July 30, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Libraries thrive amid changes in digital age

Those who thought libraries might one day be obsolete have had to think again. No longer just a place to borrow books, libraries have evolved into hubs of activity that serve myriad needs of patrons. More...

North Brunswick officer saves child who was drowning

NORTH BRUNSWICK — A police officer is being credited with saving the life of a three-yearold who was drowning. More...

Fun at the Middlesex County Fair

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For 77 years, the Middlesex County Fair has been a tradition that brings together thousands of residents for a week of summer fun. More...

Letters

Now is the time for banks to return the favor

The monumental crash of Wall Street and the financial institutions in 2008 led to our elected officials giving a bailout of untold sums of money from the pockets of the American people to keep the current economic system afloat. More...

Opinion

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A ride is framed by trees at the Monmouth County Fair, Freehold Township, July 23. More...

Sports

Drive to the hoop

North Brunswick Township High School’s Maneet Batra, right, races past Freehold High School’s Mar’Kee Gill toward the basket during the Monroe Sports Center Summer League game played July 21. More...

10th annual Viking Classic runs through July 30

The sounds of baseball’s “popping” into catchers’ mitts and softballs clanging off bats have resounded throughout South Brunswick since July 9. More...

Residents warned about bogus donation sites related to North Brunswick fire

The North Brunswick Police Department has issued an alert that online accounts soliciting funds related to last week’s massive warehouse fire on Livingston Avenue are not legitimate."Rebuild and Fix North Brunswick" sites are not sanctioned by the to More...

Residents return home; investigation into fire begins

Residents who were evacuated due to a massive warehouse fire in North Brunswick last week finally returned home on Sunday, just in time for the investigation to begin. More...

PSE&G upgrades will enhance reliability, protect against storm outages

NORTH BRUNSWICK — The switching station upgrade construction project will help PSE&G (Public Service Electric and Gas Company) continue to deliver safe, highly reliable electric service for customers well into the future. More...

Local doctor faces jail for accepting bribes

A Monmouth Junction doctor with practices in Jersey City was sentenced to 21 months in prison on July 22 for accepting bribes in exchange for test referrals. More...

Towns brace for record Aug. 2 Haskell turnout

American Pharoah is coming — and the borough of Oceanport is getting prepared for the arrival of the expected huge crowd that will come watch the first Triple Crown winner since 1978. More...

3-D experience drives home the dangers of distracted driving

SOUTH BRUNSWICK — Citing new research that shows 7 in 10 people engage in smartphone activities while driving, AT&T and the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (NJMVC) teamed up for the second of two events in New Jersey to address a danger More...

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India Independence celebration Aug. 1

The North Brunswick Township India Day Committee will hold its annual India Independence Day celebration from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 1 at North Brunswick Township High School, 98 Raider Road. More...

Car show planned for Aug. 16 in Somerset

The 5th Annual Martin and Edith Stein Antique Car Show will be held from 12 p.m. through 3 p.m. on Aug. 16 at the Stein Assisted Living Residence’s parking lot, 350 Demott Lane, Somerset. In the event of rain, the show will be canceled. More...

Women Aware to celebrate anniversary

Women Aware, the domestic violence agency for Middlesex County, will celebrate its 35th anniversary at 6 p.m. Oct. 8 at the Zimmerli Art Museum, 81 Hamilton Ave., New Brunswick. Wine and hors d’ouevres will be served. More...

Schools

United Way sets new plans for ‘Stuff the Bus’

MILLTOWN — Plans for United Way of Central Jersey’s annual “Stuff the Bus” school supply collection drive have changed. United Way is asking that donations be dropped off at the United Way office at 2 Ford Ave. in Milltown. More...

ON CAMPUS

The following North Brunswick students graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) on May 19: Jaslin Ramos graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from FDU’s Florham campus in Madison; Evan Angstreich graduated with a Bachelor o More...

Business

Weichert Realtors’ offices to participate in the 75th annual Middlesex County Fair

Jack Waters, regional vice president of Weichert, Realtors, announced that the East Brunswick, Metuchen and South Brunswick offices will be taking part in the upcoming 75th Annual Middlesex County Fair Aug. More...

REAL ESTATE BRIEFS

In an effort to jump-start the real estate market in the spring of 2015, Gloria Zastko, Realtors sponsored a “Go for the Gold” contest. The criteria was based on real estate production, listings and sales for the period of Feb. More...

Today’s new cars, tomorrow’s collectibles

Check out the current models that astute investors should buy and hold for maximum appreciation down the road

While it’s difficult to predict which new vehicles will someday become treasured collectible cars, the valuation experts at classic-car insurer Hagerty in Traverse City, Mich., have shaken their Magic 8-Balls and complied their annual “Ho More...