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Middlesex County College New Brunswick Center Celebrates 30th Anniversary

NEW BRUNSWICK — It was the spring of 1980. Jimmy Carter was president; Brendan Byrne governor. Pink Floyd’s “Another Brick in the Wall” was the number one song in the United States. And Middlesex County College’s New Brunswick Center began in a storefront on Albany Street.

Sewaren Man Charged In $7 Million Dollar Mortgage Fraud Scheme

NEWARK—A former mortgage broker and his purported co-conspirator in a mortgage fraud scheme were arrested Oct. 21 on a criminal complaint which alleges they conspired to defraud various mortgage lenders of more than $7 million by conducting at least 50 fraudulent real estate transactions involving residential properties in New Jersey, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.

Middlesex Prosecutor, Chiefs Offer Additional Training To New Police Officers

MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and the Middlesex County Association of Chiefs of Police unveiled plans requiring new police officers to take additional training courses that will help them better understand procedures and the law.

South Plainfield Man Found Guilty Of Murdering Estranged Girlfriend

NEW BRUNSWICK — A 48-year-old South Plainfield man was convicted Thursday, for the second time, of murdering his estranged girlfriend and then disposing her body in an attempt to conceal the crime, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced.

Settlement Will Provide $14.2 Million For Hyatt-Clark Site Remediation

TRENTON – DEP Commissioner Bob Martin announced that $14.2 million in financing for the environmental cleanups of a former General Motors auto plant sites in Clark has been approved as part of a $773 million legal settlement filed Wednesday in federal bankruptcy court in a case involving 89 former GM properties nationwide.

Community Calendar

Blood Drive • Oct. 23 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. – The Deutscher Club of Clark, 787 Featherbed Lane, will hold a blood drive. Donors will receive a $15 gas card. Info: 1-800-652-5663 x140.