East Brunswick News

September 19, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University President Robert Barchi has agreed to continue in that position for two more years, university officials said. Members of the university board of governors asked him to remain at least two more years, and he agreed, officials said. “Bob Barchi has been a ...

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TRENTON, NJ – A 54-year-old Hillsborough man is one of 24 suspects arrested in “Operation Open House,” a sting set up by law enforcement officials to capture alleged child predators using social media to lure underage girls and boys for sexual activity, according to state Attorney General Gurbir S.

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METUCHEN, NJ - The East Brunswick boys soccer team erupted for five goals in the second half to pull away for an 8-3 boys soccer victory over St. Joseph on Monday. Corrado Carbone and Josh Newton had two goals and one assist each for the Bears (4-0-1), who led, 3-0, at halftime. Poorav Desai ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A 45-year-old city man was struck and fatally injured while attempting to cross Route 18 in New Brunswick early this morning. Christoph Freese was attempting to cross Route 18 near Commercial Avenue at 4:52 a.m. when he was struck by a 2006 red Dodge Charger driven by a ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Police Department advises residents to avoid the area of Milltown Road/Harts Lane/Merrill avenue due to wires in the roadway. The EBPD also advises drivers to avoid the area of Route 18 and Edgeboro Road due to a traffic signal malfunction. No time to ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - East Brunswick Field Hockey beat South Brunswick 2-1 in the Bears 3rd over ime of the season. Bears Senior Raquel Vilas scored the first goal assisted by Senior Shama Antala.  Bears held strong with Sophomore goalie Jenna Garofalo locking it down in the cage until South ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  Dan Pinter, General Manager of Jersey Fine Wines at the intersection of Route 18 South and Racetrack Road, knows his business.  He is glad to offer the best prices in East Brunswick on beers and wines, an impressive amount of choices, and a wide variety of all sorts of adult ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - In a rematch of last season's Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament final, the East Brunswick girls soccer team defeated Old Bridge, 2-0, in their first regular season encounter of 2018 on Monday. Isabella Martillo scored a pair of second half goals, each off well-placed ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Museum will hold its annual candlelight tours of the historic Chestnut Hill Cemetery on October 13 and 14, 2018. During each tour, visitors will follow lighted paths through the cemetery as costumed re-enactors portray former residents of East Brunswick and ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - As the East Coast watches the path of Hurricane Florence, New Jersey Blood Services prepare to help out impacted areas if needed. However, sending blood south means the supply in the tri-state area would be tested. "Cancer patients are the number one users of blood," explained ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ- The Township of East Brunswick & sponsors, Jane Mueller of REMAX, East Brunswick Regional Chamber of Commerce and NJM Insurance Group are excited to announce the 5th Annual EAST BRUNSWICK DAY to be held outdoors at the Community Arts Center on Sunday, September 23, 2018 from ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - New Beginnings Animal Rescue, 706R Cranbury Road, East Brunswick, will host a Giant Yard Sale on Sunday Sept. 23 from 9 AM to 1 PM.  Housewares, collectibles, small furniture, jewelry, antiques, pet supplies, bric-a-brac, so much more!  Everything must go – no reasonable ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  Ten East Brunswick High School students have qualified as semi-finalists in the prestigious National Merit Scholar Program. The National Merit Scholarship Program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships that began in 1955. High school students enter the ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - The East Brunswick boys soccer team remained undefeated with a 3-2 victory over Piscataway on Saturday. East Brunswick (3-0-1) scored two goals in the first half. Poorav Desai, Josh Newton and Srihari Sudhir each scored a goal for the Bears. Alex Naryshkin and Corrado Carbone ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Varsity Field Hockey team ended their game in a 2-2 tie against Monroe. Monroe scored within the first few minutes of the game, but EB came back with a goal from #21 Senior Emma Perone, assisted by #41 Senior Raquel Vilas.  After another goal from Monroe, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University today held an opening ceremony for its new $115 million Chemistry and Chemical Biology building providing laboratories for research in the fields of health and alternative energy among other sciences. The four-story, 144,000 square-foot structure on the ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - Playing just its second game of the season, the East Brunswick girls soccer team defeated Piscataway, 3-0, on Thursday afternoon. Julia Gill scored two goals for the Bears (1-0-1), who had a 2-0 lead at halftime. Bianca Nakar had the other goal for East Brunswick. Riya ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY,  NJ - A local preacher used money he stole from a plumbing company where he worked as a bookkeeper to buy himself a BMX W5 and a Mercedes S550.  He also stole over $700,000.  Now his life is going down the drain. Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey announced that a man ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ -- September is National Preparedness month, and the Middlesex County Office of Emergency Management and Preparedness is encouraging residents to prepare for the threat of any storms that may occur this season as well as any other weather-related conditions. It’s hard to know ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - It is not the easiest thing to get, and something the average person has never thought about, but scientists have found a medical value in, of all things, salvia from East Siberian brown bears. Scientists from Rutgers, working with others in the field, have used bacterium ...

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WASHINGTON,DC – Bob Evans Farms, Inc., a Xenia, Ohio, establishment, is recalling approximately 46,734 pounds of pork sausage link products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically pieces of clear hard plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Girls Volleyball Team will host the Second Annual Emily Fredricks Memorial Volleyball Game on Thursday, September 27 at the EBHS main gym at 5:15 pm.  The EB Bears will play the Perth Amboy Panthers at the scholarship fundraising event. Emily Fredricks was ...

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    MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Keyport resident Kevin Smith entered his place of employment - Visions Gentlemen's Club on Route 35 - this Tuesday armed for battle and carrying an AK-47.  He was arrested by the Sayreville police after he fled the scene. Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C.

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - In the East Brunswick Field Hockey season opener on Saturday, September 8, the Lady Bears finished on top with a 3-1 victory against Piscataway. The lady bears conquered the field by maintaining possession of the ball for the majority of the game. A few minutes before ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - More than 2,000 students have returned to classes on the five campuses of the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools to find innovative new programs and facilities. The district, the oldest county vocational school district in the nation, offers more than 40 ...

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EDISON, NJ – Long-serving local and state public servant Peter Barnes II passed away today.  Barnes served his country, state, district and the Township of East Brunswick the past 71 years.  Middlesex County Democratic Chairman Kevin McCabe today issued the following statement on the passing of ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - Senators Cory Booker and Robert Menendez joined with Rep. Frank Pallone today at Mt. Zion AME Church in the city to press their objections to U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the Republicans senators in favor of his confirmation. Booker, a member of the Senate ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - The Middlesex County Office of Health Services is reporting that a raccoon tested positive for rabies in Monroe Township, Middlesex County, in the vicinity of Lori Street and Michelle Street. This is the ninth (9) rabid animal reported within Middlesex County for 2018 and ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - There are 30 days in September, and Middlesex County Food Bank has a suggestion for each of those days. giving people ways to donate food or collect donations to replenish lagging supplies at the county bank. "Currently, the supply of nonperishable foods and necessities at ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Route 18 North in East Brunswick was closed for approximately four hours Thursday night due to an accident involving a pedestrian. On September 6, 2018 at approximately 9pm, East Brunswick Police patrol units responded to a report of a pedestrian struck on Highway 18 North ...

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