortly after 2 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, Capt. Guido Bussinelli said. An instant license plate check showed the Civic had been reported stolen out of Orange on Sept. 29, Bussinelli said. Doolittle called for backups and activated his vehicle’s overhead lights, the …
Orange Man Busted With Handgun At Essex County Hall of Records: Sheriff's Office Orange Man Busted With Handgun At Essex County Hall of Records: Sheriff's Office
Orange Man Busted With Handgun At Essex County Hall of Records: Sheriff's Office A 44-year-old Orange man was arrested and charged after he attempted to enter the Essex County Hall of Records with a semi-automatic handgun in his backpack on Monday, Sept. 18, authorities said. Charles Pryor II's handgun was detected in the X-ray machine and was seized by an Essex County Sheriff's Officer manning the security screening post, the Essex County Sheriff's Office said.  Pryor told police he forgot the handgun was in his backpack, police said. Pryor was charged with unlawful possession of a handgun without a permit in the second degree. He was transported to the Essex Coun…
NJ Revokes License Of Doctor After Child He Had With Cognitively Impaired Patient Comes Forward NJ Revokes License Of Doctor After Child He Had With Cognitively Impaired Patient Comes Forward
NJ Revokes License Of Doctor After Child He Had With Cognitively Impaired Patient Comes Forward An Essex County physician had sex with a cognitively impaired patient who bore his child in 1986, state authorities said Wednesday in announcing that his license had been revoked. Jashvant Amin became the subject of an investigation after the now-adult son he had with the woman filed a complaint, New Jersey Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin said on Aug. 9. The investigation found “uncontroverted evidence” that Amin -- an internist and hematologist with an office in Orange -- had a sexual relationship with the complainant's mother, who was "cognitively impaired by …
Newly Minted Millionaire! Essex County Lotto Player Wins Big Newly Minted Millionaire! Essex County Lotto Player Wins Big
Newly Minted Millionaire! Essex County Lotto Player Wins Big The Powerball drawing on Wednesday, July 19 produced some big winners. While no one in the Garden State took home the $1 billion jackpot, a ticket sold in Essex County matched all five of the white balls drawn, winning $1 million. The ticket was sold at Galaxy Liquors on Central Avenue in Orange. The winning numbers were 07, 10, 11, 13 and 24 and the red Powerball number was 24.
3 Brick City Brims Get 100 Years Combined For Murdering Informant, Bystander, Rival Gangster 3 Brick City Brims Get 100 Years Combined For Murdering Informant, Bystander, Rival Gangster
3 Brick City Brims Get 100 Years Combined For Murdering Informant, Bystander, Rival Gangster A trio of ruthless Essex County gang members who admitted gunning down a government informant after killing an innocent bystander they mistook for the snitch were sentenced to nearly 100 years combined in federal prison. There’s no parole in the federal prison system, which means the East Orange trio will all have to serve out their plea-bargained sentences: Thomas Zimmerman, 28, was sentenced to 37 years; Tyquan Daniels, 27, got 35 years; Ali Hill, 30, was sentenced to 25 years. That means Daniels and Zimmerman will both be pushing 65 when either tastes freedom again. Hill would be approa…
Orange Man In Custody After Hours-Long SWAT Standoff In Hudson County: Police Orange Man In Custody After Hours-Long SWAT Standoff In Hudson County: Police
Orange Man In Custody After Hours-Long SWAT Standoff In Hudson County: Police A man who mowed down a pedestrian, assaulted others then barricaded himself in a Hudson County home was in custody after a seven-hour standoff Sunday, July 2, authorities said. The strange scene began shortly before 9 a.m., when 45-year-old Malik Moore, of Orange, struck a pedestrian near the intersection of 70th Street and Bergenline Avenue, police in Guttenberg said. Moree tried to walk away from the scene, and during that stroll, assaulted another person, police said. Then, he went rogue. Following those two incidents, Moore managed to make his way into a home on 70th Street with …
