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Middlesex County News

July 2, 2022

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Hallmark Channel isn't the only one pulling on the red and green with a few sleigh bells this July. Last week the Spotswood High School cheer team along with their coach Jackie Cassidy played elves to help deck the halls at the SHOP at St. Peter's. The popular thrift shop is ...

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HELMETTA, SPOTSWOOD, MILLTOWN, NJ - Fourth of July weekend is here, and many people have already started the long Independence Day weekend. Of course, residents don't have to head down the shore to find Fourth of July fun. There is plenty going on this Fourth of July weekend in Helmetta, Spotswood ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – In many ways, Kamil Skup’s journey to graduation day at Rutgers can be traced to 1979, when his father and avowed supporter of dissident Lech Walesa’s Solidarity trade union was barred by communist authorities from returning to his native Poland. “He had come here to visit and ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY - Middlesex College marked its first in-person commencement ceremony since 2019 by awarding 1,633 degrees and certificates to 1,600 students on Thursday. About 800 graduates participated in the college’s 55th commencement ceremony at Jersey Mike’s Arena at Rutgers ...

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CARTERET NJ — The borough is getting a $1.5 million grant from Middlesex County to help pay for attractive new recreation improvements at Waterfront Park, according to Mayor Daniel J. Reiman. The latest grant from the Middlesex County Open Space & Recreation Trust Fund is earmarked for ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- A Sayreville man has been arrested and charged in connection with murder of his girlfriend, Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Chief John Zebrowski of the Sayreville Police Department announced Thursday. Authorities responded to the Winding Wood Apartments ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ — Radiological tests conducted at Colonia High School have found “no evidence of any cancer-causing hazard” and no reason for further environmental investigations at the school, Mayor John E. McCormac announced today. For two weeks in April, Woodbridge paid for radiological ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Vinnie Brand has kept ’em laughing as the owner of The Stress Factory since 1994, but the increased foot traffic he has recently noticed around City Center is no joke. “I’ve been in town for a long time and I’ve never seen this kind of activity before this late in the ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Primary Day is Tuesday, June 7 and, this year, South Plainfield Schools will be in session, running on an early dismissal schedule. However, in the wake of last week’s tragic school shooting in Texas, there will be police presence at the four elementary school buildings ...

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CARTERET, NJ — The borough will celebrate the start of LGBTQ Pride Month on Saturday with a Pride Flag raising ceremony and a five-hour music festival in the Town Center on Cooke Avenue. This flag-raising and celebration of Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) Day has become an annual local event to mark ...

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The Arts Institute of Middlesex County is presenting, promoting, and supporting a multitude of arts and culture events, exhibitions, and shows throughout the month of June. The month is packed with exciting programming primarily centered around celebrating Pride Month. These events are free to ...

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SOUTH AMBOY - Assembly Speaker Craig J. Coughlin (D-19th Dist) was joined by Rep. Frank Pallone (D-6th Dist.) and other state and local dignitaries to mark funding milestones for the South Amboy Ferry Terminal, slated for a construction start this summer. The terminal planned for South Amboy is ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers University campuses statewide will prohibit the use of all tobacco products —  both indoors and outdoors — starting on Jan. 1, 2023. The university will join eight other Big Ten universities that do not allow smoking, e-cigarette use, smokeless tobacco use or other ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ — The NJ State Police want the public’s help to find a driver allegedly responsible for a May 25t hit-and-run that killed a 31-year-old man here on the Garden State Parkway. Authorities have been investigating the death of Felipe Mathews Dos Santos, an Elizabeth man, struck and ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Police Department is seeking the public's help with a sexual contact investigation. On Saturday, May 28 at approximately 8:30 p.m. an incident occurred on the footpath at the Cultural Arts Center, 721 Cranbury Road.  The incident took place at the path ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Chief John Zebrowski of the Sayreville Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance in the investigation of a hit-and-run in Sayreville near the Victory Bridge, Route 35 Northbound. Authorities responded to a report of a ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - With the unofficial start of summer just days away with Memorial Day weekend, it's time to lace up the sneakers and get ready for Milltown's annual Fourth of July 5K. The theme of this year's race and the day-long July 4 celebration is "Lighting up the Sky." Participants will receive ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Police Department is seeking the public's assistance with locating Jessica Wright-Schober, 15,of East Brunswick, N.J and Allia Blackstone, 15, of East Brunswick, NJ. Jessica Wright-Schober is described as a black female, 15 years old, 5'5", 115lbs with long ...

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SPOTSWOOD/HELMETTA, NJ - Love yard sale finds? Then this is the weekend to explore Spotswood because the borough's popular community-wide yard sale is back. On Saturday, May 21 and Sunday, May 22 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m., more than 100 borough homes are participating in the 2022 Community-Wide Yard ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Indian Cultural Society is proudly joining hands with the Daisy Recreation, an East Brunswick Township program that has been serving the community for over 50 years and has provided services for children and adults with disabilities in our local community. The group has ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The next East Brunswick Spring Birding Day is set for Saturday, May 7. Steve Albert, founder of Birding East Brunswick, will be back! Those interested will meet at 8 a.m. at the parking lot at Dallenbach's (East Brunswick Community Park) to look for warblers and waterfowl.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Third Floor - a band so named because the four members assembled their guitars and drums on the third floor of the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center to rehearse - were rocking the crowd on the College Avenue lawn. Students swayed, a woman waved and two kids who taken a front ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Township Council meeting went into a few extra periods of overtime this week as it became a forum to review details of the proposed ice hockey rinks at 110 Tices Lane. As has occurred at the last few meetings, residents came out with pledges of support and a ...

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NORTH BRUNSWICK – Marking its 70th anniversary and the construction of more than 30,000 homes over the decades, Kaplan Companies is pivoting into a new, exciting area: opening a next-generation, age-restricted luxury rental community for residents 55 years of age and older. Company leaders ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The president of a Rutgers fraternity is urging its members to continue to do charitable work in response to two recently reported anti-Semitic attacks targeting its house on Sicard Street. “We started a campaign that has raised about $5,500 for the Jewish-Ukrainian refugees ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - As soldiers came home from the Asian and European battlefields of the Second World War, they moved out of the cities into a wildly-new place called "suburbia," creating an original American lifestyle. East Brunswick, which until then had been a mostly rural and agrarian ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Never had a good, old-fashioned shrimp boil?  Well, now's your chance because the Twisted Crab eatery opened today in East Brunswick.  A shrimp boil?  That's a bunch of shell-on shrimp (with or without heads!) with some corn on the cob and red potatoes in a sloppy, wonderful ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A project that could one day make the morning commute to the office or the weekend jaunt to New York safer for travelers who use the Northeast Corridor – the nation’s busiest passenger line - is starting to pick up steam. The NJ Transit Board of Directors this week approved the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The Rutgers University Police Department is investigating the theft of catalytic converters cut from vehicles parked at Douglass Campus in New Brunswick and Busch Campus in Piscataway. Police said catalytic converters were stolen from vehicles parked in the following ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ – The township is taking steps to repair and reopen the Henry Inman Public Library branch in Colonia, that has been closed since Hurricane Ida devastated it in September 2021. Roof replacement will be a first priority at the shuttered library branch, at 607 Inman Ave. Its roof ...

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