Union City man charged in fatal Jersey City crash

first_img ×CHARGES FILED IN TONNELLE AVENUE DEATHS — Alex Torres, 31, of Union City, surrendered to authorities after being charged with death by auto from a Feb. 11 crash on Tonnelle Avenue in Jersey City CHARGES FILED IN TONNELLE AVENUE DEATHS — Alex Torres, 31, of Union City, surrendered to authorities after being charged with death by auto from a Feb. 11 crash on Tonnelle Avenue in Jersey City JERSEY CITY – Alex Torres, 31, of Union City, surrendered to members of the Hudson County Regional Fatal Collision Unit on March 20, and has been charged with two counts of death by auto, two counts of causing death or injury while driving on a suspended license, and three counts of assault by auto, for his involvement in a Feb. 11 crash in Jersey City that killed two Union City residents.He was scheduled for a court hearing on March 22.Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez credited the newly formed Hudson County Regional Fatal Collision Unit with the investigation and arrest, as well as the Jersey City Police Department for assisting in the investigation.On Feb. 11 at approximately 3:20 a.m., the Jersey City Police Department responded to a report of a vehicle collision in the area of 608 Tonnelle Avenue in Jersey City between Manhattan Avenue and North Street. Responding Jersey City police officers found an overturned white 2006 Honda Accord in the northbound lanes of the roadway and a second vehicle, a red 2006 Toyota Corolla, located nearby on the sidewalk of the northbound lanes.The initial investigation showed that there were two fatalities who were passengers in the red vehicle. The first victim was a male, later identified as Mario Guevara, 25, of Union City. The second victim was a female, later identified as Heather Acosta, 24, of Union City. The two victims were pronounced dead at the scene shortly after 4:10 a.m. In addition, there was a driver and passenger in the red vehicle and also a driver and additional passenger in the white vehicle. All were transported to Jersey City Medical Center by Emergency Medical Services for treatment of their non-life-threatening injuries.last_img read more

Comedy for a Cause – Sat Sept 2 @7PM

first_imgOn Saturday, September 2nd the Tabernacle will present its first ever stand up comedy night at 7pm. Jonnie W., comedian and musician, comes armed with razor-sharp wit and his trustee guitar. Jonnie blends musical chops, strong vocals and off-beat standup for a hilariously unique comedy experience. He tours regularly with fellow funny man Tim Hawkins on his “Rockshow Comedy Tour,” to sold out shows coast to coast.This performance fundraiser is to benefit the after school SON CLUB program at the Tabernacle. Currently, program provides a safe, supervised environment with enriching activities from grades kindergarden through eighth grade.60% of SON CLUB children are at or below poverty level and we would like to keep the program open and free to those in need. We rely on your generous community support to keep this program running!Contributions from all tickets sold go directly into our children’s educations!General Admission Tickets: $16 online at www.octab.org or $20 at the DoorVIP Tickets: $25The Tabernacle hosts distinguished guest speakers and performers every Sunday morning through September 10th. Keep up with the full list of events and speakers online at www.octab.org.https://www.facebook.com/events/2020048341548041/?active_tab=discussion###Located at 550 Wesley Avenue in Ocean City, NJ, the Ocean City Tabernacle is an inter-denominational Christian worship and event center open to all. The Tabernacle is the historic center of the City of Ocean City which was established as a “Christian Seashore retreat” in 1879. This year will mark the organization’s 138th year of ministry.last_img read more

Neko Atsume Launches Even More Kitty Goods to Feed Your Feline Obsession

first_img Firefighters Respond to Fire Alarm at Shelter, Discover Cat Triggered ItCat Gets Stuck in Washing Machine for 35-Minute Cycle Stay on target Why stop at collecting virtual cats on your phone when you can attract real cats to your home with the same adorable items? Clearly, this is the right life choice to make.Any cat lover can get on board with this new slew of Neko Atsume kitty goods designed to keep your furry pets entertained and happy (until the fat one shows up and eats all the food).With over 10 million downloads and counting, Neko Atsume was the app game that took the phone app world by storm last year, as users tried to attract different kittens to their virtual yards by putting out cute play things, food, and beds for their feline friends.AdChoices广告Now with this new collaboration from Japanese pet brand Petio, you can relive the glory of the cutest cat game in real life.Is your kitten not animated enough for your tastes? Give it the smiling eyes of a Neko Atsume kitty by plopping this hood on to turn it into one of the cats from the game!Remember at the beginning of the game when you only had enough coins for simple round cat beds? Now you can have them IRL with the addition of a cute cat face plush for your cat to rest on!Want something a little more deluxe? Have no fear, for the fancy sheep cushion and pyramid cat beds, are here!Previously, Petio released other items from Neko Atsume, which we feel like you need to see again just in case you don’t remember how ridiculously adorable it all was:Every cat loves the crinkly satisfaction of these tubes. Get two cats in there, and it will look like you have one long sausage cat, just like in the game!Who can forget the adorable little toys from the game? However, we know cats prefer to play with your socks and underwear more than they would ever want a cute toy you ordered from Japan for them.And of course, what Neko Atsume home would be complete without these little houses for them to rest in or on? The House and Cafe designs are almost unbearably cute.You can find all of these items on Petio’s website, with links to buy that will lead you to Rakuten. The Neko Atsume game is available on iOS and Google Play.last_img read more