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March 23, 2019

Edison, NJ –   An early morning shooting during a Reggae event held at Akbar Restaurant, located on Cortland Street in Edison, has left one man dead and another seriously injured. Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Chief Thomas Bryan of the Edison Police Department said a Newark man ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Stung by the defeat of a March 12 referendum that would have raised over $8 million to stabilize the school budget and implement full-day kindergarten, the Board of Education is considering several cost-saving options for the 2019-20 school year – including layoffs upwards of 50 ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ - One more month. Cinemark Holdings has announced that the tentative grand opening of its newest movie theater, Cinemark Watchung and XD (1670 Route 22 East, Watchung) is expected to be in one month, at the start of spring break,  April 19. Chick-Fil-A, Zinburger Wine & Burger ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Township police are searching for a suspect wanted for the March 8 robbery of the Investors Bank on Stelton Road. Police said at about 5:30 pm that evening, a man handed a teller a note demanding money. They said he did not show a weapon, but that he walked out of the bank with ...

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UNION, NJ – The storybook season for Bloomfield Girls Varsity Basketball came to a close on Thursday night as the Lady Bengals fell to top-ranked Franklin of Somerset 66-22 in the NJSIAA Group 4 Semifinal played at neutral-site Union High School.   Just two days after Bloomfield defeated ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - City police today issued a plea for the public's to help in locating a missing woman who may be somewhere in New Brunswick. Authorities say they are trying to locate 30-year-old Angely Jimenez. She is described as a Hispanic woman who is 5-foot, 1-inch tall and weighs 110 ...

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North Brunswick, NJ - According to NJ 101.5, David Brown was found dead in Newark. Details from police are very limited at this time.  Original alert: Our Department is looking for assistance in locating a missing person. David Brown, 56, of North Brunswick, was reported missing on March ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Middlesex County officials are urging seniors who struggle with meeting expenses to consider a program matching homeowners with other seniors looking to share a residence because of the high cost of housing. Bridgewater-based HomeSharing Inc. is a non-profit organization that ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Heavy fire and smoky conditions and a filled basement proved to be a challenge for the South Brunswick Fire Department as a blaze engulfed a residence in Monmouth Junction yesterday afternoon. At 3:45 PM on Monday March 4th, the Monmouth Junction Fire Department was ...

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So, the kid who went viral in that Lincoln Memorial confrontation is suing the Washington Post. Good. That might sound strange coming from a journalist. But what is happening to people like Nicholas Sandmann, the kid with the smirk on his face and the MAGA hat on his head, isn’t ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A former Rutgers medical school professor is facing a 160-count indictment accusing him of taking photos of 26 partially dressed women, stealing the identity of four colleagues, and possessing an assault rifle, authorities said today. Dr. James Goydos, 58, of East Brunswick, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Matthew Smith, a 9-year-old Livingston student with talent enough in the kitchen to stand opposite Gordon Ramsay, will appear on Season 7 of “MasterChef Junior” on FOX when it premieres on March 12 at 8 p.m. Smith said his interest in the culinary arts began quite early in life.

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Check those lottery tickets. The winning lottery ticket for Saturday's February 16 drawing was sold at Milltown Buy-Rite Liquor on Ryders Lane in the borough. The winning ticket matched five of the five white balls drawn on Saturday and qualifies for a second-tier prize of ...

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TRENTON, NJ  – Setting the project guidelines in conjunction with the state of New York, legislation creating the Gateway Development Commission -- sponsored by Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin and the Assembly Transportation Chair Daniel Benson -- cleared its first legislative hurdle ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Two years ago New Brunswick became one of a handful of municipalities across New Jersey that issued their own municipal identification cards. "Very important. Very useful," said Julie Jerome, coordinator of services for the New Brunswick PRAB, also known as the Puerto Rican ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Days after federal authorities blasted Middlesex County for releasing undocumented immigrants from the county jail, residents praised the freeholder board for taking a stand against what they called illegal efforts to detain people. "Middlesex County is simply upholding the ...

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NEW JERSEY – The leaders of the Build Gateway Now Coalition announced this week that the Raritan Valley Line (RVL) Mayors Alliance to the Coalition, a bipartisan group formed in 2018 that consists of 30 mayors representing more than 23,500 daily commuters along the RVL, spanning four counties in ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - New Jersey's top elected leaders must deal with the ever-increasing cost of public employee health benefits and pensions or face a fiscal crisis, former Gov. Chris Christie predicted. "If this problem does not get resolved, this state is going to be bankrupt," Christie said ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ -  Fire ripped through a South Brunswick family's home on Wednesday, destroying their Fresh Ponds Road home according to the South Brunswick Police Department. Units responded to the home following a 5:35 p.m. call to 911. The caller reported a fire began in the basement of the ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The Meadowlands kicked off the weekend by honoring the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Jan. 18 with a race that featured only African-American drivers. Mike Cruse’s name was one of the more recognizable to Meadowlands' regulars in the race and one of the driving ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - It is a nearly daily occurrence for Janelle Williams. She pulls into the parking lot of her Douglas Estates North development off Redman, and a man comes up asking for money before she can get out of the car. "I know they have a right to free speech, but we have a right not ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset Patriots will host a special 50th Anniversary Celebration of the 1969 World Series Champion New York Mets at TD Bank Ballpark on Sunday, June 9. Four members of the 1969 World Series Championship team will be in attendance to be honored down on the field during the ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The South Plainfield Police are asking for the public’s help in capturing two male suspects in the burglary of Krauszers located at 488 Oak Tree Road. According to the police, at approximately 11:00pm on January 8, 2019 two male suspects forced entry into the Bollywood Dance ...

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EDISON, NJ – The New Jersey RV & Camping Show will take place at the New Jersey Convention & Expo Center in Edison from January 18 through January 20 at the following times: January 18: 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. January 19: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. January 20: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. “Featuring the ...

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TETERBORO, NJ -- Two brothers who will be deploying on separate missions for the United States Marine Corps soon received a couple of giant surprises on Sunday as they received a hero's sendoff from the local community. The day's events were coordinated by A Hero's Welcome North Jersey. The day ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The South Brunswick Police Department is investigating a Christmas Day theft from the Nativity scene in front Saint Augustine of Canterbury Roman Catholic Church on Henderson Road in the Kendall Park section of the township. The suspect stole the baby Jesus and Mary statues ...

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Edison, NJ –  Authorities have released additional information relating to the robbery-homicide at an Edison gas station earlier this morning.  The suspect involved in the fatal shooting of a clerk at the Speedway Gas Station, located at 789 Amboy Avenue in Edison, is still at large. The ...

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PATERSON, NJ- New Jersey’s growing medical marijuana industry is set to plant roots in Paterson in the new year. According to a statement released by the New Jersey Department of Health, Green Thumb Industries Inc. (GTI), a national cannabis consumer packaged goods company, has been selected as ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - A breakdown on Ryders Lane caused a problem for an east Brunswick Police Department officer when a father and son got into a tussle following the report of a disabled vehicle.  On December 10, 2018 at approximately 12am, Ptl. Luke Guinee was dispatched to the area of Ryders ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -  Legendary journalist Bob Woodward sees President Donald Trump becoming more and more isolated, unwilling to listen to advisers and making impulsive decisions based on false information and assumptions. "I think it's a national emergency in the White House," Woodward said ...

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