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2 hrs ago | Courier News

Social media helps South Brunswick resident find girlSocial media...

Social media helps South Brunswick resident find girl Danielle Fedrich had been reported missing from a Route 1 hotel in South Brunswick Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1s42UVe Danielle Fedrich, 16, of New York City, who was found safe by a South Brunswick resident who had received a Nixle alert about the missing teenager. The girl was reported missing after her mother woke up in the hotel room and noticed her daughter was not there An alert township woman who had signed up for social media messages from the local police department helped to safely return a missing girl to her family.

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Related Topix: Plainsboro, NJ, Kingston, NJ

11 hrs ago | Patch.com

Do You Recognize This Man? Police Seek Public's Help

The Manalapan Police Department is releasing the picture of a suspect wanted for questioning in regard to a residential burglary that occurred between August 22 and August 24. The victim reported a large amount of jewelry taken from inside the residence along with several credit cards. The credit cards were subsequently used to make transactions throughout Middlesex County.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

NJ.com

The Gaslight Anthem rocks PNC: Setlist and notes from the band's largest show to date

That's the distance between downtown New Brunswick's most influential rock club and the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel. But for singer Brian Fallon and his Jersey rock outfit The Gaslight Anthem, the trek from their first local scene in Middlesex County to the home-state show of their wildest dreams has taken a little longer.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Gaslight Anthem, Holmdel, NJ, Red Bank, NJ, New Brunswick, NJ, Theater, Arts, Music, Entertainment

WKXW-FM Trenton

Sixteen-year-old girl reported missing in South Brunswick area

A 16-year-old girl reported missing from a local hotel, where she was staying with her family, is the subject of a search by South Brunswick police. An advisory posted by the department says Danielle Fedrich of New York City was reported missing from the Hampton Inn on Route 1 in South Brunswick by her mother early Saturday morning.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Construction on new Hamilton hotels underway, Homewood Suites expected to open in January

The highway had always been one of Mercer County's chief economic corridors - a thoroughfare extending from Middlesex County to Camden - but it's become a linchpin for the township since the massive Hamilton Marketplace shopping center opened more than 10 years ago. Last year, approvals were granted for two extended-stay hotels - a Hilton Homewood Suites and a Marriott Residence Inn - and construction is well underway on both properties, which are expected to open next year.

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Related Topix: Mercer County, NJ, Robbinsville, NJ

The Miami Herald

Mom charged in son's '91 murder is extradited

A Florida woman charged with the 1991 death of her 5-year-old son has been extradited to New Jersey. A spokesman for the Middlesex County prosecutor's office says Michelle Lodzinski is being held at the county adult corrections center in North Brunswick in lieu of $2 million bail.

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

The Jersey Journal

Mother accused in 1991 killing of son, Timmy Wiltsey, returning to N.J. today

MIDDLESEX COUNTY - The former New Jersey woman charged earlier this summer with killing her 5-year-old son in the early 1990s is being flown back to the state today, according to her brother. Michelle Lodzinski's son, Timothy Wiltsey, was reported missing by his mother on May 25, 1991, when he was 5 years old.

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Related Topix: Sayreville, NJ

Patch.com

Middlesex County Officers Revive Man Who Was Electrocuted

South Brunswick police officers helped save a 48-year-old Hightstown man Thursday who is in critical condition in the burn unit at St. Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston after being electrocuted while at work. At 4:15 p.m. Thursday, the victim was working near a conveyor belt inside the Seldat Distribution warehouse on Thatcher Road.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Patch.com

Police Arrest Bayville Man For Driving Car With Stolen License Plate

Berkeley police recently arrested two Bayville residents after a motor vehicle stop on Ocean Gate Drive near Henry Avenue, Police Chief Karin T. DiMichele said. Sgt. Peter La Rocca conducted the stop at 11 p.m. on Aug. 31. La Rocca spoke with the driver, Michael Pierasanti, 34, Brooks Avenue, Bayille, and determined that the license plate on the car Pierasanti was driving had a license plate reported stolen in Middlesex County, the chief said.

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Related Topix: Bayville, NJ

NJ.com

Local picks: New Brunswick alt-rockers Modern Chemistry

New Brunswick alt-rockers Modern Chemistry play "Habits" off their latest album "Self Help Guide for Being Alone." Comprised mostly of Rutgers grads, the guys have been mainstays in the city's basement scene for the last few years, and have also opened for Taking Back Sunday and The Menzingers.

