East Brunswick News

November 15, 2018

Just ask the more than 300 exhibitors at Kosherfest, the world's largest kosher-certified trade show held on Nov. 14 and 15 at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, NJ. Jackie Lieberman spoke with representatives from the leading innovators in the industry, including Manischewitz — a ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Due to inclement weather, Middlesex County College will be closing effective 5pm, Thursday, November 15, 2018.   All classes and activities are canceled. As of 4:30 pm today, the college will re-open at 12:01 am on Friday, November 16, 2018. 

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Dozens of East Brunswick residents gathered at the Municipal Complex to celebrate local veterans, their service, and, in some cases, their memory this Monday evening.  Mayor Brad Cohen greeted those in attendance by citing the special significance of this year's centennial ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Hillsborough man with a history of arrests and indictments for bank robbery now faces a possible sentence of life in prison after being convicted Wednesday of a robbery at a North Brunswick bank A jury in Superior Court in New Brunswick continued Quinton Watson, 51, for the ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - In response to a recent uptick in robberies and burglaries in the township, Chief James Conroy of the East Brunswick Police Department encourages residents to be more mindful of their possessions, neighborhoods, and vehicles. A letter released by Chief Conroy today provides ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - A former Raritan resident convicted of killing a mother and her daughter in 2015 has been sentenced to two consecutive life terms, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson. Ramon Cadiz, 54, formerly of First Avenue, was sentenced on Nov. 9 to two consecutive ...

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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 ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers women's basketball coach C. Vivian Stringer recorded her 1,000th victory as the Scarlet Knights team Central Connecticut State 73-44 on Tuesday at the Rutgers Athletic Center in Piscataway.  Stringer, who is already enshrined in the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame, ...

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GLASSBORO, NJ - The East Brunswick boys soccer team was shut out, 4-0, by Washington Township Tuesday evening in the semifinal round of the NJSIAA Group 4 state tournament. It was a close game at halftime before Washington (24-1) pulled away with three second-half goals. Chad Yates scored two of ...

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NEW JERSEY -  PHILADELPHIA (Nov. 13, 2018) — The American Red Cross is facing a severe blood shortage and urgently needs blood and platelet donors to give now to avoid delays in lifesaving medical care for patients. Volunteer blood drive hosts are also critically needed to prevent the shortage ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ- If you were stranded on an island, what would you bring? A spirit, your slave, and a super-intimidating staff, of course. Every three years, the East Brunswick High School Drama Club performs a Shakespeare play in the fall. This year, they’re bringing The Tempest, ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Keen observation by a citizen and a police officer led to two arrests in the township this weekend involving theft from parked cars and unlawful weapon possession. According to a report issued by the East Brunswick Police Department today, on Sunday, November 11, 2018 at ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - In a phased approach to creating a sustainable, contemporary community, Mayor Brad Cohen and the Township of East Brunswick dedicated the newly-completed bike paths in locations that allow residents to safer and easier access to schools, parks, and houses of worship.  Cohen ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Get a head start on the holiday shopping at the 40th annual Our Lady of Lourdes (OLOL) Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, December 1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. New at this year's always-popular bazaar is the OLOL Emporium, offering beautiful gift items. A whole host of well-known brands ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ  - World War I ended on the 11th hour, of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918. This year, Nov. 11 falls on Sunday, and members of the military will be honored with the Veterans Day Parade that will start in Highland Park and proceed over the bridge into New Brunswick. "We ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - A 25-year-old Perth Amboy man was arrested today and charged with fatally stabbing a pregnant woman in Perth Amboy Thursday night, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey in a joint statement with Perth Amboy police Chief Roman McKeon. Benny M. Pichardo was charged with murder ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Indie/alternative rock band Volume Up will be headlining a concert at the Spotswood High School Cafetorium on Thursday, November 29 at 7 p.m. All of the proceeds from this family-friendly concert will go to benefit Music for Relief. Music for Relief was founded in 2004 by the ...

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NEW YORK, NY - In 2010, the Kenner family was shocked by the loss of husband and father Peter Kenner, shortly after a diagnosis of neuroendocrine pancreatic cancer. With no risk factors or obvious symptoms of the disease, the quickness of the loss was overwhelming. "We had no family history, my ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Anshe Emeth Memorial Temple in New Brunswick will hold its first Used Book and Media Sale on November 18th to November 20th.  Thousands of used books of all genres and for all ages will be available to purchase at great bargain prices. Plus, we offer a collection of used DVDs ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ – A 60-year-old township man has been charged with murdering his 82-year-old mother, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson. Dalton Chiscolm Jr., of Haverhill Place, Somerset, is charged with First Degree Murder in the death of his mother, Roberta Ann ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The sixth-seeded East Brunswick boys soccer team won its first sectional title in seven years with a 1-0 victory over top-seeded Hunterdon Central Thursday in the Central Jersey, Group 4 championship game. Sean Joo scored the game's only goal with five minutes left in ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - It's no small matter or light summons if a driver passes a school bus that has stopped to let students on or off.  A first violation of New Jersey State Law 39:4-128.1 is a fine of no less than $100, five points along with the possibility of fifteen days in jail, or community ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ:  Following a contentious race, Democrats have swept local and state elections in East Brunswick and New Jersey.  In East Brunswick, the Democratic team of Jim Wendell, Sharon Sullivan, and Kevin McEvoy have been awarded with places on the town ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ:  Here are the results of tonight's election as of 9:15 pm: For East Brunswick Township Council (3 candidates will win): McEvoy 20% Sullivan 20% Wendell 20% Clark 14% Khona 13% Philipczak 14%   For East Brunswick Board of Education (3 candidates will ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ:  Heere are the results of tonight's election as of 8:45 pm: For East Brunswick Township Council (3 candidates will win): McEvoy 20% Sullivan 20% Wendell 20% Clark 14% Khona 13% Philipczak 13%   For East Brunswick Board of Education (3 candidates will ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - 2018 marks the centennial of the end of World War I. The conclusion of “The War to End All Wars” inspired the commemoration of Armistice Day on November 11. Since then, the day’s honor extended to veterans of later wars, such as WWII, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War, and ...

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East Brunswick, NJ (November 1, 2018) – Sport Clips Haircuts’ annual “Help A Hero” scholarship campaign starts today, and you can be a part of the mission to help service members and veterans take the next step toward civilian careers through education by visiting the East Brunswick location. Today ...

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PARSIPPANY, N.J. (Oct. 26, 2018) –Thousands will walk to end pancreatic cancer, the world’s toughest cancer, at PurpleStride New Jersey on Nov. 11. The community event is hosted by the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) New Jersey Affiliate.   Pancreatic cancer is the third leading ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Tempest is believed to be Shakespeare's last play.  It tells the story of Prospero, the exiled Duke of Milan, who lives on a remote island with his daughter, Miranda.  Supernatural creatures live there as well, such as Caliban, the monstrous son of a witch, and Ariel, one ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - On November 3, the borough unveiled a new street sign at the intersection of Herbert Avenue and East Lawrence Street. The spot was renamed Ariella Way in honor of the memory of Ariella Hopkins who died at the age of six after a sudden illness. Hopkins had just completed her ...

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