October 30, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Work of psychics conjures spirited debate

Roughly one year ago, Heather Saracen was going through a particularly rough patch in her life. More...

Greater Media chairman lauded for radio leadership

A lways at the forefront of his industry, Greater Media’s CEO has been recognized for his role in electronic media. More...

Empty storefronts a new reality on Route 18

EAST BRUNSWICK — It would take more than a century to fill retail space in a corridor along Route 18, according to real estate professionals. More...

Support offered to those with mental illness

SAMHAJ (South Asian Mental Health Awareness in Jersey) will hold a support group meeting for those with mental illness and their families at 7 p.m. Nov. 6 at the NAMI NJ office, 1562 Route 130, North Brunswick. More...

Workshops to address decluttering, arthritis

The Stein Assisted Living Residence, 350 Demott Lane, Somerset, will host the following programs: “Decluttering Your Home” will be held 10:30 a.m. to noon on Nov. More...

Registration open for wrestling program

Registration is open for boys and girls in kindergarten to eighth grade for the South Brunswick Police Athletic League’s 2014- 15 wrestling season. More...

Baby girl arrives en route to hospital

NORTH BRUNSWICK — A common saying is that the second baby comes faster than the first one. For Chuck Jacobson and his wife Sara of North Brunswick, they found out how true this was during the early morning hours of Oct. 10. More...

Vendors needed for Project Graduation show

South Brunswick High School Project Graduation will hold its 10th annual Craft Show and Used Clothing Drive 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 29 at the high school, 750 Ridge Road, Monmouth Junction. There is a $2 entrance fee that will benefit Project Graduation. More...

Waterways cleanup scheduled for Nov. 1

The Milltown Environmental Commission and the Lawrence Brook Watershed Partnership will sponsor a cleanup of the Milltown waterway areas 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 1. More...

Senior center hosts indoor flea market

The Friends of the North Brunswick Senior Center will hold an indoor flea market 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 2 at the center, 15 Linwood Place, North Brunswick. More...

United times

Above: Cayla Han of North Brunswick, right, and Seu Park of West Windsor sample rice cakes during the Calvary Korean United Methodist Church festival on Oct. More...

Rider University choir members to perform in Philly, New York

NORTH BRUNSWICK — Several local students from Rider University will perform Gustav Mahler’s choral masterwork Symphony No. 2 “Resurrection” with the Philadelphia Orchestra at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia on Oct. 30, Nov. More...

Yard sale benefits animal shelters

The North Brunswick Humane Association will hold a yard sale 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 1 at 308 Crestwood Drive, Milltown. The rain date is Nov. 8. Items will include clothing, housewares, small furniture and more. More...

Workshop to address veterans’ benefits

Stein Assisted Living Residence, 350 Demott Lane, Somerset, invites residents to a special presentation and dinner at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 6 to discuss benefits for veterans who are seniors. RSVP by calling 732-568-1155 or emailing info@wilfcampus.org. More...

Animal-rights group to host cat adoptions

The North Brunswick Humane Association will hold a cat adoption event 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 8 at Toyota, 1601 Livingston Ave., North Brunswick. More...

Excess alcohol to blame in Rutgers student’s death

SOUTH BRUNSWICK — A 19-yearold Rutgers University sophomore died from “acute ethanol toxicity” on Sept. 21, and the manner of death was accidental. More...

Columns

Q&A

Parking lot crashes

Q: I read an article recently about airbags not deploying when they ought to have deployed. More...

Business

BUSINESS BRIEFS

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Somerset Gate nearing completion

The final buildings at Somerset Gate, a brandnew, gated community of luxurious townhomes located less than a mile from downtown New Brunswick, are under construction for early 2015 delivery, according to sales manager Debra Buragina, a licensed broke More...

REAL ESTATE BRIEFS

ERA Designs for Living welcomes Tina Kelly to the staff. Kelly has been a full time agent since 2008. ERA Designs for Living is located at 266 Route 516, Old Bridge. For more information, call 732-679-2300 917-434-8269. More...

