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Middlesex County News

August 22, 2023

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The SHOP at St. Peter's is holding its annual summer clearance sale from now through Saturday, August 26. Thrifters can fill a bag for just $5. The SHOP at St. Peter's is open on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Evening hours are also available on Thursday ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Dr. Jo Ann Magistro-Stankiewicz, 78, died this weekend following a short battle with cancer. Dr. Magistro was the first female vice principal in the East Brunswick Public Schools system, where she was employed for 42 years. She became the only female superintendent of the ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Police are asking for the public’s assistance in searching for a missing man, according to a recent nixle. The missing person is Muhammad Al-Shujairi, age 35 and 5'11" tall, weighing approximately 185 lbs. Police released this photo of him earlier this morning. Police say ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The neon lights are darkened, the poles are empty, the stage has sat quiet for a more than a year. And the owners of Club XXXV are blaming borough officials. Owners of the Route 35 establishment has filed a lawsuit against the borough, claiming that Sayreville's decision to ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ — Police in Rahway have charged a Woodbridge man for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman in her home there, according to Union County Prosecutor William A. Daniel and Rahway Police Director Nicholas G. Breiner. Suspect Elijah Finis, 18, faces charges of second-degree sexual ...

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TRENTON, NJ  – Human Services Commissioner Sarah Adelman has announced a new program called StopOverdoses.nj.gov, that offers residents an opportunity to receive life-saving naloxone anonymously and at no cost from certain participating pharmacies. There are 56 participating pharmacies in ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The South Brunswick Community Development Corporation, a non-profit that provides affordable housing for senior citizens in the township, will receive approximately $56,283 from Multifamily Housing and Congregate Housing Services programs, according to a press release from ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - An off-duty South Brunswick Police Officer and his mother saved a 5-year-old boy who had drifted off in the ocean on a float, according to a nixle alert from the department. Sgt. William Merkler and his mother Doreen Merkler saved the boy on Amherst Beach in Berkley, New ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - As Middlesex County's biggest week of the summer winds down, there's still plenty to do at the County Fair that continues Saturday night and through Sunday night on Cranbury Road in East Brunswick. Especially if you're a music fan. A County Fair favorite, country band ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ -- The rumor has been buzzing among loyal patrons for several weeks and made its way to social media, and now Piscataway knows it is true: local hangout Buzzy’s Food and Spirits has announced Saturday, August 12 will be its last call. “It’s the end of an era,” said one long-time ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - It's a rainy day for the Middlesex County Fair today, Thursday, August 10; however, the show must go on as the Fair again opens at 5 p.m. at the Middlesex County Fairgrounds on Cranbury Road in East Brunswick. The rain should be over around 7 p.m., says a local weather ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ — Mayor John E. McCormac presented four police officers and a health department nurse with proclamations for their recent life-saving actions on the job. At a Woodbridge Town Council session this week, municipal Clerk John M. Mitch also administered the oath of office to new ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Wednesday night brings lots of excitement to the Middlesex County Fair as the focus is on arts, farming, crafts, music, food, and fun, especially for kids.  The fair opens at 5 p.m. at the Fairgrounds on Cranbury Road. Tonight, children will be more than welcome to ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Middlesex County Fair opened on schedule 5 p.m.on Monday. However, fireworks have been postponed until 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, due to a stormy weather forecast. Additionally, the East Brunswick Police Department recommends taking a photo of your children before ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The County Fair returns to the Middlesex County Fairground on Cranbury Road in East Brunswick this week.  This year, the Fair celebrates 85 years of farming and fun. Events include horse riding shows; chainsaw carving art; comedy hypnosis, pig races, UWA Elite Pro Wrestling; ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ — It may seem like an unlikely match. It’s not. Senior citizens and kids just click. The proof is a new township program that has seniors and youngsters playing ping-pong and air hockey together. They are making jewelry, shooting darts, line dancing, and learning from one ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - The Arts Institute of Middlesex County is presenting, promoting, and supporting several arts and culture events, exhibitions, and shows throughout August. These events are free for all county residents and beyond. August’s events include: Music in the Park: Hidden ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – Middlesex County safeguarded a 27-acre farm located in East Brunswick Township through the Farmland Preservation Program on Friday, July 28. The county, in partnership with the state and the Township of East Brunswick, purchased the development rights for the farmland ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ - Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Chief Daniel Plumacker of the Sayreville Police Department announced that Rashid Ali Bynum, 28, of Portsmouth, Virginia, was extradited to New Jersey on July 27, 2023. Bynum is a suspect in the murder of Sayreville Councilwoman Eunice ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ — The township Police Department’s second, weeklong Junior Police Academy graduated its class of over 40 young cadets, who proudly earned certificates for the many valuable lessons they learned. This department’s Eric Ransom Junior Police Academy is unlike most others. It is ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Applications are now being accepted for the Middlesex County Youth Conservation Corps for Fall 2023. Their mission is to protect and preserve the open space owned and maintained by the Middlesex County Open Space and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund. Applicants must be at ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ — Say “it ain’t so,” because it's really not true. Superintendent of Schools Joseph Massimino unequivocally says he has not resigned to take a better job with the state Department of Education. That rumor, swirling around Woodbridge for a few weeks, is “completely false,” ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Piscataway Township officials sadly announced Joyce C. Crabiel has died. Mother to Paulette and mother-in-law to Mayor Brian C. Wahler of Piscataway, Crabiel died peacefully at home on Wednesday, July 19, with her family by her side. She was 84. Crabiel was born in New ...

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CARTERET, NJ — Shia Muslims from this and many other New Jersey communities will hold a “peace walk” here Saturday to honor martyr Imam Hussain, who valiantly defended Islam against an Iraqi army nearly 1,400 years ago. The march, from 4-8 p.m. on Saturday, July 22, is an annual worldwide ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The South Brunswick Public Library will host the New Jersey Snake Man for an interactive reptile show on Sunday, July 23rd, 2023 from 2-3 p.m. The event is open to the public and is for all ages. This event will be held on the front lawn of the Christopher J. Killmurray ...

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CARTERET, NJ — This community’s annual Latin Fest make its jubilant return Saturday, July 29th with a star-studded lineup of performers headlined by Dominican Merengue star Rubby Perez. Thousands of people and families from Latino communities across New Jersey and the tri-state area are expected ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Four New Jersey Lottery tickets matched four of the five white balls and the Powerball drawn for the Monday, July 17, winning the $50,000 second-tier prize. Those tickets were sold at the following locations: Bergen County: Rt. 4 Petroleum LLC, 70 Route 4 East, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Fast-acting Middlesex County Sheriff’s Department officers are being hailed as heroes after they braved rising floodwaters on Drift Street to come to the aid of several families – and tend to a baby that had fallen into the water. Sheriff Mildred Scott confirmed to TAPinto ...

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WOODBRIDGE— Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin (D-19th Dist.), in partnership with the Middlesex Water Company, Hackensack Meridian Health and the Woodbridge Metro Chamber of Commerce, held the 14th-annual “Bowl for Hunger” July 17 at Majestic Lanes of Hopelawn. Since the event’s inception in 2010, ...

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CARTERET, NJ — This community’s annual Latin Fest make its jubilant return Saturday, July 29th with a star-studded lineup of performers headlined by Dominican Merengue star Rubby Perez. Thousands of people and families from Latino communities across New Jersey and the tri-state area are expected ...

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