March 5, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Travel program aids students with special needs

A program being undertaken by the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools seeks to make students with special needs comfortable with public transportation. More...

Addiction-services agency director leaves after 16 years

The CEO and executive director of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence of Middlesex County (NCADD) has resigned effective March 30. More...

Pawn shop owner admits tax evasion, faces more charges

NORTH BRUNSWICK — The owner of the Carpet and Futon Gallery of NJ, also known as More Cash 4 Gold, has admitted to evading taxes on more than $340,000 in income. More...

Reduce your risk for colorectal cancer

Colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in both the United States and Canada. More...

Sports hernia can be difficult to diagnose; primarily effects hockey players

Sports hernia, also known as hockey groin or athletic pubalgia, describes a condition characterized by unilateral persistent groin pain, often in an athlete, without a true hernia. More...

Letters

Christie is not the man for the presidency

As a 70-year-old conservative, self-employed Vietnam veteran, I feel I must share my anger with regard to Chris Christie. He is a fake, want-to-be politician. More...

Opinion

Photo

A flowering plant is buried in the snow in the Kendall Park section of South Brunswick. More...

Sports

Crash the boards

Middlesex County College’s Gabrielle Cassier (24) fights for a rebound against Atlantic Cape Community College’s Tuesday Cook during a regular-season game. More...

South Brunswick girls have strong showing at MOC

VARSITY REPORT

South Brunswick High School’s girls indoor track and field team completed a strong winter, as 11 girls qualified for the NJSIAA Meet of Champions (MOC) at the John Bennett Indoor Athletic Complex in Toms River, and four of them brought home med More...

Photo

Crossroads Middle School South students perform a number from “Bye Bye Birdie” at the South Brunswick Senior Center on Feb. 25. More...

Budget keeps state aid flat

Gov. Chris Christie seeks to maintain flat levels of aid to municipalities and school districts in his fiscal year 2016 budget despite making the largest-ever pension payment in New Jersey history. More...

Homegrown talent to serve comic relief at King Arthur’s table

Residents can expect to have a few laughs this weekend when a local theater troupe performs Monty Python’s “Spamalot.” The members of North Brunswick’s Adult Drama Group put the finishing touches on the musical during a long d More...

County sets spring job fair

More than 50 employers in sectors such as health care, technology, advance manufacturing, retail, hospitality, financial services, and transportation logistics and distribution will be on hand March 25 at a job fair hosted by the Middlesex County Off More...

Why we feel tired at the start of Daylight Savings Time

Daylight savings time is upon us, and it’s that time of year when everyone complains how tired they are because they lost one hour of sleep.Though everyone eventually accommodates for the change, the subtle one-hour difference is quite substant More...

Eight superfoods to help you maintain a healthy weight

Superfoods build bones, prevent chronic diseases, improve your eyesight, and even keep your mind sharp. More...

Urinetown

TOP PICK

Monmouth University’s Department of Music and Theatre Arts presents the musical “Urinetown,” running March 4-12 in Woods Theatre. More...

Bulletin Board

Flag-themed essays sought for contest

The QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning and PNC Bank are inviting New Jersey students in second through 12th grades to take part in the 12th annual PNC Bank American Patriot Essay Contest by writing a short essay on the topic “What the More...

Reservations available for St. Patrick’s party

The South Brunswick Senior Center will hold its annual St. Patrick’s Day party on March 17 for township seniors age 55 and older. A corned beef and cabbage lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. The cost is $2.25. More...

Nutrition seminar set at EARTH Center

Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County will offer a nutrition seminar titled “Keys to Healthy Eating” 10 a.m. March 14 at the EARTH Center, Davidson’s Mill Pond Park, 42 Riva Ave., South Brunswick. More...

Schools

College veterans center appoints new coordinator

EDISON — The new coordinator of the Center for Veterans Services at Middlesex County College (MCC) comes equipped with the experience and knowledge to fill the post, according to college officials. More...

ON CAMPUS

The following students have been named to the dean’s list at the University of the Sciences, Philadelphia, for the fall 2014 semester: From North Brunswick: Reecha Pandya, biomedical sciences; Nehi Patel, biomedical sciences; Samarth Parikh, d More...

Business

BUSINESS BRIEFS

The law firm of Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman has announced the creation of the Legal Studies Education Scholarship. More...

REAL ESTATE BRIEFS

James J. Elek, president of J.J. Elek Realty, Woodbridge, announces that Elba Lupo, broker-associate and Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI), has been named Salesperson of the Year at J.J. Elek Realty for 2014. More...

Only three homes left at Somerset Gate in Franklin

Andrew Zastko, owner of Gloria Zastko, Realtors, and broker/marketing agent for Somerset Gate in the Franklin section of Somerset, announces that there are only three remaining homes available on its final phase. More...