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November 20, 2021

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers has announced that its list of official university holidays will include Juneteenth, a day that commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. The state university will recognize the holiday when it is observed on Friday, June 17. The school will follow the ...

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RARITAN BAY, NJ – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D, NJ-06) announced Tuesday that the Sayreville and South Amboy school districts have received funding from the Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC) Emergency Connectivity Fund Program (ECF). Sayreville was awarded $655,933 from the first round ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - There are two things that Jonathan Holloway has learned about himself during his trauma-filled tenure as Rutgers President. In an exclusive interview with TAPinto New Brunswick on Thursday -- one day before his COVID-delayed inauguration was finally held at the Rutgers Athletic ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK,  NJ - Three decades after U.S. colleges and universities first offered a degree in disability studies, a growing number of schools are training students — both with and without disabilities, going into a range of careers — to help improve the lives of billions of people worldwide ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Union Catholic celebrated the achievements of its most famous alumna, two-time Olympic gold medalist Sydney McLaughlin, with an outdoor welcome home party that included local dignitaries and members of the Union Catholic community, including the entire current student ...

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MONTCLAIR -- Montclair State University is pleased to welcome the newest members of the Red Hawk family for the Fall 2021 semester: Destiny Puente of Sayreville, NJ James Hoffman of Sayreville, NJ Jackie Osei of Sayreville, NJ Elias Otero of Sayreville, NJ Nyrik Hampton of Sayreville, ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- St. Stanislaus Kostka School will display flags around the school and parish property in November to honor those who served and are currently serving our country as members of our military. The flags will also honor our local heroes such as police, firefighters, EMS, and all ...

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METUCHEN, NJ – The doors to Saint Joseph High School will open to the public on Sunday, October 17, for prospective students and their families to get an inside look at day-to-day life on campus.  The Open House runs  from 11:30 a.m.- 2 p.m. and will provide visitors the opportunity to meet ...

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SOMERSET, NJ – Rutgers Preparatory students now have access to a state-of-the-art information platform through the recent addition of a Bloomberg Financial Lab on the school's Somerset campus.  "What we are trying to do is give our students real-world skills and access to real-world data and ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The South Brunswick School District has sent out a letter to parents warning them of a series of TikTok challenges that may be dangerous and harmful, commonly known as ‘Devious Licks.’ School districts across the state have been sending out similar letters outlining the ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – New Jersey students may have returned to the classroom in September, but untold thousands of them are still struggling with the social and emotional fallout from COVID-19, a panel of experts in education, community services, health care and law enforcement said Thursday. How to ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ —Naveen Mehrotra, MD, MPH, a pediatrician at The Children’s Hospital at Saint Peter’s University Hospital, presents the free Zoom webinar "Supporting Academic Success in Your Child by Understanding Developmental Disabilities" on Friday, October 8, at noon. The program is ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Students at St. Stanislaus Kostka School in Sayreville packed over 250 Blessing Bags for the homeless on Friday, Sept. 24. Kevin Garrison, founder of the Blessing Bag Brigade NJ spoke to the school on September 13 about his mission to help the homeless in New Jersey. The ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ -- Seton Hall University has announced that the following students from Sayreville and South Amboy qualified for the Spring 2021 Dean's list and congratulates them for their academic achievements: Brianna Barbosa of Sayreville Matthew Crowley of South Amboy Thomas ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Dale Rubino, the principal of Sayreville War Memorial High School, sent a letter to parents of high school students to inform them of the damage caused by the latest TikTok video crazes called "Devious Lick Challenge" and "Bathroom Challenge." Students who are on the popular ...

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SAYREVILLE/SOUTH AMBOY, NJ – The Sayreville School District ranks No. 130 among 243 school districts in the state of New Jersey and No. 13 in Middlesex County, according to the 2022 Best Schools and Districts rankings released by Niche.com. Now in its eighth year, the K-12 school rankings include ...

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CHARLESTON, SC -- Stephen McLaughlin of South Amboy is among the nearly 1,100 cadets and students recognized for their academic achievements during the spring 2021 semester. The Dean's List is a recognition given to cadets and students who are registered for 12 or more semester hours and whose ...

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MANCHESTER, NH -- Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) congratulates the following students from Sayreville on being named to the summer 2021 President's List: Leah Volpe of Sayreville Fatima Carraway of Sayreville Jared Martin of Sayreville Samantha Ratica of ...

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September means back to school. The fall of 2021 will be an exciting time for parents, teachers and students, many of whom have not attended school in person for a year or more.  In certain cases, children have experienced learning challenges during the pandemic. Has your child been having ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- School is back in Sayreville as Saint Stanislaus Catholic School began classes this Tuesday. The faculty and staff are excited to have students back in-person. “Teachers are excited to have everybody in the building,” Saint Stan's principal Lori Hodder said. “They are excited ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Alyssa Ehling had snacks, school supplies, bedding and everything else a first-year student could possibly need, all stuffed into a red cart out in front of Rutgers’ Honors College. And, perhaps most importantly, she brought a box of high-grade face masks. “I’m just ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Although cannabis has been decriminalized in New Jersey, under federal law it remains illegal and subject to prosecution on Rutgers property and at university events, university officials said following release of a task force report on the law’s impact. Earlier this year, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A non-profit activist group and 18 students have filed a lawsuit challenging Rutgers’ university-wide COVID-19 vaccine student mandate. Scotch Plains-based attorney Julio Gomez, who is representing Georgia-based Children’s Health Defense and the students, argued in the ...

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NEW JERSEY -- New Jersey ranked inside the top 20 for states with the best community college systems in the country, according to personal finance website WalletHub's annual list State's With Best & Worst Community-College Systems. Hawaii ranked as the state with the best community college ...

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Students who have unpaid balances accrued from March 2020 through Summer 2021 will have their debt erased. Middlesex College is implementing a new Student Debt Amnesty program to forgive approximately $1.8 million of qualified student balances incurred during the pandemic, impacting nearly 2,300 ...

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SAYREVILLE – The 2021-22 school year will be unprecedented at the Educational Services Commission of New Jersey, which for the first time will be serving students with disabilities beyond age 21 at its Sayreville, Piscataway and Monroe campuses. Because of the pandemic and concerns of learning ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – With about three weeks to go before in-person classes resume at Rutgers, more than 95% of returning students have received their COVID-19 vaccinations and have uploaded their vaccination cards to the university’s portal. In a letter sent to the Rutgers community, Rutgers ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Two different events happened on the narrow streets around Memorial Elementary School in East Brunswick today. One was a rally by about 150 "anti-maskers" who were there to protest Gov. Murphy's statewide requirement for students to be masked when they return to school this ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – In response to a new spike in COVID-19 cases, Gov. Phil Murphy will announce Friday that the state’s school children will be required to wear masks when they return to the classrooms in September. Rutgers President Jonathan Holloway said its possible the state university ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The Middlesex County Utilities Authority (MCUA) awarded scholarships in June to two seniors graduating from Sayreville War Memorial High School and East Brunswick High School, respectively. Michelle Lee was the award recipient from Sayreville War Memorial High School. Clara Lee ...

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