September 3, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

The Lunatic Fringe unleashes on New Jersey this weekend

The Lunatic Fringe is about to descend upon New Jersey. WWE Superstar Dean Ambrose is holding a meet-and-greet with fans at iPlay America in Freehold from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sept. 5. “This is the area I cut my teeth in,” Ambrose said. More...

Pen pals share 60-year bond across the pond

NORTH BRUNSWICK — A local resident has a story of friendship 60 years in the making. More...

Fire damages mobile homes, displaces residents

SOUTH BRUNSWICK — Three residences were left uninhabitable after South Brunswick’s three fire departments battled a blaze at the Oakdale Mobile Home Park on Aug. 25. More...

Exploring the risk factors for prostate cancer

In the United States, one in six men can expect to be diagnosed with prostate cancer, while there is a one in seven chance that a Canadian man will be diagnosed with prostate cancer at some point during his lifetime. More...

Letters

Savings plan would assist new graduates

Terrified. That is how I feel when I think about my life after college. The graduating class of 2015 worked extremely hard to reach this point. Unfortunately, it also required a lot of money. More...

Opinion

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Garden State farms have provided a bounty of beautiful vegetables. More...

Sports

Cutting through the defense

North Brunswick Township High School’s Chris Martinez slices his way through the Princeton High School defense during the Aug. 29 scrimmage at North Brunswick. More...

Raiders seek continued improvement

North Brunswick Township High School’s girls soccer team has gradually improved over the past four years under coach Javier Velasco and this fall, the Raiders are looking to get over the .500 mark after turning in a 7- 8-3 record a year ago. More...

Home schooling gives parents more control over child’s education

As summer draws to a close, many families turn their attention to the upcoming school year. More...

Rutgers mulls over adaptive sports program

When Eric Katz was looking to begin his career as a wheelchair athlete, his first choice was at his home school of Rutgers University. More...

Motorists cautioned to drive safely as school begins

The South Brunswick Police Department will once again increase safety and police visibility around town in anticipation of the start of the new school year. More...

Dedication to school, community earns North Brunswick resident volunteer award

NORTH BRUNSWICK — Neal Gaeta has been selected as the 2015 Volunteer of the Year Municipal Alliance award winner for Middlesex County. More...

Police advise residents to lock car doors

NORTH BRUNSWICK — Detectives are investigating a rash of car burglaries in the area of Cozzens Lane in North Brunswick. Multiple car burglaries took place overnight on Aug. More...

You’re pregnant! Now what?

Congratulations! You’re pregnant. Now what? Pregnancy and childbirth are exciting, but they can also be stressful as you maintain your health and your baby’s over the next nine months. More...

Get jazzed about N.J. wines at the Jazz It Up Wine Festival

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The Jazz it Up Wine Festival will be held Sept. 5 and 6 at historic Allaire State Park. More...

Bulletin Board

High school to host POW/MIA evening

The North Brunswick Township High School Social Studies Department will hold a 2015 National POW/MIA Recognition Evening at 6 p.m. Sept. 18 at the North Brunswick Municipal Building, 710 Hermann Road. For more information, call 732-289- 3701. More...

Essay contest focuses on diversity, tolerance

The North Brunswick Township India Day Committee is holding an essay competition for high school students. More...

Knights to host model train show Sept. 12, 13

Our Lady of Peace Knights of Columbus Council 11378 of North Brunswick will host the Raritan Valley HiRailers model train show 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 12 and 13 at the Our Lady of Peace Parish Center, 1740 Route 130 north, North Brunswick. More...

Schools

High school junior experiences European life and history

NORTH BRUNSWICK — A local 11th grader went around the world in 20 days this summer. More...

College student gains marketing experience as summer intern

SOUTH BRUNSWICK — A local college student progressed her career goal of marketing through a hands-on internship. More...

Business

CEO quadruples proceeds of raffle to benefit pediatric cancer foundation

SOUTH BRUNSWICK — The Somerset Patriots have gone to bat for a local charity. The 16th annual Liberty Division Somerset Patriots Golf Outing was held on Aug. More...

BUSINESS BRIEFS

Franchised auto retailers from across New Jersey are again partnering with The Valerie Fund to raise money for thousands of children with cancer and blood disorders. More...

The highs and lows of downsizing

Time to condense the nest? Keep these considerations in mind before moving to a smaller home.

Whether you’re an empty nester, recent retiree, or consolidator who refrains from hoarding too many possessions, moving from your current home to a more compact and lowermaintenance residence can make a lot of sense. More...