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Bambi Busted on Bordentown! Sayreville Cop Lassos Jaywalking Deer, Releases Him into Woods

November 24, 2021

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 this young deer with some rope and transported him back into the woods, where he could return ...

Sayreville Police, Brandon Narleski Foundation Team Up to Provide a LYFT to Prevent Impaired Holiday Driving

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 your LYFT to the Sayreville and Sough Amboy areas and do NOT drive impaired. The program ...

Sayreville Police Food Drive at ShopRite on Washington Road Sunday, Nov. 21

SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The Sayreville Police Department will host a food drive at ShopRite (2909 Washington Road) on Sunday, Nov. 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The police department will be collecting non-perishable food items to faciliate between local food banks. The aim of the drive is to help those in need this holiday season, according to Sayreville Police Department.

To find out more ...

No Shave November: Sayreville Police Among Top 10 Departments Raising $ for Pediatric Cancer Research

SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The Sayreville police ranks third among departments across the country that are participating in No-Shave November teams, which have raised over $41,000 and counting with half the month to go!

The goal of No-Shave November is to grow beards and awareness of the hair that many cancer patients lose. Officers typically donate the money usually spent on shaving and ...

Sayreville Fire Department To Bring Back Santa Run

SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The Sayreville Engine Company No. 1 has announced the return of the Santa Run for Sayreville residents. With a donation, Sayreville Fire Department members will show up on a firetruck to an individual's house with Santa, who can even provide a gift to the household.

To participate in the Santa Run, a $25 donation will earn ten minutes with Santa while a $40 donation will ...

Sayreville Police Participate in Middlesex County 'Out of the Darkness' Walk

SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Members of the Sayreville PBA Local 98 participated in the Middlesex County "Out of Darkness Walk" on Sunday, Nov. 7.

These community walks are held in hundreds of cities across the country to bring awareness to suicide and mental health as well as to raise money for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. The walk is also a way to honor those lost to ...

Sayreville Police Auxiliary Accepting Applications

SAYREVILLE, NJ - Do you have what it takes?

The Sayreville Police Auxiliary is  accepting applications for the position of Auxiliary Police Officer until Dec. 1. The role is for anyone who is interested in a potential career in law enforcement or who just wants to serve the town.

"This program is a great way to get your foot in the door as well as get back to the ...

40-Year-Old New Brunswick Man Shot and Killed on Easton Avenue

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A 20-year-old Staten Island man has been arrested and charged with the shooting death of a New Brunswick man this morning.

Justin Landrum has been charged with one county of first-degree murder and one count of second-degree possession of a firearm for an unlawful purpose, according to a press release from Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Director ...

Sayreville Chief Zebrowski: School Resource Officers Help Kids Cope with Post-Pandemic Challenges

SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Deadly school shootings that started with Columbine in 1999 forever changed the way police officers across New Jersey, and America, safeguard school children.

Now, to help school children rebound from the emotional fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic, the role of today’s specially-trained School Resource Officers (SROs) must evolve again according to Sayreville police ...

Monroe Council Candidate Eosso Charged With Stealing Campaign Signs

MONROE TOWNSHIP - A candidate for the Monroe Township Council has been charged with stealing campaign signs, the county prosecutor announced Thursday.

Timothy Eosso, 51, who is running for the Ward 2 Township Council seat, was arrested and charged with one count of disorderly persons theft by unlawful taking, according to a press release from the Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and ...

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Vincent Sollecito Given Prestigious Award from Saint Joseph High School

SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Sayreville native Vincent Sollecito was bestowed with the Cor Jesu Award from Saint Joseph High School for his longtime service as president of the high school's Father's Club. Sollecito has been involved with the school for 18 years, touching generations of Falcon students and families.

Sollecito's two sons both graduated from Saint Joe's. Frank, ...

