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East Brunswick's Nancy Pinkin Rises in Murphy Administration

Assemblywoman Nancy J. Pinkin, D-18 Credits: Official Portrait

TRENTON, NJ - Local assemblywoman and former East Brunswick Township Council Member Nancy J. Pinkin was named 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 restaurants and food service locations to post information about the proper handling of known allergens was signed into law by Governor Chris Christie.  

Assemblywoman Pinkin represents the 18th Legislative District which includes East Brunswick, Edison, Helmetta, Highland Park, Metuchen, South Plainfield and South River.  She was first elected to the Assembly in 2013 after serving on the East Brunswick Town Council since 2005.  The Assemblywoman was re-elected in 2015 and this past November.

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Pinkin holds a Masters in Public Administration degree from New York University.

She will also serve as a member of the Assembly's Law and Justice Committee.


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Holy Savior Academy's 4th Annual Spring Splendor ...

Pre-Ticket Sale for Holy Savior Academy’s 4th Annual Spring Splendor Tricky Tray

Holy Savior Academy is hosting its Spring Splendor Tricky Tray Saturday, April 21, 2018 at the school.  Doors open at 6:00 p.m.

Tickets are limited and will be sold at Holy Savior Academy, 149 South Plainfield Avenue, South Plainfield on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. (cash or checks)

BYOB and food- Admission $ 25 per ...

Police: Piscataway Teen Charged for Posting Threat on Social Media

March 16, 2018

PISCATAWAY, NJ – A 15-year-old Piscataway student is facing charges after investigators determined a social media post about a possible shooting at Piscataway High School was a credible threat, police officials said on Thursday. 

Piscataway police and school resource officers immediately began their investigation once they learned of the post on March 13, said police. They said ...

Franklin Student Escorted from School; Loaded Gun Found in Backpack

March 16, 2018

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - A 17-year-old high school student was escorted from school yesterday by police who found a loaded 9mm semi-automatic pistol in his back pack along with narcotics, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Robertson said the initial investigation by law enforcement revealed that there were no known threats to the students or faculty; he commended the ...

Giant Yard Sale Dates Announced

March 19, 2018

We’re back!!  The Friends of Vermeule Mansion (FOVM) announces their annual Giant Yard Sale which will be held on Saturday, April 21st, 2018, from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm on the grounds of the Vermeule Mansion, at the corner of 614 Greenbrook Road and Clinton Avenue.  A rain date is scheduled for Sunday, April 22nd.

Cost for a 10’ x 10’ space is $10 paid prior to April ...

'Trying' explores age, youth and points of history in poignant production

‘Trying’ explores youth, age and points of history in poignant production

By Liz Keill

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The George Street Playhouse presents an engrossing, two-character play based on the real life of Francis Biddle, former Attorney General.

Biddle, a Harvard educated lawyer, served under Franklin Roosevelt and later Harry Truman during the Nuremberg Tribunal. His ...