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Retiring Sayreville school employees honored for their years of service

By MATTHEW SOCKOL Correspondent SAYREVILLE — Four members of the Sayreville Public School District were recognized recently for their service and commitment to the district. The Board of Education...

Telephone scams bilk residents out of thousands of dollars

Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey warned that two unrelated telephone scams could potentially bilk residents out of thousands of dollars. In one scam, Carey...

Fundraiser for pediatric brain tumor research slated

LONG BRANCH -- Turning Point Restaurants will again partner with the Kortney Rose Foundation (KRF) and host the seventh annual “Great Food for a...

Weichert of Old Bridge recognized for December performance

Jack Waters, regional vice president of Weichert, Realtors, announced that the Old Bridge office was recognized for outstanding industry performance in December. The office...

Sayreville re-introduces water rate ordinance

By Matthew Sockol Correspondent SAYREVILLE - An ordinance that will increase the water rates in Sayreville has been introduced for a third time. At the Jan. 11...

Teenage ‘Mr. Christmas’ wins house decorating contest in South Amboy

By Jacqueline Durett Correspondent SOUTH AMBOY — It’s only fitting that someone nicknamed “Mr. Christmas” was part of the winning family during the city’s annual holiday...

NextAge M3 is marketing Hidden Pond in East Brunswick

D&D Developers and Alexis Properties, LLC, noted for their custom crafted homes in East Brunswick in both the Irene Estates development and Blue Diamond...

Tickets available for trip to Tropicana

American Legion Post No. 253, 50 DeVoe Ave., Spotswood, will offer a March 20 fundraising bus trip to the Tropicana Casino, Atlantic City. The bus...

Milltown man faces drug charges in South Amboy

SOUTH AMBOY — A man was charged with possessing $5,000 worth of street value in heroin after being stopped by police near a school. Patrol...

Culinary school to hold open house Jan. 21 and 28

Promise Culinary School will hold open houses 3-4 p.m. Jan. 21, 2-3 p.m. Jan. 28 and 6-7 p.m. Jan. 28 at the school, 211...
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Nurses on the front line of health care

By Christine Barcia For Lori Impastato, minutes, maybe even seconds, matter in her line of work. An emergency room nurse at CentraState Medical Center, Freehold Township,...

Gloria Nilson & Co. closes more than $1.5 billion in 2015

Gloria Nilson & Co. Real Estate closed more than $1.5 billion in real estate sales volume as of Dec. 31, 2015. Of particular note...

Nursing profession leads workforce growth

By Christine Barcia Career opportunities in nursing are projected to explode in the next decade. “The Affordable Care Act will increase the need for advanced care...

Should you wait on rates?

Following years of inactivity, the Federal Reserve raised interest rates just slightly at the end of 2015. Here’s what that means for mortgages in...

Recognizing renters who make punctual payments

Rent payments now are being added to credit reports, benefiting timely paying tenants when they go to buy a home By Marilyn Kennedy Melia A record...

Weichert holds successful toy drive

The Weichert Family of Companies successfully completed its 37th Annual Toy Drive, collecting more than 16,500 new toys for families and children in need...

Musicians will rally to raise funds for Smithereens member, family

In response to Smithereens co-founder and lead guitarist Jim Babjak’s plea via Go Fund Me (, friend, fellow musician and Metuchen resident Danny Adlerman...
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