South Brunswick News

September 18, 2019

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Residents in search of sporting activities and more for their children have a lot to choose from this fall. The South Brunswick Department of Parks and Recreation has a number of offerings this autumn including: the Special Needs Youth Basketball Clinic KidzArt for ...

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MONMOUTH JUNCTION, NJ - Mark the calendars for the South Brunswick Public Library's third annual Harvest Hope Festival on Friday, October 4 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Reichler Park. The family-friendly festival includes lots of fall fun, arts and crafts activities, games, food, beverages and more.

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Water main breaks on Thursday and Friday the 13th are snarling traffic and causing residents to be without service in the township this week. On Thursday evening a water main break in the Kingston Terrace area forced the closure of Kingston Terrace Drive, Schuh Road and ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - All township offices are closed for the upcoming Labor Day holiday on Monday, September 2. The South Brunswick Public Library is open on Sunday, September 1 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., but is closed on Labor Day. The library will reopen for its regular business hours on Tuesday, ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey, Chief Fred Tavener of the Plainsboro Police Department and Chief Raymond J. Hayducka of  the South Brunswick Police Department announced on Wednesday that a math tutor in Plainsboro charged on July 31 with inappropriately touching a ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - On August 10, Monmouth Drive received a new name plate in honor of Korean War Veteran Roger Potts. Potts Drive now sits above the Monmouth Drive street sign to honor Potts for his service to both the United States Army and the township of South Brunswick. Potts was born in ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Middlesex County Road Department is beginning a milling and paving project on Deans Lane between Route One and Georges Road. The project is expected to begin on Thursday and run through August 30. Work will be done between the hours of 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. The South Brunswick ...

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MONMOUTH JUNCTION, NJ - The South Brunswick Police Department is conducting training at the Monmouth Junction Elementary School on Ridge Road for the next two weeks. Residents may notice increased police presence in the area in and around the school at different times.

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The South Brunswick Police Department announced an arrest in an incident last week that ended with a suspect fleeing with a handgun. Officers tracked down the suspect who ran away from a dispute Tuesday evening after showing a gun. Officers responded to a 911 call at 7:30 p.m.

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - An early morning crash involving a dump truck caused mayhem and commuter woes on Wednesday in the area of New Road. First responders found a dump truck lodged into the front of a home on Shelly Road when they answered a 4:20 a.m. call about a vehicle crash involving a ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Mid-season memberships are currently available for the Rocky Top Dog Park. The cost of a mid-seaon membership is $50 and runs through February 29. The Rocky Top Dog Park is a 5.75 acre dog park that has three separate dog parks. One is for small dogs only. The other is for ...

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MONMOUTH JUNCTION, NJ - Save the date for South Brunswick High School's 15th annual Craft Fair on Saturday, November 30 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. All of the proceeds from this popular family-friendly event go towards South Brunswick High School's Project Graduation. Interested crafters and vendors ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Jamesburg man was arrested late Thursday in connection with a fatal hit-and-run on Cranbury Road and Davidson Road in South Brunswick on Thursday evening. The accident occurred shorty before 9 p.m. and resulted in the closing of the intersection and a section of Cranbury ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The strong thunderstorms that moved through Middlesex County on Wednesday brought with it heavy rains causing flooding along many township streets including Fresh Ponds Road, Promenade Boulevard and Summerfield Boulevard. According to the South Brunswick Police Department's ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - South Brunswick Police Chief Raymond Hayducka announced Tuesday along with Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey that the South Brunswick Police Department is joining the investigation into math tutor Suresh Rawal. Rawal was arrested last week in Plainsboro and charged ...

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MONMOUTH JUNCTION, NJ - The South Brunswick Public Library is hosting its 22nd annual Foundation Author Dinner on Saturday, September 14 at 6:30 p.m. This gala event features New York Times best-selling author Tracy Baptiste. Baptiste is the author of "Minecraft: The Crash" and is the pen behind ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A 58-year-old New Brunswick elementary school teacher has been arrested and charged with engaging in inappropriate sexual conduct with a 15-year-old student, according to a statement released by the Middlesex Prosecutor's Office. David Holmes, of the Monmouth Junction section ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The eastbound lane of Route 522 at New Road has now been re-opened to traffic after a late morning motor vehicle accident forced the closure.

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flash flood watch for South Brunswick and the surrounding areas from 2 pm this afternoon through this evening. Showers and thunderstorms are forecast to bring periods of heavy rain to our region this afternoon into early ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - County officials announced on Monday, the winners of the 2019 Middlesex County Office of Aging and Disabled Services’ Senior Citizen Art Contest & Exhibition. Monmouth Junction's Adrian Nicoara and Kendall Park's Grace Chiarella were among the winners from throughout ...

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MONMOUTH JUNCTION, NJ - Keeping the kids busy during the summer months can get expensive, so why not take advantage of the New Jersey Recreation and Park Association's discounted ticket program offered through the South Brunswick Recreation Department? Discounted tickets are offered for: the ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - As issues in the township continue on Tuesday because of downed power lines and damaged utility poles, residents are being encouraged by the South Brunswick Police Department to avoid Friendship Road in the area of Route 130 due to a closure.

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Monday evening's storms are continuing to cause issues in the township on Tuesday. The following roads are closed until further notice according to the South Brunswick Police Department: Ridge Road in the area of Marc Drive Miller Road between Broadway Road and ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - An afternoon motor vehicle accident reduced Route One North near Major Road to a single lane on Monday while PSE&G and Verizon crews repair downed power lines. The repairs are estimated to be completed by early evening through the heavy rain and storms moving through the ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Route One North in the area of Major Road is currently closed until further notice according to the South Brunswick Police Department due to a motor vehicle crash on Monday. The area will be shut until further notice. Residents should plan extra time or an alternate route this ...

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MONMOUTH JUNCTION, NJ - The South Brunswick Public Library's Bookmobile has been a mainstay for the past 40 years, bringing books, magazines, audio books, movies and more to people who aren't able to come out to the library. The Bookmobile will even deliver holds. Due to mechanical issues, the ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The South Brunswick Police Department has arrested two men in connection with a July 16 robbery on Bayberry Court. Al' Jamar Taylor and Jason Briggs were arrested and charged with robbery, possession of a controlled dangerous substance and distribution of herion. Both men are ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Mark the calendars for National Night Out on Tuesday, August 6 from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at Rowland Park. The South Brunswick Police Department will be taking part in the 36th anniversary of National Night Out, which began in 1984 as a way to strengthen the bonds between the ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Atlanta Falcons star wide receiver Mohamed Sanu returned to the township on July 10 for his third annual Youth Football Clinic at South Brunswick High School, his alma mater. The former Rutgers star provided a free football clinic which included a tee shirt and autographed ...

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MONMOUTH JUNCTION, NJ - The South Brunswick Public Library is closing early today due to this evening's Independence Day celebrations at the Crossroads South Middle School. The library will close at 3 p.m. on Wednesday. The library will also be closed in observance of Independence Day on Thursday, ...

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