Government

September 17, 2019

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - East Brunswick Day will be held on Sunday, September 22 from 12:00 to 5:00 at the Community Arts Center on 721 Dunhams Corner Road.  Should you go?  Of course!  Local services and businesses will be there trying their best to get you to engage with your community, as will the ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Residents and township responders joined Mayor Brad Cohen at the 9/11 Memorial this past week to commemorate the impact and loss of life on September 11, 2001. Eight East Brunswick residents perished that day, and the township community joined together to keep their memory ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  Mayor Brad Cohen and the Township Council will preside over a memorial service for those residents of East Brunswick who lost their lives during the the September 11, 2001 attack on America on Wednesday, September 11, at 7:30 pm at Veterans Park at the Municipal ...

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NEW JERSEY - The three day Labor Day weekend typically marks the unofficial end of summer as most teachers and students head back to school on the days following the federal holiday. Labor Day dates all the way back to the late 1800s. The concept to recognize the contribution of America's workers ...

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TRENTON, NJ – For years, New Jersey has been one among only a few states to ban funeral homes from serving food and refreshments on their premises. Acknowledging the limits this places on families and friends coming together in times of mourning, Assembly Democrats Nancy Pinkin (D-Middlesex), Paul ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Need paper shredded? Middlesex County is here to help! A paper shredding event will take place at Thompson Park, Parking Lot near Manalapan Lake, Monroe/Jamesburg. Residential paper only will be accepted (no businesses). Please limit to 5 file boxes or 100 pounds per ...

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East Brunswick, Edison, Helmetta, Highland Park, Metuchen, South Plainfield, South River, NJ - Calling all young artists! Senator Patrick Diegnan, Assemblywoman Nancy Pinkin, and Assemblyman Robert Karabinchak are hosting their 2nd annual Youth Artwork Contest for the residents of the 18th ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Transportation and Commerce Center (TCC), located at 551 Old Bridge Turnpike,  has experienced water damage to the elevator room. As a result, the elevators will be OUT OF SERVICE for next 2-3 weeks. Additional Handicapped parking is available on LEVEL 3.

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - In light of recent mass shootings incidents, Piscataway Mayor Brian C. Wahler joined more than 200 other mayors in signing a joint letter to Senators Mitch McConnell and Chuck Schumer, calling on them to bring the U.S. Senate back into session right away to take action on gun ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - At the July 17 borough council meeting, embroiled Business Administrator Dawn McDonald was placed on administrative leave. The Spotswood Borough Council, which includes Council President Charlie Spicuzzo, Councilman Theodore Ricci, Councilman John Melillo, Councilman Jose Rivera and ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Tax Collector has issued a message stating that tax bills will be mailed out by August 1, 2019.  There will be an extension of the grace period until August 26, 2019. The East Brunswick Township website has information available now regarding individual ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - White House correspondent and author April Ryan will be the keynote speaker at the fourth annual New Jersey Parent Summit, an annual conference organized by the Newark-based non-profit Project Ready The event will be held Aug. 2-4 at the Heldrich Hotel at 10 Livingston ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Former borough mayor Nick Poliseno passed away on Thursday, July 18. Details surrounding his death have not been made public. The 41-year-old father of two was elected mayor in November of 2012 when he defeated longtime councilman Curtis Stollen. He lost his bid for re-election in ...

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ) released the following statement on the death of Joseph Delaney, who previously served as a constituent services representative in her Ewing office. “Few people are willing to devote themselves to the service and aid of others, ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Hardenburg Lane will be closed today from Riva Avenue to Oakmont Avenue for roadwork. (Near St. Mary's Church)  Detours will be in place. Access to Bicentennial Park will still be available, says the EBPD.  

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - As part of an ongoing sries of Town Hall meetigs, Mayor Brad Cohen will discuss the Redevelopment Plan at 3:00 today at VFW Post #133 on 486 Cranbury Road. The Redevelopment process began last week with the demolition of the former Wonder Bread factory at 110 Tices Lane.

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Overnight and weekend work will begin this month on the Route 18 Bridge at the intersection of Route 18, Route 1 and the New Jersey Turnpike this month.  Weekend construction will be considered "high intensity." The Route 18 bridge is one of 16 New Jersey Turnpike Authority ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  Redevelopment in East Brunswick may be the best thing since sliced bread.  Literally.  It began today with the demolition of the former Wonder Bread Factory, a space occupying 20 acres of land off Tices Lane.  Wonder Bread was the first packaged sliced bread sold in America.  ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Congressman Frank Pallone Jr. applauded the House passage of appropriations funding on Tuesday that includes his amendment to block offshore drilling in the Atlantic Ocean. In 2017, President Donald Trump signed an executive order aimed toward allowing offshore oil and gas ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Mayor Brad Cohen and members of the  Township Council will join the Jewish community of East Brunswick in a commemoration event tonight to honor the victims of the mass shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue.  Eleven lives were lost in the shooting that took place at the house ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Following the interactive meeting earlier this month during which residents shared ideas with representatives of the East Brunswick Redevelopment Agency, Mayor Cohen will host another Town Hall meeting regarding the "revisioning" of the township's northern corridor. The ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - About two dozen residents attended the East Brunswick Zoning Board meeting last week to listen to and address the proposed development of 36 townhouses on Cranbury Road at the former location of Ferris Farms.  Originally designed for 50 town homes, the revised development will ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Six months after their last, heated meeting, the MCUA and representatives of the Edgeboro Landfill held another municipal summit on June 19th, 2018. Led by the landfill’s executive director, Joe Cryan, the meeting was meant to address how proposed solutions to the landfill’s ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Zoning Board will meet tonight, Thursday June 20 at 8:00 following two delays/postponments.  According to the township, the postponements resulted from requests for extra time by the developer and the inability of the Board to reach a quorum (at one of the ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ —Westfield Mayor Shelley Brindle opened a press conference on gun violence by speaking about her late father, a soldier killed during the Vietnam War who "defended our right to live and would agree that common sense gun laws keep with the intent of the Second Amendment." "I’ve ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The National Weather Service has advised that there is a Flood Alert for East Brunswick until 5:45 pm.

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EAST  BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Zoning Board Meeting for the proposed high-density townshouse development at Ferris Farms on Cranbury Road has been rescheduled for Thursday, June 20 at 8:00 pm at the Municipal Complex. The township recommends that residents call the Zoning Board prior to the meeting ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Middlesex County Road Department will be paving Cranbury Road between Helmetta Boulevard and Davidson’s Mill Road today. Heavy delays in the area are to be expected. Motorists are asked to utilize alternate routes of travel if possible, says a report from the East Brunswick ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Residents are asked to join the East Brunswick, New Jersey Elks Lodge along with local Girl Scout and Boy Scout troops at their annual ceremony in which theyall will honor “Old Glory”. Lodge members, troop members, family members, friends & community members are all ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - If you have driven down Route 18 south or Tices Lane lately, you have seen evidence that the Redevelopment of East Brunswick is about to begin. Stores are locked and boarded up; fences surround property.  The plan for a new East Brunswick at the north end of town is starting to ...

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