Milltown/Spotswood Top Stories

October 10, 2019

CARTERET, NJ - The Spotswood High School boys varsity soccer team clinched the Greater Middlesex Conference Blue Division title on Wednesday with a 6-0 victory over Carteret High School. Spotswood will either win the title outright or share it with South Plainfield High School. The Chargers nailed ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Make room for winter clothes by clearing out the closets and then donating the unwanted items to the Spotswood High School Band's Clothing Drive on Saturday, October 19 at Spotswood High School from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Suggested donation items ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood Recreation Department is looking for a game monitor for the department's Saturday indoor soccer program. This is a paid position. The indoor soccer program runs from January through March from 10:15 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Applicants must be 21 years of age or older.

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Each year the proceeds of the Spotswood 5K are presented to two athletic teams or programs at Spotswood High School. This year's annual September run through the borough netted $2,908. At the October 7 Spotswood Borough Council meeting, a resolution was passed to allow the proceeds ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - After all three singles players battled in three set matches on Monday, the Spotswood High School girls varsity tennis team's match with Perth Amboy High School was shortened due to darkness. Perth Amboy High came away with the victory, defeating Spotswood 3-0. Gabriela Zeron took ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The last meeting between the Spotswood High School girls varsity soccer team and Wardlaw-Hartridge High School ended in a scoreless tie after double overtime. Wardlaw-Hartridge got on the scoreboard first, going into the halftime break with a 1-0 lead. Spotswood tied up the game in ...

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NEW JERSEY – Love things that go bump in the night? Is Friday the 13th a favorite day? Folks who really thrive on the scare factor of Halloween and do not even flinch about the oddest weird NJ stories or don’t need to sleep with the light on after reading Stephen King will want to check out one or ...

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HOLDMEL, NJ - It was a chilly fall morning for a run, but the Spotswood High School cross country teams laced up the sneakers to hit the course at Holmdel Park to participate in this autumn's Shore Coaches Invitational. The meet featured cross country runners from high schools throughout New Jersey ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Friends of the Spotswood Public Library is hosting its annual Fall Festival on Saturday, October 19 from 1 p.m to 4 p.m. The festivities include seasonal crafts, a fall photo booth, refreshments and more. Pumpkins will be available to decorate. The cost per pumpkin is $5. The ...

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HELMETTA, NJ - The Spotswood Recreation Department is hosting a unique fall experience on Saturday, October 26 at 10 a.m. Writer Jim Peck is leading a walking tour of the Spotswood Outlier in Helmetta. The Spotswood Outlier, located behind the former Helme Snuff Mill, is actually considered part of ...

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MIDDLESEX, NJ - The Spotswood High School varsity football team ran into a rolling Middlesex High School team on Friday night. Middlesex defeated the Chargers 42-14 to improve their record to 5-0. Spotswood fell to 2-3 with the loss, but are 2-1 in the Greater Middlesex Conference. The Chargers ...

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METUCHEN, NJ - After playing to a scoreless tie following two overtimes in their last meeting, the Spotswood High School girls varsity soccer team's 12 game unbeaten streak ended with the Bulldogs on Friday. Metuchen High School was riding a six-game win streak when the two teams met yesterday and ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Liam Barlow scored one goal and notched four assists in the Spotswood High School boys varsity soccer team's 5-0 shutout over John F. Kennedy High School on Friday. Yanni Hatzistefanis, Chris Moran, Luke Tharney and Gabe Rosario all netted goals for the Chargers. Tim Smith earned an ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Online registration is open for the Spotswood Recreation Department's indoor soccer league. The league offers indoor soccer games at the Memorial Middle School Gymnasium on Friday nights from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. for grades six through nine and on Saturdays for grades kindergarten ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The borough is holding a fall New Jersey Clean Communities event on Saturday, October 26 from 8:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. and is looking for civic-minded volunteers who want to earn community service hours, extra credit or simply to lend a hand to spruce up Milltown's parks after a busy ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The weather for the 21st annual Milltown Day looks perfect for family-friendly autumn fun. Milltown Day's fall festivities take over Gloria Bradford Park from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, October 5. Activities include pumpkin decorating, face painting, laser tag and sand art. There ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Former Immaculate Conception Church pastor Monsignor Joseph M. Curry will be honorer along with Jeffrey S. Chiesa, Esq. on October 17 at the 2019 Champions for Catholic Charities Dinner for their charity work. The dinner will be held at the Palace in Somerset Park. The announcement ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - St. Peter's Episcopal Church is hosting a Fall Family Day on Saturday, October 12 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the church's historical grounds on Main Street and Devoe Avenue. The fall family day features a whole host of fun including a barbeque, lawn games, face painting, a horeshoe ...

