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Brookside Pool Club Celebrating 65th Anniversary

June 13, 2018

MILLTOWN, NJ - The calendar may not officially say summer, but the water is certainly fine at the borough's Brookside Swim Club. Brookside is marking its 65th anniversary this year and the festivities will make a big splash of fun as they do every June, July and August.

Weather dampened the swim club's grand opening weekend. Brookside opens up to its members young and young at heart ...

Third-annual Juneteenth Parade and Heritage Festival in New Brunswick this Weekend

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Vulcan Pioneers of New Brunswick, comprising the city's Black Fire Fighters Association, will host the Juneteenth Parade on Saturday, June 16 to commemorate the Emancipation Proclamation.

Juneteenth celebrations are held across the country to mark the announcement of the abolition of slavery in Texas in June 1865. That state was one of the last locations to learn of ...

Got Junk? Rutgers Students Do

NEW BRUNSWICK - On a thin tripod of supports, the black charcoal grill sat on top of love seat that was half on the street, half on the curb, outside a Delafield Street apartment.

As the college year ends, and this generation of Rutgers students empty out of apartments, their well-used but now discarded remains line city curbs, and sometimes spill into ...

East Brunswick Honors Heroes, Builds Community of Support

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - On a rainy day in East Brunswick, Mayor Brad Cohen greeted guests, veterans, visitors, and community members in an annual event that honors the lives of those who sacrificed their lives for America and whose memory lingers in the hearts of those with whom they served.  The 2018 Memorial Day Observance was a solemn affair in which those left on to carry the legacy of ...

Registration Open For Milltown Firecracker 5K

MILLTOWN, NJ - Lace up the sneakers for the annual Firecracker 5K. This popular July 4 road race is an Independence Day tradition. Registration is open and runners registering before June 16 will receive a discounted rate and a guaranteed t-shirt. The race is in its 37th year and the course is a certified USATF race with chip-timed results. Prizes are awarded to the top three male and female ...

Memorial Day Weekend Kicks Off Summer 2018 on LBI

LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ - With much anticipation for warmer weather, longer days and salty seas, visitors flock back each year to Long Beach Island to enjoy the many pleasures this resort area brings.

The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce operates a fully staffed visitor center, who always sees demand for customer inquiries rise either through their digital platforms, phone ...

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