South Brunswick: The Week in Review

A look back at the week that was in South Brunswick.

An accident occurred Monday on the New Jersey Turnpike involving a tractor-trailer, a dump truck, and two commercial trucks. State Police Sgt. Brian Polite said the driver of one dump truck was pronounced dead at the scene, while the driver of the tractor trailer was taken to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital to be treated for injuries.

The Day by Day Hope Foundation provides help with day to day needs for those battling cancer, in addition to assisting with financial, legal and insurance issues.

Sand Hills Road will be getting a major facelift soon, after the township learned it would be receiving a $300,000 grant through the state Department of Transportation.

A two-store out-building in the Marketplace shopping center on Route 27 has been vacant for several months. Formerly the home of Children's Place Outlet -- which moved to another storefront in the shopping center -- and Konoko Japanese restaurant (now  in Town Place in Kendall Park).

South Brunswick Police were able to locate a missing Barnegat man yesterday who is suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. A Silver Alert was issued early on Sunday for Anthony Granese, 77, who was last seen at Island Beach State Park at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday. 

Defending GMC champs opened season this week.

Women Aware Inc. recognizes those who have demonstrated a commitment to improving the lives of people affected by domestic violence.

After three decades in South Brunswick, the popular burrito joint on Route 1 received a name change and some tweaks to the menu.

An editor's personal journey.

Donations for the annual Challenge to Fight Hunger may not match last year's based on current levels.

Three, three-year terms on the Township Council are up for election in November.

Cost-saving measures like eliminating the township Health Department and spending down the unused snow budget are also being discussed.

Volunteer firefighters from Lawrence Township's Lawrence Road Fire Co. share their thoughts about the roles they played in rescuing and reviving 22 dogs - including newborn puppies - from a smoky house fire in Hopewell Township Monday night.

Rohit Maddineni was charged with aggravated manslaughter and drunk driving after a crash on Dey Road last weekend, which killed an Edison man.

Weber-Hill retired in 2000, after teaching English at the high school for 35 years.

Siddharth Kurella won the New Jersey National Geographic Geography Bee last week.

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New lighting standards to address safety for pedestrians and aid crime prevention in new developments.

Former South Brunswick High School standout Mohamed Sanu is expected to be drafted in the second round of this month's NFL Draft.

Appeal sought to overturn former Education Commissioner Bret Schundler’s decision to approve the Hatikvah charter school because it did not meet enrollment requirements.

South Brunswick Township Council working to set priority roads for improvement program.


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