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South Brunswick Athletic Department Announces Hall of Fame Class for 2018

September 18, 2018

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The South Brunswick High School Athletic Department and the Viking Athletic Parents will be hosting the 2018 Hall of Fame on October 12.

A brief "Meet and Greet" will be held at promptly at 6:00 p.m. in the School Cafeteria for a photo session. The actual induction ceremony will take place at halftime of the football game that is scheduled for 7:00 ...

Hatcher, Jackson lead Piscataway to Win Over South Brunswick, 35-21

PISCATAWAY, NJ - Over the years, the Piscataway High School football team’s identity and bread and butter has always been its running game. But every once in a while, the Chiefs will have a deadly passing game in their arsenal.

In Piscataway’s home 35-21 resilient win over South Brunswick on Friday night at Dominic R. Ciardi Field, it had both.

Senior quarterback Joseph ...

South Brunswick Community Comes Together for Youth Skills Clinic and Salute to 1968 South Brunswick High Boys Group 1 Champions, September 29

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - South Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame Member John Bailey, who excelled in track, soccer and basketball and who along with Carlton "Bud" Rose and coached by Al Balcomb, led the 1968 Vikings Basketball Team to a Group 1 New Jersey Basketball State Championship, will be conducting a free South Brunswick Community "Hoops & History" Basketball Skills ...

South Brunswick Athletic Department Announces Hall of Fame Class for 2018

September 18, 2018

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The South Brunswick High School Athletic Department and the Viking Athletic Parents will be hosting the 2018 Hall of Fame on October 12.

A brief "Meet and Greet" will be held at promptly at 6:00 p.m. in the School Cafeteria for a photo session. The actual induction ceremony will take place at halftime of the football game that is scheduled for 7:00 ...

Schools Open in South Brunswick School District

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - September 6, 2018 saw the start of another school year in the South Brunswick School District.

Superintendent of Schools Scott Feder said he was "very excited to be back."

There are approximately 9,000 students is the public school system, with about 520 new students enrolled in the district's full-day kindergarten program.

The district has a ...

County Shredding Event Held in South Brunswick

September 9, 2018

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Middlesex County sponsored a shredding event at Beechwood Park located on Beekman Road in Kendall Park on September 8, 2018.

A lineup of about 50 vehicles greeted the two shredding trucks when they arrived at 9 a.m. for the three-hour event.

By the time the event was concluded, hundreds of county residents had waited patiently in line shred their ...

South Brunswick Police Department: Weekly Traffic Enforcement Areas for Week of September 17

September 16, 2018

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - South Brunswick Police will provide the public with notice of areas in the Township where there will be increased traffic enforcement.

While enforcement efforts take place throughout the township, these areas will receive additional focus.

Enforcement Details:
Location:         Fresh Ponds ...

South Brunswick Police Need Your Help to Find Man Charged in Attempted Car Burglary

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - South Brunswick Police have issued a warrant for the arrest of 26-year-old Alexander Allen in connection with a recent attempted car burglary. Allen is the latest person identified in a rash of unlocked car burglaries in the Township throughout the summer. Allen is charged with attempting to break into a car on Deans Lane on September 3rd.  At 4:43 a.m. that ...

South Brunswick Police: Traffic Enforcement Areas for Week of September 10

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ -South Brunswick Police will provide the public with notice of areas in the Township where there will be increased traffic enforcement.
While enforcement efforts take place throughout the township, these areas will receive additional focus.

Operation Safe Schools and Slow Down in Our Town will continue Township-wide. The focus of enforcement will take place around all ...

Wandering Horse In Warren County, N.J. Reunited With Owner

September 19, 2018

LIBERTY TWP., N.J. — A horse that was found wandering in the township on Sept. 8 has has been reunited with his owner.

The black gelding had no halter on and nothing to help identify him. He was taken in by Keith Klinger, who found him on Danville Mountain Road at about 11:30 that night.

Facebook posts and links to the prior story on TAPinto Horses were shared many hundreds of ...

Far Hills Race Meeting On Oct. 20 Will Be First Time Bets Will Be Taken

FAR HILLS, N.J. — For the first time in its nearly century-long history, the Far Hills Race Meeting will offer pari-mutuel wagering on all of its races on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018.

With the introduction of wagering, Far Hills Race Meeting delivers on a long-held promise, pairing betting with its world-class steeplechase races, including the $450,000 Grand National (Grade 1). In all, the ...

Auburn Tops NCEA Preseason Poll As 2018-19 Is Set To Jump Off

WACO, Texas — Auburn University will kick off the 2018-19 The National Collegiate Equestrian Association on season ranked No. 1 in the preseason national team rankings, as determined by the NCEA Selection Committee.

The 2018-19 collegiate equestrian season officially begins on Thursday, Sept. 20.

