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South Brunswick Police Offering Reward For Gas Station Shooting Information

October 16, 2017

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – Police, in conjunction with Middlesex County, are offering a reward for information regarding Sunday morning’s shooting during a botched robbery at a Route 27 gas station that left the attendant in serious condition.

In a press release Monday afternoon, Chief of Police Raymond Hayducka said the department is offering a reward for information about the robbery ...

South Brunswick: Shooting Seriously Wounds Gas Station Attendant

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – Police are looking for witnesses or video that may have captured an early morning gas station robbery and shooting in Kendall Park that seriously injured the 60-year-old attendant.

Police were called to the BP gas station at the corner of Route 27 and Allston Road at 4:23 a.m. Sunday morning to investigate a robbery and shooting, police said Sunday ...

New Brunswick Man Convicted Of Stalking, Killing Ex-Girlfriend In South Brunswick Warehouse Parking Lot

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A New Brunswick man faces 30 years to life in prison after being convicted this week for stalking and fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend in the parking lot of a South Brunswick warehouse in 2015, prosecutors announced today.

On June 24, Giver Quiroz-Vasquez, 28 of New Brunswick, pursued his ex-girlfriend, 25-year-old New Brunswick resident Alicia Martinez-Izaguirr, by ...

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

October 9, 2017

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 ...

Cranbury Church Bells Toll For Las Vegas Shooting Dead

CRANBURY, NJ – The bells of St. David’s Episcopal Church on South Main Street tolled 60 times at noon Tuesday in remembrance of the 59-people murdered in Las Vegas, Nevada, Sunday night, and once for their slain killer.

“At noon (Tuesday), 14 people gathered to pray for and acknowledge the 60 lives lost in the Las Vegas shooting,” St. David’s Senior Warden Carol ...

Township Committee to New Library Supporters: 'No Blank Check'

CRANBURY, NJ – While Township Committee members reassured both Library Board of Trustees members and members of the public about their commitment to the new library at Monday night's meeting, the second part of the message was clear: there will be no blank check to cover the amount still needed to break ground on the project.

Bids for the new library came in on July 26, with the ...

Christie to Somerset Residents Opposing Charter School Expansion, 'Write Me'

October 10, 2017

SOMERSET, NJ - Gov. Chris Christie visited the Center for Great Expectations last month and held a mini press conference for those invited to cover the event. 

TAPinto Franklin Township asked Christie how he felt about the current expansion of charter schools in Franklin Township, and he gave his opinion. 

"People that are concerned about it in this town tell them to write ...

Star Power: Step on Up for the East Brunswick Celebrity Dance-Off

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Come and meet those dancing feet at the East Brunswick Celebrity Dance-Off this Sunday.  Local "celebs" will "Dance Through the Decades" with professional partners to raise money for the East Brunswick Education Foundation.  Place your votes, make your donations, and cheer on the contestants.

The EB Celebrity Dance-Off is an exciting fund ...

Lady Tigers fend off late surge to defeat Vikings and advance in GMCT

October 18, 2017

SOUTH PLAINFIELD-- In tournament play, the name of the game is to win and survive. Although the South Plainfield High School field hockey team had a few missteps in the later stages of their Greater Middlesex Conference tournament game earlier today, the team still advanced in style.

The second-seeded Lady Tigers (12-3-2) hosted seventh-seeded South Brunswick (4-12) in the first round of the ...

Football: Vikings Tame the Bears, 43-12

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - After East Brunswick scored first the South Brunswick Vikings came storming back and the Bears could not keep up, resulting in a 42-13 loss.

 

The Bears scored early on a long pass play from quarterback, James Schuld but missed the PAT making their lead just six points. The Vikings answered back later in the quarter on a 50 yard touchdown run and they were ...

Grab a Buddy and Go Get Muddy: 40th Annual East Brunswick Road Races and Your First Mud Run October 15

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ– The Township of East Brunswick and the Raritan Valley Road Runners are sponsoring the 40th Annual East Brunswick Road Races.  Participants will enjoy a Kids Dash, a 1-Mile Fun Run, and a 5K and 10K race.  This popular community event will be held at the Community Arts Center, 721 Cranbury Road on Sunday, October 15, 2017.  Registration will begin at 8:00 ...

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 ...

One Person Killed, Two Injured in Head-On Crash in Piscataway

October 18, 2017

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Authorities are investigating a fatal head-on collision in which one driver was killed and two others were injured in a crash on River Road in Piscataway early Saturday morning.

The deceased motorist was identified as Steve Kemmlein, 59, of Wayne, who was killed when his truck was struck by a car driven by Darrius Griffin Jr., 25, of Piscataway, according to a joint ...

Roxbury Cops Nab Serial Con-Man After Foot Chase in Kenvil

ROXBURY, NJ – A serial criminal, who convinced a 78-year-old Kenvil woman to give him more than $30,000 for roof repairs she didn’t get, was arrested last week by Roxbury police following a dramatic foot chase, police said.

The man, Sonny Stanley, 43, of Gutenberg, was charged with obstruction of the administration of law, resisting arrest and theft by deception, police ...

