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Metro Diner Opening On Rt. 18 In East Brunswick

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ — A new diner is opening along Rt. 18 in East Brunswick: Metro Diner will be opening at 269 Rt. 18, the company announced on their website. East Brunswick will be Metro Diner's first location in New Jersey: The Tampa-based company has diners located all over the country, with 29 l


$1M Powerball Ticket Sold in Middlesex County

There was one New Jersey Lottery ticket sold that matched five of the five white balls drawn for the Saturday, February 16 drawing winning the $1,000,000 second-tier prize. If that ticket had been purchased with Power Play, it would have multiplied the prize to $2,000,000.


New Brunswick Schools Schedule Early Dismissal Before the Storm

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - As another winter storm is expected to hit the state, school officials announced that all schools will have an early dismissal on Wednesday. "Due to inclement weather, NBPS will follow the early dismissal schedule for tomorrow, Wednesday, February 20, 2019," district officials an


Mother Charged With Killing New Jersey Toddler Doesn't Show for Court, Attorney Claims Postpartum Depression

A New Jersey mother who police say told them she fatally struck her toddler son because he wouldn't "eat nor listen to her" will remain jailed until her murder trial. A judge issued the ruling Tuesday during a court hearing that Nakira Griner was due to attend. But her attorney, Kim Schultz, said th


Applications Now Available for the Free 2019-2020 School Year Bears and Cubs Preschool at East Brunswick High School

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Applications for the 2019-2020 East Brunswick High School Bears and Cubs Preschool Program are now available online at www.ebnet.org/preschool, or in the main office at East Brunswick High School located at 380 Cranbury Road, and at the security desk of the Administration Buildi


Milltown Buy-Rite Liquor Store Sells $1 Million Lottery Ticket

MILLTOWN, NJ — Time to check your (really) check your pockets if you play the lottery and bought a lottery ticket in the Milltown area recently. That's because the Buy-Rite Liquor store on Ryders Lane in Milltown sold a million-dollar winning lottery ticket over the weekend!


South River (55) at J.P. Stevens (86) - Boys Basketball

J.P. Stevens outscored South River 30-15 in the fourth quarter to go on to earn an 86-55 victory in Edison. J.P. Stevens also outscored South River 18-14 in the second quarter to take a 38-30 lead at halftime.


Driver on Drugs Crashes Into New Jersey Gas Station, Killing 3: Sources

Three people, including a father and his teenage son, died when a driver allegedly high on drugs hit a guardrail and crashed into a gas station in New Jersey Tuesday, law enforcement sources with knowledge of the investigation tell News 4.


Rutgers is Home to 1,600 Plants, Animals and Counting

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Across New Jersey, Rutgers University has more than 24 properties and campuses, and on those lands people have recorded more than 1,600 animals, insects, plants and other life forms.


3 dead after motorist allegedly high on drugs plows into New Jersey gas station

Three people died when a motorist who was allegedly high on drugs crashed into a gas station in northern New Jersey , law enforcement officials said. Among the dead in the incident Tuesday morning were a man, his 17-year-old son and a station attendant, identified by relatives as Lovedeep Fatra, acc


East Brunswick Council honors community project for slave memorial

EAST BRUNSWICK– The Lost Souls Public Memorial Project would honor approximately 200 African Americans who were sold into slavery by Judge Jacob Van Wickle in 1818 by building a memorial at the East Brunswick Municipal Complex.


New Jersey Declares State Of Emergency Ahead Of Winter Storm

TRENTON, N.J. (CBS) – New Jersey has declared a state of emergency ahead of the winter storm expected to hit the region. The state of emergency is in effective beginning at 5 a.m. on Wednesday.


Diner known for large portions opening first location in New Jersey

A restaurant known for its large portions and traditional diner food is opening its first location in New Jersey. Metro Diner is opening at 269 Route 18 in East Brunswick, and the company is looking to hire more than 100 employees for the restaurant.


Milltown Schools To Have An Early Release On February 20

MILLTOWN, NJ - The Milltown Public School District will have an early dismissal on Wednesday, February 20 in anticipation of the winter storm that is expected to impact the Garden State tomorrow. Early dismissal times are as follows:


Wintry Wednesday expected for New Jersey

Snow and sleet arrive mid-morning across New Jersey. Greatest accumulations expected in north/central New Jersey. Another round of wintry weather is expected Wednesday in the form of a “kitchen sink” storm arriving just after the morning commute in southern New Jersey, and northern reaches of the st


New Jersey School Closings/Delays List - 2/20/19, 2/21/19

School closings, delayed openings and early dismissals could happen on Wednesday and Thursday because of winter weather in New Jersey. We are closely monitoring the weather as the state deals with accidents and other other potential issues across New Jersey, such as ice.


Body pulled from Passaic River was that of missing Kearny woman, KPD says

A body pulled from the Passaic River late last week was positively identified as a Kearny woman reported missing Feb. 15, the Kearny Police Department announced on its Facebook page.


Officials: 2nd child has died from flu complications in New Jersey

Another child has died from influenza-related complications in New Jersey this flu season, according to the state Department of Health. The New Jersey Department of Health confirmed on Friday that flu was a contributing factor in the death of a toddler from the northern part of the state. Health off


Man Tried To Lure, Meet Girl For Sex In Union County: Police

UNION, NJ — A man who tried to lure and meet a 13-year-old girl for sex in Union County has been arrested, New Jersey State Police report. Felix Jimenez-Romero, 36, of Hyattsville, M.D. was charged with luring/enticing a child, promoting prostitution of a minor, and attempted sexual assault.


Bomb Threats Called Into Edison, Metuchen Banks On Saturday: PD

EDISON, NJ — Three TD Banks in Edison and Metuchen were the subject of anonymous bomb threats over the weekend, Edison Lt. Robert Dudash said. All three were found to be not credible.