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East Brunswick Launches Search for Redevelopers on Route 18 South

August 20, 2018

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ —On Monday, August 13, 2018, the Township of East Brunswick formally posted notice of their search for redevelopers to improve and repurpose the blighted 18 Center Shopping Center, the outdated Loehmann's Plaza, and the surrounding areas. These areas represent some of the best untapped commercial and mixed-use potential in Central New Jersey. Less than a mile from the ...

Pinkin Joins Gopal at Bipartisan Legislative Manufacturing Caucus

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 leaders within the manufacturing industry a platform to discuss the issues ...

State Commisssioner Champions Food Assistance, Slams Proposed Aid Cuts

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - One of the city's summer farmer's market got a visit from a state commissioner Tuesday who trumpeted not only what was being sold but how it was sold to promote the federal Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) former known as food stamps.

"I'm really excited how our SNAP program is combined with these farmer's markets to make sure people ...

New Brunswick Spending $882K for New Park

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - City leaders Tuesday approved a contract to build a new park at a cost of more than $882,000, an amount previously seen as above the estimated price tag for the project.

Council members approved a $882,756.25 contract with A-Tech Concrete Company of Edison to construct a park on Welton Street.

Last month the city rejected a slightly higher bid of $897,316.25 from the ...

East Brunswick Republicans Condemn Mayor Cohen and Democratic Council Candidates for Diverting Tax Monies from Schools to Benefit Developers

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ- The East Brunswick Republicans released the following statement condemning Mayor Cohen and his council candidates for using public office to enrich developers at the expense of East Brunswick Public School students.  By supporting PILOT Programs, Cohen and Councilman Jim Wendell divert funds from our public schools to the detriment of our students and ...

Middlesex Freeholder Candidate Rich Castaldo Releases Statement on 3D-Printed Firearms Ruling

PERTH AMBOY, NJ-  Middlesex County Freeholder Candidate Rich Castaldo released the following statement with regard to Tuesday’s court ruling that essentially bans 3D-printed firearms nationwide: 

“I would like to affirm my support for the ruling Tuesday that bans the printing of 3D-printed firearms.  I will always support the 2nd Amendment and the rights of ...

Route 18 Resurfacing Project from Marlboro to East Brunswick Begins

TRENTON, NJ — Overnight repaving of six miles of Route 18 — from Texas Road in Marlboro to Rues Lane in East Brunswick — began today July 30, according to the N.J. Department of Transportation.

Temporary lane changes will occur between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. to make way for the resurfacing work by Earle Asphalt Co. of Wall. The $14.2 million federally funded project is expected to ...

East Brunswick Discusses Local Issues with Bias and Stereotyping at "Conversation and Coffee" Event

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Nobody likes to admit his or her own prejudices.They especially do not like to discuss them at an open forum.  However, East Brunswick's Human Relations Council created a welcoming environment in which local residents could do just that - face up to what's going on in our own town and see how we can improve how we treat everyone who lives here.  At the ...

Residents Should Plan Alternate Routes Around Old Bridge Turnpike Road Paving

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Road paving along Old Bridge Turnpike from Main Street (Bordentown Avenue) to Racetrack Road begins today and will continue for the next five to six days. Residents who regularly travel through the area will experience lane closures and detours as well as delays. The East Brunswick Police Department is advising motorists to plan alternate routes during work times.

The ...

Mayor Cohen's Public Statement Regarding Confusion about Development in East Brunswick

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - With talk of development filling the airwaves, newspapers and social media outlets, I feel the need to make a public comment. Much of what I read and hear is based on misinformation, rumor, and incorrect facts. With an election in the fall, there are those who seek to capitalize on public confusion to create division and anxiety when such times call for a steady, calm and ...

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Pinkin Joins Gopal at Bipartisan Legislative Manufacturing Caucus

August 19, 2018

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 leaders within the manufacturing industry a platform to discuss the issues ...