Firefighters have found a surprise after getting a weeklong fire under control in a New Jersey warehouse: The building may not need to be razed.
The fire at the former Burry Biscuit factory in Elizabeth, which broke out last Wednesday, was finally contained over the weekend.
Fire officials say they may not be able to completely extinguish the blaze until this weekend or possibly into next week.
Still burning and still smoking up the skies over Elizabeth is a stubborn blaze that just won’t die. Area residents spent the better part of Thursday walking around with their faces covered.
An Elizabeth, N.J. girl is in desperate need of a bone marrow transplant. Her sister Giselles is the only available donor, she has been denied a travel visa to the United States.
Wanna bet? New Jersey does, but Washington has the final say.
The Port Authority will conduct a routine test of emergency systems at the New Jersey Marine Terminals in Newark and Elizabeth between noon and 2 p.m. Friday.
Police said for the last five years, 46-year-old Marie Munn, the board president, lied about her income so her two kids could eat free. The spouses of two other high-ranking school employees are also facing charges.
The action comes amid a report that a principal, the school board president, and a supervisor of custodians had enrolled their children in the free or reduced lunch program even though they don’t meet requirements.
Police say 35-year-old Marco Rodriguez-Bravo, of Elizabeth, was found by a family member in a pool in the backyard of a home on Carriage Lane in Centereach.
Bail was set at $1 million for Abdul Shahid Aziz, who surrendered to city police Saturday. The 45-year-old Elizabeth resident was being held in the county jail, and officials didn’t know if he had retained a lawyer.
Police officers and firefighters rescued a man trapped for more than two hours in an eight foot trench in Westfield Saturday.
A driver suspected of drunken driving is on the loose in Elizabeth, N.J., after police said the suspect struck three pedestrians outside a bar, smashed into several parked cars and abandoned his car.
17 cities are getting federal grant money to install cameras and license plate readers, and people to check those systems.
It’s already against the law to drive and talk on a handheld phone in New Jersey, but a proposed law would make the penalties much harsher.