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Middlesex County Freeholder Director Ronald G. Rios: POW/MIA Recognition Day, September 18, 2020

September 17, 2020

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Even when the people we care about are far away, we can always keep them close in our hearts. In times like these, this lesson is more apparent than ever- and it’s an important one to remember on National POW/MIA Recognition Day. This year, that day falls on September 18, 2020. It’s dedicated to our nation’s servicemen and women who were prisoners of ...

Somerville Shudders, US Fighter Jets Fly By to Intercept Intruder

BOMERVILLE, NJ - Shoppers and diners sitting at tables outside Main Street restaurants dropped their forks on their plates and looked skyward as a US fighter jet unexpectedly thundered overhead early Saturday afternoon on ts way to intercept a private plane that had crossed into the restricted airspace zone which extends out 30 miles from Trump National ...

K-9 Elk, Trained Service Dog, Comes to East Brunswick

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Elks have long been one of the many civic organizations that have extended support to both the local and greater community, especially with regard to American veterans in need of support following military service.

 One cause sponsored by the Elks is Rebuilding Warriors, a non-profit organization providing service dogs to Veterans and ...

Esha Rao - Graduates Rutgers, Becomes an Officer in the United States Navy

RUTGERS UNIVERSITY, NJ - Rutgers University held a graduation ceremony for its 2020 class using virtual commencement videos on May 31, 2020. Current graduates were unable to attend an in-person graduation due to the COVID-19 pandemic and current social distancing measures in place, so an alternative ceremony was held online. In addition to the videos, which included statements from students and ...

Video: East Brunswick Honors Fallen Heroes on Memorial Day

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Township of East Brunswick has compiled a virtual commemoration of Memorial Day to acknowledge and honor the ultimate sacrifice made by American servicemen and women. 

American Flag Flies at Half-Staff to Observe 75h Anniversary of V-E Day

 

TRENTON, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy on Friday ordered that the U.S. and New Jersey flags be flown at half-staff at all state buildings and facilities in recognition of the 75th Anniversary of V-E Day, May 8th, 1945.

The flags will also fly at half-staff to honor the victims of COVID-19, pursuant to Executive Order No. 114, which remains in effect indefinitely.

“Today, we ...

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How Sweet! Check Out These NJ Honey Farms During National Honey Month

September 17, 2020

NEW JERSEY — September is widely recognized as National Honey Month. This month typically marks the end of the honey collection season for beekeepers across the US.

You don’t have to be arms deep in a beehive to appreciate the thick, golden stuff that makes everything sweeter. The Garden State has a number of bee and honey farms that produce high-quality, local raw ...

Early-Morning Earthquake Triggers Rumbling in Parts of East Brunswick and Central Jersey

September 9, 2020

FREEHOLD, NJ — East Freehold was the center of a 3.1 magnitude earthquake early this morning that could be felt throughout Central Jersey, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The quake struck at about 2 a.m. on September 9, triggering an influx of nearly 6,000 reports from people who felt the rumbling in at least seven counties in New Jersey, including Middlesex County. There were ...

Crystal Springs Open Next Weekend

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Crystal Springs Waterpark in East Brunswick has extended its summer season to include next weekend. Tickets will go on sale for Sat. 9/12 and Sun. 9/13 on Wednesday, 9/9 on the Crystal Springs website.

 

Human Services Opens Applications for COVID-19 Child Care Tuition Assistance Program

September 21, 2020

Eligible Families Needing Child Care Assistance as Schools Open Remotely Can Apply Now at ChildCareNJ.Gov

(TRENTON) – New Jersey Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson today announced that applications are now open for the new COVID-19 child care tuition assistance program the Murphy Administration has created to help families with child care costs as schools open ...

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Tue, September 22, 8:00 PM

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Advisory Health Council meeting

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Tue, September 22, 8:00 PM

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Redevelopment Agency Meeting

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East Brunswick Public Library and ProFysio Physical Therapy Host Workshop on Successful Remote Learning

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - To help families get ready for a school year from home, East Brunswick Public Library and ProFysio Physical Therapy are hosting the online workshop “Successful Remote Learning: Workstation Setup, Stress Management and Exercise” on Thursday, September 24 at noon.

 

With the new school year partially taught remotely, there are many concerns about how ...

Middlesex County Freeholder Director Ronald G. Rios: POW/MIA Recognition Day, September 18, 2020

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Even when the people we care about are far away, we can always keep them close in our hearts. In times like these, this lesson is more apparent than ever- and it’s an important one to remember on National POW/MIA Recognition Day. This year, that day falls on September 18, 2020. It’s dedicated to our nation’s servicemen and women who were prisoners of ...

Florence Adler Swims Forever by Rachel Beanland

Florence Adler Swims Forever by Rachel Beanland (Simon & Schuster, 2020)

 

Month and Year: August 1926

Event: At the age of 21, the tenacious Trudy Ederly, a 1924 Olympic gold medalist in the 4 x 100 meter freestyle relay,  became the first woman to swim across the English Channel. Ederly, a Jersey girl, made it from the shores of France to the British Coast in 14 hours and ...

Letter to the Editor: Why I Will be Voting for Mayor Brad Cohen and his Team

September 20, 2020

Dear Editor:

I want to address a few points and explain why I support Mayor Brad Cohen in his re-election bid.

1. Redevelopment

It is important to note that the 2016 affordable housing court settlement happened under a Republican-controlled town council. The town had one year to give the Judge and the state a plan. Our Planning/Engineering department did this in 2016. Through ...

NJ Motor Vehicle Storage Facility Aims to Create Community for Car Enthusiasts

September 20, 2020

FAIRFIELD, NJ -- Allison Kulesza, General Manager of Car Lofts in Fairfield, spoke with TAPintoTV’s Executive Producer, Brian Brodeur about the facility's unique offerings for car enthusiasts and how the business has managed and pivoted during the pandemic. 

Car Lofts is a vehicle storage facility with a private social club for car enthusiasts, along with rental venues ...