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September 23, 2022

SAYREVILLE, NJ - In helping develop the fiscal ’23 state budget this spring, the 19th district state legislators focused on a new program that would provide significant tax rebates to both residential property owners and tenants in New Jersey. Working across party lines, Sen. Joe Vitale, ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – New Jersey residents will again have multiple, convenient options for casting their vote in the 2022 General Election on November 8, 2022. Those options include mailing ballots through the United States Postal Service (USPS); dropping a ballot in any of the 30+ secure drop ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - As the Jewish High Holy Days are about to arrive, concerns grow about the importance of security at places of worship around East Brunswick, and indeed across the nation, in light of multiple acts against religious communities.  Recently, Temple B'Nai Shalom and the Vibrant ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - It was one year ago today - Sept. 7, 2021 - that President Biden flew into Central Jersey Airport on Marine One to assess damages from Tropical Storm Ida, spending six hours on the ground driving through Hillsborough and Manville in a 21-vehicle motorcade led by New Jersey State ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - East Brunswick's Township Administration and School Board clashed today over a tax dispute which could cause homeowners to pay an additional $230 this quarter. Though today was the first day for thousands of students in the eleven East Brunswick Public Schools, the ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – The Township of East Brunswick’s 8th ANNUAL EAST BRUNSWICK DAY will be held on Sunday, October 2 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. outdoors at the Community Arts Center, 721 Cranbury Road. In the event of inclement weather, the rain date is scheduled for Sunday, October ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Dorothy K. Power remained ever gracious even as she waded into the often-contentious arena of politics during her five terms as a Middlesex County freeholder and 21 years on the Middlesex College Board of Trustees. It carried over into the quiet moments just before bedtime ...

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WOODBRIDGE — A measure that Sen. Joe Vitale (D-19th Dist.) championed to protect New Jersey healthcare workers from pay cuts or job losses when hospitals or nursing homes change ownership or merge has been signed into law by Gov. Phil Murphy. The law requires all non-governmental healthcare ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Mayor Brad Cohen will conduct a Town Hall meeting on Tuesday, August 23rd at 7pm at Memorial Elementary School. In announcement today, the mayor said that he will present some topics that he knows are of interest to the community and will leave ample time for questions and ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Following "town hall' meetings at the East Brunswick Jewish Center and Lawrence Brook School that featured open discussions of current issues in the township, Mayor Brad Cohen hosted a talk at Warnsdorfer Elementary School last week. Cohen plans to engage the community by ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Police Department and the Township of East Brunswick are reminding residents that they have the option to be relieved from unwanted commercial solicitations, hawking, inquiries and general disturbances from commercial solicitors, itinerant peddlers, hawkers, ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Water Utility has issued a voluntary water conservation request today. Please voluntarily limit all non-essential water usage. Should the current dry, hot conditions continue, a mandatory conservation notice may follow. Editor's Note: East Brunswick ...

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Dear Residents, I hope that everyone is having a wonderful and relaxing summer. I’m writing the morning after the township’s annual Fourth of July Fireworks celebration. A hearty thank-you to the Department of Parks and Recreation and our East Brunswick Police Department for providing such a ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The hours of the Recycling Center will be extended on Wednesdays until 7 P.M. from July 13th until August 31st to provide residents with more opportunities to mitigate the collection issues with Solterra (IWS), says an announcement from East Brunswick Township today. Center ...

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NEW JERSEY LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT 18 - Frequently on the front lines of disaster, firefighters routinely risk their own lives and safety to ensure the safety of others. New Jersey has already demonstrated a commitment to guaranteeing that these brave individuals have access to comprehensive ...

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WOODBRIDGE – The 19th district state legislators are reminding residents that the state Department of Community Affairs will be accepting pre-applications online for the State Rental Assistance Program (SRAP) Waiting List starting Monday, July 11 through Friday, July 22. Pre-applications will be ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Colonial Oaks neighborhood of East Brunswick has been called the township's "Diamond District."  It is an established neighborhood of expensive, well-maintained homes off Dunham's Corner Road forming a quiet zone of suburban life.  However, at a recent Township Council ...

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NEW JERSEY ASSEMBLY DISTRICT 18 - New Jersey law requires that all school buses be retired after fifteen years of life, regardless of their condition or mileage. Economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, however, have adversely impacted supply chains, leading to shortages and increased prices in ...

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HELMETTA, NJ - At a special Borough Council meeting on Monday, June 27, a six-year shared service contract with the Jamesburg Police Department was unanimously approved by the Helmetta Borough Council. The new shared service agreement takes effect on Friday, July 1 at midnight. Helmetta's current ...

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Dear Residents, I am writing to let you know that the Administration is well aware of the recent problem with solid waste and recycling pickups, and we understand the frustration. We have been in contact with the vendor, Solterra (recently purchased by Interstate Waste Services-IWS) and I would ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ — The national Brain Tumor Foundation was ready to give free MRI brain screenings to 120 people who signed up with concerns about their potential exposure at Colonia High School. But the free screenings were suddenly postponed. The nonprofit Brain Tumor Foundation pulled out, ...

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WOODBRIDGE – Every year, the average New Jersey family spends upwards of $250 per child on school supplies and teachers spend around $600 of their own money on classroom supplies for their students. To help with the burden, at a time of high inflation, Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin is ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy wants New Jersey homeowners and renters to receive nearly $2 billion in direct tax relief this year and in the years moving forward. At a gathering in South Brunswick's municipal complex, Murphy declared "promises kept" as he unfurled his plan to provide ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Monday night's East Brunswick Council meeting began with an official proclamation declaring Friday, June 17, 2021 the official Juneteenth holiday celebration in the township.  Members of the East Brunswick Human Relations Committee (EBHRC) accepted the proclamation stating that ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - For Isabel Dutta and her classmates at Hillsborough High School, lock downs and active shooter drills were and continue to be routine, as they are across the nation. The school shootings epidemic continues unabated, with mass shootings spreading to shopping malls, ...

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  TRENTON, NJ  -- The Department of Environmental Protection is enhancing statewide efforts to remove litter, beautify neighborhoods and improve water quality across New Jersey by distributing $21.4 million in Clean Communities grants this year, an approximate $700,000 increase over 2021’s ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Thirteen minutes before Alex Tretyak, Mayor of the City of Rivne in Ukraine, was supposed to attend a Zoom meeting with representatives of a suburb in America, he was advised of an air raid warning for the building from where he spoke.  "It may look okay in this office," said ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy visited the Hackensack Fire Department Monday morning to announce the new American Rescue Plan Firefighter Grant Program. The grant will help local and regional fire departments provide first responders with proper protective, cleaning and sanitation equipment, ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Residents heard the sad news of the passing of the borough's first female mayor over the weekend. Gloria Bradford passed away on Saturday, May 7 at the age of 87. Bradford was a lifelong resident of Milltown and also had the distinction of being the first woman to be elected to a ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - East Brunswick Mayor, Dr. Brad Cohen, discusses property taxes in East Brunswick for the upcoming year including the reduction in taxes brought about additional state aid to the township schools and fastidious money management.

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