7 Tricks for Making the Best Winter Soups

January 18, 2021

There’s nothing like a steaming pot of soup to take off the chill on a cold day. Want to up your winter soup game? We’ve got seven simple tricks to make your favorites even better:

1. Save the bones from your roasted chicken (including storebought rotisserie chicken) in the freezer to make stock. The roasted bones will give your soups more flavor than raw.

2. Need to swap ...

MCC Alum Sad to See His Blue Colt Logo Put Out to Pasture After Five Decades

January 21, 2021

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Middlesex College will soon be retiring its athletic logo depicting a stout-hearted steed in mid-rear, putting the iconic Blue Colt out to pasture after more than 50 years.

The school that had been known as Middlesex County College until Jan. 1 will also be abbreviating the school nickname to simply Colts.

News of the college’s sweeping rebranding initiative hit ...

Cancer Pavilion Plans Approved by New Brunswick Planning Board

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Plans to build the state’s first free-standing cancer hospital - the centerpiece in a sweeping, $750 million project that will transform the Somerset Street health care corridor - has been approved by the city.

The Planning Board voted 7-0 Tuesday night to allow Cancer Pavilion Redevelopment Associates LLC, an affiliate of DEVCO, to proceed with its plan to ...

Meet Garden Communities Newest Golden Resident

January 21, 2021

NEW JERSEY - As we happily ring in the New Year, Garden Communities is ringing in their next member of The Golden Residents Club.  Members of this elite club have resided in their communities for 50 years or more, thus becoming cherished members of the Garden Communities family.   Arvo Langam has recently become the newest member and Garden Communities is celebrating Arvo’s ...

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East Brunswick Public Library: We've Made Curbside Pickup Even Easier

 








EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - When you receive an announcement from East Brunswick Public Library that your items are available, you can now schedule your curbside pickup appointment online.

 

You can also schedule your curbside appointment through their new ...

Middlesex County Commissioner Director Ronald G. Rios monthly column: New Year 2021

         

Welcoming a new year is traditionally an exciting time as we look ahead to celebrating all life’s moments with family and friends and preparing our New Year resolutions. The New Year has always been a time of promise for a brighter future. And as we said goodbye to 2020 and hello to 2021, that sentiment was as powerful as it has ever ...

The Girls by Lori Lansens

The Girls by Lori Lansens.  ( Back Bay Books, 2005)

 

I enjoy watching The Learning Channel’s hit show, Thousand Pound Sisters. Every time my husband, Tom, catches me watching it, he shakes his head and mutters, “I don’t know why you watch this show. . .” (To be fair, I don’t get The Mandalorian, but each to his own). 

So, why do I watch ...

Inauguration of President Joe Biden: Report from Washington D.C. with Photojournalist Julian Leshay

January 20, 2021

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Executive Producer Brian Brodeur spoke with independent photojournalist Julian Leshay, live from Washington, D.C., on Inauguration Day about his experiences in the nation’s capital as Joe Biden and Kamala Harris became the next president and vice president.

Leshay spoke to Brodeur via Zoom as he photographed images from the historic day at “one of the closest ...