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National Night Out a Success in South Brunswick

August 8, 2018

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, NJ - The South Brunswick Police Department and the Township of South Brunswick held National Night Out event at Rowland Park Tuesday night. The program has won awards from the national sponsor in previous years and has been often recognized for its presentation.

Despite the forecast of thundershowers, the event was well-attended.  There were inflatables, ...

National Night Out Celebration in South Brunswick, August 7

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Come join thousands of community members and the South Brunswick Police Department to celebrate the 35th annual “National Night Out” Tuesday August 7. The celebration will once again be held in Rowland Park from 6pm to 9pm. The park is located on Broadway Road near Rowland Road in Monmouth Junction. People attending are encouraged to carpool ...

Piscataway Native Elijah Barnwell Switches to Defense in ‘Unselfish Move’ for Rutgers Football

August 14, 2018

PISCATAWAY, NJ – At the start of training camp for the Rutgers football team at the beginning of August, there were a few notable position changes. But none were more eye opening and drastic than redshirt freshman Elijah Barnwell switching from offense to defense, from running back to linebacker.

Barnwell, a Piscataway native and Class of 2017 Piscataway High School graduate, was slated ...

South Brunswick Football Star Returns to Meadowlands Tonight

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Mohamed Sanu, former South Brunswick High School quarterback and Rutgers wide receiver returns to this area tonight as the Atlanta Falcons take on the New York Jets in pre-season action at MetLife Stadium tonight at 7:30 pm. If you can not get to the contest, the game will also be broadcast live on CBS-TV tonight.

Sanu is in his sixth season in the National Football ...

J-E-T-S Invade Rutgers Stadium

PISCATAWAY, NJ - For the first time in their history in the National Football League, the New York Jets moved their annual Green and White team scrimmage from their summer training environment to Piscataway. The Jets caravan performed in front of a few thousand loyalists at HighPoint Solutions Stadium on the campus of Rutgers University this past weekend. Their traditional site, MetLife ...

Three New Police Officers Sworn In for South Brunswick Police Department

August 15, 2018

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Township of South Brunswick welcomed three new Police Officers who were formally sworn in last night in front of the Town Council and Mayor Carlie Carley by Township Clerk Barbara Nyitrai. The ceremony was performed before the Town Council regularly scheduled meeting in front of a huge crowd filled with family and friends of the three officers.

The new officers are ...

Storm Creates Traffic Delays in South Brunswick

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Here is the latest from Police Department Traffic Bureau:

Strong storms have taken down power lines and forced the closure of Route 130 in both directions at Friendship Road.

Power has also been knocked out to the traffic signal at Route 535 and Route 32. 

Heavy delays in and around NJ Turnpike Exit 8A.

South Brunswick Police Department - Traffic Enforcement Update for Week of August 13

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - While enforcement efforts take place throughout the township, these areas will receive additional focus as per South Brunswick Police Department, Traffic Bureau.

Enforcement Details:
Location:         Ridge Road/Monmouth Junction
Issue:              Speeding & ...

Atlanta Bounces Back To Beat The Boys In The Hambletonian

August 4, 2018

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ — Atlanta bounced back from a second place finish in her elimination to win one of harness racing’s most coveted prizes on Aug. 4 at the Meadowlands Racetrack.

Earlier in the day in the first elimination, Atlanta and driver Scott Zeron shot to the front and stayed there until Crystal Fashion charged down the homestretch and caught her just before the wire ...

Branson, MO: Country Fun in the Ozarks

August 10, 2018

BRANSON, MO — Live shows, water sports, Silver Dollar City amusement park — Branson, Missouri, in the Ozarks has it all. Here’s what to know before you go:

Table Rock Lake

This man-made lake is the area’s biggest attraction, with 800 miles of shoreline. Its cold, clear water is perfect for fishing, boating and swimming. 

Showboat Branson Belle offers ...

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State Commisssioner Champions Food Assistance, Slams Proposed Aid Cuts

August 14, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - One of the city's summer farmer's market got a visit from a state commissioner Tuesday who trumpeted not only what was being sold but how it was sold to promote the federal Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) former known as food stamps.

"I'm really excited how our SNAP program is combined with these farmer's markets to make sure people ...

City Proposes Using $553K in Fed Funds for Affording Housing

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - City officials want to use $553,274 in federal funds to partially finance construction of a multi-family affording housing development on Remsen Avenue in partnership with a non-profit agency that now owns the property.

The city is seeking to amend its Consolidated Action Plan for 2017-2018 to reallocate the money for a project at 45 Remsen Ave., property owned by ...

New Brunswick Mural Tells Residents Struggles, 'Dreams of Our Children'

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Among the images depicted are a mother standing with her arm around her daughter's shoulder, and a father watching over his son in a toy car.

The two-story high mural painted in bright yellows, reds and blue on the side of store on Jersey Avenue is intended in part to attract people to the French Street corridor commercial area.

It is also intended to tell the ...

Homeowners Facing Foreclosure Get Free Mediation Counseling Against Lenders

August 14, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - A new state program will offer mediation counseling services to New Jersey residents facing foreclosure, giving them at least a fighting chance when going up against lenders during the legal process.

The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency is using $1 million to fund the program to help up to 2,000 homeowners facing foreclosure. Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver announced the new ...

Spotswood Police Department Goes Extra Mile For Massachusetts Man

SPOTSWOOD, NJ – Lots of youngsters grow up loving the site and sounds of police vehicles and sirens. For one Massachusetts man, the Spotswood Police Department went the extra mile to give him an experience of a lifetime.

Earlier in the summer, the Medford Police Patrolman’s Association in Massachusetts contacted the SPD to let them know one of their residents would be visiting ...

Friday, August 10th: Walk the Red Carpet With Film Makers, Actors and Industry Executives at the International Monmouth Film Festival

This Weekend in Red Bank, NJ: It's the Convergence of Hollywood, NYC Film, European influence, and raw Home Grown NJ Talent, all Here in New Jersey; The International Monmouth Film Festival. 

RED BANK, NJ:  Can you feel it? There's a palpable buzz in New Jersey as final preparations are being made for one of the state's most popular ...

EARTH Center Open House Offers Fun for the Whole Family

August 9, 2018

Would you like to learn how spruce up your garden, spend a day at the park, or enjoy the fun of a fair? You can do it all at the Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County’s Open House and Folk Fest!  This event will be held Saturday, August 18 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the EARTH Center located in Davidson's Mill Pond Park at 42 Riva Ave. in South ...

EARTH Center Open House Offers Fun for Whole Family

Would you like to learn how spruce up your garden, spend a day at the park, or enjoy the fun of a fair? You can do it all at the Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County’s Open House and Folk Fest!  This event will be held Saturday, August 18 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the EARTH Center located in Davidson's Mill Pond Park at 42 Riva Ave. in South ...

Taking a Stand for Quality Health Care Coverage

TRENTON, NJ - Washington’s heated rhetoric and constant attempts to sabotage health care coverage is causing uncertainty these days for far too many families. It’s not right, so here in New Jersey we are fighting back and taking a stand for quality health care coverage.

Under Governor Phil Murphy’s leadership, New Jersey is fighting back against President Trump’s effort ...

How to Have a Positive Car Buying Experience

SOURCE: We visited a series of Honda New-Used Car dealerships within the New Jersey, New York, and Connecticut Tri-state area in search of the most stress free vehicle purchasing experience. With our specific year, make, model, and budget, we were ready to make a deal. Samuel K. Burlum shares what he did to get the most out of the buying experience and dealership ...