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December 8, 2021

SAYREVILLE, NJ -- St. Stanislaus Kostka School (221 MacArthur Ave, Sayreville) will host a Meet and Greet Open House on Wednesday, Dec. 15, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. St. Stan's faculty, families and administration share a commitment to fostering a faith filled community of lifelong learners and ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- On Tuesday morning Sayreville hosted its Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day to honor the lives lost on the 80th anniversary of the event. The ceremony was held at the Ken Buchanan Waterfront on River Road. "The attack actually united and strengthen our country," Sayreville American ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- St. Stan's held it Christmas Tree Lighting last Friday night, the first edition of what's expected to be an annual event for the school. The event, attended by students and their family members, featured Christmas Caroling, cocoa bombs with treats, and a surprise visit from ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Residents of Middlesex County and 11 other New Jersey counties now have until January 5, 2022 to apply for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) individual assistance for property damage or loss caused by remnants of Hurricane Ida.  The application extension announced by ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The Sayreville Holiday Parade of Lights was celebrated from Main Street to in front of Borough Hall on Sunday night. The event featured many organizations within the town: Borough of Sayreville Council Sayreville GOP Sayreville Board of Education Sayreville War ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The holiday season is meant for sharing and enjoying time with family. As Thanksgiving rolls into Christmas, being around loved ones is the expectation during this time of year. Unfortunately for some, getting together can feel much different with the loss of a relative. It is ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy and Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli announced the State Department of Health has confirmed a case of the Omicron variant in a traveler to the state. The person has been identified by the state as an adult female, who is a fully-vaccinated resident from Georgia, ...

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TRENTON, NJ – As part of his ongoing commitment to meaningfully address the nation’s gun violence crisis, Gov. Phil Murphy on Thursday urged legislators to take action in the coming weeks and pass a comprehensive gun safety legislative package that he initially proposed in April. If passed by ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Acting Commissioner Sarah Adelman has announced the NJ Department of Human Services has awarded contracts to begin providing treatment and case management for individuals with a dual disorder of gambling and substance use. “The tragic impact of the opioid epidemic and other forms ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The Borough of Sayreville will host a Pearl Harbor Remembrance Service on Tuesday, Dec. 7, the 80th anniversary of the attack on the U.S. fleet in the Pacific, at 7:55 a.m. at the Ken Buchanan Waterfront on River Road. Each year on Dec. 7, Pearl Harbor Survivors, veterans, and ...

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NEW JERSEY -- On Wednesday morning, while the United States Supreme Court began hearing arguments on a legal challenge that could overturn the country's landmark Roe v. Wade reproductive rights precedent, Gov. Phil Murphy held a virtual press conference with the state's reproductive rights ...

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Industry Veteran Has More than 25 Years of Experience SAYREVILLE, NJ – North American Properties (NAP) today announced that JLL’s Charles E. Cristella has been named National Director of Leasing for Riverton, a $2.5 billion, mixed-use destination in Sayreville, New Jersey. Riverton is located on ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The Sayreville girls bowling program has a history of success. Sectional champions in 2018-19 and back-to-back division championships before a COVID-shortened 2020-21 season, the powerhouse reputation the Bombers hold within the Greater Middlesex County conference will now be ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The Sayreville winter track program is revved up for the start of the season after spending a year away from the sport due to COVID-19. Head coach Joseph Pastva knows both the girls and boys team are enthusiastic at the prospect of finally competing. "We have a nice mix of ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- A number of factors have contributed to the rising cost of running the Sayreville Rescue Squad, including increased call volume, operational equipment costs (particularly replacement apparatus), and a significant surge in administrative costs. This has all strained the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Not much has changed in 50 years when it comes to New Jersey’s most important problem, according to a Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Then and now, New Jerseyans rate taxes – including property taxes – as their number one concern. In the most recent poll, 39% of residents ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Sergio was addicted and sleeping in the back of a barbershop with his dog when he entered Middlesex County’s Drug Court program. After the court teamed him with a recovery coach, and he began treating his addiction at a facility in Perth Amboy, his life began to turn ...

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NEW JERSEY - Now that the turkeys have been stuffed and the cranberry sauce eaten, it's time for one of the annual festivities of the holiday season; checking out those awesome light displays. Of course, make time to drive around local neighborhoods to see what gems fellow residents have created, ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Bomber bowling is back, and behind the arm of an all-state senior, Sayreville expects to be competitive the entire season. Second team all-state bowler Brian Pawelek returns for his final season as a Bomber, and he is poised to punish pins during the farwell tour. "I am ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- As Thanksgiving passes, and Jingle Bells starts playing on the radio, the holiday shopping season is upon us. A recent WalletHub study dove into the tendencies of holiday shopping: Macy’s, JCPenney, and Belk are 2021’s Best Places to Shop on Black Friday, offering an ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Sayreville Recreation will host its annual holiday Parade of Lights on Main Street on Sunday, Dec. 5 at 6:00 p.m.  The  "We are trying to keep it as it always has been. Marchers will include athletic groups, schools, the high school marching band, and, of course, Santa will ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Sometimes even Santa needs help, especially at this time of year. In this instance, Officer Jim Satorski of the Sayreville police department noticed a young deer (possibly with a red nose) running in and out of traffic on Bordentown Avenue. Officer Satorski was able to lasso ...

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SOUTH AMBOY, NJ -- The South Amboy City Council has awarded a $3.2 million contract to Land Tek Group Inc. of Bayshore, NY, to renovate the Allie Clark Athletic complex, located on John T. O’Leary Boulevard. This project is the latest element in the city’s ongoing revitalization of the waterfront ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Heading to visit family house for Thanksgiving and planning to have a few beers during football or some wine during dinner?   Sayreville police and the Brandon Tyler Narleski Charitable Foundation have teamed up to prevent drunk driving. Use the QR code and take $10 off ...

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SAYREVILLE/SOUTH AMBOY, NJ - PSE&G has announced that over the next two weeks work crews will be replacing services in the area of South Amboy and the Morgan section of Sayreville.  Grove Street (between South Pine Avenue and Woodland Avenue) Gereghty Street (between Brook Avenue and ...

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NATIONAL -- In an online forum hosted by the Bipartisan Policy Center, Dr. Anthony Fauci discussed COVID-19 as we approach Thanksgiving, the holidays, and what's ahead in 2022. Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and chief medical advisor to ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Airports and roads may seem jam-packed this year as AAA predicts 53.4 million people to travel for the Thanksgiving holiday, up 13% from 2020. This brings travel volumes within 5% of pre-pandemic levels in 2019, with air travel almost completely recovering from its dramatic fall ...

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WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D, NJ-06), who represents Sayreville and South Amboy, is applauding House passage of the Build Back Better Act.  “Today, the House passed once-in-a-generation legislation that invests in the American people, responds to the great challenges of our ...

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SOUTH AMBOY, NJ -- A blood drive will take place on Sunday, Dec. 5, at St. Mary's (256 Augusta St.) in South Amboy at the school cafeteria from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. According to the City of South Amboy website, the blood drive is being held because 'there is a national blood shortage across the ...

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SOUTH AMBOY, NJ -- South Amboy's annual tree lighting and emergency vehicle parade will once again be a part of the city's Christmas tradition, as it has been announced the event will be on Friday, Dec. 3 at City Hall (140 North Broadway) beginning around 6 p.m. The celebration will include arts ...

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