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45 min ago | TheAlternativePress.com

Knights of Columbus Award Scholarships

The South Plainfield Knights of Columbus Council #6203 held a Communion Breakfast on Sunday July 27th and handed out their annual Scholarship Awards.

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22 hrs ago | Philly.com

NJ court upholds Christie appointment to Rutgers board, over Sweeney's objections

A New Jersey appeals court has upheld Gov. Christie's appointment of a Hispanic civil rights activist to the Rutgers University board of governors, ruling against the state's top elected Democrat.

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Related Topix: Rutgers University, Chris Christie, US Governors

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Courier News

Judge: Spotswood CFO in water scandal should be firedJudge: Spotswood ...

Judge: Spotswood CFO in water scandal should be fired Accused of covering up thousands of dollars in false water bill readings.

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Related Topix: Spotswood, NJ, Old Bridge, NJ, East Brunswick, NJ

TheAlternativePress.com

Middlesex County Fair Celebrates 76th Anniversary Season This August

The Middlesex County Fair will be held at the Middlesex County Fairgrounds in East Brunswick, New Jersey from August 4 through August 10 with one of New jersey's lowest entry fares.

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Related Topix: East Brunswick, NJ, Agriculture, Science

New Jersey Jewish News

At TLC camp, hesed is part of the fun

Making the world a better place usually is not. However, at the TLC - Teen Leadership through Chesed - program of Camp Keshet at Young Israel of East Brunswick, youngsters entering grades six through nine combine camp fun with good deeds.

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Related Topix: East Brunswick, NJ, Family, Kids, Edison, NJ, Highland Park, NJ

New Jersey Jewish News

Locals visiting Israel: War's having dire effects

Cantor Bruce Rockman of Congregation B'nai Tikvah in North Brunswick is spending July in ulpan at the Conservative Yeshiva in Jerusalem.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Travel, Israel Travel, Middle East Travel, Monmouth County, NJ, North Brunswick, NJ, Kendall Park, NJ

Mon Jul 28, 2014

New Jersey Jewish News

Federations look to 2015 as the year of the merger

Jewish Federation of Monmouth County executive director Keith Krivitzky told those gathered July 22 at Jewish Federation of Greater Middlesex County offices that the expected merger will help with efforts to attract the next generation to federation.

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Related Topix: Monmouth County, NJ, Middlesex, NJ, Livingston, NJ, South River, NJ

Courier News

Man accused of sexual assault of child in Boyd ParkMan accused of...

Man accused of sexual assault of child in Boyd Park Carlos Ocon is accused of luring young girl to Boyd Park, where she was sexually assaulted Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1mVMEN7 A 61-year-old city man is facing sex assault and kidnapping charges after he approached a 6-year-old girl outside a Remsen Avenue store, ... (more)

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Related Topix: North Brunswick, NJ, New Brunswick, NJ

WKXW-FM Trenton

Authorities: Man sexually assaults girl in park

Authorities say a 61-year-old man sexually assaulted a young girl in a central New Jersey park, shortly after he had encountered her at a nearby store.

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Related Topix: New Brunswick, NJ

Courier News

Teacher gets prison term for sex assault of studentsTeacher gets...

Teacher gets prison term for sex assault of students Jaclyn Melillo admitted to sexually assaulting two male teens last year Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1mVYIhE A former English teacher at Sayreville War Memorial High School has been sentenced to four years in state prison for sexually assaulting two teenage male ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sayreville, NJ, State Prisons, Prison, New Brunswick, NJ

The Item

Ex-N.J. teacher sentenced for student sex assaults

A former New Jersey high school teacher who sexually assaulted two 16-year-old male students is now headed to prison.

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Related Topix: Sayreville, NJ, State Prisons, Prison

The Jersey Journal

Edison cop, his wife, plead not guilty in firebombing of captain's home

NEW BRUNSWICK - Edison police officer Michael Dotro was in court in New Brunswick this morning to plead not guilty to an indictment that charges him with firebombing his captain's home last year while the captain and his family slept inside.

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Related Topix: Edison, NJ, New Brunswick, NJ, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Courier News

Police Blotter: Resident nabs would-be burglarPolice Blotter:...

Police Blotter: Resident nabs would-be burglar Crimes in Middlesex County Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1rJZHck ROBBERY, 9:10 a.m. July 17. Nicholas J. Stambo, 45, of Bridgewater, was arrested and charged with robbery, burglary and theft.

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Related Topix: North Brunswick, NJ, Middlesex, NJ

Courier News

Spotswood has lively debate on marijuanaSpotswood has lively debate...

Dozens of Spotswood residents sat or stood and listened to a panel discussion, frequently joining in on the passionate discussion and debate.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Spotswood, NJ, Marijuana, Rutgers University

Courier News

Metuchen H.S. graduate crowned - Enthusiastic Reader'Metuchen H.S....

Metuchen H.S. graduate crowned 'Enthusiastic Reader' Kelsee Young received the Enthusiastic Reader Award from NJASL for work within the Metuchen Library Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1mTh8zz Super Summer Reader Kelsee Young, who was awarded an Enthusiastic Reader award from the New Jersey Association of School ... (more)

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Related Topix: Metuchen, NJ, Libraries, Education Etc.

The Newark Star-Ledger

Jury awards $1.1 million after minivan on Parkway hit by sleeping truck driver

A jury in Middlesex County has awarded a Bound Brook woman $1.135 million after her car was struck by a sleeping truck driver on the Garden State Parkway, according to her lawyer.

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Related Topix: Bound Brook, NJ, Woodbridge, NJ

Sat Jul 26, 2014

TheAlternativePress.com

EARTH Center Open House Offers Fun for Whole Family, Marks 100 Years of Cooperative Extension

The Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County will host its Garden Field Day/Open House from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16 at the EARTH Center located in Davidson's Mill Pond Park, 42 Riva Ave., South Brunswick.

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Related Topix: Rutgers University, Home Gardening, Home, Family, Kids, Alternative Energy, Science / Technology, Robots, Energy

NJ.com

Major Metuchen development will bring uncertainty, change

The Woodmont development on Pearl Street got final Planning Board approval last week, clearing one of the final hurdles after a process that has taken, in the mayor's estimation, half a century.

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Related Topix: Metuchen, NJ

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Judge accused of hiding fugitive boyfriend loses battle over evidence

Judge Carlia Brady, 42, appeared in court on June 25, 2014 for a hearing on a motion to order the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office to provide authentic recordings of voicemails she left for the Woodbridge Police Department.

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Related Topix: Somerset County, NJ, Woodbridge, NJ, Old Bridge, NJ

Courier News

Central Jersey can aid Israelis, Palestinians

Central Jersey can aid Israelis, Palestinians Israeli and Palestinian civilians need humanitarian aid, according to local supporters.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Highland Park, NJ, East Brunswick, NJ

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