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Police Link South Brunswick, Edison Storage Burglaries

January 19, 2017

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – Police in two Middlesex County towns are considering the possibility that break ins at two storage businesses, impacting almost 100 units, are related, officials said Thursday.

Some 43 storage units at the Public Storage location on Route 1 in South Brunswick and another 50 units at the J&M Self Storage facility on Oak Tree Road in Edison were broken into during ...

Robert Wood Johnson Takes In Kids from Route 18 Bus Crash

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Fifteen children and one adult who were involved in a school bus crash this morning were sent to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, where one was treated for a broken leg, according to a hospital spokesperson.

The crash reportedly occurred after 9 a.m. on the southbound side of Route 18 in East Brunswick. Police have said the school bus, which ...

East Brunswick: Double Bus Accident on Route 18

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Helicopters flew over Route 18 this morning as the police and fire departments addressed a 2-bus collision on Route 18 South near the intersection of Eggers Street.

According to a report issued by the East Brunswick Police Department, a New Jersey Transit commuter bus, operated by Antonio Casado, 54,  of Elizabeth, stopped to pick up passengers at 8:52 am at the bus ...

Basketball: East Brunswick Beats J.P. Stevens by Double Digits

January 20, 2017

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - A big fourth quarter and late game free throws propelled the Bears to a win over the J.P. Stevens Hawks, 49-39 on Thursday.

To start off the game East Brunswick Junior, Joe Sampson hit two quick threes to go up 6-0. Later in the quarter, Bears Center, Dante Ralph had two quick buckets of his own to put the Bears up 10-2. With time winding down, EB guard, Jesse Perel hit a ...

Wardlaw-Hartridge Community Enjoys Winning Winter Games

EDISON, NJ -- All three Wardlaw-Hartridge varsity winter teams prevailed at the third annual Winter Games on Jan. 6. Students, parents, faculty, staff, alumni and friends attended the event, which was run by the Booster Club.

Junior Priya Golding of North Plainfield led the girls’ basketball team to its first victory of the season, scoring 19 points to fuel a 33-14 win over East ...

Edison Launches New, User-Friendly Municipal Website

January 18, 2017

EDISON, NJ – Earlier this month, Mayor Thomas Lankey announced the launch of a dynamic new municipal website that’s easy-to-use, regularly updated and more interactive than ever before.

“Our new website can still be accessed at www.edisonnj.org, but that’s where the similarity to its predecessor ends,” Mayor Lankey said. “Our new site is easily navigable and ...

South Brunswick: U.S. Rep. Watson Coleman Will Not Attend Trump Inauguration

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – U.S. Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman, D-12, will not be at President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration next Friday, she announced Saturday night.

“I am very concerned with this administration coming in,” Watson Coleman said to around 150 people during a “United Communities” town hall meeting at the Islamic Society of Central Jersey on Route ...

SUPERINTENDENT OF PLAINFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOLS ANNA BELIN-PYLES STATEMENT ON INCIDENT AT CLARK'S ARTHUR L. JOHNSON HIGH SCHOOL

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The reports of a troubling incident preceding the recent girls basketball game between Clark and Plainfield High Schools are of great concern to our District. The Plainfield School District considers this a serious matter, and we do not condone any acts of intolerance.

When made aware of the problem at Clark, I responded quickly and took decisive action on behalf of our ...

Mother Seton Students Achieve National Merit Scholar Commendation

January 16, 2017

CLARK, NJ – In recognition of outstanding academic achievement on the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT), two Mother Seton Regional High School seniors received “Commended Student” status through the National Merit Scholarship Program, the school recently announced.

“The student body of Mother Seton is doubly blessed with two outstanding scholars this ...

Wardlaw-Hartridge Middle School Students Excel at Math Competition

EDISON, NJ - Neither snow nor rain could stop nine Middle School students at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison from participating in the eleventh annual St. Joseph's Mathematics Competition. They competed against nearly 250 other students from 20 other schools. Awards are bestowed on the top 10 schools and The Wardlaw-Hartridge School team took eighth place.

Participating students ...

Adele DeLeeuw Scholarship Open to Plainfield Area Students

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Adele DeLeeuw was a well-known author of children's books, a prominent Plainfield resident and champion of the city, and someone who took a special interest in young people.

Later in her life, DeLeeuw had no immediate survivors, so she set aside a portion of her estate for a scholarship program to be administered by the Plainfield Foundation.  She stipulated in her ...

South Brunswick: U.S. Rep. Watson Coleman Will Not Attend Trump Inauguration

January 14, 2017

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – U.S. Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman, D-12, will not be at President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration next Friday, she announced Saturday night.

“I am very concerned with this administration coming in,” Watson Coleman said to around 150 people during a “United Communities” town hall meeting at the Islamic Society of Central Jersey on Route ...

North Brunswick: U.S. Sen. Cory Booker Bans Press From Mosque Town Hall Q&A

NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – While U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, D-NJ, didn’t have a problem with members of the press covering his opening remarks during a town hall meeting at the New Brunswick Islamic Center on Livingston Avenue Friday night, he closed the questions and answers session of the meeting to the press.

Around 150 members of the Muslim community, and a few local Democratic ...

North Brunswick: U.S. Sen. Cory Booker Bans Press From Mosque Town Hall Q&A

January 7, 2017

NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – While U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, D-NJ, didn’t have a problem with members of the press covering his opening remarks during a town hall meeting at the New Brunswick Islamic Center on Livingston Avenue Friday night, he closed the questions and answers session of the meeting to the press.

Around 150 members of the Muslim community, and a few local Democratic ...

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Robotics Team 7350 Watt NXT Advances to PA State Championship!

January 16, 2017

Robotics team #7350, WATT NXT, advanced to the Pennsylvania State Championship on Saturday, January 7, 2017, winning the highest prize during the Qualifying competition, the Inspire Award, at their first competition of the season!

 

Team 7350, WATT NXT, is a First Tech Challenge Robotics Team based in Middlesex County, New Jersey. Composed of members spanning grades 8 to 12 from Edison ...

Police Link South Brunswick, Edison Storage Burglaries

January 19, 2017

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – Police in two Middlesex County towns are considering the possibility that break ins at two storage businesses, impacting almost 100 units, are related, officials said Thursday.

Some 43 storage units at the Public Storage location on Route 1 in South Brunswick and another 50 units at the J&M Self Storage facility on Oak Tree Road in Edison were broken into during ...

South Brunswick: U.S. Rep. Watson Coleman Will Not Attend Trump Inauguration

January 14, 2017

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – U.S. Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman, D-12, will not be at President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration next Friday, she announced Saturday night.

“I am very concerned with this administration coming in,” Watson Coleman said to around 150 people during a “United Communities” town hall meeting at the Islamic Society of Central Jersey on Route ...

Community Options to Host 9th Annual 5K Run to Support People with Disabilities

January 19, 2017

On Saturday morning, February 11, 2017, people across 32 cities in 9 states will participate in the ninth annual Cupid’s Chase 5K run, presented by Community Options, Inc to support the special needs community.  New Brunswick's race will be help at Buccleuch Park, 321 Easton Avenue starting at 9am - registration opens at 8am!

Community Options is a national nonprofit ...

The Weekenders by Mary Kay Andrews

The Weekenders by Mary Kay Andrews (St. Martin's Press, 2016)

 

Having just passed the winter solstice, dreams of summer, warm beaches, suntan lotion, and the shussh of the ocean lapping the shore are very much on the minds of beach lovers. It is only five months until Memorial Day kicks off the summer season. If you are looking for a novel to titillate your summer musings, Mary ...