Milltown/Spotswood Top Stories

September 27, 2019

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - With October only days away comes the start of flu season. It typically begins in October as the weather begins to change. Australia's flu season, which usually starts in early September, began earlier this year leaving many US doctors to predict it may start prematurely in America ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Gaskin Avenue in the borough is closed this afternoon for road work according to an advisory from the Spotswood Police Department. The street will be shut until further notice.

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood High School boys varsity soccer team ran into a Highland Park High School team on a roll on Wednesday. The Chargers were shut out by the streaking Owls 5-0. Highland Park is 7-1 and earned their third straight shutout with yesterday's win. Alex Weiner-Goldsmith had one ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Mandee Mendez scored two goals and added one assist as the Spotswood High School girls varsity soccer game defeated South Plainfield High School on Wednesday 4-1. Mendez netted her ninth and tenth goals of the season and also has nine assists in ten games. Kirti Craig had one ...

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HELMETTA, NJ - Enjoy fall fun on Friday, October 25 with hayrides throughout the borough as well as a roaring bonfire. The autumn activities begin at 6:30 p.m. and continue through 9:30 p.m. Hayrides begin at the Maple Street Pavilion. The bonefire also takes place at the pavilion.

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and cancer patients are the top users of the blood bank supplies. "Blood donors support patients and their families as they are going through their treatments," explained Lynne Ross, the Account Manager for the New Jersey Blood ...

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HELMETTA, NJ - It will be a doubleheader day of fun on Saturday, October 12 in the borough. Helmetta is hosting two family-friendly events. The Spotswood PTA's Touch-a-Truck will roll into the Maple Street Pavilion from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. while the Helmetta Fire Department is hosting its Car Show ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Online registration is open for the Spotswood Recreation Department's floor hockey and youth basketball programs. Floor hockey runs on Monday evenings from October 7 through March 23 while basketball is on Tuesdays from October 3 through December 23 at 7 p.m. The basketball program ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Spotswood High School boys varsity soccer team lost to South Plainfield High School 2-1 on Monday to end a two game win streak. Luke Tharney netted the only goal for Spotswood on a pass from Yanni Hatzistefanis. Victor Balewicz and Rohan Castillo scored the goals for the ...

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ISELIN, NJ - Kirti Craig netted two goals and had two assists while Mandee Mendez had two goals and one assist to help the Spotswood High School girls varsity soccer team notch their seventh win of the season on Monday. Julia Masucci made two saves to earn her eighth shutout. Masucci and the ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood High School girls basketball program hosted their second annual car show on Sunday. Cars and car lovers came out despite the warm afternoon to enjoy the show that included more than 125 classic cars. From Volkswagen Beetles to personalized vans to camaros and beyond ...

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JAMESBURG, NJ - It was a beautiful Saturday for a run as the Spotswood High School cross country teams participated in the 2019 Class Meet at Thompson Park along side 63 other teams from throughout the Garden State. Waves of runners hit the Jamersburg course which also serves as the spot for all ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - International Walk to School Day is held on the Wednesday of the first full week of October every autumn. It's been a mainstay since 1997. The Spotswood PTA is an avid supporter of Walk to School Day and is helping to coordinate the events once again for this year's stroll to school ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - With many kids heading back to college or older ones moving out, many residents find themselves empty nesters with a shrinking dinner table. If cooking smaller meals is a challenge, stop by the Spotswood Public Library's Cooking for One or Two on Tuesday, September 24 at 2 p.m.

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Friends of the Spotswood Public Library is holding a dine-to-donate at Chipotle on Tuesday, September 24 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thirty-three percent of the bill will go to support the Friends of the Spotswood Public Library. The Friends host numerous lectures and programs ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - It was Bernards High School's home opener and the Mountaineers had all the highlights, defeating Spotswood High School 44-0 on the gridiron in a Friday night game. Joey Billoti had three touchdowns for Bernards who took a 28-0 lead into the halftime break. The lopsided loss was ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Seniors Chris Moran and Yanni Hatzistefanis each scored a goal to help the Spotswood High School boys varsity soccer team defeat Carteret High School 2-1 on Friday. Luke Tharney had an assist in the Chargers' win. Gabriel Flores scored the goal for the Ramblers. Andrew Bishara made ...

