Monday, January 14, 2013
Robert Loggia, Dustin Diamond film part of 'Captured Hearts' in Wayne recently.
Academy Award nominee Robert Loggia filmed part of "Captured Hearts" at the Exxon gas station on Alps Road in Wayne on Friday. Loggia appeared in "Independence Day." The film, directed by Dylan Bank, is a horror film. Dustin Diamond, who played Screech on "Saved by the Bell," also appears in the film and was working on the set. Click here to see a photo gallery on NorthJersey.com. — Have a question or news tip? Contact editor Daniel Hubbard at Daniel.Hubbard@patch.com or find us on Facebook and Twitter. For news straight to your inbox, sign up for our daily newsletter.
Sunday, November 4, 2012
Demand has decreased somewhat since governor instituted the odd-even rationing system.
Long lines were again the norm at Wayne gas stations on Sunday. Vehicles were lined up all the way down Route 23 North at the Exxon station. Vehicles seemed to move a little quicker on Sunday and people with gas cans only waited about 30 minutes for their gas. The lines at local stations were easily double that on Friday and Saturday. “It’s still a little crazy, but it has gotten better. The waits aren’t as long,” said Frank Everton, a Butler resident who came to the Exxon station to fill up a few gas cans so he and his neighbor could power their generators for another day. Many Wayne homes regained power over the weekend, which will hopefully decrease the demand for gas at local stations. Stations like Exxon, Valero, Shell and others …
Monday, September 3, 2012
Man threatened Valley Road attendant's life, made off with $35, police said.
The Exxon gas station at 540 Valley Road was robbed Sunday night at knifepoint, Wayne Police said. Officer Ryan Vallaro said a gas station attendant observed a man pacing in front of the convenience store at about 8 p.m. The man then walked to the restroom and tried to open the door, the attendant told police. When the attendant walked over to help, the man put a knife to the attendant’s throat, pushed him against the building, and repeatedly said to the attendant: “Give me your money or I’ll kill you,” Vallaro’s report states. The attendant gave the man $35 out of his pocket, police said. The man then fled to the parking lot at 500 Valley Road, police said. The attendant then heard a car door close, police said. The station’s owner …