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Middlesex County to Offer Composting Workshops for Residents

March 27, 2017

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ  -- If you are a Middlesex County resident who is concerned about the environment, now is the time to learn how to reduce waste and improve soil, all in your own backyard.

Upcoming workshops will show residents how to cut down on trash and create a natural gardening resource by using yard waste and kitchen scraps as compost.

Two free composting seminars are ...

Man Jumps to Death in Downtown New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — A 21-year-old man from Piscataway killed himself this weekend by leaping from a downtown New Brunswick building, according to police.

The man, who police have not identified, jumped from the top floor of the Morris Street Parking Deck, police said. That’s attached to Rutgers University’s Rockoff Hall and between Morris and New streets, with frontage on the ...

Piscataway Man Charged with Possession of Child Pornography

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Lawrence Lapczynski, 47, of Piscataway was arrested on Tuesday and charged with one count of possession of child pornography, announced police officials.

In a Wednesday release, Middlesex County Prosecutor, Andrew C. Carey and Piscataway Police Chief, Scott Cartmell said Lapczynski was arrested and charged after investigators determined he had stored an undisclosed ...

New Brunswick Man Sentenced to 40 Years for Murdering Former RU Student

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — The man convicted of killing a popular former Rutgers student named Billy McCaw has been sentenced to 40 years in prison.

State Superior Court Judge Dennis Nieves handed down the sentence today to Timothy Puskas, a New Brunswick resident, before a crowd that spilled into the hallway. Following the news, some began to shed tears as they left the courtroom, while others ...

Your Guide to St. Paddy’s Day Deals on Tap in New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Not long ago, some in the Hub City celebrated a wonderful mutation of St. Paddy’s Day on the 17th of each month. Whether it was April or December, bagpipes were never too far away.

We owed the party to McCormick’s Pub, a crusty but cozy dive bar near Somerset Street’s intersection with Louis. Its owners slashed Irish drink prices and cooked corned ...

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