Milltown/Spotswood News

September 25, 2018

CARTERET. NJ - After being shut out by Wardlaw-Hartridge High School and having their season-opening win streak stopped at four, the Spotswood High School girls varsity soccer team bounced back with a 3-2 victory over Carteret High School on Monday. Carolina Fernandez netted two goals while Alexa ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Arts on Division is presenting “Strength, Passion and Design,” an exhibit of original art from Thursday, Sept. 27 to Sunday, Oct. 28 at the Gallery on Division, 15B Division St.. The exhibit features the works of fourl New Jersey artists including the strong portraits of Aaron ...

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THREE BRIDGES, N.J. — The long wait is over.  Three months after it was determined that Edith the donkey was expecting, a baby boy was delivered at 1:01 a.m. on Sept. 24 after a little more than two hours of labor.  Jamie Hahn who correctly guessed the birth date will the rights for the new ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A synagogue built in the city nearly a century ago and damaged in a fire three years ago would be converted into apartments while preserving the facade under building plans filed with the city. The Poile Zedek Synagogue at 147 Neilsen St., would house 12 apartments, including ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK,NJ  - High school students across Middlesex and Somerset counties have a chance to to tell adults why people should vote in elections in an contest that the Women Voters of the Greater New Brunswick Area is sponsoring for youths. In "Y-Vote," students can write an essay or produce ...

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PRINCETON, NJ - Spotswood High School's DECA chapter will be lacing up the sneakers for the Sunday, October 14 Autism Speaks Walk. The walk begins at 10:30 a.m. at Educational Testing Services in Princeton. Spotswood DECA will be walking as a team and is inviting students, parents and Helmetta, ...

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MILL SPRING, N.C. — James “Jimmy" Fairclough, of Newton, N.J. helped the U.S. team win the gold medal at the World Equestrian Games. He along with Misdee Wrigley Miller and Chester Weber  won the United States Equestrian Team’s first-ever four-in-hand team gold medal at Tryon 2018 in the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -  A Rutgers University student was taken to the hospital early Sunday after he was beaten by two men on Easton Avenue, police said in a statement. The assault occurred about 2:15 a.m. when the victim, who was on Easton Avenue between Bristol and Courtland streets, was in a ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – Somerset County Freeholders, Township officials, local sports teams and families will join project developer Gregg Wilke to break ground for the APEX Sports & Events complex Thursday, Sept. 27 at 6 p.m. The ceremony will be at the eastern end of Mountain View Park, located ...

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MILL SPRING, N.C. — To the roars of the home crowd, the NetJets® U.S. Jumping Team secured an historic gold medal in a thrilling jump-off against Sweden on Sept. 21, in the FEI World Team Jumping Championship at the FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) Tryon 2018. McLain War, of Brewster, N.Y.

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SOUTH RIVER, NJ - The rivalry between Spotswood High School and South River High School is a hot one and the Chargers would have enjoyed playing the spoiler at the Rams' homecoming game on Saturday, especially after last season's lopsided 34-7 loss. However, despite getting on the scoreboard first ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. — Taylor Griffiths of Brewster, N.Y. captured the Region 2 ASPCA/NHSAA Maclay Championship at Old Salem Farm. Old Salem Farm hosted both the Region 1 and 2 championships on Sept. 22. Elite equitation riders from both regions competed at Old Salem Farm with hopes to qualify ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ - This year's Jersey Harmony Explosion, a festival where professional acapella and barbershop performers bring their talents and expertise to aspiring singers, was hosted at James Caldwell High School in West Caldwell, NJ. "I loved hearing all the barbershop quartets sing for ...

