EAST WINDSOR: Vacant council seat filled after the death of Hector Duke

East Winsdor Mayor Janice Mironov

By Amy Batista, Special Writer EAST WINDSOR – The Township Council unanimously voted to fill a vacant seat by appointing Denise Daniels as the newest council member during its meeting on Dec. 22. Ms. Daniels is filling the vacancy created by the recent death of council member Hector Duke. “We sadly had a vacancy occur… Continue reading EAST WINDSOR: Vacant council seat filled after the death of Hector Duke

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

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

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

EAST WINDSOR: Santa works overtime at the firehouse

East Windsor Volunteer Fire Co. No. 1 hosted the Santa Open House recently

By Amy Batista, Special Writer EAST WINDSOR – Santa took time out from his busy schedule to stop by a local firehouse recently where children and residents were able to visit with the man in the red suit. “We have been doing it for 10 years to provide a community event where the children and… Continue reading EAST WINDSOR: Santa works overtime at the firehouse

HIGHTSTOWN: Jersey Fresh rallies to feed local families during the holidays

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By Amy Batista, Special Writer HIGHTSTOWN – Rise is partnering up to receive Jersey Fresh meals through a project supported by Farm Credit East Cares, the New Jersey Agricultural Society’s Farmers Against Hunger (FAH) program to help feed more than 225 families this holiday. “This really is the best gift ever,” said Rise Executive Director… Continue reading HIGHTSTOWN: Jersey Fresh rallies to feed local families during the holidays

POLICE BLOTTER for the week of 12/25

The East Windsor Township Police Department initiated these police reports.  Esdras E. Machado-Giron, 30, of Princeton Arms Apartment, was arrested and charged with DUI, reckless driving, careless driving, consuming alcohol in a motor vehicle, having an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle, having a suspended driver’s license and for being an unlicensed… Continue reading POLICE BLOTTER for the week of 12/25