March 26, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Aid cuts, health care charges drive county budget increase

The Middlesex County budget for 2015 will bring a tax increase of about $20 on the county portion of the annual property tax bill. More...

‘Friday Nite Live’ offers fun and friendship

Some nights, they’ll go to the movies. Other nights, they’ll dance away to a DJ. More...

Opportunity to support Citizens With Needs drive

SOUTH BRUNSWICK — Knights of Columbus St. Cecilia’s Council No. 7046 has increased its goal to $5,000 for its annual Citizens With Needs drive. More...

Police: Resident pulled gun on man at store

NORTH BRUNSWICK — A township man was charged by police after allegedly pulling a gun on another man. Officers were dispatched to the Krauszer’s store on Livingston Avenue for a report of a man with a gun on March 16. More...

Make it happen

Top: Samantha Santiago of Kendall Park participates in the New Jersey Makers Day celebration at the South Brunswick Library in Monmouth Junction on March 21. More...

Letters

Trailblazing hazmat team deserves praise

As I reflect on past periods of my career, I need to remind the politicians and citizens of Middlesex County of something that they may never have known. More...

Opinion

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Baseball season has arrived in New Jersey. High school teams will swing into regular-season action on April 1. More...

Sports

Player of the Year

Middlesex County College’s Quorea Pearyer, left, scoring against Atlantic Cape Community College, was named the Region 19 Division III Player of the Year by the region’s coaches. More...

Raiders baseball team looks to improve upon last year

NORTH BRUNSWICK

Three starting pitchers, who combined for eight wins, return to lead North Brunswick Township High School’s baseball team into the season as the Raiders look to better last year’s 12-10 mark. More...

Leininger wins club’s St. Paddy’s 10-Mile Race

Colts Neck’s Mark Leininger ran off with the 26th St. Paddy’s 10-Mile Run. More...

Bulletin Board

- Presentation to focus on mental health More...

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Elizabeth Wisbeski of Kendall Park decorates a rocking chair with printed book pages during the New Jersey Makers Day celebration at the South Brunswick library in Monmouth Junction on March 21. For photos, see page 12. More...

Central N.J. springs to life

With spring break approaching, children and teens in central New Jersey can stay busy with activities ranging from roller coasters to theater matinees. More...

Duck tales

Hank Bauer, woodcarving instructor for the North Brunswick Senior Center, participated in the Two Rivers Exhibition and Collectible Art competition Feb. 28 in Rumson. More...

Man is saved after kayak struck ice, overturned on lake

NORTH BRUNSWICK — Police saved a kayaker who was in distress on Farrington Lake last week. More...

Middlesex County sheriff honored as ‘Trailblazer’

Middlesex County Sheriff Mildred S. Scott was recognized last week for her achievements as a female in law enforcement and politics. She was among those to receive an Evangelina Menendez Trailblazer Award from U.S. Sen. More...

Jesus Christ Superstar

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Phoenix Productions will bring a fresh rendition of the rock opera “Jesus Christ Superstar” to Red Bank’s Count Basie Theatre for four performances the last weekend of March. More...

Bulletin Board

Health event will benefit robotics team

Agraj Seva Kendra of Monroe has partnered with GreenBots, a community-based robotics team, to address the need for teenagers to strike a school-life balance and develop strong family ties. More...

Vendors needed for May 2 flea market

Vendors are needed for the Friends of the North Brunswick Senior Center flea market, which will be held 8 a.m.-1 p.m. May 2 at the Senior Center, 15 Linwood Place, North Brunswick. For more information, call 732-418- 2222. More...

Choral group meets on Tuesdays afternoons

The new choral group at the Stein Assisted Living Residence, 350 Demott Lane, Somerset, will be led by professional volunteer Ruth Matilsky at 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays. This program is free and open to the community. More...

Schools

Team building

Students from the South Brunswick High School robotics team conduct a hands-on demonstration during the Monroe Library’s celebration of New Jersey Maker’s Day on March 21. More...

Business

Final opportunities offered at rapid-selling Orchards at Monroe

K. Hovnanian’s The Orchards at Monroe, a new community of single family homes in Monroe Township, is now offering its final opportunities for homebuyers. More...

Weichert.com offers quickest way for homebuyers to get accurate information about homes for sale

Whether patronizing a restaurant or store, or making a phone call to request information or assistance, one constant holds true: People today want quick, personal and high-quality service. More...

Best new-car engines for 2015

It’s not an easy task, but automakers have been hard at work developing automotive engines that maximize both a vehicle’s performance and fuel economy, via an array of advanced technology that includes turbo- or supercharging, direct fuel More...