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South Brunswick Football Stars to Appear in Bowl Games

December 3, 2018

TAMARAC, FLORIDA - Three former stars from former Head Coach Joe Goerge's past Vikings squads will be playing in an assortment of post-season collegiate bowl games in the next six weeks.

Senior Dontae Strickland will be playing for the Syracuse Orange on December 28 at 5:15 p.m. in the Camping World Bowl against West Virginia. The game will be broadcast live on ESPN. The power running back ...

South Brunswick's Phil Campbell to Star on National TV Saturday Night

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - All eyes of sports lovers in South Brunswick will be turned to ABC-TV tonight, Saturday, Dec. 1, as Pittsburgh Panthers safety Phil Campbell from the Kendall Park section of the town makes his start on national television.

The Panthers will face number two rated Clemson in the Championship contest for the Atlantic Athletic Conference. The Panthers are coming off a ...

Weekly Feature: South Brunswick Stars in the NFL and College

MIAMI GARDENS, FL – It was a decent week for the South Brunswick Vikings alumni who are presently playing for NFL and major college football squads.

Phil Campbell, a sophomore Free Safety for the Pittsburgh Panthers played a major role in the team’s 24-3 defeat to the University of Miami Hurricanes. Campbell was credited with two solo tackles and one assist on a tackle. The lone ...

South Brunswick Police Make Arrest in Attempted Child Luring Incident

November 29, 2018

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - A brave young girl kept herself safe by keeping her wits and being observant avoiding an attempted child-luring near Davidison Mill Road in South Brunswick earlier this week.

South Brunswick Police Chief Raymond Hayducka announced Thursday that detectives had made an arrest in an attempted child luring that took place Tuesday afternoon. Police were called at 3:30pm ...

NJRC Seek Comments On Proposed Sports Wagering Rules

December 6, 2018

TRENTON, N.J. — The New Jersey Racing Commission is accepting comments on proposed rules regarding sports wagering at racetracks and former racetracks in New Jersey.

On June 11, Gov. Phil Murphy signed Assembly Bill 4111, allowing sports betting at New Jersey casinos and racetracks for certain professional and collegiate sports or athletic events. On June 13, The New Jersey Racing ...

Hambletonian Society's Moira Fanning Honored For Leadership In Harness Racing

MONTICELLO, N.Y. — Name a committee, executive board or organization in all of harness racing, and chances are that Moira Fanning has served on it — well. In fact, her name has become synonymous with getting the job done in the Standardbred sport.

On Dec. 2, United States Harness Writer’s Association’s Monticello-Goshen Chapter presented Fanning with its ...

After A Slow Start, N.J. Rider Wins Mid-Atlantic Equitation Festival Novice Championship

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. — Danielle N. Robinson, of Hainesport, N.J., got off to a rough start at the seventh Mid-Atlantic Equitation Festival held at the Show Place Arena in Upper Marlboro, Md., Nov. 15 to 18.

However, she was all smiles as she exited the indoor ring aboard Juilliard after winning the last class of the weekend, the Novice Championship.

“I wasn’t expecting this ...

Asian Tick Now Found In New Jersey, New York & Pennsylvania

ATLANTA, Ga. — The Asian longhorned tick (Haemaphysalis longicornis) has been found in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania and several other states since its discovery in 2017, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’ Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report released on Nov. 30.

The CDC is working with public health, agricultural, and academic experts to ...

Budweiser Clydesdales Coming To New York & New Jersey

NEW YORK CITY & NEW JERSEY — The famed Budweiser Clydesdales will be in the area through early December.

According to the Budweiser website, the original Clydesdales were a gift to August A. Busch, Sr. to commemorate the repeal of the Prohibition. Since 1933, the eight-horse hitch has been pleasing thousands of crowds all over the nation.

The horses will make an appearance at the ...

N.Y. Rider Is Reserve Champion at National Emerging Athletes Program

FINDLAY, Ohio — Maura Cherny of Cazenovia, N.Y. was named reserve champion at the 2018 Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund/USHJA Emerging Athletes Program National Training Session, hosted by The University of Findlay, Nov. 9-13, in Findlay, Ohio.

On the final day of the session, after watching each of 16 riders complete two rounds in a Nations Cup-style competition the EAP Committee members ...

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Make Pasta Amazing with this Foodie Find: Bottarga Di Muggine (Cured Mullet Roe)

December 8, 2018

Where we found it: Eataly NYC Downtown

Last year, our au pair from Sardinia, a little island of Italy, brought home grated cured mullet roe from her trip to the city with friends.

