South Brunswick-Cranbury News

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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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: ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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.

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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 ...

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TRENTON, NJ— Lawmakers on a joint Senate-Assembly education committee expressed concerns and questioned Gov. Phil Murphy’s rush to phase out a statewide standardized exam, calling for meetings to be held and more data to be provided. State education commissioner Lamont Repollet appeared before a ...

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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 ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Every September before the Christmas Spectacular season begins, the Radio City Rockettes visit tri-state area towns to engage with local communities. This past Friday, September 14, two Rockettes from New Jersey (Katie Hamrah of Middlesex and Taylor Shimko of Ewing) visited ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK,NJ  - High levels of lead were found in 29 water faucets and other outlets located in four city schools, according to water test results that the school district released recently. Schools Superintendent Aubrey Johnson said water samples were taken from 335 faucets, sinks and ice ...

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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 ...

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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: ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University today held an opening ceremony for its new $115 million Chemistry and Chemical Biology building providing laboratories for research in the fields of health and alternative energy among other sciences. The four-story, 144,000 square-foot structure on the ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - South Brunswick Police have issued a warrant for the arrest of 26-year-old Alexander Allen in connection with a recent attempted car burglary. Allen is the latest person identified in a rash of unlocked car burglaries in the Township throughout the summer. Allen is charged ...

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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 ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A man armed with an assault rifle and wearing a helmet and bullet-proof vest was arrested Tuesday moments after he left a strip club where he worked on Route 35 in Sayreville, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey said in a statement today. Kevin Smith, 32, of Keyport, was ...

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EDISON, NJ – Long-serving local and state public servant Peter Barnes II passed away today.  Barnes served his country, state, district and the Township of East Brunswick the past 71 years.  Middlesex County Democratic Chairman Kevin McCabe today issued the following statement on the passing of ...

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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. Operation Safe Schools and Slow ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Middlesex County sponsored a shredding event at Beechwood Park located on Beekman Road in Kendall Park on September 8, 2018. A lineup of about 50 vehicles greeted the two shredding trucks when they arrived at 9 a.m. for the three-hour event. By the time the event was ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The South Brunswick Vikings  scored their second victory of this season with a shutout win against the Old Bridge Knights 28-0. Junior quarterback Gage Katzenel-Hall threw for three touchdowns to Katau Martin, Thomas Joe-Kamara, and Dejohn Thomas to give the Vikings a 21-0 ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - September 6, 2018 saw the start of another school year in the South Brunswick School District. Superintendent of Schools Scott Feder said he was "very excited to be back." There are approximately 9,000 students is the public school system, with about 520 new students ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - There are 30 days in September, and Middlesex County Food Bank has a suggestion for each of those days. giving people ways to donate food or collect donations to replenish lagging supplies at the county bank. "Currently, the supply of nonperishable foods and necessities at ...

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