Somerville: Former NYPD Officer Found Guilty of Firearms Offense

 

 

SOMERVILLE, N.J. - A Staten Island resident and former sergeant with the New York Police Department has been convicted of 2nd degree possession of a firearm for an unlawful purpose and disorderly persons criminal mischief following a three-week trial.

At the time of her arrested in 2014, Wanda Anthony. 47, was a sergeant with NYPD. She was later terminated by the ...

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 ...

Christie, Booker, and Baraka show strong support for Newark to be next Amazon HQ

October 18, 2017

A bipartisan trinity of New Jersey politico firepower assembled in downtown Newark to shoot the first salvo needed to score a major economic triumph for New Jersey's largest city: the construction in Newark of the new corporate headquarters for Amazon, the world's largest online retailer.  

All three of the prime politicians in place inside Rutgers Business School on ...

ALDI to Offer 250 Positions During One-Day Hiring Blitz on Oct. 11

NEW JERSEY - Grocery store chain, ALDI is hosting a statewide, one-day hiring spree at all 42 of its New Jersey locations including Piscataway on Wednesday, Oct. 11 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

"What’s unique about ALDI is their wages and benefits are higher than the national average for the retail industry, and much higher than the New Jersey minimum wage ...

Former President Obama to visit Newark to campaign for Murphy

October 18, 2017

Former U.S. President Barack Obama is scheduled to roll into downtown Newark on Thursday to campaign for the Democratic New Jersey gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy as the battle to run New Jersey heats up in the race's final weeks. 

Obama's appearance in New Jersey's largest city less than three weeks before the Nov. 7 election on behalf of Murphy is ...

Franklin Township: A 5k Run/Walk to Celebrate Survivors and to Remember Those We Lost

October 8, 2017

SOMERSET, NJ - Hundreds of runners, walkers and supporters from as far away north as New York City, and as far south as Camden, came out to support the Sisters Network of Central New Jersey, for its 13th annual 5K Run/Walk 4Life at Colonial Park. 

"Colonial Park is such a cool, fun, family friendly place, we love the gazeebo, the layout here is just great," Sisters Network ...

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August 9, 2017

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South Brunswick Police Offering Reward For Gas Station Shooting Information

October 16, 2017

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – Police, in conjunction with Middlesex County, are offering a reward for information regarding Sunday morning’s shooting during a botched robbery at a Route 27 gas station that left the attendant in serious condition.

In a press release Monday afternoon, Chief of Police Raymond Hayducka said the department is offering a reward for information about the robbery ...

South Brunswick: Shooting Seriously Wounds Gas Station Attendant

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – Police are looking for witnesses or video that may have captured an early morning gas station robbery and shooting in Kendall Park that seriously injured the 60-year-old attendant.

Police were called to the BP gas station at the corner of Route 27 and Allston Road at 4:23 a.m. Sunday morning to investigate a robbery and shooting, police said Sunday ...

Fleeing Indonesia, Edison Couple Take Refuge in Highland Park

HIGHLAND PARK, NJ - Two Indonesian immigrants are taking refuge in the Reformed Church of Highland Park, amidst worries they could be deported and sent back to Indonesia.

Arthur Jemmy and Silfia Tobing, both of Edison and both unauthorized immigrants, fled Indonesia as Christians, fearing persecution in their own country.

Jemmy received a letter on Thursday from Immigrations and ...

A Call for All Library Supporters to Vote "Yes" on Nov. 7

October 18, 2017

Dear Editor:

As a New Jersey resident and strong supporter of our local library, I urge all New Jersey citizens to vote “YES” on Tuesday, November 7 for the NJ Library Construction Bond Act, supporting libraries across NJ. 

Libraries are increasingly becoming the social hubs of our communities.This act  authorizes New Jersey to issue ...

Believe Me: A Memoir of Love, Death, and Jazz Chickens by Eddie Izzard

Believe Me: A Memoir of Love, Death and Jazz Chickens by Eddie Izzard with Lauren Zigman

(Penguin Books, 2017)

 

Cake or death? If you are a fan of the British comic/actor Eddie Izzard, you probably own a teeshirt with a blue cupcake on it with one of Izzard's signature lines from his fabulous standup routines. To see Eddie Izzard in concert is an experience in hilarity that one ...

Horse Care Workshops Start Oct. 21 at Lord Stirling

October 18, 2017

BASKING RIDGE, N.J. — Somerset County Park Commission Lord Stirling Stable has announced the dates for the Fall Horse Care Workshops 102 and 103, designed for individuals who are seeking to gain knowledge and confidence around horses through a combination of non-riding activities and hands-on experience.

Horse Care Workshops 102 and 103 will be held at Lord Stirling Stable, 256 South ...

Senator Booker's Critical Message to Feds Regarding Fracked Gas Compressor & Pipeline Proposal

On Friday, Senator Cory Booker sent a letter to FERC (Federal Energy & Regulatory Committee) outlining his strong concerns regarding the NESE ( Northeast Supply Enhancement ) fracked gas project. “There are atleast 5 houses of worship within 2 miles of the {compressor engine} site…” Regarding the Raritan Bay pipeline expansion component, “Estimates show as much as ...