Crystal Springs Doubles Income in Summer 2015

It's warm out, but not THAT warm! Credits: Township of East Brunswick

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Councilwoman Camille Ferraro Clark proudly announced this summer's successful final talley - double that of 2007, the highest until this year - for the Crystal Springs Aquatic Center on Dunham's Corner Road.  At the Town Council meeting for December 14, she credited summer workers and Michael Reisner, Director of the Department of Parks, Recreation, and Community Services, for the management and upgrades of service at the township facility.  Clark also noted that fees will be increased for non-residents next year and that some renovation will take place to the waterpark.

Items discussed at the public portion of the council meeting include the following:

* Mike Reisner discussed the holiday fundraisers run by the Department of Recreation, noting that 198 families have been "adopted" by the township (up from 75 families at the beginning of the donation program) with 67 families being sponsored by families and individuals in East Brunswick, and the remaining families being funded by the EBBL and other businesses and organizations in the community.

Sign Up for E-News

*Jim Logan of the East Brunswick Baseball League (EBBL) donated $750 raised by the organization.  Logan also added that the EBBL has increased its membership by 27% this year by promoting the three sports - baseball, softball, and buddy ball - which are under its wing.

*Community members spoke about the need to end the flouridation of water in the township, citing its impact on the physical health and civil rights of citizens.

The Council portion of the meeeting continued with the following:

* Friday, December 18 is the last scheduled leaf pick-up in town.  Many streets have had leaves picked up several times.  There will be one more sweep, then the community will start preparing for winter needs.

* In an effort to make infrastructure safer, East Brunswick is "rolling out" a new phone app to make it easier for community members to make request/register complaint in a timely fashion. A function of Google, the app will facilitate non-emergency communications.  Click here for an example.

*In a new ordinance, the township will review the licensing of the 37 location s in EB that provide clothing donation bins.

*In another ordinance, East Brunswick will include not only residential but also commercial properties in the requirement to maintain adjoning property areas, clearing them of brush grass and weeds.

*Councilman Wendell complimented the Mayor's work on installing cell pads on the township water tower.  He also applauded the success of the St. Bart's Buffalos Cheerleaders on their having won a national championship at the recent competition in Orlando, Florida.

*The council honored retiring Police Chief William Krause, Jr. for his 25 yearsof service to the EBPD.  Chief Krause "rose through the ranks," having started as a patrolman on January 7, 1991.

*Several council members mentioned town-wide activities to support families during the holiday season.

 

This meeting can be viewed in its entireity on EBTV

 

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Like

Sign Up for E-News

East Brunswick

National Autism Awareness Month

Autism is becoming more prevalent in our communities. The Centers for Disease Control report that as of 2016, autism is diagnosed in one of every 68 births in the United States. When a neighbor, a family friend or a new addition to your own family is diagnosed with autism, it’s crucial that we understand how to relate to them and give them our support. This April, I ask you to support ...

Freeholder Director Applauds Veterans, Encourages Advocates at Special Events

April 22, 2017

NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Middlesex County Freeholder Director Ronald G. Rios spent the morning of April 20 supporting veterans and veterans’ services, as he attended two events that recognized and advocated for the veterans’ community.
 

First, Director Rios spoke to an audience of service staff and outreach professionals at Middlesex County College during the Veterans Health ...

Upcoming Events

Carousel_image_1e6ea69bd451bae56871_265164_216083901768222_5854253_n

Sat, April 29, 11:00 AM

Milltown Rescue Squad, Milltown

Milltown Rescue Squad Open House

Education Giving Back Health & Wellness Other Police & Fire

Wed, May 3, 8:00 PM

NJPAC, Newark

Shen Yun 2017 at NJPAC

Arts & Entertainment

Tue, May 9, 7:30 PM

Pollak Theatre, West Long Branch

Caladh Nua

Arts & Entertainment

Mrs. Sherlock Holmes by Brad Ricca

Mrs. Sherlock Holmes by Brad Ricca (St. Martin's Press, 2016)

At the turn of the 20th century, the thrilling, fictional detective, Sherlock Holmes, penned by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, had captured the imaginations of both British and American readers. In those days, when sleuthing as a career was a relatively new venture, the idea of a woman detective was preposterous.

Grace Humiston, who ...

Business Networking Breakfast Coming To East Brunswick Public Library

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ—Are you a small business owner or manage a business in the Middlesex County area? Would you like to connect with other local businesses?

East Brunswick Public Library’s Business Resource Center (2 Jean Walling Civic Center) will host a business networking breakfast on Tuesday, May 9 from 8 to 9:30 am.

“Over the last year, our business ...