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Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman Statement on GOP’s America Health Care Act

New Jersey Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman Credits: United States Congress

WASHINGTON, DC - The CBO report confirms that the reality of the GOP’s health care plan does not match their rhetoric. Instead of expanding access, their plan would cost 24 million Americans their health insurance and - contrary to the President’s promise - cut $880 billion from Medicaid. My Republican colleagues have chosen to reduce the deficit on the backs of the poor and older Americans while lining the pockets of the wealthy. These men and women are sent to Washington to advocate and protect the citizens they represent and have turned out to be their biggest threat. At its core this proposal is a matter of life and death and I hope the CBO's findings will help my colleagues see the light and reject this dangerous proposal.

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Spotswood High School Students Receive Heartfelt Message Prior To Prom Night

May 26, 2017

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Dresses, hair, makeup, nails and the upcoming weekend may have been on the minds of juniors and seniors on the morning of Friday, May 26 in anticipation of this evening's prom at Ariana's Grand in Woodbridge. However, the administration had a more sobering message in store when the upperclassmen were called into the school's cafetorium to hear a presentation by Maria ...

East Brunswick Redevelopment: Get Ready to Start Shopping EB

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Township of East Brunswick has been very active in promoting the coming Shop East Brunswick program. The first piece of the program is a Property Tax Rebate Card, where residents will be able to earn money off of their taxes by shopping locally, which becomes active on June 1.

 

Currently there are 32 businesses signed up, ranging from diners and restaurants to ...

"Pit Stop" Owner Arrested on Major Drug Charges

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  Following a 2-month long investigation by the East Brunswick Police Department, a convenience store owner in East Brunswick has been arrested and charged with several drug offenses, including Distribution in a School Zone, a crime which can carry a a prison sentence and a fine of up to $150,000.

According to a report issued by the EBPD today, the East Brunswick ...

Franklin Township: Somerset Man Charged with Sexual Assault of 4-year Old

May 26, 2017

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - David Lutz, age 31 of Somerset was charged with second-degree sexual assault and third-degree endangering the welfare of a child, according to law officials. 

"On Thursday, May 25, at approximately 3:25 p.m. Franklin Township Police responded to a 9-1-1 call that was placed from a local business," Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson said in a ...

Missing Endangered Juvenile from Bloomfield Essex County

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Bloomfield Police Department is seeking assistance in locating the attached missing juvenile. We are asking anyone who has seen or come in contact with this juvenile to contact the Bloomfield Police at (973) 680-4141.

Jack was last seen by his parents on 05/22/2017 at 07:15. Jack is a student at Bloomfield High School but was absent today. No clothing description ...

Seton Hall Prep Dedicates Tevlin Memorial Field and Zimmermann Scoreboard

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The family, friends, teachers and teammates of Brendan Tevlin (Class of 2013) and Billy Zimmerman (Class of 2011) gathered at the Seton Hall Preparatory School’s (SHP) Kelly Athletic Complex on Saturday as the high school officially dedicated the Brendan Patrick Tevlin ’13 Memorial Field and Billy Zimmermann ’11 Scoreboard.

The ceremony marked a ...

Ron Rios: County Addresses Pancreatic Cancer

May 25, 2017

Pancreatic Cancer is now the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths. It is predicted that by the year 2020, it will have moved to the second leading cause. It is called ‘silent killer’ because of how difficult it can be to diagnose until it is in its later stages. These factors, combined with the unknown cause of the disease, have led the medical community to call for greater ...

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli (Harper Collins, 2015)

Shauna Evans, a Special Education teacher at Schor Middle School in Piscataway, is guest writing Beth's Books this week. Evans, an avid reader, currently is working on her first novel in Young Adult fiction. A former columnist for the on-line magazine,“Examiner,” Evans covered the television show, ...

Merchant of Venice Makes Memorable Opener at Shakespeare Theatre

MADISON, NJ – “The Merchant of Venice” has plenty to say about prejudice, suspision, money and cruelty.

Yet it has redeeming features as well, with Portia’s “quality of mercy” speech and Shylock’s insistence that Jews are individuals with feelings, thoughts and emotions as much as any other man or woman.  

Director Robert Cuccioli has gathered ...

Casino Night to Feature Live Entertainment and Chance to Win Prizes --- Tickets Available Now for Enjoyable Evening Event on Saturday June 3rd ---

May 25, 2017

          Temple B'nai Shalom in East Brunswick will host its Casino Night on Saturday, June 3rd at 8:00pm, a fun & elegant evening of games, live entertainment and the chance to win prizes.
          Attendees can try their luck at various games such as blackjack, roulette, poker and a money wheel.  The Premier Sponsor of the ...

Free Model Railroad Event Coming to Union County

 Model train fans are in for a treat on June 10, when The Model Railroad Club, Inc. waives its usual Saturday admission fee and opens its doors from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. for a public viewing of its annual invitational operating session.

The nonprofit Railroad Club’s sprawling HO scale layout is noted throughout the region for intricate detail and historic portrayal.

The free entry ...

Innovations In Special Education Award Is A ‘Shining Moment’ for BBLC

 Being one of only seven schools in New Jersey to receive an “Innovations in Special Education Award” at a ceremony held at the Westin Princeton at Forrestal Village, was a special occasion  for Bright Beginnings Learning Center (BBLC) students, faculty and  parents.

“It was a great honor for BBLC’s Coding and Robotics Club,” said Case Manager Kate ...