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South Brunswick Teachers to Retire in 2018

June 21, 2018

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - South Brunswick School Superintendent Scott Feder has announced that the following staff will be retiring during 2018, most named below will be retiring at the end of the school year. The staff total over 900 years of service to the district.

The retirees are as follows:

Joanne Auerbach, Crossroads South

 Dianne Belnay, - South Brunswuick High ...

Suspect Has Surrendered in Connection with Assault on Police

June 13, 2018

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Police say the suspect involved in a Tuesday afternoon assault on a detective turned himself in because of pressure from law enforcement and tips on social media from the public. 

Alan Fratello Jr of Monmouth Junction turned himself in at 12:20 pm Wednesday afternoon, according to police. 

"He knew we were going to track him down, it was just a ...

South Brunswick Police Seek Help from Public

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The South Brunswick Police Department is asking for the public's help to locate two individuals involved with a motor vehicle stop on Tuesday.

At 3:45 p.m. Tuesday motorists observed a 2016 gray Kia Sorrento driving erratically on Route 32 east near the intersection of Route 535, according to police.  Detective Eric Tighelaar and Detective Monica ...

County Democrats Re-elect their Leaders

June 12, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - In a party election with little drama, the Middlesex County Democrats re-elected their leaders Tuesday night by an acclamation vote.

Chairman Kevin P. McCabe and Vice Chair Beatrice Moskowitz will now serve their fifth term, leading the powerful Middlesex County Democratic Organization (MCDO) for another year.

“Our organization is as strong as it has ever ...

Jersey-Bred Brothers Fare Differently On Different Tracks

June 18, 2018

OCEANPORT, NJ — ”I have good news—and bad news,” said a follower of the New Jersey Thoroughbred racing scene.

The good news is Irish Strait, a full brother to the graded stakes winner Irish War Cry, took the lead approaching the far turn then stayed on to win the $63,300 Dan Horn Stakes for New Jersey-breds on Monmouth Park's Father's Day program. The ...

N.J. Equestrian To Serve On International Working Group

GALLOWAY, NJ — Dr. Kerri Sowers, DPT, PhD(c), NCS, has been named to the Fédération Équestre Internationale (FEI) Classification Working Group.

The FEI, founded in 1921, is the sole controlling authority for all international equestrian events in Dressage and Para-Equestrian Dressage, Jumping, Eventing, Driving and Para-Equestrian Driving, Endurance, Vaulting, ...

New Jersey Governor Signs Sports Betting Legislation

TRENTON, NJ — Operators of Monmouth Park and other race tracks have been champing at the bit to start accepting bets on sports other than its own horse racing.

The track is one step closer to doing so as on June 11, Governor Phil Murphy signed Assembly Bill 4111, allowing sports betting at New Jersey casinos and racetracks for certain professional and collegiate sports or athletic ...

Hunterdon Polo Classic In Photos

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ — Tents lined the polo field at Fieldview Farm for the Hunterdon Polo Classic on June 9.

Despite the weatherman predicting rain for the weekend, sunny skies and a gentle breeze prevailed. 

The event supports several worthy causes — the Hunterdon Art Museum, NJ Prevent, the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick - Hunterdon, Riding with Heart, ...

See Justify's Triple Crown Journey In Photos & Video

ELMONT, NY — Justify proved he is a true champion when he made every pole a winning one in the 150th running of the Belmont Stakes, the third leg of Thoroughbred Racing's Triple Crown.

The 3-year-old son of Scat Daddy from the Ghostzapper mare Stage Magic defeated nine rivals in the mile and half “Test of Champions” that offered not only $1.5 million but the mantle ...

Abel Tasman, Monomoy Girl Among Winners On Belmont Stakes Day

ELMONT, NY — In addition to the hallowed Belmont Stakes, the NYRA offered an all-star stakes card on June 9.

Here's a look:

Abel Tasman, the 2017 Eclipse Award winning 3-year-old filly, took the Grade I Ogden Phipps Stakes handily when she went to the lead passing the five furlong pole and went on to win handily. She defeated five rivals and stepped the mile ...

