October 16, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Forum to discuss senior services, mark state’s birthday

The seventh annual fall forum, which is hosted by the Aging in Place Partnership (AIPP) in South Brunswick, will feature a variety of quality-of-life discussions with a bit of a historic twist. More...

Sailor honored 70 years after service with street naming

A nother wartime veteran has been honored in North Brunswick. Anthony Arico served in the United States Navy during World War II, and his name now sits atop the intersection of Cranbury Cross Road and Riverton Street. More...

South Brunswick grads to receive alumni award

Township residents Tammy Tibbetts and Bob VonThun will be honored during the annual A Taste for Education gala. More...

Lodge donates school supplies

NEW BRUNSWICK — Residents of New Brunswick, North Brunswick, Milltown, Highland Park, Spotswood and Franklin Township helped contribute to the school supply drive led by New Brunswick Elks Lodge 324. More...

Lighted pumpkins will decorate Georges Road

The Dayton Village Citizens Coalition will sponsor a pumpkin carving and lighting celebration at 3 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Historic Wetherhill House, 269 Georges Road, Dayton. Participants should bring their own pumpkin(s) to carve. More...

Radio for help

G. Daniel Henrickson, general manager of Greater Media New Jersey, parent company of Magic 98.3 FM and WCTC 1450 AM, presents a check for $2,800 to help fund the new St. Peter’s University Hospital Emergency Department. More...

Republicans to hold meet-and-greet Oct. 22

The North Brunswick Republican Organization will host a meet-and-greet 7-10 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Adams Athletic Club, 1210 Cozzens Lane, North Brunswick. For more information, email nbrepublicans@gmail.com. More...

4 tips for a healthier retirement

Calling it quits — for good — is a thrilling moment for most, but staying mentally and physically active is key to wellness when taking a permanent vacation.

For many of us, retirement can’t come fast enough.Yet when it comes, there’s no question that it slows us down from the hustle and bustle of the working world. More...

Obituaries

René B. Rizk

René B. Rizk, 79, of Milltown, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014. Born in Manchester, England, she lived in Toronto before moving to Milltown in 1956. More...

Sports

Big plays spark Vikings in win over East Brunswick

SOUTH BRUNSWICK S outh Brunswick High School’s football team returned to the gridiron like a lightning bolt on Friday, piling up 40 points before halftime en route to a 40-9 win against visiting East Brunswick. More...

Hawks delight Homecoming crowd with 61-28 rout of Columbia

The Monmouth University football team will bring a lot of momentum with it when the Hawks make their Big South Conference debut. More...

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Patrons enjoy a walk on a beautiful autumn day at Giamarese Farm in East Brunswick on Oct. 12. More...

Community mourns loss of teacher, 35

The North Brunswick school community is mourning the loss a middle school teacher who was killed in a car accident last week. More...

Sayreville football future in jeopardy

The future of Sayreville War Memorial High School’s football program is in question after seven players were charged in relation to the hazing scandal that has rocked the borough. More...

Tee time

British golfer Colin Montgomerie visited Forsgate Country Club in Monroe for brunch and a golf lesson on Oct. 6, speaking for nearly an hour with the 50 guests at the club. More...

5K proceeds go toward costs of mammograms

The sixth annual 5K Walk for Diane, in honor of the late South Brunswick resident Diane Goodwin, will be held Oct. 19 at Buccleuch Park, Easton Avenue and Huntington Street, across from Saint Peter’s University Hospital, New Brunswick. More...

Next karaoke dance scheduled for Oct. 17

American Legion Post 401, 148 Major Road, South Brunswick, will host a karaoke dance at 8 p.m. Oct. 17 with DJ Bruce. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 732-329- 9861. More...

Burglars target two developments

SOUTH BRUNSWICK — Township police are investigating recent burglaries that have occurred in two sections of town over the past two weeks. More...

Humane Association plans bowling night

The North Brunswick Humane Association will hold a bowling fundraiser 6-10 p.m. Oct. 18 at Brunswick Zone Carolier, 790 Route 1 North, North Brunswick. The cost is $25 per ticket, which includes bowling, rental shoes, two slices of pizza and soda. More...

Game on

Members of the North Brunswick Police Department and employees of the school district participated in an Oct. 7 softball game in support of the North Brunswick Domestic Violence Response Team. The event raised $520. More...

FOCUS ON SENIORS Five best exercise trends for the 50+ crowd

Colin Milner, CEO of the International Council on Active Aging in Vancouver, British Columbia, takes us through these trends: POWER TRAINING More...

Letters

Bus commuter irked by traffic conditions

I have been a New York City bus commuter from East Brunswick for 33 years. I want to express the frustration I know so many local commuters are experiencing. More...

Opinion

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A patron has picked the perfect pumpkin at Happy Day Farm, Manalapan, on Oct. 12. More...

Business

The Pointe at Turnbury in South Brunswick to host Fall Sales Event Oct. 25-26

I n addition to breathtaking foliage and the splendors of the New Jersey harvest, fall is ushering in unique new savings opportunities at The Pointe at Turnbury active adult townhome community in South Brunswick. More...

Gloria Zastko, Realtors reports nine successful months achieved

‘O ur company has achieved nine nifty months in 2014, and we are looking forward to three more terrific months to end the year,” stated Gloria Zastko and Andrew Zastko, co-owners of Gloria Zastko, Realtors. More...

Realtor vs. real estate professional: What is the difference?

Realtor = member of the Realtor association. Every Realtor is a real estate licensee but not every real estate licensee is a Realtor. Last year, the Realtor Code of Ethics turned 100. More...