New Brunswick News

January 22, 2019

NEW JERSEY -- 2019 marks what would have been Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s 90th birthday, and this year, on the federal holiday that celebrates his legacy, East Main Media looks back on a very special project completed with Michele Adubato, CEO of The North Ward Center in Newark. “The East Main ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Woodbridge man today was sentenced to 27 years in prison for fatally beating his wife in their home three years ago, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey said in a statement. Vito Nigro, 46, of the Colonia section of Woodbridge, must serve at least 85 percent of his ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Jeff Tittel, head of the Sierra's Club's New Jersey chapter, will speak on "The State of the Environment" at the Feb. 13 meeting of the Greater New Brunswick Area Chapter of the NJ League of Women Voters at Douglas College. Tittel will describe state and national perspectives ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - City business owners who fail to pay employees the wages they earn will face increased scrutiny and possible suspension of their operating licenses under a revised ordinance slated to be passed next month. The ordinance is aimed at "wage theft," when employers pay workers ...

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  SOMERVILLE, NJ -  Immaculata High School will welcome its sixth Hall of Fame class during an induction ceremony on March 21 at The Palace at Somerset Park in Somerset, NJ with a gala reception highlighted by a video presentation, remarks by the inductees or their representatives, and a ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ—East Main Media today announced the launch of TAPintoTV, an online video channel highlighting topics of interest in New Jersey, New York, and beyond. TAPintoTV is off the ground and has been posting content for several months, including videos featuring Emmy award-winning PBS host, ...

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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 - To improve patients access to health, Saint Peter’s Healthcare System has joined with another company to arrange transportation to and from non-emergency medical appointments. The hospital entered a partnership with RoundTrip, a two-year old Philadelphia-based company that ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ  - City officials declared a Code Blue for tonight, opening a warming center where homeless and people without heat can seek shelter over night. The Henry Guest House at 58 Livingston Ave., next to the New Brunswick Free Public Library will be open overnight as a warming center ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK,NJ - In yet another effort to help federal workers during the government shutdown, RWJBarnabas Health, the parents of Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, announced it will waive co-pays, deductible and other eligible patient care charges for furloughed federal employees. “We ...

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LUMBERTON, N.J. —  Two miniature horses received the greatest gift of all during the holidays — a new home — when Gleneayre Equestrian Program partnered with the EQUUS Foundation and Artemis Farm Rescue. The story began when Ellen Healey, Founder and Executive Director of Gleneayre Equestrian ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK – Just like that, we are getting to close the books on January. Just a couple more days it will already be February! So that might mean you might be looking for warm and cozy events. There are plenty of those on the list below! Tuesday, Jan. 22 New Brunswick Jazz Project-Emerging ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ  - As the government shutdown continues, the Middlesex County food bank is stepping up to offer assistance to furloughed federal workers and urging the rest of the county residents to pitch in with donations to stock dwindling supplies. "Federal employees from local agencies of ...

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SOMERSET PATRIOTS SIGN NEW JERSEY NATIVE JAMES PUGLIESE   BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots have signed of right-handed pitcher James Pugliese for the 2019 season. His rights were acquired in a trade with the York Revolution for the rights to infielder Nate Coronado. “I’m really ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Each season the Spotswood High School girls varisity basketball team dedicates one of their remaining home games to a different charity. This year the team is hitting the court on February 4 to help Appleby Elementary fourth grader Nicholas DeLieto in his very personal quest. The ...

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    EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Mayor's Office and the East Brunswick Clergy Council are sponsoring a food drive to help those who are currently furloughed by due to the partial federal government shutdown as it enters its    day. "We feel terrible for the number of people who ...

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WELLINGTON, Fla. — On Jan. 18, S. Tucker S. Johnson was presented with the 2019 R. Bruce Duchossois Distinguished Trustee Award during the USET Foundation’s Gold Medal Club Reception held at the International Polo Club in Wellington, Fla. In 2015, the United States Equestrian Team (USET) ...

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GOSHEN, N.Y. — The Living Horse Hall of Fame nominating committee of the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame has announced the results of recent balloting to determine the 2019 inductees into the Harness Racing Living Horse Hall of Fame. Museum members voted for the three horses they felt ...

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Attention chocoholics: The Chocolate Expo is coming to the Garden State Plaza in Paramaus, NJ, on Sunday, Jan. 27, from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. Now in its 11th year, organizers claim that it’s America’s largest chocolate festival. Local, regional and international vendors at the expo will offer ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A city hospital next month will offer free dental exams for children without dental insurance, but parents have to call an appointment. On Feb. 7, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital will provide exams to children who did not see a dentist in 2018. The exams, being ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A doctoral student in ecology and evolution is turning microorganisms into art, and her hobby into a powerful tool for genomics studies at Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Julia Van Etten’s Couch Microscopy Instagram page has attracted close to 18,000 followers in a year and ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - From the sandlot to the backyard to the baseball field, Cooperstown, New York attracts baseball fans young and young at heart. Cooperstown is of course the home of the National Baseball League's Hall of Fame. South Brunswick's U12 baseball team is headed to the iconic baseball ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - In wake of complaints about strange odors coming from the Edgeboro Landfill, a town meeting was held by the Middlesex County Utilities Authority on January 16 at the East Brunswick Municipal Building. Described as a “community forum” by the organization, the meeting was meant ...

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TRENTON, N.J. – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey today announced that a priest from Phillipsburg, N.J., has been arrested and charged with multiple criminal counts in the sexual assault of a child who was between the ages of 14 and 17. The ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Keeping a city operating and meeting all its obligations requires hiring many outside companies including lawyers, software maintenance firms, and even veterinarians. This week, as part of the routine, to get the new year underway, city council members approved a slew of ...

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HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. — The final pieces of the jigsaw are falling into place for the third running of the Pegasus World Cup at Gulfstream Park on Jan. 26. Hot favorite, Accelerate and market rival City Of Light are both on course for the nine furlong $9 million spectacular. The inaugural ...

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Spectators welcome BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — The New Jersey 4-H State Model Horse Show will be held at the Somerset County 4-H Center. Spectators are welcome but competition is open only to current New Jersey 4-H members. Members from nine counties are competing. Judging starts at 9:30 a.m. and ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Seven officers were ceremoniously sworn-in to join the city police department on Tuesday, bringing the force to a total of 149. Taking the oath of office at city hall were Guiseppi Fatula, Timothy Hagerty, James Perotti, Christopher Mohr, Julio Urena and Robert ...

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CAMDEN, NJ—Camden County officials are reminding residents that the SNAP benefits issued today are to be used for the month of February. The SNAP [Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program] benefits have been issued early due to the ongoing federal government shutdown, and Camden County SNAP ...

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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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