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Sayreville High School teacher Eric Pieklo, charged with sexual contact with students, released pending trial
NEW BRUNSWICK - A Sayreville High School teacher charged with having sexual contact with students has been released from jail pending his trial. Eric Pieklo, 50, of South Amboy, was arrested and charged Friday with four counts of second-degree endangering the welfare of a child and five counts of fo
Sayreville High principal to retire Jan. 1
SAYREVILLE – Following nearly two decades of service to the Sayreville School District, the principal of Sayreville War Memorial High School (SWMHS) is retiring from his position.
Alert: South Brunswick police looking for missing 13-year-old
South Brunswick Police are looking for a juvenile male who was reported missing by his family Monday afternoon. The missing person, Razhaan East-Hone, 13, was last seen Sunday night at his residence in Monmouth Junction.
Jersey Cash 5 lottery ticket worth $1.4M sold at Wawa store
A Jersey Cash 5 lottery ticket that hit the $1.4 million jackpot in Tuesday night’s drawing was sold at a Wawa store in Middlesex County. The win marks the largest Jersey Cash 5 jackpot of the year and only the second jackpot to break $1 million in 2018.
Sayreville school board appoints part-time security monitors
SAYREVILLE – New campus monitors have been hired in the Sayreville School District to help provide additional security and safety for students. During a recent meeting, the Board of Education approved the hiring of Timothy Brennan and Arthur Mancusi as part-time campus monitors in the district. Memb
Man sought in road rage killing of N.Y. firefighter arrested at N.J. motel
A man sought by police in the death of a on-duty death New York City firefighter in a weekend road rage incident was arrested in Middlesex County late Monday. Joseph Desmond, 29, was taken into custody by the NYPD and the U.S. Marshal’s Service for a parole violation at the Circle Motor Lodge on Rou
The RealReal to expand in Middlesex County; adding 770 jobs
San Francisco-based The RealReal Inc., an online marketplace for high-end resale clothing and home furnishings, will expand its presence in New Jersey and increase its workforce by more than 770 employees, it announced Wednesday.
Woodrow Wilson nurse set to retire after 20 years
SAYREVILLE – After more than a decade of service, a nurse in the Sayreville School District is retiring from her position. On Nov. 20, the Board of Education honored the retirement of Joy Pollack, a school nurse at the Woodrow Wilson Elementary School. Her retirement will become effective by the sta
Rt. 33 Wawa In Monroe Sells $1.4 Million Lottery Ticket
MONROE TOWNSHIP, NJ — Check your pockets if you bought a lottery ticket at the Wawa on Rt. 33 in Monroe recently!. That's because that store sold a ticket that matched all five numbers drawn in the Tuesday night, Dec. 11 drawing, the NJ state lottery announced. The ticket won the $1,415,838 Jersey C
Jersey Cash 5 Ticket Wins $1,415,838 Jackpot in Middlesex County
One lucky ticket matched all five numbers drawn winning the $1,415,838 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Tuesday, Dec. 11th drawing. The winning numbers were: 13, 27, 29, 33 and 41 and the XTRA number was: 02. The lucky retailer that sold the winning ticket is Wawa #8330, 960 Route 33, Monroe in Middle
Timber Creek Grad Among Rutgers Players Indicted For Fraud: Cops
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Timber Creek Regional High School graduate Naijee Jones is one of eight Rutgers University football players who have now been indicted for credit card fraud, according to the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office.
What's that smell in Sayreville?
SAYREVILLE - At least one Parlin section resident is wondering what is the "overwhelming odor" that has been waking her up from a deep sleep. "The odor is so pervasive that candles, incense, oil diffusers do nothing to staunch the smell," Sunnie DeToma said in an email. "It’s much worse than it was
Sayreville teacher charged for sexual contact with students
Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Chief John Zebrowski of the Sayreville Police Department said Dec.7 that a Sayreville War Memorial High School teacher has been arrested and charged with engaging in inappropriate conduct with several high school students.
Westfield Public Schools students in grades 6 through 12 to perform in wintertime concerts
The students in Westfield will be providing the community with a winter’s worth of musical entertainment. Westfield Public School students in grades six through 12 will perform in concert through Feb. 9. All of the concerts begin at 7 p.m., unless otherwise noted.
New Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Pediatric Emergency Department opens
NEW BRUNSWICK - Ready for the youngest patients, the new 24-hour Pediatric Emergency Department at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital New Brunswick, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, opened its doors at 7 a.m Tuesday.
Aldi reopens New Brunswick store, completes $35 million statewide remodel
NEW BRUNSWICK - Aldi celebrated the grand reopening of its remodeled store here on Dec. 6 to mark the completion of a $35 million company initiative to renovate 29 New Jersey stores and $1.9 billion plan to remodel and expand more than 1,300 stores nationwide by the end of 2020,
Police ID pedestrian struck, killed by pickup truck in Linden
The 54-year-old pedestrian struck and killed by a pickup truck in a Union County intersection Monday evening has been identified by police as a Linden resident. Thomas Katsonis was hit as the 78-year-old driver turned right onto North Wood Avenue from East Elizabeth Avenue around 5:15 p.m, Linden po
Sayreville High teacher charged with sexual contact with students
A Sayreville War Memorial High School teacher has been charged with engaging in inappropriate conduct with several high school students. Eric Pieklo, 50, of South Amboy, the Woodshop teacher at the school, was charged on Dec. 7 with four counts of endangering the welfare of a child in the second deg
Officer wounded as police shoot and kill knife-wielding man in Staten Island
SHORES ACRES, Staten Island — Police officers responding to a domestic dispute call on Staten Island late Sunday night opened fire on a man carrying a knife, killing him and seriously wounding one of the officers at the scene, police said.
Sayreville teacher molested 3 girls and gave 2 kids weed, cops say
SAYREVILLE — A wood shop teacher at Sayreville War Memorial High School has been charged with molesting three students and providing marijuana and alcohol to two students. Eric Pieklo, 50, of South Amboy, was arrested Friday following an investigation that began when police were alerted by school of