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High Lead Levels Found in 29 of 335 School Water Outlets in New Brunswick

September 17, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK,NJ  - High levels of lead were found in 29 water faucets and other outlets located in four city schools, according to water test results that the school district released recently.

Schools Superintendent Aubrey Johnson said water samples were taken from 335 faucets, sinks and ice makers and other outlets were tested and the majority showed lead levels below the permitted ...

Man with Assault Rifle, Bullet-Proof Vest Arrested After Leaving Strip Club

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A man armed with an assault rifle and wearing a helmet and bullet-proof vest was arrested Tuesday moments after he left a strip club where he worked on Route 35 in Sayreville, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey said in a statement today.

Kevin Smith, 32, of Keyport, was arrested on Sept. 11, after leaving the Visions Gentlemen's Club on Route 35 in the Melrose ...

Hunger Action Month Push for People to Donate

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - There are 30 days in September, and Middlesex County Food Bank has a suggestion for each of those days. giving people ways to donate food or collect donations to replenish lagging supplies at the county bank.

"Currently, the supply of nonperishable foods and necessities at MCFOODS (the county food bank) is dangerously low," said Jennifer Apostle, coordinator ...

$115M Rutgers Chemistry Building Formally Opens

September 14, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University today held an opening ceremony for its new $115 million Chemistry and Chemical Biology building providing laboratories for research in the fields of health and alternative energy among other sciences.

The four-story, 144,000 square-foot structure on the Busch Campus in Piscataway includes classroom space, and combines programs that previously were ...

Peter Barnes II, Assembly Whip, FBI Agent, Director of Security for NJ Devils, Dies at Age 89

EDISON, NJ – Long-serving local and state public servant Peter Barnes II passed away today.  Barnes served his country, state, district and the Township of East Brunswick the past 71 years. 

Middlesex County Democratic Chairman Kevin McCabe today issued the following statement on the passing of former Assemblyman and MCDO Chairman Peter Barnes II:  “It is with a ...

Gov. Murphy Uses Community Kitchen in $15 Minimum Wage Push

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy stood at a press conference in city Elijah's Promise Community Kitchen on Thursday to once again state his goal of raising the minimum wage in New Jersey to $15 an hour.

"We've seen study after study that shows there is no magic in what is now $8.60-an-hour (the current minimum wage). In Middlesex County, someone working full time for ...

NJ Education Commissioner Discusses PARCC Changes, Plans for New Statewide Assessment at Joint Assembly & Senate Education Committee Hearing

September 17, 2018

With changes slated for the PARCC test as part of the plan by the Murphy administration to transition to a different statewide assessment, the Assembly and Senate Education committees held a joint hearing on Monday to hear from the commissioner of education about the proposed changes to ensure they do not interfere with the delivery of education in the state.

The committees invited New Jersey ...

Susan G. Komen North Jersey to Present Free Women’s Wellness Expo in Wayne, NJ

 

The mission of October’s perennial National Breast Cancer Awareness Month has traditionally been focused on a singular core message: awareness. The impetus of the month-long campaign has been that women (and men) need to be aware of what’s normal for them, know their family histories, and pay heed to the importance of getting screened regularly for breast cancer. But ...

September is National Preparedness Month: Get Ready for Emergencies

September is National Preparedness month, and the Middlesex County Office of Emergency Management and Preparedness is encouraging residents to prepare for the threat of any storms that may occur this season as well as any other weather-related conditions. It’s hard to know exactly when or where a severe storm can strike.

In the event of severe weather, the Office of Emergency ...

Every Small Business Owner is A Farmer

Source: Some believe small business ownership leads to overnight success and immediate wealth, time freedom and social status, when, in fact, the fruits of small business ownership are most often experienced only after years of long hours of toiling and after taking a significant financial risk. Samuel K. Burlum helps us understand how being a small business owner is much like being a ...