36 min ago
Will New Jersey's Red-Light Camera Program Die This Year?
In mid-December, all of New Jersey's red-light enforcement cameras are likely to cease operations. The law that authorized the state's pilot program in approximately two-dozen Garden State communities expires and state leaders, including Gov. Chris Christie, are set to let the camera-enabled automated traffic enforcement program die.
5 hrs ago
The Jersey Journal
Lopatcong Twp. police arrest individuals on theft charges
LOPATCONG TWP. - Police have charged two men with theft after they attempted to walk away with items from the grounds of the Phillipsburg Mall.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
Sisters-in-law take leap of faith opening retail shops in downtown Phillipsburg
Aileen Miasco poses with jewelry she made and plans to sell at her new store at 100 S. Main St. She plans to open the the store for like-new and new goods later this month. Express-Times Photo Aileen Miasco's husband tried to talk her out of setting up shop in downtown Phillipsburg , but she wasn't having it.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
The Jersey Journal
Provident Bank to mark 'grand re-opening' of Phillipsburg branch
The Provident Bank will celebrate the grand re-opening of its Phillipsburg branch located at 190 Roseberry Street on Saturday, Sept. 13 at 9 a.m. The festivities will continue through 2 p.m. The public is invited to join in the celebration.
Automobile polo drivers skip P'burg in 1914 - Almanac Sept. 12, 2014
Actor Dickie Moore is 89. Singer Maria Muldaur is 72. Actor-comedian Louis C.K. is 47. Singer-actress Jennifer Hudson is 33. The moon sets 10:42 a.m. today, rises 10:16 p.m. Saturday. It is four days after the full moon.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
The Jersey Journal
English as a second language course offered at Warren County Community College
Individuals looking to improve their grasp of the English language will get just that through this course offered at Warren County Community College's Continuing Education Department in Phillipsburg. Those wishing to increase their English speaking, reading and writing skills, particularly in pursuit of gaining employment, will find this comprehensive course extremely valuable.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
The Jersey Journal
Warren County residents named to dean's lists
DEAN'S LIST Local residents are named on the Dean's List at Centenary College in Hackettstown for coursework that was completed for the Spring 2014 semester. The students are as follows: Diana Alvarez from Blairstown.
Phillipsburg eyes weight limit on Stockton Street
Phillipsburg town council is considering weight restrictions on Stockton Street after a tractor-trailer took down a utility pole near South Main Street this summer. Phillipsburg council is considering whether to implement a weight limit for tractor-trailers on Stockton and South Main streets after residents raised concerns about safety and property damage from the trucks.
Phillipsburg council proposes banning smoking in all town parks
The town's existing ordinance prohibits smoking within 50 feet of any organized youth athletic or recreational event in any town field or facility. Officials said the ordinance isn't enforced and propose banning smoking in all parks.
Phillipsburg parolee charged in second vehicle burglary since his release from prison
Jason G. Meyer has been charged in connection with an August burglary, the second similar offense he has been linked to since being released from a New Jersey prison eight months ago. A 34-year-old Phillipsburg man has been accused of stealing a backpack from a car, the second vehicle burglary he has been linked to since being released eight months ago from a New Jersey prison, court records say.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Pohatcong Township residents say train stop feels like amusement park
What they aren't fond of, they said, is the inflatable dinosaurs, portable toilets and bullhorn announcements associated with one of the stops. Parking nuisances and litter lining the tracks have also soured residents on the train, they said.
Men threaten, punch Phillipsburg doctor in seperate incidents, court records say
The incidents began Aug. 19 when Dr. Rudolph Bescherer was inside the emergency department of St. Luke's Hospital in Phillipsburg and 53-year-old Douglas Smith threatened to assault the doctor and told him that he would kill him, court records say. "I am going to tear your face off and when I see you outside of here I am going to kill you," the Phillipsburg man told the doctor, according to court records.
Your vote for New Jersey state song
Give credit to a 92 year old guy from Phillipsburg - whose campaign started back in 1960 - to lobby for his composition entitled "I'm from New Jersey" as our official state song. Bruce's "Born to Run" being one of them, although while not expressing love for the state, still embodies the artistry of the composer who's probably most identified with being from here.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Phillipsburg School Board president says Greenwich Township...
Phillipsburg School Board President Kevin DeGerolamo tonight challenged the letter Greenwich Township Superintendent Maria Eppolite sent to residents to explain a dramatic increase in their tax bills this summer. DeGerolamo said the Aug. 11 letter lacked context for what Eppolite described as a 153 percent tuition increase during a five-year period for Phillipsburg High School students from Greenwich Township.
The Jersey Journal
Phillipsburg man arrested for alleged nonpayment of child support
PHILLIPSBURG - A Phillipsburg man was arrested at his home here on Friday, Aug. 29, by Warren County Sheriff's Officers. George Fulper, 31, was arrested for nonpayment of $4,275.00 in owed child support, the Sheriff's Office reported.
Themed train rides through Phillipsburg area lead to complaints, discussion in Pohatcong Township
The train rides that transport children into the lands of dinosaurs, mines and corn mazes are causing headaches for some residents who live near the tracks, Pohatcong Township Mayor James Kern III said. Kern is inviting residents to share their concerns at a meeting 6 p.m. Tuesday at the municipal building, 50 Municipal Drive.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
Phillipsburg Town Council to consider nixing smoking in parks
Walter Park should be a resource for adults and children in the community, one councilman says. (Express-Times File Photo Phillipsburg officials say they'd consider banning smoking in town parks after a resident complained about secondhand smoke several times this summer.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
Larry Holmes recalls his start as a boxer in 1989 - Almanac Sept. 6, 2014
Sept. 6, 1989: "Larry Holmes, relaxing behind his desk in his fifth-floor office, will appear in a 30-minute interview on Prism." ^ In 2013, NASA's newest robotic lunar explorer, LADEE, rocketed into space in an unprecedented moonshot from Virginia that dazzled sky watchers along the East Coast.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Lopatcong Township father, son plead not guilty in Paul-Mart drug case
Harpal Singh and his son, Randip Singh, have each pleaded not guilty to drug-related charges stemming from a January investigation into the Paul-Mart convenience store in Phillipsburg. (Express-Times Photo The Lopatcong Township man accused of selling synthetic pot out of a Phillipsburg convenience store and his son have each pleaded not guilty to drug possession and distribution charges.
Trial date set for Allentown man accused in 2012 Phillipsburg gas station murder
An Allentown man's murder trial is scheduled to begin next month, more than two and a half years after he allegedly gunned down a Phillipsburg gas station attendant during an attempted robbery. New Jersey Superior Court Judge Robert Reed today scheduled jury selection to begin Oct. 28 in the trial of Andrew Torres.