East Brunswick Top Stories

November 24, 2020

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  — Law enforcement officials from East Brunswick will be cracking down on drivers impaired by alcohol or drugs as part of the annual end-of-year "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" statewide campaign. Beginning December 4, 2020, and continuing through January 1, 2021, local and ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - This past week, November 15th to the 21st, The Office of Emergency Management confirmed 53 new cases of COVID-19 in South Brunswick. This is the largest spike in cases in a week’s time for the township since April and the third consecutive week of rising cases. The OEM was ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Please join the East Brunswick Interfaith Clergy Council for its 45th Annual Thanksgiving interfaith service tonight online and on television. EAST BRUNSWICK INTERFAITH THANKSGIVING SERVICE Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at 7:30 pm The Virtual Service will be broadcast ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick High School Bears wrap up their season with a home game vs. the Plainfield Cardinals at EBHS on Friday November 20, 2020. Featuring Rich Whalen on play-by-play.

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PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Rutgers football (1-4, 1-4) was edged in a triple overtime thriller with Michigan (2-3, 2-3), 48-42, on Saturday night at SHI Stadium, presented by RWJBarnabas Health. Quarterback Noah Vedral threw for a career-high 381 passing yards, eighth-most in a game in prgoram history, ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - East Brunswick Arts Commission and the Recreation Department present the Winter version of the East Brunswick Photography Project.  The Project is to promote art and photography in and around East Brunswick.  All submission will be posted on the Township website and social ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police has awarded certification status to East Brunswick Police Lieutenant Frank J. Sutter. At the end of that period, Command Executives must show they have maintained the training and leadership standards since their initial ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police has awarded its highest certification status for a Chief Executive, Accredited Chief/Command Executive - Chief of Police - Advanced, to East Brunswick Chief of Police Frank LoSacco. Certification Status lasts for three years.

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Officer Reggie Wright gives a tour of an East Brunswick Police vehicle, explaining the "tools" that officers use when on duty.  He provides the rationale for some parts of the vehicle, the contents of the trunk, the use of lights, and the emergency capability of the resources ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Township of East Brunswick has partnered with CivicReady for all Emergency and Township Notifications. The CivicReady Mass Notification System is a free communication service available to keep our residents, business owners, and the surrounding community informed of ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Following the release of the final election results on Friday, November 20, newly re-elected incumbents Mayor Brad Cohen and Councilmen Sterley Stanley and Michael Spadafino have submitted this letter of gratitude to East Brunswick voters and those who supported their ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - A South Brunswick house caught fire yesterday due to a lawnmower, according to a press release from the police department. All three South Brunswick fire departments- Kendall Park, Monmouth Junction and Kingston- responded to the emergency on Richford Road. Two additional ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The South Brunswick Police Department has charged a woman from East Windsor after she ran over a man with her car following a dispute outside a motel on Route 130. Anna Defede, age 35, is being charged with 4th degree charge of causing a motor vehicle crash while having a ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - As published by the Middlesex County Board of Elections, the final results for the 2020 local elections in East Brunswick are presented here.  More than 26,000 residents of East Brunswick cast ballots this year.  In 2016, about 22,500 township residents voted in the general ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ — Spurred by a defense that made vast improvements in the second half, the East Brunswick football team came back from a 13-point halftime deficit to defeat Plainfield, 21-20, in the final game of the season Friday night at Jay Doyle Field. The Bears, whose 4-4 record was the ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ—Out of an abundance of caution, the East Brunswick Public Library (2 Jean Walling Civic Center Drive) will close to the public starting Saturday, November 28. Even though the building is closed, the library has several ways to provide public services.   Customers will be ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ – Winter is coming for high school sports, but student-athletes will have to wait until 2021 for action. The NJSIAA, New Jersey’s governing body for interscholastic sports, announced the pushback of all winter sports and the cancellation of all formal winter sports tournaments ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – The Middlesex County Food Organization and Outreach Distribution Services (MCFOODS) today received a donation of 1,500 Thanksgiving turkeys which were distributed to two dozen partner agencies throughout the County, helping feed families throughout Middlesex County this ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Rutgers police officer is facing criminal charges after he allegedly threatened his roommate by pointing a shotgun and a handgun at him several times last summer, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. William Tartis, 27, of Ocean Township, is ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ — The East Brunswick girls soccer team advanced in the quarterfinal round of the Central East E tournament with a 7-0 victory over Marlboro on Wednesday. The Bears broke away from a 2-0 lead by scoring five goals in the second half. Julia Gill scored four goals as East ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - After the raucous celebrations witnessed at Rutgers men’s basketball games last season, no one will ever accuse Scarlet Knights fans of having wooden personalities. Cardboard, maybe. The folks at fancutouts.com will convert an image of your scarlet-painted face and ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - This Thanksgiving will be different from any other year. I decided I wanted to give back to the great community of East Brunswick by offering to prepare home cooked meals for residents in need on Thanksgiving.  As a Social Worker for 28 years, giving is in my blood.

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NEW JERSEY — Indoor gatherings will be subject to new capacity limits in New Jersey starting Tuesday - the most aggressive steps Gov. Phil Murphy has taken in the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.  As of Tuesday, no more than 10 people may gather indoors (includes indoor entertainment ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Mayor Brad Cohen recorded a message for the community today regarding the status of the COVID-19 virus in East Brunswick.  Like the rest of New Jersey, East Brunswick is seeing a rise in the number of cases.  Today the East Brunswick Public Schools began their ...

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NEW JERSEY-  Due to the increase spread of Covid-19, Governor Murphy has signed an Executive Order retightening restrictions on gatherings. Effective Tuesday, November 17, indoor gatherings limited to a maximum of 10 people. Effective Monday, November 23, outdoor gatherings are limited to a ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - As published by the Middlesex County Board of Elections, the most recent results for the 2020 local elections in East Brunswick are presented here.  More than 24,000 residents of East Brunswick cast ballots this year.  In 2016, about 22,500 township residents voted in the ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Gov. Phil Murphy reported on Sunday that New Jersey has recorded its highest daily COVID-19 case totals since the pandemic began in early March. Murphy tweeted that the state had 4,540 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, which brings New Jersey's cumulative total to  279,274 and 18 ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Orchardside Farm is a brand-new farm located on the border of Cranbury, South Brunswick and Plainsboro Townships. Family owned and operated, Orchardside Farm is easily accessible from Dey Road, off of Orchardside Drive. Though they are a small farm, sitting on eight beautiful ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Lauren Hersh, a former prosecutor and current advocate for the abolishment of sex trafficking, gave a thoroughly informative presentation about the plight of men, women, and children in the sex trafficking industry on Tuesday, November 10th at the Daniel Pearl Education Center ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Zach Zebro's 3-yard touchdown run with 51 seconds left in the fourth quarter gave East Brunswick a 14-7 football victory over New Brunswick on Saturday. It was the second TD of the game for Zebro, the senior quarterback for the Bears (3-4). He had broken a scoreless tie with ...

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