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Where Is Central Jersey? Monmouth U. Poll Finds Answers To NJ's Tricky Regional Debate Where Is Central Jersey? Monmouth U. Poll Finds Answers To NJ's Tricky Regional Debate
Where Is Central Jersey? Monmouth U. Poll Finds Answers To NJ's Tricky Regional Debate Monmouth University pollsters have tried to answer a question that has been hard to solve for many in the Garden State: Where is Central Jersey exactly? The Monmouth University Polling Institute released a survey on Tuesday, Apr. 16 that asked New Jerseyans what region they live in and if they believe their region gets a fair share of state resources. The pollsters also asked people to pick their favorite convenience store. According to the poll, 41 percent of New Jerseyans said they live in North Jersey, 34 percent said they're in Central Jersey, and 23 percent said they're from South…
Yes, We Know There Was An Earthquake, Don't Call 9-1-1: Police Yes, We Know There Was An Earthquake, Don't Call 9-1-1: Police
Yes, We Know There Was An Earthquake, Don't Call 9-1-1: Police We all felt the 4.8 earthquake that shook up North Jersey on Friday, April 5. Police departments throughout the Garden State are asking people to not call 911 unless there is an emergency. UPDATE: Confirmed 4.8 Earthquake originating in Lebanon, NJ ... Posted by Parsippany Police Department on Friday, April 5, 2024 ParamusALERT: The USGS is reporting an earthquake in the area of northern NJ. Please only call 911 if you have a police, fire or medical emergency. Posted by Paramus Police Department on Friday, April 5, 2024 Posted by Bridgewater Police Department - NJ on&nb…
WILD PURSUIT: Car Thief Pulled From Frigid Meadowlands Creek Is Violent Career Criminal WILD PURSUIT: Car Thief Pulled From Frigid Meadowlands Creek Is Violent Career Criminal
Wild Pursuit: Car Thief Pulled From Frigid Meadowlands Creek Is Violent Career Criminal UPDATE: A Union City man who jumped into a frigid Meadowlands creek during a dramatic police chase is an ex-con with nearly 50 arrests in no fewer than five North Jersey counties over the past 35 years. Career criminal Gregory Calvo, 53, is the very embodiment of the phrase “known to police.” He's been convicted nearly two dozen times in Bergen, Hudson, Passaic, Morris and Essex counties since 1989 – for offenses that include robbery, theft, burglary, drug dealing, domestic violence and aggravated assault -- and has been in and out of state prison and county jails since that time only to be…
'Delivery First' Food Concept Wonder Opening 2 Bergen County Locations 'Delivery First' Food Concept Wonder Opening 2 Bergen County Locations
'Delivery First' Food Concept Wonder Opening 2 Bergen County Locations A new food concept is giving Bergen County residents a chance to expand their food palate.  Wonder, a delivery first restaurant, has recently opened a location in Midland Park on Saturday, Jan. 27 while a location in Cresskill is set to open on Wednesday, Jan. 31. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Wonder (@wonder) The Midland Park location features 21 different restaurants including Bobby Flay Steak, Tejas, Mainstay by March Murphy and Alanza Pizza. Patrons can order pickup or delivery from one restaurant or multiple rest…
Maywood Police K9 Helps Handler With Gender Reveal (VIDEO) Maywood Police K9 Helps Handler With Gender Reveal (VIDEO)
Maywood Police K9 Helps Handler With Gender Reveal (Video) K-9 Ryker does it again. The 6-year-old German Shepherd who works in narcotics and criminal apprehension with the Maywood Police Department, delivered special news to his handler and family this weekend (scroll for video). Maywood Police Sgt. Chris Nichols, his fiancé Julia Perry, and 7-year-old son Landon gathered in the backyard of their North Jersey home where a friend had placed training drugs under one of the four boxes — two pink and two blue. Then, they watched as Ryker led Sgt. Nichols around the boxes. In seconds, Ryker scratched a box. A pink one. It's a girl!  "Dogs are a hug…
