October 30, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Work of psychics conjures spirited debate

Roughly one year ago, Heather Saracen was going through a particularly rough patch in her life. More...

Republicans challenge incumbent Democrats for freeholder seats

Election 2014

Four candidates are vying for two threeyear terms on the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders in the Nov. 4 election. Democrat incumbents Carol Barrett Bellante and Charles Tomaro are seeking reelection, while Republican newcomers Richard J. More...

Public works projects get underway in Milltown

MILLTOWN — The Department of Public Works has begun several projects designed to bring improvements to areas of the borough. More...

Trick-or-treat with a cause

SPOTSWOOD — A local family’s festive, Halloween-themed home will help raise funds for a Spotswood sixth-grader diagnosed with leukemia. More...

Grand opening

Galina Markovich, director of Millennium Memory Care, Monroe, celebrated the facility’s grand opening on Oct. 21 with Ed Walkoczy and Jack LeRoy of the band Gold Alert. More...

‘Love and Intrigue’ at Rutgers

ENTERTAINMENT

Ferdinand von Walters and Luise Miller are young and in love — and if only they were of the same social class, their story might end happily ever after. More...

Letters

New website focuses on school start times

In the Sept. 18 issue of the Sentinel, I was one of the people interviewed for the article titled “Later School Start Time Sought for Teens.” More...

Opinion

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View from the bridge at Oakford Lake, downtown New Egypt. More...

Schools

Candidates pursue seats on South River school board

SOUTH RIVER

SOUTH RIVER — This year’s slate of candidates for the borough’s Board of Education is a crowded one, with a total of nine candidates vying for four seats. More...

‘News’ print

Justine Torres, left, models a Sentinel newspaper dress designed by students Vania Sengar and Kaushiki Sengar for a fashion show at Chittick Elementary School in East Brunswick on Oct. 17. Samantha Tarnofsky made her own candy dress. More...

Preschool celebrates new playground

SPOTSWOOD — Pixie Preschool recently cut the ribbon on a new playground, the first of many improvements coming to the 44-year-old school. More...

Business

Somerset Gate nearing completion

The final buildings at Somerset Gate, a brand-new, gated community of luxurious townhomes located less than a mile from downtown New Brunswick, are under construction for early 2015 delivery, according to sales manager Debra Buragina, a licensed brok More...

Weichert Corporate Housing names new national director of business development

Frank Palestrini, president of Weichert Corporate Housing, announces that Marea Nathanson, a nine-year veteran of the corporate housing industry, was recently named to the organization’s executive team as national director of business developme More...

Top real estate professionals attend Coldwell Banker Elite Retreat

Hal Maxwell, president of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in New Jersey and Rockland County, N.Y., announces that 55 sales associates affiliated with the company recently attended the Elite Retreat, a conference held at The Breakers Palm Beach More...

Bulletin Board

- ‘Steampunk Poe’ to be presented this weekendThe Sayreville War Memorial High School Theatre Society will present Edgar Allan Poe’s “Steampunk Poe” at 7 p.m. Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 at the school, Washington Road, Parlin section of Sayreville. More...

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A witch walks through the cemetery at the Milltown Haunted River Walk on Oct. 24. More...

Advocates seek ouster of mayor, shelter officials

A nimal welfare advocates and Helmetta Councilwoman Yvette Bruno called for the mayor to resign over problems at the animal shelter during a tumultuous Borough Council meeting. More...

Greater Media chairman lauded for radio leadership

A lways at the forefront of his industry, Greater Media’s CEO has been recognized for his role in electronic media. More...

East Brunswick reflects on Sandy anniversary

EAST BRUNSWICK — The two-year anniversary of superstorm Sandy finds East Brunswick in a much better position than it was a year ago, according to Township Administrator James White. More...

Haunted walk has its most successful year

Another successful year is on the books — or out of the woods — for the 11th annual Haunted River Walk, which was held the past two weekends in Milltown. In fact, it has been the most successful to date. More...

Miss India

Divya Rasesh Trivedi, 22, of East Brunswick, was recently crowned Miss India East Coast at Renaissance Los Angeles Airport Hotel in California. More...

Bulletin Board

Spaces available at craft fair, flea market

The Monroe Township First Aid Squad will hold its Indoor Craft Fair and Flea Market Nov. 8 at the First Aid Building, 47 Monmouth Road, off Spotswood/Englishtown Road. More...

Baseball team to hold Nov. 1 clothing drive

The East Brunswick Americans baseball team will hold a clothing drive 8 a.m.-1 p.m. on Nov. 1 under the tent at the East Brunswick Baseball Complex, 365 Dunhams Corner Road, East Brunswick. The drive will be held rain or shine. More...

Tickets available for Nov. 7 Tricky Tray

The 17th annual Immaculate Conception HSA Tricky Tray will be held Nov. 7 at the school, 23 Manalapan Road. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. Calling will begin at 7:45 p.m. Admission is $12 and includes dessert and coffee. More...

Obituaries

Gloria Christine Weyman Lynn

Gloria Christine Weyman Lynn of Milltown passed away peacefully at St. Peter’s University Hospital, New Brunswick, with her family by her side. More...

Robert W. Kuhn

After a long, hard-fought battle with cancer, Robert W. Kuhn, 53, entered into eternal peace on Oct. 25, 2014, with his family by his side. Born in Brooklyn, he was raised in Monroe Township and resided in Lakewood. More...

John G. O’Neill

John G. O’Neill, 69, of East Brunswick, passed away at the Raritan Bay Medical Center in Perth Amboy on Oct. 22, 2014. Born in Trenton, John was a longtime resident of East Brunswick and graduated from East Brunswick High School in 1965. More...

Sports

GMC Champions

Top: Monroe Township High School’s field hockey players celebrate after defeating South Plainfield High School, 1-0, to capture the Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament championship on Oct. 23 at South Brunswick High School. More...

Bears, Falcons boys soccer competing for GMC title

I f the Greater Middlesex Conference (GMC) Boys Soccer Tournament continues like it has since the opening round, second-seed Monroe Township High School (15-3-1) will clash with third-seed East Brunswick High School (12-5-1) in the semifinals on Oct. More...

SPORT SHORTS

The Colonial Basketball League, a recreational basketball league for third- through eighth-graders, is accepting registration through Nov. 7 at the Freehold Borough YMCA Community Center at 41 Center St. The league runs from December through March. More...