TOP LOCAL NEWS

New Jersey Seniors Try Their Hand At Pottery

February 20, 2017

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - As the well-used proverb says, "You're never too old to learn something new." Recently, a group of seniors from Brandywine Living in Princeton put the adage to the test and had a blast.  On Friday, February 17, several seniors ranging in age from 65 to 95 paid a visit to the Clay Pot in Spotswood to try their hand at the pottery wheel. For many participants in ...

Save The Date For The Spotswood High School Drama Club's Production of "

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - So, do you know who will will the upcoming 25th annual Putnam County Spelling Bee? To find out, mark the calendars for March 16, 17 and 18. The Spotswood High School Drama Club will be performing "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" next month, which features a unique element.

Audience participation is an essential component of the play that premiered on ...

Kristen Luciani Invites Readers To Be "Drunk In Love"

MONROE, NJ - With another Valentine’s Day in the books and wedding season about to roll, isn’t it time to get intoxicated on love if you’re not already? Well, that’s exactly what 20 romance authors are counting on with the release of their sexy and sassy wedding-themed short story collection, “Drunk In Love: A Wedding Anthology of Sweet and Steamy Romantic ...

Business Networking Breakfast Coming To East Brunswick Public Library

February 15, 2017

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ—Are you a small business owner or manage a business in the Middlesex County area? Would you like to connect with other local businesses?

East Brunswick Public Library’s Business Resource Center (2 Jean Walling Civic Center) will host a business networking breakfast on Tuesday, March 7 from 8 to 9:30 am.

“Small business owners and entrepreneurs ...

Save The Date For The Spotswood High School Drama Club's Production of "

February 17, 2017

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - So, do you know who will will the upcoming 25th annual Putnam County Spelling Bee? To find out, mark the calendars for March 16, 17 and 18. The Spotswood High School Drama Club will be performing "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" next month, which features a unique element.

Audience participation is an essential component of the play that premiered on ...

Immaculate Conception Ages for 100th Day Of School

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - In honor of the 100th day of school, kindergarten students and their teachers at the Immaculate Conception School decided to find out what it would look like to be 100 years old.

Kids and adults donned glasses, wigs, hats and bow ties to dress up and mark the 100th day of school on Friday, Feb. 10. From canes to gray hair, youngsters aged gracefully to enjoy some fun on the ...

Appleby Drama Club Basketball Fundraiser To Feature Teachers Versus Students

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Appleby School's teachers are always up for a game of basketball, especially if it's for a good cause. On Saturday, February 25 at 6:30 p.m. at the Spotswood High School Gymnasium, teachers from Spotswood's Appleby School will be putting on their sneakers and gym clothes to take on a team of spirited fifth graders on the court. All of the proceeds from the popular ...

Spotswood High School Wrestlers To Hold Pancake Fundraiser

February 17, 2017

MILLTOWN, NJ - Enjoy pancakes for breakfast on Sunday, February 19 at Applebee's. The Spotswood High School wrestling team is holding a fundraiser at the restaurant from 8 a.m. until 10 a.m. Tickets are $12 per person and are available at the door. All of the proceeds from the event will go to support the Charger wrestling team. Applebee's is located at 324 Ryders Lane in Milltown.

Spotswood Police Department Inviting Residents To Share Dessert

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Valentine's Day might not be as delicious as March 15 for local residents. The Spotswood Police Department is inviting folks to stop by the Spotswood Police Department on March 15 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Sweets and Treats with the Spotswood Police will feature tasty desserts, tours of the police department, equipment demonstrations as well as a question and answer ...

Kristen Luciani Invites Readers To Be "Drunk In Love"

February 15, 2017

MONROE, NJ - With another Valentine’s Day in the books and wedding season about to roll, isn’t it time to get intoxicated on love if you’re not already? Well, that’s exactly what 20 romance authors are counting on with the release of their sexy and sassy wedding-themed short story collection, “Drunk In Love: A Wedding Anthology of Sweet and Steamy Romantic ...

TAP into East Brunswick Sponsors Spinathon at the YMCA This Saturday

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Raritan Valley YMCA on Tices Lane will sponsor its annual Spin-a-thon on Saturday, February 11th from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Spinning is an indoor cycling exercise program that simulates bicycle road rides accompanied by contemporary music.

The Spin-a-thon is a fundraiser that helps send kids to camp, teaches inner city children to swim, and provides programs and ...

Make Valentine's Day Love-ly for Kids at Brunswick Square

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  As part of a schedule monthly events to entertain and engage our community's littlest loves, Brunswick Square, East Brunswick’s family shopping, dining and entertainment destination, invites little sweethearts to share the love at a heartwarming Valentine’s Day celebration.

