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South Brunswick: The Week in Review

A look back at the week that was.

The South Brunswick High School varsity dance team placed 10th in the small jazz division at the National Dance Team Championships. The competition was run by Universal Dance Association at the Disney Wide World of Sports Complex. The 10th-place finish in varsity jazz is a new school best.

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The South Brunswick boys bowling team was defeated in the quarterfinals of the GMC Tournament by Colonia. For the year, the team finished with a record of 11-4-3.

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A township resident was charged with the burglary of a Kingston residence in January following a two-week investigation by South Brunswick Police. Kyle Nasdeo, 27, of South Brunswick, was charged with burglary after turning himself in last Friday.

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With work to complete a sidewalk along Stouts Lane held up by funding issues, the South Brunswick Township Council is continuing to explore quick-fix remedies to improve safety along the roadway for students. 

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Students at St. Augustine of Canterbury School celebrated Catholic Schools Week in style, by deciding to put their own twist on this year's theme, while helping the less fortunate in the process. The Kendall Park Catholic school collected over 800 pounds of food to be distributed through the South Brunswick Food Pantry and Community Outreach Program during the week-long celebration of a Catholic education.

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It's official, the seniors on the South Brunswick High School girls winter track team finished the complete sweep. South Brunswick scored 70 points to win its fourth straight Central Jersey Group IV Tournament last weekend in Toms River.

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With the start of the spring sports season in sight, the South Brunswick Diamond Club is getting ready for its 7th annual fundraiser in support of South Brunswick High School baseball. The club's "Night at the Races" event is designed to raise money to help the SBHS squad become a state powerhouse.

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The governor vetoed the same sex marriage bill—something couples like Louise Walpin and Marsha Shapiro of Monmouth Junction believe shows a failure of leadership.

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The ongoing work by Middlesex County to repair the Friendship Road bridge is expected to be completed within four to six weeks. The small bridge suffered significant damage during Hurricane Irene and has been impassable due to a gaping hole ever since.

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The South Brunswick High School wrestling team is continuing a yearly tradition to show solidarity with a teammate battling a hardship, while raising money for a good cause in the process. The grapplers dyed their hair blue for this weekend's District Wrestling Tournament at SBHS, to support Lilian White in her fight against scleroderma.

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The South Brunswick girls bowling team finished the regular season with a record of 15-0-1. The team won the Red Division and the overall Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament. South Brunswick then topped that all off by winning the Group IV championship on Feb. 13 at Carolier Lanes in North Brunswick.

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The South Brunswick Township Council approved a list of grant allocations aimed at aiding low-income senior citizens and adults with disabilities at Tuesday's council meeting. 

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Burrito Royale, which closed recently, was like family to the people who worked there.

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