Trio Indicted In Month-Long Robbery Spree: Union County Prosecutor Trio Indicted In Month-Long Robbery Spree: Union County Prosecutor
Trio Indicted In Month-Long Robbery Spree: Union County Prosecutor Three men were indicted on Wednesday, June 28 after they committed a spree of robberies and a carjacking in Union and Essex counties, authorities said.  Isaiah Barrett, a 33-year-old Elizabeth resident, Alfred Pierre, a 37-year-old Roselle resident and Daron Thomas, a 32-year-old East Orange resident began their month-long string of crimes last December, committing robberies in Roselle, Linden, Elizabeth and Orange, Union County Prosecutor William Daniel said. In January in Linden, Barrett and Thomas committed both a robbery and a carjacking, prosecutors said.  The trio were char…
Housemate Who Killed Prominent Sculptor From Essex County Gets Prison Time Housemate Who Killed Prominent Sculptor From Essex County Gets Prison Time
Housemate Who Killed Prominent Sculptor From Essex County Gets Prison Time The woman who admitted to murdering her 92-year-old sculptor roommate and attempting to make it look like a natural death will spend decades behind bars, Montgomery County State’s Attorney John McCarthy announced. Julia Birch, 28, of Kensington, was sentenced to 40 years in prison with all but 23 years suspended for her role in the death of her family friend and renowned artist Nancy Ann Frankel, who hails from Orange, NJ. Montgomery County Police and Montgomery County Fire and Rescue personnel responded to a Spruell Drive home on July 28, 2021, in Kensington, to conduct a death investigati…
McDonald's Reopens Location In North Jersey McDonald's Reopens Location In North Jersey
McDonald's Reopens Location In North Jersey Just in time to celebrate Grimace's birthday! McDonald's reopened its location at 15-31 Central Ave. in Passaic  after an extensive renovation The restaurant will feature a digital outdoor menu board and a side-by-side drive thru lane.  The Passaic McDonald's is hosting a community day on Saturday, July 8 from noon to 3 p.m. with activities like face painting and the raffling of a TV and digital tablet.  The McDonald's is owned by Angela Adderley, who has been operating McDonald's for more than 20 years. Adderley also operates McDonald's in Paterson, Plainfield, Orange, Bran…
Ex-Con NJ Bloods Leader Known As 'Hellboy' Gets 10 Years, No Parole, After Undercover PCP Sting Ex-Con NJ Bloods Leader Known As 'Hellboy' Gets 10 Years, No Parole, After Undercover PCP Sting
Ex-Con NJ Bloods Leader Known As 'Hellboy' Gets 10 Years, No Parole, After Undercover PCP Sting UPDATE: The leader of a Bloods subset that ruled some East Orange, Newark and Orange neighborhoods must spend the next 10 years in federal prison after he got stung selling PCP to an undercover agent. Tyree Thomas, 29, of Irvington -- known on the street as “Hellboy” -- had two loaded guns to protect the drugs and proceeds in a stash house that was raided after he repeatedly peddled phencyclidine to the agent from the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, U.S. Attorney for New Jersey Philip R. Sellinger said. Agents seized a 9mm Glock 19 and a .380-caliber Grendel P1O…
Most Popular Pizzerias In North Jersey Most Popular Pizzerias In North Jersey
Most Popular Pizzerias In North Jersey Some North Jersey pizzerias have been around for decades. Others are brand new. Some have a thin and crispy crust. Others are fluffy and plump. Whatever your pizza preference may be, one thing's for sure: There are plenty of places to choose from in North Jersey. Daily Voice polled our Instagram followers on their favorite pizzerias, and (in no particular order) here were the most common answers: Ralph's, Nutley Danny's, Bloomingdale Grant Street Cafe, Dumont Tenth Street Pasta & Pizza, Hoboken Nellie's, Waldwick Park Tavern, East Rutherford Mario's, Saddle Brook Star Tavern, Ora…