Threat Of Freezing Rain Prompts Winter Weather Advisory Across Portion Of Bergen County Threat Of Freezing Rain Prompts Winter Weather Advisory Across Portion Of Bergen County
Threat Of Freezing Rain Prompts Winter Weather Advisory Across Portion Of Bergen County The threat of freezing rain and icy roads has prompted the National Weather Service to issue a Winter Weather Advisory across portions of North Jersey and the Lehigh Valley. Bergen, Sussex, Warren, Morris, and Passaic Counties, along with the Poconos Mountains and the Lehigh Valley are expected to see freezing rain and snow Tuesday night, Jan. 23, the NWS said. The areas in the purple on the NWS map below are under a winter weather advisory. While Old Man Winter has likely released his grip on most of the region through the rest of the week, light icing is expected near the I-80 corrid…
Sleet, Freezing Rain, Snow To Blast Parts Of North Jersey Before Warmup: Forecasters Sleet, Freezing Rain, Snow To Blast Parts Of North Jersey Before Warmup: Forecasters
Sleet, Freezing Rain, Snow To Blast Parts Of North Jersey Before Warmup: Forecasters Warmer days are coming, but not before another bout of wintry weather, forecasters say. Sunday night, Jan. 21 will be frigid with temps in the mid-teens while Monday, Jan. 22 will be sunny with increasing clouds and a high in the mid-30s, the according to the National Weather Service. Monday night will be dry with a low around 27, however,  a wintry mix is expected to arrive Tuesday, Jan. 23, with sleet possible in the morning in Sussex, Warren, Bergen, and Passaic counties — primarily north of Route 78, the NWS said. Temps will be in the mid-30s. There's a chance of rain fo…
Maywood Schools Set Delayed Opening Ahead Of Storm Maywood Schools Set Delayed Opening Ahead Of Storm
Maywood Schools Set Delayed Opening Ahead Of Storm Snow hasn't quite started falling in North Jersey but several districts are already set to open late. The National Weather Service is calling for between 4 and 6 inches of snow for much of North Jersey Monday, Jan. 15. The snow is expected to become a wintry mix Tuesday morning, Jan. 16, making for a slippery commute. The following districts have announced delayed openings: Bergenfield Boonton Cliffside Park Clifton Cresskill Dumont Elmwood Park Fair Lawn Florham Park Franklin Lakes Hamburg Hardyston Hopatcong Lafayette Lenape Valley Lyndhurst Mahwah Maywood Montville Morristown New Milfo…
Six Inches Of Snow Could Slam Parts Of NJ, PA: Latest Forecast, Timing Updates Six Inches Of Snow Could Slam Parts Of NJ, PA: Latest Forecast, Timing Updates
Six Inches Of Snow Could Slam Parts Of NJ, PA: Latest Forecast, Timing Updates Newly-released forecast maps from the National Weather Service show up to six inches of snow could fall across eastern Pennsylvania and much of New Jersey. Accumulating snowfall will begin Monday, night Jan. 15, mainly after 7 p.m., and carry into Tuesday morning, Jan. 16, impacting the morning commute as it changes over to a wintry mix, the NWS said in its latest briefing. ALSO SEE: North Jersey School Delays For Tuesday, Jan. 16 Between 4 and 6 inches of snow was being forecast for most of North Jersey (including Morris, Sussex, pars of Bergen/Essex/Hudson, Warren, and Hunterdon Counties…
Small NYC Earthquake Felt By North Jersey Residents: USGS Small NYC Earthquake Felt By North Jersey Residents: USGS
Small NYC Earthquake Felt By North Jersey Residents: USGS Did you feel it North Jersey? A 1.7 magnitude earthquake in Astoria, NY was felt all the way up in North Jersey on the morning of Tuesday, Jan. 2, according to the US Geological Survey. The earthquake was felt in Pompton Plains, Parsippany, West Orange, Union, Holmdel, Fort Lee, Ridgewood and Paterson, the USGS map shows. According to NBC4, FDNY firefighters responded to reports of small booms called in by residents south of the Roosevelt Island Tramway sometime before 6 a.m. USGS reports a 1.7 magnitude earthquake near Astoria, Queens. No reports of damage/injuries in NYC. https://t.c…
Massive Winter Storm With Snow, Ice Could End Sunny Week In Northeast Massive Winter Storm With Snow, Ice Could End Sunny Week In Northeast
