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Middlesex County News

June 28, 2022

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital’s new Chief Medical Officer has extensive experience in emergency response that including treating patients during a virus epidemic in West Africa and those affected by a Category 5 Atlantic hurricane. Lewis Rubinson, MD, PhD, FCCP, ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – Middlesex County Magnet Schools, formerly known as Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools (MCVTS) is entering a new era in its more than 100-year history with a new name and visual identity to accurately present the exceptional, specialized education it offers all ...

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HIGHLAND PARK, NJ – Borough and Middlesex County officials have announced the completion of two new playgrounds in Donaldson Park, where Hurricane Ida's drenching rains caused the Raritan River to overflow its banks and destroy park equipment in September.  County Commissioner Director Ronald G.

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Five individuals employed at Club XXXV in Sayreville have been arrested and charged with counts of money laundering and promoting prostitution. Located on Rt. 35, the club has been investigated by the New Jersey Treasury Department and the Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers students will see a 2.9% increase in tuition and fees after the university’s Board of Governors approved a $5.1 billion budget for the 2022-23 academic year. According to the school, tuition and fees account for more than 28% of university revenues, and help fund ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ – Starting today, this town’s only medical marijuana dispensary can begin selling recreational pot to adults looking to chill out. This comes after the NJ Cannabis Regulatory Commission approved a new license in May that allows Garden State Dispensary LLC, at 950 Route 1 North, to ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ – With Memorial Day weekend festivities still fresh in our minds, this town is already geared up to celebrate the Fourth of July. Officials announced the town’s annual Independence Day celebration and fireworks will be held a bit early — on Friday, July 1 at Alvin P. Williams ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -- The 34th Annual RWJ University Hospital Foundation Golf Classic raised $375,000 to support the Center for Advanced Pediatric Surgery at The Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital (BMSCH) at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH).   Autoland and Mark Montenero ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Nonprofit organizations with arts-based missions that are located in and operate in Middlesex County and that have an annual budget of $500,000 or less are encouraged to apply for funding through the Arts Institute of Middlesex County. Applications will be reviewed by an ...

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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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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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NEW BRUNSWICK and HIGHLAND PARK, NJ – Cornelius McGee moved toward the monument as fast as his 101-year-old legs would take him. Helping lay a wreath at the base of the stone-faced Civil War soldier in New Brunswick’s Monument Park was part of his duty as grand marshal of Monday’s Memorial Day ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Crystal Springs has opened for the 2022 summer season.  Here is the schedule for May and June. Since Crystal Springs is closed during the week, there are no employees on site to answer phones. Please check our the Crystal Springs Facebook Page and website ...

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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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(Editor's Note: This article is part of a series being published by TAPinto in an effort to provide Middlesex County residents with information on and about the services provided by the Office of the Surrogate.) MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – The Middlesex County Office of the Surrogate serves as the ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ — The national Brain Tumor Foundation pledges free MRI brain tumor screenings for people associated with Colonia High School after an ardent appeal from Al Lupiano, an alumnus on a mission to find the cause of local health issues that captured the national and international media ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – After an extensive search of a wooded area and neighborhoods around Rutgers Livingston Campus, Piscataway Police called off the search for a possible armed suspect who fled the scene of a two-car crash on Metlars Lane Thursday afternoon. One car was overturned while the other ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The five new operating rooms unveiled Tuesday, May 17 represent Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital’s continuing commitment to making it so Garden State residents don’t have to travel to a galaxy far, far away for state-of-the-art health care. From the spacious settings ...

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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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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - As America met the one-million deaths mark from COVID-19 today, the East Brunswick Public Schools have issued a new warning regarding the current status of the pandemic in the district. Superintendent Dr. Victor Valeski sent a notice to district parents today, noting an ...

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PRINCETON, NJ — The Piscataway Elks #2414 hosted its annual Special Children’s Committee Golf Outing at Bunker Hill Golf Course in Princeton on Friday. The charity event included a Hole-in-One contest, lunch, and swag giveaways. Mulligans were also for sale. Additional prizes and dinner followed ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Please join Middlesex County as it celebrates History Day at East Jersey Old Town Village on May 14 from 10 am-4 pm History Day will take place at East Jersey Old Town Village which is composed of reconstructed and replica 18th and 19th century structures that represent ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Here’s another home run during what’s been a historic season for the Rutgers baseball program. The athletic department announced Tuesday that lights and other facility upgrades will soon be installed at Bainton Field. Starting in the 2023 season, the Scarlet Knights will ...

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CARTERET, NJ – The borough has hired nine new police officers; promoted nine other ranking officers, and it will continue 65-year-old Police Chief Dennis McFadden’s tenure beyond the state’s usual mandatory retirement deadline. McFadden is, in fact, New Jersey’s first police chief to get a ...

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EDISON, NJ -  JP Stevens' Jazz Ensemble finished second in the New Jersey Association for Jazz Education (NJAJE) state festival held at the high school.  The prestigious NJAJE festival is a yearly competition that attracts jazz bands from all across the State.   Newark Academy's Big Band ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - 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 May. The month is packed with exciting programming primarily centered around celebrating History Month. These ...

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EDISON, NJ - Family and friends of Steve Stutski gathered on a cloudy Saturday afternoon at Roosevelt Park in remembrance of his life and enshrined the name “Steve Stutski” on a park bench near the basketball courts. The same courts that are now named “The Steve Stutski Courts,” a tribute to ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The Arts Institute of Middlesex County has been approved for a $25,000 Grants for Arts Projects award to support the Share Your Foodways project. Middlesex County Arts Institute’s project is among 1,248 projects across America totaling $28,840,000 to receive this first round of ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A $665 million development project envisioned as a place where innovations are hatched, developed and brought to market to benefit people across the planet will have an Irish accent. Atlantic Technological University (ATU), one of Ireland’s largest multi-campus universities ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Some 2,600 middle and high school students were dismissed early for the month of February in Millville in Cumberland County, where there weren't enough teachers to cover all the classes. The Camden School District, which was unable to fill 28 bilingual and ESL teaching ...

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