Ilya Arbit

Ilya is a journalist with over a decade of work in TV, Radio & Print media. He has reported all over New York City and its surrounding areas for news organizations big and small. He is currently focused on the Hub City, telling relevant stories about the community that matter to its residents, visitors & leaders.

  • Photo Credit: Charlie Kratovil

    NEWARK, NJ—The Lietenant Governor and a former Ambassador to Germany celebrated their victories in the primary election for the state's highest office on June 6.

    Both Kim Guadagno and Phil Murphy will face off in November's general election, along with up to five independent candidates who submitted petitions to get on the ballot.

    Murphy was widely favored to secure the nomination, but Guadagno's path was more competitive.  Both secured about 48% of the vote statewide.

  • Photo Credit: Charlie Kratovil

    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—The New Brunswick Free Public Library (NBFPL) is preparing to celebrate some local photographic visionaries.

    Friday, June 9 at 6:30pm, the library will open its doors and welcome visitors to the Carl T. Valenti Community Room where the winners of the 10th Annual Photography Contest will be announced.

    Afterwards, a viewing of the winning photographs with a reception will commence at the Alfa Art Gallery.

    The contest and exhibition started as a pilot program at the library in 2008.

  • Photo Credit: MCPO

    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—A former drug treatment counselor at a Perth Amboy clinic "Journey to Wellness" has admitted to doling out favors for his clients in exchange for cash.

    Anthony Trimble from Howell Township admitted to taking about $1,500 from his clients who had been placed on probation and providing them with favorable reports on their progress.

    Trimble, age 54, pleaded guilty to a count of theft by unlawful taking as part of a plea deal that was reached with the Middlesex County Prosecutor Christine D'Elia.