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PSE&G Upgrades to Gas Delivery Progressing Across East Brunswick

August 24, 2019

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – PSE&G has announced that Route 18 is the only roadway where main installation work is set to continue in the utility’s Gas System Modernization Program II, which will make gas delivery to local homes safer, cleaner, and more efficient.

While residents and travelers may experience temporary traffic diversions along the stretch, local police officers will be ...


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NJ TRANSIT Graduating Seven Locomotive Engineer Classes in Two Years – Same Number Graduated in Last Five Years Combined

With the recent June 2019 graduating class and six more classes of locomotive engineering trainees graduating through December 2020, NJ TRANSIT will have graduated seven classes in two years (2019 – 2020). That’s the same number of classes that graduated in the previous five years combined (2014 – 2018.)

Agency officials attribute the significant increase in engineer training ...

Building Goodwill with Gratitude on NJ TRANSIT

NJ TRANSIT’s Customer Advocate and Chief Experience Officer Stewart Mader regularly rides buses, light rail, and trains to engage with customers and identify ways to streamline the  customer experience. 

This week, he rode with customers on the Montclair-Boonton Line to thank them for adjusting their schedules during Amtrak infrastructure work at New York Penn Station. That ...

Thank You, Montclair-Boonton, North Jersey Coast Line & Morris & Essex Line Riders

This spring we announced that Amtrak would need to take two tracks out of service at Penn Station New York this summer to accommodate critical infrastructure repair work. As a result, on weekdays only, four peak-period Midtown Direct trains in each direction on the Montclair-Boonton Line, one peak-period train in each direction on the North Jersey Coast Line and select reverse-peak trains on the ...

Vegan Shawarma’s Plant-Based Foods Recreate Tastes of an Israeli Childhood

September 19, 2019

Consumers identifying themselves as vegan has increased from just 1% to 6% between 2014 and 2017, a 600% increase, according to a report in Forbes. Growth of plant-based alternatives to meat and dairy products is on the rise. Vegan (no animal products, including dairy) products are growing in popularity even among those who don't consider themselves vegetarian ...

Spotswood Police Department's Neighborhood Watch Alert Warning Residents to Beware of Lottery Phone Scam

September 19, 2019

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Who doesn't want to answer the phone to the news of winning 2.5 million dollars? Well, in the case of one borough resident the call was a scam, but one that included his social security number. The resident did not fall victim to the scam, but did alert the Spotswood Police Department.

Lieutenant Les Genovese detailed the scam and urged residents to beware of similar cons ...

Civil Service to Host Public Employment Job Fair

September 20, 2019

The NJ Civil Service Commission (CSC) will host a series of public employment job fairs throughout the State starting this Fall.  Members of the public are encouraged to attend these free events, which will be held in locations in North, Central, and South Jersey. This will be an ideal opportunity to network with state recruiters to discuss employment opportunities with public government ...

Upcoming Events


Thu, September 26, 11:30 AM

Mayfair Farms, West Orange

Komen North Jersey Pink Champagne Lunch & Fashion ...

Giving Back Health & Wellness


Fri, September 27, 6:30 PM

Trayes Hall at Rutgers University, New Brunswick

Wisdom in Action: NJ Lecture series by eminent ...

Health & Wellness Religions And Spirituality


Sat, September 28, 8:00 AM

Little White House, East Brunswick

Aldersgate Outreach Community Center Rummage Sale

Giving Back

Friends of the Library Hosts Designer Handbag Bingo

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Looking for a fun evening? The East Brunswick Friends of the Library have planned a Designer Handbag Bingo fundraiser event at the East Brunswick Public Library (2 Jean Walling Civic Center Drive) on Friday, October 18.


Tickets for Designer Handbag Bingo cost $25. They are available for purchase at the library's Circulation Desk or online ...

East Brunswick Fall Dance Series Returns

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ—East Brunswick Public Library and the East Brunswick Arts Commission team up this fall to offer a multicultural dance workshop series at the East Brunswick Community Arts Center (721 Cranbury Road) during October and November.


“East Brunswick Public Library and the East Brunswick Arts Commission are excited to bring back our popular dance class ...

POW/MIA Recognition Day

Our country is founded on the men and women who have fought and sacrificed for the freedom that we hold so dear. Of the millions of men and women who have served in our military forces, both past and present, 82,000 remain missing from various conflicts. Every September, we as a nation remember and honor these men and women and pay tribute to their families and their sacrifices during National ...

New Jersey Assemblyman Andrew Zwicker Talks about Ways to Fuel Economic Growth on State of Affairs with Steve Adubato

September 18, 2019

NEW JERSEY -- Andrew Zwicker, Chair of the Science, Innovation & Technology Committee in the New Jersey State Assembly, appeared on State of Affairs with Steve Adubato to discuss ways his committee can foster innovation and job growth in the state. 

Zwicker is also a physicist from Princeton University, and Head of Communications and Public Outreach for the university’s Plasma ...