Milltown/Spotswood Top Stories

August 8, 2019

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Spotswood High School Principal Amy Jablonski is hosting a Meet the Principal open house on Tuesday, August 13 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Spotswood High School Media Center. Jablonski was appointed as the high school's newest principal by the Spotswood Board of Education on ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Middlesex County Fair is closed for Wednesday, August 7 due to the inclement weather forecasted for the area that includes thunderstorms and heavy rain. The fair is scheduled to reopen on Thursday, August 8.

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Due to the inclement weather forecasted for the afternoon and evening of Wednesday, August 7, the Milltown Borough Pool will be closed for the remainder of today.

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Memorial Middle School parents and guardians will have the opportunity to go back-to-school before school officially opens for students on Thursday, September 5. The sixth through eighth grade school will host parents on Wednesday, September 4 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for their ...

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HELMETTA, NJ - The Helmetta Fire Department will be hosting an evening on summer fun on Friday, August 16 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Ronald C. Pavilion on Maple Street. The family-friendly event will include delicious barbeque and a bonfire. Participants will enjoy hamburgers, hot dogs, cool ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Check those lottery tickets. One winning Jersey Cash 5 ticket was sold at the Acme on Ryders Lane in the borough. The other was sold in Maple Chek on Springfield Avenue in Maplewood. The winners from Middlesex and Essex Counties will split the $100,000 prize, giving each a $50,000 ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - With August underway, Spotswood School District students return to school in just under a month. Mark the calendars for the annual back-to-school nights now. The Memorial Middle School starts off the back-to-school nights in the district, holding the sixth through eighth grade ...

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HELMETTA/SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood Police Department has canceled the National Night Out festivities scheduled for tonight from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Municipal Complex due to the threat of inclement weather. Forecasts for Tuesday, August 6 include the potential for heavy downpours and ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Ask residents and they will say the Milltown Ice Cream Depot rocks, but this week the popular ice cream hot spot on South Main Street really does. Borough residents have been having a lot of fun looking for 14 hand-painted rocks the Milltown Ice Cream Depot crew has hidden around ...

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OCEANPORT, NJ - The weather cooperated with the Spotswood High School girls basketball program's second annual Day at the Races at Monmouth Race Track on Sunday. It was warm, but not too hot as the basketball team and its coaches, parents and Chargers supporters came out to enjoy food, fun and some ...

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NEW JERSEY - There are 58 national parks in the United States that are maintained by the National Parks Service, which is a division of the Department of the Interior. Of course, national parks like Yellowstone in Wyoming and Yosemite in California are prime tourist destinations, but did you know ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Alice's CUP food pantry assists any Middlesex County resident in need and also helps host weekly Wednesday evening suppers at St. Peter's Episcopal Church. The weekly dinners are free and offer area residents a home-cooked, hot meal as well as a welcoming atmosphere. However, the ...

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - It is not to late to reserve a seat for the Wednesday, August 21 bus trip to AC for the 2019 Atlantic City Air Show. The excursion is sponsored by American Legion Post 253. Tickets are $30 per person and include $15 of slot-cash for the Tropicana for participants 21 years of age ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Middlesex County Sheriff Mildred S. Scott swore in six sheriff’s officers and four sheriff’s investigators on July 18. All are graduates of Mercer County Police Academy and have completed 21 weeks of training starting in March. Among the new recruits, two have earned ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - If Friday night plans are looking dull, beat the heat and head over to the Milltown Borough Pool for Adult Night. Adult Night is for residents 21 and over and is from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. The cost is $10 per person.

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The Milltown Police Department will be taking part in the 36th anniversary of National Night Out, which began in 1984 as a way to strengthen the bonds between the community and the police in their unified fight against crime on Tuesday, August 6 from 6 p.m to 9 p.m. in the parking ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - At the July 17 borough council meeting, embroiled Business Administrator Dawn McDonald was placed on administrative leave. The Spotswood Borough Council, which includes Council President Charlie Spicuzzo, Councilman Theodore Ricci, Councilman John Melillo, Councilman Jose Rivera and ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Spotswood High School varsity football team's 2019 schedule includes four Friday night games under the lights. After a dismal 1-9 2018 season, the Chargers will be looking to rebound. The team's only win last fall was a 21-6 victory over Metuchen High School. The 2019 Chargers ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - As July draws to a close, summer vacation has a little over a month left, but fall varsity sports are gearing up with schedules for cross country, girls tennis, soccer and football for Spotswood High School now available online. Boys and girls cross country has two scrimmages set ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - It's been a pretty special July for soon-to-be Joyce Kilmer seventh grader Sasha Soffer. Earlier this summer Soffer was a part of the history-making U12 softball team that claimed the borough's first-ever District 10 championship. Last year, she made history with the U10 team that ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - After a brief respite, the heat and humidity has returned to Central Jersey with the area. In response, the borough has made cooling centers available for residents who need a break from the heat from now through Thursday, August 1. Residents can use the following cooling ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Lace up the sneakers and get ready for the borough's annual 5K and Fun Run. The race is hitting the streets on Saturday, September 14. Early bird registration is up and running and can be done online. The one-mile fun run begins at 8:45 a.m. with the 5K following at 9 a.m. Early ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - On sunny and hot days, heat and sunlight react with hydrocarbons and nitrogen oxides emitted by internal combustion engines like automobiles, trucks and gasoline powered lawn equipment. These mix to form a ground-level layer of ozone. The New Jersey Department of ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Memorial Middle School will hold an orientation for incoming sixth grade students on Thursday, August 22 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Students will receive tours of the building, receive schedules and a lesson on opening lockers. Sixth graders will also have the opportunity to ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Middle school parents will want to mark the calendars for Memorial's annual Back-to-School Night. The sixth through eighth grade school will once again hold it's back-to-school night on the day before school starts for students in the Spotswood School District. Memorial's ...

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NEW JERSEY - Ice skating is typically tagged as a winter activity, but with an abundance of indoor rinks in the Garden State, summer is actually the perfect time to lace up the skates. When the Jersey Shore doesn't offer an escape from the high heat and humidity and there isn't a backyard pool, ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The borough offices will be closed on Wednesday, July 31 from noon until 2 p.m. for an employee program. Residents should use the drop boxes located on the side of the building when dropping off payments, applications and any other correspondence during that two hour time frame.

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MILLTOWN, NJ - After attempting to open the borough's pool first at 2 p.m. and then at 4 p.m., the decision was made to close the facility for Friday, July 26. The problem plaguing the pool all day on Friday was a high chlorine count, The borough released an apology to residents via Nixle shortly ...

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ONEONTA, N.Y. -- The Milltown Padres 12U baseball team finished its successful trip to Cooperstown All-Star Village with a tournament loss to a team from Greenwood, S.C. on Wednesday night. That was the only loss all week for Milltown, which tore through its pool play schedule with a record of ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Acting New Jersey Governor Shelia Oliver issued a statement late Thursday offering her condolences and that of Governor Phil Murphy to the family of former Spotswood mayor Nicholas Poliseno. Poliseno passed away on July 18 and was laid to rest this morning following a funeral mass at ...

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