“This is from my hometown!” Giulia told us, taking out a little jar of Bottarga Di Muggine. The next day, she made a simple dish of spaghetti with asparagus, sprinkling each bowl with a spoonful ...

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Sun, December 9, 1:00 PM

East Jersey Old Town Village, Piscataway

Seasonal Traditions Holiday Program

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Church of St. Charles Borromeo, Skillman

Raritan Valley Choral Society Presents Midwinter ...

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The Pines Versus the Oaks: Argument Presented against New Construction on Tices Lane

December 8, 2018

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Local historian Richard Walling presented an "Objector's Case" against the proposed Hidden Oaks Woods Development which would bring 275 apartments, parking, a recreation center, and a swimming pool to the intersection of Tices Lane and Harts Lane at the East Brunswick Planning Board meeting this week.  In an effort to halt or alter the development, Walling ...

Calling All Tween Soccer Players For Indoor League

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood Recreation Department is looking for indoor soccer players in sixth, seventh and eighth grade to join their Friday evening soccer league. Soccer experience is not necessary and non-residents are welcome. Students from South Brunswick and Cranbury are welcome to join.  All of the games are played in the Memorial Middle School gymnasium on Fridays from 7 p.m.

Two City Girls Missing, Police Ask Public's Help

NEW BRUNSWICK - Police today issued alerts seeking help from city residents to find two girls in two separate missing person cases.

Police say they are trying to find 15-year-old Jaqueline Iracheta.

She is described as Hispanic, five-feet tall and weighing about 120 pounds.

Authorities did not say when or where she was last scene, but are asking anybody with information about her to call ...

N.J. Center for Non-Profits Set to Host "Raising the Voices of Our Community" Conference

December 4, 2018

SOMERSET , NJ – Over the past few years, non-profit organizations have used “creative and unique” campaigns to bring local and national attention to their cause. 

The ALS Foundation took the country and world by storm during the summer of 2014 with the Ice Bucket Challenge.  Susan G. Komen has spread the word about breast cancer by painting towns pink. The ...

Somerset Patriots Host Holiday Toy Drive with Santa and Sparky Lyle Dec. 8

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots and Manager Emeritus Sparky Lyle will host their annual Holiday Toy Drive at TD Bank Ballpark on Saturday, Dec. 8th from 10 a.m to noon.

Fans are asked to bring new, unwrapped toys to the Somerset Patriots Team Store located at the ballpark throughout the day. The toys will be donated to Toys For Tots Central New Jersey.

Lyle will be at the event ...

Bob Woodward of Watergate Fame at State Theatre

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Journalist and author Bob Woodward who gained fame during the 1970s  Watergate political scandal and recent wrote a book about the Trump administration, will appear at the State Theatre on Dec. 10.

Titled "An Evening with Bob Woodward - The State of the American Presidency," the renown journalist will appear on stage with former New Jersey Christine Todd ...

Uncovering County History at the Washington Monumental Cemetery in South River

December 8, 2018

SOUTH RIVER, NJ - There is an area in the Southeast corner of Washington Monumental Cemetery in South River that is mostly empty of gravemarkers, but filled with unsolved mysteries. The records for this part of the cemetery are long gone, but local legends maintain that this open space contained victims of the 1918 Influenza Epidemic.

Historians from Middlesex County recently put these ...

N.J. High School Seniors Can Apply For Ag Achievement Award By Jan. 10

MANALAPAN, N.J. — New Jersey residents who are entering their senior year in high school this fall and are planning a career in agriculture or science may apply for the New Jersey Agricultural Achievement Award.  One winner will be selected and awarded a scholarship to honor their achievements.

The New Jersey Agricultural Achievement Award, sponsored by Dr. Amy Butewicz, a former ...

Bill Would Deny NJ Tuition Aid to Students Convicted of Hazing

New Jersey college students who are convicted of hazing would no longer be eligible to receive State financial aid, under new legislation sponsored by Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean.

The bill was advanced today by the Senate Higher Education Committee.

More than 200 students have died from hazing-related accidents in the United States since 1838, and 40 students have died in the past ...

Effective Supply Chain Management Practices for Small Businesses

Source: There are some basic functions and costs of a small business enterprise: general operations; marketing; inventory or cost of goods sold; compliance; and the management of all suppliers that cater to the business. Samuel K. Burlum shares a few practices that allow for better supply chain management.

The management process can be a bit overwhelming sometimes, and if left ...