OTHER NJ NEWS
TOP STORIES

East Brunswick's Nancy Pinkin Rises in Murphy Administration

January 9, 2018

TRENTON, NJ - Local assemblywoman and former East Brunswick Township Council Member Nancy J. Pinkin was named today as head of the Environmental and Solid Waste Committee by newly-installed Speaker Craig Coughlin.  Pinkin will serve under the new administration led by incoming Governor Philip J. Murphy, the Democrat elected this past November.

Recently, Pinkin's bill requiring ...

Dog Dies after Grooming at Raritan PetSmart; SPCA and Family Seek Answers

RARITAN TWP., NJ – This is a story about Scruffles and it is not a happy one.

Scruffles was an 8-year-old bulldog, a pet loved by Danielle DiNapoli and her family. Their story has gone viral on Facebook with more than 14,000 shares and nearly 10,000 comments, leading DiNapoli to create a “Justice for Scruffles” Facebook page.

DiNapoli said she just wants answers. She ...

White Supremacist Group Posts Anti-immigration Flyers around New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -  Police are investigating white supremacist flyers which were posted on George Street in downtown New Brunswick on the afternoon on December 6. 

The flyers allege "white Americans" have a "civic duty" to report undocumented immigrants to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

Included at the bottom of the flyer is the number to the US ...

Holmdel Mourns Tragic Death of High School Junior Who Collapsed During Lacrosse Game

HOLMDEL, N.J. - A GoFundMe site was launched Monday by the Holmdel Lacrosse Team to support the family of their friend, classmate and teammate Jack Dowd, who tragically passed away after collapsing at a lacrosse game at Rutgers University. You can find it and assist the family by clicking here:

https://www.gofundme.com/jack-dowd-fundraiser

On Sunday, September ...

South Brunswick: Residents Discuss Strategy To Block Trap Rock Quarry Gas Pipeline Project

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – When it comes to blocking Williams' Northeast Supply Enhancement project and proposed natural gas Compressor Station 206, which would be located near Trap Rock Industries' Kingston quarry, numbers count, according to a panel of state environmental activists.

More than 150 people from South Brunswick and Franklin townships came out Thursday night to the South ...

Mega Millions Rolls to $70 Million for Sept. 8 Drawing

TRENTON, NJ - With no winner for Tuesday night's Mega Millions jackpot, the top prize for the Friday September 8 drawing rolls to $70 million. Tickets will remain on sale through 10:45 p.m. Friday night so the jackpot will grow. 

There were no winners of the Mega Millions jackpot, second or third-tier prizes for the Tuesday, Sept. 5 drawing, 18 players matched ...

Belmar Mayor Launches Beachfront Fundraiser to Assist Residents of Small Texas Coastal Town

BELMAR, NJ — The devastation being left in Hurricane Harvey’s path in Texas is certainly stirring up indelible memories of Superstorm Sandy’s destruction along the Jersey Shore nearly five years ago.

It’s also bringing out a sense of generosity among those in the community who want to help out in any way they can. And Belmar Mayor Matthew Doherty is leading an organized ...

Before Trump Broke Up Biz Council, NJ's Johnson & Johnson CEO Resigned

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — The head of Johnson & Johnson decided to step down from President Donald Trump's Manufacturing Council today, prior to its disbandment, according to the company.

Alex Gorsky, chairman and CEO of the New Brunswick-based Johnson & Johnson, announced his exit in a statement, following reports published yesterday, Aug. 15., which said he planned to remain ...

Belmar Looks to Keep ‘Beach-Spreading’ Under Control with Ban on Tents, Canopies

BELMAR, NJ — Many beachgoers bring umbrellas or small pop-up enclosures for young children when going to enjoy a day in the sand and surf.

But beach towns along the Jersey Shore are seeing an increasing number of large tents or canopies rising along the water’s edge on any beach day — some being set up two to three across, creating large covered compounds.

It’s ...

Police: Parlin Motorcyclist Killed In West Windsor DWI Crash

WEST WINDSOR, NJ – A West Windsor man is facing a death by auto charge among several others including DWI following a three-vehicle collision Sunday afternoon that killed a Parlin motorcyclist, police said.

According to West Windsor police, the accident took place just after 1 p.m. Sunday afternoon when a 2013 Mercedes Benz, operated by Ram R. Thatigutla, 50, of West Windsor, was ...

TAP Into Another Town's News:

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Sign Up for E-News

East Brunswick