School Bus Driver Charged with Sex Assaults Against Students

March 20, 2018

MONTGOMERY, NJ – An 84-year-old township resident has been arrested and charged with sexual assault against an 8- and 12-year-old and as many as seven other children while a bus driver going back to the 1960s, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Edward Atoeff of Cherry Valley Road was the owner and operator of Jastyke Transportation at the time of the alleged ...

Early Learning Academy Preschool Registration on April 11

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Public School District Community Programs Department again is offering the Early Learning Academy Preschool classes. This parent-pay program is for 3 and 4-year-old children residing in East Brunswick and surrounding areas. To be eligible for the 2018-2019 school year, children must be three years of age by October 31, 2018 and not age-eligible for ...

East Brunswick: Student Walkout Just a Step

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Students in East Brunswick participated in the "Walk for Our Lives" event on Wednesday, adding their voices and steps to a national movement against gun violence.  Hundreds of students from East Brunswick High School left the building in an orderly fashion to honor the lives of those students and teachers who were killed in Parkland, Fla last ...

EB Tech Students Earn Awards at Tech Expo

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -The presentations ranged from a soothing spa experience to preventing head injuries in sports to advances in wound care as more than 200 students participated in the annual Tech Expo of the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools.

 “Every year our students demonstrate their creativity and their innovation in their Tech Expo presentations,” ...

East Brunswick: Congresswoman Hears the Voices of Students

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  Over 200 students and residents attended a town hall meeting held by Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman at the East Brunswick Community Center on Sunday, when the New Jersey's Representative from District 12 honored her promise to hear them voice their concerns following the massacre of 17 students and teachers in Parkland, FLA on February 14.  Watson ...

East Brunswick Police Department 2018 Junior Police Academy Applications Now Being Accepted

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Thirty cadets will be accepted this year into the East Brunswick Police Department's 13th Annual Youth Police Academy, a program that has strengthened the community policing program in the township.

The academy will run through June 25 to June 29, 2018. Classes will be held between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. at Churchill Junior High School. In addition, ...

East Brunswick's Heidi E. Petersen in National Technical Honor Society

PISCATAWAY, NJ - Twenty-three new nurses have graduated from the LPN adult education program of the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools.

The ceremony, held Feb. 15, featured a greeting by Assistant Superintendent of Schools Jeffrey Bicsko. The master of ceremonies was Dawn M. Lystad, MCVTS director of adult education, while practical nursing program coordinator Rosemary Hoeler ...

ESCNJ Piscataway: Father of Sandy Hook Shooting Victim Presents ‘Wingman’ Strategies for Empowering Students

PISCATAWAY, NJ - School leaders from across Central New Jersey and other parts of the state met for a workshop on how to teach children empathy and empowerment and inspiring them to go above and beyond to form inclusive communities in their schools.

Tuesday’s session at the Educational Services Commission of New Jersey’s Piscataway campus featured Ian Hockley, the director of the ...

"Arthur" Author Marc Brown Delights Readers at East Brunswick Public Library

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Every day, children ask East Brunswick Public Library staff where they can find the Arthur series of children's books. March 1 was different--they had the opportunity to meet. Marc Brown, the author and illustrator who created Arthur.

The event was sponsored by the East Brunswick Public Library Foundation to celebrate Read Across America Month, a nationwide initiative ...

Cinderella Waltzes Onstage at East Brunswick High School

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Dust off your glass slippers, get into your pumpkin coach, and head to East Brunswick High School for the Drama Club's spring production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella, the classic tale of true love, beauty, and a little bit of midnight magic.

Performances will take place on Friday, March 9 and Saturday, March 10, 7 PM

Sunday, March 11, at 3 ...

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ECSNJ Partnership with Rutgers Behavioral Health Helps Students Manage Life’s Challenges

March 21, 2018

PISCATAWAY – A collaboration with Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care is providing more behavioral and emotional support for students attending two Educational Services Commission of New Jersey (ESCNJ) schools.

Appearing on ESCNJ’s Better Together podcast, Assistant Superintendent Gary Molenaar said Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care “is a recognized ...