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South Amboy, NJ

Pedestrian Struck, Killed In South Amboy Pedestrian Struck, Killed In South Amboy
Pedestrian Struck, Killed In South Amboy A pedestrian was struck and killed in South Amboy, authorities said. The person was struck at about 4:15 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17 on South Broadway, according to daily New Jersey State Police fatal crash data. South Amboy police were not immediately available with more details.
South Amboy Woman Charged In Fatal Stabbing Of Ex-Boyfriend: Prosecutor South Amboy Woman Charged In Fatal Stabbing Of Ex-Boyfriend: Prosecutor
South Amboy Woman Charged In Fatal Stabbing Of Ex-Boyfriend: Prosecutor A 41-year-old woman from South Amboy has been charged with first-degree murder in the fatal stabbing of an ex-boyfriend, authorities said. Anneris Deleon also has been charged with weapons offenses in connection with the death of Anthony Patterson, 32, of Edison on Thursday, April 11, according to Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone. At approximately 1:10 a.m. Thursday, South Amboy Police received a 911 call from a resident on George Street. Police found Patterson with a stab wound and Deleon with blood on her, Ciccone said. Patterson succumbed to his injuries a…
Feds: NJ Man, 45, Sent Out-Of-State Girl Sex Toys, Costumes To Make Videos For Him Feds: NJ Man, 45, Sent Out-Of-State Girl Sex Toys, Costumes To Make Videos For Him
Feds: NJ Man, 45, Sent Out-Of-State Girl Sex Toys, Costumes To Make Videos For Him A 45-year-old New Jersey man sent costumes and sex toys to a 16-year-old girl who lives out of state so she could make explicit videos and other images for him, federal authorities charged. Jeremy Greenwald, 45, of South Amboy, paid the youngster to create and sent him the images of her engaging in sexually explicit conduct," U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger said. Greenwald "directed the victim to perform certain sexual activities, even using items Greenwald had purchased and sent the victim to use during the videos, including sex toys and costume," the U.S. attorney said. Members of the …
Here's Who Got The Most Snow In South Jersey From Winter Storm Here's Who Got The Most Snow In South Jersey From Winter Storm
Here's Who Got The Most Snow In South Jersey From Winter Storm Some parts of South Jersey received more than half a foot of snow during a pre-Valentine's Day winter storm. The National Weather Service said snow stopped falling in the region at around 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 13. While it wasn't as much as North Jersey, plenty of communities saw significant accumulation. The NWS published its final official snowfall reports for the storm: Atlantic County Atlantic City International Airport - trace Burlington County Delran - 2.1 inches Maple Shade - 1.9 inches Mount Holly - 1.4 inches Mount Laurel - 1.4 inches Medford - 1.0 inches Moorestown - 1.0 in…
Middlesex County Schools Delayed Due To Major Winter Storm Middlesex County Schools Delayed Due To Major Winter Storm
Middlesex County Schools Delayed Due To Major Winter Storm Some South Jersey school districts are canceling classes or delaying the start of school before a winter storm that's expected on Tuesday, Feb. 13. The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for Mercer, Middlesex, and Monmouth Counties. There is also a coastal flood warning in Atlantic, Burlington, Cape May, Middlesex, Monmouth, and Ocean counties. The NWS predicts four to six inches of snow in Trenton, three to four inches in Long Branch, and one to two inches in Toms River. Southern Jersey Shore places like Atlantic City, Cape May County, Long Beach, Ocean City, and Vinela…
NJ Fitness Entrepreneur ID'd As Jogger Killed In Hit-Run Crash NJ Fitness Entrepreneur ID'd As Jogger Killed In Hit-Run Crash
NJ Fitness Entrepreneur ID'd As Jogger Killed In Hit-Run Crash Julia Sutton, the founder of an international spa and wellness brand, has been identified as the victim killed in a hit-and-run crash in Brick Township earlier this month. Julia Sutton, 56, of Weehawken, was struck by a vehicle driven by 19-year-old Mark Carey, Jr. of South Amboy earlier this month on Route 35, as previously reported by Daily Voice. Mark Carey has been arrested in a hit-and-run crash that left a female pedestrian dead in Brick, authorities said. Ocean County Prosecutor's Office Sutton founded the boutique wellness company Exhale Spa in 2002. The company, which…
Arrest Made In Deadly Route 35 Hit-Run Pedestrian Crash: Prosecutor Arrest Made In Deadly Route 35 Hit-Run Pedestrian Crash: Prosecutor
