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Jersey Shore Aquarium Society Founding Member Drowns Snorkeling On Family Vacation What was supposed to have been a relaxing trip for one New Jersey family apparently visiting their grandparents in Texas quickly turned into a nightmare. While snorkeling inSan Solomon Springs at Balmorhea State Park in Texas, Ernest Manchin, 82, ofDripping Springs, TX, went under water and did not re-emerge, CBS7 says citing state police. Moments later, Gary Wong, 56, of East Brunswick — Manchin's son-in-law — went under, too.Both Manchin and Wong were rescued from the water but ultimately died at an area hospital, the outlet says. A GoFundMe campaign launched for Wong’s…

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'So I Raped You:' NJ Woman's Accused Rapist To Be Extradited From France: Report Almost three years after a warrant was issued for the arrest of a Pennsylvania college student's accused rapist,he was taken into custody in France, numerous outlets reportedin May. Despite his appeal to not be extradited, a court ruled that he will be sent back to Pennsylvania for a trial, according to a release on Monday, July 8, AP reported. Ian Thomas Cleary, 31, who has beenliving in Europefor several years,was taken into custody in Metz in April 2024 a prosecutor told previouslyAssociated Press. Cleary was accused of raping Gettysburg Co…

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Former NJ Man Gary Conley, 53, Dies Tubing On Delaware River Officials have identified the Pennsylvania man who drowned while tubing in on the Delaware River on Saturday, July 6. Gary M. Conley, 53, of Forks Township, was on a tube on the Delaware River when he went into the water and "did not return to the surface," said the Northampton County Coroner's Office. Bystanders pulled him to the shore and performed CPR until he could be taken toSt. Luke’s Hospital, Anderson Campus, authorities said. He was resuscitated at the hospital but died from complications from the drowning on Sunday, July 7, according to the coroner. His de…

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NJ Motorcyclist Mike Milazzo, 33, Dies After Florida Crash Longtime Sussex County resident Michael Milazzo died on Sunday, June 23 due to injuries suffered in a Florida motorcycle crash, his obituary says. He was 33 years old. According to his obituary on the Pinkel Funeral Home website, Michael attendedHigh Point Regional High School and lived in Sussex County most of his life. He owned and operatedCountywide Construction in Wantage and was affectionately known as the "smooth operator,” since he believed he was “the best machine operator on the east side of the Mississippi.” Hewas passionate about riding motorcycle and rece…

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Sprawling $2M Bergen County Home Features Multiple Levels, Pool Access From Master Bedroom An 8,000-square-foot custom-built Bergen County home featuring a pool, sauna, and sweeping views of the Ramapo Mountains is on the market for just under $2 million. The multi-level home at 10 E Saddle River Road in Saddle River has six bedrooms, seven bathrooms and is located on a private road, according to listing agentSheryl Epstein-Romano, of Christie'sInternational Real Estate Group. The main level features an art gallery along with double ovens in the kitchen complete with an oversized island and a walk-in pantry. The main level also boasts a great room with a wet bar and b…

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Handgun Loaded With Hollow-Point Bullets Found On Woman In Stolen Lexus At Paramus Mall: Cops An Essex County pair wanted out of multiple towns were arrested at a Paramus mall getting into a stolen Lexus, before one was found with a handgun, police said. Officer Kevin Grady was patrolling the parking lot at Westfield's Garden State Plaza Saturday, July 6, when he noticed a2012 white Lexus R35 that had ben stolen out of Orange on July 3, Paramus Police Chief Robert Guidetti said. While surveilling the car, Grady — assisted by Officer Connor Nutland — saw a man and woman get into the car. The individuals were identified asDestiny M. Johnson, 25, of East Orange, and Quaysh…

by Cecilia Levine

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Belligerent Man At Popular Wayne Brewery Tried Fighting Arresting Officers, Cops Say A 50-year-old man who had been wanted for a DNA sample was arrested after police said he was screaming profanities and making profane gestures at a popular brewery in Wayne earlier this month. Unruly behavior exhibited by Anthony Walker, 50, of West Milford, brought Wayne police officers to Seven Tribesmen Brewery just before 8 p.m. Monday, July 1, Wayne Police Capt. Dan Daly said. Upon the officers’ arrival, they found Walker arguing with the bartender. Officers tried to calm Walker down and said they'd help find him a ride home, however, Walker's aggressive behavior only continued, Daly …

