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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 ...

East Brunswick Planning Board Shuts Down Hidden Oaks Development

February 14, 2019

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 ...

SBPD Introduces Active Shooter and Preparedness Program

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Chief of Police Raymond Hayducka announced a new program Wednesday, aimed at educating and preparing community members for an active shooter situation.  The program, Active Shooter Awareness and Preparedness (ASAP), is set to launch on the one-year anniversary of the Parkland shooting and is the result of numerous discussions among business leaders, houses of worship, ...

Residents Praise Middlesex County's Stand Against ICE Detentions

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Days after federal authorities blasted Middlesex County for releasing undocumented immigrants from the county jail, residents praised the freeholder board for taking a stand against what they called illegal efforts to detain people.

"Middlesex County is simply upholding the law by refusing to detain people who judges have determined are eligible for release. To do ...

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 ...

Former Rutgers Pitcher and Jersey Native Returns to Patriots

BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots have re-signed right-handed relief pitcher, New Jersey native and Rutgers alumnus Nate Roe for the 2019 season.

“To say I am excited to return to Somerset would be an understatement,” said Roe. “It is an honor to play in front of the best fans in the Atlantic League while wearing a Patriots jersey. The owners, front office, coaching ...

State Transportation Officials to Visit Somerville for NJ Transit Updates

February 15, 2019

TRENTON, NJ - Transportation officials and state lawmakers will visit Somerville and several other New Jersey communities beginning Feb. 19 to discuss one-seat rides to NYC Penn Station, restoration of suspended service and respond to other concerns and issues commuters face.

Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee Chairman Daniel Benson and Vice Chairwoman Patricia Egan ...

‘Cooked & Uncorked’ Festival to Showcase NJ Firefighters’ Culinary Talents

February 11, 2019

These firefighters don’t just put out flames — they use them to make duck confit-stuffed ravioli with bacon and English pea puree. That’s how South Orange Local 24 won the gourmet category during last year’s Cooked & Uncorked food and wine festival, which is coming up for the 9th time this month on Feb. 25 in Edison, NJ.

Hosted by the New Jersey Firefighters Mutual ...

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 ...