Arrest Made In Deadly Route 35 Hit-Run Pedestrian Crash: Prosecutor An arrest has been made in a hit-and-run crash that left a pedestrian dead over the weekend in Ocean County, authorities said. Mark Carey, Jr., 19, of South Amboy, is believed to have been driving the  1999 Ford Explorer that struck a female pedestrian in the shoulder of Route 35 south and Bay Avenue in Brick Township around 9:15 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer and Brick Township Chief of Police David Forrester said. The victim was taken to Hackensack Meridian Ocean University Medical and Carey's Explorer was identified as the suspect vehicle through a…
Mom IDs Daughter, 21, As Victim Of Sayreville Car Crash Mom IDs Daughter, 21, As Victim Of Sayreville Car Crash
Mom IDs Daughter, 21, As Victim Of Sayreville Car Crash Support is on the rise for the family of a 21-year-old woman killed in a car accident days before Christmas. Diana Nicole Marrero Santiago, of South Amboy, died in the Sayreville accident on Friday, Dec. 22, according to her obituary and a GoFundMe campaign. Diana's mom, Aisha, is a chaplain with the Port Authority Police Department, the department said on Instagram. She is raising funds to have Diana buried in her homeland, Puerto Rico. "Diana was a bubbly and beautiful young woman who had unfortunate fatal accident," Aisha writes on the GoFundMe that she launched. "She was my only child …
Crash Partially Closes Route 9 In South Amboy (DEVELOPING) Crash Partially Closes Route 9 In South Amboy (DEVELOPING)
Crash Partially Closes Route 9 In South Amboy (Developing) A crash partially closed Route 9 in Central Jersey, authorities said. The crash occurred at about 1:20 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8 northbound North of Route 35 in South Amboy, according to the New Jersey Department of Transportation. CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES
Esteemed NJ Transit Police Inspector Robert Noble Jr. Dies, 56 Esteemed NJ Transit Police Inspector Robert Noble Jr. Dies, 56
Esteemed NJ Transit Police Inspector Robert Noble Jr. Dies, 56 The New Jersey Transit Police Department is mourning the loss of one of its own. Police Inspector Robert Luke Noble, Jr., a lifelong South Amboy resident who served in the agency for 28 years, died on Wednesday, Nov. 1. He was 56 years old. With heavy hearts and extreme sadness, we report the untimely passing of New Jersey Transit Police Inspector Robert... Posted by NJ TRANSIT POLICE on Wednesday, November 1, 2023 A St. Mary's High School graduate, Noble's career with the NJTPD began in patrol in 1995. He worked various assignments across the state and climbed the ranks up to captain …
Authorities ID Woman Struck, Killed By NJ Transit Train Authorities ID Woman Struck, Killed By NJ Transit Train
Authorities ID Woman Struck, Killed By NJ Transit Train Authorities have identified the person struck and killed by an NJ Transit train on Friday, Oct. 13. Morgan Wilcock, 29, of Aberdeen, was hit at 8:05 a.m. near the crossing at Cliffwood Avenue, northwest of the Aberdeen-Matawan train station, NJ Transit said. The train that hit Wilcock left Bay Head at 6:53 a.m. and was due at New York Penn Station at 9:05 a.m. Service was suspended between South Amboy and Long Branch until 9:50 a.m. There were 200 people onboard.
Person Struck, Killed By NJ Transit Train; Delays Reported Person Struck, Killed By NJ Transit Train; Delays Reported
Person Struck, Killed By NJ Transit Train; Delays Reported A person was struck and killed by a New Jersey Transit train on Friday, Oct. 13. At approximately 8:05 a.m. North Jersey Coast Line train 3326 struck and fatally injured a pedestrian in the vicinity of Cliffwood Ave., Aberdeen, just past Aberdeen-Matawan station, a NJ Transit spokesman said. The train departed Bay Head at 6:53 a.m. and was scheduled to arrive at Penn Station New York at 9:03 a.m. No injuries were reported to the approximately 200 customers or the crew on board.  North Jersey Coast Line rail service was temporarily suspended in both directions between South Amboy and …
Pedestrian Struck, Killed By NJ Transit Train In Aberdeen; Service Suspended Pedestrian Struck, Killed By NJ Transit Train In Aberdeen; Service Suspended
Pedestrian Struck, Killed By NJ Transit Train In Aberdeen; Service Suspended A fatal pedestrian crash suspended service to NJ Transit's North Jersey Coast Line Friday, Aug. 18. The crash happened near the Aberdeen-Matawan station just after 7 a.m., an NJT spokesman said. The crash involved North Jersey Coast Line train 3320, which departed Bay Head at 5:55 a.m. was scheduled to arrive at Penn Station at 8 a.m. The train struck and killed the man just past Aberdeen-Matawan station near Cliffwood Avenue in Aberdeen, the spokesman said. No injuries were reported to the approximately 350 customers or crew on board.  North Jersey Coast Line rail service was s…
