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Man Charged with Raping Another Woman on the D & R Canal

A man charged with raping two women on public recreational pathways in Somerset County was charged today with a third rape. Rogelio Calyeca Postrero, 38, of Raritan allegedly approached a woman who was walking on a path at the Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park in Kingston. Armed with a knife, Postrero dragged her into a wooded area in Plainsboro, demanded money, then forcibly sexually assaulted her, according to the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office. The crime occurred on September 28, 2021, between 4:30 pm and 5 pm.

Plainfield investigating breach of police evidence trailer

A Plainfield Police evidence trailer was burglarized last week, and authorities are trying to account for what may have been stolen from it. The police department used the trailer on the 300 block of East 4th Street to store overflow evidence off-site, Union County Assistant Prosecutor Michael Sheets said. The...

Renting in Princeton: How Much Should You Expect To Pay in 2022?

How much should you expect to pay for apartment rentals in Princeton? We took a look through the listings to try to find out what the going rate is for apartments in central Princeton in August 2022. We last looked at Princeton rental rates two years ago, in August 2020 (link to article).

Tyler Hynes, Andrew Walker, Jen Lilley and More Holiday Movie Favorites Heading to Christmas Con NJ

Christmas Con 2022 is arriving in Edison, New Jersey, in December — and bringing an abundance of good cheer and holiday movie favorites in its sleigh. PEOPLE can exclusively announce 12 new stars joining Santa's "nice" list from across Hallmark, Lifetime and GAC Family movies: Andrew Walker, Nikki DeLoach, Tyler Hynes, Autumn Reeser, Jen Lilley, Katrina Law, Taylor Cole, Jesse Hutch, Rachel Boston, Kristoffer Polaha, Cindy Busby and Bethany Joy Lenz will all be in attendance.

Pakistan Day Parade NJ is set for Aug. 21

The Pakistan Day Parade New Jersey will be held this year on Sunday, Aug. 21 at Papaianni Park, 100 Municipal Blvd., Edison. The celebration, which will run from noon to 8:30 p.m., will be highlighted by a flag raising ceremony at 3 p.m. and the parade, which is set to step off at 4:30 p.m.

Bakery chain continues expansion in New Jersey

Can they compete with the legendary mom and pop bakeries in New Jersey? That’s the question as the international chain Paris Baguette plans more locations in New Jersey. According to, the most recent addition will be in Plainsboro, opening sometime next year. Paris Baguette currently operates seven New Jersey locations with at least eight more slated to open soon.

DCA Opens Public Comment Period for Hurricane Ida Recovery Action Plan

The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) opened a 30-day period for people to provide public comment on the Hurricane Ida Recovery Action Plan, which details how the State proposes to utilize $228,346,000 in federal Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funds to help households and communities recover from Hurricane Ida. The public comment period will run through September 16, 2022, and will include in-person public hearings in Manville and Newark, which were among the municipalities hardest hit by Hurricane Ida.