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South Brunswick: Mayor Killmurray’s Funeral Plans Announced, Township Prepares For Administration Change

April 9, 2018

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – Township officials announced funeral plans for Mayor Christopher Killmurray and plans to deal with filling his position and a second one on the Council.

Killmurray, 55, died at home Sunday morning after battling brain cancer for several years.

According to the township, a viewing is scheduled for 3-7 p.m. Wednesday at St. Cecilia’s Roman Catholic Church at ...

South Brunswick: Mayor Christopher Killmurray, 55, Dies

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – Township Mayor Christopher Killmurray died at home Sunday morning, officials announced.

In an alert to residents, Township Manager Bernard Hvozdovic said that Killmurray, 55, passed away at home surrounded by his family after battling brain cancer for several years.

A Democrat, Killmurray was first elected to the Township Council in 2003 and served as deputy ...

All Good Things.....

For most of the last 20 years, I have covered local news in the community and it has been the privilege and honor of a lifetime.

I have made many friends and have always been amazed at the uniquely diverse and community minded spirits that make South Brunswick the vibrant and awesome township it is.

It is with a very heavy heart that I announce that Nicole Wells and I will soon be moving on ...

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All Good Things.....

March 21, 2018

For most of the last 20 years, I have covered local news in the community and it has been the privilege and honor of a lifetime.

I have made many friends and have always been amazed at the uniquely diverse and community minded spirits that make South Brunswick the vibrant and awesome township it is.

It is with a very heavy heart that I announce that Nicole Wells and I will soon be moving on ...

South Brunswick: ‘For’easter’ Sets Sites On Township, Central Jersey

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – As Yogi Berra would say, “It’s déjà vu all over again,” as another major winter storm heads our way with accumulations expected to be between 12-17 inches by Thursday morning.

The fourth nor’easter to hit the region in a month has already started with a wintry mix Tuesday evening, changing over to heavy, wet snow during the day ...

South Brunswick Declares State Of Emergency As Nor’easter Blows Through

UPDATED 8:45 P.M. - Schools will be closed Thursday, March 8...Listen below...

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – As Wednesday’s predicted nor’easter plowed through the township, heavy snowfall downed several trees, causing several road closures and power outages.

Chief of Police Raymond Hayducka asked residents to stay off the roads and remain indoors until the storm ...

Somerville HS Students Design Commemorative Coin for Police Unity Tour

April 11, 2018

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Three proud Somerville High School seniors have something tangible to show for their participation in a competitive project in Linda Conklin’s communications design class.

Emily Hickson, Gillian Belkin and Junior Ramirez combined their artistic talents to design a limited edition commemorative Challenge Coin that combines a variety of elements reflective ...

Somerville HS Students Design Commemorative Coin for Police Unity Tour

April 11, 2018

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Three proud Somerville High School seniors have something tangible to show for their participation in a competitive project in Linda Conklin’s communications design class.

Emily Hickson, Gillian Belkin and Junior Ramirez combined their artistic talents to design a limited edition commemorative Challenge Coin that combines a variety of elements reflective ...

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 ...

South Brunswick: Mayor Killmurray’s Funeral Plans Announced, Township Prepares For Administration Change

April 9, 2018

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – Township officials announced funeral plans for Mayor Christopher Killmurray and plans to deal with filling his position and a second one on the Council.

Killmurray, 55, died at home Sunday morning after battling brain cancer for several years.

According to the township, a viewing is scheduled for 3-7 p.m. Wednesday at St. Cecilia’s Roman Catholic Church at ...

South Brunswick: Mayor Christopher Killmurray, 55, Dies

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – Township Mayor Christopher Killmurray died at home Sunday morning, officials announced.

In an alert to residents, Township Manager Bernard Hvozdovic said that Killmurray, 55, passed away at home surrounded by his family after battling brain cancer for several years.

A Democrat, Killmurray was first elected to the Township Council in 2003 and served as deputy ...

Opioid crisis hits children, seniors across Middlesex County

April 13, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK – Sayreville Police Chief John Zebrowski, sees the reports his officers file. Several times each week his officers respond to calls of an opioid drug overdose and find a person near death.

Officers must apply Narcan, a power antidote dispensed through the nose, that quick counteracts the overdose and saves the person for that episode. Too often, Zebrowsky says, the scene ...

Quarantine Lifted At Union County, N.J. Stable

April 11, 2018

WATCHUNG, N.J. — Watchung Stables can resume normal operations after two horses were sickened by the equine herpes virus and have since recovered.

The initial quarantine was initiated on March 16. after a horse developed the highly infectious equine herpes myeloencephalopathy (EHM). A few days later a second horse developed the respiratory form of the disease, according to the New Jersey ...

Wood Memorial Undercard Included Stakes Races

OZONE PARK, N.Y. — After his winning ride aboard My Miss Lilly in the Gazelle, the peripatetic Joe Bravo climbed aboard a race horse with the unlikely name of Army Mule and galloped home a winner in Aqueduct's $400,000, Grade 1 Carter Handicap on April 7.

Bravo, who has won Grade 1 races at almost every major race track in North America, added another to his trophy case when the ...

Derby Dreaming: Justify Jumps On Board; Good Magic Leads In Points

When McKinzie, a winner at Los Alamitos at age 2 and Santa Anita at age 3 was withdrawn from the Kentucky Derby trail due to some minor injuries, Hall of Fame trainer went down his Santa Anita shed row looking for a replacement. He drafted an allowance winner named Justify and immediately got himself a Derby contender.

With Hall of Fame rider Mike Smith in the saddle, the son of Scat Daddy ...

Collegiate Equestrian: Desiderio, Fabiano Earn All American Honors

WACO, Texas — Two local riders made the 2018 Ariat All-America Team as determined by the National Collegiate Equestrian Association (NCEA).