Jersey Shore First Aid Chief Dies Of COVID-19 Jersey Shore First Aid Chief Dies Of COVID-19
Jersey Shore First Aid Chief Dies Of Covid-19 Friends and family are mourning the loss of a Monmouth County Sheriff's dispatcher and chief of first aid. Zachary McCarthy died of complications from COVID-19 on Sunday, May 7. "Zach’s lungs could no longer fight the longterm effects of COVID-19 and he passed away in the ICU at Old Bridge Medical Center," a GoFundMe page reads. His EMS colleagues are raising money for funeral expenses and for his fiancé, Giancarlo, who is a fire inspector in Howell. Zachary McCarthyGoFundMe Not only did Zach work diligently as a dispatcher at Monmouth County Sheriffs Office, he was chief of Englishto…
Tragedy Strikes For Central Jersey House Fire Victims Tragedy Strikes For Central Jersey House Fire Victims
Tragedy Strikes For Central Jersey House Fire Victims Tragedy struck this week for a couple from Central Jersey. Kathy Arose arrived home Wednesday, April 12 to find her South Amboy home in flames. She knew that her husband, Jerry, and precious dog, Claire, were inside. Sadly, Claire passed away. Meanwhile, Jerry was taken to The Burn Center at St. Barnabas in Livingston. Kathy has been a dedicated volunteer at the Sammy’s Hope Animal Welfare and Adoption Center in Sayreville since 2016. The organization launched this GoFundMe fundraiser on their behalf. "Kathy has given so much to so many over the years. We want to show Kath…
'Wow, What An Experience': This White Plains Steakhouse Is Located In Historic Bank Building 'Wow, What An Experience': This White Plains Steakhouse Is Located In Historic Bank Building
'Wow, What An Experience': This White Plains Steakhouse Is Located In Historic Bank Building Of its more than five dozen locations around the world, none offer the kind of dining experience found at this restaurant in the region. Westchester County eatery Fogo de Chão in White Plains, located at 235 Main Street, opened in April 2021 inside the historic Bank of New York building, which is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Earlier Report: New Brazilian Steakhouse To Open In Westchester A meat-lover's paradise, the steakhouse specializes in the Southern Brazilian cooking technique of churrasco, roasting high quality, simply seasoned cuts of meat over an open flam…
Female Carjacker Captured At Jersey Shore After Dumping Son, 7, In Paterson: Authorities Female Carjacker Captured At Jersey Shore After Dumping Son, 7, In Paterson: Authorities
Female Carjacker Captured At Jersey Shore After Dumping Son, 7, In Paterson: Authorities A carjacker was captured at the Jersey Shore hours after abandoning her 7-year-old son in Paterson, authorities said. Two women with an unspecified state agency were transporting Imani McRae, 31, of Paterson and her son in a minivan when she “became agitated and assaulted” both of them in the area of 20th and Railroad avenues Friday afternoon, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes said in a joint statement with police. The women – one 41, the other 47 – told responding officers that McRae forced them both out of their 2019 Caravan before speeding off with her son in the back seat. Ci…
Feds: NJ Service Station Manager Admits Stealing $78,000 From Amtrak, Regular Customers Feds: NJ Service Station Manager Admits Stealing $78,000 From Amtrak, Regular Customers
Feds: NJ Service Station Manager Admits Stealing $78,000 From Amtrak, Regular Customers A New Jersey service station manager admitted stealing $78,000 from more than 17 customers, including Amtrak, through bogus charges for gas, federal authorities said. Umer Hassan Mir, 40, of South Amboy told a federal judge in Newark on Tuesday that he deposited the charges into the coffers of a Delta gas station in Metuchen, then siphoned off the proceeds in cash from the register over the course of 3½ years. Some of the bogus charges were entered on fuel credit cards leased by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) and assigned to Amtrak vehicles, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger…
Man Steals Central Jersey Police Car, Crashes It Twice: Report Man Steals Central Jersey Police Car, Crashes It Twice: Report