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Related Topix: New Brunswick, NJ, Rutgers University, Punk, Taking Back Sunday, The Bouncing Souls, Asbury Park, NJ, Music, Entertainment

Wed Sep 10, 2014

TheAlternativePress.com

Middlesex County College to Offer Saturday Hours on September 20

Students and future students who need enrollment services at Middlesex County College may take advantage of special hours on Saturday, Sept. 20. "This is a convenience for adult students and others who might work during the day and find it easier to take care of enrollment procedures on Saturdays," said Aretha Watson, acting dean of enrollment management.

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Related Topix: Perth Amboy, NJ, Edison, NJ

NJ.com

Ray Rice video boosts calls to N.J. domestic violence hotlines

The video of football player Ray Rice knocking out his then-fiancee had been visible barely a half-day before New Jersey's domestic violence hotlines started seeing a jump in calls. "High profile cases like this really help raise awareness in every one of our communities," said Phyllis Adams, executive director of Women Aware, the domestic violence agency for Middlesex County.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

New Jersey Jewish News

Soldier rejoined unit after losing his arm NEW

Izzy Ezagui said returning to IDF service even after losing an arm in a mortar explosion near Gaza "was almost not a choice." decorated former Israel Defense Forces soldier who lost an arm in battle - but insisted on returning to his unit to serve again - will speak about his journey from Brooklyn to battlefield during the annual Major Donors/Vanguard event, being held for the first time with both Middlesex and Monmouth federation donors.

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Related Topix: Middlesex, NJ, Israel, World News, Middle East, Religion, Judaism

NJ.com

Rabid skunk found in South River

A rabid skunk was found Monday in South River. Authorities want anyone who may have seen it or contacted it to call police.

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Related Topix: South River, NJ

TheAlternativePress.com

Edison Police Endorse Child Safety Seat Program

The Lakeview School and Safe Kids Middlesex County invite members of pubic to learn about car seat basics and have their car seats checked on Friday, September 12, 2014, from 2 to 5 p.m. in Roosevelt Park, 10 Oak Drive, near Lakeview School. The program will discuss car seat basics with parents or guardians as well as seat inspections by certified techs to ensure the correct seat is installed and in the proper manner.

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NJ.com

Princeton to vote on salary increases for Mayor Liz Lempert, council members

PRINCETON - Council is set to vote on a resolution Monday night that would raise salaries for Mayor Liz Lempert and the governing body, a conversation that's ignited tensions many times before. The debate pitted council members against each other in May when they ultimately decided to include the line item in this year's budget.

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Related Topix: Princeton, NJ, Mercer County, NJ

Mon Sep 08, 2014

Courier News

Sayreville police officer gets probation for housing authority...

Sayreville police officer gets probation for housing authority theft Stephen Gulick also ordered to resign his job and barred from ever again holding a public job in NJ Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1olPBby A Sayreville police officer was placed on probation today for three years and was ordered to repay $20,466 in rent he took from the Sayreville Housing Authority, according to Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey. Stephen Gulick, 51, also was ordered to resign his job as a Sayreville police officer and was barred from ever again holding a public job in New Jersey.

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Related Topix: Sayreville, NJ

Courier News

Groundhog in Perth Amboy tests positive for rabiesGroundhog in Perth...

Groundhog in Perth Amboy tests positive for rabies This is the 11th rabid animal found in Middlesex County in 2014, the first in Perth Amboy Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1rTUn7h A groundhog spotted on Cortland Street and Hall Avenue last week has tested positive for rabies, county health officials announced. Perth Amboy animal control officers responded to a call about a groundhog in a vacant field at the end of Cortland Street last Thursday.

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Related Topix: Perth Amboy, NJ

TheAlternativePress.com

Never Too Late for an Education at Middlesex County College

You receive the same credit for these accelerated courses as you would for the regular semester classes. Fall II begins September 22 and the 7-Week program starts Oct. 27. "We know you have a busy schedule so we offer flexible programs, with three separate Fall terms," said Dr. Mark McCormick, vice president of academic and student affairs.

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Related Topix: Edison, NJ, New Brunswick, NJ, Perth Amboy, NJ

TheAlternativePress.com

Meet the Leaders - Robert Capparelli

Editor's Note: This continues the Meet the Leaders profile series in The Alternative Press of South Plainfield. The objective is to provide our readers the opportunity to hear from South Plainfield's leaders in government, public safety, commerce and other areas, regarding South Plainfield's present and future outlook, their background and what they enjoy doing in their private life.

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Related Topix: South Plainfield, NJ, Plainfield, NJ, Piscataway, NJ, Rutgers University

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