Alex Desiderio, of Chester, N.J. who rides for Texas A&M and Lauren Fabiano, of Malvern, Pa. who rides for South Carolina have both been consistent performers for their team. The were both named to the second team in equitation over ...

Collegiate Equestrian: Local Students Make NCEA ALL-Academic Teams

WACO, Texas — The National Collegiate Equestrian Association announced the 2018 Farnam NCEA All-Academic Teams on April 5, recognizing student-athletes for success both in the arena and in the classroom during the 2017-18 academic year. Several riders are from New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.

Farnam NCEA All-Academic First Team

Must have competed in a minimum of 70 percent of ...

Veinott’s Vietnam – Time Flies When You Fly Away

April 11, 2018

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – It’s been nearly a decade since South Plainfield native Philip Veinott packed his bags and moved over 8,500 miles away to start the next chapter of his life. And, a lot has changed – both personally and professionally – for Veinott in that time. 

In August 2016, Veinott married the love of his life, Helen Nguyen, and the couple is expecting ...

Travels Visited the New Taylor Swift Exhibit at Newark’s Grammy Museum Experience in the Rock

NEWARK, NJ - TAPintoTravels got a special invite to see the new Taylor Swift Experience exhibit at  the Newark GRAMY Museum Experience at the Prudential Center (“The Rock”).  The exhibit opens to the public tomorrow.

The exhibit was curated and supplied items directly by Taylor Swift and her mother. It definitely shows in the exhibits. You will see ...

Local Travels - Lifehouse, Andy Grammer, and Creedence Clearwater Revisited to Perform for 2018 NJ Balloon Festival

READINGTON, NJ – Balloons may be the main attraction at the annual QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning, but music also takes center stage here.

The festival will be held July 27 through July 29 at Solberg Airport and this year’s main music attractions have been announced.

On Friday evening, Andy Grammer will perform. His debut album featured the platinum singles ...

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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.

See the most recent messages from South Brunswick Twp Police Department, powered by Nixle.

Gun-wielding suspect drives robbery victim to bank with two young children in tow

April 11, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK - Rutgers police are investigating a lunchtime robbery on Tuesday in front of Campbell Hall, 617 George St., on the College Avenue campus, which involved two young children and a trip to a Somerset Street bank.

The victim, who is affiliated with Rutgers University, reported that he was walking near Campbell Hall dorm at 12:30 p.m. when a vehicle, ...

South Brunswick: Mayor Killmurray’s Funeral Plans Announced, Township Prepares For Administration Change

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – Township officials announced funeral plans for Mayor Christopher Killmurray and plans to deal with filling his position and a second one on the Council.

Killmurray, 55, died at home Sunday morning after battling brain cancer for several years.

According to the township, a viewing is scheduled for 3-7 p.m. Wednesday at St. Cecilia’s Roman Catholic Church at ...

South Brunswick: Mayor Christopher Killmurray, 55, Dies

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – Township Mayor Christopher Killmurray died at home Sunday morning, officials announced.

In an alert to residents, Township Manager Bernard Hvozdovic said that Killmurray, 55, passed away at home surrounded by his family after battling brain cancer for several years.

A Democrat, Killmurray was first elected to the Township Council in 2003 and served as deputy ...

Op-Ed: New Jersey’s Out-of-Network Bill is a huge blow to the middle-class

April 11, 2018

As Trenton currently looks to balance the budget, once again it’s our state’s hardest working citizens who will be left holding the bag. This time, though, it will be the hardworking office and ancillary staff from our small business private medical practices.  A bill called “The Out-of-Network Consumer Protection Bill” A-2039/S-485 looks poised to make ...

Retro Review: Johnny Got His Gun by Dalton Trumbo

Retro Review: Johnny Got His Gun by Dalton Trumbo (Citadel Press, 1970)

 

How does a reviewer do justice to a book called “the great American novel”? I first read Johnny Got His Gun during the Viet Nam war, when young people, nationwide, were protesting fighting in a war that was a senseless waste of life; a war in which the United States had no business participating.

The Truth About My Reading

The Truth About My Reading

I didn't get my Composition and Literature teacher at Montclair State College at all. A crusty old man with a dour disposition, Mr. Smith always seemed angry and rude. He appropriately intimidated freshmen, even me, an English major, who found this common core course beneath my dignity. Frankly, as a graduate of Highland Park High School, and a survivor of Mrs.

State Attorney General Releases Princeton Panera Shooting Video

April 9, 2018

TRENTON – The Attorney General’s Office today released surveillance footage related to the March 20th shooting at Panera Bread in Princeton, New Jersey, during which state troopers fatally shot Scott L. Mielentz, 56, of Lawrenceville, N.J.

The shooting remains under investigation by the Attorney General’s Shooting Response Team (“SRT”).  However, certain ...

April 12 Webinar "Are You Stressing Your Horse Out?

Dr. Williams will be hosting the webinar "Are You 'Stressing Out' Your Horse? Understanding Types of Stress & How to Manage or Reduce Each."

The presentation will be next Thursday, April 12th at 12:p.m. To join the webinar go https://demo.bigbluebutton.org/b/rooms/ca-70ef9c13/EquineStressWilliams prior to the meeting. 

Test your connection early to ensure ...

Somerset: KPS Garage Offers Spring Time Special

Don't let the weather fool you Spring is here, and KPS Garage is offering a special new and existing customers!

1) Freewheel alignment with the purchase of four tires

2) Spring has Sprung Special $29.95

Change oil & filter 
Free tire rotation
Free 30 point safety inspection

exclusions apply

3) Free pair of Bosch wiper blades with any service or ...