Middlesex County News

January 19, 2019

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Government workers everywhere are feeling the effects of the Federal government shutdown. Many have families to support and are uncertain about their financial situation during this time. Middlesex County wants to remind its residents that their County is ready to support ...

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TRENTON, N.J. – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey today announced that a priest from Phillipsburg, N.J., has been arrested and charged with multiple criminal counts in the sexual assault of a child who was between the ages of 14 and 17. The ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Jersey Avenue corridor, already home to large warehouse operations, now will have more with the city approving two more of the structures, each with more than 50,000 square feet of space. Planning board members on Monday approved construction of a 51,180-square-foot ...

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NEW BRUSNWICK, NJ - An Edison man has pleaded guilty to his part in an international-based computer scam that stole $25,000 from 83 senior citizens, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey said in a statement. Mohammed Alam, 25, is expected to be sentenced to probation after pleading guilty in ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Federal employees who are out of work because of the partial government shutdown now can a little bit of sympathy from a group of New Jersey coffee shops that are giving the workers free cups of java. Hidden Grounds Coffee, which has two shops in New Brunswick, as well as ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Amid much pomp in a packed auditorium at Middlesex County College, county Freeholders Ronald Rios and Shanti Narra took the oaths of office for new terms Monday in ceremonies marked with the presence of numerous elected Democrats, from the local, county, state and federal ...

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OCTOBER XX, 2018 -- Are you concerned about the environment and want to learn how to make a difference? Maybe you’re part of a municipal environmental commission or green team, and you want to do your best in caring for your community. You can do all this and more as part of Rutgers Environmental ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – 11-year-old Cameron Jean-Pierre may have suffered a fatal allergic reaction to the smell of fish being cooked at his grandmother’s home in Brooklyn, NY where he was visiting on New Year’s Day, according to a WABC news report. The official cause of death for Cameron is still ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Hub City is joining in a popular trend and getting a beer garden of sorts this spring when a new restaurant opens, filling a now-vacant location near the train station. Redd's Biergarten will open at the foot of Easton Avenue, in the prime downtown site that was ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The happy part of Happy New Year came less than three hours after the ball dropped for families who each welcomed new babies born just minutes apart at New Brunswick's two hospitals. Adina and Binyamin Bril became parents for the first time when their daughter was born at ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ  - A Rutgers University student accused of plotting to kill his ex-girlfriend's parents has been arrested again and charged with trying to contact the woman. Izaia Bullock, 22, of South River, a former university football player, was arrested Thursday and charged with contempt ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Jeffrey Carson has built a career becoming an expert on blood. As a physician, Carson has challenged the efficiency of common practices for blood transfusions, established national standards for when to give transfusions, and led an international research team in a study of ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - In the season of gift-giving, state legislators from Middlesex County announced that several non-profit agencies will receive hundreds of thousands in grants to help the homeless and people struggling to stay in homes. State Sen. Patrick Diegnan, and Assembly members Nancy ...

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Edison, NJ -  Edison Police Chief Thomas Bryan confirmed with TAPinto Edison this evening that the suspect in the robbery-homicide, that occurred at approximately 4 AM  at the Speedway Gas Station, located at 789 Amboy Avenue in Edison, remains at large.   At least one media report circulated ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - This time of year is called the holiday season, but for some, it is a painful time, a time of dealing with depression, and for those who are homeless, it is still more days of getting by to survive. On Friday, Dec. 21, the Holy Family Parish will host a "Solstice of Silence," ...

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EDISON, NJ –  Authorities have released additional information relating to the robbery-homicide at an Edison gas station Thursday morning. The suspect involved in the fatal shooting of a clerk at the Speedway Gas Station, located at 789 Amboy Avenue in Edison, is still at large. The 38-year-old ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Authorities released the photograph of a masked robber wanted for the robbery and killing of a service station worker early this morning in Edison. At 4:02 a.m., Edison police responded to the Speedway Gas Station at 789 Amboy Ave. and found the wounded worker, identified as ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Livingston Elementary School physical education teacher is teaching her students the importance of giving back to the community by making sure each student receives a holiday gift this year. More than 400 students at the school gathered on Wednesday to receive a wrapped ...

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TRENTON, NJ  –  A Warren businessman and Edison resident who operated a hearing aid company was sentenced to state prison today for conspiring with a doctor to supply a drug ring with tens of thousands of high-dose pills of the highly addictive opioid painkiller oxycodone, Attorney General Gurbir ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Middlesex County authorities today announced that another Edison police officer was arrested, this time for destroying evidence he believed would be used in an investigation. Nicholas Lunetta, 31, of Scotch Plains, was charged with one count of tampering with evidence and one ...

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Democracy House, Middlesex County College’s volunteer service program, collected 42 coats from the College community and gave them to Jersey Cares, which will distribute them to people in need around the county. From left: Arianna Illa, Career Services coordinator who oversees Democracy House; ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - It was a glaring gap in the system. People repeatedly going to hospital emergency rooms to deal with a health crisis, receive treatment and be released, only to return days later with another crisis. In a single two-year stretch, Middlesex County found, one patient had gone ...

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Fantastic Family Events First with Christmas Tree Lighting Piscataway has so much holiday excitement this weekend that it had to be stretched over four days.  With two opportunities for kids to talk to Santa Claus, families should get ready for lots of great treats. The fun starts on Friday, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Middlesex County is looking for your photos of family members posing in front of the front steps of the house or on the living room couch in the 1950s. To complete an exhibit about New Jersey in that post-WW II decade of baby boomers, station wagons and floral wallpaper, the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Mayor James Cahill added his support to a chorus of urban area leaders in praising a proposed state law allowing undocumented immigrants to obtain driver's licenses. On Tuesday, state legislators introduced a bill permitting these immigrants to get licenses because many of ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - The Middlesex County Office of Arts and History invites area residents to “make ‘Seasonal Traditions’ a part of your family holiday tradition, featuring horse-drawn wagon rides through Johnson Park, fife and drum music, carolers and children’s crafts.” This free holiday event ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Do you want to help a Middlesex County family have a happy holiday? Consider donating to Project GIFT!  Since 1997, Middlesex County’s 4-H’s Project GIFT has provided a free day of holiday shopping for over 140 needy families in our community. Over 70 4-H teens assist with ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Did you or your family live in Middlesex County in the 1950s? Do you have treasured photographs from this time in a family album? Now, you can make them part of a new museum exhibit about our County’s history! The Cornelius Low House/ Middlesex County Museum in Piscataway ...

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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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