Sunday, May 19, 2013
One man is hoping fans will open their wallets to fund the defense of an Internet celeb accused in the murder of Clark resident Joseph Galfy.
Will fans of 'Kai the Hatchet-Wielding Hitcher' stand by him now that the Internet celeb has been arrested for the murder of Clark's Joseph Galfy? At least one fan is, and he's asking other supporters of Kai (whose real name is Caleb Lawrence McGillvary) to open their wallets to fund his $3 million bail and the cost of his legal defense. Galfy, 73, was found in his Clark home on Monday morning after hosting McGillvary, 24, overnight on Saturday and Sunday. Police say that McGillvary murdered Galfy, who was found in his underwear and socks, severely beaten. McGillvary was arrested in Philadelphia on Thursday night. For his part, in a Tuesday post on his Facebook page, McGillvary alleges that he was drugged and raped, and asks readers, "…
Saturday, July 7, 2012
Desperate for a garage sale? There aren't a lot locally this weekend, but we found at least few!
Okay, so it's a S-L-O-W weekend for garage sales — what with summer vacation, the heat and all. But if you're looking for some great furniture and household items at a reasonable price, we found a few sales in Union County this weekend to fill the bill. A search of Patch events, nj.com, njgaragesales.com and yardsalesearch.com yielded these garage, yard and estate sales for this weekend: All garage sale organizers ask for "no early birds, please!" Do you know of any more garage sales out there this weekend? Tell us in the comments. Also, you can help us help you get rid of your unwanted items and make money by posting your own Garage Sale on Patch. Better yet — Let us feature the great "find" you scored at a garage sale this past weekend …
Sunday, June 3, 2012
Only one Springfield Home reported sold this week.
The only Springfield home reported sold this week by MLS Garden state changed hands for over half a million dollars. 10 Oak Ridge, a four bedroom Colonial, sold for $585,000, down from a listing price of $599,000.
Sunday, April 29, 2012
A weekly look at news in New Jersey.
Sunday, April 29, 2012
Cherry Hill Dad Tells YouTube: Teachers Bullied My Autistic Son A Cherry Hill father says his autistic son was tormented for at least six months by public school special education teachers and support staff. He has taken his case viral with damning, covertly gathered audio of the classroom where he says his son was abused. In a 17-minute video, titled "Teacher/Bully: How My Son Was Humiliated and Tormented by his Teacher and Aide," Stuart Chaifetz replays portions of audio he attributes to "Kelly" and "Jodi," whom he says are his son Akian's former special education and resource teachers. Raccoon That Attacked Man Confirmed Rabid Officials have reported that the raccoon that attacked a man near his Pine Street home in New Milford last …
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Mourners hold candlelight vigil, sing along to Houston's hit songs outside Newark funeral home.
Whitney Houston is finally home. The singer's body was returned to her native Newark shortly before midnight Monday amid a throng of screaming fans who waited hours for the hearse to arrive at Whigham Funeral Home. Surrounded by heavy police presence, a gold-colored car with blacked out windows dropped off Houston's casket, concealed by a white tent, at a back entrance off Shipman Street. Houston's mother, Cissy, and other family members were seen filing into the funeral home about 15 minutes before the hearse arrived. Houston, who was found dead at age 48 inside a Beverly Hills hotel room Saturday, was flown from California to Teterboro Airport in New Jersey for the wake and public memorial that may be held in Newark later this week. "She…
Sunday, December 25, 2011
Patch's weekly wrap-up of news from around the county captures what your friends and neighbors are talking about.
BERKELEY HEIGHTS/MOUNTAINSIDE On a routine patrol through the Watchung Reservation on Thursday, at 5:30 p.m., a Union County police officer spotted an empty alarm-company truck parked near Surprise Lake in the Watchung Reservation. The truck was open, with the driver's personal belongings in full view. Almost three hours later, when the driver had not returned, three officers and the Canine Unit of the Union County Sheriff's department began a search for the driver, who emerged from the woods at 9:30 p.m. stating that he had gone for a walk and got lost in the dark. False alarm. Officer Ed Ammerlaan, an 18-year veteran with the Berkeley Heights Police Department, was officially promoted to the rank of Sergeant at the Berkeley Heights …
Monday, November 7, 2011
Two months after Hurricane Irene, county is among 10 that could qualify for federal aid for Oct. 29 snowstorm.
Beginning today, Union County will be among 10 storm-damaged counties studied by the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency. According to an annoucement from the Office of Gov. Chris Christie, the conditions of the Oct. 29 surprise snowstorm that led the governor to declare a state of emergency for the entire state on the day of the storm. The joint preliminary damage assessments also will be conducted in Bergen, Essex, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, and Warren counties. The assessment process is used to determine the impact and magnitude of damage caused by a disaster. It summarizes needs of residents, businesses, and the community as a whole. The joint assessment …
Thursday, October 20, 2011
Westfield's Digiplex Rialto will host a three-day cinephile celebration of independent films, Q&As with stars and directors.
In 1989, Robert DeNiro (you may have heard of him) and his business partner, Jane Rosenthal, founded Tribeca Productions Film Studio. Their goal was to foster filmmaking projects in New York City. They continued to grow the business throughout the five boroughs. But in 2002, they had a grander plan. They wanted to bring commerce and confidence back to lower Manhattan as it began to rebuild after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, and the Tribeca Film Festival was born. A decade later, the festival has drawn more than 3 million actors, directors, producers and film buffs to New York to review thousands of films — shorts, documentaries, family films and serious features. The festival has generated more than $600 million in business for…