Press Releases

September 20, 2018

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ- East Brunswick GOP Council Candidates promise to work with residents, business owners and other stakeholders to develop a long-term plan to ensure needed infrastructure repairs. “Under our leadership, the East Brunswick Council will be committed to repairing our ...

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PERTH AMBOY, NJ –  This week marks the one year anniversary of Hurricane Maria, which serves as a reminder of the crisis Puerto Rico continues to face as it seeks to rebuild after last year's natural disaster. Puerto Rico's resiliency is unquestioned and New Jersey's leaders will continue to ...

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East Brunswick, NJ- East Brunswick GOP Chairman Jesal Amin released the following statement calling out former mayor and council candidate, Kevin McEvoy for continued silence on the issues facing East Brunswick. Chairman Amin stated: “Kevin McEvoy’s continued silence on the issues facing East ...

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TRENTON,NJ – Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee Chairperson Nancy Pinkin (D-Middlesex) issued the following statement Monday on the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities’ unanimous vote to open up an application window for 1,100 megawatts of offshore wind capacity, the largest ...

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OLD BRIDGE, NJ-  Middlesex County Freeholder Candidate Rich Castaldo released the following statement calling out former Governor Whitman over her attacks on President Trump and her comments this weekend about Republicans losing control of the House of Representatives. “From her incessant ...

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TRENTON, NJ – With changes slated for the PARCC test as part of the plan by the Murphy administration to transition to a different statewide assessment, the Assembly and Senate Education committees held a joint hearing on Monday to hear from the commissioner of education about the proposed changes ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - East Brunswick GOP Chairman Jesal Amin released the following statement asking Councilman Jim Wendell, “Is there anyone you won’t sell out?”.  Councilman Jim Wendell was elected to the council as a Republican twice, before abruptly switching parties last year.  Chairman Amin ...

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  EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - October 2018 marks the Fourth Annual East Brunswick Ghost Walk series, located in the historic Old Bridge village section of town.  This neighborhood was settled in the 1600s, but was first inhabited by the Lenape.  Their trails became roads and their village became the ...

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SUCCESS WITHOUT STRESS: Free Lecture series in NJ  Where: Trayes Hall at Rutgers University, 100 George Street, New Brunswick, NJ When: September 28 to 30, 2018, 6.30 pm to 8.00 pm.  Free Admission. All are welcome. More information and RSVP: www.vedantausa.org This is to announce a ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ –  Senator Joe Vitale, Chairman of the New Jersey Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee, has spent his entire political career fighting for quality, affordable health care.  Senator Vitale issued the following statement in response to Bob Hugin using cancer ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ- East Brunswick GOP Chairman Jesal Amin released the following statement condemning Councilman Jim Wendell for failing to pay $5,200 to a campaign consultant who did direct mail for his failed 2016 mayoral campaign. Chairman Amin Stated: “Councilman Wendell has once again ...

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You are invited to attend the LIVE presentation of Jerusalem: Holy - and Wholly Complex - City on Sunday, Sept. 16 at 2 p.m. at the South Brunswick Public Library, 110 Kingston Lane in Monmouth Jct. All welcome. Why can Jerusalem be thought of as a city of both joy and sorrow? And what does it ...

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You are invited to attend the LIVE presentation of Jerusalem: Holy - and Wholly Complex - City on Sunday, Sept. 16 at 2 p.m. at the South Brunswick Public Library, 110 Kingston Lane in Monmouth Jct. All welcome. Why can Jerusalem be thought of as a city of both joy and sorrow? And what does it ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – Two local entrepreneurs are making a big investment in East Brunswick. Nilesh and Priom Patel are breaking ground on the new Primrose School of East Brunswick on Summerhill Road. Construction of the 12,300-square-foot school will add more than $5 million in project costs to the ...

