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We are apolitical, non-partisan, and as fair and complete as possible. Readers know we don’t take sides. We do not publish editorials or opinion pieces, nor do we endorse political candidates.

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UPDATE: Popular Garfield Restaurant Ravaged By Overnight Fire (w/PHOTOS) UPDATE: Popular Garfield Restaurant Ravaged By Overnight Fire (w/PHOTOS)
Update: Popular Garfield Restaurant Ravaged By Overnight Fire (w/Photos) A firefighter was taken to a local hospital and two civilians were tended to at the scene of an overnight blaze that destroyed a popular Garfield restaurant and severely damaged the apartments above it. A passerby alerted authorities to the fire that broke on the first floor of DP's Pub and Seafood Grill on River Drive shortly after 2:30 a.m. Friday, April 12, responders said. Firefighters found flames engulfing the bar and spreading quickly through the upper floors. Police Capt. Mario Pozo said two second-floor tenants were treated for smoke inhalation at the scene after responding Garfie…
Deer Crashes Through Windshield Killing Mom, 43, From NJ In PA: State Police Deer Crashes Through Windshield Killing Mom, 43, From NJ In PA: State Police
Deer Crashes Through Windshield Killing Mom, 43, From NJ In PA: State Police Molly Dowd, 43-year-old New Jersey mother, died Monday, April 1, the day after a deer jumped through the windshield of the car she was riding in on a Pennsylvania highway, according to her PA State Police and her obituary on the Dangler Funeral Home website. Dowd was a passenger in the vehicle operated by Michael Bird on I-276 east when a deer crossed the westbound lanes, jumped over the center concrete barrier and onto the hood of the vehicle at 6:25 p.m. March 31 in Lower Southampton, Pennsylvania State Police said in a news release. The deer came crashing through the windshield, seriousl…
Bergen Grade Schoolers Accused Of Sodomizing Boy With Sex Toy Bergen Grade Schoolers Accused Of Sodomizing Boy With Sex Toy
Bergen Grade Schoolers Accused Of Sodomizing Boy With Sex Toy A group of young boys from Old Tappan are accused of sodomizing another with a sex toy. According to multiple parents, the 8th graders pooled their money to buy the penis-shaped sex aid from a popular gift company. One apparently turned it on another at a local residence while at least two others helped with the horrific assault, they said. Video of the penetration and what the parents said was an equally disgusting subsequent act was apparently recorded and shared. It wasn't immediately clear what physical injuries the victim may have suffered or what medical treatment was needed.  …
Pedestrians Find Body Face Down In Grassy Area Of NJ Town: Police Pedestrians Find Body Face Down In Grassy Area Of NJ Town: Police
Pedestrians Find Body Face Down In Grassy Area Of NJ Town: Police The body of a 66-year-old man was found face down in a grassy area of a New Jersey town on Monday, April 8, police said. The identified Eves Drive resident was found by pedestrians "down and unresponsive" in the grass between the Shell gas station and Bank of America along Amwell Road around 4:25 p.m. in Hillsborough Township, local police said. He was positioned face down dressed in black clothing and was not easily visible from the roadway, police said. Officers and rescue squad personnel responded and determined the man was dead.  "It is believed at this time that the male suffere…
