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Somerset County Tourism Wins 2017 President's Award at Annual New Jersey Tourism Excellence Awards for its Employer Toolkit

Somerset County Tourism Director, Jacqueline Morales (2ndfrom left) holds the President’s Award she received from the New Jersey Tourism Industry Association. With her (l. to r.) are Dan Hirshberg (legislative aide to Assemblyman John DiMaio), State Senator Christopher Bateman and NJTIA President Vi


Amneal Pharmaceuticals brings first Mephyton generic alternative to market - Drug Store News

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — Amneal Pharmaceuticals announced on Tuesday the launch of Phytonadione Tablets, USP, 5 mg, the first AB-rated therapeutic equivalent for Mephyton.


New Jersey police searching for escaped prisoner in Newark

Authorities say Edwin Hernandez, 26, escaped while attending court Monday afternoon.


Bridgewater Daughter, Mom Could Be Twins

BRIDGEWATER, NJ — Last week we asked for your mother-daughter lookalike photos in celebration of Mother's Day. Well look at this adorable pair from Bridgewater!Allison and Mackenzie could be twins!"My mom and I look alike. We get it all the time. They say, 'You look like your mom's twin.' I love my


Sex-Offender Sentenced for Crimes in Edison, Highland Park, New Brunswick, and North Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - After attacking a woman and three children during the spring and summer of 2016, a local man has been convicted and sentenced for sex crimes in Middlesex County.Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey announced today that a 40-year old man from Franklin Township has been sen


Newark man charged with dealing heroin at Manville fast-food restaurant

Omar Narvaez-Mata, 27, has been charged with second-degree possession of heroin with the intent to distribute, second-degree possession of heroin with the intent to distribute within 500 feet of a public park, possession of drug paraphernalia and resisting arrest.


This Bridgewater Mom Daughter Looks Like Her Mom

BRIDGEWATER, NJ — Last week we asked for your mother-daughter lookalike photos in celebration of Mother's Day. Well look at this adorable pair from Bridgewater!Daughter Dena Hooge shared this message about her mom, Diane Pugliese:"Everyone tells me that I look so much like my mother. I'm truly bless


22 West Tap & Grill To Honor Bridgewater Woman's Memory

On Jan. 23, Ashley L. Cardona, 26, of Bridgewater, who graduated from Bridgewater-Raritan Regional High School, was driving a 2009 Honda Civic west on Route 202 South at 5:02 p.m. when she crossed over the double yellow lines and struck a 2017 Cadillac Escalade head on coming in the opposite directi


NJ Transit train service suspended near New Brunswick due to Amtrak fatality

SOUTH BRUNSWICK - NJ Transit's Northeast Corridor train service has been suspended between New Brunswick and Trenton due to an Amtrak trespasser fatality near Jersey Avenue, according to NJ Transit's website.The website indicates NJ Transit bus and private carriers are cross honoring rail tickets an


Ex-firefighter sentenced for sex crimes involving children

A former Franklin firefighter, who hadpreviously been cleared of similar charges, has been sentenced to 17 and a half years in prison for four incidents of sexual assault, three of which involved children.


Sheldon Silver Found Guilty in Corruption Retrial

Once one of the most powerful figures in New York politics, former state Assembly speaker Sheldon Silver's second corruption trial began Monday. Silver was convicted and sentenced to prison in 2015, but that verdict was overturned on appeal. Melissa Russo reports on the opening statements in Silver'


New Brunswick man stabbed in the head in Franklin; reward offered

About 9:57 p.m., Franklin Township police received a 911 call about shots fired in the area of Hempstead Drive in the Somerset section, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson and Franklin Police Chief Richard Grammar.


NJ man killed stepdad in bed with ax, then went to Wawa

The body of Christopher Ernst Sr., 46, was found in his garage Jan. 4, 2017, after he failed to show up for work.


Bridgewater Police Investigating Report of Stolen Truck from Avis Car Rental, According to Report

Edgar Garcia-Guzman, 32, of Flemington, was arrested April 29 for driving while intoxicated after he was stopped for a motor vehicle violation on Route 22 East. Garcia-Guzman was issued motor vehicle summonses for driving while intoxicated, reckless driving and failure to maintain a traffic lane. He


Passenger identified in single-car fatal crash

Tahir Jamile, 27, of the Colonia section of Woodbridge, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash in the early morning hours of May 6, according to a statement provided by Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Chief Scott Cartmell of the Piscataway Police Department.


Bridgewater-Raritan High School Ranked Among The Best In The U.S.

Ridge High School, No. 12 in NJ, No. 318 the U.S., goldMontgomery High School, No. 16 in NJ, No. 388 the U.S., goldSomerville High School, No. 47 in NJ, No. 1,613 the U.S., silverCentral Jersey College Prep Charter School in Somerset, No. 61 in NJ, No. 2,617 the U.S., silverManville High School, No.


Woodbridge Man, 27, Killed In Fiery Piscataway Crash

Tahir Jamile, 27, of the Colonia section of Woodbridge was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash in the early morning hours of Sunday, May 6.


Char To Open Casual Burger And Ice Cream Joint In Bridgewater

"It will be a fast, casual burger place and is also going to have hard serve and soft serve ice cream and sundaes and milkshakes," Ingrao said.


Jail guard with huge, stinky penis bragged to inmates he was nicknamed ‘horse’: feds

A Brooklyn jail guardwho’s on trial for forcing inmates to pleasure his huge, stinky, hooked penisalso bragged that his nickname was “caballo” — “horse” in Spanish.


Cocaine, Marijuana Sold From East Brunswick Hilton, Cops Say

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ — A South Brunswick man and Brick woman were arrested for selling large amounts of cocaine and marijuana out of the East Brunswick Hilton, East Brunswick police said. Police say they recovered 24 pounds of marijuana and cocaine being distributed from the luxury hotel just off the