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East Brunswick Launches Search for Redevelopers on Route 18 South

August 21, 2018

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ —On Monday, August 13, 2018, the Township of East Brunswick formally posted notice of their search for redevelopers to improve and repurpose the blighted 18 Center Shopping Center, the outdated Loehmann's Plaza, and the surrounding areas. These areas represent some of the best untapped commercial and mixed-use potential in Central New Jersey. Less than a mile from the ...

Simple Assault Charge Dismissed Against Former Assemblyman Barclay

CAMDEN, NJ—The charge stemming from a June domestic violence incident has been dismissed against former state assemblyman Arthur Barclay.

Barclay, dressed in black suit and white shirt with no tie, appeared before Judge Krisden McCrink in Camden City Municipal Court on Friday morning. Barclay was represented by attorney Christopher St. John of Malamut and Associates.

On June 7, ...

New Brunswick Spending $882K for New Park

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - City leaders Tuesday approved a contract to build a new park at a cost of more than $882,000, an amount previously seen as above the estimated price tag for the project.

Council members approved a $882,756.25 contract with A-Tech Concrete Company of Edison to construct a park on Welton Street.

Last month the city rejected a slightly higher bid of $897,316.25 from the ...

New Brunswick Spending $882K for New Park

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - City leaders Tuesday approved a contract to build a new park at a cost of more than $882,000, an amount previously seen as above the estimated price tag for the project.

Council members approved a $882,756.25 contract with A-Tech Concrete Company of Edison to construct a park on Welton Street.

Last month the city rejected a slightly higher bid of $897,316.25 from the ...

New Brunswick Will Purchase Energy on a City-Wide Scale For Residents

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - City council members Wednesday passed an ordinance purchase electricity on a city-wide basis and to require that the power come from renewable energy sources.

The ordinance, which establishes an "energy aggregation program" to buy electricity in bulk for all residential properties," stipulates that any company entering a contract to supply that power must get ...

State Commisssioner Champions Food Assistance, Slams Proposed Aid Cuts

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - One of the city's summer farmer's market got a visit from a state commissioner Tuesday who trumpeted not only what was being sold but how it was sold to promote the federal Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) former known as food stamps.

"I'm really excited how our SNAP program is combined with these farmer's markets to make sure people ...

State Commisssioner Champions Food Assistance, Slams Proposed Aid Cuts

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - One of the city's summer farmer's market got a visit from a state commissioner Tuesday who trumpeted not only what was being sold but how it was sold to promote the federal Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) former known as food stamps.

"I'm really excited how our SNAP program is combined with these farmer's markets to make sure people ...

Homeowners Facing Foreclosure Get Free Mediation Counseling Against Lenders

NEWARK, NJ - A new state program will offer mediation counseling services to New Jersey residents facing foreclosure, giving them at least a fighting chance when going up against lenders during the legal process.

The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency is using $1 million to fund the program to help up to 2,000 homeowners facing foreclosure. Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver announced the new ...

Despite Newark's Sanctuary City Status, Undocumented City Resident Turned Over to ICE

NEWARK, NJ - Daniel Castro put his head on the water bottle he clutched between his shackled hands as he sat on an airplane bound for detention centers, first in Nebraska then Louisiana. He resigned himself to the sobering fact he was being deported back to Nicaragua.

What worried him more than his return to the place he fled as a young teenager to escape poverty and political fighting, was ...

New Brunswick Merges Departments After Long-Time Director Retires

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - In June, Steven Zarecki, head of both the city Engineering Department and Public Works Department, retired after 31 years and 10 months of working for New Brunswick.

Now, less than two months later, the city plans to combine those two departments that have overlapping responsibilities, city officials say.

City council members earlier this month introduced a proposed ...

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