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EDISON, NJ - St. Thomas Aquinas got on the scoreboard first on a goal by Dani Renda, but three second half goals by the Spotswood High School girls varsity soccer team kept the unbeaten streak alive for the Chargers on Wednesday. Spotswood defeated St. Thomas 3-1 to move their overall record on the ...

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SOUTH RIVER, NJ - The Spotswood High School boys varsity soccer team completed the season sweep of South River High School on Wednesday at the annual evening matchup under the lights at South River's Veterans Park. Luke Tharney had a goal and an assist in the Chargers 2-1 victory over the Rams.

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood High School girls varsity tennis team came close to winning their first round NJSIAA matchup with Roselle Park High School on Wednesday, but went down 3-2. Axelle Lemiere and the second doubles team of Angelina Moschella and Melody Dzergoski earned the two match points ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - At Tuesday evening's meeting of the Spotswood Board of Education, Spotswood High School head baseball coach Glenn Fredricks was approved for the 2020 spring baseball season. Fredricks' coaching status hung in the balance since the August 20 BOE meeting when the Spotswood High School ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - It's International Walk-to-School Day, but the hot question of the morning was, "Do you want to build a snowman?" Yes, the announcement was made by Helmetta Mayor Chris Slavicek this morning naming the play chosen for this year's Appleby Drama Club's annual spring production. This ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Registration for the East Brunswick Wrestling Club is open for the upcoming 2019-20 season. The wrestling club is a non-profit club that is associated with the East Brunswick Recreation CAO and welcomes wrestlers from Milltown, Spotswood and Helmetta. The club offers a clinic ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ - September 30 was an off day for the Spotswood School District, but the Spotswood High School varsity tennis team traveled to Kennedy Park in Sayreville to take on Sayreville High School. The Bombers defeated the Chargers 5-0 on Monday, dropping Spotswood's overall record to ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood Recreation Department's Trunk or Treat dates back to the Halloween when Hurricane Sandy roared into New Jersey. The event brought the borough together to celebrate a Halloween that wasn't at a time when people needed something fun to think about. Today, it's a ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Yanni Hatzistefanis' hat trick helped the Spotswood High School boys varsity soccer team end their three game skid with a 6-0 shutout over Somerville High School on Monday. The shutout was the fifth of the season for Andrew Bishara who also earned an assist in the victory. Liam ...

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HARRISON,  NJ - Sunday's National Women's Soccer League matchup at Red Bulls Arena was a battle for last place. The game was New Jersey's Sky Blue's last home game and the finale was moved from the team's Rutgers University based Yurcak Field to accommodate a larger crowd since the game featured ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - After a rough Friday night lights game against Bernards High School last week, the Spotswood High School varsity football team bounced back with a much-needed 37-8 victory over Highland Park High School on Saturday afternoon. The winless Owls were not able to muster much offense ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Mandee Mendez scored her 11th goal of the season to lead the Spotswood High School girls varsity soccer team to a 1-0 victory over Middlesex High School. The win was the ninth shutout of the season for Julia Masucci. Masucci made seven saves and has given up just two goals in 11 ...

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