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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 ...

High School Students, It's Your Turn to Tell Adults Why Voting is Important

September 24, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK,NJ  - High school students across Middlesex and Somerset counties have a chance to to tell adults why people should vote in elections in an contest that the Women Voters of the Greater New Brunswick Area is sponsoring for youths.

In "Y-Vote," students can write an essay or produce a video explaining their thoughts and opinions about the importance of casting a ...

South Brunswick: Weekly Traffic Enforcement Notification

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:
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South Brunswick: Weekly Traffic Enforcement Notification for Week of September 24

September 21, 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:         Travelers ...

South Brunswick: Weekly Traffic Enforcement Notification

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:         Travelers ...

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

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 ...

N.J. Bill Regarding Sales Tax On Horse Stalls Bill Now In Senate

September 25, 2018

TRENTON, N.J. — A bill that would eliminate the sales tax on horse stall rental is now in the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.

The bill was introduced on Feb. 1 in the New Jersey Assembly by Ronald Dancer. It passed the Assembly in early June and was introduced in the Senate in late August. No action has been taken since the bill was referred to the committee. Vin Gopal, ...

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

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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South Brunswick Public Library, Monmouth Junction

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The Morgan Explosion Centennial

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Rutgers Police Issue Alert About Assault Victim Taken to Hospital

September 24, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -  A Rutgers University student was taken to the hospital early Sunday after he was beaten by two men on Easton Avenue, police said in a statement.

The assault occurred about 2:15 a.m. when the victim, who was on Easton Avenue between Bristol and Courtland streets, was in a verbal argument with one of the men, and was struck and knocked to the ground. The victim was then ...

Landing Lane Bridge Delays, Police Suggest Alternate Route

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - City police are advising motorists to avoid the Landing Lane Bridge today because of current emergency repairs being done on the span that connects New Brunswick and Piscataway.

Police said the state Department of Transportation is making the repairs.

The work is expected to continue into the evening hours, authorities said.

Currently traffic in each direction is ...

New Brunswick Man Killed While Attempting to Cross Route 18

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 ...

Girls Soccer: Somerville Downs St. John Vianney, 2-1, in Prestigious Showcase

September 23, 2018

BASKING RIDGE, NJ — Somerville has come out as one of the premier girls’ soccer teams in the state early this year, and Sunday, it got a statement win in what is shaping up to be a special fall for the Pioneers. 

Playing in the prestigious first-annual “Mountain vs. Seas” girls’ soccer showcase to benefit pediatric cancer, Somerville remained unbeaten with a ...

Raritan Post Office Renamed in Honor of Local Marine Hero John Basilone

RARITAN, NJ – USMC Gunnery Sgt. John Basilone, a local hero and true American hero, will be honored by the US Postal Service with the naming of the Raritan Post Office in his honor, 73 years after he gave his life on the beaches of Iwo Jima in the closing days of WWII.

The ceremony will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, Sept. 21  at the Church of St. Joseph, 16 East Somerset St, next door ...

Rutgers President Barchi Staying 2 More Years

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 ...

Montessori Kids Universe Pre-Registration Open!

September 25, 2018

Montessori Kids Universe in anticipation of their Grand Opening is now accepting pre-registrations and applications to secure a place in their traditional Montessori school located at 2525 Route 130 in South Brunswick.  The school serves children ages infant through 6 years and provide the most complete Montessori education available.  Families are encouraged to contact Leon Pogach, the ...

Story of Survival and Courage -- Daniel Pearl Education Center Speaker Series

Author Yvette Manessis Corporon, whose new book recounts what she calls “survival and courage in the face of evil,” will be the next speaker in the Daniel Pearl Education Center Speaker Series on Thursday, Oct. 4, beginning at 7:30 p.m. at Temple B’nai Shalom in East Brunswick. There is no charge to attend the event.

In Something Beautiful Happened, Corporon tells the ...

Riding with HEART Tack Sale Is Sept 29 & 30

ALEXANDRIA TWP., NJ — Riding with HEART is holding its Fall Tack Sale on Saturday, Sept. 29 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 30 from noon to 3 p.m. at their Alexandria Township farm, 639 County Road 513, two miles west of the Pittstown traffic light.  

On Sunday most items are half-price.  The sale offers saddles, tack trunks, blankets, turnouts, bridles, halters, ...

Cost Effective Small Business Strategies

Source: Small Businesses Strategies that work; open for consideration by the Small Business Owner/Operator and/or Family Owned Business Organization; aimed to provide an advantage in positioning small business in front of their desired audience. Samuel K. Burlum shares insight to some of these practices. 

Small Businesses need every advantage available to them in their wheelhouse.