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Week in Review: South Brunswick Players in the NFL and Major Colleges

October 18, 2018

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Here is our weekly report on South Brunswick Vikings alumni now playing in the National Football League and for some major colleges.

Mohamad Sanu, wide receiver in the National Football League, scored the opening touchdown for the Atlanta Falcons via a 35 yard pass reception from quarterback Matt Ryan. Sanu's effort assisted the Falcons to a 34-29 victory over the ...

Friday Night Football: Vikings Lose to St. Joes (Metuchen); Slover Injured but OK

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – The South Brunswick Vikings were beaten this week in a non-league contest by the St. Josephs Falcons, 21-0.

Junior quarterback Gage Katzenell-hall had a rough evening, completing only four of 14 pass attempts for a total of 69 yards. Senior running back Katibu Martin had eight carries for 40 yards. He finished the contest with a dismal 63 total yards.

The Vikings ...

Come From Behind Football Victory: South Brunswick Tops East Brunswick

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The South Brunswick Vikings scored a come-from-behind victory over the Bears from East Brunswick 27-14 on Friday evening at the Bears Stadium.

The Vikings were down 14-13 before scoring the final two touchdowns (and extra point conversions) in the contest.

The Vikings' efforts were led by junior quarterback Gage Katzenell-hall. The team of senior running back ...

Education Foundation of South Brunswick Township Holds Ninth Annual "A Taste for Education"

October 17, 2018

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, NJ - Monday night marked the ninth annual A Taste for Education, presented by the Education Foundation of South Brunswick Township, Inc., at Pierre's of South Brunswick. 

The program began with a welcome from Martin Abschutz, President of the Foundation. The two hundred guests were able to sample food displays from area food vendors including ...

Education Foundation Presents "A Taste for Education" on October 15

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Education Foundation of South Brunswick will hosting its 9th Annual “A Taste for Education” gala fundraiser on Monday, October 15 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

The Tasting will be held at Pierre's of South Brunswick, 582 Georges Road, Monmouth Junction, NJ. 

“A Taste for Education” will feature food from some of ...

Come From Behind Football Victory: South Brunswick Tops East Brunswick

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The South Brunswick Vikings scored a come-from-behind victory over the Bears from East Brunswick 27-14 on Friday evening at the Bears Stadium.

The Vikings were down 14-13 before scoring the final two touchdowns (and extra point conversions) in the contest.

The Vikings' efforts were led by junior quarterback Gage Katzenell-hall. The team of senior running back ...

Traffic Alert: Heavy Delays on Route 1

October 18, 2018

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - A motor vehicle crash in South Brunswick near Whispering Woods Boulevard on Route 1 is causing major traffic delays according to an alert from the township.

Motorists are encouraged to take a different route if possible. 

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Education Foundation of South Brunswick Township Holds Ninth Annual "A Taste for Education"

October 17, 2018

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, NJ - Monday night marked the ninth annual A Taste for Education, presented by the Education Foundation of South Brunswick Township, Inc., at Pierre's of South Brunswick. 

The program began with a welcome from Martin Abschutz, President of the Foundation. The two hundred guests were able to sample food displays from area food vendors including ...

Area Young Riders Set To Compete At Mid-Atlantic Equestrian Festival

October 15, 2018

UPPER MARLBORO, MD —The Mid-Atlantic Equitation Festival, presented by County Saddlery, will be celebrating its seventh anniversary this year at the Showplace Arena in Upper Marlboro, Md, from Nov. 16 to 18.

As one of the most celebrated events in equestrian competition, MAEF has continued to step it up and will now be offering over $6,500 in scholarship awards.

Known as the ...

Pennsylvania Junior Wins Barrel Racing At Thoroughbred Makeover

LEXINGTON, Ky. — A junior rider from Pennsylvania won the barrel racing division at the Retired Racehorse Project’s Thoroughbred Makeover.

Jade Wirick, of Windber, Pa. and Miss Classy posted the fastest times in all three runs, competing against professionals, adult amateurs and other juniors.

Miss Classy is a 2013, 15.2 hand tall, grey mare by Old Fashioned out of Annika Rules, ...

Meadowlands And SBOANJ At Odds Over 2019 Race Date Request

A bill that would provide $20 million to boost purses sits in committee

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The Meadowlands announced it would apply for 68 live racing dates for the 2019 and the Standardbred Breeders & Owners Association is not happy about it.

