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Whale You Be Mine and Seal it with a Kiss? Save the Marine Life from the Threats of NESE’s proposed pipeline under Raritan Bay.

February 13, 2019

The fishing and recreation industry by Raritan Bay, as well as the cleaned-up waters and marinelife in the bay, would be in danger if the Williams/Transco NESE pipeline is constructed from Sayreville, NJ to an offshore point south of Rockaway, NY.

Risks of adding a pipeline under Raritan Bay during 9 months of 24/7 construction:

Toxins from years of industrial dumping have become buried ...

We know the devastation of hurricanes and severe weather events

We’ve worked for years to stop the NESE Project, and now we are in the home stretch.  We are calling on Governor Murphy and the NJDEP to deny the water permit applications so that Compressor Station 206 and pipeline near and under Raritan Bay is not constructed. 

With the actions listed at the end, we are speaking up to protect the health, safety and well-being of us, future ...

Edison Police: Bomb Threats Made To Two Edison Banks

February 16, 2019

Edison, NJ – Edison Police stated that  two TD bank branches in Edison and a third one in Metuchen received bomb threats by phone from anonymous callers on Saturday within a span of 15 minutes.  The calls took place between noon and 12:15 p.m. according to law enforcement.

Lt Robert Dudash said Edison firefighters and EMTs were on-scene as a precaution at both bank sites while ...

Super Bowl and Rutgers Football Stars in Town for Blood Drive

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Less than two weeks after their victory in the Super Bowl, New England Patriot football players Devin and Jason McCourty will return to New Brunswick on Saturday for the annual Tackle Sickle Cell Blood Drive at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital.

This is the sixth consecutive year both the players are hosting the fundraising blood drive at the hospital in New ...

East Brunswick Planning Board Shuts Down Hidden Oaks Development

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Early this morning at the Municipal Center, the East Brunswick Planning Board denied Alfieri Property Management's proposal to build a seven-building apartment complex at the intersection of Tices Lane and Hart's Lane known as Hidden Oaks.  The meeting ran past 12:30 and was attended by, according to Mayor Brad Cohen, "people bursting with thoughts and ...

Obituaries

Piscataway – Antonio “Tony”  Mastroianni, 72, passed away peacefully early ...
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Piscataway, NJ – Claude R. Harrison, 83, passed away at Robert Wood Johnson University ...
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What's Your Story?

February 14, 2019

Join What's Your Story? for a night of storytelling to benefit two eating disorder advocacy groups (NEDA and Project HEAL) during National Eating Disorder Awareness week at the Stress Factory Comedy Club on Tuesday, 2/26 from 7 pm to 10 pm! Special guest, legendary comedian Vinnie Brand and young storyteller, Highland Park Middle School’s, Andrew Dalton and author Kara Richardson ...

Rutgers Autism Service Program Getting $9.8M Center

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A landmark program at Rutgers University serving adults with autism will get a new center under a proposal that gained approval Wednesday from the university board of governors.

Board members approved plans for the construction of a $9.8 million center on the Douglas campus that will serve as the permanent location of the Rutgers Center for Adult Autism Services.

Rutgers ...

Another Baby Seal Comes Ashore on Belmar Beach

February 17, 2019

Baby seals are not as cute and friendly as they look, and they can bite. That’s why it’s important to stay at least 50 yards from a resting pup. Plus, it’s against federal regulations to touch them.

BELMAR, NJ — A baby harp seal came ashore on the Eighth Avenue beach Saturday, and because it appears healthy, should return to the ocean waters by itself, according to the ...

Star of ‘Cara’s Cucina’ to Host Groundwork Elizabeth Gala Feb. 27

February 16, 2019

Cara Di Falco, star of “Cara’s Cucina,” will host Groundwork Elizabeth’s WinterGreen gala Feb. 27 at the Hilton Newark Airport Hotel.

A nonprofit founded in Elizabeth in 2003, Groundwork Elizabeth builds sustainable communities in Elizabeth, NJ and in nearby Union County communities with urban agriculture initiatives, youth programing and more.

“So ...

Celebrating Black History Month

February 11, 2019

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - February is Black History Month, when America takes time to honor and remember great African-Americans, and their role in shaping America’s history.

Carter Woodson, an African-American historian, first established Black History Week in 1926 during the second week of February. He chose this specific week to honor African-Americans because President Abraham Lincoln, ...

Going Nowhere

I am rarely inspired by television commercials. For example, as great as the ads are, I have never switched to Geico.

But a spot on TV lately has made me want to shed my slovenly ways and reach the unreachable.

In the advertisement it is 5 AM and I am a young, fit, attractive woman. A gentle voice is encouraging me to get closer to something that has always been there, to be more than I am, ...

Do You Live In The Conflict Avoidance Zone?

You know what needs to be said and done... but it is neither said nor done.  You are in the 'conflict avoidance' zone.

Nobody wants to fight with their kids or spouse.  A little peace and quiet seems like a good thing, a desirable state of affairs.  Who doesn't want a hassle-free morning, an argument-free vacation, a quiet dinner, or a compliant child?  We all ...