Middlesex County News

June 25, 2022

SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The 25th annual St. Stan's Carnival had its first of three nights begin on Thursday, June 24. Without any trace of predicted rain, the carnival got off to a glorious start with plenty of food trucks and venders, the popular beer tent, a music stage sponsored by Riverton, tons ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The 25th annual St. Stan's Carnvial had its first of three nights begin on Thursday, June 24. Without any trace of predicted rain, the carnival got off to a glorious start with plenty of food trucks and venders, the popular beer tent, a music stage sponsored by Riverton, tons ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A New Brunswick man has been charged with murder in connection with last week’s stabbing death of another city man. Osman Ruiz-Castro, 31, has been charged with one count of first-degree murder, one count of first-degree robbery, one count of second-degree conspiracy to ...

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HIGHLAND PARK, NJ – Borough and Middlesex County officials have announced the completion of two new playgrounds in Donaldson Park, where Hurricane Ida's drenching rains caused the Raritan River to overflow its banks and destroy park equipment in September.  County Commissioner Director Ronald G.

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HIGHLAND PARK, NJ – Borough and Middlesex County officials have announced the completion of two new playgrounds in Donaldson Park, where Hurricane Ida's drenching rains caused the Raritan River to overflow its banks and destroy park equipment in September.  County Commissioner Director Ronald G.

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HIGHLAND PARK, NJ – Borough and Middlesex County officials have announced the completion of two new playgrounds in Donaldson Park, where Hurricane Ida's drenching rains caused the Raritan River to overflow its banks and destroy park equipment in September.  County Commissioner Director Ronald G.

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Five individuals employed at Club XXXV in Sayreville have been arrested and charged with counts of money laundering and promoting prostitution. Located on Rt. 35, the club has been investigated by the New Jersey Treasury Department and the Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Five individuals employed at Club XXXV in Sayreville have been arrested and charged with counts of money laundering and promoting prostitution. Located on Rt. 35, the club has been investigated by the New Jersey Treasury Department and the Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers students will see a 2.9% increase in tuition and fees after the university’s Board of Governors approved a $5.1 billion budget for the 2022-23 academic year. According to the school, tuition and fees account for more than 28% of university revenues, and help fund ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Five individuals employed at Club XXXV in Sayreville have been arrested and charged with counts of money laundering and promoting prostitution. Located on Rt. 35, the club has been investigated by the New Jersey Treasury Department and the Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers students will see a 2.9% increase in tuition and fees after the university’s Board of Governors approved a $5.1 billion budget for the 2022-23 academic year. According to the school, tuition and fees account for more than 28% of university revenues, and help fund ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – It was an exhilarating moment when Margarita Cejudo Arita got word that she was the valedictorian of the New Brunswick High School Class of 2022.  It means as much, if not more, to her father, who came to the United States from Mexico, and her mom, who came here from ...

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CARTERET NJ — Construction of a two-story satellite healthcare facility is to begin soon after officials held a groundbreaking here for the new Central Jersey Medical Center, formerly known as Jewish Renaissance Medical Center (JRMC). The 6,000-square-foot facility at 1540 Roosevelt Ave. will ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - During the COVID-19 pandemic (which hasn't quite left us yet), there were those in East Brunswick who rose to the challenge that faced our township -first responders, medical professionals, the team at the Department of Recreation, the township administration, the professionals ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Police are investigating after a 38-year-old New Brunswick was shot on Saturday, June 18. The man was treated at an area hospital for a gunshot wound in his leg that was not life-threatening, according to a statement from the New Brunswick Police Department. The incident ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A toddler in pink sneakers swayed to and fro. Firefighters on a passing float had the rhythm in their shoulders. A performer on stilts raised his arms to the sky and waved them around. An Afro-Mexican dance team wearing masks made from horse hair and deer antlers performed a ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – In his latest street mural spanning the intersection of George Street and Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick artist Luis-Miguel Caraballo has chosen symbols of freedom to capture the spirit of Juneteenth. Images of broken chain links – as if torn asunder by the will to be free - ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A toddler in pink sneakers swayed to and fro.  Firefighters on a passing float had the rhythm in their shoulders.  A performer on stilts raised his arms to the sky and waved them around.  An Afro-Mexican dance team wearing masks made from horse hair and deer antlers ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - During the COVID-19 pandemic (which hasn't quite left us yet), there were those in East Brunswick who rose to the challenge that faced our township -first responders, medical professionals, the team at the Department of Recreation, the township administration, the professionals ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Police are investigating after a 38-year-old New Brunswick was shot on Saturday, June 18. The man was treated at an area hospital for a gunshot wound in his leg that was not life threatening, according to a statement from the New Brunswick Police Department. The incident ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – In his latest street mural spanning the intersection of George Street and Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick artist Luis-Miguel Caraballo has chosen symbols of freedom to capture the spirit of Juneteenth. Images of broken chain links – as if torn asunder by the will to be free ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ -- The Monmouth Junction Fire Department and First Aid squad rescued a woman who had impaled her arm in a workplace accident. EMTs and paramedics worked for 45 minutes to free the woman and transport her to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. The woman’s current condition ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Katie Palma-Lugo wants people to gaze at the thousands of gunshot shells obediently aligned on the floor in City Hall and think about how each one had the power to snuff out a life. “Gun violence is a problem in our community with the incidents we had last year and already ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The South Brunswick Township Council has introduced an ordinance that would require lead paint inspections for certain rental spaces. The ordinance was introduced at the last council meeting on Tuesday, June 14th. Last year, the state passed a law that would require ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A New Brunswick High School biology and environmental science teacher has been accepted as an Arizona State University Sustainable Education Teaching Fellow. As part of the program, Katherine Banfitch will design and implement for the 2022-23 school year a professional ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Monmouth Junction Fire Department and First Aid squad rescued a woman who had impaled her arm in a workplace accident. EMTs and paramedics worked for 45 minutes to free the woman and transport her to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. The woman’s current condition is ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ -- Stop by Riverside Park in Piscataway on Saturday to celebrate Juneteenth, an all day, community-wide event celebrating freedom, diversity, and our community. This is a free event that is open to all Middlesex County families. The celebration is from 12 pm – 6 pm. What is ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Monmouth Junction Fire Department and First Aid squad rescued a woman who had impaled her arm in a workplace accident. EMTs and paramedics worked for 45 minutes to free the woman and transport her to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. The woman’s current condition is ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Some of Laquan Rankins’ favorite childhood memories took place on the soccer field, where he was known as Thunder for his booming kicks and they called his cousin Lightning because he was shifty and speedy. Thunder and Lightning were a force of nature on city fields for ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - In a marathon meeting lasting three hours and forty-five minutes, the East Brunswick Planning Board approved application 21-07 from the Sadhu Vaswani temple at 110 Ryders Lane. The application passed by a 6-3 vote. The proposal calls for the demolition of existing homes at 6 ...

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