NEWARK, NJ—The disgraced former head of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey was sentenced to no time in prison for his admitted acceptance of a bribe, thanks in part to letters from dozens of supporters.

Many of the letters in support of David Samson, the powerful attorney who once ran the bi-state agency's Board of Commissioners, came from former public officials or high-powered business leaders from around New Jersey.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Crimes can occur at any time of the day, and everyone could be a victim.

Usually, people install home security systems after a crime has been committed on or near their property, such as a package theft or a home invasion, we can although take steps to prevent this from happening.

Many homes nationwide have a home security alarm but those alarms only go off after someone already entered the property leaving damaged and items stolen.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Two highrise apartment buildings in downtown New Brunswick, including the county government's former headquarters, were quietly sold last year, but it's proven to be a challenge to find out the sale price.

Both the buyer, Oxford Realty Group, and the seller, Pennrose Properties, have not responded to inquiries about the multi-million dollar deal.  Records available at the County Clerk's Office also did not provide basic information about the sale.

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PISCATAWAY, NJ—It’s been 10 years since the Rutgers women’s basketball team played in the NCAA national championship game, but Matee Ajavon remembers it well.

“That’s probably one of the highlights of all of the years that I’ve been playing basketball,” said Ajavon, the starting point guard that season, in a recent telephone interview.

“I think about that game all the time—and of course, what could have been,” she told New Brunswick Today.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—The New Brunswick Parking Authority (NBPA) has expanded their partnership with Enterprise CarShare, offering vehicles at two new locations on city streets.

The service is provided by Enterprise Rent-A-Car, a national company based in Clayton, Missouri.  In densely-populated urban areas like New Brunswick, car-sharing has increasingly become a transportation trend.

This program is available in 29 cities within the U.S., and allows people to rent a vehicle by the hour, the day, overnight, or for the weekend.

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