A large section of a popular Sayreville strip mall was destroyed early on Feb. 26 after a fire ripped through the building, ravaging at least two businesses and damaging several others. The Sayreville Fire Department responded around 5:30 a.m. to 881 Main St. for a reported light smoke condition.
FireHouse.com, Tue, Mar 3 2015 @ 12:20 PM
SOUTH PLAINFIELD - John Angeline, the South Plainfield High School English teacher arrested Monday for allegedly sexually assaulting a 15-year-old, has been suspended with pay from his teaching duties, says the district superintendent. "The South Plainfield District is cooperating with the South Plainfield Police Department and the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office," said Thomas Gialanella Tuesday.
NJ.com, Tue, Mar 3 2015 @ 12:18 PM
A winter storm warning will be in effect for Middlesex County from 7 p.m. Wednesday until 7 p.m. Thursday, according to the National Weather Service. A steady, accumulating snow that could be heavy at times is expected to begin falling Wednesday evening and continue into Thursday, the weather service said.
Patch.com, Wed, Mar 4 2015 @ 11:59 AM
A Middlesex County high school football program that had its season canceled amid hazing and sexual assault allegations is getting a new coach. A Middlesex County high school football program that had its season canceled amid hazing and sexual assault allegations is getting a new coach.
News12.com, Wed, Mar 4 2015 @ 07:22 AM
A federal safety investigation, launched after a worker at a South Brunswick company suffered an electrical shock, has resulted in citations for ten serious violations, authorities said. The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration had cited Seldat Distribution Inc., at 15 Thatcher Road, in the Dayton section of town, for violations that include blocked exits and electrical hazards, authorities said.
Patch.com, Tue, Mar 3 2015 @ 03:52 PM
A Woodbridge-based school bus company last year agreed to pay $45,000 to a former employee to resolve allegations that it discriminated against her by firing her after learning about her mental-health related disability, according to a state Attorney General's Office news release. That agreement was among $2.2 million in settlement payments obtained last year by the state's Division on Civil Rights on behalf of alleged discrimination victims.
Patch.com, Tue, Mar 3 2015 @ 01:50 PM
NEWARK - A North Brunswick rug and jewelry merchant accused of turning his business into a front for stolen gems and gold pleaded guilty today to evading federal taxes. Mehran "David" Balazadeh, 53, pleaded guilty to a tax evasion charge during an appearance before U.S. District Court Judge Esther Salas.
The Jersey Journal, Mon, Mar 2 2015 @ 06:24 PM
For nearly 60 years, the tap water in East Brunswick has been treated with fluoride, a tooth cavity-fighting mineral. But the fluoride will run dry this spring after Mayor David Stahl came out against it, adopting the vocabulary of anti-fluoride activists by calling fluoridation a "mass medication of the public."
Courier News, Mon, Mar 2 2015 @ 09:22 PM