Manutti Marina in Belmar: Top Choice for Boating, Fishing and All-Around Family Fun

June 11, 2018

BELMAR, NJ — It’s no secret that Belmar Manutti Marina ranks among the best boating destinations along the Atlantic coast.

Tucked along the eastern shoreline of the idyllic Shark River — just a five-minute trip by boat to the ocean — the state-of-the-art marina is a top choice among boaters looking to stay for the season, enjoy a vacation or spend the weekend.

In ...

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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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Edison Police Seek Help Finding Missing 14-Year-Old

June 22, 2018

EDISON, NJ - A 14-year-old Edison girl who ran away from home on May 3 has yet to be found and police are asking anyone with information about  to come forward.

Edison detectives are leading a statewide search for the girl, Jalaysia Staplar-Evans. They said they believe she could be staying with friends or acquaintances in Newark or the Essex County area, said Edison Police Lt. Robert ...

Rutgers Takes Over New Brunswick Police Dispatch Service

NEW BRUNSWICK - Rutgers University will provide the city’s police dispatching services in a move that New Brunswick says will cut costs and put an end to dispatcher shortages that resulted in officers doing the job.

The city’s 12 current dispatchers will be laid off at the end of the day on June 30, and Rutgers will supply dispatchers as of July 1 under an agreement that city ...

New Brunswick Civic League Leader Still Looking for New Challenges After 48 Years at Helm

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - After 48 years of leading the charge for change in New Brunswick, Dr. C. Roy Epps can still be found quietly working on weekends in The Civic League of Greater New Brunswick offices.

The tireless commitment of the 77-year-old President and CEO of this non-profit has helped provide residents access to a variety of health, housing and education services over the ...

More than the Fourth of July, Make it a Star Spangled Week in the Long Beach Island Region of NJ

June 20, 2018

STAFFORD AND LONG BEACH ISLAND - Summer 2018 starts now, so time to enjoy the beauty of the Jersey Shore. As families and friends gather for the summer holiday, there is plenty of options to assist in rounding out July 4 vacation and getaways.

With July 4 falling on a Wednesday, there are many events surrounding the holiday.

The award winning Surf and Sip Brew Trail itinerary is available ...

Applications to Rutgers Jumps Nearly 10 Percent; Increase from Out-of-State Students

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Applications to Rutgers University this year increased 9.4 percent over last year, university President Robert Barchi told the Board of Governors at a meeting this week.

The university received nearly 45,000 applications this year, Barchi said.

That included a 20 percent increase in the number of students from out-side New Jersey applying to Rutgers, the university ...

Susan G. Komen North Jersey Increases Program Funding by 15% for 2018-2019 and Awards 13 Grants to 11 Local Community Non-Profit Organizations

June 21, 2018

 

Susan G. Komen North Jersey announced that it will award a total of 13 grants to 11 local community non-profit organizations in its nine-county service area for 2018-2019, with an increase in total program funding at 15% year over year. Since its founding in 1997, Komen North Jersey has awarded nearly $19 million to local community programs in nine North Jersey counties and has directed ...

The ESCNJ Offers Innovative Software To Strengthen School Transportation

   New software promising greater speed and efficiency for school transportation departments is now available through the Educational Services Commission of New Jersey (ESCNJ).

   The software is the result of a two year collaboration between the Princeton based Artha Systems, an international supplier of business management software, and the ESCNJ.

“The software ...

Watson Coleman Introduces Resolution Acknowledging the Failures of the War on Drugs

As the House prepares to vote on more than 20 bills aimed at fighting the opioid epidemic over the next two weeks, Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ) announced a resolution that seeks parity in the treatment of drug use and addiction and a formal apology for the War on Drugs. H.Res. 933 expresses the sense of Congress that the War on Drugs failed, and calls out the disparate treatment of ...

Small Business Ownership vs. Entrepreneurship

Written by: Samuel K. Burlum, Investigative Reporter and author of The Green Lane, a syndicated column, Published on 6/18/2018

Tags: Business, Community, Crowdfunding, Economy, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Small Business

Source: So, which are you – a Small Business Owner or an Entrepreneur? We compare the similarities and differences between the two, so you can ...