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Winning Lottery Ticket Sold at Milltown Buy-Rite Liquors

February 19, 2019

MILLTOWN, NJ - Check those lottery tickets. The winning lottery ticket for Saturday's February 16 drawing was sold at Milltown Buy-Rite Liquor on Ryders Lane in the borough. The winning ticket matched five of the five white balls drawn on Saturday and qualifies for a second-tier prize of $1,000,000. Saturday's winning numbers were 29, 30, 41, 48 and 64.

"Congratulations to all the ...

2,000 Now Have City ID Cards to Aid School Registration, Mortgages

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Two years ago New Brunswick became one of a handful of municipalities across New Jersey that issued their own municipal identification cards.

"Very important. Very useful," said Julie Jerome, coordinator of services for the New Brunswick PRAB, also known as the Puerto Rican Action Board. "I always advise my clients to go and get it," Jerome ...

Residents Praise Middlesex County's Stand Against ICE Detentions

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Days after federal authorities blasted Middlesex County for releasing undocumented immigrants from the county jail, residents praised the freeholder board for taking a stand against what they called illegal efforts to detain people.

"Middlesex County is simply upholding the law by refusing to detain people who judges have determined are eligible for release. To do ...

Raritan Valley Line Mayors Alliance Supports Gateway Project, Pushes for Restoring One-Seat Rides on NJ Transit's Raritan Valley Line

NEW JERSEY – The leaders of the Build Gateway Now Coalition announced this week that the Raritan Valley Line (RVL) Mayors Alliance to the Coalition, a bipartisan group formed in 2018 that consists of 30 mayors representing more than 23,500 daily commuters along the RVL, spanning four counties in New Jersey, have joined the coalition.

“We are thrilled to welcome the RVL ...

Ex-Gov. Christie: State Headed to Crisis Over Pension, Health Benefits

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - New Jersey's top elected leaders must deal with the ever-increasing cost of public employee health benefits and pensions or face a fiscal crisis, former Gov. Chris Christie predicted.

"If this problem does not get resolved, this state is going to be bankrupt," Christie said when he appeared at Rutgers University's Douglas College Student Center on ...

Michael Torpey Discusses the Student Debt Crisis on One-on-One with Steve Adubato

February 20, 2019

NEW JERSEY -- A new game show on truTV called “Paid Off with Michael Torpey” offers relief from student debt to its winners. Actor and Host, Michael Torpey, appeared on One-on-One with Steve Adubato to discuss the very real problem of outstanding college loan debt and how his show attempts to tackle this issue.

The show features recent college grads with student loan debt who ...

Winning Lottery Ticket Sold at Milltown Buy-Rite Liquors

February 19, 2019

MILLTOWN, NJ - Check those lottery tickets. The winning lottery ticket for Saturday's February 16 drawing was sold at Milltown Buy-Rite Liquor on Ryders Lane in the borough. The winning ticket matched five of the five white balls drawn on Saturday and qualifies for a second-tier prize of $1,000,000. Saturday's winning numbers were 29, 30, 41, 48 and 64.

"Congratulations to all the ...

2,000 Now Have City ID Cards to Aid School Registration, Mortgages

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Two years ago New Brunswick became one of a handful of municipalities across New Jersey that issued their own municipal identification cards.

"Very important. Very useful," said Julie Jerome, coordinator of services for the New Brunswick PRAB, also known as the Puerto Rican Action Board. "I always advise my clients to go and get it," Jerome ...

Residents Praise Middlesex County's Stand Against ICE Detentions

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Days after federal authorities blasted Middlesex County for releasing undocumented immigrants from the county jail, residents praised the freeholder board for taking a stand against what they called illegal efforts to detain people.

"Middlesex County is simply upholding the law by refusing to detain people who judges have determined are eligible for release. To do ...

Five-Year Plan: Somerville Joins Hands with Bridgewater, Raritan

February 20, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Regional Center Partnership held its initial meeting of 2019 with a goal of advancing the recently adopted “Somerset County Regional Center Strategic Plan,” that outlines the cooperative agenda for the municipalities of Bridgewater, Raritan, and Somerville for the next five years.

The Strategic Plan defines and prioritizes quality-of-life ...

Somerset County Prosecutor's Office Seeks Feedback

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The public is invited to critique or applaud the performance of the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office as part of an assessment by the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police.

A team of assessors from the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police (NJSACOP) will arrive on Feb. 18 to examine all aspects of the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office ...

Junior Rangers Needed ths Summer by Somerset County Park Commission

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset County Park Commission Park Rangers are seeking young people ages 6 to 12 to participate in their 2019 Junior Ranger Programs.

Children who enjoy hiking, discovering wildlife, and are interested in learning more about the environment and its inhabitants are perfect Junior Ranger candidates. Junior Rangers, along with their families and guardians, will learn about ...

Five-Year Plan: Somerville Joins Hands with Bridgewater, Raritan

February 20, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Regional Center Partnership held its initial meeting of 2019 with a goal of advancing the recently adopted “Somerset County Regional Center Strategic Plan,” that outlines the cooperative agenda for the municipalities of Bridgewater, Raritan, and Somerville for the next five years.

The Strategic Plan defines and prioritizes quality-of-life ...

Somerset County Prosecutor's Office Seeks Feedback

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The public is invited to critique or applaud the performance of the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office as part of an assessment by the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police.

A team of assessors from the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police (NJSACOP) will arrive on Feb. 18 to examine all aspects of the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office ...