November 27, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Chef brings passion for craft to kitchen

I t may be his passion for cooking great food that started Peter Morris on his path to a career as a restaurant chef, but it was his skill, talent and creativity that led him to win the Tri-State Food Expo Culinary Competition. More...

Stars & stripes

The Jersey Blue Chapter of the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) celebrated Veterans Day and the 50-year commemoration of the Vietnam War on Nov. 9 at Buccleuch Mansion in New Brunswick. More...

A Musical Parade

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The Oasis Players will return to the Jewish Heritage Museum of Monmouth County at 2 p.m. Nov. 30. More...

Letters

Bills would toughen burglary laws

Currently in New Jersey, burglary is a third-degree crime that does not carry a prison sentence for a first-time offender. More...

Opinion

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View of the Raritan River from the Driscoll Bridge, Middlesex County. More...

Columns

Minion memories

I hope everyone is lucky enough to have a perfect moment at some point in his or her life. I’m talking about one of those moments that remain untouched in memory, no matter what happens. More...

Sports

Picking up yardage

Dontae Strickland and the South Brunswick High School football team were looking to remain undefeated when the Vikings hosted Trenton Central High School on Nov. 21 in the NJSIAA Central Jersey Group V playoff semifinals. More...

Vikings boys close cross-country season at Meet of Champions

South Brunswick High School’s boys cross-country team headed to Holmdel Park on Nov. 22 to compete in the NJSIAA Boys Meet of Champions to close out what has been a dominating campaign for the Vikings. More...

SPORT SHORTS

On Nov. 28, for the first time since opening for business in the spring of 2006, Just Collect will be opening its office to the public. More...

Gasko’s open house to benefit injured teen

The annual winter carnival known as Gasko’s Christmas Open House will embrace the spirit of giving this year. More...

Ratable growth keeps 2015 tax hike in check

With tax ratables up for the first time since 2008, the municipal budget for the coming fiscal year will include a nominal tax increase, North Brunswick officials said. More...

Donation box reportedly stolen during prayer service at mosque

SOUTH BRUNSWICK — Police are investigating a theft from the donation box at the Islamic Society of Central Jersey on Route 1 last week. Police responded to the mosque in the evening of Nov. More...

Report: Changes needed to help at-risk families

Simple policy proposals such as a state child care tax credit or providing statefunded full-day preschool can go a long way to address the obstacles low-income families face daily, according to a new report released by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. More...

Local comedian Vic DiBitetto prepares for breakout year

ENTERTAINMENT

I n show business, it’s not “who you know,” but “who knows you.” At least, that seems to be the case for Manalapan resident Vic DiBitetto, who, after 30 years of fighting in the trenches of stand-up comedy, has finally m More...

Bulletin Board

Christmas story set on church grounds

The 30th annual A Drive Through the Christmas Story, an outdoor display of 10 life-size Bible scenes including live costumed characters, animals and holiday music, will be presented Nov. 28-30 and Dec. 5-7 — 7:30-9:30 p.m. Fridays, 5-9:30 p.m. More...

Festivities to celebrate Hanukkah season

The Chabad Jewish Center of South Brunswick invites area residents to make their own menorah at 2 p.m. Dec. 14 at Home Depot, 401 South Main St., Milltown. There is no charge for the event. More...

Senior shopping trips slated for December

South Brunswick residents age 55 and older can sign up for the following bus trips: Dec. 1 and 15 to Apna Bazaar Indian grocery; Dec. 3 to the Quakerbridge Mall; Dec. 10 to Wal-Mart; and Dec. 17 to Kohl’s, Target and Wegmans. More...

Schools

Middlesex County College ranks among ‘Best for Vets’

EDISON — Middlesex County College is one of the most veteran-friendly colleges in the United States, according to “Military Times.” More...

County college receives high marks

EDISON — Middlesex County College is among the nation’s top producers of associate degrees in education and criminal justice, according to a report in “Community College Week,” a higher-education newspaper. More...

North Brunswick student recognized for excellence

NORTH BRUNSWICK — A senior at North Brunswick Township High School is the latest recipient of the Scholar/Athlete/ Artist Award, which is administered by the Department of Parks, Recreation & Community Services. More...

Business

Weichert Workforce Mobility earns most ‘Best In Class’ ratings from corporate relocation managers

Weichert Workforce Mobility, one of the world’s leading providers of talent deployment solutions, earned more “best in class” ratings from corporate relocation managers than any other relocation service supplier in the Thirteenth An More...

’Tis the season to shop real estate

The holiday season has every retailer offering huge discounts and great coupons. This year the greatest bargains are being offered in the housing market. Interest rates are still historically low, prices are stable, and affordability is at a high. More...

NAIOP seeks nominations for 28th Annual Commercial Real Estate Awards

The National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), the commercial real estate development association, is now accepting nominations for the 28th Annual Commercial Real Estate Awards. More...