Milltown/Spotswood Top Stories

September 20, 2019

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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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - You don't have to be Lightning McQueen to enjoy the Spotswood High School's second annual Car Show on Sunday, September 22 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. This fun family-friendly event features music, door prizes, a 50/50, raffles, food and more. All of the proceeds go to benefit the ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - After a big win over South River on Saturday, the Spotswood High School girls tennis team was swept by Metuchen High School 5-0. Gabriela Zeron lost her first singles match to Jaimie Hong, (6-0, 6-0), while Karen Mausser dropped her second singles match to Sophie DeCoite, (6-2, ...

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EDISON, NJ - Wardlaw-Hartridge High School stopped the Spotswood High School boys varsity soccer team's win streak at four. The Rams Austin Miller netted the lone goal of the game on a pass from Stephen Moreira. Miller's goal was the first Spotswood's Andrew Bishara allowed in three games. Bishara ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Bulldogs came to town on Monday to end the Spotswood High School girls varsity soccer team's unbeaten streak, but after two overtime periods, the matchup ended in a draw. Spotswood and Metuchen High School played to a 0-0 tie. The Chargers remain one of three undefeated teams in ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Around 120 people laced up the sneakers on September 14 for the borough's annual 5K race. Milltown native and Spotswood High School cross country runner Timothy Yarnall won the 3.2 mile run. Here are some photos captured by Spotswood resident and Spotswood Recreation Department ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The Milltown Police Department is conducting training this week from Monday through Friday, September 20. Residents should expect an increased police presence in the area of 133 South Main Street and the American Legion Pavilion.

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Residents should avoid Crescent Avenue until further notice according to the Spotswood Police Department as downed power lines are addressed by utility crews.

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - September 14 was Senior Day for the Spotswood High School varsity cheerleaders and football, tennis and soccer players. Senior Day is a Charger tradition where the soon-to-be graduating athletes are honored for their contributions to the team while a student athlete at Spotswood ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Chargers' girls tennis, boys soccer and varsity football teams all faced off against South River High School on Saturday. As Charger fans know, the rivalry between the two towns is a hot one on the playing field and on September 14, the boys soccer team defeated the Rams 2-0, ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood PTA hosted its annual Ice Cream Social at Appleby on Friday night to help welcome the second through fifth grade students back to school. The event featured ice cream with toppings along with some extra sweet treats. Students got the opportunity to play inside and ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Timothy Yarnall crossed the finish line with a time of 18:55.3 to win the 2019 Spotswood 5K on Saturday. The Milltown native is a member of the Spotswood High School boys cross country team. Teammate Matt Rios was second with a time of 19:02.4 and Monroe Township's Jimmy Demarco was ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - It was the Class of 2020's special day on the gridiron on Saturday afternoon as the Spotswood High School varsity football team took the field against their chief rival South River High School. The two towns that once shared the high school way back when have been going head to head ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Liam Barlow scored two goals and Andrew Bishara earned his fourth straight shutout as the Spotswood High School boys varsity soccer team defeated South River High School 2-0 on Saturday morning. Chris Moran and Luke Tharney each earned an assit on Barlow's goals. Anthony Faccin made ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ - The Spotswood High School girls varsity tennis team got back on track with a win on Friday, defeating Perth Amboy High School 4-1. Gabriela Zeron beat Charlize Leon, (6-4, 7-6), to win her first singles match. Zeron won the second set tie-breaker 7-5 to take the match. Karen ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Sophomore Kirti Craig's two goals helped the Spotswood High School girls varsity soccer team defeat St. Thomas Aquinas 2-1 on Friday. Kayle Leonard assisted on one of Craig's goal. The victory kept the Chargers as one of three remaining teams in the Greater Middlesex Conference that ...

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NEW JERSEY - Today is Friday the 13th and there is a full moon to boot this evening. So, how superstitious are you? Will you walk under a ladder, break a mirror or cross paths with a black cat on Friday, September 13? Probably not, but here are a few fun facts about Friday the 13th folklore ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood High School cross country teams are running under new coaches this fall after the retirement of longtime Chargers cross country coach Roland D'Orvilliers. Peter Duffy is the new coach of the boys cross country team and Spotswood High School Physical Education teacher ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Senior Andrew Bishara earned his second shutout in a row as the Spotswood High School boys varsity soccer team defeated Metuchen High School 2-0 on Thursday. Bishara made 10 saves in the victory. Yanni Hatzistefanis and Chris Moran netted the goals for the Chargers while Liam Barlow ...

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NEW JERSEY - The calendar says September and pumpkin spice is back, which means fall is right around the corner. Before heading out to get those Halloween pumpkins be sure to plan an outing to go apple picking. The Garden State is home to an abundance of apple orchards and grows 30 different ...

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MIDDLESEX, NJ - The Spotswood High School girls varsity soccer team continue to roll with a 3-0 victory over Middlesex High School on Wednesday. Spotswood is undefeated in the team's first four games of the 2019 season and has not allowed a goal. Chargers' goalkeeper Julia Masucci has four straight ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ - With a revamped and shortened lineup, the Spotswood High School girls varsity tennis team dropped their Wednesday match to Woodbridge High School 5-0. Freshman Angelina Moschella lost her first singles match to Brianna Davis, (6-0, 6-0), while fellow freshman Melody Dzergoski lost ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Borough residents should avoid the area of Crescent Avenue near Brunswick Avenue on Wednesday evening. Power lines are down in that area and the roadway is closed. The Spotswood Police Department does not have an estimated time as to when the roadway will be reopened. Residents are ...

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