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Odd Photoshop Job Has Critics Calling Out Teresa Giudice: 'Were Y'all Teleported To The Beach?' "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Teresa Giudice is being called out for an obvious photoshop job on a recent Instagram post. The 52-year-old Montville mom shared a photo of herself with Larsa Pippen, of "Real Housewives of Miami," wishing her a happy birthday on a beach. But something's off:It appears someone cut the "Housewives" out of a different photo and placed them on a beach. Both fans and haters caught on. "Were y'all teleported to the beach or..," one person commented. "This is the kind of beach trip I can afford!" another said. Even celebs were spotted in the peanut g…

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Popular Jersey Shore Italian Restaurant Powers Through Another Blackout: 'One For The Books' On June 22, when an area of Highlands lost power amid a brutal heatwave and severe storms, Porcini's closed its doors. So when the restaurant lost power on Saturday, July 6, Porcini's decided: Not this time. Losing two Saturdays in four weeks would've been "detrimental" for the small, family-owned business, the restaurant wrote on Facebook. "Tonight was one for the books," the post said. "This is the second Saturday in a month that all of the town was in complete black out. "Our staff pulled together to salvage the night. HUGE thank you to our customers who decided to stick it out with us…

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American Dream Mall Stabbing: Suspect Jailed After Late-Night Parking Deck Assault, Cops Say A 29-year-old Jersey City man was arrested after stabbing a 28-year-old victim on a parking deck at the American Dream Mall late Saturday, July 6, authorities said. New Jersey State Police troopers responded to the parking deck at the mall where they found the male victim suffering slashes all over his body just before 11 p.m., Sgt. Charles Marchan said. The victim was taken to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries while the suspect, Marchan said. The suspect, Raquan Howard, was found in the parking deck, arrested, and charged with aggravated assault, possession of a weapon w…

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Body Of Missing Paddleboarder Recovered From NJ Lake The search for a missing paddleboarder on a Sussex County lake came to a tragic end Sunday morning, July 7, police said. James Lee, 61, of Sandyston, had been on a stand-up paddleboard on Kittatinny Lake when he fell into the water and did not re-emerge Friday, July 5 around 6:45 p.m.,New Jersey State Police Sgt. Charles Marchan said. His body was recovered Sunday morning, July 8, according to Marchan. The incident remains under investigation.

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'Real Housewives' Dine At Bergen County Restaurant Known For Attracting Stars A Bergen County restaurant known for having celebrities stop by had even more this weekend. EliaMediterranean in East Rutherford hosted the "Real Housewives of New Jersey" cast members Teresa Giudice and Jackie Goldschneider, and their husbands, on Friday evening, July 5. View this post on Instagram A post shared by TERESA GIUDICE ® (@teresagiudice) "A huge thank you to Teresa Giudice and Jackie Mark Goldschneider from Real Housewives of New Jersey for joining us for dinner last night at Elia!" the restaurant said on social media. "It w…

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Video Shows Erratic Driver, 25, Fleeing NJ Scene After Seriously Injuring Trio: Cops A 25-year-old pickup truck driver from Passaic was captured on camera erratically leaving the scene of a crash in Hudson County where authorities said he struck two pedestrians and a vehicle, leaving three victims seriously injured. Luis Tubac-Socoy was behind the wheel of a Ford F350 when he struck a Honda CRV around 9:50 p.m. along Port Imperial Boulevard Friday, July 5,Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said. After striking the Honda,Tubac-Socoy struck two pedestrians as he fled the scene, according to Suarez. Both pedestrians, a 78-year-old North Bergen woman and a 70-ye…

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Fallen Tree Sparks Massive House Fire In Tenafly, Responders Say (Photos) A Tenafly home erupted in flames after a tree came crashing through the roof early Saturday, July 6, Englewood firefighters said. Firefighters from multiple towns were called to the Jefferson Avenue home around 9 a.m. just after a tree fell into a bedroom while the family was home, according to abc7. Rescue 3, along with Chief 210 and Deputy 1, responded into Tenafly this morning for a working fire in a private home.... Posted by Dumont Volunteer Fire Department onSaturday, July 6, 2024Rescue 3, along with Chief 210 and Deputy 1, responded into Tenafly this morning for a work…

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Mugshot Released Of Woman Accused Of Hiding Murder Suspect In NJ Home Before Standoff-Suicide A New Jersey woman has been charged with helping a 35-year-old murder suspect hide from police following a standoff in which he ultimately died by suicide, authorities said. Elizabeth Mascarelli, 29, of Seaside Heights, allowed Max Johnston to stay in a home with her on Ravenwood Drive in Toms River before an hours-long standoff that ended with him ending his own life Friday, July 5,Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer said. Ocean County Prosecutor's Office/Gabriella Caroleo FacebookJohnston had been wanted in the murder ofGabriella Caroleo, 25, of Seaside Heights, in…