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CARTERET, NJ - Mandee Mendez netted a hat trick and Julia Masucci earned her seventh shutout of the season as the Spotswood High School girls varsity soccer team defeated Carteret High School 4-0 on Friday. Spotswood completed the sweep of the Ramblers with the victory and broke their two-game ...

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NEW JERSEY - Fall begins on Monday, September 23 making the upcoming weekend the final one of 2019. With temps forecast to be summerlike, it's a great weekend to be outside. Here's a list of fun outdoor activities to say goodbye to the summer of 2019. Holland Ridge Farm's Sunflower Festival ...

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MONROE TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Spotswood High School cross country teams hosted a tri-meet with Sayreville and South Plainfield High Schools on Tuesday at Thompson Park. The boys cross country teams lost to South Plainfield 29-27 and to Sayreville 68-15. Anuj Patel and Matt Rios were the top ten ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY - A bat found in Milltown tested postive for rabies according to a press release from the Middlesex County Office of Health Services. The bat is the eighth rabid animal in Middlesex County this year and the first one in Milltown. A borough resident woke up to a bat in the room ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Poll workers are needed for various locations in the borough on Election Day on Tuesday, November 5 from 5:15 a.m. to 8 p.m. Workers will earn $200 for the day. A one-day training class is mandatory for all poll workers. The class will take place at the Spotswood Municipal Complex ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Spotswood High School girls tennis team lost 4-1 to South Plainfield High School on Thursday at Spring Lake Park. The doubles team of Angelina Moschella and Melody Dzergoski earned the only match point for the Chargers. Gabriela Zeron lost her first singles match to ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD  The South Plainfield Recreation Commission voted unanimously to hire Elizabeth Yarus as Recreation Director for South Plainfield at the Sept. 17 monthly recreation committee meeting.  A rigorous selection process narrowed the search to a handful of candidates over the past six ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Who doesn't want to answer the phone to the news of winning 2.5 million dollars? Well, in the case of one borough resident the call was a scam, but one that included his social security number. The resident did not fall victim to the scam, but did alert the Spotswood Police ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood High School girls tennis team lost to John K. Kennedy Memorial High School 3-2 on Wednesday. The victory was the first of the season for JFK. Chargers first singles player Gabriela Zeron and the freshmen second doubles duo of Melody Dzergoski and Angelina Moschella ...

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ISELIN, NJ - Chris Moran scored two goals and Yanni Hatzistefanis scored one as the Spotswood High School boys varsity soccer team defeated John F. Kennedy Memorial High School on Wednesday. The seniors also assisted on each other's goals in the victory that improved Spotswood's overall record to ...

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EDISON, NJ - For the second straight game, the Spotswood High School girls varsity soccer team played to a 0-0 tie after double overtime. The Chargers and Wardlaw-Hartridge High School matchup ended in a 0-0 tie on Wednesday. Julia Masucci made 10 saves for Spotswood while her counterpart Nikolette ...

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EDISON, NJ - On Thursday, October 3, St. Thomas Aquinas High School will hold its annual Ahr Star Spaghetti Dinner. This year, the dinner will honor two eight-year-old boys facing tough pysical battles since birth, Milltown's Andrew Yarus and Fords' Elijah Patino. Yarus has been diagnosed with a ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - When the 4-2 Metuchen High School Bulldogs took the soccer field against the 5-0 Spotswood High School Chargers on Monday, there was a lot on the line. The two schools have a rivalry, but the Spotswood High School girls varsity soccer team was one of three Greater Middlesex ...

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