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South Brunswick: Volunteer Soccer Coach Charged With Possessing And Distributing Child Pornography

February 15, 2018

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – A volunteer youth soccer coach and former Sunday school teacher is charged with possessing and distributing child pornography, officials said Thursday.

FBI agents and local law enforcement arrested Waldo Milla-Guerra, 49, at his Kendall Park home Thursday morning after executing a search warrant, officials said.

Milla-Guerra, a volunteer soccer coach with the ...

TAP Into South Brunswick and Cranbury: ‘Where Have You Been?’

I’m sure you noticed that we have been away for a while.

Since the beginning of this year, Nicole Wells and I took a much-needed break from the site to look at what we were doing and what the future holds.

We formed Charcole Media LLC three years ago in order to hold and drive the TAP Into South Brunswick and Cranbury online news site, but also to do other media related ...

One Person Displaced, Multiple Units Damaged in Kingsberry Acres Fire

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - One resident was displaced and three housing units at Kingsberry Acres were deemed uninhabitable due to fire and smoke damage from a Tuesday morning blaze, according to police. 

One officer suffered a minor injury and was treated and released, police say. 

Police received a 9-1-1 call at 6:26 a.m. from a resident on Kingsberry Drive reporting a fire, ...

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TAP Into South Brunswick and Cranbury: ‘Where Have You Been?’

February 14, 2018

I’m sure you noticed that we have been away for a while.

Since the beginning of this year, Nicole Wells and I took a much-needed break from the site to look at what we were doing and what the future holds.

We formed Charcole Media LLC three years ago in order to hold and drive the TAP Into South Brunswick and Cranbury online news site, but also to do other media related ...

Cranbury Township Committee Race Too Close To Call, 33 Votes Separate Candidates

CRANBURY, NJ - With just 33 votes separating Township Committee candidates, Republican Nancy Witt and Democrat Matt Scott, and the absentee ballots not yet counted, the outcome of Tuesday's race for the seat currently held by Township Committeeman Susan Goetz remains to be seen.

Speaking prior to the election, on Candidates' Night, Goetz said that, with her professional retirement, she ...

Cranbury Police Can Take (Short) Walk in the Park Thanks to Local Scout

CRANBURY, NJ – Township police officers can now take an abbreviated walk in the park, or at least enjoy a breath of fresh air, without ever leaving the station, thanks to 17-year-old resident Michael Gonzalez.

According to Chief of Police Rickey Varga, Michael presented a plan to create a park-like setting for the officers, with a picnic table for them to enjoy their breaks outdoors on ...

East Brunswick Student Becomes Activist for Positive Change

February 20, 2018

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Jolie Harmon is a third-generation female political activist. The East Brunswick High School  sophomore has taken up the torch to provide leadership among students looking to make sense of the tragic deaths of kids just like them in Parkland, Florida last week.  She hopes that greater understanding will drive open dialogue leading to change.  She has ...

Follwing Florida Massacre, EB Schools Add Armed Officers to Security

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - At a meeting Thursday night, the East Brunswick board of Education unanimously approved a resolution to engage the East Brunswick Police department to place armed police officers at each school building in the district throughout the entire school day.  In a report released by superintendent Victor Valeski yesterday, township officials asserted that the move would ...

Franklin Township: Schools Were in No Imminent Danger, Superintendent Says (UPDATE)

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - A 14-year-old male student has been taken into custody and charged with making terroristic threats against Franklin High School, according to police. 

He was removed from school after making threats on social media, according to an alert from the school district sent to parents at approximately 9:57 a.m. this morning. 

"Working with the ...

South Brunswick: Volunteer Soccer Coach Charged With Possessing And Distributing Child Pornography

February 15, 2018

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – A volunteer youth soccer coach and former Sunday school teacher is charged with possessing and distributing child pornography, officials said Thursday.

FBI agents and local law enforcement arrested Waldo Milla-Guerra, 49, at his Kendall Park home Thursday morning after executing a search warrant, officials said.

Milla-Guerra, a volunteer soccer coach with the ...

Shouts of Racial Slurs Bring Police to Sparta Theatre

February 21, 2018

SPARTA, NJ – Sparta police were called to the New Vision Sparta Theater on Sunday night because of a woman shouting slurs in a screening of Black Panther.

Former New Jersey Assembly candidate Michael Grace was in the theater when two people started yelling racial slurs including “look at these ‘n-word’” and “can you believe these ...

East Brunswick Rabbi Charged with Engaging in Prostitution with a Child

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Aryeh Goodman, 35, the rabbi from the  East Brunswick Chabad Learning Center has been charged with one count of engaging in prostitution with a child and one count of endangering the welfare of a child.  He was one of thirty men charged with having sex with the teenager over a four-week period.

According to the New Jersey Jewish News, Goodman ...

Follwing Florida Massacre, EB Schools Add Armed Officers to Security

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - At a meeting Thursday night, the East Brunswick board of Education unanimously approved a resolution to engage the East Brunswick Police department to place armed police officers at each school building in the district throughout the entire school day.  In a report released by superintendent Victor Valeski yesterday, township officials asserted that the move would ...

