One of the six buildings in Carteret’s Bristol Station apartment complex was destroyed in a fire that began at approximately 2 p.m. on July 23, leaving dozens of people homeless and causing an unknown number of injuries.
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Police: Three Injured as Vehicle Smashes Into French Street Home
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—At approximately 6:50 am on Saturday, March 18, New Brunswick police officers along with firefighters and emergency medical personnel were called to the scene of a crash that took place at 232 French Street.
A vehicle had lost control and struck the home at that location, which is near the border of New Brunswick and Franklin Township.
The driver of the vehicle was 22-year-old Javier Cortes-Ortiz, a New Brunswick resident who was driving two passengers.
Tour de Franklin Charity Bike Ride Extends Registration Deadline
FRANKLIN, NJ–More than 230 people have already signed up for the Franklin Food Bank's Annual "Tour de Franklin" Charity Bike Ride, which is taking place on Sunday, April 30.
"Our registration discount has been extended until April 7!!" reads the Facebook page for the upcoming event.
Those who register before the April 7 deadline can get a discount and register for $45. After April 7, adult registration will be $50.
Middlesex County Organizes Celebration of Woodrow Wilson
PISCATAWAY, NJ—For those who are interested in learning more about Woodrow Wilson’s presidency, a county-sponsored program provides an opportunity to learn more about his history.
On Sunday, February 26, all are welcome to attend a "President’s Day" program hosted by the Middlesex County Office of Culture and Hertiage.
Historic Music Series Wraps Up in Piscataway “Olde Town Village”
PISCATAWAY, NJ—A historic music series has been taking place recently on Sundays at East Jersey Olde Town Village, a county-owned historic area located within Johnson Park at 1050 River Road in Piscataway.
The "village" features a collection of original, replicated, and reconstructed structures from the 18th and 19th centuries, such as the New Brunswick Barracks, Runyon House, Williamson Wheelwright Shop, Fitzrandolph House and Smalleytown Schoolhouse.
Plays in the Park Closes Out Summer Season With “South Pacific”
EDISON, NJ—Middlesex County’s “Plays in the Park” is closing out its summer 2016 season with a two-week run of the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical “South Pacific.”
The musical performances run from July 27 through August 6, with the exception of Sunday, July 31. All performances begin at 8:30 pm at the Stephen J. Capestro Theater, located in Roosevelt Park, just south of the Menlo Park Mall.
Plays in The Park Presenting Sister Act Musical Through July 16
EDISON, NJ–Middlesex County's "Plays in the Park" is excited to announce that they are presenting "Sister Act," for your enjoyment this summer. It is a feel good musical about a disco diva who is put into protective custody at a nun's covent.