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Jersey Avenue Getting 2 Huge New Warehouses

January 15, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Jersey Avenue corridor, already home to large warehouse operations, now will have more with the city approving two more of the structures, each with more than 50,000 square feet of space.

Planning board members on Monday approved construction of a 51,180-square-foot building at 750 Jersey Ave., next door to the Occidental Chemical building.

This is the second of ...

South Brunswick Police's Foot Pursuit Leads To Arrest

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Monday's foot pursuit of a buglary suspect by officers from the South Brunswick Police Department resulted in the arrest of 42 year old Christoph Drummond. Officers responded to a call at 10:59 a.m. from a sales person in a model home in East Meadows Estates. East Meadows Estates is a new housing development located off of Beekman Road.

According to details released ...

3 Stores, Apartments Approved on Vacant Route 27 Lot Despite Parking Limits

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Despite concerns about parking, city officials Monday approved plans for a building with three ground-floor stores and three apartments above them on a vacant lot at Somerset Street about two blocks from the city high school.

Planning board members unanimously approved plans for the two-story building at 938 Somerset St. The structure will face Somerset Street, which ...

Obituaries

Piscataway, NJ – Claude R. Harrison, 83, passed away at Robert Wood Johnson University ...
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Piscataway – Stanley A. Strokis, 88, passed away Thursday, January 3, 2019 at JFK Medical ...
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'69 Mets to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of World Series Win at TD Bank Ballpark

January 15, 2019

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset Patriots will host a special 50th Anniversary Celebration of the 1969 World Series Champion New York Mets at TD Bank Ballpark on Sunday, June 9.

Four members of the 1969 World Series Championship team will be in attendance to be honored down on the field during the pre-game ceremonies and then sign autographs for fans at the ballpark. Scheduled to appear ...

Franklin Township: Etheridge Family Medicine Hires New Family Nurse Practitioner, Gloria Trinidad

SOMERSET, NJ - Gloria Trinidad is one of the Etheridge Family Medicine's newest hires. 

Trinidad is a Family Nurse Practitioner who received her Post- Masters Certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner from Monmouth University. Trinidad brings enthusiasm to the field of healthcare and years of experience in internal care and geriatric medicine. 

She also has ...

Ashnault wins at 149, but No. 24 Rutgers wrestling falls to No. 3 Oklahoma State, 26-5 at the RAC

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- The No. 24 Rutgers wrestling team went to battle with No. 3 Oklahoma State and the historic visiting Cowboys defeated the Scarlet Knights, 26-5, at the Rutgers Athletic Center.

The loss moves Rutgers’ dual meet record to 7-3 overall while Oklahoma State improved to 7-0.

Rutgers won two individual bouts on the afternoon at 149 pounds by sixth-year senior No. 2 ...

Man Falls Over 70 Feet at Merida Construction Site in Roselle Park

January 12, 2019

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - A Medevac helicopter was called in to assist after a construction accident occurred at the Merida Apartment Building construction site at approximately 10:35 a.m. Saturday. 

Roselle Park Police and rescue units along with Cranford first aide, Trinitas, and Union County EMS responders were called to the 200 block of E. Westfield Ave. at the construction site where they ...

Forget Pita: Falafel is in Everything

January 14, 2019

Falafel, that tasty vegetarian Mediterranean street food made from chickpeas, isn’t just for pitas anymore. It’s showing up in sub sandwiches, salads, chips, pizzas – even soup.

Why is it so popular?

“It’s vegetarian and a hearty add on,” said David Delinko, owner of The Salad House of Somerville, where customers can get warm pieces of ...

Cold Weather Safety Tips for Your Pets

January 12, 2019

UNION, NJ - You're probably already aware of the risks posed by warm weather and leaving pets in hot cars, but did you know that cold weather also poses serious threats to your pet’s health?

The Westfield Veterinary Group has some tips to keep your pet safe during the cold New Jersey winter.

Limit the time outdoors since ears and toes are prone to frostbite.
Check paws ...

The Far Side of Progress

There are lots of exotic places I would like to visit before I die. The far side of the moon is not one of them.

But I understand that traveling to distant lands is a calling unique to the individual. It explains why there are people in the world who seek to explore the Mariana Trench or the Greenland Ice Sheet or Des Moines, Iowa. So I guess China has its reasons for going there.

Despite ...