Massive Winter Storm With Snow, Ice Could End Sunny Week In Northeast We've earned it. Forecasters are following the first winter storm of the season for the Northeast, expected to arrive this weekend, AccuWeather reports. The outlet said the storm, moving in on Saturday afternoon, Jan. 6 and lingering through Sunday, Jan. 7, could be the most significant storm that the region has seen in years. It's still too soon to say how much snow will fall, AccuWeather says, though weather maps show snow across all of Pennsylvania, North Jersey and northern Maryland. Weekend winter storm. AccuWeather "There is a chance that accumulating snow can fall all the way t…
North Jersey Lottery Players Get $50K In Weekend Powerball Drawing North Jersey Lottery Players Get $50K In Weekend Powerball Drawing
North Jersey Lottery Players Get $50K In Weekend Powerball Drawing Two North Jersey Powerball players got to ring in the holidays on a lucrative note. Their tickets, one sold in Fair Lawn and the other sold in Hewitt, matched four of the five numbers as well as the red Powerball, winning $50,000 in the drawing held on Saturday, Dec. 23. The tickets were sold at Fair Lawn News and Jackpocket. The winning numbers were 9, 14, 17, 18, 53 and the red Powerball number was 6. 
WINNERS! Two North Jersey Powerball Players Net $50K WINNERS! Two North Jersey Powerball Players Net $50K
Winners! Two North Jersey Powerball Players Net $50K It was quite the day to be a Powerball player in North Jersey. Two Powerball tickets sold in North Jersey, one in Bergen County and the other in Essex County, matched four of five numbers plus the red powerball, winning $50,000 in the drawing held on Wednesday, Dec. 20. The tickets were sold at Shop Rite in Lyndhurst and Amazonia Multiservice in Newark. The winning numbers were 27, 35, 41, 56, 60 and the red powerball was 16.
Meet Tommy DeVito In North Jersey (For Real This Time) Meet Tommy DeVito In North Jersey (For Real This Time)
Meet Tommy DeVito In North Jersey (For Real This Time) Giants quarterback Tommy DeVito will be doing an autograph signing in North Jersey Tuesday afternoon, Dec. 19, after all.  DeVito will be signing autographs at Bubbakoo’s Burritos in Livingston at 277 Eisenhower Parkway from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.  The rookie sensation, who led Big Blue to three straight wins while professing a love for his mamma's chicken cutlets, was originally set to sign autographs at Coniglio's in Morristown, but the signing was canceled after the restaurant said DeVito's agent, Sean Stellato, doubled his appearance fee from $10,000 to $20,000, following…
Inside Tommy Devito's Classic NJ Weekend (PHOTOS) Inside Tommy Devito's Classic NJ Weekend (PHOTOS)
Inside Tommy Devito's Classic NJ Weekend (Photos) The only thing missing from Tommy Devito's North Jersey weekend was a Taylor ham, egg and cheese. The 25-year-old rookie quarterback for the NY Giants spent this past weekend the only way a guy his age from the area should. Grabbing a slice from his favorite local spot and partying it up in Hoboken. Devito was spotted with a pie at Lombardi's Bar & Restaurant in Cedar Grove, his hometown, and then at Wicked Wolf in Hoboken. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Lombardi's Bar & Resturant 🍕 (@lombardiscg) Devito infamousl…
WINNERS: Two $50K Powerball Tickets Sold At North Jersey Convenience Stores WINNERS: Two $50K Powerball Tickets Sold At North Jersey Convenience Stores
Winners: Two $50K Powerball Tickets Sold At North Jersey Convenience Stores A pair of third-tier prizewinning Powerball tickets were sold at North Jersey convenience stores last week. A ticket from the Monday, Nov. 27 drawing was sold at the Wawa on Little Falls Road in Fairfield, while the ticket from the Saturday, Dec. 2 drawing was sold at the QuickChek on Howard Boulevard in Mount Arlington. The winning numbers on Nov. 27 were: 02, 21, 38, 61, 66, and the Power Ball was 12. The winning numbers on Dec. 2 were: 28, 35, 41, 47, 60, and the Power Ball was 03.
