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August 11, 2022

WOODBRIDGE, NJ – Early Childhood Education Advocates, Inc. (ECEA), a non-profit, tax-deductible organization that is the legislative voice for the child care industry in New Jersey,  announced it has selected a new president, Gigi Schweikert. Schweikert, who serves as Chief Executive Officer of ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick community mourns the loss of veteran teacher Leslie Anderson. Anderson was a respected STEM educator at East Brunswick High School, who had a way, says colleague and friend Dr. Dana Zimbicki, of "lifting everyone around her." Anderson died following an ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Mayor Brad Cohen has released an announcement that he will host a Town Hall meeting Tuesday at 7:00 pm at Warnsdorfer Elementary School at 9  Hardenburg Lane.  Here is the entirety of his message: "Good evening to all residents living in the Warnsdorfer community. I am ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Community Programs has opened registration for FREE Adult School programs.  The school is offered under the auspices of the Middlesex County Adult Education Consortium. Programs available include evening High School Equivalency (HSE) Prep, evening English as a Second Language ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - There has been a whirlwind of speculation regarding the implementation of revised curricula for sex education, not just here in East Brunswick, but statewide.  Parents have expressed concern about two substantial issues.  One is protecting the innocence of young children.  The ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Recognizing the many revenue-generating operations of the Educational Services Commission of New Jersey (ESCNJ) to offset the cost of tuition, the specialized commission is creating the new position of Deputy Superintendent to handle all business and marketing activities.  The ...

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NEW JERSEY — For the second year in a row, the personal finance website WalletHub has ranked the state as having the third “best school system” in the nation. Only Connecticut and Massachusetts ranked higher than New Jersey, according to WalletHub, which gave New Jersey a total score of 64.05, ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ -- Montclair State University congratulates these Red Hawks from East Brunswick named to the Spring 2022 Dean's List. The Dean's List, issued after the close of the Fall and Spring semesters by the academic deans, gives recognition to students with a 3.50 or higher semester GPA if ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The guys with tool belts and reflective orange vests were taking a rare, but well-deserved break from toiling away under the New Brunswick sun. Since the first column was set in place on May 26, they have assembled 700 tons of steel and poured 2,500 square yards of concrete ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - A teacher in the Middlesex County Magnet Schools’ adult nursing program has written a book to help her students succeed. Jennifer Kean, who teaches in the licensed practical nursing program on the Piscataway Campus of the Middlesex County Magnet Schools, has authored NCLEX ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Vraj K. Shah, a student at East Brunswick High school, has been awarded a college-sponsored scholarship from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation for 2022. Shah will be attending Northeastern University to major in Biochemistry. At East Brunswick High School, Shah ...

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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.  For the 2022-2023 school year, the ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - The Middlesex County Magnet Schools graduated 483 students from its five campuses in five outdoor ceremonies held on June 24. A total of 381 seniors earned their diplomas from the East Brunswick, Perth Amboy and Piscataway campuses. Sofia Alvarez of Fords was the ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Today the Vocational Technical School in East Brunswick officially announced its new name as the Middlesex County Magnet School in East Brunswick at a ceremony with school and county officials. In attendance was County Administrator John Pulomena, Board of Commissioners ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Here's your graduation video from today's celebration of the Class of 2022. Go, Bears! You survived the PARCC tests, school lock-downs, the terror of national school shootings, a pandemic, a failing football field, and lots of negative online chatter, plus some tantalizing ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - A South Brunswick School District employee was killed yesterday while working on Georges Road. Dean Battaglia, age 53, was struck by a vehicle and later pronounced dead at the scene, according to the police. Battaglia was a long-time maintenance worker for the district. He ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Class of 2022 is nearing a close on their eventful years at East Brunswick High School. Many clubs participated in raising money for a variety of school events, such as prom. The Class Council, in particular, spent a large amount of time collaborating about the theme, ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ –  Saint Joseph High School's Class of 2022 celebrated their final day as classmates at a commencement and mass celebrated at The Church of the Sacred Heart on May 22. In becoming a St. Joe’s man, students develop a tenacity that graduates carry with them as they journey ...

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Over Memorial Day weekend, in response to a TAPinto story concerning the controversy over calculus instruction at Princeton High School, the consultant whose 2021 report ignited some of the concern among parents submitted an op ed, "The Case for Alternatives to Calculus," that we posted to our ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - In Uvalde, Texas, this week, 19 elementary students and 2 of their teachers were killed by a teenaged gunman firing an automatic weapon in an enclosed classroom space.  Since the killings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut in which 28 students and staff lost their ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY: East Brunswick's Heidi Hu, Matthew Lee, and Karis Mao brought home top honors in the YVote Essay and Video Contest which focused on the reasons why people should participate in democracy by voting. The goal of the contest was to motivate young people to get involved in the ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Our Lady of Victories (OLV) School, which opened its doors in 1889 in the church basement, will close at the end of the academic year, according to a letter sent to parents of students this week. Rev. Dennis R. Weezorak wrote that it is "with much sadness yet the promise of ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY - Middlesex College marked its first in-person commencement ceremony since 2019 by awarding 1,633 degrees and certificates to 1,600 students on Thursday. About 800 graduates participated in the college’s 55th commencement ceremony at Jersey Mike’s Arena at Rutgers ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Business wasn’t brisk at The Yard on College Avenue one recent morning, with Rutgers students all off cramming for finals.  The sluggish sales, however, did little to diminish the enthusiasm a group of Pathways to Adult Living (PAL) students have for their burgeoning ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - On Saturday, May 21, 2022, East Brunswick residents Ella Joasil and Prasiddha Sudhakar will graduate from the Governor’s STEM Scholars, a program of the Research & Development Council of New Jersey. They are part of a class of 95 New Jersey high school and college students ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Caps and gowns. Pomp and Circumstance. Scarlet and White. The images of thousands of graduates from Rutgers-New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences filing into SHI Stadium on Sunday, May 15, will represent the end of a journey that was filled with many tests ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The event was three years in the making, but the East Brunswick Public Schools honored their own this week at the Board meeting held at Hammarskjold Middle School.  Families joined the educators and support staff who earned recognition during the 2019/20, 2020/21, and 2021/22 ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ -  "Do you know the average age of a farmer in New Jersey?" asked farmer Jim Giamarese of East Brunswick.  The answer is 62. Giamerese, who has won state and national award for farming, calls himself "The last of the Giamareses who will farm.  We need young people to get ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Memorial Day Weekend has been extended for the students and staff of the East Brunswick Public Schools, with the district's schools being closed  Friday, May 27 through Monday, 30, 2022. Since the district has not used all available emergency closing days during this school ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Butterfly Effect of Kindness is spreading throughout Churchill Junior High School. Mrs. Merton and Mrs. Weinstein have initiated this project with the hopes of it spreading throughout their building, the local community, and even globally.   This idea was originally ...

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