January 22, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Environmental inventory part of master plan

Having taken inventory of its environmental assets over the past five years, North Brunswick may be in a better position to protect its natural resources. More...

4-H members spend MLK Day baking and making for others

To honor the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the Middlesex County 4-H Junior Youth Council came together to help others as part of their annual service project on Monday. More...

Longtime Mayor Gambatese is township’s busiest booster

SOUTH BRUNSWICK — Mayor Frank Gambatese said his office door is always open at Town Hall. He arrives by 10 a.m. and stays until around 2:30 p.m. More...

Blue lives matter

The South Brunswick Moms Club recently presented South Brunswick police with a dozen thank-you cards, cookies, fruit and other snacks to show their appreciation for the town’s officers in the wake of recent protests against law enforcement. More...

Baron recognized for efforts to aid pediatric cancer research

The Hugs for Brady Foundation has named radio host and humanitarian Bert Baron the 2015 Ellen Gambatese Pediatric Cancer Volunteer of the Year. More...

Letters

Sporting event overtaken by commercials

Jan. 12 was a momentous night in college football. That night, the first national college championship between Oregon and Ohio was played. For weeks prior to the game, the hype promised that it would be a great game. I was eagerly awaiting it. More...

Opinion

Parents of children with autism are survivors

YOUR TURN

I am a wife and a mom of four sons. One of my sons was diagnosed with autism at the age of 3. He is now 13, and I have been writing about his journey. More...

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Snowflakes on a car window on a cold snowy late afternoon. More...

Schools

North Brunswick seeks to fill DiPane’s seat on school board

NORTH BRUNSWICK — The North Brunswick Board of Education kicked off the new year with several new faces. More...

Area schools and camps have so much to offer

Eagle’s Landing Day Camp offers a unique, varied program that can be tailored to your child’s interests. More...

Summer camp options abound

Summer camp is a beloved tradition in many families. More...

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The Pan Clan Crew Project LEAL drummers perform Bob Marley’s “One Love” during a Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. More...

Questions loom over N.J.’s fiscal health

Gov. Chris Christie’s State of the State address did not sufficiently outline a plan to overcome the economic challenges facing New Jersey in the eyes of some local officials. More...

Honoring a legacy

Clockwise from top: North Brunswick Township High School choir members, led by director Vanessa Moreno, perform during the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. More...

Partnership provides ‘age-friendly’ community

SOUTH BRUNSWICK — Township officials are seeking to help older residents lead active, healthy lifestyles by providing ways for them to remain in the workforce and stay socially engaged. More...

Reward offered in 1999 killing of teenage girl

A reward is being offered to anyone who anonymously provides information that leads to the arrest of a suspect in the homicide of a 17-year-old Sayreville girl who was killed 16 years ago. More...

JCP&L spent $250 million on upgrades last year

Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) completed more than 160 infrastructure projects and other initiatives in 2014 to help enhance service reliability to its 1.1 million customers in northern and central New Jersey. More...

Country Folk Art Craft Show

TOP PICK

The Country Folk Art Craft Show comes to the New Jersey Convention and Expo Center in Edison Jan. 23-25. This is the 33rd anniversary of the show. More...

Bulletin Board

Seniors, student actors to have lunch Feb. 25

South Brunswick seniors age 55 and older are invited to the 10th annual Day with the Characters on Feb. 25. “Bye Bye Birdie” will begin at 10 a.m. at Crossroads North Middle School, 635 Georges Road, Monmouth Junction. More...

High school to collect prom dresses, accessories

The South Brunswick High School (SBHS) Viking Closet will hold its fourth annual Sisterhood of the Traveling Prom Dress drive through Feb. 5. More...

High schoolers invited to enter Brain Bee

High school students have an opportunity to display their brainpower by competing in the 2015 Central New Jersey Regional Brain Bee. More...

Columns

Happy to come home

IN THE NEWS

Have you ever wanted to kiss the ground in Aberdeen Township? More...

Sports

Raiders boys keep it close in hoops loss to St. Joe’s

VARSITY REPORT

North Brunswick Township High School’s boys basketball team gave Metuchen’s St. Joseph High School a battle on Jan. 13, and the visitors were indeed fortunate to escape with a 48-45 victory in a low-scoring affair. More...

Business

BUSINESS BRIEFS

The Provident Bank Foundation has announced a request for proposals (RFP) for a $100,000 grant open to nonprofits located within Provident Bank’s service area that offer community enrichment programs that drive economic development, contribute More...

Hidden Pond Court buyers are building a legacy

New Jersey based D&D Developers is preparing to unveil the model in its third and newest subdivision in East Brunswick, known as Hidden Pond Court. More...

Mid State Realty owner matches donations to Monroe Special Sports children’s programs

Mid State Realty, Monroe Township, has just completed its fall fundraising campaign for Monroe Special Sports. More...