Newark Rapper Tsu Surf Gets 5 Years, No Parole, For Leadership Role In Armed, Violent Drug Gang Newark Rapper Tsu Surf Gets 5 Years, No Parole, For Leadership Role In Armed, Violent Drug Gang
Newark Rapper Tsu Surf Gets 5 Years, No Parole, For Leadership Role In Armed, Violent Drug Gang Battle rapper Tsu Surf must spend a plea-bargained five years in federal prison for what authorities described as a leadership role in a violent drug-selling Newark street gang. The 32-year-old rapper – whose real name is Rahjon Cox -- was one of 10 reputed members of the Rollin’ 60s Neighborhood Crips charged under federal RICO statutes following a massive North Jersey roundup last year. A total of 42 targets in all were arrested in a series of pinpointed attacks on organized gangs dealing drugs, packing weapons and waging street warfare, federal authorities said at the time. Cox took a d…
WINNERS! North Jersey Lotto Players Strike It Rich WINNERS! North Jersey Lotto Players Strike It Rich
Winners! North Jersey Lotto Players Strike It Rich It was a lucky Tuesday, Nov. 28 for two Mega Millions players in North Jersey. Two tickets, one sold in Union County and another sold in Bergen County, matched four of the five winning numbers plus the gold Mega Ball, winning $10,000. The ticket sold in Bergen County was bought with a Megaplier, increasing the prize to $30,000. Only 12 lottery players in the country took home $10,000. The tickets were sold at A & S Discount Liquors in Linden and Rocklin's in Teaneck. The winning numbers were 27, 37, 42, 59, 61 and the gold Mega Ball was 11.
Snow Flurries Possible This Evening In Parts Of North Jersey Snow Flurries Possible This Evening In Parts Of North Jersey
Snow Flurries Possible This Evening In Parts Of North Jersey Wintry weather may be working its way through parts of North Jersey later today, Tuesday, Nov. 28. The National Weather Service was predicting up to a 40 percent chance of flurries in the northern and westernmost parts of the state in the late afternoon and evening hours. Bergen, Passaic, Essex, Morris, Union, Sussex, Warren, and Hunterdon counties could all see snow through the evening, according to the NWS. The greatest chance of snow is in Sussex County, where the NWS predicted a 40% chance of flurries before 5 p.m. 🥶🧥 Temperatures will remain steady in the 30s for the remainder o…
Chance Of Snow Predicted In Parts Of NJ As Temps Drop Chance Of Snow Predicted In Parts Of NJ As Temps Drop
Chance Of Snow Predicted In Parts Of NJ As Temps Drop A slight chance of snow showers are possible in parts of North Jersey this week as temperatures plummet. Monday, Nov. 27 will be sunny with a high of 44 but temperatures are expected to drop to the mid-20s in the evening, the National Weather Service says. A slight chance of snow is being predicted in Sussex County Monday night, the NWS says. Good morning! Here is your forecast for the start of the new week. It will be mild today with some passing clouds, but... Posted by US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly on Monday, November 27, 2023 Tuesday, Nov. 28 will be mostly s…
Machete-Wielding Man Seized During Disturbance At New North Jersey Amazon Warehouse Machete-Wielding Man Seized During Disturbance At New North Jersey Amazon Warehouse
Machete-Wielding Man Seized During Disturbance At New North Jersey Amazon Warehouse Police from multiple jurisdictions converged on one of North Jersey's newest Amazon warehouses after a parking lot dispute between two drivers early Tuesday escalated into an assault involving a machete. No major injuries were reported in the assault, which Woodland Park police said triggered a disturbance that brought them and their colleagues from Totowa, Little Falls and the Passaic County Sheriff's Office to the distribution center on McBride Avenue near Route 46 shortly before 7 a.m. Nov. 21. Responding officers found "a large number of people gathered in the Amazon parking lot causing…
