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Edison Public Schools Will Have An Early Dismissal On Feb. 20

Edison, NJ - The Edison School District announced that due to the impending inclement weather forecast for tomorrow, Edison Public Schools will have an Early Dismissal on Wednesday, February 20, 2019. All after school activities are cancelled. There will be no afternoon ABC Program.


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


Twelve Events Happening in New Brunswick This Week (Feb. 19)

NEW BRUNSWICK – Where did February go? This week is the last full week of February which technically means we are halfway through winter. Don’t let winter get away without enjoying a night at the State Theatre New Jersey or enjoying a Rutgers basketball game at the RAC. Check out the list of events


3 dead in multi-vehicle crash on Route 23 in New Jersey; Driver revived with Narcan, sources say

WAYNE, New Jersey (WABC) -- Three people died in a multi-vehicle crash in New Jersey that was apparently caused by a driver under the influence of drugs, sources said. It happened just before 9 a.m. in the northbound lanes of Route 23, at New York Avenue, in Wayne Tuesday morning.


Woman Pulled From Burning Edison Home Dies: Fire Officials

EDISON, NJ — An Edison woman pulled from her burning home last week has died of her injuries, Deputy Fire Chief Andy Toth said. Loretta E. Pante, 72, was injured in a Feb. 13 fire at her home at Edison Mobile Estates. She was taken to JFK Medical Center for treatment, where she was pronounced dead 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.


Rutgers Inventory Finds 1.600 Species of Animals, Plants, Insects on Campus

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - American kestrel. Chinese mantis. Candleflame lichen. The highly diverse list of species spotted at Rutgers University may be unique globally. Indeed, more than 1,600 kinds of animals, insects, plants and other life forms have been reported so far at 24 Rutgers campuses and prope


Edison Libraries to Host Seminar on Wills, Estates and Probate Laws

EDISON, NJ – In response to recent changes in the New Jersey Estate Tax Laws, the Edison Public Library will be hosting two seminars on Wills, Estates and Probate Laws. The first one will be held at the Edison Main Library on March 5, from 7 p.m, and the second one will be held at the Clara Barton B


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.


Some Edison Voters Will Be Casting Their Ballot At New Location

EDISON, NJ – Recently, notice was given to voters in Election Districts 9, 51, and 10 of a polling location change. The polling location for Districts 9 and 51 is now the Clara Barton branch library, located at 141 Hoover Avenue. The polling location for District 10 is now Herbert Hoover Middle Scho


Cocaine, Heroin Found In East Brunswick Traffic Stop, Police Say

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ — A Toms River man was found with heroin and cocaine during a traffic stop on Main Street in East Brunswick last month, police charge. The man was pulled over on Main Street near Old Bridge Turnpike on Jan. 10. Police did not say why they initially stopped the car, but officers sa


Possible Serial Cat Killer Sought by Authorities in New Jersey

Authorities in New Jersey are asking the public's help in identifying a possible serial cat killer. The Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office SPCA Division and the Asbury Park Police Department began a joint investigation on Feb. 18 after the SPCA received a call from the police department concerning


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.


Thomas Edison Center at Menlo Park Looks To Expand Site

EDISON, NJ – The Thomas Edison Center at Menlo Park is looking to expand its 400 square foot facility with the help of SSP Architects. As part of that process, the organization and SSP are seeking input from interested parties that have a stake in the continued success of the center.


New Jersey Bill Proposes Strictest Plastic Ban In the Nation

TRENTON, N.J. (CBS) — New Jersey is the newest battleground in the war against plastic pollution. The state is considering whether to adopt the strictest plastic ban in the nation.


Sayreville School District honors memory of ‘Officer Chip’

SAYREVILLE – An officer who served in the Sayreville Police Department for many years is being remembered for his service to the community and to the students of the Sayreville School District.


Lawsuit Filed by Sitting South Plainfield BOE Member Amended; Alleged Facts to Support Claims Added

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The lawsuit filed by a sitting member of the South Plainfield Board of Education (SPBOE) against more than a dozen community residents as well as current and former board colleagues has been amended and resubmitted to the courts.


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.


South River native serves at Joint Typhoon Warning Center

PHOTO BY U.S. NAVY MASS COMMUNICATION SPECIALIST 1ST CLASS RUSTY PANG. Most Americans rely on weather forecasts to plan their daily routine. The U.S. Navy is no different. With numerous ships, submarines and airplanes deployed in the U.S. Pacific Fleet’s area of operations, sailors stationed at the


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!