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NJ Shops Take Doughnuts to the Next Level

December 15, 2018

We found some of the best places to get doughnuts in New Jersey.

While one of the most recognizable global brands, Dunkin’, is dropping the “Donuts” from its  name, smaller doughnut shops in New Jersey are seeing rise in demand for the tasty treats.

Jessica Dreyer, a fourth generation farmer at Dreyer Farms in Cranford, NJ, said that doughnuts have ...

Telephone Scam Includes Threats of Warrants

December 14, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Authorities are warning Middlesex County residents of scam calls from people claiming to be law enforcement officers who have outstanding warrants that can only be avoided through the use of prepaid credit cards,

The Middlesex County Sheriff's Office is advising residents to be aware of the continuing phone scam targeting the area.

In the most recent scam ...

New Pilot Program Plugs Gap in Aid to Homeless After Medical Treatment

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - It was a glaring gap in the system. People repeatedly going to hospital emergency rooms to deal with a health crisis, receive treatment and be released, only to return days later with another crisis.

In a single two-year stretch, Middlesex County found, one patient had gone to emergency rooms in New Brunswick hospitals 111 times. Often, those frequenting hospitals had ...

The Pines Versus the Oaks: Argument Presented against New Construction on Tices Lane

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Local historian Richard Walling presented an "Objector's Case" against the proposed Hidden Oaks Woods Development which would bring 275 apartments, parking, a recreation center, and a swimming pool to the intersection of Tices Lane and Harts Lane at the East Brunswick Planning Board meeting this week.  In an effort to halt or alter the development, Walling ...

Operation Cookie Swap Spreads Holiday Cheer To Area Military Families

December 10, 2018

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The third annual Operation Cookie Swap went into full drive on December 2, mobilizing to bring holiday smiles to active and non-active military families in the area. Operation Cookie Swap is sponsored by the SSG Michael Ollis Freedom Foundation and Amici’s Bakery in Monroe Township. The yummy holiday event is organized by long time borough resident Kimberly Ollis-Loschiavo ...

N.J. Center for Non-Profits Set to Host "Raising the Voices of Our Community" Conference

SOMERSET , NJ – Over the past few years, non-profit organizations have used “creative and unique” campaigns to bring local and national attention to their cause. 

The ALS Foundation took the country and world by storm during the summer of 2014 with the Ice Bucket Challenge.  Susan G. Komen has spread the word about breast cancer by painting towns pink. The ...

2 Year Old Florida Girl Needs Rare Blood Donors to Survive

December 17, 2018

New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS) is assisting in an international search to find blood donors who match a 2 year-old Florida girl recently diagnosed with neuroblastoma, an aggressive form of cancer found in younger patients.  Her treatment will rely on multiple blood transfusions.  What complicates this situation is that Zainab Mughal has one of the rarest blood types, Indian B which ...

Live Nativity Performance

Today the young and young-at-heart united to celebrate this holiday season with a live nativity performance entitled “The Angel’s Song.” Residents of Brandywine Living at Princeton, and two kindergarten classes from St. Augustine of Canterbury School in Kendall Park, dressed up as shepherds, wise men, angels, Mary and Joseph and told the story of the first Christmas. The stage ...

Middlesex County Canine Search Rescue Team Loses a Veteran Bloodhound

Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey announced that on Sunday, December 16, 2018, the Middlesex County Canine Search and Rescue Team lost its patriarch, Canine 832 Joker’s Wild, who was diagnosed with progressive cancer at age ten (10).  

Commonly called “Joker”, he was a purebred search bloodhound purchased from the 832 K-9’s Deputy Dogs Kody Snodgrass ...

Leaving our Nations Warriors out in the Cold…

Source: The United States of America, rich in the abundance of opportunity, resources, and freedoms, defended by men and women in uniform. Unfortunately, some of them find themselves left with nowhere else to go but on the streets. How do we tackle Veteran Homelessness? And why are there so many Vets left out in the cold after serving our great nation? Samuel K. Burlum reports...

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