The track must submit its date requests to the New Jersey Racing Commission by Oct. 15. The track was granted 90 days of racing ...

Slide Show: Mylestone Equine Rescue's Open House

POHATCONG TWP., N.J. — Mylestone Equine Rescue held its 19th Open House on Oct. 7.

The horses at Mylestone are not just any horses — they are all rescued horses who once faced cruelty, starvation, the auction, or slaughter. Many have special needs.

Funds raised from a silent auction, featuring baskets, crafts, art, and much more; the bake sale and other sales will go toward the ...

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Sun, October 21, 7:30 PM

Temple B'nai Shalom, East Brunswick

free concert -- Daniel Pearl World Music Days

Arts & Entertainment

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Sat, October 27, 10:00 AM

East Jersey Old Town Village, Piscataway

Revolution Along the Raritan and Halloween on the ...

Arts & Entertainment Education Food & Drink

Sat, October 27, 12:00 PM

East Jersey Old Town Village, Piscataway

Revolutionary War Encampment

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Woman Charged in Crash that Killed East Brunswick Man

October 18, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Paterson woman was a arrested and charged with homicide for a fatal drunk-driving crash last month in which an 80-year-old man was killed another person was injured on Route 1 in North Brunswick, authorities said.

 Elizabeth Gomez, 42, faces one count of second-degree vehicular homicide for the crash in the early morning hours of Sept. 22, Middlesex County Prosecutor ...

Volunteers Step-Off Against Domestic Violence

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Approximately 1.5 million women are raped or physically abused nationwide each year, according to the Center for Disease Control data on domestic violence.

Both men and women annually become victims of the violence or abuse inflicted by family members or intimate partners such as a spouse, former spouse, boyfriend or girlfriend, ex-boyfriend or ex-girlfriend, or date, ...

Hundreds Honor Vice Principal Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Several hundred people filled the First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens today at the funeral service for New Brunswick Vice Principal Tyrone Harrison, who was struck by a car and killed.

"I know this is tough for all of us," Harrison's brother, Shawn, told the people who filled the pews. "Yet, you look around this church. Everyone here Tyrone ...

Lavallette Beach Unveils Brendan Tevlin Memorial Playground

October 12, 2018

LAVALLETTE, NJ — A New Jersey State Police helicopter flew overhead and members of the United States Coast Guard floated nearby as hundreds celebrated the grand opening of a playground recently built in Lavallette Beach in memory of Livingston resident Brendan Tevlin a little more than four years after he was fatally shot in West Orange.

Firefighters and other volunteers from across the ...

New Brunswick, Perth Amboy Mayors Call for Passage of $15 min wage

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Workers representing several labor union advocacy groups joined with the mayors of New Brunswick and Perth Amboy today in urging state legislators to increase the minimum in New Jersey to $15 an hour.

"It's time for New Jersey to raise the minimum wage to a just wage," said New Brunswick resident Maria Gonzalez, a members of Workers United and the Service ...

Find the Right Job for You at Middlesex County’s Fall Job Fair

October 19, 2018

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Are you looking for employment or a new job opportunity? Maybe you’re new to the workforce and aren’t sure where to start looking for a job. The Middlesex County Office of Workforce Development may be able to get you on the right track at its Annual Fall Job Fair.

The fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1 at the Woodbridge Community ...

Friends Boo_k Sale Oct, 19, 20, 21

Find new and nearly new books and media items for yourself or gift-giving at the Friends annual Boo_k Sale this weekend at the South Brunswick Public Library, 110 Kingston Lane in Monmouth Jct. There will be a Preview Sale with a $10 admission fee on Thursday, Oct. 18 from 5 to 8 p.m. Public Sale Days will be as follows: Friday, Oct. 19, noon - 5 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 20, 10 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.; and ...

The British Invasion Years Concert -- to benefit Temple B'nai Shalom

Celebrate the sounds of the 60s when The British Invasion Years, a nostalgic musical tribute band, performs in East Brunswick on Saturday, November 17 at 8:00 PM. All proceeds will benefit Temple B'nai Shalom.

 

More than just the Beatles, this nostalgic musical tribute spans the entire 60s British Invasion era with music from BOTH sides of the Atlantic, and is three acts in ...

Branding the Right Message About Your Business

Source: A company’s brand is more than just a logo or graphic; it is the internal and external message that a business represents to its employees, investors, clients, and to the surrounding community, one which best describes what that business does, why it exists, as well as what the business and its’ leadership believes in. What does your brand say about your company? What ...