July 2, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Program gives seniors access to fresh produce

Nearly two decades after taking root in 1997, the Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) of New Jersey has grown to serve the elderly, low-income population of Middlesex, as well as of the state’s other 20 counties, offering eli More...

Officer cleared in shooting death of South Brunswick man

A state grand jury took no action regarding the death of Andrew Murnieks, 28, of South Brunswick, who was fatally shot by a member of the Middlesex County Emergency Response Team during an armed standoff in November 2013. More...

Cricket festival

Players from the Tri-State Area, who represent various colleges in Sri Lanka, take part in the 10th annual East Coast Cricket Festival in South Brunswick on June 28. More...

Go fish

Clockwise, from above: Levi Bobadilla, center, his father Michael, right, and his grandfather Victor fish at Boyd’s Pond in North Brunswick on June 21, despite the cancellation of the annual North Brunswick Father’s Day Fishing Derby due More...

Letters

Education needed on palliative care services

Palliative care is a vital and expanding area of health care delivery. It is comprehensive care that focuses on the physical, emotional and social needs of patients suffering from chronic illness. Its goal is quality of life. More...

Opinion

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Sign of the season at the Quaker Inn, Ocean Grove, on a beautiful and busy June 28. More...

Schools

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Alberta Liu of Kendall Park placed first in the 2-3 Grade Division of the 2015 New Jersey Conservation Poster Contest on May 19. More...

Art auction adds colorful twist to preschool philanthropy program

SOUTH BRUNSWICK — Children are known for bringing joy and happiness to the lives of others, but through a special project at The Learning Experience, they also added color. More...

ON CAMPUS

Erik Axelsen of North Brunswick was awarded $5,500 from the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants during a ceremony in April. Axelsen is a student at Seton Hall University. More...

Sports

Summer hoops

North Brunswick Township High School (blue) played against Hopewell Valley Central High School in a Monroe Sports Center Boys High School Summer Basketball League game June 25. Hopewell Valley won the game, 51-36. More...

Raiders’ retooling for 2016 starts in the summer league

North Brunswick Township High School’s team in the Greater Middlesex Coaches Summer Baseball League is off to a 3-2 start this summer. More...

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Players from the Tri-State Area, who represent various colleges in Sri Lanka, take part in the 10th annual East Coast Cricket Festival in South Brunswick on June 28. For more photos, see page 9. More...

Sign language could fill graduation requirement

High school students in New Jersey may one day be able to fulfill their language requirement for graduation by learning American Sign Language. More...

Winning

More than 2,000 people attended the Win & Wine Weekend/Chocolate Festival at Monmouth Park on June 27 and 28. Attendees sampled wine from local wineries and desserts from area vendors. The event was sponsored by Greater Media Newspapers. More...

Group marks 30 years of advocating for residents with mental illness

NORTH BRUNSWICK — The stigma of mental illness has changed over the past few decades, but society still has strides to make in dealing with a complicated issue. More...

Police allege man fatally shot acquaintance in South Brunswick parking lot

SOUTH BRUNSWICK — Police have identified the man who allegedly killed an acquaintance in a parking lot on Docks Corner Road last week. More...

Celebrate July Fourth at Oceanfest

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The 25th annual Oceanfest, a family-friendly celebration, will take place 10 a.m.-10 p.m. July 4, rain or shine. More...

Bulletin Board

Carnevale Italiano set for July 15-19

The Italian American Social Club of North Brunswick’s annual Carnevale Italiano will be held July 15-19 at Route 130 north and Apple Orchard Lane in North Brunswick. The hours are 6-11 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, and 5-11 p.m. More...

Vendors sought for November craft show

Vendors are sought for the North Brunswick Woman’s Club annual Tricky Tray/Vendor Show, planned for Nov. 7 at Our Lady of Peace Church Hall, Route 130 and Washington Road, North Brunswick. More...

Independence Day event set for July 2

North Brunswick will hold a pre-Independence Day celebration at 10 a.m. July 2 at the North Brunswick Municipal Complex, 710 Hermann Road. More...

Entertainment

AMC’s new series ‘Humans’ examines what separates man from machine

“The best reason to make machines more like people is to make people less like machines,” declares a scientist in AMC’s intriguing new drama Humans, beginning June 28. More...

Vulgar, rude, obnoxious — Ted is back

In theaters now

If you thought you’d seen it all in Ted, you haven’t. Welcome to Ted 2. Ted (voice of Seth MacFarlane) and Tami-Lynn (Jessica Barth) are married and life is hard for this young couple. More...

A ticket to ride that ’60s vibe — again

Golden age or the end of civilization as we knew it? Memories of the ’60s frequently tend to fall into one of those two camps. More...

Business

BUSINESS BRIEFS

The Arc of Middlesex County will receive a $4,000 grant from LongHorn Steakhouse in North Brunswick, Piscataway and Woodbridge, and from Olive Garden in Woodbridge as part of the Restaurant Community Grants Program from the Darden Restaurants Foundat More...

The new focus on healthy ’hoods

Americans look for a lot of valued amenities in the neighborhoods they choose to live in, from safe streets to a convenient Starbucks on the corner. More...

Supercars reborn

New versions of two flashy and costly sports cars rely on advanced technologies to back up their head-turning looks with neck-snapping performance

No, they’re not for everyone. They’re limitedproduction, high-performance models that can make school kids swoon and set adults’ hearts racing. More...