October 23, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Four contenders seek terms on school board

Four candidates will seek three available seats on the North Brunswick Board of Education in the Nov. 4 election. Each of the terms is for three years. More...

81-year-old baker refuses to ‘dessert’ bakery

NORTH BRUNSWICK — Although Giuseppe Scala is 81 years old, his family can’t keep him out of the kitchen — or the car. Scala continues to bake every Saturday and on special occasions at Scala Bakery in North Brunswick. More...

Voters to decide future of open space funding

The future of funding for environmental programs in the state will be determined in the upcoming election. More...

Question on ballot aims to reform bail process

A ballot question that focuses on the pretrial detention of certain suspects will be placed before voters in the Nov. 4 general election. More...

Democrats seek fifth terms on North Brunswick council

NORTH BRUNSWICK — Two incumbents and a newcomer are vying for two three-year council seats on the ballot in the Nov. 4 election. Democrats Robert Davis and Robert Corbin are seeking their fifth terms. More...

Donations accepted for rummage sale

The South Brunswick Community Development Charleston Place Senior Citizens will hold a rummage sale 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 24 and 25 at the center, 3424 Route 27, Kendall Park. For more information, call 732-297- 7966. More...

Panel to discuss rights of Muslim women

A comprehensive panel discussion on “Muslim Women’s Rights: Education, Equality & Empowerment: How Does Islam Enhance the Lives of Women?” will take place 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. More...

Authorities: Drug ring spanned three counties

Local, state and federal law enforcement agencies have converged on central New Jersey to take down a drug organization headed by a suspect with residences in Sayreville and Neptune. More...

Scholarships open to hosts of blood drives

Bob’s Discount Furniture, 4095 Route 1, Monmouth Junction, and the American Red Cross have launched Bob’s Discount Furniture’s annual $250,000 High School Heroes Scholarship Program for the 2014-15 school year. More...

Opinion

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The beauty of fall can be seen in a tree on Taylors Mills Road, Manalapan. More...

Business

Queens Gate apartments announces model opening

Queens Gate, a brand new collection of luxurious apartments set in a charming Somerset County location, is now open for leasing, according to Tanya Mariotti. More...

RE/MAX named leading global franchise by Entrepreneur magazine

For the second consecutive year, RE/MAX has received the highest global ranking among real estate franchises by Entrepreneur magazine. More...

REAL ESTATE BRIEFS

In a Home News Tribune readers’ choice contest, Gloria Zastko, Realtors was voted Best Real Estate Agency for 2014. Gloria Zastko and Andrew Zastko, co-owners of the firm, are delighted with this award which the firm repeatedly has received. More...

Bulletin Board

- Senior Center slates Veterans Day eventSouth Brunswick will hold a Veterans Day ceremony at 11 a.m. Nov. More...

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Deanna Graulich, left to right, Dominique Speed and Erin LaVielle get ready to walk as the Stellar All Stars cheerleading program raises funds for the Susan G. More...

Two vying for mayoral seat in South Brunswick

Voters heading to the polls Nov. 4 will choose between two candidates seeking to serve as mayor of South Brunswick for the next four years. More...

Board hopefuls discuss views on South Brunswick schools

SOUTH BRUNSWICK — Four candidates will vie for three available three-year terms on the Board of Education in the Nov. 4 election. Incumbents Patrick Del Piano and Deven M. Patel are seeking their second terms, and incumbent Arthur L. More...

Skill set

Skyler Tavarez, left, and Taniya Edwards show off their moves as the Stellar All Stars raise funds for the Susan G. More...

Care to Walk/Run 5K to be held Oct. 26

The 16th annual Care to Walk/Run 5K to support the Cancer Institute of New Jersey Foundation will be held Oct. 26 at the North Brunswick Township High School football field, 98 Raider Road. Registration begins at 8 a.m. More...

Residents invited to discover American Legion

American Legion Post 459, 1015 Linwood Place, North Brunswick, will hold an open house noon-4 p.m. Oct. 25. Residents can learn about the history of the American Legion and the role its members play in the community. Refreshments will be served. More...

So. Brunswick to host 5K and fun run Nov. 2

The Run with the Vikings 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run will be held Nov. 2, rain or shine, throughout South Brunswick. The fun run begins at 9:30 a.m., with the 5K starting at 10 a.m., followed by a Kiddie Dash at 11. Walkers are welcome. More...

Vendors needed for indoor flea market

The Friends of the North Brunswick Senior Center will hold an indoor flea market 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 2 at the center, 15 Linwood Place, North Brunswick. Vendors are needed. For more information, call 732-247-0922, ext. 820. More...

Officers use heroin antidote to save life for the first time

SOUTH BRUNSWICK — A 21-yearold man was the first person in the township to be saved by police after reportedly overdosing on heroin last week. Police received an early-morning 911 call on Oct. More...

Letters

Patel brings focus, leadership to board

The school board elections are around the corner, and I have been reading candidate profiles in newspapers with interest. I have also met some of the candidates personally. More...

Sports

Vikings stay undefeated despite challenge from Monroe

South Brunswick High School’s football team has, for the most part, faced little adversity as it dominated its opponents prior to its meeting at Monroe Township High School on Oct. 17. More...

SPORT SHORTS

Sumatra made it two straight trips to the winner’s circle with a two-length tally in the $25,000 New Jersey Futurity for 3-year-old New Jersey-sired trotters on Oct. 16 at Freehold Raceway. More...