Total Solar Eclipse: Check Viewing Times By Zip Code, New Cloud Cover Forecast Total Solar Eclipse: Check Viewing Times By Zip Code, New Cloud Cover Forecast
Total Solar Eclipse: Check Viewing Times By Zip Code, New Cloud Cover Forecast What's being called the most visible eclipse for the United States in 100 years is rapidly approaching, but there has always been a big question mark for Monday, April 8. Click here for a new, updated story - Total Solar Eclipse: Here's Brand-New Cloud Cover Forecast, Timing By Zip Code Namely, what areas in the narrow path of totality across 15 states will have cloud cover? A brand-new forecast released by AccuWeather.com reveals the best viewing areas.  Locations shown in green in the image above are predicted to have low cloud coverage, with moderate coverage shown in yello…
Jersey Shore Mayor's Son Who Bought $7.6M Worth Of Real Estate Ducked $2M In Taxes, Feds Charge Jersey Shore Mayor's Son Who Bought $7.6M Worth Of Real Estate Ducked $2M In Taxes, Feds Charge
Jersey Shore Mayor's Son Who Bought $7.6M Worth Of Real Estate Ducked $2M In Taxes, Feds Charge A Jersey Shore mayor's son who owed the IRS $2 million never paid it -- and instead bought $7.6 million worth of real estate, federal authorities said following his arrest. Matthew Tucci, 51, of West Long Branch, collected $11.4 million in tax refunds from the country of Denmark for pension plans that he'd established there for friends, acquaintances, and relatives, an indictment returned by a grand jury in Trenton says. Rather than put the money into respective bank accounts that he'd created for the pension plans, Tucci "deposited the funds in five accounts held by five nominee compa…
2.0 Aftershock Of 4.8 Magnitude Earthquake In New Jersey Reported 2.0 Aftershock Of 4.8 Magnitude Earthquake In New Jersey Reported
2.0 Aftershock Of 4.8 Magnitude Earthquake In New Jersey Reported A 4.8 magnitude earthquake with a New Jersey epicenter was confirmed by the USGS Thursday, April 5 The quake occurred at 10:23 a.m. about 7 km north of Whitehouse Station, NJ, according to the USGS. A 2.0 aftershock was reported at approximately 12:20 p.m. west of Bedminster, the USGS said. It was felt by nearly 42 million people in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, New York, and Maryland, the USGS says. 10:23am: Preliminary data from the @USGS shows that a 4.7 magnitude earthquake was recorded near Whitehouse Station, NJ. We have received several reports of …
Man's Suicide Attempt Closes Route 42 For Hours: State Police (UPDATE) Man's Suicide Attempt Closes Route 42 For Hours: State Police (UPDATE)
Man's Suicide Attempt Closes Route 42 For Hours: State Police (Update) Police activity that closed Route 42 in Bellmawr for hours has come to an end. For seven hours, the man stood on the ledge of the I-295 overpass, closing Route 42 below in both directions on Thursday afternoon, April 4 near Exit 14. "We were able to get the individual some help," said New Jersey State Trooper, who declined to provide further details. Photos at the scene show tractor trailers lined up under the bridge and police speaking to the man, standing on a ledge of the overpass. Sometime after 9 p.m., Bellmawr police said only that the situation had been "peacefully resolved." …
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Daily Voice is a local news organization. Our mission is to report on need-to-know local information and up-to-the-minute breaking news. We bridge the “news desert” between national and hyper-local, covering town, city, county, and state. Read Full About Us >

