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Murphy, Menendez, Booker, Watson Coleman, Pallone, Coughlin in East Brunswick Tomorrow

November 3, 2018

Dear Editor,

As an East Brunswick resident and a member of the Middlesex County Young Democrats, I would like invite interested voters to attend the Get Out the Vote Pep Rally for the Democratic Column A Team this Sunday, November 4 from 3-5 pm at the Middlesex County Vocational-technical High School on 112 Rues Lane.

We are very pumped for Election Day and would like to extend a welcome to ...

Man Faces Life in Prison for Bank Robbery Conviction

November 15, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Hillsborough man with a history of arrests and indictments for bank robbery now faces a possible sentence of life in prison after being convicted Wednesday of a robbery at a North Brunswick bank

A jury in Superior Court in New Brunswick continued Quinton Watson, 51, for the Jan. 14, 2014, hold-up at the Garden State Community Bank in North Brunswick, Middlesex County ...

Obituaries

Somerset, NJ – Walter Heda, 72, known to many as “Chief,” passed away with his ...
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Eduardo J. “Eddie” Perez, 61, of Piscataway, NJ passed away peacefully on Sunday August ...
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On Great American Smokeout Day, New Jersey Department of Human Services Urges Smokers to Get Help Quitting

November 15, 2018

TRENTON, NJ – New Jersey Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson commemorated the Great American Smokeout on Thursday, November 16 by urging smokers to reach out to their healthcare provider for help quitting – including those on Medicaid who can now take advantage of new cessation benefits offered by the Murphy administration.

Johnson also announced the Department will be ...

NJ Human Services Announces New One-Stop, Online Application for Older New Jerseyans to Access Benefits

Older New Jerseyans can apply for pharmaceutical assistance, Medicare help, utility assistance and many more programs

TRENTON – Older New Jerseyans are now just one click away from important benefits and savings.

The Department of Human Services’ (DHS) Division of Aging Services has launched NJSave, a new online application to help older residents with low-incomes and ...

Building Dedicated to Rutgers Alumnus Anchors Engineering School

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - In yet another expansion of its facilities, Rutgers University this week dedicated a new four-story, 106,000-square foot Richard Weeks Hall of Engineering, named in honor of a 1950 university graduate who has made major donations to his school.

The building on the Busch campus now anchors Rutgers' School of Engineering complex, and is the most recent facility built as ...

Somerset County Grand Jury Indicts 6 Suspects in Murder

November 16, 2018

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – A Somerset County Grand Jury has indicted five men and one women for the murder of Nelson Noe Garcia-Lopez, 24 of North Plainfield, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

The indictments for murder and related crimes were returned on Nov. 13 against:

- Oscar Ivan Baquendo-Martinez, 23, West 4th Street, Plainfield;

- Patricio M.

All Inked Up and No Place To Go

I want a tattoo.  I am old enough to hang reading glasses around my neck and I want a tattoo. 

 

The question I keep asking myself is, why?  After a lifetime ignoring my skin, why now would I want to turn some weatherworn patch of scratches and scars it into an album cover?  This is not an easy thing to answer.  It delves deep within the psyche and brings up ...

Confidence is the Result of Experience

Most people say, “When I feel more confident, then I’ll…”  But confidence is not the starting point.  Confidence is the result of experience.  When you take action, plowing through the resistance, anxiety and fear of what lies ahead, that is how you build your confidence and your self-esteem.
 
Every one of us has experienced resistance around doing ...

No Tricks Here! Free, Online Halloween Treats for Kids

I love Halloween! It’s one of my favorite holidays, especially since there is so much to do, and it’s so much fun for the kids. I also love that you don’t have to spend a lot of money. Sure, you could go to the store and buy brand-new costumes and decorate your house like crazy, but it’s also a holiday you can do on a budget. Secondhand costumes purchased from Facebook ...