Man Steals Central Jersey Police Car, Crashes It Twice: Report A Paterson man was arrested after stealing a South Amboy police car and getting into two different crashes, NJ Advance Media reported. Woodbridge police responded to the stolen car at 1:05 p.m. on Monday, July 4. After crashing the stolen car on Route 35, Jamil T. Robinson, 28, fled on foot and allegedly tried to carjack three other vehicles, the outlet said. Robinson was charged with three counts of carjacking, as well as assault by auto, resisting arrest, receiving stolen property, obstruction, and endangering an injured victim, according to the report. Click here for the complete story…
Motorcyclist On Stolen Bike Killed In Central Jersey Crash: Police Motorcyclist On Stolen Bike Killed In Central Jersey Crash: Police
Motorcyclist On Stolen Bike Killed In Central Jersey Crash: Police A 33-year-old motorcyclist riding a stolen Harley-Davidson was killed in a crash, authorities said. Kyle J. Kolbasowski of South Amboy was pinned under a car and  pronounced dead at the scene, Old Bridge police said. The crash occurred on Route 34 north near Annie Drive at 7:53 p.m. Sunday, June 5. The stolen Harley-Davidson motorcycle, driven by Kolbasowski, collided with a Toyota Corolla, driven by Zannatul F. Chowdhury, 51, of Matawan, police said. Police said Chowdhury was traveling north on Route 34 attempting to turn left onto Annie Drive when Kolbasowski, who was also travelin…
NJ Coast Guardsman ID'd As Victim Critical In 9-Story Fall From Hotel Balcony NJ Coast Guardsman ID'd As Victim Critical In 9-Story Fall From Hotel Balcony
NJ Coast Guardsman ID'd As Victim Critical In 9-Story Fall From Hotel Balcony A man who suffered serious injuries after falling from a hotel balcony on Long Island earlier this week has been identified as a US Coast Guardsman. Alexander “AJ” Keating, 24, who has been living in South Amboy, was on a ninth-floor balcony at around 12:45 a.m. when he fell over a railing at the Hyatt Regency Long Island, Suffolk County police said. Keating survived the fall and was taken by ambulance to Stony Brook University Hospital in critical condition, said police. “Unfortunately, AJ has had a horrific accident and is in critical condition fighting for his life," said family friend…
NJ Man, 24, Hospitalized After 9-Story Fall From Hotel Balcony NJ Man, 24, Hospitalized After 9-Story Fall From Hotel Balcony
NJ Man, 24, Hospitalized After 9-Story Fall From Hotel Balcony A New Jersey man was recovering from serious injuries after falling from a hotel balcony on Long Island Monday, May 23, authorities said. South Amboy's Alexander Keating, 24, was on a ninth-floor balcony at around 12:45 a.m. when he fell over a railing at the Hyatt Regency Long Island in Hauppauge, Suffolk County police said. Keating survived the fall and was taken by ambulance to Stony Brook University Hospital in critical condition, said police. Police are still investigating what led up to the fall. Anyone with information is asked to contact Suffolk County Police Department’s Fou…
Man Hospitalized After Falling From Hotel Balcony In Hauppauge Man Hospitalized After Falling From Hotel Balcony In Hauppauge
Man Hospitalized After Falling From Hotel Balcony In Hauppauge A man is recovering from serious injuries after falling from a hotel balcony on Long Island. It happened early Monday, May 23, in Hauppauge at the Hyatt Regency Long Island on Motor Parkway. Suffolk County Police said New Jersey resident Alexander Keating, age 24, of South Amboy in Middlesex County, was on a ninth-floor balcony at around 12:45 a.m. when he fell over a railing. Keating survived the fall and was taken by ambulance to Stony Brook University Hospital in critical condition, said police. Police are still investigating what led up to the fall. Anyone with information is as…
Historic Lighthouse Shined-Up In Months-Long Restoration On Jersey Shore Historic Lighthouse Shined-Up In Months-Long Restoration On Jersey Shore
Historic Lighthouse Shined-Up In Months-Long Restoration On Jersey Shore ]Barnegat Lighthouse will close to visitors for the next seven months as the Department of Environmental Protection begins a $1.3 million restoration of the historic lighthouse, New Jersey officials said. The lighthouse closes for construction on Monday, March 14, according to DEP Commissioner Shawn M. LaTourette. Construction work through October will involve a complete exterior restoration of the lighthouse, masonry recoating and repairs to the brick facade, interior lantern steel platform repairs, roof repairs and the installation of new windows.  Barnegat Lighthouse State Park wil…
DUI Motorcyclist Sentenced In Old Bridge Crash That Killed Passenger, 36: Prosecutor DUI Motorcyclist Sentenced In Old Bridge Crash That Killed Passenger, 36: Prosecutor