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NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - In effort to provide more children in foster care with an advocate, CASA of Middlesex County is launching Lift Up! A Volunteer Recruitment Campaign with a lakeside wine and cheese party on Sept. 23 at Lago – Restaurant & Banquet Hall in North Brunswick. Court Appointed ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Legislation sponsored by Senator Patrick J. Diegnan Jr. designating a computer science education endorsement on teaching certificates has been signed into law by Governor Murphy. “We need to ensure that those teaching computer science to our young people are the most ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Wellspring Center for Prevention today announced that it has been named a "2018 Top-Rated Nonprofit" by GreatNonprofits, the leading reviews organization for charities and nonprofits. Wellspring Center for Prevention (formerly NCADD of Middlesex County, Inc.) is a ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – A bill sponsored by Senator Patrick J. Diegnan requiring public utilities to charge a veterans’ organization reduced residential rates for service delivered to a property that is primarily used by a veterans’ organization has been signed into law by Governor ...

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METUCHEN, NJ  – Senator Vin Gopal was joined by District 18 Assemblywoman Nancy J. Pinkin when he hosted a hearing of the Bipartisan Legislative Manufacturing Caucus to gauge the needs of the manufacturing industry. The hearing, hosted at SPEX Certiprep in Metuchen on Tuesday, August 14, gave ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Washington’s heated rhetoric and constant attempts to sabotage health care coverage is causing uncertainty these days for far too many families. It’s not right, so here in New Jersey we are fighting back and taking a stand for quality health care coverage. Under Governor Phil ...

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East Brunswick’s Moth Night, a delayed celebration of National Moth Week, will take place in the township’s Butterfly Park at 8 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 11, with a rain date of Friday, Aug. 10, depending on the forecast for the scheduled night. The event is free and open to the public. Butterfly Park ...

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    EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The New Jersey Department of Human Services’ Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired, along with Senator Patrick Diegnan and Assembly Members Nancy Pinkin and Robert Karabinchak, will host a free eye screening in East Brunswick on Tuesday, July 31. The ...

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Kessler Foundation in West Orange, NJ is seeking individuals with traumatic brain injury aged 20-60 to participate in an ongoing research study. Help us understand the effect of a novel performance-based adaptive training of bi-manual coordination on recovery of hand movement, coordination, and ...

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  PISCATAWAY, NJ - ESCNJ/SynchronyRx program is a pharmacy benefit program managed by seasoned PBM consultants. This PBM platform utilizes the leveraged buying power of the ESCNJ membership and multiple employers. The offering includes aggressive pricing, stringent performance guarantees and ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Middlesex County is looking for high school and college students who want to improve and protect our environment and don’t mind lifting, bending, and getting dirt under their finger nails. Applications are now being accepted for the Middlesex County Youth Conservation ...

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A.J. Perri, the leading heating, cooling and plumbing company in Central New Jersey, has announced several new hires from across the state. Among them is new Safety Director Michael McConnell, from A.J. Perri’s hometown of Tinton Falls.  “We are thrilled to have Michael on board,” said Jim ...

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WASHINGTON, DC— Today, Reps. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ) and Ro Khanna (D-CA) each introduced legislation to ensure that every jobless worker in the country is given the opportunity to earn a living. Despite the low official unemployment rate, 8 million Americans who want work cannot find jobs.

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ- Councilwoman Camille Clark and Council Candidates Curt Philipczak and Dhar Khona released the following statement in response to Mayor Cohen: “While the TAP article and the Mayor focus on the semantics in differentiating between the phrases and terms “Redevelopment Zone” and ...

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  TRENTON, NJ – The Murphy administration on Monday announced new steps to help New Jersey Medicaid recipients quit using tobacco by making it easier to receive tobacco cessation medications and counseling. “Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of death and disease in New Jersey, ...

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PERTH AMBOY, NJ-  Middlesex County Freeholder candidate Rich Castaldo released the following statement calling out the Middlesex County Freeholder Board over their hypocrisy in regards to equal pay for equal work.  The Middlesex County Freeholder Board is currently involved with legislation against ...

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