Fake Fire Inspector, No New Credit Fee Top News

Annual radio auction opens up pre-bidding.

As you continue to dig out from the season’s biggest snowfall, don’t forget a very famous rodent said spring is near. Not sure what that’s worth, but we’re just looking for the silver lining.

It was another big week of news, and below are our bigger stories. For the full article, click on the headline.

Trooper Disciplined for Beating Man Sues State

As the Bayliss family continues to fight the state nearly four years after their son, James, was beaten by state troopers, the saga has taken yet another turn. Now one of the state troopers, Keith Juckett, who was disciplined for taking part in the incident, is suing his employer on the grounds that they exceeded a statute of limitations.

Local Businesses Won’t Add New Credit Card Fee

With a new credit card fee being pushed on businesses, many store owners have to figure out if they’ll be passing the new charge down to their customers or swallowing it themselves. In Hackettstown, so far, no local business has said it will force its customers to bear the new burden.

Fake Fire Inspector Sought by Police

Reports of a man posing as a fire inspector inside a business came to the attention of police and business owners this week, after learning the man had no ties to the town or county fire marshal. Police are looking for the suspect and have a description of him. Read the article to find out more.

Annual Radio Auction to Benefit Cancer Center

The 14th Annual WRNJ Radio Auction has been set for March 8 and 9, and this year will benefit the Joan Knechel Cancer Center at Hackettstown Regional Medical Center. Bidding on items prior to the live event is available by going here. Help support his great cause!


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