Milltown/Spotswood News

November 15, 2018

Just ask the more than 300 exhibitors at Kosherfest, the world's largest kosher-certified trade show held on Nov. 14 and 15 at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, NJ. Jackie Lieberman spoke with representatives from the leading innovators in the industry, including Manischewitz — a ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Due to inclement weather, Middlesex County College will be closing effective 5pm, Thursday, November 15, 2018.   All classes and activities are canceled. As of 4:30 pm today, the college will re-open at 12:01 am on Friday, November 16, 2018. 

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Thursday, November 15 performance of the Memorial Middle School Drama Club’s production of “High School Musical” is canceled due to the inclement weather. Pre-sale tickets for tonight’s performance at the Spotswood High School Cafetorium will be honored at the Friday, ...

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HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. — How far can an Appaloosa horse take you? For one New Jersey teen — all the way to the Czech Republic. Alexis Grogan, a high school senior from Hackettstown, N.J., has been an active member of the Appaloosa Horse Club since 2013. “This year through the club, I was selected ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Spotswood PBA Local 225 is holding a food drive to benefit M.C.F.O.O.D.S. this month. A collection bin is located in the lobby at the Municipal Complex, which also houses the Spotswood Police Department headquarters. M.C.F.O.O.D.S. distributes nonperishable food items to more than ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - In response to a recent uptick in robberies and burglaries in the township, Chief James Conroy of the East Brunswick Police Department encourages residents to be more mindful of their possessions, neighborhoods and vehicles. A letter released by Chief Conroy today provides ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - A former Raritan resident convicted of killing a mother and her daughter in 2015 has been sentenced to two consecutive life terms, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson. Ramon Cadiz, 54, formerly of First Avenue, was sentenced on Nov. 9 to two consecutive ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers women's basketball coach C. Vivian Stringer recorded her 1,000th victory as the Scarlet Knights team Central Connecticut State 73-44 on Tuesday at the Rutgers Athletic Center in Piscataway.  Stringer, who is already enshrined in the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame, ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Memorial Middle School Music, Band and Drama Director Christina Restine's first production took the stage back in 2013. Restine's directorial debut was "The Wizard of Oz." On November 15, the Milltown native and Spotswood High School alumnus' sixth production takes the stage at the ...

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HILLSBOROUGH  NJ – Olivia Holmes will become the first Democrat elected to the Township Committee in 11 years. The Somerset County Board of Elections completed its tabulation of mail-in and provisional ballots early Tuesday evening, one week after Election Day, with Holmes receiving the second ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ- If you were stranded on an island, what would you bring? A spirit, your slave, and a super-intimidating staff, of course. Every three years, the East Brunswick High School Drama Club performs a Shakespeare play in the fall. This year, they’re bringing "The Tempest," ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Keen observation by a citizen and a police officer led to two arrests in the township this weekend involving theft from parked cars and unlawful weapon possession. According to a report issued by the East Brunswick Police Department today, on Sunday, November 11, 2018 at ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Holidays are not always festive for many people. The Thanksgiving holiday that moves quickly into December celebrations and New Year's actually causes stress and anxiety issues for a lot of folks. Depression also tends to spike this time of year as some people struggle with seasonal ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Johnny Lombardi, aka "Gemini," is the comedic version of a one-man band. He can do it all – depending on his mood and the audience, Lombardi will kibitz with the crowd, fire off one-liners, dazzle with his magic or bring life to a family of sharp-tongued ventriloquist ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – SOMA, an upscale new rental building alongside the NJ Transit Raritan Valley Line, is on pace to make a late 2018 debut, according to its developer Sterling Properties. Construction is nearly complete on the luxury four-story building which will feature a mix of 69 studio, one- ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- Thera-Palooza, a special needs therapy fair, was held here recently at the Hilton Garden Inn.  “Thera-Palooza is an experiential event for families with loved ones with special needs,” said Leslie Crowe, the founder of NeedQuest, a local directory of special needs resources, ...

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LEXINGTON, Ky. — All equestrians know that life with horses can be an emotional roller coaster. Riders from New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York rode that roller coaster all the way the US Dressage Finals presented by Adequan, held Nov. 8-11 in Lexington, Ky. “With all the ups come some pretty ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Police are seeking help from the public to identify a "Peeping Tom" who has exposed himself and been sighted naked in the vicinity of residents' homes. Four sightings have been reported since July 31; police say it is the same person in at least two of those incidents. The ...

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CAMDEN, NJ - Cub Scout Pack 35 is hosting a holiday fundraiser that is sure to be a splash. From now through December 21, tickets for the Adventure Aquarium can be purchased at a discounted price using the special promo code PACK 35. The discounted tickets are $23.50 for an adult and $19 for ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - In a phased approach to creating a sustainable, contemporary community, Mayor Brad Cohen and the Township of East Brunswick dedicated the newly-completed bike paths in locations that allow residents to safer and easier access to schools, parks, and houses of worship.  Cohen ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Veterans' Day 2018 marked the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day, when America's Doughboys shouldered their weapons and came marching home to a grateful nation, a stark contrast to the harsh greeting that awaited America's soldiers returning from Vietnam more than 50 years ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Get a head start on the holiday shopping at the 40th annual Our Lady of Lourdes (OLOL) Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, December 1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. New at this year's always-popular bazaar is the OLOL Emporium, offering beautiful gift items. A whole host of well-known brands ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Racing fans will be able to come out and visit with the richest Standardbred of all time, the great Foiled Again, on Saturday, Nov. 24. The veteran superstar will be posing for selfies in the Backyard during live racing and there will also be a special commemorative ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — The Rutgers Equine Science Center presented the latest progress in equine research at its “Evening of Science & Celebration” on Nov. 8. Dr. Burt Staniar from Pennsylvania State University was the keynote speaker and talked about how the type of feed given to horses ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood PTA is once again setting up a Pie Patch at each of the Spotswood School District's four schools on the last day of school before the Thanksgiving holiday. Teachers, support staff and administrators can choose a pie from the patch to take home to their families to ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — The Rutgers Equine Science Center presented the annual Gold Medal Horse Farm honors to John Crater and Mortonhouse Farm in Long Valley, N.J. at its 2018 “Evening of Science & Celebration” on Nov. 8 The award, part of the New Jersey Equine Environmental Stewardship ...

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HELMETTA, NJ - As Thanksgiving and the holiday season rapidly approaches, the calendar fills up quick. Helmetta has a whole host of family-friendly holiday fun coming up. So, save the dates. Annual Tree Lighting with carols, cocoa and cookies - December 7 at 7 p.m. at Boro Hall Breakfast ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - 'Tis the season where many area folks in need find themselves without the items they need to combat the cold weather. To help, Spotswood VFW Post 4589 is holding a Shoe Drive. Gently used or new shoes can be dropped off at the post from Monday through Sunday from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m.

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LEXINGTON, Ky. — It’s hard to miss New Jersey’s Alice Tarjan and Candescent when they enter the ring, and the elegant black Hanoverian mare’s extravagant movement and mistake-free performance caught the attention of not only spectators but also the judges on the first day of the 2018 US Dressage ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Election results are now finalized in the borough after mail-in ballots have been calculated. Charlie Spicuzzo won the borough council election with 1,499 votes and Suzanne Krainski came out on top in the Spotswood Board of Education election with 1,635 votes. William Kraemer and ...

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