Four Kids, 5 Adults Packed Into Vehicle Peppered With Gunfire In Passaic Four Kids, 5 Adults Packed Into Vehicle Peppered With Gunfire In Passaic
Four Kids, 5 Adults Packed Into Vehicle Peppered With Gunfire In Passaic Five adults and four youngsters packed into a single vehicle all escaped injury when shots were fired at them in Passaic, authorities said. Hours after a city police officer stopped a gunman across town, a call came in of shots fired at Fourth and South streets. Responding officers found the vehicle near the corner of Monroe Street and Central Avenue around 10 p.m. Wednesday, May 10, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Passaic Police Chief Luis A. Guzman said in a joint announcement. There were nine occupants, they said: a 21-year-old man from Asbury Park; a 20-year-old man f…
Car Thief Nabbed By Essex County Sheriff's Officers: Authorities Car Thief Nabbed By Essex County Sheriff's Officers: Authorities
Car Thief Nabbed By Essex County Sheriff's Officers: Authorities A 20-year-old man from Essex County was arrested with a stolen car and weapons, authorities said. On Wednesday, Feb. 1, at 10:11 p.m., Essex County Sheriff’s Officers arrested Basir North, of Orange, for resisting arrest by flight, unlawful possession of a handgun, and receiving stolen property among other charges. While stopped at a red light at the intersection of Central Avenue and South Harrison Street, in East Orange, an Essex County Sheriff’s Officer observed a vehicle matching the description of a stolen vehicle crash into another vehicle, authorities said.  The driver then exi…
Knife-Wielding Orange Woman Hovers Over Man Pumping Tires At QuickChek: Police Knife-Wielding Orange Woman Hovers Over Man Pumping Tires At QuickChek: Police
Knife-Wielding Orange Woman Hovers Over Man Pumping Tires At QuickChek: Police A dispute over an air pump took a frightening turn for a man who was threatened by a 28-year-old driver hovering over him with a knife last weekend, authorities said. The knife-wielding driver — Asia Beasley, of Orange — had attempted to cut in front of the victim in line for air at the QuickChek on 22nd Street in Bayonne around 11:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, Police Capt. Eric Amato said. After parking at the pumps to fill his tires, the victim knelt to the ground to fill a tir, and was startled by Beasley standing over him with a knife in her hand, threatening his life, Amato said.  R…
Wawa Opens Another NJ Location With More Coming Wawa Opens Another NJ Location With More Coming
Wawa Opens Another NJ Location With More Coming Wawa has added another New Jersey store to its roster. The popular convenience store and gas station combo is located at  1750 Route 22 in Union. The Hamilton and Orange stores are expected to open later this fall as part of a mass expansion plan.
Star Montclair High School Wrestler Shot Dead At 28 Star Montclair High School Wrestler Shot Dead At 28
Star Montclair High School Wrestler Shot Dead At 28 A former high school wrestler was shot and killed on a North Jersey street Thursday, Sept. 22, officials said. Katon Washington, 28, who grappled for Montclair High School in 2012, was found with gunshot wounds on Aldine and Cleveland streets in Orange around 1 a.m., Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II said. Posted by Mike Freedman on Thursday, September 22, 2022 I am truly heartbroken. Katon Washington passed away and I don't have the words to express my feelings of loss and... Posted by Scott White on Thursday, September 22, 2022 Washington was rushed to Univer…
Flyer Seized With Six Gun Stashed In Suitcase Said She Didn't Know It Was There: Newark TSA Flyer Seized With Six Gun Stashed In Suitcase Said She Didn't Know It Was There: Newark TSA
Flyer Seized With Six Gun Stashed In Suitcase Said She Didn't Know It Was There: Newark TSA A traveler at Newark Airport claimed she didn't know she had a .38 Special stashed behind the lining of her suitcase, authorities said. The loaded revolver was "artfully" concealed in the Orange, NJ, woman's carry-on, Transportation Security Administration Spokeswoman Lisa Farbstein said.  A TSA officer staffing a checkpoint X-ray monitor alerted Port Authority police, who seized the six shooter and the woman, Farbstein said. It was the 11th gun picked off at a Newark TSA checkpoint so far this year, she said. “This is a fine example of how we use the technology available to us to…
