July 2, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Two decades celebrated at senior center

Twenty years ago, the Old Bridge Senior Center opened in the municipal complex, a result of the vision of former mayor and councilman George J. Bush. More...

Coalition demands new direction for NJ energy policy

A newly formed coalition of more than three dozen environmental, religious and labor organizations took to the state house to champion renewable energy as a must for New Jersey. More...

Old Bridge to address feral cat problem

OLD BRIDGE — The most important part of dealing with a feral cat problem is educating the public, according to animal welfare advocates. More...

Sayreville debates purchase of lot to preserve open space

SAYREVILLE — The Borough Council is divided on party lines regarding acquiring a property along Cheesequake Road as open space. More...

Celebrate July Fourth at Oceanfest

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The 25th annual Oceanfest, a family-friendly celebration, will take place 10 a.m.-10 p.m. July 4, rain or shine. More...

Letters

Battles over women’s health continue

I write this letter because June is the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision in Griswold v. Connecticut. In this historic decision, the court ruled that a state’s ban on the use of contraceptives violated the right to marital privacy. More...

Opinion

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Sign of the season at the Quaker Inn, Ocean Grove, on a beautiful and busy June 28. More...

Sports

Phil Simms Football Classic

South all-star Myles Williams of Old Bridge High School brings down Justin Stewart from Union High School during the Phil Simms New Jersey North-South All-Star Football Classic at Kean University in Union June 29. More...

Bombers get look at young players during summer league

Sayreville War Memorial High School’s baseball team looks to build on its successful 17-11 season and trip to the Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament finals when it resumes play next spring. More...

Sanchez, Dyke win Summer Race Series opener

Alejandro Sanchez and Kerry Dyke won the opening races of the Freehold Area Running Club’s 33rd Annual Summer 5K Race Series. More...

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Youngsters enjoy the teacup ride at the annual St. Stan’s Carnival at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church in Sayreville on June 26. More...

Sign language could fill graduation requirement

High school students in New Jersey may one day be able to fulfill their language requirement for graduation by learning American Sign Language. More...

Winning

More than 2,000 people attended the Win & Wine Weekend/Chocolate Festival at Monmouth Park on June 27 and 28. Attendees sampled wine from local wineries and desserts from area vendors. The event was sponsored by Greater Media Newspapers. More...

Players of vintage baseball seek to revive Middlesex County club

Baseball is, of course, the great American pastime, and some enthusiasts are looking to recreate the good old days by reviving an authentic vintage team. More...

Sayreville GOP committee elects leaders, seeks support

SAYREVILLE — The annual meeting of the Sayreville Republican Municipal Committee was held June 10. Councilman Art Rittenhouse was reelected as committee chair. More...

Bulletin Board

Trip to Myrtle Beach planned for seniors

Our Lady of Victories (OLV) Seniors will sponsor a Sept. 20-26 trip to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The seven-day, six-night excursion will include lodging, bus transportation, five breakfasts, four full dinners and three shows. More...

‘Windows 8’ seminar scheduled at library

A program titled “Windows 8 for Beginners” is scheduled for 6-8 p.m. July 6 at the Sayreville Public Library, Washington Road. Participants are encouraged to bring their own device, if they are able. More...

Thursday Club plans visit to casino, show

The Sayreville Seniors Thursday Club will sponsor an Aug. 16 trip to Resorts Casino, Atlantic City, to see “The Tony Pace Show.” The bus will depart at 11 a.m. from the back parking lot at the Sayreville Senior Center, Main Street. More...

Entertainment

AMC’s new series ‘Humans’ examines what separates man from machine

“The best reason to make machines more like people is to make people less like machines,” declares a scientist in AMC’s intriguing new drama Humans, which began June 28. More...

Vulgar, rude, obnoxious — Ted is back

In theaters now

If you thought you’d seen it all in Ted, you haven’t. Welcome to Ted 2. Ted (voice of Seth MacFarlane) and Tami-Lynn (Jessica Barth) are married, and life is hard for this young couple. More...

Business

The new focus on healthy ’hoods

Americans look for a lot of valued amenities in the neighborhoods they choose to live in, from safe streets to a convenient Starbucks on the corner. More...

Circle BMW raises $750 for Zilinski Memorial Fund

The founders of the Lt. Dennis W. Zilinski II Memorial Fund were all smiles at Circle BMW in Eatontown as owner Thomas DeFelice Jr. presented the organization with a check for $750 resulting from the dealership’s Memorial Day fund raiser. More...

Like a Lexus?

Q&A with Sharon Peters

Q: We’re looking at a Lexus ES 300h. What are the most logical competitors for us to test drive? More...