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Seasonal Recipe: Apple Cider Cranberry Sauce

November 17, 2018

Apple cider adds a bit of warm spice to this easy Thanksgiving side dish.

Ingredients:

12 oz. fresh cranberries, about 3 ½ cups

1 cup granulated sugar

½ cup apple cider

Rinse berries and pick them over to remove any leaves or stems that might be mixed in.

Combine all ingredients in a small pot. Cook, stirring, over medium-high heat, until all of the berries ...

Adoption Day Celebration Because 'Every Child Deserves a Loving Family'

November 15, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Little more than a week before Thanksgiving, nine families in Middlesex County received a big reason to be grateful Wednesday when a judge gave final approvals for adoptions in the courthouse ceremonies marking Adoption Day.

"Today is a day of celebration," state Sen. Joseph Vitale said during the program. "Thank you for what you are doing. It means a lot to ...

Alzheimer's New Jersey Focuses on Safety for Alzheimer's Awareness Month

November 17, 2018

Roseland, NJ, November 16, 2018 -- Alzheimer’s New Jersey, a non-profit which provides programs and services to the residents of New Jersey affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, is recognizing Alzheimer’s Awareness Month in November by focusing on the importance of safety for the 180,000 people in New Jersey diagnosed with the disease. 

“Because of ...

Upcoming Events

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Sat, November 24, 12:00 PM

South Brunswick Public Library, Monmouth Jct.

Board Game Marathon

Arts & Entertainment

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Fri, November 30, 8:00 PM

State Theatre New Jersey , New Brunswick

Melissa Etheridge

Arts & Entertainment

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Tue, December 4, 8:00 PM

State Theatre New Jersey, New Brunswick

Dave Koz and Friends - Christmas Tour 2018

Arts & Entertainment

“Strings Of The World” Concert Comes To East Brunswick

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ —Although they are most commonly associated with the guitar or the violin, there are hundreds of types of stringed instruments played globally.

East Brunswick Public Library (2 Jean Walling Civic Center) hosts the special event “Strings of the World” on Sunday, December 9 at 2:00 pm, which will feature several unique stringed instruments.

Community Art Project on Display at East Brunswick Public Library

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ—East Brunswick Public Library and the East Brunswick Art Commission partnered for an exhibition featuring artwork created by the community, which is on display at the library (2 Jean Walling Civic Center) through the month of November. 

The community art project consists of nearly 400 small canvases decorated by adults and children.

“This project gave ...

The Real Lolita: the Kidnapping of Sally Horner and the Novel that Scandalized the World

The Real Lolita: The Kidnapping of Sally Horner and the Novel that Scandalized the World by Sarah Weinman (Harper Collins, 2018)

Who would have thought that the “nymphet” of Humbert Humbert’s perverted fantasies in the famous Vladimir Nabokov novel, Lolita, published in the United States in 1958, was influenced greatly by an infamous kidnapping case that took place in Camden, ...

Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult

Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult (Ballantine, 2013)

Jodi Picoult is the Law and Order author of our times. She uses stories “ripped from the headlines” as seeds for her plotlines and, thus, presents readers with a framework in which to discuss important societal issues, such as school shootings, teen suicides, and organ transplants. Picoult’s writing is compelling, and many of ...

Mayor Cohen Seeks Inclusive Government, Civility Following Election

November 7, 2018

To the Residents of East Brunswick:

Last night’s election results spoke loud and clear. I thank you for the message of support shown by the record number of voters turning out for a mid-term election. Electing the team of Wendell, Sullivan, and McEvoy is a validation of the work we began in 2016. I commit to you that we will continue to work as a team for all the residents of East ...

Proper Ventilation During the Holiday Season

With everyone home for the holidays, the extra bodies, shower use, and cooking power in your home can really bring up the heat. While that’s nice for your heating bill, it may cause unwanted ventilation issues in your home.

Kitchen

Remember a few tips for keeping smoke out of your eyes and steam from coming out your ears while your kitchen works overtime:

Use the hood ...