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Violent Murder at Glenwood Apartments in Old Bridge

May 24, 2019

OLD BRIDGE, NJ - Strange circumstances surround the violent death of an Old Bridge woman by a younger woman in the Glenwood Apartments off Route 516 Wednesday. 

Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Chief William Volkert of the Old Bridge Police Department said an Old Bridge woman has been charged with the aggravated sexual assault and murder of a 70-year-old township woman. In ...

Hundreds Attend South Plainfield PBA’s ‘Evening with Marcus Luttrell’ 

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Hundreds of attendees from near and far gathered in South Plainfield on Monday evening for PBA Local 100’s sponsored event with Marcus Luttrell, a former member of Navy SEAL Team 10 and the author of the bestselling book Lone Survivor. 

During the event, which took place at South Plainfield High School, Luttrell held a book signing before ...

Click it or Ticket This Memorial Day Weekend

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - During the Memorial Day holiday, about 10,000 law enforcement agencies nationwide will be out on the roads from May 20 through June 2 to remind drivers and passengers to buckle their seat belts. The annual Click It or Ticket campaign aims at enforcing seat belt use to help keep travelers safe as they drive to their summer destinations.

According to NHTSA, 10,076 people who ...

Piscataway Progressive Democrats Candidate Statements for Ward 1 District 1 Committee

May 23, 2019

Roshanna B. Malone

About Me:  I have lived in Piscataway for 35 years and am a Piscataway High School alum. Upon graduation I earned a psychology degree from Kean University and currently own a small business with my husband, Christopher Hendrick. I am also the proud mom of two sons who attend the Piscataway public schools.

What I stand for: My main goal is to improve the quality of ...

Want to End Cannabis Prohibition? Vote Ron Rivers.

Last week, Politico New Jersey reported that the proposed cannabis legalization bill that has the the support of a majority of New Jersey residents is unlikely to be passed during this legislative session.

The reason?  Political infighting.  Quite simply, our elected representatives are ignoring the will of the people they were chosen to represent and instead are allowing petty ...

Serious About Fighting Climate Change? Vote Ron Rivers.

We are at a critical crossroads, and every one of us has a decision to make.  The climate crisis poses a genuine threat to all New Jersey residents, and our window to address the challenges ahead proactively is rapidly closing. 

There is an overwhelming consensus among scientists that human activity is directly responsible for the rapidly changing climate and we need drastic action ...


- May 12, 2019
Gale grew up in Rahway, New Jersey and developed a love of theatre while in high school. Her ...
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Piscataway – Cesar L. Reyes, 91, passed away Saturday, April 20, 2019 at St. Barnabas Medical ...
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A Merciless Mother's Day: All Hell Breaks Loose on "Game of Thrones"

For the first time in eight seasons, I am torn as I embark on my second-to-last “Game of Thrones” recap and review.

In honor of all those we lost on Sunday and for the sake of maintaining loyalty to the characters whom I have devoted so much time and energy to over the last several years, I’m going to do my best to keep my opinions on the quality of the writing at bay for the ...

How fire safe is your home? Learn more during Home Fire Sprinkler Week

May 24, 2019

Did you know that the majority of fire deaths in North American happen at home?  Last year in New Jersey alone, 52 people lost their lives to home fires, and 22 have died in home fires since the first of this year.

Many of these tragic deaths may have been prevented if a fire sprinkler system had been installed in these homes. 

Raising public awareness about this life-saving ...

Republican Chair Requests County Prosecutor Investigate Possible Malfeasance in Middlesex County Board of Elections

OLD BRIDGE, NJ- Lucille Panos, Middlesex County Republican Chairwoman, has requested Middlesex County Prosecutor, Andrew Carey, determine whether malfeasance was committed by Daniel Frankel, Commissioner of Registration at the Board of Elections when hiring temporary employees to process Vote by Mail (VBM) ballots on Election Day, November 6, 2018.

The Board of Elections is authorized to ...

Chancellor: Rutgers Investigating Viral Video With People Using Racial Slurs

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers officials are looking into whether any of the apparently college-aged students shown in a viral video using the n-word are from the New Brunswick campus or from another Rutgers campus or other New Jersey college.

Nancy Cantor, Chancellor of Rutgers University–Newark, issued a statement on the college's Facebook page late Thursday afternoon - just days ...

The Best Deal on Meals We’ve Found Anywhere in New Jersey

May 25, 2019

A dollar won’t buy you a cup of coffee at most places in New Jersey, but this week it will buy nine meals for neighbors in need.

That’s because every dollar donated to the Community FoodBank of New Jersey’s triple match campaign will be tripled until midnight on May 31, 2019, up to $15,000 thanks to a donor. As of Friday, CFBNJ was just under halfway to that goal, ...

Recidivism Rate in New Jersey One of the Lowest in the Nation

May 22, 2019

Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of hosting a visit from the Canadian Parole Board Chairperson Jennifer Oades. We had the opportunity to discuss best practices, compare our different parole processes, and share some important common ground about our collective goal— striking a decisive balance between protecting our society through public safety supervision, while fostering the ...

Meet The Measles

I am not sure if I ever had measles. I know I had gerbils. And a hamster once. But I don’t recall ever having measles.

Of course, measles aren’t small furry animals or some popular Hasbro toy that is in short supply around the holidays. The Measles are not a Korean Pop boy band or an annoying TV sitcom family. Measles are not a breakfast cereal or small colored candies that fizz in ...

How to Have the Perfect Family Vacation

The perfect family vacation. Is there such a thing?

You plan and plan, and then you plan some more. All the details are worked out. What could go wrong? Lots, actually, especially when you are tied to an ideal vision of what this vacation will look like.

Parents have shared how disappointed they’ve been with their long-awaited vacation. A great deal of it revolved around the ...