10 big construction projects changing the face of Rutgers | NJ.com

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Sep 062017
 
Rutgers chemistry building

The campus landscape at Rutgers University keeps transforming, with a slew of construction projects that were recently completed or are going through their final touches. Students returning for classes this semester will notice a new look to College Avenue in New Brunswick, as well as a brand new nursing and science building in Camden and a massive chemistry complex that’s towering over the Busch Campus in Piscataway.

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Taste of East Brunswick 

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Aug 302017
 
Taste of East Brunswick

The 1st Annual “Taste of East Brunswick”

As part of East Brunswick Day 2017 @ Community Arts Center
September 23rd, 12:00pm – 3:00pm

Local Restaurants and Food Purveyors are invited to participate in The Taste of East Brunswick
By providing samples of their cuisine for residents to taste (residents make a small donation to the Community Food Pantry).
Residents make a $5 Donation to the Community Food Pantry to enter Taste of East Brunswick Area

Click here for Taste of East Brunswick Registration Form

Current List of Participating Restaurants & Food Purveyors:
Jersey Mike’s Subs
Colonial Diner
East Brunswick Chinese
The Brunswick Grove
M & M Bake Shop
Art of Salad

 

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“Registration – SBB/GBC Football/Cheer, EB Soccer **Updated Links**” from East Brunswick Recreation, Parks and Community Services : Nixle

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Jul 312017
 

Now it’s time to think of Fall Sports for the kids!!!!  Registration and start to season for St Bart’s Buffalos and Golden Bear Chargers Football and Cheer are underway with both programs kicking off their practices tonight.  Contact either organization for information on how/when/where to register.  East Brunswick Soccer Fall Registration closes TONIGHT so contact them today to register. We are forwarding this information and do NOT handle the registration for these youth sports’ organization so please co

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New mayor takes helm in East Brunswick

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Feb 102016
 

Kevin McEvoy’s appointment to mayor leaves vacancy on the township school board

EAST BRUNSWICK – The appointment of Kevin McEvoy as mayor Monday night has left a vacancy on the township school board.

McEvoy resigned from the school board Monday morning, Superintendent of Schools Victor Valeski said.

“We’ll miss him,” Valeski said. “He’s walked that line of making sure as a constituent, as a public servant, that he met the needs of both the schools and the community and found a balance.”

McEvoy was sworn in as mayor by Assemblywoman Nancy Pinkin, D-18th District.

He replaces David Stahl, who was sworn in as a municipal judge last month. Stahl was appointed to serve a three-year term in Woodbridge through Dec. 31, 2018.

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Crystal Springs Doubles Income in Summer 2015 – East Brunswick NJ News – TAPinto

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Dec 162015
 

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – Councilwoman Camille Ferraro Clark proudly announced this summer’s successful final talley – double that of 2007, the highest until this year – for the Crystal Springs Aquatic Center on Dunham’s Corner Road.  At the Town Council meeting for December 14, she credited summer workers and Michael Reisner, Director of the Department of Parks, Recreation, and Community Services, for the management and upgrades of service at the township facility.  Clark also noted that fees will be increased for non-residents next year and that some renovation will take place to the waterpark.

Source: Crystal Springs Doubles Income in Summer 2015 – East Brunswick NJ News – TAPinto

Route 18 Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram Holds Reach For the Cure Fundraiser

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Sep 032015
 

Reach For the Cure

Route 18 Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram is partnering with The Breast Center at Saint Peter’s Healthcare System to raise money for breast cancer awareness and education. The Route 18 Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram Reach For the Cure program will be taking donations from September 1 to October 31, 2015. The dealership will be giving $50 to The Breast Center for every new or used car they sell during the months of September and October. Anyone who match the dealership’s contribution of $50 or donates more will receive an additional $500 off of their vehicle purchase. A printed copy of the confirmation must be brought to the dealership at the time of purchase to get the $500 off. One coupon per vehicle. To commemorate the partnership, the dealership will be wrapping a Chrysler Town & Country and they’ll be making stops throughout the community to give away coupons. Please visit www.rt18cjdr.com/reach-for-the-cure.htm to donate and learn more about The Breast Center.

May 202015
 

EAST BRUNSWICK – For years, Brian Selznick’s books have taken his readers on adventures to places such as Paris, London and New York. Thursday, they will take him back to his hometown. The East Brunswick Public Library Foundation will be honoring Selznick at its first Roots and Wings Celebration.Selznick is the author of “The Invention of Hugo Cabret,” “Wonderstruck” and the soon-to-be-released “The Marvels.” With his clever style of weaving a story through art and text, Selznick created a unique technique — still unnamed — of his own. It has won him accolades, acclaim and awards.Second book becomes movieBased on Selznick’s 2008 Caldecott Medal-winning book, “The Adventures of Hugo Cabret,” the movie “Hugo” by Martin Scorsese debuted in 2011 and received 11 Academy Award nominations, winning five. Just announced this week, Todd Haynes will direct a film based on Selznick’s novel “Wonderstruck.” This time, Selznick also authored the screenplay.

