Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Jo Ann Magistro announced her retirement in September.
Jo Ann Magistro Came to the East Brunswick School District in 1971 as a guidance counselor. Since then, she has worked her way through the district to superintendent and seen, what she says, a highly competitive and motivated community come together to create one of the best school systems in the area. “In 1971 this was an extraordinary district with high expectations," she said. “In 2012-2013, it is still an extraordinary district. It’s the culture here. There are high expectations.” Working to meet those expectations while simultaneously evolving to meet current needs has been Magistro’s responsibility since she became superintendent in 2003. But at the end of the year, she will have to worry less about that. In September, Magistro …
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
EBTV is holding a live debate between candidates for Township Council and mayor.
Get a closer look at this year’s candidates for Township Council and Mayor during a live debate on EBTV and sound off on the East Brunswick Patch while it’s happening. EBTV will be holding two live candidate debates tonight Wednesday, Oct. 2, on Comcast Channel 3, and FiOS Channel 37. During the debates, comment here on this story and let us know what you think. Each debate is being moderated by Dawn Clarke, vice president of Voter Service of the League of Women Voters. East Brunswick Patch Editor John Saccenti and Sentinel reporter James McEvoy will be questioning the candidates. Watch the council candidates, Incumbent Democrats Denise Contrino and Nancy Pinkin, as they square off live against Republican challengers Anthony Riccobono and…
Sunday, September 30, 2012
Looking for a house in East Brunswick? Here are a few for sale right now.
These videos of East Brunswick homes for sale were recently uploated to YouTube. Each listing links to the YouTube video. Each home is also marked on the map attached to this article. 21 Oxford Road 2 Brookdale Road 9 Hilltop Boulevard 6 Buckingham Drive Follow Patch on Facebook. Visit www.facebook.com/EastBrunswickPatch and like us. You can also find us on Twitter at twitter.com/EBrunswickPatch.
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
East Brunswick boys soccer team defeats South Brunswick, 3-1.
The boys varsity soccer team improved its record to 4-3 this week after it defeated South Brunswick on Thursday by a score of 3-1, and Old Bridge on Saturday by a score of 4-0. Photographer Michael Derer was at the South Brunswick game last week. Here is how the game played out! Follow Patch on Facebook. Visit www.facebook.com/EastBrunswickPatch and like us. You can also find us on Twitter at twitter.com/EBrunswickPatch .
Thursday, August 30, 2012
Suspects have been charged in the robberies of the Hess Station and Sunoco station, both on Route 18.
This story has been updated to include information on the robberies the three suspects are suspected of committing. The East Brunswick and Old Bridge Police departments have made three arrests following a joint investigation into a string of armed robberies and one burglary of gas stations that occurred in both municipalities between July 30 and Aug. 7. According to police, Nicholas Demo, 19, of Morganville, Joseph Dolce, 21 of Manalapan, and a 16-year-old male accomplice from Manahawkin were charged after an investigation by Detectives Robert Zielinski and Daniel Unkel of the East Brunswick Police Department and Detectives Joseph Gougeon, Michael Blahota and Thomas Montagna of the Old Bridge Police Department. Police said the robberies …
Sunday, August 26, 2012
Meredith Shaw is seeking re-election to the Board of Education.
Sunday, August 26, 2012
Name : Meredith Shaw Also known as : Merry Date of birth : 01 January 1970 Place of residence : Lawrence Brook area of East Brunswick Attended college : Yes College : Rider University Degree : BA inn Secondary Education Year of graduation : 1976 University : The College of NJ Degree : M.Ed in Social Studies Education Year of graduation : 1981 Job titles held : Teacher, Department Chairperson, Coach, NJSIAA Certified High School Sports Official Employers : Bound Brook BOE, Middlesex Gymnastics Academy Running for a: Local office Running for position: Board of Education Member Chamber/district: Incumbent: Yes First elected: 18 August 2005 Previous elective offices : none Unsuccessful bids for elective offices: NA Address Name : Title : Sent …
Thursday, August 23, 2012
With the kids heading back to school in the coming weeks, parents can refer to our guide on the best deals this week in East Brunswick
Back to school can mean a number of things for students and parents. It can mean quieter days for stay-at-home moms, reuniting with friends children haven’t seen for several months, or maybe even learning a thing or two. But one thing is for certain–back to school means a trip to the store to pick up those essentials (and some non-essentials) for students to start the new school year off right. Patch.com hopes to spare you a few hours scouring the aisles with our guide to the best deals in East Brunswick this week. On the agenda–a visit to A.C. Moore, Staples (Yeah, they’ve got those), Best Buy, and Kmart. Supplies Where to Purchase Cost 12-ct. Pack Pencils Staples $1.50 12-ct. Pack Crayola Colored Pencils A.C. Moore $1.79 18-ct. Set Multi…
Saturday, July 28, 2012
DeMarzo is challenging Mayor David Stahl for mayor this November.
Saturday, July 28, 2012
Name : Dr. Eugene Demarzo Date of birth : 28 November 1955 Place of residence : East Brunswick Attended college : Yes College : Fordham University Degree : BS Biology/Philosophy Year of graduation : 1977 University : New York College of Podiatric Medicine Area of research : Doctor of Podiatric Medicine Year of graduation : 1986 Job titles held : NA Employers : Self Employed Private Practice Party affiliation : Republican Running for a: Local office Running for position: Mayor Chamber/district: Incumbent: No Previous elective offices : NA Unsuccessful bids for elective offices: NA Address Name : Title :
Monday, July 23, 2012
Republican candidates for Township Council Synnove Bakke and Jim Johnson are no longer running in November's election.
Republican candidates for Township Council, Synnove Bakke and Jim Johnson, sent a letter to the township clerk’s office last week asking that their names be removed from the ballot for this year’s election. The husband and wife team had been seeking four-year terms on the council. Bakke said Monday afternoon that the decision was made because of work related reasons. Mayoral candidate Republican Eugene DeMarco is still on the ballot. On the Democrat side, incumbents Nancy Pinkin and Denise Contrino and Mayor David Stahl are still seeking re-election. According to the East Brunswick Township Clerk’s office, the Republicans have until Sept. 13 to name two replacement candidates if they want them to appear on the November ballot. So tell us …
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Kevin McEvoy is one of three candidates for school board.
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Name : Mr. Kevin T. McEvoy Date of birth : 01 January 1970 Place of residence : East Brunswick, NJ Attended college : Yes College : Seton Hall University Degree : bachelor of science Year of graduation : 1976 University : Marygrove College via EBU Degree : education Year of graduation : 2000 Job titles held : NA Employers : East Brunswick Board of Education Running for a: Local office Running for position: Board of Education Chamber/district: Incumbent: No Previous elective offices : NA Unsuccessful bids for elective offices: NA Address Name : Title :