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Middlesex County News

June 2, 2022

MIDDLESEXCOUNTY, NJ - The Arts Institute of Middlesex County is presenting, promoting, and supporting a multitude of arts and culture events, exhibitions, and shows throughout the month of June. The month is packed with exciting programming primarily centered around celebrating Pride Month. These ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Please join Middlesex County as it celebrates History Day at East Jersey Old Town Village on May 14 from 10 am-4 pm History Day will take place at East Jersey Old Town Village which is composed of reconstructed and replica 18th and 19th century structures that represent ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - The Arts Institute of Middlesex County is presenting, promoting, and supporting a multitude of arts and culture events, exhibitions, and shows throughout the month of May. The month is packed with exciting programming primarily centered around celebrating History Month. These ...

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NORTH BRUNSWICK – Marking its 70th anniversary and the construction of more than 30,000 homes over the decades, Kaplan Companies is pivoting into a new, exciting area: opening a next-generation, age-restricted luxury rental community for residents 55 years of age and older. Company leaders ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The Arts Institute of Middlesex County has been approved for a $25,000 Grants for Arts Projects award to support the Share Your Foodways project. Middlesex County Arts Institute’s project is among 1,248 projects across America totaling $28,840,000 to receive this first round of ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – The county’s governing board will hold its annual State of the County meeting at the Carteret Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, April 5. This is the first in-person State of the County event by the Middlesex County Board of County Commissioners since 2019. The event has ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Middlesex County is excited to kick off the 2022 season at the East Jersey Old Town Village on Saturday, April 2 and Sunday, April 3 from 10 am to 4 pm with a variety of activities and programing including award-winning exhibits, food trucks, and historical interpreters that bring ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – Middlesex County is pleased to announce the 2022 Arts & History Grant Awards in the amount of $2,178,672 to 109 municipal agencies and local nonprofit arts and history organizations. Currently, three types of funding opportunities are available: General Operating ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – Since launching in May 2021, the Middlesex County Emergency Rental Assistance Program has distributed more than $11 million in combined assistance for renter households in Middlesex County. This includes more than $10.6 million in rental assistance and nearly $790K in ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Funeral services were held on Friday for Kelsey Gilmore. The wife and mother was laid to rest at Shoreland Memorial Gardens in Hazlet following a morning service at St. John's United Methodist Church. Gilmore was found unresponsive in her Milltown home, according to a GoFundMe page ...

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The Arts Institute of Middlesex County is presenting, promoting, and supporting a multitude of arts and culture events, exhibitions, and shows throughout the month of March. The month is packed with exciting programming primarily centered around celebrating Women’s History Month. While some ...

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EDISON, NJ – Middlesex College’s Dental Hygiene Clinic offers myriad services and care at affordable prices. Each appointment at the clinic in L’Hommedieu Hall on the college’s Edison campus includes a complete dental screening and cleaning. Services at this student clinic include oral cancer ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY - The New Jersey State Police Missing Persons & Human Trafficking Unit and the Carteret Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance with identifying the body of a woman that was found at a Waterfront Park in Carteret. The woman, whose remains were found on Feb. 2, ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – State Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a woman who allegedly punched a cashier at a Turnpike service area Starbucks on Wednesday. The woman entered the shop at the Joyce Kilmer service area at about 4:15 p.m., according to a statement from State Police ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – REPLENISH, formerly Middlesex County Food Organization and Outreach Distribution Services (MCFOODS), has reported that it received and distributed a record-breaking amount of food to Middlesex County residents in need in 2021 according to the program’s yearly report. In ...

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Edison:  A tractor trailer fire on the shoulder of Route 287 Southbound in Edison is causing delays in both directions.  Although the fire is all but extinguished, delays are still occurring in the right lane.  Rubber necking on Route 287 Northbound is also causing traffi delays.  Drivers are urged ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Police have identified the occupants of a vehicle that was found floating in New Market Pond as an Edison woman and her 9-month-old son. Tamequa Robinson, 30, and her son were found dead inside their vehicle this morning, according to a press release from Middlesex County ...

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10 People to Watch in 2022 is a series created by TAPinto New Brunswick NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Chef Curtis McNair helped Elijah’s Promise prepare about 350,000 meals in 2021. In fact, the community kitchen’s meal output has more than tripled since before the COVID-19 pandemic hit. The hard work ...

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    MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ- The Arts Institute of Middlesex County is presenting, promoting, and supporting a multitude of arts and culture events, exhibitions, and shows throughout the month of January. The month is packed with exciting programming primarily centered around celebrating A ...

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SOUTH AMBOY, NJ -- For more than 20 years, South Amboy has been working to establish regular commuter ferry service from the city to Manhattan.  On September 13, the North Jersey Transportation Authority gave the city funding authorization to move forward with their long-anticipated project. This ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - On Saturday, November 6, 2021, MCUA's Landfill staff was happy to conduct a Landfill tour for members of the East Brunswick Sustainability Task Force. The group was able to see firsthand the measures that the Landfill staff take to protect and preserve the 300 plus acres ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - In recognition of extraordinary service to his community, Middlesex County Commissioner Charlie Tomaro has been honored with a New Jersey State Governor’s Jefferson Award. Each year, the New Jersey State Governor’s Jefferson Awards highlight the spirit of civic engagement ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ  - New Jersey State Policemen's Benevolent Association President Patrick Colligan has announced that New Jersey’s 14th Legislative District Assemblyman Wayne DeAngelo received the prestigious Civilian Gold Medal Award at the PBA’s 124th Annual Valor Awards Banquet at the Hard Rock ...

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OLD BRIDGE, NJ -– On Saturday, November 13, a resident of Old Bridge’s pet dog attacked and killed a skunk in the resident’s backyard. The animal was picked up by the Animal Control Officer and was then taken to the New Jersey Department of Health Laboratory for testing. It was reported on Tuesday, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The Rutgers University Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a 17-year-old student who was last seen Tuesday morning. Glenys Ishbel Lontok was last seen near Scott Hall at 43 College Avenue, where she attends class. Lontok, 17, was last seen at about 9 ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Donelle Miles, 50, of Plainsboro, has been identified as the pedestrian killed in a collision involving a New Jersey State Police trooper last Thursday. According to the NJ State Police, this is the sixth fatal accident in South Brunswick in 2021 so far. Fatalities have ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Police in several townships are still on the lookout for a suspect in an aggravated sexual assault that occurred in the area of Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park on the border of Plainsboro and South Brunswick Townships on September 28, 2021. According to the Middlesex ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – The county is closing the Johnson Park Animal Haven after the remnants of Hurricane Ida flooded the small zoo on River Road. The process of moving all the animals from the zoo to new homes across the state has already started, said Middlesex County in a press release issued ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The Milltown Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in locating and identifying the driver of a van involved in a hit-and-run in the Acme parking lot on Ryders Lane on Wednesday afternoon. A 62-year-old woman was hit twice by the van and dragged before the vehicle ...

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EDISON, NJ - Kenneth Armwood, the Middlesex County Board of County Commissioners Deputy Director who died earlier this year at age 46, has been awarded the highest honor bestowed by Middlesex College. Armwood was posthumously given the Paige D. L’Hommedieu Award during a ceremony held on the ...

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