Cranbury School Graduates Eighth-Grade Class

June 21, 2017

CRANBURY, NJ – In bow ties and blazers, white dresses, flats and heels, the students of the Cranbury School's eighth-grade class gathered in the gymnasium Friday night to receive their diplomas at graduation and to remind one another that “the best is yet to come.”

Following the traditional processional to “Pomp and Circumstance,” Student Council President ...

TAP into South Brunswick and Cranbury Offers Special Graduate Notes

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – TAP into South Brunswick and Cranbury, your online local newspaper, has a special offer for the family and friends of this year’s graduates.

Tap into South Brunswick and Cranbury is covering four graduations this year at:

South Brunswick High School
The Cranbury School
Crossroads North Middle School
Crossroads South Middle School

Family and ...

Big Little Railroad Shop in Somerville Runs Out of Steam; Store Closing

February 18, 2018

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Big Little Railroad Shop, an iconic retail store for 27 years and a fixture on Main Street most of those years has run out of steam.

The hobby shop for serious model railroaders, which first opened in 1991, is selling out its inventory at reduced prices, and will close its doors at 63 W. Main St. for the final time on Sunday, Feb. 25.

Owner Jen Lush and her ...

TAP Into South Brunswick and Cranbury: ‘Where Have You Been?’

I’m sure you noticed that we have been away for a while.

Since the beginning of this year, Nicole Wells and I took a much-needed break from the site to look at what we were doing and what the future holds.

We formed Charcole Media LLC three years ago in order to hold and drive the TAP Into South Brunswick and Cranbury online news site, but also to do other media related ...

Saint Peter's Fights Against Fatal Cardiac Arrests on the Playing Field

February 16, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - On a particular Tuesday evening, Jim Fisher stood in front of a group of coaches and doctors at the newly ​-​ renovated, start-of-the-art simulation center at Saint Peter’s University Hospital in New Brunswick.

Jim’s son, Sean, died in Aug ​just​ 2008, as a result of an undetected heart defect. He was just about to turn 13. The two and their family are ...

Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred Championships Return After 17 Years

February 21, 2018

A cooperative effort among the Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association chapters In New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland and the Pennsylvania Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association has brought about revival of the Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred Championships (MATCH) after an absence of 17 years.

According to Alan Foreman, the CEO of the Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association, “The ...

Equestrian Ruth Mulvey Passes Away

Fellow horsemen mourn the death of Ruth Mulvey, who competed in the sport of combined driving.

Mulvey died Feb. 10, 2018. She was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pa.

Her love for horses began when she was little. Each summer her large family would head to the Catskills to visit their grandparents; she would ride Candy or Champ, horses that belonged to her childhood friend.

Mulvey went ...

#RideForHorses Online Auction Runs Through Feb. 25

Whether you are a competing equestrian, a pleasure rider, or someone who loves horses — everyone can do something to ensure that America's horses live in comfort and with purpose and dignity. #RideForHorses is the nationwide effort of the EQUUS Foundation to inspire and engage everyone who cares about horses to help ensure the welfare of all of America's horses

It's easy to ...

American Horse Council Meets With FMCSA About Driver Requirements

The American Horse Council met with Department of Transportation (DOT), Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) Deputy Administrator and leadership team in mid-February in response to a letter sent to Secretary Chao on Jan. 28, 2018. AHC staff went to DOT headquarters to raise the industry’s concerns and solicit clarification on how the existing regulations should ...

Serio Wins $100,000 WCHR Peter Wetherill Palm Beach Hunter Spectacular

WELLINGTON, Fla. — For Louise Serio, contesting the $100,000 WCHR Peter Wetherill Palm Beach Hunter Spectacular is always special. And this year it was particularly rewarding when she piloted Jennifer Burger's Rock Harbor to victory, earning her third title in a class that she was instrumental in establishing back in 1997.

"You never know when you're going to get back here ...

N.Y. & N.J. Riders Help Teams Bring Home Medals in International Competition

OCALA, Fla. — Local riders helped put the United States on the podium in children’s and junior team competition on Feb. 17 at HITS Post Time Farm in Ocala, Fla.

The youth events were held the day before America’s first CSIO5* Nations Cup competition which concluded with the U.S. claiming bronze.

In the $5,000 FEI International Invitational Junior Team Competition, the ...

TAPintoTravels Local Travel Ideas - Somerset County

February 21, 2018

Weekend Top Local Travel Ideas - 2.23 to 2.25 - A weekend celebrating your family friends.

1. Winter Market, Duke Farms

2. The Mountaintop, Theatre at RVCC - The Gruffalo on Sunday

3. State Theatre New Jersey - Monzil Brass - Feb 22 Thursday - Brass Quartet

4. Environmental Education Center, ...

Travels Report from the NYC Toy Fair - Here are Two More Winning Products for Your Children

TAPintoTravels - The International Toy Fair may have ended yesterday, but we are not done sharing with you our picks from the show.  

