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North Jersey Matchmaker Takes Talents To New TLC Show 'Match Me Abroad'
Nina Kharoufeh has been helping her friends and family with her matchmaking skills. Now she's taking her talents overseas.
Kharoufeh, a North Bergen native who grew up in Cliffside Park,is one of the matchmakers on TLC's new dating show "Match Me Abroad," which helps people find love overseas.
On the show, Kharoufeh is tasked with helping Stanika and Mark, two Americans, find love while in Morocco.
"TLC reached out to me, they saw I was doing my thing," Kharoufeh, who also performs standup comedy, said. "I had never done something like this and I enjoy a challenge."
After helping her frie…
Canadian Visitor, 61, Struck Crossing River Road In Edgewater
A 61-year-old pedestrian from Canada sustained a possible broken leg along with a cut on his head when he was struck by a car on River Road outside City Place in Edgewater, authorities said.
The driver, 36, from Edgewater, told police she had the green light while heading north on River Road at the intersection of Gorge Road shortly after midnight Sunday, June 4, Detective Lt. Steven Tibus said.
A female suddenly darted across the street, the driver told police, so she swerved to avoid her -- then hit the victim, who was clad in dark clothing behind her, the lieutenant said.
The victim fro…