Newly-Appointed North Jersey Middle School Principal Charged With DUI: Report Newly-Appointed North Jersey Middle School Principal Charged With DUI: Report
Newly-Appointed North Jersey Middle School Principal Charged With DUI: Report A newly-appointed middle school principal was charged with DUI in the town she was hired in, NJ Advance Media reports citing court records. Aretha M. Dooley-Malloy was issued a summons for DUI, driving an unregistered vehicle and failing to possess and insurance card, and failing to give consent for breath samples while driving on Rock Spring Road in West Orange around 11:45 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1, the outlet says. West Orange Schools Superintendent Dr. C. Lauren Schoen was not immediately available when Daily Voice called Friday, Sept. 2. Dooley-Malloy was recently sworn is as principal of…
Manhunt Ends In Arrest Of Predator Who Tried Luring Boy Into Woods For Nude Pix:  Wallington PD Manhunt Ends In Arrest Of Predator Who Tried Luring Boy Into Woods For Nude Pix:  Wallington PD
Manhunt Ends In Arrest Of Predator Who Tried Luring Boy Into Woods For Nude Pix: Wallington PD A young boy was rescued by his friends after a stranger tried to lure him from a Wallington pizzeria to a wooded area to take naked photos of him, authorities said. A manhunt ended with the arrest of Milton Benefield, 52, of Orange, on Saturday, Aug. 28, Police Chief Carmello Imbruglia said. Benefield befriended the boy the night before by talking about basketball and sneakers, then offering to buy him pizza, the chief said. Benefield said he was going to show the youngster photos of sneakers on his phone but instead flashed shots of him and other people naked, he said. He then "told the …
Major Fire Collapses Orange Building Major Fire Collapses Orange Building
Major Fire Collapses Orange Building A three-alarm fire tore through a building in Orange overnight. Flames burned through a Mitchell Street building around 3:45 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, collapsing the building. Posted by Millburn Professional Firefighters FMBA Local 32 on Thursday, August 25, 2022 No injuries were reported. The cause remained under investigation.
Accused Dealers Nabbed As Heroin, Crack Cocaine Found During Sussex County Stop: Police Accused Dealers Nabbed As Heroin, Crack Cocaine Found During Sussex County Stop: Police
Accused Dealers Nabbed As Heroin, Crack Cocaine Found During Sussex County Stop: Police Three accused dealers were arrested and charged after a Sussex County traffic stop led to the discovery of heroin and crack cocaine, authorities said. Officers stopped a car that was speeding in the left lane of Route 26 in Byram and met with the driver, William Connolly, of Morristown, on Saturday, August 6, police said. While speaking with Connolly, officers learned that he had a glass crack cocaine pipe in his pocket, as well as other drug paraphernalia, police said. A follow-up search of the car led to the alleged discovery of crack cocaine, heroin, a scale, and plastic bags used for p…
Arrest Made In Deadly Shooting Of 37-Year-Old East Orange Man Arrest Made In Deadly Shooting Of 37-Year-Old East Orange Man
Arrest Made In Deadly Shooting Of 37-Year-Old East Orange Man A local man was arrested Wednesday, June 8 for the murder of a 37-year-old East Orange man, authorities said. Darienne Murray, 35, of Orange, was charged with first-degree murder, second-degree unlawful possession of a weapon, and third-degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose in the shooting death of Melja T. Oliver, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II said in a joint release. Oliver was found with gunshot wounds lying on the sidewalk on the 500 block of Main Street in East Orange around 12:50 a.m. Friday, June 3, the prosecutor said alongside Eas…