Middlesex County News

November 15, 2019

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  One major draw for people who want to move to East Brunswick is our top-notch public schools. Speaking personally, it was the main reason my parents decided to move to this town. The school system has a long and extensive history. For this article, I will be addressing the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - About 20 residents met Monday night to discuss strategies to block the possible sale of a neighborhood elementary school to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. Their grassroots campaign to halt the sale of the Lincoln Annex School will start with attending the Nov. 19 ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY - A Woodbridge man has been charged with the murder of his roommate. Corne Dionisio, 33, was arrested Saturday and has been charged with first-degree murder, one count of aggravated assault in the second degree and two counts of  aggravated assault in the third degree in the ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Township of South Brunswick held their annual Veteran’s Day celebration at the Municipal Complex to honor those in the community who have served their country. The event featured a salute to the local veterans with accompaniment from the South Brunswick High School ...

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MONROE, NJ -  Monroe Mayor Gerald W. Tamburro met with Middlesex County officials in New Brunswick on Thursday to outline the recently-adopted ordinance that bans heavy tractor-trailers from three residential roads along the Cranbury town line in Monroe. The ordinance banning these trucks was ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - In partnership with Monroe Township, Middlesex County is negotiating a contract to purchase 76 acres of wooded land on the western side of Perrineville Road, south of Union Valley Road.   The large parcel, currently owned by Galaxy Land Corp., served as a farm from the 1930s ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The South Brunswick Police Department have investigated a report of a suspected bias incident at the Cambridge Elementary School on October 1. Police were alerted to the potential bias incident by a Facebook post where a young male said that he was playing on the school's ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ  – Street Smart NJ campaigns on pedestrian safety at intersections in eight communities reduced traffic violations and increased safety, according to a two-part study by the Rutgers Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation (CAIT) and Rowan University. The study ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - The Middlesex County Fire Department welcomed two international teams of Firefighters as part of an award issued annually by the Magirus Company for those who conduct special rescue and firefighter operations. The company rewarded a group of German firefighters for their part ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Who doesn't want to answer the phone to the news of winning 2.5 million dollars? Well, in the case of one borough resident the call was a scam, but one that included his social security number. The resident did not fall victim to the scam, but did alert the Spotswood Police ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Middlesex Borough man involved in a three-hour standoff with police at his home on Tuesday now faces multiple charges, including creating a false public alarm, authorities said. Officers from the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Special Operations Response Team (SORT) were ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The traditional back-to-school supply frenzy will slowly be fading out as this September, as every East Brunswick High School student will be receiving a Lenovo ThinkPad to use during the school year. The thin notebook computer will replace the use of notebooks and binders for ...

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EDISON, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy visited Middlesex County college on Thursday to speak with students about the Community College Opportunity Grant. The grant pays tuition and fees for those students with an adjusted gross income of $65,000 a year or less. He toured the college’s enrollment ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - A Middlesex County Superior Court judge has apologized for his conduct during a family court hearing in January in which he told a woman, who was seeking to have suggestive photos of herself returned, that she should sell photos of herself to Hugh Hefner. Judge Alberto ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ— Southbound traffic on the Garden State Parkway slowed to a crawl as flames engulfed a late-model SUV Friday afternoon. The vehicle was stopped on the side of the road before the Raritan tolls just past the Driscoll Bridge. The driver was sitting on the guardrail ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - It's pretty easy to be distracted by the colorful prizes, the tasty munchies, and the swiveling rides at the Middlesex County Fair.  That icy root beer has a pretty loud call, as do the popping lights of the rides as the twilight edges across the open fields of East Brunswick.

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Check those lottery tickets. One winning Jersey Cash 5 ticket was sold at the Acme on Ryders Lane in the borough. The other was sold in Maple Chek on Springfield Avenue in Maplewood. The winners from Middlesex and Essex Counties will split the $100,000 prize, giving each a $50,000 ...

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ONEONTA, N.Y. -- The Milltown Padres 12U baseball team finished its successful trip to Cooperstown All-Star Village with a tournament loss to a team from Greenwood, S.C. on Wednesday night. That was the only loss all week for Milltown, which tore through its pool play schedule with a record of ...

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ONEONTA, N.Y. -- The Milltown 12U baseball team concluded the six-game pool play portion of its week at Cooperstown All-Star Village with an undefeated record, with the tournament portion of the week yet to be played. Milltown went 5-0-1, sweeping two games on Tuesday. Milltown defeated Lombard, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Chief John Zebrowski of the Sayreville Police Department said today that a borough woman has been indicted for causing the death of her dog by failing to provide food or water for the animal. Nora L. Seay, 34, of Sayreville, was ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Sayreville War Memorial High School's Woodshop teacher has been charged with multiple counts stemming from inappropriate contact with students in what the Middlesex County Prosecutor called "a pattern of official misconduct." Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey said today that a ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The streets will be temporarily car-free for five hours for families to run, walk, skate, ride bikes, enjoy active events and explore the city streets. New Brunswick Ciclovia – a free, citywide initiative that promotes healthy active living through experiencing the city’s ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Try as he might, Dr. Kiwon Lee couldn't get the scissors to work during a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday. Everything else about the neurocritical care unit unveiled by Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, however, is state of the art. The unit, where patients with ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The future of The Daily Targum is unclear after the student body failed to pass a referendum funding the independent student-run newspaper that has been serving the Rutgers community since 1869. The newspaper is student-written and student-managed and covers the news and ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Department of Recreation & Parks will host a Summer Employment Job Expo on Monday, May 20, 2019 from 4:00 - 7:00pm at the Recreation & Parks Office, located at 334 Dunhams Corner Road. Summer jobs currently available in the Recreation & Parks ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – The man charged in the hit and run death of a New Brunswick man last month looked on the internet for replacement parts for his damaged car later that morning, the prosecuting attorney said Friday. Daquan White, 26, of North Brunswick, parked his 2001 Acura CL Coupe in the ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ –The threat of rain did little to dampen the spirits of township officials, attending staff, and the parents and children of the new Primrose School of East Brunswick. On Saturday May 4, the school celebrated their official grand opening, bringing to fruition a construction ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - A North Brunswick man has been arrested and charged in the hit-and-run death of a New Brunswick man last month, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Director Anthony A. Caputo of the New Brunswick Police Department announced today. Daquan White, 26, was arrested ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The South Brunswick Police Department has issued a severe weather alert for today from 2:00 to 8:00 pm.  The main risk for a line of storms wil occur  between 6 and 8 pm. Scattered showers & storms will continue through the rest of the day with some lulls/breaks in the ...

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NEWARK, N.J. – Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G), New Jersey’s largest utility, recently launched the second phase of its Gas System Modernization Program (GSMP) to continue the accelerated replacement of aging gas pipes, supporting a safe, clean and reliable gas system. The work, ...

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