The search for young Nick Pratico ends tragically, his remains found across the street from Mercer County Community College where he was last seen enrolling on September 20. The Lawrenceville 19-year-old was the object of a regional search. An autopsy is scheduled.

Sign for Nick Pratico along Route 206 in Lawrence
Sign for Nick Pratico along Route 206 in Lawrence (Dan Alexander, Townsquare Media NJ)

A Barnegat woman is recovering in an Atlantic City trauma center after a crash in the township that left her trapped in her burning car. Joyce Valente was rescued by township firefighters after he car hit a utility pole owned by Atlantic City Electrict, and burst into flames.

Five years after Superstorm Sandy, is the worst over for victims, and is New Jersey vulnerable to another weather cataclysm? Sierra Club New Jersey, coastal experts and stricken home owners meet in a town-hall-style meeting, Wednesday evening in Toms River.

The predawn Saturday fire that destroyed the iconic Scbneider's Restaurant in Avon remains under investigation. The landmark spot for German cuisine maintained its reputation as a shore favorite for nearly 60 years.

Thirty-six nationals of 15 countries, accused of evading US immigration officials after release from the Middlesex County Jail, are back behind bars, following five days of searches that ended October 20. Authorities said that each has been either arrested or convicted previously.

Trick Or Treat is a thrill for children. Check our web page for safety tips from pediatrician Sanjay Mehta of Centrastate in Freehold. Among his recommendations, keep candles or other open flames away from jack-o-lanterns on the porch or walkway leading to your house.

In addition to electing a Governor and state lawmakers November 7, New Jerseyans will decide two referenda. One would alter the state Constitution to ensure that all revenues from environmental-damage settlements return to environmental matters instead of the general fund. The other would give state officials permission to borrow $125,000,000 to upgrade libraries.

A previously-hidden piece of the airship Hindenburg is going on the auction block in Boston. RR Auction will seek bids for a piece of red fabric that once was part of the Nazi flag from the dirigible's tail section.

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