Middlesex County

Old Bridge & Linden homeowners may qualify for buyouts

TRENTON –The state’s Blue Acres program will hold informational meetings for some 70 homeowners interested in federally funded buyouts in Old Bridge and Linden in late September and early October. The private meetings for approved residents, at which they will…

Women’s Center offering free workshops

Milltown, NJ – The Women’s Center at Jewish Family Services of Middlesex County (JFS) is offering free workshops for Fall 2014: October/November – Courses are being offered in Microsoft Word, LinkedIn, and Outlook, as well as beginning computer training for individuals…

Vitale’s charity softball benefits Habitat for Humanity

Senator Joseph F. Vitale and the Woodbridge Metro Chamber of Commerce will be the 17th annual charity softball game to benefit the Middlesex County Chapter of Habitat for Humanity on Wednesday, September 24 at 7:30 pm. The game will take place…

Veterans may apply for property tax deduction

The American Legion is reminding honorably discharged, war period veterans that they may be eligible for a $250 property tax deduction on homes they own and occupy in New Jersey. To qualify for the deduction on next year’s taxes, an…

Middlesex woman scammed more than $900,000 from federal taxes

TRENTON – A Middlesex County woman admitted her role in defrauding the United States Department of the Treasury of more than $900,000 in income tax return checks. Rosanna Rodriguez, 29, of Middlesex Borough, pleaded guilty September 22 before U.S. District Judge…

Middlesex County Prosecutor investigating the death of a 19-year-old Rutgers student

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey, Chief Kenneth Cop of the Rutgers University Police Department, and Anthony A. Caputo, director of the New Brunswick Police Department are investigating the death of a 19-year-old Rutgers University sophomore.…

Challengers offer ‘A New Direction’

PERTH AMBOY – Council allies of Mayor Wilda Diaz are facing a challenge from three well-known people who want to take the city in a new direction. Fernando Gonzalez, Ana Maria Mascenik and Jelmin Caba filed petitions as candidates in…

Millionaire Lance wants repeal of the estate tax

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Leonard Lance (NJ-07) announced that he has joined a coalition of thirty Republicans in Congress urging the leadership of the U.S. House of Representatives to vote on a repeal of the federal estate tax, which collects revenue…

Police investigate North Brunswick homicide

Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and North Brunswick Police Director Kenneth McCormick announced that officials are investigating the death of a North Brunswick man who was found the morning after he apparently was shot outside his home. Brian A. Hoey,…

Middlesex County awarded $425,000 domestic violence grant

Middlesex County has been awarded a $425,000 grant through the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to respond to individuals with disabilities who are victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, or similar crimes and to hold perpetrators accountable. Two decades after President Bill Clinton…