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Queens Bridge construction impacts transportation schedule

The closure of the Queens Bridge connecting Bound Brook and South Bound Brook is having an impact on Somerset County Transportation shuttle schedules. The CAT1R shuttle bus, which serves Franklin, Bound Brook, Somerville, Raritan and Branchburg, and DASH shuttles 851 & 852, serving New Brunswick, B

NJ.COM - 2017-09-19 16:18:55

Women's Mega Challah Bake shares the loaf

BRIDGEWATER - Nobody kneaded an excuse to come to the Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center last week. More than 380 women came together to bake bread - actually, challah - in a sold-out pre-Rosh Hashana event. Rosh Hashana - the Jewish New Year - begins on sundown Wednesday. The second

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-19 19:14:19

Improvements proposed for Finnegans Lane

Residents of North and South Brunswick may finally have their traffic concerns alleviated along Finnegans Lane. Two conceptual plans were identified by Michael Hritz, director of North Brunswick's Department of Community Development, during a council meeting on Sept. 12 to address speeding, pedestri

PACKET ONLINE - 2017-09-19 18:04:29

Addiction speaker shares pain of watching funerals due to drugs

OLD BRIDGE - Old Bridge National Drug Awareness Day featured nationally-recognized addiction speaker Kevin Moran of the Hegarty-Scalia Home for Funerals on Route 9. More than 200 families and friends of people who lost loved ones to addiction attended the event on Aug. 31, which was hosted by Famili

PACKET ONLINE - 2017-09-19 18:04:03

Somerville startup hopes ecommerce site will 'change the world'

SOMERVILLE - Filipe Pedroso, a Bridgewater Township councilman, has launched a technology company with an ambitious goal: To develop a new ecommerce site that will "change the way you shop forever." No details of how the site will work were released at a launch held Monday as patents have yet to be

NJ.COM - 2017-09-19 15:44:46

Somerville's Main Street adding more apartments, gym

SOMERVILLE - The final puzzle piece of the $100 million West Main Street redevelopment plan may be falling into place as Edgewood Properties has unveiled the final phase of its ambitious two-block project. The major parts of the last puzzle piece for the block between Doughty Avenue and Davenport St

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-19 16:20:09

Children's singer/songwriter facing child porn charges

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) A music teacher and singer/songwriter who performs for children at synagogues, Jewish community centers, camps and conventions nationwide is facing child pornography charges. Federal prosecutors in New Jersey say Eric Komar was charged Tuesday with receiving and distributing images

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2017-09-19 15:00:00

Report: Trump National in Bedminster vandalized

BEDMINSTER - Trump National Golf Club was vandalized along with three other golf properties owned by the Trump Organization, according to media reports. Bloomberg reported Tuesday that the golf courses' putting greens were vandalized with slogans critical of President Donald Trump's administration.

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-09-19 21:03:35

74-year-old lifer finishes prison term for the 1968 murder of his wife

Grover Sanger, who died in state prison of natural causes Monday, was serving a life sentence for the 1968 murder of his wife in Columbia, Lancaster County. A 74-year-old man has finished serving his life prison sentence for the 1968 murder of his wife. The end came when Grover Sanger, formerly of

PENNLIVE.COM - 2017-09-19 18:41:05

Ex-Rutgers student who tried to kill 6 people on campus is mentally ill: attorney

NEW BRUNSWICK -- A former Rutgers University student who was indicted on charges he set fire to a campus building, trying to kill a student and five faculty members, suffered from a mental disease, his attorney said. Shyam Sridhar, who is accused of setting a university building in Piscataway ablaze

NJ.COM - 2017-09-19 21:18:11

They allegedly didn't report an overdose. Now they face charges.

Days after responding to a drug overdose, police returned to the same Blairstown Township home with a warrant. As a result, two people are charged with drug possession -- and for not getting help sooner for the overdose victim, according to the Warren County Prosecutor's Office. Blairstown police we

NJ.COM - 2017-09-19 19:30:18

Why Yankees have faith in Greg Bird | 6 important things to know

Warren, the Yankees' most valuable middle-innings arm not named Chad Green, said he's scheduled to throw a bullpen session Wednesday. He has another planned after that. If both go well, Warren said, "hopefully after that I'll be ready to get into some kind of game situation." Warren went on the disa

NJ.COM - 2017-09-19 10:00:00

3 Hillsborough College Students Inducted into FDU Honor Societies

MADISON, NJ -- Three college students from Hillsborough have been inducted into Fairleigh Dickinson University's Phi Zeta Kappa and Phi Omega Epsilon honor societies for the Spring 2017 semester. Gabriella Perruso has been inducted into FDU's Phi Omega Epsilon honor society. Eligibility for membersh

TAPINTO.NET - 2017-09-19 09:00:00

Church welcomes new pastor with local ties

The United Methodist Church (UMC) of Greater New Jersey has appointed Cyndi Stouffer as pastor of the New Brunswick UMC. Stouffer, a North Brunswick resident, has served the Pearl River UMC for six years and Suffern UMC for two years. She has a Master's in Divinity from Drew Theological School and a

PACKET ONLINE - 2017-09-19 18:04:03

Sacred Heart society to sell mums for fall decorating

Sacred Heart Altar Rosary Society will sell large, colorful mums in 8-inch pots from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 30 and from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 1 in front of Memorial Hall, 531 Washington Ave., South Amboy, across from Sacred Heart Church. The cost is $5 each or three for $12. For more information, ca

PACKET ONLINE - 2017-09-19 18:04:03

South Brunswick resident promoted to digital account coordinator

R&J Strategic Communications, a full service integrated marketing and public relations agency, has promoted Maria Bayas of South Brunswick to digital account coordinator. After joining R&J in January og 2016 as a Public Relations intern, Bayas transitioned to the Digital team in June. In her new rol

PACKET ONLINE - 2017-09-19 18:04:03

Illegal open burn uncovers cocaine, marijuana and mushrooms, police say

READINGTON TWP. - Two people were charged after police found a large amount of drugs in a house near Readington Middle School, police said. Police and the Whitehouse Fire Department responded to the Readington Road house on a report of an illegal open burn on the property on Sept. 11. While there, p

NJ.COM - 2017-09-19 23:07:31

New Jersey commits to 65 percent educational attainment rate by 2025, highest in the nation

New Jersey is committing to becoming the most educated state in the country. Under the banner of "65 by '25: Many Paths, One Future," New Jersey announced its plan to achieve 65 percent educational attainment among Jersey residents by the year 2025 in a joint conference between the Office of the Sec

NJBIZ - 2017-09-19 23:29:00

Hub City Ethics, Part 6: "Parking King" Fined For Chairing NBPA Meeting Where He Was Hired

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ-A powerful official with several public jobs, including a key role at the city's parking authority, became the second person in the city's history to be fined for violating New Jersey's Local Government Ethics Law (LGEL). Leonard Bier, a longtime attorney for the New Brunswick Par

NEWBRUNSWICKTODAY.COM - 2017-09-19 15:59:00

Guadagno cancels appearance at NJ.com town hall

TRENTON -- Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno, the Republican nominee in this year's race to succeed Chris Christie as New Jersey's governor, has canceled a scheduled appearance next week at a town hall on the campus of Rutgers University in New Brunswick. Ricky Diaz, a spokesman for Guadagno's campaign, said v

NJ.COM - 2017-09-19 14:42:42