Tuddies For Tommy: North Jersey's DeVito Notches First NFL Career Win With NY Giants Tuddies For Tommy: North Jersey's DeVito Notches First NFL Career Win With NY Giants
Tuddies For Tommy: North Jersey's DeVito Notches First NFL Career Win With NY Giants Who needs home cooking?  North Jersey's Tommy DeVito continues to defy the odds, notching his first career win Sunday, Nov. 19 on the road against the Washington Commanders as the Giants earned their third win 31 to 19. And possibly pushed themselves out of contention for the first overall pick in April's NFL Draft.  It wasn't always pretty, but the Cedar Grove native and Don Bosco grad threw 246 yards for three touchdowns, despite being battered behind a beleaguered offensive line that allowed nine sacks.  The 25-year-old QB will return home following his big win — a home he now famously…
8-Year-Old Horseback Rider Seriously Injured In New Jersey SUV Crash 8-Year-Old Horseback Rider Seriously Injured In New Jersey SUV Crash
8-Year-Old Horseback Rider Seriously Injured In New Jersey SUV Crash An 8-year-old horseback rider suffered serious injuries in a crash with an SUV in North Jersey this week, authorities said. The child was riding the horse along Linn Smith Road in Frankford Township, when the horse traveled into the roadway and struck the side of a Ford SUV around 5:10 p.m, New Jersey State Police Trooper Troy McNair said. The 8-year-old was ejected and suffered serious injuries. The horse suffered moderate injuries. No further information was provided.
Amazon Worker Burglarized North Jersey Home After Package Drop: Cops Amazon Worker Burglarized North Jersey Home After Package Drop: Cops
Amazon Worker Burglarized North Jersey Home After Package Drop: Cops Timing was everything for an Amazon worker caught burglarizing a North Jersey home this week, police said. Leebert Michel was working as an Amazon deliveryman when he broke into a home on Arden Road in Denville, on Monday, Oct. 30, local police said. The residents told police that home surveillance captured the Amazon deliveryman unlawfully going into their home after he dropped off their package, authorities said. Michel was identified as a suspect, and arrested and charged with burglary on Tuesday, Oct. 31. He released on his own recognizance pending a future court appearance in Mor…
Elderly Man With Severe Burns Dies After Being Found On NJ Town Sidewalk: Sources Elderly Man With Severe Burns Dies After Being Found On NJ Town Sidewalk: Sources
Elderly Man With Severe Burns Dies After Being Found On NJ Town Sidewalk: Sources An 82-year-old man died after neighbors found him on the sidewalk with severe burns in a North Jersey town on Friday night, Oct. 13, according to Daily Voice sources and authorities. Shigeru Takeuchi, of Union, was found unresponsive around 9:05 p.m. on the 100 block of E. Willow Street in Millburn, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II and Millburn Police Chief Brian Gilfedder said. Circumstances around the burns were unclear. Takeuchi was pronounced dead at 9:30 p.m., Gilfedder and Stephens said. A pending autopsy will determine his cause of death. The i…
$50K! North Jersey Powerball Players Win Big $50K! North Jersey Powerball Players Win Big
$50K! North Jersey Powerball Players Win Big It was a lucrative Saturday for two North Jersey Powerball players. Two North Jersey lotto players, one in Essex County and one in Morris County, matched four of the five white balls and the Powerball drawn winning the $50,000 third-tier prize in the drawing held on Saturday, Oct. 7.  The tickets were sold at Quick Mart Food Store in Livingston and Quick Chek in Denville. The winning numbers for the Saturday, October 7, drawing were: 47, 54, 57, 60 and 65. The Power Ball number was 19, and the Power Play was 3X.
