Press Releases

November 17, 2018

Roseland, NJ, November 16, 2018 -- Alzheimer’s New Jersey, a non-profit which provides programs and services to the residents of New Jersey affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, is recognizing Alzheimer’s Awareness Month in November by focusing on the importance of safety for the ...

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  TRENTON, NJ – New Jersey Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson commemorated the Great American Smokeout on Thursday, November 16 by urging smokers to reach out to their healthcare provider for help quitting – including those on Medicaid who can now take advantage of new cessation benefits ...

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HIGHLAND PARK, NJ - Since 2012, post-Thanksgiving “Black Friday” has been “Track Friday” in NJ, when families and groups walk or run to raise money for the charity of their choice.  We began participating in 2015 at the Highland Park High School Track.  Started after Hurricane Sandy, Track ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - December 8th will be the date of the sixth annual Ride for Rett Syndrome event. Created and led by East Brunswick resident Jen Harmon, the event is an indoor cycling class that offers the opportunity for participants to raise money for charity as they work out. The Evolution by ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ – Disney's Alladin, Jr. takes on a new, fresh life when it appears onstage this month at Immaculate Conception School. THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION THEATER GROUP is excited to present this adaptation of a beloved store that is sure to open up “a whole new world” for audience members ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - “Be Safe and Get Fit“. Now I’m Fit LLC (NIF) of NJ and Brunswick Square Mall celebrate Women’s Health Month this December to help educate and motivate women in the NJ area. NowImFit.com provides free classes, inspiring content, community events, and advice from experts on how ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ--The cadavers of military veterans are being used to prepare medics to treat the devastating injuries they will encounter when deployed, through a unique collaboration between Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and the United States National Guard. Many of the cadavers ...

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EASTBRUNSWICK,NJ -  East Brunswick GOP Chairman Jesal Amin issued the following statement asking Councilman Wendell to clarify exactly when he means when he says he voted ‘no’ against high density COAH apartments on Summerhill and Old Stage, as you state in your recent mail piece? According to ...

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East Brunswick, NJ—Disability Allies, Inc. (DA), a 501(c)(3) organization based in East Brunswick, is having a Thanksgiving Pot Luck at the Young Adult Community Inclusion Center. The center is located on 415 Route 18 South, East Brunswick, NJ 08816. The event will take place on Sunday, November ...

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EWING, NJ  – Today, Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ), and Representatives Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12), Frank Pallone Jr. (NJ-06), Donald Payne Jr. (NJ-10), Bill Pascrell Jr. (NJ-09), Albio Sires (NJ-08), and  Donald Norcross (NJ-01) released a new report from the House Oversight and Government ...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: New Brunswick Area Branch of the N.A.A.C.P.  Announces 45th Annual Freedom Fund Community Awards Luncheon New Brunswick, NJ – Monday, November 5, 2018 – The New Brunswick Area Branch NAACP is proud to announce the 45th Annual Freedom Fund Community Awards Luncheon to be ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Election Day has finally come.  Tomorrow we will have the opportunity to vote in many key elections.  There is nothing more American than the opportunity to choose.   As many of you know, I am a candidate for the East Brunswick Board of Education.  The quest for a Board ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Middlesex County Young Democrats, partnered with the Middlesex County Democratic Organization, hosted its 2nd Annual Get Out the Vote Rally on Sunday at the County Vocational-Technical School in East Brunswick. “Far too often, the youth vote is discounted in critical ...

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Tyler Clementi Foundation’s Jane Clementi to Participatein Daniel Pearl Education Center Speaker Series on Nov. 14   Jane Clementi, who lost her son Tyler to suicide after he became the victim of homophobic cyber bullying, will talk about her Tyler Clementi Foundation “Upstander” program as ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - We, the East Brunswick Democratic Council Candidates, want to be clear and set the record straight on our position with respect to the various proposed residential developments.  The Republican Candidates’ repeated pattern of misinformation is alarming and should be wholly ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ- East Brunswick GOP Chairman Jesal Amin commented on Democratic sign placed on the Golden Triangle site. “Democratic Councilman Jim Wendell, who voted yes to authorize development on the Golden Triangle site, has finally claimed ownership of this debacle. Wendell and his ...

