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Man Faces 8-Year Sentence in Motorcycle Crash that Killed Passenger

October 23, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Piscataway man pleaded guilty in Superior Court today to charges from a crash in which a female passenger on his motorcycle was killed.

Ruddy Custodio, 30, of Piscataway, pleaded guilty today to vehicular homicide for the crash last July 4 in South Plainfield in which Jessica Montes, 28, of Piscataway, was killed, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey said in a ...

Prosecutor: Driver Used Marijuana before Accident that Killed RU student

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Franklin Township man faces a vehicular homicide charge for allegedly driving after using marijuana last month when he struck and killed a 19-year-old Rutgers University student in downtown New Brunswick.

David Stewart, 36, of the Somerset section of Franklin, was under the influence of marijuana on Sept. 28 when his car struck, Cory Aufiero of Colts Neck, on George ...

Woman Charged in Crash that Killed East Brunswick Man

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Paterson woman was a arrested and charged with homicide for a fatal drunk-driving crash last month in which an 80-year-old man was killed another person was injured on Route 1 in North Brunswick, authorities said.

 Elizabeth Gomez, 42, faces one count of second-degree vehicular homicide for the crash in the early morning hours of Sept. 22, Middlesex County Prosecutor ...

City Firefighter Aids Hurricane Victims, Says Community was 'Leveled'

October 22, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Hurricane Michael slammed into the Florida panhandle as a Category 4 storm blowing down trees and power lines, destroying homes and killing 26 people. New Brunswick Fire Capt. Douglas Burrell saw the damage first-hand as part of a rescue team sent to the scene.

"This looked much more like a humongous wide tornado. It just leveled everything," Burrell ...

Lavallette Beach Unveils Brendan Tevlin Memorial Playground

LAVALLETTE, NJ — A New Jersey State Police helicopter flew overhead and members of the United States Coast Guard floated nearby as hundreds celebrated the grand opening of a playground recently built in Lavallette Beach in memory of Livingston resident Brendan Tevlin a little more than four years after he was fatally shot in West Orange.

Firefighters and other volunteers from across the ...

New Brunswick, Perth Amboy Mayors Call for Passage of $15 min wage

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Workers representing several labor union advocacy groups joined with the mayors of New Brunswick and Perth Amboy today in urging state legislators to increase the minimum in New Jersey to $15 an hour.

"It's time for New Jersey to raise the minimum wage to a just wage," said New Brunswick resident Maria Gonzalez, a members of Workers United and the Service ...

New Jersey Department of Human Services Announces Increased Wages for Direct Support Professionals

October 23, 2018

The New Jersey Department of Human Services on Monday announced wages have increased for the direct support professionals who work with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to help them live successfully in communities.

Governor Phil Murphy and the Legislature identified $32 million in additional state and federal funding to support higher wages for the direct support ...

Interested In Affordable Homeownership? Get Prepared With These Steps

Getting ready to buy a house is already complicated but, for people with low-moderate incomes, the idea of ever getting a home mortgage seems unrealistic or unbearable. Renting comes with its headaches and stresses, but at least it doesn't require you to sell your freedom to some bank. Besides, credit scores, down payments, closing costs, and pricey mortgages are all huge obstacles.

Find the Right Job for You at Middlesex County’s Fall Job Fair

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Are you looking for employment or a new job opportunity? Maybe you’re new to the workforce and aren’t sure where to start looking for a job. The Middlesex County Office of Workforce Development may be able to get you on the right track at its Annual Fall Job Fair.

The fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1 at the Woodbridge Community ...

The Minimum Wage Debate: What Are We Really Missing?

Source:  Do we make law to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour as some are demanding or are we missing the bigger picture and asking for the wrong request? Samuel K. Burlum investigates

In June of 2015, the City of Los Angeles had adopted an ordinance which mandates the hourly minimum wage to be raised to $15 per hour over the next four years. Prior to the action by the governing ...