Nearly a dozen families woke up without a home on the day before Easter, after a raging fire gutted several Perth Amboy buildings.
Flames leaped from home to home, quickly spreading through row houses in Perth Amboy. The blaze swept through five homes in total.
Jack Dudas suffered a medical nightmare after he fell down the stairs at his home in Perth Amboy in January. “It turned purple like two days after I fell down the stairs and then a day or so later I woke up and it was completely blown up,” Dudas told 1010 WINS.
The three-story apartment building on State Street in Perth Amboy was completely destroyed in the blaze which was reported around 4:15 a.m. Thursday, investigators said.
For 15 years, Rebecca McLelland-Crawley has been getting Perth Amboy kids fired up about the wonders of science.
Officials in New Jersey had a busy day, responding to several incidents that required water rescues. It came on a day where many headed to area beaches to try to cool off from the sweltering heat.
The fire started around 4 a.m. Sunday, destroying four connected homes and leaving dozens homeless.
Authorities said that an intense, fast-moving fire has destroyed four homes in Perth Amboy and seriously injured three people. Dozens of people were also left homeless by the massive blaze, which started at around 4 a.m. on Sunday.
A 50-year-old New Jersey man was killed and four other people were injured when their boat capsized in waters off the northern New Jersey coast.
New Jersey-born Robert Hegyes, the actor best known for playing Jewish Puerto Rican student Juan Epstein on the 1970s TV show “Welcome Back Kotter” has died. He was 60.
The Garden State ranks 46th in the country when it comes to states taking part in the school breakfast program.
The U.S. Coast Guard responded to a distress call on a rock jetty in the Raritan Bay around 2:30 p.m. on Thursday.
Former Perth Amboy mayor and state assemblyman Joseph Vas was sentenced to more than six years in prison after being convicted last fall of mail fraud, election finance violations and lying to authorities.
Edward Quezada and his wife had bought all of their Christmas gifts for their 8- and 13-year-old children. But the gifts are now gone after a fire ripped through Quezada’s apartment complex in Perth Amboy, N.J. on Sunday evening.
A raging fire destroyed home after home in Perth Amboy Sunday night, leaving at least 100 people with nowhere to go just days before Christmas.