February 4, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Director honored as pediatric cancer volunteer

The 2016 Hugs for Brady Foundation’s Ellen Gambatese Pediatric Cancer Volunteer of the Year award will be presented to South Brunswick humanitarian Tom Morris during the sixth annual Hugs for Brady Foundation Gala. More...

Zwicker appointed to three Assembly committees

Newly sworn-in Assemblyman Andrew Zwicker will serve on three Assembly committees as the 217th legislative session begins. More...

Do you want to build a snowman?

Adventurous and playful residents of Brandywine Senior Living in Princeton dressed up in their winter gear to take advantage of a sunny day on Jan. 24. To make a memory of Jan. More...

State your age, weight and heart health ...

Many think it’s just natural to put on weight as one ages, but some health experts say it may be the worst time in a person’s life to put on weight and get out of shape. Yet unfortunately, more and more seniors are becoming obese. More...

Letters

Snow removal crew did excellent job

I would like to send a note of appreciation to the South Brunswick Township snow removal crew, the South Brunswick Police Department, EMS personnel and everyone who helped keep the residents safe, informed and updated on blizzard conditions, kept the More...

Opinion

Photo

Athletes wait to compete in the pole vault during the 2016 Shore Conference Track and Field Championships at the John Bennett Indoor Athletic Complex, Toms River, on Jan. 27. More...

Obituaries

Holland Kelton

Holland Kelton, 87, formerly of New Brunswick, died Jan. 24 at The Elms of Cranbury, Cranbury. More...

Sports

Solid showings for Vikings, Raiders at GMC swim meet

VARSITY REPORT

The South Brunswick High School and North Brunswick Township High School swimming teams turned in strong showings this week at the Greater Middlesex Conference (GMC) Tournament. More...

South Brunswick Police seek information on hit-and-run accident

SOUTH BRUNSWICK - Police are seeking the public’s assistance with identifying the motorist who struck and injured a bicyclist on Feb. 1. More...

Gun sales up in the Garden State

Gun dealers are doing brisk business in the Garden State, where stringent gun laws require thorough background checks for the right to own a firearm. More...

Sweet Saturday

Close to 1,000 people attended a Chocolate and Wine event sponsored by Greater Media Newspapers at Branches, 123 Monmouth Road in West Long Branch, last weekend. More...

Minor injuries reported after cement truck flips

SOUTH BRUNSWICK - A cement truck toppled onto a pickup truck on Route 130 on Jan. 29, causing minor injuries. More...

Nureyev’s Eyes

TOP PICK

George Street Playhouse has announced the cast of David Rush’s Nureyev’s Eyes, which runs through Feb. 21 at the New Brunswick theatre. More...

Women and heart disease: Go red for women this month

Each year National Wear Red Day is a day set aside for women to learn how to lessen their risk for heart attack and stroke. Heart disease and stroke kill 1 in 3 women, yet it is 80 percent preventable with lifestyle changes and medication. More...

Bulletin Board

Next CASA training session begins Feb. 16

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Middlesex County has current openings for volunteers to advocate for children in Middlesex County who have experienced abuse or neglect. More...

African American music set for Feb. 7

Experience the power of African American musical forms with the voices and music of “Follow the Drinking Gourd” at 2 p.m. on Feb. 7 in the Ellen Gambatese Room at the South Brunswick Public Library, 110 Kingston Lane, Monmouth Junction. More...

Comedy show to benefit animal groups

The “Comedy for a Cause” fundraiser will be held on March 6 at the Stress Factory Comedy Club, 90 Church St., New Brunswick. A buffet dinner will be offered at 5 p.m, followed by the show at 7 p.m. Tickets are $40. More...

Columns

Healing hearts after losing a child

LIFE STORIES WITH LISA

Ask any Mom or Dad what their worst fear is, chances are they’ll say it’s to lose a child. Losing a child changes everything. Forever. Every part of us. The why’s, what if’s and why me’s? More...

Business

REAL ESTATE BRIEFS

Gloria Nilson & Co. More...

New townhome community now open in South Brunswick

K. Hovnanian Homes, New Jersey’s largest homebuilder, has opened another new townhome community in South Brunswick, Cambridge Crossing. Located on the Route 1 corridor in one of South Brunswick’s most sought-after areas, More...

Best cars for bad weather

Here’s a look at the cars and crossovers that can handle the worst Mother Nature can throw at them

Winter can be an exhausting time of the year depending on where one lives, with even the shortest automotive excursions being fraught with peril from ice and snow. More...