FAIRFIELD, NJ - On Friday afternoon, Brinda Lydecker Kostro realized that her Yorkshire Terrier, Rocky, had gotten loose at her place of business at Exide Technologies which is located in the industrial park near the airport at 12 Dwight Place, Fairfield. Kostro explained it was "Take Your Dog to Work Day" and at some point Rocky became nervous and ran outside through an open door. The Fairfield and West Caldwell Police have been notified, along with area shelters and animal hospitals. The family is offering a reward for information leading to finding Rocky again.
"I am a single mom of a handicapped son and
$500 reward for information leading to finding Rocky
"It was "Bring Your Dog to Work Day, so I did," said Kostro.
UPDATE: RJ is HOME ~ Missing Jack Russell Terrier Last Seen Monday Night Taken by Two Males into Black Nissan, on Northfield Avenue, Livingston
UPDATE - Friday, June 19
RJ was seen earlier this morning running in the area of Greenwood and Fellswood road in Livingston. A resident, who didn't recognize the dog, posted the photo on Facebook, and many readers recognized RJ and contacted the Farrell family. It took a couple more hours but with the help of Michael Torsiello they were able to get RJ to stop running and return her home again.
It is not clear if at some point the males who originally took her in their car, then let her go on her own again.
LIVINGSTON, NJ - Monday evening, members of the Farrell family realized that their Jack Russell Terrier, RJ, had gotten out of their Burnet Street backyard, in Livingston. After searching the neighborhood, they learned that she had last been seen running up and down the middle of Northfield Avenue, which is near their home. Witnesses reported to the family that they saw her being chased by two young men who then caught RJ and brought her into their black Nissan. The family is offering a reward for information leading to finding RJ again.
LAST SEEN TAKEN BY
"RJ is our family's Jack Russel terrier,"
$2000 reward for information leading to finding RJ
UPDATE: On Thursday, June 25, Essex County will again spray for mosquitos in the West Essex Area.
UPDATE: On Friday, June 19, Essex County will again spray for mosquitos in the West Essex Area.
WEST ESSEX, NJ - On Wednesday, the Essex County Mosquito Commission will be spraying for mosquito control throughout the West Essex area. Residents should be aware that at times, helicopters will be flying low over the area.
The spraying is expected to cover:
Essex County treats some sections of the county using helicopters because the area is too large to be effectively controlled from the ground. For areas where helicopters cannot approach, amphibious vehicles with truck-mounted sprays are used to treat the flood plain along with over 30,000 street basin water areas. The vehicles spray during the early hours and at dusk when mosquito activity is near its peak. In the cases where even a vehicle cannot approach, workers on foot use specially designed backpacks to manually spray the area.
Essex County Mosquito Commission
973-239-3366, extension 2480
Essex County Department of Public Works
900 Bloomfield Avenue
Verona, NJ 07044
SECAUCUS, NJ - Hard Rock International has announced this week that the corporation plans to build a casino in partnership with the Meadowlands Racetrack in Secaucus. The gambling complex is reportedly projected to generate $400 million yearly in tax revenue. Hard Rock is widely recognized worldwide for it's entertainment-themed hotels and restaurants as well as it ownership of the world’s largest music memorabilia collection.
In 2012, New Meadowlands Racetrack Chair Jeff Gural committed to a $120 million investment in the Hard Rock project; it's expected Phase One of the complex could be open as soon as summer of 2016. The plan, however, needs approval from the New Jersey Legislature in order to move forward with this project.
“With its close proximity to an international airport,
The corporation cites reports which show that a casino in northern New Jersey would entice visitors from around the tri-state area. In particular, a Hard Rock Casino would allow New Jersey to directly compete with New York and Pennsylvania, who have published earnings of over $13 billion in revenue over the past eight years.
“We’re thrilled to bring this great offering to the New Meadowlands Racetrack,” Racetrack Chair Gural commented.
Hard Rock Casino Proposed Features
The Hard Rock Casino is expected to feature a wide selection of entertainment and hospitality features including: