CRANBURY: School board president Lynne Schwarz steps down

Cranbury Township School District Board of Education President Lynne Schwarz has stepped down after more than 12 years of service.

By Amy Batista, Special Writer CRANBURY – Board President Lynne Schwarz stepped down after more than 12 years of service on the Cranbury Township School District Board of Education during its meeting on Dec. 15. At a special session prior to the business meeting, the board honored the school’s athletes, and then Chief School Administrator/Principal)… Continue reading CRANBURY: School board president Lynne Schwarz steps down

HIGHTSTOWN: Local author takes aim at childhood abuse

Hightstown resident Trish Egan

By Amy Batista, Special Writer HIGHTSTOWN – A local resident is the author of a fictionalized memoir dedicated to survivors of childhood abuse. “I Am Sunshine: One Woman’s Journey to Heal from Childhood Sexual Abuse,” is a book by Trish Egan about her heroine, Idalia, who was sexually abused as a child. As a consequence,… Continue reading HIGHTSTOWN: Local author takes aim at childhood abuse

CRANBURY: School district once again tops in safety

CRANBURY – The Cranbury Township School District won the 2014-2015 school year Safety Award, which was announced during its Board of Education Meeting Dec. 15. “We just won the award for the 2014-2015 school year so we received a credit toward our 2015-2016 school year insurance premiums,” said Business Administrator and Board Secretary Nicholas Bice… Continue reading CRANBURY: School district once again tops in safety

EAST WINDSOR: Township officials welcome new police officer Karl Johnston III

East Windsor Mayor Janice Mironov congratulates Officer Karl Johnston III

By Amy Batista, Special Writer EAST WINDSOR – Township officials welcomed a new police officer to the ranks with the swearing-in of Karl Johnston III during its meeting on Dec. 22. Mayor Janice Mironov administered the oath of office to Officer Johnston, with his father, Karl Johnston Jr., by his side. Fellow officers, family and… Continue reading EAST WINDSOR: Township officials welcome new police officer Karl Johnston III

HIGHTSTOWN: Residents and council members reflect on a good year

Residents came forward at the Dec. 21 Hightstown council meeting to congratulate their elected officials on a successful 2015. In turn

By Amy Batista, Special Writer HIGHTSTOWN – Residents and council took some time to look back and reflect on this past year during its meeting on Dec. 21. “I decided to weigh all the good things and bad things that have happened in the last year,” said resident Eugene Sarafin. “I couldn’t find anything bad… Continue reading HIGHTSTOWN: Residents and council members reflect on a good year

EAST WINDSOR: ‘New Year’s Food Drive’ kicks off

East Windsor Township is sponsoring a “New Year’s Food Drive,” kicking off Jan. 1, 2016 and continuing through Jan. 31, for distribution to local individuals and families. Non-perishable food items can be dropped off at the following locations: East Windsor Township municipal building at 16 Lanning Boulevard during regular business hours, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30… Continue reading EAST WINDSOR: ‘New Year’s Food Drive’ kicks off

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: President Obama’s holiday gift to America

To the editor: Every American History teacher realizes the parallel’s to the current Obama Administration ( Democratic Party) policies toward abortion to that of similar policies of the 1800s in regards to the issues of slavery. President Obama’s funding of organizations, like Planned Parenthood is his holiday gift to America, and it will be a… Continue reading LETTER TO THE EDITOR: President Obama’s holiday gift to America

POLICE BLOTTER for the week of 1/1/16

The Hightstown Police Department initiated the following police reports from Dec. 8 through Dec. 22, 2015  A resident of the Hightstown Housing Authority reported that between Dec. 5 and Dec. 6 her new vehicle was damaged. The caller reported that a large linear scratch in a “Y” type pattern was found on the front hood… Continue reading POLICE BLOTTER for the week of 1/1/16

HILLSBOROUGH: Hockey team qualifies to play in Canada 

Hillsborough youngsters play on a Princeton teen ice hockey team that completed a 25-2-2 season and qualified for post-season play. Shown with an early-season tourney victory banner are

The Princeton Youth Hockey Association U-16A team is bound for Canada to play in a tournament in mid-January. The team of 18 skaters and two goalies is a mix of players from various towns. Two players are from Hillsborough and one is from Neshanic Station. At the start of the season the Tigers weren’t expected… Continue reading HILLSBOROUGH: Hockey team qualifies to play in Canada 