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The Pines Versus the Oaks: Argument Presented Against New Construction On Tices Lane

December 9, 2018

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Local historian Richard Walling presented an "Objector's Case" against the proposed Hidden Oaks Woods Development which would bring 275 apartments, parking, a recreation center, and a swimming pool to the intersection of Tices Lane and Harts Lane at the East Brunswick Planning Board meeting this week.  In an effort to halt or alter the development, Walling ...

High School Teacher Charged With Sexual Contact With Girls

NEW BRUNSWICK - A Sayreville high school teacher was arrested on charges of engaging in inappropriate conduct and sexual contact with several high school students, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey said in a statement Friday afternoon

Eric Pieklo, 50, of South Amboy, the wood shop teacher at Sayreville War Memorial High School, was arrested on four counts of second-degree ...

DUI On Parkway Leads To Passenger Death, Manslaughter Charge

GARDEN STATE PARKWAY - Following the death of her passenger in a crash on the Garden State Parkway, a young woman from Middletown has been charged with aggravated manslaughter in the first degree and assault by auto in the third degree.  She also was issued motor vehicle summonses for driving while intoxicated, reckless and careless driving, and failure to maintain ...

Man Admits Killing Wife, Faces 27-Year Sentence

NEW BRUNSWICK - A Woodbridge man will be sentenced to 27 years in prison after pleading guilty Monday to killing his 32-year-old wife in their home three years ago, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey announced in a statement.

Vito Nigro, 46, of the Colonia section of Woodbridge, pleaded guilty to a single count of first-degree aggravated manslaughter for the July 22, 2015, beating death ...

East Brunswick Ushers In Holiday Season with Lights, Fun, Elf And Santa

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Municipal complex and Senior Center came alive on Sunday night as residents gathered to sip hot chocolate, watch will Ferrell in "Elf," and keep an eye on the sky for the arrival of Santa Claus. Families mixed and mingled, with kids writing letters and spinning dreidels on a cold and misty night that remained full of wonder and fun.

The ...

Two City Girls Missing, Police Ask Public's Help

NEW BRUNSWICK - Police today issued alerts seeking help from city residents to find two girls in two separate missing person cases.

Police say they are trying to find 15-year-old Jaqueline Iracheta.

She is described as Hispanic, five-feet tall and weighing about 120 pounds.

Authorities did not say when or where she was last scene, but are asking anybody with information about her to call ...


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