Monday, March 25, 2013
Miss any headlines from last week? Here's our roundup of top news from East Windsor, Hightstown and Cranbury.
A Monroe man who struck a utility pole on Route 130 in East Windsor on Thursday has been pronounced dead, according to police. Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center staff announced that Anthony Saer, 72, died at approximately 12:07 p.m. on Sunday, March 17. Saer experienced a medical event preceding the accident which caused his car to leave the road, hit a utility pole, and overturn. The week of April 21-27 will be declared Hightstown Volunteer Appreciation Week in a resolution to be introduced by Councilman Rob Thibault at the Borough Council’s April 1, 2013 meeting. Councilman Thibault will also present Borough volunteers with personalized Certificates of Recognition and lapel pins, a tradition he started in 2012 to thank volunteers …
Monday, March 4, 2013
Did you miss any headlines last week? Here's our roundup of top stories for East Windsor, Hightstown and Cranbury.
Pedro Lopez, of East Windsor, was arrested on Friday, Feb. 22 and charged with aggravated assault with a weapon stemming from a fight that broke out at the park on Westfield Road, East Windsor Police reported. Cranbury Township is set to begin an extensive rehabilitation project on the Brainerd Lake dam and bridge in hopes of reducing the ongoing impact from flooding. While the project will not completely solve flooding issues from the lake, the work is expected to mitigate some of the problems caused by the aging structure, which is over 100 years old. The Peddie Men's Swim Team had a historic weekend at the 113th Easterns Interscholastic Swim and Diving Championship winning every event in the two-day meet, except the 50-yard …
Sunday, January 20, 2013
Alleged armed kidnapping of 71-year-old woman, firefighter admits to arson and a Newark teen allegedly points shotgun at a police officer also among top headlines.
Tyrik S. Haynes, 19, of Middletown, is being held at the county jail on $1 million bail after being charged with first-degree attempted murder and weapons offenses by the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office. Haynes is accused of stabbing a Keansburg woman 12 times at the Middletown Bed, Bath and Beyond on Thursday. A reputed local mobster known as "Papa Smurf" could face nearly two centuries in prison after he was charged Wednesday with conspiring to grab control of the waste management industry in New York and New Jersey. The mob-targeted federal sweep netted a dozen others. Ramsey resident Carmine Franco, 77, is a known associate of the Genovese Crime Family, federal law enforcement officials said. Two East Rutherford residents are …
Sunday, January 6, 2013
Other top stories this week include a man charged with making terroristic threats directed at his child's school and the canning of Jets general manager and Basking Ridge resident Mike Tannenbaum.
Sunday, January 6
Authorites have charged a Woodbury man in the slaying of a missing woman whose body was found in a clothing-collection bin early Monday morning. A Metuchen man was charged Wednesday with sexual assault and criminal sexual contact after he allegedly touched two different women “in a sexual manner” at a medical office in Fort Lee, Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli announced. The father of a student at the Atlantic County Special Services School was arrested last week and charged with making terroristic threats directed at the school, Atlantic County Sheriff Frank X. Balles announced Wednesday. The body of missing 26-year-old North Plainfield resident Manuel Antonio Guevara was recovered after the lake was partially drained. Basking …
Saturday, October 27, 2012
Other top stories include a mother and grandmother accused of boarding a Toms River school bus and physically and verbally assaulting children, and the arrest of five men suspected in a series of burglaries of high-end homes in North Jersey.
Two teenage brothers lured 12-year-old Autumn Pasquale into their house, strangled her and then dumped her body in a recycling bin, authorities said Tuesday afternoon. In the wake of the impending hurricane, Gov. Chris Christie declared a weather-related state of emergency prior to holding a Saturday morning press conference in North Middletown. A mother and grandmother have been charged with multiple offenses after a recent fracas that occurred on a Toms River Regional School District bus, according to information from Toms River Police Chief Michael Mastronardy. A team of investigators arrested five members of a burglary crew suspected of targeting high-end homes across the region just as the thieves were trying to crack open a stolen …
Sunday, October 14, 2012
Other top stories this week include charges stemming from the discovery of a 9-year-old's remains in Upper Freehold and a McDonald's customer upset that his young daughter was subjected to Fox News during their visit to the fast food restaurant.
A Moorestown police officer and his ex-girlfriend/accomplice will spend the next 20 to 30 years behind bars after being sentenced this week. The pair was convicted in April on a slew of charges stemming from the sexual assault of multiple teenage victims between 2000 and 2007. One damning video showed one of the female victims blindfolded and shackled, and forced to perform sexual acts on one of her captors. Students and faculty at the Marine Academy of Technology and Environmental Sciences in Manahawkin and Jackson Memorial High School were grieving this week after learning of the loss of two friends and classmates. Some seven years after the discovery of a child’s skeleton in the Clayton Park area of Upper Freehold, the Monmouth County …
Sunday, April 22, 2012
A review of the week's top stories.
Sunday, April 22, 2012
After losing his job, Frank Hernandez decided to take the risk and dove into his first business venture – opening Twin Rivers Bait and Tackle in East Windsor. Click here to read more. Members of Hightstown’s Hispanic community protested the taxi ordinance at Monday’s council meeting, which was approved for introduction. Click here to read more. The East Windsor council unanimously approved the 2012 budget Tuesday night that calls for an increase in taxes. Click here to read more. Cranbury voters approved the school board budget and elected a newcomer to the Board of Education on Tuesday, according to unofficial election results. Click here to read more. Hawaiian Ukulele player Jake Shimabukuro held a workshop with students at …
Friday, March 16, 2012
Local and state women officials were honored by East Windsor Township Mayor Janice Mironov for Women's History Month. “Women have participated widely and strived to make advances in our society through social activity, labor organizations, education, medicine, economics, the arts, politics and charitable causes," Mironov said in a proclamation. "Women have made important changes in areas including social reform, women’s equality, health care reform, education reform, archaeology and anthropology, business and politics.”
Saturday, February 25, 2012
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Saturday, February 25, 2012
There are many animals up for adoption at Animal Friends for Education and Welfare. The descriptions above, provided by AFEW, are of the featured pets of the week. Interested in adopting a pet? Call 609-448-5322 or visit the AFEW website. AFEW also holds adoption days on Saturday at Corner Copia Farm Nursery from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.