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Middlesex County News

July 25, 2022

WOODBRIDGE, NJ — No one is ever too old to enjoy the thrill of competition or the exhilaration of bringing home gold, silver or bronze medals for their well-earned victories. Scores of senior citizens, age 50 and older, from across the Garden State will prove those sentiments again in September ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ — Decorative signs that welcome people to Woodbridge along its roads and outside some public facilities are to be replaced, and the town is seeking sponsors to support this ongoing project. “We proudly say Woodbridge is the ‘best town around.’ To accomplish that we must maintain ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Ranjithkumar Rajarethinam of Piscataway took second place overall in the spring edition of Picture Middlesex County. The photo contest which ran from March 8 - May 17 was open to all amateur and professional photographers who live in New Jersey.  Overall winners include: ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - A South Brunswick teen was arrested and charged in connection to a car accident that killed a school employee last month. Shamantha Bolla, age 18 from Monmouth Junction, was charged with second-degree reckless death by auto, according to the police. On June 15, Dean ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ – Township police arrested a North Jersey man who allegedly stole a South Amboy police car, crashed it twice into other vehicles, then reportedly tried several times to carjack another vehicle on Route 1, authorities said. Jamil T. Robinson, 28, of Paterson, is being held at the ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - South Brunswick Township has increased the number of available liquor licenses for consumption and distribution at last night’s council meeting. The members all agreed to increase the number of available licenses to meet the needs of the growing community. The number of ...

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CARTERET NJ — Construction of a two-story satellite healthcare facility is to begin soon after officials held a groundbreaking here for the new Central Jersey Medical Center, formerly known as Jewish Renaissance Medical Center (JRMC). The 6,000-square-foot facility at 1540 Roosevelt Ave. will ...

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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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PERTH AMBOY – As the United States prepares to celebrate its 250th birthday in 2026, eyes are on the Proprietary House in Perth Amboy and the important role it should play in the nation’s grand birthday. Local officials say the home at 149 Kearny Ave. is the last-standing mansion of a royal ...

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JAMESBURG, NJ - Jaree Kitchen, 24, was convicted of the murder of his father, Clifford Kitchen Jr., 53 and Gregory Fisher, 53, both from Jamesburg. Kitchen was also found guilty of aggravated arson, possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, two counts of desecrating ...

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With summer around the corner, more and more people will enjoy outdoor activities with increased exposure to the sun. Summit Health Cares (SHC) and Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey (GSHNJ) have partnered to ensure people are educated about sun safety so they can safely spend time outdoors. The two ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Police Department is seeking the public's help with a sexual contact investigation.  On Saturday, May 28 at approximately 8:30 p.m. an incident occurred on the footpath at the Cultural Arts Center, 721 Cranbury Road.  The incident took place at the path ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ — The NJ State Police wants the public’s help to find a driver allegedly responsible for a May 25th hit-and-run that killed a 31-year-old man here on the Garden State Parkway. Authorities have been investigating the death of Felipe Mathews Dos Santos, an Elizabeth man, struck and ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ — The township will get a $181,095 grant from the state’s Clean Communities program to reduce litter and help beautify the community. Woodbridge is receiving the state’s eighth-highest municipal grant allocation. The 2022 grant is part of $21.4 million that the NJ Department of ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Thirteen minutes before Alex Tretyak, Mayor of the City of Rivne in Ukraine, was supposed to attend a Zoom meeting with representatives of a suburb in America, he was advised of an air raid warning for the building from where he spoke.  "It may look okay in this office," said ...

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CARTERET NJ — The borough is getting a $1.5 million grant from Middlesex County to help pay for attractive new recreation improvements at Waterfront Park, according to Mayor Daniel J. Reiman. The latest grant from the Middlesex County Open Space & Recreation Trust Fund is earmarked for ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - A 64-year-old cyclist was struck and killed by a vehicle this morning near the intersection of Milltown Road and Old Bridge turnpike in the township.  Police pronounced Luis H. Loaiza-Cañas of South River dead at the scene of the accident which occurred just before 6:00 ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - With the unofficial start of summer just days away with Memorial Day weekend, it's time to lace up the sneakers and get ready for Milltown's annual Fourth of July 5K. The theme of this year's race and the day-long July 4 celebration is "Lighting up the Sky." Participants will receive ...

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CARTERET, NJ – Jack McGreevey, a battled-hardened Marine drill sergeant turned dogged advocate for his fellow veterans, who passed his passion for service to his son, former Gov. Jim McGreevey, died May 12. He was 93. Mr. McGreevey, of Carteret, was a constant presence throughout the ...

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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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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Lost Souls Public Memorial Project’s 5th Annual Recitation of Names will be held on Sunday, May 22, 2022 from 4pm-6pm at the Community Arts Center at 721 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick, NJ Join project members in person as they honor the Lost Souls through live ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A Carteret man has been found guilty of first-degree attempted murder stemming from a Christmas Eve shooting in 2020. Elijah Ford, 20, was also found guilty on Thursday, April 28 of second-degree unlawful possession of a firearm and second-degree possession of a firearm for ...

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NORTH BRUNSWICK – Marking its 70th anniversary and the construction of more than 30,000 homes over the decades, Kaplan Companies is pivoting into a new, exciting area: opening a next-generation, age-restricted luxury rental community for residents 55 years of age and older. Company leaders ...

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