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East Brunswick: The History of...McGinnis School

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - As have many of the older buildings in our township, the recently-demolished McGinnis School has fascinated residents. For a long time, this building stood dormant, piquing the curiosity of passersby, as well as Warnsdorfer students in the building next door. I, myself, was among those young minds who was interested in this old structure that stood adjacent to my elementary ...

East Brunswick: What Do You Do with a Library When It Stops Being a Library? (Part 2 of 4)

December 9, 2017

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  Appleby. DeVoe. Chittick. Warnsdorfer. Bowne.  Good old East Brunswick names, names that appear all over town and grace local schools and streets here and in Spotswood.  Fred DeVoe loved the already-old building on Main Street in which his mother Alice Appleby DeVoe was born.  Nobody quite knows the age of the building, though some suggest that ...

South Brunswick: Township Pastor Charged With Having Sex With Teen

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – A township pastor of a New Brunswick church is charged with having “an ongoing” sexual relationship with a city teen, officials said Friday.

According to a Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office Press release Friday afternoon, Kendall Park resident, and All Nations Church pastor Manuel Mora, 52, was arrested and charged today with having sex with a ...

Don't Miss These Garden State Holiday Light Delights

December 9, 2017

NEW JERSEY - There are so many fun, family-friendly holiday activities it’s hard to pack them all in. However, if you’re looking for something simple that’s a throwback to your own childhood, make time to see these fabulous light displays that really get folks in the holiday mood.

Jenkinson’s Sea of Lights - Summer isn’t the only time to hit the boardwalk in ...

Forget about the Reindeer - Santa's at the Elks!

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  The world's happiest and most welcome guest Santa Claus of the North Pole will visit the East Brunswick Elks Lodge this Sunday, December 10 to have breakfast with some local gigglers and their parents.

Breakfast will be served from 9:30 am to 11 am at the "Lodge on the Lake," 21 Oakmont Avenue on Farrington Lake.  The cost is $10.00 per ...

East Brunswick Lights Up for the Holidays

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Hot chocolate, warm cookies, Anna and Elsa in "Frozen," prayers by a rabbi, letters to Santa, candy canes, a bonfire, happy music, and a visitor from the North Pole - what's not to like about starting the holiday season here in East Brunswick?

The township's holiday opener was held last night at the municipal center, meeting all needs for spirituality and ...

ESCNJ Prepares Students For Independent Living

December 14, 2017

PISCATAWAY--While discussing Community-based Instruction (CBI) on the Educational Services Commission of New Jersey’s (ESCNJ) Better Together podcast, first year South River Public Schools Superintendent Sylvia Zircher remarked on the organizations value in “teaching you how to fish,” when it comes to operating educational programs.

 Ms. Zircher, a first year ESCNJ Board ...

Upcoming Events

Fri, December 22, 8:00 PM

State Theatre New Jersey, New Brunswick

The Sound of Music

Arts & Entertainment

Wed, December 27, 7:00 AM

Raritan Valley YMCA, East Brunswick

Healthy Chefs at the Raritan Valley Y

Arts & Entertainment Education Other

Thu, December 28, 7:00 AM

Raritan Valley YMCA, East Brunswick

Holidays Around the World at the Raritan Valley Y

Other

Hour of Code Returns to East Brunswick Public Library

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ—East Brunswick Public Library (2 Jean Walling Civic Center) hosts a special late night Hour of Code program for teens on Saturday, December 16, from 5:00 to 9:00 pm.

 

The Hour of Code program celebrates its fourth anniversary. The program is a partnership between the library and the East Brunswick High School Code club.

 

Teens will have ...

Victoria and Albert: A Royal Love Affair by Daisy Goodwin and Sara Sheridan

Victoria and Albert: A Royal Love Affair by Daisy Goodwin and Sara Sheridan (St. Martin's Press, 2017)

Several months ago I reviewed the magnificent compendium Hamilton: The Revolution by Lin Manuel Miranda. This charming edition is a must for anyone who is planning to see the Hamilton in order to become familiarized with the libretto and prepare him/herself for an extra-ordinary ...

'It's a Wonderful Life'from film to stage to radio

‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ shows surprising appeal as radio/stage production

By Liz Keill

MADISON, NJ – The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey has selected a nostalgic and heartwarming version of the classic Frank Capra movie from the 1140’s to entertain holiday audiences. “It’s a Wonderful Life” has somehow become a classic Christmas ...

East Brunswick: The History of...McGinnis School

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - As have many of the older buildings in our township, the recently-demolished McGinnis School has fascinated residents. For a long time, this building stood dormant, piquing the curiosity of passersby, as well as Warnsdorfer students in the building next door. I, myself, was among those young minds who was interested in this old structure that stood adjacent to my elementary ...