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Holmdel Mourns Tragic Death of High School Junior Who Collapsed During Lacrosse Game

September 19, 2017

HOLMDEL, N.J. - A GoFundMe site was launched Monday by the Holmdel Lacrosse Team to support the family of their friend, classmate and teammate Jack Dowd, who tragically passed away after collapsing at a lacrosse game at Rutgers University. You can find it and assist the family by clicking here:

https://www.gofundme.com/jack-dowd-fundraiser

On Sunday, September ...

South Brunswick: Residents Discuss Strategy To Block Trap Rock Quarry Gas Pipeline Project

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – When it comes to blocking Williams' Northeast Supply Enhancement project and proposed natural gas Compressor Station 206, which would be located near Trap Rock Industries' Kingston quarry, numbers count, according to a panel of state environmental activists.

More than 150 people from South Brunswick and Franklin townships came out Thursday night to the South ...

Mega Millions Rolls to $70 Million for Sept. 8 Drawing

TRENTON, NJ - With no winner for Tuesday night's Mega Millions jackpot, the top prize for the Friday September 8 drawing rolls to $70 million. Tickets will remain on sale through 10:45 p.m. Friday night so the jackpot will grow. 

There were no winners of the Mega Millions jackpot, second or third-tier prizes for the Tuesday, Sept. 5 drawing, 18 players matched ...

Belmar Mayor Launches Beachfront Fundraiser to Assist Residents of Small Texas Coastal Town

BELMAR, NJ — The devastation being left in Hurricane Harvey’s path in Texas is certainly stirring up indelible memories of Superstorm Sandy’s destruction along the Jersey Shore nearly five years ago.

It’s also bringing out a sense of generosity among those in the community who want to help out in any way they can. And Belmar Mayor Matthew Doherty is leading an organized ...

Before Trump Broke Up Biz Council, NJ's Johnson & Johnson CEO Resigned

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — The head of Johnson & Johnson decided to step down from President Donald Trump's Manufacturing Council today, prior to its disbandment, according to the company.

Alex Gorsky, chairman and CEO of the New Brunswick-based Johnson & Johnson, announced his exit in a statement, following reports published yesterday, Aug. 15., which said he planned to remain ...

Belmar Looks to Keep ‘Beach-Spreading’ Under Control with Ban on Tents, Canopies

BELMAR, NJ — Many beachgoers bring umbrellas or small pop-up enclosures for young children when going to enjoy a day in the sand and surf.

But beach towns along the Jersey Shore are seeing an increasing number of large tents or canopies rising along the water’s edge on any beach day — some being set up two to three across, creating large covered compounds.

It’s ...

Police: Parlin Motorcyclist Killed In West Windsor DWI Crash

WEST WINDSOR, NJ – A West Windsor man is facing a death by auto charge among several others including DWI following a three-vehicle collision Sunday afternoon that killed a Parlin motorcyclist, police said.

According to West Windsor police, the accident took place just after 1 p.m. Sunday afternoon when a 2013 Mercedes Benz, operated by Ram R. Thatigutla, 50, of West Windsor, was ...

Thousands Expected to Dig In for Belmar’s Annual Sandcastle Contest on July 12

BELMAR, NJ — With shovels, buckets and other assorted “tools” in hand, thousands of participants are expected for Belmar’s 31st Annual Sandcastle Contest on Wednesday, July 12.

Contestants and spectators alike will converge on the 18th Avenue beach for the free competition, which starts at 8 a.m. with judging beginning at noon. Award-winning designs will be selected ...

NJ State Bicycle Championships to Come to Plainfield June 26

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Cyclists from all over New Jersey will be in Plainfield on Sunday, June 26 for the New Jersey State Bicycle Championships.

The race will begin at 9 a.m. in front of City Hall.

In addition to the main race, there will also be bike races open to students from Plainfield public schools. Bikes will be donated for kids who want to participate but who do not own a ...

EBHS USMC:  Part 1 - Bears Counselors Prep for a Trip to Parris (Island)

 

 

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ:  The week that begins the PARCC testing in the East Brunswick Public Schools is certainly tough on students, teachers, administrators and parents.  School counselors, too, have a big job ahead this week helping to provide accommodations and supporting the testing schedule.  Lots of numbers, computers, spreadsheets, and follow-up. However, ...

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