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  TRENTON, NJ – The New Jersey Department of Human Services is providing $375,000 in funding and support to five community organizations that will help enroll New Jersey residents in health coverage. The initiative is part of Governor Phil Murphy’s effort to enroll more New Jerseyans during ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Asbestos is a real and oft-forgotten danger in the United States, taking the lives of as many as 15,000 Americans every year. Assembly Members Lisa Swain, Robert Karabinchak and Britnee Timberlake and co-sponsor Assemblywoman Nancy J. Pinkin of East Brunswick, however, are taking ...

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EWING, NJ — Following the shooting of two African-Americans outside of Louisville, Kentucky last week and Saturday’s mass shooting at the Pittsburgh-area Tree of Life Synagogue, Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ) issued the following statement: “Gun violence of every kind has become a ...

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 The addition of SiLAS (Socially Interactive Learning Avatar Software) to the social skills curriculum is having a positive impact at Bright Beginnings Learning Center (BBLC), a school for students 3-21 with special needs. Funded by a $250,000 National Science Foundation grant, SiLAS is clearly ...

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Participants in the Easterseals New Jersey Employment Training Program get assistance with the use of LinkedIn, creating personal profiles and leveraging the platform for help in securing employment opportunities. Program participants were recently treated to complementary headshots by a ...

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First and second graders at NuView Academy were up to the challenge of dispensing with pencil and paper for the day and only using their Google Chromebooks  recently during National Online Learning Day this year. A school for higher functioning students ages 5-21 with significant behavioral ...

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(TRENTON) – The New Jersey Department of Human Services on Monday announced wages have increased for the direct support professionals who work with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to help them live successfully in communities. Governor Phil Murphy and the Legislature ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ- East Brunswick GOP Chairman Jesal Amin released the following statement about Councilman Jim Wendell’s support for embattled Carteret Mayor Dan Reiman, who was recently accused of molesting a young man.  Councilman Wendell liked a Facebook post by Mayor Reiman, where he ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Are you looking for employment or a new job opportunity? Maybe you’re new to the workforce and aren’t sure where to start looking for a job. The Middlesex County Office of Workforce Development may be able to get you on the right track at its Annual Fall Job Fair. The fair ...

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Celebrate the sounds of the 60s when The British Invasion Years, a nostalgic musical tribute band, performs in East Brunswick on Saturday, November 17 at 8:00 PM. All proceeds will benefit Temple B'nai Shalom.   More than just the Beatles, this nostalgic musical tribute spans the entire ...

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The Center for Non-Profits, New Jersey’s umbrella organization for the charitable community will convene over 550 attendees for the largest annual gathering of non-profit leaders and allies, at its 2018 New Jersey Non-Profit Conference, Raising the Voices of Our Communities, Wednesday, December 5 ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ- East Brunswick Republican Candidates for Council, Councilwoman Camille Clark, Curt Philipczak and Dhar Khona released a plan to stretch to the tax dollars of the residents of East Brunswick.  The plan consists of the following points. Smart Redevelopment that protects ...

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Are your friends and family prepared in the event of a fire?  October is Fire Prevention Month, the perfect time to learn about fire safety and develop a plan if danger strikes. In an effort to help families easily find fire safety information and learn more about the benefit of fire sprinklers, ...

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MADISON, NJ – Action Together New Jersey (ATNJ) and its 20 county chapters, the largest on-the-ground grassroots group has endorsed Senator Bob Menendez for re-election.  This strong endorsement came with a 100% “yes” vote from the Leadership Committee to endorse the Democratic Senator. The ...

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