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Carolina Fernandez's Overtime Goal Keeps Spotswood Girls Soccer Team's Win Streak Alive

Spotswood High School's Carolina Fernandez scored the overtime winner to keep the Chargers a 2-1 victory over Middlesex High School. Credits: Diane Wells

MIDDLESEX, NJ - Carolina Fernandez netted the overtime winner for the Spotswood High School girls varsity soccer team six minutes into the extra period to keep their unbeaten streak alive, defeating Middlesex High School, 2-1. The Chargers have started the 2017 soccer season on a tear, winning their first four contests. Fernandez has five goals and two assists on the young season.

Amber Meagher got the scoring started for the Chargers, scoring her first goal of the season 10 minutes into the game. Alexa Reilly assisted on both Meagher's goal and the game-winner by Fernandez. The junior has three goals and two assists in her first four games.

Middlesex's Angele Garcia tied the game for the Blue Jays on a pass from Alex Carmona, sending the contest into overtime. Star Castillo made nine saves for Middlesex. Spotswood's Megan McCook made ten saves in the Chargers' victory.

Spotswood will look to keep the win streak going on Friday, September 15 when they travel to Metuchen High School to take on the Bulldogs. Game time is 4 p.m.

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East Brunswick: Rabid Bat Discovered on Yorktown Road

September 21, 2017

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Middlesex County Office of Health Services is reporting that a bat tested positive for rabies in East Brunswick, Middlesex County, in the vicinity of Yorktown Rd and Brandywine Dr. This is the eighth (8) rabid animal reported within Middlesex County for 2017 and the first (1) rabid animal in East Brunswick.

On Sunday, September 17th, 2017, a bat was found in the ...

Route 206 Stop & Shop in Raritan Mall to Close by Nov. 30

September 21, 2017

RARITAN, NJ – The Stop & Shop Supermarket in the Raritan Mall off Route 206 will close by the end of November.

"After a thorough review of the operating performance of our stores, we made a business decision not to renew our lease at our Raritan store location," said Cindy Carrasquilla, manager of public relations and community relations for Stop & Shop.

The ...

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Sat, September 23, 2:00 PM

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ALC Students Working Effectively in the Corporate World

September 21, 2017

Several Academy Learning Center (ALC) students are working successfully in a corporate environment at the Manalapan based RxS LLC, a provider of “Compliance Sample Management Solutions” to pharmaceutical and biotech companies.

For years, ALC students have worked well with area employers, including department stores, supermarkets and restaurants, through its Community-based ...

East Brunswick: The History of Dunham's Corner Road

September 11, 2017

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - During its early years, East Brunswick was not so much one big community, but rather a pocket of corners throughout town, each a small community of its own. These included Tanner’s Corner, Patrick’s Corner, Hall’s Corner, and of course, Dunham’s Corner. Many of our township’s current residents are completely unaware of the rich history behind ...

Sam Shepard's 'Simpatico' takes off

Sam Shepard’s “Simpatico” has a forceful workout at McCarter Theatre.

By Liz Keill

PRINCETON, NJ – If you’re at all familiar with the works of Sam Shepard, you know that he writes about gritty, unforgiving characters in what appear to be hopeless situations.

In “Simpatico,” we learn that Vinnie and Carter are former partners in a race horse ...