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Stories with place: East Brunswick
  • New Jersey family comes full circle at Ellis Island 
    Updated: May-29-16 10:08 am

    METUCHEN, New Jersey - One hundred years ago, Dotty Epstein's mother, grandparents and uncles arrived at Ellis Island after a long and arduous journey. Coming from Salonica, Greece, the family- which never spoke much about the experience -traveled together to the new world. Of Sephardic Jewish descent, life in Salonica had become more dangerous. It was time to go.

  • Judge: No restitution for ex-janitor in 2014 school blaze 
    Updated: May-19-16 5:42 am

    EDISON, New Jersey - A judge says he will not force a former janitor to pay restitution for smoking inside a New Jersey school and tossing a cigarette into a trash can, igniting a blaze that gutted the 50-year-old building.

  • Obama meets with Eric LeGrand before Rutgers speech 
    Updated: May-15-16 7:49 pm

    PISCATAWAY, New Jersey - Paralyzed former Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand says President Barack Obama told him his story is inspiring and he should keep up the good work.

  • Man dies when vehicle goes off turnpike, lands on road below 
    Updated: May-08-16 3:32 pm

    EAST BRUNSWICK, New Jersey - State police say a man has died after his vehicle went off the New Jersey Turnpike and landed on a road below.

  • Vigil set for boy, 9, apparently killed by carbon monoxide 
    Updated: May-05-16 5:25 am

    LINDEN, New Jersey - A candlelight vigil is planned in memory of a 9-year-old boy believed to have been killed by carbon monoxide inside his family's New Jersey home.