ShopRite Store Coming To Central Jersey Hiring For Hundreds Of Positions ShopRite Store Coming To Central Jersey Hiring For Hundreds Of Positions
ShopRite Store Coming To Central Jersey Hiring For Hundreds Of Positions About 300 jobs are being created thanks to the arrival of a new ShopRite in Old Bridge. The new ShopRite is located in the Glenwood Green Shopping Center at Route 9 and Schulmeister Road. The store is set to open in March. Hiring is taking place for all positions including department managers, butchers, deli, bakery, dairy, produce and seafood associates, customer service associates, cashiers and baggers. Perry Blatt, director of E-Commerce and Business Development for Village Super Market, Inc., said,  “We look forward to continuing our commitment to the community with a brand new s…
𝗨𝗣𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘: More Than 90 Dogs, Pups Removed From NJ Home, Couple Charged 𝗨𝗣𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘: More Than 90 Dogs, Pups Removed From NJ Home, Couple Charged
𝗨𝗣𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘: More Than 90 Dogs, Pups Removed From NJ Home, Couple Charged UPDATE: The ASPCA said on Wednesday that it helped remove more than 90 adult dogs and puppies from the Sussex County home of a self-described animal rescue couple who were charged with multiple cruelty-related counts. Two dogs were found dead during a 7 a.m. raid at a Vernon Township home led by the Sussex County Prosecutor’s Office on Tuesday, Feb. 20, authorities reported. Both Gizela Juric, who founded the Angels for Animals Network in Cliffside Park before moving it to Sussex County, and her boyfriend, Ronald Colgan, were charged with six criminal animal cruelty accounts, the American S…
Grammy Winning Violinist Performs At North Jersey Restaurant Grammy Winning Violinist Performs At North Jersey Restaurant
Grammy Winning Violinist Performs At North Jersey Restaurant Want to see one of the newest Grammy winners? All you have to do is head right to a restaurant in Bergen County. Lorenza Ponce is the in-house violinist at Elia Mediterranean Restaurant in East Rutherford, performing there regularly. Congratulations to our in-house violinist @lorenzaponce for her win at the 2024 Grammys! We are so happy that the @... Posted by Elia Mediterranean Restaurant on Monday, February 19, 2024 Ponce won a Grammy for Best New Age, Ambient or Chant Album, for her work on the LP "So She Howls." View this post on Instagram …
Pedestrian, 64, Struck, Seriously Injured By NJ Transit Bus In New Milford Pedestrian, 64, Struck, Seriously Injured By NJ Transit Bus In New Milford
Pedestrian, 64, Struck, Seriously Injured By NJ Transit Bus In New Milford A 64-year-old New Milford man was seriously injured when he was struck by a commuter bus shortly before dawn Wednesday, authorities confirmed. The victim was struck at the intersection of Madison Avenue and River Road at 6:22 a.m. Feb. 21, New Milford Police Chief Brian Clancy said. Holy Name EMS and paramedics tended to the pedestrian, who was taken to Hackensack University Medical Center, the chief said. The intersection remained closed for three hours until shortly before 9:30 a.m. The Bergen County Prosecutor's Fatal Accident Investigations Unit and members of the county sheriff's Bur…
Grand Jury Backs Officer In Crash With Jersey Shore Armed Burglar That Killed Passenger Grand Jury Backs Officer In Crash With Jersey Shore Armed Burglar That Killed Passenger
Grand Jury Backs Officer In Crash With Jersey Shore Armed Burglar That Killed Passenger UPDATE: A Long Branch police officer bears no responsibility for a crash during a pursuit that killed the suspect’s passenger, a state grand jury has found. Officer Lucas Brito did nothing wrong in pursuing ex-con Altonia Williams -- who was believed to be armed – while responding to a call of a home invasion shortly before 4 a.m. last Aug. 14, the panel found. A subsequent collision killed Tracee Blount, 38, of Long Branch, who was with Williams. State law mandated the grand jury review because a death occurred in an encounter with law enforcement. The reviews are conducted no matter what…
Trans Swimmer Smashes Another Record For Ramapo College Sparking Controversy Trans Swimmer Smashes Another Record For Ramapo College Sparking Controversy
Trans Swimmer Smashes Another Record For Ramapo College Sparking Controversy Meghan Cortez-Fields has clocked yet another record for the Ramapo College women's swim team. But not without controversy. The senior athlete switched from the men's team to the women's team after transitioning from male to female. Back in November, she set her first record for the women's team, drawing controversy. Last Friday, Cortez-Fields finished 7th overall (2:10.76) at the NJAC Swimming and Diving Championships at the University of Maryland in College Park and advanced to the finals, finishing in fifth place at 2:08:20. That's a new record. And Riley Gaines, a former Universi…