We are apolitical, non-partisan, and as fair and complete as possible. Readers know we don’t take sides. We do not publish editorials or opinion pieces, nor do we endorse political candidates.

Our reporting is accurate, confirmed, and trustworthy. We report what needs reporting, including from multiple perspectives if possible.

Best of Daily Voice

UPDATE: Popular Garfield Restaurant Ravaged By Overnight Fire (w/PHOTOS) UPDATE: Popular Garfield Restaurant Ravaged By Overnight Fire (w/PHOTOS)
Update: Popular Garfield Restaurant Ravaged By Overnight Fire (w/Photos) A firefighter was taken to a local hospital and two civilians were tended to at the scene of an overnight blaze that destroyed a popular Garfield restaurant and severely damaged the apartments above it. A passerby alerted authorities to the fire that broke on the first floor of DP's Pub and Seafood Grill on River Drive shortly after 2:30 a.m. Friday, April 12, responders said. Firefighters found flames engulfing the bar and spreading quickly through the upper floors. Police Capt. Mario Pozo said two second-floor tenants were treated for smoke inhalation at the scene after responding Garfie…
Deer Crashes Through Windshield Killing Mom, 43, From NJ In PA: State Police Deer Crashes Through Windshield Killing Mom, 43, From NJ In PA: State Police
Deer Crashes Through Windshield Killing Mom, 43, From NJ In PA: State Police Molly Dowd, 43-year-old New Jersey mother, died Monday, April 1, the day after a deer jumped through the windshield of the car she was riding in on a Pennsylvania highway, according to her PA State Police and her obituary on the Dangler Funeral Home website. Dowd was a passenger in the vehicle operated by Michael Bird on I-276 east when a deer crossed the westbound lanes, jumped over the center concrete barrier and onto the hood of the vehicle at 6:25 p.m. March 31 in Lower Southampton, Pennsylvania State Police said in a news release. The deer came crashing through the windshield, seriousl…
Bergen Grade Schoolers Accused Of Sodomizing Boy With Sex Toy Bergen Grade Schoolers Accused Of Sodomizing Boy With Sex Toy
Bergen Grade Schoolers Accused Of Sodomizing Boy With Sex Toy A group of young boys from Old Tappan are accused of sodomizing another with a sex toy. According to multiple parents, the 8th graders pooled their money to buy the penis-shaped sex aid from a popular gift company. One apparently turned it on another at a local residence while at least two others helped with the horrific assault, they said. Video of the penetration and what the parents said was an equally disgusting subsequent act was apparently recorded and shared. It wasn't immediately clear what physical injuries the victim may have suffered or what medical treatment was needed.  …
Pedestrians Find Body Face Down In Grassy Area Of NJ Town: Police Pedestrians Find Body Face Down In Grassy Area Of NJ Town: Police
Pedestrians Find Body Face Down In Grassy Area Of NJ Town: Police The body of a 66-year-old man was found face down in a grassy area of a New Jersey town on Monday, April 8, police said. The identified Eves Drive resident was found by pedestrians "down and unresponsive" in the grass between the Shell gas station and Bank of America along Amwell Road around 4:25 p.m. in Hillsborough Township, local police said. He was positioned face down dressed in black clothing and was not easily visible from the roadway, police said. Officers and rescue squad personnel responded and determined the man was dead.  "It is believed at this time that the male suffere…
Total Solar Eclipse: Check Viewing Times By Zip Code, New Cloud Cover Forecast Total Solar Eclipse: Check Viewing Times By Zip Code, New Cloud Cover Forecast
Total Solar Eclipse: Check Viewing Times By Zip Code, New Cloud Cover Forecast What's being called the most visible eclipse for the United States in 100 years is rapidly approaching, but there has always been a big question mark for Monday, April 8. Click here for a new, updated story - Total Solar Eclipse: Here's Brand-New Cloud Cover Forecast, Timing By Zip Code Namely, what areas in the narrow path of totality across 15 states will have cloud cover? A brand-new forecast released by AccuWeather.com reveals the best viewing areas.  Locations shown in green in the image above are predicted to have low cloud coverage, with moderate coverage shown in yello…
Jersey Shore Mayor's Son Who Bought $7.6M Worth Of Real Estate Ducked $2M In Taxes, Feds Charge Jersey Shore Mayor's Son Who Bought $7.6M Worth Of Real Estate Ducked $2M In Taxes, Feds Charge
Jersey Shore Mayor's Son Who Bought $7.6M Worth Of Real Estate Ducked $2M In Taxes, Feds Charge A Jersey Shore mayor's son who owed the IRS $2 million never paid it -- and instead bought $7.6 million worth of real estate, federal authorities said following his arrest. Matthew Tucci, 51, of West Long Branch, collected $11.4 million in tax refunds from the country of Denmark for pension plans that he'd established there for friends, acquaintances, and relatives, an indictment returned by a grand jury in Trenton says. Rather than put the money into respective bank accounts that he'd created for the pension plans, Tucci "deposited the funds in five accounts held by five nominee compa…
2.0 Aftershock Of 4.8 Magnitude Earthquake In New Jersey Reported 2.0 Aftershock Of 4.8 Magnitude Earthquake In New Jersey Reported
2.0 Aftershock Of 4.8 Magnitude Earthquake In New Jersey Reported A 4.8 magnitude earthquake with a New Jersey epicenter was confirmed by the USGS Thursday, April 5 The quake occurred at 10:23 a.m. about 7 km north of Whitehouse Station, NJ, according to the USGS. A 2.0 aftershock was reported at approximately 12:20 p.m. west of Bedminster, the USGS said. It was felt by nearly 42 million people in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, New York, and Maryland, the USGS says. 10:23am: Preliminary data from the @USGS shows that a 4.7 magnitude earthquake was recorded near Whitehouse Station, NJ. We have received several reports of …
Man's Suicide Attempt Closes Route 42 For Hours: State Police (UPDATE) Man's Suicide Attempt Closes Route 42 For Hours: State Police (UPDATE)
Man's Suicide Attempt Closes Route 42 For Hours: State Police (Update) Police activity that closed Route 42 in Bellmawr for hours has come to an end. For seven hours, the man stood on the ledge of the I-295 overpass, closing Route 42 below in both directions on Thursday afternoon, April 4 near Exit 14. "We were able to get the individual some help," said New Jersey State Trooper, who declined to provide further details. Photos at the scene show tractor trailers lined up under the bridge and police speaking to the man, standing on a ledge of the overpass. Sometime after 9 p.m., Bellmawr police said only that the situation had been "peacefully resolved." …
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