David Learn

David Learn

A longtime resident of Central Jersey, David Learn is a veteran of New Jersey's newsrooms, with stints at the Highland Park Herald, The Princeton Packet and The Times of Trenton. A father of three girls, he frequently can be seen on stage performing at community theaters throughout the area.

Recent Articles

High speed police chase leads to drug arrest in quiet residential neighborhood

A high speed police chase and subsequent arrest of a Highland Park resident on drug and weapons charges took place in the residential neighborhood of Valentine Street/Benner Street/Felton Avenue on Thursday night, June 25, 2015. A Highland Park resident was caught and charged on multiple counts related to drug possession with intent to sell and unlawful possession of weapon. READ MORE

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HP Council protects workers by passing Wage Theft Ordinance

Businesses guilty of Wage Theft – or failing to pay their workers the wages the workers have already earned – will be unable to get a business license in Highland Park, thanks to an ordinance passed by HP Council on Tuesday, June 9, 2015. Pictured are audience members at the June 9th council meeting who were advocating for passage of the ordinance. READ MORE

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Borough briefs: Council meeting Tuesday, June 9, 2015

This week’s Borough Briefs column covers the gamut of local news including: a plea for sponsorship of the fireworks; the honoring of and great praise for certain Highland Park police officials; and new trash pickup pilot program; and the swearing in of a new police officer Daniel Ramos (pictured with Police Chief Steven Rizco). READ MORE

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Quick Takes: Municipal news May 18-22, 2015

Quick Takes are local news items brought up at the Borough Council meeting and/or under discussion on the streets of Highland Park and on Facebook. The discussion of the week of May 18 was dominated by the water main break on Raritan Avenue that still has the town under a boil water advisory. READ MORE

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