Jersey City Man Convicted Of Stabbing Woman To Death In Her Apartment Jersey City Man Convicted Of Stabbing Woman To Death In Her Apartment
Jersey City Man Convicted Of Stabbing Woman To Death In Her Apartment UPDATE: Jurors in Jersey City convicted a local man of stabbing a city woman dead in her apartment 5½ years ago. Ishmeal "Rico" Coleman, 46, of the Salem Lafayette Gardens housing complex was found guilty of murder and multiple weapons offenses in the Aug. 12, 2018 stabbing death of Takeela Wilson, 38, in her home in the 300 block of Forrest Street. People who knew both of them identified Coleman in a photo array, authorities said. Police sat on Wilson’s car, then grabbed Coleman when he approached it carrying the keys. Assistant Hudson County Prosecutor Najma Rana secured the guilty verd…
Paramus Man Who Stabbed Dad Dead Tried Burning Body To Destroy Evidence, Detectives Say Paramus Man Who Stabbed Dad Dead Tried Burning Body To Destroy Evidence, Detectives Say
Paramus Man Who Stabbed Dad Dead Tried Burning Body To Destroy Evidence, Detectives Say UPDATE: A Paramus man who’d just stabbed his father to death dragged the body to a bathroom and tried to set it on fire last week as part of an attempt to conceal what he’d done, authorities said. Melvin Thomas repeatedly stabbed his father, 61-year-old Manuel Thomas, in the chest with a kitchen knife on Valentine’s Day, a criminal complaint says. He then dragged the bloody corpse to a bathroom where he tried igniting it with a lighter, according to the complaint filed by Paramus Police Detective Justin Sicari. “This attempt failed,” the detective wrote. Melvin Thomas wiped off the bloody…
GOTCHA! South American Theft Network Fugitive Pegged In $25,000 NJ Home Burglary, More GOTCHA! South American Theft Network Fugitive Pegged In $25,000 NJ Home Burglary, More
Gotcha! South American Theft Network Fugitive Pegged In $25,000 NJ Home Burglary, More A wanted member of a notorious transnational group of thieves was tied by Dumont detectives to the theft of $25,000 in cash during a home break-in two months ago. Jhan Michael Rodriguez-Fonseca, 26, lives in Jersey City and most recently worked as a food delivery driver, Dumont Police Chief Brian Joyce said. He really belongs to what’s known as the South American Theft Group network and is tied to other burglaries in the state, the chief said. He was also wanted by the NYPD and by agents with U.S. Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), he said. Primarily from Colombia, the members of the…
'Unfed, Unhealthy & Dirty': More Than 90 Dogs, Pups Removed From Sussex Home, Couple Charged 'Unfed, Unhealthy & Dirty': More Than 90 Dogs, Pups Removed From Sussex Home, Couple Charged
'Unfed, Unhealthy & Dirty': More Than 90 Dogs, Pups Removed From Sussex Home, Couple Charged UPDATE: The ASPCA said on Wednesday that it helped remove more than 90 adult dogs and puppies from the Sussex County home of a self-described animal couple who were charged with multiple cruelty-related counts. Two dogs were found dead during a 7 a.m. raid at a Vernon Township home led by the Sussex County Prosecutor’s Office on Tuesday, Feb. 20, authorities reported. Both Gizela Juric, who founded the Angels for Animals Network in Cliffside Park before moving it to Sussex County, and her boyfriend, Ronald Colgan, were charged with six criminal animal cruelty accounts, the American Soc…
Change In Weather Pattern Bringing Rain, Warmer Temps To Region: Forecasters Change In Weather Pattern Bringing Rain, Warmer Temps To Region: Forecasters
Change In Weather Pattern Bringing Rain, Warmer Temps To Region: Forecasters A change in the weather is bringing warmer weather and rain to the mid-Atlantic and Northeast, closing out a dry week with mild temps, forecasters are saying. Wednesday, Feb. 21 will be mostly sunny with a high near 45, melting snow that fell last week, the National Weather Service says.  The snow could re-freeze as temps dip just under 30 at night, but a warm-up Thursday means the precipitation eyeing the region likely won't be more snow. Good morning! Expect a slightly warmer day today compared to yesterday with mostly sunny skies. The forecast hasn't... Posted by US National We…
NJ Man Ran Ghost Gun Ring Out Of His Basement: Prosecutor NJ Man Ran Ghost Gun Ring Out Of His Basement: Prosecutor
NJ Man Ran Ghost Gun Ring Out Of His Basement: Prosecutor A 33-year-old Morris County man was arrested and charged with manufacturing and selling ghost guns from his Warren County basement on Thursday, Feb. 8, authorities said. Joseph Palumbo Jr., a Columbia resident carried out the illegal manufacture and sale of ghost guns between December 2023 and February 2024, Morris County Prosecutor Robert Carroll and Warren County Prosecutor James Pfeiffer said. Palumbo Jr. sold the guns, the majority of which were assault firearms, in Morris and Warren Counties, authorities said. The sales involved one homemade handgun without a serial numb…