Auburn, which won the 2018 NCEA Overall National Championship, is the preseason No. 1 ...

College Prep Invitational Horse Show Makes New Jersey Debut

ASBURY, NJ — The College Preparatory Invitational (CPI) New Jersey was held Sept. 15 and 16 at The Ridge, Asbury, N.J.

USHJA President Mary Babick judged the horse show on Sept. 16. The day before, young riders learned from Olympian Nona Garson, who owns The Ridge. There was also a college fair as well as educational seminars.

A professional horsewoman for more than 38 years, ...

Foiled Again Stars At The Open Space Pace At Freehold Raceway

FREEHOLD, NJ - Soon to be Hall of Fame member, Foiled Again was the star of the Open Space Pace at  Freehold Raceway on Sept. 15.

The Open Space Pace is a nonprofit organization with a mission to celebrate the horse, New Jersey’s official state animal, and to promote open space in the nation’s most densely populated state. The Open Space Pace raises funds in support of ...

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New Brunswick Man Killed While Attempting to Cross Route 18

September 18, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A 45-year-old city man was struck and fatally injured while attempting to cross Route 18 in New Brunswick early this morning.

Christoph Freese was attempting to cross Route 18 near Commercial Avenue at 4:52 a.m. when he was struck by a 2006 red Dodge Charger driven by a 32-year-old man from Woodbridge, according to police.

The Dodge Charger was heading northbound on ...

High Lead Levels Found in 29 of 335 School Water Outlets in New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK,NJ  - High levels of lead were found in 29 water faucets and other outlets located in four city schools, according to water test results that the school district released recently.

Schools Superintendent Aubrey Johnson said water samples were taken from 335 faucets, sinks and ice makers and other outlets were tested and the majority showed lead levels below the permitted ...

Man with Assault Rifle, Bullet-Proof Vest Arrested After Leaving Strip Club

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A man armed with an assault rifle and wearing a helmet and bullet-proof vest was arrested Tuesday moments after he left a strip club where he worked on Route 35 in Sayreville, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey said in a statement today.

Kevin Smith, 32, of Keyport, was arrested on Sept. 11, after leaving the Visions Gentlemen's Club on Route 35 in the Melrose ...

Rutgers President Barchi Staying 2 More Years

September 19, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University President Robert Barchi has agreed to continue in that position for two more years, university officials said.

Members of the university board of governors asked him to remain at least two more years, and he agreed, officials said.

“Bob Barchi has been a remarkable leader for Rutgers,” board president Sandy Stewart said.  He said ...

Lawmakers Question State Education Commissioner on Rush to Phase Out PARCC

TRENTON, NJ— Lawmakers on a joint Senate-Assembly education committee expressed concerns and questioned Gov. Phil Murphy’s rush to phase out a statewide standardized exam, calling for meetings to be held and more data to be provided.

State education commissioner Lamont Repollet appeared before a joint hearing of the Senate and Assembly Education committees on Monday to testify ...

$115M Rutgers Chemistry Building Formally Opens

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University today held an opening ceremony for its new $115 million Chemistry and Chemical Biology building providing laboratories for research in the fields of health and alternative energy among other sciences.

The four-story, 144,000 square-foot structure on the Busch Campus in Piscataway includes classroom space, and combines programs that previously were ...

NJ Education Commissioner Discusses PARCC Changes, Plans for New Statewide Assessment at Joint Assembly & Senate Education Committee Hearing

September 17, 2018

With changes slated for the PARCC test as part of the plan by the Murphy administration to transition to a different statewide assessment, the Assembly and Senate Education committees held a joint hearing on Monday to hear from the commissioner of education about the proposed changes to ensure they do not interfere with the delivery of education in the state.

The committees invited New Jersey ...

Susan G. Komen North Jersey to Present Free Women’s Wellness Expo in Wayne, NJ

 

The mission of October’s perennial National Breast Cancer Awareness Month has traditionally been focused on a singular core message: awareness. The impetus of the month-long campaign has been that women (and men) need to be aware of what’s normal for them, know their family histories, and pay heed to the importance of getting screened regularly for breast cancer. But ...

September is National Preparedness Month: Get Ready for Emergencies

September is National Preparedness month, and the Middlesex County Office of Emergency Management and Preparedness is encouraging residents to prepare for the threat of any storms that may occur this season as well as any other weather-related conditions. It’s hard to know exactly when or where a severe storm can strike.

In the event of severe weather, the Office of Emergency ...

Crypto Currency Versus Barter

Source: There are many other forms of instruments for conducting a financial transaction for goods and services, so what are a few alternatives to hard cash, or having to use credit and debit cards? Samuel K Burlum discusses some of the more popular possibilities.

Individuals whom have lost faith in the traditional monetary system have been in search for other ways to exchange their ...