January 29, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Local dogs have their play at ‘Puppy Bowl XI’

Football fans across the country are going to have a “ruff” time choosing which team to root for on Super Bowl Sunday. The competition, however, has nothing to do with the New England Patriots or the Seattle Seahawks. More...

Water company warns about imposters

Middlesex Water Co. is urging customers to be on the alert for individuals claiming to be water company representatives. More...

Card-writing campaign supports victims of massacre

SOUTH BRUNSWICK — Some 1,800 letters and cards were sent to the victims of the Peshawar massacre that occurred in December. More...

Letters

Many supported campaign for Peshawar

We would like to thank everyone who supported and participated in the Cards of Condolences for Peshawar Campaign. More...

Opinion

Mark Twain, 19th-century techie, sought phonograph to dictate tale

YOUR TURN

Mark Twain’s novel, “A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court,” will be 125 years old this month. Twain wrote it over a three-year period in the late 1880s, just at the time Thomas A. More...

Photo

Jenna Garrison prepares mousse layer cakes at Carlo’s Bakery in Red Bank on Jan. 23. More...

Sports

Raiders swim teams poised for strong GMC showing

VARSITY REPORT

North Brunswick Township High School’s girls and boys swim teams are both enjoying successful winter campaigns as they prepare for the upcoming Greater Middlesex Conference (GMC) meet this weekend. More...

Sweet time in store at Chocolate and Wine Festival

With Valentine’s Day approaching, more than 1,000 people are expected to snack on truffles and sip some port during Greater Media Newspapers’ Chocolate and Wine Festival. The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. More...

Many tout Obama plan for free college

President Barack Obama’s $60 billion proposal of making two years of community college free for qualified students across America has brought both hope and concern. More...

Rematch will net donations for food bank

Administrators from St. More...

Middlesex County recognized as top recycler in New Jersey

Middlesex County, along with Cumberland County, has earned the shared distinction as the state’s top recycler. More...

Bulletin Board

Chiropractor to discuss how to handle stress

Dr. Ken Freedman, owner and director of Freedman Chiropractic Center, East Brunswick, will hold an informative and interactive program on how to handle homeand work-related stress at 7 p.m. Feb. More...

Craft workshop will make recycled vases

The South Brunswick Library, 110 Kingston Lane, Monmouth Junction, will hold a “Crafternoon Workshop: Decorative Vases” at 1:30 p.m. Feb. 4. Recycled materials will be used to make projects into eco-friendly objects and gifts. More...

Brunswick Women to host dinner party

The Brunswick Women’s Connection will sponsor a Beautiful Interiors DG Dinner Party 7-8:30 p.m. Feb. 18 at Pierre’s of South Brunswick, 582 Georges Road, Monmouth Junction section of South Brunswick. More...

Columns

POLICE BEAT

All items are taken from police dept. records. All suspects are presumed innocent until found guilty in court. NORTH BRUNSWICK A QVC package containing jewelry was reportedly stolen from a Birchwood Court residence on Jan. 21. More...

Business

Real estate and retirement: plans, trends and ideas

The beginning of the new year brings with it fresh opportunities to start anew. Advice is everywhere you look, and decluttering your home is always on that well-intended list of resolutions. More...

REAL ESTATE BRIEFS

Jack Waters, regional vice president of Weichert, Realtors, announced the Old Bridge office was recognized for outstanding performance in December. More...