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NJ School Principal, Son Killed In Head-On Crash During Trip To South Africa The halls of Dr. John Grieco Elementary School in Englewood will be far less bright come the 2024-25 school year. The school's principal, Dr. Daniela Small-Bailey, was killed in a crash in South Africa on July Fourth, her district announced. Small-Bailey died alongside her son,Sidanii Bell, and were among four people killed in the head-on crash involving a police car near Dullstroom at approximately 4:20 p.m.,South African Police Service Acting Provincial Commissioner Major General Zeph Mkhwanazi said. 2 Corinthians 1:3 Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Chri…

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4-Alarm Fire Rages At Marcal Paper Factory In Elmwood Park (Developing) Firefighters were battling flames at the Marcal Paper plant Friday, July 5 in Elmwood Park. Companies from multiple different departments in the area responded to the blaze, which broke out around 12:45 p.m. This is far from the first fire at Marcal.In 2019, a blaze collapsed the45,000-square-foot distribution warehouse in 90 minutes, as reported by Daily Voice.Other major fires were reported at Marcal in 2017 and 2012.

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'She Was A Survivor:' Loved Ones Mourn Loss Of Woman, 32, Killed By Train In Bergen County Tara Yannette was a survivor. She was a two-time liver transplant recipient. She was nine months sober. The 32-year-old Wallington resident had a new boyfriend, Richard Black, and the two were in love. Courtesy of Richard BlackBut on Wednesday, July 3, Tara died by suicide, throwing herself in front of a train near the Plauderville Station in Garfield, behind her boyfriend's home, loved ones and NJ Transit officials tell Daily Voice. "She was a beautiful girl and for whatever reason, something snapped in her mind," said Tara's mother, Cheryl Fedor. "I wish she would have reached ou…

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Wrong-Way Crash Kills 2, Injures 1 On Garden State Parkway In Paramus, State Police Say Two people were killed and one person was injured in a wrong-way crash on the Garden State Parkway overnight in Paramus, authorities confirmed. Diana J. Cruz, 38, of Newark, was heading north in the southbound lanes of the Parkway when she struck a Toyota SUV head-on just before 2:30 a.m. at milepost 163.4 on Friday, July 5, New Jersey State Police Sgt. Jeffrey Lebron said. Both Cruz and the Toyota driver,Sunday T. Ogundare, 55, of Newark, were killed, Lebron said. A passenger in the Toyota, a 20-year-old Pompton Plains woman, was hospitalized with moderate injuries. The crash remain…

by Cecilia Levine

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Mugshot Shows Bloodied NJ Addiction Counselor Charged In Triple-Fatal DWI Crash In NYC A 44-year-old addiction counselor from New Jersey is facing multiple charges in a DWI crash that left three people dead and seven others injured on July 4th in Manhattan, Daily Voice has learned. Daniel Hyden, of Monmouth Junction, was operating aa grey Ford F-150 at a high rate of speed when he ran through a stop sign at the Water and Jackson street intersection just before 9 p.m. on the Lower East Side, the NYPD said. The Good Samaritans who held Daniel Hyden after he crashed into 3 people killing them last night were apparently not too kind. pic.twitter.com/rKmBkQTvGQ — Kristin …

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Heartbreaking Obituary Remembers NJ Mom, 45, Killed Camping With Family Services have been finalized for a 45-year-old New Jersey mother who was killed on a camping trip with her husband and two sons. Carol Luistro was inside of her family's camper at theRussell Brook Campground in the Town of Colchester, NY when it was struck by a fallen tree around 10:50 a.m. Sunday, June 30, as previously reported by Daily Voice. Luistro was pronounced dead at the scene. Courtesy of Lloyd LuistroCarol's obituary on the Shook Funeral Home website says she was born and raised in Jersey City where she met her husband, Lloyd Luistro. The two welcomed their two boys…

