Man Dies after Falling 60 Feet at Piscataway Construction Site

November 19, 2017

PISCATAWAY, NJ – A 20-year-old man died after falling 60 feet from a roof at a River Road construction site early Sunday morning, police said.

According to Piscataway police, the man was working on the roof of a warehouse under construction when the accident happened shortly after 8 a.m.  

The man’s identity and other details of the accident were not released.

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Police Announce Arrests in Drug and Firearms Distribution Ring

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Police have announced the arrests of multiple people throughout Middlesex County and Somerset County on charges of drug and firearm distribution. The sting called “Operation Bird Cage” took place back on October 31st. Three locations in South Plainfield were part of the sting. The locations raided were in the downtown on South Plainfield Avenue, New Market ...

Piscataway: Freight Train Crashes into Car Snarling Morning Traffic for Hours

PISCATAWAY, NJ – A freight train crashed into a silver SUV early Monday, bringing traffic to a halt along New Market Road in Piscataway and the surrounding area for most of the morning as rescue personnel and investigators worked to clear the scene.

The train and wrecked vehicle came to a stop just past the Washington Ave. bridge, alongside an industrial area near Columbus Park and ...

Piscataway Police: Power Outage in Hanover St Area

PISCATAWAY, NJ - A power outage has been reported in the Hanover Street area of Piscataway due to an electrical fire, according to an alert from the Piscataway police. 

Officials said they do not know when power will be restored. Residents are advised to contact PSEG at 1-800-436-PSEG (7734 ) with further questions.

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Piscataway Police to hold Prescription Take Back Day on Saturday, Oct. 28

PISCATAWAY, NJ - The Piscataway Police Department will host a special drop-off event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 28 for residents to safely dispose of old prescription medications.

“National Prescription Drug Take Back Day” is an event intended to help cut back on prescription drug abuse. A drop box is available at the Piscataway Police ...

Car Hits Utility Pole on Birch Run Drive in Piscataway

PISCATAWAY, NJ -- A driver of a minivan traveling on Birch Run Drive in Piscataway crashed head-on into a utility pole in front of the Birch Glen Condominium complex near Pinelli Drive at about 2:30 p.m. on Friday afternoon. 

According to witnesses, the female driver appeared uninjured. No further details about the condition of the driver were available at press ...

One Person Killed, Two Injured in Head-On Crash in Piscataway

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Authorities are investigating a fatal head-on collision in which one driver was killed and two others were injured in a crash on River Road in Piscataway early Saturday morning.

The deceased motorist was identified as Steve Kemmlein, 59, of Wayne, who was killed when his truck was struck by a car driven by Darrius Griffin Jr., 25, of Piscataway, according to a joint ...

School Bus Driver Charged with Leaving Autistic Boy on Bus for 4 hours

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A New Brunswick school bus driver is facing charges of child endangerment after allegedly leaving a 9-year-old boy with autism on a school bus for four hours, authorities announced on October 13.

The suspect, 60-year-old New Brunswick resident Hardy Sannoh, is accused of abandoning the child on the school bus on October 12, according to a joint statement with Middlesex ...

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East Brunswick: Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey Continues its Knock Out Opioid Abuse Town Hall series

November 16, 2017

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - East Brunswick is in full support of the Middlesex County initiative to manage, control, and defeat the opioid abuse crisis currently faced by county residents.  According to a report issued by the New Jersey State Attorney General last year, Middlesex County's Edison, Middlesex, Old Bridge, and Woodbridge were among the top 30 towns in the state producing ...