DUI Motorcyclist Sentenced In Old Bridge Crash That Killed Passenger, 36: Prosecutor A 29-year-old Sayreville motorcyclist has been sentenced to time behind bars for a DUI crash that killed his 36-year-old passenger, authorities said. Jack Piatek was sentenced to eight years in New Jersey State Prison by Superior Court Judge Pedro J. Jimenez on Thursday, Feb. 24, Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone said. Piatek must serve 85% of his sentence before he is eligible for parole. Upon his release, Piatek will be subject to a 15-year loss of license, said Ciccone alongside Acting Old Bridge Police Chief Joseph Mandola. Piatek was operating a motorcycle whi…
Serious House Fire Reported In Central Jersey: Developing Serious House Fire Reported In Central Jersey: Developing
Serious House Fire Reported In Central Jersey: Developing Firefighters were responding to a serious house fire in Central Jersey, according to developing and unconfirmed reports. The fire was reported at about 2:15 p.m. Friday, Feb. 11 on the 200 block of Cedar Street in South Amboy, initial reports said. An unconfirmed report said heavy smoke was showing. This is a developing news story. CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES
Hollywood Movie 'Eileen' Films In NJ Hollywood Movie 'Eileen' Films In NJ
Hollywood Movie 'Eileen' Films In NJ A new Hollywood movie is using New Jersey as its set. "Eileen," featuring Anne Hathaway and Whigham Shea, has popped up in Metuchen and South Amboy, according to social media posts. Anne HathawayWikipedia Metuchen Mayor Jonathan N. Busch said on Twitter that South Main Street was transformed into 1960s New England. The film is based on a novel by the same name by Ottessa Moshfegh. Mayor Jonathan M. Busch's tweetTwitter/ Jonathan M. Busch Hathaway, a native of Short Hills, has been known to star in the Garden State for other films including "The Dark Knight Rises." 
Winning Jersey Cash 5 Lottery Ticket Worth $1.25M Sold At Central Jersey Deli Winning Jersey Cash 5 Lottery Ticket Worth $1.25M Sold At Central Jersey Deli
Winning Jersey Cash 5 Lottery Ticket Worth $1.25M Sold At Central Jersey Deli There's a new millionaire in Central Jersey. A winning Jersey Cash 5 ticket has been sold at a Middlesex County deli, state Lottery officials said. The lucky ticket matched all five numbers drawn winning the $1,254,610 jackpot from Tuesday's drawing. The winning numbers were: 02, 13, 22, 30, and 45 and the XTRA number was: 03. The retailer will receive a bonus check for $2,000 for selling the winning ticket.  The ticket was sold at Stevens Avenue Deli & Liquor, 250 N. Stevens Ave., South Amboy in Middlesex County.
Former Bookkeeper Who Embezzled $1.78M From NJ Steel Company Gets Six Years In Fed Pen Former Bookkeeper Who Embezzled $1.78M From NJ Steel Company Gets Six Years In Fed Pen
Former Bookkeeper Who Embezzled $1.78M From NJ Steel Company Gets Six Years In Fed Pen A former bookkeeper who embezzled $1.7 million from the Newark-based steel company she worked for must spend a plea-bargained six years in federal prison. There’s no parole in the federal prison system, which means Tammy L. Martinez, 49, of South Amboy, must serve out just about the entire term. For more than five years, Martinez forged her manager’s signature on bogus checks made out to her or to cash, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig said. She cashed the checks at area TD Bank branches where the company had an account or dropped the money into a personal account, a complaint on file…
Firefighters Battle Blaze In Central Jersey Firefighters Battle Blaze In Central Jersey
Firefighters Battle Blaze In Central Jersey Firefighters were battling a house fire in Central Jersey, authorities said.  The fire broke out at about 9:45 a.m. at 208 Catherine St. in South Amboy, according to initial reports. An aerial ladder truck had to be used to help fight the two-alarm blaze, reports said. A firefighter was injured, according to an unconfirmed report.  CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES
Pair Charged With Supplying Drugs That Killed Jersey Shore Woman, Prosecutor Says Pair Charged With Supplying Drugs That Killed Jersey Shore Woman, Prosecutor Says
Pair Charged With Supplying Drugs That Killed Jersey Shore Woman, Prosecutor Says Two men from Monmouth County have been arrested for allegedly supplying a 35-year-old woman with a fatal dose of illegal drugs, authorities said. Terrance R. Rose, 38, of Freehold Borough and Reginald A. Simeus, 42, of Howell both were charged with first-degree strict liability for a drug-induced death, Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey said Thursday. On Nov. 17, 2020, Howell Township police responded to a residence on a report of a possible drug overdose, Linskey said. Police found Katherine Hughes, 35, of Howell who was pronounced dead at the scene, the prosecutor said. A joint in…