$50,000! Three North Jersey Lotto Players Win Big $50,000! Three North Jersey Lotto Players Win Big
$50,000! Three North Jersey Lotto Players Win Big It was a lucrative Wednesday, Sept. 27 for three Power Ball players in North Jersey. Three players, one in Bergen County and two in Newark, matched four of the five white balls and the Power Ball winning the $50,000 second-tier prize. The tickets were sold at Northvale Gas in Northvale, Breeze Laundromat in Newark and Guardys in Newark. The winning numbers were: 01, 07, 46, 47, and 63. The Red Power Ball number was 07.
North Jersey Toddler Mauled By Pitbull At Town-Wide Garage Sale: Lawsuit North Jersey Toddler Mauled By Pitbull At Town-Wide Garage Sale: Lawsuit
North Jersey Toddler Mauled By Pitbull At Town-Wide Garage Sale: Lawsuit The family of an 18-month-old boy from North Jersey has filed a lawsuit saying he suffered serious injuries when he was mauled by a pitbull at a town-wide garage sale last year. Samuel Miller Sr. and Roxanne Miller say in court papers that they were at the annual Kinnelon garage sale on Sept. 24, 2022 when a pitbull named Leo violently attacked their son, who was secured in a stroller, according to papers filed in Morris County Superior Court (see lawsuit attached). Roxanne Miller, of Sparta physically fought with and restrained the dog in order to stop the attack, and became covered in her…
Lucky Lotto! Four North Jersey Tickets Win $50K Lucky Lotto! Four North Jersey Tickets Win $50K
Lucky Lotto! Four North Jersey Tickets Win $50K It was a lucrative Saturday, Sept. 16 for four North Jersey lottery players. Four tickets sold in North Jersey matched four of the five white balls and the Power Ball drawn winning the $50,000 second-tier prize. The tickets were sold at Lotto.com in Jersey City, Frank Fine Wines and Food in Haledon, Quick Stop in Haskell and Nana Pena Grocery Deli Market in Paterson.  The winning numbers were: 08, 11, 19, 24, and 46. The Red Power Ball number was 05.
'Passionate Eater' Dad Combines Dominican, Italian Recipes At New North Jersey Sandwich Shop 'Passionate Eater' Dad Combines Dominican, Italian Recipes At New North Jersey Sandwich Shop
'Passionate Eater' Dad Combines Dominican, Italian Recipes At New North Jersey Sandwich Shop A dad from the Dominican Republic has opened a brand-new sandwich shop in North Jersey. Markin Delacruz, a self-described "passionate eater," has brought Sandwichitos to Old River Road, on the border of Edgewater and North Bergen. Delacruz combines recipes from his Dominican background with those of his Italian wife's.  Posted by Sandwichitos on Wednesday, August 9, 2023 North Bergen Mayor Nicholas Sacco and Township Administrator Janet Castro watch as Commissioner Claudia Rodriguez shakes hands with Markin Delacruz as he opens Sandwichitos.Township of North Bergen, NJ As of its Fri…
Two North Jersey Lotto Players Win Big Two North Jersey Lotto Players Win Big
Two North Jersey Lotto Players Win Big It was a lucrative Wednesday, Sept. 6 for two New Jersey Lottery players in North Jersey. Two New Jersey Lottery tickets matched four of the five white balls and the Power Ball, winning $50,000. One of the tickets was purchased with the Power Play option, upping the prize to $150,000. The tickets were sold at Krauszer's Food Market in Little Falls and Kings Rt. 1 Truck Stop in Elizabeth. The winning numbers were: 09, 14, 20, 23, and 63. The Red Power Ball number was 01. The Power Play was 3X.