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7 candidates seek seats on Old Bridge school board

OLD BRIDGE - Seven candidates are vying for the three, three year term seats available on the Board of Education in the upcoming election. Incumbents Kelly Ellis-Foster and Donna Andriani will face newcomers Theresa Burns, Jill DeCaro, Kyler Dineen, Lisa Lent-Miller and Matthew Sulikowski. Board mem

PACKET ONLINE - 2017-10-17 18:04:04

NJ Election: Increase sales tax to end state budget woes?

New Jersey should increase sales taxes and corporate income taxes to help bridge its budget gap, a Democratic candidate hoping to gain the District 13 Assembly seat said. Political newcomer Tom Giaimo, 59, an attorney from Middletown said he would also review the state's budgets to ensure tax dollar

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-10-17 09:00:08

Ward 4 resident does not support Rosencranz for council

I am responding to a letter sent by Brian Cahill, council president of Old Bridge, in regard to supporting council candidate Alan Rosencranz (Council president endorses Rosencranz, Suburban, Oct. 11). I live in Ward 4 in Old Bridge in Society Hill. I initially voted for Rosencranz when he first ran

PACKET ONLINE - 2017-10-17 18:04:04

High School Sports Roundup for Tuesday, Oct. 17

EDITOR'S NOTE: Write-ups of games and results will be added as scores are reported, so please consider revisiting this page. Thank you for following our scholastic sports coverage. BOYS SOCCER Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament Piscataway Tech 2, East Brunswick Tech 1: Jordan Simpson scored tw

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-10-18 00:12:12

New members appointed to Educational Services Commission

The Educational Services Commission of New Jersey (ESCNJ) appointed several new members to its board. South River Superintendent Sylvia Zircher began serving in September for the 2017-18 school year, as well as Carteret Superintendent Rosa Diaz, Jackson Superintendent Stephen Genco, Middlesex County

PACKET ONLINE - 2017-10-17 18:04:04

Pizzeria serving up pumpkin spice pizza for fall season

A New Jersey pizzeria is serving up a specialty pumpkin spice pizza through November. Nunzios Kitchen in Sayreville has made the pumpkin spice pizza a seasonal offering for four years straight. According to a Facebook post, the pizza was brought back to the menu this September. The pizza has a handm

ABC7NY.COM - 2017-10-18 14:33:00

Teen to perform concert for hurricane relief on Oct. 22

The East Brunswick Arts Commission (EBAC) will present a piano concert to raise money for hurricane relief at 3 p.m. on Oct. 22 at the Community Arts Center, 721 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick. Bryan Tong, 17, is a senior at East Brunswick High School. He is a Licentiate of The Royal Schools of Music

PACKET ONLINE - 2017-10-17 18:04:04

Israeli artwork to be on display at Temple B'Nai Shalom

Temple B'nai Shalom, in conjunction with Jerusalem-based Safrai Fine Art Gallery, will present an exhibition and sale of "Young and Old Masters of Israeli Art" Nov. 2-5. The exhibition will include more than 1,000 works of art - including original oil paintings, watercolors, lithographs and etchings

PACKET ONLINE - 2017-10-17 18:04:04

Hadassah chapter holds book club for residents of The Chelsea

PHOTO COURTESY OF CHRISTINE SULLIVAN Members of the East Brunswick chapter of Hadassah held their monthly afternoon book club at The Chelsea at East Brunswick on Oct. 4. Carolyn Lawrence had more than 16 members discussing "The Sound of Gravel." The next meeting on Nov. 2 will focus on "A Piece of t

PACKET ONLINE - 2017-10-17 18:04:04

Reader blames Democrats for high taxes

I totally agree with Mark Klein ("What does it take to lower taxes in Monroe? Sentinel, Oct. 11) that the state drastically underfunds public school districts. The liberal Supreme Court in New Jersey consistently rules to give the 31 Abbott districts the bulk of state aid, leaving crumbs for the res

PACKET ONLINE - 2017-10-17 18:04:04

Veterans invited to job fair on Nov. 2

A Veterans Job & Resource Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Nov. 2 at VFW Post 4699, 575 Jernee Mill Road, Sayreville. Representatives of the Middlesex County Office of Workforce Development, Board of Social Services, Aging and Disabled Services, Human Services and Veterans Services, as we

PACKET ONLINE - 2017-10-17 18:04:04

Homemade crafters sought for show at Spotswood Reformed Church Dec. 2

Glass tiles are applied to a wine glass during the multi-generational craft night create your own Miriam's Cup for the Passover seder table at the East Brunswick Jewish Center, on Mar 22.SCOTT FRIEDMAN The Spotswood Reformed Church - Elizabeth Circle will hold a handmade craft show from 9 a.m. to 3

PACKET ONLINE - 2017-10-17 18:04:04

Spotswood plans to improve water main after resident complaints

SPOTSWOOD - The council approved a bond ordinance to finance various water main improvements at different locations within the borough. Improvements are planned for Lettau Drive, Elmer Avenue and Clark Street, according to the council agenda. "The mains on these roads are currently four-inch diamete

PACKET ONLINE - 2017-10-17 18:04:04

Candidates for South River Board of Ed have experience on school board

SOUTH RIVER Three incumbents and one former board member will compete for open seats on the South River Board of Education in the upcoming election. Incumbents Edward Andre, Anthony Wyluda and Anthony Razzano are accompanied by ex-board member John Budzin in the race for the three, three-year terms

PACKET ONLINE - 2017-10-17 18:04:04

NJ restores state aid to 5 local schools

Here is what you need to know about New Jersey's school funding formula. Some say it's time to change, but is that an option? Wochit | Amanda Oglesby TRENTON - Five Jersey Shore school districts that faced hundreds of thousands of dollars in state aid cuts have learned that the money will be restor

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-10-17 22:22:31

Sports facility hearing pushed to November

MARLBORO - An application proposing the construction of a 54,440-square-foot sports facility covered by an inflatable dome was not heard as scheduled by the Marlboro Zoning Board of Adjustment on Oct. 10. Instead, the board carried the Amboy Avenue Partners, LLC, application to its Nov. 28 meeting.

PACKET ONLINE - 2017-10-17 18:04:04

East Brunswick Rescue Squad to celebrate 65th anniversary with open house Oct. 22

The East Brunswick Rescue Squad will celebrate 65 years of serving the community with an open house from noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 22 at the rescue squad, 346 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick. There will be food from local eateries, such as The Halal Guys, Carabba's Italian Grill, Stop & Shop, Sandy's and Ea

PACKET ONLINE - 2017-10-17 18:04:04

Three seats up for grabs on East Brunswick school board

EAST BRUNSWICK Five candidates are running for three available seats on the East Brunswick Board of Education. Incumbents Susanna Chiu, Laurie Lachs and Todd Simmens will face first-time candidates John Gonzalez and Jean Reger for the three-year terms. Chiu, 53, said she is running for re-election i

PACKET ONLINE - 2017-10-17 18:04:04

Judge overrules housing decision in Sayreville

SAYREVILLE - The Sayreville Borough Council's rejection of two ordinances intended to assist Sayreville in reaching its necessary amount of affordable units has been overruled by a New Jersey Superior Court judge. At a meeting on Sept. 25, the council voted 5-1 to deny an ordinance that will amend t

PACKET ONLINE - 2017-10-17 18:04:26

NJ DACA recipients want 'clean' Dream Act. Will they get it?

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ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-10-18 09:00:04