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Another Female NJ Teacher Charged With Having Sexual Relationship With Student Yet another New Jersey teacher has been accused of having a sexual relationship with a student. Julie Rizzitello, 36, submitted her resignation letter as a Wall Township High School teacher earlier this week amid being criminal charges stemming from the sexual assault of a student, Monmouth County Prosecutor Raymond S. Santiago said. The Brick Township resident has been charged withtwo counts of second-degree Sexual Assault, third-degree Witness Tampering, and three counts of fourth-degree Criminal Sexual Contact, Santiago said Thursday, July 4 alongsideWall Township Police Chie…

by Cecilia Levine

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Bodycam Footage Shows Teen's Arrest After Route 3 Pursuit On Stolen Motorcycle "What the hell's the matter with you?" was among the first questions a Lyndhurst officer had for an 18-year-old man who had been eluding him on a stolen motorcycle. The arrest was captured on body-worn camera footage, obtained via the Open Public Records Act and released by Drive Thru Tours on YouTube. The 22-minute video shows Lyndhurst OfficerMichael LeStrange questioning then arrestingRozario Ymeraj, who racked up21 summonses and faced criminal charges after a broad-daylight pursuit on Thursday, May 23, as reported by Daily Voice. The teen was operating the bike withou…

by Cecilia Levine

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Wallington Woman, 32, Killed By Train In Garfield (Update) Officials have released the identity of the pedestrian struck and killed by a train in Bergen County this week. Tara Yannette, 32, of Wallington, wasnear Plauderville Station in Garfield when she was struck just before 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 3, NJ Transit spokesman John Chartier said. ALSO SEE:'She Was A Survivor:' Loved Ones Mourn Loss Of Woman, 32, Killed By Train In Bergen County The train, Port Jervis Line train 64, departed Port Jervis at 1:35 p.m., and was scheduled to arrive in Hoboken at 3:54 p.m. There were no injuries reported to the approximately 125 cus…

by Cecilia Levine

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K9 Sniffs Out Suspect Hiding On Playground After BMW Pursuit-Crash On Parkway In Paramus: Cops Two men have been arrested while one remains at large after fleeing from a stolen BMW that they crashed during a pursuit in Paramus , authorities said. Paramus Office Slavko Bajovic spotted a white BMW X4 driving carelessly along Route 17 north near Midland Avenue around 8:25 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, Paramus Police Chief Robert Guidetti said. A registration check found that the BMW was stolen out of Montgomery, NJ, and was wanted in two separate motorcycle thefts, Guidetti said. When Bajovic tried to stop the vehicle, the suspects tried to flee — but ultimately crashed into the center d…

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NY Trio Who Used Zip Ties To Restrain 4 Victims In Teaneck Home Invasion Charged: Prosecutor Three New York men have been charged in a January Teaneck home invasion, authorities announced. Frank A Salcedo, 43; Francisco Sandoval, 42; and Brian Arias, 40; are facing a litany of charges includingarmed robbery, kidnapping, weapons possession and related offenses in the Friday, Jan. 12 incident on East Tryon Avenue,Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said. The three men wearing masks and armed with handguns broke into the home and used zip ties to restrain two men in the home around 10:30 a.m., Musella said. Over the next few hours, two more adult victims arrived at the …

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Westwood HS Brawl: Names Released In Police Documents Daily Voice has obtained the names of the 10 of the 13 individuals charged in connection with the brawls that broke out following the Westwood High School graduation ceremony last month. As previously reported by Daily Voice, two graduating students and 11 of their family members were slapped with a total of 25charges including assault, disorderly conduct, failure to disperse, and obstruction, following the fights on Thursday, June 20, Washington TownshipPolice Chief John Calamari said. View this post on Instagram A post shared by …

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Teen Struck By Boat Propeller Airlifted After Saved By Off-Duty Officer On Greenwood Lake An off-duty police officer came to the aid of an 18-year-old man who was struck by a boat propeller on Greenwood Lake last month. Vernon Cpl. Steve Rovetto was on the lake in West Milford when he saw that the man had been struck around 6 p.m. June 20, and called 9-1-1, West Milford Police Capt. Parrello said. Rovetto went over to the victim, improvised a tourniquet out of rope, and then accompanied him by boat to the South Shore Marina. At the marina, they were met by West Milford Sgt. Bregman who applied a tourniquet and requested a medical helicopter due to the seriousness of the injury.…

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NJ Mom Killed By Falling Tree While Camping With Family In Furious Upstate NY Storm A New Jersey woman was killed in upstate New York over the weekend when a tree fell on her camper during fierce thunderstorms that ripped through the region, authorities said. At about 10:50 a.m. the Delaware County 911 Center received multiple reports of trees down on campers at multiple locations with an individual trapped at the Russell Brook Campground in the Town of Colchester. Carol E. Luistro was inside of her camper when it was struck by a fallen tree, pinning her underneath it, police said. She was pronounced dead at the scene, Colchester police said. Her age was not released. Pho…

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