October 20, 2023 ONNJ Top Stories

Arrest Made in the Hit-And-Run of the 11 Year Old Kid From North Bergen
North Bergen Police have charged a man who struck an 11-year-old walking in a crosswalk on his way to school, and then left the scene. Police released a video of the pre-teen on his phone, who stopped to look both ways before crossing. The driver of the SUV, Julio Seoane-Alamo, is seen running the stop sign and barely slowing down after striking the boy, who luckily only suffered minor injuries. A woman pushing a baby stroller helped the boy get to his school and called an ambulance. Julio Seoane-Alamo, 57, was arrested on Friday and charged with assault by auto and endangering the welfare of a child.
Jersey City Ends Partnership With Liberty Humane Society
Liberty Humane Society is closing its doors after years of caring for animals in Jersey City and Hoboken. The contract for animal control services as well as sheltering of animals will terminate on October 31, and the doors will officially close on December 31st, 2023. The property is owned by Jersey City, though has operated and maintained by LHS since 2004. The humane society is waiving adoption fees of some animals until October 28th in hopes to rehome as many as possible before closing.
NJ Vietnam Veteran Added to Memorial Wall After Clerical Error

Memorial Photo

A local veteran has had his name added to the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall in Holmdel. James E. Gosselin’s high school photo played a crucial role in helping the foundation fix a clerical error in records that had incorrectly listed his hometown as Pleasantville, Pennsylvania instead of New Jersey. A ceremony was held yesterday at the memorial to celebrate and honor the fallen veteran.
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