Source: Author/illustrator Brian Selznick returns to East Brunswick – click the link to read the full article by Cheryl Makin, @CherylMakin

Details of the event are:

The East Brunswick Public Library Foundation invites the community to its 1st Annual Roots & Wings Celebration, on Thursday, May 28, 2015, with doors opening at 6:45 p.m., and program at 7:00 p.m., featuring author and illustrator Brian Selznick.

Selznick, an East Brunswick native, is the award-winning author of The Invention of Hugo Cabret, which was adapted into the 2011 Oscar-winning film Hugo.

The East Brunswick Public Library Foundation strives to create an environment in which children, teens, and adults can root themselves in our society, our culture, and our town. By supporting the growth of Library services and activities, the Library Foundation strengthens the roots of the Library. Strong roots allows the library to give wings to our residents’ ideas, dreams, and lifelong learning. The Library’s ability to provide the “roots” of learning, the roots of exploration and the roots of personal enrichment then empowers our residents to fly through their world and take “wing” on their dreams.  The name of this event celebrates this notion.

Tickets cost $100 for adults, and $40 for students in grades 10-12, and can be purchased at the circulation desk in the Library at 2 Jean Walling Civic Center.  The evening includes a presentation by Brian Selznick, silent auction, book signing, and an elegant dessert buffet.  All proceeds will benefit the East Brunswick Public Library Foundation.

Contact Andrea Alexander, Development Director, at 732-390-6762 for more information.

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Library Foundation Fundraiser: Author and Illustrator Brian Selznick
 

May 062015
 
Jax on American Idol

They scared us by holding Jax until last of the three that were safe this week, but once again Jax comes through and stays alive!! Jax sang great but needs your votes to keep going. The homecoming segment was nice, but it was sad that they failed to show the great singing done by the East Brunswick Choir. Luckily there are lots of pictures and articles written about Jax’s visit.

Here are some twitter videos:

Don’t forget to vote for Jax now.

(1) SuperVote™ at www.americanidol.com/vote or Facebook: https://apps.facebook.com/american-idol-vote – must be signed into Facebook for either

(2) SuperVote™ via the FOX NOW App: If you have a compatible Android or iOS device (tablet or handheld), then you can vote via the FOX NOW App.

(3) Vote using Google Search: If you have a valid Google account, you can vote using Google Search. Simply go to Google, and search “American Idol Vote” – you must be logged in with a valid Google account.

(4) Text Voting: When voting begins for all of the contestants, they will each be assigned a text message “keyword” number which will appear on screen during the Voting Show each week alongside the short code 21523 send 7

(5) Toll-free Voting: Call 1-866-IDOLS-07 (1-866-436-5707)

May 022015
 
Jax at East Brunswick Parade

American Idol contestant Jax returned to her hometown of East Brunswick, NJ and was welcomed by thousands. The town put on a parade and concert to celebrate her success at making it to the final 4 on American Idol. The event came off very nicely. The crowd really started to grow about 4:30 and it was great to see all the kids excitedly waiting for Jax with their homemade signs. The East Brunswick High School choir marched in the parade and sang to Jax. When Jax finally came out to sing, she made her way through the crowd to get to the stage and then the East Brunswick Choir sang to her – followed by a group hug. Jax then sang several songs which really sounded great. It was all very nice.

East Brunswick Parade for Jax

So many cute kid at the Jax parade

East Brunswick Parade for Jax

Local press at the East Brunswick Parade for Jax

East Brunswick Parade for Jax

Karen Ruffner, ARC Real Estate, Loves Jax

East Brunswick Parade for Jax

The East Brunswick Fire Department went all out for the Jax parade

East Brunswick Parade for Jax

Jax Fans exited at the start of the parade

East Brunswick Parade for Jax

East Brunswick students in the parade for Jax

East Brunswick Parade for Jax

East Brunswick students in the parade for Jax

East Brunswick Parade for Jax

East Brunswick students in the parade for Jax

Jax at East Brunswick Parade

Jax at East Brunswick Parade

Jax at East Brunswick Parade

Jax at East Brunswick Parade

Jax at East Brunswick Parade

Jax at East Brunswick Parade

Jax at East Brunswick Concert

Jax at East Brunswick Concert

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Jax at East Brunswick Concert

Jax at East Brunswick Concert

Jax at East Brunswick Concert

Jax at East Brunswick Concert

Jax at East Brunswick Concert

Jax at East Brunswick Concert

You might also be interested in some of the local news coverage:

“Home is where the heart is for Jax” in mycentraljersey.com by Cheryl Makin, @CherylMakin

“Jax parade and concert: ‘American Idol’ hopeful returns to N.J. (PHOTOS)” in NJ.com By Bobby Olivier

There was also lots of coverage on Twitter: