Superstorm Sandy was so devastating and so traumatic. Something like that can be truly scarring for children, and one former New Jerseyan is trying to help them through it.
A Monmouth County grand jury handed up the indictment against George Harrington on Monday. Prosecutors contend Harrington was operating his boat while under the influence of alcohol and at an unsafe rate of speed at the time of the crash.
“It’s all a tragedy that the whole block is feeling now,” neighbor Kim Carbone said. “They were really good people, really nice people. It’s very hard because we’re close here. They were part of our family.”
Middletown police say investigators suspect no foul play at this time. A kayaker called emergency workers to report that she saw a body in the river Saturday morning.
Kerri Dalton, 29, of Keansburg, N.J., was stabbed multiple times in the Bed, Bath and Beyond store in Middletown as she pushed her 5-month-old daughter in a stroller inside the store. Eleven days later, she was still struggling mightily.
Tyrik Haynes, 19, is being held on $1 million bail, charged with attempted murder.
The condition of the victim, a woman in her 30s who also had a baby with her in the store, is unknown at this time.
For at least one New Jersey town, power was restored quickly and orderly after superstorm Sandy, and there is a very good reason.
17-month-old Justin Kowalczik is believed to have been buried in the backyard for more than two years, 1010 WINS’ Steve Sandberg reported, while all along Police Major Patrick Regan said the family pretended he was still alive — and the youngest of three.
Some of the historic spots that would benefit from the funding include George Washington’s camp in Morristown and the British campground in Middletown.
Dozens of dogs are getting a second chance at finding new homes after being rescued from an overcrowded animal shelter in Louisiana.
The water nightmare is continuing on Saturday for hundreds of thousands of people near the Jersey Shore, as three broken water mains in Monmouth County knocked out service on Friday night.
A two acre site has been chosen for a reflecting pool surrounded by flowering trees, one for each Connecticut service member who died in the war.
There was a noise in the night and then a sickening discovery. A suburban homeowner found out that she’d been “stalked” and spied-on by a trusted neighbor. She said he was finally caught because she got the evidence on video.
The bill comes after recent incidents in Middletown, where special education students at Farm Hill Elementary School were reportedly isolated in “scream rooms” during outbursts.