These are the products that we feel are the most innovative and your family will really enjoy.  We shall dub them the TAPintoTravels Toy of the Year Awards or T30TY’s for short. That seems appropriate since it sounds like ...

Travel Report from the New York Toy Fare - Here is a Great Product for Parents of Children with Infants and Toddlers

TAPintoTravels - Some of the fun travel opportunities that TAPintoTravels gets to participate in are exclusive events that the TAPinto community cannot attend.  It gives us the exclusive opportunity to bring new news to our readers that they would otherwise not receive.

Sometimes they are breaking events and other times they are quite small.  Even though ...

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South Brunswick and Cranbury Police Blotter

August 9, 2017

Sponsored by Reilly's Collision Center in Monmouth Junction. Click here and scroll down for the latest updates and alerts from South Brunswick and Cranbury Police.

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Upcoming Events

Sun, February 25, 11:00 AM

East Brunswick Jewish Center, East Brunswick

PurimFest

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Sun, February 25, 1:00 PM

St. David's Episcopal Church, Cranbury

Organizing for the 2018 Mid-terms: Elections, ...

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Sat, March 3

New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble, Summit

NJDTE Summer Dance Intensive & Young Dancers ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

Nutley Police Department: Video Does Not Contain Direct Threat to Nutley Public Schools

February 16, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Police Department report that the video that led to Nutley Public Schools being closed did not post a direct threat to any of the township's schools.

Police report that the person responsible for the video has been cooperating with the Nutley Police Department in their investigation. Interviews are on-going, The department is also investigating all ...

East Brunswick Business Owner Sues to Stop New Hotel Going Up in New Brunswick

February 16, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -The owners of an East Brunswick hotel are suing to halt the construction of another such establishment a few miles away in New Brunswick.

Shan & Dylan LLC, who own a Comfort Suites just off Route 18, filed suit in an effort to press the New Brunswick Planning Board to rescind its approval of the four-story hotel, which ​was issued in November.

That proposal calls for ...

South Brunswick: Volunteer Soccer Coach Charged With Possessing And Distributing Child Pornography

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – A volunteer youth soccer coach and former Sunday school teacher is charged with possessing and distributing child pornography, officials said Thursday.

FBI agents and local law enforcement arrested Waldo Milla-Guerra, 49, at his Kendall Park home Thursday morning after executing a search warrant, officials said.

Milla-Guerra, a volunteer soccer coach with the ...

Rutgers to Host Exhibit of Sen. Frank Lautenberg Papers

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Frank Lautenberg, New Jersey’s longest-serving U.S. senator, left an outsize imprint on state politics and national policy by the time he died while in office, in 2013.

His papers, now curated and maintained by the Rutgers University Libraries, encompass 2,250 boxes of hats, buttons, campaign stickers, vinyl records, paper documents and other artifacts that, laid end ...

Prayers the Devil Answers by Sharyn McCrumb

Prayers the Devil Answers by Sharyn McCrumb (Altria, 2015)

 

Years later, after the tragedy, someone remembered the Dumb Supper and what had happened there. That was the cause of it, they said, because the ritual wasn't a game after all. It really was magic, but magic has rules, and she broke them. Even when they call it a 'senseless tragedy,' people always try to find a ...

Super Carb Diet by Bob Harper

Super Carb Diet by Bob Harper with Danny Pellegrino (St. Martin's Press, 2017)

It's hard to go on a serious diet, one on which you expect to be successful and maintain a loss. Fortunately, in his new book Super Carb Diet, Bob Harper has given the weight watching world a sensible new diet plan to help achieve a healthy weight.

Harper, host of NBC's popular show The Biggest Loser, ...

Rep. Watson Coleman Statement on Indictment of 13 Russian Nationals

February 20, 2018

Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ) issued the following statement in response to the announcement by the office of Special Counsel Robert Mueller of indictments of Russian businesses and nationals for a criminal conspiracy to interfere with the presidential election in 2016:

“Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s indictments are the latest ...

Hearts for Horses Fundraiser on Feb. 23 benefits SPUR

Come in from the cold and join Special People United to Ride, Inc. (SPUR) at its Hearts for Horses Fundraiser on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.

All proceeds will benefit the SPUR Scholarship Fund. The event will be hosted by On the Deck Restaurant and Bar and will feature live music and a 50/50 raffle. Food will be available for purchase.

Tickets can be obtained for $25 at ...

Author Donates Portion Of Sales To Equestrian Aid Foundation

WELLINGTON, Fla. — Author Shane Ledyard will donate a portion of the paperback sales of his latest book, “Sycamore Whispers,” to the Equestrian Aid Foundation through February.

Equestrian Aid Foundation provides financial assistance to horse people from all corners of the U.S. equestrian world who are facing catastrophic injury or illness.

Purchase “Sycamore ...

How to Talk with Kids About the Florida Shooting

February 15, 2018

Guest Column

The tragedy of the Florida school shooting is devastating leaving 17 killed and 15 injured. Our children can easily identify with what occurred yesterday. It will be the topic of conversation today in schools everywhere. School administrators are doing all they can to provide support and guidance. The shootings affect children, teachers, and school personnel. The ...