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June 23, 2022

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Today the Vocational Technical School in East Brunswick officially announced its new name as the Middlesex County Magnet School in East Brunswick at a ceremony with school and county officials. In attendance was County Administrator John Pulomena, Board of Commissioners ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Here's your graduation video from today's celebration of the Class of 2022. Go, Bears! You survived the PARCC tests, school lock-downs, the terror of national school shootings, a pandemic, a failing football field, and lots of negative online chatter, plus some tantalizing ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - A South Brunswick School District employee was killed yesterday while working on Georges Road. Dean Battaglia, age 53, was struck by a vehicle and later pronounced dead at the scene, according to the police. Battaglia was a long-time maintenance worker for the district. He ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Class of 2022 is nearing a close on their eventful years at East Brunswick High School. Many clubs participated in raising money for a variety of school events, such as prom. The Class Council, in particular, spent a large amount of time collaborating about the theme, ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ –  Saint Joseph High School's Class of 2022 celebrated their final day as classmates at a commencement and mass celebrated at The Church of the Sacred Heart on May 22. In becoming a St. Joe’s man, students develop a tenacity that graduates carry with them as they journey ...

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Over Memorial Day weekend, in response to a TAPinto story concerning the controversy over calculus instruction at Princeton High School, the consultant whose 2021 report ignited some of the concern among parents submitted an op ed, "The Case for Alternatives to Calculus," that we posted to our ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - In Uvalde, Texas, this week, 19 elementary students and 2 of their teachers were killed by a teenaged gunman firing an automatic weapon in an enclosed classroom space.  Since the killings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut in which 28 students and staff lost their ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY: East Brunswick's Heidi Hu, Matthew Lee, and Karis Mao brought home top honors in the YVote Essay and Video Contest which focused on the reasons why people should participate in democracy by voting. The goal of the contest was to motivate young people to get involved in the ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Our Lady of Victories (OLV) School, which opened its doors in 1889 in the church basement, will close at the end of the academic year, according to a letter sent to parents of students this week. Rev. Dennis R. Weezorak wrote that it is "with much sadness yet the promise of ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY - Middlesex College marked its first in-person commencement ceremony since 2019 by awarding 1,633 degrees and certificates to 1,600 students on Thursday. About 800 graduates participated in the college’s 55th commencement ceremony at Jersey Mike’s Arena at Rutgers ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Business wasn’t brisk at The Yard on College Avenue one recent morning, with Rutgers students all off cramming for finals.  The sluggish sales, however, did little to diminish the enthusiasm a group of Pathways to Adult Living (PAL) students have for their burgeoning ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - On Saturday, May 21, 2022, East Brunswick residents Ella Joasil and Prasiddha Sudhakar will graduate from the Governor’s STEM Scholars, a program of the Research & Development Council of New Jersey. They are part of a class of 95 New Jersey high school and college students ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Caps and gowns. Pomp and Circumstance. Scarlet and White. The images of thousands of graduates from Rutgers-New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences filing into SHI Stadium on Sunday, May 15, will represent the end of a journey that was filled with many tests ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The event was three years in the making, but the East Brunswick Public Schools honored their own this week at the Board meeting held at Hammarskjold Middle School.  Families joined the educators and support staff who earned recognition during the 2019/20, 2020/21, and 2021/22 ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ -  "Do you know the average age of a farmer in New Jersey?" asked farmer Jim Giamarese of East Brunswick.  The answer is 62. Giamerese, who has won state and national award for farming, calls himself "The last of the Giamareses who will farm.  We need young people to get ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Memorial Day Weekend has been extended for the students and staff of the East Brunswick Public Schools, with the district's schools being closed  Friday, May 27 through Monday, 30, 2022. Since the district has not used all available emergency closing days during this school ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Butterfly Effect of Kindness is spreading throughout Churchill Junior High School. Mrs. Merton and Mrs. Weinstein have initiated this project with the hopes of it spreading throughout their building, the local community, and even globally.   This idea was originally ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Attention East Brunswick residents with young children. Children who will be five years of age on or before October 31, 2022 are eligible for the East Brunswick Public School full-day kindergarten program for the 2022-2023 school year. Please visit www.ebnet.org/register for ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Some 2,600 middle and high school students were dismissed early for the month of February in Millville in Cumberland County, where there weren't enough teachers to cover all the classes. The Camden School District, which was unable to fill 28 bilingual and ESL teaching ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - in the musical Fiddler on the Roof, Tevye, the milkman, poses the question, "When a bird marries a fish, where do they live?"  Last week, the members of the East Brunswick Board of Education volleyed substantive questions and answers regarding the creation of the "Hammarskjold ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Dr. Anthony Fauci, the White House Chief Medical Advisor who rose to national prominence during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, will take part in the Rutgers commencement ceremony at SHI Stadium next month, a source has told TAPinto New Brunswick. Fauci’s presence ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Public School District Community Programs Department again is offering the Early Learning Academy Preschool classes. This parent-pay program is for 3 and 4-year-old children residing in East Brunswick and surrounding areas. To be eligible for the 2022-2023 ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Selecting the best possible school is an important process, and Rutgers Preparatory School (RPS) is committed to helping families experience personal, informative and convenient ways to learn more about educational opportunities available for prospective students.  RPS has many ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ – Beginning around 6:45 a.m., you start to see the build-up of cars and buses on Washington Road, as Sayreville War Memorial High School prepares for another school day. The traffic quickly increases and backs up, as the slow trudge to the high school becomes a bit more brisk.

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - There was lots to celebrate at the East Brunswick Board of Education meeting this past St. Patrick's Day.  Mostly, it was a celebration of the results yielded by solid, ongoing financial planning that led to both surviving losses of income during the pandemic closures of ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ  –On Thursday, March 17, 2022 the New Jersey School counselors Association (NJSCA) honored school counselors from the different counties within the State of New Jersey at the annual “Counselor of the County” Awards Program. School counselors are nominated by their colleagues and ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Public Schools are planning for a new high school, but there's still lots of homework to do before a "strategic, intelligent" design can be presented to the residents of the township. In an interview with TAPinto East Brunswick today, Superintendent Dr.

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Applications for the 2022-2023 East Brunswick High School Bears and Cubs Preschool Program are now available online at  www.ebnet.org/preschool .   This program is FREE to East Brunswick residents.  The Bears and Cubs Preschool is an elective for high school juniors and ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ- South Brunswick Board of Education President Joyce Mehta announced that she would not step down or resign from the board following a series of controversies. Mehta made this announcement during last night’s special meeting to discuss her past conduct and use of the board ...

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NEW JERSEY LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT 18 -- Public schools in New Jersey’s 18th Legislative District are slated to receive more than $120.2 million under Gov. Phil Murphy's proposed state budget. East Brunswick will receive $33.324 million (a $7.432 million increase over the last year) in direct state ...

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