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ELMONT, N.Y. — Rosbrian Farm and Meadow Run Farm's Zanjabeel stayed off the speed and gained command in the flat portion of the race, fending off Hinterland's late challenge to win the 10th running of the Grade 1, $175,000 Lonesome Glory on Sept. 19 at Belmont Park in the fall meet's steeplechase ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Saturday morning matchup between the Spotswood High School boys soccer team and Woodbridge High School today ended in a 1-1 tie after two overtime periods failed to yield a goal for either team. Spotswood's Chris Moran netted his seventh goal in four games on a pass from Yanni ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ - After winning their first two matches, the Spotswood High School girls tennis team dropped their next two, losing Friday to Woodbridge High School, 3-2. Spotswood won the previous meeting between the two teams by a score of 3-2. All three Chargers singles players lost their ...

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EDISON, NJ - The two undefeated girls varsity soccer teams in the Greater Middlesex Conference Blue Division took the field yesterday, but it was Wardlaw-Hartridge High School that came away with a 2-0 win over Spotswood High School. The win moves the Rams into first place in the conference and the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers police issued an alert after a man was mugged and beaten by a group of men early Friday morning. The victim, who was described as being affiliated with the university, was walking on Senior Street between Sicard and Wyckoff streets about 2 a.m. when a male approached ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - City police are advising motorists to avoid the Landing Lane Bridge today because of current emergency repairs being done on the span that connects New Brunswick and Piscataway. Police said the state Department of Transportation is making the repairs. The work is expected to ...

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NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Spotswood High School cross country teams both opened up their season on Thursday with a pair of wins in a tri-meet at North Brunswick Community Park. Both the girls and boys cross country teams defeated North Brunswick and Colonia High Schools in their respective ...

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RARITAN, NJ – USMC Gunnery Sgt. John Basilone, a local hero and true American hero, will be honored by the US Postal Service with the naming of the Raritan Post Office in his honor, 73 years after he gave his life on the beaches of Iwo Jima in the closing days of WWII. The ceremony will be held ...

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EVANSTON, IL - Spotswood High School senior Paige Dadika joined a list of seniors from 53 other Central Jersey high schools when she was named as a National Merit Scholarship semifinalist on September 12. Dadika was the only Spotswood High School senior on the list that included semifinalists from ...

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CREAM RIDGE, N.J. — The Standardbred Retirement Foundation (SRF) is offering an adoption special through Oct. 15, 2018. The fee for all horses is $350 and companion horses have no fee at all.   There are more than 100 to choose from, most are not on the SRF website yet because they come and ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - With 30 seconds left in Thursday's Spotswood High School boys varsity soccer game against Metuchen High School, Yanni Hatzistefanis netted the game-winning goal on a pass from Steven Karczewski to give the Chargers a 2-1 victory. The win over the Bulldogs improved the Chargers' ...

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CEDAR KNOLLS, NJ - Tom Bergeron, Editor and Chief Content Officer of ROI-NJ, speaks with TAPintoTV on the one-year anniversary of its launch. ROI-NJ (Return on Information, New Jersey) is a media company created to inform and connect businesses across the state. "We're thrilled to celebrate the ...

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POHATCONG TWP., N.J. — Sunday, Oct. 7 is the date for Mylestone Equine Rescue’s 19th Open House. The annual event will be held from 12 to 4 p.m. at their farm in Pohatcong, N.J., rain or shine. For anyone who’s ever wanted to meet a horse up-close and personal, this is your opportunity. But the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University President Robert Barchi has agreed to continue in that position for two more years, university officials said. Members of the university board of governors asked him to remain at least two more years, and he agreed, officials said. “Bob Barchi has been a ...

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TRENTON, NJ – A 54-year-old Hillsborough man is one of 24 suspects arrested in “Operation Open House,” a sting set up by law enforcement officials to capture alleged child predators using social media to lure underage girls and boys for sexual activity, according to state Attorney General Gurbir S.

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NEW BRUNSWICK - Rutgers University has installed security cameras at 12 sites in the city's fifth and sixth wards, areas around the school where students often frequent and live in off-campus housing. This effort to deter crime is the result of a partnership involving university police, the ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood High School girls varsity soccer team started the 2018 season with back-to-back shutouts and is currently undefeated with a 4-0 record. Head coach Michael Reid attributes their successful start to an experienced, hardworking team balanced with talented newcomers. "A ...

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