Middlesex County News

November 11, 2018

Edison, NJ - The Edison Police Department is advising residents that the Inman Avenue Rail crossing will be closed on or about November 15, 2018 thru November 18, 2018 for repairs. A Nixle alert was sent out on Friday November 9th announcing the upcoming closure. Commuters are advised to plan an ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Police are asking the public's help in finding a missing 23-year-old man who is considered to be at-risk. Anthony Boyd was last seen in the city with his girlfriend, Starleene Hampton. Authorities did not know when or exactly where he was seen. Police said Boyd has a ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - 2018 marks the centennial of the end of World War I. The conclusion of “The War to End All Wars” inspired the commemoration of Armistice Day on November 11. Since then, the day’s honor extended to veterans of later wars, such as WWII, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War, and ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United States Department of Justice will have a close eye on polling places in Middlesex County on Tuesday. The Civil Rights Division will “monitor compliance with the federal voting rights laws by deploying personnel” polling places within the county, according to a ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A 64-year-old hospital maintenance worker and former volunteer firefighter now faces charges of sexually assaulting a juvenile in the early 1990s. Robert Jazikoff, of the Whiting section of Manchester Township, Ocean County, was arrested Thursday and charged with two counts ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Rutgers football player was arrested and charged with two counts of first-degree attempted murder for plotting to kill two members of the family of his friend, authorities said today. Izaia Bullock, 22, of Piscataway, a junior linebacker, is being held at the Middlesex ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University was awarded a $4.2 million federal grant to training mental health physicians, the university announced today. With the money from the U.S. Department Health and Human Services, the Rutgers’ Department of Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Counseling is ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – Would you like to be a part of Middlesex County history? The Cornelius Low House Museum in Piscataway is currently planning an exciting new exhibit that will explore life in the Garden State during the postwar era. To make it a truly local experience, Middlesex County’s ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Superior Court in New Brunswick will close at 1:30 p.m. today for police to conduct a training drill in the building, authorities said this morning. The office of Middlesex County Sheriff Mildred Scott issued an alert this morning announcing the closing. The courthouse at ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - The Middlesex County Clerk’s Office will be open for special extended hours to process Vote-By-Mail applications and ballots for the upcoming General Election. The special hours will be held 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 30, and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov.

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Edison, NJ –  Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey announced today that a grand jury indicted five Edison police officers on multiple charges including official misconduct, participating in a pattern of official misconduct, and theft. According to a statement issued by Mr. Carey’s office, ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Get ready for an early Halloween thrill with the borough's annual Haunted River Walk. This year's creepy stroll along the Mill Pond Path is full of things that go bump in the night and features a haunting through history theme. The scream-worthy event is hosted by Joyce Kilmer ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Approximately 1.5 million women are raped or physically abused nationwide each year, according to the Center for Disease Control data on domestic violence. Both men and women annually become victims of the violence or abuse inflicted by family members or intimate partners ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - New or like-new winter coats (excluding leather and suede) will be collected from Nov. 5 through Nov. 15 at East Brunswick Township offices and other locations. The collection hours at the township municipal complex, 1 Jean Walling Civic Center Drive, will be Monday through ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — An early afternoon gas leak near the intersection of Old New Brunswick and Stelton Roads prompted Eisenhower Elementary School to be evacuated as a precautionary measure, said Piscataway police on Thursday. The students were taken to Westergard Library and all were reported to ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A veteran Edison police officer was indicted today on charges of stalking his ex-girlfriend and using information from a state criminal justice data bank to track her. Paul Pappas, 44, faces four counts of second-degree official misconduct, along with a single count of ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ  - Get ready for Halloween fun and frights! The Teen Council of the Middlesex County 4-H Youth Development Program invites you to their Haunted House and Haunted Hayride fundraiser- if you dare! Join the 4-H teens every Friday and Saturday evening in October from 7 to 10:30 ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University has opened research center to study the treatment and service needs for people with autism spectrum disorders that will allow an advisory board of parents and advocates of the disability community to identify unmet needs. Based in New Brunswick, the New ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University President Robert Barchi has agreed to continue in that position for two more years, university officials said. Members of the university board of governors asked him to remain at least two more years, and he agreed, officials said. “Bob Barchi has been a ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - It is not the easiest thing to get, and something the average person has never thought about, but scientists have found a medical value in, of all things, salvia from East Siberian brown bears. Scientists from Rutgers, working with others in the field, have used bacterium ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - The Middlesex County Office of Health Services is reporting that a raccoon tested positive for rabies in Monroe Township, Middlesex County, in the vicinity of Lori Street and Michelle Street. This is the ninth (9) rabid animal reported within Middlesex County for 2018 and ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - There are 30 days in September, and Middlesex County Food Bank has a suggestion for each of those days. giving people ways to donate food or collect donations to replenish lagging supplies at the county bank. "Currently, the supply of nonperishable foods and necessities at ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy stood at a press conference in city Elijah's Promise Community Kitchen on Thursday to once again state his goal of raising the minimum wage in New Jersey to $15 an hour. "We've seen study after study that shows there is no magic in what is now $8.60-an-hour ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ -  With  the 2018-19 school year get underway, more students at the Academy Learning Center (ALC) can participate in an ongoing Philly Pretzel Factory work assignment as a result of a customized stapler developed by the Commando Technology Group. The relationship was ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - With the new school year about the start, Rutgers University is kicking off traditional events, starting with the Scarlet Day of Service, when students and alumni volunteer to assist several community organizations on Saturday, Sept. 15. One of the largest annual service events ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - A Monroe man employed at a residential group home was arrested and charged with inappropriate sexual contact with a 62-year-old woman who lived at the home. Ganesh Gudar, 46, who was a caregiver in the home in Monroe, was arrested Aug. 24, and charged with fourth-degree criminal ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers football has decided to go with a freshman over a red-shirt senior for the quarterback job.  Artur Sitkowski will start as quarterback for the 2018 season opener against Texas State on Saturday, Sept. 1, before heading out to Ohio State to compete against one of the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Eight Rutgers University football players now face charges from a credit card fraud scheme that occurred while all of them were students, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey said today. All of the defendants were charged with conspiracy to commit third-degree theft by ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Eight Rutgers students have been arrested and received numerous charges resulting from credit card fraud in a conspiracy to commit theft by deception.  The students hail from a variety of locations in New Jersey, New York, and Florida. Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C.

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NEW BRUNSWICK,NJ - There are at least at least 15 popular destinations for Rutgers University students who use on-demand transportation apps popular among millennials, according to one of the transportation companies which is starting the upcoming academic year by offering students a ...

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