April 2, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Salamanders, frogs make annual Beekman Road crossing

Rick and Danielle Patufka have lived near Beekman Road for nearly 30 years, but only recently did they discover the road’s greatest secret. More...

Woman suffers minor injuries after SUV strikes back of truck on Rt. 1

SOUTH BRUNSWICK — A car caught fire after crashing into the back of a tractortrailer last weekend. More...

Letters

Proposed legislation is worthy of support

New Jersey has some of the strictest gun laws in the United States, but not strict enough to keep guns out of the hands of domestic abusers and stalkers. Last year there were 14 domestic abuse-related murder-suicides in New Jersey. More...

Opinion

Photo

Easter cupcakes are ready to be served following the Millstone Township Easter Egg Hunt at Wagner Farm on March 28. More...

Sports

Eye on the ball

A Princeton High School defender knocks the ball away from South Brunswick High School’s Jeff Wu (22) during the March 28 game played in Monmouth Junction. More...

Vikings rely on team effort going into baseball season

SOUTH BRUNSWICK

South Brunswick High School’s baseball team enters the spring with a new look following the graduation of 14 seniors from a squad that went 15-9 a year ago. More...

SPORT SHORTS

Monroe Sports Center will hold Spring Break Basketball Camps for boys and girls in grades 3-9. One camp is April 3 (cost $65) and the other is April 6-10 ($275 after April 4 and $245 for early registration by April 4). All camps run 9 a.m.-3 p.m. More...

Candy sweetens spring holidays

New Jersey candy factories have discovered new ways to satisfy a customer’s sweet tooth and show that life can be a little sweeter with just the right amount of chocolate. More...

County jail seeks to improve justice system

The search for more effective alternatives to the solitary confinement of prisoners has spurred a partnership between a nonprofit and five correctional facilities, including the Middlesex County Adult Correction Center. More...

Former North Brunswick resident named chief revenue officer for Prudential Center

A man with ties to North Brunswick has been named the first chief revenue officer (CRO) for the Prudential Center and the New Jersey Devils. More...

Driver listed in critical condition after crash with tractor-trailer

SOUTH BRUNSWICK — A local man was extricated from his vehicle following a crash with a tractor-trailer last week. Rosbuth Mathis, 50, of Jamesburg, was driving a 1995 Mercury westbound on Deans Rhode Hall Road around 12:45 p.m. More...

Gabriel

TOP PICK

Young Prince Gabriel is dashing and debonair, well-trained in sword fighting and horseback riding — and set to inherit his grandfather’s vast fortune. More...

Bulletin Board

Schools can score free Rutgers tickets

Rutgers Football will offer free tickets to schools for home games against Maryland, Washington State, Norfolk State and Kansas. All students in kindergarten through eighth grade are eligible through the Outstanding Students Program. More...

Free composting workshops available

Three free composting seminars will be held at the EARTH Center, Davidson’s Mill Pond Park, 42 Riva Ave., South Brunswick. Backyard composting is set for 10 a.m. April 11 and 19. More...

Veteran of the Year nominations due

Veteran of the Year nominations are now being accepted in North Brunswick. Send a résumé or paragraph on the veteran being nominated to Lou Ann Benson, 710 Hermann Road, North Brunswick, NJ 08902 or email lbenson@ northbrunswicknj.gov. More...

Schools

Machine heads

Hari Vijaykumar, left, a member of the South Brunswick High School robotics team, works with 4-year-old Weston Duhrkopp of Old Bridge to operate a robot during the Monroe Township Library’s celebration of New Jersey Makers Day on March 21. More...

Firefighters, EMS are offered free tuition at college

Volunteer firefighters and EMS personnel will be eligible for free tuition through Middlesex County College (MCC) beginning this fall. More...

Educator selected for ‘Magic’ award

NORTH BRUNSWICK — An educator who extends his classroom magic outside of the classroom will be honored by Greater Media’s MAGIC 98.3 FM. More...

Business

BUSINESS BRIEFS

After originally opening in 2004 under the New Jersey-based Rainbow Academy brand, the Lightbridge Academy child care and early education center, 2878 Route 27, North Brunswick, will celebrate its 10-year anniversary with a May 15 reunion at Babbage More...

Professional females share lessons of empowerment

SOUTH BRUNSWICK — The South Brunswick Commission on Women’s leadership summit was filled with female empowerment. More...

The value assessment

Home sales lives and die by the price, which is why the appraiser is vital to the transaction

They’re called “risk mitigators.” Or the “value man”/ “value woman.” Some know them as “invisible protectors” because they remain unknown to the buyer. More...