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East Brunswick: "The President's Own" U.S. Marine Corps Band to Perform at JMPAC

September 25, 2017

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - East Brunswick's Art Department have once again achieved recognition as the host for a nationally-recognized band that has brought honor and distinction to the United States.

As part of its 2017 national concert tour, “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 26th, at the Jo ...

Spotswood Community Comes Together To Help Beloved School Employee

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - A familiar face has been noticeably absent from the Memorial Middle School for the past two weeks. Frank Luongo has not been in his usual spot greeting students and parents at the morning drop off. For Spotswood and Helmetta parents, Memorial Middle School teachers and staff, Frank, as he's affectionately known, is a vital element of the sixth through eighth grade school's ...

L' Shanah Tovah: Torah Links Begins New Year in East Brunswick

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Presenting an opportunity to "live Jewishly" and to embrace tradition with an eye toward the future, Torah Links, a Jewish education center and social hub, opened last week in East Brunswick.  Nearly 800 attendees visited the revitalized building which includes classrooms, a social room, offices, and mikvah cleansing facilities.  The new rabbis were there, ...

Township Committee to New Library Supporters: 'No Blank Check'

CRANBURY, NJ – While Township Committee members reassured both Library Board of Trustees members and members of the public about their commitment to the new library at Monday night's meeting, the second part of the message was clear: there will be no blank check to cover the amount still needed to break ground on the project.

Bids for the new library came in on July 26, with the ...

MCVTS Students Can Study Global Logistics and Supply Chain Managment

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - More than 2,000 students returned to the five campuses of the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools Sept. 7 to find a new superintendent and a new major in global logistics and supply chain management.

Superintendent of Schools Dianne D. Veilleux, who has spent her entire career in the district and the last seven years as assistant superintendent, has succeeded ...

East Brunswick: The History of Dunham's Corner Road

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ During its early years, East Brunswick was not so much one big community, but rather a pocket of corners throughout town, each a small community of its own. These included Tanner’s Corner, Patrick’s Corner, Hall’s Corner, and of course, Dunham’s Corner. Many of our township’s current residents are completely unaware of the rich history behind this ...

Sparta High School Student Uses STEM Passion to Help Others

SPARTA, NJ – A Sparta High School student is using his passion for math and science to help others.  Senior Christopher Murray is working to promote Code to Hope  locally. 

The Code to Hope organization that seeks to improve digital literacy and education in Africa has resonated with Murray. He found out about it while at a summer program at Johnson & Johnson.  ...

Dianne Veilleux Takes Reins as MCVTS Superintendent of Schools

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Dianne D. Veilleux, who had been assistant superintendent for seven years, has taken charge as superintendent of the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools.

She succeeds Brian J. Loughlin, who retired Sept. 1 after 40 years with the district and seven as superintendent.

The board of education voted in May to appoint Veilleux after a subcommittee interviewed ...

Somerville: Immaculata HS Football Standout Begins NFL Career with Minnesota Vikings

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Standout Immaculata High School football player Tashawn Bower has played himself onto the opening day roster of the Minnesota Vikings after a four-year collegiate career at defensive end for perennial powerhouse LSU.

Bower, Class of 2013, becomes the second graduate of Immaculata to make it to the NFL. Theo Riddick, Class of 2009, is the featured running back ...

East Brunswick Offers to House and Educate Displaced Houston Students

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -   In a gesture of national outreach yesterday, East Brunswick Mayor Brad Cohen extended a welcome to the families and students displaced by Hurricane Harvey to come to the township and keep up with their education.  Cohen sent a message to Alan Bernstein, Director of Communications for Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner extending an invitation to house and educate ...

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Monmouth University Open House: October 8

September 25, 2017

College-bound students can explore programs of study and tour the campus during its annual Fall Undergraduate Open House on Sunday, October 8 in West Long Branch, NJ beginning at 10:00 a.m.

This informative event provides students and their parents with the chance to learn more about Monmouth University, financial aid and scholarships, as well as become familiar with the University’s ...