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South Brunswick Football Athletes: Weekly Roundup

November 4, 2018

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – Here is the weekly report of South Brunswick athletes who are now playing in the NFL and for major colleges across the country.

 

Mohamad Sanu, wide receiver for the Atlanta Falcons, in a one sided win over the Washington Redskins, had 4 receptions out of 5 attempts for a total of 45 yards. His longest reception was 16 yards in the Atlanta 38-14 win.

Annual Run with the Vikings 5k Not Scheduled as Usual

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – The annual Run with the Vikings 5K will not be conducted this month for the first time in more than a decade.

The event, traditionally held in early November at South Brunswick High School on the same morning as the New York City Marathon, was made possible by the school’s Viking Athletic Club (VAC). But it wasn’t organized this ...

Vikings Season Ends: Edison 14, South Brunswick 7

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The South Brunswick Vikings football season has officially come to an end.

The Edison Bears scored a come from behind 14-7 win over the defending state champions.

More details will be provided when they become available.

And the Winners of the South Brunswick Election Are...

November 8, 2018

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Democrat Party in South Brunswick swept the municipal government races during Tuesday's election, while the Board of Education vote came down to 400 votes.

Below are the results of the various races from Tuesday's election: 

Mayor

The new Mayor of South Brunswick is Democrat Charles Carley. Carley defeated Republican candidate John ...

Local Horses Overcome Hardship To Win At US Dressage Finals

November 12, 2018

LEXINGTON, Ky. — All equestrians know that life with horses can be an emotional roller coaster. Riders from New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York rode that roller coaster all the way the US Dressage Finals presented by Adequan, held Nov. 8-11 in Lexington, Ky.

“With all the ups come some pretty big downs,” said Gimbel, Amy Gimbel of Tewksbury Township, N.J., who owns the ...

Foiled Again, The Richest Standardbred Of All Time, To Appear At The Meadowlands

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Racing fans will be able to come out and visit with the richest Standardbred of all time, the great Foiled Again, on Saturday, Nov. 24.

The veteran superstar will be posing for selfies in the Backyard during live racing and there will also be a special commemorative Foiled Again poster giveaway to all guests, which is available at the Players Club Desk beginning ...

Rutgers' Evening Of Science And Celebration Gives Horsemen Some Feed For Thought

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — The Rutgers Equine Science Center presented the latest progress in equine research at its “Evening of Science & Celebration” on Nov. 8.

Dr. Burt Staniar from Pennsylvania State University was the keynote speaker and talked about how the type of feed given to horses affects their overall health.

Ulcers are an issue in horses, especially those used ...

Mortonhouse Farm Designated As Gold Medal Horse Farm

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — The Rutgers Equine Science Center presented the annual Gold Medal Horse Farm honors to John Crater and Mortonhouse Farm in Long Valley, N.J. at its 2018 “Evening of Science & Celebration” on Nov. 8

The award, part of the New Jersey Equine Environmental Stewardship Program, gives recognition to outstanding equine farms for their dedication to ...

New Jersey Riders Kick Off National Dressage Championships Victoriously

LEXINGTON, Ky. — It’s hard to miss New Jersey’s Alice Tarjan and Candescent when they enter the ring, and the elegant black Hanoverian mare’s extravagant movement and mistake-free performance caught the attention of not only spectators but also the judges on the first day of the 2018 US Dressage Finals presented by Adequan, being held Nov. 8-11 in Lexington, Ky.

The ...

Kennis 'Buttons' Fairfax Presented With Spirit of the Horse Award

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — Kennis “Buttons” Fairfax, a renowned horseshow judge and clinician from Westfield, N.J. was presented with the 2019 “Spirit of the Horse Award” at the Rutgers Equine Science Center’s  “Evening of Science & Celebration” on Nov. 8. 

Former Governor and current New Jersey State Senator, Richard J. Codey, presented ...

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Milltown's Our Lady Of Lourdes To Host 40th Annual Christmas Bazaar

November 12, 2018

MILLTOWN, NJ - Get a head start on the holiday shopping at the 40th annual Our Lady of Lourdes (OLOL) Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, December 1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

New at this year's always-popular bazaar is the OLOL Emporium, offering beautiful gift items. A whole host of well-known brands like Lenox and Mikasa will be available as well as linens and other items ideal for holiday ...

Volume Up To Headline Benefit Concert At Spotswood High School

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Indie/alternative rock band Volume Up will be headlining a concert at the Spotswood High School Cafetorium on Thursday, November 29 at 7 p.m. All of the proceeds from this family-friendly concert will go to benefit Music for Relief.

Music for Relief was founded in 2004 by the band Linkin Park after a tsunami in the Indian Ocean killed more than 200,000 people and left ...

Police Issue Plea for Help to Find Missing 'At-Risk' Man

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Police are asking the public's help in finding a missing 23-year-old man who is considered to be at-risk.

Anthony Boyd was last seen in the city with his girlfriend, Starleene Hampton.

Authorities did not know when or exactly where he was seen.

Police said Boyd has a history of drug use.

He is described as a white male, 6-foot, 2-inches tall and weighing 150 ...

Rev. Soaries Appointed to RWJBarnabas Trustee Board

November 7, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Long-time pastor Rev. Dr. DeForest "Buster" Soaries has been appointed to the board of trustees for RWJBarnabas Health, the largest health care system in the state, hospital officials announced.

Soaries, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens in the Somerset section of Franklin Township, will serve a three-year term on the board.

“We are ...

Football Playoffs: Dabney Runs Wild, Sends Somerville to Semifinal

SOMERVILLE, NJ — As Somerville begins the defense of its 2017 sectional title, the Pioneers took the first steps towards repeating as North 2, Group 4 champs Friday night. 

The soaking wet night belonged to senior quarterback Jalahn Dabney, who turned in a performance for the ages. Dabney rushed for a staggering 317 yards and rushed for four touchdowns, accounting for 24 of No.

Billy Wilkins Launches New Single, 'Monsterz,' on Halloween

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- What better day to release a video called "Monsterz" than on Halloween? 

Scotch Plains-based musician Billy Wilkins released his latest single at midnight on the spookiest day of the year. 

"It's an upbeat song, actually," the singer/guitar player said. "The song is about mistakes you made in the past. We filmed it at my ...

Our Lady of Lourdes Annual Christmas Bazaar

November 12, 2018

Our Lady of Lourdes (OLOL) Parish, 44 Cleveland Avenue, Milltown, will host its 40th ANNUAL CHRISTMAS BAZAAR on Saturday, December 1, from 9:00am to 4:00pm.

NEW this year, the OLOL EMPORIUM is a booth offering beautiful gift items.  Many well-known “names” including LENOX™ and Mikasa™ as well as lovely linens and many other “giftable” items will be ...

Mexican National Released from Middlesex County Custody Facing Murder Charges

A 23 year-old Mexican national who is illegally present in the United States is facing murder charges in Missouri. He was released from the custody of the Middlesex County Jail earlier this year after a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) detainer was declined.

Luis Rodrigo Perez was being held at Middlesex County Jail in December of ...

Military Personnel Who Serve in Life and Death

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ--The cadavers of military veterans are being used to prepare medics to treat the devastating injuries they will encounter when deployed, through a unique collaboration between Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and the United States National Guard.

Many of the cadavers were former military personnel who had decided to donate their bodies to science to train those who ...

Location, Location, Location; Where to locate your Business

Source: Before picking out a location to start your business, consider the many factors of its potential location, as this issue is a key contributor to a business’s success or failure. Samuel K Burlum shares research in selecting a small business site. 

Most small business owners choose a location based on their own perception of where they think the business might be a good ...