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Middlesex County News

October 31, 2022

Dan Ketchell believes in the famous quote: “If you find a job you love, you’ll never work a day in your life.” As the plant manager of Cornerstone Building Brands’ Silver Line Windows and Doors in North Brunswick, he is a testament that pursuing a job in manufacturing will provide you with a ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ — Construction is starting on a new 54,000-square-foot warehouse along New Brunswick Avenue between Fords and Hopelawn, township officials and corporate executives have announced. Woodmont Industrial Partners LLC – a joint venture between Fairfield-based Woodmont Properties and ...

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MONROE, NJ - Following an internal investigation Monroe Fire Chief of District No. 2 Chief James Carbin III, 55, of Clarksburg has been charged with theft.  He was found to have been purchasing personal items with the fire department’s funds. Carbin was placed on administrative leave in April 2022, ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Police have released a photograph of one of the suspects stealing money from PNC bank accounts. Authorities continue to follow leads as more New Jersey residents have reported money stolen from their accounts. The photograph was provided by Plainsboro Police.  Police have ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – The South Brunswick Police Department is working with several other law enforcement agencies on a fraud investigation involving PNC Banks.  Five residents have reported that ATMS at PNC Banks around New Jersey were used to withdraw money from their accounts, according to an ...

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PISCATAWAY, N.J. – The Educational Services Commission of New Jersey (ESCNJ), the largest educational service commission in the state, announced the appointment of Cranbury Schools Superintendent/Principal Jennifer Diszler to its Board of Directors. Diszler, the former assistant superintendent ...

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PERTH AMBOY – New Jersey’s state budget is more than $50 billion, but how does all that money really help people? Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin and Assemblywoman Yvonne Lopez (both D-19th Dist.) want to ensure that residents see the local impact, visiting a non-profit medical and dental care ...

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September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. At Kier’s Kidz, a nonprofit that helps kids, young adults with cancer and their families, it is an important time to shine more light on the realities of childhood cancer. For Larry Perfetti, president and CEO, reality hit home when his daughter, ...

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TRENTON, NJ – A North Brunswick man has been sentenced to 11 years in state prison for illegally transporting handguns into New Jersey for unlawful sale, according Acting Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin’s office. The conviction stems from an investigation by the New Jersey State Police ...

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The Educational Services Commission of New Jersey (ESCNJ), the largest educational service commission in the state, announced the appointment of Dunellen Schools Superintendent, Daniel J. Ross, Esq., to its Board of Directors. Ross, a Highland Park resident, was hired as the Dunellen school ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Human Relations Council hosted its annual Unity Walk to promote diversity and inclusivity in the community. Members of the Human Relations Council, Township Council, the East Brunswick Library, Youth Council, and local Scout Troops all gathered to parade ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Authorities released the name of a man who later died after being found with gunshot wounds in Piscataway on Labor Day. Jibreel Elliott, 31 of Plainfield was found in his vehicle with multiple gunshot wounds at about 4:02 a.m. September 5th near Aspen Court in Piscataway, ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Sayreville police received a call about suspicious activity in the area of Modzelewski Terrace at approximately 4:00 a.m. and observed suspects burglarizing two cars on that street. After the suspects left the area, officers began to check nearby neighborhoods where they ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ — It’s a few years away, but the Keasbey Fire Department’s firehouse and over a dozen nearby Smith Street homes will likely be razed to clear the way for two warehouse-distribution centers that promise to boost the local economy. The Township Council recently approved a $500,000 ...

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SOUTH RIVER –  The latest housing statistics show that the real estate market in South River is booming, fueled by young families who are eager to move to a safe, bedroom community that offers a robust pre-kindergarten program, for children ages 3-4, at no cost, borough school officials say. The ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone announced Thursday that Thomas V. Pollando, the Sayreville Borough Democratic Chair, has been arrested and charged with accepting bribes. Over a several week period in July and August 2022, Detectives from the Middlesex County ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - Have you ever wondered what Middlesex County was like more than 250 years ago? History buffs can get a glimpse of the past at East Jersey Old Town Village in Piscataway. Located in Johnson Park, the Village features 16 reconstructed and replica 18th and 19th century structures ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ — This community's most popular concert venue, behind Woodbridge High School, will be dedicated on Tuesday to honor the memory and service of Joseph R. Lewis, the first township police officer to die in the line duty 90 years ago. Lewis, a motorcycle patrolman, was fatally injured ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ — Downtown will soon be a more colorful place. Motorists and train commuters will soon enjoy two big, eye-popping murals in their travels. Woodbridge is investing in a new beautification project, commissioning a 32-year-old artist from Fords to create two distinctive downtown ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ — Town officials got all charged up Wednesday, unveiling the first three municipal electric vehicle charging stations as part of Mayor John E. McCormac’s continuing effort to make this Central Jersey community greener and more sustainable. “Woodbridge is on a mission to reduce ...

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CARTERET, NJ — The Central Jersey Arts Council is looking for bands and other music artists to showcase their talents at September’s annual Ethnic Day and Charity Carnival. This year’s 46th annual Ethnic Day celebration begins Thursday, Sept. 15 at Carteret Waterfront Park and runs through ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The back-to-school clock is counting down and if shoppers are looking to score bargains when it comes to clothes shopping for the kids, the SHOP at St. Peter's is having its Dollar Days sale this week. All clothing is $1 on Tuesday, August 23, Thursday, August 25 and Saturday, ...

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CARTERET, NJ — Figure skating and ice dancing is what teenage Leana Malinowsky hoped to teach someday while still a Clark Township high school student. A competitive figure skater and ice dancer from age 8 to 17, those sports were Leana’s true passions. Injuries kept her from pursuing Olympic ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ- The upcoming ballot drawing for the positioning of candidates for the 2022 General Election will be held at 3 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 15 in the County Commissioner Meeting Room located on the first floor of the County Administration Building, 75 Bayard St., New ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ — A deal to buy and renovate a small, long-vacant grammar school may soon provide new learning and recreational opportunities for local adults with developmentally disabilities. The Township is putting finishing touches on an agreement with the Diocese of Metuchen to acquire an ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Police have identified and tracked down the suspect and victim involved in a "possible abduction"which occurred earlier this week. This development was announced at a press conference outside the South Brunswick Police Headquarters.  Authorities worked alongside the ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The borough of Sayreville is suing a Henry Street resident to prevent her from having animals in her home after authorities found she was housing 30 cats who "carried and spread fleas and flies to the surrounding neighborhood causing neighbors and their pets to remain inside to ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ — As an extended heatwave bears down on New Jersey, local officials say they are concerned about residents' health, and are letting them know the township can help beat the heat. “Extreme heat and humid can be dangerous. We want everyone in our community to take this week’s heat ...

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CARTERET, NJ — Renowned Latin music artist Frankie Negrón and an up-and-coming singer-songwriter are among the featured performers to appear here this Saturday as the Latin Fest returns to Waterfront Park. Thousands of people and families from Latino communities across New Jersey and throughout ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ — You won't run into anything that goes bump in the night, but anyone brave enough to visit this town’s 8th annual ParaUnity Expo on Saturday will bump into some famous paranormal celebrities. This Central New Jersey community will on Saturday host what’s now one of the nation’s ...

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