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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 ...

Calling All Tween Soccer Players For Indoor League

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood Recreation Department is looking for indoor soccer players in sixth, seventh and eighth grade to join their Friday evening soccer league. Soccer experience is not necessary and non-residents are welcome. Students from South Brunswick and Cranbury are welcome to join.  All of the games are played in the Memorial Middle School gymnasium on Fridays from 7 p.m.

Two City Girls Missing, Police Ask Public's Help

NEW BRUNSWICK - Police today issued alerts seeking help from city residents to find two girls in two separate missing person cases.

Police say they are trying to find 15-year-old Jaqueline Iracheta.

She is described as Hispanic, five-feet tall and weighing about 120 pounds.

Authorities did not say when or where she was last scene, but are asking anybody with information about her to call ...

Middlesex County Wants Your Family Photos, From the '50s

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Middlesex County is looking for your photos of family members posing in front of the front steps of the house or on the living room couch in the 1950s.

To complete an exhibit about New Jersey in that post-WW II decade of baby boomers, station wagons and floral wallpaper, the county is asking people for photographs of their families taken in Middlesex ...


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