Middlesex County College Student Named National Honor Society Coca-Cola Leader of Promise

October 19, 2017

EDISON, NJ - East Brunswick's Katsiaryna Sikorskaya, a student at Middlesex County College,  is one of 207 Phi Theta Kappa members named a 2017 National Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar. She will receive a $1,000 scholarship.

The Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholarship Program helps new Phi Theta Kappa members defray educational expenses while enrolled in Associate ...

Coat Drive to be Aided by MCVTS Dry-Cleaning Students

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Students in the dry-cleaning program on the East Brunswick Campus of the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools once again will prepare donated coats for distribution to the needy during a community-wide drive.

New or gently used coats collected during the drive – from Nov. 6 through Nov. 17 – will be brought to the East Brunswick Campus for ...

East Brunswick Board of Education: Meet Candidate Todd Simmens

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Todd Simmens, current and past president of the East Brunswick Board of Education, has served the township during a period of tremendous change in education locally and nationally.  When he started in 2007 as a BOE member, he watched the district manage and succeed on the NJASK and HSPA standardized testing programs.  That was tough enough, but the walking ...

Biden Comes to New Brunswick to Discuss Sexual Assault

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Joe Biden called upon Rutgers University students to take an active stance to end sexual assault during a discussion when he visited the university on Thursday.

The former vice-president was on campus speaking for the “It’s On Us” nationwide campaign against sexual assault on college campuses.

An estimated 1,000 students and Rutgers affiliates attended, ...

East Brunswick Board of Education: Meet Candidate Susanna Chiu

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  Susanna Chiu has done 20 years of volunteer work for nonprofit organizations in New Jersey, and 3 of them have been as a member of  the East Brunswick Board of Education.  She likes being "involved"and "walking through materials" when making decisions.  Her day job as a expert in energy efficiency for PSEG allows Chiu to to ...

"Music for a Cause" Concert Supports Americans in Need of Disaster Relief

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - In response to the disaster relief necessary in Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico, EBHS Senior Bryan Tong, who has brought honor and distinction to himself and the school district's music program, will play a benefit concert for the American Red Cross.

The East Brunswick Arts Commission is proud to announce its "Music for a Cause" concert. On Sunday, October ...

East Brunswick Board of Education: Meet Candidate Laurie Lachs

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - After 9 years as a member of the East Brunswick Board of Education, Laurie Lachs is still excited about the district's commitment to "excellence in academics, the arts, and athletics" that works toward making, in her words, "the well-rounded child." 

Lachs, who applied to fill a vacancy on the BOE and then later ran for election, grew ...

Star Power: Step on Up for the East Brunswick Celebrity Dance-Off

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Come and meet those dancing feet at the East Brunswick Celebrity Dance-Off this Sunday.  Local "celebs" will "Dance Through the Decades" with professional partners to raise money for the East Brunswick Education Foundation.  Place your votes, make your donations, and cheer on the contestants.

The EB Celebrity Dance-Off is an exciting fund ...

MCVTS East Brunswick Campus Spotlights Career and Technical Education in National Photo and Video Project

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Campus of the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools is working with the U.S. Department of Education on a photo and video project to promote career and technical education.

A film crew and still photographer toured the campus and set up in the library on Sept. 20, 2017 to interview students, faculty members and the principal. The video ...

EB Board of Education: Meet Candidate John Gonzalez

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - One would think that John Gonzalez has had enough of education, kids, coaching and outreach since he is in the middle of a career as an educator who spends his days doing the tough work of a vice-principal in a school for students with special needs.  Well, one would be wrong.

John Gonzalez grew up in Jersey City and moved to East Brunswick in 2011, mostly because of ...

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Train through Time Rolls on Four Centuries In A Weekend

October 21, 2017

Bring the kids, bring a friend, because once again it’s that time to ride the rails into history.

On October 21 and 22, Union County celebrates Four Centuries In A Weekend, when historic sites and museums across the County open their doors to the public, free of charge.

Many of the sites are within walking distance of the train stations across the County, with some sites offering ...