Milltown Public Library To Host Summer Photography Contest

July 10, 2018

MILLTOWN, NJ - The Milltown Public Library is calling all photographers to join the Summer Photography Contest. The Friends of the Library is sponsoring both a youth and an adult photography contest, which kick off on Thursday, July 12 at 6:30 p.m. in the meeting room of the Milltown Library. Participants are invited to come to learn the entrance rules for the upcoming contest as well as the ...

Mark The Calendar For Helmetta Day

HELMETTA, NJ - Save the date for this year's Helmetta Day on Saturday, September 22 at 4 p.m. This family-friendly event will feature food, fun, live music and more. Fireworks will light up the sky at dusk and there will be a dedication ceremony for the Ronald C. Wilson Pavilion.

Save The Date For Spotswood Police Department's National Night Out

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Mark the calendars for National Night Out on Tuesday, August 7 from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the borough's Municipal Complex. The Spotswood Police Department will be taking part in the 35th 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. The fun, family-friendly ...

Milltown Duck Race Becoming Fourth Of July Staple

MILLTOWN, NJ - Rubber ducks may not move as quickly at Firecracker 5K winner, Kyle Price. After all, Price did run finish the Boston Marathon 154th out of a field of 30,000 runners and can quickly make his way around the three point two mile Firecracker 5K course in just over 17 minutes. A duck race is a whole lot slower as the bright yellow quackers meander their way from the Main Street Bridge ...

Milltown Parade Draws A Crowd Despite Hot Temperatures

MILLTOWN, NJ - The high temperatures and uncomfortable humidity did not keep folks away from the borough's annual Fourth of July parade through Milltown yesterday. Hundreds lined both sides of the streets along the route decked out in red, white and blue to enjoy the festivities. Even Santa stopped by, taking some time off of his summer vacation to remind everyone to be nice not naughty and ...

Garret Conger Wins Milltown Patriotic House Honors

MILLTOWN, NJ - There isn't any shortage of red, white and blue in the borough on July 4, but some Milltown homes go that extra mile, pulling out all the stops adding stars, stripes and more. Nine homes threw their hat in the ring to be named Milltown's 2018 Most Patriotic Home, but it was the home of Garret Conger on JF Kennedy Drive that earned this year's title.

Conger's home ...

Street Closures And Delays On Tap As Milltown Prepares Fourth Of July Festivities

MILLTOWN, NJ - The United States celebrates birthday number 242 tomorrow and the borough has a full menu of Fourth of July festivities planned for Wednesday, beginning at Mill Pond at 6 a.m. with the annual Fishing Derby.

Residents should expect traffic delays in the morning due to the Milltown Firecracker 5K, which kicks off at 8:10 a.m. on Violet Terrace. The Fun Run begins at 7:45 ...

Fireworks On Tap To Celebrate July 4

NEW JERSEY - Many have already started their Fourth of July celebrations this weekend with some Garden State towns holding their annual fireworks displays on the last day of June. However, there are plenty of  fireworks planned for this week and beyond, so make plans and get the blankets and chairs ready to find the best spot to view.

July 1

Wall at the Wall Township Fairgrounds on ...

Spotswood Public Library Sporting New Look

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood Public Library closed for renovations last week. It reopened on Monday, sporting a new look. Gone were the majority of the traditional four seat tables, replaced with two seat tables allowing for more open space areas. The computers moved to the front and the children's section relocated to the other side of the library in order to provide kids and parents a ...

Spotswood Resident Seeks Missing Painting Done By Father

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Longtime borough resident Stacy Remantas is hoping for the return of a missing painting done by her father, Peter, back in the day. Peter Remantas was a railroader with a passion for painting. After teaching a watercolor class sponsored by the Spotswood Recreation Department at the Spotswood Public Library in the early 1980s, he donated a painting he'd done of a woodshed that ...

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