Photo

South Brunswick High School’s Matt Zamorski is well clear of the field as he races towards the finish line at the Greater Middlesex Conference Championships held at Thompson Park in Jamesburg o More...

Four police officers indicted on retaliation charges

A Middlesex County grand jury has indicted four Edison police officers for allegedly planning retaliation against a North Brunswick police officer because of a drunken-driving charge. More...

Republicans challenge incumbent Democrats for freeholder seats

Four candidates are vying for two three-year terms on the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders in the Nov. 4 election. More...

Aging in Place forum

Clockwise, from above: Jacque Rubel, left, director of the Aging in Place Partnership, talks with area residents during a forum in South Brunswick on Oct. 18. More...

Friends of the Library to hold open house

The Friends of the North Brunswick Library will hold an open house noon to 3 p.m. Nov. 1 at the library, 880 Hermann Road. More...

Newcomer seeks to enhance education through partnerships

Editor’s note: Anilkumar C. Patel is running for the South Brunswick Board of Education. His profile was not included in last week’s roundup of the four candidates vying for three three-year terms on the school board during the Nov. More...

North Brunswick class plans 20-year reunion

The North Brunswick Township High School Class of 1994 will hold its 20-year reunion at 7 p.m. Nov. 29 at Knob Hill Golf Club, 1 Shinnecock Drive, Manalapan. Tickets are $85 per person and may be purchased by emailing nbths94@gmail.com. More...

North Brunswick Library to hold free art class

The North Brunswick Library, 880 Hermann Road, will offer a free art class for adults at noon on Nov. 3. The class will teach the different techniques of using pen, ink and watercolor. More...

Stipends similar for area coaches

The stipends the Sayreville Bombers football coaches receive are typical of — if not slightly higher than — those offered to other coaching staffs within the Greater Middlesex Conference (GMC). More...

Positive placemats

Girl Scouts Gabrielle and Alexandra McLean of South Brunswick created more than 100 individually hand-drawn, inspirational placemats for Elijah’s Promise Soup Kitchen in New Brunswick to earn t More...

Flag day

When the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9111, 11 Henderson Road, Kendall Park, needed to replace its flag box, the Home Depot of South Brunswick donated a new box to the post. More...

Six-week course focuses on positivity

The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) will present “How Happiness Thinks: Jewish Perspectives on Positive Psychology” beginning Nov. 4. More...

Child care center to host food drive

Kiddie Academy, 2400 Route 27, North Brunswick, is organizing a Nov. 3-14 community food drive to benefit M.C.F.O.O.D.S. More...

County clerk named secretary of constitutional-officers group

Middlesex County Clerk Elaine M. Flynn was named the new secretary of the Constitutional Officers Association of New Jersey (COANJ). More...

Curfew established for Halloween weekend

The Township of North Brunswick will honor a curfew of 8 p.m. Oct. 30-31. All children under the age of 18 are not permitted to be on the street and in public areas of the township. More...

‘Love and Intrigue’ at Rutgers

Ferdinand von Walters and Luise Miller are young and in love — and if only they were of the same social class, their story might end happily ever after. More...

They don’t call it ‘speed’ for nothing

Few may be able to afford a Bentley, but those having unlimited funds could do worse than spend around $250,000 to drive one of the quickest luxury cars on the planet.

We don’t usually get the chance to review cars that cost as much as a threebedroom house in many parts of the country. More...

Letters

Locals encouraged to voice opinions by voting

October is Domestic Violence Month in the United States. With a reported 5 million women being abused by an intimate partner each year, we have to do more. More...

Opinion

Photo

View from the bridge at Oakford Lake, downtown New Egypt. More...

Sports

Vikings set for Red Division clash with Piscataway

South Brunswick High School football coach Joe Goerge regularly talks about high-level play in the Greater Middlesex Conference’s (GMC) Red Division, and that will be on display on Oct. More...