August 27, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

PGA pros, fans tee up windfall for Edison-area businesses

As the golf world focuses on the township playing as the host to the Barclays FedExClub Playoffs at the Plainfield Country Club, Edison officials and merchants are focused on the people — and profits — the event will bring to the area. More...

World War II vet seeks mail correspondence

Isaac Feinberg - the grandfather of Beth Passner, a Social Studies teacher at North Brunswick Township High School - will be participating in the Honor Flight program next month. More...

Rabid bats located in East, South Brunswick

Three rabid bats have been identified in Middlesex County, two of which tested positive in South Brunswick. A bat that was found in the area of Blackhorse Lane and Henderson Road in Monmouth Junction tested positive for rabies on Aug. More...

Letters

Passing of resolution praised

The New Jersey State Assembly joined the Senate in passing a state resolution condemning all forms of anti- Semitism in June. More...

History and civics must be taught in school

Educating future generations of American students in American History and Civics is a fundamental requirement for living in the United States. More...

Opinion

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Waiting for a winning number at St. Rose of Lima Bingo, Freehold Borough, Aug. 22. More...

Business

BUSINESS BRIEFS

Burger King restaurants will be participating in a fundraiser to support cancer research for the 16th consecutive year. More...

The finer points of negotiating the deal

5 tips for homebuyers and sellers to follow when it’s time to make or counter an offer

If you’re shopping for a home and think you’ve located the perfect property, you likely want to act with swift determination and submit a bid before somebody beats you to it. More...

REAL ESTATE BRIEFS

Jack Waters, regional vice president of Weichert, Realtors, announced the Old Bridge office was recognized for outstanding performance in July. More...

Art finds a home in nature at Grounds For Sculpture

An escape from everyday life can be found in the sculpture garden and arboretum of Grounds For Sculpture. More...

North Brunswick firefighters issue urgent fund plea

A legitimate fundraising site has been established to help agencies affected by the North Brunswick warehouse fire recoup some of their lost expenses. North Brunswick Fire Cos. 1, 2 and 3 are 100 percent volunteer, comprised of more than 150 members. More...

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The Indo-American Cultural Foundation of Central New Jersey held a celebration to mark the 69th anniversary of India’s Independence Day on Aug. 16 at the Shree Swaminarayan Temple in Monmouth Junction. More...

Stop & Serve

Jared Mariche of North Brunswick, left to right, Arlene Putterman, manager of Community and Public Relations for Stop & Shop and Allison O’Brien, executive director of Garden State Community Kitchen, make strawberry-banana cups to serve dur More...

Bulletin Board

Police on lookout for intoxicated drivers

Law enforcement officers from the North Brunswick and South Brunswick Police Departments will crack down on drunken drivers as part of the summer 2015 statewide Labor Day “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign. More...

Corvette show will aid homeless veterans

South Plainfield Elks Lodge No. 2298 will sponsor the “Vettes for Homeless Vets” Corvette show from noon to 4 p.m. Aug. 29 at the lodge, 1254 New Market Ave., South Plainfield. Food and refreshments will be available. More...

Nominations sought for Heritage Award

Nominations are being accepted for this year’s Ann Marie Chandlee Heritage Award through the North Brunswick Heritage Day Committee. More...

Schools

North Brunswick students honored for commitment to education

NORTH BRUNSWICK — The North Brunswick Department of Parks, Recreation & Community Services (DPRCS) has announced that Thomas Bugowski and Sarah Grace Williams are its Scholar/Athlete/Artist award recipients for August. More...

Sports

Battle for possession

South Brunswick High School’s Russell Baskin, middle, and Allentown High School’s Brian Miles try to block each other out as they look to win possession of the ball during the Aug. 21 preseason scrimmage at Allentown. More...

Binbinon, Grover to lead Raiders

NORTH BRUNSWICK

After winning the Greater Middlesex Conference White Division in 2013 and finishing 10-4 last fall, North Brunswick Township High School’s girls tennis team is in rebuilding mode this fall. More...