Press Releases

November 14, 2018

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Ray Negron, NY Times best-selling author and New York Yankees executive, will be making an appearance at the Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment on Saturday, Nov. 17. Negron will be the “In The Sulky” guest on the pre-game show with Bob “Hollywood” Heyden.  They will ...

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The New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners (NJAWBO) Annual Statewide Holiday Dinner and Expo will take place on November 29 at The Bethwood, 38 Lackawanna Ave, Totowa, New Jersey 07512, from 5:30 to 8:00pm.This festive holiday networking event provides an opportunity for women business ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ--The cadavers of military veterans are being used to prepare medics to treat the devastating injuries they will encounter when deployed, through a unique collaboration between Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and the United States National Guard. Many of the cadavers ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A 23 year-old Mexican national who is illegally present in the United States is facing murder charges in Missouri. He was released from the custody of the Middlesex County Jail earlier this year after a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations ...

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BASKING RIDGE, N.J. — Somerset County Park Commission Lord Stirling Stable, located at 256 South Maple Avenue in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, is offering a special Fall Family & Friends Introductory English-style horseback ride on Black Friday, Nov. 23, 2018 at 10 a.m. Registration is in progress ...

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The Vermeule Mansion enjoyed a “historic” turnout at their annual Weekend Journey Through the Past event held on Oct 13-14, 2018.  The Mansion’s event was part of the Somerset County Cultural and Heritage Commission’s county wide weekend tour of historically significant places in Somerset County, ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Asbestos is a real and oft-forgotten danger in the United States, taking the lives of as many as 15,000 Americans every year. Assembly Members Lisa Swain, Robert Karabinchak and Britnee Timberlake, however, are taking action to protect the health of New Jerseyans through their bill ...

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“I’ll never be able to explain a vote for him, to her” MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ ─ Today, the Hugin for Senate campaign released a new ad titled “Her” that makes it clear what’s at stake in this election. “This election is about so much more than Democrats or Republicans. It’s about right and wrong, ...

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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 ...

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The Center for Non-Profits, New Jersey’s umbrella organization for the charitable community will convene over 550 attendees for the largest annual gathering of non-profit leaders and allies, at its 2018 New Jersey Non-Profit Conference, Raising the Voices of Our Communities, Wednesday, December 5 ...

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TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senator Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr. and Senator Joseph Cryan which would require creditors to provide a mortgage payoff balance on home loans within five days of receiving the request cleared the Senate Commerce Committee today. “When individuals make a request to ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Middlesex County Improvement Authority (MCIA) notified South Plainfield officials last week they will strictly enforce current recycling regulations In particular, the rule prohibiting cans and bottles from being placed plastic bags. This rule is being enforced. Last ...

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The Vermeule Mansion announces their schedule of activities for the annual Weekend Journey Through the Past, a FREE event sponsored by the Somerset County Cultural and Heritage Commission.  Vermeule Mansion is one of approximately 30 sites participating in the event on Saturday, Oct 13th, 10-5 pm ...

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Are your friends and family prepared in the event of a fire?  October is Fire Prevention Month, the perfect time to learn about fire safety and develop a plan if danger strikes. In an effort to help families easily find fire safety information and learn more about the benefit of fire sprinklers, ...

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The South Plainfield Amateur Radio Club (SPARC) participated at the Boy Scout Raritan Valley District Fall Camporee held at Fort Hancock a former United States Army fort at Sandy Hook in Middletown Township New Jersey on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018. The Camporee consisted of over 200 hundred scouts ...

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Contact: Carrie Buchman North Jersey Orchid Society Phone 201-410-3089 njorchids@gmail.com New Brunswick, NJ North Jersey Orchid Society Press Release A thousand blooming exotic orchids descend on Rutgers University ...

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Middlesex County continues to show strong buyer demand while inventory level of homes continue to soften.   Sales activity increase 6.2% in 2018 while the number of homes being offered for sale decreased by 1.3%.   According to Guy Moretti, Broker Salesperson for Berkshire Hathaway Home Services NJ ...

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High School Robotics Team of Central Jersey Accepting New Members The High School Robotics team of Central Jersey is a non-profit organization that provides a year-round activity for students in 7th-12th grade to participate in the FIRST Robotics Competition. The goal of FIRST is to inspire ...

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On Tuesday, September 25 during the Rail Safety Week (RSW), September 23-29, New Jersey Operation Lifesaver, the nonprofit rail safety education organization, will join with Amtrak and more than 500 local, state, federal and railroad law enforcement departments for "Operation Clear Track" to raise ...

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Over the course of several months, four girls from Girl Scout Troop 65388 have been working to obtain their Silver Award. The girls split into groups of two and picked an issue they wanted to address in the community. One group wanted to address the increasing dependence that today's youth has ...

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ALEXANDRIA TWP., N.J. — Riding with HEART is holding its Fall Tack Sale on Saturday, Sept. 29 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 30 from noon to 3 p.m. at their Alexandria Township farm, 639 County Road 513, two miles west of the Pittstown traffic light.   On Sunday most items are ...

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TRENTON,NJ – Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee Chairperson Nancy Pinkin (D-Middlesex) issued the following statement Monday on the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities’ unanimous vote to open up an application window for 1,100 megawatts of offshore wind capacity, the largest ...

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EVANSTON, ILLINOIS - National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced the names of approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,500 ...

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You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy fantastic books at great prices at the Friends of the Library Book Sale, and that’s kind of the same thing. The Friends of the South Plainfield Library are their yearly book sale Saturday September 22 at 9am and going through Sunday September 30. This year’s ...

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The Vermeule Mansion announces their participation in the annual Weekend Journey Through the Past, a weekend tour of historically significant places in Somerset County.  Approximately 30 sites will participate in the event run by the Somerset County Cultural and Heritage Commission, scheduled for ...

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In effort to provide more children in foster care with an advocate, CASA of Middlesex County is launching Lift Up! A Volunteer Recruitment Campaign with a lakeside wine and cheese party on Sept. 23 at Lago – Restaurant & Banquet Hall in North Brunswick. Court Appointed Special Advocates ...

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In effort to provide more children in foster care with an advocate, CASA of Middlesex County is launching Lift Up! A Volunteer Recruitment Campaign with a lakeside wine and cheese party on Sept. 23 at Lago – Restaurant & Banquet Hall in North Brunswick. Court Appointed Special Advocates ...

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Roll up your sleeves and grab your gloves, because a new season of Master Gardener classes will be starting soon. All classes will be held at the Middlesex County EARTH Center in Davidson’s Mill Pond Park, located at 42 Riva Ave., South Brunswick. The Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex ...

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Edison, NJ – The Office of Legislative District 18 is hosting a Youth Artwork Contest. Young artists can submit their art in themed age groups, ages 6-10, ages 11 – 15, and ages 16-20.  The deadline to make submissions has been extended through September 30, 2018. Artwork for the contest ...

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EDISON, NJ - Put on your walking shoes and get ready!  It’s time to register for the Middlesex County Department of Community Services’ annual Senior Health and Fitness Walk. Come out to the County’s Roosevelt Park in Edison and walk with us on Wednesday, Sept. 26 from 10 a.m. to 1 ...

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