At this interactive holiday event, toddlers will enjoy a ...

Spotswood Water Main Break To Cause Traffic Delays

February 15, 2017

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Residents should expect traffic delays on and in the area of Vliet Street in the borough on Wednesday, Febr. 15 as a water main break is being repaired.

People living on and near Vliet Street may experience a loss of water during the repairs. However, the Appleby Elementary School, which is located on Vliet Street, will not be affected, according to an advisory by the Spotswood ...

Spotswood Police Department Inviting Residents To Share Dessert

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Valentine's Day might not be as delicious as March 15 for local residents. The Spotswood Police Department is inviting folks to stop by the Spotswood Police Department on March 15 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Sweets and Treats with the Spotswood Police will feature tasty desserts, tours of the police department, equipment demonstrations as well as a question and answer ...

Snow Reminders For Helmetta Residents

HELMETTA, NJ - In order to make for the cleanup of the anticipated snowfall on Thursday, February 9, residents are being reminded via the Helmetta Borough website to keep snow emergency streets clear of vehicles. The following streets are listed as snow emergency streets:

Avenue A
Avenue B
Forge Road
Helmetta Boulevard
John's Place
John Street
Lake Avenue
Madison Drive ...

Seedings Announced For NJSIAA Region Five Wrestling Tournament

February 21, 2017

FLEMINGTON, NJ - On President's Day, the seedings were announced for the upcoming NJSIAA Region Five Wrestling Tournament at Hunterdon Central High School on February 22, February 24 and February 25. The top four finishers in each weight class will advance to the NJSIAA Individual Wrestling Championships in Atlantic City, which will be held on March 3 through March 5. Spotswood High School ...

Michaela Robinson & Cassandra Raia Advance to NJSIAA Meet Of Champions

TOMS RIVER, NJ - The Spotswood High School winter track team was represented by three participants at the February 17 NJSIAA Group Championships at the Bennett Indoor Complex. Based on their performances at the Central Jersey Group One NJSIAA Sectional Championships on February 5, Michaela Robinson, Cassandra Raia and Justin Paguilligan all moved onto the next level of competition.

Robinson ...

Two Spotswood High School Wrestlers Advance To NJSIAA Regional Tournament

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - It wasn't a stellar season on the mat for the Spotswood High School varsity wrestling team. The Chargers are in the process of rebuilding the program, adding an influx of young wrestlers to the team. However, despite the up and down season, there have been bright spots, including the performance of wrestlers, Shea Obado, Connor Platt, Donald Shaffer and Michael LeRoy. All ...

TAP Into Another Town's News:

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Sign Up for E-News

Milltown/Spotswood

Edison: One Killed, Driver Charged With DWI After Car Hits Tree

February 20, 2017

EDISON, NJ – One 22-year-old township man is dead and another resident is charged with driving while intoxicated following a single-car crash Saturday morning, officials said.

According to police, Mandeep Singh, 21, of Edison was driving on Old Post Road near Preston Street with three people in his car when he veered off the road and hit a tree at 5:03 a.m., Saturday.

One of the ...

Rutgers Football Players Assist at Operation Shoebox New Jersey Packing

February 19, 2017

MANVILLE, NJ  - More than 300 volunteers helped Operation Shoebox New Jersey commemorate its 12th anniversary Saturday by packing  1.200 personal care packages that will be shipped to United States military personnel stationed around the world.

Several members of the Rutgers football team came to help, as did several other groups, including the Boy Scouts, Troop 193; Girl Scouts, a ...

Public Schools or Charter Schools for East Brunswick?

February 21, 2017

The issues with charter schools have become more prominent and divisive in our public conversation after Betsy DeVos, a big supporter of private education, was sworn in as Secretary of Education by President Trump. The people of East Brunswick accurately support the improvement of public schooling, rather than the implementation of charter schools.

By definition, a charter school is still a ...

THE MAX Challenge of East Brunswick Announces Grand Opening of Standalone Center

February 21, 2017

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ  – THE MAX Challenge, one of the nation’s fastest growing fitness concepts, is excited to announce the opening of a new location.
THE MAX Challenge of East Brunswick has relocated to a standalone facility and is accepting registrations for its exciting 10 Week Challenge.

A comprehensive 10-week body and mind renewal program, The MAX Challenge combines a ...

‘Shipwrecked’ Rollicks Along at Dreamcatcher Theatre

SUMMIT, NJ – You may be in for a high seas adventure if you visit “Shipwrecked! An Entertainment, The Amazing Adventures of Louis de Rougemont (as Told by Himself).”

This 90-minute play by Donald Margulies has plenty to keep you entranced. Margulies has won just about every theatre award possible for such plays as “Time Stands Still” and “Dinner with ...