July 31, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Immigrant children arriving

Children who are fleeing Central American nations to escape crime, violence and poverty are finding their way to Freehold Borough. More...

Former school board president remembered as community ‘titan’

EDISON — Former Board of Education member Gene Maeroff, who was a former national education correspondent for The New York Times, has died. Maeroff passed away at the age of 75 on July 25. More...

New American Legion post gets approval

A merican Legion Fugel-Hummer Post 65 will have a new home following the Metuchen Planning Board’s July 24 approval of plans to provide a new building as part of the Pearl Street Piazza development project. More...

Vocalist to highlight global cultures, styles

Musician and lecturer Mark Levy will return to the Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County, 1775 Oak Tree Road, Edison, at 1:30 p.m. Aug. 5. More...

‘Jeopardy!’ contestant advances to finals

The title of “Jeopardy!” champion and its accompanying $75,000 grand prize is within a buzzer’s reach of Edison resident Jeff Xie. The 17-year-old is now a finalist in the “Jeopardy! More...

Letters

Rabbi clears up council meeting comments

The point of my comment at the June 25 Edison Council meeting was that a part of our tax increases in Edison are due to immigrants who are residing here illegally and utilizing services that they are not entitled to, because they are not residents of More...

Business

Weichert Workforce Mobility earns high ratings from relocating employees

Weichert Workforce Mobility, one of the world’s leading providers of corporate talent mobility solutions, received the highest customer service satisfaction ratings among its largest competitors in the Twentieth Annual Nationwide Relocating Emp More...

Gloria Nilson & Co. closed $1.34 billion in sales, ranks second in New Jersey

A fter closing more than $1.34 billion in transactions in 2013, Gloria Nilson & Co. More...

Coldwell Banker receives sales lead award at Cartus Broker Network Int’l Conference

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in New Jersey and Rockland County, N.Y. was honored for its outstanding performance during the past year at the 2014 Cartus Broker Network International Conference held Feb. More...

Cricket a growing sport in central New Jersey

That funny game with a bat and ball, wickets and players in white dress uniforms is beginning to take a foothold in the area. That funny game is called cricket, and it may soon become more than a novelty. More...

Dotro pleads not guilty

The Edison police officer charged with attempted murder for allegedly setting fire to his police captain’s home in Monroe last year pleaded not guilty to the charges on Monday. Michael A. More...

Grandfather dedicated to helping ailing baby

The Silva family was thrilled for the arrival of a baby boy a few months ago. His parents, Tim and Tara of Garwood, named him Jackson Conner. More...

Police seek suspect in bank robbery

EDISON — Police are looking for anyone with information regarding a bank robbery that occurred at 9:30 a.m. July 18 at Investors Bank, 946 Amboy Ave., Edison. More...

National Night Out scheduled for Aug. 5

The Middlesex County Police and Fire Pipes and Drums Band will kick off a National Night event set for 6-8:30 p.m. Aug. 5 at Friendly’s, 540-560 Middlesex Ave., Metuchen, and in the adjacent parking lots. More...

Step team wins regional competition

The Middlesex County College step team, Exitium, won first place at the fourth annual Step or Die competition at Temple University, Philadelphia, in April. Established in 2013, the group bested step teams from New York, Philadelphia and Toronto. More...

Upcoming talks focus on bullying

Ron Shuali, who says he was both a bully and a victim in his own life, is now dedicated to breaking what he calls the “bullying circle.” More...

Opinion

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A group of young men make their way along the boardwalk in Ocean Grove on July 22. More...

Sports

Bishop Ahr’s Earl excels after change of scenery

Tyler Earl had just completed his freshman year at Old Bridge High School when he and his parents faced a difficult decision. More...