Watson Coleman Statement on Shooting at Trenton Art All Night

June 17, 2018

EWING, NJ — Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ) released the following statement on the shooting at the Art All Night festival in Trenton early this morning:


“I am saddened and angered at the violence that took place at Art All Night early this morning, and I am praying for all of the families involved, but, as I’ve said before, that’s not enough. After ...

Students Lead ‘Die-In’ at Congressman Lance’s Westfield Office; Summit Boy Arrested

WESTFIELD, NJ — Seventeen-year-old Summit High School student Ben Schachter was taken away in handcuffs Tuesday during a gun safety “die-in” protest led by local high school students at Congressman Leonard Lance's Westfield office. Lance was not present at the office at the time.

“We are organizing this ‘die-in’ at Congressman Lance’s ...

Overflow Attendance Results In Postponement Of Zoning Board Hearing On Summerhill Road Development

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ-- The effort to move forward with the redevelopment of the property near Frost Woods suffered a delay on Thursday night June 7, as a planned meeting of the East Brunswick Zoning Board was forced to be cancelled and rescheduled to July 16.  The intended meeting was held at the Memorial School cafetorium, a location expressly selected due to Township expectations of a large ...

East Brunswick Zoning, Planning Board Meetings Updates

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Some citizens of East Brunswick are in an uproar for a variety of reasons regarding the zoning and planning for two residential developments planned for the township.  The meetings focused on sites on Tices Lane and Summerhill Road promise to to be contentious.

Tomorrow's meeting of the East Brunswick Zoning Board will take place at Memorial Elementary ...

Assemblywoman Nancy Pinkin Fights to Update the NJ Shore Protection Master Plan

TRENTON, NJ -Legislation sponsored by Assemblywomen Joann Downey and Nancy Pinkin requiring the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to update the New Jersey Shore Protection Master Plan was approved by the Assembly Appropriations Committee on Monday.

            “It is imperative that we take the necessary steps to ...

Diegnan, Pinkin and Karabinchak Highlight State Support for Dismal Swamp with Environmental and Local Leaders

EDISON, NJ - State Sen. Patrick Diegnan, Assemblywoman Nancy Pinkin, and Assemblyman Robert Karabinchak were recently joined by local elected officials and environmental groups in hailing a $200,000 state appropriation championed by the 18th district legislators to complete the scope of work needed by “Dismal Swamp Preservation Act” to survey the boundaries and properly enact the ...

Members of Congress Join Piscataway Officials Calling for Action Against Gun Violence

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Members of Congress joined local elected officials in their stance against gun violence, announcing proposed legislation that would place further restrictions on who could purchase and own guns and ammunition.

At the children’s playground in Piscataway’s Quibbletown Park on Wednesday, Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12) and Congressman Frank Pallone, ...

Mayor's Visit to China Tied to Jobs, Redevelopment

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  Mayor Brad Cohen and East Brunswick Board of Education member Liwu Hong will be joining Marlboro representatives Terry Lau and Connie Mo as part of a delegation from Central New Jersey visiting the People's Republic of China. The group was invited to meet representatives from Pengjiang, Jiangmen City located in southern China (west of Hong Kong).

Jiangmen ...

East Brunswick Honors Heroes, Builds Community of Support

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - On a rainy day in East Brunswick, Mayor Brad Cohen greeted guests, veterans, visitors, and community members in an annual event that honors the lives of those who sacrificed their lives for America and whose memory lingers in the hearts of those with whom they served.  The 2018 Memorial Day Observance was a solemn affair in which those left on to carry the legacy of ...

Pinkin Praises New Law to Bolster NJ’s Renewable Energy Programs

TRENTON, NJ – Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee Chair Nancy Pinkin (D-Middlesex) on Wednesday commended Gov. Murphy for signing legislation she sponsored to improve and expand the state’s renewable energy programs:          

“This is a step in the right direction.

“Gov. Murphy has made it clear that our goal ...

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July 16 Zoning Board Meeting Moved to JMPAC at Hammarskjold

June 13, 2018

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – East Brunswick Township has changed the location of the hearing regarding the application for the proposed development at Summerhill and Old Stage Roads.  It will now be held at the Jo Ann Magistro Performing Arts Center (JMPAC) at Hammarskjold Middle School, located at 200 Rues Lane in East Brunswick, on July 16, 2018 at 8 pm.  The meeting was ...