New Brunswick

Middlesex County bank robber pleads guilty

Peter Greer, 40, of New Brunswick, pleaded guilty this week before U.S. District Judge Katharine S. Hayden in Newark federal court to an information charging him with two counts of bank robbery. According to documents filed in this case and…

Middlesex County man admits to two bank robberies

Peter Greer, 40, of New Brunswick, pleaded guilty this week before U.S. District Judge Katharine S. Hayden in Newark federal court to an information charging him with two counts of bank robbery. According to documents filed in this case and…

Christie filed appointments with the Secretary of State

Governor Chris Christie filed the following direct appointments with the Secretary of State’s Office: Salem County Board of Elections Public Member Appoint Dana Mulligan (Pilesgrove, Salem) New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Trust Board of Directors Appointment by the Governor Upon the…

Mom charged 20 years after murder, on victim’s birthday

SAYREVILLE — More than 20 years after 5-year-old Timothy Wiltsey was reported missing from a local carnival by his mother, Michelle Lodzinski, on May 25, 1991, the South Amboy child’s mom was arrested on what would have been his 29th birthday, according…

Homeland security awarded funds doled out to nonprofit groups

– The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) awarded funding to the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness (OHSP) for nonprofit organizations under the 2014 Jersey City/Newark Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP).…

$2.5 million awarded to research, treat & prevent autism

STATE — Medical schools, universities, a hospital and a specialty medical center will share $2.5 million in grant funds to advance research, treatment and prevention of autism. The Governor’s Council for Medical Research and Treatment of Autism awarded grants for a…

Top tax-dodging corporations still swindle Americans

NATIONAL — Twenty-eight American corporations acknowledged paying less than a 10 percent foreign tax rate on the collectively $409 billion they hold offshore. The 28 corporations that made disclosures in their most recent annual financial reports included these New Jersey-based…

Chabad and AEPi Partner at Rutgers University

By Elisheva Rosen Rutgers University became home to a new fraternity recently when the national office, alumni, and new brothers of the Jewish fraternity AEPi re-initiated its chapter at the Rutgers Chabad House this semester.   As the first 43…

Super Bowl ticket prices trigger super consumer protection lawsuit

STATE — Josh Finkelman, of New Brunswick, filed a class action complaint in federal court in Newark charging the National Football League (NFL) with violating the New Jersey consumer fraud law by selling Super Bowl tickets at astronomical prices when…

Irvington Man Sentenced To 12 Years In Prison For New Brunswick Sexual Assault

NEW BRUNSWICK –An Irvington man has been sentenced to serve 12 years in a New Jersey state prison for sexually assaulting an 18-year-old New Brunswick woman in her home,  Middlesex County Acting Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey announced last week. Corey L.…