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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

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

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

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

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

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

N.Y. Jets, M&T Bank strike community bank partnership

The New York Jets, based in The Green at Florham Park, announced today that a multiyear partnership with M&T Bank has been struck through which the bank has been named the 'Official Community Bank of the New York Jets'. M&T said it will also work collaboratively with the football team toward establi

NJBIZ - 2017-09-19 20:41:00

Prudential names new chief actuary

Newark-based Prudential Financial Inc. announced Monday that Candace Woods has been promoted to chief actuary and senior vice president. Woods is succeeding Richard Lambert, who announced he is retiring from the company early next year. "Rich has been a tremendous asset to our company over his nearl

NJBIZ - 2017-09-19 20:02:00

Catalent to acquire Cook Pharmica for $950M

Somerset-based Catalent Inc., a provider of advanced delivery technologies and development solutions for drugs, biologics and consumer health products, is acquiring Cook Pharmica LLC for $950 million. Cook Pharmica, based in Bloomington, Indiana, is a manufacturer of drug substance and drug products

NJBIZ - 2017-09-19 19:51:00

Vonage names new channel chief

Holmdel-based Vonage, a provider of business cloud communications, announced Tuesday it has named Bob Crissman channel chief and senior vice president. Crissman will be responsible for overseeing Vonage's channel team. "Bob has deep experience in building high performing, global sales teams and deli

NJBIZ - 2017-09-19 18:53:00

Colliers announces new senior managing director

Commercial real estate firm Colliers International recently announced Thomas Shirocky has joined the brokerage firm to serve as a senior managing director in its regional consulting firm division. Shirocky joins with over 26 years of experience in developing real estate strategies and solutions. "To

NJBIZ - 2017-09-19 18:19:00

Hampshire sells fully leased retail center in Mt. Laurel

Commercial real estate investment firm the Hampshire Companies recently announced it completed the sale of an 88,265-square-foot retail shopping center, the Towne Square Shopping Center in Mt. Laurel. The property sits on 13.03 acres and is anchored by ShopRite. "Since acquiring the Towne Square Sho

NJBIZ - 2017-09-19 18:16:00

Team Connor to raise funds for juvenile diabetes research

SAYREVILLE - A fundraiser to assist a young boy from Sayreville and other children affected by diabetes is being held in his hometown. Starting at noon on Sept. 29, the Tap and Growler Bar, 363 Main St., will collect donations for Team Connor and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). Add

PACKET ONLINE - 2017-09-19 18:04:28

Blockchain: Changing the world, starting in New Jersey

The web is now packed with introductions to blockchain, but here's the minimum you need to know. It offers a powerful new way to track value, transfer ownership, and confirm transactions securely, without a centralized authority to supervise, act as a bottleneck, or charge high fees for doing so. Bl

NJBIZ - 2017-09-19 17:34:00

Bell Works hosts planning summit focused on development

A lack of planning is what drives Dr. Stephen O'Connor, the executive director of PlanSmart NJ. The nonprofit's summit at Bell Works sought ideas from the leading candidates for governor and others in the planning and building industries. O'Connor says New Jersey should take advantage of and redevel

NJTVONLINE.ORG - 2017-09-19 00:00:00

Curbside brush collection begins Sept. 25 in South Brunswick

Jennifer Taveras goes into thick brush to gather trash during the "Remembering Jon-Riverfront Beautification Project", starting at the Edison municipal boat basin, to honor the memory of the late Jonathan M. Baksh, on Apr 17.SCOTT FRIEDMAN South Brunswick will begin curbside brush collection at 6:30

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

New Brunswick parking attorney fined for violating ethics laws

NEW BRUNSWICK - The attorney for the city's parking authority was fined for violating state ethics laws. Leonard Bier, an attorney for the New Brunswick Parking Authority (NBPA), will be fined $200 for multiple ethical violations, according to a report in New Brunswick Today, which has chronicled mu

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-19 20:29:51

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

Helping Hand Society to hold Flea Market Sept. 16

Helping Hand Society of Grace Reformed Church will hold a flea market from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Sept. 16 in the Fellowship Hall 2815 Woodbridge Avenue, entrance to parking is on Old Post Road, Edison The flea market will have something for everyone including children's clothes, pocketbooks, shoes,

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