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Year in Review: South Brunswick's Most Read Stories

The top 10 most read stories of the year in South Brunswick.

10. 

A tragic story that captured the entire country's attention touched South Brunswick. Leiby Kletzky, 8, who was murdered and dismembered in Brooklyn, was buried in July at the Washington Cemetery.

9.

The October snow storm that hit the region caused a power outage for about one-third of South Brunswick and cancelled school.

8. 

South Brunswick High School was recognized by Newsweek Magazine in its annual list of the Best High Schools in America. Newsweek said the rankings were calculated using six components: graduation rate (25 percent), college matriculation rate (25 percent), and AP tests taken per graduate (25 percent), plus average SAT/ACT scores (10 percent), average AP/IB scores (10 percent), and AP courses offered per graduate (5 percent). South Brunswick High School was ranked 264 out of 1,000 on the Newsweek list. 

7. 

A 25-year old Jamesburg woman was killed on Sept. 15 when the Ford Explorer she was driving flipped over and struck the guardrail on the northbound inner lane of the roadway near mile marker 74.5 in South Brunswick.

6. 

New Jersey State Police continue to search for the driver of a white box truck that struck a An 18-year-old Philadelphia man received severe injuries from the collision, including broken legs, after he was thrown into and over his silver Honda Accord.

5. 

Two people were injured when a helicopter crashed in a field behind Indian Fields Elementary School in July.

4. 

Nine-year-old Brandon Dominguez has been battling brain cancer since December last year. Once his fight began, Brandon's bravery inspired the entire South Brunswick community to unite and support a family facing an unimaginable struggle, all for a precocious child who has touched so many hearts.

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Hurricane Irene left a path of destruction through South Brunswick that closed dozens of roads, left thousands without power for up to a week, and caused countless dollars in damages.

2. 

Superstar Beyonce Knowles walked the streets of South Brunswick in August during a shoot for her music video for the song "Party." South Brunswick Patch was the only news outlet to capture images of the star on the set of the video.

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A 52-year-old Chesapeake, Va. man died after clinging to life for days following a devastating accident that occurred on the N.J. Turnpike's southbound outer roadway, just north of Exit 8A/Rt. 32 in South Brunswick. 

Marty Abschutz December 31, 2011 at 02:02 PM
I would have had South Brunswick being one of the best communities to live in as one of the top stories.
Davy James (Editor) December 31, 2011 at 02:12 PM
@Marty, this list shows the stories with the most page views in order.
Winston December 31, 2011 at 03:35 PM
Hmmmmm...what most comments posted in 2011?

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