Green Tie Gala

Awesome night for Saint Joe's at the Green Tie Gala! Over $21k in the 50/50, great memories and reflections from Br. Rich. Congratulations to the Cor Jesu recipients and thank you to everyone that supported us! Looking forward to seeing everyone again next year! Ametur Cor Jesu!

The Jaffe Briefing - November 23, 2021

The Jaffe Briefing is off for Thanksgiving beginning Wednesday, Nov. 24, returning Monday, Nov. 29.

TRENTON – Perhaps New Jerseyans will be setting up a GoFundMe account to help our poor Gov. Phil Murphy. Partial tax returns released from his office yesterday shows that Murphy “only” earned $982,600 last year – the first year his income dipped under $1 million annually ...

The Jaffe Briefing - November 22, 2021

The Jaffe Briefing is off for Thanksgiving beginning Wednesday, Nov. 24, returning Monday, Nov. 29.

STATEWIDE – A big, fat tax cut for the rich? That’s the contention of Republicans in red states, slamming House Democrats for trying to reduce taxes in places like New Jersey, through SALT tax deductions, as part of the $1.85 trillion social policy spending package. These are the ...

The Jaffe Briefing - November 19, 2021

ATLANTIC CITY – You know a new supermarket is a really big deal when the governor comes to the groundbreaking ceremony and talks about how it took $19 million in taxpayer money to make it happen. And now, amidst all the shiny shovels, Atlantic City will very soon have its first, high-quality supermarket in 15 years. All the hoopla occurred yesterday, conveniently when Gov. Phil Murphy was ...

The Jaffe Briefing - November 18, 2021

MONTCLAIR – The best business slogan of the day: “Parking in Montclair Sucks, But Our Gelato Doesn't.” The Record reports about a downtown ice cream shop owner fed up with the thousands of dollars paid in parking tickets for himself and his staff. And now that most of the town's meters are busted because of a technical glitch, the parking tickets just keep on ...

The Jaffe Briefing - November 17, 2021

STATEWIDE – When you hear about these billions of dollars in state surplus, all of our financial problems are gone, right? NJSpotlight – always with a heavy dose of reality – reports Gov. Phil Murphy is looking down the barrel at $2 billion in court-mandated school construction, with 24 “priority projects” in 18 poor school districts. And that price tag doesn’t ...

The Jaffe Briefing - November 16, 2021

ALPINE – Where do the richest New Jerseyans live? Well, if you noticed the dateline, there’s no surprise here. Alas, Alpine is the 58th most expensive zip code in the United States, and the tops in New Jersey, as the elite live in gleaming mansions overlooking the Palisades in Bergen County. The Record reports there are other enclaves also lined with gold, in the latest rankings ...

Middlesex County Commissioner Tomaro Receives New Jersey State Governor’s Jefferson Award

November 26, 2021

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - In recognition of extraordinary service to his community, Middlesex County Commissioner Charlie Tomaro has been honored with a New Jersey State Governor’s Jefferson Award.

Each year, the New Jersey Governor’s Jefferson Awards highlight the spirit of civic engagement among New Jersey’s 1.5 million volunteers, who donate an estimated 170 million ...

Operation Cookie Swap and Holiday Festival at John J. Carney VFW Post 4589 in Spotswood

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Operation Cookie Swap has become a passion for longtime borough resident Kim Ollis-Loschiavo. In 2013, Ollis-Loschiavo lost her brother, Army Staff Sgt. Michael H. Ollis. The 24-year-old Staten Island native was killed in the line of duty in Ghazni, Afghanistan. Ollis stepped in to protect a Polish soldier from a suicide bomber during a raid on the base where he was stationed.

Rights are Not Enough: We Must Advance Equity by Removing Barriers to Reproductive Health Care

As the New Jersey State legislature goes back into session, more than 75 New Jersey based organizations have signed on to a statement declaring their support for the Reproductive Freedom Act urging lawmakers to take action and pass the bill in its entirety before the close of the current legislative session. Introduced in October 2020, the Reproductive ...