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SBPD Rounds Up Dealers Marketing Drugs to Kids

July 17, 2019

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Young people in South Brunswick have been selling teenagers drugs, e-cigarette inserts, and laced candies that they have purchased for resale in the township.  The South Brunswick Police, working with the United States Postal Service, the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office, the North Brunswick Police, and the South Brunswick School District worked together to ...

Flooding Creek Results In Lawsuit Against Edison Township 

Edison, NJ -  Thirty-five years ago, Andrew and MaryJean Fresco  purchased their home on Kearny Avenue in Edison.   Little did they imagine that an ongoing jurisdictional battle between the Township of Edison and PSE&G would leave their home susceptible to severe flooding. 

Now, the couple said, after three years of seeking assistance from Edison's DPW ...

South Plainfield Police Investigate Crash that cause a Tractor Trailer to Overturn and Take out a Guide Wire Pole on Clinton Avenue

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The South Plainfield Police is continuing the investigation of a crash that caused a tractor trailer to overturn and take out a guide wire police causing a chemical spill on Clinton Avenue.

On Tuesday, July 16 at 7:11 a.m., Mary Hearns, 67, of Plainfield N.J., was driving a tractor trailer north bound on Clinton Avenue in South Plainfield.  As the tractor ...

Allergy Friendly Chocolate Pudding Fruit Tart

July 17, 2019

Cheryl Marks Young is a New Jersey food allergy awareness advocate and the creator and chief curator for The Allergy Ninja. Read her essay, “11 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Families with Severe Food Allergies,” here.

Need a fun summer dessert that someone with food allergies can enjoy? Use their favorite fruit and cookies to make this tart. The easy homemade pudding is ...

A Warrior's Fight

July 9, 2019

Dear Friends,

Only a few short weeks ago we celebrated the wedding of Nicole and Jared, it was a sunny happy day for the bride and groom and all who attended. Soon after Nicole became the recipient for her lung transplant another much anticipated and happy occasion. The surgery met physician expectations and recovery is moving along slowly… We watch daily Nicole‘s fight to fully ...

Obituaries

- May 12, 2019
Gale grew up in Rahway, New Jersey and developed a love of theatre while in high school. Her ...
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Piscataway – Cesar L. Reyes, 91, passed away Saturday, April 20, 2019 at St. Barnabas Medical ...
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Governor Murphy Signs Four Bills Strengthening New Jersey Gun Laws at Governor Livingston High School

July 17, 2019

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Governor Phil Murphy chose Governor Livingston High School (GLHS) as the venue for signing a package of what he called “commonsense” gun safety bills on Tuesday, July 16.

The bills, four in all, “reaffirm New Jersey’s commitment to institute the strongest gun laws in the nation which are part of Gun Safety Package 2.0, (and) follow a series ...

Council Approves Fireworks at Patriots Games, Affirms No Eagles in the Area

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The battle between the Bridgewater Township Council and the Somerset Patriots over fireworks and eagles appears to have come to an end.

 

The council voted unanimously Monday to allow fireworks celebrations following Patriots games at TD Bank Ballpark on Aug. 24, Aug. 29, Sept. 6 and Sept. 21, along with corresponding rain dates.

 

Nearly a dozen of the ...

Update: Off-Duty Newark Cop Charged in Shooting Death of Estranged Wife

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Newark Police Lt. John Formisano—the off-duty police officer who was arrested in Livingston on Monday after allegedly shooting and killing his estranged wife and seriously injuring another man in Jefferson Township on Sunday evening—has been charged with first-degree murder and attempted murder in the shooting, according to the Morris County ...

Alyssa's Law Brings Silent Panic Alarms to Public Schools in New Jersey

July 17, 2019

TRENTON, NJ – Legislation was recently introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives to expand a New Jersey law under which public schools are required to install silent panic alarms to protect students during emergency situations.

 The law (formerly A-764) is known as “Alyssa’s Law,” after former New Jersey resident Alyssa Alhadeff, a 14-year-old student ...

Courts Ruled Middlesex County Democrat Freeholder Attempts to Take over the Board of Elections are Illegal

OLD BRIDGE, NJ - In their quest to uphold the integrity of the Board of Elections, Republican Commissioners, Sylvia Engel, as Chair of the Middlesex County Board of Elections and Don Katz, as Commissioner of the Middlesex County Board of Elections, as plaintiffs, represented by  Brian M. English, Esq., of the law firm of Tompkins, McGuire, Wachenfeld & Barry, took the County ...

Westergard Library Temporarily Closed Beginning Monday, July 22

PISCATAWAY, NJ - The Westergard Library at 20 Murray Ave. will be temporarily closed beginning Monday, July 22 for repairs to the air conditioning system.  Westergard Library is anticipated to reopen on or before Thursday, July 25.

Please visit the Kennedy Library at 500 Hoes Ln. during this time.  Books and other materials may also be returned in the drops outside of ...

New Jersey Governor’s School Hosts 2019 Space-Themed Research Symposium

PISCATAWAY, NJ - The New Jersey Governor’s School of Engineering and Technology at Rutgers–New Brunswick, a tuition-free, summer residential program for high-achieving high school juniors interested in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), will host its 2019 research symposium on Friday, July 26, 2019.

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon ...

A Call to Arms

I am one of those guys who is inspired to action watching dramatic sporting events.

For example, every four years, after watching the summer Olympics, I sign up for a gym membership.

Just a couple of months ago I played a round of miniature golf after being moved by Tiger Wood’s thrilling victory at the Masters.

There is something about overcoming adversity and performing at high ...