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December 5, 2021

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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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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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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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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PERTH AMBOY,  NJ – A multi-million dollar makeover for this city’s commuter rail station has never moved as fast as speeding train. But, another promising incremental step came this week as NJ Transit’s Board of Directors awarded a $45.5 million construction contract to Hall Construction Co. of ...

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EDISON, NJ – It seems to have gone from summer to winter overnight in Central New Jersey, making now the time to have heating units checked and, if necessary, replaced.  “There was no fall this year. We went from 90 to 50 degrees overnight and without warning,” said Mike Iarrapino, owner of ...

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NEW JERSEY — New Jersey’s average gas price today is $3.44, up nine cents from last week ($3.35). Motorists are paying 22 cents more than a month ago ($3.22) and $1.21 more than this same time last year ($2.23). The average price in the Garden State is six cents more than the national average, even ...

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NEW JERSEY — New Jersey’s average gas price is $3.38, up 10 cents from last week ($3.28), according to AAA Northeast’s Oct.19 survey of fuel prices. The analysis also found that motorists are paying 16 cents more than a month ago ($3.22) and $1.14 more than this same time last year ($2.24). The ...

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NATIONAL/NEW JERSEY – Average annual revenue for Latino-owned businesses ($258,251) in 2020-21 was $82,535 lower than their revenues the previous year ($340,787), a 24.2% decline, according to the annual Biz2Credit Latino-Owned Business Study. The analysis also found that average annual revenue for ...

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RARITAN BAY, NJ – Cybersecurity Awareness Month (October 2021 #BeCyberSmart) raises awareness about the importance of cybersecurity across America, ensuring that everyone has the resources needed to be safer and more secure online.  Cases of cybercrimes are growing astronomically. The National ...

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SOUTH AMBOY, NJ -- The South Amboy Planning Board has unanimously approved a new warehouse facility at 111 Main Street in the City. Woodmont Properties is slated to construct a 152,000 sq. foot warehouse distribution facility on 22 acres in the Broadway/Main Street redevelopment zone. Founded in ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- With the MCUA's current Solid Waste Disposal Agreements expiring at the end of 2021, the Solid Waste Division has begun the process of renewing disposal agreements with Middlesex County Landfill customers. The new contracts, which are five years in length, will offer two annual ...

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Project to power 1.4 million homes with offshore wind while avoiding need to bury high-voltage power cables under New Jersey’s beaches Rise’s acquisition of former coal plant in South Amboy continues company’s mission of re-purposing fossil infrastructure for clean energy uses Outerbridge ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ  -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has established a Disaster Recovery Center located at the Middlesex County Fire Academy (1001 Fire Academy Dr.) in Sayreville. According to the FEMA website, Disaster Recover Centers "are accessible facilities and mobile offices ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - If you don't wanna grow up because you're a Toy-R-Us kid, we may have good news for you! Starting in 2022, Toys-R-Us may return to East Brunswick both in-store and online as "America's favorite toy store" could find a home inside of Macy's at the Brunswick Square Mall on ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Back in January, All Season Sports Academy formed its first club baseball team and, in just a short time, interest has grown. The All Season Patriots currently include three club teams with players hailing from through Middlesex County and the surrounding communities.  "We ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - His cherished gavel, which has hammered down millions in sales over the years, is about the only item from a long career that will not be sold at Joe Bodnar's online auction Thursday, Aug. 4 beginning at 11 a.m. This sale is packed with microphones, sound systems, ...

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Brings EDA Total to More than $700 Million in Direct Small Business Relief Since the Start of the Pandemic TENAFLY, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation (S-3982) Wednesday that provides additional aid to small businesses as New Jersey continues to recover from the pandemic. The bill provides ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The Planning Board hearing on the Arsenal Trade Center Warehouse application has been postponed until August 4, 2021.  As of Wednesday, July 21, the Arsenal Trade Center Warehouse is the only application scheduled to be discussed on August 4. The meeting will start promptly at ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The Sayreville Planning Board will meet on Wednesday, July 21, at 7:30 p.m. July 21 in the third floor Council Chambers at Sayreville Borough Hall (167 Main Street) to discuss plans for the Hercules Redevelopment Area on Cheesequake Road near South Minisink ...

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SAYREVILLE - The borough's planning board is set to hear long-awaited plans for the redevelopment of the former Hercules site on Cheesequake Road. A public meeting is set for July 21 at 7:30 p.m. at Borough Hall, where the planning board will review plans for three large warehouses and offices ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A Rutgers football star has announced a partnership with the New Brunswick Development Corporation just hours after sweeping new rules went into effect to allow NCAA athletes to be compensated for their names, images and likenesses. Bo Melton, a team captain and wide receiver ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ 00 The Middlesex County Utilities Authority (MCUA) Board of Commissioners and staff wish to congratulate Commissioner John F. Wiley on his recent appointment as Chairman of the MCUA. John joined the MCUA Board in 1993 and served for many years as the Board's Vice Chairman. He was ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Ted Light has faithfully served on the Middlesex County Utilities Authority (MCUA) Board of Commissioners as Chairman since 1997. During these years, Ted has provided consistent and thoughtful guidance to the Board, staff and the public. As Chairman during the last almost three ...

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Brings Total to More than $600 Million in Small Business Relief Since the Start of the Pandemic TRENTON – As New Jersey continues to recover from the ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Phil Murphy today signed six bills – A5704, A5705, A5706, A5707, A5708, and A5709 – which provide ...

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Students participating in an Introduction to Wastewater course toured MCUA's Central Treatment Plant as one of their final assignments. The tour featured visiting our laboratory, headworks, primary sedimentation tanks, oxygenation tanks, final settling tanks, gravity sludge thickening tanks, ...

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New Initiative Improves Rail Crossing Safety for Drivers Using Waze NEWARK, NJ — NJ TRANSIT is joining with the National Safety Council in recognizing National Safety Month during the month of June and is using this time of heightened awareness to promote a lifesaving partnership with Waze, ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ -- In an effort to aid business owners impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) reopened pre-registration for Phase 4 of its Small Business Emergency Assistance Grant Program on Wednesday, May 26. Gov. Phil Murphy recently ...

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PARLIN, NJ -- The Township of Woodbridge was presented the Excellence in Design Award for Athletic Facility for the Cypress Park Recreation Complex at the New Jersey Recreation and Park Association (NJRPA) Annual Awards Ceremony at the Summit Family Aquatic Center in Summit, NJ. Mike McClelland ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ - PSE&G has announced that over the next two weeks work crews will be replacing gas mains on: Orchard Street (between Bordentown Avenue and Uppermain Street), South Pine Avenue (between Meacham Drive and Luke Street), Private Right of Way (between Burlew Place and end) Old ...

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