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"A Beautiful Mind" Nobel Prize Winner is Honored by New Jersey Congressional Representatives

October 14, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – – Today, Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ) announced passage of her bill in the House to name a Princeton post office after scholar and pioneer, Dr. John F. Nash, Jr.  He is the only person to be awarded both the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences and the Abel Prize in Economics.

“Dr. John F. Nash, Jr. serves as a national ...

Former Mayor Arrested for Gambling Away Scholarship Funds

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Former borough mayor, Nicholas Poliseno was charged with theft on Tuesday, October 10 according to a press release by the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office. The 39-year-old father of two was charged with one count of theft in the third degree.

Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey announced that Poliseno was "charged with stealing from a scholarship fund set ...

Fatal Collision that Followed Police Vehicle Pursuit Under Investigation

PLAINFIELD, NJ — A fatal motor vehicle collision that followed an Edison Police Department officer’s pursuit of a vehicle into Plainfield early Wednesday morning is under investigation, acting Union County Prosecutor Thomas K. Isenhour announced today.

The victim has been identified as 30-year-old Dem-Quan Royal of Plainfield.

Shortly after midnight on Wednesday, Plainfield ...

Bernards School Network Administrator Suspended After Child Porn Charge Filed Against Him [Update]

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - A network administrator for the Bernards Township Board of Education, Brian Nielsen, was arrested at his home on Thursday, and faces a charge of possession of child pornography, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey announced in a news release dated Sept. 28.

Nielsen, 55, of Woodbridge has ...

Belmar First Responders Pull 35 Swimmers from Perilous Ocean Waters This Weekend

BELMAR, NJ — Despite a swimming ban on Belmar beaches triggered by dangerous rip currents, 35 persons were pulled this weekend from the rough surf by first responders, according to authorities.

Although there were no serious injuries reported, ocean rescues on September 23 and 24 kept the all-volunteer Belmar Water Rescue Team and Belmar First Aid Squad, as well as the police department, ...

Body Found in Ursino Park

UNION, NJ – Union County Sheriff officers and County police are investigating the discovery of a body in Ursino Park.

According to police authorities, a dog walker contacted police Tuesday evening upon the discovery of a male body in the park.  A county park, Ursino Park borders Union, Elizabeth and Hillside.  Ursino Park is located near the intersection of Morris and North ...

Tragic Death of High School Junior Who Collapsed During Lacrosse Game Rocks Community

HOLMDEL, N.J. - Jack Down, a 16 year-old  Holmdel High School Junior and varsity lacrosse player, collapsed on the field during a scrimmage at Rutgers University in New Brunswick on Sunday and died. According to a Rutgers spokesperson, emergency services responded to a 911 call shortly after 6pm, describing a teen player that had collapsed during a youth lacrosse game at their ...

Watching Tropical Storm Jose-Could Produce Rain, High Winds in the Garden State

ELIZABETH, NJ - New Jersey residents may want to check the weather to the track the path of Tropical Storm Jose. A forecast map that was issued this morning by the National Hurricane Center has the state on the outer edges of its possible path.  Tropical Storm Jose could strengthen as it heads north through the Atlantic.

The system is still days away from its center being hundreds of ...

Great Whites Finn and Amagansett Paths Converging Along Jersey Coast

JERSEY SHORE, NJ — Two young great white sharks remain off the coast of New Jersey, moving toward each other in the waters between Asbury Park and Seaside Heights.

Ocearch’s Global Shark Tracker “pinged” Finn at 10:30 a.m. on September 14 about 10 miles off the Asbury Park shoreline, moving along a southbound track. Amagansett ‘s last known whereabouts was about ...

9/11 Memorial Waves Again at Cedar Grove High School

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - If you drive by Cedar Grove High School you'll see the progress of the Cedar Grove Waves 9/11 Memorial Art Installation.  For the third year in a row, the lawn of CGHS will be covered with 2,977 flags that honor the victims of the 9/11 attacks. 

Cedar Grove Waves organizer David Schoner began laying out the grid for the project earlier this week. Thursday, CGHS ...

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