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It's Not Your Imagination: Landfill Undergoing Smelly Improvements for the Rest of the Month

December 11, 2018

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - East Brunswick and South River residents may experience some unpleasant odors through the end of December as a result of improvements to the gas collection system at the Middlesex County Landfill located on Edgeboro Road in East Brunswick according to a report issued by the South River Police Department today.

A typical landfill gas (LFG) collection and control system ...

The Pines Versus the Oaks: Argument Presented against New Construction on Tices Lane

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Local historian Richard Walling presented an "Objector's Case" against the proposed Hidden Oaks Woods Development which would bring 275 apartments, parking, a recreation center, and a swimming pool to the intersection of Tices Lane and Harts Lane at the East Brunswick Planning Board meeting this week.  In an effort to halt or alter the development, Walling ...

Bill Would Deny NJ Tuition Aid to Students Convicted of Hazing

TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey college students who are convicted of hazing would no longer be eligible to receive State financial aid, under new legislation sponsored by Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean.

The bill was advanced today by the Senate Higher Education Committee.

More than 200 students have died from hazing-related accidents in the United States since 1838, and 40 students have died ...

Post Office to Close Wednesday for National Day of Mourning

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – With the passing of former President George H.W. Bush, the flags have been ordered to half-mast.  In addition, President Donald Trump has declared that Wednesday, December 5, will be a National Day of Mourning. 

In response to the National Day of Mourning, the Postal Service issued a statement.  “Out of respect for the 41st President of the ...

Legalization of Marijuana Advances Yet Another Step in New Jersey

TRENTON, NJ  – Committees from both the state Senate and Assembly have approved a bill that, if approved by the full legislature, would set new, unprecedented regulation for adult possession, personal use, and sale of cannabis (marijuana) in New Jersey. 

On Nov. 26, the NJ Cannabis Regulatory and Expungement Modernization Act (A4497/S2703) was approved 7 to 4 with two ...

East Brunswick Redevelopment: Bike Paths Make for Easier Trips around Town

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - In a phased approach to creating a sustainable, contemporary community, Mayor Brad Cohen and the Township of East Brunswick dedicated the newly-completed bike paths in locations that allow residents to safer and easier access to schools, parks, and houses of worship.  Cohen sees the bike path plan as part of the overall vision to create an East Brunswick that will ...

County Offers Additional Help for Vets, Celebrates the 100th Anniversary of the End of WWI

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - 2018 marks the centennial of the end of World War I. The conclusion of “The War to End All Wars” inspired the commemoration of Armistice Day on November 11. Since then, the day’s honor extended to veterans of later wars, such as WWII, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War, and became known as Veterans Day.

 

A lot has changed in the century ...

Time To Turn The Clocks Back

HELMETTA, MILLTOWN, SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. on Sunday, November 4, which means it is time to turn the clocks back one hour for that extra hour of sleep this weekend. The process of changing clocks back in fall and ahead in spring began during World War I as a way to conserve energy.

Federal regulation of time began in 1918 with the Standard Time Act, which set up ...

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