Middlesex County News

May 4, 2021

MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Middlesex College has signed a dual admission and transfer partnership agreement with Stockton University that will help students make a smooth transition from the two-year college to the Atlantic County school’s bachelor’s degree program.  The five-year agreement strengthens ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – Chanelle Scott McCullum was sworn into a seat on the Middlesex County Board of County Commissioners today, filling the seat left vacant after the sudden passing of Deputy Director Kenneth Armwood on March 29. The remaining year of former Deputy Director Armwood’s term will ...

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Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey (GSHNJ) – along with Girl Scouts across the country – are collaborating to plant five million trees by 2026 to help wildlife, improve the environment and greatly expand the amount of tree cover. Girl Scouts have been strong advocates and stewards of the ...

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NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Middlesex County has announced a partnership with WSP USA Inc. for the design and construction of the long awaited North Brunswick Train Station. The Middlesex County Improvement Authority approved of the partnership sometime last week. Officials with the State, County and ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- April 11 marked the 10-year anniversary of the signing of Sara’s Law, a next of kin emergency notification system created in memory of Sara Elizabeth Dubinin from Sayreville. Sara’s Law is a voluntary, free state-wide Next-of-Kin Registry that allows residents to submit ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Middlesex College announced it will hold its spring commencement ceremony remotely in response to the lingering COVID-19 pandemic. A spokesman for the Edison-based school with centers in New Brunswick and Perth Amboy said commencement will be May 20 at 10:30 a.m. The ...

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NEW JERSEY - Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone announced Wednesday that 11 people have been charged for their alleged involvement in a large-scale narcotics distribution ring that operated in Middlesex and Union counties. The investigation was dubbed Operation The Price is Right by ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY – What's in a new name - and a new logo and new mascot? More students, Middlesex College and Middlesex County officials said Tuesday. They said the sweeping rebranding initiative that was formally unveiled during a virtual news conference seeks to increase the college’s name ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - For those looking for a reason to start running or walking this spring, get motivated to be a part of the 2021 Spotswood 5K. This run/walk event is scheduled to be virtual, but if the conditions of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic are deemed safe enough for a live event, an ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ - Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Director Robert Hubner of the Woodbridge Police Department announced today that a man has been charged for the alleged murder of a household member and the attempted murder of another. Rahul Anumala, 45, of Iselin, was arrested and ...

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OLD BRIDGE - Danielle Brunelli, President & Principal of R.J. Brunelli & Co., LLC, was named as a CoStar Power Broker for Northern New Jersey Retail Real Estate for 2020. Brunelli, of Holmdel, was among the 15 brokers awarded the designation in the retail category by CoStar Group, Inc., ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – Investing in skills ontology is an important part of the future of work, according to Rebecca Brabant, this year’s New Jersey Human Resources Summit keynote speaker. Brabant, Head of Early in Career Talent & Development for All Global Talent Management at Johnson & ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Amanda Lyons pulls up her file of thank you notes from Middlesex College students who have recently accessed the school’s food pantry. There’s a heartfelt message from a single mom. There’s a note from a young woman who was living in her car. There’s a letter from a person who ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ- The Arts Institute of Middlesex County is presenting, promoting, and supporting a multitude of arts and culture events, exhibitions, and shows throughout the month of March. The month is packed with exciting programming primarily centered around Women’s History Month. While ...

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WOODBRIDGE - Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Director Robert Hubner of the Woodbridge Police Department announced today that a Township woman has been charged with the murder of her live-in boyfriend. Edna Ciesienski, 59, of Woodbridge has been charged and arrested for murder and ...

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It’s Not About Where We’ve Been… It’s About Where We’re Going Presented by the Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce and Central New Jersey SHRM MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Each year, the New Jersey Human Resources Summit brings together a diverse group of industry professionals to share ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - A warehouse in South Brunswick Township caught on fire last night around 7 P.M. Over 50 firefighters arrived at the scene, including all three South Brunswick Companies (Monmouth Junction, Kingston & Kendall Park), Monroe Fire District 3, Jamesburg, Plainsboro and North ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The city will be opening a warming center this afternoon due to the heavy snowfall. Unity Square Community Center, located at 81 Remsen Avenue will be open between 12 p.m. and 5 p.m. The city will attempt to accommodate all guests but space is limited. Doors will be closed ...

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MIDDLESEX - Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced that former Middlesex Borough Mayor Ronald J. DiMura was sentenced to prison today for stealing more than $75,000 from various local political campaigns. DiMura, 64, whose term as mayor ended in December 2019, was sentenced today to seven ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ - This year, the Sayreville War Memorial High School chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) is competing in the American Enterprise Project at the state level with the hopes of eventually reaching the national competition.  To get there, FBLA Chapter President  ...

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Monroe Township, NJ — Each year, AAngelsNJ, a cancer nonprofit in Essex County releases a calendar featuring one breast cancer survivor for each month. This year, the 2021 features Monroe Township resident Pam Hodge. Her story of survival is included in the calendar. Tracy is one of eleven other ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - At the most recent East Brunswick Township Council meeting this week, Redevelopment Agency Chair Michael Hughes provided an update regarding the three initial areas of construction currently in progress at the north end of town.  Hughes described the progress made in 2020, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Spotswood Police have arrested two men who allegedly were in possession of about 400 pounds of marijuana, according to a statement from Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Chief Michael S. Zarro Jr. of the Spotswood Police Department. Christopher Stennett, 58, and ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A second North Brunswick juvenile has been charged in connection with the shooting death of a Plainfield man last week. Two male juveniles, both 17, have been arrested and charged with juvenile delinquency for offenses which if committed by an adult would constitute murder, ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Two North Brunswick juveniles have been charged in connection with Wednesday’s shooting death of a Plainfield man at the Renaissance Glen Apartments. The juveniles are both male and are 17 years old, according to a press release from Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone ...

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The Educational Services Commission of New Jersey (ESCNJ), the largest educational service commission in the state, announced the appointment of three new members to its Board of Directors:  Dr. Gina Villani, Dr. Bernard Bragen, Jr. and Brian Glassberg. “We are fortunate to have a very proactive ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Police are investigating a shooting at the Renaissance Glen Apartments in North Brunswick on Wednesday night that left a Plainfield man dead. Police officers responding to the area of Marc Drive at about 7:30 p.m. following reports of the shooting found Marc Atkins, ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY - A 43-year-old Carteret man has been charged with voter fraud after he allegedly voted twice in November’s General Election as different people with similar names. Frederick Gattuso, 43, of Carteret was arrested without incident and charged with one count of third-degree ...

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WASHINGTON, DC -- In a closed-door briefing before members of Congress, the acting chief of the U.S. Capitol Police, Yogananda Pittman apologized for the department's security failures during the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol by pro-Trump supporters, which resulted in the death of South River ...

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Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Director Robert Hubner of the Woodbridge Police Department announced today that authorities are seeking assistance in identifying a person of interest and a vehicle believed to be connected to the arson of another vehicle. On Nov. 26, 2020, at ...

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