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Medical Tips from Dr. Etheridge: Nutrition/ Diet

July 17, 2019

Eating and exercise go hand in hand. When and what you eat can be important to how you feel when you exercise, whether it's a casual workout or training for a competition. Consider these eating and exercise tips.

Go for healthy food choices like lean meat and fish
Avoid processed food
Instead of fried food, go for grilled, baked or broiled, the warmer weather is here so this is a ...

Construction Crane Crashes into Hamilton Street House

July 22, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - City officials were working Monday morning to remove a construction crane that crashed through a home on Hamilton Street and damaged some townhouses on Condict Street.

No one was hurt when the crane came crashing down Sunday night - apparently toppled by high winds from a storm that swept into the area.

The process of removing the crane is expected to take several days, ...

Freiman: Anti-Semitic Flyer Posted in Hillsborough Infuriating, Frightening

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ –Police continue to investigate the posting of an anti-Semitic flier on the glass doorway of the township municipal building last week.

A township employee found the flier when she arrived for work.

State Assemblyman Roy Freiman (D-Somerset, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex), who lives in a neighborhood not far from the Peter J. Biondi Municipal complex on South Branch ...

SBPD Rounds Up Dealers Marketing Drugs to Kids

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Young people in South Brunswick have been selling teenagers drugs, e-cigarette inserts, and laced candies.   

The South Brunswick Police, working with the United States Postal Service, the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office, the North Brunswick Police, and the South Brunswick School District worked together to uncover the story of the purchases and ...

Piscataway Officials Hold Ceremonial Beam Signing at Community Center Construction Site

PISCATAWAY, NJ – As construction on the new Piscataway Community Center continues to take shape, township officials marked a milestone with a ceremonial beam signing last week.

The beam was the last major piece of steel to be erected onto the building and was signed by members of town council and other dignitaries including Senator Bob Smith, Freeholder Ken Armwood, and Rev. Linwood ...

Dwight Gooden of Piscataway Charged in Holmdel for Suspected Cocaine Possession

HOLMDEL, NJ - Anyone who knows baseball over the years knows Dwight "Doc" Gooden. Gooden, of Piscataway, pitched the Mets to the World Series Championships in 1986. 

On June 7 he was driving in Holmdel and caught the attention of a player on a different team. It was a police officer on the Holmdel Township Police Department. Ultimately, he was charged with possession of drug ...

Rally to Call For Closure of ICE Detention Centers Set For Friday in New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Several organizations from the city and beyond will band together Friday to call for the closure of ICE detention centers in the state.

The Lights For Liberty Rally will start at the intersection of Albany and George streets at 6:30 p.m.

Central Jersey Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) is co-sponsoring the protest along with groups including ACLU People Power - ...

Hoboken Real Estate Market Fueled by Families and New Businesses

July 12, 2019

HOBOKEN, NJ -- In Part 2 of HomeGrown: Hoboken, Host Stephanie Willoughby talks with two women business owners in the mile-square city about how Hoboken’s revival and growth has also made the city a more welcoming place for families.  

Pamela Kalman, Owner of PKL Properties, spoke about the thriving real estate market in Hoboken.  Kalman said that there is no ...

Construction Crane Crashes into Hamilton Street House

July 22, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - City officials were working Monday morning to remove a construction crane that crashed through a home on Hamilton Street and damaged some townhouses on Condict Street.

No one was hurt when the crane came crashing down Sunday night - apparently toppled by high winds from a storm that swept into the area.

The process of removing the crane is expected to take several days, ...

Freiman: Anti-Semitic Flyer Posted in Hillsborough Infuriating, Frightening

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ –Police continue to investigate the posting of an anti-Semitic flier on the glass doorway of the township municipal building last week.

A township employee found the flier when she arrived for work.

State Assemblyman Roy Freiman (D-Somerset, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex), who lives in a neighborhood not far from the Peter J. Biondi Municipal complex on South Branch ...

SBPD Rounds Up Dealers Marketing Drugs to Kids

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Young people in South Brunswick have been selling teenagers drugs, e-cigarette inserts, and laced candies.   

The South Brunswick Police, working with the United States Postal Service, the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office, the North Brunswick Police, and the South Brunswick School District worked together to uncover the story of the purchases and ...

Ceremonial Ribbon-Cutting Scissors Get a Workout in Somerville

July 21, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - Pretty soon it will be time to put a sharp edge on the oversized scissors used by the Downtown Somerville Alliance at ribbon cutting ceremonies for new stores and restaurants that continue to open in Somerset County’s resurgent downtown district.

The scissors have been removed from its protective sleeve several times over the past few months, achieving a first on ...

Five-Day Hillsborough Rotary Fair Opens Aug. 13th

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ -The brightly-lit midway arch is once again expected to welcome an average of 15,000 local residents to the annual five-day Rotary Fair beginning Tuesday, Aug.13.

Located adjacent to the Hillsborough Promenade, 315 Route 206, the Fair transforms the field into a classic carnival with over 20 amusement rides, games of chance, food vendors and local business displays.

Hours ...

Bridgewater Council Approves Fireworks at Patriots Games, Affirms No Eagles in the Area

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The battle between the Bridgewater Township Council and the Somerset Patriots over fireworks and eagles appears to have come to an end.

 

The council voted unanimously Monday to allow fireworks celebrations following Patriots games at TD Bank Ballpark on Aug. 24, Aug. 29, Sept. 6 and Sept. 21, along with corresponding rain dates.

 

Nearly a dozen of the ...

Ceremonial Ribbon-Cutting Scissors Get a Workout in Somerville

July 21, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - Pretty soon it will be time to put a sharp edge on the oversized scissors used by the Downtown Somerville Alliance at ribbon cutting ceremonies for new stores and restaurants that continue to open in Somerset County’s resurgent downtown district.

The scissors have been removed from its protective sleeve several times over the past few months, achieving a first on ...

Five-Day Hillsborough Rotary Fair Opens Aug. 13th

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ -The brightly-lit midway arch is once again expected to welcome an average of 15,000 local residents to the annual five-day Rotary Fair beginning Tuesday, Aug.13.

Located adjacent to the Hillsborough Promenade, 315 Route 206, the Fair transforms the field into a classic carnival with over 20 amusement rides, games of chance, food vendors and local business displays.

Hours ...