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Baseball: South Brunswick Beats Pennington, 13-4

May 14, 2021

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ — Jared Lauri homered and finished with three hits to help South Brunswick to a 13-4 baseball victory over Pennington on Friday.

Lauri was 3-for-3 with three RBI for the Vikings (9-6), who scored three runs in the fourth inning to take a 9-3 lead. Neel Telivedara went 2-for-4 with an RBI and Frankie Sanchez drove in three runs.

Justin Gallagher, Brendan Feldmus, ...

Piscataway Baseball Earns Win Over South Brunswick At TD Bank Ballpark

SOMERSET, NJ -- Make that two wins now. The Piscataway High School varsity baseball team secured its second win of the season by defeating South Brunswick, 5-4, under the lights on Wednesday night at TD Bank Ballpark in Somerset.

Piscataway now has two wins in the last four games.

Jayden Brown nearly went the distance on the mound, striking out eight over 6 ⅔ innings in 111 pitches. He gave ...

Baseball: South Brunswick Hammers Piscataway, 11-1

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ — Jared Lauri and Pat Rogers each had two hits and two RBI and the South Brunswick baseball team defeated Piscataway, 11-1, on Tuesday.

Neel Telivedara went 3-for-4 with two runs scored, Charlie Soriano went 2-for-3 with a run scored and Pete Cortez had two hits and scored three runs for South Brunswick (8-5), which scored six runs in the third inning to open an 8-1 ...

Baseball: South Brunswick Turns Back Monroe, 4-1

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ — The South Brunswick baseball team scored three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to break a tie and went on to hand Monroe just its second loss of the season, 4-1, on Saturday.

Frankie Sanchez pitched a complete game five-hitter for the win. The senior right-hander struck out 10 batters and walked three.

Ethan Fantel's two-run single highlighted the ...

Softball: South Brunswick Beats East Brunswick, 15-7

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ — The South Brunswick softball team pounded out 14 hits and went on to defeat East Brunswick, 15-7, on Thursday.

Hana Cross went 3-for-3 with a triple, a double, two runs scored and three RBI, and Olivia Minucci drove in four runs with a double and a single for South Brunswick (7-1), which scored five runs in the third inning to take an 8-1 lead.

Ella Squires ...

Sayreville's Brandon Bielak, Saint Joseph HS Grad, Pitches Against the Yankees

SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Brandon Bielak, a Sayreville native who played his high school ball at St. Joseph High School (Metuchen), took the mound for the Houston Astros against the Yankees Tuesday evening in a hostile Yankee Stadium, where fans released their anger over Houston's sign-stealing scandal became public following the 2019 ALCS.

Bielak had the thrill of ...

Baseball: South Brunswick Edges East Brunswick, 6-5

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ — The South Brunswick baseball team rebounded to defeat East Brunswick, 6-5, in eight innings on Tuesday, earning a split of the two-game series played out over consecutive days.

The Vikings (6-4) had a 5-0 lead after six innings before East Brunswick (3-5) rallied with five in the seventh to tie the game. Pete Cortez went 2-for-3 with a home run and two runs scored ...

Softball: South Brunswick Tramples Edison, 14-0

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ — Hana Cross went 4-for-4 with a home run and four RBI in South Brunswick's 14-0 softball victory over Edison on Monday.

Cameran Tarvin and Elizabeth Mullen combined on the five-inning no-hitter for South Brunswick (6-1), which scored seven runs in the second inning to take a 9-0 lead.

Juliana Casillas went 3-for-4 with four RBI, and Gianna Vazquez and Ella ...

Baseball: East Brunswick Shuts Out South Brunswick, 6-0

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ — Chris Procaccini pitched a four-hitter to lift East Brunswick to a 6-0 baseball victory over South Brunswick on Monday.

Procaccini threw 97 pitches in his route-going effort, striking out six and walking two as the Bears (3-4) won their third game in a row.

Dustin McGuinness went 2-for-2 with two RBI, Jordan Williams went 2-for-3 with two runs scored and an RBI, ...

Immaculata's Brandon Wagner 1 of 3 "Jersey Boys" on Patriots Roster

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset Patriots, the New York Yankees Double-A Affiliate, have arrived in New Jersey after a month-long training camp in Florida, including a player with a name familiar to central New Jersey high school baseball fans.

The team, including two other players from New Jersey, held their first practice at TD Bank Ballpark Sunday afternoon in preparation for ...


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Local Journalists Grapple with New Era of ‘All Politics is National’

Like it or not, the idea that “all politics is local'' is no longer reality. Instead, local government has been poisoned by the toxic political environment once confined at the state and federal levels.

Local reporters used to be shielded from the national political discourse, in part because municipal elections typically don’t include Rs or Ds next to candidate ...

New Jersey Date Night: Stroll Through These Gorgeous Gardens

May 13, 2021

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

There’s always something growing in New Jersey, be it excitement for warmer weather or the flowers in everyone’s yard. Celebrating springtime in the Garden State requires a garden date. We have so many options at our fingertips — possibilities guaranteed to inspire romance and ...

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Spotswood's St. Peter's Episcopal Church To Welcome Elijah's Promise On Wheels Food Truck

May 13, 2021

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - On May 19, St. Peter's Episcopal Church will have a special guest at its weekly Wednesday Night Community Supper. Elijah's Promise on Wheels will be paying a visit to the Main Street church which has been hosting weekly community suppers for almost 30 years. St. Peter's rector Father Marshall Keith Shelly and Spotswood Mayor Jackie Palmer will be on hand to greet the ...

School Groundbreaking Ceremony A 'Remarkable Day' For City, School Distirct

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The ceremonial groundbreaking for a $55 million elementary school at 50 Jersey Ave. on Wednesday was hailed by the superintendent of schools as a “remarkable day” for the school district and the city.

The 125,000 square-foot school, whose construction on a 4.25-acre tract is part of a sweeping $750 million project, is expected to be completed in the ...

Milltown To Host May Multicultural Festival

MILLTOWN, NJ - The borough is hosting a Multicultural Festival on Saturday, May 15 at Gloria Bradford Park from noon until 5 p.m. Masks are required to attend the family-friendly, outdoor event and participants are asked to social distance as well. The event will include dance and musical performances, discussion groups, recipe exchange, book swaps, reading circles, a community art gallery, ...

Summer Food Service Program to Nourish New Jersey Children in Need

May 13, 2021

HILLSIDE, NJ—Food insecure children and their families are most vulnerable during the summer months, when they lose access to the free school meals that they rely on. This year, as schools remain closed due to COVID-19, putting food on the table has been an even more urgent challenge for households struggling to make ends meet.  

During ...

Book Donation Drive at the South Brunswick Public Library on June 5 & 6

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - We are grateful for your new or nearly-new book and media donations to the Friends of the South Brunswick Public Library on Saturday,  June 5 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Sunday, June 6 from noon to 3 p.m. Please box your items and drop off in the rear of our parking lot at the specified times.

Please no magazines, VHS, audio cassettes,  or ...

CareOne's EVP and CNO Share their Thoughts on Nurses Day 2021

May 13, 2021

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To CareOne nurses and all nurses everywhere:

Each May we celebrate the birthday of the pioneer of modern nursing, Florence Nightingale. From the start of her career, Florence Nightingale was challenged with crisis such as Cholera and the trauma of war. These crises provided a deep desire to improve care and conditions for her patients. The birth of the modern ...