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Middlesex County News

June 1, 2023

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Authorities say at least 29 catalytic converters have been stolen from cars in South Brunswick Township during the overnight hours since May 21st, 2023. Police Chief Raymond Hayducka called it an “epidemic” and said South Brunswick Police are partnering with county and ...

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METUCHEN, NJ - Staff Sgt. Michael Joseph Uhrin of Metuchen died at the age of 21 on October 14, 1943, when his B-17 Flying Fortress was shot down. Normally a radio operator, he was filling in for a friend as a gunner 80 years ago and was to return home the next day. Several friends on the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - The Veterans Alliance of Raritan Valley will host its annual Memorial Day Parade in conjunction with the City of New Brunswick and the Borough of Highland Park on Monday, May 29. Note the new start time and location: the parade will step off at 11 a.m. at Monument Square Park at ...

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A Pathways to Adult Living Program (PAL) student, Michael Ciaccio, won the Rebecca S. McDonald Award from the New Jersey Transition Coordinators Network. The New Jersey Transition Coordinators Network, comprises a group of professional coordinators in conjunction with the state Department of ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ –Residents will again have multiple, convenient options for casting their vote in the June 2023 Primary Election. Those options include mailing ballots through the United States Postal Service (USPS); dropping a ballot in any of the 30+ secure drop boxes across the county; ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – The individuals of Middlesex College Class of 2023 are diverse in age, background, accomplishments and future plans. They range in age from 17 years old (with six graduating with an associate degree before receiving a high school diploma) to 66 years young. Eighteen are ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - On Saturday night, the East Brunswick Police responded to a disturbance at the L.E.A.D.Fest carnival, held in the Brunswick Square Mall Parking lot adjacent to JCPenney. Police reported incidences of theft and harassment with some claims of shots having been fired at the ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Middlesex County Department of Highways will begin milling and resurfacing on Deans Rhode Hall Road from the turnpike bridge to Fresh Ponds Road tomorrow, May 15, 2023, until Friday, May 31. Work will take place Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Milling ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - The Master Gardeners at the Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County’s EARTH Center invite county residents to join the free classes for kids on gardening skills and techniques. The classes cover everything from how gardens grow, handling weather events, pollination, ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Starting May 12, people in the East Brunswick community and other folks in surrounding towns are invited to attend the L.E.A.D. Fest Carnival at Brunswick Square Mall to enjoy food, rides and entertainment. Hosted by L.E.A.D. (Law Enforcement Against Drugs & Violence), a ...

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WOODBRIDGE NJ — Days are numbered for the Woodbridge Bowling Center, a popular community landmark for over four decades set to permanently close on Sunday, May 21. Owner Joe DiSilvestro confirms he has already sold the 1.8-acre site at 346 Main Street to a developer, who plans to turn it into a ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – In recognition of Workers Memorial Day, the Middlesex County Board of Commissioners gathered with local dignitaries, representatives from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and leaders from organized labor at the Jack and Sheryl Morris Cancer Center Institute ...

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EDISON, NJ – Runners and walkers of all ages and abilities are invited to take part in the 2023 Marion & Norman Tanzman Foundation and Partlow Insurance Agency Lakeview 5K.  Scheduled for Saturday, June 3 in and around Edison's Roosevelt Park, the event will benefit the New Jersey Institute ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ — Blowing soap bubbles can be more than good, clean fun. Nobody knows that better than students and staff at Matthew Jago Elementary School #28 in Sewaren. Blowing bubbles was all the rage Wednesday, April 26, as the grade school marked its 16th annual “Bubble Day” celebration to ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ –The Middlesex County Board of Commissioners recently approved a resolution to set aside, or otherwise allocate, 20 percent of the dollar value of all county contracts for goods and services in a fiscal year to minority-, women-, veteran-owned and small businesses. “As one ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Sayreville War Memorial High School was in lockdown for part of Monday afternoon after the Sayreville police department received a report of a bomb threat at the school, according to the police. While the department said the threat was less than credible, authorities acted out ...

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RARITAN BAY, NJ -- Anyone interested in becoming a police officer is invited to visit the Middlesex County Law Enforcement Recruitment Fair. Officers from Sayreville, South Amboy, Perth Amboy, and other Middlesex Police Departments will be there to answer questions at Middlesex College West ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Education Foundation of South Brunswick will hold its 11th annual ‘Tour De South Brunswick’ on Sunday, June 4th, 2023, at South Brunswick High School, according to its website. The foundation hosts this annual event to collect money for South Brunswick Public ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Roadway improvements to County Road 535 Corridor, between Cranbury Road and South River Road, are expected to begin this Monday, April 24th, 2023, according to a nixle from South Brunswick Township.  The project on County Road 353 is expected to last nine months, according ...

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OLD BRIDGE, NJ - Adam Valvo of Old Bridge has been sentenced to six months' incarceration for bias intimidation after sending a racist e-mail to Councilperson Edina Brown in 2021. Following a joint investigation led by the Old Bridge Police Department and the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office ...

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EDISON, NJ – Middlesex County’s budgeting – resulting in an increase of the county’s surplus fund to $101 million and a reduction in the county debt by 43% since 2013 – doesn’t mean it has had to skimp on investing in quality-of-life initiatives for its 860,000 residents. The County is ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Kennedi Johnson stands just 4 feet, 11 inches, but like the rest of the newest sports team at New Brunswick High School she is a fierce competitor whose abilities on the field may open some eyes. The quarterback for the Zebras’ flag football team pulled the ball down, burst ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – Hundreds of families are enjoying holiday meals thanks to food distributed by REPLENISH, Middlesex County’s food distribution organization. REPLENISH distributed 1,440 hams and 1,620 chickens to residents across the county ahead of Passover and Easter. These donations ...

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New Jersey Among the States with a Drop in Reading Proficiency Rates, Standardized Tests Show Approximately 10 million children across America have demonstrated difficulties with learning to read during this school year, according to an article from Reading Rocket, a national public media ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – Middlesex County Commissioners and other local public figures honored Irish-American residents by raising the Irish flag over the Middlesex County Courthouse in New Brunswick on Saturday, March 4, in commemoration of St. Patrick's Day, March 17. Middlesex County ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ – Middlesex County Utilities Authority (2571 Main St. Ext, Sayreville) executive director Joseph Cryan, who is also a state senator from Union, will be the grand marshal of the 2023 Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Saturday, March 11.   "I am grateful to the Union County ...

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WHAT: 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 March. These events are free to enjoy for all county residents and beyond. March’s event highlights include: Windows ...

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WHAT:  To help keep their shelves stocked, REPLENISH, in partnership with the Board of County Commissioners and the Middlesex County Superintendent of Schools, is hosting the 2023 Middlesex County Spring School Food Drive. Individuals are invited to drop off donations at schools from March 13 ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - A program launched by Middlesex College and the Middlesex County Magnet Schools will enable students to obtain an associate degree while still in high school. “It’s a great benefit to the students,” said Linda Scherr, Middlesex College Vice President for Academic Affairs.

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ — The Independent Club of Colonia will honor a veteran police detective and a three-term councilwoman on Sunday, Feb. 26th, for their years of dedicated community service, club President Phillip Hall announced. Accolades will go to 22-year police veteran Det. Mark Zeno, for his ...

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