Wednesday, December 26, 2012
These are the top read stories in Summit for the year 2012, according to Patch statistics.
1. November 7, 2012 -- Summit Mayor Makes Emergency Call to JCP&L Following Hurricane Sandy, over 2,000 residents of Summer were still without power on Nov. 7. Mayor Ellen Dickson reached out to residents via her website and Facebook page to inform them she made an emergency call to JCP&L in order to gain more information on the outages. Following the call with the power company, Dickson posted a timeline for restoration on her Facebook page. 2. March 12, 2012 -- Cement Mixer Involved in Traffic Accident Near Springfield and Morris Avenues On March 12 around 8:49 a.m. a cement mixer collided with a silver four-door vehicle near Springfield and Morris Avenues, according to police reports. Summit resident Kara Whitely witnessed the …
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, May 6, 2012
Here's what happened in New Jersey this week.
Sunday, May 6, 2012
Authorities believe a stray bullet killed a New Brunswick man in his home Friday afternoon. According to the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office, Richard Chang, 40, was pronounced dead at his home at 3:40 p.m. Wood-Ridge High School girls' softball coach Jillian Clementi, also a teacher at Immaculate Heart Academy in Washington Township, engaged in improper sexual relations with a male student from Wood-Ridge High School, authorities charged Wednesday. Nutley police charged Patricia Krentcil, 44, with child endangerment after allegedly letting her 5-year-old daughter enter a tanning booth with her. Krentcils' daughter told her school nurse she got a sunburn from tanning with her mother, prompting the school to call child services. A sixth…